Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.
My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood, but it didn't because parenting can only be learned by people who have no children.
I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them.
There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.
Children are all foreigners.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
I love being with my children. They're fascinating people.
I started writing books for children because I could illustrate them myself and because, in my innocence, I thought they'd be easier.
A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones - which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones.
Every book is a children's book if the kid can read!
Writing is good, thinking is better. Cleverness is good, patience is better.
A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
Children need models rather than critics.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
It wasn't until late in life that I discovered how easy it is to say, 'I don't know.'
The solution to adult problems tomorrow depends on large measure upon how our children grow up today.
Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.
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