Here are some of my favorite quotes about children:

  • "Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate." – Anonymous
  • "An aware parent loves all children he or she interacts with - for you are a caretaker for those moments in time.” – Doc Childre
  • "Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them." – Lady Bird Johnson
  • "Hugs can do great amounts of good, especially for children.” – Princess Diana
  • "The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation." – Ray L. Wilbur
  • “The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.” – Denis Waitley
  • “Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” – Charles R. Swindoll
  • “We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.” - Stacia Tauscher
  • “A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn’t act that way very often” - Anonymous
  • “Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.” – Harold Hulbert
  • “A child seldom needs a good talking to as a good listening to.” – Robert Braul
  • “Creative play is like a spring that bubbles up from deep within a child.” – Joan Almon
  • “Children need models more than they need critics.” – Joseph Joubert
  • “If a child is given love, he becomes loving ... If he's helped when he needs help, he becomes helpful. And if he has been truly valued at home ... he grows up secure enough to look beyond himself to the welfare of others.” – Dr. Joyce Brothers

Megan Kowalchick, LMSW
Child Therapist
Family Therapist