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Bad Childhood Quotes


"Sometimes bad is bad." - Huey Lewis

"I had a hard childhood. Hard for my parents. Not that bad for me." - Michael Grant

"I would never say I had a bad childhood at all." - Melissa Etheridge

"Religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis." - Sigmund Freud

"I'd spent my childhood thinking bad things, bad things every day. It had made me sick, but it had made me determined." - Julian Cope

"To tell the truth I cannot call my childhood bad. In your childhood you can't compare things: one eats carrots, one eats candy, both taste good. As a child you cannot tell the difference." - Roman Abramovich

"I was quite shy when I was younger, but I'm not one of those people who can complain of a bad childhood or any trauma. There was none in my life. I had a wonderfully happy childhood." - Emilia Fox

"A bad beginning makes a bad ending." - Euripides

"I grew up as a really sick kid; I had really bad childhood asthma and was at home all the time in New York." - Josh Peck

"God giving man life and taking it away is not nearly so bad as God taking away childhood and giving him life." - James Gunn

"My parents are really funny. Laughter was a big part of my childhood. Of course, they tell a lot of bad jokes - but so do I. I tell a lot of bad jokes." - Cecily Strong

"Strangely enough, for many many years I didn't talk about my childhood and then when I did I got a ton of mail - literally within a year I got a couple of thousand letters from people who'd had a worse childhood, a similar childhood, a less-bad childhood, and the question that was most often posed to me in those letters was: how did you get past the trauma of being raised by a violent alcoholic?" - Dean Koontz

"Love makes its record in deeper colors as we grow out of childhood into manhood." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of childhood into maturity." - Thomas Huxley

"Genius is childhood recaptured." - Jean Baudrillard

"Dear sweet unforgettable childhood." - Anton Chekhov

"technology murdered childhood." - Robert M. Drake

"My childhood was extreme." - Tori Amos

"My childhood was appalling." - Taylor Caldwell

"Of all bad men religious bad men are the worst." - C S Lewis

"Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages." - Frank Pittman

"Be bad, and if you can't be bad be worse." - Tobsha Learner

"It is bad governments, not bad people, who cause revolutions." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Bad mind, bad heart. (Mals Mens, Malus Animus)" - Anacharsis Cloots

"I wasn't ever unable to function, but I did realize at some point that I had built a wall between myself and my childhood by saying, "I'm so glad that's over. Nothing can ever be as bad again," without understanding that my childhood was still very much with me." - Gloria Steinem

"I'm not one of these guys who sits around saying, 'Gee, I mean, the person had a strange childhood and that's why he's doing this horrible thing. Poor Jeffrey Dahmer. He's just had a bad childhood and that's why he's eating people.' Wait a second! This person should be removed from the planet." - Clint Eastwood

"Bad leadership is an oxymoron." - Joseph C. Rost

"I knew there was never anyone to blame when people get into drugs. They're always responsible for their own behavior, and it's not the dealer, it's not the friend, it's not the bad influence, it's not the childhood." - Anthony Kiedis

"Two things are terrible in childhood: helplessness (being in other people's power) and apprehension - the apprehension that something is being concealed from us because it is too bad to be told." - Elizabeth Bowen

"My childhood was bad. No father. Mother was greedy and brought me up awful - never made me breakfast once. I don't want to get started. One story is worse than another." - Rodney Dangerfield

"Sometimes my family thinks I've made my childhood a bit more Dickensian than it was, and it probably wasn't all that bad. But I was uncomfortable as a kid." - Tracy Letts

"When it comes to memories of that iconic type, memories that are burned into you, I have maybe ten or so from my childhood. I'm a bad rememberer of situations. I forget almost everything as soon as it happens." - Karl Ove Knausgaard

"Growing up in Poland, I didn't have the experience of going to Disneyland as a child, so I don't have any childhood memories connected to it, good or bad." - Abel Korzeniowski

"I think people are intimidated by grilling .. maybe it's the flame, maybe it's the big grills, maybe they've had some bad childhood experiences .. but I think that grilling is actually the easiest technique in cooking." - Bobby Flay

"The books one reads in childhood, and perhaps most of all the bad and good bad books, create in one's mind a sort of false map of the world, a series of fabulous countries into which one can retreat at odd moments throughout the rest of life..." - George Orwell

"Childhood knows what it wants - to leave childhood behind." - Jean Cocteau

"The chief cause of human errors is to be found in the prejudices picked up in childhood." - Rene Descartes

