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#1. Part of growing up is narrowing your life choices to a manageable size. - Author: Amy E. Spiegel
Growing Up quotes by Amy E. Spiegel
#2. Maman never told me what to do when the world falls apart like a dress ripped at its seams, the beads scattering into faraway corners, the fabric a storm of shredded pieces left destroyed and unrecognizable. She never told me how to battle the nightmares that creep in like icy shadows, lingering behind closed eyes. She never told me what to do when all the color leaks out of the world like blood oozing from a mortal wound. - Author: Dhonielle Clayton
Growing Up quotes by Dhonielle Clayton
#3. Growing up I used to love bands like Free and ELO and the Rolling Stones. When Robert Plant got in touch it made perfect sense to me. - Author: Alison Krauss
Growing Up quotes by Alison Krauss
#4. Nothing makes one old so quickly as the ever-present thought that one is growing older. - Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg
Growing Up quotes by Georg C. Lichtenberg
#5. Growing up is scary because it happens without you knowing it. - Author: Taylor Swift
Growing Up quotes by Taylor Swift
#6. I have found that sometimes, moments get stuck in your body. They are there, lodged under your skin like hard seed-stones of wonder or sadness or fear, everything else growing up around them. And if you turn a certain way, if you fall, one of them could get free. It might dissolve in your blood, or it might spring up a whole tree. Sometimes, once one of them gets out, they all start to go. - Author: Ava Dellaira
Growing Up quotes by Ava Dellaira
#7. When we are youths in the Dominican, we pick up bats and balls because baseball is part of what we grow up with. The fun feeling you get playing keeps your head up when you encounter difficult times. - Author: Vladimir Guerrero
Growing Up quotes by Vladimir Guerrero
#8. I didn't grow up with a mother telling me what was under my clothes was bad or evil. - Author: Charlize Theron
Growing Up quotes by Charlize Theron
#9. I jabbered too much in class about all the Russian writers whom I admired for being, among other things, uncouth and somewhat humorously melodramatic, such as Gogol and Dostoyevsky, just as it was in my own household when I was growing up. - Author: Richard Elman
Growing Up quotes by Richard Elman
#10. You sometimes act as if you think growing up means the rules don't apply anymore. On the contrary - a big part of growing up is learning self-control. You work on that, and then we can talk about expanding your privileges. - Author: Brandon Mull
Growing Up quotes by Brandon Mull
#11. Growing up in that house sucks so badly and when my brother leaves I break down and cry because I don't want him to leave, but I know that he has to have a life of his own - Author: Cassie Brode
Growing Up quotes by Cassie Brode
#12. Growing up, watching the Premier League as far back as I can remember, feeling the trophy and having the medal around my neck was an unbelievable feeling. - Author: Wayne Rooney
Growing Up quotes by Wayne Rooney
#13. She has given me a way out. - Author: Alison Bechdel
Growing Up quotes by Alison Bechdel
#14. I've always been drawn to writing for young readers. The books that I read growing up remain in my mind very strongly. - Author: Meg Wolitzer
Growing Up quotes by Meg Wolitzer
#15. I grew up in a conservative small town, and the gay characters I saw on TV and in movies when I was growing up were all flamboyant and obnoxious and sometimes kind of annoying. - Author: Chris Colfer
Growing Up quotes by Chris Colfer
#16. We [with Nimai Larson] listened to hardly any music except Hare Krishna music growing up and the occasional Garth Brooks that our babysitter would play for us. From a very early age, we looked at music as mantra based, very cyclical, and having no linear time. - Author: Taraka Larson
Growing Up quotes by Taraka Larson
#17. Bruce Lee was the first star I idolized. Growing up as a Chinese American, there weren't many people like me on the big screen. - Author: Daniel Wu
Growing Up quotes by Daniel Wu
#18. I know there are days when even one single positive thought feels like too much effort, but you must develop an unconditional love for life. You must never lose your childish curiosity for the possibilities in every single day. Who you can be, what you can see, what you can feel and where it can lead you. Be in love with your life, everything about it. The sadness and the joys, the struggles and the lessons, your flaws and strengths, what you lose and what you gain. - Author: Charlotte Eriksson
Growing Up quotes by Charlotte Eriksson
#19. We want to make it so that anyone, anywhere - a child growing up in rural India who never had a computer - can go to a store, get a phone, get online, and get access to all of the same things that you and I appreciate about the Internet. - Author: Mark Zuckerberg
Growing Up quotes by Mark Zuckerberg
#20. My dad was my swim coach growing up, and I tried to get kicked out of practice every day. I was a little devil kid. - Author: Ryan Lochte
Growing Up quotes by Ryan Lochte
#21. I've always been more of a nerdy, academic type. I loved 'Star Wars' growing up. I have three older brothers, so they were a big influence on me. We loved 'Danger Mouse,' and we love 'Monty Python'. We loved any kind of British comedy and 'Wallace and Gromit' and all of that stuff. - Author: Mara Wilson
Growing Up quotes by Mara Wilson
#22. Illusions must be put to death. That is the cruelty of growing up. - Author: Marguerite Bennett
Growing Up quotes by Marguerite Bennett
#23. When I was growing up, I didn't really know much about being popular or cliques or anything like that. In elementary school and middle school, you start to kind of realize what it's all about. There are cool kids, and then there's you, and you're just trying to figure out where you fit in.I learned a lot about acceptance and rejection,Those are the themes that you'll find spread throughout my music and weaved in throughout all of the lyrics. I really know what it's like to be accepted, and I also know what it's like to be rejected. And those are lessons I learned in Wyomissing. - Author: Taylor Swift
Growing Up quotes by Taylor Swift
#24. Part of growing up is when you stop assuming someone will treat you just as fair as you treat them. - Author: William Staikos
Growing Up quotes by William Staikos
#25. Look forward to the wonderment of growing up, raising a family and driving by the gas station where the popular kids now work. - Author: Tim Dorsey
Growing Up quotes by Tim Dorsey
#26. The sweetest thing we ever had was, like, animal crackers in the pantry. I think my parents sort of passively made sure that we didn't have a lot of junk food at our disposal, and I think that helped me and all my siblings growing up with how to approach nutrition and eating right. - Author: Andrew Luck
Growing Up quotes by Andrew Luck
#27. Growing up, I loved the tale of Peter Rabbit and also books on Pippi Longstocking. Pippi was a girl who had so much fun and was very daring. My sons loved all the Dr. Seuss books - Author: Soraya Diase Coffelt
Growing Up quotes by Soraya Diase Coffelt
#28. Growing up in Harlem, I had the chance to practice with a Negro League team. At fifteen, I was over six feet tall and a fair athlete, but my skills didn't come close to some of the players I saw. - Author: Walter Dean Myers
Growing Up quotes by Walter Dean Myers
#29. My absolute idols growing up were Michael Jackson and Prince, and so, to get the stamp of approval from someone like Timbaland whom I know that these artists respect, that is a huge feat. - Author: Jussie Smollett
Growing Up quotes by Jussie Smollett
#30. It's one of the most useless questions an adult can ask a child... 'What do you want to be when you grow up?' As if growing up is finite. As if, at some point, you become something and that's the end. - Author: Michelle Obama
Growing Up quotes by Michelle Obama
#31. I'm only waiting for my wife to grow up. - Author: Grover Cleveland
Growing Up quotes by Grover Cleveland
#32. I have a lot of older brothers who messed up in different ways in my mother's eyes. So I learned from all of their mistakes. I can't go into detail, but while I was growing up, I always tried to make it a goal to relieve some of the stress my mother went through. - Author: Kellan Lutz
Growing Up quotes by Kellan Lutz
#33. I'd studied theater growing up and loved that, but didn't have many examples of artists around me. - Author: Brit Marling
Growing Up quotes by Brit Marling
#34. Growing up is never idyllic, is it? Or it'd be called something else. - Author: Laura Dave
Growing Up quotes by Laura Dave
#35. I think of my father growing up in South Jersey, the son of second-generation German immigrant glassblowers. The opportunities for him of feeling that aspiration, that yearning, get out of the small town, connect to a larger world, get yourself to New York, wanting to play the piano at every opportunity, bonding with people who were on a similar path, ending up in Provincetown, which was kind of nexus for nonconformity, and artistic dropout reality. - Author: Anne Waldman
