Christmas is the time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell government what they want and their kids pay for it.
The creative adult is the child who has survived.
A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.
Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise.
I never was really into comics as a child, and I think if you miss the boat when you're a kid, you don't necessarily pick up on it when you're an adult.
But there is no obvious reason for holding that some normal adults are entitled to make choices for other normal adults, as paternalists of both left and right believe.
Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.
The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.
To be adult is to be alone.
The solution to adult problems tomorrow depends on large measure upon how our children grow up today.
Dad was the only adult male I ever trusted.
Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves.
I had one fight in my adult life. I had the famous '89 fight with Nicole, which she admits that she initiated the physical part.
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
Ninety eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hardworking, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then, we elected them.
I'm all for bringing back the birch, but only between consenting adults.
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
It is healthier, in any case, to write for the adults one's children will become than for the children one's 'mature' critics often are.
I know it's a rare privilege, but if one can really tackle something in adult life that means that much to you, then it's more rewarding than anything I can imagine.
Adults are only kids grown up
A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does
But this is a little different. This is the adult acting. This is a different crowd. It's more work and more good work. That's it. People will have their opinion regardless.
The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love.
Even Tom Sawyer had a girlfriend and to talk about adults without talking about their sex drives is like talking about a window without glass.
Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they're looking for ideas
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