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900 Best Childhood Memories Quotes For Instagram (2023)

1. “Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows. ” ― John Betjeman


2. “That sad moment when you realize your childhood is over.”


3. “In my childhood I led the life of a sage, when I grew up I started climbing trees.”- Philip Roth


4. “Every childhood crush is first true love; spontaneous, without any intent, unadulterated.”


5. “Don’t burden your children with worries about the future. Let them be little. Let them enjoy their childhood.”


6. “Children will listen to you after they feel listened to. ” – Jane Nelsen


7. “Whoever said that childhood is the happiest time of your life is a liar, or a fool. ” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón


8. “Childhood is the time when you see Jerry and admire his smartness.”- Anonymous


9. You don't have to have anything in common with people you've known since you were five. With old friends, you've got your whole life in common.


10. “Great childhoods are made of feelings of connection and positive experiences, not things.”


11. ‘Childhood is about giving children the roots to grow and the wings to fly.’


12. “Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.” Jerry Smith


13. ‘I wish I could turn back time to the good old days of my childhood.’


14. “Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.” – Ivan Doig


15. “One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.”- Agatha Christie.


16. “When we are old and failing, it is the memories of childhood which can be summoned most clearly. ” — Dan Simmons


17. “Never kill the inner child in you. The more you become mature, the more it hurts.”


18. “My earliest childhood memory was watching my parents loosen the wheels on my stroller.” ~ Joan Rivers


19. “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.” – G.K. Chesterton


20. “Children are one third of our population and all of our future. ” – Unknown


21. “Childhood is a time of rapidly changing emotions, and the growth process is often painful. ” ― Lillian Dickson


22. ‘We didn’t realize we were making memories. We just knew we were having fun.’ – Winnie The Pooh


23. “Sometimes I wish I could just rewind back to the old days and press pause… just for a little while.”


24. “What one loves in childhood stays in the heart forever.” ― Mary Jo Putney


25. “There is no land like the land of your childhood.” Michael Powell


26. ‘A day spent making happy memories with your kids is never wasted.’


27. “There is no scent of nostalgia like a fragrance drawn from the garden of childhood memories.”


28. “My favorite childhood memory was meeting my best friend.”


29. “It’s a sad moment when you realize your childhood is over.”


30. “Childhood is the most valuable thing that’s taken away from you in life, if you think about it. ” ― Heather O’Neill


31. “The mud and dirt will wash off, but the childhood memories will last a lifetime. ” — Anonymous


32. “Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.” ― Robert A. Heinlein


33. “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.”


34. “A throwback to my childhood, when the times were good and the memories even better.”


35. “The fundamental condition of childhood is powerlessness. ” ― Jane Smiley


36. “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. ” — Fred Rogers


37. “Childhood is where dreams are born, and time is never planned.”


38. “Those childhood days were practically the best time of my life, I wish I was there right now.”


39. “My childhood memories seem to be wreathed in the twin and far from harmonious olfactory sensations of patchouli oil and caustic soda.” ~ Hamish Bowles


40. ‘Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with child’s eye – it is very beautiful.’ – Kailash Satyarthi


41. “He wished he could go back. But unfortunately, he knew it to be an impossibility—that time could only travel forward and the simplicity of his childhood would remain lost to the past.”


42. “The only way not to lose your childhood is to carry it with you even when you become older.”


43. ‘In the happiest of our childhood memories our parents were happy too.’ – Robert Brault


44. “The people in your childhood are the ones that you will miss the most when you are an adult.”


45. “The day I can share my childhood with my kids will be the best day of my life, ever, I know.”


46. “To reminisce with my old friends, a chance to share some memories, and play our songs again.” ― Ricky Nelson


47. “Am I the only one who spent large portion of childhood waiting for my superpowers to kick in?”- Anonymous


48. It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.


49. “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” – Nelson Mandela


50. “I love those random childhood memories that make me smile no matter what is going on in my life right now.”


51. Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away. — John Lennon


52. The childhood shows the man, As morning shows the day.


53. “Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good.”- Katherine Anne Porter


54. “Adults are just outdated children. ” – Dr. Seuss


55. “Sometimes you have to travel back in time, skirting the obstacles, in order to love someone.” ~ Frances Mayes


56. “Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.” Edna St. Vincent Millay


57. “Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries; but who can tell or who can explain them!” Max Muller”


58. “I spent my whole childhood wishing I were older and now I’m spending my adulthood wishing I were younger.”


59. “Old age lives minutes slowly, hours quickly; childhood chews hours and swallows minutes.” ― Malcolm De Chazal


60. ‘Take time to play with your kids…for long after they are grown the memories will remain.’


61. “Children still need a childhood with dirt, mud, puddles, tree, sticks, and tadpoles. ” ― Brooke Hampton


62. “In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.” ~ Robert Breault, Childhood memories quotes happy


63. “Children are not only innocent and curious but also optimistic and joyful and essentially happy. They are, in short, everything adults wish they could be. ” – Carolyn Haywood


64. “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art. … It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” – C. S. Lewis


65. “Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke.”- Julian Barnes


66. “While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.”- Angela Schwindt


67. “A child’s mind is not a container to be filled but rather a fire to be kindled.”- Dorothea Brande


68. There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.


69. “The nostalgia of my childhood took a tour thro’ its memories, to inhale its’ fragrance that linger and to fulfill my parched soul’s hunger!” ― Nivya MS


70. “There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again. ” — Elizabeth Lawrence


71. For in every adult there dwells the child that was, and in every child there lies the adult that will be.


72. “There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. ” — Graham Greene


73. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are”. –E.E. Cummings


74. “Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.” ― Ivan Doig


75. “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.”- Roberto Benigni


76. “Being a kid was much more fun than being an adult. Life was sweeter then.”- Trevor Carss.


