Then not only an old man, but also a drunkard, becomes a second time a child.Plato
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It is a wise father that knows his own child.
How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have a thankless child!
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.
The greatest destroyer of peace is abortion because if a mother can kill her own child, what is left for me to kill you and you to kill me? There is nothing between.