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He identified with Perry Smith. Perry Smith had a terrible childhood. Perry's was much worse than Truman's. Perry was really, really miserable. Truman's was just really miserable. But the loneliness--both of them shared this loneliness. (Quote by - Gerald Clarke)

A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost. (Quote by - Marion C. Garretty)

Childhood is not only the childhood we really had but also the impressions we formed of it in our adolescence and maturity. That is why childhood seems so long. Probably every period of life is multiplied by our reflections upon the next. (Quote by - Cesare Pavese)

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them, they show us the state of our decay. (Quote by - Brian W. Aldiss)

I can say right off the bat that he's focused on the work of his foundation, which among many activities is treating hundreds of thousands of AIDS patients around the world, fighting childhood obesity here at home and helping tsunami and hurricane victims. (Quote by - Jay Carson)

I think people are intimidated by grilling .. maybe it's the flame, maybe it's the big grills, maybe they've had some bad childhood experiences .. but I think that grilling is actually the easiest technique in cooking. (Quote by - Bobby Flay)

Ever since (childhood), I realized that one of the coolest things in the game is scoring touchdowns. And I think mentally that still drives me. (Quote by - Shaun Alexander)

Childhood is a promise that is never kept. (Quote by - Ken Hill)

Financial literacy is not an end in itself, but a step-by-step process. It begins in childhood and continues throughout a person's life all the way to retirement. Instilling the financial-literacy message in children is especially important, because they will carry it for the rest of their lives. The results of the survey are very encouraging, and we want to do our part to make sure all children develop and strengthen their financial-literacy skills. (Quote by - George Carl)

I want to see then doing -- such as intervening when young people become unemployed -- but it tends to be concentrated on childhood and teenage years, and .. programs need to be made available to people over the course of their lives. (Quote by - Bruce Headey)

You draw on your own childhood every time you tee it up as an actor. (Quote by - Ron Perlman)

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. (Quote by - Graham Greene)

They are idols of hearts and of households; They are angels of God in disguise; His sunlight still sleeps in their tresses, His glory still gleams in their eyes; Those truants from home and from Heaven They have made me more manly and mild; And I know now how Jesus could liken The kingdom of God to a child. (Quote by - Charles M. Dickinson)

The monsters of our childhood do not fade away, neither are they ever wholly monstrous. But neither, in my experience, do we ever reach a plane of detachment regarding our parents, however wise and old we may become. To pretend otherwise is to cheat. (Quote by - John LeCarre)

The epidemic of childhood obesity is frightening. We hope that giving kids someone to look up to and root for will encourage them to make changes in their own lives. (Quote by - Ryan Phillips)

I had a really good childhood up until I was nine, then a classic case of divorce really affected me. (Quote by - Kurt Cobain)

Perhaps for individuals who did not display symptoms of depression and anxiety in childhood, using a lot of ecstasy may also cause depression. We are not saying that is not the case, but we need more studies. (Quote by - Anja Huizink)

Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. (Quote by - Fred Rogers)

I don't have any great love for Chicago. What the hell, a childhood around Douglas Park isn't very memorable. I remember the street fights and how you were afraid to cross the bridge 'cause the Irish kid on the other side would beat your head in. I left Chicago a long time ago. (Quote by - Benny Goodman)

A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life. (Quote by - Robertson Davies)

I believe the Grateful Dead would have inspired much less of an emotional loyalty in their fans without his lyrics. Robert Hunter really located a traditional sense of character and story line found in English literature and childhood ballads .. and placed it in the heart of the weirdest, most experimental music that mass audiences ever fell in love with. (Quote by - Steve Silberman)

It's not the childhood that we remember from the '50s and '60s. Kids are not free to run around. (And) people just don't walk the way they used to at all. (Quote by - Pam Collins)

He wove those three threads into a talk ranging from annually spending a week at Halloween as a child collecting candy to giving candy to hundreds of children at Halloween as an adult; from childhood assistance he received from adults, particularly after his parents divorced, to saying I challenge you to be a caring adult in someone's life .. Great times call forth great leaders. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

We commonly see problems in adults that had been present since childhood but which take a toll on the heart over time. (Quote by - Gary Webb)

In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not. (Quote by - Bible)

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