77. “Childhood is like being drunk: everyone remembers what you did, except you. ” — Anonymous


78. “A happy childhood is perhaps the most fortunate gift in life.” – Dorothy Richardson


79. “Childhood friends may not always be on your mind, but they are forever in your heart.”


80. “Sometimes I wish I could go back to my childhood and capture all those happy memories.”


81. “There is no one I liked more than you and I would love to be with you all the time.”


82. “There was a place in childhood that I remember well, and there a voice of sweetest tone bright fairy tales did tell.” - Samuel Lover.


83. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ― E.E. Cummings


84. “Sometimes you have to grow up before you appreciate how you grew up. ” – Daniel Black


85. “Even if people are still very young, they shouldn’t be prevented from saying what they think.” – Anne Frank


86. “I’m in the process of convincing my parents to sell me their house so I can just live in my childhood bedroom forever. I figure it might make me age slower.”- Pete Wentz


87. “Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children. ” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


88. It's never too late to have a happy childhood.


89. “I wish I could turn back time to the good old days of my childhood.”


90. “Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke.” – Julian Barnes


91. ‘Childhoods never last. But everyone deserves one.’ – Wendy Dale


92. “I don’t want to grow up,’ she thought. ‘There can’t be anything nicer in the world than this – being with the others, having fun with them. No – I don’t want to grow up!’” – Enid Blyton


93. “Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries; but who can tell or who can explain them!”- Max Muller


94. “Children will listen to you after they feel listened to.” – Jane Nelsen


95. ‘Happiness is having a best friend since childhood.’


96. “So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us.”- Gaston Bachelard


97. “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.” Tom Stoppard


98. “Childhood dreams are forever stuffed in our souls. Take them out and play sometimes. ” — Angie Wieland-Crosby


99. “Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.” - Jerry Smith.


100. ‘What one loves in childhood stays in their heart forever.’ – Hary Jo Putney


101. ‘Childhood memories are timeless treasures of the heart.’


102. “Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.” ~ Laura Ingalls Wilder


103. 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.


104. “The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.”- E. B. White


105. ‘Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.’ – Ivan Doig


106. “Childhood is the light of our life, we must keep it safe within our hearts.”- Marinela Reka


107. “Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery


108. “Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.” – G. Randolf


109. “Childhood shouldn’t be complicated.”


110. “Childhood is a collection of life’s most precious moments.”


111. “Ten minutes with a genuine friend is better than years spent with anyone less.” – Crystal Woods


112. ‘A happy childhood lasts forever.’


113. “Sometimes, I wish I am a child again so I can be whoever I want to be in the future, I wish.”


114. “Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.” – Maria Montessori


115. “Did you know that childhood is the only time in our lives when insanity is not only permitted to us, but expected? “


116. “The older I grow the more earnestly I feel that the few joys of childhood are the best that life has to give.”- Ellen Glasgow


117. “Childhood is practically the most beautiful part of a person’s life, the most innocent too. ” — Anonymous


118. “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.” – Tom Stoppard


119. “Children have one kind of silliness, as you know, and grown-ups have another kind. ” – C. S. Lewis


120. “In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.” - Robert Breault, Childhood memories quotes happy.


121. Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side, our roots will always be tangled.


122. “Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age. The child is grown, and puts away childish things. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies.”- Edna St. Vincent Millay


123. “In the happiest of our childhood memories our parents were happy too.” – Robert Brault


124. ‘Give your kids the childhood you wish you had.’


125. “Sam had never heard of a bear on a boat, but here she sat, on a boat with a bear. ”


126. A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.


127. “If you’ve never been hated by your child, you’ve never been a parent.” – Bette Davis


128. “There are friends, there is family, and there are childhood friends that become family.”


129. How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood when I found recollection presents them to view!


130. “Childhood dreams are forever stuffed in our souls. Take them out and play sometimes. ” ― Angie Wieland-Crosby


131. “I have always thought that things would be better once I grew up but it certainly never did.”


132. “We carry our childhood with us. ” ― Gary D. Schmidt


133. ”Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.” (captions for childhood pics)


134. “I still love making hamburgers on the grill. I guess whenever I eat them childhood memories come up for me.” – Bobby Flay


135. “People choose not to have children because they need their childhood.”


136. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglass


137. “Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.” – Chili Davis


138. “It will never be too late for you to have the best childhood, you can just redo it over again.”


139. ‘Childhood is like being drunk, everyone remembers what you did, except you.’


140. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. ” ― Sigmund Freud


141. “When we are old and failing, it is the memories of childhood that can be summoned most clearly.”- Dan Simmons


142. “A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost. ” ― Marion C. Garretty


143. ‘All of us are products of our childhood.’ – Michael Jackson


144. “Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.”- Dr. Seuss


145. “The older I grow the more earnestly I feel that the few joys of childhood are the best that life has to give.” ~ Ellen Glasgow.


146. “I miss being a child, laughing about the little things, not caring about a thing in the world. ” — Anonymous


147. I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted - stay up all night or eat ice-cream straight out of the container.


148. Were we closer to the ground as children, or is the grass emptier now? — Alan Bennett


149. “A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


150. “Children need models rather than critics.” ― Joseph Joubert


151. “In the happiest of our childhood memories our parents were happy too. ” ― Robert Brault


152. “There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.”- Elizabeth Lawrence


153. “I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted – stay up all night or eat ice cream straight out of the container.” ~ Bill Bryson


154. “Children learn more from what you are, than what you teach. ” – W. E. B. DuBois


155. “Children have one kind of silliness, as you know, and grownups have another kind.” ― C.S. Lewis


156. “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” ― Margaret Mead


157. “We were as twinn’d lambs that did frisk i’ the sun,


158. “Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke.” ― Julian Barnes


159. “There is no land like the land of your childhood.”- Michael Powell


160. Childhood is like contemplating a beautiful region as one rides backwards, one really becomes aware of the beauty at that moment, that very instant, when it begins to vanish.


