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Many will view the compromises that will be made during your negotiations as painful concessions. But why not view them as peace offerings, ones that will provide in return the priceless gifts of hope, security and freedom for our children and our children's?~Abdullah II of Jordan


Children Hope Freedom

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.~A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


Inspirational Children

I still feel that in India we look upon sports as a recreational activity - which it is - but people have to understand that there is a career in sports. It's not just necessary to be a doctor or a lawyer or an engineer, as most of us Indians appear to think that our children should grow up to be.~Abhishek Bachchan


Children Sports People

Is 'The Wind in the Willows' a children's book? Is 'Alice in Wonderland?' Is 'Treasure Island?' These are masterpieces which we read with pleasure as children, but with how much more pleasure when we are grown-up.~A. A. Milne


Children Book Wind

I gave up writing children's books. I wanted to escape from them as I had once wanted to escape from 'Punch': as I have always wanted to escape. In vain.~A. A. Milne


Children Writing Escape

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.~Abraham Joshua Heschel


Love Children Culture

Marriage is a school itself. Also, having children. Becoming a father changed my whole life. It taught me as if by revelation.~Abraham Maslow


Life Marriage Children

That aesthetic of the Star Wars universe: the do-it-yourself, hotrod ethic that George Lucas exported from his childhood, is exactly the same kind of soul behind what we do and build for the show. It may not look pretty, but it gets the job done.~Adam Savage


Childhood May Job

I'm actually the fourth generation in my family to have no practical use for the church, or God, or religion. My children continue this trend.~Adam Savage


Family Children God

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.~Agatha Christie


Life Happy Childhood

I've got some news... I'm delighted to announce that Simon and I are expecting our first child together. I wanted you to hear the news direct from me, obviously we're over the moon.~Adele


Together Moon Child

I want to be a child doctor. A pediatry... how do you call it, pediatrician? Do I like kids? No, not really.~Adriana Lima


Child Doctor Want

Sure, I'd love to have children some day. But world domination comes first.~Aimee Mullins


Love Children Day

There is nothing more thrilling in this world, I think, than having a child that is yours, and yet is mysteriously a stranger.~Agatha Christie


Child World Nothing

I love my job and I love my children. It's really about figuring out your schedules and getting everything down that you need to do and sticking to your plan.~Adriana Lima


Love Children Job

The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.~Agatha Christie


Life Child People

You have to love your country like an adult loves somebody, not like a child loves its mommy. And right-wing Republicans tend to love America like a child loves its mommy, where everything Mommy does is okay. But adult love means you're not in denial, and you want the loved one to be the best they can be.~Al Franken


Love Best Child

From racial profiling and being pulled over just for 'driving while black' to this new phenomenon of killing unarmed people out of some preconceived idea of fear, our lives and our children's lives are not being valued.~Al Sharpton


Children Fear People

I was a child, and my mother was psychotic. She loved me, but I didn't really feel I had a mother. And when you live with somebody who is paranoid and thinks you're trying to kill them all the time, you tend to feel a little betrayed.~Alan Alda


Mother Time Child

I think it's child abuse to have someone in the public eye too young. Society basically values wealth and fame and power at the cost of well-being. In the case of a child, it's at the cost of someone's natural development. It's already hard enough to develop.~Alanis Morissette


Power Child Society

I have often been struck by the fact that most parents who are experiencing positive and rewarding relationships with their pre-adolescent children are, nevertheless, waiting apprehensively and bracing themselves for the stormy adolescent period.~Albert Bandura


Positive Children Parents

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.~Aldous Huxley


Attitude Age Child

I think the future of psychotherapy and psychology is in the school system. We need to teach every child how to rarely seriously disturb himself or herself and how to overcome disturbance when it occurs.~Albert Ellis


Future School Child

I would have liked having children to some degree, but frankly I haven't got the time to take the kids to the goddamn ballgame.~Albert Ellis


Time Children Degree

My children are the only thing in my life that makes me happy.~Alec Baldwin


Life Children Happy

I was a very strange child.~Alessia Cara


Child Strange Very

Singing was something I always did. I really don't remember a time when I wasn't singing, even as a little child.~Alessia Cara


Time Child Singing

How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.~Alexandre Dumas


Education Children Men

We have to bring children into a new relationship to food that connects them to culture and agriculture.~Alice Waters


Children Relationship Food

I think America's food culture is embedded in fast-food culture. And the real question that we have is: How are we going to teach slow-food values in a fast-food world? Of course, it's very, very difficult to do, especially when children have grown up eating fast food and the values that go with that.~Alice Waters


Children Food Culture

I consider the fact that thousands of children die each day from starvation and a lack of medicine a crisis for humanity and a problem we must collectively attempt to solve.~Alice Walker


Children Day Humanity

Create a garden; bring children to farms for field trips. I think it's important that parents and teachers get together to do one or two things they can accomplish well - a teaching garden, connecting with farms nearby, weave food into the curriculum.~Alice Waters


Children Food Parents

It is justice and respect that I want the world to dust off and put - without delay, and with tenderness - back on the head of the Palestinian child. It will be imperfect justice and respect because the injustice and disrespect have been so severe. But I believe we are right to try.~Alice Walker


Respect Justice Child

I want every child in America to eat a nutritious, delicious, sustainably sourced school lunch for free.~Alice Waters


School Child America

As a child, I didn't know what I didn't have. I'm thankful for the challenges early on in my life because now I have a perspective on the world and kind of know what's important.~America Ferrera


Life Thankful Child

Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.~Ambrose Bierce


Life Age Childhood

Just as we teach our children how to ride a bike, we need to teach them how to navigate social media and make the right moves that will help them. The physical world is similar to the virtual world in many cases. It's about being aware. We can prevent many debacles if we're educated.~Amy Jo Martin


Children Social Media Bike

Sweater, n.: garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.~Ambrose Bierce


Mother Mom Child

I was an open, smiley and gregarious child. I could make friends in 30 seconds wherever I went.~America Ferrera


Friends Child Open

Sometimes, to keep things exciting, I decorate my house as if I owned a child. I'll toss a tiny pair of shoes in the hallway or lean small wooden crutches in what I refer to as 'the baby's room,' which is actually a tiny space where I make things. I continue to call it the baby's room because it confuses people and it's creepy.~Amy Sedaris


Shoes Child Space

I never 'shunned' L.A., like people say. And I do think you can raise children well there, but it's definitely harder.~Andie MacDowell


Children People You

My children without a doubt are my greatest accomplishment. If I did nothing else I would feel just having and raising them would be enough. The rest is icing.~Andie MacDowell


Children Accomplishment

The human father has to be confronted and recognized as human, as man who created a child and then, by his absence, left the child fatherless and then Godless.~Anais Nin


Father Man Child

Undernourished, intelligence becomes like the bloated belly of a starving child: swollen, filled with nothing the body can use.~Andrea Dworkin


Intelligence Child Nothing

Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.~Andy Goldsworthy


Childhood Snow Reach

I did not want to become a poster child for yet another disease.~Andy Grove


Child Want Disease

It was a fairly happy childhood. My father was working away, and my mum brought up five kids all on her own.~Andy Serkis


Happy Father Childhood

I appeal to you, my friends, as mothers: are you willing to enslave your children? You stare back with horror and indignation at such questions. But why, if slavery is not wrong to those upon whom it is imposed?~Angelina Grimke