He was a poet; and they are never exactly grown-up.
All my adult life, there was the Troubles. That was the backdrop of my life.
Critics who treat ‘adult’ as a term of approval, instead of as a merely descriptive term, cannot be adult themselves. To be concerned about being grown up, to admire the grown up because it is grown up, to blush at the suspicion of being childish; these things are the marks of childhood and adolescence. And...
Cyber bullying occurs online daily. Most don’t consider their actions or words to be bullying. Here’s a few clues that you’re a cyber bully.(1) You post information about someone in order to ruin their character.(2) You post threats to someone.(3) You tag someone in vulgar degrading posts.(4) You post any information intended to harm or...
I was an at-risk youth. I was in danger of becoming an adult.
Shoes are the first adult machines we are given to master.
Kids are naturally inventive and curious and creative, but most adults have had that beaten out of them. Writing is a form of play; you have to get rid of all those internal censors that we adults have, the things that say, ‘Don’t go there, that’s not allowed.’
I have an only child. She’s so independent and good with adults.
Youth is to wander! Adult is to act! Age is to assimilate the beauty of thoughts.
Treasure the wisdom of old age.Learn from elder people and be wise.
Our children think our world will end. It’s a tragic thing. Adults don’t think that. They don’t see that we are eating the planet. But we are. If you take all the biomass of vertebrates on the planet, 98% are men and their domestic animals. All the wild animals in the world make up only...
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.
When you walk,go different roads that take you nowhere,and see your world.
I always had an easier time with adults. Somehow, I was always old! I still feel old.
Being an adult comes with a whole new set of issues.
Some people are just sad when there aren’t talking squirrels.” —Lily Winter
it’s not about what to think,it’s about how to think.
Wouldn’t the world be a much better place if we didn’t make it past the age of maybe 10? Think back to when we were younger, before we were so easily influenced by adults. We rebelled against everything that we now believe is impossible. Super Heroes still existed and we didn’t hold grudges because “sorry”...