Growing Up quotes by Anne Waldman
#36. I have lived my life growing up with emptiness in hope that I would someday find you. That emptiness is now a broken Heart - Author: Duane Henderson
Growing Up quotes by Duane Henderson
#37. When I was growing up, my parents asked me what I wanted to do, and I said that I wanted to live in Springfield. They were like, "Well, that's not how it works. There is an actor who play Homer, and someone who writes what Homer says." So, I was like, "Well, I want to write what Homer says." - Author: Jonah Hill
Growing Up quotes by Jonah Hill
#38. I was a huge theater geek growing up, and that was not the easiest thing in the world, especially growing up in Chicago, where sports are really the norm. I was always off to the theater at night, from 7 years old on. Friends there in the Midwest who could talk to you about the idiosyncrasies of 'Pippin' were few and far between. - Author: Johnny Galecki
Growing Up quotes by Johnny Galecki
#39. I remember you saying that growing up happens when you start having things you look back on and wish you could change.I guess that means I've grown up now ... - Author: Cassandra Clare
Growing Up quotes by Cassandra Clare
#40. Growing up in a lower-income family, you don't have the resources to make ends meet and you have to find creative ways to get by. - Author: Hilary Swank
Growing Up quotes by Hilary Swank
#41. Turtles have always been my sigil, I suppose. When I was a kid, growing up in Bayonne, NJ, I lived in a federal housing project, and we were not allowed to have a dog or cats. The only pets I could have were turtles. So, I had an entire toy castle filled with dime-store turtles. I gave them all names, and since they were living in a toy castle, I decided they were all knights and kingsand I made up stories about how they killed each other and betrayed each other and fought for the kingdom. So, Game of Thrones, actually began with turtles. I decided later to recast it with actual human beings. - Author: George R R Martin
Growing Up quotes by George R R Martin
#42. I would hole up in my bedroom growing up and teach myself guitar. - Author: Dustin Lynch
Growing Up quotes by Dustin Lynch
#43. I feel I have grown up. I am a man. It's important in my football too. When everything is good, I don't think you grow up fantastically, I think maybe you need a few problems to grow up. It is good if people in England have started to admire me. I think I have changed a little since the World Cup. I am stronger with my mentality and with my game as well. - Author: Cristiano Ronaldo
Growing Up quotes by Cristiano Ronaldo
#44. So many of the bands that influenced me growing up were English, even if I didn't realise it. English pop ruled the world in the '80s! - Author: CeeLo Green
Growing Up quotes by CeeLo Green
#45. I get a little myopic in the act of doing any writing. I think I'm not as interested or not as able to write about balance, because I think there's something I want to try to get at. I'm trying to get at something about the experience of growing up or about families. - Author: Aimee Bender
Growing Up quotes by Aimee Bender
#46. I remember what it was like to grow up in the South in the 1960s and 1970s. Discrimination isn't something that's easy to oppose. It doesn't always stare you in the face. It moves in the shadows. And sometimes it shrouds itself within the very laws meant to protect us. - Author: Tim Cook
Growing Up quotes by Tim Cook
#47. I think that the main thing that you can learn from watching 'The Spectacular Now' is just learning about growing up and moving on. - Author: Kaitlyn Dever
Growing Up quotes by Kaitlyn Dever
#48. I find no change of consequence in grown people, I do not miss the dead. It does not surprise me to hear that this friend or that friend died at such and such a time, because I fully expected that sort of news. But somehow I had made no calculation on the infants. It never occurred to me that infants grow up ... These unexpected changes, from infancy to youth, and from youth to maturity, are by far the most startling things I meet with. - Author: Mark Twain
Growing Up quotes by Mark Twain
#49. My parents were funny. My brothers were funny. We just laughed and had a good time. Growing up, it breeds that. It breeds your funny. It breeds your creativity. - Author: Kym Whitley
Growing Up quotes by Kym Whitley
#50. I have six kids - four girls and two boys. I'm amazed that growing up in the same house, same parents with the same exposure to the same things that all my six kids can be so different. I see that as their (being) designed by God. - Author: Alex Kendrick
Growing Up quotes by Alex Kendrick
#51. I'm 36 years old, and I'm growing up. Little by little. - Author: Elena Anaya
Growing Up quotes by Elena Anaya
#52. Growing up in Ohio and just being kind of an average guy from flyover country - my dad was a factory guy - I try to put things on a screen that reflect reality. I don't mind if people want to argue with that, or think that's crazy. - Author: Roger Ailes
Growing Up quotes by Roger Ailes
#53. It's interesting to get older and realize that part of your job growing up in this profession is to help the next generation. More and more, with Boyhood and with Ellar Coltrane and with Emma [Watson], I start to see that role. There's no better way. Nobody wants advice, so you can't really give it. You just have to try to wish them well on their journey. - Author: Ethan Hawke
Growing Up quotes by Ethan Hawke
#54. Growing up, my parents never gave me as much as I wanted for my birthday. For example, one year I wanted a yo-yo, and they ended up giving me some wound up string. Gee, thanks, mom. - Author: Jarod Kintz
Growing Up quotes by Jarod Kintz
#55. My favorite team while I was growing up was the New Orleans Saints. My favorite player was Joe Horn. - Author: Jacoby Jones
Growing Up quotes by Jacoby Jones
#56. Life is a progression of becoming who we are. - Author: J.R. Rim
Growing Up quotes by J.R. Rim
#57. My background is economics and maths. I think one of the reasons I studied humanities at all, or even went into journalism, is because, like, science and maths wasn't cool in England when I was growing up. No one ever talked to the engineering students at Oxford. - Author: Nick Denton
Growing Up quotes by Nick Denton
#58. I don't really enjoy it, Mom."
"And you've always felt this way?"
"I don't know. I guess I want a break. - Author: Julie Murphy
Growing Up quotes by Julie Murphy
#59. They have, and bring with them, that upper-body strength. They have apparently developed that in their childhood and growing up, and they've further advanced in that regard. - Author: Daryl Gates
Growing Up quotes by Daryl Gates
#60. Gospel music was the thing that inspired me as a child growing up on a cotton farm, where work was drudgery and it was so hard that when I was in the field I sang all the time. Usually gospel songs because they lifted me up above that black dirt. - Author: Johnny Cash
Growing Up quotes by Johnny Cash
#61. I worry about kids today - because of the sexual revolution, they're going to grow up and never know what "dirty" means. - Author: Lily Tomlin
Growing Up quotes by Lily Tomlin
#62. Growing up unafraid of the world is a good way to get destroyed by it - Author: Cassandra Clare
Growing Up quotes by Cassandra Clare
#63. The kids I knew growing up who worked on bikes all loved the smell of gas. It is the liquid agent for speed. - Author: Rachel Kushner
Growing Up quotes by Rachel Kushner
#64. Children need to grow up and make their own decisions - how they want to pierce their bodies or do whatever they need to. - Author: Kim Basinger
Growing Up quotes by Kim Basinger
#65. Lots of times growing up, I'd just try to do something myself because I believed that being a boy, and being Indian, I should just know how to do things. -Will Bird, Through Black Spruce - Author: Joseph Boyden
Growing Up quotes by Joseph Boyden
#66. I learned English at school, or at least that's how it started. Also, in Holland - as opposed to some other European countries - we don't dub anything, so as a kid growing up, always watching English and American movies in their original language really helped. - Author: Michiel Huisman
Growing Up quotes by Michiel Huisman
#67. By the following morning, Anthony was drunk. By afternoon, he was hungover.
His head was pounding, his ears were ringing, and his brothers, who had been surprised to discover him
in such a state at
their club, were talking far too loudly.
Anthony put his hands over his ears and groaned.Everyone was talking far too loudly.
"Kate boot you out of the house?" Colin asked, grabbing a walnut from a large pewter dish in the middle
their table and
splitting it open with a viciously loud crack.
Anthony lifted his head just far enough to glare at him.
Benedict watched his brother with raised brows and the vaguest hint of a smirk. "She definitely booted
him out," he said to Colin. "Hand me one of those walnuts, will you?"
Colin tossed one across the table. "Do you want the crackers as well?"
Benedict shook his head and grinned as he held up a fat, leather-bound book. "Much more satisfying to
smash them."
