Good Childhood Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Good Childhood

#1. Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good. - Author: Katherine Anne Porter
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#2. And other times there would be tenderness and holding-close liek a warm bath, and hands stroking my hair and brow, and the words carved about the cathedral of my childhood: 'He's like all the other children. He's a good boy. - Author: Daniel Keyes
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#3. Chronic self-doubt is a symptom of the core belief, 'I'm not good enough.' We adopt these types of limiting beliefs in response to our family and childhood experiences, and they become rooted in the subconscious ... we have the ability to take action to override it ... - Author: Lauren Mackler
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#4. So childhood too feels good at first, before one happens to notice the terrible sameness, age after age. - Author: John Gardner
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#5. I had a great childhood, a very close-knit family. We were all overweight, and we had good times eating together, I imagine. - Author: Stephen Furst
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#6. A good scientist is a person in whom the childhood quality of perennial curiosity lingers on. Once he gets an answer, he has other questions. - Author: Frederick Seitz
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#7. In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe. - Author: Lydia Sigourney
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#8. What I remember the most about my childhood is constant fear and "good food." I don't want to get into the greasy, buttery, deep-fried, fatty, sugary, meaty, barbecued details here, but with no knowledge of healthy lifestyles or positive psychology, time took its toll on me. - Author: Bryant H. McGill
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#9. If it's a good book, anyone will read it. I'm totally unashamed about still reading things I loved in my childhood. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#10. By now I have come to feel that the fact of being a 'child', of being wholly
subservient and dependent, of being seen by older people as a mixture of expensive nuisance, slave and super-pet, does most young people more harm than good - Author: John Holt
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#11. I always entreat the good Lord to give me my childhood back, that is to say, to grant that I may see nature and render it like a child, without prejudice. - Author: Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
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#12. It is an acknowledged truth that the constancy of a good father during childhood goes a long way to prevent a girl from letting herself get kicked around by jerkface male sadists later in life -- and I am no exception to this rule. - Author: Leah McLaren
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#13. You can only be a good father in relationship to your childhood. - Author: Guillermo Del Toro
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#14. Children are natural practitioners of the Queer and the Questing, for childhood is nothing but a quest through a queer country. Of course, they often have a good deal of trouble with the Quiet. - Author: Catherynne M Valente
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#15. People with great passions, people who accomplish great deeds, people who possess strong feelings, even people with great minds and a strong personality, rarely come out of good little boys and girls. - Author: Lev S. Vygotsky
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#16. All our lives, we rework the things from our childhood, like feeling good about ourselves, managing our angry feelings, being able to say good-bye to people we love. - Author: Fred Rogers
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#17. Childhood is so important. Without a loving one, you're vulnerable throughout your life. We're all the things our parents are - the good and the not so good. Thankfully, I have a wonderful wife who's a brilliant mother. - Author: James Fox
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#18. I used to have a very difficult childhood because I was always the tallest girl in school, and everybody was staring at me and saying, 'You are very different.' Now, different is good. - Author: Tao Okamoto
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#19. 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. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#20. I had a beautiful childhood, so my adulthood has been really frustrating because it's - half the time it hasn't been as good as my childhood. - Author: John Lautner
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#21. A lot of the characters I play have problems, they are marginalised, they have serious psychological problems, problems with relationships, with childhood. These are big subjects, big subjects. You can't balk at work like that. As an actor, that's as good as it gets. - Author: Robert Carlyle
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#22. Parents deserve the peace of mind of knowing their children are in good hands. By investing in early childhood educators, we are supporting nurturing child care environments where children can thrive. - Author: Kathleen Wynne
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#23. I do think it's good to remember that childish things are made for children, and that, however pleasantly lurid the promise of a return to the clarity of childhood may be, an infatuation with the childish reveals only that one has failed to grow past it. - Author: Lauren Faust
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#24. It is good for children to find themselves facing the elements of a fairy tale - they are well-equipped to deal with these - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#25. The dreams of childhood - it's airy fables, its graceful, beautiful, humane, impossible adornments of the world beyond; so good to be believed in once, so good to be remembered when outgrown ... - Author: Charles Dickens
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#26. We were just a gaggle of kids, and everybody played together and had a good time. You know how kids can be completely horrible - abusive but fun. But anyway, it was a nice childhood. - Author: Peter Jurasik
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#27. My father was a very unhappy person, very sarcastic, and my mother was very nervous and worried about what people thought. They weren't monsters, but it wasn't a good childhood. - Author: Paula Danziger
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#28. My childhood was very colourful, and I am very good friends with both my parents. We have no secrets. - Author: Rebecca Hall
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#29. You're a good boy. I wish you didn't have to be quite so good - Author: Patrick Ness
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#30. In a way, I had a very good and normal childhood. I had loving and caring parents. But I had a lot of quirks or problems when I was growing up. I had phobias and obsessions. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#31. Anyone who has no need of anybody but himself is either a beast or a God.
