Quotes containing word "childhood"

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Definitions and meanings of word "childhood"

• Noun: the time of person's life when they are a child

• Noun: the state of a child between infancy and adolescence

Featured authors with quotes containing word "childhood"

Alice Miller
3 quotes about childhood
Swiss Psychologist
Born Friday 12 January 1923
John le Carre
2 quotes about childhood
English Writer
Born Monday 19 October 1931
Augusten Burroughs
3 quotes about childhood
American Writer
Born Saturday 23 October 1965
Dennis Potter
3 quotes about childhood
British Writer, Journalist, Dramatist
Friday 17 May 1935 - Tuesday 7 June 1994
Roberto Benigni
one quote about childhood
Italian Writer, Actor, Comedian, Director
Born Monday 27 October 1952
Dido Armstrong
2 quotes about childhood
British Musician
Born Saturday 25 December 1971
Richard Dawkins
2 quotes about childhood
English Author, Scientist
Born Wednesday 26 March 1941
Harriet Ann Jacobs
2 quotes about childhood
American Writer, Speaker
1813 - 1897
Andrew Wiles
2 quotes about childhood
English Mathematician
Born Saturday 11 April 1953
Herman Hesse
2 quotes about childhood
German Novelist, Poet, Author
Monday 2 July 1877 - Thursday 9 August 1962
Kinky Friedman
2 quotes about childhood
American Writer, Novelist, Politician, Musician, Songwriter
Born Wednesday 1 November 1944
Bill Cosby
2 quotes about childhood
American Author, Actor, Comedian, Musician, Educator, Activist, Producer
Born Monday 12 July 1937

One thing that people keep on saying to me is that the wealth and the fame must have made up for missing out on my childhood. But the idea of money - putting a price on your childhood - is ridiculous. You will never get those years back and you can't put a price on them.

Tom Felton

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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.

Carlos Ghosn

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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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My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity.

Roberto Benigni

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I never had any childhood, for the word means sunshine and freedom from care. I had a starved and pinched little childhood, as far as love and merriment go.

Frank Leslie

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Remember Graham Green's dictum that childhood is the bank balance of the writer? I think that all writers feel alienated. Most of us go back to an alienated childhood in some way or another. I know that I do.

John le Carre

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I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.

Sigmund Freud

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A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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If we don't somehow stem the tide of childhood obesity, we're going to have a huge problem.

Lance Armstrong

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Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.

Diane Ackerman

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Everything else you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood.

Beryl Bainbridge

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I sailed through my childhood with a complete lack of any drama.

Kate Adie

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I had a serious childhood illness - sort of like spinal meningitis - that led to a three-month hospitalization. Afterward, I couldn't be insured because of a pre-existing condition.

Tammy Baldwin

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Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.

Henri Frederic Amiel

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So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us.

Gaston Bachelard

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It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.

Margaret Mead

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The events of childhood do not pass, but repeat themselves like seasons of the year.

Eleanor Farjeon

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The secret of the truly successful, I believe, is that they learned very early in life how not to be busy. They saw through that adage, repeated to me so often in childhood, that anything worth doing is worth doing well.

Barbara Ehrenreich

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I had a wonderful childhood, coming from Cincinnati, and I think that it was great going into the life that I was going to have, where you have to start young as a dancer.

Suzanne Farrell

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Tackling childhood obesity is key.

Diane Abbott

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