Kids quotes

  • Sport is how poor kids from poor countries pass through the eye of the needle to riches and recognition.
    -- A. A. Gill

    #Sports #Country #Kids

  • Television is a constant stream of fact, opinions, lies, moral dilemmas, plots: an infinitely complex and sophisticated torrent of information. How could it not make you cleverer? The only people who ever thought television rotted the brain and made kids dumb were those with a vested interest in other ways of learning, or those who were intellectually insecure, usually about books.
    -- A. A. Gill

    #Lying #Book #Kids

  • Kids are dying from causes of sexual activity. You're not going to find a tombstone stating that Frankie died because he was a virgin.
    -- A. C. Green

    #Tombstone #Kids #Dying

  • If you want to go to the mall, you have to take security. But it's always cool. The kids are amazing.
    -- Aaliyah

    #Kids #Want #Malls

  • I have a dog and sometimes I'll be the littlest kid with my dog and marvel at his ears and his nose and how he looks at me. If he died, I'd bawl like a baby.
    -- Aaron Eckhart

    #Dog #Baby #Kids

  • As a kid, I was always into art at the same time as computers, and eventually I realised I was making more interesting stuff with my keyboard than with my hands. I really enjoyed modifying computer games more than playing them, so that got me into programming.
    -- Aaron Koblin

    #Art #Kids #Hands

  • When you were a kid, a day was a long time and a year was a long time
    -- Aaron Neville

    #Kids #Years #Long

  • As a kid, I always wanted to obviously win a Super Bowl. Now that I've got one, it's like, 'Now what?' Let's go get another one!
    -- Aaron Rodgers

    #Kids #Winning #Wanted

  • I don't travel by airplane. I mean that because when my wife, my kids and I travel on trains or boats, we meet a lot of people and we talk to them.
    -- Aaron Spelling

    #Kids #Airplane #Mean

  • I didn't grow up a theatre kid, going to theatre camps. I played sports, and that was my main direction. But luckily, I never had to choose between sports and theatre.
    -- Aaron Tveit

    #Sports #Growing Up #Kids

  • I watched so many movies when I was a kid, and I'd watch them over and over.
    -- Aaron Tveit

    #Kids #Watches

  • The great joy of doing 'The Daily Show' for me is that I get to sit on the fence between cultures. I am commenting on the absurdity of both sides as an outsider and insider. Sometimes I'm playing the brown guy, and sometimes I'm not, but the best stuff I do always goes back to being a brown kid in a white world.
    -- Aasif Mandvi

    #Kids #White #Guy

  • Talk. We are going to talk first. I want to see you smile and laugh. I want to know what your favorite show was when you were a kid and who made you cry at school and what boy band you hung posters of on your wall. Then I want you naked in my bed again.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Wall #School #Kids

  • He isn’t like us Low. You know that right.” I knew what Cage was saying. Marcus was out of my league. He didn’t want me thinking there could ever be anything between me and his roommate. I was low class. Marcus was a rich kid. “I’m not stupid Cage.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Stupid #Kids #Thinking

  • Anyone who meets you and doesn't want to get to know you and be part of your life is stupid. I saw it when I was just a kid." "No. You thought I was a vampire and you wanted to be my friend so I wouldn't eat you." "Well, that too. But I found out soon enough you weren't a blood sucker and I still licked you.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Stupid #Kids #Blood

  • My girl and my kid gets the best, always.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Girl #Kids #My Girl

  • I'm one of five kids and we lived on a massive farm in New South Wales with my mum and dad.
    -- Abbie Cornish

    #Dad #Kids #Wales

  • I didn't go to the cinemas a lot as a kid.
    -- Abbie Cornish

    #Kids #Cinema

  • My critique of democracy begins and ends with this point. Kids must be educated to disrespect authority or else democracy is a farce.
    -- Abbie Hoffman

    #Kids #Disrespect #Democracy

  • In this state, dig it, you get twenty years for sale of dope to a minor. You only get five to ten for manslaughter. So like, the thing is, if you're selling to a kid and cops come, shoot the kid real quick!
    -- Abbie Hoffman

    #Real #Kids #Dope

  • It seems like people my age are over-protected today, even to the point where a lot of parents refuse to put their kids in the position to make important decisions, to aspire to great things, because they don't want to put them in a position to fail.
    -- Abby Sunderland

    #Kids #People #Decision

  • I would rather be a little nobody, then to be a evil somebody.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Bullying #Kids #Evil

  • I'm just a kid from Bronx who got lucky.
    -- Ace Frehley

    #Kids #Lucky #Bronx

  • I look at my kid, and one part of me wants to keep her as my little baby. But, y'know, the bottom line is she's 18!
    -- Ace Frehley

