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Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one's death. - Rollo May

Yesterday: The infancy of youth, the youth of manhood, the entire past of age. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home! - Charles Dickens

From infancy on, we are all spies; the shame is not this but that the secrets to be discovered are so paltry and few. - John Updike

Life is the childhood of our immortality. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice, that is, until we have stopped saying, 'It got lost,' and say, 'I lost it.' - Sydney J. Harris

A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts. - Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Childhood: The period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth, two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce