Growing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Growing

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Growing up, my brother and I were begging for attention.
~By Jeremy London ~


I think it's a change that I did not intend at the time but it is clear that, from The Flower of My Secret on, there is a change in my films. A lot of the journalists have very generously attributed this to my growing maturity.
~By Pedro Almodovar ~


I look forward to growing old and wise and audacious.
~By Glenda Jackson ~


When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting to be more books geared towards young adults.
~By Alison Bechdel ~


My family... always had the value of the family table and these cultural influences of growing up.
~By Emeril Lagasse ~


I think, certainly in the more civilized societies, women's roles are growing in power all of the time.
~By Sally Quinn ~


Growing up, I never gave a thought to being a writer. All I ever wanted to be was a traveler and explorer. Science-fiction allowed me to go places that were otherwise inaccessible, which is why I started reading it. I was going to be a lawyer, but I got saved.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


I always knew I wanted to be a character in the movies. When I was growing up, I had to have a lot of surgery, and I spent a lot of time recovering at home and in the hospital. Watching movies took me away from my own problems and gave me a total escape.
~By Josh Ryan Evans ~


When I was growing up, I'd be in the choir. My mum was the organist in the church, so I'd sing in the church.
~By Enya ~


Global fuel and consumption, however, is projected to increase by 100 to 150 percent over the next 20 years, driven largely by the rapidly growing Chinese and Indian economies; and this growth and this increase in demand will force prices even higher.
~By John Shadegg ~


I think I'm finally growing up - and about time.
~By Elizabeth Taylor ~


Not a having and a resting, but a growing and becoming, is the character of perfection as culture conceives it.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


I think it's very important that we instill in our kids that it has nothing to do with their name or their situation that they're growing up in; it has to do with who they are as an individual.
~By Melinda Gates ~


In my time as Archbishop of Canterbury I've seen a growing sense of unity and mission.
~By George Carey ~


I was growing up in the 50's and 60's. Back then they didn't even know what dyslexia was.
~By Bruce Jenner ~


My career keeps shifting; I keep doing the next thing and it keeps growing.
~By David Friedman ~


Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
~By Chili Davis ~


There are two types of Chinese growing up in America. One is the kind that does really well in school, with thick, thick glasses. And the other is involved with the gangs.
~By Donnie Yen ~


I would think, to me, growing up in the south, growing up with all the gospel music, singing in the church and having that rhythm and blues - the blues background was my big inspiration.
~By Jackie DeShannon ~


I want to work for a long, long time and keep growing in my work, and if I am very lucky and very blessed, maybe somewhere along the line there will be one movie in there that becomes a classic.
~By Salma Hayek ~


Like most kids growing up, I had a very wide interest. I was interested in everything. I tried to take advantage of everything, from the sciences to music to writing to literature.
~By Michael P. Anderson ~


Growing up in the Philippines, I loved all kinds of movies. We had a very healthy film industry there when I was a child. It's now gotten very limited. They only make action movies and hard-core exploitation movies. Women get raped; men get shot.
~By Jessica Hagedorn ~


Well, my father was in the Army and we traveled quite a bit when I was growing up, and I thought that I would like to have a military career, although I was drawn more towards the Navy.
~By Marc Garneau ~


I guess I'm growing up in the film world.
~By Devon Sawa ~


When I was growing up, it was 'Communists'. Now it's 'Terrorists'. So you always have to have somebody to fight and be afraid of, so the war machine can build more bombs, guns, and bullets and everything.
~By Cindy Sheehan ~


I mean, I grew up riding. I can't ever remember not being able to ride or rope and all that stuff. It was part of my life growing up, so it was fun for me.
~By Tim McGraw ~


I can think of no one that my grandparents knew, that told me stories and that I experienced myself, had any sense of social inferiority growing up in segregated Washington. None whatsoever.
~By Ed Smith ~


I don't think I ever set my goals that high. As a kid growing up I just wanted an opportunity to race and to be able to make a living doing it. It just came together.
~By Larry Dixon ~


The public should know that the liability issues here have yet to be resolved, or even raised. If you're a farmer and you're growing a genetically engineering food crop, those genes are going to flow to the other farm.
~By Jeremy Rifkin ~


My kids have a competitive drive I never had growing up.
~By Damon Wayans ~


I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull.
~By William Congreve ~


If the infinity of the sea may call out thus, perhaps when a man is growing old, calls come to him, too, from another infinity still darker and more deeply mysterious; and the more he is wearied by life the dearer are those calls to him.
~By Henryk Sienkiewicz ~


When we get together and rehearse, which is always living with each other, we always talk about what would make it better, what would mean more, what would say more. So we're always improving and growing.
~By Alice Cooper ~


