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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.
James A. Baldwin
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.
J. Michael Straczynski
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
Don't be afraid to fail. Don't waste energy trying to cover up failure. Learn from your failures and go on to the next challenge. It's OK to fail. If you're not failing, you're not growing.
H. Stanley Judd
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.
Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.
John F. Kennedy
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.
My public is growing up just as I am. After all, I'm not 19 anymore and if I stick with the sex bit, who will be paying to see me when I'm 50?
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
William Butler Yeats
A man growing old becomes a child again.
When I was growing up, I installed refrigerators in supermarkets. My father was an electrical engineer.
Business and growing jobs is about taking risk, sometimes failing, sometimes succeeding, but always striving. It is about dreams. Usually, it doesn't work out exactly as you might have imagined. Steve Jobs was fired at Apple. He came back and changed the world.
People define Christianity differently. I think a large portion of our population are Christians, they're not all growing in their faith, they're not all active, but I believe that a lot of people believe in Jesus and believe that he is their Lord and Savior.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.
I didn't know much about golf growing up.
The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.
Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
We have serious enemies and growing threats around the world. Unfortunately, we have an administration whose idea of a rogue state is Arizona.
Certainly I'll never be able to put myself in the situation that people growing up in the less developed countries are in. I've gotten a bit of a sense of it by being out there and meeting people and talking with them.
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.
If you're using first-class land for biofuels, then you're competing with the growing of food. And so you're actually spiking food prices by moving energy production into agriculture.
What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
Henry Ward Beecher
I think I'm finally growing up - and about time.
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.
The march of science and technology does not imply growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people. It often means the opposite.
If you do not feel yourself growing in your work and your life broadening and deepening, if your task is not a perpetual tonic to you, you have not found your place.
Orison Swett Marden
Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.
When I was growing up, my parents always told me that I had to do what I thought was right and not listen to other people. That was hard for me.
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