"Don't," Anthony bit out, his hand shooting out to grab the book, "even think about it."
"Ears a bit sensitive this afternoon, are they?"
If Anthony had had a pistol, he would have shot them both, hang the noise.
"If I might offer you a piece of advice?" Colin said, munching on his walnut.
"You might not," Anthony replied. He looked up. Colin was chewing with his mouth open. As this had
been strictly forbidden while growing up in their household, Anthony could only deduce that Colin was
d - Author: Julia Quinn
Growing Up quotes by Julia Quinn
#68. No adult can bear a child's burden or grow up in his stead. - Author: Maria Montessori
Growing Up quotes by Maria Montessori
#69. My favorite movies growing up were things like 'The Wizard of Oz,' but as I got older, I really began to admire people like Steven Soderbergh. - Author: Rainey Qualley
Growing Up quotes by Rainey Qualley
#70. You're growing up. All you need to remember is that nothing changes. New technology, new markets, global interconnectivity, doesn't matter. It's still the rulers and the ruled. The fleecers and the fleeced." "Which are you?" "I'm a piece of expensive equipment. You, too. Maybe not so expensive. [ ... ] - Author: Sam Lipsyte
Growing Up quotes by Sam Lipsyte
#71. I grew up partially in Switzerland but mostly in Australia. I lived in Kakadu for a short time - it's an Aboriginal community. My best friend growing up was Aboriginal. She taught me so much. - Author: Isabel Lucas
Growing Up quotes by Isabel Lucas
#72. Loo, life is black and white. You don't know what's good for you, because you don't see the black and white! You don't see where the black lines end and where the white lines begin! You're going to grow up to be no good if you keep on that way. It's impractical. I only have one child, and I won't have her growing up to be impractical. I can't think of a worse thing to be than impractical! - Author: C. JoyBell C.
Growing Up quotes by C. JoyBell C.
#73. Growing up in a place that has winter, you learn to avoid self-pity. Winter is not a personal experience, everybody else is just as cold as you, so you shouldn't complain about it too much. You learn this as a kid, coming home crying from the cold, and Mother looks down and says, 'It's only a little frostbite. You're okay.' And thus you learn to be okay. What's done is done. Get over it. Drink your coffee. It's not the best you'll ever get but it's good enough. - Author: Garrison Keillor
Growing Up quotes by Garrison Keillor
#74. A lot of times, I faced bullies - or the 'big dogs' at school. What I wanted 'Red Rising' to be is not necessarily an indictment on bullies, but it reflects my experiences and attitudes that I had with bullies growing up. - Author: Pierce Brown
Growing Up quotes by Pierce Brown
#75. 'Batman Returns' was a huge movie and one of my favorites growing up. It's incredible. - Author: Robin Lord Taylor
Growing Up quotes by Robin Lord Taylor
#76. When I was growing up, if there was a Young Adult section of my town's library, I missed it. I wandered right from 'The Babysitter's Club' over to Stephen King. His books were big and fat and they seemed important. I eventually worked my way through most of the shelf, but 'It' is the one that stuck with me. - Author: Erin Morgenstern
Growing Up quotes by Erin Morgenstern
#77. I think it's almost better to start [acting] at a later age because you have more stuff to drawm from - more life experience. When you start too young, you grow up on a set. - Author: Josh Duhamel
Growing Up quotes by Josh Duhamel
#78. I grew up in Long Island City. When I was growing up, my parents owned a women's clothing store in Queens. It was for older women. I got my bras there, until I realized I didn't want those huge, taupe bras. Everything was beige, with massive amounts of hooks. - Author: Jessica Valenti
Growing Up quotes by Jessica Valenti
#79. Acting for kids is like playing house, you know? But growing up in Hollywood, it just made it seem possible. - Author: Jennifer Jason Leigh
Growing Up quotes by Jennifer Jason Leigh
#80. When I was growing up, my white friends would call me: 'Hey, Chief!' Even when I go to work now, people call me 'Chief.' - Author: Adam Beach
Growing Up quotes by Adam Beach
#81. My love, growing up on the Prairies, was country music. - Author: Randy Bachman
Growing Up quotes by Randy Bachman
#82. I've tried to teach what I learned all those years in my mother and father's house, all those things I didn't realize I was learning and that I never knew I'd be so grateful for. When you have love and it's proffered every day in a kind of tender, yet stern insistence and even reckless laughter, when it is given to you and you accept it in life as a thing as natural as rain or snow, or the littler of leaves in fall, you can't help but take it for granted. For a bewildered while you incorrectly understand that the world has given you this becuase it's there in equal measure, everywhere. You never knowuntil it's too late to do anything about it, how seet the effort is: how lasting the human will to love can be in the breast of people who want to make it for you, who want to give it to you, without calculating what's in it fo them, without thinking at all of what it will mean when you grow to full adulthood, see the world as it is, and forget to mention what you have been given.

Ever day of my grown-up life, I have wanted to do what my parents did. I have wanted to widen the province of love and weaken hate and bitterness in the hearts of my children. And I've done these things because of what I got from my family, all those lovely years when I was growing up, being loved and cherished and, unbeknown to me, and in the best way, honored, for myself. - Author: Marian Wright Edelman
Growing Up quotes by Marian Wright Edelman
#83. Growing up she'd heard rumors about the enforcer and how badass he was... - Author: Savannah Stuart
Growing Up quotes by Savannah Stuart
#84. Growing up I often wondered how the world would be today if, since the beginning of human life, every person acted as I did. - Author: Criss Jami
Growing Up quotes by Criss Jami
#85. When you have a child, you start to dream of how this kid will grow up and make you proud. The only thing you can predict with 100% certainty is that the reality will diverge somehow from that dream. Some of our children will disappoint us by not being the scholars we hoped they would be. Some children will disappoint us by not being the athletes we hoped they would be. Some will disappoint us by coming out and telling us they are gay and they won't give us grandchildren ... the real question is not, what book can I read, what technique can I use to raise a perfect child? The real question is how will you handle that gap between the child you dreamt of having and the real child growing up in your home ... What I have learned is that any religion, if you do it wrong, will leave people feeling condemned and dismissed and unworthy and any religion, if you do it right, will leave people feeling cleansed and firmed. (118) Rabbi Harold Kushner - Author: Carol Lynn Pearson
Growing Up quotes by Carol Lynn Pearson
#86. Since I was growing up in New Zealand where there's a hole in the ozone layer above us, we get so much sun damage to our skin, and the thing we can do to look after ourselves is use sunscreen during the day, but making sure your skin is well hydrated while you sleep. - Author: Rose McIver
Growing Up quotes by Rose McIver
#87. I started classical and operatic lessons when I was 8 and become an operatic singer and went to competition. I write my own music. A lot of the songs, growing up, I was into writing dark stories and poems, and one day I started putting melodies to them. - Author: Cassie Steele
Growing Up quotes by Cassie Steele
#88. I've never had a roommate, even when I was growing up. - Author: Jennette McCurdy
Growing Up quotes by Jennette McCurdy
#89. It is a different world than when I was growing up, and you started to just kind of maintain at thirty-five and just hope you can hope it together. People are a lot more vital than I am and doing all kinds of things and leading really important movements. - Author: Susan Sarandon
Growing Up quotes by Susan Sarandon
#90. I had to grow up and learn to listen for the unspoken as well as the spoken-and to know a truth. - Author: Eudora Welty
Growing Up quotes by Eudora Welty
#91. I will say that growing up as a kid in an urban environment and having lived in cities all my life, the one achievement that everyone can look forward to is getting the perfect parking spot. - Author: Saul Perlmutter
Growing Up quotes by Saul Perlmutter
#92. Goth culture, as mired in the past as it is, even it goes through changes, so Goth when I was growing up is not what it is now. When I think of Goth culture as it is at the moment I think of mall culture. - Author: Jhonen Vasquez
Growing Up quotes by Jhonen Vasquez
#93. Some wounds cut us so deep that they stop us. Stop us from letting go, from growing up, from seeing the truth. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
Growing Up quotes by Laurell K. Hamilton
#94. Mother! Katie remembered. She had called her own mother "mama" until the day she had told her that she was going to marry Johnny. She had said, "Mother, I'm going to marry ... " She had never said "mama" after that. She had finished growing up when she stopped calling her mother "mama." Now Francie ... - Author: Betty Smith
Growing Up quotes by Betty Smith
#95. When I was growing up, I wanted to be my half-sister Lucy. She was 14 years older than me and was impossibly glamorous. I grew up in awe of her. - Author: Emilia Fox
Growing Up quotes by Emilia Fox
