Quotes about sick children

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quotes about sick children

“Why me? Why did this happen? How could I be in Westlife and then have nothing to show for it financially at the end of it? But its like, why not me? Thats just life. Its tough. Theres a lot more problems in the world. There are a lot of people who would wish to God they had my problem instead of having a sick child.”
— Shane Filan —

“It is this that ruins churches, that you do not seek to hear sermons that touch the heart, but sermons that will delight your ears with their intonation and the structure of their phrases, just as if you were listening to singers and lute-players. And we preachers humor your fancies, instead of trying to crush them. We act like a father who gives a sick child a cake or an ice, or something else that is merely nice to eat
just because he asks for it; and takes no pains to give him what is good for him; and then when the doctors blame him says, ‘I could not bear to hear my child cry.’ … That is what we do when we elaborate beautiful sentences, fine combinations and harmonies, to please and not to profit, to be admired and not to instruct, to delight and not to touch you, to go away with your applause in our ears, and not to better your conduct.”

— John Chrysostom

“David what your mother did to you was wrong. Verry wrong.No child deserves to be treated like that. She’s sick.”

— Dave Pelzer

“We also fought about everything
like real sisters. We fought about money, bedrooms, whose car to take. Everyone of these fights was actually about something else
usually abandonment. I wanted to be first on her list and she wanted to be first on mine. I wanted all her attention, all her love, all her care. I wanted her to be my mommy, my daddy, my sister. She wanted the same from me. She wanted to be fed, cared for, nurtured without limit. She wanted backrubs, poems, pastas, and to be left alone when she needed to be left alone. She wanted to come before my writing, my child, my man. And I wanted no less from her.
She was sick at first, so I took care of her. Then I was jealous of the attention and she took care of me. We had gone down into the primal cave of our friendship. we had felt loved enough to rage and fight, to show the inside of our naked throats and our bared fags, and the friendship took another leap toward intimacy. Without rage, intimacy can’t be.”

— Erica Jong

“You’re nothing but a sick child molester, and if were up to me, I’d toss you into the seventh circle of hell and walk away smiling. Now get out of my way- or do I have to make you?”

— E.L. James

“Was it the act of giving birth that made you a mother? Did you lose that label when you relinquished your child? If people were measured by their deeds, on the one hand, I had a woman who had chosen to give me up; on the other, I had a woman who’d sat up with me at night when I was sick as a child, who’d cried with me over boyfriends, who’d clapped fiercely at my law school graduation. Which acts made you more of a mother?
Both, I realized. Being a parent wasn’t just about bearing a child. It was about bearing witness to its life.”

— Jodi Picoult

“Though her head was aching too much for her to reason with herself, she could think of nice things – the Cumberland hills, her lambs, her Nannie, who had taught her this trick of detachment. “When you’re sick or sorry, child” she had said, “think of other things as much as you are able. It’s just practice, Start young and you’ll get the trick of it.” And most astonishingly, after a little while of going back to childhood and remembering Nannie in her blue print dress, with her white apron on and her sleeves rolled up, turning on the bath-water and humming a little song as she did it, she fell asleep.”

— Elizabeth Goudge

“Nothing’s scarier than having a sick child, and one so newly born, and so vulnerable. It’s the worst thing for a parent.”

— Kenneth Oppel

“I treat my heart like a sick child and gratify its every fancy.”

— Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

“If you treat a sick child as an adult and a sick adult as a child, it usually works out pretty well.”

— Black Hawk

“”But even if he has been wicked,” pursued Rose, “think how young he is; think that he may never have known a mother’s love, or the comfort of a home; that ill-usage and blows, or the want of bread, may have driven him to herd with men who have forced him to guilt. Aunt, dear aunt, for mercy’s sake, think of this, before you let them drag this sick child to a prison, which in any case must be the grave of all his chances of amendment.””

— Charles Dickens

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“I cannot go to school today”

Said little Peggy Ann McKay.

“I have the measles and the mumps,

A gash, a rash and purple bumps.

My mouth is wet, my throat is dry.

I’m going blind in my right eye.

My tonsils are as big as rocks,

I’ve counted sixteen chicken pox.

And there’s one more – that’s seventeen,

And don’t you think my face looks green?

My leg is cut, my eyes are blue,

It might be the instamatic flu.

