88 Quotes About Children

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Train up a child in the way he should go - but be sure you go that way yourself.
- Charles Spurgeon
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If we never have headaches through rebuking our children, we shall have plenty of heartaches when they grow up.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
- Chuck Swindoll
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Every one of our children will be brought into the ark, if we pray and work earnestly for them.
- Dwight L. Moody
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To train a boy in the way he should go you must go that way yourself.
- Billy Sunday
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Children take more notice of what their parents do, than what they say. Actions speak louder than words.
- William Tiptaft
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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?
- G.K. Chesterton
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Be careful, father, or while you are taking one lap around the devil's track your boy will make six.
- Billy Sunday
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It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?
- Dwight L. Moody
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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?
- Hosea Ballou
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When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over.
- George Macdonald
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Men are never manlier than when they are tender with their children - whether holding a baby in their arms, loving their grade-schooler, or hugging their teenager or adult children.
- R. Kent Hughes
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Children can tell you what Channel 7 says, but not what Matthew 7 says.
- Leonard Ravenhill
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A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
- Billy Graham
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Children are very quick observers; very quick in seeing through some kinds of hypocrisy, very quick in finding out what you really think and feel, very quick in adopting all your ways and opinions. You will often discover that, as the father is, so is the son.
- J. C. Ryle
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A man must talk to God about his children before he talks to his children about God.
- Ed Cole
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Ye have lost a child; nay, she is not lost to you, who is found in Christ; she is not sent away, but only sent before; like unto a star which, going out of sight, does not die and vanish, but shines in another hemisphere.
- Samuel Rutherford
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The mother's heart is the child's classroom.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Let thy child's first lesson be obedience, and the second may be what thou wilt.
- Thomas Fuller
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The dog was created especially for children. He is a god of frolic.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home.
- William Temple
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You want to mess up the minds of your children? Here's how - guaranteed! Rear them in a legalistic, tight context of external religion, where performance is more important than reality. Fake your faith. Sneak around and pretend your spirituality . Train your children to do the same. Embrace a long list of do's and don'ts publicly but hypocritically practice them privately... yet never own up to the fact that its hypocrisy. Act one way but live another. And you can count on it - emotional and spiritual damage will occur.
- Chuck Swindoll
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When our children see us clinging to the promises of God, they will grow up trusting in His goodness. If we fail as adults in praying for and praying with the next generation, then they will become spiritually unsure.
- Michael Youssef
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Unless we are firmly anchored in the Rock of Ages, unless we trust in the living God, unless we are vigilant in prayer and fellowship with God, the enemy will be able to vanquish our children.
- Michael Youssef
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Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future lives and crimes to society.
- Daniel Webster
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If you need a remote control for your television set, don't have children; the chances of your controlling anything else in life are remote.
- Jerry Falwell
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Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more certain than ill temper.
- Hannah More
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Controlled anger against sin and genuine love may dwell in the same heart at the same time and be directed toward the same person. It is legitimate for us to be angry with our children over genuine disobedience. At the same time, we must not express that anger in sinful ways (yelling, screaming, nastiness, irritation, etc.) but in loving ways for the good of our children.
- Wayne Mack
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Imagine if we started raising generations of children who stood uncompromisingly on the Word of God, knew how to defend the Christian faith, could answer the skeptical questions of this age, and had a fervor to share the gospel from the authority of God's Word with whomever they met! This could change the world.
- Ken Ham
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We are convinced that all of our race who die in infancy partake in the redemption wrought out by our Lord Jesus. Whatever some may think, we believe that the whole spirit and tone of the Word of God, as well as the nature of God Himself, lead us to believe that all who leave this world as babes are saved.
- Charles Spurgeon
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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.
- Francois Fenelon
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Don't stop with telling your boy to do right. Show him how.
- Billy Sunday
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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.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Any man who declares children to be born perfect never was a father. Your child without evil? You without eyes, you mean!
- Charles Spurgeon
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A child who knowingly sins can savingly believe.
- Charles Spurgeon
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The so-called innocence of children is more a matter of weakness of limb, than purity of heart.
- Augustine
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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.
- John Quincy Adams
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Children do not find it difficult or complicated to talk to their parents, nor do they feel embarrassed to bring the simplest need to their attention. Neither should we hesitate to bring the simplest requests confidently to the Father.
- Richard J. Foster
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Directionless teens walk the night streets where the only people who intervene are those with a lust to further exploit their loneliness.
- RM Harrington
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Little pitchers have wide ears.
- George Herbert
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Children's conscientiousness in lessons, and fairness in playing games, and command of temper, may yield as true a proof of sanctification begun, as do the integrity of the adult, and his firm adherence to principle in matter of merchandise.
- Andrew Bonar
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We may have failed to teach our children right from wrong, but we've done a great job of teaching self-esteem!
- Judge Roy Moore
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Good counsels observed, are chains to grace, which, neglected, prove halters to strange, undutiful children.
- Thomas Fuller
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A child of five, if properly instructed, can as truly believe and be regenerated as an adult.
- Charles Spurgeon
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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.
- J. C. Ryle
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The child taught to believe any occurrence a good or evil omen, or any day of the week lucky, hath a wide inroad made upon the soundness of his understanding.
- Isaac Watts
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Critics who treat adult as a term of approval, instead of as a merely descriptive term, cannot be adult themselves.
- C.S. Lewis
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Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point.
- Augustine
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The gospel is so simple that small children can understand it, and it is so profound that studies by the wisest theologians will never exhaust its riches.
- Charles Hodge
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It is a fact that unless children are brought up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord, they, and the society which they constitute or control, will go to destruction. Consequently, when a state resolves that religious instruction shall be banished from the schools and other literary institutions, it virtually resolves on self-destruction.
- Charles Hodge
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