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It is remarkable how easily children and grown-ups adapt to living in a dictatorship organised by lunatics. A. N. Wilson

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Many will view the compromises that will be made during your negotiations as painful concessions. But why not view them as peace offerings, ones that will provide in return the priceless gifts of hope, security and freedom for our children and our children's? Abdullah II of Jordan

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I still feel that in India we look upon sports as a recreational activity - which it is - but people have to understand that there is a career in sports. It's not just necessary to be a doctor or a lawyer or an engineer, as most of us Indians appear to think that our children should grow up to be. Abhishek Bachchan

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Students read for tests and because their parents ask them to, but I think it's very important to tell children that you can read for fun, too, and to understand human spirit. It builds empathy. Adora Svitak

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Hoping to instill my love of learning in other children, I taught my first class at a local elementary school the year my first book, 'Flying Fingers,' debuted; since then, I have spoken at hundreds of schools, classrooms and conferences around the world. Adora Svitak

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There are lots of different interpretations of the word 'prodigy.' My own is of someone who is talented and tries to help other children. So in that respect I could be called one, although I don't think I'll go off the rails. Adora Svitak

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As children, we have a tenuous idea of love; we often try to quantify it with how much we feel seen and heard. Adora Svitak

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It's my personality to be more quiet and reserved. I'm not going out every night to multiple things. I prefer to stay in and be with my children and do Spanish homework to make sure they get a good grade the next day. Aerin Lauder

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I used to be a shopper before I had children. I'd go to Bergdorf and Barneys all the time. But now my weekends are spent differently. I go to the skating rink or the park, not the stores. Aerin Lauder

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Like everywhere in the world, people of the Middle East aspire to liberty and justice. They wish to have a better life and a decent education for their children. Ahmed Zewail

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For me, now, working and children is it. There's nothing more to life. Aidan Gillen

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An infinite God can give all of Himself to each of His children. He does not distribute Himself that each may have a part, but to each one He gives all of Himself as fully as if there were no others. Aiden Wilson Tozer

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Sure, I'd love to have children some day. But world domination comes first. Aimee Mullins

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I grew up with my grandparents around. I think that's important for a child. If for no other reason than to hear stories about their parents when they were children. Al Roker

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I love doing kids' shows, and I love working with kids. I've done a lot of it. A lot of people don't like working with children, but I love it. Alan Arkin

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Were we closer to the ground as children, or is the grass emptier now? Alan Bennett

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Children always assume the sexual lives of their parents come to a grinding halt at their conception. Alan Bennett

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We were put to Dickens as children but it never quite took. That unremitting humanity soon had me cheesed off. Alan Bennett

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I believe it is my responsibility to do what I can for children and people with Down syndrome as well as in my native Dominican Republic. Albert Pujols

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I have five young children, and I take being a role model very seriously. Albert Pujols

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I grew up in southern Sudan, one of nine children. Our life was simple but very happy. Alek Wek

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I feel, in 2015, when we see human beings and children dying to cross the ocean, trying to find safety, something more must be done to help them because refugees are just like me and you. Alek Wek

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I've seen mothers and children really being vulnerable in the refugee camps; it's supposed to be temporary, but they end up having children who have grown up in refugee camps. Alek Wek

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I have eight brothers and sisters, so I'd like to have a few children. Alek Wek

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My life was filled with family in South Sudan. I am the seventh of nine children, and we grew up in what would be considered a middle-class family. We did not have a lot, but we did have more than a lot of other people. Alek Wek

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Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. Alex Haley

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I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less. Alex Haley

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I feel like now my kids can run around and say, 'My mom was the Rock's daughter.' I don't have kids yet, but my future children - I just feel like it's the coolest thing ever. Alexandra Daddario

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I am trying to cultivate the notion that constantly misplacing one's cell phone is a charming eccentricity... my children aren't buying it. Alice McDermott

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My children have gone to Catholic school... Part of their whole education is talking about the inner life and looking at your life, even though you're only 15 or 16 - thinking about your mortality, thinking about the value of your life, thinking about your obligations. Alice McDermott

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