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Sad Childhood Quotes


"My childhood, I would say, was a bit sad." - Columba Bush

"Albums that remind me of my childhood happiness make me incredibly sad now." - Mindy Kaling

"My childhood, I would say, was a bit sad. Society resents that." - Columba Bush

"If I have brightened up one single sad childhood, then I have at least accomplished something in my life." - Astrid Lindgren

"A lot of my characters are underdogs or sad or lonely, but I had a comfortable, golden sort of childhood." - Anthony Browne

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

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

"The odds on any intelligent person having an unhappy childhood are better than fair, and the odds on a sad ending are practically off the board." - Wilfrid Sheed

"Are all ends of life so sad?" - Marie of Romania

"Black is not sad... Black is poetic." - Ann Demeulemeester

"Children are still the way you were as a child, sad and happy in just the same way-and if you think of your childhood, you once again live among them, among the solitary children." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"I started writing poetry when I was six. I had this teacher who didn't believe the poems I'd bring in were mine because they were dark and sad. But I wrote about what I experienced in my childhood." - Mariah Carey

"Why do we capital-N Nerds love Mars so much? Because it's beautiful, it's tough, it's buried in our mythic, childhood memories. It's covered with human triumphs but also with sad stories of failure." - Greg Bear

"I was the class podiatrist. I never made it to class clown. I wasn't funny enough. I would examine feet and prescribe and ointment. It was a sad childhood." - Gilbert Gottfried

"If you're sad, add more lipstick and attack." - Coco Chanel

"Its sad that governments are chiefed by the double tongues." - Ten Bears

"A sad soul can kill you quicker than a germ." - John Steinbeck

"All the world is sad and dreary, Everywhere I roam." - Stephen Foster

"Nobody wants to experience sad events but people like to listen to sad songs. That's the beauty of music." - Hiromi

"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

"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

"I was such a sullen, angry, sad kid. I'm sure there are writers who have had happy childhoods, but what are you going to write about? No ghosts, no fear. I'm very happy that I had an unhappy and uncomfortable childhood." - Isabel Allende

"We all eat & it would be a sad waste of opportunity to eat badly." - Anna Thomas

"Next to a lost battle, nothing is so sad as a battle that has been won." - Duke Of Wellington

"Medicine makes people ill, mathematics make them sad and theology makes them sinful." - Martin Luther

"It is always sad to leave a place to which one knows one will never return." - Gustave Flaubert

"My rest might have been blissful enough, only a sad heart broke it." - Charlotte Bronte

"It's sad, but sometimes moving on with the rest of your life, starts with goodbye." - Carrie Underwood

"It's sad when you think about it, but also kind of beautiful." - Gabrielle Zevin

"Don't promise when you're happy, Don't reply when you're angry, and don't decide when you're sad." - Ziad K. Abdelnour

"What do sad complaints avail if the offense is not cut down by punishment." - Horace

"Our hearts are breaking... We are lonely and deserted, sad and sick." - Alexander Murdoch Mackay

"There is a sad forgetfulness of Christian modesty, especially in the life and dress of women." - Alice von Hildebrand

"It's sad to see them staring wistfully through the window when the door isn't locked." - Isaac Marion

"Everything takes me longer than I expect. It's the sad truth about life" - Donna Tartt

"Being sad with the right people is better than being happy with the wrong ones." - Philippos Syrigos

"loveliness is infernally sad." - Virginia Woolf

"It seems to me that very sad things always contain an element of the comical" - Haruki Murakami

"One can't stay sad very long in such an interesting world, can one?" - L. M. Montgomery

"Be still, sad heart! and cease repining; Behind the clouds is the sun still shining." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"With close-lipp'd Patience for our only friend, Sad Patience, too near neighbour to Despair." - Matthew Arnold

"The sad truth is that the opposite of 'war' is not 'peace'." - Thomas Frey

"It was sad. It's war. Many others died, too. It's war." - Wilhelm Frick

"Better by far you should forget and smile Than that you should remember and be sad." - Christina Rossetti

