American Children Quotes


American writer 1803-1882 Play is our brain's favorite way of learning. Diane Ackerman

The principal objective of American government at every level should be to see that children are born into intact families and that they remain so. Daniel Patrick Moynihan

African American children are significantly more likely to be obese than are white children. Nearly half of African American children will develop diabetes at some point in their lives. People, that's half of our children. ...We can build our kids the best schools on earth, but if they don't have the basic nutrition they need to concentrate, they're still going to have a challenge learning. Michelle Obama

The average American is just like the child in the family. Richard M. Nixon

[Jerry Brown] is California's way of celebrating the Year of the Child. Jimmy Carter

Black children need to see their lives reflected in the books they read. If they don't, they won't feel welcome in the world of literature. The lives of African-Americans are rich and diverse, and the books our children read should reflect that. Valerie Wilson Wesley

And children, if your parents haven't been teaching you what it means to be an American, let 'em know and nail 'em on it. That would be a very American thing to do. Ronald Reagan

One day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free. Ronald Reagan

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children Chief Seattle

Among the cancers devouring the American body politic, one of the most virulent involves liberals who play the race card as carelessly as children playing 52 Pickup. Deroy Murdock

... in America ... children are instructed in the virtues of the system they live under, as though history had achieved a happy ending in American civics. Mary Mccarthy

More than 90 percent of all the prisoners in our American prisons have been abused as children. John Powell

I thank God that America still has one party that reaches out their hands in love to lift up all of God's children - born and unborn, and says that each of us has dignity and all of us have the right to live the American Dream. Rick Santorum

Today's fathers and mothers-with only the American dream for guidance-extend and overextend themselves, physically, emotionally,and financially, during the best years of their lives to ensure that their children will grow up prepared to do better and go further than they did. Stella Chess

My first novel, Leaving Atlanta, took at look at my hometown in the late 1970s, when the city was terrorized by a serial murderer that left at least 29 African-American children dead. Tayari Jones

Side note to parents: Anyone who thinks 'Dude, Where's My Car' is more appropriate for children than 'American Pie' because it obtained a PG-13 rating needs to stop trusting the MPAA. James Berardinelli

I did not know then how much was ended. When I look back now from this high hill of my old age, I can still see the butchered women and children lying heaped and scattered all along the crooked gulch as plain as when I saw them with eyes still young. And I can see that something else died there in the bloody mud, and was buried in the blizzard. A people's dream died there. It was a beautiful dream. Black Elk

The forest is the first cathedral. I felt that from the time I was a child. I credit my mother with that. I used to think it came from her Native-American side. Whichever it was, she instinctively connected with nature, and taught me that. Alice Walker

In the US a child born into a poor family will become a poor adult. The american dream is just that - it is not true, because of the level of extreme inequality. Winnie Byanyima

But while the American Constitution was the child of war, ours grew out of discussion, bargaining and negotiation. John Allen Fraser



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