|Quotes about Childhood|
Children see magic because they look for it.
Sweater, n. Garment worn by child when its mother is feeling chilly.
Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary
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
Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.
All of us are products of our childhood.
[Kids] don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
Children are not a zoo of entertainingly exotic creatures, but an array of mirrors in which the human predicament leaps out at us.
I'm afraid to grow up because sometimes it seems like things will never feel this beautiful again...
When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.
On these magic shores children at play are for ever beaching their coracles. We too have been there; we can still hear the sound of the surf, though we shall land no more
J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.
Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.
George R. R. Martin, A Game of Thrones
People never grow up, they just learn how to act in public.
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
To grow up is to wonder about things; to be grown up is to slowly forget the things you wondered about as a child
Grown ups are complicated creatures, full of quirks and secrets.
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
Everything is ceremony in the wild garden of childhood.
Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.
Richard Paul Evans