Quotations About / On: CHILDHOOD

  • 21.
    In one sense, childhood lives in paradise, youth lives in this world and old age lives in hell.
    (to my students)
    More quotations from: Prof Niamat Ali Murtazai
  • 22.
    Life is a paper of three hours and the three hours are: childhood, youth and old age.
    (to my students.)
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  • 23.
    'We were natural kids who just had that pretty world of childhood that contained our playing and our running ' ____________________________________________________________
    (This quotation is from my poem called 'Through my childhood'.)
    More quotations from: MOHAMMAD SKATI
  • 24.
    Pleasing illusion: "if my childhood had been the Paradise it should have been, all would now be well."
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Fifth Selection, New York (1988).)
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  • 25.
    ... a country encapsulates our childhood and those lanes, byres, fields, flowers, insects, suns, moons and stars are forever reoccurring.
    (Edna O'Brien (b. c. 1932), Irish author; relocated to England. Mother Ireland, ch. 7 (1976).)
    More quotations from: Edna O'Brien, childhood, forever
  • 26.
    Very early in my childhood I associated poverty, toil, unemployment, drunkenness, cruelty, quarreling, fighting, debts, jail with large families.
    (Margaret Sanger (1879-1966), U.S. birth control advocate. My Fight for Birth Control, ch. 1 (1931). Sanger, one of eleven children in a financially stressed family, became the first prominent advocate of birth control and of the dissemination (then illegal) of birth control information.)
    More quotations from: Margaret Sanger, poverty, childhood
  • 27.
    Children who are pushed into adult experience do not become precociously mature. On the contrary, they cling to childhood longer, perhaps all their lives.
    (Peter Neubauer (20th century), U.S. psychoanalyst. As quoted in Children Without Childhood, by Marie Winn, 1981, ch. 13.)
    More quotations from: Peter Neubauer, childhood, children
  • 28.
    ... the physical and domestic education of daughters should occupy the principal attention of mothers, in childhood: and the stimulation of the intellect should be very much reduced.
    (Catherine E. Beecher (1800-1878), U.S. educator and author. Treatise on Domestic Economy for the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at School, ch. 4 (1843).)
  • 29.
    Adolescence is a border between childhood and adulthood. Like all borders, it's teeming with energy and fraught with danger.
    (Mary Pipher (20th century), U.S. clinical psychologist. Reviving Ophelia, ch. 15 (1994).)
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  • 30.
    All our pursuits, from childhood to manhood, are only trifles of different sorts and sizes, proportioned to our years and views.
    (Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. Third edition, London (1751). Lovelace, in Clarissa, vol. 4, p. 263, AMS Press (1990).)
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