Childhood Quotes

Boredom will always remain the greatest enemy of school disciplines.
~ Fritz Redl
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The events of childhood do not pass, but repeat themselves like seasons of the year.
~ Author Unknown
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We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.
~ George Eliot
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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.
~ Diane Ackerman
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It is never too late to have a happy childhood.
~ Tom Robbins
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The happy childhood is hardly worth your while.
~ Frank McCourt
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Childhood has no necessary connection with age.
~ Austin O'Malley
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There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
~ Graham Greene
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Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies.
~ Edna St. Vincent Millay
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My major regret in life is that my childhood was unnecessarily lonely.
~ Truman Capote
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Communists are people who fancied that they had an unhappy childhood.
~ Gertrude Stein
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Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
~ Henri Frederic Amiel
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A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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I had a wonderful childhood, which is tough because it's hard to adjust to a miserable adulthood.
~ Larry David
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Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
~ Lydia M. Child
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My childhood was endless - from eight to 18 felt like hundreds of years.
~ Karl Lagerfeld
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I still had a normal childhood with my friends from school.
~ Demi Lovato
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Sixth grade was a big time, in my childhood, of hoops and friendship, and coming up with funny things.
~ Adam Richard Sandler
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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.
~ Rollo Reece May
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Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
~ John Betjeman
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A happy childhood... is the worst possible preparation for life.
~ Richard Samet Friedman
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Genius is childhood recalled at will.
~ Charles Baudelaire
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Childhood is a short season.
~ Helen Hayes
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Childhood is the sleep of reason.
~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.
~ Marcel Proust
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One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.
~ Dame Agatha Christie
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When you finally go back to your old home, you find it wasn't the old home you missed but your childhood.
~ Sam Ewing
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The essence of childhood, of course, is play, which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that we reluctantly shared with traffic.
~ Bill Cosby
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Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries; but who can tell or who can explain them.
~ Friedrich Max Müller
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The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.
~ E. B. White
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Life is the childhood of our immortality.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The innocence of childhood is like the innocence of a lot of animals.
~ Clint Eastwood
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If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
~ Tom Stoppard
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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.
~ Bill Cosby
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There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
~ Graham Greene
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