    #Girl #Baby #Kids

  • I want certain things out of life. I want my grand kids, my kids' kids, being able to inherit what I've worked so hard to build.
    -- Ace Hood

    #Kids #Want #Able

  • I do a lot of inspirational talks for kids, to motivate them to change their lives and give them hope.
    -- Adam Beach

    #Kids #Giving

  • I just graduated from high school, and I was working at Blockbuster. Not only did I get into movies while I was there, but I was putting away boxes and looking at the kids on the covers. It felt like windows into these seemingly perfect lives.
    -- Adam Brody

    #School #Kids #Perfect

  • I don't know anyone who's going to see Grind 22 times in the theater. My mom. Some kid who has short-term memory loss and forgot that he's seen it.
    -- Adam Brody

    #Mom #Memories #Kids

  • It's funny when you're a kid how you can acclimate to almost anything.
    -- Adam Carolla

    #Kids

  • When you have kids, you instantly feel that you do not want to do them wrong. Those dads that go off to Florida and start a new life, I couldn't imagine that: seeing my kid once every Christmas, every three years. If I'm gone for six days it feels like too much.
    -- Adam Carolla

    #Christmas #Dad #Kids

  • I can remember being eight years old and having infinite possibilities. But life ends up being so much less that we thought it would be when we were kids, with relationships that are so empty and stupid and brutal. If you don't find a way to break the chain and change in some way, then you wind up, as the rhyme goes: a murder of one, for sorrow.
    -- Adam Duritz

    #Stupid #Kids #Eight

  • Of all the unexpected things in contemporary literature, this is among the oddest: that kids have an inordinate appetite for very long, very tricky, very strange books about places that don’t exist.
    -- Adam Gopnik

    #Book #Kids #Long

  • When I was kid, I remember playing 'Vogue' by Madonna over and over and over again. And ah, you know, something about the beat was really cool, and Madonna, visually, was on TV all the time and I thought she was just so beautiful.
    -- Adam Lambert

    #Beautiful #Kids #Tvs

  • The kids that are different and out there and expressive and are bold with those choices, those are the people that grow up to be people we all want to hang out with, that become celebrities or become really successful in what they do because they believe in who they are.
    -- Adam Lambert

    #Growing Up #Believe #Kids

  • I have a very young brother and sister, and if you can get a kid singing the words to a song after they heard it for the first time, it's a hit.
    -- Adam Levine

    #Song #Brother #Kids

  • I moved around a lot as a kid, and when you're always entering new places at that age, you kind of have to learn how to adapt yourself, and I felt a really powerful way to do that was to make people laugh.
    -- Adam Pally

    #Powerful #Kids #People

  • I think I'm playing grown up because I have kids now. But I don't feel grown up yet.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Thinking #Feels

  • When I was a kid you always heard about the Israeli army and you always heard about this tiny little country and how everyone around them wants them gone, and every time somebody comes after them they take care of business. And so as a Jewish kid you were proud of that.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Country #Kids #Army

  • When I was kid, yeah, my family, my parents wanted me to marry a Jewish girl because that was what they taught their children, and thought it would be an easier life for me to raise a Jewish kid. And I have a Jewish wife, I have a Jewish kid. They seem pretty happy about it.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Girl #Children #Kids

  • My kids don't have a trust fund, they have a debt fund.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Debt #Fund

  • The idea of my kids being spoiled, I go to sleep thinking about it. I wake up thinking about. I'm trying to do the right thing. With the amount of money I have, it's difficult to raise children the way I was raised. But I took away the west and north wing of the house for those guys. So, they're not allowed in there.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Children #Sleep #Kids

  • The toughest part is that when your kid's upset, you're upset. You're rocked until they're not upset. Even when they're not upset, you're like, "I hope that doesn't happen, down the line." You're always nervous because you want your kid to be happy.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Upset #Lines

  • I don't know what the hell I'm doing; I like what I've been doing. I believe in what I've done in the past and I hope to make a movie that; I hope my kid enjoys the movies I've made and enjoys some of the movies in the future.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Believe #Kids #Past

  • I don't want my kid to hear any of the albums that I've made.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Albums #Want

  • I've got the kid. I feel a little more relief that I don't have to just think about myself too much.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Thinking #Relief

  • The difference when you have kids comes up when someone wants to meet you out after 9:30 at night. You consider that giant sacrifice. You're like, "Do I do this? Do I stay out until 10:30 and be angry, all of tomorrow?
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Kids #Sacrifice #Night

  • When the kids are laughing in the audience, I tear up, I'm so happy I did a nice thing.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Nice #Kids #Laughing

  • When I take my kid to school, all the parents stop and stare.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #School #Kids #Parent

