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Endurance

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Maya Angelou

Few remember it
All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Forgiving
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde

I have a dream
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Interesting information
The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop.
Mark Twain

Most basic common link
Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.
John F. Kennedy

They do not understand
Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Treatment of children
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
Nelson Mandela

Truth and beauty
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
Albert Einstein

Wisdom
Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
Khalil Gibran

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