Childhood Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Childhood

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I think childhood is to everyone a lost land.
~By Dennis Potter ~


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 ~


I would like to go back to Wales. I'm obsessed with my childhood and at least three times a week dream I am back there.
~By Anthony Hopkins ~


My early childhood memories center around this typical American country store and life in a small American town, including 4th of July celebrations marked by fireworks and patriotic music played from a pavilion bandstand.
~By Frederick Reines ~


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 ~


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


I look back to a happy childhood.
~By Catherine Helen Spence ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The middle years of childhood arrive just as your own are getting uncomfortably close.
~By Marguerite Kelly ~


A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.
~By Marion C. Garretty ~


Mexico is only a memory of childhood safety.
~By Sandra Cisneros ~


I alone, as the sharer of their way of life, presented a replica of childhood.
~By Neal Cassady ~


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 ~


I'm mostly influenced by life, what's around me, and my own childhood.
~By Jack Prelutsky ~


My father was a very unhappy person, very sarcastic, and my mother was very nervous and worried about what people thought. They weren't monsters, but it wasn't a good childhood.
~By Paula Danziger ~


That said, let me add that Joan and I never want him to be a child actor. We both feel that it takes away their childhood and puts untold pressure on children.
~By Dwayne Hickman ~


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 ~


It's commonly said that people who've been ill in childhood and who've had an upset education never really regret that they do. It means that you don't look at the world in the way that other people do, and if you were inclined to be a writer, that's a help.
~By John Keegan ~


If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.
~By Peter Handke ~


Because of my faith and my imagination, I was able to enjoy my childhood, even though it was tough.
~By Donna Brazile ~


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 ~


Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: Deliciusness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good.
~By Mariska Hargitay ~


My early childhood was spent in Newark, New Jersey, but my family moved to Denver when I was 12.
~By Anita Diament ~


I spent my whole childhood looking for an escape.
~By Dennis Rodman ~


Being from Africa is the best thing that could have ever, ever happened to me. I cannot see it any other way. All of my fundamental principles that were instilled in me in my home, from my childhood, are still with me.
~By Hakeem Olajuwon ~


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


Everything else you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood.
~By Beryl Bainbridge ~


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.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


My actual childhood, as opposed to my adolescence, was not spent in London.
~By Peter Shaffer ~


We were fortunate to have the Russians as our childhood enemies. We practiced hiding under our desks in case they had the temerity to drop a nuclear weapon.
~By Kary Mullis ~


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 ~


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


All of us have moments in our childhood where we come alive for the first time. And we go back to those moments and think, This is when I became myself.
~By Rita Dove ~


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 ~


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 ~


Doctor Who was a big part of my childhood so it was a great honour to be in it.
~By Simon Pegg ~


Life is the childhood of our immortality.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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


You give up your childhood. You miss proms and games and high-school events, and people say it's awful... I say it was a good trade. You miss something but I think I gained more than I lost.
~By Mary Lou Retton ~


Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
~By Thomas Szasz ~


That aesthetic of the Star Wars universe: the do-it-yourself, hotrod ethic that George Lucas exported from his childhood, is exactly the same kind of soul behind what we do and build for the show. It may not look pretty, but it gets the job done.
~By Adam Savage ~


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 ~


I like consistency. If you've had a childhood like mine, you want some things you can rely on to stay the same.
~By Norman Wisdom ~


Well I was an asthmatic child. So that for most of my childhood I was in bed. Bedridden.
~By Gerald Scarfe ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


As I grew up in that world and saw how much it affected her world and how much it affected our childhood, it made me very aware of politics. Of course, I have my own private feelings and thoughts, but I don't care to share them.
~By Natasha Richardson ~


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 ~


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


Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood.
~By James H. Breasted ~


The events of childhood do not pass, but repeat themselves like seasons of the year.
~By Eleanor Farjeon ~


