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Kids Being Different Quotes


"Kids don't like being put into boxes, and your kid can act in different ways in different situations." - Rosalind Wiseman

"Bullying is killing our kids. Being different is killing our kids and the kids who are bullying are dying inside. We have to save our kids whether they are bullied or they are bullying. They are all in pain." - Cat Cora

"I was a communist, but being left-wing was fashionable. I was no different from thousands of middle-class kids." - Miuccia Prada

"It sounds so cliched, but I've always been kind of different. I always liked being around weird kids." - Cecily Strong

"I am very different as a parent to new kids. My work changed from being rooted in the sky to being rooted in the earth." - Peter Eisenman

"Kids hate anyone who is different." - Tamsin Egerton

"I wanted to talk to very young kids about self-image and about being different and how that can be your strength, especially from the immigrant perspective." - Gloria Estefan

"Unfortunately, in some parts of the country, some kids are taught at an early age that being different is somehow bad or wrong or worthy of ridicule." - Matt Bomer

"I never stopped being a mother, and I never stopped being an artist. Which is probably why my kids are so creative. When I'm with my kids I'm creating but I'm still a mom. I don't wear two different hats. My kids have always been on the set with me. I was breastfeeding on set. None of my kids would take a bottle so they could not leave my side for a very long time." - Jada Pinkett Smith

"He added you sure don't know they had different kids." - Kent Hovind

"I'm a father of four so whenever I'm not working my kids have their different sports, or plays, or school performances, so I don't do a whole lot of other stuff besides being a dad." - Christopher Judge

"Playing athletics, playing a lot of different sports, going to drama school... I was one of those kids who wanted to do everything, so I ended up being pretty average at everything." - Matt Bomer

"I want to encourage kids to speak up, to tell their stories. That is the only way people will know what we have to go through. Believe in yourself. Someone once told me being different isn't bad - different is just different!" - Lauren Potter

"I have six kids - four girls and two boys. I'm amazed that growing up in the same house, same parents with the same exposure to the same things that all my six kids can be so different. I see that as their (being) designed by God." - Alex Kendrick

"Not being like everyone else is a great thing, but when you're in elementary school, you want people to like you, and kids that age can be so closed-minded. I mean, I went to a little Catholic school in the San Fernando Valley! My life was so different from the other kids'." - Katy Rose

"Different is better. I get more jobs being different." - Cintia Dicker

"It's always about being yourself and not being ashamed of being different or thinking different." - Marilyn Manson

"Encourage kids to be creative without worrying about being perfect." - Dav Pilkey

"I enjoy being a role model for kids." - Tim Howard

"Kids think of us as being totally over the hill." - Thurston Moore

"Being different is good; embrace it." - Simon Cowell

"I like being what the girls call MOD-"my other Dad." What I've learned in the past year is that every kid is different. But as long as you love them and never forget that love, then you have the key. I think it's all about just being there and loving them because kids feel that every single day." - Ashton Kutcher

"The thing about being at home versus being out in the world working is, it's a whole different vibe. When I'm home with my kids and partner, I will cook - even though she's a very good cook. She's learned over the years. We started with basics, you know, how to saute onions, how to saute mushrooms." - Cat Cora

"We only live once, and how would you want to be remembered? I have kids. I have, due to my job, a probably higher responsibility to do good things in my life. But also, since I was a kid, I love doing things out of context, helping friends, being different, being a special kind of man is important for me." - Gilles Marini

"The thing I like the best, especially being a parent of so many kids, Is that they're all so different. You love them all equally, but they're all so different from each other and that's the cool thing, to see their personalities start to develop and see how unique and different they all are and to be able to love them in their own unique ways. It's really, really, really special." - Nick Lachey

"Being alone and being lonely are two different things. (Yasu)" - Ai Yazawa

"What's the use in being different when it's being different that's the same." - John Hartford

"It's a different experience to be with your kids when your spouse isn't around." - Jerry Oconnell

"I have two little kids, and they both came out completely different, with their own personalities." - Nigel Barker

"My kids are no different than anyone else's - they tend to disagree with everything I say!" - Wayne Gretzky

"It's a different experience to be with your kids when your spouse isn't around." - Jerry O'Connell

"I remember being bullied at school, and I remember being cruel to other kids." - Joel Edgerton

"I like being in kids' movies, and I like being in family movies." - Bill Nighy

"I want certain things out of life. I want my grand kids, my kids' kids, being able to inherit what I've worked so hard to build." - Ace Hood

