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Quotes about 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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