May 4, 2011

Beautiful Day

It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
- Theodore Roosevelt




We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we often forget that he is someone today.  
-Stacia Tauscher






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




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




Our genes make us immortal.  
-The Secret of Life, PBS




It's not only children who grow.  Parents do too.  As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours.  I can't tell my children to reach for the sun.  All I can do is reach for it, myself.  
- Joyce Maynard




Parenthood is the passing of a baton, followed by a lifelong disagreement as to who dropped it.  ~Robert Brault






A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.
- Bill Cosby




Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.  ~Robert Fulghum




Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.

- Bill Cosby

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