"You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was."
- Abraham Lincoln
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."
- Mark Twain
"If you're gonna screw up, do it while you're young. Older you get, the harder it is to bounce back."
- Winston Groom
"A grownup is a child with layers on."
- Woody Harrelson
"You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going."
- P. J. O'Rourke
"Next? Growing up to be Clint Eastwood, I hope."
- Steven Bauer
"You grow up the day you have your first real laugh - at yourself."
- Ethel Barrymore
"Part of growing up is just taking what you learn from that and moving on and not taking it to heart."
- Beverly Mitchell
"Now I'm growing and I can see my faults. I can look at myself objectively and say I can't blame anyone else; it was my own damn fault."
- Christopher Atkins
"Sometimes, we're so concerned about giving our children what we never had growing up, we neglect to give them what we did have growing up."
- James C. Dobson
"We've had bad luck with children; they've all grown up."
- Christopher Morley
"We grow neither better nor worse as we get old, but more like ourselves."
- May Lamberton Becker
"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."
- Alden Nowlan
"At twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment."
- Benjamin Franklin