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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Childhood:

Childhood is a promise that is never kept.
~ Ken Hill.

Childhood is a short season.
~ Helen Hayes.

Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
~ John Betjeman.

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

There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.
~ Elizabeth Lawrence.

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.
~ Deepak Chopra.

Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good.
~ Katherine Anne Porter.

Childhood is the most beautiful of all life's seasons.
~ Author Unknown.

Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
~ Ambrose Bierce.

He carried his childhood like a hurt warm bird held to his middle-aged breast.
~ Herbert Gold.

I'd give all wealth that years have piled,
The slow result of Life's decay,
To be once more a little child
For one bright summer day.
~ Lewis Carroll.

It is never too late to have a happy childhood.
~ Tom Robbins.

It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
~ Berke Breathed.

Old age lives minutes slowly, hours quickly; childhood chews hours and swallows minutes.
~ Malcolm de Chazal.

Sweet childish days, that were as long
As twenty days are now.
~ William Wordsworth.

The childhood shows the man
As morning shows the day.
~ John Milton.

The greatest poem ever known
Is one all poets have outgrown:
The poetry, innate, untold,
Of being only four years old.
~ Christopher Morley.

The older I grow the more earnestly I feel that the few joys of childhood are the best that life has to give.
~ Ellen Glasgow.

The only time I was truly happy was as a child, before I knew what happiness was - or wasn't.
~ D.H. Mondfleur.

We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.
~ George Eliot.

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