Childhood Quotes and Sayings
Childhood is like being drunk, everyone remembers what you did, except you.
All of us are products of our childhood.
- Michael Jackson
The first 40 years of your childhood are always the hardest.
I miss those childish days of long ago, when one day was as long as twenty are now .
- C.J. Heck
We carry our childhood with us.
- Gary D. Schmidt
The fundamental condition of childhood is powerlessness.
- Jane Smiley
Why must they grow up and lose it all?
- Virginia Woolf
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 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
Everything is ceremony in the wild garden of childhood.
- Pablo Neruda
Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.
- Ivan Doi
Childhood is a short season.
- Helen Hayes
Your adulthood is a by-product of your teenagehood, which is a complicated version of childhood.
In my childhood I led the life of a sage, when I grew up I started climbing trees.
- Philip Roth
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
That sad moment when you realize your childhood is over.
Childhood, after all, is the first precious coin that poverty steals from a child.
- Anthony Horowitz
Childhood is a promise that is never kept.
- Ken Hill
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
- Graham Greene
When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.
- Sam Ewing
If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
– Tom Stoppard
It is never too late to have a happy childhood.
- Tom Robbins
The childhood shows the man As morning shows the day.
- John Milton
Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.
- George R.R. Martin
In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.
– Robert Brault
Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
- John Betjeman
Sweet childish days, that were as long As twenty days are now.
- William Wordsworth
We could never have loved the earth so well if we had no childhood in it.
- George Eliot
Old age lives minutes slowly, hours quickly; childhood chews hours and swallows minutes.
- Malcolm de Chazal
Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.
Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.
- Flannery O’Connor
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
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
Whoever said that childhood is the happiest time of your life is a liar, or a fool.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafón
An idyllic childhood is probably illusion.
- Martha Grimes
Childhood is the most valuable thing that’s taken away from you in life, if you think about it.
- Heather O’Neill
Childhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.