Childhood quotes

184 childhood quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “I hated the deal, but I'm sorry you feel so badly about it. Your children love you, they want to play with you. How long do you think that lasts? Soon Jack may not even want you to come to his games. We have a few special years with our children, when they're the ones that want us around. After that you're going to be running after them for a...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Caroline Goodall - Moira Banning
    [Tag:childhood, parents, time]
  • - Derek Zoolander: Well I guess it all started the first time I went through the second grade. I caught my reflection in a spoon while I was eating my cereal, and I remember thinking "wow, you're ridiculously good looking, maybe you could do that for a career".
    - Matilda Jeffries: Do what for a career?
    - Derek Zoolander: Be professionally good... (continue)
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    Ben Stiller - Derek Zoolander
    Christine Taylor - Matilda Jeffries
    [Tag:beauty, childhood, job]
  • “- Rozalin Focker: See that's Greg getting circumcised.
    - Bernie Focker: We had the ceremony at my parents' house. There was a cold snap and the heat conked out. Tell it.
    - Rozalin Focker: The heater conked out. No matter how hard he tried, the mohel couldn't coax Greggie's tiny little turtle from it's shell.
    - Greg Focker: You know what? Let's...” (continue)
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    Barbra Streisand - Rozalin Focker
    Dustin Hoffman - Bernie Focker
    Ben Stiller - Greg Focker
    [Tag:ceremony, childhood, cold]
  • “Who will cry for the little boy, he cried himself to sleep. Who will cry for the little boy, who never had it for keeps. Who will cry for the little boy, who walked on burning sand. Who will cry for the little boy, the boy inside a man. Who will cry for the little boy, who knew well hurt and pain. Who will cry for the little boy, who died and...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Derek Luke - Antwone Fisher
    [Tag:childhood, helping, sorrow]
  • I still have this uncontrollable urge to just go up to people and say "My mother left me when I was seven!". As if that would explain everything. And I miss her. And I hate her!
    Kimberly Williams-Paisley - Virginia Lewis
    [Tag:childhood, mother]
  • “- Lynn Bracken: Where did this come from?
    - Bud White: When I was twelve, my old man went after my mother with a bottle. I got in the way.
    - Lynn Bracken: So you saved her.
    - Bud White: Not for long.”

    Kim Basinger - Lynn Bracken
    Russell Crowe - Bud White
    [Tag:childhood, mother, safety]
  • “If only I had been raped as a child! Then I would know authenticity!”
    Lara Flynn Boyle - Helen Jordan
    [Tag:authenticity, childhood, rape]
  • “Little Tommy Daggett. How I loved listening to your sweet prayers every night. And then you'd jump in your bed, so afraid I was under there. And I was!”
    Viggo Mortensen - Lucifer
    [Tag:childhood, devil, prayer]
  • “- Dale Kerrigan: [voice-over] Dad always had a way of making us feel special. Like the time I dug a hole.
    - Darryl Kerrigan: Go on, tell them Dale.
    - Dale Kerrigan: I dug a hole.
    - Sal Kerrigan: Oh good on you Dale.”

    Stephen Curry - Dale Kerrigan
    Michael Caton-Jones - Darryl Kerrigan
    [Tag:childhood, parents, pride]
  • “I don't want a childhood, I want to be a ballet dancer.”
    Jamie Bell - Billy
    [Tag:childhood, dancing, wishes]
  • “- Boss Baby: Tim, I may look like a baby, but I was born all grown up.
    - Tim: I can't even imagine not being a kid. You missed out on your whole childhood? You never had someone to love you?
    - Boss Baby: Well, you can't miss what you never had.”

    Alec Baldwin - Boss Baby
    Miles Bakshi - Tim
    [Tag:childhood, children, manhood]
  • “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.”

    Thomas Gibson - Aaron Hotchner
    [Tag:childhood, children, light]
  • “To lose a child is to lose a piece of yourself.”

    Joe Mantegna - David Rossi
    [Tag:childhood, parenthood]
  • “Within the core of each of us is the child we once were. This child constitutes the foundation of what we have become, who we are, and what we will be.”
    Joe Mantegna - David Rossi
    [Tag:character, childhood, personality]
  • As a kid growing up in the ghetto, one of the things I wanted the most was not money, it was fame. I wanted to be known, I wanted people to say, "hey there goes O.J."
    O.J. Simpson - Self
    [Tag:childhood, fame, money]
  • “Theo thought his unhappiness went right back to childhood. He tried so hard to fit into his family. But, he never succeeded in this.”
    John Sessions - Pere Tanguy
    [Tag:childhood, family, sadness]
  • You know, when I was a boy, my father tried to whip me with a branch. But after the first hit, it broke into three little pieces. And we just stood there, looking at this shattered stick on the ground. And then I noticed there was a leather strap hanging on the wall, so I pointed to it and said, “Look. That’s the better one.” And he stopped. I... (continue)(continue reading)
    Michael Shannon - George Westinghouse
    [Tag:childhood, violence]
  • “You know, one of the few good memories of my childhood were those summers at Nai Nais's. They had that garden, Ye Ye and I would catch dragonflies. And then we just moved to the States. Everything was different. Everyone was gone. And it was just the three of us.”
    Awkwafina - Billi
    [Tag:childhood, memory, summer]
  • “There’s a price you pay learning to fly. They steal your childhood, your family…leave you only with friends who hope every day that your Achilles will snap, and they never let you grow up.”
    Anna Maiche - Cassie Shore
    [Tag:childhood, dreams, family]
  • “Somedays my childhood feels so very far away, and others I can almost see it.”
    Gal Gadot - Diana Prince
    [Tag:childhood, children]
  • “Do you know how hard it is to trust people when your whole childhood was bullshit and manipulation?”
    David Castañeda - Diego Hargreeves
    [Tag:childhood, manipulation, trust]
  • “Well, I don’t know who’s been raising you, but I’m going to get you some new crayons because it looks like he’s shooting cabbages.”
    Winona Ryder - Joyce Byers
    [Tag:childhood, painting]
  • From the TV Series: Scrubs
    “I grew up on the street... No, not the hood. The Sesame Street.”
    Zach Braff - J.D.
    [Tag:childhood, growth]
  • From the TV Series: Scrubs
    “It's the kid inside of us that keeps us all from going crazy.”
    Zach Braff - J.D.
    [Tag:childhood, fantasy]
  • “- Mrs. Atwater: Do you know, when I was a girl I used to read quite a bit.
    - Brandon: We all do strange things in our childhood.”

    Constance Collier - Mrs. Atwater
    John Dall - Brandon
    [Tag:childhood, reading]
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