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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 ~


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 ~


One of the things I want to do that's outside the realm of acting and the arts - although both have their place in this - is ending childhood hunger here in America.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
~By Graham Greene ~


Childhood is a short season.
~By Helen Hayes ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Communists are people who fancied that they had an unhappy childhood.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


I attended Sunday School and then church with my father and mother throughout my childhood.
~By Leverett Saltonstall ~


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


My childhood was appalling.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


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


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 ~


My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity.
~By Roberto Benigni ~


The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.
~By Garrison Keillor ~


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


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


I never had any childhood, for the word means sunshine and freedom from care. I had a starved and pinched little childhood, as far as love and merriment go.
~By Frank Leslie ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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.
~By Isaiah Berlin ~


Sure, my childhood was unusual. All these eccentric, wild people frequented our home: rock stars, drag queens, models, bikers, freaks. But I was not this little rich girl. My mom and I lived in an apartment.
~By Liv Tyler ~


But childhood prolonged, cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell.
~By Louise Bogan ~


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


It was a small provincial place with great people and I had a happy childhood growing up in Queens.
~By Fran Drescher ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I had this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life, what had been my childhood dream.
~By Andrew Wiles ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


We cannot even recollect the actions of our infancy, our childhood is like something written on a slate and rubbed off.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


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 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 ~


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


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 should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood, but it didn't because parenting can only be learned by people who have no children.
~By Bill Cosby ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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's the continuation of everyone's childhood to see these young children who grow up full of life, full of intelligence, full of a sense of wonder. And within an instant they're gone from this world. It's terrible.
~By Lucien Bouchard ~


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


I still love making hamburgers on the grill. I guess whenever I eat them childhood memories come up for me.
~By Bobby Flay ~


I did not compose my work as one might put on a church vestment... rather it sprung from the truly fervent faith of my heart, such as I have felt it since my childhood.
~By Franz Liszt ~


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 ~


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 ~


In my childhood, America was like a religion. Then, real-life Americans abruptly entered my life - in jeeps - and upset all my dreams.
~By Sergio Leone ~


It was a great experience for a kid, because it was a bunch of kids playing on pirate ships and water slides, so looking back on it, it was the fondest experience of my childhood.
~By Corey Feldman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Let a man turn to his own childhood - no further - if he will renew his sense of remoteness, and of the mystery of change.
~By Alice Meynell ~


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 ~


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 living out a childhood fantasy. Our house is in a historic district of a small town that I used to read about in storybooks.
~By Patty Duke ~


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 ~


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


One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
~By Thomas Arnold ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Since an early age I was taught to be very politically aware and knew from childhood that the process was something I wanted to contribute towards if I could.
~By Adam Rickitt ~


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 ~


The new album is a childhood dream come true. Got to sing with Ronnie Spector, got to cover a bunch of songs that were influential in drawing a line between the punk form and original rock and roll.
~By Jerry Only ~


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 ~


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


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


Every single person in jail for a violent crime had a nightmare childhood.
~By Rob Reiner ~


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 ~

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