Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up. James Baldwin on Love

Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.

The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life -- mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.

When a bonsai stops growing, you know it's dead.

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It's no use growing older if you only learn new ways of misbehaving yourself.

The world is not growing worse and it is not growing better -- it is just turning around as usual.

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A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.


That was the big thing when I was growing up, singing on the radio.

The extent of my dream was to sing on the radio station in Memphis. Even when I got out of the Air Force in 1954, I came right back to Memphis and started knocking on doors at the radio station.

The trick is growing up without growing old.

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.

When I give a man an office, I watch him carefully to see whether he is swelling or growing.

There is a growing strength in women, but it's in the forehead, not in the forearm.

The first requisite for success is the ability to apply your physical and mental energies to one problem incessantly without growing weary.

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Don't regret growing older. It's a privilege denied to many.


We are growing serious, and let me tell you, that's the next step to being dull.

When I no longer thrill to the first snow of the season, I'll know I'm growing old.

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.

Sometimes we're so concerned about giving our children what we never had growing up, we neglect to give them what we did have growing up.

You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.

Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting?

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Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.


At the age of six I wanted to be a cook.

At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.

The art of living lies not in eliminating but in growing with troubles.

Music exists for the purpose of growing an admirable heart.

The mere process of growing old together will make our slightest acquaintances seem like bosom friends.

My dad said to me growing up: 'When all is said and done, if you can count all your true friends on one hand, you're a lucky man.'

A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.

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Even though you're growing up, you should never stop having fun.


I get enough sleep. I take very good care of myself. Growing up as a dancer, you know your body so well, you know what to do to overcome something.

I'm continually trying to make choices that put me against my own comfort zone.

As long as you're uncomfortable, it means you're growing.

Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed.

The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.

Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.

The purpose of learning is growth, and our minds, unlike our bodies, can continue growing as we continue to live.

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Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.

I had a lot of growing up to do. A lot of times, I learned the hard way.

I started growing my hair in December '89.

I was seventeen. I signed my record deal and said I ain't combing my hair no more. I don't have too.

My mother... she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.

I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull.

Want is a growing giant whom the coat of Have was never large enough to cover.

If it's not growing, it's going to die.

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Who say we have to grow up?

Fashion is in my blood. Growing up, I was always clacking around the house in my mother's shoes.

It was a very cool thing to be a smart girl, as opposed to some other, different kind. And I think that made a great deal of difference to me growing up and in my life afterward.

What's that line from TS Eliot? To arrive at the place where you started, but to know it for the first time. I'm able to write about a breakup from a different place. Same brokenness. Same rock-bottom. But a little more informed, now I'm older. Thank God for growing up.

People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.

My family... always had the value of the family table and these cultural influences of growing up.

Growing up my mother played Sarah Vaughan and Nat Cole in the house regularly.

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination - think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.

Change takes time. It takes time for the seeds to begin growing within, time to understand and process, time for the growth to mature, and time for the old self to die and fall away.

We cannot afford merely to sit down and deplore the evils of city life as inevitable, when cities are constantly growing, both absolutely and relatively. We must set ourselves vigorously about the task of improving them; and this task is now well begun.

One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more.

Growing old is not growing up.

Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.

Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.