You try various things when you're growing up. I was an attache in the Foreign Service for a while and then I drove a bulldozer, but neither of those panned out for me so it had to be stand-up.
~By Dylan Moran ~


Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination - think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
~By Terry Brooks ~


The underlying message of the Lancet article is that if you want to understand aggressive behaviour in children, look to the social and emotional environment in which they are growing up, and the values they bring to the viewing experience.
~By Hugh Mackay ~


The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected.
~By Mike Ferguson ~


It's really important to me to keep growing and keep finding new things.
~By Andrea Martin ~


When you're green, your growing. When you're ripe, you rot.
~By Ray Kroc ~


May you live to see the green grass growing over your grave.
~By Frank Richard Stockton ~


What we don't talk about enough is Ohio's unique and remarkable quality of life. We are a state of cities, small towns and growing suburbs where life is affordable and destinations within reach. There is no better place to raise a family.
~By Bob Taft ~


When the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were growing up, that was at it's height and the War cemented that with photographs of the Royal Family having breakfast together and so on, by pinning their reputation so firmly on that particular issue.
~By Anthony Holden ~


I had all the usual ambition growing up. I wanted to be a writer, a musician, a hockey player. I wanted to do something that wasn't nine to five. Acting was the first thing I tried that clicked.
~By Michael J. Fox ~


We have to do more than keep media giants from growing larger; they're already too big. We need a new set of rules that will break these huge companies to pieces.
~By Ted Turner ~


This unchecked spending is growing faster than our economy, faster than inflation, and far beyond our means to sustain it.
~By Jim Nussle ~


From a parent's right to know what their children are doing, to protecting citizens across the country from the growing threat of gang violence, the House Democrat leadership is simply out to lunch.
~By Virginia Foxx ~


Well, the security business has been growing. I think security is one of those areas where it's to some degree not linear but maybe exponential growth.
~By Sanjay Kumar ~


It's so funny how my name has always been such a big deal. When I was growing up, my family was always moving. I had to meet new people all the time. And they'd laugh.
~By Calista Flockhart ~


I cite these events because I think they underline two very disturbing phenomena - the loss of U.S. international credibility, the growing U.S. international isolation.
~By Zbigniew Brzezinski ~


At the same time it offered the hope, as it still does, that improved understanding could better the lot of mankind. For me, growing up in the 1930s, the two motivations powerfully reinforced each other.
~By James Tobin ~


Growing up is not being so dead-set on making everybody happy.
~By Reba McEntire ~


You have indeed done much since the new century began to give shape and substance to the growing, the insistent desire that war may be banished from the earth.
~By Henry Campbell Bannerman ~


Why do people talk of the horrors of old age? It's great. I feel like a fine old car with the parts gradually wearing out, but I'm not complaining,... Those who find growing old terrible are people who haven't done what they wanted with their lives.
~By Martha Gellhorn ~


Growing up human is uniquely a matter of social relations rather than biology. What we learn from connections within the family takes the place of instincts that program the behavior of animals; which raises the question, how good are these connections?
~By Elizabeth Janeway ~


There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq, wonder how many of these nation-building wars we're going to engage in and what the parameters of that are.
~By Lamar Alexander ~


As a great man's influence never ends, so also there is not definite finality, no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries, ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs of a growing population and an enlarging domain.
~By Cleveland Abbe ~


When I was growing up, so many of the important changes for African-Americans were being made in the United States Supreme Court and were being made by lawyers. I followed the court very intensely and wanted to do that for my life.
~By Leah Ward Sears ~


Well, you can, but tell you this, that when you've got an economy that is growing at 4.9% it is the fastest growth over the last 12 months we've seen in 20 years.
~By Donald Evans ~


People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.
~By J. Michael Straczynski ~


I was on the set when I was five years old with Spencer Tracy. A lot of what I learned growing up in terms of artistry is very clean, very tidy, very organized.
~By Robert Blake ~


I have visited some places where the differences between black and white are not as profound as they used to be, but I think there is a new form of racism growing in Europe and that is focused on people who are Middle Eastern. I see it.
~By Montel Williams ~


Our priority must be to build a path towards balancing the budget, and we cannot tolerate growing deficits.
~By Michael Crapo ~


I didn't know when I was growing up that this was a very special program, that this wasn't going on in other parts of the country. Now I realize that I was lucky.
~By Benny Green ~


Both organizations are growing rapidly due in part to answering the urgent need in the community for services and programs to help with the day-to-day struggles that come with memory disorders.
~By Leeza Gibbons ~


Growing up in New England, being schooled and classically trained, it needed to shake, it needed to evolve.
~By Emeril Lagasse ~


Growing up in a violent home is a terrifying and traumatic experience that can affect every aspect of a child's life, growth, and development.
~By Lucille Roybal Allard ~


