Weekly Positive Quotes – May 3 – May 9, 2021
These positive quotes are for the week of May 3 – May 9, 2021, and are famous quotes about children. My daughter will turn two this week, so I’m dedicating this week to famous quotes on the subject of children.I prepare and publish a video for Youtube and a post for a website with new positive daily thoughts, proverbs, or quotes from famous writers, poets, philosophers, celebrities every Sunday. And I’m happy to read your feedback on which quote you like best, which one you find great inspiration, which one brightened your day.
Weekly positive Quotes – May 3 – May 9, 2021
Monday, May 3, 2021
»Adults follow paths. Children explore.«
Neil Gaiman was born in Hampshire, UK, and now lives in the United States near Minneapolis. As a child he discovered his love of books, reading, and stories. Gaiman began his writing career in England as a journalist. His first book was a Duran Duran biography that took him three months to write, and his second was a biography of Douglas Adams. Neil Gaiman is credited with being one of the creators of modern comics, as well as an author whose work crosses genres and reaches audiences of all ages. He is listed in the Dictionary of Literary Biography as one of the top ten living post-modern writers and is a prolific creator of works of prose, poetry, film, journalism, comics, song lyrics, and drama.
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
»You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.«
Gibran Khalil Gibran (January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931), usually referred to in English as Kahlil Gibran, was a Lebanese-American writer, poet, and visual artist, also considered a philosopher although he himself rejected the title. He is best known as the author of The Prophet.
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
»History will judge us by the difference we make in the everyday lives of children.«
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
Thursday, May 6, 2021
»The first happiness of a child is to know that he is loved.«
John Melchior Bosco (16 August 1815 – 31 January 1888), popularly known as Don Bosco, Italian for “Father”, was an Italian Roman Catholic priest, educator, and writer of the 19th century. While working in Turin, where the population suffered many of the ill-effects of industrialization and urbanization, he dedicated his life to the betterment and education of street children, juvenile delinquents, and other disadvantaged youth. He developed teaching methods based on love rather than punishment, a method that became known as the Salesian Preventive System.
Friday, May 7, 2021
»The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.«
Denis E. Waitley (born 1933), is an American motivational speaker, writer, and consultant. He has been recognized as the best-selling author of the audio series, The Psychology of Winning and books such as “Seeds of Greatness” and “The Winner’s Edge”. Waitley has been inducted into the International Speakers’ Hall of Fame.
Saturday, May 8, 2021
»The soul is healed by being with children.«
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (11 November 1821 – 9 February 1881), sometimes transliterated as Dostoyevsky, was a Russian novelist, philosopher, short story writer, essayist, and journalist. Dostoevsky’s literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmospheres of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes.
Sunday, May 9, 2021
»Cherish your children… for they are the footprints you will leave behind.«
Taylor Evan Fulks
Taylor Evan Fulks is a practicing Registered Nurse First Assistant, specializing in open-heart surgery. She’s also a wife, a mother of two teenage daughters, and an ardent “nocturnal gardener” due to her fight with skin cancer. She is the author of the book MY PRISON WITHOUT BARS: THE JOURNEY OF A DAMAGED WOMAN TO SOMEPLACE NORMAL.
15 additional quotes about children
»Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.«
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
»Children learn more from what you are, than what you teach.«
W.E.B. Du Bois
»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.«
»Children need models rather than critics.«
»Children are mirrors, they reflect back to us all we say and do.«
»Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they’re already asleep.«
H. Jackson Brown Jr
»Teach your children they’re unique. That way, they won’t feel pressured to be like everybody else.«
»Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.«
»There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots; the other, wings.«
»A child can teach an adult three things… To be happy for no reason. To always be busy with something. And to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.«
»Children are the anchors that hold the mother to life.«
»The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.«
»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.«
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Do you have a favorite quote on the topic or which one touched you the most in the collection of quotes for this week? I look forward to your reflections on these quotes that you share with me in the comments.
Have a wonderful week,