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Quotes about Childhood

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Alfred Noyes
(1880 - 1958)
Oh, grown-ups cannot understand, And grown-ups never will, How short's the way to fairyland Across the purple hill: They smile: their smile is very bland, Their eyes are wise and chill; And yet — at just a child's command — The world's an Eden still.
- (English poet)
Ambrose Bierce
(1842 - 1914)
Childhood, n. 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 old age.
Bill Watterson
(1958 - )
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.
Martin MullThe town where I grew up has a zip code of E-I-E-I-O.
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