Childhood Quotes and Sayings
If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
It is never too late to have a happy childhood.
Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age / The child is grown, and puts away childish things. / Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. / Nobody that matters, that is.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
You’re never too old to have a happy childhood.
When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.
Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood.
There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.
The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.
Childhood is a promise that is never kept.
Childhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.
For most of us, dreams come true only after they do not matter, Only in childhood do we ever have the chance of making dreams come true when they mean everything.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.
Childhood is a short season.
Childhood is short, maturity is forever.
We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until… we have stopped saying “It got lost, and say “I lost it.”
Sydney J. Harris
Arguably, no artist grows up: If he sheds the perceptions of childhood, he ceases being an artist.
Sweet childish days, that were as long
As twenty days are now.
My childhood was a period of waiting for the moment when I could send everyone and everything connected with it to hell.
Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
The son whines to his father, “You messed up my childhood!” And the father says, “How could I, son? I wasn’t even there.”
Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good.
Katherine Anne Porter
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.
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.
Childhood is not only the childhood we really had but also the impressions we formed of it in our adolescence and maturity. That is why childhood seems so long. Probably every period of life is multiplied by our reflections upon the next.
There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.
Childhood is frequently a solemn business for those inside it.
George F. Will
I never really had a childhood. I was around adults all the time. My favorite book when I was eight was Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex – But Were Afraid to Ask. I was not afraid to ask.
Tis not a life, ‘Tis but a piece of childhood thrown away.
Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher