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

Sam Ewing

If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.

Tom Stoppard

Arguably, no artist grows up: If he sheds the perceptions of childhood, he ceases being an artist.

Ned Rorem

Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man, youth never.

Anna Jameson

Childhood is a short season.

Helen Hayes

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

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

I'm one of those unlucky people who had a happy childhood.

Jonathan Coe

A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.

Marion C. Garretty

If you had an essentially happy childhood, that tends to dwell with you.

Tracy Kidder

It's during childhood that our patterns often are set. Overweight adolescents often become obese adults.

Cynthia Ogden

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

Graham Greene

It's something that was a part of my growing up and my childhood, ... I loved the hall.

Tammy Wynette

Its never too late to have a happy childhood.

Tom Robbins

The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence.

Art Linkletter

People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.

Bill Watterson

My childhood was absolutely delightful.

Kate Phillips

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.

Brian W. Aldiss

It's just like anything -- they want to remember their childhood.

Jack Lewis

I realized that moment that for me, my childhood was over.

Helga Franks

At the JCC, we want to recreate an aspect of childhood that has been lost.

Jill Davidson

A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.


Everybody has memories of the zoo from their childhood. Your zoo is still here.

Beth Poff

Not about my popularity. People have been supporting me since my childhood. They are supporting me because they want a change not about my popularity.

George Weah

It sounds ideal, a sort of beach childhood. But it wasn't really. I didn't use the beach very much at all.

Miranda Richardson

But childhood prolonged, cannot remain a fairyland. It becomes a hell.

Louise Bogan

The childhood obesity trend is on the rise and has been for decades.

Lara Trifiletti

As in this body, there are for the embodied one childhood, youth, old age, even so is there the taking on of another body.

The Dhammapada

What does the Christian faith say about Mary's childhood. We do not know much of Mary's childhood.

Deborah Davis

There are three terrible ages of childhood - 1 to 10, 10 to 20, and 20 to 30.

Cleveland Amory

Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.

Walter Savage Landor

It's become one of the dominant infections of childhood.

Dr. William Schaffner

It's an eerie thing. My childhood is being washed away.

Richard Simmons

Anyone who might not like us or what we do would find this tale of our childhood nauseating.

Wallace Shawn

Childhood obesity is a real problem.

Susan Neely

I remember nothing of my childhood. I remember absolutely nothing, it's kinda scary.

Tony Torrez

The song is about my image of a place that has cropped up in my heart since my childhood, even though I have never been there.

Shinji Tanimura

Much of the bond between mother and daughter can be traced back to early childhood.

Cindy Chu