Quotes About Growing Up And Moving On

Quotes About Growing Up And Moving On

“To grow up to be healthy, very young children do not need to know how to read, but they need to know how to play.”

Growing up, we are told many things; one being, you can do anything. But somewhere between child and adult, things change.” — Julie Hebert, Why Not You

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

Maturity is when your world opens up and you realize that you are not the center of it. M.J. Croan

“Instead, by speaking the truth in a spirit of love, we must grow up in every way to Christ, who is the head.”

“Most people don’t really grow up. What they do is grow old, they grow tiresome even and self-righteous maybe, for it is very hard to grow.”

Yes, Christmas is for children – except that children grow up to be adults who just might love Christmas as much as they did in their younger years. Cherie Lowe, Keep the Happy in Your Holidays

We grow neither better nor worse as we get old, but more like ourselves.” – May Lamberton Becker

I think she is growing up, and so begins to dream dreams, and have hopes and fears and fidgets, without knowing why or being able to explain them.” – Louisa May Alcott

Most of us grow up with a strong sense of individual responsibility. Parents, teachers, coaches, and role models of all kinds shape our values based on individual accomplishment. Douglas Smith; Jon Katzenbach, The Wisdom of Teams

Everyone thinks you make mistakes when you’re young. But I don’t think we make any fewer when we’re grown up.” – Jodi Picoult

. It was a sign of growing up, when the dark made no more difference to you than the day. – Roddy Doyle

You are growing into consciousness, and my wish for you is that you feel no need to constrict yourself to make other people comfortable. – Ta-Nehisi Coates

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 Baldwin

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

Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying. – Nikki Giovanni

It took me ages to grow into being a woman, into being happy with it. – Helena Bonham Carter

 Even though you’re growing up, you should never stop having fun. – Nina Dobrev

“Wasn’t it beautiful when you believed in everything?” — Unknown

Part of growing up is realizing you learn to love so many people. It’s about forming those relationships and finding what will last forever.

“When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing.” — Tom Robbins

“Growing up happens in a heartbeat. One day you’re in diapers; the next day you’re gone. But the memories of childhood stay with you for the long haul.” — The Wonder Years

The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one. – J.D. Salinger

“No matter where you are or where you grow up, you always go through the same awkward moments of being a teenager and growing up and trying to figure out who you are.”

Most people don’t grow up. Most people age. They find parking spaces, honor their credit cards, get married, have children, and call that maturity. What that is, is aging.” – Maya Angelou

That’s the trick of growing up. Nothing stays the same. Hook sounded oddly sympathetic. You see the faults in everything. Including yourself. – Austin Chant

“Everything I was afraid of when I was growing up, I’ve become. I’ve taken on my nightmares, like the devil and the end of the world, and I’ve become those things.”

You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers. John J. Plomp

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

“We grow neither better nor worse as we get old, but more like ourselves.”

“If you’re gonna screw up, do it while you’re young. Older you get, the harder it is to bounce back.”

You must pay the penalty of growing-up. You must leave fairyland behind you. – L.M. Montgomery

That’s one of the things we learn as we grow older, how to forgive. It comes easier at forty than it did at twenty. – L.M. Montgomery

“I hope that my daughter grows up empowered and doesn’t define herself by the way she looks but by qualities that make her an intelligent, strong, and responsible woman.” — Isaiah Mustafa

Children who grow up with plenty can learn to give, just as children who grow up receiving love can learn to express it.” – Fred Rogers

Part of growing up was learning not to be quite that honest – learning when it was better to lie, rather than to hurt someone with the truth. Jodi Picoult, Nineteen Minutes

Quotes About Growing Up And Changing

When I was young, I used to wish I would fit in… I’m glad I didn’t get my wish. – Steve Maraboli

Growing up happens when you start having things you look back on and wish you could change. – Cassandra Clare

I think people make their own faces, as they grow. – Enid Blyton

“Sometimes we’re so concerned about giving our children what we never had growing up, we neglect to give them what we did have growing up.”

Don’t try to make children grow up to be like you, or they may do it. – Russell Baker

Everyone thinks you make mistakes when you’re young. But I don’t think we make any fewer when we’re grown up. – Jodi Picoult

Part of growing up was learning not to be quite that honest, learning when it was better to lie, rather than to hurt someone with the truth. – Jodi Picoult

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

One sign of maturity is the ability to be comfortable with people who are not like us.” – Virgil A. Kraft

“Part of growing up is realizing you learn to love so many people. It’s about forming those relationships and finding what will last forever.