"Now it's fantastic, this is a medium that adults should be able to enjoy, it's not just for our kids. I feel like now with Adult Swim and all these different outlets for adults to enjoy animation, it's huge. I love being a part of it, absolutely love it." - Rachael Macfarlane

"When people ask where I studied to be an ambassador, I say my neighborhood and my school. I've tried to tell my kids that you don't wait until you're in high school or college to start dealing with problems of people being different. The younger you start, the better." - Andrew Young

"I always think of the character as being me. But me wearing a 'coat', which may be a different way of speaking, moving or regarding other people. To me, acting is pretending, just like kids playing, only you pretend as if it were really, really real." - Fred Melamed

"I guess I was always a ham, and I was anxious to try doing different things. I started doing impressions to make friends at school. I would do them during recess. Maybe some of the kids thought I was being weird, but everyone seemed to have a good time." - Vesta Williams

"Being confident is the key to life. Don't be afraid to be you! I'm super different from a lot of kids my age with style and personality, and I'm OK with it. And if you are OK with it, everyone else will be, too. Just be yourself." - Leo Howard

"I am showing solidarity while being different. Or if you prefer, I am being different while being in solidarity." - Nicolas Sarkozy

"Being with my kids is really important to me, being a good dad and being around a lot." - Shooter Jennings

"The matinee audiences are different because they're mostly kids, a great percentage kids. So they respond to everything differently, but I understand what they do respond to." - Rue Mcclanahan

"We're not trying to raise good kids. We're trying to raise kids who become great adults. That's a very different thing. We all know parents who had kids that when they turned 18 left the house and went nuts." - Andy Andrews

"Originality is being different from oneself, not others." - Philip Larkin

"Take calculated risks. This is quite different from being rash." - George S Patton

"You can only make a difference by being different." - Rick Warren

"Being still and doing nothing are two completely different things" - Jackie Chan

"Being an actor lets me be a million different things." - Meryl Streep

"Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash." - George S Patton

"Being a leading man can come in many different forms." - Jamie Dornan

"The relentless pursuit of being different is very French." - Alain Ducasse

"I have no problem being with people of different nationalities." - Krzysztof Kieslowski

"Being nice and competitive are two different things." - David Duffield

"What if we could stop being different colors, different backgrounds, and just be in love?" - E. Lockhart

"I love dabbling in different genres, and I like being good at different genres of cinema." - Priyanka Chopra

"Yes, be different, but not for the vanities of being different." - Criss Jami

"I guess I'm a little different. I think being unique is different." - Michelle Wie

"There are different kinds of concentration required to make a painting, different kinds of being present." - Joe Bradley

"In school, kids never really looked at me a different way because I think it was a different generation; they didnt really know who my father was." - Enrique Iglesias

"There are many different ways of being funny. I'm not sure that there's so many different ways of being dramatic." - Isabelle Huppert

"We had to break up, though. We wanted different things - like he wanted kids and I wanted him to hear." - Amy Schumer

"I hang out with the nerdy people they have a different sense of humor than most kids." - Liam Aiken

"I think to many people, textured curls still signify 'difference.' And kids like to pick on what's different." - Guido Palau

"I suppose kids probably know less boredom these days - or at least a different kind of boredom." - Charlie Brooker

"I didn't feel so different until maybe, like, around third grade. Kids started blaming me for my people killing Jesus." - Sarah Silverman

"I don't want to get high with my kids, because then everything is different forever. That's so stupid, I think." - Charlie Sheen

"It's always just a great thing to see your kids connecting and you see the different stages." - Christine Taylor

"Kids need stuff which is different than what their life is that they can kind of live through." - Kathy Valentine

"I hang out with the 'nerdy' people - they have a different sense of humor than most kids." - Liam Aiken

"It's great, because different groups of kids can laugh at each other and still enjoy the show." - Daisy Berkowitz

"It's great, because different groups of kids can laugh at each other and still enjoy the show." - Scott Putesky

"Well, we certainly weren't making a cartoon show for kids. It was a completely different kind of idea." - Dave Rowntree

"I was the second of six kids. I wouldn't say we were poor; we had no money. That's different." - Martha Stewart

"I write books for all age groups - young kids, teenagers and adults - because I get a range of different ideas." - Catherine Jinks

"It's important to teach your kids the value of being active by setting a good example." - Heidi Klum

"One barrier to being a great parent is the mistaken belief that we are raising kids." - Bill Crawford

"Being bullied means you're special and that's what I want all kids to know." - Jessie J

"Being bullied means you're special and that's what I want all kids to know." - Jessie J

"Being an older mom, I'm super mellow with my kids. Also, "curious" and "loving."" - Sheryl Crow