161. “When I was a kid, I had two friends, and they were imaginary and they would only play with each other.”- Rita Rudner


162. “The childhood shows the man, As morning shows the day.” – John Milton


163. “Who knows what my childhood life holds for me, no matter, I would want to go back to that.”


164. “Give your kids the childhood you wish you had.”


165. “My childhood memories seem to be wreathed in the twin and far from harmonious olfactory sensations of patchouli oil and caustic soda.”


166. “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older. ” — Tom Stoppard


167. “There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million”. –Walt Steightiff


168. “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.”


169. “My world was very limited in size and experience. Small things took on extra importance, at least to a child.”- Dan Groat


170. “There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.” – Walt Steightiff


171. “What we remember from childhood we remember forever – permanent ghosts, stamped, inked, imprinted, eternally seen.” ~ Cynthia Ozick


172. “Growing up is all about creating sweet memories and relishing them later.”


173. “Children see magic because they look for it.”- Christopher Moore


174. “I look back to a happy childhood.”- Catherine Helen Spence.


175. “I’d spent my childhood thinking bad things, bad things every day. It had made me sick, but it had made me determined.” ― Julian Cope


176. ‘Sometimes my childhood memories sneak out of my eyes and roll down my cheeks.’


177. “I miss being a child and doing practically senseless stuff and yet having the time of my life. ” — Anonymous


178. “Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries; but who can tell or who can explain them! “


179. “In life, there will always be a person to remind you of your childhood, so make the most of it.”


180. ‘Childhood is a collection of life’s most precious moments.’


181. “I think that being a child is the best season of my life, it was the one that makes me most happy.”


182. Every time you miss your childhood, ride on a bicycle!


183. “The best way to make children good is to make them happy.” ― Oscar Wilde


184. “I’m one of those unlucky people who had a happy childhood.” – Jonathan Coe


185. Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good.


186. “I miss being the child whose eyes shone brightly at the thought of seeing the simplest of things.”


187. “Great childhoods are made of feelings of connection and positive experiences, not things. ” — Anonymous


188. “One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun.” – Jane Goodall


189. “Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.”- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


190. “I just know that one day, I will look back at my childhood days and realize how lucky I was.”


191. ‘It’s the little moments in childhood that make the biggest memories.’


192. “Childhood is a part of life that creates beautiful memories.”


193. “Candy is childhood, the best and bright moments you wish could have lasted forever.”- Dylan Lauren.


194. “Encourage your child to have muddy, grassy or sandy feet by the end of each day, that’s the childhood they deserve. ” — Penny Whitehouse


195. “When I was a kid, I imagined flying holding balloons.”- Luffina Lourduraj


196. A child seldom needs a good talking to as a good listening to.


197. “All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” – Pablo Picasso


198. Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. — Oprah Winfrey


199. “I don’t want to go all Michael Jackson on you, but I never really had a childhood.”- Robert Downey, Jr.


200. “Hurts of childhood live on; in one form or other they are there to the end.” ― Susan Glaspell


201. “When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.” – Sam Ewing.


202. “It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.” ― Tom Robbins, ‘Still Life With Woodpecker’


203. “I spent my whole childhood wishing I were older and now I'm spending my adulthood wishing I were younger.”- Ricky Schroder.


204. With rue my heart is laden for golden friends I had, for many a rose-lipt maiden and many a lightfoot lad. — A. E. Housman


205. “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older. ” – Tom Stoppard


206. “Children will not remember you for the material things you provided, but for the feeling that you cherished them.” – Richard L. Evans


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


208. “I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted – stay up all night or eat ice-cream straight out of the container.” – Bill Bryson


209. “Childhood dreams are forever stuffed in our souls. Take them out and play sometimes.” – Angie Wieland-Crosby


210. “Children are not only innocent and curious but also optimistic and joyful and essentially happy. They are, in short, everything adults wish they could be.” ― Carolyn Haywood


211. “Childhood anxieties, childhood fears, never disappear entirely. They fade, but not away.”


212. “All of us are products of our childhood.” ― Michael Jackson


213. “Growing old is mandatory, growing up is optional.” ― Chili Davis


214. “The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.”- John Milton


215. ‘You never realize how much you need your childhood until it is over.’


216. How can childhood quotes inspire and motivate us as adults?


217. “Children are magic because they look for it.” ― Christopher Moore


218. Sometimes, it’s better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because today, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do.


219. “Childhood memories are timeless treasures of the heart. ” — Anonymous


220. “We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.”- Harry Edwards


221. “Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth – two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.” ~ Ambrose Bierce


222. “I miss being a child and doing practically senseless stuff and yet having the time of my life.”


223. “Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.” – Jerry Smith


224. “We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.” ~ George Eliot


225. “It’s the little moments in childhood that make the biggest memories.”


226. ‘I hope when my children grow up, they can look back and say, ‘I had a happy childhood.’


227. It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.


228. ‘Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back on your childhood everything is different?’


229. “The childhood shows the man As morning shows the day.”


230. All of us are products of our childhood.


231. “I knew of a man who carried his childhood wherever he went and he was wonderful, truly.”


232. When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so.


233. “Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.” ― Jerry Smith


234. “A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice, but as yet unstained. ” — Lyman Abbott


235. ‘I’m so thankful I had a childhood before technology took over.’


236. “Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” - Margaret Mead.


237. “When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.” – Sam Ewing


238. “Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child’s eye – it is very beautiful.”


239. “Children are one third of our population and all of our future.” – Unknown


240. “There would always be one moment in time when you want to be a child even if you cannot.”


241. “Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good. “


242. “All of us are products of our childhood.” – Michael Jackson


243. Nothing recalls the past so potently as a smell. — Winston Churchill


244. We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.


245. Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.


