like colour TV
is all there
in black and white”
An unbreakable toy is useful for breaking other toys.
Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners.
Children may be obscene but not absurd.
Give a small boy a hammer and he will find that everything he encounters needs pounding.
Having children is hereditary, if your parents didn't have any, then you probably won't either.
If you don't listen to the little things when they're little, they won't tell you the big things when they're big.
People talk vaguely about the innocence of a little child, but they take mighty good care not to let it out of their sight for twenty minutes.
H.H. Munro (Saki) (1870-1916)
There are three ways to get something done: do it yourself, hire someone, or forbid your kids to do it.
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve years telling them to sit down and shut up.
Phyllis Diller (1917-2012)
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 (1947-2022)