30+ Childhood Quotes Show The Importance Of Your Own Childhood

1. “Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.”― Dr. Seuss

 

2. “Literature is a textually transmitted disease, normally contracted in childhood.”― Jane Yolen

 

3. “[Kids] don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.”― Jim Henson

 

4. “It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.”― Tom Robbins

 

5. “For in every adult there dwells the child that was, and in every child there lies the adult that will be.”― John Connolly

 

6. “Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.”― George R.R. Martin

 

7. “Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.”― Flannery O’Connor

 

8. “Because never in my entire childhood did I feel like a child. I felt like a person all along―the same person that I am today.”― Orson Scott Card

 

9. “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.”― Edna St. Vincent Millay

 

10. “Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul.”― Dave Pelzer



11. “Grown-up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another.”― F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

12. “I cannot for the life of me understand why small children take so long to grow up. I think they do it deliberately, just to annoy me.”― Roald Dahl

 

13. “All of us are products of our childhood.”― Michael Jackson

 

14. “Everything is a ceremony in the wild garden of childhood.”― Pablo Neruda

 

15. “The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.”― Richard Paul Evans

 

16. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.”– Sigmund Freud

 

17. “Childhood, after all, is the first precious coin that poverty steals from a child.”– Anthony Horowitz

 

18. “Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good.”― Katherine Anne Porter

 

20. “I miss those childish days of long ago, when one day was as long as twenty are now .”– C.J. Heck



21. “Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul.”– Dave Pelzer

 

22. “Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke.”– Julian Barnes

 

23. “Whoever said that childhood is the happiest time of your life is a liar, or a fool.”– Carlos Ruiz Zafón

 

24. “A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.”– Marion C. Garretty

 

25. “There is no land like the land of your childhood.”– Michael Powell

 

26. “In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.”– Robert Brault

 

27. “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.”– Tom Stoppard

 

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

 

29. “Childhood is the most valuable thing that’s taken away from you in life if you think about it.”– Heather O’Neill

 

30. “We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.”– Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

31. “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.”― Tom Stoppard

 

32. “Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.”― Edna St. Vincent Millay

 

33. “The older I grow the more earnestly I feel that the few joys of childhood are the best that life has to give.”― Ellen Glasgow

 

34. “How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood when I fond recollection presents them to view!.”― Samuel Woodworth

 

35. “There was a place in childhood that I remember well, and there a voice of sweetest tone bright fairy tales did tell.”― Samuel Lover



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