But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.
— Matthew 19:14
"Children are the past, the present, and the future all blended into one," President Boyd K. Packer, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve, said during the April 2002 general conference.
"They are consummately precious. Every time a child is born, the world is renewed in innocence. I constantly think about and pray for the children and youth and their parents."