Aristotle - Author: Bruce Wayne Sullivan
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#32. Men, indeed, appear to me to act in a very unphilosophical manner when they try to secure the good conduct of women by attempting to keep them always in a state of childhood. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft
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#33. Oh unicorn, Oh magic good, Let me laugh as a child should, Let the gift of childhood, Come back to me, For one day, Just, as it should. - Author: S Rob
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#34. The central aspect I wanted to explore was the path a person takes to get to the point where they can justify doing terrible things in the name of good. What motivations sway them? What stones laid in childhood become the foundation legacies are built on? - Author: Kiersten White
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#35. I think it's very amazing that I do horror films when I had this awful childhood. But maybe that's why I'm good at it. - Author: Ingrid Pitt
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#36. We all have good instincts unless they're beaten out of us or shamed out of us in childhood. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#37. My parents are good role models because they've worked hard and gave me a happy childhood. - Author: Sophie Ellis-Bextor
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#38. Holidays are also an opportunity for kids to unlearn every good habit they've learned during the rest of the year. They don't go to school. They get to stay up past their bedtime. They get candy and presents for doing nothing. Childhood utopia. - Author: Jim Gaffigan
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#39. I do get to have my normal childhood. I just love to get together with my friends and family and have a good time. - Author: Austin O'Brien
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#40. I am just trying to be a good, protective mother. I want to give Bertie as normal a childhood as possible while preserving his privacy. - Author: Kate Bush
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#41. She is every good childhood memory happening at once. - Author: Kirk Diedrich
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#42. It's important to dress our children well. I have some wonderful memories from my childhood, and so much is associated with what I was wearing. If you look good, you feel good - simple. - Author: Marie-Chantal Claire
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#43. A good deal of childhood is strong stuff for adults and totally unsuitable for children. - Author: Philippa Pearce
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#44. Good theories of the mind must span at least three different scales of time: slow, for the billions of years in which our brains have survivied; fast, for the fleeting weeks and months of childhood; and in between, the centuries of growth of our ideas through history. - Author: Marvin Minsky
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#45. But the world hinges on good fathers and those who would be the merchants of confidence. - Author: Michelle Franklin
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#46. The best mistake I ever made was believing that I was stupid. It was a childhood thing, but it played out big-time as an adult. It scorned me the rest of my life - in a good way. - Author: Barbara Corcoran
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#47. The fifties are a peaceful time, a quiet sleeping time between two noisy bursts of years, a blue and white time filled with sweet yellow days, music and bright smelling memories. - Author: David Gerrold
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#48. 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. - Author: Roman Abramovich
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#49. I had a deprived childhood, you see. I had lots of other kids to play with and my parents bought me outdoor toys and refused to ill-treat me, so it never occurred to me to seek solitary consolation with a good book. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#50. Work, love, courage and hope,
Make me good and help me cope! - Author: Anne Frank
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#51. I do not want any child in America to have my childhood because it was taken away from me because I just wasn't good enough; well I am good enough now. - Author: Richard Simmons
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#52. Emilio was certainly within his rights not to reveal the sordid details of his childhood even to his friends. Or perhaps especially to his friends, whose good opinion of him, he might feel, would not survive the revelations. - Author: Mary Doria Russell
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#53. And I couldn't help wondering where the hell the fatherland was, what exactly were we fighting for? Did I find out? Ah, that's a good point. It may sound strange, but from talking to the other militiamen I realised it was our childhood memories we were fighting for. - Author: Andres Neuman
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#54. I used to have a theory actually that, if you've had a good childhood, a good marriage and a little bit of money in the bank, you're going to make a lousy comedian. - Author: David Steinberg
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#55. Nobody became an actor because he had a good childhood. - Author: William H. Macy
