American Childhood

Famous quotes containing the words american and/or childhood:

    The American ideal is youth—handsome, empty youth.
    Henry Miller (1891–1980)

    The limitless future of childhood shrinks to realistic proportions, to one of limited chances and goals; but, by the same token, the mastery of time and space and the conquest of helplessness afford a hitherto unknown promise of self- realization. This is the human condition of adolescence.
    Peter Blos (20th century)