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"... adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them."  (Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, 1904-1991, quoted in his obituary, Time)

"A new baby is like the beginning of all things--wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities."  (Eda J. Le Shan)

"All grown-ups were once children, though few of them remember it."  (Antoine de Saint Exupéry)

"All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his."  (Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest)

"As a child, I thought I hated everybody, but when I grew up I realized it was just children I didn't like."  (Philip Larkin)

"Avoid providing material for the drama that is always stretched tight between parents and children; it uses up much of the children's strength and wastes the love of the elders, which acts and warms even if it doesn't comprehend."  (Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet)

"Babies are necessary to grown-ups. A new baby is like the beginning of all things--wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. In a world that is cutting down its trees to build highways, losing its earth to concrete ... babies are almost the only remaining link with nature, with the natural world of living things from which we spring."  (Eda J. Le Shan)

"Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them."  (Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance)

"Children spell love...T-I-M-E."  (Dr. Anthony P. Witham)

"Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers."  (Socrates)

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