Adulthood Quotes

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When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults. - Brian Aldiss quote.
When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.

childhood

All grown-ups were once children... Although few of them remember it. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry quote.
All grown-ups were once children... Although few of them remember it.

children

One of the most obvious facts about grown-ups, to a child, is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child. - Randall Jarrell quote.
One of the most obvious facts about grown-ups, to a child, is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child.

children

Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy. - G. K. Chesterton quote.
Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.

parenting children

The greatest aid to adult education is children.

children

Every adult needs a child to teach; it's the way adults learn.

children learning

When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names for hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them. They show us the state of our decay. - Brian Aldiss quote.
When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names for hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them. They show us the state of our decay.

society

Adults need to have fun so children will want to grow up.
What is an adult? A child blown up by age. - Simone de Beauvoir quote.
What is an adult? A child blown up by age.
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.

marriage

Adults are just obsolete children. - Dr. Seuss quote.
Adults are just obsolete children.
Dr. Seuss Of Sneetches and Whos and the Good Dr. Seuss: Essays on the Writings and Life of Theodor Geisel
We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice—that is, until we have stopped saying "It got lost," and say, "I lost it." - Sydney Harris quote.
We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice—that is, until we have stopped saying "It got lost," and say, "I lost it."

growing up responsibility

To be adult is to be alone. - Jean Rostand quote.
To be adult is to be alone.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong. - Thomas Szasz quote.
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

growing up

If you are young and you drink a great deal it will spoil your health, slow your mind, make you fat—in other words, turn you into an adult. - P.J. O'Rourke quote.
If you are young and you drink a great deal it will spoil your health, slow your mind, make you fat—in other words, turn you into an adult.

health