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Quotes about Growing Up

Let these Growing Up quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

The trick is growing up without growing old.
- Casey Stengel

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Choose to be as a young child -
fully awake, eager for the next experience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

 

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

No, they don't appreciate you - and it's not their job.
It's your own job to appreciate yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have to do your own growing
no matter how tall your grandfather was.
- Abraham Lincoln


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Born to be wild - live to outgrow it.
- Lao Tzu

Intellectual growth should commence at birth
and cease only at death.
- Albert Einstein

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

Maturity is the ability to do a job
whether or not you are supervised,
to carry money without spending it,
and to bear an injustice without wanting to get even.
- Ann Landers

Everyone who got where he is,
had to begin where he was.
- Richard L. Evans

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
- e. e. cummings

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does.
Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
- James A. Baldwin

I was growing up listening to Queen.
Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.
- Gary Cherone

Today the world changes so quickly that in growing
up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
- Peter Medawar

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please,
to be a good girl.
- Claire Danes

I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up.
- Tina Turner

I think growing up is difficult and it's a process
that I'm always interested in,
with kids and adults, they are often on two different universes.
- Alice Hoffman

Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
- Dale Earnhardt

When I look in the mirror I see the girl I was when I was growing up,
with braces, crooked teeth, a baby face and a skinny body.
- Heather Locklear

I have this sense that I didn't really start growing up until my twenties.
- Winona Ryder

I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.
I wish my grandmother had done the same.
I wanted my girls to know me.
- Carol Burnett

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

Growing up, my dolls were doctors and on secret missions.
I had Barbie Goes Rambo.
- Zoe Saldana

I was a handful growing up.
- Olivia Wilde

I just didn't work that much while the kids were growing up.
- Jill Clayburgh

Part of growing up is just taking what you learn from
that and moving on and not taking it to heart.
- Beverley Mitchell

Most of the movies I saw growing up were viewed as totally disposable,
fine for quick consumption, but they have survived
50 years and are still growing.
- Manuel Puig

But I never, never thought of the ministry nor did -
of course,
television when I was growing up, there was no television.
So I didn't know anything about it.
- Pat Robertson

Public opinion polls are rather like children in a garden,
digging things up all the time to see how they're growing.
- J. B. Priestley

I was on the set when I was five years old with Spencer Tracy.
A lot of what I learned growing up in terms of artistry is very clean,
very tidy, very organized.
- Robert Blake

Being a kid growing up with Kurosawa films and watching
Sergio Leone movies just made me love what it could do to you,
and how it could influence you - make you dream.
- Antoine Fuqua

We're all just trying to fit in and find ourselves,
particularly when we're growing up.
- Geri Halliwell

My parents were pretty lenient with me.
But, they gave me morality while I was growing up.
They taught me the difference between right and wrong.
- Mark Hoppus

I think everybody's always attracted to both sexes.
I mean, I think that women are very attractive.
I've kissed girls, but everybody experiments.
It's part of growing up.
- Monica Keena

It's actually not unlike Google at that stage of development.
They had an up-and-running site.
It wasn't losing very much money, it wasn't making very much money,
but it was growing.
- John Doerr

Growing up an only child with a single parent is probably why I'm an actor.
- Lauren Graham

I always hated my mole growing up.
I even thought about having it removed.
At the time I didn't do it because I thought it would hurt,
and now I'm glad I didn't.
- Niki Taylor

My interests were in fantasy more than comics growing up.
- Brandon Routh

I had a lot of growing up to do.
A lot of times, I learned the hard way.
- Allen Iverson

When you were growing up in the 30s,
20s,
of course the 40s, all black people at least in the Washington,
D.C., area were required to live among themselves.
- Ed Smith

I hate that word, mature, but I guess I am growing up.
- Sheryl Crow

Almost every girl falls in love with the wrong man,
I suppose it's part of growing up.
- Natalie Wood

When I was growing up, Green Day had just come out.
- Deryck Whibley

One curious thing about growing up is that you don't
only move forward in time;
you move backwards as well,
as pieces of your parents' and grandparents' lives come to you.
- Philip Pullman

In the scattered settlements of this Diocese,
schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number,
and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance.
- John Strachan

What interests me is what children go through while growing up.
- Beverly Cleary

I worked hard learning harmony and theory when I was
growing up in Chicago in the 1920s.
- Lionel Hampton

Growing up, mostly in Montreal, I was an only child of loving parents.
- Rudolph A. Marcus

I still feel like I have a lot of growing up to do 'til I find the voice.
Everybody has their own voice and their own thing they
want to say to the world.
- Sasha Alexander

I was black growing up in an all-white neighborhood
so I felt like I just didn't fit in.
Like I wasn't as good as everybody else or as smart,
or whatever.
- Halle Berry

For me, the great problem growing up in England was
that I had a very narrow concept of what God can be,
and it was damn close to an old man with a beard.
- John Cleese

When I was growing up in East Germay,
everyone said there was no God.
So I started looking for it myself.
- Nina Hagen

I was a very observant child.
The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up.
- Beverly Cleary

Being a kid and growing up is such a cool part of life.
- Devon Werkheiser

I think I'm finally growing up - and about time.
- Elizabeth Taylor

But I was so wrapped up in sports growing up as a kid,
that I think I was going to grow to be a pro ball player.
But I found out real quick that was not going to happen.
- Tim McGraw

When I was growing up, the men in my life were abusive;
women were the ones I ran to for comfort.
- Kevyn Aucoin

My kids have a competitive drive I never had growing up.
- Damon Wayans

My family...
always had the value of the family table and these
cultural influences of growing up.
- Emeril Lagasse

When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting
to be more books geared towards young adults.
- Alison Bechdel

Conway Twitty was always our local hero while I was growing up.
He had a series of good bands.
I wanted to sit in, if Conway would let me.
And he did a couple of times.
- Levon Helm

When I was growing up, there were just the three channels,
so as a nation we all sat down to the same meal at the end of the day.
Now there's been this explosion.
- Rory Bremner

Charles Barkley, I used to watch him growing up.
Then I met him.
He was a big teddy bear.
- Shannon Miller

I was an only child, and Mother was always right with me all my life.
I used to get very angry at her when I was growing up-it's a natural thing.
- Elvis Presley

You have to remember that when I met Elvis,
you know, it wasn't the fanfare that it is today or
even when he was here in the states and I was in Germany growing up.
- Priscilla Presley

I think that's good that I have to watch how I act and what I say.
I think that's a part of growing up.
- Puff Daddy

Growing up I felt like my nose was big.
I was always like, 'I'm going to get a nose job one day'.
I'm glad I didn't.
- Ashlee Simpson

You know your children are growing up when they stop
asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going.
- P. J. O'Rourke

I mean, I grew up riding.
I can't ever remember not being able to ride or rope and all that stuff.
It was part of my life growing up, so it was fun for me.
- Tim McGraw


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