246. “You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.” - John J. Plomp.


247. “I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. ” – Harry S. Truman


248. “The childhood shows the man, As morning shows the day.” ― John Milton, ‘Paradise Regained’


249. “Will you turn back time and let me live my childhood once more, I was happier back then.”


250. Kids don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.


251. ‘Great childhoods are made of feelings of connection and positive experiences, not things.’


252. “I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.” – Harry S. Truman


253. “Childhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.”


254. “A child, more than anyone else, is a spontaneous observer of nature.”- Maria Montessori


255. “The best childhood memories are the ones stitched together with love. ” — Anonymous


256. “Childhood is like being drunk, everyone remembers what you did, except you.”


257. We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.


258. “The soul is healed by being with children. ” – Fyodor Dostoevsky


259. “The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.” ~ John Milton


260. “There is no land like the land of your childhood.” – Michael Powell


261. Don't you wish you could take a single childhood memory and blow it up into a bubble and live inside it forever?


262. “You don't have to have anything in common with people you've known since you were five. With old friends, you've got your whole life in common. ” — Lyle Lovett


263. “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


264. “Children look at everything and see the magic, feel it, and breathe it while I cannot do so.”


265. To every child—I dream of a world where you can laugh, dance, sing, learn, live in peace and be happy.


266. “‘We didn’t realize we were making memories. We just knew we were having fun.” ― Winnie The Pooh


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


268. “My childhood may be over, but that doesn’t mean playtime is.” – Ron Olson


269. “Childhood is the best of all the seasons of life, and the longer it lasts with happy memories, the stronger the emotional stability in adulthood. ” — Venugopal Acharya


270. “The saddest moment in the world is when you realize that childhood is done and you move on.”


271. “No story lives unless someone wants to listen...


272. “Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.” ~ John Betjeman


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


274. “The child I was is just one breath away from me.”- Sheniz Janmohamed


275. “Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them. ” – Lady Bird Johnson


276. “One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.” – Agatha Christie


277. “Some days I wish I could go back to my childhood. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice. ” — Anonymous


278. ‘Childhood is where dreams are born, and time is never planned.’


279. There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.


280. “I miss being the child whose eyes shone brightly at the thought of seeing the simplest of things. ” — Anonymous


281. A happy childhood is the pledge of a ripe manhood.


282. “Old age lives minutes slowly, hours quickly; childhood chews hours and swallows minutes.” – Malcolm De Chazal


283. “Childhood lasts all through life.”


284. Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child's eye - it is very beautiful.


285. “If you continue to carry bricks from your past, you will end up building the same house”. –Unknown


286. “Growing up, my parents were my heroes, in the way they conducted their lives.” – Chris Hemsworth


287. When you hear the words 'magic' and 'story', they will probably evoke thoughts of your favorite fairy tales from childhood.


288. “There was a place in childhood that I remember well, and there a voice of sweetest tone bright fairy tales did tell.”- Samuel Lover


289. “Happiness is listening to stories from your childhood.”


290. ‘Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.’ – Charles R Swindoll


291. “Never stop screaming, playing and laughing, it’s part of our childhood which will always be with us.”- Romina Noriega


292. “Childhood is the world of miracle and magic.” ― Disney


293. “Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke.”


294. “A happy childhood is perhaps the most fortunate gift in life. ” — Dorothy Richardson


295. “Happy childhood memories is the greatest legacy we can leave our kids.”


296. “How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood, when I found recollection presents them to view!”- Samuel Woodworth


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


298. “Even if people are still very young, they shouldn’t be prevented from saying what they think. ” – Anne Frank


299. “A two-year old is kind of like having a blender, but you don’t have a top for it.”- Jerry Seinfeld


300. “Children will listen to you after they feel listened to.” ― Jane Nelsen


301. “Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.” ― H. Jackson Brown, Jr


302. “Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


303. ‘Childhood is not a race to see how quickly a child can excel academically. Childhood is a small window of time to play, build friendships, and have fun while learning along the way.’


304. “There can be no evolutionary advantage to laying down memories of childhood or perceiving the color of a rose if it doesn’t affect the way you’re going to move later in life.” ~ Daniel Wolpert


305. Children have one kind of silliness, as you know, and grownups have another kind.


306. Childhood is the best of all the seasons of life, and the longer it lasts with happy memories, the stronger the emotional stability in adulthood.


307. “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. ” ― Emilie Buchwald


308. “Adults are just outdated children.” – Dr. Seuss


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


310. “Never have more children than you have car windows.” – Erma Bombeck


311. Childhood is like a mirror, which reflects in afterlife the images first presented to it.


312. “I’d give all the wealth that years have piled, the slow result of life’s decay, To be once more a little child for one bright summer day.” ~ Lewis Carroll


313. “A child’s earliest memories derive from pain, pleasure, or bewilderment.”


314. “I have great childhood memories cow-tipping, going off and getting lost in the bog for hours, and coming home covered in dirt.” ~ Emily Ratajkowski


315. “For in every adult there dwells the child that was, and in every child there lies the adult that will be. ” – John Connolly


316. “Whoever said that childhood is the happiest time of your life is a liar, or a fool.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafón


317. “Childhood is the light of our life, we must keep it safe within our hearts.” ― Marinela Reka


318. “You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.” – John J. Plomp


319. ‘A happy childhood is perhaps the most fortunate gift in life.’ – Dorothy Richardson


320. “Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.” - Flannery O’Connor.


321. “A child seldom needs a good talking to as a good listening to.” ― Robert Brault


322. “In my childhood I led the life of a sage, when I grew up I started climbing trees. ” ― Philip Roth


323. “I wish that I could go back to when I was a child and that I can tell you that I liked you.”


324. “A brother shares childhood memories and grown-up dreams.”


