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A new idea is delicate. It can be killed by a sneer or a yawn; it can be stabbed to death by a quip and worried to death by a frown on the right man's brow - Charlie Brower

Children aren't happy without something to ignore, And that's what parents were created for. - Ogden Nash

I think that God in creating man somewhat overestimated his ability. - Oscar Wilde

Man is forbidden to eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. He acts against God's command ... From the standpoint of the Church, which represents authority, this is essentially sin. From the standpoint of man, however, this is the beginning of human freedom. - Erich Fromm

Snacktrek: The peculiar habit, when searching for a snack, of constantly returning to the refrigerator in hopes that something new will have materialized. - Rich Hall, Sniglets

To talk to a child, to fascinate him, is much more difficult than to win an electoral victory. But it is also much more satisfying. - Colette

And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. - Abraham Lincoln

For unflagging interest and enjoyment, a household of children, if things go reasonably well, certainly all other forms of success and achievement lose their importance by comparison. - Theodore Roosevelt

It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snow - blower, or vacuum cleaner. - Ben Bergor

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation. - Pearl S. Buck

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