Life Growing Up Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Life Growing Up

#1. Thank you Jonah."
He lowers his head at the break in my voice. I ignore the moisture in his eyes and pretend that mine don't sting.
"For what?" he whispers.
" For showing me that people can change. Even if it is one person out of a million. - Author: Katie McGarry
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#2. Adolescence in my growing up period was truly "Happy Days," the title of a TV show connotating the quality of this life period. - Author: Virgil Miller Newton
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#3. Where'd the days go, when all we did was play? And the stress that we were under wasn't stress at all just a run and a jump into a harmless fall - Author: Paolo Nutini
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#4. I realize now, I was learning how to walk as well. I haven't mastered the steps, I fall too. But im on my path, my path ... and one day that path ... will take me to her. - Author: Makoto Shinkai
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#5. Growing up in a violent home is a terrifying and traumatic experience that can affect every aspect of a child's life, growth, and development. - Author: Lucille Roybal-Allard
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#6. All life isn't hearts and flowers. But life is just as much pain and mess as it is joy and order, too. I guess when you make yourself realize that you..start growing up - Boy's Life - Author: Robert McCammon
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#7. You learn, finally, that you'll die, and so you try to hang on to your own life, that gentle, naive kid you used to be, but then after a while the sentiment takes over, and the sadness, because you know for a fact that you can't ever bring any of it back again. You just can't. - Author: Tim O'Brien
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#8. Everyone, everywhere, and all the time, used to laugh at me when I was growing up. So, when I was around 18, I thought, 'I'll become a comedian, and then if everyone laughs at me, I'll be famous.' So I went on stage one night and, for the first time in my life, everyone stopped laughing at me. - Author: Emo Philips
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#9. All young people worry about things, it's a natural and inevitable part of growing up, and at the age of sixteen my greatest anxiety in life was that I'd never again achieve anything as good, or pure, or noble, or true, as my O-level results. - Author: David Nicholls
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#10. I think I always had joie de vivre. But I had pretty bad self-esteem growing up and much of my adult life. - Author: Geena Davis
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#11. Leaving my family behind was very scary. I had to grow up quick. But being so young and paying in this league [the WNBA], I'm glad I did it because it's been the best experience in my life. - Author: Lauren Jackson
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#12. I think that's every unresolved person's dream, to wake up one day and know what they want to do the rest of their life. - Author: Ashley D. Wallis
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#13. If your life is a blank page, that only means you have room to write your story. You have the power to tell that story the way you want to. - Author: Thea Harrison
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#14. I'm not in this just to change the law. It's about changing society. I want gay kids to grow up believing that they can get married, that they can join the Scouts, that they can choose the life they want to live. - Author: Evan Wolfson
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#15. I've screwed everything up royally. I remember you saying that growing up happens when you start having things you look back on and wish you could change. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#16. TV was my life, growing up. I ran home from school to watch television, and even did my homework with the TV on - my mom had a rule that as long as my grades didn't fall, I was allowed to. So it was my dream to work in television. - Author: Melissa Rauch
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#17. If it weren't for Jesus, I would not be where I am today and my life would be without purpose. I've heard kids say they want to be just like me when they grow up. They should know I want to be just like Jesus. - Author: Albert Pujols
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#18. In my experience, the biggest reason people struggle to get where they want to be is guilt. Guilt that they have let someone down, and also guilt that they are about to leave someone they love ...behind. - Author: Bethany Brookbank
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#19. It's not always easy being her daughter.'
I think,' she said, 'sometimes it's hard no matter whose daughter you are. - Author: Sarah Dessen
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#20. If our society were truly to appreciate the significance of children's emotional ties throughout the first years of life, it would no longer tolerate children growing up or parents having to struggle in situations which could not possibly nourish healthy growth. - Author: Stanley Greenspan
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#21. I was just a big fan of tattoos always growing up, and I wanted something cool that symbolizes what I've been through in my life, and everything on my chest and my back is like a collage. - Author: Kevin Durant
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#22. As far back as I can remember I would escape from my humdrum world by burying myself in books
one true love of my life when growing up. - Author: Jane Green
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#23. Being a kid and growing up is such a cool part of life. - Author: Devon Werkheiser
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#24. The older I get the more mixed up life seems. When you're little, it's all so plain. It's all laid out like a game ready to play. You think you know exactly how it's going to go. But things happen ... - Author: Maud Hart Lovelace
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#25. You wanted to believe that getting older, growing up, would change everything, transform you into the amazing person you were meant to be. But what if it didn't? What if you had to stay you forever? - Author: Jean Thompson
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#26. You know, people ask me. They say 'Dan, three years later do you really want to be drawing cat whiskers on your face?' but they don't understand. The cat whiskers, they come from within. - Author: Dan Howell
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#27. I knew that I had reached the end of childhood once I realized that adults in my life didn't know anymore than I did. - Author: Matthew Quick
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#28. Radio was my life growing up. Then, I started in our family band with my uncle, my father, my aunt and my little brother. We would go to The Chicken Box and all the bars and play. - Author: Meghan Trainor
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#29. I know I should try harder to make her feel necessary in my life. It totally freaked her when I said I didn't need her anymore. But isn't that the whole point of growing up? A healthy bird can fly the nest? Roots and wings and all that Hallmarky crap? - Author: Kate Klise
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#30. I think it's almost better to start [acting] at a later age because you have more stuff to drawm from - more life experience. When you start too young, you grow up on a set. - Author: Josh Duhamel
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#31. It doesn't matter how many times you leave, it will always hurt to come back and remember what you once had and who you once were. Then it will hurt just as much to leave again, and so it goes over and over again.
