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  • Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
  • Childhood is not only the childhood we really had but also the impressions we formed of it in our adolescence and maturity. That is why childhood seems so long. Probably every period of life is multiplied by our reflections upon the next.
  • Childhood is that wonderful time of life when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.
  • Childhood's over the Moment You know You're gonna Die
  • He carried his childhood like a hurt warm bird held to his middle-aged breast.
  • I was never a child. I was always a menopausal woman in a child's body.
  • If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
  • It is never too late to have a happy childhood.
  • One stops being a child when one realizes that telling one's trouble does not make it any better.
  • The son whines to his father, "You messed up my childhood!" And the father says, "How could I, son? I wasn't even there."