Success Quotes

30 Growing Up Quotes That Will Give You Serious Nostalgia

Quotes About Growing Up

February 24th, 2020   |   Updated on June 28th, 2022

1. “Look at pictures of me growing up. It wasn’t always the way it is now. It was a bumpy road for me.” ― Chris Evans


2. “When I was growing up, I didn’t have a hometown hero.” ― Kawhi Leonard

quotes about sons growing up


3. “Oh”, she thought, “how horrible it is that people have to grow up-and marry-and change!” ― L.M. Montgomery


4. “My mother… she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.” ― Jodi Picoult


5. “Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” ― Anne Frank


6. “Everyone thinks you make mistakes when you’re young. But I don’t think we make any fewer when we’re grown-up” ― Jodi Picoult


7. “Well, I don’t know how astute I am, but I did want to be a journalist when I was growing up.” ― Carol Burnett


8. “I always felt growing up that in the South there was evil but also good – so much good.” ― John Lewis

growing up too fast quotes


9. “Everything will change. The only question is growing up or decaying.” ― Nikki Giovanni


10. “When I was growing up in Pennsylvania, auditioning for Broadway was my dream.” ― Taylor Swift

11. “Ricky Martin is one of the artists I wanted to be growing up.” ― Maluma


12. “When I was growing up, I went to an Irish-Christian missionary school.” ― Deepak Chopra


13. “The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.” ― J.D. Salinger


14. “Growing up, I was brought up around Irish music, Irish traditions.” ― Tyson Fury

growing up without a father quotes


15. “Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up.” ― Tom Stoppard


16. “Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire others.” ― Virginia Woolf


17. “I wish I had been home more when the children were growing up. I missed a lot.” ― Billy Graham


18. “Kids think with their brains cracked wide open; becoming an adult, I’ve decided, is only a slow sewing shut.” ― Jodi Picoult

19. “I never thought about competing in the Olympic Games when I was growing up.” ― Simone Biles


20. “When I was growing up, my family was so poor we couldn’t afford to pay attention.” ― Mr. T

they grow up so fast quotes


21. “Growing up in Houston, the music scene is super boring.” ― Travis Scott


22. “Maturity is when your world opens up and you realize that you are not the center of it.” ― M.J. Croan


23. “Someday you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” ― C.S. Lewis


24. “I was a really big fan of cartoons growing up, and I loved to read too much into them most of the time.” ― Rebecca Sugar


25. “I was a Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan fan growing up.” ― LeBron James

never grow up quotes


26. “Don’t try to make me grow up before my time…” ― Louisa May Alcott


27. “I was so good at being a kid, and so terrible at being whatever I was now.” ― John Green


28. “Growing up, I’ve enjoyed hunting with my father.” ― Dale Earnhardt


29. “I still have mixed feelings about what growing up is – this thing that happens to everyone, so I’ve heard.” ― Taylor Swift


30. “Growing up in the place I did I never was aware of any other option but to question everything.” ― Noam Chomsky