#96. The question that we need to address is this: What relevance do these ancient traditions have to the experience of a modern adolescent growing up in the Western world? Rather than indulge in idle speculation, I have invited a number of young people to express their views on psychedelics and the effects these substances have had upon their lives and minds. - Author: Rick Doblin
Growing Up quotes by Rick Doblin
#97. My personal style has developed from growing up in Oklahoma, middle America, where I was wearing jeans and cowboy boots and where people were not running around in miniskirts. - Author: Suzy Amis
Growing Up quotes by Suzy Amis
#98. It's interesting to talk to Bernie [Sanders] about his life and growing up, you know, growing up in an immigrant neighborhood in Brooklyn. His mother died at a very early age. He was young then. And, you know, I think that experience really shaped him. - Author: Tad Devine
Growing Up quotes by Tad Devine
#99. Part of growing up is doing things you don't want to do. When it's in the best interest of someone you love. - Author: Katherine Howe
Growing Up quotes by Katherine Howe
#100. Most people want peace without the aloneness of [spiritual] power. And they want the self-confidence of adulthood without having to grow up. - Author: M. Scott Peck
Growing Up quotes by M. Scott Peck
#101. Some authority on parenting once said, "Hold them very close and then let them go." This is the hardest truth for a father to learn: that his children are continuously growing up and moving away from him (until, of course, they move back in). - Author: Bill Cosby
Growing Up quotes by Bill Cosby
#102. Now she was alone; she must take care of herself. When you must do that, then you do it and you are grown up. - Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder
Growing Up quotes by Laura Ingalls Wilder
#103. I'm not gay, but I don't think you have to be gay to have a gay hero. Growing up, Alan Turing was certainly mine. I'm also not the greatest mathematician of my generation. We have lots of biographical differences, but nonetheless, I always identified with him so much. - Author: Graham Moore
Growing Up quotes by Graham Moore
#104. When I was growing up, all the art that touched me was lens-generated, like Gerhard Richter, or Polke, Rauschenberg, Warhol. - Author: Wolfgang Tillmans
Growing Up quotes by Wolfgang Tillmans
#105. Prior to my election, young Cherokee girls would never have thought that they might grow up and become chief. - Author: Wilma Mankiller
Growing Up quotes by Wilma Mankiller
#106. It's really impossible for athletes to grow up. On the one hand, you're still a child, still playing a game. But on the other hand, you're a superhuman hero that everyone dreams of being. No wonder we have such a hard time understanding who we are. - Author: Billie Jean King
Growing Up quotes by Billie Jean King
#107. There is no night porter wandering about in King's. The authorities pay you the compliment, ugly gate-crasher, of treating you as a grown-up. And since we are not grown-up you and I, we will perform our midnight frolics as the inmates burn the midnight oil. - Author: Whipplesnaith
Growing Up quotes by Whipplesnaith
#108. Well, you know what grown-ups are,' said Dinah. 'They don't think the same way as we do. I expect when we grow up, we shall think like them - but let's hope we remember what it was like to think in the way children do, and understand the boys and the girls that are growing up when we're men and women. - Author: Enid Blyton
Growing Up quotes by Enid Blyton
#109. Growing up in America, I never really appreciated my culture. I knew what being Hispanic was, but I thought that since I didn't look Hispanic, I was white. - Author: Demi Lovato
Growing Up quotes by Demi Lovato
#110. He never forgot about you, Mae. Growing up, I watched him sign to Ky about you all the time, his chick with the wolf eyes. The chick behind the fence, the chick he kissed. It was constant. His precious number three, whatever he meant. - Author: Tillie Cole
Growing Up quotes by Tillie Cole
#111. I have had strange animals as pets all my life. I was shy growing up, and shy people tend to interact better with animals than people. Animals are direct, not duplicitous. - Author: Yvonne Craig
Growing Up quotes by Yvonne Craig
#112. Not even in a movie had I ever seen a wife with a journey of her own. Marriage was always the happy end, not the beginning. It was the 1950s, and I confused growing up with settling down. - Author: Gloria Steinem
Growing Up quotes by Gloria Steinem
#113. Then, as Father had trained him, Rigg thought past his feelings. - Author: Orson Scott Card
Growing Up quotes by Orson Scott Card
#114. Can I have a motorcycle when I get old enough?"
"If you take care of it."
"What do you have to do?"
"Lot's of things. You've been watching me."
"Will you show me all of them?"
"Is it hard?"
"Not if you have the right attitudes. It's having the right attitudes that's hard."
After a while I see he is sitting down again. Then he says, "Dad?"
"Will I have the right attitudes?"
"I think so," I say. "I don't think that will be any problem at all. - Author: Robert M. Pirsig
Growing Up quotes by Robert M. Pirsig
#115. When we strive to remove all risk from childhood we also remove the foundations of a rational adulthood, and we eliminate the very experiences that will help kids grow up to be the empowered, creative, brave problem-solvers that they can and must be. - Author: Gever Tulley
Growing Up quotes by Gever Tulley
#116. I wanted to say all these things about how you just have to hold on to the things you love and let go of all the rest. - Author: Charlotte Eriksson
Growing Up quotes by Charlotte Eriksson
#117. Both the revolutionary and the creative individual are perpetual juveniles. The revolutionary does not grow up because he cannot grow, while the creative individual cannot grow up because he keeps growing. - Author: Eric Hoffer
Growing Up quotes by Eric Hoffer
#118. Vancouver is an amazing city and luckily, growing up in the Seattle area, I was able to immerse myself into the culture at a young age, traveling back and forth across the border for skating competitions as a youngster. - Author: Apolo Ohno
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#119. Growing up, we had 30, 40, 50 people coming through the house some Thanksgivings. Sometimes there was a kids' table; other times, the plate was just sitting on your lap. You get in where you fit in at that house. - Author: Michael Strahan
Growing Up quotes by Michael Strahan
#120. I went to an international school in Holland, and I didn't have any memories of growing up in the United States or England or any of these places which other novelists are able to write about in relation to their childhoods. - Author: Joseph O'Neill
Growing Up quotes by Joseph O'Neill
#121. I really didn't have one particular athlete I liked growing up. - Author: Masahiro Tanaka
Growing Up quotes by Masahiro Tanaka
#122. No one knew I was gay growing up but I was bullied. I was a cheerleader, fairly popular and considered straight. - Author: Cat Cora
Growing Up quotes by Cat Cora
#123. In growing up in Seattle, I don't know a single family that didn't barbecue or cook on the weekends and make its own kind of simple, pared-down, what I call Pacific Northwest cooking. - Author: Mario Batali
Growing Up quotes by Mario Batali
#124. Life is amazing, life is odd. Life is not what you expected it to be. Things happen ... Growing up takes longer than you think. - Author: Lauren Bacall
Growing Up quotes by Lauren Bacall
#125. The afternoon had passed to a ghostly gray. She was struck by the immensity of things, so much water and sky and forest, and after a time it occurred to her that she'd lived a life almost entirely indoors. Her memories were indoor memories, fixed by ceilings and plastered white walls. Her whole life had been locked to geometries: suburban rectangles, city squares. First the house she'd grown up in, then dorms and apartments. The open air had been nothing but a medium of transit, a place for rooms to exist. - Author: Tim O'Brien
Growing Up quotes by Tim O'Brien
#126. What I didn't know until right this very minute was how growing up happens in little surges. We grow up in moments - when we encounter such stupidities in ourselves that our only choice is to grow past them or into them. Maybe that's why some kids grow up too fast and others not at all. - Author: Natalie C. Parker
Growing Up quotes by Natalie C. Parker
#127. Definitely just growing up in general influenced me; Detroit happened to be where I was. I feel like the city definitely has made an impact on my life and made me who I am. Detroit has an unmistakable soul - nobody can duplicate the soul we bring to the game. From Motown to J Dilla to Eminem to anything. - Author: Big Sean
Growing Up quotes by Big Sean
#128. You are either growing up or going down - Author: Saji Ijiyemi
Growing Up quotes by Saji Ijiyemi
#129. We can all agree that first loves can be a scary thing, and that growing up is hard to do. - Author: Meg Cabot
Growing Up quotes by Meg Cabot
#130. Devo and The Cramps didn't get big until they went to New York City. Chrissie Hynde didn't get big until she moved to London. When I was growing up, there wasn't even a place to play - just one little bar. If we wanted to have a gig, then we had to drive 45 minutes up to Cleveland. - Author: Dan Auerbach
Growing Up quotes by Dan Auerbach
#131. In the matchless gift of His Son, God has encircled the whole world with an atmosphere of grace as real as the air which circulates around the globe. All who chose to breathe this life-giving atmosphere will live and grow up to the stature of men and women in Christ Jesus. - Author: Ellen G. White
Growing Up quotes by Ellen G. White
#132. He died when he was only nineteen years old. I was still a baby at the time, so I didn't remember him. Growing up, I'd always told myself that was lucky. Because you can't miss someone you don't remember.