My dad said, 'The thing that I was told that was really helpful was that I mustn't be afraid of the things I was afraid of when I was five years old'. The shock of his childhood had put him in this defensive crouch against the world, and he needed to know that he had a nice wife and kids and it wasn't the same any more.
~By Tom Hooper ~


Arguably, no artist grows up: If he sheds the perceptions of childhood, he ceases being an artist.
~By Ned Rorem ~


My daddy died when I was two years old. My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood.
~By Haley Barbour ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


If only my folks had beaten me, I could have gotten some material about my miserable childhood. But as it is, I've had a great life.
~By Tim Conway ~


Genius is childhood recalled at will.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


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


Just this morning, out of a large memory for songs, and having been obsessed by them since childhood, suddenly, at the age of 84, I thought of a song I hadn't thought of in over 50 years. It came into my head unbidden.
~By Tom Glazer ~


At heart, this job is about continuing to make great theatre for the people of Sheffield - a city I've known and loved since childhood.
~By Samuel West ~


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 ~


When we are thirsty, we drink the white waters of the pool, the sweetness of our mournful childhood.
~By Georg Trakl ~


Childhood is a promise that is never kept.
~By Ken Hill ~


My instinct was that it was Sidney's childhood in the Bahamas that gave him the fearlessness to fight racism. So this documentary was a kind of rounding out of what had begun in that scene in In the Heat of the Night.
~By Lee Grant ~


The satiric ethos of Mad was a much bigger childhood influence.
~By Alison Bechdel ~


I sailed through my childhood with a complete lack of any drama.
~By Kate Adie ~


My childhood was safe and sane. No abuse and no traumas. I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.
~By Ronnie James Dio ~


The essence of childhood, of course, is play, which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that we reluctantly shared with traffic.
~By Bill Cosby ~


You draw on your own childhood every time you tee it up as an actor.
~By Ron Perlman ~


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 ~


It sounds ideal, a sort of beach childhood. But it wasn't really. I didn't use the beach very much at all.
~By Miranda Richardson ~


My whole family actually, but my parents. I had such a normal and amazing childhood. I've been so lucky. My parents are cool and normal. They don't talk about the business and I still have stuff to do at their house.
~By Kaley Cuoco ~


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


I never have known a man of ordinary common-sense who did not urge upon his sons, from earliest childhood, doctrines of economy and the practice of accumulation.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


My nomadic childhood dramatically fed my eventual decision to be an actor, but not in the way you might think.
~By Josh Lucas ~


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 ~


I really look at my childhood as being one giant rusty tuna can that I continue to recycle in many different shapes.
~By Augusten Burroughs ~


I am among the few who continue to draw after childhood is ended, continuing and perfecting childhood drawing - without the traditional interruption of academic training.
~By Saul Steinberg ~


The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence.
~By Art Linkletter ~


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 ~


We have to understand how the extremists got the way they are. Without that kind of understanding, we'd never really get to know them. I put in nothing about their childhoods. But what I have put in is stuff about the weird symbiotic relationship between us and them.
~By Jon Ronson ~


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


I realized that I had traveled to Havana during what now seems like the childhood of the Cuban Revolution, if you think that Fidel has now been in power for 44 extremely long years. I started looking at the revolution as history, and not as part of the daily news.
~By Alma Guillermoprieto ~


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 ~


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


Right now I belong to the wonderful organization called The Children's Action Network. The first thing we did was immunize 200,000 children across the country against childhood diseases.
~By Henry Winkler ~


Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like - and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres.
~By Hector Hugh Munro ~


Childhood is a disease - a sickness that you grow out of.
~By William Golding ~


My childhood was appalling.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


I had an Edinburgh, middle-class childhood and a public school education.
~By Rory Bremner ~


Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
~By Fred Rogers ~


I think you never forget your childhood, whether it was happy or unhappy.
~By Marcel Carne ~


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


Everything in Italy that is particularly elegant and grand borders upon insanity and absurdity or at least is reminiscent of childhood.
~By Alexander Herzen ~


To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days.
~By Plutarch ~

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