I remember, I remember how my childhood fleeted by. The mirth of its December, and the warmth of its July.winthrop mackworth praed
The notion of good, which generally speaking, appears later than the notion of pure duty, particularly in the case of the child, is perhaps the final conscious realization of something that is the primary condition of the moral life the need for reciprocal affection. And since moral realism is, on the contrary, the result of constraint exercised by the adult on the child, it may perhaps be a secondary growth in comparison to the simple aspiration after good, while still remaining the first notion to be consciously realized when the child begins to reflect upon morality and to attempt formulation.jean piaget
Our mothers are our first teachers, and we teach others the same lessons we learn from them. As a child, when your mother believes in you, you believe in yourself, and when that happens, there is nothing you can’t do. As a mother, that is the greatest gift we can give to a child.Caroline Kennedy
The welfare of a child is not to be measured by money only, nor by physical comfort only.Lindley, L.J., In re McGrath (Infants), L. R. 1 C. D. (1893), p. 148; reported in James William Norton-Kyshe, Dictionary of Legal Quotations (1904), p. 188.
Children have rights that adults do not have, and these rights come before the rights of adults.Janne Haaland Matlary, quoted in "Professor Puts Kids' Rights First", Zenit (23 March 2007).
I wish I were a little girl again, because skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart.julia roberts
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.william makepeace thackeray
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