Childhood Quotes and Sayings

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.

Childhood is a short season.
– Helen Hayes

In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.
Robert Brault

The childhood shows the man As morning shows the day.
John Milton

It is never too late to have a happy childhood.
– Tom Robbins

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