325. “Will you turn back time and let me live my childhood once more? I was happier back then. ” — Anonymous


326. “Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul. ” — Ivan Doig


327. ‘There is no land like the land of your childhood.’ – Michael Powell


328. “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?” ― Mitch Albom


329. “If you’ve never been hated by your child, you’ve never been a parent. ” – Bette Davis


330. “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. ” – Albert Einstein


331. “Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay


332. Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.


333. “Whenever you miss your childhood, ride a bicycle! It is crazy how it can take you back in an instant.”


334. “Childhoods never last. But everyone deserves one.” ― Wendy Dale


335. “Every child you encounter is a divine appointment.” ― Wess Stafford


336. “What one loves in childhood stays in their heart forever. ” — Hary Jo Putney


337. Old age lives minutes slowly, hours quickly; childhood chews hours and swallows minutes.


338. “Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke. ” – Julian Barnes


339. “Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. ” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery


340. “Don’t you wish you could take a single childhood memory and blow it up into a bubble and live inside it forever?” ~ Sarah Addison Allen


341. “Childhood means simplicity. Look at the world with the child’s eye – it is very beautiful.”- Kailash Satyarthi


342. “Childhood is filled with magic because that is what children look for.”


343. “Childhood is a promise that is never kept.”


344. “Children are magic because they look for it.” – Christopher Moore


345. “Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.”- Jim Henson.


346. I remember, I remember,


347. “Age is a necessary but insufficient requirement for growing up. There are immature old people, and there are appropriately mature young people.” – Henry Cloud


348. “Childhood is a short season.” Helen Hayes (perfect childhood memories status)


349. “We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it. ” — George Eliot


350. “A happy childhood is perhaps the most fortunate gift in life.” ― Dorothy Richardson


351. I find as I grow older that I love those most whom I loved first. — Thomas Jefferson


352. “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.” ~ Abel Korzeniowski


353. “How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood when I found recollection presents them to view!” – Samuel Woodwort


354. ‘The memories we make in our childhood are the ones that will carry with us for the rest of our lives.’


355. “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.” ― Tom Stoppard


356. “A child seldom needs a good talking to as a good listening to.” – Robert Brault


357. Childhood is the light of our life, we must keep it safe within our hearts.


358. “A lot of my childhood memories involve walking home in floods of tears. At that age, feeling unpopular is difficult to handle.” ~ Rachel Stevens, Childhood memories quotes crying


359. “I loved ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’ It was such a big part of my childhood.”- Megan Fox


360. “I hope when my children grow up, they can look back and say, ‘I had a happy childhood.”


361. Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. — Robert Brault


362. “Time is playful, it speeds up when you want it to slow down, I wish I can go back to that time.”


363. ” Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.”


364. If you've never jumped from one couch to the other to avoid the lava, then you've never had a childhood. — Unknown


365. “Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.”- Oliver Wendell Holmes


366. “Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.”- Jerry Smith


367. “The older I grow the more earnestly I feel that the few joys of childhood are the best that life has to give.” ~ Ellen Glasgow


368. “Age is a necessary but insufficient requirement for growing up. There are immature old people, and there are appropriately mature young people. ” – Henry Cloud


369. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”- Frederick Douglass


370. “A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.” - Marion C. Garretty.


371. “At some point in your childhood, you and your friends went outside to play together for the last time, and nobody knew it.”


372. “When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so.” – C.S. Lewis


373. “Childhood is a short season to be enjoyed not rushed.”


374. “Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.” - Diane Ackerman.


375. “Anybody who has survived his childhood has enough information about life to last him the rest of his days.”- Flannery O’Connor


376. “To every child—I dream of a world where you can laugh, dance, sing, learn, live in peace and be happy.” ― Malala Yousafzai


377. Most of our childhood is stored not in photos, but in certain biscuits, lights of day, smells, textures of carpet. — Alain de Botton


378. “I carry a disposable camera. It takes me back to my childhood when you had to develop your film and wait to see what pictures you got.”- Christa B. Allen.


379. “I spent my whole childhood wishing I were older and now I’m spending my adulthood wishing I were younger.” (ideal caption for childhood pics)


380. I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all. — Laura Ingalls Wilder


381. “Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” – Charles R Swindoll


382. “The first 40 years of your childhood are always the hardest.”


383. “Sometimes, it’s better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because today, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do.” ― A.P.J. Abdul Kalam


384. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ” – E. E. Cummings


385. “As I learned from growing up, you don’t mess with your grandmother.” – Prince William


386. ‘Childhood friendship is the most beautiful memory that can never be replaced.’


387. “Some days I wish I could go back to my childhood. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.”


388. “The soul is healed by being with children.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky


389. “There are still days that I wish that there would be a channel for all those old cartoons on TV.”


390. Praise the innocence of childhood soon forgotten.


391. “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?” – Mitch Albom


392. “Happiness is laughing at old childhood photos.”


393. “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” ― Nelson Mandela


394. “Play is the work of childhood.” ― Jean Piaget


395. “Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.” - George R.R. Martin.


396. “Never have more children than you have car windows. ” – Erma Bombeck


397. “Adults are just outdated children.” ― Dr. Seuss


398. “There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.” ― Walt Steightiff


399. Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.


400. “What makes a great person is a great foundation which to say is the childhood he has been in.”


401. “There are things about your childhood you hold into, because they were so much part of you. The places you went, the people you knew.” - The Wonder Years.


402. “Innocence dances in the playground of childhood memories.”


403. “My childhood is a part of my story, and it’s why I’m who I am today and why my career is what it is.”


404. “My dad had limitations. That's what my good-hearted mom always told us. He had limitations, but he meant no harm. It was kind of her to say, but he did do harm.”


405. “In my childhood I led the life of a sage, when I grew up I started climbing trees.” – Philip Roth


406. “The best way to make children good is to make them happy. ” – Oscar Wilde


407. “Every child deserves a happy childhood, one they would not be sad to remember later on.”


