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Childhood Place Quotes


"My childhood was absolutely the worst place I've ever been," "It was terrible." - Harold Budd

"The protected place in space and time that we once called childhood has grown shorter." - Mary Pipher

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

"It`s the prettiest place on the planet. My childhood was like a dream. It`s like the last Mayberry." - Greg Behrendt

"It was a small provincial place with great people and I had a happy childhood growing up in Queens." - Fran Drescher

"I hated my whole childhood, hated it, hated it, hated it. There was no place for me." - Sandra Bullock

"I grew up in Los Angeles and always wished I'd spent a childhood in a far different place." - Berkeley Breathed

"A childhood without books - that would be no childhood. That would be like being shut out from the enchanted place where you can go and find the rarest kind of joy." - Astrid Lindgren

"There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again." - Elizabeth Lawrence

"You know, as an only child, you're kind of in a bubble, and there are all sorts of things about my childhood that I still can't really place." - Penn Badgley

"Quite often somebody will say, What year do your books take place? and the only answer I can give is, In childhood." - Beverly Cleary

"Jersey is always with me. I was one of the lucky ones. Asbury Park is just the greatest place in the world to spend your childhood." - Danny Devito

"A place makes a deep impression on you when you're young. It lives with you. It's like your childhood. It fertilises the imagination." - Richard Eyre

"There was a place in childhood that I remember well, And there a voice of sweetest tone bright fairy tales did tell." - Samuel Lover

"I know that a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania is about the most random place for a country singer to come from, but I had an awesome childhood." - Taylor Swift

"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

"Dance. Dance for the joy and breath of childhood. Dance for all children, including that child who is still somewhere entombed beneath the responsibility and skepticism of adulthood. Embrace the moment before it escapes from our grasp. For the only promise of childhood, of any childhood, is that it will someday end. And in the end, we must ask ourselves what we have given our children to take its place. And is it enough?" - Richard Paul Evans

"It's always been a dream of mine, and a childhood fantasy, to play a great champion. I would much rather haven been an athlete than an actor. This is like some second place consolation prize." - Mark Wahlberg

"My whole childhood was about being in the garden. It wasn't really a religious place to me. The love I felt there... was in contradiction with what I saw in the streets. It was a different world." - Rula Jebreal

"We're all united in this, that every human being migrates through time, that the place we grew up in in our childhood is gone when we're in our 50s and 60s and 70s." - Mohsin Hamid

"Boredom was the plague of my childhood. While I was at the orphanage, the boredom came from being in a place I did not wish to be. I was bored. I was bored the entire four years I was there." - William Saroyan

"It is very difficult for us, placed as we have been from earliest childhood in a condition of training, to say what would have been our feelings had such training never taken place." - Sir George Stokes, 1st Baronet

"I grew up in Britain before it became a multicultural place, so in many ways I have a nostalgia for an England that's vanished - the England of my childhood has actually disappeared." - Kazuo Ishiguro

"Given that the biggest rise in childhood obesity rates are occurring in children ages 3 to 5 years, we must modify our efforts to place an emphasis on prevention versus intervention." - Darell Hammond

"I love my family and I had a very wonderful, magical childhood. But New Jersey was actually a very cold place. There was such an intense concentration of wealth, and such a low concentration of any actual human happiness." - Ezra Miller

"Obesity now contributes to the death of more than 360,000 Americans a year. The incidence of childhood obesity is now at epidemic levels. Alarm bells are going off all over the place. But our government has done virtually nothing." - Tom Harkin

"One of the things I want to do that's outside the realm of acting and the arts - although both have their place in this - is ending childhood hunger here in America." - Jeff Bridges

"My childhood was never great. We moved from place to place a lot. There were times when we had no definite place to stay. So, a basic level of security was not always there. Therefore, when you finally make it out, and you become who I am, you're humbled by the memories of those situations." - Lebron James

