The Internet is just bringing all kinds of information into the home. There's just a lot of distraction, a lot of competition for the parent's voice to resonate in the children's ears.
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James Joyce Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.
P. J. O’Rourke If you are young and you drink a great deal it will spoil your health, slow your mind, make you fat - in other words, turn you into an adult.
Erma Bombeck One thing they never tell you about child raising is that for the rest of your life, at the drop of a hat, you are expected to know your child's name and how old he or she is.
Will Durant Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.
David Suzuki We must reinvent a future free of blinders so that we can choose from real options.
Norah Jones I don't actually have a lot of discipline. I've worked hard at music. But I feel like you know, I felt like kind of natural at it. I always had a knack for it.
John Dryden By education most have been misled So they believe, because they were bred. The priest continues where the nurse began, And thus the child imposes on the man.
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Arsene Wenger Young players need freedom of expression to develop as creative players... they should be encouraged to try skills without fear of failure.
Ian Mcewan I think of novels in architectural terms. You have to enter at the gate, and this gate must be constructed in such a way that the reader has immediate confidence in the strength of the building.
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Bodhidharma People who don't see their nature and imagine they can practice thoughtlessness all the time are lairs and fools.
Dolly Parton I think I've got my business notions and my sense for that sort of thing from my dad. My dad never had a chance to go to school. He couldn't read and write. But he was so smart. He was just one of those people that could just make the most of anything and everything that he had to work with.
Benjamin Jowett The way to get things done is not to mind who gets the credit for doing them.
Ben Stein It's really amazing that in the age of unbelief, as a smart man called it, there isn't even more fraud. After all, with no God, there's no one to ever call you to account, and no accounting at all if you can get away with it.
Thomas Jefferson Were it left to me to decide whether we should have a government without newspapers, or newspapers without a government, I should not hesitate a moment to prefer the latter.
Conan O’Brien During last night's debate, John Kerry and John Edwards were so friendly to each other some political experts think that they may end up running together. In fact Kerry and Edwards were so friendly, President Bush accused them of planning a gay marriage.
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