Childhood quotes

171 childhood quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • - 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)
    (continue reading)

    Ben Stiller - Derek Zoolander
    Christine Taylor - Matilda Jeffries
    [Tag:beauty, childhood, job]
  • 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]
  • “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]
  • “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]
  • “- 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]
  • “- 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]
  • “You've forgotten what it's like... to be a child.”

    Dame Angela Lansbury - Balloon Lady
    [Tag:childhood, forgetfulness]
  • “Childhood is a congenital disease - and the purpose of education is to cure it. We're breeding a race of moral midgets.”
    James Mason - Ed Avery
    [Tag:childhood]
  • “- Bellman: Do you know how the TV works?
    - Kevin McCallister: I'm 10-years-old. TV is my life.”

    Rob Schneider - Bellman
    Macaulay Culkin - Kevin McCallister
    [Tag:childhood, television]
  • “- SpongeBob: This is man's country. And let's face it, Pat. We're just... kids.
    - Patrick Star: We're not kids!
    - SpongeBob: Open your eyes, Patrick! We blow bubbles, we eat ice cream, we worship a dancing peanut, for corn's sake! We don't belong out here.”

    Tom Kenny - SpongeBob
    Bill Fagerbakke - Patrick Star
    [Tag:childhood, self-denial]
  • “Medical evaluation: fail. Physical evaluation: fail. Psychological evaluation, alcohol and substance addiction indicated. Ooh! Pathological rejection of authority based on unresolved childhood trauma.”

    Javier Bardem - Silva
    [Tag:childhood, health, rebellion]
  • “- Emily Walburn: Apparently he had a little accident.
    - Maj. Benson Payne: Apparently he pissed all over the front of his pants.
    - Emily Walburn: Well maybe that's because he's six.
    - Maj. Benson Payne: Because he's six? Woman, when I was six years old I had a full time job.”

    Karyn Parsons - Emily Walburn
    Damon Wayans - Maj. Benson Payne
    [Tag:accident, childhood, job]
  • “I was born in a desert place. War was my only mother. As a child, I moved through the battlefield and slit the throats of screaming Russian boys. I firebombed my first tank when I was twelve-years-old and machine-gunned the crew as they fled, burning.”
    Zoe Saldana - Aisha
    [Tag:childhood, cruelty, war]
  • “- Butch Cassidy: You know, when I was a kid, I always thought I'd grow up to be a hero.
    - The Sundance Kid: Well, it's too late now.
    - Butch Cassidy: What'd you say that for? You didn't have to say something like that.”

    Paul Newman - Butch Cassidy
    Robert Redford - The Sundance Kid
    [Tag:childhood, dreams, heroes]
  • “- Peter Pan: I want always to be a boy, and have fun.
    - Wendy Darling: You say so, but I think it is your biggest pretend.”

    Jeremy Sumpter - Peter Pan
    Rachel Hurd-Wood - Wendy Darling
    [Tag:amusement, childhood, lies]
  • Starting tomorrow there will be hourly tours of Roxy Carmichael's birthplace. You'll see where Roxy slept and where she ate during her wonder years. You'll also see pictures of her beloved dog, Bonkers.”
    Micole Mercurio - Louise Garweski
    [Tag:childhood, fame, memory]
  • “This family has a history with those schools. And I think the last thing that little girl needs is reinforcement that she's different. Trust me, she knows. So... I think Mary. I think she's gotta be here. Today's a badending, you can't hit people. But a 12 year old bullies a 7 year old and she stands up? Do you know how important that is to me...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Chris Evans - Frank Adler
    [Tag:childhood, children, normality]
  • “- Dad: [Trying to feed Riley broccoli] Here we go. All right, open.
    - Joy: Hmm... this looks new.
    - Fear: Think it's safe?
    - Sadness: What is it?
    - Disgust: Okay, caution, there is a dangerous smell, people. Hold on, what is that? That is not brightly colored or shaped like a dinosaur, hold on guys... it's... broccoli [presses buttons]!
    - Riley:...” (continue)
    (continue reading)

    Kyle MacLachlan - Dad
    Amy Poehler - Joy
    Bill Hader - Fear
    Mindy Kaling - Disgust
    [Tag:childhood, discontent, food]
  • “Circuses like to think of themselves as families. But, of course, each one has its clown.”
    Daniel Radcliffe - Igor
    [Tag:childhood, family, sorrow]
  • “It's funny how when you're a kid, a day can last forever. Now, all these years seem just like a blink.”
    David Morse - Adult Bobby Garfield
    [Tag:childhood, time, time of life]
  • “- Young Shaw: Why did he die?
    - Shaw’s Father: Sooner or later everyone does.
    - Young Shaw: Like mommy?
    - Shaw’s Father: Like mommy.
    - Young Shaw: Where do they go?
    - Shaw’s Father: Everyone has their own word; heaven, paradise. Whatever it’s called, it’s someplace beautiful.
    - Young Shaw: How do you know it’s beautiful?
    - Shaw’s Father: Cause...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Lucy Hutchinson - Young Shaw
    Patrick Wilson - Shaw's Father
    [Tag:childhood, death, heaven]
  • “My poor little sister should be out trick-or-treating, but you've kept her from a normal childhood and now she's a wall ornament.”

    Kimberly J. Brown - Marnie Piper
    [Tag:childhood, sisters]
  • “- Danny Rose: How are you, darling? How old are you?
    - Lou's Daughter: Twelve.
    - Danny Rose: Twelve! Are you married?”

    Woody Allen - Danny Rose
    Maggie Ranone - Lou's Daughter
    [Tag:childhood, marriage]
  • - Ben Harrison: See Mom? I told you! I'm telepathetic.
    - Jackie Harrison: You mean “telepathic”.
    - Ben Harrison: That's what I said.

    Susan Sarandon - Jackie Harrison
    Liam Aiken - Ben Harrison
    [Tag:childhood, misunderstanding, words]
  • “It's all so horrible you know, the nightmare of childhood. And it only gets worse. One day you'll wake up, and you'll be past it. Your beautiful skin will wrinkle and shrivel up, you'll lose your hair, your sight, your memory. Your blood will thicken, teeth turn yellow and loose. You will start to stink and fart and all your friends will be dead.”
    Lindsay Duncan - Dolphin Blue
    [Tag:aging, childhood]
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