I am growing meaner by the hour.
~By Jean Stafford ~


I worked hard learning harmony and theory when I was growing up in Chicago in the 1920s.
~By Lionel Hampton ~


Identity theft involving these cards is a growing form of white collar crime, facilitating illegal immigration, banking and accounting fraud, tax evasion, and other nefarious activities.
~By Ron Lewis ~


We are shrinking the size of the federal government as a percent of our economy from over 21 percent of the economy to 19 percent of the economy. At the same time, we're growing the private economy.
~By Franklin Raines ~


I don't mind snakes. Growing up in South Africa there were a couple a snakes around... and I'm not talking just about the government!
~By Trevor Rabin ~


I've found that in now having experienced what it's like to make records and just through growing up in general that you should be expressive about what's affecting you instead of trying to sing about a subject just for the sake of other people getting something from it.
~By Chantal Kreviazuk ~


Today, the growing economic and social pressures in our country are putting millions of women, children and families at increased risk of abuse and neglect, especially when families are denied basic support services and economic opportunity.
~By Robert Casey ~


I was a very observant child. The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up.
~By Beverly Cleary ~


Intimacy is a wonderful thing. It's frustrating that growing up I thought it was wrong. It isn't. Exploring your sexuality is important when you're growing up.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


Goth culture, as mired in the past as it is, even it goes through changes, so Goth when I was growing up is not what it is now. When I think of Goth culture as it is at the moment I think of mall culture.
~By Jhonen Vasquez ~


Having loved the Stones all the time I was growing up, I wasn't about to see them go and split up. It got very close to it in the 80s, when Mick thought that Keith hated him and vice versa.
~By Ron Wood ~


Back then, we could drive a mile from home and there was nothing. Now it's grown in every direction and is populated and modernized. I guess I have mixed feelings about it, but I'm not someone that thinks everything should stop growing.
~By Matthew Sweet ~


But what we're determined to do, and what the reforms will do is to make sure this system goes back to its core purpose of taking the savings of Americans and from investors around the world and allocating those to people with an idea, not just the largest companies in the country, but to small businesses with an idea and a plan for growing.
~By Timothy Geithner ~


But time growing old teaches all things.
~By Aeschylus ~


Don't despair too much if you see beautiful things destroyed, if you see them perish. Because the best things are always growing in secret.
~By Ben Okri ~


When I was growing up, I always thought my hair was messy.
~By Julia Louis Dreyfus ~


My parents were pretty lenient with me. But, they gave me morality while I was growing up. They taught me the difference between right and wrong.
~By Mark Hoppus ~


C++ and Java, say, are presumably growing faster than plain C, but I bet C will still be around.
~By Dennis Ritchie ~


When I was growing up, Green Day had just come out.
~By Deryck Whibley ~


Growing up, I wanted desperately to please, to be a good girl.
~By Claire Danes ~


But, when we started our product portfolio, we focused the mixed signal requirements first for image processing devices and then in audio applications , targeting our technology into the growing use of digital technology in consumer markets.
~By David Milne ~


Looking back, video game design seems a natural fit, although there was no such thing when I was growing up. I built a Tic-Tac-Toe playing machine in my teens which went up in smoke on the night it was scheduled to go to a science fair.
~By David Crane ~


The year 1915 was one of meager results, the advantages remaining on the side of the Central Powers, with this understanding, however: The Allies were growing stronger because Great Britain was making rapid progress in marshaling her resources for war.
~By Kelly Miller ~


I can't think of anything specific growing up that pointed me toward NASA at all. I was interested in the Moon landings just about the same as everyone else of my generation. But I never really thought about being an astronaut or working in space myself.
~By Laurel Clark ~


My love, growing up on the Prairies, was country music.
~By Randy Bachman ~


In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.
~By John Naisbitt ~


I love the farm, I love growing stuff.
~By Bill Kreutzmann ~


In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
~By Salvador Dali ~


I began by telling the president that there was a cancer growing on the presidency and that if the cancer was not removed the president himself would be killed by it.
~By John Dean ~


The trick is growing up without growing old.
~By Casey Stengel ~


What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every age can be enchanting, provided you live within it.
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


I'm a huge fan of Canadian rock-and-roll. When I was growing up, Rush came out with a record called Hemispheres, and I must have listened to that record for two years straight. Even when I was asleep I had it on. So, yeah, whenever I hear a Rush tune, the first thing I think of is Toronto.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


The more potent, unasked question is how society at large reacts to eager, voluntary violence by females, and to the growing evidence that women can be just as aggressive as men.
~By Katherine Dunn ~


Most of the movies I saw growing up were viewed as totally disposable, fine for quick consumption, but they have survived 50 years and are still growing.
~By Manuel Puig ~

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