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

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