Childhood Quotes

Mrs. sigourney - in early childhood you may lay the foundation of...
Adulthood is the ever - Shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
Thomas Szasz

In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.
Lydia Sigourney
Golf is a game in which you claim the privileges of age, and retain the playthings of childhood.
Samuel Johnson
Childhood is that wonderful time when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.
Joe Moore
The barb in the arrow of childhood suffering is this its intense loneliness, its intense ignorance.

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory
We seem but to linger in manhood to tell the dreams of our childhood, and they vanish out of memory ere we learn the language.
Henry David Thoreau
When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them, they show us the state of our decay.
Brian Aldiss
Peter medawa - today the world changes so quickly that in...
Literature... is the rediscovery of childhood.
Georges Bataille
Genius is childhood recaptured.
Grown up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another.
F Scott
The childhood shows the man, As morning shows the day.
John Milton
Johann von goethe - life is the childhood of our immortality....
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
Robertson Davies
Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
Fred Rogers
A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence.
Art Linklette
The discovery of this strange society was a curiously refreshing thing; to realize that there were ten new trades in the world was like looking at the first ship or the first plough. It made a man feel what he should feel, that he was still in the childhood of the world.
G. K. Chesterton, The Tremendous Adventures of Major Brown
Blessed be childhood which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
Henri F. Amiel
Its never too late to have a happy childhood.
Tom Robbins, Still Life with Woodpecke
Childhood has no forebodings, but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow.
George Eliot, The Mill On The Floss, Ch 9
I believe there are few whose view of life has not been affected by the stern or kindly influences of their early childhood, which threw them in upon themselves in timidity and reserve, or drew them out in genial confidence and sympathy with their fellow creatures.
Basil W. Maturin
There are three terrible ages of childhood - 1 to 10, 10 to 20, and 20 to 30.
Cleveland Amory
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.
Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes
All the time a person is a child he is both a child and learning to be a parent. After he becomes a parent he becomes predominantly a parent reliving childhood.
Benjamin McLane Spock
The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence.
Bruce Barton
There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets in the future.
Graham Green
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
Common - Sense appears to be only another name for the thoughtlessness of the unthinking. It is made of the prejudices of childhood, the idiosyncrasies of individual character and the opinion of the newspapers.
W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence