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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!

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

As one grows older, one becomes wiser and more foolish.

Halle Berry

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.

Sophia Bush

Getting wasted is only OK when you're young enough to not know better.

Bill Bryson

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

Arnold Schwarzenegger

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

Andrew Carnegie

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

Helen Rowland

A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever.

Chevy Chase

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.

Salvador Dali

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.

Reese Witherspoon

Well I had my kids so young that I kind of feel that I'm a kid too and am growing up with them. The things they're interested in tend to really influence me.

Lenny Kravitz

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.

Phyllis Diller

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.

Lenny Kravitz

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

Franklin P. Jones

Nothing makes it easier to resist temptation than a proper bringing-up, a sound set of values - and witnesses.

Zac Efron

I grew up being into sports and I wasn't trained to move my body in the right way for dancing. I'm the last one to get any moves correct. In rehearsals it's always, 'OK, one more take for Zac.'

Christopher Morley

We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up.

Venus Williams

I have a lot of respect for her. She was my favorite player growing up. That's why I started grunting; I wanted to be like Monica.

James Russell Lowell

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

Edgar Watson Howe

Farmers only worry during the growing season, but townspeople worry all the time.

T. S. Eliot

I don't believe one grows older. I think that what happens early on in life is that at a certain age one stands still and stagnates.

Horace Mann

When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart.

Washington Irving

One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more.

LeBron James

It's always a struggle growing up in Akron.

William Shakespeare

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

LeBron James

I was a Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan fan growing up.

Jill Biden

I knew that it was harder to unite two lives than I had imagined growing up. I knew that relationships could be fragile.

A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn't act that way very often.

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

I grew up in a mostly Buddhist environment.

Where man sees but withered leaves, God sees sweet flowers growing.

Believing that no one is better than the other. You know I grew up in the South. My senior year there was a very big racial tension.