Kids Tell Us What Love Is

As we get older we tend to get more cynical and these quotes from kids about what love is proves just that...


"On the first date, they just tell each other lies, and that usually gets them interested enough to go for a second date." -- Mike, 10

"One of the people has freckles, and so he finds somebody else who has freckles too." -- Andrew, 6

"A man and a woman promise to go through sickness and illness and diseases together." -- Marlon, 10


"When a person gets kissed for the first time, they fall down, and they don't get up for at least an hour." -- Wendy, 8

"I know one reason kissing was created. It makes you feel warm all over, and they didn't always have electric heat or fireplaces or even stoves in their houses." -- Gina, 8

"Lovers will just be staring at each other and their food will get cold. Other people care more about the food." -- Brad, 8

"Don't forget your wife's name. That will mess up the love." -- Erin, 8


(If you had a bad first date) "I'd run home and play dead. The next day I would call all the newspapers and make sure they wrote about me in all the dead columns." -- Craig, 9

"Marriage is when you get to keep your girl and don't have to give her back to her parents!" -- Eric, 6

"Be a good kisser. It might make your wife forget that you never take out the trash." -- Dave, 8

"Love is when you tell a guy you like his shirt, then he wears it every day." -- Noelle,  

"Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good too." -- Greg, 8

"You got to find somebody who likes the same stuff. Like if you like sports, she should like it that you like sports, and she should keep the chips and dip coming." -- Allan, 10

"When my grandmother got arthritis, she couldn't bend over and paint her toenails anymore. So my grandfather does it for her all the time, even when his hands got arthritis too. That's love." -- Rebecca, 8

Claire Kelly
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