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.”- Anatole France

Without accepting the fact that everything changes, we cannot find perfect composure. But unfortunately, although it is true, it is difficult for us to accept it. Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.”- Shunryu Suzuki

“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.

Yet Jesus taught that it is more blessed to give than to receive (Acts 20:35), and part of growing up is learning the art of giving. Miroslav Volf, Free of Charge

 I reckon responsible behavior is something to get when you grow older. Like varicose veins. – Terry Pratchett

The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt. – Max Lerner

It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.” – M. Scott Peck

When you are through changing, you are through.”- Bruce Barton

If you’re gonna screw up, do it while you’re young. Older you get, the harder it is to bounce back.” – Winston Groom

“Until you’re grown-up they send you to reform school. After you’re grown-up they send you to the penitentiary.”

“If growing up is the process of creating ideas and dreams about what life should be, then maturity is letting go again.”

“I think she is growing up, and so begins to dream dreams, and have hopes and fears and fidgets, without knowing why or being able to explain them.

Even though your child is beginning to look and act more and more like an adult, he still desperately needs your love, nurturing, and support. Gina Panettieri, The Single Mother’s Guide to Raising Remarkable Boys

“We’ve had bad luck with children; they’ve all grown up.” —Christopher Morley

“People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Rob Siltanen    

“If you are to be, you must begin by assuming responsibility.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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

“Doing all the little tricky things it takes to grow up, step by step, into an anxious and unsettling world.”

“Growing old is mandatory. Growing up is optional.

“Maturity is not by age, but the acceptance of your responsibilities.” —Unknown

Growth is the only evidence of life.”- John Henry Newman, Apologia pro vita sua, 1864

“When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing.” —Tom Robbins

“We don’t have to grow up.We can stay forever young.” —Unknown

“We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Part of growing up is just taking what you learn from that and moving on and not taking it to heart.” —Beverly Mitchell

Young alienation, disappointment and heartache is all a part of the first real growing up that we do.” – Judd Nelson

“Growing up happens when you start having things you look back on and wish you could change.”

I still don’t know what it really means to grow up. However, if I happen to meet you, one day in the future, by then, I want to become someone you can be proud to know. – Makoto Shinkai

I want my children to have a strong foundation, to help them maintain a faith in God throughout their life. They are growing up in a world that is quickly turning away from God. Dennis Lominac, My Family is My Life

“Growing up is a process in which some people started to think and act with maturity.” —Unknown

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.” – Steve Maraboli

“The process of growing up is to be valued for what we gain, not for what we lose.” —C. S. Lewis

Maturity is when your world opens up and you realize that you are not the center of it. – M.J. Croan

Sometimes you have to grow up before you appreciate how you grew up. – Daniel Black

The swiftest way to triple your success is to double your investment in personal development.” – Robin Sharma

“Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.” —Kurt Vonnegut

“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

As we grow up, we realize it is less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones.” —Unknown

“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.” — Phyllis Diller

“A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning unnecessary.” — Dorothy C. Fisher

“If growing up is the process of creating ideas and dreams about what life should be, then maturity is letting go again.” —Mary Beth Danielson

“No one loses their innocence. It is either taken or given away willingly.” —Tiffany Madison

I guess that’s part of growing up, too–saying goodbye to the things you used to love.” —Jenny Han

“Don’t try to make me grow up before my time.” —Louisa May Alcott

Taking responsibilities of your choices is the first step of growing up.” —Unknown

“You are the one that possesses the keys to your being. You carry the passport to your own happiness.” – Diane von Furstenberg

Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different?” — C.S. Lewis

The birds are molting. If only man could molt also — his mind once a year its errors, his heart once a year its useless passions.”- James Allen

“Maybe growing up means disappointing the people we love.” —Nicola Yoon

Sometimes we’re so concerned about giving our children what we never had growing up, we neglect to give them what we did have growing up.” James Dobson

“You can avoid having ulcers by adapting to the situation: If you fall in the mud puddle, check your pockets for fish.”- Author Unknown

I put a dollar in one of those change machines. Nothing changed.”- George Carlin

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