All Quotes, Childhood

40+ Memorable Childhood Quotes

Childhood is the most precious time of a human life. Childhood is what makes us. A great childhood is what every child deserves. This is a collection of 41 quotes on childhood and childhood sayings.



1. Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries; but who can tell or who can explain them! Max Muller
2. Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful. Kailash Satyarthi
3. The innocence of childhood is like the innocence of a lot of animals. Clint Eastwood
4. If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older. Tom Stoppard
5. A happy childhood... is the worst possible preparation for life. Kinky Friedman
6. The happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Frank McCourt
7. One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood. Agatha Christie
8. Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society. Maria Montessori
9. Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: deliciousness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good. Mariska Hargitay
10. The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind. E. B. White
11. A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life. Robertson Davies
12. Play is the work of childhood. Jean Piaget
13. One of the hardest lessons of childhood is reckoning with the instability of the world. Jon Lovett
14. Childhood is the sleep of reason. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
15. Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood. Louise J. Kaplan
16. There's something about childhood friends that you just can't replace. Lisa Whelchel
17. Childhood is a short season. Helen Hayes
18. There is no land like the land of your childhood. Michael Powell
19. Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well. George R.R. Martin
20. Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days. Flannery O'Connor
21. Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age. The child is grown, and puts away childish things. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Edna St. Vincent Millay
22. Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul. Dave Pelzer
23. 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 Fitzgerald
24. Everything is ceremony in the wild garden of childhood. Pablo Neruda
25. All of us are products of our childhood. Michael Jackson
26. Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting. Richard Paul Evans
27. We grew up learning to cheer on the underdog because we see ourselves in them. Shane Koyczan
28. Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul. Ivan Doig
29. Childhood, after all, is the first precious coin that poverty steals from a child. Anthony Horowitz
30. The monsters of our childhood do not fade away, neither are they ever wholly monstrous. John le Carré
31. But nothing warps time quite like childhood. Brian K. Vaughan
32. Childhood is the most valuable thing that's taken away from you in life, if you think about it. Heather O'Neill
33. Kids believe in Santa; adults believe in childhood. Cate Kennedy
34. An idyllic childhood is probably illusion. Martha Grimes
35. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is. Edna St. Vincent Millay
36. Childhood is a promise that is never kept. Ken Hill
37. There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. Graham Greene
38. The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day. John Milton
39. Childhoods never last. But everyone deserves one. Wendy Dale
40. It's never too late to have a happy childhood. Berkeley Breathed
41. Childhood lasts all through life. Gaston Bachelard
42. Childhood is a gas balloon, it flows away but always remembered.

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