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.

Having toddlers always means that there's a fair amount of chaos at home, but that's part of the fun. And from a work perspective, we have projects under construction all over the world, including many right here in the US. Ivanka Trump
Families with babies and families without are so sorry for each other. Ed Howe
Taking a toddler to school is one of the most satisfying moments in my many years in public life. There is no better joy than laying the foundations of a strong future for these little children friends, let us all become partners in this quest for ensuring education for all! Narendra Modi
Just because you can thrill a toddler by chewing with your mouth open doesn't mean you should. Michael Nesmith
Toddlers ask many questions, and so do school children until about grade three. By that time, many of them have learned an unfortunate fact, that in school, it can be more important for self protection to hide one's ignorance about a subject than to learn more about it, regardless of one's curiosity. Jan Hunt
Toddlers are active explorers. They eagerly try new things and use materials in different ways. Toddlers want to be independent and they have a strong sense of ownership. Janet Gonzalez-Mena
We sing for these kids who don't have a thing. Eminem
The sun was a toddler insistently refusing to go to bed: It was past eight thirty and still light. John Green
Kids can amuse themselves with almost anything. Allen Klein
The fundamental job of a toddler is to rule the universe. Lawrence Kutner
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother is something absolutely new. Rajneesh
I learned that buying expensive furniture with toddlers around is pointless. Nicole Polizzi
Paradoxically, the toddler's no is also a preliminary to his saying yes. It is a sign that he is getting ready to convert his mother's restrictions and prohibitions into the rules for behavior that will belong to him. Louise J. Kaplan
When I ask how old your toddler is, I don't need to hear '27 months.' 'He's two' will do just fine. He's not a cheese. And I didn't really care in the first place. George Carlin
Having a kid, it makes you slow down; when you're walking with a toddler to pick up a leaf it can take a half hour. You've never spent that time looking at a leaf before, having that kind of interaction. So I think it does make you change the way you look things. Sofia Coppola
Time to a writer is like play dough in the hands of a toddler. Barry Lane
Grown-up people do very little and say a great deal.... Toddlers say very little and do a great deal.... With a toddler you cannot explain, you have to show. You cannot send, you have to take. You cannot control with words, you have to use your body. Penelope Leach
Love is not shown by giving your toddler a car. It's better demonstrated by clapping as she bangs on pots or singing to her while she plays with her cheap little bath toys in the tub. Emily Yoffe
There is growing consensus that new parents need help--information, advice, practical assistance--and that infants and toddlers need stimulation as well as care and nurture. Sheila Kamerman
Toddlers are germ-warfare machines in a cute package. Debora Geary
To a toddler, even a simple walk around the block is a great adventure. My toddler doesn't walk with any destination in mind. She takes it one step at a time, and every step or so, there is something that must be investigated. Alice Callahan
A young child is, indeed, a true scientist, just one big question mark. What? Why? How? I never cease to marvel at the recurring miracle of growth, to be fascinated by the mystery and wonder of this brave enthusiasm. Victoria Wagner
You are worried about seeing him spend his early years in doing nothing. What! Is it nothing to be happy? Nothing to skip, play, and run around all day long? Never in his life will he be so busy again. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
We grown-up people think that we appreciate music, but if we realized the sense that an infant has brought with it of appreciating sound and rhythm, we would never boast of knowing music. The infant is music itself. Hazrat Inayat Khan
My breakthrough moment was when I convinced my husband that when the toddler woke up in the middle of the night and screamed, "Mommy," he actually meant, "Parent of either sex." Sallie Krawcheck
When I see a baby quietly staring at his or her own hands... or a toddler off in a corner putting something into a cup and then taking it out, over and over again... or a preschooler lying in the grass daydreaming, I like to think that they, in their own ways, are "alone in the best room" of their houses, using the solitude they need to find the courage to grow. Fred Rogers
The bond between baby or toddler and its mother is potentially very strong. It can stand a great deal of competition. Fred Rogers
A three-year-old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six-dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm. Bill Vaughan
A two-year-old is like having a blender, but you don't have a top for it. Jerry Seinfeld
Well, let me break down toddlers for you. They eat, sleep, poop, and play. Help 'em out with any one of those things, and you're gold. Maggie Lockwood