Best Childhood Quotes On Innocence
- That boundless freedom of childhood is so wonderful.Mary,
–Crown Princess of Denmark
- Childhood is the sleep of reason.
- I don’t want to go all Michael Jackson on you, but I never really had a childhood.
–Robert Downey, Jr.
- My childhood dream was always to be on Broadway. I wanted to end up in TV and film. It’s kind of flipped, and I’m not mad about it, but my childhood dream is Broadway and I want to end up there.
- Every working family in America knows how hard it is today to find affordable childcare or early childhood education.
- Since my earliest childhood, a barb of sorrow has lodged in my heart. As long as it stays I am ironic if it is pulled out I shall die.
– Soren Kierkegaard
- I’m first and foremost a writer. I followed my personal legend, my childhood dream of becoming a writer, but I can’t say why I’m one.
- Chemistry, until my childhood, not that long ago, was regarded as a calculating device. Because you couldn’t reduce to physics. So it’s just some way of calculating the result of experiments. The Bohr atom was treated that way.
- By high school, I had traded my oversized, thick glasses for contact lenses, but my eyesight was getting worse every year, smothering my childhood aspiration of becoming an astronaut or, at least, a pilot.
- Some men have a necessity to be mean, as if they were exercising a faculty which they had to partially neglect since early childhood.
–F. Scott Fitzgerald
- It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.
- I know that a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania is about the most random place for a country singer to come from, but I had an awesome childhood.
- The principal event of my childhood was that no adult in my family would tell me who my father was.
- There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favourite book.
- My childhood was rough, we were poor and my parents were alcoholics, but nobody was mean. I knew I was loved. We were on welfare, but I never felt abandoned or unloved.
- My dad taught me from my youngest childhood memories through these connections with Aboriginal and tribal people that you must always protect people’s sacred status, regardless of the past.
- I suppose if you look back to your early childhood you accept everything people tell you, and that includes a heavy dose of irrationality – you’re told about tooth fairies and Father Christmas and things.
– Richard Dawkins
- I do understand people when they say that you destroy the magic of childhood if you encourage too much sceptical questioning.
- Most of the books I remember from my childhood were Dr. Seuss-type books. They were fun to read, but there wasn’t a real story behind them.
- Both the IDB and Fundacion ALAS believe that the future of prosperity and equality that we hope for has to start today with higher investment and higher quality in Early Childhood Development programs throughout the region.
- Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
–Henri Frederic Amiel
- I loved books; I read my childhood away. I was more interested in my interior world.
- Since childhood, I’ve been a clown. I’ve always liked being very funny or trying to make people laugh. It’s my original self.
- Southeast Asia has a real grip on me. From the very first time I went there, it was a fulfilment of my childhood fantasies of the way travel should be.
- The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.
- I want to tell you this: you cannot get the robe of hypocrisy on you so thick that the sharp eye of childhood will not see through every veil.
–Robert Green Ingersoll
- Jersey is always with me. I was one of the lucky ones. Asbury Park is just the greatest place in the world to spend your childhood.
– Danny DeVito
- When trying to remember my share in the glow of the eternal present, in the smile of God, I return to my childhood, too, for that is where the most significant discoveries turn up.
- It wasn’t the best childhood, but I did my best to make it good on my end… I didn’t let it pull me down.
- Communists are people who fancied that they had an unhappy childhood.
- I was such a sullen, angry, sad kid. I’m sure there are writers who have had happy childhoods, but what are you going to write about? No ghosts, no fear. I’m very happy that I had an unhappy and uncomfortable childhood.
- Nothing in my early childhood suggested to anyone – except maybe my father – that one day I would be standing here and be known simply as Judge Judy.
- Anyone who has spent any time in space will love it for the rest of their lives. I achieved my childhood dream of the sky.
– Valentina Tereshkova
- That is how it stiffens, my vision of that seaside childhood. My father died; we moved inland. Whereon those nine first years of my life sealed themselves off like a ship in a bottle – beautiful, inaccessible, obsolete: a fine, white, flying myth.
- From childhood, we’re trained to be a certain way, to behave a certain way – so that the power base can control us, really. And punk and drag are completely outside of that.
- All our pursuits, from childhood to manhood, are only trifles of different sorts and sizes, proportioned to our years and views.