But the truth was, I did miss him. - Author: Ernest Cline
Growing Up quotes by Ernest Cline
#133. Growing up in the Northwest, I did play in an all-girl band. I snuck into clubs. No one ever questioned or thought twice about it. - Author: Meredith Brooks
Growing Up quotes by Meredith Brooks
#134. Growing up, I always had a journal – whether it was a marble composition book or a pretty hardcover journal - I reached out to it and wrote through the tears, anger, hurt feelings, and the bewilderment of life. The journal became my Dear Abby, Dr. Joyce Brothers, and on occasion my Dr. Ruth(Ah, the curiosity of sexuality). - Author: Sandra Proto
Growing Up quotes by Sandra Proto
#135. Having been born and raised in Washington, D.C., you kind of absorb politics when you grow up. And it continues to be a focus of mine, probably more than what is healthy for me. - Author: Jeffrey Wright
Growing Up quotes by Jeffrey Wright
#136. The alchemist saw the union of opposites under the symbol of the tree, and it is therefore not surprising that the unconscious of present-day man, who no longer feels at home in his world and can base his existence neither on the past that is no more nor on the future that is yet to be, should hark back to the symbol of the cosmic tree rooted in this world and growing up to heaven - the tree that is also man. In the history of symbols this tree is described as the way of life itself, a growing into that which eternally is and does not change; which springs from the union of opposites and, by its eternal presence, also makes that union possible. It seems as if it were only through an experience of symbolic reality that man, vainly seeking his own "existence" and making a philosophy out of it, can find his way back to a world in which he is no longer a stranger. - Author: C. G. Jung
Growing Up quotes by C. G. Jung
#137. For me, growing up in Harlem and then migrating down to SoHo and the Lower East Side and chillin' down there and making that my stomping ground ... That was a big thing, because I'm from Harlem, and downtown is more artsy and also more open-minded. So I got the best of both worlds. - Author: ASAP Rocky
Growing Up quotes by ASAP Rocky
#138. Growing up, Santa Claus would cover the presents with a white blanket, so when we'd wake up Christmas morning, we had to wait for my dad to do the big reveal of all the presents Santa brought. - Author: Martina Mcbride
Growing Up quotes by Martina Mcbride
#139. My dad probably gave me the best advice growing up. I think it's really just keeping your cool in situations and learning to balance everything. - Author: Cassie Steele
Growing Up quotes by Cassie Steele
#140. I was never really certain why he scared the bejesus out of me. Nothing scared me growing up. I've been playing with dead people since the day I was born, so it's good thing, yet the Big Bad scared me. Which brings me to the reason I called."
"Which was to give me nightmares for the rest of my life?"
"Oh, no, that's just a plus. Why was I so scared of him?"
"Hon, for one thing he was this powerful, massive, black smokelike being."
"So, you're saying I'm a racist? - Author: Darynda Jones
Growing Up quotes by Darynda Jones
#141. Disappointment came to me, and booted me, and bruised and hurt me, but that's how people grow up. - Author: Steven Morrissey
Growing Up quotes by Steven Morrissey
#142. A flustered-looking woman hurries after him, but he doesn't stop. I turn around to watch, silently rooting the kid on. I want to crouch down beside him and tell him to use the tunnel, to keep flying through the dark while he's still allowed. "When's the last time we did that?" I ask Lacey when we reach my car, and she shrugs. Then I'm starting the car and tears prick the backs of my eyes and I hate that so many Lasts happen when you aren't paying attention. - Author: Sarah Everett
Growing Up quotes by Sarah Everett
#143. 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. - Author: Ashlee Simpson
Growing Up quotes by Ashlee Simpson
#144. During my 20's and 30's at some point I started to think, "I have to give it up and I have to grow up." But the truth is that I can never give it up and that's another thing that I always tell people, especially young people: don't even bother thinking that you're going to give up whatever your art or your creative thing is. It's always there for you. - Author: Alice Bag
Growing Up quotes by Alice Bag
#145. It's funny, growing up there was never anybody around me with any kind of artistic bent. - Author: Nick Offerman
Growing Up quotes by Nick Offerman
#146. While growing up, I always had to depend on foreign authors for page-turners. I think of myself as a commercial writer, and my job is simple to entertain you. - Author: Ashwin Sanghi
Growing Up quotes by Ashwin Sanghi
#147. Although it might seem paradoxical, growing up in a family of liberal-minded atheists, committed but never militant, tends to have devastating consequences. Being raised without a rigid backdrop of religious, political, or spiritual beliefs makes it hard to have a real crises later in life. There is no way forward if your point of departure is the comfortable passivity of someone who has been a self-professed agnostic since the age of twelve, without ever having considered those important - one might say grave - matters, such as God, death, love, failure, or fear. For a precocious agnostic, the virtues offered by skepticism become terrifying hands that strangle and suffocate the already rare capacity of an individual to question things. Conversely, intelligent people who grow up thinking one thing and, on reaching a certain age, realize that everything they believe is open to doubt - stark, brutal doubt - can truly enjoy a profound crises that, in the worst cases, leads them to know themselves a little better. - Author: Valeria Luiselli
Growing Up quotes by Valeria Luiselli
#148. I've never wanted to be a fireman, in my life. I've never really wanted to grow up and be anything other than a film director. - Author: David Gordon Green
Growing Up quotes by David Gordon Green
#149. Most of the time you are growing up, people tell you what's wrong with you. Your coach tells you, your parents tell you, the teachers tell you when they grade you. I think that's very good in the early stages, because it helps you then develop skills. But at some point in your career, generally I think when you are in your teens, you look in a mirror and you have to say, despite all the bumps and warts, "I like that person I'm looking at, and let's just do our best." - Author: Robert Ballard
Growing Up quotes by Robert Ballard
#150. We were once born, growing up used to mum and Dad's care forgetting that everyone in this world is working one's living. - Author: Joshua Seguya
Growing Up quotes by Joshua Seguya
#151. I think some of my best theatre training has been in the Marine Corps. Not only meeting a bunch of characters, but growing up. You're in really adult situations at a young age, as far as being in charge of people. - Author: Adam Driver
Growing Up quotes by Adam Driver
#152. They sealed this promise by hooking pinkies, the way they used to, long ago, when promises didn't hurt as much. - Author: Alice Hoffman
Growing Up quotes by Alice Hoffman
#153. When I was growing up, I grew up in church
my father was a pastor
so when I was growing up in Trinidad, I'd close all the windows in the church and go in the church every day after school and get a little microphone and pretend all these people were in the pews, and I would sing to them. - Author: Heather Headley
Growing Up quotes by Heather Headley
#154. Growing up in public is especially hard sometimes. - Author: Annette Funicello
Growing Up quotes by Annette Funicello
#155. I found my first dinosaur bone when I was 6, growing up in Montana. Ever since then I've been interested in dinosaurs. - Author: Jack Horner
Growing Up quotes by Jack Horner
#156. Growing up in the Boroughs, I thought I must be the cleverest boy in the world, an illusion that I was able to maintain until I got to the grammar school. - Author: Alan Moore
Growing Up quotes by Alan Moore
#157. I am almost dizzied by a sudden knowledge, as cold as snow down my spine; that I, too, will grow up one day like everyone else, and look back and miss the years gone by, and the things I could have done, should have done. And growing up is suddenly not something to be impatient for, not all jam and buns and doing as one pleases. It is precisely the opposite. - Author: Paul Kearney
Growing Up quotes by Paul Kearney
#158. I loved the 'Die Hard' films growing up and the 'Taken' movies. They're so entertaining, and I enjoy being on the edge of my seat. - Author: Michelle Dockery
Growing Up quotes by Michelle Dockery
#159. It's no wonder I was so fascinated. The kind of home I imagine--one that offers stability and encouragement and the space to learn and grow as an individual--is a luxury I never had growing up. - Author: Samra Habib
Growing Up quotes by Samra Habib
#160. I remember growing up knowing I wanted to be on the stage. I wanted to get to London as soon as possible and start auditioning for theater. - Author: Catherine Zeta-Jones
Growing Up quotes by Catherine Zeta-Jones
#161. When I was growing up I loved reading historical fiction, but too often it was about males; or, if it was about females, they were girls who were going to grow up to be famous like Betsy Ross, Clara Barton, or Harriet Tubman. No one ever wrote about plain, normal, everyday girls. - Author: Kathryn Lasky
Growing Up quotes by Kathryn Lasky
