Childhood Quotes

If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.

ABRAHAM SUTZKEVER

There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.

Elizabeth Lawrence

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.

Deepak Chopra

Childhood is the sleep of reason.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Childhood is a promise that is never kept

Ken Hill

Childhood, at its best, is a perpetual adventure, in the truest sense of that overtaxed word: a setting forth into trackless lands that might have come to existence the instant before you first laid eyes on them.

Michael Chabon

The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.

John Milton

There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.

Marcel Proust

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.

Sigmund Freud

The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose

Garrison Keillor

When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn't the old home you missed but your childhood

Sam Ewing

Childhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.

Richard Zera

Childhood is a short season.

Helen Hayes

Childhood is frequently a solemn business for those inside it.

George F. Will

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.

Fred Astaire

Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood.

Benjamin Franklin

A good scientist is a person in whom the childhood quality of perennial curiosity lingers on. Once he gets an answer, he has other questions.

Frederick Seitz

Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kind, sunshiny old age.

Lydia Maria Child

Everything else you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood

Beryl Bainbridge

People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.

Bill Watterson

Childhood lasts all through life. It returns to animate broad sections of adult life.... Poets will help us to find this living childhood within us, this permanent, durable immobile world.

Gaston Bachelard

I had no idea that mothering my own child would be so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.

Susannah

On this day I remember words that have stayed with me since my childhood and which matter a great deal to me today, my school motto: "I will try my outmost". This is my promise to all of the people of Britain and now let the work of change begin.

James Gordon Brown

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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