- I went through various stages in my childhood, as we all do, various stages of obsessions with people and things. And I did. I wanted to be the first white Harlem Globetrotter.
– Johnny Depp
- I think back to my childhood, and I remember running around as a kid. We were all running around then. It wasn’t about getting into shape. It’s just what we did.
- For years I have been mourning and not for my dead, it is for this boy for whatever corner in my heart died when his childhood slid out of my arms.
- I don’t want you to think that I’m up late reading a stack of Spider-Man comics and eating a tray of lemon cookies while sucking my thumb. I’m not doing that. But I am loyal to the influences of my childhood.
- If we don’t somehow stem the tide of childhood obesity, we’re going to have a huge problem.
- Because of my faith and my imagination, I was able to enjoy my childhood, even though it was tough.
- Since childhood, I wanted to become a superhero. When I do anything in real life, I believe that I am a superhero, like in the way I fight, dance, or jump.
- I didn’t have a catharsis for my childhood pain, most of us don’t, and until I learned how to forgive those people and let it go, I was unhappy.
- Childhood is the Last Chance Gulch for happiness. After that, you know too much.
- I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That’s what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up.
- I think actors always retain one foot in the cradle. We’re switched on to our youth, to our childhood. We have to be because we’re in the business of transferring emotions to other people.
- I love being alive so much. When you come out of comas in your childhood, every moment awake is a joyous occasion.
- Growing up with the childhood that I had, I learned to never let a man make me feel helpless, and it also embedded a deep need in me to always stick up for women.
- For me, the end of childhood came when the number of candles on my birthday cake no longer reflected my age, around 19 or 20. From then on, each candle came to represent an entire decade.
- The most common characteristic of childhood building toys is that they snap together in one way or another. Technology is constantly shifting, and we should make sure that whatever we build is interoperable and pliable.
- The best mistake I ever made was believing that I was stupid. It was a childhood thing, but it played out big-time as an adult. It scorned me the rest of my life – in a good way.
Best Childhood Quotes About Life
- I do not want any child in America to have my childhood because it was taken away from me because I just wasn’t good enough; well I am good enough now.
- When I write about my childhood I think, oh my God, how did I ever get from there to here? Not that any great thing has happened to me. But I felt so tiny, so lost.
– Paul Theroux
- Smelling a crayon takes you right back to childhood. When I need to go back in time, I put it under my nose and take another hit.
- Since beginning my work in areas like addiction, for example, I have seen time and time again that the roots of poor mental health in adulthood are almost always present in unresolved childhood challenges.
- I don’t carry any early childhood trauma around with me if that’s what you’re hinting at. The story of the bicycles – and there were three of them which were stolen from me – I’ve dealt with it well.
– Angela Merkel
- I always remember my childhood house with happy memories. There was a beautiful garden, and outside my bedroom window was a jasmine vine which would open in the evenings, giving off a divine scent.
- My background with acting is deeply interwoven with my family life and my childhood. It’s a ‘Peter Pan’-like narrative, something that was golden but could also be a bit dubious.
- Music was a central part of my childhood because my mother played organ and piano in the church, and that meant all us kids had to be in the church choir.
- Spontaneity, the hallmark of childhood, is well worth cultivating to counteract the rigidity that may otherwise set in as we grow older.
- Since childhood, sports has been one of the most important influences in my life.
- Since my childhood, I have always made works with polka dots. Earth, moon, sun and human beings all represent dots; a single particle among billions.
- A lot of people have gotten into comedy because of certain influences in their lives or events that were painful, and I really have wracked my brain to figure it out. I pretty much have had a normal childhood. Maybe it was too normal.
- As my children leave the protected parameters of the bay called childhood and enter the wavier seas of adolescence, I’m starting to get seasick.
- No one can travel your own road for you; you must travel it for yourself. My faith in this stems from my childhood. I grew up in a family with a system of religious beliefs handed down to me.
- I have an amazing social media manager, Allison Peters, who is one of my closest friends since childhood.
- When you are 8 or 9, you should have a childhood. You should have an adolescence. You should go through everything in a normal way.
- I can’t imagine a childhood without ‘Planet of the Apes.’ I was nine or ten when the first one came out.
- My dad got me an iMac, and I spent my whole childhood with my eyes glued to it. I was technically savvy and knew how to make it work for me.
