Growing up quotes is what you need for a walk down the lane of childhood years spent growing up! Explore this article for famous growing up quotations and sayings.

Growing Up Quotes

Make yourself a great cup of coffee, sit yourself down at the quietest corner of your house and take a trip down your memory lane to when you were child. As memories of your childhood and growing up flood your mental landscape, feeling good about yourself and the life you led as a kid shouldn’t really be much of a problem. Now, this right here is the power of growing up. Sadly however, while some may have great memories of growing up, for the rest, this may not be the case. Read on to come across a host of famous growing up quotations and sayings!

Apparently, the most difficult feat for a Cambridge male is to accept a woman not merely as feeling, not merely as thinking, but as managing a complex, vital interweaving of both.

- Sylvia Plath

At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.

- Salvador Dali

When they tell you to grow up, they mean stop growing.

- Tom Robbins

Kids are great. That's one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It's a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you names.

- Charles Barkley

I can trust my friends These people force me to examine myself, encourage me to grow.

- Cher

A contented mind is the best source for trouble.

- Titus

Give me a child and I'll shape him into anything.

- B. F. Skinner

All I really need to know... I learned in kindergarten.

- Robert Fulghum

If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which grain will grow and which will not, speak then unto me.

- William Shakespeare

Milk is for babies. When you grow up you have to drink beer.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

- Andrew Carnegie

Growing older is not upsetting; being perceived as old is.

- Kenny Rogers

It is good that war is so horrible, or we might grow to like it.

- Robert E. Lee

If you dream the proper dreams, and share the myths with people, they will want to grow up to be like you.

- Ray Bradbury

Minds ripen at very different ages.

- Stevie Wonder

I don't think about that. I wasn't a kid growing up saying one day I'll get an Oscar and make a speech. That wasn't on my mind. So what I do is the best work I can do.

- Adam Sandler

Refusing to grow up is like refusing to accept your limitations. That's why I don't think we'll ever grow up.

- Robert Smith

Age is a case of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it don't matter.

- Satchel Paige

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

- Halle Berry

I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.

- Harriet Tubman

Recreational development is a job not of building roads into the lovely country, but of building receptivity into the still unlovely human mind.

- Aldo Leopold

I woke in bits, like all children, piecemeal over the years. I discovered myself and the world, and forgot them, and discovered them again.

- Annie Dillard

I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like: What I'm going to be if I grow up.

- Lenny Bruce

As long as you're green, you're growing. As soon as you're ripe, you start to rot.

- Ray Kroc

You try various things when you're growing up. I was an attache in the Foreign Service for a while and then I drove a bulldozer, but neither of those panned out for me so it had to be stand-up.

- Dylan Moran

Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate, I would climb up on an arm of our big sofa to get my ear closer to the wireless speaker.

- Seamus Heaney

I didn't put out this album because I wanted everybody to know I was grown up. I'm 21 and that's not grown up.

- Justin Timberlake

I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted.

- Bill Bryson

I am still into the people I listened to growing up, so I completely remember what is like to be a fan, I haven't changed.

- Lenny Kravitz

Change is growth. For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth.

- Lenny Kravitz

It doesn’t matter how one was brought up. What determines the way one does anything is personal power.

- Carlos Castaneda

A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with - a man is what he makes of himself.

- Alexander Graham Bell

I grew up reading Shakespeare and Mark Twain.

- Jackson Browne

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

It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does for the rest of us.

- James Russell Lowell

Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.

- Paul Simon

I have three daughters. I wanted them to be raised where there are real seasons and where everyone their age wasn't trying to get into movies.

- Chevy Chase

Our customers want to give us more business and the key for us is to manage growing volumes properly.

- James Young

During the earliest stages the child perceives things like a solipsist who is unaware of himself as subject and is familiar only with his own actions.

- Jean Piaget

It is with children that we have the best chance of studying the development of logical knowledge, mathematical knowledge, physical knowledge, and so forth.

- Jean Piaget

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