"It is among the ranks of school-age children, those six- to twelve-year-olds who once avidly filled their free moments with childhood play, that the greatest change is evident. In the place of traditional, sometimes ancient childhood games that were still popular a generation ago, in the place of fantasy and make- believe play . . . today's children have substituted television viewing and, most recently, video games." - Marie Winn

"My place, your place, slapped face, rat race." - Roger Daltrey

"The future is no place to place your better days." - Dave Matthews

"Technology: No Place for Wimps!" - Scott Adams

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

"There's no place like home, there's no place like home, there's no place like home." - L Frank Baum

"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

"Once upon a time, there was a Magic Kingdom made of hopes and childhood fantasies. A timeless place where every land was filled with wonder. A place where everyone who entered its gates would be given the gift of the young at heart." - Julie Andrews

"It's a very familiar type of place where people either go to their house on the lake or they get together in different places. This was a normal, relatable place that I think a lot of people have in their childhood." - Steve Carell

"His time's forever, everywhere his place." - Abraham Cowley

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

"I long for scenes where man has never trod; A place where woman never smil'd or wept; There to abide with my creator, God, And sleep as I in childhood sweetly slept: Untroubling and untroubled where I lie; The grass below-above the vaulted sky." - John Clare

"She had sacrificed her childhood to save her brothers; she loved her family above all else, and her spirits yearned to return home once more, to the wild forest and the land of mystic tales and ancient spirits whence he had taken her. That was the place of her heart, and if he loved her, he must let her go." - Juliet Marillier

"But for me, being naked out of doors and in the water is one of the best ways I have ever found to restore my sense of blissful innocence. It takes me back to that place of my almost forgotten childhood, where I got to run around undressed without anyone telling me I had to cover up or be embarrassed." - Elizabeth Rosner

"If one attempts to assign to religion its place in man's evolution, it seems not so much to be a lasting acquisition, as a parallel to the neurosis which the civilized individual must pass through on his way from childhood to maturity." - Sigmund Freud

"One's age should be tranquil, as one's childhood should be playful; hard work, at either extremity of human existence, seems to me out of place; the morning and the evening should be alike cool and peaceful; at midday the sun may burn, and men may labor under it." - Thomas Arnold

"I have no protection at home, or resting place abroad. ... I am an outcast from the society of my childhood, and an outlaw in the land of my birth. I am a stranger with thee, and a sojourner as all my fathers were." - Frederick Douglass

"I believe in the immortality of the Theatre, it is a most joyous place to hide, for all those who have secretly put their childhood in their pockets and run off and away with it, to play on to the end of their days." - Max Reinhardt

"To practice space is thus to repeat the joyful and silent experience of childhood; it is, in a place, to be other and to move toward the other...Kandinsky dreamed of: 'a great city built according to all the rules of architecture and then suddenly shaken by a force that defies all calculation." - Michel De Certeau

"I really wanted to raise my boys in a place where 'celebrity' wasn't important, and where I could be closer to where I grew up (upstate NY). I love it here - it reminds me of my childhood. It seems more open minded and inclusive, and I love the seasons." - Lauren Holly

"Photography is a great adventure in thinking and looking, a wonderful magic toy that miraculously manages to combine our adult awareness with the fairy-tale world of childhood, a never-ending journey through great and small, through variations and the realm of illusions and appearances, a labyrinthine and specular place of multitudes and simulation." - Luigi Ghirri

"Speaking of childhood fantasy, we were doing a Western, but we were also just hanging out. You work, and you ride and ride and ride, and then, for the next two hours, you look for a place to kick out, in this amazing canyon with so much heritage and so much history." - James Badge Dale

"In effect, I grew up in a sort of timewarp, a place where times are scrambled up. There are elements of my childhood that look to me now, in memory more like the 1940s or the 1950s than the 1960s. Jack [Womack] says that that made us science fiction writers, because we grew up experiencing a kind of time travel." - William Gibson

