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i randomly googled some quotes and came upon some about kids. now i'm not a mommy kind of gal (really! i don't get all nurse-franky-helped-deliver happyhappyjoyjoy. they're cute sometimes but. nevermind. i just know you know i don't lie:P).

this is just entertaining.
 - You can learn many things from children.  How much patience you have, for instance.  ~Franklin P. Jones

-  A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.  ~Bill Vaughan

-  Boy, n.:  a noise with dirt on it.  ~Not Your Average Dictionary

Children seldom misquote.  In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said.  ~Author Unknown

-  There are only two things a child will share willingly - communicable diseases and his mother's age.  ~Benjamin Spock, Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care, 1945

Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed.  ~Robert Gallagher

-  There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.  ~Frank A. Clark

-  There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child.  There are seven million.  ~Walt Streightiff

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A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. Groucho Marx

- You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers. John J. Plomb

- You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going. P. J. O'Rourke

- “Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression. Dr.. Haim Ginott

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? Milton Berle
 





aaand (this is my favourite) kid-lines.

Some children's answers to church school questions - from the Church of England:
- The fifth commandment is "humour thy father and mother".
- The first commandment was when Eve told Adam to eat the apple.
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- on the first date, they just tell each other lies, and that usually gets them interested enough to go for a second date. (mike, 9)
- it's better for girls to be single, but not for boys. boys need someone to clean up after them (Lynette, 9)
- if falling in love is anything like learning how to spell, i don't want to do it. it takes too long. (Leo, 7)
- i'm not rushing into being in love. i'm finding fourth grade hard enough. (Regina, 10)
- be a good kkisser. it might make your wife forget that you never take oput the trash. (Randy, 9)
- Writing at the same time as Shakespeare was Miguel Cervantes. He wrote Donkey Hote. The next great author was John Milton. Milton wrote Paradise Lost. Then his wife died and he wrote Paradise Regained.
- The sun never set on the British Empire because the British Empire is in the East and the sun sets in the West.
- if mom's not happy, nobody's happy.
- you only have one mom, and you should take care of her. (aaaaawwww...)
- my dad will never be colour coordinated
- you should never pick on your sister when she has a baseball bat in her hands
- if mom says"no", she means "no". if dad says "no", it means "maybe".
- one of the greatest feelings in  the world is the feeling you get when your little sister shows that she admires you
- parents should come with instructions.
- you should never wear a red t-shirt with black polka dots because your friends will call you a ladybug. (shopping list, shopping list...)
- reading what people write on desks can teach you a lot
- you never know how loud you are until you have to be quiet.
-  "Tell your wife that she looks pretty even if she looks like a truck!" -- Ricky, age 7
"Don't forget your wife's name. That will mess up the love." -- Erin, age 8
"You can listen to thunder after lightning and tell how close you came to getting hit. If you don't hear it, you got hit, so nevermind."
-  "Rainbows are just to look at, not to really understand."
-  "The law of gravity says no fair jumping up without coming back down."
-  "A vibration is a motion that cannot make up its mind which way it wants to go."
-  "There are 26 vitamins in all, but some of the letters are yet to be discovered. Finding them all means living forever."
-  "Water vapor gets together in a cloud. When it is big enough to be called a drop, it does."
-  "I'm being haive!" -- 2 year old son, when his mother told him told to behave
"I'm glad I'm finally eight. This is the oldest I've ever been in my entire life!" -- 8 year old son.
"The pistol of a flower is its only protections against insects."


this was long... *looks left, looks run, crawls away*

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