  • I read to my kid, but I can't stand reading.
    -- Adam Sandler

    #Reading #Kids

  • Remember kids, I have life insurance.
    -- Adam Savage

    #Kids #Fierce #Remember

  • I learned at an early age that I could make the things that I wanted. That's a very powerful thing to realize as a kid. LEGOs were a key part of that.
    -- Adam Savage

    #Powerful #Kids #Keys

  • If I am constantly working, my relationships fail. So at least now I can have enough time to write a happy record. And be in love and be happy. And then I don't know what I'll do. Get married. Have some kids. Plant a nice vegetable patch.
    -- Adele

    #Nice #Writing #Kids

  • Learning between grown-ups and kids should be reciprocal. The reality, unfortunately, is a little different, and it has a lot to do with trust, or a lack of it.
    -- Adora Svitak

    #Kids #Reality #Different

  • We always reference kids but very rarely ask their opinion. Our inexperience might be what gives us the ability to teach our elders something, due to the fact that we are not jaded or cynical.
    -- Adora Svitak

    #Kids #Giving #Cynical

  • Make sure that your kids or the kids in your life have an opportunity to share their ideas, and to teach you something about what we know.
    -- Adora Svitak

    #Kids #Opportunity #Ideas

  • The goal is not to turn kids into your kind of adult, but rather better adults than you have been.
    -- Adora Svitak

    #Kids #Goal #Adults

  • I would say that kids are great in many ways, because I think that we are less hampered when it comes to 'this costs too much' or 'that's impossible'.
    -- Adora Svitak

    #Kids #Thinking #Cost

  • Basically, as a kid I grew up to a lot of good music, and part of my appreciation for music, from being a small child, was appreciating Jamaican music.
    -- Adrian Young

    #Appreciation #Children #Kids

  • I want to be a child doctor. A pediatry... how do you call it, pediatrician? Do I like kids? No, not really.
    -- Adriana Lima

    #Children #Kids #Doctors

  • Looking back, now, I realize that you only ever need one person who lights up that way when you enter a room. One person is all it takes to give a kid confidence.
    -- Adriana Trigiani

    #Kids #Light #Giving

  • I was a wild, mischievous kid, and I had tremendous imagination. Any experience I had, I'd try to reenact it.
    -- Adrien Brody

    #Kids #Imagination #Trying

  • I'm 23 but I got a brain like I'm 32 man, switched the numbers around. Smart kid too, straight-A student, I was just a class clown.
    -- Adrien Broner

    #Motivation #Smart #Kids

  • Back in the days when I was young I'm not a kid anymore But some days I sit and wish I was a kid again
    -- Ahmad

    #Kids #Hip Hop #Wish

  • I think what my father appreciated was the science experiment of life. He had these kids, and they had their own experiences. He wanted us to discover the world for ourselves.
    -- Ahmet Zappa

    #Father #Kids #Thinking

  • Many kids, it seemed, would find out that their parents were flawed, messed-up people later in life, and I didn't appreciate getting to know it all so strong and early.
    -- Aimee Bender

    #Strong #Kids #People

  • My parents were vegetarians. I'd show up at school, this giant black kid, with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks.
    -- Aisha Tyler

    #School #Kids #Clothes

  • Every Friday I used to have about fifty, sixty kids who would wait for me on Sunset Boulevard and I'd take them all to dinner. All runaways.
    -- Al Lewis

    #Friday #Kids #Sunset

  • Help one kid at a time. He'll maybe go back and help a few more.
    -- Al McGuire

    #Basketball #Kids #Helping

  • It's so ridiculous to see a golfer with a one foot putt and everybody is saying "Shhh" and not moving a muscle. Then we allow nineteen year-old kids to face a game-deciding free throw with seventeen thousand people yelling.
    -- Al McGuire

    #Moving #Kids #Golf

  • My rule was I wouldn't recruit a kid if he had grass in front of his house. That's not my world. My world has a cracked sidewalk.
    -- Al McGuire

    #Basketball #Kids #House

  • In my own mind, I was sort of a desperate kid.
    -- Al Purdy

    #Kids #Mind #Desperate

  • In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
    -- Al Roker

    #Baby #Anger #Kids

  • I get bitter, angry and disbelieving and I tell my kids there a lot of idiots out there. I also want them to know that being successful is not the real world - that their parents get treated better because they're on TV.
    -- Al Roker

    #Real #Kids #Successful

  • I've never been part of anything so great as those three kids.
    -- Al Roker

    #Fathers Day #Father #Kids

  • When Courtney's mother and I first separated I tried to be Disney Dad, showering her with gifts, trips and then I snapped out of it. You don't have to try to impress your kids. If they're not getting what they need from you, they will let you know.
    -- Al Roker

