When You Were A Child Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 51 famous quotes and sayings about when you were a child to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 51 Quotes About When You Were A Child

#1. That's the worst of growing up,
and I'm beginning to realize it. The things you wanted so
much when you were a child don't seem half so wonderful
to you when you get them. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#2. Yvette had never talked about her marriage - she was a smart girl, and she knew you had no right to complain about someone you got all the way to the altar with. You made that choice, even if you were a child when you did it, and the marriage vow was sacred. - Author: Maile Meloy
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#3. When you name your child after a grotesque gigantic creature known for slaughtering hundreds of innocents for the sole purpose of entertainment (okay so they were illegal immigrants who entered his realm) you must have a slight idea how that would turn out. - Author: Cyma Rizwaan Khan
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#4. And as for that strangeness in your gut, that comes from you, not the Lord. When you were a child you had worms. As likely as not you have them again. - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#5. I had lots of trouble in school as a child, and I lost confidence. Teachers thought I was stupid. I learned to read very late, when I was 11. Dyslexia wasn't recognized then, and the assumption was you were incapable of thinking. - Author: Richard Rogers
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#6. You are a child seeking to be a man. When you are a man, you will seek in vain for the child you were. - Author: Frank Herbert
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#7. Congratulations to your mom and dad for birth of a sweet child!

Sorry that I couldn't wish them when you were born. - Author: Hasil Paudyal
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#8. Dimitri: "Rose, I'm seven years older than you. In ten years, that won't mean so much, but for now, it's huge. I'm an adult. You're a child."
Rose: "You didn't seem to think I was a child when you were all over me."
- Rose Hathaway & Dimitri Belikov (Vampire Academy) - Author: Richelle Mead
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#9. What is she saying to you when she tells you to behave. When she says sit down. Stay still. She is saying stay small. Be less. Be little. Which was fine when you were a child. But what about now? - Author: Robert Askins
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#10. So be gentle with yourself; show yourself the same kindness and patience you might show a young child - the child you once were. If you won't be your own friend, who will be? If, when playing an opponent, you are also opposing yourself, you will be outnumbered. - Author: Dan Millman
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#11. my favorite restaurants. My brothers Deveaux and Ricky were at my mom house when I got there. I gave both of them a hug. "What's up Deveaux?" I said to my mother's third born child. "Hey Ricky. How have you been? You don't call your little sister anymore. - Author: Shmel Carter
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#12. When you were a child, I didn't tell you about the evil in the world, all that lay in wait. - Author: Blake Crouch
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#13. A person's personality can only be known by learning about his background, because this is where he generates his character. Your character for instant was shaped back when you were a small child, and that applies to everybody else. - Author: Jack Roberts
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#14. When you do something that people watch and enjoy as children, that's great because it stays with you, throughout your life. The things you loved as a child stay with you, and so do the people who were in those things. - Author: Catherine O'Hara
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#15. All the old houses that I knew when I was a child were full of books, bought generation after generation by members of the family. Everyone was literate as a matter of course. Nobody told you to read this or not to read that. It was there to read, and we read. - Author: Katherine Ann Porter
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#16. Don't be so timid! When you were a child, didn't you speak out the truth that the oldest ones kept secret? Well, you were right then. You must find the time of innocence in yourself again, because that was also the time of courage. - Author: Amin Maalouf
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#17. I always thought eating what you wanted was one of those aspects of adulthood to be looked forward to when you were a child. - Author: Graydon Carter
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#18. Children are very overprotected now, in lots of ways. We're very nervous about them. You know, people go, "Don't go outside! Or inside! Get into the cupboard with some spinach!" When I was a child they'd kick you out and you weren't expected to come back until there were bats! - Author: Dylan Moran
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#19. Sick children inevitably become arrested: You are fated to live out your days as the child you were when diagnosed, the child who believes there is a life after a novel ends. - Author: John Green
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#20. When I was a child, I sometimes wondered if you were my guardian angel. Now that I'm older I know that you are. - Author: Tammara Webber
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#21. Fate is a story that's been written for you by somebody else. By your parent's genes, by what happened to you when you were a child, by your culture, by the fact that you were born a man or a woman. Destiny is a story that you write. - Author: Alberto Villoldo
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#22. When I was a child I had a nightmare, and in the morning, I asked my mother and father, 'If I kill someone, would you still love me?' My parents were very preoccupied with this, but I think I'm not the only one to ask for that - not love, but absolute fidelity. - Author: Claire Denis
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#23. I'm not a child. (Zarek) No, you're not a child. You never were. Children are supposed to be protected and cared for. You had no one to hold you when you cried. No one ever soothed you. They never told you stories or made you laugh when you were sad. (Astrid) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#24. You did when you were a child, then give your cells those commands: "I feel amazing today." "I have so much energy." "I have perfect eyesight. - Author: Rhonda Byrne
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#25. You get to relive your childhood when you have a baby and you see these toys and these books you read when you were little - the innocence that you are able to maintain because you have to find that again in order to connect with your child keeps you in a special state of mind. - Author: Idina Menzel