408. “Memories of childhood were the dreams that stayed with you after you woke.” Julian Barnes


409. “Sometimes my childhood memories sneak out of my eyes and roll down my cheeks. ” — Anonymous


410. “Children are not only innocent and curious but also optimistic and joyful and essentially happy. They are, in short, everything adults wish they could be.”- Carolyn Haywood


411. “My childhood may be over, but that doesn’t mean playtime is.” ― Ron Olson


412. “Kids don’t remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.” – Jim Henson


413. “Growing up, my parents were my heroes, in the way they conducted their lives.” ― Chris Hemsworth


414. “Whenever you miss your childhood, ride a bicycle! It is crazy how it can take you back in an instant.” ― Mehmet Murat İldan


415. You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.


416. “There is no land like the land of your childhood.”- Michael Powell.


417. “Childhood is a short season to be enjoyed, not rushed. ” — Anonymous


418. “Having children is like living in a frat house – nobody sleeps, everything’s broken, and there’s a lot of throwing up.”- Ray Romano


419. Every child you encounter is a divine appointment.


420. “Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.” ― G. Randolf


421. “Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.” – Francis Bacon


422. “Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.” ― Oliver Wendell Holmes


423. “We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it. ” – George Eliot


424. “Even when we were kids, I have loved you and until now I will keep on loving you the same.”


425. “Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. ” – John F. Kennedy


426. “It’s the little moments in childhood that make the biggest memories. ” — Anonymous


427. ‘If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.’ – Tom Stoppard


428. “I think all of us are always five years old in the presence and absence of our parents.”- Sherman Alexie


429. “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?’”- Steven Wright


430. “Did you know that childhood is the only time in our lives when insanity is not only permitted to us, but expected?” ~ Louis de Bernieres


431. “Our childhood memory could never fade nor removed and not erased. Thousand years would pass. We forever remain each other’s childhood friend. Happy birthday my friend.”


432. “The best way to make children good is to make them happy.” – Oscar Wilde


433. “In every child there is a piece of the future. ” ― Orhan Pamuk


434. “Literature is a textually transmitted disease, normally contracted in childhood.”- Jane Yolen


435. “Children have one kind of silliness, as you know, and grown-ups have another kind.”- C.S. Lewis


436. 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


437. “To every child I dream of a world where you can laugh, dance, sing, learn, live in peace and be happy.” - Malala Yousafzai.


438. “I still love making hamburgers on the grill. I guess whenever I eat them childhood memories come up for me.” ~ Bobby Flay


439. “We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.” – Harry Edwards


440. “Your emotional life is not written in cement during childhood. You write each chapter as you go along.”- Harry Stack Sullivan


441. “Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.” – Lady Bird Johnson


442. “Don’t you wish you could take a single childhood memory and blow it up into a bubble and live inside it forever?”- Sarah Addison Allen


443. “Every happy memory created in childhood is a treasure of time.”


444. “Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional. ” – Chili Davis


445. I don't want to grow up,' she thought. 'There can't be anything nicer in the world than this - being with the others, having fun with them. No - I don't want to grow up!'


446. “There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. ” – Graham Greene


447. “The older I get, the more I appreciate my rural childhood. I spent a lot of time outdoors, unsupervised, which is a blessing.”- Barbara Kingsolver.


448. “The only thing that disturbs me is that many psychopaths say they had a very happy childhood.” – David Lynch


449. ‘A child only gets one childhood.’


450. “Most of our childhood is stored not in photos, but in certain biscuits, lights of day, smells, textures of carpet.”- Alain de Botton


451. “Happiness is reconnecting with a lost childhood friend.”


452. “Every child you encounter is a divine appointment.” – Wess Stafford


453. “Childhood is practically the most beautiful part of a person’s life, the most innocent too.”


454. “Enjoy the little things for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault


455. “When you hear the words ‘magic’ and ‘story’, they will probably evoke thoughts of your favorite fairy tales from childhood.” ― Tony DiTerlizzi


456. “Childhood is but a short time, a fleeting moment of your life you wish you could have stayed.”


457. ‘The people in your childhood are the ones that you will miss the most when you are an adult.’


458. “One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.” – Clifton Fadiman


459. “My childhood is a part of my story, and it’s why I’m who I am today and why my career is what it is.”- Misty Copeland.


460. Truly great friends are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.


461. “I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That's what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up.” - Chester Bennington.


462. “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.”- Anthony Hopkins


463. “Praise the innocence of childhood soon forgotten." - Will Leamon.


464. “A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic. ” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


465. “Don’t burden your children with worries about the future. Let them be little. Let them enjoy their childhood” .


466. “Childhood is the light of our life, we must keep it safe within our hearts.” Marinela Reka


467. “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” - Fred Rogers.


468. “Growing up, my parents were my heroes, in the way they conducted their lives. ” – Chris Hemsworth


469. “Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good.”- Katherine Anne Porter.


470. “Children make your life important. ” – Erma Bombeck


471. There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.


472. “There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again.” ― Elizabeth Lawrence


473. “It is never too late to have a happy childhood.” – Tom Robbins


474. ‘I may not be able to give my children everything they want in life, but I can give them happy childhood memories.’


475. “I’m a songwriter who’s put my childhood memories and teenage angst into songs.” ~ Paula Cole


476. “Sometimes I wish I have a time machine to go back in my childhood and capture all my memories.”


