Childhood Quotes


183 Childhood quotes:



"The essence of childhood, of course, is play, which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that we reluctantly shared with traffic."
"All of childhood's unanswered questions must finally be passed back to the town and answered there. Heroes and bogey men, values and dislikes, are first encountered and labeled in that early environment. In later years they change faces, places and maybe races, tactics, intensities and goals, but beneath those penetrable masks they wear forever the stocking-capped faces of childhood."
Author: Angelou Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes Conditioning Quotes
"Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!"
"The childhood shows the man, / As morning shows the day. Be famous then / By wisdom; as thy empire must extend, / So let extend thy mind o'er all the world."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"The things that have been told us in our childhoodAre not so fragile."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"It is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself"
Author: Dickens Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"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."
"Our whole life is but a greater and longer childhood"
Author: Franklin Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"There is no absurdity so obvious that it cannot be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to impose it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity"
"The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day."
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"Heaven lies about us in our infancy! Shades of the prison-house begin to close upon the growing boy."
"It is long ere we discover how rich we are. Our history, we are sure, is quite tame: we have nothing to write, nothing to infer. But our wiser years still run back to the despised recollections of childhood, and always we are fishing up some wonderful article out of that pond; until, by and by, we begin to suspect that the biography of the one foolish person we know is, in reality, nothing less than the miniature paraphrase of the hundred volumes of the Universal History."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That's what i told everybody i was going to be when i grew up."
"From my childhood, obedience was something I could not get out of my system. When I entered the armed service at the age of twenty-seven, I found being obedient not a bit more difficult than it had been during my life to that point. It was unthinkable that I would not follow orders."
Author: Eichmann Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"Childhood is the world of miracle and wonder; as if creation rose, bathed in the light, out of the darkness, utterly new and fresh and astonishing. The end of childhood is when things cease to astonish us."
Author: Ionesco Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"Everything else you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood"
"That aesthetic of the Star Wars universe: the do-it-yourself, hotrod ethic that George Lucas exported from his childhood, is exactly the same kind of soul behind what we do and build for the show. It may not look pretty, but it gets the job done."
Author: Savage Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us."
"I am among the few who continue to draw after childhood is ended, continuing and perfecting childhood drawing-without the traditional interruption of academic training."


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