Once you've started to leave, you will run your whole life. - Author: Charlotte Eriksson
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#32. Growing up in Nashville, especially in a music business family, means growing up with knowledge that seems like common sense until later in life when you realize people spend thousands of dollars a semester trying to learn or pretending to learn while looking for some intern job on music row. - Author: Caitlin Rose
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#33. Part of growing up is narrowing your life choices to a manageable size. - Author: Amy E. Spiegel
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#34. In the modern world we have invented ways of speeding up invention, and people's lives change so fast that a person is born into one kind of world, grows up in another, and by the time his children are growing up, lives in still a different world - Author: Margaret Mead
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#35. Stasis is something that has marked my life since I was a boy growing up in Pittsburgh with my mother. It was the natural state that we existed in. For one thing, she suffered from a debilitating depression throughout my childhood, and depression is nothing if not static. - Author: Said Sayrafiezadeh
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#36. Like everybody, I've had a lot of pain in my life and I'm a work in progress. You must have a true desire to see the world from a different point of view, and that comes with growing up. - Author: Walton Goggins
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#37. I always envisioned myself as traveling the ocean of life in a rowboat where my mother was one oar and my father, the other. Having two good, solid oars made rowing much easier. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#38. We were really poor when I was growing up; my parents, both artists, were bohemians. Life was a desperate struggle, but in service of a high ideal, which is exactly what my photographs are about. - Author: Justine Kurland
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#39. Growing up, I never felt deprived. I was always happy. It seems only lately I've started seeing everything I didn't have. - Author: Kasie West
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#40. To be successful in life, there are many hurdles you have to get over. For me, the biggest hurdle to success has always been failure. But, growing up, my Dad was always positive ... that I'd never amount to anything. - Author: Christopher Titus
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#41. Margaux was older and wiser now and knew the waves couldn't fix what was wrong in her life, but at least they might give her some temporary respite. - Author: Shelley Noble
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#42. My whole life growing up, both my parents told me not to swear like a sailor. After college, I recall there was finally a time where I swore, and neither one of them was correcting me, and I felt so relieved. I thought, finally; I can finally be myself and not get yelled at. - Author: Rory Freedman
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#43. Each life is made up of mistakes and learning, waiting and growing, practicing patience and being persistent. - Author: Billy Graham
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#44. The shelf life of my own opinion is somewhere between 3 seconds to 3 months, especially when it is about life and its meaning!
... But my recorded opinions definitely reflect my growing up for me, sometimes we do grow up in 3 seconds after we express something! ... yes we do! - Author: Madura Aka Tirunelveli Tamizhachchi
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#45. Why wait? So precious is this life - this gift - this temporary blindness. Burn and drown and embrace the false dark, then grasp the unthinkable height of resulting joy. For in the end, in the light of truth when the flesh is cast off, there is nothing but this. - Author: Jennifer DeLucy
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#46. I learned that it's super important to stay true to yourself and your family. I've also learned that I've got a lot to learn about life, but that's just part of growing up. - Author: Miley Cyrus
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#47. Adults have
the benefit of experience and know the trick will work as long as the technique is correct.