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#56. Chocolate is the first luxury. It has so many things wrapped up in it: Deliciusness in the moment, childhood memories, and that grin-inducing feeling of getting a reward for being good. - Author: Mariska Hargitay
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#57. You give up your childhood. You miss proms and games and high-school events, and people say it's awful ... I say it was a good trade. You miss something but I think I gained more than I lost. - Author: Mary Lou Retton
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#58. 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. - Author: Abel Korzeniowski
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#59. I have a good memory for early life. My visual memory is good about childhood and adolescence, and less good in the last 10 years. I could probably tell you less what happened in the last 10 years. I remember what houses looked like, sometimes they just pop into my head. - Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
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#60. I puked rainbows all over my childhood, and it felt so good. - Author: L.K. Elliott
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#61. I'm admitting that I don't know that to be true, but it does sound pretty good. So a big part of my childhood was affecting black culture and black accents and black music and anything black I was into. - Author: Moshe Kasher
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#62. The women in the room chatted about love, about childhood, about losing parents, about Mr. Spock, about good books they'd read.
They mothered each other. - Author: Louise Penny
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#63. For years, my master had done his utmost to pollute my mind with foul images, and to destroy the pure principles inculcated by my grandmother, and the good mistress of my childhood. - Author: Harriet Ann Jacobs
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#64. And even childhood was no good any more - not the way it was. No worry then but how to find a good stone, not round exactly but flattened and water-shaped, to use in a sling pouch cut from a discarded shoe. Where did all the good stones go, and all simplicity? - Author: John Steinbeck
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#65. I don't miss much about my childhood. I lived in a good neighborhood, a wacky neighborhood. It was a very boy-heavy neighborhood - kind of Lord of the Flies-y. So many weird things happened, funny things. - Author: Justin Theroux
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#66. My childhood was so inconsistent that I never expected normalcy, and it's enough for me to be able to have time and space to be good to myself and the people around me. Children are nice, but I decided to save myself instead. - Author: Meghan Daum
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#67. We all have ideas, sometimes good ones, not to mention the gift of emotional turmoil that every childhood provides. - Author: Ann Patchett
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#68. I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me. - Author: Kurt Cobain
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#69. I think that comedy is a good defense for a child. Because you know childhood is a nightmare as it is. And so why not use comedy and being funny as a defense to get through your life as opposed to drugs, alcohol and good looks? Because those things are dangerous when your young. - Author: Joy Behar
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#70. I didn't have a good childhood growing up. - Author: Julie Roberts
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#71. Being a 'good' parent is more about the parent, and, less about the 'supposedly-could-have-been-bad' child. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#72. I've had a fairy tale life. I had a perfect family, a beautiful childhood, an incredible upbringing. I lived a lot of life but a lot of good life. - Author: John Stamos
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#73. Why is it...that the good things that pop up almost always get clobbered by these miserable darn things that seem to choke out everything like stinkweed? - Author: A. E. Hotchner
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#74. Timmy Horan was a childhood hero. He was a great distributor, elusive, good stepper, very physical, defensively very sound. What a rounded player. - Author: Brian O'Driscoll
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#75. People talk to you a great deal about your education, but some good, sacred memory, preserved from childhood, is perhaps the best education. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#76. That's because we have it so good, I told her, trying on his deep voice. We impersonated him all the way home, laughing and blowing bubbles, both of us knowing that he was right. We did have it so good. - Author: Emily M. Danforth
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#77. Oddly-shaped is a term I've been using because it doesn't sound better or worse than anyone elses. All those other terms like "f**'ed up childhood" or "broken home," none of them sound good. Were our childhoods better or worse? I don't know. It's different. - Author: Bucky Sinister
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#78. He touches his wife's smooth back as she sleeps her warm sleep and dreams her own dreams; he thinks that it is good to be a child, but it is also good to be grownup and able to consider the mystery of childhood . . . its beliefs and desires. - Author: Stephen King
