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Top 100 Quotes About Grown

#1. As for my next book, I won't write it till it has grown heavy in my mind like a ripe pear; pendant, gravid, asking to be cut or it will fall. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#2. When I am grown up I shall carry a notebook - a fat book with many pages, methodically lettered. I shall enter my phrases. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#3. The stationmaster's whiskers are of a Victorian bushiness and give the impression of having been grown under glass. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#4. The true measure of spiritual growth is not how much you've learned in the past year but how much you've grown in holiness. - Author: Mike Bullmore
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#5. As the United States has become an older nation, reverse mortgages have grown into a $20-billion-a-year industry, with elderly homeowners taking out more than 132,000 such loans in 2007, an increase of more than 270 percent from two years earlier. - Author: Charles Duhigg
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#6. Faith doesn't always come naturally but as we take those steps of faith, we notice little by little that our faith has grown and it isn't as hard as we first thought. - Author: Jacqueline Winslow
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#7. Always strive to find out what to do by thinking, without asking anybody. If you continually do this, you will soon act like a grown-up woman. For want of doing this, a very great number of grown-up people act like children. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#8. You use your whole body like you did when you played as a kid. Grown-up amusements don't allow for crawling and wriggling, getting good and muddy, and tearing the knees of your pants. - Author: Nevada Barr
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#9. The love that previously dared not speak its name has now grown hoarse from screaming it. - Author: Robert Brustein
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#10. Our world has evolved and grown more technologically savvy. Lawmakers need to adjust to these changes. - Author: Dennis Hastert
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#11. I rent a Jacobean-fronted hunting lodge in Hampshire from the National Trust and like to go there as much as possible. I've grown to love it so much, especially when writing my memoirs there at weekends. - Author: Nicholas Haslam
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#12. We grown-up people think that we appreciate music, but if we realized the sense that an infant has brought with it of appreciating sound and rhythm, we would never boast of knowing music. The infant is music itself. - Author: Hazrat Inayat Khan
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#13. The next morning, for the first time, Jonas did not take his pill. Something within him, something that had grown there through the memories, told him to throw the pill away. - Author: Lois Lowry
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#14. Ned: I figured it was time for a picnic by the menagerie.
Jenny: And you brought me? Why not take the woman you're marrying?
Ned: She's grown up with the Duke of Ware. Lions seem less ferocious. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#15. Hegel remains of great importance to understand ourselves, but essentially because we have all grown out of a reaction against Hegel. - Author: Frederick C. Beiser
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#16. In childhood, death stirred me not; in middle age, it pursued me like a prowling bandit on the road; now, grown an old man, it boldly leads the way, and ushers me on. - Author: Herman Melville
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#17. If you want grown-ups to recycle, just tell their kids the importance of recycling, and they'll be all over it. - Author: Bill Nye
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#18. With big, emotional roles it's very easy, especially if you've grown up in the American school of acting, to exploit your own pain. You have to be careful about that, because 9 times out of 10, your pain is not appropriate to the character. - Author: Laura Linney
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#19. Of these years nought remains in memory but the sad feeling that we have advanced and only grown older. - Author: Max Muller
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#20. If only I had grown up worshipping Julia Child. I was already grown up - thank you very much - when Julia Child's book was published. When I moved to New York in 1962, you had to own it. - Author: Nora Ephron
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#21. When you start playing music when you're quite young, it's easy to stay young. And then you're touring, and you see people who've been on the road for 10 or 15 years and they just haven't grown up at all. - Author: Charlie Fink
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#22. He had grown fond of the old proprietress, Mrs. Matalov, who had been a magician's assistant back in the 1930s, and who now, even at ninety-three, had the stoic dignity of a beautiful woman who was about to be cut in half. - Author: Dan Chaon
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#23. That melancholy which we feel when we cease to obey orders which, from one day to another, keep the future hidden, and realise that we have at last begun to live in real earnest, as a grown-up person, the life, the only life that any of us has at his disposal. - Author: Marcel Proust
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#24. If you don't get trained for your SATs in America today, you are at a disadvantage. Training is expensive and a lot of kids don't get trained, perhaps. So I also identify with the kid or the person who has grown up in environments like I've grown up in. - Author: Millard Drexler
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#25. Just as it takes time for a speck of fish spawn to develop into a fully grown fish, so, too, we need time for everything that develops and crystallizes in the world of ideas. Architecture demands more of this time than other creative work. - Author: Alvar Aalto
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#26. Henrietta's were different: they reproduced an entire generation every twenty-four hours, and they never stopped. They became the first immortal human cells ever grown in a laboratory. - Author: Rebecca Skloot
