Children Growing Up Quotes

Children Growing Up Quotes by Alice Walker, C. S. Lewis, William Stafford, Andy Andrews, Coretta Scott King, Lady Bird Johnson and many others.

At one point I learned transcendental meditation. This

At one point I learned transcendental meditation. This was 30-something years ago. It took me back to the way that I naturally was as a child growing up way in the country, rarely seeing people. I was in that state of oneness with creation and it was as if I didn’t exist except as a part of everything.
Alice Walker
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
C. S. Lewis
Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.
William Stafford
Remember, the goal is not to raise great kids; it’s to raise kids who become great adults.
Andy Andrews
As an African American child growing up in the segregated South, I was told, one way or another, almost every day of my life, that I wasn’t as good as a white child.
Coretta Scott King
Encourage & support your kids because “Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
Lady Bird Johnson
As a child growing up, you never thought about being in a videogame, then to have a game of your own and be lucky enough to set the bar with it in the gaming world, it’s a dream come true.
Tiger Woods
As a child growing up in the precincts of wealth, and later as a college student, newspaper reporter and resident of New York’s Upper East Side, I got used to listening to the talk of financial killings and sexual misalliance that animates the conversation of the rich and the familiars of the rich.
Lewis H. Lapham
Is there someone who passively watches his children growing up? We constantly and maximally invest ourselves into our children to realize our vision of happiness. But not for us – for those children. It’s not enough that we molest ourselves, so we have to molest the children as well.
Ruben Papian
The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.
Alden Nowlan
Childhood should be carefree, playing in the sun; not living a nightmare in the darkness of the soul.
Dave Pelzer
Oh, children, growing up to be Adventurers into sophistry, Forbear, forbear to be of those That read the rood to learn the rose.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
Chili Davis
I was an only child. Growing up, we moved a lot, so I didn’t have any close friends. So the animals I was around as a child – dogs, cats, and horses, and stuffed animals – became my family and friends. The only strong bonds I made as a child were with animals.
William McNamara
Divorce is one of the key predictors of poverty for a child growing up in a home that’s broken.
Mike Huckabee
We’ve had bad luck with our kids – they’ve all grown up.
Christopher Morley
One of these days we’re gonna have to grow up, have to get real jobs and be adults, someday, just not today.
Kenny Chesney