Raising Children With Roots, Rights, & Responsibilities

Parent Education Handout #5

Quotations About Children

"There is only one child in the world and the child's name is All Children. . . This child speaks our name."

Carl Sandberg

"The decisions we make now affect the seven generations of children to come."

American Indian wisdom through Carol Pierce

"If the child is safe, everyone is safe."

G. Campbell Morgan

"If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all."

Pearl S. Buck

"There is no finer investment for any country than putting milk into babies."

Winston Churchill

"In the titanic struggle to get ahead. . .children are increasingly relegated to the margins of life."

Sylvia Ann Hewlett

"Two parents cannot raise a child any more than one. You need a whole community

everybody to raise a child."

Toni Morrison

"It is the obligation of all human beings to do what is right for children."

Bev Bos