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Quotes About Childhood: “Play is the work of childhood.” — Jean Piaget

Play is the work of childhood.

— Jean Piaget



Quotes About Childhood: “Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.” — Ivan Doig

Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.

— Ivan Doig


Quotes About Childhood: “Every time we teach a child something, we keep him from inventing it himself. On the other hand, that which we allow him to discover for himself will remain with him visible for the rest of his life.” — Jean Piaget

Every time we teach a child something, we keep him from inventing it himself. On the other hand, that which we allow him to discover for himself will remain with him visible for the rest of his life.

— Jean Piaget


Quotes About Childhood: “In that world, you’ll be able to rise in the morning with the spirit you had known in your childhood: that spirit of eagerness, adventure and certainty which comes from dealing with a rational universe.” — Ayn Rand

In that world, you’ll be able to rise in the morning with the spirit you had known in your childhood: that spirit of eagerness, adventure and certainty which comes from dealing with a rational universe.

— Ayn Rand


Quotes About Childhood: “The childhood of today is the manhood of tomorrow.” — William Wordsworth

The childhood of today is the manhood of tomorrow.

— William Wordsworth


Quotes About Childhood: “Before you judge me, ask me about my childhood. And I will ask you about yours.” — Michael Jackson

Before you judge me, ask me about my childhood. And I will ask you about yours.

— Michael Jackson


Quotes About Childhood: “Let your old age be childlike, and your childhood like old age; that is, so that neither may your wisdom be with pride, nor your humility without wisdom.” — Saint Augustine

Let your old age be childlike, and your childhood like old age; that is, so that neither may your wisdom be with pride, nor your humility without wisdom.

— Saint Augustine


Quotes About Childhood: “One should never count the years – one should instead count one’s interests. I have kept young trying never to lose my childhood sense of wonderment. I’m glad I still have a vivid curiosity about the world I live in.” — Helen Keller

One should never count the years – one should instead count one’s interests. I have kept young trying never to lose my childhood sense of wonderment. I’m glad I still have a vivid curiosity about the world I live in.

— Helen Keller


Quotes About Childhood: “What was wonderful about childhood is that anything in it was a wonder. It was not merely a world full of miracles; it was a miraculous world.” — Gilbert K. Chesterton

What was wonderful about childhood is that anything in it was a wonder. It was not merely a world full of miracles; it was a miraculous world.

— Gilbert K. Chesterton


Quotes About Childhood: “What one loves in childhood stays in the heart forever.” — Mary Jo Putney

What one loves in childhood stays in the heart forever.

— Mary Jo Putney



Quotes About Childhood: “The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn.” — Maria Montessori

The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child’s own natural desire to learn.

— Maria Montessori


Quotes About Childhood: “Childhood memories are sometimes covered and obscured beneath the things that come later, like childhood toys forgotten at the bottom of a crammed adult closet, but they are never lost for good.” — Neil Gaiman

Childhood memories are sometimes covered and obscured beneath the things that come later, like childhood toys forgotten at the bottom of a crammed adult closet, but they are never lost for good.

— Neil Gaiman


Quotes About Childhood: “For all its material advantages, the sedentary life has left us edgy, unfulfilled, even after 400 generations in villages and cities, we haven’t forgotten: The open road still softly calls like a nearly forgotten song of childhood.” — Carl Sagan

For all its material advantages, the sedentary life has left us edgy, unfulfilled, even after 400 generations in villages and cities, we haven’t forgotten: The open road still softly calls like a nearly forgotten song of childhood.

— Carl Sagan


Quotes About Childhood: “I let go of childhood fears. I am a secure, empowered human being.” — Louise Hay

I let go of childhood fears. I am a secure, empowered human being.

— Louise Hay


Quotes About Childhood: “There’s something about childhood friends that you just can’t replace.” — Lisa Whelchel

There’s something about childhood friends that you just can’t replace.

— Lisa Whelchel


Quotes About Childhood: “Grown up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Grown up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another.

— F. Scott Fitzgerald


Quotes About Childhood: “Religion is an illusion of childhood, outgrown under proper education.” — Auguste Comte

Religion is an illusion of childhood, outgrown under proper education.

