A Child's Mind Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About A Child's Mind

#1. I get out of the pool after a workout and look on my BlackBerry to see if the nanny called and to make sure everything's okay. My child is always on my mind. - Author: Dana Torres
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#2. No, he hadn't known anything about children, but now he'd learned something: a child's mind is open to everything. - Author: Carsten Jensen
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#3. Education must be aimed at creating a wider imagination in the child, not at suppressing. The child's mind must be set free. - Author: Henry Williamson
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#4. With 'Supermoms,' my ex-husband and father of my 15-year-old child was a writer-producer on that project. We're both of the mind that we should try and handle these changing times as best we can. He's very forward-thinking about brand marketing. - Author: Julie Warner
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#5. Man, whose tool of survival is the mind, does not merely fail to teach a child to think, but devotes the child's education to the purpose of destroying his brain, of convincing him that thought is futile and evil, before he has started to think. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#6. Growing Literacy of the Heart and Mind Cultivates the Landscape of a Child's Future. - Author: Clyde Heath
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#7. The alien reached out her hands to hold Alex's tightly. "Please. Some of what I want to express, it may be difficult to locate the right words."

"Of course."

Pure alabaster eyes stared back at her. "Child, there is a hole in your mind. - Author: G.S. Jennsen
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#8. Besides it's as nothing to the death of a child. He doesn't mind telling you his faith was sorely tried. There's no grief like a parent's. - Author: Eimear McBride
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#9. As a child I often wondered whether I would be allowed to live such moments- to inhabit the slow, majestic ballet of the snowflakes, to be released at last from the dreary frenzy of time. Is that what it feels to be naked? All one's clothes are gone, yet one's mind is overladen with finery. - Author: Muriel Barbery
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#10. No matter what happens in a child's home, no matter what other social and economic factors may impede a child, there's no question in my mind that a first-rate school can transform almost everything. - Author: Jonathan Kozol
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#11. Keep in mind that this appears in the same book of the Bible that approves the death sentence for a child who curses his parents, owners of oxen who injure someone through the owner's negligence, anybody who works or kindles a fire on Sunday, and anyone who has sex with an animal. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#12. Doctors sometimes draw maps of other parts of you, and your own map can become intensely interesting, but catch them trying to draw a map of a child's mind, which is not only confused, but keeps going round all the time. - Author: J.M. Barrie
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#13. How do you circumvent a mind bent upon lying to get away from the truth? - Author: Noorilhuda
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#14. Sometimes laughin' is all a body can do, child. It's laugh or lose your mind. - Author: Susan Crandall
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#15. Never go to sleep with bad thoughts and torturing memories. They will not help you to wake up whole and fully serene - the two states of mind and body without which no man can acquit himself well at his day's task. A child should be ushered into the chamber of sleep with serene joy. - Author: Dhan Gopal Mukerji
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#16. If an album or a video game exerts more influence on your child's mind, then you must ask yourself: what kind of a parent are you? - Author: Lourd Ernest H. De Veyra
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#17. In a young child's mind, parents probably condone what's on the television, just like they choose what's in the refrigerator or on the stove. That's why we who make television for children must be especially careful. - Author: Fred Rogers
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#18. Our own system of trying to guess what or how much a child's mind can assimilate results in cross purposes, misunderstanding, disappointments, anger and a general loss of harmony. - Author: Jean Liedloff
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#19. A teacher who cannot explain any abstract subject to a child does not himself thoroughly understand his subject; if he does not attempt to break down his knowledge to fit the child's mind, he does not understand teaching. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#20. Blade Runner's just a noir at the end of the day. Rosemary's Baby is about the fear of having a child and how that gets in the way of a romantic relationship. Or whatever it is, and you add that extra element that blows your mind apart. - Author: James Ponsoldt
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#21. I was raped when I was very young. I told my brother the name of the person who had done it. Within a few days the man was killed. In my child's mind
seven and a half years old
I thought my voice had killed him. So I stopped talking for five years. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#22. Yet he may have committed what might be considered far greater sins that yet would not inflict on any one a tithe of the humiliation which his teasing inflicted on a child's sensitive mind. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#23. A child's mind is its living room; it's is going to be residing there for the rest of its earthly existence. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#24. I've never really been associated with the hackers very much. I am sympathetic to them. I understand how their mind works. It's like a child that is born and wants to explore every little - open up every little drawer there is and find out how the world works. - Author: Steve Wozniak
