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Adult Quotes

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As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

Related topics: Family Relationship Growing-Up

The solution to adult problems tomorrow
depends in large measure upon
how our children grow up today.
- Margaret Mead

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

A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far
better company than the average adult.
- John B. S. Haldane

 

Love is staying up all night with a sick child -
or a healthy adult.
- David Frost

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an
unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine
and psychology in the world.
- Paul Dudley White

The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at
seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
- Jean Kerr

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Dad was the only adult male I ever trusted.
- Michael Reagan

Thirty was so strange for me.
I've really had to come to terms with the fact that
I am now a walking and talking adult.
- C. S. Lewis

Adult stem cells tend not to form tumors.
- Virginia Foxx

Every child should have a caring adult in their lives.
And that's not always a biological parent or family member.
It may be a friend or neighbor.
Often times it is a teacher.
- Joe Manchin

I had one fight in my adult life.
I had the famous '89 fight with Nicole,
which she admits that she initiated the physical part.
- O. J. Simpson

It wasn't my intention in going after this part but I suppose now I do.
The adult roles are a lot meatier - you're not always
just the daughter or the girlfriend or whatever.
- Emmy Rossum

For the first half of my adult life,
I was a Democrat.
- Alphonso Jackson

The truth is, no matter how trying they become,
babies two and under don't have the ability to make moral choices,
so they can't be bad.
That category only exists in the adult mind.
- Anne Cassidy

Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems
to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards.
- George Orwell

They were using the dolls to project their dreams of
their own futures as adult women.
- Ruth Handler

I have spent much of my adult life flinching with pain
as I tried to pull out the threads that bound the shadows of my past to me.
- Lorna Luft

I think I am an adult.
- Jacqueline Bisset

With it adult political audiences abandoned cinemas.
In their place appeared a void.
That previous political audience migrated to the seats in front of their TV.
- Andrzej Wajda

Whereas European films have traditionally been able
to go into adult relationships.
I think there's a huge audience in America for those kinds of films.
- Philip Kaufman

We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest,
adult way.
Boasting of glory does not make glory,
and singing in the dark does not dispel fear.
- King Hussein

One can love a child, perhaps, more deeply than one can love another adult,
but it is rash to assume that the child feels any love in return.
- George Orwell

I don't have to worry about any pop sensibility.
I can write adult songs, and I don't have to worry
about choruses and hook lines.
- John Mellencamp

It's kind of like family.
I can't say that we go out to lunch and to the movies
every day with each other.
Everyone's fully grown adult women with lives.
- Kathy Valentine

Americans spend much of their adult lives paying taxes in various forms.
We should end this practice of paying a tax that is triggered only by debt.
- Jennifer Dunn

I know it's a rare privilege, but if one can really
tackle something in adult life that means that much to you,
then it's more rewarding than anything I can imagine.
- Andrew Wiles

A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does,
and about two years after he thinks he does.
- Lewis B. Hershey

I was born with an adult head and a tiny body.
Like a 'Peanuts' character.
- Jon Stewart

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and
a half times his own weight in other people's patience.
- John Updike

I just really longed to do music that reflected me
as an adult and music that I thought was for other adults.
- Rick Derringer

The whole rise of new adult contemporary music and
smooth jazz was a nice surprise.
- Kenny G

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle,
I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
- H. G. Wells

Cord blood stem cell units have been shown to be a
suitable alternative to adult bone marrow for the treatment of many diseases,
including sickle cell anemia.
- Nathan Deal

I feel as though I've fooled the world into thinking
I'm an adult and now they're letting me procreate.
- George Murray

Mike Bloomberg may be a Republican these days.
But he has been a Democrat for most of his adult life.
- Randi Weingarten

An Adult faith does not follow the waves of fashion
and the latest novelties.
- Pope Benedict XVI

If you are young and you drink a great deal it will spoil your health,
slow your mind, make you fat - in other words,
turn you into an adult.
- P. J. O'Rourke

I also found child's play - stuff that was not considered serious,
but goofy - was the stuff I liked to do,
so I still do it as an adult.
- Matt Groening

On the whole, I prefer Christmas as an adult than I did as a child.
- Nigella Lawson

I find the subject of childhood fascinating.
I explored this subject in Speak to me of love and
I am curious about portraying the often painful transition into the adult world.
- Sophie Marceau

What is an adult? A child blown up by age.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Another belief of mine; that everyone else my age is an adult,
whereas I am merely in disguise.
- Margaret Atwood

I never was really into comics as a child,
and I think if you miss the boat when you're a kid,
you don't necessarily pick up on it when you're an adult.
- Victoria Pratt

The competition is so fierce once you become an adult.
I'll probably move on to something else.
- Jodie Sweetin

That's what everyone said attracted them to Lantana -
I call it an adult mystery,
because it's not a thriller in the sense of that other way,
but it is a mystery.
- Barbara Hershey

Is adult entertainment killing our children? or is
killing our children entertaining our adults?
- Marilyn Manson

I decided it was time to pay tribute to my own songs,
to give them the opportunity to mature and be adult.
- Nanci Griffith

I'm having the same problems today that I had when I first started,
saying that outrageous adult animation works.
- Ralph Bakshi

I harbored a lot of resentment as a teenager and as a young adult.
I still have a problem with authority,
I'm trying to listen!
- Nikki Sixx

But this is a little different.
This is the adult acting.
This is a different crowd.
It's more work and more good work.
That's it.
People will have their opinion regardless.
- Shia LaBeouf

Because I'm in an adult world and I'm really working,
my age is just a number.
It's not really who I am.
- Mandy Moore

I had this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life,
what had been my childhood dream.
- Andrew Wiles

I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,'
for it has been my invariable experience that the company
of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult.
- Fran Lebowitz

It was my first straight dramatic role,
and the most adult, intelligent one I have ever played.
- June Allyson

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

I'm a guy who likes to watch something cool,
creepy and suspenseful and there is no show to watch
as an adult that would scare me at for even four seconds.
- Todd McFarlane

My six handbooks to Jewish life and lifecycle events
mostly followed the trajectory of my adult Jewish life.
- Anita Diament

But these days, I get a lot more attention and airplay
from the Adult Contemporary and country radio stations,
and I feel comfortable saying I'm a part of that.
- Juice Newton

Most child actors go through that.
Unless you can transition into an adult star,
your career is over.
- Morgan Brittany

What Washington needs is adult supervision.
- Barack Obama

Frequently parents forget that children are people.
I don't try to treat Kristen as an adult,
but I do try to treat her as a person,
with a child's sensibilities.
- Kent McCord

I'm not that girl from Freaky Friday any more!
I'm a real adult.
In fact, I hate children!
I hate them all!
- Lindsay Lohan

Shirley Temple had charisma as a child.
But it cleared up as an adult.
- Totie Fields

Kerry is an adult - he thinks things through.
He learns from the present as well as the past.
To George Bush, thinking things through is for sissies.
- Richard Dreyfuss

We should read music in the same way that an educated adult will read a book:
in silence,
but imagining the sound.
- Zoltan Kodaly

Acting is a masochistic form of exhibitionism.
It is not quite the occupation of an adult.
- Laurence Olivier

I've loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid,
mainly from looking at the covers of science-fiction magazines and books,
and I've read quite extensively as an adult.
- Matt Groening

If an adult uses violence on a child,
the child will naturally assume that he too,
has the right to use it on one smaller or weaker.
- Dora Russell

I wrote eight full-length adult novels in my twenties.
None of them were published.
- Caroline B. Cooney

Believe me, you can get into a lot of trouble being
sixteen years old in a foreign country with no adult
telling you when to come home.
- Cameron Diaz


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