Children's Day Quotes

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

-Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.”

-Rabindranath Tagore

“Childhood: The period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.”

- Ambrose Bierce

“Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories. ”

- John Wilmot

“Bitter are the tears of a child: Sweeten them. Deep are the thoughts of a child: Quiet them. Sharp is the grief of a child: Take it from him. Soft is the heart of a child: Do not harden it. ”

- Pamela Glenconner

“The soul is healed by being with children. ”

- English Proverb

“No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.”

- Emma Goldman

“The best way to make children good is to make them happy. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“If we wish to create a lasting peace we must begin with the children. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“Better to be driven out from among men than to be disliked of children.”

- Richard H. Dana