Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.
One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.
Never idealize others. They will never live up to your expectations. Don't over-analyze your relationships. Stop playing games. A growing relationship can only be nurtured by genuineness.
The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.
I finally did work out a very good relationship with my father, but it was rough growing up. We had a lot of conflict, and I think it surfaced in many of my works.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
No man loves life like him that's growing old.
Maturity is a high price to pay for growing up.
It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you've known forever don't see things the way you do. So you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.
It evolved from my experience in the fifties, growing up during the McCarthy era, and hearing a lot of assumptions that America was wonderful and Communism was terrible.
I had a lot of growing up to do. A lot of times, I learned the hard way.
I learned how to sign because when I was growing up in California in order to get into college you needed two semesters of language to get into a University of California school.
People ask me from time to time what it was like growing up with Henry Fonda as my father. I say, Ever see Fort Apache? He was like Colonel Thursday.
The thing about being an actor is that you're in the business of not growing up
I have had strange animals as pets all my life. I was shy growing up, and shy people tend to interact better with animals than people. Animals are direct, not duplicitous.
But the truth is, growing up in California, we knew nothing about hockey.
The most consistent musical experience I had growing up was church music.
Growing up my whole life, my mom was telling me how incredible and special I was and that I was going to change the world. I think it's important for girls to know that they can change the world, that they do have an impact.
As a kid growing up in the little city of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, I dreamed of one day playing in the NHL, but never did I expect it to be as much fun as it turned out to be.
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