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.


Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.     

Bob Talbert

Let's face it, there's lots of spoiled kids out there . . . because you can't spank Grandma.     

Janet Anderson

What is a home without children? Quiet.     

Henny Youngman

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

Harold Hulbert

Any kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime.     

Red Skelton

Children are our most valuable resource.     

Herbert Hoover

I continue to believe that if children are given the necessary tools to succeed, they will succeed beyond their wildest dreams!     

David Vitter

Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.     

John W. Whitehead

Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.     

Henry Ward Beecher

Children learn more from what you are, than what you teach.     

W. E. B. Du Bois

Children are like sponges; they absorb all your strength and leave you limp... but give them a squeeze and you get it all back.     

Ann Van Tassells

Your children teach you so much. It's a real mirror of yourself.     

Kate Hudson

Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.     

John F. Kennedy

Children are not things to be moulded, but are people to be unfolded.     

Jess Lair

...in serving the best interests of children, we serve the best interests of all humanity.     

Carol Bellamy

Children are a wonderful gift . . . They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.     

Desmond Tutu

Children are not the people of tomorrow, but are people of today. They have a right to be taken seriously, and to be treated with tenderness and respect. They should be allowed to grow into whoever they were meant to be. 'The unknown person' inside each of them is our hope for the future.     

Janusz Korczak

Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.     

Fran Lebowitz

Your children will see what you're all about by what you live rather than what you say.     

Wayne Dyer

Children run wildly, breathlessly... facing the wind...absorbing its speed.     

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