Growing up quotes
Okay, I’ve had it with real life, give me my fairy godmother, my prince, and my happily ever after endings.
The hardest thing about growing up is that you have to do what’s right for you even if it means breaking someone’s heart, including your own.
When I was little I had this idea that life could be perfect. That if you were careful enough, you’d never make a mistake, never be lonely, never be misunderstood, never be frightened, but it doesn’t work that way. Life is big and messy, and you just have to climb in it with your boots on and hope for the best.
I wish I was a little kid again when all I wanted for my birthday was cupcakes for my entire class & for everyone to sing happy birthday to me.. and money never mattered because when I was little.. –» [ whatever i wanted i always got ]
Sometimes I wish I could go back to the days when I was six and my biggest
problem was what kind of dress to put on my Barbie’s or whether or not I had
enough Lego’s to build a fort.
Growing up sucks. Not all kisses are magic, and most boys do not live up to your expectations, but there are those times when everything, I mean love, romance, relationships, it all falls together perfectly and it’s incredible. It’s those moments, no matter how depressingly few and far between, that make growing up worth it.
I’m not a little girl anymore
I’ve learned who to trust
& who to ignore.
You spend twelve years of your life trying to learn how to live, but every time you to try to live in those twelve years you’re told you’re wrong. Then everyone you’ve grown to love is taken away and scattered. That’s what they should teach you. How to say good-bye and let go.
If your gonna screw up, do it while you’re young. Older you get, the harder it is to bounce back.
Part of growing up is just taking what you learn from that and moving on and not taking it to heart.
Growing up is never straight forward.
There are moments when everything is fine,
and other moments where you realize that
there are certain memories that you’ll never
get back and certain people that are going
to change. and the hardest part is knowing that
there’s nothing you can do except watch them.
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
You grow up the day you have your first real laugh — at yourself.
We did not change as we grew older; we just became more clearly ourselves.
Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.
We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere.
Everybody wants to be somebody; nobody wants to grow.
Now I’m growing and I can see my faults. I can look at myself objectively and say I can’t blame anyone else; it was my own fault.
Growing up is never easy. You hold on to things that were. You wonder what’s to come. But that night, I think we knew it was time to let go of what had been, and look ahead to what would be. Other days. New days. Days to come. The thing is, we didn’t have to hate each other for getting older. We just had to forgive ourselves… for growing up.
Growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional.
The trick is growing up without growing old.
Growing up is such a barbarous business, full of inconvenience… and pimples.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
A grownup is a child with layers on.
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