quote by Sharon Olds

I was a late bloomer. But anyone who blooms at all, ever, is very lucky.

— Sharon Olds

Emotional Bloomer quotations

Most kids start playing hockey at the age of five, I was an earlier bloomer.

My parents laced up my first pair of skates and put me on the ice at the young age of 2 ½, basically right after I mastered walking.

I was horny, but I was innocent 'cause I was a real-late bloomer and not particularly attractive. In fact, homely.

I was such a late bloomer I didn’t have feelings towards men or women, and frankly I was a little surprised when it turned out to be men

I was never pegged to be the next great American tennis player by any means.

I wasn't a prodigy. I'm a late bloomer. Whatever happens, I'm proud of what I've done.


Whether it was work, marriage, or family, I've always been a late bloomer.

I knew at a young age that I wanted to do comedy, and maybe part of that was trying to fit in at school because I had a weird name, and my parents had these accents, and I was definitely a late bloomer.

We gotta be free - The eagle and me. see Amelia Jenks Bloomer, Emancipation of Women

I was a late bloomer. I was a kinda shy little kid, definitely a child of the dark side. I wanted to play guitar and be in a rock band.

On Decoration Day, while everyone else in town was at the cemetery decorating the graves of our Glorious War Dead, Willie Beaner and me, Robert Burns Hewitt, took Mabel Cramm's bloomers and run them up the flagpole in front of the town hall. That was the beginning of all my troubles.


I felt, as I became a later and later bloomer, alienated not just from my own recalcitrant glabrous little body but in a way from the whole elemental exterior I'd come to see as my co-conspirator.

Late bloomer' is another way of saying 'slow learner.

Sirius looked slightly disconcerted for a moment, then said, "I'll look for him later, I expect I'll find him upstairs crying his eyes out over my mother's old bloomers or something... Of course, he might have crawled into the airing cupboard and died... But I mustn't get my hopes up.

I've always been a late bloomer. My body developed late. From ninth to 10th grade, I grew like 3 inches. Just kind of stretched out. I was like 6-1, grew to 6-4 in 10th grade.

I was such a late bloomer when it comes to fashion.


I always thought of myself as a later bloomer, so I like some of my work more later than earlier.

I was a superlate bloomer, and I was kind of a prude.

I always wanted to be able to keep the number of people I've had sex with very low, because I never wanted to have to tell my future wife, "Oh, yeah, I was with 30 people."

I was a late bloomer. I'm not one of those girls who's like, "I love my body! Hey, everybody, come look at my body!

I think I am a late-bloomer. My taste in music just keeps getting better.

I was writing tons of music in my spare time.

I might be on location somewhere, and I'd go home and I'd have my guitar and my little keyboard or something and write music. Or if I was at home, on my piano. I've always been a late bloomer with a lot of things, just in general, so I think this was something that needed to come to fruition in this particular way.


I've always been a late bloomer in some ways, and extremely precocious in other ways. When I was twenty I was living in New York and working a job and could barely bother to be a college student and had my own apartment, but I couldn't possibly get married before I was thirty-nine.

I was kind of a floater [in high school].

I got along with different types of people but I just was not cool, and definitely a late bloomer.

There are people who've challenged me on that, but I think there still are.

Not everybody looses their virginity when they're 12, there are always these girls who are sort of outside the norm, who have only each other to hang with and talk to. Who are what you would call late bloomers; they don't know it now but when they're 25 they're going to be pretty damn interesting.

I guess you can say I was a late bloomer.

I'm a guy who has always been a late bloomer on every level.

I've always wanted to get into the league as a kid. Who would have thought during my senior year at college that I would be where I am now? It's been a lot of hard work and never stopping.


The only time "early bloomer" has ever been applied to me is vis-a-vis my premature apprehension of the deep dread-of-existence thing. In all other cases, I plod and tromp along. My knuckles? Well dragged.

I was a shy kid, a late bloomer. At 22, I was probably 16 emotionally.

When I was in high school, I was a late bloomer.

And just like all those supermodels who said they were gawky and no one liked them, that was me - metaphorically. And so I was ready to rise like a phoenix in later times.

There are always late bloomers [in sport], no matter size, although big men are more often late bloomers.

I'll be honest: I was a super-late bloomer, and I was kind of a prude.


Being a late bloomer, I really didn't have any interest in children until my late 30s, but I'm so happy I didn't go through life without that experience.

I'm a late bloomer. Being a late bloomer is a problem when you decide at 40 you want to have children

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