You have a lifetime to work, but children are only young once.
– Polish proverb
Childhood is overrated. What you actually miss is being loved unconditionally, if you were lucky enough. Otherwise, you are much happier now.
Conversations with my mother, father, my grandparents, as I’ve grown up have obviously driven me towards wanting to try and make a difference as much as possible.
– Prince Harry
Childhood begins with helplessness, progresses with curiosity, learns with shame and mischief, ends with responsibilities, still remembers with comfort even in tiresome and cleverly adulthood.
Childhood is the most precious gift of life.
The more I grow, the more I realize that childhood is the “best” time that life has given.
Sometime I wish to have a time machine to go back in my childhood and capture all my memories.
A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.
– Marion C. Garretty
Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul.
– Dave Pelzer
Every time you miss your childhood, ride on a bicycle!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Sometimes, it’s better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because now, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do.
– A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
When I was a kid, I had two friends, and they were imaginary and they would only play with each other.
– Rita Rudner
If you don’t do anything stupid when you’re young, you won’t remember something funny when your old.
I miss being a little kid with no stress, worries or care in the world.
The first 40 years of your childhood are always the hardest.
That sad moment when you realize your childhood is over.
Childhood is like being drunk, everyone remembers what you did, except you.
Your adulthood is a by-product of your teenagehood, which is a complicated version of childhood.
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
– Sigmund Freud
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 Zafon
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