Wonder Of Childhood Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 83 Quotes About Wonder Of Childhood

#1. Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina is a coming-of-age novel about Ruth Ann (Bone) Boatwright and a difficult childhood made even harder by her violent and predatory stepfather. - Author: Nancy Pearl
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#2. Some stories are rooted in adventure, some in strife. Others are born of the heart, and the horrors and the joys locked therein are often immeasurable, and make us truly wonder what became of those children we once were. - Author: David E. Hilton
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#3. Past certain ages or certain wisdoms it is very difficult to look with wonder; it is best done when one is a child; after that, and if you are lucky, you will find a bridge of childhood and walk across it. - Author: Truman Capote
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#4. When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I survived at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood. - Author: Frank McCourt
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#5. The loss of Eden is personally experienced by every one of us as we leave the wonder and magic and also the pains and terrors of childhood. - Author: Dennis Potter
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#6. His house to me was a child was a heart of happiness. If there is a wonder childhood possesses which makes it forever superior to what shall come after, it is the happy and uncritical love of whatever is happy, place or person, it does not matter which. - Author: Elizabeth Spencer
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#7. All through childhood, I wrote verses and mysteries. There is, for me, one connection: structure. My poetry is metrical, rhyming. - Author: Sophie Hannah
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#8. Thoughts arise in the hostage's tormented brain. In the hospital, patients feel they are returning to childhood; in prison, they age. The gods blind themselves. - Author: Elie Wiesel
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#9. A central theme of all about love is that from childhood into adulthood we are often taught misguided and false assumptions about the nature of love. Perhaps the most common false assumption about love is that love means we will not be challenged or changed. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#10. And what do I know about humans? Only this: My name is Doloria Maria de la Cruz, and I'm not just the end of childhood. I'm the end of humanity. And if you come from the skies- I'm coming for you. - Author: Margaret Stohl
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#11. When you're a kid, you tend to see the best in your mates. Because at least they're not as bad as your parents. - Author: Camilla Way
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#12. Fear presides over these memories, a perpetual fear.Of course no childhood is without its terrors, yet I wonder if I would have been a less frightened boy if Lindbergh hadn't been president or if I hadn't been the offspring of Jews. - Author: Philip Roth
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#13. I have dual citizenship; it just so happens I live in America. I would like to go back to Wales. I'm obsessed with my childhood, and at least three times a week dream I am back there. - Author: Anthony Hopkins
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#14. The world is full of all sorts of brilliant stuff and I haven't found out all about it yet, so I don't want anyone messing it about or endin' it before I've had the chance to find out about it.
-Adam to DEATH & the 4 horsepeople of the Apocalypse - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#15. We all have two lives: The true, the one we dreamed of in childhood And go on dreaming of as adults in a substratum of mist; the false, the one we love when we live with others, the practical, the useful, the one we end up by being put in a coffin. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#16. Anger is the immune system of the soul. - Author: Stefan Molyneux
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#17. Remember brick walls let us show our dedication. They are there to separate us from the people who don't really want to achieve their childhood dreams. - Author: Randy Pausch
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#18. When trying to remember my share in the glow of the eternal present, in the smile of God, I return to my childhood, too, for that is where the most significant discoveries turn up. - Author: Herman Hesse
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#19. From New Year's Eve through the third of January, the streets of Tokyo grew quiet, as if all the people had disappeared. - Author: Shogo Oketani
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#20. The triumph of the will recreates, as its Utopia, the world of early childhood, and that is a world of nightmare, impotence and fear, in which the child fantasises, out of its own powerlessness, an absolute supremacy. - Author: Angela Carter
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#21. A man's passion for the mountain is, above all, his childhood which refuses to die. - Author: Francois Mauriac
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#22. What was wonderful about childhood is that anything in it was a wonder. It was not merely a world full of miracles; it was a miraculous world. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#23. It's the continuation of everyone's childhood to see these young children who grow up full of life, full of intelligence, full of a sense of wonder. And within an instant they're gone from this world. It's terrible. - Author: Lucien Bouchard
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#24. For there is no bond more lasting than that formed by
the mutual confidences of that magic time when youth is slipping from
the sheath of childhood and beginning to wonder what lies for it beyond
those misty hills that bound the golden road. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#25. I wonder if I love the communal act of eating so much because throughout my childhood, with four older brothers and a mom who worked in the restaurant business, I spent a lot of time fending for myself, eating alone - and recognizing how eating together made all the difference. - Author: Thomas Keller
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#26. Wonder is a very subtle, precious emotion, often lost in the gross hustle and bustle of modern life. When we feel wonder, we are immediately reminded of the purity and innocence of our childhood. Then, everything was magical and mysterious. Magic should help us relive that wonder. - Author: Doug Henning
