70+ Best Inner Child Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inner child is the childlike usually hidden part of a person’s personality that is characterized by playfulness, spontaneity, and creativity usually accompanied by anger, hurt, and fear attributable to childhood experiences. Profoundly inspirational inner child quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Inner Child Quotes

All I really need to know. I learned in kindergarten. Robert Fulghum

The most sophisticated people I know inside they are all children.  Jim Henson

So much of the healing of our world begins in healing the inner child who rarely, if ever, got to come out and play. Vince Gowmon

The child is in me still and sometimes not so still. Fred Rogers

That is why we dread children, even if we love them. They show us the state of our decay. Brian Aldiss

Beautify your inner dialogue. Beautify your inner world with love light and compassion. Life will be beautiful. Amit Ray

I’ve promised my inner child that never again will I ever abandon myself for anything or anyone else again. Wynonna Judd

If the glare of the public eye has become unbearable, our inner child may claim its rights and our bodily shadow might turn into our mental second self, become our anchor, make us stay grounded and grant us deepness and intensity. By retreating from the blaze of display into our substantial self, we gain rootedness, insight and new worldly wisdom. Erik Pevernagie

Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again. C. S. Lewis

She held herself until the sobs of the child inside subsided entirely. I love you, she told herself. It will all be okay. H. Raven Rose

We must remain as close to the flowers, the grass, and the butterflies as the child is who is not yet so much taller than they are. Friedrich Nietzsche

Everything seemed possible, when I looked through they eyes of a child. And every once in a while; I remember, I still have the chance to be that wild. Nikki Rowe

Imagination is our inner child and creativity, its playground. Jaeda DeWalt

Everyone is born creative; everyone is given a box of crayons in kidergarten. Then wen you hit puberty they take te crayons away and replace them with dry, uninspiring books on agebra, history, ect. Being suddenly hit years later with the creative bug is just a wee voice telling you, I’d like my crayons back, please. Hugh MacLeod

Your inner child still needs to be loved in order to heal the complete self. Karen A. Baquiran

We nurture our creativity when we release our inner child. Let it run and roam free. It will take you on a brighter journey. Serina Hartwell

By staying open minded and listening to the needs and desires of your inner child, you open yourself up to the possibilities of anything. Kim Ha Campbell

After a while the middle  aged person who lives in her head begins to talk to her soul, the kid. Anne Lamott

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Let us liberate ourselves from any form of control. Let us focus at the inner drum, where the rhythm aligns with that of our heart. The measure of responsibility, equals to the need for evolution. Just listen, the inner child, let it whisper in your ear. Grigoris Deoudis

We nurture our creativity when we release our inner child. Serina Hartwell

The more you don’t want to be like your parents, the more you will resemble them. Yong Kang Chan

By connecting your inner child to your internal being, you bring out the hero in you that is inside all of us. Kim Ha Campbell

I no longer knew whether it was raindrops or my own tears that were flowing down my cheeks, and I hated to have to drag along this relic of a sniveling child. Ingrid Betancourt

Grown ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. Antoine de Saint Exupery.

There is child in all of us that refuses to grow up, a child that is in awe of what can be, the polar opposite of the cynic in all of us who despairs over what is. Stories of magic, fantastic monsters, impossible courage and spectacular heroism appeal to this child, instilling it with hope and faith in humanity and in the cosmic order. Shatrujeet Nath

I have two kids, I see them and I feel like I see things in them; they awaken the inner child in you. Gore Verbinski

Soul is like a surname in this time and space matrix. It’s the ever loving, abiding, and continuous connection to your auspicious origin. You can’t sell it or give it up. It is not possible. Soul is you. Deborah Bravandt

Always jump in the puddles! Always skip alongside the flowers. The only fights worth fighting are the pillow and food varieties. Terri Guillemets

Every step was perfect, like a gift she gave herself, and she smiled, receiving it. Madeline Miller