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#25. I think some women try to make you feel you're not all female because you haven't given birth. There are a lot of prejudices. Some women think women who have animals are deeply sad, because what they really want is a child. Mind you, there's probably an element of truth in that. - Author: Alison Goldfrapp
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#26. If people only realized what a war goes on in a child's mind and heart in a situation of this kind, I think they would try to explain more than they do, - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#27. When food prices surge, poor families suddenly find themselves unable to afford enough nutritious food. If this happens during the first thousand days of a child's life, the damage to his or her body and mind can be permanent. - Author: Ban Ki-moon
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#28. Words are more powerful than perhaps anyone suspects, and once deeply engraved in a child's mind, they are not easily eradicated. - Author: May Sarton
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#29. Parents, whether or not we believe in a deity, know that to witness a child's mind searching for meaning is a miracle. - Author: Margaret Kennedy
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#30. It being a part of Mrs. Pipchin's system not to encourage a child's mind to develop and expand itself like a young flower, but to open it by force like an oyster. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#31. To teach is to learn twice. About all some parents accomplish in life is to send a child to Harvard. The purpose of a liberal education is to make one's mind a pleasant place to spend one's leisure. - Author: Joseph Joubert
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#32. As the child's mind was growing into knowledge, his mind was growing into memory: as her life unfolded, his soul, long stupefied in a cold, narrow prison, was unfolding too, and trembling gradually into full consciousness. - Author: George Eliot
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#33. When Chaplin found a voice to say what was on his mind, he was like a child of eight writing lyrics for Beethoven's Ninth. - Author: Billy Wilder
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#34. So let's not get frightened when the children read fantasy. It's the compost for a healthy mind. It stimulate s the inquisitive nodes, and there is some evidence that a rich internal fantasy life is as good and necessary for a child as healthy soil is for a plant, for much the same reasons. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#35. Creativity consists in maintaining a key aspect of the experience of childhood throughout one's life: the capacity to create and recreate the world. Creativity is the omnipotence of the child's mind. - Author: Donald Woods Winnicott
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#36. Instead of trying to produce a programme to simulate the adult mind, why not rather try to produce one which simulates the child's? If this were then subjected to an appropriate course of education one would obtain the adult brain. - Author: Alan Turing
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#37. Keep in mind that the languages that you choose now will be the ones that you orchestrate mostly from home. There's no reason that your child can't take advantage of opportunities to learn a third language (or even more) in the future. - Author: Naomi Steiner
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#38. Unbidden, a memory stirred in the back of Aeduan's mind. Another child, another basket, another lifetime, and a monk named Evrane, who had saved him from it all.
Evrane's mistake. She should have left Aeduan behind. - Author: Susan Dennard
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#39. I do know what it's like to worry about bills, I do know what it's like to worry about even finding a child-minder, never mind paying them. - Author: Frances O'Grady
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#40. I'm willing to keep an open mind about the existence of God or whether or not Joye's Ulysses is a great novel, but I have no doubt that one way or another child molesters are nurtured, not born. - Author: Rafael Yglesias
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#41. I know because I was also broken as a child and forced to become a wicked conniving selfish manipulating monster in order to protect the fragile love-hungry girl who would have been destroyed by the life I had to lead. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#42. Harvard pediatricians have studied the effect that childhood trauma has on the mind. In addition to later negative health consequences, the doctors found that constant stress can actually change the chemistry of a child's brain. Stress, after - Author: J.D. Vance
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#43. Ethan didn't mind his blood being taken - he just disliked the fact that it had to be sucked through a needle in order to do it. - Author: Belinda G. Buchanan
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#44. Your basic problem is emotional immaturity. You want life to be like in the movies, full of excitement. That's how a child's mind works, but the adults accept regularity, tedium, frustration. - Author: Edward Bunker
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#45. I think of a child's mind as a blank book. During the first years of his life, much will be written on the pages. The quality of that writing will affect his life profoundly. - Author: Walt Disney
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#46. Poetry is like ... first all you have is ...
