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A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.

    Author: Pindar

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

    Author: Sam Ewing

Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.

    Author: Lydia M. Child

There are three terrible ages of childhood - 1 to 10, 10 to 20, and 20 to 30.

    Author: Cleveland Amory

It's only in hindsight that you realize what indeed your childhood was really like.

    Author: Maya Lin

It is possible to resolve childhood repression safely and without confusion - something that has always been disputed by the most respected schools of thought.

    Author: Alice Miller

There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.

    Author: Marcel Proust

Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.

    Author: David Elkind

Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.

    Author: John Betjeman

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.

    Author: Brian Aldiss

The events of childhood do not pass, but repeat themselves like seasons of the year.

    Author: Eleanor Farjeon

Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man, youth never.

    Author: Anna Jameson

Childhood is a disease - a sickness that you grow out of.

    Author: William Golding

Everything else you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood.

    Author: Beryl Bainbridge

A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.

    Author: Marion C. Garretty

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

    Author: Max Muller

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

    Author: Deepak Chopra

The nearer people approach old age the closer they return to a semblance of childhood, until the time comes for them to depart this life, again like children, neither tired of living nor aware of death.

    Author: Desiderius Erasmus

Childhood is frequently a solemn business for those inside it.

    Author: George Will

Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.

    Author: Arthur Rimbaud

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