477. “The best years of a person’s life are the five years between the ages of 10 and 15. ” ― H. L. Mencken


478. “Children are not only innocent and curious but also optimistic and joyful and essentially happy. They are, in short, everything adults wish they could be.” – Carolyn Haywood


479. “While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” ― Angela Schwindt


480. “Sixth grade was a big time, in my childhood, of hoops and friendship, and coming up with funny things.”- Adam Sandler


481. “Sometimes, it’s better to bunk a class and enjoy with friends, because today, when I look back, marks never make me laugh, but memories do.”- A.P.J. Abdul Kalam


482. “Childhood memories are the sweetest memories of the past. ” — Anonymous


483. “The smells of Christmas are the smells of childhood.” ― Richard Paul Evans


484. “Early childhood education is the key to the betterment of society.” - Maria Montessori.


485. “Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes.


486. “Happiness is seeing your childhood friend getting married.”


487. “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.”


488. “Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.” - John Betjeman.


489. “Childhood is the best of all the seasons of life, and the longer it lasts with happy memories, the stronger the emotional stability in adulthood.” – Venugopal Acharya


490. “You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. ” — Franklin P. Jones


491. ‘Childhood memories are the sweetest memories of the past.’


492. ‘Childhood is a short season to be enjoyed not rushed.’


493. “For in every adult there dwells the child that was, and in every child there lies the adult that will be.” – John Connolly


494. “The mud and dirt will wash off, but the childhood memories will last a lifetime.”


495. ‘Whenever you miss your childhood, ride a bicycle! It is crazy how it can take you back in an instant.’


496. “I loved my childhood. They had the coolest toys back then. Star Wars, Transformers, laser-tag gun sets. Toy companies have really gone downhill.”- Jon Heder


497. “Most people think their childhood was happy till they sit down in a room with abstract art on the wall in front of them a clipboard and behind that clipboard a person with a blank expression.”


498. “For in every adult there dwells the child that was, and in every child there lies the adult that will be.”- John Connolly


499. “The best childhood memories are the ones stitched together with love.”


500. “When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.” ― Sam Ewing


501. “Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas time.” - Laura Ingalls Wilder.


502. “Childhood is like being drunk. Everyone remembers what you did, except you.”- Anonymous


503. “You don’t have to have anything in common with people you’ve known since you were five. With old friends, you’ve got your whole life in common.” ― Lyle Lovett


504. “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. ” — G. K. Chesterton


505. “A child is an uncut diamond. ” — Austin O’Malley


506. “Happy times come and go, but the memories stay forever.”


507. “Cleaning the house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops snowing. ” – Phyllis Diller


508. “I had a very rough childhood and not a happy one and by age 15 I was an old person in many ways. I knew that I had to take care of myself, I um and I always did.” ― Isabel Allende


509. “Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good.” – Katherine Anne Porter


510. “An idyllic childhood is probably illusion. ” ― Martha Grimes


511. “All of us are products of our childhood.”- Michael Jackson


512. “While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” - Angela Schwindt.


513. “Magical excitement underpins childhood Christmases, post-Christmas debt overtakes adult ones.”- Stewart Stafford


514. “Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries; but who can tell or who can explain them!” - Max Muller.


515. “By the time we began to understand enough about what the world to ask the right questions, our visit is over, and someone else is visiting, asking the same questions.”


516. “The stories we hear in our childhood are the ones we remember all our lives.” ― Stephen King


517. “My goal is to give my child the best childhood I can.”


518. “Play is the work of childhood.”- Jean Piaget.


519. “When I was growing up, I remember my mother saying, “Your friends are like elevators; they will bring you up or down – the choice is yours.”- David DeNotaris


520. ‘Happiness is laughing at old childhood photos.’


521. “The memories we make in our childhood are the ones that will carry with us for the rest of our lives.”


522. ‘Childhood shouldn’t be complicated.’


523. ‘I spent my whole childhood wishing I were older and now I’m spending my adulthood wishing I were younger.’


524. “I had always wanted to tell a story that was set in Los Angeles in the ’50s, because that’s where I grew up, and it was the city of my childhood memories.” ~ Curtis Hanson


525. “At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses. ” – Ellen Key


526. “Childhood is like a mirror, which reflects in afterlife the images first presented to it.” ― Samuel Smiles


527. Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I'm glad for that. — Ally Condie


528. “Our childhood days were the ones that I would put into frames if they were captured.” (best caption for childhood memories)


529. “I would never trade my childhood days for anything else in this world, remember that.”


530. “My childhood was a drag show!”


531. “You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.” ― John J. Plomp


532. ‘Happiness is reconnecting with a lost childhood friend.’


533. “At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents. ” — Jane D. Hull


534. “What one loves in childhood stays in the heart forever.” Mary Jo Putney


535. “Being a kid was much more fun than being an adult. Life was sweeter then.”- Trevor Carss


536. Did you know that childhood is the only time in our lives when insanity is not only permitted to us, but expected? Louis de Bernières


537. “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.” ― Kahlil Gibran


538. 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?


539. “We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.” ― George Eliot


540. ‘Children still need a childhood with dirt, mud, puddles, tree, sticks, and tadpoles.’ – Brooke Hampton


541. “My earliest childhood memory is watching the sunlight through a jar of amber full of wasps.” ~ Amanda Harlech


542. “I still love making hamburgers on the grill. I guess whenever I eat them childhood memories come up for me.” - Bobby Flay.


543. “We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.” - George Eliot.


544. “Childhoods never last. But everyone deserves one.” – Wendy Dale


545. “I miss being a little kid with no stress, worries, or care in the world.”


546. “It’s never too late to have a happy childhood, and age only matters if you’re a cheese.” – Rick Steves


547. “There are perhaps no days of childhood that we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.”- Marcel Proust


548. “Sometimes I return back to the state of mind I had as a child when I believed nothing was impossible.”- Jonathan Harnisch


549. “My childhood memories are amazing; I had freedom in every way – but I see everything from a different perspective now that I live outside.”


550. ‘Happiness is listening to stories from your childhood.’


