Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been.
~ Mark Twain
You grow up the day you have your first real laugh - at yourself.
~ Ethel Barrymore
Now I'm growing and I can see my faults. I can look at myself objectively and say I can't blame anyone else; it was my own damn fault.
~ Christopher Atkins
At sixteen I was stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self-confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence?
~ Jules Feiffer
We grow neither better nor worse as we get old, but more like ourselves.
~ May Lamberton Becker
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
You've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.
~ Abraham Lincoln
If you're gonna screw up, do it while you're young. Older you get, the harder it is to bounce back.
~ Winston Groom
Part of growing up is just taking what you learn from that and moving on and not taking it to heart.
~ Beverly Mitchell
We've had bad luck with children; they've all grown up.
~ Christopher Morley