Personne ne garde un secret comme un enfant. No one keeps a secret like a child.
Sun-girt city, thou hast been Ocean's child, and then his queen; Now is come a darker day, And thou soon must be his prey.Percy Bysshe Shelley
Never despair of a child. The one you weep the most for at the mercy-seat may fill your heart with the sweetest joys.theodore l. cuyler
If a child has an older sibling involved in an addiction, there is a 90 percent chance that he or she will get involved too.virgil miller newton
He spared the child and spoiled the rodI have not sold myself to God!Patti Smith
Wait, thou child of hope, for Time shall teach thee all things.martin farquhar tupper
I am here to protest against child molesters. For as surely as there are those who lure children with lollypops in order to rape their bodies, so, too, do these lure children with candy-coated lies in order to rape their minds.maurice davis
It is important for a father who feels pushed away [by the mom] to say, in effect, When you do that, I feel unwanted as a father, or I feel my rough-housing is not bad parenting; it's my contribution to helping our child take risks. Women cannot hear what men do not say.warren farrell
Too often critics seem more intent on seeking new ways to alter Congress than to truly learn how it functions. They might well profit from the advice of Thomas Huxley, who said a century ago: "Sit down before facts as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion or you shall learn nothing."jerry ford
In the beginning was the myth . God , in his search for self -expression, invested the souls of Hindus , Greeks , and Germans with poetic shapes and continues to invest each child 's soul with poetry every day.hermann hesse
The poet is one who is able to keep the fresh vision of the child alive.anaïs nin
....But words came halting forth, wanting Invention's stay, Invention, Nature's child, fled step-dame Study's blows, And others' feet still seemed but strangers in my way. Thus great with child to speak, and helpless in my throes, Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite: "Fool," said my Muse to me, "look in thy heart and write."philip sidney
Man's the bad child of the universe.
It is as unnatural to force a child from the mother as from the father.
We may come to Jesus and ask Him; He will know all about it; if He comes to a little child, he will adapt himself to the language and capacity of a little child.
A scientist, an artist, a citizen is not like a child who needs papa methodology and mama rationality to give him security and direction, he can take care of himself, for he is the inventor not only of laws, theories, pictures, plays, forms of music, ways of dealing with his fellow man, institutions, but also entire world view, he is the inventor of entire forms of like.
Immoderate desire is the mark of a child, not a man.
The compelled mother loves her child as the caged bird sings. The song does not justify the cage nor the love the enforcement.
If you want to know what love is, have a child. If you want to know what pain is, bury him.Giannina Braschi
My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The child is father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.william wordsworth