Childhood Quotes and Sayings
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
When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.
– Sam Ewing
Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul.
– Dave Pelzer
Childhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.
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
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
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 a short season.
– Helen Hayes
It is never too late to have a happy childhood.
– Tom Robbins
The fundamental condition of childhood is powerlessness.
– Jane Smiley
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
Everything is ceremony in the wild garden of childhood.
– Pablo Neruda
Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.
– George R.R. Martin
When I was a kid, I had two friends, and they were imaginary and they would only play with each other.
— Rita Rudner
Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.
– Ivan Doi
Old age lives minutes slowly, hours quickly; childhood chews hours and swallows minutes.
– Malcolm de Chazal
The childhood shows the man As morning shows the day.
– John Milton
Childhood is a promise that is never kept.
– Ken Hill