- The childhood name that my father gave me, my mother, my grandmother, grandfather, family and friends all call me
- We all have a childhood dream that when there is love, everything goes like silk, but the reality is that marriage requires a lot of compromises.
- I was acting with all my childhood heroes: Meryl Streep, Saoirse Ronan, all of those amazing women.
Read More About Selfish Quotes
- I WAS born a slave, but I never knew it till six years of happy childhood had passed away.
– Harriet Ann Jacobs
- Childhood, young adulthood is fluid. And it’s very easy to get labeled very young and have to carry something through your childhood and into your adulthood that is not necessarily who you are.
– Jacqueline Woodson
Best Childhood Quotes On Memories
- He was one of my childhood idols, and I hope I can get in the ring with him one day. I’d love to batter The Rock.
- The life of Edward Estlin Cummings began with a childhood in Cambridge, Mass., that he described as happy, but he struggled in both his artistic and romantic exploits against the piousness of his father, an esteemed Harvard professor.
- My entire childhood was steeped in poverty. For me, poverty, in a way, was the first inspiration of my life, a commitment to do something for the poor.
- Why do we feel jealousy? Therapists often regard the demon as a scar of childhood trauma or a symptom of a psychological problem. And it’s true that people who feel inadequate, insecure, or overly dependent tend to be more jealous than others.
- I love Celia Cruz – she was also a huge part of my childhood. She’s an iconic woman.
- One of the things I want to do that’s outside the realm of acting and the arts – although both have their place in this – is ending childhood hunger here in America.
- Worse than the ordinary, miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood.
- I have a terrible memory of my own past. I can barely remember my childhood. I have few memories from college and law school – though once I got married, I got the advantage of being able to consult my husband’s memory.
- In childhood, I developed a serious throat infection, and my heart stopped beating. I recovered from that illness with a voice that boomed forth like Kate Smith’s!
- I laboured for eight years thinking I was writing a book for adults that was a nostalgic look back on childhood. Then my publisher informed me I’d written a children’s book.
- My mom told me as a youngster I was always intellectual, like as far as being able to adapt fast and quick. But I had a fun childhood, went to regular school.
- Growing up, music was an important part of my childhood. I see it being just as important in my children and all children’s growth and development, and in a parent’s connection with their children.
- I loved my parents… but that can never change the fact that my father’s violence ruined my childhood.
- I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially. People thought I was a little strange.
- We all knew each other in the neighbourhood. I loved living in El Paso. I had a wonderful childhood there.
- ‘Border’ was the first movie that I watched on the big screen. It always takes me back to my childhood.
- I had a very difficult childhood. I was surrounded by people who had both parents, which made me feel different. Having a bit of a rougher existence early on, it made me appreciate the work ethic that my grandparents instilled in me.
– George Lopez
- I never really had a teenage experience. I went from childhood to maturity, and in some ways, it short-circuited me emotionally.
- A place makes a deep impression on you when you’re young. It lives with you. It’s like your childhood. It fertilises the imagination.
- I think that cakes should have touches of a candy bar in order for it really to hit all those childhood notes on the keyboard.
- I consider early childhood events as most essential to a man’s scientific and philosophical development.
- The one advantage of being dyslexic is that you are never tempted to look back and idealise your childhood.
- Most of the time – in ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ or ‘Devil’s Backbone’ – I’m talking about my childhood.
–Guillermo del Toro
- Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: deliciousness at the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good.
– Mariska Hargitay
- Ric Flair was such a huge part of my childhood and teen years. He’s an icon.
- I have worked very hard on being aware of my childhood but moving forward and not letting it bring me down emotionally. That is a hard thing – especially when you have children of your own and you remember what happened to you at that age.
- 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
- I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.
– Sigmund Freud
- I miss those childish days of long ago when one day was as long as twenty are now.
– C.J. Heck
- We carry our childhood with us.
– Gary D. Schmidt
- Whoever said that childhood is the happiest time of your life is a liar or a fool.
– Carlos Ruiz Zafón
- In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.
– Robert Brault
- When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.
– Sam Ewing
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- When I was a kid, I had two friends, and they were imaginary and they would only play with each other.
— Rita Rudner
- Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.
– Flannery O’Connor
- 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.
- 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