The repository contains nine quotes in the category “Growing Up.”
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty the wit; at forty the judgment.
1706 — 1790
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
1835 — 1910
A man who views the world the same at fifty as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life.
You’re only young once, but you can be immature forever.
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
1856 — 1939
Teenagers are people who act like babies if they’re not treated like adults.
Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
1918 — 2013
I can’t go back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.
1832 — 1898