Children are just like people, only smaller.
FRASER, Due South, "An Eye for an Eye" (1995)
A child's voice, however honest and true, is meaningless to those who've forgotten how to listen.
ALBUS DUMBLEDORE, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)
I think God gives us children so death won't come as such a disappointment.
EVELYN HARPER, Two and a Half Men, "Sleep Tight, Puddin' Pop" (2005)
Children are the key to life, and the key to joy, and the key to happiness, and for teenagers, a key to a nervous breakdown.
GEORGE LUCAS, AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to George Lucas (2005)
For the first two years you're up to your elbows in poo and puke. Then for the next ten, you feed them and educate them, and nurse them through every disease known to man--and some only known to veterinary science. Then they shut themselves in their bedroom and play cruel music at you and shout through the keyhole that you don't understand them and they hate you.
LAURA THYME, Rosemary & Thyme, "The Gooseberry Bush" (2006)
Twins are so practical...it's always so nice to have a spare!
LIZA PRESCOTT, Hi Diddle Diddle (1943)
Alligators have the right idea...they eat their young.
IDA CORWIN, Mildred Pierce (1945)
They're all mistakes, children! Filthy, nasty things. Glad I never was one.
AGATHA TRUNCHBULL, Matilda (1996)
A person with no children says, "Well I just love children." And you say "Why?" And they say, "Because a child is so truthful. That's what I love about 'em...they tell the truth." That's a lie! I've got five of 'em. The only time they tell the truth is if they're having pain.
BILL COSBY, Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)
The pride of man, of parents as well, makes us believe that anything we create we can control. Whether from clay or from metal, it is in the nature of us to make our own monsters. Our children are alloys, all; built from our own imperfect flesh. We animate them with magic...and never truly know what they will do.
SARAH CONNOR, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, "Heavy Metal" (2008)
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