I'm one of those unlucky people who had a happy childhood. Jonathan Coe
My parents are good role models because they've worked hard and gave me a happy childhood. Sophie Ellis-Bextor
A happy childhood... is the worst possible preparation for life. Kinky Friedman
My early life has given me a great deal to draw on, certainly - but would I have swapped a happy childhood for the writing? Yes. Bruce Robinson
I have been luckier than anyone I know or even heard of. I had a very happy childhood, a good education, I enjoyed working as a teacher, journalist and author. I have loved a wonderful man for over 33 years, and I believe he loves me, too. Maeve Binchy