"I think part of being a parent is trying to kill your kids." - Stephen King

"I love kids and children, and I love being a mom." - Jennie Garth

"I'm pretty intentional about being highly invested in my kids' lives." - Mark Batterson

"I'm still very much about being an actor. That's why I'm not married with kids." - Elliot Cowan

"We don't mind being ripped apart, but don't rip the songs apart. They're like our kids." - Maurice Gibb

"The worst environmental decision you can make as a human being is to have 14 kids." - Jane Velezmitchell

"Until you have kids, you can't imagine how much you could possibly love a human being." - Megan Fox

"I love everything about my job, except being away from the kids." - Dave Grohl

"Teaching kids about health and fitness is important to me. It's about being fit for life." - Jackie Joynerkersee

"I don't think of cartoons or comics as being for kids." - Jeff Kinney

"I love being around kids; they're honest and refreshing, and I love teaching them new things." - Jesse Bradford

"I'm big on my kids being conventionally polite, and it works really well for them." - Mayim Bialik

"The Cool Kids are Chicago. Me being from Michigan is a part of that dynamic." - Chuck Inglish

"Teaching kids about health and fitness is important to me. It's about being fit for life." - Jackie Joyner-Kersee

"Stay in school kids or you'll end up being an umpire." - Andy Roddick

"Being with my kids is the best, most fun thing; it's a privilege." - Chris Rock

"Most kids are not dreaming of being programmers, scientists or engineers." - William

"I like other people's kids and being able to give them back when I want to." - Karrie Webb

"There's no job that's more rewarding than being with kids. I adore it." - Jenna Bush

"Are kids smarter than adults? All evidence points to that being true." - Natalie Jeremijenko

"While the nerds were being trained to get the right answers, the popular kids were being trained to please." - Paul Graham

"I really enjoy being a dad, and maybe I took it too seriously, but I love being around my kids." - Dana Carvey

"The purpose of my life is being a father to my kids and being a husband to my wife." - Terrence Howard

"I've got three kids. I worry about them but the gospel freed me and freed my wife. We are not trying to make our kids think that we're super spiritual or we've got it all together. They see mom and dad being real people. What they hear dad talking about at home is not different from what they see from dad [at church]. That won't guarantee that they'll avoid the whole PK, MK thing. But we are hopefully not contributing to what normally produces that crisis, which is pretending." - Tullian Tchividjian

"I've come to realize that making it your life's work to be different than your parents is not only hard to do, it's a dumb idea. Not everything we found fault with was necessarily wrong; we were right, for example, to resent, as kids, being told when to go to bed. We'd be equally wrong, as parents, to let our kids stay up all night. To throw out all the tools of parenting just because our parents used them would be like making yourself speak English without using ten letters of the alphabet; it's hard to do." - Paul Reiser

"I'm first generation American, and my parents were both from Nigeria. And so I always say that I'm literally an African American. So my last name is Famuyiwa, it's different. And so that was a part of my experience from people not being able to pronounce it to not sort of having sort of a shared, common history with a lot of the kids that I was growing up with because my parents were from Africa." - Terry Gross

"At school, when kids are being encouraged to get the one right answer and fill in that bubble, people can do things that enable their children to solve problems in multiple ways: "Can you think of different ways to make the bed?" It costs nothing, and the child is learning, "I have good ideas, I can be creative, and I can show you that I have confidence."" - Roberta Michnick Golinkoff

"Big Day Out is one of our favourite festivals, it's such an eclectic mix of so many different things and it's really about music - which is what a good festival should be about. The reaction from the fans in that part of the world rivals our greatest territories and the kids are always very rabid and very appreciative of us being there, so we're super excited to get back." - Mikey Way

"Like a lot of kids, I had a Superman cake or different theme cakes, but then I hit the age where I think my mom thought I was ready for the German chocolate cake that she makes for my dad. Just the sight of that, the taste of that frosting, just reminds me of being at home with my mom and my dad and my sister and my friends." - Willie Geist

"I'm very involved with kids because after being a teacher for seven years, I just can't stop loving the kids. I am a teacher forever." - Yolanda Adams

"It's important to me that people can associate being different with being beautiful." - Andrej Pejic

"If being sane is thinking there's something wrong with being different, I'd rather be completely $%^&^& mental." - Angelina Jolie

"Don't focus on being different, focus on being yourself - and your difference will naturally shine through!" - Kevin Eikenberry

"Being proud and being nationalistic are, for me, completely different things." - Jean Reno

