The idea of 'talking white,' a lot of people grew up around that, just the idea that if you speak with proper diction and come off as educated that it's not black and that it's actually anti-black and should be considered only something that white people would do.— Chance the Rapper
Provocative Grew Up quotations
One of the lessons that I grew up with was to always stay true to yourself and never let what somebody else says distract you from your goals. And so when I hear about negative and false attacks, I really don't invest any energy in them, because I know who I am.
Soccer is what I grew up doing - it's my passion, and I'm way more comfortable on the field in my soccer cleats.
I grew up hearing everyone tell me 'God loves you'.
I would say big deal, God loves everybody. That don't make me special! That just proves that God ain't got no taste. And, I don't think He does. Thank God! Because He takes the junk of our lives and makes the most beautiful art.
I always wanted to be a rock star. That was my childhood dream. That's what I told everybody I was going to be when I grew up.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.
Heaven grew weary of the excessive pride and luxury of China.
.. I am from the Barbaric North. I wear the same clothing and eat the same food as the cowherds and horse-herders. We make the same sacrifices and we share.. our riches. I look upon the nation as a new-born child and I care for my soldiers as though they were my brothers.
I grew up like a neglected weed, ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it. Then I was not happy or contented: every time I saw a white man I was afraid of being carried away.
That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up.
I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty, having no experience of it.
Because I grew up playing for Roma and I want to die playing for Roma, because I have always been a Roma's fan!
I grew up in a very large family in a very small house.
I never slept alone until after I was married.
My own style influences have to do with where I grew up, in the Bronx, and I still like to wear bangles and big hoops!
I think that my interpretation of Italian was a lot more southern than what my husband cooks. You know, I grew up in Queens and in Brooklyn, and we - really, it's more southern. It's Naples and Sicily. It's heavier. It's over-spiced. And like most Americans, I thought spaghetti and meatballs was genius.
I am a big believer in education, because when I grew up in Austria - when I grew up in Austria I had a great education. I had great teachers.
The party in power, like Jonah's gourd, grew up quickly, and will quickly fall.
For some reason, I grew up generally believing that Japan and Korea were quite friendly. I do know that there is some bad history and the extremists on both sides are unreasonable.
But, yea, I grew up in a strong Baptist background.
Well I am from Annapolis Maryland. I went to High school in Baltimore, but I grew up in Annapolis. It was a cute town. We lived on a waterfront community. It was good, even though I don't really fit the preppy boater kind of style.
I was born in 1940 in Minnesota and grew up in the country... dirt roads, swamps, lakes, woods.
I grew up in Greenwich Village. Dad was friends with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
I grew up with all mothers, all women. I come from a long line of matriarchs, very strong women.
Rich people, they stay out of jail not just because they have more money but because they grew up in a culture where they're educated by people to say, "I don't have to talk to the cops. If I get arrested, I'm not going to say a word to them. I'm just going to wait until my family lawyer gets here".
I had a series of childhood illnesses.
.. scarlet fever.... pneumonia.... Polio. I walked with braces until I was at least nine years old. My life wasn't like the average person who grew up and decided to enter the world of sports.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down happy.
When we are children we seldom think of the future.
This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.
I grew up on a dirt road with brothers.
I grew up so thoroughly imbued with women's rights that it was the most important question of my life from a very early day.
I grew up with a lot of boys. I probably have a lot of testosterone for a woman.
Coming from a small town it was tough to dream big.
When I grew up in a small town in Georgia, my biggest dream was one day to be able to go to Atlanta.
I grew up in New Hampshire. My closest neighbor was a mile away. The deer and the raccoons were my friends. So I would spend time walking through the woods, looking for the most beautiful tropical thing that can survive the winter in the woods in New Hampshire.
I grew up playing in an alley on the south side of Milwaukee.
This is the kind of fashion I grew up on - a good pair of trainers, great denim - and I will always love high-end streetwear.
You know, I grew up in two American internment camps, and at that time I was very young.
I grew up in Colorado - went back there, tried to heal myself and grow and learn, then got a call that David Lynch wanted me to fly back to Seattle so he could meet me for Twin Peaks.