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Childhood Quotes

Childhood is perhaps the most beautiful period of one’s life. During childhood, everything appears to be warm and glowing. Everything seems to be a wonderful medley of laughter and frolic during this wonderful phase. The joys of childhood can never be substituted for anything else. Contesting the trials and tribulations of adult life leaves one with a nostalgic yearning for this lovely phase. If you are looking to relive the best days of your life, then these famous babyhood quotations and sayings given below will take you back in time when life was innocent, free and full of gaiety.

Paul Hollywood

Baking can be done with a few simple ingredients, so it's about simplicity and nostalgia - people are reminded of their childhood.

Robert Downey Jr.

I don't want to go all Michael Jackson on you, but I never really had a childhood.

Henry Thomas

I figured out that I could think of my childhood dog that had died, and I could bring myself to tears. So I used that poor dead dog for several years until it just didn't work anymore, and I had to find something else.

Charles Baudelaire

Genius is childhood recalled at will.

I was born in a very poor family. I used to sell tea in a railway coach as a child. My mother used to wash utensils and do lowly household work in the houses of others to earn a livelihood. I have seen poverty very closely. I have lived in poverty. As a child, my entire childhood was steeped in poverty.

Allison Mack

Using clothes to transform was a huge part of my childhood. But also, I've been acting forever, and wardrobe changes the way you feel, so it totally indicates the character you're going to play.

Ana de Armas

My childhood memories are amazing; I had freedom in every way - but I see everything from a different perspective now that I live outside.

Thomas Paine

Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be true.

Tom Stoppard

If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.

Pat Morita

I didn't have a childhood.

Liza Minnelli

It was no great tragedy being Judy Garland's daughter. I had tremendously interesting childhood years - except they had little to do with being a child.

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Thomas Paine

If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.

Charles Lamb

I have had playmates, I have had companions; In my days of childhood, in my joyful school days - All, all are gone, the old familiar faces.

Roger Federer

I am extremely proud and honoured to have beaten Pete's record as he was my childhood hero and I have always looked up to him.

Eudora Welty

When I was a child and the snow fell, my mother always rushed to the kitchen and made snow ice cream and divinity fudge-egg whites, sugar and pecans, mostly. It was a lark then and I always associate divinity fudge with snowstorms.

H. P. Lovecraft

Unhappy is he to whom the memories of childhood bring only fear and sadness.

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.

Garrison Keillor

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

Chi Chi Rodriguez

I never had a childhood. I started working when I was 7 years old. I got $1 a day getting water for the workers at the sugar cane plant.

Clint Eastwood

The innocence of childhood is like the innocence of a lot of animals.

Marcel Proust

There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.

Bill Bryson

Boston's freeway system is insane. It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his childhood crashing toy trains.

Nikola Tesla

From my childhood I had been intended for the clergy. This prospect hung like a dark cloud on my mind.

Hermann Hesse

When trying to remember my share in the glow of the eternal present, in the smile of God, I return to my childhood, too, for that is where the most significant discoveries turn up.

Jesse Metcalfe

I had a relatively tumultuous childhood.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.

Jane Fonda

My childhood was influenced by the roles my father played in his movies. Whether Abraham Lincoln or Tom Joad in the 'Grapes of Wrath,' his characters communicated certain values which I try to carry with me to this day.

Charlie Sheen

What is a normal childhood? We weren't rich, we were pretty middle-class. My dad survived from job to job; with him taking care of so many relatives, he couldn't save any money.

Nikki Giovanni

I had a really nice childhood; I had great parents. I earned my allowance by washing dishes, and in the summer I earned my allowance by working in daddy's garden.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

Why do I love kids so much? Because I was never a kid myself. I was too poor to really have a childhood.

Demi Lovato

My stepdad provided me with an amazing childhood. I played outside like a normal kid, I rode my bike, I walked to school, but the happiest times were when I was acting.

People say I am stuck in childhood, but it's not that. I remember seeing a Matisse retrospective, and you could see he started out one way, and then he tried something different, and then he seemed to spend his whole life trying to get back to the first thing.

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!

Judy Garland

From the time I was thirteen, there was a constant struggle between MGM and me - whether or not to eat, how much to eat, what to eat. I remember this more vividly than anything else about my childhood.

Tom Stoppard

Childhood is Last Chance Gulch for happiness. After that, you know too much.

The hardest people to play in front of are my brothers and friends from childhood, because I can never take them seriously. I know when they're sitting in the stands; it's constant jokes. They're just waiting on me to shoot an air ball or dribble the ball off my foot so they can laugh.

Taylor Swift

I had the most magical childhood, running free and going anywhere I wanted to in my head.

