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Mary Pipher Quotes and Sayings

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Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure
to put aside their authentic selves and to display
only a small portion of their gifts.
- Mary Pipher

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One important reason to stay calm is that calm parents hear more.
Low-key, accepting parents are the ones whose children keep talking.
- Mary Pipher

Adolescence is a new birth, for the higher and more
completely human traits are now born.
- G. Stanley Hall

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
- Jules Feiffer

 

I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced
that my looks were hideous.
Adolescence is painful for everyone,
I know,
but mine was plain weird.
- Uma Thurman

Adolescence isn't just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses.
- Jena Malone

Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance,
whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
- David Elkind

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I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life,
particularly in adolescence.
- Robert Cormier

Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.
- Carol Burnett

Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy.
But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.
- Louise J. Kaplan

I think I'm going to have to live vicariously through
my daughter's rebellion because I certainly never did go through adolescence.
- Brooke Shields

Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.
- Louise J. Kaplan

You don't have to suffer to be a poet;
adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.
- John Ciardi

Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than
ever for us to watch over them.
Adolescence is not about letting go.
It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride.
- Ron Taffel

Premature burial works just fine as a cure for adolescence.
- George Alec Effinger

The conflict between the need to belong to a group
and the need to be seen as unique and individual is
the dominant struggle of adolescence.
- Jeanne Elium

I spent much of my later childhood and adolescence very,
very involved and interested in art,
and particularly in animated movies.
- Stanislav Grof

Criticism starts - it has to start -
with a real passion for reading.
It can come in adolescence, even in your twenties,
but you must fall in love with poems.
- Harold Bloom

Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just
escaped from adolescence,
but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
- Coco Chanel

Adolescence is society's permission slip for combining
physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility.
- Terri Apter

The four stages of man are infancy, childhood,
adolescence, and obsolescence.
- Art Linkletter

I am in an adolescence in reverse, as mysterious as the first,
except that this time I feel it as a decay of the odds
that I might live for a while,
that I can sleep it off.
- Harold Brodkey

My actual childhood, as opposed to my adolescence,
was not spent in London.
- Peter Shaffer

Head Start graduates are more likely to graduate from
high school and less likely to need special education,
repeat a grade, or commit crimes in adolescence.
- Joe Baca

Well, I had this little notion - I started writing when I was eleven,
writing poetry.
I was passionately addicted to it; it was my great
refuge through adolescence.
- Harry Mathews

Snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear
if you ignore them long enough.
- Earl Wilson

What laughter is to childhood, sex is to adolescence.
- Martha Beck

Adolescence represents an inner emotional upheaval,
a struggle between the eternal human wish to cling
to the past and the equally powerful wish to get on with the future.
- Louise J. Kaplan

I had very few friends.
We always ate dinner with our parents.
We didn't want to go out.
American adolescence was a lot wilder than I would
have felt comfortable with.
- Maya Lin

Adolescence as the time when an individual 'recapitulates'
the savage stage of the race's past.
- Granville Stanley Hall

Hemingway never grew out of adolescence.
His scope and depth stayed shallow because he had no idea what women are for.
- Rex Stout

With any child entering adolescence,
one hunts for signs of health,
is desperate for the smallest indication that the child's
problems will never be important enough for a television movie.
- Nora Ephron

Young dancers are training at a very vulnerable time in their lives,
through adolescence, and while they are trying to work
out who they are as people,
never mind as a dancer.
So train the whole person, not just the dancer.
- Deborah Bull

Beginning with adolescence, my political formation
was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism.
It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced
by an atmosphere of active critical resistance.
That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship
and up to the Revolution of 1974.
- Jose Saramago

I'm quite comfortable looking at myself in movies,
probably because I've been doing it for so long,
since I was a kid.
So I sort of watched myself grow up and go through adolescence,
like, basically on camera.
- Winona Ryder

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Another Sunrise, Another New Beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Celebrate endings - for they precede new beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

A mind that is stretched by a new experience
an never go back to its old dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper

In order to discover new lands,
one must be willing to lose sight
of the shore for a very long time.
- Anonymous

We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Put some distance between yourself
and whatever is concerning you.
Distance in space or time
always creates a new perspective.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Incite a riot of new ideas.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What seems new is only new to us.
- Pearl S. Buck

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

Be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

The majority of men meet with failure
because of their lack of persistence
in creating new plans to take
the place of those which fail.
- Napoleon Hill

I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,
and not rather a new wearer of clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Questioning cultural norms opens new vistas of happiness and purpose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nay, be a Columbus to whole new
continents and worlds within you,
opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought.
- Henry David Thoreau

Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes
but in having new eyes.
- Marcel Proust

Every increased possession
loads us with a new weariness.
- John Ruskin

We keep moving forward, opening new doors,
and doing new things, because we're curious
and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
- Walt Disney

No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars,
or sailed to an uncharted land,
or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.
- Helen Keller

I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new,
meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let every day be the first day
of the rest of your life,
but especially let today be a new beginning.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To raise new questions, new possibilities,
to regard old problems from a new angle,
requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
- Albert Einstein

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

What old people say you cannot do,
you try and find that you can.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau


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