#162. When I was growing up I used to think that the best thing about coming from Des Moines was that it meant you didn't come from anywhere else in Iowa. By Iowa standards, Des Moines is a mecca of cosmopolitanism - Author: Bill Bryson
Growing Up quotes by Bill Bryson
#163. I think people make their own faces, as they grow. - Author: Enid Blyton
Growing Up quotes by Enid Blyton
#164. As girls gravitate to more contemporary fare and away from Little Women, they are missing a lot. Today's successors to Little Women seem to have overlooked two of the most important themes of Alcott's classic: companionate marriage and sisterhood. And many of them are missing the central premise altogether, namely that growing up means becoming a better person, one who can balance her own needs and desires with those of the people she loves. - Author: Anne Boyd Rioux
Growing Up quotes by Anne Boyd Rioux
#165. Most of us won't see one another after graduation, and even if we do it will be different. We'll be different. We'll be adults
cured, tagged and labeled and paired and identified and placed neatly on our life path, perfectly round marbles set to roll down even, well-defined slopes. - Author: Lauren Oliver
Growing Up quotes by Lauren Oliver
#166. [On growing up in a large family with little money:] ... to take a bath ... we just had a pan of water and we'd wash down as far as possible, and we'd wash up as far as possible. Then, when somebody'd clear the room, we'd wash possible. - Author: Dolly Parton
Growing Up quotes by Dolly Parton
#167. Growing up, I was encouraged to get a good education, get a real job doing something I enjoyed, and, should the opportunity present itself, consider public service as just that: a chance to serve, not an end in itself. - Author: John Sununu
Growing Up quotes by John Sununu
#168. The dirty little secret about growing up as a boy is if you're not any good at it, they will torture you daily until you have the good graces to kill yourself. The posturing and the dominance games are almost inescapable. It's hard to walk from one end of school to the other without getting shoulder-checked in the halls. Locker rooms are a forgotten circle of Hell. God forbid anyone ever catch you sketching flowers in class, or reading a book that's "for girls." Maybe for people who really are boys, that stuff works. Maybe it fits for them. - Author: April Daniels
Growing Up quotes by April Daniels
#169. What I've learned only recently is that all of this opportunity came at a tremendous cost. You see, Xers and millennials are the product of the largest divorce generation in history (yeah, I'm talking about you, Boomers). It's obvious how clueless I was even with my stable background, and here my peers were growing up in broken homes. Many of them grew up without dads. - Author: Lisa Anderson
Growing Up quotes by Lisa Anderson
#170. Growing up, I thought I'd have at least five kids. - Author: Minnie Driver
Growing Up quotes by Minnie Driver
#171. You know, growing up, I lived in a neighborhood in Long Island where there was basically one black family. And I remember hearing all the parents and the kids in the neighborhood say racist things about this family. - Author: Lorraine Bracco
Growing Up quotes by Lorraine Bracco
#172. When I was growing up, I always thought my hair was messy. - Author: Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Growing Up quotes by Julia Louis-Dreyfus
#173. I've worked over four dozen nine-to-five jobs before taking the chance to chase my dream of wanting to become an actor and filmmaker. Growing up in Brooklyn and Harlem, working at jobs like the bus company were great. I had benefits, a great salary, and security. But it wasn't my dream. - Author: Malcolm Goodwin
Growing Up quotes by Malcolm Goodwin
#174. The result is that the same generation is in danger of growing up with 170 terabytes of knowledge and information, but not more than a few bits of wisdom. - Author: Sachin Kalbag
Growing Up quotes by Sachin Kalbag
#175. Sometimes, with autobiographies, it turns into a bit of score-settling. And looking back, I don't feel the way I did then, and you kind of grow up and let it go behind you. - Author: Marc Almond
Growing Up quotes by Marc Almond
#176. When I grew up, my father taught us the value of hard work. He wanted us to enjoy ourselves, but he also wanted to know what it took to be successful. He coached a lot of our sports teams growing up. We weren't very good, but we learned about hard work and enjoying life and your teammates. - Author: Andrew Luck
Growing Up quotes by Andrew Luck
#177. Growing up in a home where children continually witness abuse and violence will leave them living every day feeling anxious and depressed, and they will suffer from physical and emotioinal problems throughout their childhood. But worst of all, they will be highly likely to grow up to raise children of their own who will continue the tragic cycle of family violence. (Taken from the tc book BLOOD HIGHWAY) - Author: Shelia Johnson
Growing Up quotes by Shelia Johnson
#178. Growing up means realizing that no time of one's life is the best one, and resolving to savor every second of joy within reach. You know each will pass, and you no longer experience that as betrayal. - Author: Susan Neiman
Growing Up quotes by Susan Neiman
#179. Is the Church inimical to science? Growing up as a Catholic and a scientist - I don't see it. One truth is revealed truth, the other is scientific truth. If you really believe that creation is good, there can be no harm in studying science. The more we learn about creation - the way it emerged - it just adds to the glory of God. Personally, I've never seen a conflict. - Author: Joseph Murray
Growing Up quotes by Joseph Murray
#180. Growing up in a rural setting in Minnesota, I was raised with the outdoors and a sense of adventure. - Author: Ann Bancroft
Growing Up quotes by Ann Bancroft
#181. When I realised I wasn't Michael Jackson and I was this 10 year old boy growing up in the suburbs, I was devastated - Author: Darren Hayes
Growing Up quotes by Darren Hayes
#182. The girls show more skin these days, but I think, generally, they behave the same way as when I was growing up. - Author: Cecily Von Ziegesar
Growing Up quotes by Cecily Von Ziegesar
#183. Safety was not a big thing when I was growing up. A seat belt was something that got in the way: 'Ma, the seat belt is digging into my back.' 'Stuff it down into the seat. And roll those windows up, you're letting the smoke out' - Author: Margaret Smith
Growing Up quotes by Margaret Smith
#184. Then I'll go on, get it off my chest. It all starts with yours truly growing up in lovely Flanders, else I'd never of seen him and wouldn't be stuck here now in Poland, cause he was an army cook, fair-haired, a Dutchman but thin for once. Kattrin, watch out for the thin ones, only in those days I didn't know that, or that he'd got a girl already, or that they all called him Puffing Piet cause he never took out his pipe out of his mouth when he was on the job, it meant that little to him. - Author: Bertolt Brecht
Growing Up quotes by Bertolt Brecht
#185. People ask me from time to time what it was like growing up with Henry Fonda as my father. I say, Ever see Fort Apache? He was like Colonel Thursday. - Author: Peter Fonda
Growing Up quotes by Peter Fonda
#186. I lost something magical in the process of growing up – my disillusionment. - Author: Bauvard
Growing Up quotes by Bauvard
#187. I did an internship with Dove when they were doing the 'real beauty' campaign, and I was really inspired by that. Growing up in L.A., being a young woman, and seeing how the media tells young women to be everything you're not, I kind of wrote about that experience. - Author: Katherine Schwarzenegger
Growing Up quotes by Katherine Schwarzenegger
#188. Growing up in politics I know that women decide all elections because we do all the work. - Author: Caroline Kennedy
Growing Up quotes by Caroline Kennedy
#189. Growing up as a kid, we moved all over the country on a fairly frequent basis, from New Jersey to Texas, California, Illinois ... we moved 21 times in my first 17 years. - Author: J. Michael Straczynski
Growing Up quotes by J. Michael Straczynski
#190. It felt when I was growing up that sport was, like, the only thing you should do ... if you do music, you're really different and a bit weird. - Author: Olly Murs
Growing Up quotes by Olly Murs
#191. Thank goodness I had a great family growing up, a great foundation. But I will say my faith, my parents, my family, all that stuff is very, very important. And I'll say that until the day I die. - Author: Donny Osmond
Growing Up quotes by Donny Osmond
#192. Growing up, I never heard my parents curse, never. The first time I ever said a curse word was with my sister Kim. - Author: Kourtney Kardashian
Growing Up quotes by Kourtney Kardashian
#193. I've always dreamed of growing up to be Amy Poehler. - Author: Amy Poehler
Growing Up quotes by Amy Poehler
#194. I finally did work out a very good relationship with my father, but it was rough growing up. We had a lot of conflict, and I think it surfaced in many of my works. - Author: Ira Levin
Growing Up quotes by Ira Levin
#195. My dad was a big runner. Growing up, I watched him do half marathons, and he was always running six or seven miles. - Author: Natalie Morales
Growing Up quotes by Natalie Morales
#196. I hate that word, mature, but I guess I am growing up. - Author: Sheryl Crow
Growing Up quotes by Sheryl Crow
#197. Let's go to the festival," he said. He was too thin, I thought. There were shadows under his cheekbones where flesh should have been, in a face so young. "No Ryzek. Just you and me."