    #Mother #Dad #Kids

  • You can play some schlock like New Kids On the Block.
    -- Al Yankovic

    #Block #Kids #Play

  • When your kids turn 13, an alien being invades their bodies and doesn't leave until they're 20.
    -- Alan Alda

    #Children #Kids #Body

  • Kids are natural scientists.
    -- Alan Alda

    #Kids #Scientist #Natural

  • Kids are more genuine. When they come up and want to talk to you, they don't have an agenda. It's more endearing and less piercing to your aura.
    -- Alan Cumming

    #Kids #Agendas #Piercings

  • In my first year at drama school, I did this kids' show called 'Let's See.
    -- Alan Cumming

    #Drama #School #Kids

  • There's a lot to do when you're a kid - spiders to catch, girls to poke in the eye - stuff to be getting on with.
    -- Alan Davies

    #Girl #Kids #Eye

  • Rock ’n roll is really swing with a modern name. It began on the levees and plantations, took in folk songs, and features blues and rhythm. It's the rhythm that gets to the kids – they're starved of music they can dance to, after all those years of crooners.
    -- Alan Freed

    #Song #Kids #Years

  • You'll never win anything with kids
    -- Alan Hansen

    #Kids #Winning

  • That's the great thing about New Year's, you get to be a year older. For me, that wasn't such a joke, because my birthday was always around this time. When I was a kid, my father used to tell me that everybody was celebrating my birthday. That's what the trees are all about.
    -- Alan King

    #New Year #Father #Kids

  • My parents were so poor when I was a kid, I never went anywhere. I take our youngsters with us because I don't know anything that teaches them so much.
    -- Alan Ladd

    #Kids #Parent #Poor

  • It's a funny thing about me. I don't have any interest in food most of the time now, although when I was a kid I was always hungry
    -- Alan Ladd

    #Kids #Funny Things #Hungry

  • It's natural to want your kids to have all the things you didn't have
    -- Alan Ladd

    #Kids #Want #Natural

  • Ever since I was a kid, I just loved those comedians on TV who would just have fun with the language.
    -- Alan Rudolph

    #Fun #Kids #Comedian

  • As a kid I always wanted to be a centre-forward. I wanted the buzz and thrill of scoring goals from an early age.
    -- Alan Shearer

    #Kids #Goal #Age

  • I don't watch a lot of TV, to be honest. With three kids I have my hands full.
    -- Alan Shearer

    #Kids #Hands #Watches

  • My two boys were the same ages as the kids in the show. In real life or in between the breaks I was raising two kids off camera who were not unlike the two kids who were being paid to be my kids.
    -- Alan Thicke

    #Real #Kids #Boys

  • About 100 things that your kid will do that will surprise you and break your heart and it will be a combination of fact based therapy, medically advised kinds of passages accompanied by celebrity anecdotes and just some funny stuff to lighten the load.
    -- Alan Thicke

    #Heart #Kids #Anecdotes

  • And I learned a lot from working with this kid, and I think he's gonna be a big star. Remember the name, Tim Dark, because he has something about his voice that's different from all the other rappers, even though his style is similar.
    -- Alan Vega

    #Stars #Kids #Dark

  • To teach kids that creationism explains something about the world is no different than teaching them that the earth is flat.
    -- Alan Wolfe

    #Teaching #Kids #Religion

  • Well, as a kid I did not get Shakespeare. I just never understood it.
    -- Alanis Morissette

    #Kids #Wells #Understood

  • Down the road, I'll probably have a kid or two or three. And there will probably be political events or spiritual things to comment on, and humor.
    -- Alanis Morissette

    #Spiritual #Kids #Two

  • Enjoy it, kid. Enjoy feeling that you can make a difference.' Floyd flashed him a smile. 'It won't last for ever.
    -- Alastair Reynolds

    #Kids #Differences #Feelings

  • If you look at our theories of social pathology and then at the dismal conditions in which children grow up in our ghettos, you would predict that all of them would be on drugs or psychological basket cases. Yet if you use criteria like gainful employment, forming partnerships and life without crime, you will find that most of those kids make it.
    -- Albert Bandura

    #Children #Growing Up #Kids

  • When I was younger, I wasn't concentrating on good days. I was managing a career and trying to have a good year. It would always 'lead' to something, which never leads to anything except death, where everything leads to. And then as I got older, and then I had my kids and everything, I began to appreciate a great Wednesday.
    -- Albert Brooks

    #Good Day #Kids #Years

  • When I went to acting school, the kids that got the best grades were the kids that could cry on cue. But it didn't really translate into careers for any of them, because the external is the easy part.
    -- Albert Brooks

    #School #Kids #Careers