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Quotes for: childhood

Quotes for: childhood

Wisdom leads us back to childhood.
Blaise Pascal - Pensées  

Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil  

It is perhaps childhood that comes closest to one's 'real life'.
André Breton   

Those who cannot remember clearly their own childhood are poor educators.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach  

The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood.
Ralph Waldo Emerson - Nature  

We are of our childhood as we are from a country.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery  

The first sigh of childhood is for liberty.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims  

Education is not confined to childhood and adolescence. Learning is not limited to the schools. Throughout life, our milieu is our teacher, at once stern and dangerous.
Paul Valéry  

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.
Desiderius Erasmus

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
Sigmund Freud

What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.
Pablo Picasso

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