205 Total Quotes

Childhood Quotes

So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us.
Gaston Bachelard
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Chester Bennington
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.
Chester Bennington
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Brian Aldiss
When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell.
Brian Aldiss
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But childhood prolonged, cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell.
Louise Bogan
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George Eliot
My childhood was full of deep sorrows -- colic, whooping-cough, dread of ghosts, hell, Satan, and a Deity in the sky who was angry when I ate too much plumcake.
George Eliot
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I am among the few who continue to draw after childhood is ended, continuing and perfecting childhood drawing-without the traditional interruption of academic training.
Saul Steinberg
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Laura Wilder
Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.
Laura Wilder
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Sigmund Freud
Religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis
Sigmund Freud
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That aesthetic of the Star Wars universe: the do-it-yourself, hotrod ethic that George Lucas exported from his childhood, is exactly the same kind of soul behind what we do and build for the show. It may not look pretty, but it gets the job done.
Adam Savage
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Everything else you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood
Beryl Bainbridge
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Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one's death.
Dr. May
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Childhood is the world of miracle and wonder; as if creation rose, bathed in the light, out of the darkness, utterly new and fresh and astonishing. The end of childhood is when things cease to astonish us.
Eugene Ionesco
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From my childhood, obedience was something I could not get out of my system. When I entered the armed service at the age of twenty-seven, I found being obedient not a bit more difficult than it had been during my life to that point. It was unthinkable that I would not follow orders.
Adolf Eichmann
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We plan our lives according to a dream that came to us in our childhood, and we find that life alters our plans. And yet, at the end, from a rare height, we also see that our dream was our fate. It's just that providence had other ideas as to how we would get there. Destiny plans a different route, or turns the dream around, as if it were a riddle, and fulfills the dream in ways we couldn't have expected.
Ben Okri
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Sigmund Freud
If one attempts to assign to religion its place in man's evolution, it seems not so much to be a lasting acquisition, as a parallel to the neurosis which the civilized individual must pass through on his way from childhood to maturity
Sigmund Freud
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We see these adolescents mourning for a lost childhood.
David Elkind
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And what's a life? - a weary pilgrimage, Whose glory in one day doth fill the stage With childhood, manhood, and decrepit age
Francis Quarles
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Let a man turn to his own childhood -- no further -- if he will renew his sense of remoteness, and of the mystery of change.
Alice Meynell
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Charles Dickens
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
Charles Dickens
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The childhood shows the man, / As morning shows the day. Be famous then / By wisdom; as thy empire must extend, / So let extend thy mind o'er all the world.
John Milton
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The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day
John Milton
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Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.
Arthur Rimbaud
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,,,It is possible to resolve childhood repression safely and without confusion - something that has always been disputed by the most respected schools of thought.
Alice Miller
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The truth about childhood, as many of us have had to endure it, is inconceivable, scandalous, painful. Not uncommonly, it is monstrous. Invariably, it is repressed. To be confronted with this truth all at once and to try to integrate it into our consciousness, however ardently we may wish it, is clearly impossible.
Alice Miller
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William Butler Yeats
The things that have been told us in our childhoodAre not so fragile.
William Butler Yeats
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Hors d'oeuvres have always a pathetic interest for me; they remind me of one's childhood that one goes through wondering what the next course is going to be like - and during the rest of the menu one wishes one had eaten more of the hors d'oeuvres.
H. Munro
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The food and beverage industry shares the IOM's interest in reducing childhood obesity.
Richard Martin
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My interest in the potency of fear comes from my Taiwanese childhood in which fear of ghosts was used to shape my values.
Ed Pien
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[His interest in hazardous overseas assignments can be traced back to a childhood fascination.] I was in fifth grade during the Gulf War in 1991, ... I remember drawing a map of the Middle East and watching CNN nightly with my dad. One day, I even asked my teacher if I could skip gym class to hear a speech by General Norman Schwarzkopf.
Michael Hastings
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I realized that I had traveled to Havana during what now seems like the childhood of the Cuban Revolution, if you think that Fidel has now been in power for 44 extremely long years. I started looking at the revolution as history, and not as part of the daily news.
Alma Guillermoprieto
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