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Lovely Quotes About Childhood

A dozen insightful, reflective quotations about childhood.


Boy flying a kite

"If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older." Tom Stoppard


"Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful." Kailash Satyarthi


"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


"When you finally go back to your old home, you find it wasn't the old home you missed but your childhood." Sam Ewing


"One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood." Agatha Christie


"To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams." Giorgio de Chirico


"It's never too late to have a happy childhood." Berkeley Breathed


"There's something about childhood friends that you just can't replace." Lisa Whelchel


"Things that I grew up with stay with me. You start a certain way, and then you spend your whole life trying to find a certain simplicity that you had. It's less about staying in childhood than keeping a certain spirit of seeing things in a different way." Tim Burton


"The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose." Garrison Keillor


"The doors between the old man today and the child are still open, wide open. I can stroll through my grandmother's house and know exactly where the pictures are, the furniture was, how it looked, the voice, the smells. I can move from my bed at night today to my childhood in less than a second." Ingmar Bergman


"Success is to bring into existence, in adult terms, your childhood dreams." Harlan Ellison


 
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