When we "grow up" we gain this experience and knowledge, but we lose our innocence and
sense of wonder. In other words, the price we pay for growing up is a permanent sense of
loss. - Author: Alberto Alvaro Rios
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#48. Growth is life, and life is for ever destined to make for light. - Author: Jack London
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#49. Growing up, I just wanted to be like everyone else. I didn't value or understand the beauty in being different at the time in my life. - Author: Marisol Nichols
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#50. Growing up, I didn't dream of being nothing, of living in the ghetto my whole life. I wanted to get out. - Author: Snoop Dogg
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#51. The wish fulfillment of growing younger is not necessarily all it's cracked up to be. You have new problems that arise which you are not anticipating and you deal with the same problems you would deal with if you were ageing normally: what is the end of life about? What have I accomplished? - Author: Eric Roth
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#52. Even though I am the daughter of a poet, and my stepmother is also a poet, growing up, I didn't think I could understand poetry; I didn't think that it had any relevance to my life, the feelings that I endured on a day-to-day basis, until I was introduced to the right poem. - Author: Natasha Trethewey
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#53. Growing up, I used to climb out my window onto the roof and look up at the stars. There, in the quiet, I would write stories inside my head. - Author: Christy Hall
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#54. I don't hide anything about my life, I talk about everything. I talk about it - all kinds of things. I've done songs about bad experiences, a couple about growing up in the ghetto and being abused, sexually. Being raped. And I talk about it. - Author: Lady Saw
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#55. That's one of the things we learn as we grow older
how to forgive. It comes easier at forty than it did at twenty. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#56. I've always been really hot on westerns. All my life growing up, cowboy, cowboy, cowboy. - Author: Morgan Freeman
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#57. No thanks. This is a lovely dream, but it's a child's dream. I know some who'd argue the point, but I grew up long ago. - Rose Red (Fables: Vol.21, Happily Ever After) - Author: Bill Willingham
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#58. I used to live on a reserve, but I went back and forth between my reserve and Ottawa where my father lived, so I kind of had a double life growing up. - Author: Kaniehtiio Horn
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#59. New Life Realization #1:
Being an adult is hard work. I know people tell you this growing up, but it doesn't really sink in until you're living it, waist deep in the swamps of no-free-time and not-enough-money.
New Life Realization #2:
It's worth it. - Author: Cora Carmack
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#60. Watching Ray Harryhausen's films growing up was a pure joy. He brought legends to life and he became a legend himself. And I am sure that future generations of animators will continue to look to him for inspiration. - Author: Joe Letteri
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#61. At some point, you're no longer growing up, you're aging. But no one can pinpoint that moment exactly. - Author: Richard Linklater
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#62. I didn't grow up with my dad, so it was always very funny to me, and always has been, what an important part DNA plays in one's life. - Author: Kiefer Sutherland
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#63. Where some saw a cold-hearted calculating slut, there was actually a girl who had done a lot of growing up to realise she should only get something of equal or greater value for everything she gave. - Author: Alice Walsh
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#64. I think as you grow up, you realize you have obligations just in your life - being a citizen, being part of humanity - to help other people, to help your country, to help the world. - Author: George Lucas
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#65. I've never met anyone with a perfect upbringing. It seems to me that life on planet Earth just doesn't work that way. The basic challenges of getting our needs met and managing boundaries are inherent in growing up human. - Author: David Simon
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#66. Somewhere slightly before or after the close of our second decade, we reach a momentous milestone
childhood's end. We have left asafe place and can't go home again. We have moved into a world where life isn't fair, where life is rarely what it should be. - Author: Judith Viorst
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#67. Growing up female in America. What a liability! You grew up with your ears full of cosmetic ads, love songs, advice columns, whoreoscopes, Hollywood gossip, and moral dilemmas on the level of TV soap operas. What litanies the advertisers of the good life chanted at you! What curious catechisms! - Author: Erica Jong
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#68. I had never really felt settled in Brooklyn. I think it had to do with growing up in New Jersey and being someone who her whole life wanted to live in the city, and the city meant Manhattan. - Author: Dani Shapiro
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#69. He stood at the window of the empty cafe and watched the activites in the square and he said that it was good that God kept the truths of life from the young as they were starting out or else they'd have no heart to start at all. - Author: Cormac McCarthy
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#70. Perhaps if I'd had God in my life growing up I would have been able to understand the total and complete unfairness of the universe rewarding mean girls - Author: Sloane Crosley
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#71. Growing up I always loved films that transport you to another world and has things you never see in every day life. - Author: Chris Hemsworth
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#72. If you look for endings you can always find one, but I truly felt as if I had used up the last of my youth, if youth is that finite stage of life when it all feels expeditionary, inexact. - Author: Charles Finch
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#73. The monsters were never under our bed, but in the forest our future. - Author: Crystal Woods
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#74. With this realization, came a growing need for men and women willing to take up arms in an effort to protect our American way of life and the freedoms so many of our ancestors died to entrench. - Author: Jim Walsh
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#75. You always have to give back to the fans. I remember being a fan of television and film when I was growing up and if I would've had the opportunity to meet somebody that I watched on television, it would've made my day, it would've made my life. - Author: Jon Huertas
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#76. I've struggled so much, growing up, with just feeling that my life is valid because it's not filled with these hyper-dramatic moments, and I think a lot of people of my generation feel that way. We're so inundated with hyper-drama that people crave everyday life. - Author: Ellar Coltrane
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#77. Growing up my whole life, my mom was telling me how incredible and special I was and that I was going to change the world. I think it's important for girls to know that they can change the world, that they do have an impact. - Author: Ashley Greene
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#78. I am my father's daughter. It was not up to me growing up. I was his hunting and fishing buddy, so I've been shooting my whole life. - Author: Amber Heard
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#79. I don't really enjoy it, Mom."
