2012 was the last time Children’s day fell on a Sunday and so today’s celebration is special as it may take another six years to mark children’s day on a Sunday!
To crown our celebration today, may the quotes below give us new perspective on how to appreciate these angels called children;
The first happiness of a child is to know that he is loved. – Don Bosco
A child can always teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to be always busy with something and know how to demand with all his might what you want. – Paulo Coelho
Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.
– Lady Bird Johnson
You have to love your children unselfishly. That is hard. But it is the only way.
– Barbara Bush, Former First Lady of the United States
A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Do not educate children to be rich, educate them to be happy, so that when they grow up, the will know the value of things, and not just the price. @sayingimages
A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.
Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friends. – Chanakya
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. – James A. Baldwin
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence @sayingimages
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
There is no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.
Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.
There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have for instance.
Franklin P. Jones
The best thing to spend on your children is your time, Give your little love to a child and see what you get, a great deal back. Children have more need of models than of critics.. So love them.
Happy children’s day!