A line weaving through your mind
Like the tail of a child's kite
Unfettered by reason or rhyme. - Author: Vaddey Ratner
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#47. Labeling a child's mind as diseased-whether with autism, intellectual disabilities, or transgenderism-may reflect the discomfort that mind gives parents more than any discomfort it causes their child. Much gets corrected that might better have been left alone. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#48. I always try to buy just what I need. You get ideas as to what's in season and what's best. I think if you have a preconceived idea before shopping, that makes it difficult. You have to have an open mind. - Author: Julia Child
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#49. What am I doing with my soul? Interrogate yourself, to find out what inhabits your so-called mind and what kind of soul you have now. A child's soul, an adolescent's, a woman's? A tyrant's soul? The soul of a predator - or its prey? - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#50. Then there's everything else. There are a ton of little things to keep in mind - having the right diapers on hand, ensuring you get their medicines, understanding their bed times, how they like their baths - a million things that are both unique to the child. - Author: William Gregory
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#51. Mind Your Language in the Presence of Patriachs

Q. When is rape not rape?
A. When it is your father or stepfather. - Author: S. Caroline Taylor
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#52. As a child i used to complain to my father about not having toys and he would say (calvero points at his own head) this is the greatest toy ever created. Here lies the secret of all happiness. - Author: Anonymous
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#53. I loathed school. I don't have an academic mind, and besides I was so bored by my teachers! How teachers can take a child's inventiveness and say yes, yes, in that pontifical way of theirs, and smother everything! - Author: John Hurt
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#54. As a child I wanted to be everything from a doctor, lawyer, flight attendant to an IT pro- fessional and could never make up my mind. I figured as an actor I'd get to play all these professions. - Author: Lavrenti Lopes
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#55. None speak of the bravery, the might, or the intellect of Jesus; but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect, political cunning, and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much. - Author: Lydia M. Child
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#56. Write it down and remember that we never gave in, the mind of a child is where the revolution begins, so if the solution has never been to look in yourself, how is it that you expect to find it anywhere else - Author: Immortal Technique
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#57. A preacher should have the mind of a scholar, the heart of a child, and the hide of a rhinoceros. His problem is how to toughen his hide without hardening his heart. - Author: Vance Havner
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#58. I have always kept ducks, even as a child, and the colours of their plumage, in particular the dark green and snow white, seemed to me the only possible answer to the questions that are on my mind. - Author: W.G. Sebald
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#59. The pain is kind of challenge your mind presents - will you learn how to focus and move past boredom, or like a child will you succumb to the need for immediate pleasure and distraction? - Author: Robert Greene
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#60. Attention is the vital thing and there is no tension in attention. It just happens to be a similar word. It's not concentration or straining. Attention has the openness of a young child not yet dominated by the conceptual mind. - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#61. Parents can plant magic in a child's mind through certain words spoken with some thrilling quality of voice, some uplift of the heart and spirit. - Author: Robert MacNeil
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#62. What is a godly mother? A godly mother is one who loves the Lord her God with all her heart, soul, mind, and strength and then passionately, consistently, and unrelentingly teaches her child to do the same. - Author: Elizabeth George
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#63. I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child. - Author: Anne Sullivan
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#64. Anticipating a boomerang child seems the odds-on thing to do. Think about furnishing - hello, sleeper sofa - with this in mind. - Author: Jean Chatzky
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#65. Being a father at a later age is different from when I had my other two daughters when I was in my 20s and 30s. If you're in your 60s and you're with the kid every day, you're dealing with the mind of a child, so it opens up that childishness in you again. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#66. My home will never be a place, but a state of mind, which I find through my music. - Author: Charlotte Eriksson
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#67. Cry to god. If you do that just for a couple minutes with your whole being, just like a child who so badly wants a cookie. You will break through the barrier of the mind. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#68. When I was a child I experienced moments of not wanting to see the ugliness, not wanting to see not being wanted. This lack of love went into my eyes and into my mind. - Author: John Lennon
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#69. If a work of art is to be truly immortal, it must pass quite beyond the limits of the human world, without any sign of common sense and logic. In this way the work will draw nearer to dream and to the mind of a child. - Author: Giorgio De Chirico
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#70. Belief has a second edge. If there are ten thousand medieval peasants who create vampires by believing them real, there may be one - probably a child - who will imagine the stake necessary to kill it. But a stake is only stupid wood; the mind is the mallet which drives it home. - Author: Stephen King
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#71. A susceptible child is capable of great hero worship, and a young mind can easily be obsessed by an idea which persists into adult life. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#72. And most of the failures in parent-child relationships, from my observation, begin when the child begins to acquire a mind and a will of its own, to make independent decisions and to question the omnipotence or the wisdom of the parent. - Author: Sydney J. Harris