I cough and sneeze and gasp and choke,

I’m sure that my left leg is broke.

My hip hurts when I move my chin,

My belly button’s caving in.

My back is wrenched, my ankle’s sprained,

My ‘pendix pains each time it rains.

My toes are cold, my toes are numb,

I have a sliver in my thumb.

My neck is stiff, my voice is weak,

I hardly whisper when I speak.

My tongue is filling up my mouth,

I think my hair is falling out.

My elbow’s bent, my spine ain’t straight,

My temperature is one-o-eight.

My brain is shrunk, I cannot hear,

There’s a hole inside my ear.

I have a hangnail, and my heart is …

What? What’s that? What’s that you say?

You say today is ………….. Saturday?

G’bye, I’m going out to play!”

Shel Silverstein


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Each of the quotes about children is thought-provoking. These little sound bites tell us the essence of children, how we should regard and rear them, and how they should be nourished.

Most of all, enjoy each day with your little one because time passes by oh-so-quickly!

Famous Quotes about Children

I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. — Harry S. Truman

Children aren’t coloring books. You don’t get to fill them with your favorite colors. ― Khaled Hosseini

quotes about sick children

Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. — John F. Kennedy

There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children. — Nelson Mandela

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It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. – Frederick Douglass

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Children are natural zen masters; their world is brand new in each and every moment. – John Bradshaw

quotes about sick children

The soul is healed by being with children. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. – Stacia Tauscher

quotes about sick children

If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children. — Mahatma Gandhi

quotes about sick children

Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy. ― Robert A. Heinlein

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

quotes about sick children

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Children find everything in nothing; men find nothing in everything. – Giacomo Leopardi

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. — Charles R. Swindoll

quotes about sick children

Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children. — Oliver Wendell Holmes

There is only one pretty child in the world and every mother has it.

quotes about sick children

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Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them. — Lady Bird Johnson

There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. – Walt Streightiff

quotes about sick children

Children are one third of our population and all of our future. 

The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. – Denis Waitley

quotes about sick children

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Children seldom misquote. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn’t have said.

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. — James Baldwin

quotes about sick children

Children’s games are hardly games. Children are never more serious than when they play. -Montaign

quotes about sick children

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man. – Rabindranath Tagore

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about. — Angela Schwindt

quotes about sick children

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. — Franklin P. Jones

Too much love never spoils children. Children become spoiled when we substitute “presents” for “presence”.

quotes about sick children

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

quotes about sick children

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they’re going to catch you in next. – Franklin P. Jones

Children see magic because they look for it. ― Christopher Moore

quotes about sick children

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself. ― George Bernard Shaw

A child can ask a thousand questions that the wisest man cannot answer. – Jacob Abbott

quotes about sick children

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. — Albert Einstein

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Every child is gifted, they just unwrap their packages at different times.

quotes about sick children

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them. ― Oscar Wilde

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I have a sick child. Not sick sick just flu sick.

quotes about sick children

It’s made me think about how lucky we are and how strong parents can be. Fur parents too. Before children I was a mum to a cat and seeing her after she was hit by a car was one of the hardest things I’ve ever done. Wall-E is my third child and I’m more over protective of him at times than I am of my own children.

Wow, that sounds bad. I’m not saying I’m not over protective of my children, I’m just saying that I care for my cat too and I’m not undermining any parents, fur or otherwise.

Lucky may be the wrong word. I don’t know what the right word is. Maybe, fortunate is the word. We are very fortunate that we haven’t had to deal with a very sick child. Every night I hug my children thanking the universe that they are healthy and happy.

Well, maybe I don’t do that every night but I should. I should be more thankful, more grateful for my life. I really need to print off more inspirational posters to put around my desk which I am not sitting at. Maybe not.

I have a slight obsession with inspirational quotes and posters. In fact, I have one as my phone background. This one;

I don’t know if they work but I like the thought and look of them. I don’t have them posted all over my bathroom mirror though. The mister would not like that. I also don’t have that many anywhere except for my


boards. Which, I don’t really visit as much as I should. Wow, I fail at inspirational posters. How is that even a thing?

I can’t leave this post on that crappiness. Maybe I don’t fail so much and if I do then all I need to do is read and pin more inspirational quotes. Quotes that remind me to be more thankful and grateful for the health of my children and family. In the meantime here’s one of my favourite quotes from one of my favourite inspirational people.


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