quote by Jacques Lecoq

The clown has great importance as part of the search for what is laughable and ridiculous in man. We should put the emphasis on the rediscovery of our own individual clown, the one that has grown-up within us and which society does not allow us to express.

— Jacques Lecoq

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Grown up quote Once you're grown up you can't come back.
Once you're grown up you can't come back.

Every person who has grown to any degree of usefulness, every person who has grown to distinction, almost without exception has been a person who has risen by overcoming obstacles, by removing difficulties, by resolving that when he met discouragement he would not give up.

There is little that gives children greater pleasure than when a grown-up lets himself down to their level, renounces his oppressive superiority and plays with them as an equal.

Grown up quote Grown-ups are just kids with wrinkles.
Grown-ups are just kids with wrinkles.
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When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.

I've always been an animal lover. I've grown up with dogs my whole life. I think that is what helped me get the role on 'Lassie', I was comfortable around the dog, where many of the kids were afraid or intimidated by Lassie.


The Moguls is a story about guys that have all grown up together and are now in their late 40s, early 50s.

One of the basic troubles with radio and television news is that both instruments have grown up as an incompatible combination of show business, advertising and news. Each of the three is a rather bizarre and demanding profession. And when you get all three under one roof, the dust never settles.

I'd grown up fearing the lynch mobs of the Ku Klux Klan;

as an adult I was starting to wonder if I'd been afraid of the wrong white people all along - where I was being pursued not by bigots in white robes, but by left-wing zealots draped in flowing sanctimony.

I've discovered as I've grown up that life is far more complicated than you think it is when you're a kid. It isn't just a straightforward fairytale.

Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.


Comic books to me are fairy tales for grown-ups.

I was born and trained to communicate music, just as the sons were born and trained to hunt, and I was lucky to have grown up in Hungary, a country that lives and breathes music-that has a passionate belief in the power of music as a celebration of life.

Most people put their childhood away as if it was an old hat.

They forget it as if it was a phone number that does not apply anymore. They think about their life as if it was a salami which they are eating slice by slice and then they become grown-ups, but what are they now? Only those who grow up and still remain children are real human beings.

To me, being grown-up meant smoking cigarettes, drinking cocktails, and dressing up in high heels and glamourous outfits.

We've got a low turnover management group and executive group who've grown up in the business.


I used to hate looking in the mirror.

I've grown up into myself and now I'm happy with the way I look.

There's a passion about this because people take it very close to their hearts and they have grown up with James Bond - and so have I. But I was being criticized before I had presented anything, so it was name calling.

There was a big question as to whether or not different generations have grown up differently

My daughters have grown up knowing all about my kidnapping and the case and what happened.

Remember, the goal is not to raise great kids; it's to raise kids who become great adults.


Two centuries ago, a former European colony decided to catch up with Europe.

It succeeded so well that the United States of America became a monster, in which the taints, the sickness and the inhumanity of Europe have grown to appalling dimensions

Treat your kid like a darling for the first five years.

For the next five years, scold them. By the time they turn sixteen, treat them like a friend. Your grown up children are your best friends.

I've got the rest of my life to be a grown-up. And for now, it's OK to be young.

I'm an independent. I'm a centrist. A new generation is arriving that has grown up with a multiplicity of choice in every aspect of their lives, and yet politics is the last place that they are told that they should be satisfied with a choice between brand A and brand B. It doesn't fit the way they think. It doesn't fit the way they live.

I totally enjoy what I'm doing and bringing joy into people's lives.

To me, and if I can bring one second of joy into a child or a grown-up's life, then I have achieved my lifetime ambition.


One cannot really be a Catholic and grown up.

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It wasn't a bit of good fighting grown-ups. They could do exactly as they liked.

Children make up the best songs, anyway.

Better than grown-ups. Kids are always working on songs and throwing them away, like little origami things or paper airplanes. They don't care if they lose it; they'll just make another one.

The younger generation of today has grown up in a world in which in school and press the spirit of commercial enterprise has been represented as disreputable and the making of profit as immoral, where to employ a hundred people is represented as exploitation but to command the same number as honorable.

Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.


I think Americas food culture is embedded in fast-food culture.

And the real question that we have is: How are we going to teach slow-food values in a fast-food world? Of course, its very, very difficult to do, especially when children have grown up eating fast food and the values that go with that.

When I am grappling with ideas which are radical enough to upset grown-ups, then I am likely to put these ideas into a story which will be marketed for children, because children understand what their parents have rejected and forgotten.

When I was ten, I read fairy tales in secret and would have been ashamed if I had been found doing so. Now that I am fifty, I read them openly. When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.

Painting that does not radiate feeling is not worth looking at.

The deepest-and rarest-of grown-up pleasures is true feeling.

Life is too precious to be a spectator sport.

We are no longer merely fans, rooting for the winning team. We are the team. We are the grown-ups. Whatever you believe is true, now is the time to give your respectful, inquisitive, and compassionate self to it.

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