childhood quotes

Tackling childhood obesity is key.Diane Abbott

To tell the truth I cannot call my childhood bad. In your childhood you can't compare things: one eats carrots, one eats candy, both taste good. As a child you cannot tell the difference.Roman Abramovich

I sailed through my childhood with a complete lack of any drama.Kate Adie

I felt caged by my childhood.Christina Aguilera

Growing up with the childhood that I had, I learned to never let a man make me feel helpless, and it also embedded a deep need in me to always stick up for women.Christina Aguilera

And I started with this: I have not painted at all my childhood. In fact, I never painted. But I helped my father who was a house painter and decorative painter. He made stage sets, he made glass paintings, he made everything.Josef Albers

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.Brian Aldiss

My son, Wolf, was born when I was past 40 and the author of a best-selling novel. That means he has grown up a middle-class child - one who sometimes asks me for stories of my childhood but knows nothing of what it means to grow up poor and afraid. I have worked to make sure of that.Dorothy Allison

When I moved to Seattle, I was hanging out with kids who had done drugs, had sex a million times. I look at them now and realize their childhood was taken away.Jeff Ament

Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.Henri Frederic Amiel

When I go back to the core of my childhood, my cousin Lucy seems always to be in the peripheral vision of my memories. She is off to one side, always off to one side, with a book, with a scheme or a project or an enterprise.Martin Amis

My childhood was extreme.Tori Amos

I had an amazing childhood, lots of love. But my dad worked his tail off, getting up at 4 in the morning and going off at 5, 6 o'clock, yet he always had time to spend with his kids and his wife.Criss Angel

I had a really normal childhood except I acted. It was like, my brother played soccer, and I was on television sometimes.Shiri Appleby

I didn't have a happy childhood.Giorgio Armani

I spent a lot of my childhood in my own head, making up stories. I didn't have a lot of outside influences, so I was able to make my own decisions about what I wanted to do.Dido Armstrong

As my children leave the protected parameters of the bay called childhood and enter the wavier seas of adolescence, I'm starting to get seasick.Kristin Armstrong

If we don't somehow stem the tide of childhood obesity, we're going to have a huge problem.Lance Armstrong

One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.Thomas Arnold

I spent much of my childhood in northern Quebec, and often there was no radio, no television - there wasn't a lot to entertain us. When it rained, I stayed inside reading, writing, drawing.Margaret Atwood