Ben Shapiro

Vaccinations absolutely work, and have dramatically decreased rates of childhood diseases.


To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days.

Virginia Woolf

That great Cathedral space which was childhood.

Melania Trump

I love my childhood. It was a beautiful childhood.

Demi Lovato

I still had a normal childhood with my friends from school.

Dakota Johnson

I think I spent my entire childhood on film sets, surrounded by film-makers and actors and people with magnetic energies who make movies.

William Gibson

For years I have been mourning and not for my dead, it is for this boy for whatever corner in my heart died when his childhood slid out of my arms.

Donnie Yen

I try to update my arsenal constantly. Learning different martial arts since childhood. To understand what's out there. To really be in tune.

Kurt Cobain

I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me.

Don DeLillo

I think there is a sense of last things in my work that probably comes from a Catholic childhood.

Paulo Coelho

I'm first and foremost a writer. I followed my personal legend, my childhood dream of becoming a writer, but I can't say why I'm one.

Ambrose Bierce

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.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Life is the childhood of our immortality.

Mike Pence

The heroes of my childhood were Martin Luther King Jr. and John F. Kennedy... but I was inspired by the ideals of our 40th president and became a Republican.

Narendra Modi

My entire childhood was steeped in poverty. For me, poverty, in a way, was the first inspiration of my life, a commitment to do something for the poor.

Hermann Hesse

For me, however, that beloved, glowing little word happiness has become associated with everything I have felt since childhood upon hearing the sound of the word itself.

Elie Wiesel

When did I learn the Bible? When I was four or five years old. It's still the pull of my childhood, a fascination with the vanished world, and I can find everything except that world.

Megan Fox

I was grounded for all of my childhood. Not most - all.

Nicolas Cage

I don't want you to think that I'm up late reading a stack of Spider-Man comics and eating a tray of lemon cookies while sucking my thumb. I'm not doing that. But I am loyal to the influences of my childhood.

Gertrude Stein

Communists are people who fancied that they had an unhappy childhood.

Virat Kohli

'Border' was the first movie that I watched on the big screen. It always takes me back to my childhood.

Paris Hilton

My kitchen looks like the one from my childhood - very homey, with a little bit of Alice in Wonderland!

I don't know what your childhood was like, but we didn't have much money. We'd go to a movie on a Saturday night, then on Wednesday night my parents would walk us over to the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book.

Kimberly Guilfoyle

The friends I have from childhood are definitely like family to me - extended sisters and brothers, aunts and uncles.

I think that our future has lost that capital F we used to spell it with. The science fiction future of my childhood has had a capital F - it was assumed to be an American Future because America was the future. The Future was assumed to be inherently heroic, and a lot of other things, as well.

Adam Sandler

Sixth grade was a big time, in my childhood, of hoops and friendship, and coming up with funny things.

Jill Biden

Let's face it, we really did need something like this in this country to fight childhood obesity.

Stephen Colbert

I have tender feelings for Nixon because everybody has warm feelings about their childhood. Actually, I didn't like the Watergate trials 'cause they interrupted 'The Munsters.'


Steven Spielberg was my childhood hero.

Katy Perry

I didn't have a childhood.

What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.

Elie Wiesel

One always goes back to one's childhood in the beginning, and I come from a very religious family and surrounding. Very religious.

Tom Felton

I had a great childhood.

Daniel Craig

I've always reverted to a sense of childhood, just in everyday life.

My brother and sister had a much worse childhood, I think, because they were older, and they had to deal with a lot more racism because they grew up in the '70s and I grew up more in the '80s. So they had to deal with crosses being burned on their lawn and their dogs being poisoned.

Ivanka Trump

I had very busy parents, but I really appreciated having a set of traditions during my own childhood, like consistently celebrating holidays at the same place.

Johnny Depp

I went through various stages in my childhood, as we all do, various stages of obsessions with people and things. And I did. I wanted to be the first white Harlem Globetrotter.

Narendra Modi

I have worked hard since my childhood and worked as a labourer. I put my mind and heart into it.

Megan Fox

I loved 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.' It was such a big part of my childhood.

Dolly Parton

I didn't know any gay people in my childhood.

Sandra Bullock

I hated my whole childhood, hated it, hated it, hated it. There was no place for me.

I'm not one of these guys who sits around saying, 'Gee, I mean, the person had a strange childhood and that's why he's doing this horrible thing. Poor Jeffrey Dahmer. He's just had a bad childhood and that's why he's eating people.' Wait a second! This person should be removed from the planet.

A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn't act that way very often.

The best thing to spend on your children is your time.

You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.

There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.

I grew up in a mostly Buddhist environment.

When I was a kid I got busted for throwing a rock through a car window and egging a house on Halloween.