"Childhood lasts all through life." - Gaston Bachelard

"Childhood obesity affects all pedophiles." - Anthony Jeselnik

"Fermat was my childhood passion." - Andrew Wiles

"Childhood is for spoiling adulthood." - Bill Watterson

"Old age is second childhood." - Aristophanes

"Tackling childhood obesity is key." - Diane Abbott

"Childhood is a short season." - Helen Hayes

"I had an amazing childhood." - Abbie Cornish

"Childhood reading is so important." - Kristi Yamaguchi

"I've never outgrown my childhood." - David Mccallum

"I envy my daughter's childhood." - Rene Russo

"I had a happy childhood." - David Mitchell

"I'd had a rough childhood." - Joni Mitchell

"I didn't have a childhood." - Katy Perry

"I had a happy childhood." - Alastair Campbell

"I had a great childhood." - Tom Felton

"Childhood is messy and beautiful." - Rachel Martin

"I didn't have a childhood." - Pat Morita

"I had a great childhood." - Miranda Lambert

"We think abortion is a bad thing." - Kate Michelman

"Break a bad habit - drop it" - Anonymous

"It is bad luck to be superstitious." - Andrew W. Mathis

"Equal, adj. As bad as something else." - Ambrose Bierce

"An overflow of good converts to bad." - William Shakespeare

"Bad men are full of repentance." - Aristotle

"Good people suddenly don't turn bad." - Greg Gutfeld

"I don't use Twitter for bad." - Kevin Hart

"What seems good turns bad, what seems bad turns good. It is an endless cycle." - Brenda Shoshanna

"Bad beginnings, bad endings." - Livy

"Bad government is the natural product of rule by those who believe government is bad." - Thomas Frank

"Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons - that's philosophy." - Aldous Huxley

"Ash, I want you. Bad, very very bad. But you deserve better than this" - Abbi Glines

"Virtually all bad ideas come from universities, bad ideas that only survive when insulated from reality." - Dick Armey

"How good bad music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The books one reads in childhood, and perhaps most of all the bad and good bad books, create in one's mind a sort of false map of the world, a series of fabulous countries into which one can retreat at odd moments throughout the rest of life, and which in some cases can survive a visit to the real countries which they are supposed to represent." - George Orwell

"To be a social success, do not act pathetic, arrogant, or bored. Do not discuss your unhappy childhood, your visit to the dentist,the shortcomings of your cleaning woman, the state of your bowels, or your spouse's bad habits. You will be thought a paragon (or perhaps a monster) of good behavior." - Mason Cooley

"There's something about seeing an adult you knew in childhood that makes them marginally vulnerable to you, and vice versa. There's also something comforting in thinking that if they made it this far, relatively unscathed, then maybe you didn't turn out half bad either." - Vicki Pettersson

"There's something about seeing an adult you knew in childhood that makes them marginally vulnerable to you, and vice versa. There's also something comforting in thinking that if they made it this far, relatively unscathed, then maybe you did' turn out half bad either." - Vicki Pettersson

"I think the bottom line is that if you get through a childhood like mine, it's not at all bad. Obviously, you come out a pretty tough turkey, and you have had all the inoculations you need to keep you on a level keel for the rest of your life. The sad part is, most of us don't come out." - James A Michener

"Through reading, I escaped the bad parts of my life in the South Bronx. And, through books, I got to travel the world and the universe. It, to me, was a passport out of my childhood and it remains a way - through the power of words - to change the world." - Sonia Sotomayor

"The four movies I can remember seeing as a kid were 'The Elephant Man,' 'The Magnificent Seven,' 'The Good, The Bad and The Ugly' and 'Mad Max!' Two of those are westerns. So the western genre is emblazoned on my memory from childhood, and those are two great movies." - Casey Affleck

"May and I are sisters. We'll always fight, but we'll always make up as well. That's what sisters do: we argue, we point out each other's frailties, mistakes, and bad judgment, we flash the insecurities we've had since childhood, and then we come back together. Until the next time." - Lisa See

"I think some of the funniest and most artistic people I know are the ones who had a hard time at school. They often have humility and artistry. So, as much as I feel bad for kids who have to go through a rough childhood, I believe that if they can turn it around, it's going to make them better people later on." - Drew Barrymore

"Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood." - Frank Mccourt

"Childhood is never troubled with foresight." - Fanny Burney

"Genius: the ability to prolong one's childhood." - H L Mencken

"Childhood Is the Kingdom Where Nobody Dies." - Edna St Vincent Millay

"We carry our childhood with us." - Gary D.

