We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
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- A little less worry over the child and a bit more concern about the world we make for the child to live in.
- There are few places outside his own play where a child can contribute to the world in which he finds himself. His world: dominated by adults who tell him what to do and when to do it –benevolent tyrants who dispense gifts to their good subjects and punishment to their bad ones, who are amused at the cleverness of children and annoyed by their stupidities.
- Before you beat a child, be sure yourself are not the cause of the offense.
- The distinctive character of a child is to always live in the tangible present.
- Give me a child for the first seven years, and you may do what you like with him afterwards.
- One can love a child, perhaps, more deeply than one can love another adult, but it is rash to assume that the child feels any love in return.