One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.— Agatha Christie
Breathtaking Happy Childhood quotations
What does labor want? We want more schoolhouses and less jails;
more books and less arsenals; more learning and less vice; more leisure and less greed; more justice and less revenge; in fact, more of the opportunities to cultivate our better natures, to make manhood more noble, womanhood more beautiful, and childhood more happy and bright.
What I have got from my childhood aren't toys, but memories.
And happy memories are better than any toy.
For almost thirty years I repeatedly saw one and the same dream: I would arrive in Vienna at long last. I would feel really happy, for I was returning to my serene childhood.
Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!
Don't we all look back in longing, those of us who had happy childhoods? Because the greatest loss we ever know is not the loss of family or place or money, it is the loss of innocence. There is forever a hollow place in our hearts once we realize that darkness rings the campfire.
Don't seek God in temples. He is close to you. He is within you. Only you should surrender to Him and you will rise above happiness and unhappiness.
I'm one of those unlucky people who had a happy childhood.
Over time we are able to undermine habitual modes of thinking formed by our self-made self in early childhood, which tries to squeeze happiness from the gratification of our desires for the symbols in our culture of survival and security, power and control, and affection and esteem.
It's never too late to have a happy childhood, and age only matters if you're a cheese.
If you carry your childhood with you, you never become older.
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
I had a very happy childhood, but I wasn't that happy a child.
I liked being alone and creating characters and voices. I think that's when your creativity is developed, when you're young. I liked the world of the imagination because it was an easy place to go to.
Play is the royal road to childhood happiness and adult brilliance.
I had a very happy childhood, happy teenage years and I was famous by the time I was 22. A charmed life.
Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal. The winged fairies of Grimm and Andersen have brought more happiness to childish hearts than all other human creations.
I do not miss childhood, but I miss the way I took pleasure in small things, even as greater things crumbled. I could not control the world I was in, could not walk away from things or people or moments that hurt, but I took joy in the things that made me happy.
A happy childhood is perhaps the most-fortunate gift in life.
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
Vietnam was what we had instead of happy childhoods.
When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I survived at all.
It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood, and worse yet is the miserable Irish Catholic childhood.
Since religion was so much a part of my life as a child, and since my childhood was so happy and so full of laughter and joy, I associate the two. Even my concept of Jesus goes along with this association of happiness and religion.
I look back to a happy childhood.
In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.
Childhood is the most beautiful of all life's seasons.
No one with a happy childhood ever amounts to much in this world.
They are so well adjusted, they never are driven to achieve anything.
A happy childhood is one of the best gifts that parents have in their power to bestow.
Happiness was different in childhood.
It was so much then a matter simply of accumulation, of taking things - new experiences, new emotions - and applying them like so many polished tiles to what would someday be the marvellously finished pavilion of the self.
O happy childhood! blessed youth! But once we know thy potent power;
But once we live all careless free; No cross to mar our love-lit bower.
The only thing that disturbs me is that many psychopaths say they had a very happy childhood.
The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions.
People who've had happy childhoods are wonderful, but they're bland.
.. An unhappy childhood compels you to use your imagination to create a world in which you can be happy. Use your old grief. That's the gift you're given.
You say yes to the sunlight and pure fantasies, so you have to say yes to the filth and the nausea. Everything is within you, gold and mud, happiness and pain, the laughter of childhood and the apprehension of death. Say yes to everything, shirk nothing.
I suppose we all tend to remember only the happiness from our childhood, as a sundial refuses to tell the time except in fine weather.
Fortunate Newton, happy childhood of science.
Nature to him was an open book. He stands before us strong, certain, and alone.