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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