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People who have fabulous childhoods have this sense that nothing is ever going to be that good again. With me, I have the sense that nothing is going to be that bad.
~By Nigella Lawson ~


I had a kind of Dickensian childhood.
~By Shaun Cassidy ~


I had a really happy childhood - my siblings were great, my mother was very fanciful, and I loved to read. But there was always financial strife.
~By Patti Smith ~


Well, I was born and raised in the Midwest, in Indiana specifically, and my childhood was full of weekend movies, you know, the Saturday and Sunday popcorn movies.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


We were just a gaggle of kids, and everybody played together and had a good time. You know how kids can be completely horrible - abusive but fun. But anyway, it was a nice childhood.
~By Peter Jurasik ~


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.
~By Maria Callas ~


For years, my master had done his utmost to pollute my mind with foul images, and to destroy the pure principles inculcated by my grandmother, and the good mistress of my childhood.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


My early childhood prepared me to be a social psychologist. I grew up in a South Bronx ghetto in a very poor family. From Sicilian origin, I was the first person in my family to complete high school, let alone go to college.
~By Philip Zimbardo ~


Since childhood she had walked the Devon rivers with her father looking for flowers and the nests of birds, passing some rocks and trees as old friends, seeing a Spirit everywhere, gentle in thought to all her eyes beheld.
~By Henry Williamson ~


The only hero known to my childhood was Henry Clay.
~By Rebecca H. Davis ~


I don't know what your childhood was like, but we didn't have much money. We'd go to a movie on a Saturday night, then on Wednesday night my parents would walk us over to the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book.
~By Robert Redford ~


These days, there are a great many books about childhood trauma and its effects, but at the time all the experts agreed that one should forget about it as quickly as possible and pick up where you left off.
~By Peter Straub ~


The rate of childhood obesity is just ridiculous. Anytime I can get involved with teaching them how to get physical exercise, I want to help in any way possible.
~By Shannon Miller ~


As for AIDS, it's a plague. We are human, we get plagues. They come along every so often, kill off two thirds of the population; in the next generation it's a quarter; after that it's a childhood disease.
~By Larry Niven ~


Poetry is one of the few nasty childhood habits I've managed to grow out of.
~By Tom Holt ~


A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
~By Robertson Davies ~


My parents didn't want me to be a regular in a series. I was a working actor from time to time but they thought was a little too much being a star of a series. They wanted me to have a slightly more normal childhood.
~By Harry Shearer ~


I'm one of those unlucky people who had a happy childhood.
~By Jonathan Coe ~


I was an escapee of childhood. I always wanted to grow up.
~By Uma Thurman ~


There was a special challenge in describing the awful childhood of a person who happens to be my own husband. It was very painful at times, for both of us.
~By Pamela Stephenson ~


Coming from a barely clothed childhood as a swimmer makes me really comfortable with my body.
~By Estella Warren ~


Anyone who has spent any time in space will love it for the rest of their lives. I achieved my childhood dream of the sky.
~By Valentina Tereshkova ~


Somewhere in my wildest childhood I must have done something right. Being able to make a boyhood dream come true is one thing, but to have a kid come along and thrill his dad like Brett Hull has thrilled me over his career is too much for one guy to handle.
~By Bobby Hull ~


As a child, I was never drawn toward depraved or extreme situations; I really wanted a normal little childhood. Unfortunately, that's just not what happened.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


My childhood is completely... when I look back, it was '50s in New York, upper-middle class, it was completely idyllic and golden and wonderful - sweet in every way.
~By Peter Jurasik ~


When I look back, it was a strange period in my life, looking at my childhood and then my teenage years and forming Slayer when I was still 17, not out of high school.
~By Dave Lombardo ~


I didn't have a happy childhood.
~By Giorgio Armani ~


Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
~By Charles Dickens ~


Too many people have been analyzing their pasts, their childhoods, their memories, their parents, and realizing that it doesn't do anything-or that it doesn't do enough.
~By James Hillman ~


I had the pleasure, as Robin said, to live a childhood dream as many young Americans and Puerto Rican children live that play youth baseball. And I feel honored and very thankful for that opportunity.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


I didn't grow up with my mother, and so losing her for real was like, some sort of latent childhood, some sort of unresolved issue. When she left for real, it was sort of like, I was done.
~By Billy Corgan ~


What laughter is to childhood, sex is to adolescence.
~By Martha Beck ~


My major regret in life is that my childhood was unnecessarily lonely.
~By Truman Capote ~


Remember Graham Green's dictum that childhood is the bank balance of the writer? I think that all writers feel alienated. Most of us go back to an alienated childhood in some way or another. I know that I do.
~By John Le Carre ~


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


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


A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
~By Pindar ~


Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one's death.
~By Rollo May ~


My relationship with "Pollyanna" is a very personal one, because Pollyanna got me through my childhood.
~By Eleanor Porter ~


A happy childhood... is the worst possible preparation for life.
~By Kinky Friedman ~


When trying to remember my share in the glow of the eternal present, in the smile of God, I return to my childhood, too, for that is where the most significant discoveries turn up.
~By Herman Hesse ~


We are all, in a sense, experts on secrecy. From earliest childhood we feel its mystery and attraction. We know both the power it confers and the burden it imposes. We learn how it can delight, give breathing space and protect.
~By Sissela Bok ~


I have had playmates, I have had companions; In my days of childhood, in my joyful school days - All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.
~By Charles Lamb ~


It is possible to resolve childhood repression safely and without confusion - something that has always been disputed by the most respected schools of thought.
~By Alice Miller ~


But when alcohol comes in, start running. Because there's a demon there, and it goes back to her childhood.
~By David Gest ~


