Quotes About Kids Growing Up - Sayings by Legends

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old kids growing up quotes, kids growing up sayings, and kids growing up proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"Our children are our greatest treasure. They are our future. Those who abuse them tear at the fabric of our society and weaken our nation. "

~ (Nelson Mandela)


"One of the best investments we can make in a child’s life is high-quality early education."

~ (Barack Obama)


"My teacher once explained on the blackboard how a bird flies... I instantly got attracted to it and I decided to make something fly one day. Every child must have some great aim before the age of 15."

~ (Dr. APJ Kalam)


“It's the greatest poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.”

~ (Mother Teresa, Roman Catholic nun)


"Life is not divided into semesters, and you don't get summers off. Not even Easter break. They expect you to show up every day. For eight hours. And you don't get a new life every 10 weeks. It just goes on and on. While we're at it, very few jobs are interested in fostering your self-expression or helping you find yourself. Fewer still lead to self-realization."

~ (Bill Gates)


"I sometimes wish that grown human beings were more like children, who are naturally open and accepting of others. Instead, as we grow up, we fail to nurture our natural potential and our sense of fundamental human values."

~ (Dalai Lama)


  • Rusty Gibson: I am a member of a non-profit organization working for kids empowerment.