— Auguste Comte


Quotes About Childhood: “Childhood obesity issue is critically important to me because it’s critically important to the health and success of our kids, and of this nation, ultimately.” — Michelle Obama

Childhood obesity issue is critically important to me because it’s critically important to the health and success of our kids, and of this nation, ultimately.

— Michelle Obama


Quotes About Childhood: “Childhood has it’s own way of seeing, thinking, and feeling, and nothing is more foolish than to try to substitute ours for theirs.” — Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Childhood has it’s own way of seeing, thinking, and feeling, and nothing is more foolish than to try to substitute ours for theirs.

— Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Quotes About Childhood: “There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.” — Marcel Proust

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

— Marcel Proust



Quotes About Childhood: “All of us are products of our childhood.” — Michael Jackson

All of us are products of our childhood.

— Michael Jackson


Quotes About Childhood: “Childhood decisions do not have to define you.” — Selena Gómez

Childhood decisions do not have to define you.

— Selena Gómez


Quotes About Childhood: “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

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


Quotes About Childhood: “Grown ups are complicated creatures, full of quirks and secrets.” — Roald Dahl

Grown ups are complicated creatures, full of quirks and secrets.

— Roald Dahl


Quotes About Childhood: “The death of childhood is the beginning of poetry.” — Andrei Tarkovsky

The death of childhood is the beginning of poetry.

— Andrei Tarkovsky


Quotes About Childhood: “Genius is nothing more nor less than childhood recaptured at will.” — Charles Baudelaire

Genius is nothing more nor less than childhood recaptured at will.

— Charles Baudelaire


Quotes About Childhood: “We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.” — Epictetus

We should not moor a ship with one anchor, or our life with one hope.

— Epictetus


Quotes About Childhood: “You are not responsible for the programming you picked up in childhood. However, as an adult, you are one hundred percent responsible for fixing it.” — Ken Keyes Jr.

You are not responsible for the programming you picked up in childhood. However, as an adult, you are one hundred percent responsible for fixing it.

— Ken Keyes Jr.


Quotes About Childhood: “Quit thy childhood, my friend, and wake up!” — Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Quit thy childhood, my friend, and wake up!

— Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Quotes About Childhood: “The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.” — Patrick Rothfuss

The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.

— Patrick Rothfuss



Quotes About Childhood: “Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.” — Arthur Rimbaud

Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.

— Arthur Rimbaud


Quotes About Childhood: “I had this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life, what had been my childhood dream.” — Andrew Wiles

I had this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life, what had been my childhood dream.

— Andrew Wiles


Quotes About Childhood: “There are a lot of children in Afghanistan, but little childhood.” — Khaled Hosseini

There are a lot of children in Afghanistan, but little childhood.

— Khaled Hosseini


Quotes About Childhood: “I grew up in Cambridge in England, and my love of mathematics dates from those early childhood days.” — Andrew Wiles

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

— Andrew Wiles


Quotes About Childhood: “In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.” — Lydia Sigourney

In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.

— Lydia Sigourney


Quotes About Childhood: “Playing with Queen was the biggest moment of my career. It was like living a childhood fantasy.” — George Michael

Playing with Queen was the biggest moment of my career. It was like living a childhood fantasy.

— George Michael


Quotes About Childhood: “Genius is nothing more or less than childhood recovered by will, a childhood how equipped for self-expression with an adult’s capacities.” — Charles Baudelaire

Genius is nothing more or less than childhood recovered by will, a childhood how equipped for self-expression with an adult’s capacities.

— Charles Baudelaire


Quotes About Childhood: “Writing was not a childhood dream of mine. I do not recall longing to write as a student. I wasn’t sure how to start.” — John Grisham

Writing was not a childhood dream of mine. I do not recall longing to write as a student. I wasn’t sure how to start.

— John Grisham


Quotes About Childhood: “I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me.” — Kurt Cobain

I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me.

— Kurt Cobain


Quotes About Childhood: “Unhappy is he to whom the memories of childhood bring only fear and sadness.” — H.P. Lovecraft

Unhappy is he to whom the memories of childhood bring only fear and sadness.

— H.P. Lovecraft


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