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#27. It's essential that a part of you not grow up. Childhood wonder gives us our spark and beauty. - Author: Robin Quivers
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#28. Given my heritage and the ordeal of my childhood, I sometimes wonder why I myself am not insane. Maybe I am. - Author: Dean Koontz
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#29. One strain could call up the quivering expectancy of Christmas Eve, childhood, joy and sadness, the lonely wonder of a star - Author: Maud Hart Lovelace
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#30. Everything I write comes from my childhood in one way or another. I am forever drawing on the sense of mystery and wonder and possibility that pervaded that time of my life. - Author: Kate DiCamillo
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#31. Magic is a cliche, but what do you call it when you enter a place and you can pretend you're anywhere and everywhere from the Mesozoic era to present day, provided you haven't killed every bit of childhood wonder with cynicism? It is magic. The kind that exists. - Author: Wayne Gladstone
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#32. To carry feelings of childhood into the powers of adulthood, to combine the child's sense of wonder and novelty with the appearances which every day for years has rendered familiar, this is the character and privilege of genius, and one of the marks which distinguish it from talent. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#33. They had laid the tender, down-ruffled little bird on a platter and appeared now to be pondering a way to eat out its heart without causing it distress. - Author: Yukio Mishima
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#34. Be absolutely assured that we will die long before our own deaths if we ever allow the fear of adulthood to kill the wonder of childhood. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#35. No matter how much kids beg to be treated like adults, nobody likes to let go of their childhood. You wish for it and dream of it and the second you have it, you wonder what you've done. You wonder what it is you've become. - Author: Daniel H. Wilson
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#36. The world would be a brighter, happier place, if we could only remember our childhood wonder. - Author: P.J. Roscoe
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#37. 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. - Author: Julie Andrews
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#38. In the midst of the vagaries of life, they provide us a trip to the land of goodness and fairies, of imaginations and possibilities.
A childhood that wasn't spent watching cartoons or reading comic strips, no wonder, seems too dull to imagine. - Author: Sanhita Baruah
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#39. It made him wonder if all things taken from their home too soon lost some of their bloom. - Author: Dan Groat
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#40. I do have to wonder what sort of childhood the Grimm brothers endured. They are not a merry bunch of storytellers, what with their children roasted by witches, maidens poisoned by old crones, and whatnot. - Author: Libba Bray
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#41. Stevie Wonder's 'Songs in the Key of Life' was on constant shuffle throughout my childhood. I remember my dad playing some stellar Max Roach albums as well. - Author: Daniel Breaker
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#42. Childhood is the world of miracle and wonder; as if creation rose, bathed in the light, out of the darkness, utterly new and fresh and astonishing. The end of childhood is when things cease to astonish us. - Author: Eugene Ionesco
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#43. You can't choose your childhood, it's just what happens to you. But after that you choose. And that's really what (makes you). - Author: Kim Stanley Robinson
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#44. It was the first genuinely shining day of summer, a time of year which brought Eleanor always to aching memories of her early childhood, when it seemed to be summer all the time; she could not remember a winter before father's death on a cold wet day. - Author: Shirley Jackson
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#45. I owe my first inkling of the problem of infinity to a large biscuit tin that was a source of vertiginous mystery during my childhood. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#46. Childhood is a short season. - Author: Helen Hayes
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#47. As an adult, it's hard for me to remember my mother before her sickness. But if I go back into childhood, I can access that. - Author: Bruce Eric Kaplan
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#48. I know I was writing stories when I was five. I don't know what I did before that. Just loafed, I suppose. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#49. Italy, like areas of her childhood, is a part of her world she has always kept secret from her husband. These are places she goes to renew her virginity. - Author: Glenn Haybittle
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#50. A beautiful eyelash is an important adjunct to the eye. The lashes may be lengthened by trimming them occasionally in childhood. Care should be taken that this trimming is done neatly and evenly, and especially that the points of the scissors do not penetrate the eye. - Author: Eliza Bisbee Duffey
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#51. Childhood, catching our imagination when it is fresh and tender, never lets go of us. - Author: J.B. Priestley
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#52. Memories of our childhood are like images painted on a wet canvas, they merge until they lose all shape, often remaing only as feelings. - Author: Brian Mynott
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#53. My work in general involves getting over my fears that are deeply embedded since childhood: Fear of darkness, fear of dangerous activities in general, and fear of dirt - I had a considerable obsessive compulsive disorder as a child. - Author: Miru Kim
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#54. I can't divorce myself from my childhood. I try to write as much fiction as I possibly can, but there are so many things that are touchstones of my childhood like being on the swim team and playing soccer and the particularities of sports season and environments that make their way into my books. - Author: Jeff Kinney
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#55. Abuse may consist of physical maltreatment or language that is belittling, discriminatory ... - Author: Asa Don Brown