"The impressions of childhood are never obliterated." - Frances Xavier Cabrini

"But nothing warps time quite like childhood" - Brian K Vaughan

"Your children get only one childhood." - Regina Brett

"Life is the childhood of immortality." - Daniel A. Poling

"Since childhood I'd been suspected of imagination" - Steve Aylett

"The fundamental condition of childhood is powerlessness." - Jane Smiley

"I had a marvelously happy childhood." - Darius Milhaud

"The old are in a second childhood." - Aristophanes

"Literature ... is the rediscovery of childhood." - Georges Bataille

"Old age is but a second childhood." - Aristophanes

"Childhood devotions make unfaithful and fickle lovers." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"Play is the work of childhood." - Jean Piaget

"Peanut butter - the pate of childhood." - Florence Fabricant

"Wisdom leads us back to childhood." - Blaise Pascal

"Childhood, whose very happiness is love." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Play is really the work of childhood" - Fred Rogers

"Childhood is a branch of cartography." - Michael Chabon

"Shahid Kapoor is my childhood crush" - Alia Bhatt

"Peanut butter is the pate of childhood." - Florence Fabricant

"My success has surpassed my childhood dreams." - Lisa Leslie

"Religion: Something comparable to childhood neurosis" - Sigmund Freud

"[My childhood was ] spiritual than religious." - Julianne Malveaux

"I believe every childhood should be magical." - Jo Dee Messina

"To children childhood holds no particular advantage." - Kathleen Norris

"In age, talk; in childhood, tears." - Proverbs

"Childhood has no necessary connection with age." - Austin O'Malley

"An idyllic childhood is probably illusion." - Martha Grimes

"The eyes of childhood are magnifying lenses." - Edward Teller

"My childhood taught me nothing... zero." - Lee Radziwill

"I didn't have a happy childhood." - Giorgio Armani

"Genius is childhood recalled at will." - Charles Baudelaire

"I had a very happy childhood." - Juan Antonio Bayona

"I had a kind of Dickensian childhood." - Shaun Cassidy

"I think we all miss our childhood." - Rory Culkin

"My childhood lacked affection and ambience." - Jacqueline De Ribes

"I never had a true childhood." - Bethenny Frankel

"Childhood smells of perfume and brownies." - David Leavitt

"I had a relatively tumultuous childhood." - Jesse Metcalfe

"Baseball represents family. It represents my childhood." - Alyssa Milano

"Life is the childhood of our immortality." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Childhood is the sleep of reason." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"I had a picture-perfect childhood." - Kelly Ripa

"Well, I had the most appalling childhood." - Bruce Robinson

"Childhood is the sleep of reason." - Jeanjacques Rousseau

"I didn't really get a normal childhood." - Evan Rachel Wood

"I felt caged by my childhood." - Christina Aguilera

"Life is the childhood of our immortality." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

"I look back to a happy childhood." - Catherine Helen Spence

"That great Cathedral space which was childhood." - Virginia Woolf

"Discrimination is a bad bad bad thing." - Emily Saliers

"Childhood hunger in America is as much a paradox as it is a tragedy. Why, in the wealthiest country in the world, should hunger darken the lives and dreams of 12 million children and their families? I believe that, when Americans learn the facts and understand how their involvement can make a difference, banishing childhood hunger will be a national, local and personal priority." - Martin Sheen

"You may forget your childhood, but your childhood does not forget you." - Michael Dibdin

"So I may not have had a gothic childhood, but childhood makes its own gothicity." - George Saunders

"Great marketing only makes a bad product fail faster." - David Ogilvy

"Never make bad predictions, especially about the futture." - Casey Stengel

"You got to be bad before you're good." - Ken Harrelson

"Attitudes determine our actions, for good or bad." - Dwight L Moody

"If men be good, government cannot be bad." - William Penn

"Even after a bad harvest there must be sowing." - Seneca the Younger

"When you're strong and good, then you're Bad." - Michael Jackson

"Money is a great servant but a bad master." - Francis Bacon

"What life gives us, good or bad, we seldom deserve." - William Kent Krueger

"London is a bad habit one hates to lose." - William Sansom

"A good example is more irritating than a bad one." - John Mcafee

"Hey, any team can have a bad century." - Tom Trebelhorn



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