Childhood Quotes and Sayings



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

It is never too late to have a happy childhood.
Tom Robbins

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.
Anonymous

When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.
Sam Ewing

Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood.
Benjamin Franklin

There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.
Marcel Proust

The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.
John Milton

Childhood is a promise that is never kept.
Ken Hill

Childhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.
Richard Zera

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.
Anonymous

Childhood is the sleep of reason.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Childhood is a short season.
Helen Hayes

Childhood is short, maturity is forever.
Anonymous

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.
Ned Rorem

Sweet childish days, that were as long
As twenty days are now.
William Wordsworth

My childhood was a period of waiting for the moment when I could send everyone and everything connected with it to hell.
Igor Stravinsky

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

The son whines to his father, “You messed up my childhood!” And the father says, “How could I, son? I wasn’t even there.”
Anonymous

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.
Sigmund Freud

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
Deepak Chopra

Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.
Anonymous

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.
Ambrose Bierce

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.
Cesare Pavese

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.
Elizabeth Lawrence

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.
Drew Barrymore

Tis not a life, ‘Tis but a piece of childhood thrown away.
Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher

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    Childhood is the most beautiful of all the seasons.
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    Childhood is not a stage of life but an opportunity for growth.
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    Childhood is not a stage of life but an opportunity for growth.
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    Childhood is the most memorable season and it is the most beautiful season.
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