“The joys of parents are secret; and so are their griefs and fears; they cannot utter the one; nor they will not utter the other. Children sweeten labors; but they make misfortunes more bitter.”
—Francis Baker in ‘Essays’, 1597
‹ Marian Wright Edelman in ‘An Agenda for Social Reform’ from ‘Children Having Children: Global Perspectives on Teen Pregnancy’ edited by Gary E. McCuen
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