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#27. You've grown up, girl. You've grown up real nice, Welcome home - Author: Elizabeth Chandler
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#28. You are not yet grown. But you, little half-blood, will be magnificent. - Author: Pippa DaCosta
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#29. Grown-up clothes are more appealing because customers need to be able to project themselves into them. - Author: Natalie Massenet
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#30. Yeah, see, and that proves my point. What killed Housini? A stupid accident. But for one moment of stupidity, he'd have grown old with his Bess and been happy as a big in shit. Notice I ain't young, and if I die, old Cletus would kick my ass for leaving him all alone down here. (Jack) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#31. After the long time of going together and the mutual trust that had grown out of that time, Payne had occasion to realize that no mutual trust had grown out of the long time they had gone together. - Author: Thomas McGuane
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#32. There's always the joy of the performance and fine-tuning new interpretations. Over the years, we've all grown as musicians, so obviously there is a lot of subtlety that wasn't there in the first place. - Author: Chris Squire
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#33. I've grown up around cinema. Michael Kamen was a very, very close friend of mine, sort of my godfather. So I know how much work goes into it. You have to know what you're doing. - Author: Dhani Harrison
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#34. What blurt is this about virtue and about vice?
Evil propels me and reform of evil propels me, I stand indifferent,
My gait is no fault-finder's or rejecter's gait,
I moisten the roots of all that has grown. - Author: Walt Whitman
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#35. The Porsche was just a vehicle to get to another place. I used it to change people's perceptions of me. I had grown up really middle class. USC was filled with elitists, richies who would go skiing every weekend. So I pretended like I was part of that world - to be accepted. - Author: Brian Grazer
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#36. Kids across the country have grown up accepting the idea that no one can harm your family if at least one of its adult members is in the shower. No one knows why. - Author: Sloane Crosley
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#37. There are no grown-ups ... Everyone is winging it, some just do it more confidently. - Author: Pamela Druckerman
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#38. I've grown to really love musicals, you know? - Author: Philip Seymour Hoffman
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#39. They had grown so fast that it was as if they had never been born. - Author: Faridoun Farrokh
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#40. The number of people with HIV receiving Medicare benefits has grown over time, reflecting growth in the size of the of the HIV positive population in the U.S. but also an increased lifespan for people with HIV due to antiretroviral medicines and other treatment advances. - Author: David Mixner
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#41. Life has meaning and we grown-ups know what it is is the universal lie that everyone is supposed to believe. Once you become an adult and you realize that's not true, it's too late. - Author: Muriel Barbery
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#42. If she'd foreseen that Alphinland was going to last so long and be so successful, she would have planned it better. It would have had a shape, a more defined structure; it would have had boundaries. As it is, it's grown like urban sprawl. Not - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#43. until our faith is tested through challenges, obstacles, trials, and storms, it cannot be stretched to new lengths, deepened to new depths, nor grown to new heights. Faith must be tried to its limits before it can grow beyond those limits. - Author: Christine Caine
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#44. Man is smart - If money would have grown on trees, we would have used green leaves as money. - Author: Amit Kalantri
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#45. I'd grown up with a lot of women. My mother was a famous lesbian in the '20s and '30s, and I grew up with only women, so I was used to getting on with them. - Author: Patrick Macnee
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#46. So far there has been no philosopher in whose hands philosophy has not grown into an apology for knowledge; on this point, at least, every one is an optimist, that the greatest usefulness must be ascribed to knowledge. They are all tyrannized over by logic, and this is optimism in its essence. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#47. Well, in order to become a grown man, in order to become significant in my family and significant in my children's life, I had to learn my lessons. - Author: Bobby Brown
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#48. To really enjoy drugs you've got to want to get out of where you are. But there are some wheres that are harder to get out of than others. This is the drug-taking problem for adults. Teenage Weltscbmerz is easy to escape. But what drug will get a grown-up out of, for instance, debt? - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#49. Everyone at 'CSI' has been so great to work with, and so great in terms of scheduling. There's a real feeling of family on that set ... I've grown to have so much respect for the cast and crew - they're been together so many years and still care about the show and each other. - Author: Elisabeth Shue
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#50. I've grown up and understood how I'm supposed to conduct myself and I respect people as I go along the way. - Author: Cliff Floyd
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#51. My love had grown one with my soul; it became darker, but did not go out - Author: Mikhail Lermontov
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#52. Since I've grown up I really wanted to be able to create something different. In Persian music, opposite, again, to classical music, that the instrument developed and evolved over, like, hundreds of years, our instrument all remained the same. - Author: Hafez Nazeri
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#53. You have grown a little beard, I said.
