Toddler Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old toddler quotes, toddler sayings, and toddler proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

It's perfectly possible to love your toddler but struggle to like them when times are hard. Mariella Frostrup
Parents have the glorious opportunity of being the most powerful influence, above and beyond any other, on the new lives that bless their homes. L. Tom Perry
The kids never listen to you, especially the youngest ones. Jackie Chan
Your toddler will be good if he feels like doing what you happen to want him to do and does not happen to feel like doing anything you would dislike. With a little cleverness you can organize life as a whole, and issues in particular, so that you both want the same thing most of the time. Penelope Leach
In a houseful of toddlers and pets, you can start out having a bad day, but you keep getting detoured. Robert Breault
The stirrings of morality emerge early in childhood. Toddlers spontaneously offer toys and help to others and try to comfort people they see in distress. Steven Pinker
Kids are very visual, and they might not eat a food just because of its colour. Tom Aikens
Always kiss your children goodnight even if they're already asleep. H. Jackson Brown, Jr
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. Franklin P. Adams
There are benefits to adopting a toddler. They can tell you what's wrong. And everything we did with our daughter was a first. Her first tooth fairy. Santa Nia Vardalos
With toddlers around, times are always interesting. Beth Ann Fennelly
Having a baby is like falling in love again, both with your husband and your child. Tina Brown
I always wondered why babies spend so much time sucking their thumbs. Then I tasted baby food. Robert Orben
The world is as many times new as there are children in our lives. Robert Brault
I'm sure the other kids wouldn't mind not being lectured by another toddler over the virtues of sharing and the mental benefits of toy blocks. Hayden Thorne
Babies are always more trouble than you thought and more wonderful. Charles Osgood
Toddlers can make you feel as if you have violated some archaic law in their personal Koran and you should die, infidel. Anne Lamott
I've been performing since I came out of the womb. I've been dancing and singing since I was a toddler. Acting seemed like a natural progression from that. Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music. William Stafford
The toddler must say no in order to find out who she is. The adolescent says no to assert who she is not. Louise J. Kaplan
It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge. Phyllis Diller
Kids have been a great clarifier incredibly rewarding. Joanne Whalley
Whenever a toddler sees a pile of blocks, he wants to tear it down. J. J. Abrams
Toddlers are so powerful and so egocentric and teenagers are also so powerful, so egocentric. Laura Huxley
A babe in the house is a wellspring of pleasure, a messenger of peace and love, a resting place for innocence on earth, a link between angels and men. Martin Farquhar Tupper
The toddler craves independence, but he fears desertion. Dorothy Corkille Briggs
Loving a baby is a circular business, a kind of feedback loop. The more you give the more you get and the more you get, the more you feel like giving. Penelope Leach
My child was not only carried by me, but by the universe. Celine Dion
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man. Rabindranath Tagore
The needs of babies and toddlers were constant and drained the life out my sense of self and my familys relationship with each other. Mika Brzezinski