Adulthood Quotes

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

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Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.

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The greatest aid to adult education is children.


To be adult is to be alone.
Adults are just obsolete children.
What is an adult? A child blown up by age.
When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults.


Adults need to have fun so children will want to grow up.
All grown-ups were once children... Although few of them remember it.


The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.


A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.

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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.


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.


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.


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."

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