I stared down at his upturned palm. He offered touch to me so freely, without realizing how rare it was. How rare he was, to a person like me.
"Why?" I said.
"You've been nice to me recently." I furrowed my brow. "You're being nice to me now. Why? What's in it for you?"
"Growing up here really has warped you, hasn't it?"
"Growing up here," I clarified, "has made me see the truth about people."
He sighed, like he disagreed with me but didn't want to bother to argue. He sighed that way a lot. "We spend a lot of time together, Cyra. Being nice is a matter of survival."
"I'll be recognized. The currentshadows are memorable, even if my face is not."
"You won't have any currentshadows. You'll be with me." He cocked his head to the side. "Or are you really that uncomfortable with touching me?"
It was a challenge. And maybe a manipulation. - Author: Veronica Roth
Growing Up quotes by Veronica Roth
#198. I knew what the Dodgers uniform represented as a kid growing up in Brooklyn. - Author: Joe Torre
Growing Up quotes by Joe Torre
#199. When I was growing up, people didn't tell me to slow down, to do less, to be calmer, or to practice being content.
In fact, people told me to do the opposite: be involved, challenge myself, stay busy, push through the pain, chase after my goals, swing for the fences, do more, make more, go all out.
But you wanna know something? When it comes to dealing with the hard stuff in life, it's the slowing down and remembering the basics that are most important. Also, all of those other words sound exhausting. - Author: Chad Eastham
Growing Up quotes by Chad Eastham
#200. How can growing up really be about falling down? - Author: Janet Turpin Myers
Growing Up quotes by Janet Turpin Myers
#201. Our souls cannot be forced to grow, but like flowers, our spiritual selves can be nurtured until they blossom and flourish. - Author: James Van Praagh
Growing Up quotes by James Van Praagh
#202. I'm not [a Buddhist]. The whole point of anything that is really, truly valuable to your soul, and your own growth, is not to attach to a teacher, but rather to find out what the real deal is in the world itself. You become your own guide. The teachings can help you, but really, we're all here with the opportunity the reality of hereness. We all have that. I trust that ... I'm just not interested in labels. I find all of them constrictive. They're hard to wear. And they're hard to wear because we're always - hopefully - growing. - Author: Alice Walker
Growing Up quotes by Alice Walker
#203. Bloodworth was not fooled, he had these folks' number, he'd been reading their mail walking a lifetime in their shoes. Beyond the mothriddled light their faces were rapt and transfixed, he sang about death as if it was the only kept promise out of all life's false starts and switchbacks, all there was at the end of the dusty road, his voice told them about calm and quiet and eternal rest. No landlord, no cotton to chop, no ticket at the company store growing like a cancer. Just time itself frozen like leaves in winter ice and nothing in the round world to worry about or dread. - Author: William Gay
Growing Up quotes by William Gay
#204. The ever-growing power of a soulless political bureaucracy which supervises and safeguards the life of man from the cradle to the grave is putting ever-greater obstacles in the way of co-operation among human beings. - Author: Rudolf Rocker
Growing Up quotes by Rudolf Rocker
#205. They stood in the courtyard of Swangard Palace, too cold to be comfortable despite the sun, and they looked fully on one another, knowing that they were friends, and would always be.

A lot of water under this bridge too, Mark thought, with something like awe. He was growing older. Old enough to feel the current of what had been flowing under him, leading to his future. Old enough to look back over his shoulder, and see his past behind him, and grieve for what was gone, and honour its memory.

He felt, suddenly, how much it would hurt him if Val died; felt an echo of that pain, knowing that the Valerian he had known, fluffy and peering and hapless and altogether wonderful: this Valerian was already dying. Not physically, of course, but the man he remembered from that first night in Swangard Palace would be gone the next time they met, though his ghost would linger on in Val forever, and in their memories.

Three cheers for ghosts, Mark thought. Three cheers for the dead.

Of course Val would be much the same: better, even. As full of wonder and delight, with big pockets full of puzzles and fascinating stories about the lives of ants and ingenious designs for windmills that would do your washing. And they would still be friends, excellent friends. It could even be better next time.

But it would never be the same. - Author: Sean Stewart
Growing Up quotes by Sean Stewart
#206. Never allow anything to divert you from your insight into Jesus Christ. It is the true test of whether you are spiritual or not. To be unspiritual means that other things have a growing fascination for you. Since mine eyes have looked on Jesus, I've lost sight of all beside, So enchained my spirit's vision, Gazing on the Crucified. - Author: Oswald Chambers
Growing Up quotes by Oswald Chambers
#207. The source of our art then is not in the achievements of other artists in other days and lands, although it has learned a great deal from these, our art is founded on a long and growing love and understanding of the North in an ever clearer experience of oneness with the informing spirit of the whole land and a strange brooding sense of Mother Nature fostering a new race and a new age ... So the Canadian artist was drawn North. - Author: Lawren Harris
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#208. The opinions of men who think are always growing and changing, like living children. - Author: Philip Gilbert Hamerton
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#209. I see more people all the time feeling something growing from within them to more fully realize their heart's desire, their desire to give more, to be more, to do more. - Author: Barbara Marx Hubbard
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#210. (It has become clear to me, for example, that aging itself does not bring wisdom. It often brings regression to childishness, dependency, and bitterness over lost opportunities. Only those who are still intellectually, emotionally, spiritually growing inherit the richness of aging.) - Author: James Hollis
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#211. The important thing is that short and strenuous reverence be paid to the spirit of discipline. Three things keep a body of troops in fighting form: fighting spirit, strength and discipline. Fighting spirit – as I have said before – is the least easy to influence. It is the great prerequisite and justification of war – the spirit of the race and of the blood pledged to the last drop. There lie the roos of the strength whose full development is dependent on outward conditions, fresh air nourishment, clothing, and a lot else. When this soil fails fighting spirit is like a seedling plated in arenaceous quartz – it goes on growing for a while of its own resources and then gives out. It is a tragic destiny when a great enterprise comes to grief from this cause. Finally, the purpose of discipline is to economize and direct the two elements so that they are brought to bear on one aim with overwhelming force. It is a means, not an end; it is in seeing it in its true proportion that the real fighter is distinguished from the soldier. It is one of the danger-points of the Prussian system that it easily loses sight of the spirit in the letter and of real strength in the empty show of it. One of the most terrible apparitions is the sheer drill-master – a machine that goes by clockwork. It is bound to break down for the mere reason that in war there is no rule but the exception. - Author: Ernst Junger
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#212. It wasn't a case of me sitting down and thinking, right then, what shall I do with my life? Airline pilot? Plumber? Guitar manufacturer? Writer ... yeah, writer. I've always loved writing, from a very early age
I guess I was writing my first stories when I was still in single digits. It progressed, and the love of writing grew in my mind and is still growing. Doing it full-time, there are different stresses and tensions, and the business side of it comes to the fore sometimes. But I still love it, and I'm always thankful that I can do what I do and make a living from it. - Author: Tim Lebbon
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#213. His heavy-lidded gaze reflected a languor that had nothing to do with having just awakened, and there was no doubt what was on his mind. But this is no safe cherry picker, Gwen thought, growing more concerned by the moment.
