Thursday, August 23, 2007

Some of My Favorite Quotes

Sometimes I'm a nerd and like to just search and read quotes from different people. There is something about the Wisdom from others' experiences that I admire . . .

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these. ~George Washington Carver

One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade. ~Chinese Proverb

If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much.~Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce and agriculture in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.~John Adams

You can understand and relate to most people better if you look at them -- no matter how old or impressive they may be -- as if they are children. For most of us never really grow up or mature all that much -- we simply grow taller. O, to be sure, we laugh less and play less and wear uncomfortable disguises like adults, but beneath the costume is the child we always are, whose needs are simple, whose daily life is still best described by fairy tales.~Leo Rosten

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.~Pablo Picasso

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

Children make you want to start life over. ~Muhammad Ali

While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about.~Angela Schwindt

There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child. ~Frank A. Clark

“Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they forgive them”~Oscar Wilde Irish Poet

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