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Quotes of childlike

  1. I think you have to keep a childlike quality to play music or make a record. – Beck
  2. The best actors, I think, have a childlike quality. They have a sort of an ability to lose themselves. There's still some silliness. – Kenneth Branagh
  3. It's fun playing two roles. The roles provide a wonderful range of emotions. Stuart is childlike and sensitive. Adam is ruthless, outrageous. He's flamboyant. He does the unexpected. – David Canary
  4. One of the characteristics I cherish in my friends is their childlike gullibility, and several excited minutes were spent trying to actually find this book. – Phil Foglio
  5. He's not a child but he's childlike he's not a grown up, he's not a kid, maybe he sounds like an elf on helium, we'll play with it. – Tom Kenny
  6. The process I go through in the art and the architecture, I actually want it to be almost childlike Sometimes I think it's magical. – Maya Lin
  7. You can be childlike without being childish. – Christopher Meloni
  8. You can be childlike without being childish. A child always wants to have fun. Ask yourself, "Am I having fun?" – Christopher Meloni
  9. Great is the man who has not lost his childlike heart. – Mencius
  10. I have heard show business characterized as a refuge for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real. – Carroll O'Connor
  11. I quite like childlike songs, which sometimes cross over. – Alan Price
  12. Religion can emerge in all forms of feeling: here wild anger, there the sweetest pain; here consuming hatred, there the childlike smile of serene humility. – Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Usage examples for childlike

  1. Yet at the same time she is very childlike – The Front Yard by Constance Fenimore Woolson
  2. His childlike reliance on effort and outspeaking, for which men laughed at him, was beautiful. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  3. As it was in Virginibus Puerisque, so is it in the last essay in his last book of essays:- And the Kingdom of Heaven is of the childlike of those who are easy to please, who love and who give pleasure. ” – Adventures in Criticism by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  4. There was a candid and childlike desire to know, with an equal confession of the incapacity of the human intellect. ” – Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Last Updated: February 6, 2009
  5. “ " Now you, my dearest lady, still retain something of the childlike innocence of former years in your glance. ” – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  6. The latter glanced at Faustina, whose childlike sleep was not interrupted. ” – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  7. Under the light in the little drawing- room, he noticed that she looked pale and careworn, and her limpid, childlike eyes were veiled pathetically with deep, blue shadows. ” – The Crevice by William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander
  8. “ O, would I had the old magician's glass To see her as she lies in childlike sleep! ” – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  9. Then, with childlike submission, she related to me the following strange story, which filled me with astonishment. ” – French and Oriental Love in a Harem by Mario Uchard
  10. Her relief, made manifest by the instant movement with which she gave way to him, was almost childlike – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  11. But he only found childlike joy, gratitude, affection, and a faint shadow for which he could not account, and from which he began to hope many things. ” – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  12. You've got to be childlike if you're poor. ” – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  13. “ I did as she requested, and, childlike soon fell asleep again. ” – A Grandmother's Recollections by Ella Rodman
  14. And it made me inexpressibly glad, to perceive that, while gaining in dignity and purpose, her character had lost none of the childlike faith and affection which had been one of the greatest charms of the old Ideala. ” – Ideala by Sarah Grand
  15. With a childlike trust do I give my hand To the mighty Friend by my side; And the only thing that I say to him, As he takes it, is, Hold it fast! ” – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  16. Just how Father himself looked then I do not know; doubtless, childlike I accepted him as a matter of course, along with all the other interesting things in this world in which I was finding myself. ” – My Boyhood by John Burroughs
  17. Near the tutor stood the little prince, his graceful, rosy, childlike face expressing eager expectation. ” – Old Fritz and the New Era by Louise Muhlbach
  18. The childish is but the shadow of the childlike and shadows are little like the things from which they fall. ” – What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald
  19. He had a vague hope that this childlike girl, despite so much of childlike talk, would understand him; and she did at once. ” – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton