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Childhood / Children Displaying 1 through 10 of 26 Quotes

"... adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them."  (Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, 1904-1991, quoted in his obituary, Time)

"A new baby is like the beginning of all things--wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities."  (Eda J. Le Shan)

"All grown-ups were once children, though few of them remember it."  (Antoine de Saint Exupéry)

"As a child, I thought I hated everybody, but when I grew up I realized it was just children I didn't like."  (Philip Larkin)

"Babies are necessary to grown-ups. A new baby is like the beginning of all things--wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. In a world that is cutting down its trees to build highways, losing its earth to concrete ... babies are almost the only remaining link with nature, with the natural world of living things from which we spring."  (Eda J. Le Shan)

"Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them."  (Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance)

"Children spell love...T-I-M-E."  (Dr. Anthony P. Witham)

"Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers."  (Socrates)

"I knew I was an unwanted baby when I saw my bath toys were a toaster and a radio."  (Joan Rivers)

"I was a total loner, not by self-design. I just didn't know what the hell to say to people. I was so shy. I used to stammer and lisp and dribble at the mouth."  (Sir Anthony Hopkins, on his youth)

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