Childhood Quotes

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 Plato

"We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light." Plato
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"That childhood may indicate that the more appropriate sentence is life in prison without parole as opposed to the death penalty." George Lepley
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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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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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American Musician    Childhood   

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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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"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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"Everything else you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood" Beryl Bainbridge
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Sigmund Freud

"Religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis" Sigmund Freud
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"But childhood prolonged, cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell." Louise Bogan
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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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"So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us." Gaston Bachelard
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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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"It was the place where I saw my first major league game. It brought back a lot of childhood memories. There was feeling that I got by going there." Nomar Garciaparra
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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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"My overriding memory of childhood is having the freedom to decide which way to go in life and having my parents' support." Michael Schumacher
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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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Bill Cosby

"The essence of childhood, of course, is play, which my friends and I did endlessly on streets that we reluctantly shared with traffic." Bill Cosby
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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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"She is the first head of government in history to give a whole country its second childhood." Simon Hoggart
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"I want to see Miss Jackson go to jail for life. You took my childhood, a childhood I was supposed to have. I was so disappointed I will never get that back." Bruce Jackson
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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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