Children

  • I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.


    Children, Impatience

  • Child psychologists generally do a good job, but I tend to find they are more helpful once they are a bit older.


    Children, Experience, Psychology

  • Children, I came to understand, need you around, even if they ignore you. In fact, they need you around so that they can ignore you.


    Behaviour, Children, Families

  • The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.


    Children, Enjoyment, Grandparents

  • I love solitude, I love space, I love privacy.That's why I was determined never to have children.


    Children, Parents, Privacy, Solitude

  • It is the children between five and seven who are the word-lovers. It is they who show a predisposition toward such study. Their undeveloped minds can not yet grasp a complete idea with distinctness. They do, however, understand words. And they may be entirely carried away by their ecstatic, their tireless interest in the parts of speech.


    Children, Education, Learning, Words

  • I never met anyone who didn't have a very smart child. What happens to these children, you wonder, when they reach adulthood?


    Children

  • Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave when they think that their children are naive.


    Children

  • The English take the breeding of horses and dogs more seriously than children. God forbid the wrong drop of blood should get into their Labrador. But their children marry everywhere.


    Children

  • You know what they say, if at first you don’t succeed, you’re not the eldest son.


    Children

  • Daughters are best. They don’t migrate.


    Children

  • We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget he is someone today.


    Children

  • Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.


    Children

  • I love my children – I am delighted to see them come and delighted to see them go.


    Children

  • Children with Hyacinth’s temperament don’t know better as they grow older, they merely know more.


    Children

  • All bachelors love dogs and we would love children just as much if they could be taught to retrieve.


    Children

  • The realization that it was not people I disliked, but children, was for me one of those celebrated moments of revelation.


    Children

  • The place is very well and quiet and the children only scream in a low voice.


    Children

  • Children – I abhor the sight of them, so much so that I have always had the greatest respect for the character of Herod.


    Children

  • A trick that everyone abhors
    In little girls, is slamming doors.


    Children

  • You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.


    Children