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Hugs can do great amounts of good

“The ultimate gift we can give the world is to grow our tiny humans into adult humans who are independent thinkers, compassionate doers, conscious questioners, radical innovators, and passionate peacemakers. Our world doesn’t need more adults who blindly serve the powerful because they’ve been trained to obey authority without question. Our world needs more adults who question and challenge and hold the powerful accountable.” –  L.R. Knost

“Every child needs a parent, grandparent or friend who will say let’s go it’s time for an adventure.” – Penny Whitehouse

“What do parents owe their young that is more important than a warm and trusting connection to the Earth…?” – Theodore Roszak

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

“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.” – Walt Streightiff

“Children are one-third of our population and all of our future. The soul is healed by being with children.” – 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

“Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.” – Maria Montessori

“Daughter, you are more beautiful than a flower and stronger than a mountain.”

“I never knew I could love any woman as I love my daughter.”

“Daughter, you are my dream come true.”

“Daughter, no matter where you go in life, I’m only a phone call away.”

“Daughter, you’ve taught me to braid hair, make fairy crowns, and love more deeply than I ever thought possible.”

“Some people like roses or violets, but I think you are the most beautiful thing to watch growing.”

“I’ve never loved anyone like I love my daughter.”

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” – Nelson Mandela

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

“Let us reach out to the children. Let us do whatever we can to support their fight to rise above their pain and suffering.” – Nelson Mandela

“If we nurture the dreams of children, the world will be blessed. If we destroy them, the world is doomed!” – Wess Stafford

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

“While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about.” –  Angela Schwindt

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

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

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

“Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” – Robert Fulghum

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

“Anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me.” – Fred Rogers

“When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments — tenderness for what he is and respect for what he may become.” –  Louis Pasteur

“A child is a curly dimpled lunatic.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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