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#79. But childhood was not all good, nor were its lessons. Good came with the bad, as dark did with light and weakness with strength. Nothing was simple or pure; everyone had secrets. What - Author: John Hart
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#80. How good, he thinks, that she breathes in oblivion with every breath she draws! That in childhood each night is a deep wide gulf between one day and the next. - Author: Thomas Mann
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#81. I didn't have a good childhood because I never could get along with other kids. I was the child that sat in the corner eating lunch by herself. - Author: Jolene Blalock
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#82. 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. - Author: Casey Affleck
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#83. If you need to talk about your childhood, you're safe with me. If you need to break into a million pieces, I'm right here, Lev. I'll find them all, I'm good at details, and I'll put you back together. You're safe here. - Author: Christine Feehan
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#84. Childhood memories are sometimes covered and obscured beneath the things that come later, like childhood toys forgotten at the bottom of a crammed adult closet, but they are never lost for good. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#85. The toughest thing for me was growing up and being stared at and being looked at and being talked about in that particular way. Other than that it was a good childhood. - Author: Wilt Chamberlain
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#86. I'm one of the few people in Hollywood who actually had a good childhood. - Author: Seth MacFarlane
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#87. Most of my good friends are my friends from high school or childhood, and they're not actors - they have 9-to-5 jobs. But I've obviously, over time, developed friendships with actors. It's two completely different worlds. - Author: Emily Meade
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#88. the exacting memory of childhood can discover no flaw - nothing but kindness, gaiety, and good sense. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#89. [T]ea, that uniquely English meal, that unnecessary collation at which no stimulants
neither alcohol nor meat
are served, that comforting repast of which to partake is as good as second childhood. - Author: Angela Carter
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#90. A good vocabulary is not acquired by reading books written according to some notion of the vocabulary of one's age group. It comes from reading books above one. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#91. I spent my childhood scrambling round badgers and foxes and playing fantastic country kid games like knocking on people's doors and running away. God that was a good game. - Author: Bill Bailey
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#92. It was a very idyllic childhood, surrounded by utterly beautiful landscapes that I got very, very bored of when I hit my teens. But being on your own a lot and being bored is good for your imagination. It makes it stretch. - Author: Jessica Raine
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#93. Let go of the things you don't love about your childhood, and keep the things you love. Let go of the things you don't love about your adolescent and adult years, and keep the good things. Just keep the things you love about your whole life. - Author: Rhonda Byrne
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#94. Well, we can skip childhood because I didn't have any. Not one goddam moment on the Good Ship Lollipop. - Author: Joan Crawford
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#95. In my childhood, I had a religious assistant who always told me, if you can really laugh with full abandonment, it's very good for your health. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#96. As I mentioned earlier, women get mixed messages in childhood: You can do anything you want... but it wouldn't hurt to find someone who will take good care of you. - Author: Lois P Frankel
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#97. I have been luckier than anyone I know or even heard of. I had a very happy childhood, a good education, I enjoyed working as a teacher, journalist and author. I have loved a wonderful man for over 33 years, and I believe he loves me, too. - Author: Maeve Binchy
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#98. I remember feeling guilty that I had a good childhood. I thought everybody who is famous has to have a desperate childhood and work his way out of it, but I had a great one. - Author: Tomie DePaola
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#99. My father was a farmer and my mother was a farmer, but, my childhood was very good. I am very grateful for my childhood, because it was full of gladness and good humanity. - Author: Roberto Benigni
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#100. Childhood is what ended me up in the hospital and teetering on the edge of deathly alcoholism. It was really good for me to accept it. To accept all the embarrassment and the shame so I don't feel like I used to. - Author: Augusten Burroughs
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