Working With Children Quotes by Margaret Halsey, Madeleine L’Engle, Henry Winkler, Elena Mukhina, Carolyn Murphy, Michelle Forbes and many others.
Working with children is the easiest part of educating for democracy, because children are still undefeated and have no stake in being prejudiced.
The creative impulse can be killed, but it cannot be taught. What a teacher can do… in working with children, is to give the flame enough oxygen so that it can burn. As far as I’m concerned, this providing of oxygen is one of the noblest of all vocations.
The Queen of England gave me the honor of the Order of the British Empire for working with children.
The coaches today should realize that they are, after all, working with children who sometimes have to stand up to physical and moral stresses which not even all grown-ups could bear.
I learned a lot about working with children, and about myself, and it reinforced my decision to pursue a career in teaching.
It’s a wonderful thing working with young actors. I know a lot of people don’t like working with children. I actually adore it, because you watch their imagination open up and you watch them start to learn this job that I’ve been doing for so long. They come with such a lack of cynicism.
The first thing to understand about working with children’s dreams is that adults need to listen up.
The children are now working as if I did not exist.
I always love working with children. I never had children of my own. God has his purposes. God didn’t let me have children so everybody’s children could be mine. That’s kind of how I’m looking at it.
[On the press:] I love working with children, and I have learned to be very patient with them.
If I wasn’t acting, I would probably be working with children. I was a camp counselor growing up and I loved it.
Often you hear stories about never working with children. I disagree because children still have that residual magical thinking. They haven’t had their imagination knocked out of them by turning into adults and life experiences.
I’ve always loved children. When I was working with children as a librarian, I loved being with them and working around them.
The greatest sign of success for a teacher…is to be able to say, “The children are now working as if I did not exist.”
From time to time, I am asked–by people with an alarming lack of tact–why a man like myself, who has demonstrated an affinity for working with children, has none of his own. Other people’s children are quite enough, thank you.
Working with children with autism has provided me with an opportunity to see the world in a different way. I see them strive to overcome obstacles and persevere, and learn to persevere myself. They are my inspiration.
The Art of Elysium is a program I’ve volunteered with for close to ten years, and I work with Unicef and Young Storytellers. My passion is really working with children since they are the future.