There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
- Nelson Mandela
The best way to make children good is to make them happy.
- Oscar Wilde
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
— Rabindranath Tagore
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have for instance.
- Franklin P. Jones
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
— Margaret Mead
Our children are our greatest treasure. They are our future. Those who abuse them tear at the fabric of our society and weaken our nation.
– Nelson Mandela
Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.
We cannot fashion our children after our desires. We must have them and love them as God has given them to us.
– Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Childhood: The period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
- Ambrose Bierce
We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.
- Harry Edwards
There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.
- Walt Streightiff
The first happiness of a child is to know that he is loved.
— Don Bosco
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings.
— Hodding Carter
Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever fresh and radiant possibility.
- Kate Douglas Wiggin