20 More Great Quotes About Children's Ministry

Quotes are a great way to encourage volunteers and inspire them to give their best to such a noble cause. 

Earlier this year, I shared 20 great quotes about children's ministry.  Here are 20 more that you can use to get your volunteer team fired up and ready to reach the greatest mission field...the children of the world we live in.

"Every child you encounter is a divine appointment.” 

“Children are our most valuable resource.”            – Herbert Hoover

 “You have to love your children unselfishly. That is hard. But it is the only way.”             -Barbara Bush

"Children make your life important.”              -Erma Bombeck

“The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.” – Ray L. Wilbur

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

 “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” – Fred Rogers

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

“The soul is healed by being with children.”    — Fyodor Dostoyevsky

 “A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.”   — Carl Sandburg

“Anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me.”  -Fred Rogers

“The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.”   — Orlando Aloysius Battista

“Children will listen to you after they feel listened to.” – Jane Nelsen

“Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.”                             – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam  

“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.” – W.E.B. Du Bois

“The first happiness of a child is to know that he is loved.” – Don Bosco

“Kids spell love T-I-M-E.” – John Crudele

“Every day, in a 100 small ways, our children ask, ‘Do you hear me? Do you see me? Do I matter?’ Their behavior often reflects our response.”  - L.R. Knost

“Encouraging a child means that one or more of the following critical life messages are coming through, either by word or by action: I believe in you, I trust you, I know you can handle this, You are listened to, You are cared for, You are very important to me.”                      - Barbara Coloroso

“A spirited, unruly student is preferable. It’s much easier to direct passion than to try and inspire it.” -Joan Desmond