Childhood Quotes

Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

The happy childhood is hardly worth your while.

FRANK MCCOURT

Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood

Benjamin Franklin

My childhood was a period of waiting for the moment when I could send everyone and everything connected with it to hell.

Igor Stravinsky

Religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis

Sigmund Freud

A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.

Robertson Davies

Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man, youth never

Anna Jameson

A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.

Sidonie Gabrielle

Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.

Ambrose Bierce

We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.

George Eliot

It is never too late to have a happy childhood.

Tom Robbins

Childhood is supposed to be happy, and if you can't remember yours with any happiness, what hope have you later, when life starts handing you fresh grief?

AMITY GAIGE

Childhood is a disease -- a sickness that you grow out of.

WILLIAM GOLDING

Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.

John Betjeman

There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age. Children should have a wonderful childhood. They should not be given too much responsibility.

Maria Callas

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

Beryl Margaret Bainbridge

Genius is only childhood recovered at will, childhood now gifted to express itself with the faculties of manhood and with the analytic mind that allows him to give order to the heap of unwittingly hoarded material.

Charles Baudelaire

All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.

Albom, Mitch

The very desire for guarantees that our values are eternal and secure in some objective heaven is perhaps only a craving for the certainties of childhood or the absolute values of our primitive past.

Sir Isaiah Berlin

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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