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Children see magic because they look for it

“As a child, one has that magical capacity to move among the many eras of the earth; to see the land as an animal does; to experience the sky from the perspective of a flower or a bee; to feel the earth quiver and breathe beneath us; to know a hundred different smells of mud and listen unselfconsciously to the soughing of the trees.”  – Valerie Andrews

“The Mud will wash off but the memories will last a lifetime” – unknown

‘We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” – Unknown

“The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.” – Denis Waitley

“Children seldom misquote. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn’t have said.”

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

“Children make your life important.” – Erma Bombeck

“Hugs can do great amounts of good, especially for children.” – Princess Diana

“My mom and dad gave their kids the greatest gift of all—the gift of unconditional love. They cared deeply about who we would be, and much less about what we would do.” – Mitt Romney

“If I could relive my life, I would devote my entire ministry to reaching children for God!” – Dwight L. Moody

“Poverty is a very complicated issue, but feeding a child isn’t.” – Jeff Bridges

“But when adults speak up for the vulnerable and the weak, working and demanding that safety and respect prevail, God’s little lambs are protected and nourished. They know they are not abandoned; they are loved. And the world becomes a little more like heaven as a result.” – Wess Stafford

“Even if people are still very young, they shouldn’t be prevented from saying what they think.” – Anne Frank

“Children are more than we think they are; they can do more than we think they can do. All they need is a vote of confidence from grownups, whom they will ultimately replace anyway. Their dream today will become the realities of tomorrow.” – Wess Stafford

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” – Margaret Mead

“Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Old men can make war, but it is children who will make history.” – Ray Merritt

“The child is the beauty of God present in the world, that greatest gift to a family.” – Mother Theresa

“The one lost child matters to the Lord.” – Danielle Strickland

“The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.” – Billy Graham

“The soul is healed by being with children.” –  Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“Children make your life important.” –  Erma Bombeck

“You have to love your children unselfishly. That is hard. But it is the only way.” – Barbara Bush

“The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.” –  Ray L. Wilbur

“Children are our most valuable resource.” –  Herbert Hoover

“Children are one third of our population and all of our future.” –  Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health

“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” – John F. Kennedy

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” –  Franklin P. Jones

“Children see magic because they look for it.” – Christopher Moore

“Only where children gather is there any real chance of fun.” – Mignon McLaughlin

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