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#73. Libraries shelter the spirit, provide food for the mind, and answer the questions raised by the problems of life. They have been the home of my heart since I was a very young child, in whatever place I happened to live. - Author: Roberta Gellis
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#74. I fancied I had some constancy of mind because I could bear my own sufferings, but found through the sufferings of others I could be weakened like a child. - Author: Sarah Fielding
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#75. A child is a reinvigorating experience. It almost does feel like immortality, but not in the way people think. It reminds us there are universal truths that are most simply seen through the mind of a young person. - Author: Kelsey Grammer
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#76. The mind of a child is where the Revolution begins, - Author: Immortal Technique
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#77. The child gives, because the body can, and the mind of the violator cannot. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#78. I didn't mind my own company as a child; I was happy playing alone in the sandpit. - Author: Michael Leunig
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#79. A child can learn what is right as easy as what is wrong and whatever impressions are made on the mind when it is plastic will remain there. - Author: Joseph Devlin
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#80. Imagination stimulates your thinking power by giving your mind abundant data with which to work. It opens the gate to dreams and fantasies so that you may become receptive, as a little child, in exploring the Kingdom of Ideas. - Author: Wilferd Peterson
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#81. Philosophy and the arts are but a manifestation of the intelligible ideas that move the public mind; and thus they become visible images of the nations whence they emanate. - Author: Lydia M. Child
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#82. Give your child a single valuable idea, and you have done more for his education than if you had laid upon his mind the burden of bushels of information. - Author: Charlotte Mason
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#83. A child of broken mind, the fear that I hide behind. - Author: Ozzy Osbourne
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#84. What do you think my brain is made for?
Is it just a container for the mind?
This great grey matter,
Sensei replied what is your woman,
Is she just a container for the child?
That soft pink matter - Author: Frank Ocean
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#85. I knew naturally as a child not to forfeit my creativity to a world that's all laid out for me. I'll look at everything around me and vow to keep in mind that alla this is just someone's idea. It could have just as well been mine. - Author: Ani DiFranco
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#86. ...the more we do for a child the less he will do for himself. If we give him watered-down material, many explanations, much questioning, if we over-moralize, depend on the work book to work the mind, what thinking is left for the child to do? - Author: Karen Andreola
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#87. She really was pretty, for a grown-up, but when you are seven, beauty is an abstraction, not an imperative. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#88. Distance and time and a whitewashed mind hadn't kept a child from growing, from existing, from demanding a place on this earth. - Author: V.S. Kemanis
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#89. I think I am a child. Everything blows my mind. - Author: Marc Bolan
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#90. She had not given me the cross to keep the bad men away, as a child might have been expected to do. No, in her mind the bad men could not be kept away. They were coming, and they would have to be faced. - Author: John Connolly
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#91. It [is] very unfair to influence a child's mind by inculcating any opinions before it [has] come to years of discretion to choose for itself. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#92. As you acknowledge desire or wanting, you can begin to see that your mind acts a little like a child at Disneyland: I want that candy and I want to go on that ride and I want that stuffed toy. - Author: Jack Kornfield
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#93. Noa had been a sensitive child who had believed that if he followed all the rules and was the best, then somehow, the hostile world would change its mind. His death may have been her fault for having allowed him to believe such cruel ideals - Author: Min Jin Lee
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#94. It is not an easy thing for a parent of today to bear always in mind that every child of his is as truly an individual as he was when he was a child. - Author: Henry Clay Trumbull
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#95. We call a child's mind 'small' simply by habit; perhaps it is larger than ours is, for it can take in almost anything without effort. - Author: Christopher Morley
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#96. A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don't ignore your son's tender years. - Author: Juvenal
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#97. I often find that once a child unlocks the secret of words, they hunger for them. There is a kind of magic in reading. It takes the mind to places where the body may not go, allowing one to forget, for a while, life's troubles. - Author: Liana LeFey
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#98. In her mind, Em was a deranged ballerina-child who smelled like bubblegum and only ate McDonald's Happy Meals. - Author: Sarah Addison Allen
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#99. A child is born with no state of mind,
Blind to the ways of mankind.
God is smilin' on you but He's frownin' too,
Because only God knows what you'll go through. - Author: Melvin Glover
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#100. I think my mother's and Granny's storytelling had had the same effect upon me when a child, as the reading of books: my mind was stimulated, my creativity encouraged. - Author: Mark Mathabane
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