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Quotations about Children


Children are the embodiment of joy, wonder, and the promise of the future. They bring laughter, love, and a fresh perspective that enriches our lives. From their first steps and words to their endless questions and imaginative play, children inspire us and remind us of the beauty of simplicity. In this compilation, we explore the lighter side of children, presenting a collection of funny quotations that touch upon the amusing, adorable, and sometimes unpredictable aspects of these young explorers. So, embrace the laughter, rediscover your inner child, and let's embark on a delightful journey filled with the delightful innocence and laughter of children.

Get ready to laugh as we present a compilation of funny quotations about children. While children bring joy, love, and wonder into our lives, there are also moments of levity, irony, and playful observation that arise when exploring the world of these young beings. From witty remarks on the unpredictable things children say to humorous reflections on their unique logic and uninhibited creativity, these quotes offer a lighthearted perspective on the whimsical and often comical aspects of childhood.

quotations about children

"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men." Frederick Douglass (American social reformer, 1818-1895)

"If your parents never had children, chances are... neither will you." Dick Cavett (American TV host, 1936-)

"My kid is turning out just like me. Well played, karma. Well played." Anon

Having one child makes you a parent. Having two makes you a *referee.*child.*monarch.* David Frost (English broadcaster and writer, 1939-2013)

"Having a child is like getting a tattoo...on your face. You better be committed." Elizabeth Gilbert (American writer, 1969-)

"Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you." Robert Fulghum (American author, 1937-)

"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one." Leo Burke (Canadian wrestler, 1948-)

"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them." James Baldwin (American novelist and essayist, 1924-87)

"When your children are teenagers, it’s important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you." Nora Ephron (American screenwriter and director, 1941-2012)

"Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home." Phyllis Diller (American actress, 1917-2012)

"You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance." Franklin P Adams (American columnist, 1881-1960)

"Children: You spend the first two years of their life teaching them to walk and talk. Then you spend the next sixteen years telling them to sit down and shut up." Anon

"Being constantly with children was like wearing a pair of shoes that were expensive and too small. She couldn't bear to throw them out, but they gave her blisters." Beryl Bainbridge (English novelist, 1934-2010)

"The place is very well and quiet and the children only scream in a low voice." Lord Byron (English poet, 1788-1824)

"I am fond of children (except boys)." Lewis Carroll (English writer and logician, 1832-98)

"When paid constant attention, extremely lovable. When not, a pig." Noel Coward (English actor, 1899-1973) describing himself as a child

"I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to *move in*dance*shop* with them." Phyllis Diller (American actress, 1917-2012)

"The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old." Jean Kerr (American writer, 1923-2003)

"Baby: A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other." Ronald Knox (English writer and Roman Catholic priest, 1888-1957)

"Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying." Fran Lebowitz (American writer, 1946-)

"I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away." Nancy Mitford (English writer, 1904-73)

"I'm in that benign form of house arrest that is looking after a baby." J. K. Rowling (English novelist, 1965-)

"If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money." Abigail Van Buren (American journalist, 1918-2013)

"I love my children... I'm delighted to see them come and delighted to see them go." Mary Wesley (English novelist, 1912-2002)

"The main purpose of children's parties is to remind you that there are children more awful than your own." Katharine Whitehorn (English journalist, 1928-)

"Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them." Oscar Wilde (Irish dramatist and poet, 1854-1900)

"Like so many infants of tender years, he presented to the eye the aspect of a mass murderer suffering from an ingrowing toenail." P. G. Wodehouse (English-born writer, 1881-1975)

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