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Funny Childhood Quotes
Funny Quotes about Childhood

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Confused Memories of Childhood:
Hate to my father, cruel hate,
confused with love - a mix not great.
The man I love - the man I hate;
the man I want to emulate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood,
but it didn't because parenting can only be learned
by people who have no children.
- Bill Cosby

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

I was always a dreamer, in childhood especially.
People thought I was a little strange.
- Charley Pride


 

My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood,
musical roots buried in the darkest soil.
- Ray Charles

When you finally go back to your old home,
you find it wasn't the old home you missed but your childhood.
- Sam Ewing

The most important influence in my childhood was my father.
- DeForest Kelley


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Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.
- Louise J. Kaplan

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

Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance,
whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
- David Elkind

I had no idea that mothering my own child would be
so healing to my own sadness from my childhood.
- Susie Bright

Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement,
increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.
- Bob Filner

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

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I did not compose my work as one might put on a church vestment...
rather it sprung from the truly fervent faith of my heart,
such as I have felt it since my childhood.
- Franz Liszt

When we are thirsty, we drink the white waters of the pool,
the sweetness of our mournful childhood.
- Georg Trakl

My father was a very unhappy person,
very sarcastic,
and my mother was very nervous and worried about what people thought.
They weren't monsters, but it wasn't a good childhood.
- Paula Danziger

Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.
- Andy Goldsworthy

I spent much of my later childhood and adolescence very,
very involved and interested in art,
and particularly in animated movies.
- Stanislav Grof

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

I like consistency.
If you've had a childhood like mine,
you want some things you can rely on to stay the same.
- Norman Wisdom

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

We cannot even recollect the actions of our infancy,
our childhood is like something written on a slate and rubbed off.
- Vinoba Bhave

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.
- Herman Hesse

Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland
at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which
he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood.
- James H. Breasted

I find the subject of childhood fascinating.
I explored this subject in Speak to me of love and
I am curious about portraying the often painful transition into the adult world.
- Sophie Marceau

Anyone who has spent any time in space will love it
for the rest of their lives.
I achieved my childhood dream of the sky.
- Valentina Tereshkova

There must be a law against forcing children to perform at an early age.
Children should have a wonderful childhood.
They should not be given too much responsibility.
- Maria Callas

My relationship with "Pollyanna" is a very personal one,
because Pollyanna got me through my childhood.
- Eleanor Porter

I gave up my childhood for a career.
- Brenda Lee

My whole career has been fulfilling my childhood fantasies,
playing characters that are larger than life,
getting to play a knight, an elf, a prince,
and a soldier.
- Orlando Bloom

Genius is childhood recalled at will.
- Charles Baudelaire

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

I spent my whole childhood looking for an escape.
- Dennis Rodman

I've never outgrown my childhood.
- David McCallum

Writing gives me the opportunity to explore ideas,
play with language, solve problems, use my imagination,
and draw on my own childhood.
- Jack Prelutsky

Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries;
but who can tell or who can explain them!
- Max Muller

I was an escapee of childhood.
I always wanted to grow up.
- Uma Thurman

Since an early age I was taught to be very politically
aware and knew from childhood that the process was
something I wanted to contribute towards if I could.
- Adam Rickitt

I didn't have a childhood.
- Pat Morita

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.
- Herman Hesse

A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful,
kindly, sunshiny old age.
- Lydia M. Child

But when alcohol comes in, start running.
Because there's a demon there, and it goes back to her childhood.
- David Gest

We were fortunate to have the Russians as our childhood enemies.
We practiced hiding under our desks in case they had
the temerity to drop a nuclear weapon.
- Kary Mullis

The world is full of people who have never,
since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.
- E. B. White

I am obsessive, also I am industrious.
Besides, the time when you are most alive and most
aware is in childhood and one is trying to recapture
that heightened awareness.
- Edna O'Brien

Childhood is the sleep of reason.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
- Robertson Davies

You draw on your own childhood every time you tee it up as an actor.
- Ron Perlman

I started writing movie scripts.
They excited me a lot, but I didn't like them when
they were finished because they were simple copies
of the films I saw in childhood.
- Manuel Puig

My childhood home backed onto wheat and cotton fields.
- Robert B. Laughlin

My nomadic childhood dramatically fed my eventual decision to be an actor,
but not in the way you might think.
- Josh Lucas

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

I'm a Brooklyn boy.
I was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised there,
and spent most of my childhood there.
- Robert Jay Lifton

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

I had a wonderful childhood, but I was a wanderer from year one.
- Maureen Forrester

I look back to a happy childhood.
- Catherine Helen Spence

At heart, this job is about continuing to make great
theatre for the people of Sheffield -
a city I've known and loved since childhood.
- Samuel West

I grew up in Cambridge in England, and my love of mathematics
dates from those early childhood days.
- Andrew Wiles

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

I'm living out a childhood fantasy.
Our house is in a historic district of a small town
that I used to read about in storybooks.
- Patty Duke

My childhood was safe and sane.
No abuse and no traumas.
I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught
me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education.
- Ronnie James Dio

I would like to go back to Wales.
I'm obsessed with my childhood and at least three times
a week dream I am back there.
- Anthony Hopkins

I think you never forget your childhood,
whether it was happy or unhappy.
- Marcel Carne

Well I was an asthmatic child.
So that for most of my childhood I was in bed.
Bedridden.
- Gerald Scarfe

Well, I was born and raised in the Midwest,
in Indiana specifically, and my childhood was full of weekend movies,
you know, the Saturday and Sunday popcorn movies.
- Sydney Pollack

Coming from a barely clothed childhood as a swimmer
makes me really comfortable with my body.
- Estella Warren

Everyone has a childhood, everyone had awkward years and weird stages.
Mine were broadcast for eight years.
- Tina Yothers

I had a marvelously happy childhood.
- Darius Milhaud

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.
- Charles Lamb


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