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The most important thing is to be whatever you are without shame.
These are the pieces of my youth, the small secrets and the not-so-great expectations that defined my coming of age.
There's a point, around the age of twenty, when you have to choose whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life, or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer.
Where should I go?" -Alice. "That depends on where you want to end up." - The Cheshire Cat.
I wanted to have a good relationship. One that's romantic and dramatic, like in the movies. But I finally became a woman at 17 and learned that men aren't really that simple.
Divorce is my generation's coming of age ceremony - a ritual scarring that makes anything that happens afterward seem bearable.
So the first step out of childhood is made all at once, without looking before or behind, without caution, and nothing held in reserve.
There is a time for everything - a time for being born and a time for coming of age. There is a time for death, too.
The river moves, but it follows a path. When it tires of one journey, it rubs through some rock to forge a new way. Hard work, but that's its nature.
Sometimes milestones are not measured by the accomplishments of society, but by those of integrity.
I was not much used to women except for mothers. Everything I did, they did different.
Women were also urged to work on a mysterious quality called 'fascination.' Coming of age in the 1920's was a competitive business.
Dullness is the coming of age of seriousness.
And in this moment, I realize one reason it's so great to have a best friend is sometimes, like right now, Cal and I are thinking the very same thing.
It's really best not to tell people when you feel bad. Growing up is about keeping secrets, and pretending everything is fine.
Only half a page left now. Shall I fill it with 'I love you, I love you'-- like father's page of cats on the mat? No. Even a broken heart doesn't warrant a waste of good paper.
I'm not very good at being alive. Sometimes I despair of ever mastering it, getting it right. When I'm old, perhaps.
But clearly life took people and shook them around until finally they were unrecognizable even to those who had once known them well. Still, there was power in once having known someone.
This is what I know about my parents. They spent the next several years trying to forget each other, and me.
The one thing I do remember is that as I retraced my steps through all the familiar streets of my life, Inow felt completely lost.
Soon, he would become an adult. And when he did, there would be not going back because adulthood was akin to what his father had once said about being a war hero: one you became one, you died one.
Who is old enough to ask, is old enough to know.
We aren’t encouraged to think for ourselves and ask questions. We are expected to accept what they teach us as infallible truths.
I enjoy films where two characters are coming of age, just different ages. That's why I love 'Paper Moon' so much.
It's not about becoming a movie star. It's about the down-in-the-dirt art of inhabiting the person you aspire to be while carrying on your shoulders the uncertain and hungry man you know you are.
Be the time he finds his way out of the chamber and the planetarium, he has become me.
You were just a young girl not wanting to let on that death could happen to one who hadn't even lived yet.
Pull back the curtain and jump down the rabbit hole.
Fall into the cavern of my mind, and together there, we will dine.
Yessir, some things is sin 'cause God says so. Some things is sin 'cause they hurt other people. And some things is just pure-dee stupid.
You haunt my days and dreams.
It was not about the sea or the sand, but burying her feet there had seemed to cure what had worried her...
She wasn't trying to overcome life, only to get along with it, to blend with the processes she could scarcely understand in a world that had permitted her no solid ground.
Be willing to turn your attention to that which serves you.
But wasn’t time for what was. Was time to settle up the future.
Veins raised themselves along the backs of my hands that summer. My handwriting changed several times. I began reading Time magazine. Soon after that it was time to go.
Logan must survive. That is the only truth. The only goal. My sole mission.
If the future of the free world depends on me, please accept my apology in advance
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All I can think about is how I wanted to share those firsts with Logan and how I never knew it was an impossibility because it had already been taken away from me.
The gods lie. They lie because it's the best they can do. We reach out for their lies and we keep on living.
I guess I'd rather have a truthful neighbor who says he hates me than a lyin' one who claims he loves me.
It really is the best feeling in the world when everything that used to make you dizzy with desire becomes so wedged in your life that it changes from something you craved to something you belong in
Flora went to the cinema every day that week. She saw the same movie each day, and wore the same dress.
If she had looked into his eyes at that very moment she would have seen the inferno that she had thrown him into.
That amazing time in our lives is gone, and will never return. All the beautiful possibilities we had then have been swallowed up in the flow of time.
I just want to always be here. In this place. Right here, right now.
Hush now, ‘tis time to sleep and dream secrets of long ago.
When you find the one, when you share the spark of kismet, then it becomes inconceivable to walk through life with anyone else.