Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardour, for their curiosity and tolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
Context / explanation
in "Vulgarity in Literature" Music Night 1931
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.Charles Lamb
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts and only asks to be lived.Michael Jackson
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.George Bernard Shaw
Children really brighten up a household - they never turn the lights off.Ralph Bus
I wish there was a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence. There's a knob called 'brightness', but it doesn't work.Gallagher