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The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic.

    Author: Henry Ward Beecher

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.

    Author: Charles Spurgeon

Everyone knows that by far the happiest and universally enjoyable age of man is the first. What is there about babies which makes us hug and kiss and fondle them, so that even an enemy would give them help at that age?

    Author: Desiderius Erasmus

Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

Experience which was once claimed by the aged is now claimed exclusively by the young.

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?

    Author: G.K. Chesterton

Children are very nice observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

Beware of fatiguing them by ill-judged exactness. If virtue offers itself to the child under a melancholy and constrained aspect, while liberty and license present themselves under an agreeable form, all is lost, and your labor is in vain.

    Author: Francois Fenelon

The soul is healed by being with children.

    Author: Fyodor Dostoevsky

When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over.

    Author: George Macdonald

Little pitchers have wide ears.

    Author: George Herbert

Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more certain than ill temper.

    Author: Hannah More

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