Quotes of Boyhood

“ Summer will end soon enough, and childhood as well. ”

- George R. R. Martin

“ The four stages of life are infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence. ”

- Art Linkletter

“ The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence. ”

- Art Linkletter

“ Boyhood, like measles, is one of those complaints which a man should catch young and have done with, for when it comes in middle life it is apt to be serious. ”

- P.G. Wodehouse

“ Boyhood is a most complex and incomprehensible thing. Even when one has been through it, one does not understand what it was. A man can never quite understand a boy, even when he has been the boy. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men? ”

- Vincent van Gogh

“ I've had the boyhood thing of being Elvis. Now I want to be with my best friend, and my best friend's my wife. Who could ask for anything more? ”

- John Lennon

“ Oh, for boyhood's painless play, sleep that wakes in laughing day, health that mocks the doctor's rules, knowledge never learned of schools. ”

- John Greenleaf Whittier

“ Study is the scourge of boyhood, the environment of youth, the indulgence of adults and the curative for the aged. ”

- Saul Landau

“ A sportswriter is entombed in a prolonged boyhood. ”

- Jimmy Cannon
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