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#26. When you were a child you had dreams of becoming somebody as an adult. Have you lived up to your dreams? - Author: Deepak Chopra
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#27. Like the tide eroding the surface of a rock, the raising of children slowly eats away at all the fanciful ideals and standards that you were so adamant about when your first child was born. - Author: Jon Ziegler
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#28. People change with time. There are things that happened to a person in his childhood and years later they seem to him alien and strange. I am trying to decipher that child. Sometimes he is a stranger to me. When you think about when you were 14, don't you feel a certain alienation? - Author: Gunter Grass
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#29. Listen!' said the White Spirit. 'Once you were a child. Once you knew what inquiry was for. There was a time when you asked questions because you wanted answers, and were glad when you had found them. Become that child again: even now.' 'Ah, - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#30. They say a girl becomes a woman when she loses her mother. You, child, were born a woman. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#31. Money is like a child - rarely unaccompanied. When it disappears, look to those who were supposed to be keeping an eye on it while you were at the grocery store. You might also look for someone who has a lot of extra children sitting around, with long, suspicious explanations for how they got there. - Author: Lemony Snicket
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#32. From a young boy's viewpoint this could not get any worse, especially when you were told that you belonged to the devil, and this bullying of me went on for a long time. - Author: Stephen Richards
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#33. And if you can come through that and still have some connection to your joy you felt when you were a child that's a very mature kind of a joy that I find inspiring. And Jennifer Lowrence has all that in her, and I've watched her have to go through it even in the last few years. - Author: David O. Russell
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#34. When you found yourself carrying another life inside you, and you were only a child yourself, you'd automatically forget all about the grunts and pains of labour. What had truly conquered your whole thoughts then were the shock, shame and panic. - Author: Diyar Harraz
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#35. It was common enough, to see so much death and want a child. Common, therefore human, and he wanted it all the more. When the wounded were screaming, you dreamed of sharing a little house somewhere, of an ordinary life, a family line, connection. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#36. Now is the time to understand That all your ideas of right and wrong Were just a child's training wheelsTo be laid aside When you finally live With veracity And love. - Author: Hafez
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#37. My child, My love and my regret, as you were when I first laid eyes on you, a tiny old man who hadn't the time to brush off his ancient expression, naked and misshapen in the nurse's arms. - Author: Nicole Krauss
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#38. What having a Down's syndrome child isn't - and I feel very strongly about this - is a tragedy. All those pregnancy books you read when you are expecting refer to Down's syndrome as if it were the worst possible outcome, and it's not. - Author: Sally Phillips
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#39. You signed no contract to become a parent, but the responsibilities were written in invisible ink. There was a point when you had to support your child, even if no one else would. It was your job to rebuild the bridge, even if your child was the one who burned it in the first place. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#40. Something happened to you, they discovered, when you were given the unconditional love and trust of a child.
You wanted to try to deserve it. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#41. That thing of briefly losing sight of a child happened to me when the kids were younger, and you can't see them in the supermarket or wherever. It's a terrible, terrible moment ... the most unimaginable horror. - Author: James Nesbitt
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#42. I was in an adolescent psychology class at Citadel when the guy said, if you had a mother who was beaten, there's a great chance you'll beat your wife. And if you were beaten as a child, there's a terrific chance you're going to be a child-beater. - Author: Terry Gross
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#43. I was going to be a great woman novelist. Then the war came along and I think it's hard for young people today, don't you, to realize that when World War II happened we were dying to go and help our country. - Author: Julia Child
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#44. What is it about childhood that never lets you go, even when you're so wrecked it's hard to believe you ever were a child? - Author: Mitch Albom
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#45. I remember very vividly what it's like to be a child. The adults you liked were the ones who listened to you when you spoke and gave you time to say what you wanted to say and actually listened, and quite often reacted as a result of what you'd said. - Author: Rolf Harris
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#46. Yours is the gift of words that cannot be spoken," the Queen said to her, "and your brother's is the Angel's own gift. Your father made sure of it, when your brother was a child and before you were ever born. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#47. No, but women are saying, and they say, are you crazy? But because they've had children since they were 20 years old. I haven't. So I had a child when I was 43, and now he's really out with his friends. - Author: Cheryl Tiegs
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#48. Once you were a child. Once you knew what inquiry was for. There was a time when you asked questions because you wanted answers, and were glad when you had found them. Become that child again: even now. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#49. I'm so fair that I didn't go in the sun as a child. When all my friends were on the beach, I was going to ballet. The teachers there didn't like you going in the sun, so I never did. - Author: Miranda Otto
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#50. When was the last time someone read aloud to you? Probably when you were a child, and if you think back, you'll remember how safe you felt, tucked under the covers, or curled in someone's arms, as a story was spun around you like a web. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#51. When the others were picked up and walked home by friends or fathers or best friend's sisters,
I was the kid in a grey hoodie, walking with the poets, the singers, the thinkers, and I was not alone. - Author: Charlotte Eriksson
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