Adulthood Quotes

A life-long blessing for children is to fill them with warm memories of times together. Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood.

Charlotte Davis Kasl

Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum

Thomas Szasz

I never met anyone who didn't have a very smart child. What happens to these children, you wonder, when they reach adulthood?

Fran Lebowitz

Indeed, an entire generation of Americans has grown to adulthood since the Roe decision of 1973, which held that the right to choose an abortion was a privacy right protected by our Constitution

Robert Casey

Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood

Walt Disney

Public schools were designed as the great equalizers of our society - the place where all children could have access to educational opportunities to make something of themselves in adulthood

Janet Napolitano

žAdults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up because they're looking for ideas

Paula Poundstone

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?

Erich Fromm

What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult

Anna Freud

Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.

G.K. Chesterton

If you treat a sick child like an adult and a sick adult like a child, everything usually works out pretty well.

Ruth Carlisle

If this was adulthood the only improvement she could detect in her situation was that she could now eat dessert without eating her vegetables

Lisa Alther

A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does

Lewis Hershey

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Updated On : October 15, 2009
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