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Growing Up Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Growing Up.

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that
they can grow separately without growing apart.
- Elisabeth Foley

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

Our growing softness,
our increasing lack of physical fitness,
is a menace to our security.
- John F. Kennedy

If it's Right, stand up for it - together.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If we screw it up, start over. Try something else.
- Lee Iacocca

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

The most common way people give up their power
is by thinking they don't have any.
- Alice Walker

An eye for eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

Eighty percent of success is showing up.
- Woody Allen

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

If you stand up and be counted,
from time to time you may get yourself knocked down.
But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again.
A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.
- Thomas J. Watson

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.
- John D. Rockefeller

In war as in life, it is often necessary
when some cherished scheme has failed,
to take up the best alternative open,
and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might.
- Winston Churchill

Sacrifice everything, and give up nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot solve a problem by saying,
"It's not my problem."
We cannot solve a problem by hoping that
someone else will solve it for us.
I can solve a problem only when I say,
"This is my problem and it's up to me to solve it.
- M. Scott Peck

Pick up a stone that feels good to you
and is small enough to hold in one hand.
Consider how long that stone has been around
and what enormous pressure it has experienced.
Draw strength from its long history.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
- Japanese Proverb

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy,
if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you,
if the simple things in nature have a message you understand,
Rejoice, for your soul is alive.
- Eleanora Duse

Being defeated is often a temporary condition.
Giving up is what makes it permanent.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed
is always to try just one more time.
- Thomas A. Edison

If you would lift me up you must be on higher ground.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

Dream up the world you want to live in. Dream out loud.
- Bono

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.
I don't believe in circumstances.
The people who get on in the world are the people who
get up and look for the circumstances they want,
and if they can't find them, make them.
- George Bernard Shaw

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down.
Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

You grow up the day you have
your first real laugh - at yourself.
- Ethel Barrymore

Can you achieve your goals?
You can't reach your goal if you haven't
defined your goals.
And you can't succeed if you don't try -
and then pick yourself up
and try again each time you fail.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

IF it is to be, it is up to me.
- Anonymous

I won't give up 'til goats sing and walruses fly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

It takes years to build up trust,
and only seconds to destroy it.
- Anonymous

"I can forgive, but I cannot forget,"
is only another way of saying, I will not forgive.
Forgiveness ought to be like a canceled note -
torn in two, and burned up,
so that it never can be shown against one.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Well, I don't know what will happen now.
We've got some difficult days ahead.
But it doesn't matter with me now.
Because I've been to the mountaintop.
And I don't mind. Like any man,
I would like to live a long life.
Longevity has its place.
But I'm not concerned about that now.
I just want to do God's will.
And He's allowed me to go up to the mountain.
And I've looked over.
And I've seen the promised land.
I may not get there with you.
But I want you to know tonight, that we,
as a people, will get to the promised land.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When you get into a tight place
and everything goes against you,
till it seems you cannot hold on a minute longer,
never give up then, for that is just
the place and time the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

If you do not change direction,
you may end up where you are heading.
- Lao Tzu

For every minute you remain angry,
you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If I choose to bless another person,
I will always end up feeling more blessed.
- Marianne Williamson

Gratitude is an attitude that
hooks us up to our source of supply.
And the more grateful you are,
the closer you become to your maker,
to the architect of the universe,
to the spiritual core of your being.
- Bob Proctor

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill


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