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18 Deep Quotes About Childhood

18 Deep Quotes About Childhood

Childhood is a fleeting thing. Before you know it, you’re all grown up. It’s good to maximize the time you have as a child whilst not letting the different tragedies of the world steal your innocence. Below are 18 quotes you can share with your kids or read to yourself to slow down or potentially stop the theft of your childhood.

18 Deep Quotes About Childhood

Here are 18 deep quotes about childhood:

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  1. Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them. ― Dr. Seuss
  2. 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
  3. [Kids] don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are. ― Jim Henson
  4. As a child I felt myself to be alone, and I am still, because I know things and must hint at things which others apparently know nothing of, and for the most part do not want to know. ― Carl Gustav Jung
  5. It’s never too late to have a happy childhood. ― Tom Robbins
  6. For in every adult there dwells the child that was, and in every child there lies the adult that will be. ― John Connolly
  7. Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days. ― Flannery O’Connor
  8. We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
  9. Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age. The child is grown, and puts away childish things. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. ― Edna St. Vincent Millay
  10. It’s not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It’s our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless. ― L.R. Knost
  11. One of the pitfalls of childhood is that one doesn’t have to understand something to feel it. By the time the mind is able to comprehend what has happened, the wounds of the heart are already too deep. ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  12. All of us are products of our childhood. ― Michael Jackson
  13. To grow up is to wonder about things; to be grown up is to slowly forget the things you wondered about as a child. ― Henning Mankell
  14. Did you know that childhood is the only time in our lives when insanity is not only permitted to us, but expected? ― Louis de Bernières
  15. Sunsets, like childhood, are viewed with wonder not just because they are beautiful but because they are fleeting. ― Richard Paul Evans
  16. People never grow up, they just learn how to act in public. ― Bryan White
  17. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real. ― Margery Williams Bianco
  18. Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul. ― Ivan Doig


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