"Children remind us to use our imagination, to have fun, and to enjoy the simple things that life has to offer."
"... good manners is the most important quality to be nurtured inside the home."
Claire Stranberg, Raising Kids With Good Manners
"Children are likely to live up to what you believe in them."
Lady Bird Johnson
"My love for my child is unbelievable, I never knew I could love so much."
Julie Hebert, My Love For My Child
"Children are our most valuable natural resource."
"It seems to me that since I've had children, I've grown richer and deeper. They may have slowed down my writing for a while, but when I did write, I had more of a self to speak from."
"It's always been my feeling that God lends you your children until they're about eighteen years old. If you haven't made your points with them by then, it's too late."
"If you can't hold children in your arms, please hold them in your heart."
Mother Clara Hale
"Children are a wonderful gift . . . They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are."
"We couldn't of asked, for a better first child, you've made true to all of our hopes."
Julie Hebert, Thankful For My Child
"The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day."
Orlando A. Battista
"Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him."
"A baby is born with a need to be loved - and never outgrows it."
Frank A. Clark
"Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted."
"Babies are always more trouble than you thought - and more wonderful."
"Before you were conceived I wanted you
before you were born I loved you
before you were here an hour I would die for you
this is the miracle of love."
"It is the nature of babies to be in bliss."
"In the sheltered simplicity of the first days after a baby is born, one sees again the magical closed circle, the miraculous sense of two people existing only for each other."
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
"Babies are such a nice way to start people."
"When you are a mother, you are never alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child."
"A new baby is like the beginning of all things-wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities."
Eda J. Le Shan
"A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for."
"A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on."
"Every baby needs a lap."
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
Children have a fresh point of view, and if you choose to, you can learn from them.
Judy Ford, Wonderful Ways to Love a Child
Children learn how to treat others from how they are treated themselves.
Hillary Rodham Clinton, It Takes a Village
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