Inner Child Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old inner child quotes, inner child sayings, and inner child proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The most potent muse of all is our own inner child.     

Stephen Nachmanovitch

The inner child runs rampant. They're just smaller, that's all.     

Jim Carrey

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

Cheryl Richardson

Caring for your inner child has a powerful and surprisingly quick result: Do it and the child heals.     

Martha Beck

Some people have an inner child that speaks to them. I have an inner old man who just yells random [stuff] at me all day.     

Rob Cantrell

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

Grow in a way without losing much of our inner childlike deep senses embracing truthful, pure, simple relief of appreciation and gratitude.     

Angelica Hopes

When our inner child is not nurtured and nourished, our minds gradually close to new ideas, unprofitable commitments and the surprises of the Spirit.     

Brennan Manning

Acknowledge your inner child. Even though we have found the light in ourselves today, we sometimes forget to heal old wounds of our past. Your inner child still needs to be loved in order to heal the complete self.     

Karen A. Baquiran

My idea is to bring out the inner child that my generation has inside, which does not go to sleep because of so much angst over the day-to-day routine. With so much going on, you start tuning out emotions and surprises.     


We all have monsters inside of us, and we all have an inner child in us. You always think about your inner child as being the sweet and innocent part of yourself, but it's also the part that's all ego with the mentality of, "If the world isn't pleasing me, it isn't doing its job."     

Finn Wittrock

When the inner child finds a guardian angel, publishers are in heaven.     

Wendy Kaminer

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

Friedrich Nietzsche