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#56. Something out of childhood whistles through this space, a sense of games and half-made selves, but it's not that you're pretending to be someone else. You're pretending to be exactly who you are. That's the curious thing. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#57. I WAS born a slave; but I never knew it till six years of happy childhood had passed away. - Author: Harriet Ann Jacobs
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#58. Overloading the HPA axis, especially in infancy and childhood, produces all kinds of serious and long-lasting negative effects - physical, psychological, and neurological. - Author: Paul Tough
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#59. The beauty of mind that Cerullo had from childhood didn't find an outlet, Greco, and it has all ended up in her face, in her breasts, in her thighs, in her ass, places where it soon fades and it will be as if she had never had it. - Author: Elena Ferrante
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#60. Constant reading pulled me away from the world of my childhood, the world of my parents. - Author: Maureen Corrigan
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#61. Fairy tales had been her first experience of the magical universe, and more than once she had wondered why people ended up distancing themselves from that world, knowing the immense joy that childhood had brought to their lives. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#62. We invest in early childhood education. We invest additional job training dollars. We make sure that we've got a strong research and development strategy so that we continue to innovate. Rebuilding our infrastructure, which we know will attract businesses. - Author: Barack Obama
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#63. The halcyon days of childhood, a time when everything lay open before him, when the most minor episodes could be construed as events and every chance encounter ... gave rise to fresh insights. - Author: Ivan Klima
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#64. Exactness is first obtained, and afterwards elegance. But diction, merely vocal, is always in its childhood. As no man leaves his eloquence behind him, the new generations have all to learn. There may possibly be books without a polished language, but there can be no polished language without books. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#65. Most everything I do revolves around tae kwon do. That said, I like to be a typical girl and go shopping. I have three nieces and nephews that I like to hang out with. I'm also finishing my last semester at the University of Houston, where I'm majoring in childhood education. - Author: Diana Lopez
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#66. I had a very outdoorsy childhood. I was athletic and used to ride and do dressage. I could ride almost before I could walk. There is a picture of me at 18 months old sitting happily on the back of a donkey. - Author: Alison Jackson
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#67. I think there is a sense of last things in my work that probably comes from a Catholic childhood. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#68. Twelve is the border between childhood and old. - Author: Lindsay Eagar
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#69. I do not miss childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in small things, even as greater things crumbled. I could not control the world I was in, could not walk away from things or people or moments that hurt, but I took joy in the things that made me happy. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#70. Grown up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#71. Childhood was not a time in a person's life, but a country, a country under siege, from which certain individuals were taken too soon and never allowed to return. All people were exiled eventually, but whatever happened to them there marked them all their days. - Author: Kate Green
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#72. I do tend to divide my childhood into darkness and light, and the first seven years were certainly the darkness. - Author: Robert Carlyle
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#73. Fine. Such a stupid word really. It feels empty and weightless. It's the kind of word you use to hide the truth. - Author: Krista Ritchie
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#74. It's strange how in childhood it feels like tomorrow won't come until the end of forever, but in adulthood it feels like the end of forever could come tomorrow. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#75. You have to understand, writing a novel gets very weird and invisible-friend-from-childhood-ish. Then you kill that thing, which was never really alive except in your imagination, and you're supposed to go buy groceries and talk to people at parties and stuff. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#76. I speak to my childhood friends almost every day over the Internet. - Author: Alessandra Ambrosio
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#77. I could hear you, talking to the daffodils and tulips, whispering to the fairies that lived inside their petals. Each separate flower had a different family inside it. - Author: Lucy Christopher
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#78. I spent my childhood in New York, riding on subways and buses. And you know what you learn if you're a New Yorker? The world doesn't owe you a damn thing. - Author: Lauren Bacall
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#79. He had a passion for cricket right from his childhood and liked nothing else but playing with the bat and the ball. I wanted him to study hard and get into a government service. But, he wanted to do something in cricket and earn a name for himself. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#80. Your children get only one childhood. - Author: Regina Brett
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#81. People say, 'Weren't you deprived of your childhood?' No way. I would not take anything back at all. Everything about it was great. I got to go places, meet people, play baseball against older kids and better competition. I had a great time. - Author: Bryce Harper
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#82. Childhood was very nice. The only thing wrong was that I was so introverted, everything became a big deal ... 'Oh, no, here comes the bus. Where am I gonna sit on the bus?' - Author: Steven Wright
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#83. Humans are the only animals that draw ... Practically every human being draws at some time in childhood. - Author: Peter Steinhart
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