Quotes About Children

Who does not love the infectious smile of a child? It has the power to warm your heart and take away all your worries. Children are precious like gems and they must be protected and treasured like diamonds. Ensure them a proper upbringing and they will develop into honest, kind, confident human individuals. Children are like soft clay. They can be molded into any shape but until wet. Once the clay is hard, you can never make any change to its shape. Exactly the same way, when a child is grown up, you can not change if there is anything bad or wrong in him/her. Foster empathy in them and help them become good citizens. So, today, in this post, we have gathered below some of the sweetest quotes about children that are an ode to their innocence and potential and will surely make you more empathetic towards them.


Sweetest Quotes About Children To Make You Happy:

#1. Quotes About Children:

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” – Franklin P. Adams


“What it’s like to be a parent: It’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do but in exchange, it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love.” – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook


“Being a parent wasn’t just about bearing a child. It was about bearing witness to its life.” – Jodi Picoult


“I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.” – Harry S. Truman

#5. Quotes About Children:

“Your children make it impossible to regret your past. They’re its finest fruits. Sometimes the only ones.” – Anna Quindlen


“Children have one kind of silliness, as you know, and grown-ups have another kind.” – C.S. Lewis


“If God places a child before you, and you are too busy to wield either a positive or negative influence…you just did the latter! You communicated that the child doesn’t matter and isn’t important.” – Wess Stafford, President Emeritus of Compassion International


“I continue to believe that if children are given the necessary tools to succeed, they will succeed beyond their wildest dreams!” — David Vitter


“Children are like wet cement: whatever falls on them makes an impression.” — Haim Ginott, educator and child psychologist

#10. Quotes About Children:

“Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” – John F. Kennedy


“One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun.” – Jane Goodall


“Children are not a zoo of entertainingly exotic creatures, but an array of mirrors in which the human predicament leaps out at us.” – John Updike


“Children are not only innocent and curious but also optimistic and joyful and essentially happy. They are, in short, everything adults wish they could be.” – Carolyn Haywood

#15. Quotes About Children:

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” – Albert Einstein


“Either have children or become a saint because eventually, you have to find something you love more than you love yourself.” – Naval Ravikant


“Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.” – Maria Montessori


“Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


“History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.” – Nelson Mandela

#20. Quotes About Children:

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” – Malala Yousafzai


“If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them and half as much money.” – Abigail Van Buren


“Seven things every child needs to hear: I love you, I’m proud of you, I’m sorry, I forgive you, I’m listening. This is your responsibility. You have what it takes to succeed.” – Sherrie Campbell


“A child can teach an adult three things… To be happy for no reason. To always be busy with something. And to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.” – Paulo Coelho


“But when adults speak up for the vulnerable and the weak, working and demanding that safety and respect prevail, God’s little lambs are protected and nourished. They know they are not abandoned; they are loved. And the world becomes a little more like heaven as a result.” – Wess Stafford

#25. Quotes About Children:

“The child is the beauty of God present in the world, that greatest gift to a family.” – Mother Theresa


“You may speak but a word to a child, and in that child, there may be slumbering a noble heart which shall stir the Christian Church in years to come.” – Charles Spurgeon


“The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.” — Billy Graham


“What it’s like to be a parent: It’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do but in exchange it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love.” — Nicholas Sparks


“The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.” — Ray L. Wilbur

#30. Quotes About Children:

“When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments—tenderness for what he is and respect for what he may become.” – Louis Pasteur


“‘Raising’ children is primarily a matter of teaching them what games to play. Different cultures and different social classes favor different types of games, and various tribes and families favor different variations of these.” – Eric Berne


“The difference between a child who is taught piano from the force, even with ‘good’ intentions, is in stark contrast to a child who feels deeply inspired to learn music.” – Tara Bianca


“Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.” – Carl Jung

#34. Quotes About Children:

“A little girl is a sugar and spice and everything nice — especially when she’s taking a nap.” – Unknown

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