My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil.
~By Ray Charles ~


I gave up my childhood for a career.
~By Brenda Lee ~


For years I have been mourning and not for my dead, it is for this boy for whatever corner in my heart died when his childhood slid out of my arms.
~By William Gibson ~


When I went back to visit my native Berlin after World War II, I noticed that the only thing I really remembered from my childhood Berlin days is the shoe store.
~By Lukas Foss ~


For me, being a writer was never a choice. I was born one. All through my childhood I wrote short stories and stuffed them in drawers. I wrote on everything. I didn't do my homework so I could write.
~By Laura Hillenbrand ~


All the time a person is a child he is both a child and learning to be a parent. After he becomes a parent he becomes predominantly a parent reliving childhood.
~By Benjamin Spock ~


The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
~By DeForest Kelley ~


I remember seeing war hero Jimmy Doolittle fly a Gee Bee racer there. He was my childhood hero. Many years later, I was lucky enough to go hunting with him.
~By Wally Schirra ~


Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
~By Lydia M. Child ~


Sadism is not an infectious disease that strikes a person all of a sudden. It has a long prehistory in childhood and always originates in the desperate fantasies of a child who is searching for a way out of a hopeless situation.
~By Alice Miller ~


Concepts, like individuals, have their histories and are just as incapable of withstanding the ravages of time as are individuals. But in and through all this they retain a kind of homesickness for the scenes of their childhood.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


I don't remember the first half of my life. All I say is a happy childhood is the worst possible preparation for life.
~By Kinky Friedman ~


The secret of the truly successful, I believe, is that they learned very early in life how not to be busy. They saw through that adage, repeated to me so often in childhood, that anything worth doing is worth doing well.
~By Barbara Ehrenreich ~


Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas, play with language, solve problems, use my imagination, and draw on my own childhood.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.
~By Margaret Mead ~


I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn't have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us.
~By Gaston Bachelard ~


When I moved to Seattle, I was hanging out with kids who had done drugs, had sex a million times. I look at them now and realize their childhood was taken away.
~By Jeff Ament ~


One of the reasons I get so much joy out of my own children's childhoods is that I'm having my first childhood myself.
~By Al Sharpton ~


One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.
~By Agatha Christie ~


It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
~By Berke Breathed ~


Childhood smells of perfume and brownies.
~By David Leavitt ~


A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


My whole career has been fulfilling my childhood fantasies, playing characters that are larger than life, getting to play a knight, an elf, a prince, and a soldier.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.
~By Edna St. Vincent Millay ~


If you had an essentially happy childhood, that tends to dwell with you.
~By Tracy Kidder ~


I've been following what's happening in Colombia because it's the country of my childhood.
~By Barbet Schroeder ~


I find the subject of childhood fascinating. I explored this subject in Speak to me of love and I am curious about portraying the often painful transition into the adult world.
~By Sophie Marceau ~


I had a wonderful childhood, coming from Cincinnati, and I think that it was great going into the life that I was going to have, where you have to start young as a dancer.
~By Suzanne Farrell ~


My childhood wasn't full of wonderful culinary memories.
~By Thomas Keller ~


My childhood beliefs became so much a part of me that even today I find myself automatically living by a personal standard of conduct which can only be explained as resulting from my religious training.
~By Robert Vaughn ~


I spent much of my later childhood and adolescence very, very involved and interested in art, and particularly in animated movies.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


I wanted to have a normal childhood. Normal relationships.
~By Tommy Rettig ~


I am convinced that, except in a few extraordinary cases, one form or another of an unhappy childhood is essential to the formation of exceptional gifts.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


I write in that space between Ella's childhood and mine. I know it all sounds a bit sinister.
~By Carol Ann Duffy ~


I grew up in Cambridge in England, and my love of mathematics dates from those early childhood days.
~By Andrew Wiles ~


The only difference between the Bel Air of the '90s and the Bel Air of my childhood is that now the nannies are Latina instead of British, and the cars European instead of American.
~By Lorna Luft ~


Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man, youth never.
~By Anna Jameson ~


Some men have a necessity to be mean, as if they were exercising a faculty which they had to partially neglect since early childhood.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


I'm incredibly boring; I had a very happy childhood. I never starved, nor did I have a silver spoon in my mouth. I'm one of those terribly middle-of-the-road, British middle class, South London gents.
~By Jude Law ~


In childhood I developed a serious throat infection, and my heart stopped beating. I recovered from that illness with a voice that boomed forth like Kate Smith's!
~By Patsy Cline ~


The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's childhood and on her family influences. It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France!
~By Antonia Fraser ~


In fact, my son learned his first swear word from E.T. at age five. The way I look at it, E.T. stole a bit of my son's childhood.
~By John Ratzenberger ~


Your emotional life is not written in cement during childhood. You write each chapter as you go along.
~By Harry Stack Sullivan ~


Quite often somebody will say, What year do your books take place? and the only answer I can give is, In childhood.
~By Beverly Cleary ~


Childhood is frequently a solemn business for those inside it.
~By George Will ~


The books I loved in childhood - the first loves - I've read so often that I've internalized them in some really essential way: they are more inside me now than out.
~By Donna Tartt ~


I've never outgrown my childhood.
~By David McCallum ~


I WAS born a slave; but I never knew it till six years of happy childhood had passed away.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


How one handles success or failure is determined by their early childhood.
~By Harold Ramis ~


My kitchen looks like the one from my childhood - very homey, with a little bit of Alice in Wonderland!
~By Paris Hilton ~


It was a perfectly average well- adjusted childhood, not a bit unlike that of millions of other individuals.
~By DeForest Kelley ~


If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.
~By E. B. White ~

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