quotes tagged with 'growingup'

Parents rarely let go of their children, so children let go of them. They move on. They move away. The moments that used to define themóa motherís approval, a fatherís nodóare covered by moments of their own accomplishments. It is not until much later, as the skin sags and the heart weakens, that children understand; their stories, and all their accomplishments, sit atop the stories of their mothers and fathers, stones upon stones, beneath the waters of their lives

Author: Mitch Albom, Source: The Five People You Meet in HeavenSaved by l1nds4y in success life perception parents age youth mom growingup dad 2 years ago[save this] [permalink]

It might have seemed ridiculous to anyone watching, this white-haired maintenance worker, all alone, making like an airplane. But the running boy is inside every man, no matter how old he gets

Author: Mitch Albom, Source: The Five People You Meet in HeavenSaved by l1nds4y in loneliness age youth growingup 2 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I feel itís a great responsibility because I have only the one chance.† If I donít grow up right I canít go back and begin over again

Author: LM Montgomery, Source: Anne of Green GablesSaved by l1nds4y in responsibility chance freshstart growingup 2 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Thatís the worst of growing up, and Iím beginning to realize it.† The things you wanted so much when you were a child donít seem half so wonderful to you when you get them

Author: LM Montgomery, Source: Anne of Green GablesSaved by l1nds4y in age mature youth growingup 2 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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