A Quote by Gaston Bachelard on childhood, children, men, ache, cosmos, and peace

Childhood knows unhappiness through men. In solitude, it can relax its aches. When the human world leaves him in peace, the child feels like the son of the cosmos.

Gaston Bachelard (1884 - 1962)

Source: The Poetics of Reverie, Pages: 99

Contributed by: Chris