Quotes by childhood

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  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
    British playwright 1860-1937
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
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    Men's second childhood begins when a woman gets a hold of him.
  • Robertson Davies
    Robertson Davies
    Canadian novelist and journalist 1913-
    Robertson Davies
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    A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay
    Edna St. Vincent Millay
    American poet 1892-1950
    Edna St. Vincent Millay
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    Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.
  • Carol Shields
    Carol Shields
    American-born Canadian novelist 1935-2003
    Carol Shields
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    A childhood is what anyone wants to remember of it. It leaves behind no fossils, except perhaps in fiction.
  • Pindar
    Pindar
    Ancient Greek lyric poet from Thebes 522-443 BC
    Pindar
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    A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
  • Thomas Szasz
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist 1920-
    Thomas Szasz
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    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.
  • Dorothy Parker
    Dorothy Parker
    American humoristic writer 1893-1967
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    All those writers who write about their childhood! Gentle God, if I wrote about mine you wouldn't sit in the same room with me.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    An enthusiastic desire of visiting the Old World haunted me from early childhood. I cherished a presentiment, amounting almost to belief, that I should one day behold the scenes, among which my fancy had so long wandered.
  • Augusten Burroughs
    Augusten Burroughs
    American writer 1965-
    Augusten Burroughs
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    As a child, I was never drawn toward depraved or extreme situations; I really wanted a normal little childhood. Unfortunately, that's just not what happened.
  • Bruce Eric Kaplan
    Bruce Eric Kaplan
    American cartoonist
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    As an adult, it's hard for me to remember my mother before her sickness. But if I go back into childhood, I can access that.
  • Carlos Ghosn
    Carlos Ghosn
    Brazilian-born businessman 1954-
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    Being in a multicultural environment in childhood is going to give you intuition, reflexes and instincts. You may acquire basic responsiveness later on, but it's never going to be as spontaneous as when you have been bathing in this environment during childhood.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    Boston's freeway system is insane. It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his childhood crashing toy trains.
  • Louise Bogan
    Louise Bogan
    American poet 1897-1970
    Louise Bogan
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    But childhood prolonged, cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell.
  • William Golding
    William Golding
    British writer 1911-1993
    William Golding
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    Childhood is a disease - a sickness that you grow out of.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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    Childhood is the sleep of reason.
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