The most sophisticated people I know inside they are all children. Jim Henson

Any peace talks should begin with making peace with ourselves. First we need to recognize our anger, embrace it, and make peace with it. You don’t fight your anger, because your anger is you. Your anger is the wounded child in you. Why should you fight your anger? The method is entirely nonviolent awareness, mindfulness, and tenderly holding your anger within you. Like this, your anger will transform naturally. Thich Nhat Hanh

Happy is he who still loves something he loved in the nursery. Gilbert K. Chesterton

Growing up is not just about moving forward, but also an endless cycle of returning to our childhood wonders and wounds. Silvery Afternoon

I’m happy to report that my inner child is still ageless. James Broughton

We ignore the child within by ascribing its voice to immaturity rather than validating its heart as honest. Craig D. Lounsbrough

We mature in knowledge and wisdom but never leave the playground of our hearts. Terri Guillemets

Dolphins are sunflowers of the water. They adore the Sun, they love the ocean and are kind to the land. They remind us to stay playful, keep our inner child safe and stand by loved ones. Reena Doss

The playing child advances forward to new stages of mastery. Erik Erikson

Your wounded inner child has valid reasons for the pain they feel, but your wounded inner child also doesn’t deserve control over your decisions and narrative as an adult. Billy Chapata

Growing up is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another. F. Scott Fitzgerald

The internal war you wage with yourself may not be seen by others, but is always felt by you! Lorraine Nilon

After a while, the middle aged person who lives in her head begins to talk to her soul, the kid. Anne Lamott

You try all your life to be an adult, but something deep down inside you will always be that child. Viv Albertine

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

The voice I finally heard that day was my own the girl I’d locked away at ten years old, the girl I was before the world told me who to be and she said Here I am. I’m taking over now. Glennon Doyle

I love fantasy; I love imagination that’s the inner child in me. Hannah John Kamen

When you feel a child inside of you springing to life, that’s how you know you’re where you should be. C. JoyBell C.

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

Adults are children, too, because in every adult’s heart, there is a child’s life that will stay there for eternity. So please listen to children, because when you don’t, it is like not listening to yourself. Gerald G. Jampolsky

Launching a startup is the time to find your ever optimistic inner child again. Alejandro Cremades

I’m not so sure that the adult within me teaches the child within me. Rather, I think that the child does most of the educating. Craig D. Lounsbrough

The child is in me still and sometimes not so still. Fred Rogers

Take those moments when something affects you deeply, or tickles your fancy, or peaks your curiosity, to give in and allow your Inner Child to explore,no judgements, no role playing, no need to impress. No adulting by modern standards. Runa Pigden

Life is playfulness. We need to play so that we can rediscover the magic all around us. Flora Colao

Inner child merupakan inti kepribadian seseorang yang terbentuk dari pengalaman pengalaman masa kecil tentang bagaimana bertindak untuk bisa dicintai dan diterima. Pijar Psikologi

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

When children act serious, we feel amused by them. People are just children who have taken their roles too seriously. If you feel anything but amused by them, you too have taken your role too seriously. Shunya

Inner child work is essential. It’s the essence of growth as a whole person. Cheryl Richardson

The adult within me would be much wiser to learn from the child within me rather than focus on the demand that the child within me grow up. Craig D. Lounsbrough

A man is getting old when he walks around a puddle instead of through it. R.C Ferguson

By connecting your inner child to your internal being, you bring out the hero in you that is inside all of us. Kim Ha Campbell

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

We did not come into this world loathing ourselves or wishing to numb or feelings. As small children, we operated from a place of wonder, curiosity, spontaneity and creativity. Christopher Dines

Acknowledge your inner child. Karen A. Baquiran

The problem with inner child is that if it keeps showing too often, people label you as childish. Shon Mehta

Within us, all is a radiant inner child bathed in joy. Amy Leigh Mercree

We often behave like we are still children. Yong Kang Chan