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Always kiss your children goodnight

“They’re not just playing in nature, they are: Learning, creating, sensing, believing, relaxing, exploring, observing, wondering, connecting, discovering, appreciating, understanding, experimenting…” – Penny Whitehouse

“Teaching children about the natural world should be treated as one of the most important events in their lives.” – Thomas Berry

“Children are born with a sense of wonder and an affinity for nature. Properly cultivated, these values can mature into ecological literacy, and eventually into sustainable patterns of living.” – Zenobia Barlow

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

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

“Do not educate children to be rich, educate them to be happy, so that when they grow up, they will know the value of things and not just the price.”

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

“Always kiss your children goodnight—even if they’re already asleep.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation.” – C. Everett Koop

“It’s the children the world almost breaks who grow up to save it.” – Frank Warren

“The visions we offer our children shape the future.” – Carl Sagan

“For these are all our children. We will all profit by, or pay for, whatever they become.” – James Baldwin

“Children are our future, and the only way for the world to evolve, as I have been shown it should be, is for each generation to be more loving and compassionate than the one before. This is only possible if we support the children around us, and protect and encourage them so that they don’t need to lock their love away.” – Lorna Byrne

“Cherish your children… for they are the footprints you will leave behind.” – Taylor Evan Fulks

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

“Adults are just outdated children.” – Dr. Seuss

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

“Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.” – Lady Bird Johnson

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

“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

“Children will listen to you after they feel listened to.” – Jane Nelsen

“Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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

“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.” – Kahlil Gibran

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

“Children learn more from what you are, than what you teach.” – W.E.B. Du Bois

“A child is an uncut diamond.” – Austin O’Malley

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” – Albert Einstein

“Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.” – Robert A. Heinlein

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

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