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Oh, the joy of young ideas painted on the mind, in the warm, glowing colors fancy spreads on objects not yet known, when all is new and all is lovely!

    Author: Hannah More

If gratitude is due from children to their earthly parent, how much more is the gratitude of the great family of men due to our father in heaven.

    Author: Hosea Ballou

Beware of letting small faults pass unnoticed under the idea it is a little one. There are no little things in training children; all are important. Little weeds need plucking up as much as any. Leaven them alone and they will soon be great.

    Author: J.C. Ryle

As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.

    Author: John Quincy Adams

Children can tell you what Channel 7 says, but not what Matthew 7 says.

    Author: Leonard Ravenhill

Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
- Ludwig von Beethoven

    Author: Assorted Authors

Good counsels observed, are chains to grace, which, neglected, prove halters to strange, undutiful children.

    Author: Thomas Fuller

Disobedient children, if preserved from the gallows, are reserved for the rack, to be tortured by their own posterity. One complaining, that never father had so undutiful a child as he had, yes, said his son, with less grace than truth, my grandfather had.

    Author: Thomas Fuller

Though "the words of the wise be as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies," yet their examples are the hammer to drive them in to take the deeper hold. A father that whipped his son for swearing, and swore himself whilst he whipped him, did more harm by his example than good by his correction.

    Author: Thomas Fuller

Let thy child's first lesson be obedience, and the second may be what thou wilt.

    Author: Thomas Fuller

Life is but one continual course of instruction, The hand of the parent writes on the heart of the child the first faint characters which time deepens into strength so that nothing can efface them.
- Rowland Hill

    Author: Assorted Authors

He has seen but little of life who does not discern everywhere the effect of early education on men's opinions and habits of thinking. Children bring out of the nursery that which displays itself throughout their lives.

    Author: Richard Cecil

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