25 Sweet And Inspirational Happy Children’s Day Quotes

25 Sweet And Inspirational Happy Children’s Day Quotes

celebration of World Children’s Day” by “UNICEF Ethiopia“, licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Children’s day is happily celebrated annually in honour of children worldwide. World Children’s Day was first celebrated on 20th November 1959 by UN General Assembly to commemorate the Declaration of the Child’s Rights. Different countries celebrate children’s day on different dates and due to different commemorative occasions.

Children are one of the most innocent and beautiful creations of God. They are pure at heart and are the future of every nation. Turtle Quotes brought you these sweet and inspirational Happy Children’s Day quotes to celebrate and honour every child.

“Every child is an artist, the problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”

Pablo Picasso
Source: IMDB

“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.”

Walt Streightiff

“It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.”

L.R Knost

“Every time a child is saved from the dark side of life, every time one of us makes the effort to make a difference in a child’s life, we add light and healing to our own lives.”

Oprah Winfrey

“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
Source: Nelson Mandela By Himself: The Authorised Book of Quotations
“We cannot fashion our children after our desires. We must have them and love them as God has given them to us.”

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”

Margaret Mead
Source: Coming of Age in Samoa

“A child can always teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to be always busy with something and know how to demand with all his might what you want.”

Paulo Coelho

“The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.”

Denis Waitley

“Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years. For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown-up children are your best friends.”


“Children are natural zen masters; their world is brand new in each and every moment.”

John Bradshaw
Source: Homecoming: Reclaiming and Healing Your Inner Child
“Children need models rather than critics.”

“Every child is a different kind of flower, and all together, make this world a beautiful garden.”


“Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.”

James A. Baldwin
Source: Nobody Knows My Name (1961) “Fifth Avenue, Uptown: a letter from Harlem”

“Children are like buds in a garden and should be carefully and lovingly nurtured, as they are the future of the nation and the citizens of tomorrow. Only through right education can a better order of society be built up.”

Jawaharlal Nehru

“Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.”

Rabindranath Tagore
Source: Stray Birds

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings.”

Hodding Carter
“A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.”

“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.”

Angela Schwindt

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.”

Franklin P. Jones

“Give a little love to a child and you will get a great deal back.”

John Ruskin
Source: The Crown of Wild Olive Lecture 1 (1866)

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”


“Do not educate children to be rich, educate them to be happy, so that when they grow up, they will know the value of things and not just the price.”

Victor Hugo
“A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn’t act that way very often.”

“Every child is a gift of nature, give them their today, give them time to play, and make way for their future. Happy Children’s Day!”


So this was our compilation of the best Children’s day quotes. Celebrate this Children’s day with these quotes from Turtle quotes and let the child in you come alive. Also, don’t forget to spread a smile among the children around you with some sweet gestures!

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