You see it is not true that one can't change. - Author: Elizabeth Hardwick
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#54. Being young is an advantage. You've grown up with games as the dominant entertainment. You have a lot of experience of video games. So what do you want to see that's not been done? Innovation is really low cost for you. You can afford to take risks and fail to execute new ideas. - Author: Kim Swift
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#55. Moving [to the White House], whatever stresses would be on my husband and me, we could handle; we are grown-ups. But it wouldn't be until the day that my kids came home and said to me, "I like it here," that I'd feel like I could breathe and know that we're all going to be okay here. - Author: Michelle Obama
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#56. With United, we'd all grown up together, we all wanted to win the biggest trophy in football. We did it togther. - Author: David Beckham
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#57. Everything is about them now." "One day they will be grown and leave home and you will just be a source of embarrassment or exasperation for them and they won't take your phone calls or won't call you for weeks, - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#58. When people are grownups they're grown ups. They make their own decisions you know. - Author: Rene Redzepi
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#59. Grown up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one childhood to another. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#60. The rich have grown richer, but their tax rate has declined. The poor have grown poorer, but their taxes have increased. - Author: Michael Parenti
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#61. I have never relied on anyone else for money since I graduated, and that made me feel grown up. - Author: Jeanine Tesori
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#62. I've never achieved spectacular success with a film. My reputation has grown slowly. I suppose you could say that I'm a successful filmmaker-in that a number of people speak well of me. But none of my films have received unanimously positive reviews, and none have done blockbuster business. - Author: Stanley Kubrick
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#63. Miz Ellen, what do you carry in that handbag of yours that has enough wallop to knock down a full-grown man? - Dan Landry - Author: Jane Rainwater
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#64. The small hopes and plans and pleasures of children should be tenderly respected by grown-up people, and never rudely thwarted or ridiculed. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#65. Between dainty bites, she told Amie, 'Oh, you simply are as darling a creature as Henry described! I had no idea of your being so grown up! Henry, she is positively frazzleging!'
Amie deepened her smile, saying, 'And I had no idea you would be so pretty either, madam. - Author: Jennifer Silverwood
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#66. I'd grown up thinking that a [sanitary toilet] was my right, when in fact it's a privilege - 2.5 billion people worldwide have no adequate toilet. - Author: Rose George
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#67. Pleasure and thrill are conducive to sadness after the so-called peak has
been reached; for the thrill has been experienced, but the vessel has not
grown. - Author: Erich Fromm
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#68. Unlike people of my generation, my children and my grandchildren have grown up living with, knowing, people who were outwardly gay and lesbian. And they have learned that they're just like us ... And when you see that they're just like us, the rationale for discrimination melts away. - Author: David Boies
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#69. I think people recognize me if I am going out to dinner or if I am staying in a hotel. They are not quite sure at first because I have grown up a lot. - Author: Emma Bunton
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#70. I was a wild child. It's nice, though, now to have grown up and be normal and domestic. I've become very traditional. Conservative, worldly and very wise but fun. - Author: Kelly Carlson
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#71. History is admirably dangerous. It is not the soft option. Teachers need to be grown up and brave. Sensitivity is fine, but it stops at the door of honest narrative. - Author: Simon Schama
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#72. To have failed is to have striven, to have striven is to have grown. - Author: Maltbie Davenport Babcock
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#73. What was the use of being grown up if you couldn't take a little risk now and then? - Author: William Bowen
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#74. Yeah, but before anything, I think in 6 years somehow I've grown up to have a beautiful home, 2 beautiful stepchildren, a beautiful husband, my family is healthy and happy. I'm financially ok and I do what I love for a living. That's what I think, and I think god, how did I get so lucky. - Author: Angelina Jolie
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#75. The whole experience on 'Grown Ups 2' was like going to adult summer camp. - Author: Halston Sage
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#76. Around the college had grown up in the latter nineteenth century a hap-hazard, ill-blanced collection of professional schools, attended by hard-working meagre creatures with the fun drained out of them... - Author: Yale University