"Being me is no different than being most anyone else, I guess." - Layne Staley

"Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus." - Ozzy Osbourne

"Yes, we are all different. Different customs, different foods, different mannerisms, different languages, but not so different that we cannot get along with one another. If we will disagree without being disagreeable." - J Martin Kohe

"Most important are the lessons of being humble, being a giver, and generally being a loving and caring person for people. That is something that I am trying to instill in my kids and all the kids around the world." - Raheem Devaughn

"They [my sons] all went to different schools and all did different things. They're about as different for five kids as you'll ever see. They don't do anything the same." - Jack Nicklaus

"Being a singer is all about me. About ego. Being a mom is all about being selfless - two different worlds." - Gwen Stefani

"Remember that a single mom is just like any other mom and that our number one priority is till our kids. Any parent does whatever it takes for their kids and a single mother is no different." - Paula Miranda

"I seemed so different from other kids; I grew up in church and felt a connection with God, and a lot of kids my age really didn't understand that." - Fantasia Barrino

"I'm great at telling stories with the kids. I do all my different accents. We make our own stories up all the time, the four of us, me and Hannah and the kids." - Stephen Graham

"They're a different generation, those kids; kids that are under the age of twelve. They're not that impressed by rock music, you know what I mean? They're like, it's cool and everything, but whatever. They're just as impressed by YouTube." - Frank Black

"Travelling childhoods are a common theme among actors. Army kids, embassy kids, travelling salesmen, clergy. Thing is, you learn about behaviour, that different places are separated by behaviours which are culturally driven." - Julianne Moore

"There is so much that is positive, wonderful even, about state schools. At a state school your kids will learn to live alongside and appreciate other kids from many diverse and different cultures." - Arabella Weir

"'What can your kids teach you?' Well, I believe something different about kids. We don't own them, they have their own knowledge. From the start you have to make the choice to listen." - Faye Wattleton

"When you're reading from a different language that's different from your own, it's not the same as being fluent." - Chath Piersath

"I have very much enjoyed being in the music business in different roles through five different decades." - Peter Asher

"Something that I really enjoy doing is creating and being a part of very different characters and very different projects." - Noel Fisher

"It's very simple why kids are crazy about dinosaurs - dinosaurs are nature's Special Effects. They are the only real dragons. Kids love dragons. It's not just being weirdly shaped and being able to eat Buicks. It's that they are real." - Robert T Bakker

"It's very simple why kids are crazy about dinosaurs - dinosaurs are nature's Special Effects. They are the only real dragons. Kids love dragons. It's not just being weirdly shaped and being able to eat Buicks. It's that they are real." - Robert T Bakker

"People are being more experimental. I hear chords being played that really haven't been on the radio. I love that. I go to my kids' school and see kids playing in bands. It is a sign of what's to come." - Greg Kurstin

"It's totally different now, traveling to different meets and different cities and actually being able to enjoy the cities I'm in." - Gail Devers

"When your kids turn 13, an alien being invades their bodies and doesn't leave until they're 20." - Alan Alda

"I always remind my kids, "I'm your parent, but I'm a human being, too, so I may not be perfect."" - Kelly Ripa

"I think kids in general are much more capable of understanding the idea of being transgender than adults." - Jill Soloway

"I love my kids. But I don't give them the burden of being the source of my love." - Tony Robbins

"Being on the road and doing events is like getting kids ready for school for most families." - David Wolfe

"I feel like little kids should and do steal money. That is a major part of being a young child." - Cameron Esposito

"I wouldn't want to sacrifice the last years that I have of being youthful in this business to have kids." - Michelle Rodriguez

"How can you respect the world when you see it's being run by a bunch of kids turned old?" - John Updike

"Being a woman in music and having kids, it's very hard to do both without neglecting one a bit." - Martha Wainwright

"I love kids, and I'm great with them, but I also love being able to give them back." - Rickilee Coulter

"I go to sleep thinking about my kids being spoiled and I wake up thinking about it." - Adam Sandler

"It's very strong after the birth. It's extraordinary. You can't watch anything to do with kids being harmed." - Julie Walters

"I love kids, so two things that I have thought about are being a pediatrician or a kindergarten teacher." - Karlie Kloss

"I don't remember ever being full of dislike and hatred for people, like some kids I've come across now." - Jeffrey Bernard

"I love kids, and I'm great with them, but I also love being able to give them back." - Ricki-Lee Coulter

"I get so much out of being married and raising my kids - that's really important to me." - Tracy Pollan

"You know how kids dream of being soccer players or actors? Well, my dream was to be a sushi chef." - Nobu Matsuhisa



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