Childhood Quotes and Sayings
The first 40 years of your childhood are always the hardest.
That sad moment when you realize your childhood is over.
Childhood is like being drunk, everyone remembers what you did, except you.
Your adulthood is a by-product of your teenagehood, which is a complicated version of childhood.
Why must they grow up and lose it all?
- Virginia Woolf
I miss those childish days of long ago, when one day was as long as twenty are now .
- C.J. Heck
Whoever said that childhood is the happiest time of your life is a liar, or a fool.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Childhood, after all, is the first precious coin that poverty steals from a child.
- Anthony Horowitz
We carry our childhood with us.
- Gary D. Schmidt
What was wonderful about childhood is that anything in it was a wonder. It was not merely a world full of miracles; it was a miraculous world.
- G.K. Chesterton
Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke.
- Julian Barnes
There is no land like the land of your childhood.
- Michael Powell
What is it about childhood that never lets you go, even when you’re so wrecked it’s hard to believe you ever were a child?
- Mitch Albom
In my childhood I led the life of a sage, when I grew up I started climbing trees.
- Philip Roth
The fundamental condition of childhood is powerlessness.
- Jane Smiley
Childhood is the most valuable thing that’s taken away from you in life, if you think about it.
- Heather O’Neill
An idyllic childhood is probably illusion.
- Martha Grimes
Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.
- Ivan Doi
Everything is ceremony in the wild garden of childhood.
- Pablo Neruda
All of us are products of our childhood.
- Michael Jackson
I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted – stay up all night or eat ice- cream straight out of the container.
- Bill Bryson
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
Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.
- Flannery O’Connor
Old age lives minutes slowly, hours quickly; childhood chews hours and swallows minutes.
- Malcolm de Chazal
Childhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.