Aphorisms by theme: Childhood

A little child is immoral, he has no internal inhibitions against pleasures.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Childhood Morality Psychology
All children are essentially criminal.

Denis Diderot

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By theme : Childhood
A child is an angel dependent on man.

Joseph de Maistre

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By theme : Childhood Men
Children are like grown people; the experience of others is never of any use to them.

Alphonse Daudet

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By theme : Childhood
The smallest children are nearest to God, as the smallest planets are nearest the sun.

Jean Paul Richter

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By theme : Childhood
I would not have children much beaten for their faults, because I would not have them think bodily pain the greatest punishment.

John Locke

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By theme : Childhood Education
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense.

Fred Allen

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By theme : Childhood Humor Wit
Anxiety in children is originally nothing other than an expression of the fact they are feeling the loss of the person they love.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Behavior Childhood Psychology
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of children.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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By theme : Childhood
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.

George Santayana

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By theme : Childhood Education
If you strike a child take care that you strike it in anger, even at the risk of maiming it for life. A blow in cold blood neither can nor should be forgiven.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Behavior Childhood
Poets are people who can still see the world through the eyes of children.

Alphonse Daudet

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By theme : Art Childhood Creativity
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.

Oscar Wilde

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By theme : Childhood Wit
Childhood is the sleep of reason.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

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By theme : Childhood Reason
Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Childhood Society Wisdom Youth
If there are quarrels between the parents or if their marriage is unhappy, the ground will be prepared in their children for the severest predisposition to a disturbance of sexual development or to neurotic illness.

Sigmund Freud

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By theme : Childhood Psychology Relations
The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother.

Napoleon I

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By theme : Childhood Destiny
No one keeps a secret so well as a child.

Victor Hugo

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By theme : Behavior Childhood
It is difficult to instruct children because of their natural inattention; the true mode, of course, is to first make our modes interesting to them.

John Locke

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By theme : Childhood Education
Adults are obsolete children.

Denis Diderot

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By theme : Childhood Wisdom
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