I believe the children are our future
Teach them well and let them lead the way
Show them all the beauty they possess inside
Give them a sense of pride to make it easier
Let the children’s laughter remind us how we used to be
– Whitney Houston, Greatest Love of All
Parents are the ultimate role models for children. Every word, movement and action has an effect. No other person or outside force has a greater influence on a child than the parent.
– Bob Keeshan
Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.
– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much.
– Jackie Kennedy
The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.
– Frank A. Clark
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
– Khalil Gibran
I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
– Arthur Conan Doyle
We get strength and encouragement from watching children.
– Hayao Miyazaki
Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.
– Christian Nestell Bovee
Children are not things to be moulded but people to be unfolded.
– Jess Lair
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
– Denis Waitley
Children learn to smile from their parents.
– Shinichi Suzuki
…children don’t think about yesterday, and they don’t think about tomorrow. They just exist in the moment.
– Jessalyn Gilsig
Children are our most valuable natural resource.
– Herbert Hoover
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