Educate your children to be happy


“A child miseducated is a child lost.” – John F. Kennedy

“The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Children re-invent your world for you.” – Susan Sarandon

“Today our children are our reflection. Tomorrow they will be our shadows.” – Maralee McKee 

“The first happiness of a child is to know that he is loved.” – Don Bosco

“Hugs can do great amounts of good, especially for children.” – Princess Diana 

“Kids go where there is excitement, they stay where there is love.” – Zig Ziglar

“When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” – Sophia Loren

“Too much love never spoils children. Children become spoiled when we substitute presents for presence.” – Anthony Witham

“There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.” – Aristotle

“Children are made readers in the laps of their parents.” – Emilie Buchwald

“Don’t educate your children to be rich. Educate them to be happy, so they know the value of things, not the price.”

“Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Education in the true sense is helping the individual to be mature and free, to flower greatly in love and goodness. That is what we should be interested in, and not in shaping the child according to some idealistic pattern.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti

“I know that we need to directly teach our children the most vital lessons, rather than assume that they’ll be understood.” – Galit Breen

“We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“The essence of our effort to see that every child has a chance must be to assure each an equal opportunity, not to become equal, but to become different – to realize whatever unique potential of body, mind and spirit he or she possesses.” – John Fischer

“Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.” – Alice Miller

“Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.” – Edmund Burke

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