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Positive Quotes about Growing Up

Let these Growing Up quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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've enjoyed hunting with my father.
- Dale Earnhardt

I was a handful growing up.
- Olivia Wilde

I have the power of my height.
Growing up, it was a total drawback.
There was nothing good about it at all.
- Allison Janney

I enjoyed growing up part of my life in Virginia Beach.
We had the ocean and the beach and a beautiful landscape.
We were outdoors all the time and we played outside.
- Mark Ruffalo

When I was 24 I went to Nigeria and it was such a culture shock,
growing up in Australia and suddenly being the only
white man in this unit full of black men.
- Bruce Beresford

Well, I don't know how astute I am, but I did want
to be a journalist when I was growing up.
- Carol Burnett

A large part of the problem, is that young people are
being born into the world and growing up without much hope.
And so, they become murderers, they become suicide bombers.
- Arthur Hertzberg

Growing up, I didn't give my grandfather's photography a second thought.
I wasn't involved in his work, except that I helped
my dad print his negatives.
- Kim Weston

While growing up in Birmingham around a lot of West Indian people,
reggae and calypso were big influences early on but
Otis Redding was the one person who made me wanna sing myself.
- Roland Gift

I've done a lot of growing up since the age of 16 and
I really wanted that to be reflected in my music.
- Kelly Osbourne

Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up.
- Tom Stoppard

Growing up in eastern Kentucky like I did,
I'm used to having a few guns around to protect me.
- Loretta Lynn

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

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 C. Dobson

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.
- Peter Fonda

As a kid growing up in the back streets of Dublin I
used to pretend I was playing in the World Cup with
my mates out on the streets,
and now I will be doing it for real.
- Robbie Keane

When I was growing up there was a product made by Sony
called the Sony Walkman -
a rage,
everyone had to have one.
Well, you don't hear about the Walkman anymore.
- Kevin Rollins

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

Growing up, I was very much interested in jazz music.
- Jan Hammer

Next? Growing up to be Clint Eastwood,
I hope.
- Steven Bauer

I spent years growing up being told what my sexuality was.
- George Michael

I like health-conscious cooking, but growing up in the South,
I do love southern cooking; southern France,
southern Italy, southern Spain.
I love southern cooking.
- Clarence Clemons

It's so funny how my name has always been such a big deal.
When I was growing up, my family was always moving.
I had to meet new people all the time.
And they'd laugh.
- Calista Flockhart

I surrounded myself with women when I was growing up
because I had this horrible psycho father.
Now I'm trying to really appreciate and like men more.
- Courtney Love

I never listened to country music growing up.
- Deana Carter

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

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

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

Movies I liked growing up were like Francis Ford Coppolla
movies and Scorsese movies.
- Owen Wilson

It was a small provincial place with great people and
I had a happy childhood growing up in Queens.
- Fran Drescher

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

Newlyweds, they have this ideal, this picture of what marriage is like,
something similar of their favorite memories growing up.
If only it were that simple.
- William 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

There are two types of Chinese growing up in America.
One is the kind that does really well in school,
with thick, thick glasses.
And the other is involved with the gangs.
- Donnie Yen

I had a really bad temper, when I was growing up.
Sport helped me channel that temper into more positive acts.
- Mike Krzyzewski

There are things about growing up in a small town that
you can't necessarily quantify.
- Brandon Routh

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

When I was growing up, I always read horror books,
while my sister read romance novels.
- Dorothy Allison

In an effort to eliminate the possibility of any rival growing up,
some monopolists would sacrifice democracy itself.
- Henry A. Wallace

Initially with The Butcher Boy, there was this kid
growing up in this strange,
weird environment that I remember from when I was a kid.
And Patrick's vision was so complete there.
- Neil Jordan

I don't think I ever set my goals that high.
As a kid growing up I just wanted an opportunity to
race and to be able to make a living doing it.
It just came together.
- Larry Dixon

I sang in church growing up.
Memphis is the blues capital of the world,
we like to say.
- Justin Timberlake

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

It was a very cool thing to be a smart girl,
as opposed to some other, different kind.
And I think that made a great deal of difference to
me growing up and in my life afterward.
- Elena Kagan

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.
- Yvonne Craig

I haven't had a lot of celebrities around me growing up.
- Amber Tamblyn

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


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