People were also bringing babies to Jesus for him to place his hands on them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. But Jesus called the children to him and said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it."
— Luke 18:15-17, New International Version
"You have a good rest of your life, kid..."
— Jesse, Breaking Bad
"And I love kids. I really do. I'm great with kids. And I mean, how can you not? They're tiny and cute, and when they talk to you, they're like a gazillion times better than most adults."
— Jane Eyre, The Autobiography of Jane Eyre, "Beginnings" Ep. 2
"I like children."
— Trevor the Traction Engine, Thomas & Friends
Neera: You like kids, I see.
Aladar: [jokingly] Well, the skinny ones can be a little chewy.
"I'm Cool Cat, and I love all kids!"
— Cool Cat, Cool Cat Saves the Kids
"This is what I give. I give an expression of care every day to each child, to help him realize that he is unique. I end each program by saying, 'You've made this day a special day by just your being you. There's no person in the whole world like you. And I like you just the way you are.' And I feel that if we in public television can only make it clear that feelings are mentionable and manageable, we will have done a great service."
— Fred Rogers, Senate Statement on PBS Funding, delivered 1 May 1969
"Liar. You always care. You always have. Your reign of terror will end with the sight of the first crying child and you know it."
— Clara Oswald, Doctor Who, "Face the Raven"
"...Every child deserves to be treated with kindness, especially if they're in such a confusing situation."
— Rikku, Fate/Gamers Only
"You see, he understood the children, he really understood them. He had the knack of entering into their world, of becoming a part of them. That's a very rare talent."
—Lydia Brenner on Frank Brenner, The Birds
"The sound of children playing. What could be more beautiful?"
— Benjamin Sisko, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, "Emissary"