This man looks like a cherry tree chopper-downer. - Author: Karen Marie Moning
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#214. Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because life is sweet and they are growing. - Author: Aristotle.
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#215. Climate change is a global problem. The planet is warming because of the growing level of greenhouse gas emissions from human activity. If this trend continues, truly catastrophic consequences are likely to ensue from rising sea levels, to reduced water availability, to more heat waves and fires. - Author: Malcolm Turnbull
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#216. What was I supposed to be, growing in your womb
assuming it was even in our womb that I was conceived? A seed of hope? A ticket purchased to ferry you from the dark? A patch for that hole you carried in your heart? If so, then I wasn't enough. I wasn't nearly enough. I was no balm to your pain, only another dead end, another burden, and you must have seen that early on. You must have realized it. But what could you do? You couldn't go down to the pawnshop and sell me. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#217. In an ever changing world, you never learn it all, even if you keep growing into your 90s. - Author: John P. Kotter
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#218. We routinely replace damanged parts of ourselves with new ones that are, arguably, more resilient, more able to handle challenges. As long as we avoid the trap of growing our skin so thick that nothing gets through, getting bruised can only boost our ability to cope with whatever life throws at us. - Author: Mari Ruti
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#219. In every growing church you will find leadership that is not afraid to believe God. - Author: Rick Warren
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#220. I'm growing an Abe Lincoln beard. On my ball sack. - Author: Jarod Kintz
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#221. There's danger in feeling," Tess murmured. Although she could not begin to imagine what kind of pain Dante carried within him, she felt a kinship growing between them. Both alone, both adrift in their worlds. "I don't want to feel anything for you, Dante."
"God, Tess. I don't want to feel anything for you either. - Author: Lara Adrian
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#222. I've seen the growth of this game in this country, the stadiums that were built, the great European players that have come and the great American players who've been created. Americans want to be number one at everything. And they are at baseball, football, basketball. Soccer is growing fast, and I want to be a part of that. - Author: David Beckham
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#223. This revolutionary idea of Western citizenship - replete with ever more rights and responsibilities - would provide superb manpower for growing legions and a legal framework that would guarantee that the men who fought felt that they themselves in a formal and contractual sense had ratified the conditions of their own battle service. The ancient Western world would soon come to define itself by culture rather than by race, skin color, or language. That idea alone would eventually bring enormous advantages to its armies on the battlefield. (p. 122) - Author: Victor Davis Hanson
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#224. In his lifetime, that small fishing village had turned into the seventh largest port in the world, an eight-million-strong city; women had gotten the right to divorce, of which his wife took full advantage; and his son's living standard was so much higher than his, his so much higher than his own parents, that he couldn't understand the boy's constant desire for more, more, more. Despite a total lack of education from the state, Lao Song, unlike some of his classmates, was not entirely stunted; instead, he sought out the rebellious track of "growing his own mind," as he called it, teaching himself whatever he could through rudimentary means. Despite being in China's "Lost Generation," Song had somehow found himself. - Author: Megan Rich
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#225. One of the greatest glories of growing older is the willingness to ask why and, getting no good answer, deciding to follow my own inclinations and desires. Asking why is the way to wisdom. Why are we supposed to want possessions we don't need and work that seems beside the point and tight shoes and a fake tan? Why are we supposed to think new is better than old, youth and vigor better than long life and experience? Why are we supposed to turn our backs on those who have preceded us and to snipe at those who come after? When we were small children we asked 'Why?' constantly. Asking the question now is more a matter of testing the limits of what sometimes seems a narrow world. One of the useful things about age is realizing conventional wisdom is often simply inertia with a candy coating conformity. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#226. Around her the trees and wild flowers, with that oddly courteous air of natural things suddenly interrupted in their pressing occupations of growing and dying, turned toward her with attention, as though, dull and imperceptive as she was, it was still necessary for them to be gentle to a creation so unfortunate as not to be rooted in the ground, forced to go from one place to another, heart-breakingly mobile. - Author: Shirley Jackson
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#227. The idea is that diseases like cancer and diabetes started around the same time that we began growing our own foods. - Author: James Adler
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#228. The advertising market in China is big and is still growing at a considerable pace. While online video is emerging as a mainstream advertising solution, it still represents a relatively small portion of advertising budget in China. - Author: Victor Koo
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#229. They are living, growing, reproducing, pushing and pulling in the ground all around us at all times. We accept that without even noticing. Open your eyes, people. This is amazing. If plants made sounds, it would all be different. But they communicate with color and shape and size and texture. They don't meow or bark or tweet. We think they don't have eyes, but they see the angle of the sun and the rise of the moon. They don't just feel the wind; they change directions because of it. - Author: Holly Goldberg Sloan
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#230. We plant, God grows"

~ R. Alan Woods [2012] - Author: R. Alan Woods
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#231. We were all growing old, and the only thing we could count on anymore was each other. ( ... ) They were the people I loved, and it was their souls I carried around inside me. - Author: Paul Auster
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#232. Some curses fade and leave nothing but the faintest mark, a tea stain on watered silk. There are those that are so malevolent that, upon defeat, explode in a fiery burst of sulfurous flames, burning everything they touch as they die. Others dissolve like morning mist in the brightness of the midday sun. Some cannot be defeated at all, but feed upon the energy spent trying to vanquish it, growing more and more potent with each failed attempt.
And then there are those ancient curses with deceptively simple antidotes that shatter like jagged shards of a vast mirror.
These curses may be broken, but never completely destroyed, sharp slivers of light distorted. - Author: Ava Zavora
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#233. Even the birds above the lake
Are singing of my love,
And even the flowers along the shore
Are growing for her sake.

All the vines are ripening
And the trees come into bud,
For my love's footsteps passing by
Are summoning the spring.

Rian's stars in the night
Shine more brightly over her,
The god's moon and the goddess's
Guard her with their light.

Even the birds above the lake
Are singing of my love,
And even the flowers along the shore
Are growing for her sake - Author: Guy Gavriel Kay
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#234. God is growing bitter, He envies man his mortality. - Author: Jacques Rigaut
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#235. Growing old is a pathetic thing. It is full of limitations and reduction. It happens to us all, I know; but I think that it might not have to. I think it happens to those of us who request it. And in our current mind-set, our collective ennui, it is what we have chosen to do. But one day a mutant child will be born who refuses to age, who refuses to acknowledge the limitations of these bodies of ours, who lives in health until he is done with life, not until his body no longer supports him. He will live for hundreds of years, like Noah. Like Moses. This child's genes will be passed to his offspring, and more like him will follow. And their genetic makeup will supplant the genes of those of us who need to grow old and decay before we die. I believe that one day it will come to pass; however, such a world is beyond my purview. - Author: Garth Stein
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#236. An absolute monarch who believes in free will, isn't that against the rules?" Onilwyn asked.
"No," I said, my face buried against Adair's skin, "it's not. Not against my rules." My voice was beginning to drag with that edge of sleep.
"I think I will like your rules," Onilwyn said and his voice, too, was growing heavy.
"The rules, yes," Rhys said, "but the housework is a bitch. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#237. I prayed for Faith, and thought that some day Faith would come down and strike me like lightning. But Faith did not seem to come. One day I read in the tenth chapter of Romans, 'Now Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God'. I had closed my Bible, and prayed for Faith. I now opened my Bible, and began to study, and Faith has been growing ever since. - Author: Dwight L. Moody
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#238. I am pretty hard on myself. But I think that's how it has to be if you want to keep growing as an actor. - Author: Gattlin Griffith
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#239. I was looking forward to us growing old together. Me and you, growing old and dying together.
Douglas, who in their right mind would look forward to that? - Author: David Nicholls
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