"We don't trust anyone who does anything nice. That's just the sad world we live in." - Sandra Bullock

"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

"When you discover that you are going to have a child, it stirs up memories of your own childhood." - Kevin Nealon

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

"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 was always a bit different. I had a very happy childhood, but I could never hang on to mates." - Gary Numan

"I had a great childhood." - Miranda Lambert

"There's a strange sensation - you recall it from childhood - about sleeping in the afternoon. You rise into a different world from the one in which you lay down. The shadows have been rearranged. There's a sensation of sad sweetness, as if something has been overlooked. I used to feel it coming out of the movies just before dinnertime, after the matinee. How, I wondered, did Broadway actors face it, this bittersweet sense of time's slipping past." - Jacquelyn Mitchard

"I am sad, sad as a circus-lioness..." - Jean Rhys

"Yes, I am sad, sad as a circus-lioness, sad as an eagle without wings, sad as a violin with only one string and that one broken, sad as a woman who is growing old. Sad, sad, sad..." - Jean Rhys

"I am...sad and angry. Why is my spirit so sad and angry? I look back at my life and all I can remember is rage and rage and rage." - Chris Adrian

"Life is sad enough without people writing sad books." - James T Farrell

"The sad truth is the truth is sad." - Daniel Handler

"We used to say "Ah Hell, we're young" But now we see that life is sad And so is love." - Kate Bush

"The loves and hours of the life of a man, They are swift and sad, being born of the sea." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"Dear as the light that visits these sad eyes, Dear as the ruddy drops that warm my heart." - Thomas Gray

"How sad now never to see men holding hands, while everywhere one looks they are holding guns." - Alice Walker

"My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad." - Olive Schreiner

"The good Lord send out a spirit of mortification to cure our distempers, or we are in a sad condition!" - John Owen

"Vee never needed a reason to do something stupid. Sad thing was, most of the time I didn't either." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"Sad company is bad company." - Milan Kundera

"Why are you sad, Dorian?" He couldn't lie to her. "The leopard wants you to see it." - Nalini Singh

"Happiness is a sad song." - Charles M Schulz

"It's so sad, you get less starstruck when you start realizing that it's not a big deal." - Ansel Elgort

"I didn't want to wake up. I was having a much better time asleep. And that's really sad." - Ned Vizzini

"Sad stories make good books" - Khaled Hosseini

"Remember that your failures are the seeds of your most glorious successes. Be sad if you must, but don't despair." - Anonymous

"Isn't it sad how some people can't be funny, so they have to settle for being obnoxious?" - Anonymous

"I'm sad, but I'm laughing." - Alanis Morissette

"The sad vicissitude of things." - Laurence Sterne

"I'm glad the President finally found an economic development program. I'm just sad that it's only in Baghdad." - John Kerry

"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers, and bears a laden breast Full of sad experience, moving toward the stillness of rest." - Alfred Tennyson

"Sad as a wasted passion." - George Eliot

"Why do beautiful songs make you sad? Because they aren't true. Never? Nothing is beautiful and true." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"To choose one type of music at the exclusion of another would feel kind of sad and arbitrary." - Moby

"Football is a sad game." - George Best

"I'm so grounded, it's sad." - Patti Labelle

"Death isn't sad. There's nothing sad about it. Living a shitty life, that's sad." - Mac Danzig

"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

"People still retain the errors of their childhood, their nation, and their age, long after they have accepted the truths needed to refute them." - Nicolas de Caritat, marquis de Condorcet

"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

"In a way, the political cartoon drawings are things that are small and have humor and a childhood aesthetic and are often stronger to spread an opinion." - Camille Henrot

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

"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

"I was one of the many kids in Northern Ireland who grew up in the countryside and had an idyllic childhood well away from the Troubles." - James Nesbitt

"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



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