"I think, there are a couple of songs. I'm really proud of How far I'll Go. I literally locked myself up in my childhood bedroom at my parents' house to write those lyrics. I wanted to get to my angstiest possible place. So I went method on that." - Lin-Manuel Miranda

"I long for scenes, where man hath never trod, A place where woman never smiled or wept- There to abide with my Creator, God, And Sleep as I in childhood sweetly slept, Untroubling, and untroubled where I lie, The grass below - above the vaulted sky." - John Clare

"My memories of my childhood are wonderful memories. I feel that I was privileged because I grew up in a beautiful city. It is Catania, on the eastern coast of Sicily. It's a place filled with sun, close to the beach." - Luca Parmitano

"I had a very happy childhood, but I wasn't that happy a child. I liked being alone and creating characters and voices. I think that's when your creativity is developed, when you're young. I liked the world of the imagination because it was an easy place to go to." - David Walliams

"I always had this childhood image in the back of my mind of this fantastic place where all the things I liked came from; Orson Welles, jazz, all that stuff. Los Angeles is one of those places where somebodies become nobodies and nobodies become somebody." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"The peculiarities of my childhood, of constantly moving through so many different cultures, of always being the outsider, may have made me extraordinarily self-sufficient, but it had also bred a certain detachment, a sense that the world was a place to explore rather than truly inhabit. This manifested as a kind of shyness, even timidity." - Scott Anderson

"One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful." - Thomas Arnold

"Acting has made me embrace my childhood. It's become some weird form of therapy. It's like I have a place where I can release all of these emotions. When I was playing Ira Hayes, I didn't have to think about the death of my parents directly. It's just there. I can blend it into Ira's character. I can use Ira's emotions as an outlet." - Adam Beach

"Comedy was why I got into acting the first place. Peter Sellers was a huge influence on my wanting to act. I grew up with him and found him hysterical. The Pink Panther films were an inspiration, from my earliest childhood days, when I was watching them with my brother and my dad." - Sally Hawkins

"Dizzee's just my childhood hero. He's definitely the inspiration. He's got himself to a very good place. He's defied the expectations of what British black urban music was like. He was the first person who made the rest of Britain realise it wasn't just a one-album-type situation. You've got to take your hat off to somebody like that." - Tinie Tempah

"My father was an autodidact. It wasn't a middle-class house. Shopkeepers are aspirant. He paid for me to go to private school. He was denied an education - he had a horrible childhood. He got a place at a grammar school and wasn't allowed to go." - Kate Atkinson

"If I'm in the studio, I'm completely on music. I try to go to that place and that's the toughest thing for me to do. When I'm with other musicians, sometimes I go back to, almost like, childhood, because that's what I always wanted to be." - Jamie Foxx

"What has gone on in my childhood, and the personal problems that we've had in the band, have given a lot of people hope. (It shows) if you keep your nose pointed straight you can actually get somewhere - to a happy place." - Billy Corgan

"As a spiritual person, nature for me has always been a healing place. Going back all the way to my childhood on the farm, the fields and forests were places of adventure and self-discovery. Animals were companions and friends, and the world moved at a slower, more rational pace than the bustling cities where I'd resided my adult life." - David Mixner

"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

"You're the hero of your own story. I had let go of my own story from my own childhood and whatever anger I had and I began to see it from a very different place. It's really easy to be like "This thing happened to me! Look what they did to me or are doing to me." These are such powerful ideas and it's so easy to hold onto them forever. When I let go of those ideas it was easier to see my childhood from different points of view." - Baron Vaughn

"There are only two places in this league, First Place and No Place." - Tom Seaver

"Our relation to the natural world takes place in a place." - Gary Snyder

"Unless you move, the place where you are is the place where you will always be." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"In nature things move violently to their place, and calmly in their place." - Francis Bacon

"We lead strange lives, chasing our dreams around from place to place." - Erin Morgenstern

"The past is a place you can learn from, not a place you want to live." - Tony Robbins



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