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Children

An honest man is always a child. – Socrates.


Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers. – Socrates.


In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent. – Socrates.


I think it's odd that grown-ups quarrel so easily and so often and about such petty matters. Up to now I always thought bickering was just something children did and that they outgrew it. – Anne Frank.


Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence. - Plato.


No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education. - Plato.


Parents can only give good advice or put them (children) on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. – Anne Frank.


This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own. – Aristotle.


Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. – Aristotle.


We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. - Plato.


We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue. - Plato.



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