"And you've always felt this way?"
"I don't know. I guess I want a break. - Author: Julie Murphy
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#80. I've never wanted to be a fireman, in my life. I've never really wanted to grow up and be anything other than a film director. - Author: David Gordon Green
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#81. Resting on the roots of this old oak I lean back against his knotted trunk, shine my granny smith on my sleeve And ponder the days ... - Author: Kellie Elmore
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#82. I'm not even sure of what I want in a woman yet. I have a lot of things to do in life. When I grow up as long as she can cook, take care of the kids, and make me feel like "Daddy" then I'll be alright with her. - Author: Kirko Bangz
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#83. I was sixteen, and I honestly believed that I was due a love story. - Author: Sara Barnard
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#84. I don't think that I am happy,
but then again, I don't know.
Sometimes I get so caught up
in the process of living--
of eating, dressing, taking the train to work,
that I don't give it enough thought.
Maybe happiness is being content.
But is it really? - Author: Samantha Schutz
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#85. Life should be a continual celebration, a festival of lights the whole year round. Only then can you grow up, can you blossom. - Author: Rajneesh
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#86. I will sing whatever I'm given to sing. Growing up, I would sing anything that I was given. If the choir needed a first tenor, I would sing first tenor. If they needed a bass, I would sing bass. Throughout my life, I just figured out ways to hit notes I needed to hit. - Author: Josh Young
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#87. I've always loved watches my whole life. When I was growing up, I always thought of having a great watch as that next step - of making it, of a rite of passage. - Author: James Marsden
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#88. A lot of childhood effort, worry, and whispering goes into cracking the codes of adult life. Children have to be accomplished spies. - Author: Vera B. Williams
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#89. Extreme patience and persistence are required,
Yet everybody succeeds at this before being handed
The surprise box lunch of the rest of his life. - Author: John Ashbery
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#90. It's alright, just wait and see, your string of lights is still bright to me. Who you are is not where you've been. You're still an innocent. It's okay life is a tough crowd, 32 is still growing up now. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#91. I love my boys. I love watching them growing up. I love seeing them develop, and I'm always looking forward to seeing what they're going to become and what they're going to be interested in later in life. - Author: Josh Turner
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#92. There were many influences on me while growing up. In the late Seventies and early Eighties when I was growing up in Hyderabad, it was a bit more laid-back, and that gave you time to think about things differently without perhaps being caught up in the narrow approach to one's journey through life. - Author: Satya Nadella
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#93. There weren't really any visible men in my family when I was growing up, but of course there have been men in my life, wonderful men. - Author: Naomie Harris
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#94. Growing up, I spent summers with my grandparents in a small seaside town in Croatia. It's the most beautiful place on the planet. I still go back every year. It reminds me of what's important in life. - Author: Vanya Asher
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#95. Of all the risks one takes in life, the greatest is the risk of growing up - Author: Robert Speck
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#96. Growing up is the dumbest thing I ever wanted to rush into. - Author: Tanya Masse
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#97. I'm constantly searching for ways to do better because I believe life is an evolution. It's not about reaching an end goal and hanging up your hat ... It's about continually growing. - Author: Bobbi Brown
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#98. Acting helped me as I was growing up. It helped me learn about myself, helped me travel, helped me understand life, express myself, all those wonderful things. So I'm very, very grateful; it's a fun job. It's a luxury. - Author: Angelina Jolie
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#99. Holiness is the very principle of eternal life, the very beginning of eternal life in the heart, and that which will certainly grow up to eternal life. - Author: Jeremiah Burroughs
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#100. That was the great thing about growing up. We got to write our own endings, thousands of them, over and over. That WAS life. It was a million little endings. Even when other people thought we were writing them wrong. - Author: Kim Culbertson
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