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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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