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Childhood Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Childhood

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My childhood home backed onto wheat and cotton fields.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


Mom was the greatest influence of my childhood. She wanted to save me from the vice, lust, and drinking that was all about me.
~By Ethel Waters ~


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 ~


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


I was brought up in a very poor and very violent household. I spent much of my childhood being afraid.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.
~By Louise J. Kaplan ~


For almost thirty years I repeatedly saw one and the same dream: I would arrive in Vienna at long last. I would feel really happy, for I was returning to my serene childhood.
~By Alfred Schnittke ~


Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.
~By Diane Ackerman ~


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 ~


I believe that always, or almost always, in all childhoods and in all the lives that follow them, the mother represents madness. Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met.
~By Marguerite Duras ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


People ask 'do you make a conscious effort not to swear?' - if you're doing silly stuff you're not tempted to put swearing in. All the comics from my childhood, who were funny without swearing, were the people that influenced me. What I do is quite traditional anyway.
~By Tim Vine ~


I didn't have a childhood.
~By Pat Morita ~


Since my earliest childhood a barb of sorrow has lodged in my heart. As long as it stays I am ironic if it is pulled out I shall die.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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'm a Brooklyn boy. I was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised there, and spent most of my childhood there.
~By Robert Jay Lifton ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
~By Bob Filner ~


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 ~


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


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 cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


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 ~


To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams.
~By Giorgio de Chirico ~


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 ~


I had always wanted to be on SNL, it's not always great, but it's this leftover childhood dream.
~By Rachel Dratch ~


I was born in Somerville, but I don't remember very much about it because we moved from there to Arlington when I was five years old, and it was in Arlington that I spent most of my childhood.
~By Alan Hovhaness ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


There's something about childhood friends that you just can't replace.
~By Lisa Whelchel ~


Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.
~By Andy Goldsworthy ~


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 ~


Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries; but who can tell or who can explain them!
~By Max Muller ~


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


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 ~


Everyone has a childhood, everyone had awkward years and weird stages. Mine were broadcast for eight years.
~By Tina Yothers ~


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 ~


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


My mother had a very difficult childhood, having seen her own mother kill herself. So she didn't always know how to be the nurturing mother that we all expect we should have.
~By Amy Tan ~


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


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 ~


The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
~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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Boston's freeway system is insane. It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his childhood crashing toy trains.
~By Bill Bryson ~


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 ~


The loss of Eden is personally experienced by every one of us as we leave the wonder and magic and also the pains and terrors of childhood.
~By Dennis Potter ~


We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromise.
~By Raquel Welch ~


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


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 ~


What is it like to fall asleep? What happens? Where do we go? Why don't we remember? Since childhood most of us have wondered about the mystery of sleep.
~By Henry Reed ~


When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.
~By Brian Aldiss ~


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 ~


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 ~


My childhood was appalling.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


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 ~


One thing that is almost always said to me is, I grew up with you. They are meeting me and feel that they actually grew up with me. I was with them during their play hours and thinking hours. I was a part of their childhoods. That's one of the most amazing things.
~By Mark Goddard ~


I think there is a sense of last things in my work that probably comes from a Catholic childhood.
~By Don DeLillo ~


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


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


My childhood here... was very limited. So it was a long, long time before I actually went out to Brooklyn.
~By Frank McCourt ~


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 childhood may have been more demented than most, because I learned to read very early and was allowed to read whatever I wanted.
~By Poppy Z. Brite ~


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 ~


Vietnam was what we had instead of happy childhoods.
~By Michael Herr ~


I don't carry any early childhood trauma around with me, if that's what you're hinting at. The story of the bicycles - and there were three of them which were stolen from me - I've dealt with it well.
~By Angela Merkel ~


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 found one remaining box of comics which I had saved. When I opened it up and that smell came pouring out, that old paper smell, I was struck by a rush of memories, a sense of my childhood self that seemed to be contained in there.
~By Michael Chabon ~


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 ~


Some of the words and symbols and images from childhood will continually be part and parcel of my personality.
~By Dennis Potter ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


It is very difficult for people to believe the simple fact that every persecutor was once a victim. Yet it should be very obvious that someone who was allowed to feel free and strong from childhood does not have the need to humiliate another person.
~By Alice Miller ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


It's only in hindsight that you realize what indeed your childhood was really like.
~By Maya Lin ~


People who've had very unhappy childhoods are pretty good at inventing themselves. If nobody invents you for yourself, nothing is left but to invent yourself for others.
~By John Le Carre ~


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 ~


Any acceleration constitutes progress, Miss Glory. Nature had no understanding of the modern rate of work. From a technical standpoint the whole of childhood is pure nonsense. Simply wasted time. An untenable waste of time.
~By Karel Capek ~


A lot of people have gotten into comedy because of certain influences in their lives or events that were painful, and I really have wracked my brain to figure it out. I pretty much have had a normal childhood. Maybe it was too normal.
~By Will Ferrell ~


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


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

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