Childhood Quotes and Sayings
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