Kids Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old kids quotes, kids sayings, and kids proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Every cliche about kids is true; they grow up so quickly, you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that's a joy.      

Liam Neeson

Kids always act up the most before they go to sleep.

Chris Rock

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.

Fred Astaire

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music.

William Stafford

When kids hit one year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.

JOHNNY DEPP

Kids are capable of handling a lot more than you think if you are willing to commit some time.

DAVID HARTMAN

Raising kids is part joy and part guerilla warfare.

ED ASNER

Kids will reach whatever expectation you set for them.     

JAMES SULLIVAN

Kids flourish if we get them to school every day.

CONNIE SMITH

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact opposite of what you're telling them to do, you have to keep loving them just as much.     

Bill Cosby

Of course if you like your kids, if you love them from the moment they begin, you yourself begin all over again, in them, with them, and so there is something more to the world again.

William Saroyan

No kid is unsmart. Every kid's a genius at something. Our job is to find it. And then encourage it.     

Robin Sharma

Kids can gain courage when they're around us. They become more secure if they know they're important enough for us to invest time with them.      

Timothy Smith

Kids go where there is excitement. They stay where there is love.     

Zig Ziglar

All kids are gifted. Some just open their packages earlier than others.

Michael Carr

All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them

Earvin Magic Johnson

Kids spell love T-I-M-E.     

John Crudele

You don't always know what your kids will do, but your kids should always know what you will do.     

Joyce Sanders

When you have brought up kids, there are memories you store directly in your tear ducts.

Robert Brault

Do not ask that your kids live up to your expectations. Let your kids be who they are, and your expectations will be in breathless pursuit.      

Robert Brault

My mom used to say it doesn't matter how many kids you have... because one kid'll take up 100% of your time so more kids can't possibly take up more than 100% of your time.

Karen Brown

If your kids are giving you a headache, follow the directions on the aspirin bottle, especially the part that says keep away from children.      

Susan Savannah

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.

Angela Schwindt

We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Children make you want to start life over.

Muhammad Ali

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

Franklin P. Jones

Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.

Marcelene Cox

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.      

Harold S. Hulbert

Children are a poor man's wealth.

Danish proverb

Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.

Lady Bird Johnson