551. “You can smell Philippe before the door opens, that mix of sea and fruit that makes you think of the Caribbean, but you’ve never been to the Caribbean. You’ve never been outside of Argentina. ”


552. “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” – E.E. Cummings


553. “Happiness is having a best friend since childhood.”


554. “I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become”. –Carl Jung


555. “Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well.” (my childhood photo caption)


556. ‘Sometimes I wish I could go back to my childhood and capture all those happy memories.’


557. “The best thing about your childhood memories is that mostly, they are not yours alone.”


558. “When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so.” ― C.S. Lewis


559. “If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders. ” — Abigail Van Buren


560. “You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers. ” – John J. Plomp


561. “Lucky are those that still have their childhood friends.”


562. “When you hear the words ‘magic’ and ‘story’, they will probably evoke thoughts of your favorite fairy tales from childhood.” – Tony DiTerlizzi


563. “Where did all the years go?”


564. “We carry our childhood with us.”- Gary D. Schmidt


565. “There is no land like the land of your childhood.” ― Michael Powell


566. Children need models rather than critics.


567. ‘Don’t burden your children with worries about the future. Let them be little. Let them enjoy their childhood.’


568. “If you’ve never been hated by your child, you’ve never been a parent.” ― Bette Davis


569. “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.” ― Gilbert K. Chesterton


570. A friend is one who knows you as you are, understands where you've been, accepts who you have become, and still gently invites you to grow. — Anonymous


571. “Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains…” ~ Diane Ackerman


572. “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 Breault


573. “Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy. ” – Robert A. Heinlein


574. “Childhood is like a mirror, which reflects in later life the images first presented to it. ” ― Samuel Taylor Coleridge


575. “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. ” – Kahlil Gibran


576. “Childhood is a promise that is never kept.”- Ken Hill.


577. “Childhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.”- Anonymous


578. “I’m so thankful I had a childhood before technology took over.”


579. “Children still need a childhood with dirt, mud, puddles, tree, sticks, and tadpoles.” ― Brooke Hampton


580. “The memories we make in our childhood are the ones that will carry with us for the rest of our lives. ” — Anonymous


581. “Childhood is the fiery furnace in which we are melted down to essentials and that essential shaped for good.” ~ Katherine Anne Porter


582. “Every time you miss your childhood, ride on a bicycle!” – Mehmet Murat İldan


583. Why are childhood memories the best?


584. “Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.” ~ Charles R. Swindoll


585. There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream,


586. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ― Robert Brault


587. “When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. ” – C. S. Lewis


588. “If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older”- Tom Stoppard


589. “I don't know why, but rain comes into my head the minute I think of my childhood.”- Dhanush.


590. “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children. ” – Nelson Mandela


591. “I would not join Peter Pan in Neverland, I may be attached to my childhood but not that much.”


592. I didn't belong as a kid, and that always bothered me. If only I'd known that one day my differentness would be an asset then my early life would have been much easier. — Bette Midler


593. “You never realize how much you need your childhood until it is over.”


594. “He remembers when he was a kid, freckly and unafraid, when the world seemed like it was blissfully endless but everything still made perfect sense.”


595. ‘Childhood dreams are forever stuffed in our souls. Take them out and play sometimes.’ – Angie Wieland-Crosby


596. “A Gathering of Frogs by Stewart Stafford


597. “Childhood is where dreams are born, and time is never planned. ” — Anonymous


598. “Childhood is only the beautiful and happy time in contemplation and retrospect: to the child it is full of deep sorrows, the meaning of which is unknown.” ― George Eliot


599. “The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day.”


600. “Childhood is the most valuable thing that’s taken away from you in life, if you think about it.” - Heather O’Neill.


601. “I clearly remember that day, when we were still so young when everything was still alright.”


602. “We carry our childhood with us.” – Gary D. Schmidt


603. “Remember, childhood only lasts 10–12 years. There's a lot that has to be squeezed in to make for a lifetime of happy memories. ” — Susan Branch


604. “I wish I could return to my childhood, those good old days.”


605. “Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” – John F. Kennedy


606. What one loves in childhood stays in the heart forever.


607. “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault


608. “To trade a childhood wonder for a plausible explanation – is there a worst trade one makes in life?” ~ Robert Breault


609. “Sometimes I wish I could go back to my childhood and capture all those happy memories. ” — Anonymous


610. “Children still need a childhood with dirt, mud, puddles, tree, sticks, and tadpoles.” – Brooke Hampton


611. “When I was growing up, I remember my mother saying, “Your friends are like elevators; they will bring you up or down – the choice is yours. ” – David DeNotaris


612. “Childhood memories are timeless treasures of the heart.”


613. “Childhood dreams are forever stuffed in our souls. Take them out and play sometimes.” ― Angie Wieland-Crosby


614. “The verve of the youth, their simplicity, their use of short sentences. Straight to the point and free of the Gordian nature that comes with age.”


615. “The older I grow, the more earnestly I feel that the few joys of childhood are the best that life has to give. ” — Ellen Glasgow


616. “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” – Albert Einstein


617. “Children will not remember you for the material things you provided, but for the feeling that you cherished them. ” – Richard L. Evans


618. “A happy childhood lasts forever.”


619. “I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted – stay up all night or eat ice-cream straight out of the container.” ― Bill Bryson


620. “Children really brighten up a household. They never turn the lights off. ” – Ralph Bus


621. “Childhoods never last. But everyone deserves one. ” – Wendy Dale


622. “You don’t have to have anything in common with people you’ve known since you were five. With old friends, you’ve got your whole life in common.” – Lyle Lovett


623. “Childhood is a disease - a sickness that you grow out of.” - William Golding.


624. “Childhood is the best of all the seasons of life, and the longer it lasts with happy memories, the stronger the emotional stability in adulthood. ” – Venugopal Acharya


625. What are positive childhood experiences?