Inner Child Quotes

Don’t think of it as getting hot flashes. Think of it as your inner child playing with matches.

Unknown

Everybody’s 12 years old in an apple orchard.

Rachael Ray, Rachael Ray Show, while making autumn stew, original airdate 11 October 2007

Adults are obsolete children.

Dr. Seuss

Each man carries within him the soul of a poet who died young.

Sainte-Beuve,Portraits littéraires, 1862

My childhood may be over, but that doesn’t mean playtime is.

Ron Olson

Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present, which very few of us do.

Jean de la Bruyere

Caring for your inner child has a powerful and surprisingly quick result: Do it and the child heals.

Martha Beck

Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present, which very few of us do.

Jean de la Bruyere

If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A grownup is a child with layers on.

Woody Harrelson

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play.

Friedrich Nietzsche

So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us.

Gaston Bachelard

When I grow up I want to be a little boy.

Joseph Heller

The great man is he who does not lose his child’s-heart.

Mencius

When you’re green you’re growing, and when you’re ripe you start to rot.

Ray Kroc

The reluctance to put away childish things may be a requirement of genius.

Rebecca Pepper Sinkler

Each man carries within him the soul of a poet who died young.

Sainte-Beuve

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.

Sigmund Freud