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"Murderers have been known to find that young girls give them more trouble than anybody else."  (Jean Cocteau, Les Enfants Terribles)

"My daughter has never forgiven me. for what, I don’t know, because for years, she won’t speak to me. She blackens my name in the press and makes me think abortion is an excellent idea."  (Klaus Kinski, on his daughter, Nastassja)

"No one ever owns his youth or the women he loves."  (Pedro Almodóvar, Live Flesh)

"People drag their progeny around with them like a ball and chain, like some terrible deadweight that hinders their every move - and that, as often as not, effectively winds up killing them."  (Michel Houellebecq, from Plateforme: Au milieu du monde)

"Sometimes I think children are the worst people alive. And even if they're not - even if some smiling toddler is as pure as Evian - it's only a matter of time ... As far as I can tell, the nicest thing you can say about children is that they haven't done anything terrible yet."  (Chuck Klosterman, Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs)

"The birth of every new baby is God's vote of confidence in the future of man."  (Imogene Fey)

"The monster a child knows best and is most concerned with [is] the monster he feels or fears himself to be. "  (Bruno Bettelheim, child psychologist)

"The reason why kids are crazy is because nobody can face the responsibility of bringing them up."  (John Lennon)

"The rules for parents are but three... Love, Limit, and Let them be."  (Elaine M. Ward)

"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."  (Henry Ward Beecher)

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