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A little girl is sugar and spice and everything nice

“I sincerely believe that for the child, and for the parent seeking to guide him, it is not half so important to know as to feel when introducing a young child to the natural world. If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom, then the emotions and the impressions of the senses are the fertile soil in which the seeds must grow. The years of early childhood are the time to prepare the soil.” – Rachel Carson

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

“A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.” – Carl Sandburg

“Nature is a tool to get children to experience not just the wider world, but themselves.” – Stephen Moss

 “Without continuous hands-on experience, it is impossible for children to acquire a deep intuitive understanding of the natural world that is the foundation of sustainable development. ….A critical aspect of the present-day crisis in education is that children are becoming separated from daily experience of the natural world, especially in larger cities.” – Robin C

“Too much love never spoils children. Children become spoiled when we substitute “presents” for “presence”.”

“Children’s games are hardly games. Children are never more serious than when they play.” – Montaign

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

“Children are a great comfort to us in our old age, and they help us reach it faster too.” – John Ruskin

“A little girl is sugar and spice and everything nice—especially when she’s taking a nap.” – unknown

“What is a home without children? Quiet.” – Henny Youngman

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.” – Stacia Tauscher

“Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded.” – Jess Lair

“Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” – Charles R. Swindoll

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass

“Children need models rather than critics.” – Joseph Joubert

“Every child you encounter is a divine appointment.” –  Wess Stafford

“Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.” –  Anonymous

“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” – James Baldwin

“Children are like wet cement, whatever falls on them makes an impression.” – Haim Ginott

“A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice, but as yet unstained.” – Lyman Abbott

“Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Children have one kind of silliness, as you know, and grown-ups have another kind.” – C.S. Lewis

“I am very sad that my chicken has sadly just died. We will be attending her funeral on Friday.”

“I like to play with dolls. Do you have a camel?”

“Please pray for my mother to have more strength and energy so she can sell her stinking fish.”

“Please pray for my brother so he will be an intelligent boy.”

“Never have more children than you have car windows.” – Erma Bombeck

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr. Seuss

“History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.” – Nelson Mandela

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