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40 Inspirational Quotes for Child Care & Daycare Providers

40 Inspirational Quotes for Child Care and Daycare Providers

I hope you are having a wonderful day! Caring for children can be exhausting as well as rewarding! There is no true benefit from finding some great Child Care and Day Care Providers quotes if you don’t know how to use them. These quotes should be meant to inspire and motivate you to become a better parent and daycare provider as well as a more confident and happier individual person. Once you have a few great quotes to work with, it’s time to put the words into action. You should read each of these quotes that we have gathered several times. Take a few minutes to think about the meaning of the quotes seriously. Ask yourself if there is some kind of underlying meaning behind it or it the words simply speak for themselves. Anytime that you need comfort, support, or even just a bit of sanity, refer to the sayings, calm yourself and seize control of the situation.

Now, take a break for five minutes and read these words of wisdom, warning, and humor to remind yourself why it’s all worthwhile.

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.”
— Dr. Seuss

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”
— Frederick Douglass

“A child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.”
— Pablo Casals

“To take children seriously is to value them for who they are right now rather than adults-in-the-making.”
— Alfie Kohn

“Let the child be the scriptwriter, the director and the actor in his own play.”
— Magda Gerber

“Play is the highest form of research.”
— Albert Einstein

“Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.”
— Fran Lebowitz

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

“Day care poses no risk for children, provided that it is high quality…. Poor quality day care is risky for children everywhere.. .. The cost of poor quality day care is measured in children’s lives. High quality day care costs only money.”
— Sandra Scarr

“They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them FEEL.”
— Carol Buchner

“The job of an educator is to teach students to see the vitality in themselves.”
— Joseph Campbell

“Tell me and I’ll forget; Show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”
— Chinese Proverb

“Who dares to teach must never cease to learn.”
— John Cotton Dana

“Only the educated are free.”
— Epictetus

“Be sure that in your educating you are not manufacturing obedient citizens, but rather unleashing powerful, creative souls.”
— Vince Gowmon

“The best teachers teach from the heart, not from the book.”
— Unknown

“Teachers have three loves: love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.”
— Scott Hayden

“A great teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart.”
— Unknown

“To teach is to touch a life forever.”
— Unknown

“A good teacher must be able to put himself in the place of those who find learning hard.”
— Eliphas Levi

“Before any great things are accomplished, a memorable change must be made in the system of education…to raise the lower ranks of society nearer to the higher.”
— John Adams

“Don’t just teach your kids to read, teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.”
— George Carlin

“I cannot teach anybody anything; I can only make them think.”
— Socrates

“I am not a teacher, but an awakener.”
— Robert Frost

“Being able to help someone learn something is a talent.”
— Margaret Riel

“Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have understood well, perhaps teaching will be different from before.”
— Loris Malaguzzi

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

“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

“Making the decision to have a child—it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking outside your body.”
— Elizabeth Stone

“Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories.”
— John Wilmot

“If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people.”
— Chinese Proverb

“Having kids—the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on.”
— Maria Shriver

“I believe the choice to become a mother is the choice to become one of the greatest spiritual teachers there is.”
—Oprah Winfrey

“God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.”
—Jewish Proverb

“Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions.”
— Unknown

“If kids come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job easier. If they do not come to us from strong, healthy, functioning families, it makes our job more important.”
— Barbara Colorose

“Before hurting anyone, especially those who cannot protect themselves, feel their pain with your heart. Take care of them as your little child.”
— Debasish Mridha

“Most things are good, and they are the strongest things; but there are evil things too, and you are not doing a child a favor by trying to shield him from reality. The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil.”
— Walt Disney

“The kids that need the most love will ask for it in the most unloving ways”
— Unknown

“Just because my kids are in child care, doesn’t mean anyone else is raising them.”
— Unknown