Tuesday, 20 March 2012

Childhood - Quotes

Childhood is like being drunk; everyone remembers what you did, except you. - Unknown

Childhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath. - Grenville Kleiser

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

Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul. - Dave Pelzer

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

It was strange how some of childhood's words and ways fell at the wayside and were left behind, while others clamped tight and rode for life, growing the heavier to carry as time passed. - Stephen King

So the first step out of childhood is made all at once, without looking before or behind, without caution, and nothing held in reserve. - Ursula K. le Guin

The young remember most deeply … When we are old and failing, it is the memories of childhood which can be summoned most clearly. - Dan Simmons

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. - Graham Greene

When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind. - Patrick Rothfuss

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

You can go through life and make new friends every year – every month practically – but there was never any substitute for those friendships of childhood that survive into adult years. Those are the ones in which we are bound to one another with hoops of steel. - Alexander McCall Smith

You get the feeling that childhood does not last as long as it used to. Innocence gets harder to hold on to as the world gets older, as it accumulates more experience, more mileage and more blood on the tracks. - Martin Amis

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