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#77. Father laughed, which upset Bruno even more; there was nothing that made him more angry than when a grown-up laughed at him for not knowing something, especially when he was trying to find out the answer by asking questions. - Author: John Boyne
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#78. Mr. Speaker, in the years since we enacted our attack against Iraq, the threat from Iran has only grown more difficult, and our capacity to meet that threat actually has diminished. It is one of the reasons many of us opposed that action against Iraq. - Author: Earl Blumenauer
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#79. There's an incredible comfort level that I have on film sets because it's where I've grown up. - Author: Daniel Radcliffe
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#80. I totally enjoy what I'm doing and bringing joy into people's lives. To me, and if I can bring one second of joy into a child or a grown-up's life, then I have achieved my lifetime ambition. - Author: Michael Jackson
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#81. For the hair has grown on my upper lip
And the clergy are all clean-shaven - Author: George Orwell
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#82. We've got a low turnover management group and executive group who've grown up in the business. - Author: Fred L. Turner
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#83. I've never lost a grown-up child, but I have known loss. - Author: Penelope Wilton
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#84. Never stop being a kid, Richard. Never stop feeling and seeing and being excited with great things like air and engines and sounds of sunlight within you. Wear your little mask if you must to protect you from the world but if you let that kid disappear you are grown up and you are dead. - Author: Richard Bach
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#85. Fear is taught by grown up men and beasts to their young. Once we learn to be afraid, we rarely shake off the habit, and I believe our fear frightens other beasts causing them to attack us. - Author: Dhan Gopal Mukerji
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#86. Homework is a term that means grown up imposed yet self-afflicting torture. - Author: James Patterson
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"There was a time, everything was fine.
You got drunk on the day like it was wine.
And all the children,
They put flowers in their hair.
And all the grown-ups,
They put daggers there instead. - Author: Marc Bolan
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#88. God is Santa Claus for Grown-Ups. - Author: Oliver Markus
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#89. Of course she teased the girls, but it was not the same as having a grown man to work on - she had often felt like pinching Bob for being so stolid. July was no better - in fact, he and Bob were cut from the same mold, a strong but unimaginative mold. - Author: Larry McMurtry
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#90. By doing that and being very competitive, the grown-ups started telling me even back before I started playing organized ball that I was too physical and too advanced for the kids my own age. - Author: Bo Jackson
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#91. When younger, I was thin as a rail. As I've grown older, I've put on weight. I have continued to love myself in all those roles. Part of my spirituality, I always tell people, is to accept yourself for who you are. - Author: Troy Perry
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#92. Cord put his hat on and pulled it low, hiding his eyes. 'Grown man walks around with his eyes shut tight, he shouldn't be surprised if he bumps into something he didn't see. You aren't trying to convince anybody of anything they don't want to believe. - Author: Ellen O'Connell
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#93. I've just grown a little disappointed with 'Muppets in the Old West', 'Muppets Under Water' and all these weird concept movies. I just want to go take it back to the early 80's, when it was about the Muppets trying to put on a show. That's what I'm trying to bring back. - Author: Jason Segel
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#94. That sometimes on the journey to being a grown-up, something would happen that would advance the trip a whole year in a single day. - Author: Karen Kingsbury
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#95. Start your killers young, before their consciences are grown. Start them young and they will be lethal. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#96. Most grown people are like icebergs, three-tenths showing, seven-tenths submerged - that is why a collision with one of them is unexpectedly hurtful ... - Author: Rumer Godden
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#97. So many broken children living in grown bodies mimicking adult lives. - Author: Ijeoma Umebinyuo
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#98. The fact was, however, that she was always dreaming and thinking odd things and could not herself remember any time when she had not been thinking things about grown up people and the world they belonged to. She felt as if she had lived a long, long time. - Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
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#99. Some children have the most disagreeable way of getting grown-up - Author: Lewis Carroll
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#100. Our age is obviously the Nonsense Age; the wiser sort of nonsense being provided for the children and the sillier sort of nonsense for the grown-up people. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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