Quotation Explorer - 'Childish'

An honest government is the childish dream of the gullible men! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We're children. We're supposed to be childish. - George R.R. Martin
What is the world’s problem? The world is still believing the old childish stories! That is the problem! Grow up, world, grow up! Be a bit serious! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When I was a child, I thought as a child. But now I have put away childish things. - Philip K. Dick
I like men to behave like men. I like them strong and childish. - Françoise Sagan
All that helter-skelter about strings and memories was only relevant in the dark. It was light out now and time to put away childish things. - Benjamin Brindise
The whole idea of revenge and punishment is a childish day-dream. Properly speaking, there is no such thing as revenge. Revenge is an act which you want to commit when you are powerless and because you are powerless: as soon as the sense of impotence is removed, the desire evaporates also. - George Orwell
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes. - Doctor Who
Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age. The child is grown, and puts away childish things. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
I miss those childish days of long ago, when one day was as long as twenty are now ... - C.J. Heck
Your belief is mostly your prison! To discover the world outside your prison, you must first realize the walls surrounding you! Otherwise you shall continue being stuck in the prison of childish tales and fallacious illusions! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Growing up is childish. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
What makes you think children like childish things? Don't tell them how to be children. They want to grow up. - M.B. Goffstein
I count religion but a childish toy, And hold there is no sin but ignorance. Birds of the air will tell of murders past. I am asham'd to hear such fooleries! - Christopher Marlowe
It is childish to eat primarily or only to please your tongue. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
With mortal age comes the immense need for childish charms. Like a fine wine, sweetens with maturity. - Rae Lori
Those who fear the imagination condemn it: something childish, they say, something monsterish, misbegotten. Not all of us dream awake. But those of us who do have no choice. - Patricia A. McKillip
Those of us who are blamed when old for reading childish books were blamed when children for reading books too old for us. - C.S. Lewis
Always take comfort in your sweet and innocent, childish manifestations, because the day you lose that essence, that glorious eccentricity, the yearning and longing to investigate all that surrounds you in this vast and wondrous world, is the day your soul shall die. - Amelia Dashwood
In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our errors. Childish presumption which justifies the fact that child-nations, inheriting our follies, are now directing our history. - Albert Camus
It is only in pain that a woman is capable of rising above mediocrity. Her resistance to pain is infinite; one can use and abuse it without any fear that she will die, as long as some childish physical cowardice or some religious hope keeps her from the suicide that offers her a way out. - Colette
There are some young almond tress, which ordinarily look as if drawn by a childish hand. Now, as the wind sets their weak branches gibbering, they seem like shamanistic scratches on the white bone of the brittle bright night. - John Collier
I don't like being called Elvis The Pelvis. That's gotta be one of the most childish expressions I've ever heard coming from an adult. - Elvis Presley
If everyone would've been childlike, not childish, the world would've be a better place. - Nurudeen Ushawu
You ought not to practice childish ways, since you are no longer that age. - Homer
Not every age is fit for childish sports. - Titus Maccius Plautus
Sometimes, It's awesome to be childish with your partner .Otherwise you are missing out. - Dinakar Reddy
You can’t confuse childlike faith with childish thinking. - John F. MacArthur Jr.
In the United States today, there is a pervasive tendency to treat children as adults, and adults as children. The options of children are thus steadily expanded, while those of adults are progressively constricted. The result is unruly children and childish adults. - Thomas Szasz
When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things. - 1 Corinthians 13 11
Often blaming, is a trait of a childish soul. - Toba Beta
Let us runaway to the aspirations we dream of in our childish moments, where magic is real and we are unstoppable. - Anastasia Bolinder
The word 'God' is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. No interpretation, no matter how subtle, can (for me) change this. - Albert Einstein
In a meat-eating world, wearing leather for shoes and even clothes, the discussion of fur is childish. - Karl Lagerfeld
But the shadow is merely somewhat inferior, primitive, unadapted, and awkward; not wholly bad. It even contains childish or primitive qualities which would in a way vitalize and embellish human existence, but convention forbids! - C.G. Jung
Sometimes when you look back on a situation, you realize it wasn't all you thought it was. A beautiful girl walked into your life. You fell in love. Or did you? Maybe it was only a childish infatuation, or maybe just a brief moment of vanity. - Henry Bromel
To want more was not just childish, but cowardly, and somehow constpatory too. Death was change; it led to new chances, new vacancies, new niches and opportunities; it was not all loss. - Iain Banks
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I reasoned as a child, but when I became a man, I put away childish things. - Holy Bible, 1 Corinthians 13:11
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