A Person’s a Person, No Matter How Small


Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.
–    Anon






There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.
–    Nelson Mandela






Only where children gather is there any real chance of fun.
–    Mignon McLaughlin






Hugs can do great amounts of good, especially for children.
–    Princess Diana, Princess of Wales






Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.
–    John W. Whitehead






All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.
–    Erma Bombeck






Children’s games are hardly games. Children are never more serious than when they play.
–    Montaigne, Essays






Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
–    Garrison Keillor, Leaving Home






Only a child sees things with perfect clarity, because it hasn’t developed all those filters which prevent us from seeing things that we don’t expect to see.
–    Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency





Boys have a period of mischief as much as they have measles or chicken-pox.
–    Henry Ward Beecher, Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit







That’s the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up.
–    Walt Disney, attributed, The Quotable Walt Disney