Saturday, September 11, 2010

Quotes About Our Childhood

Childhood is the most beautiful of all life's seasons.

 There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. 
~Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory

The greatest poem ever known
Is one all poets have outgrown:
The poetry, innate, untold,
Of being only four years old.

~Christopher Morley, To a Child

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

Old age lives minutes slowly, hours quickly; childhood chews hours and swallows minutes. 
~Malcolm de Chazal

In childhood, we press our nose to the pane, looking out.  In memories of childhood, we press our nose to the pane, looking in.
~Robert Brault

 If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
~Tom Stoppard

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Theresa Milstein said...

I especially like the Malcolm de Chazal quote.

Barbra The Bloggess said...

He is very poetic isn't he?