We are the sum total of our experiences. Those experiences – be they positive or negative – make us the person we are, at any given point in our lives. And, like a flowing river,...
I sang a lot growing up; I always loved music.
—Brian d'Arcy James
I have the power of my height. Growing up, it was a total drawback. There was nothing good about it at all.
When Seoul hosted the Games in 1988, it became a symbol of the Asian Tigers’ ascent onto the world stage. In 1992, the Barcelona Olympics represented the unification of Europe. And when Rio plays host...
There’s no problem with starting small. The bigger problem is remaining small
I think most people think that a spiritual path or growing spiritually means that all of a sudden you’ll be able to forecast the six lotto numbers and all your bills will be paid.
You will never be entirely comfortable. This is the truth behind the champion – he is always fighting something. To do otherwise is to settle.
I loved theatre and film when I was growing up in Harpenden, Hertfordshire. My mum’s a reflexologist and my dad’s a corporate financier.
I’m just growing old, darling. I don’t know about gracefully.
I tried to push my body through his and completely disappear.
Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
All the time, as an actor, you want to be asking what’s next and where things are going. If you’re not asking those questions, you’re not growing.
I’m a runner from sports. I’ve been a runner, but I wasn’t a cross-country runner or anything like that. I played a lot of soccer growing up.
No Temple made by mortal human hands can ever compare to the Temple made by the gods themselves. That building of wood and stone that houses us and that many believe conceals the great Secret...
Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time,...
Growing up means learning what life is. When you’re little, you have a set of ideals, standards, criteria, plans, outlooks, and you think that you have to sit around and wait for them to happen...
—C. JoyBell C.
Some people make you want to be a better person, and that, for me, is the purest form of love.
No offense to Bushwick, where all my neighbors greeted me on the street and there is a growing arts community and a curious beauty to its industrial zone, but Bushwick is no Williamsburg, even if...
Witty sayings don’t grow on bumpers the way babies do. I was raised by a single rush hour.
I loved my time growing up in Northern Ireland doing youth drama, that is where it all began for me.
Young alienation, disappointment and heartache is all a part of the first real growing up that we do.
Does our purpose on Earth directly link to the people whom we end up meeting? Are our relationships and experiences actually the required dots that connect and then lead us to our ultimate destinies?
That last time you kissed me my heart slid past your teeth down into the center of your chest… trapping us both in a stainless cage.
My favorite singer is Lauryn Hill – all time, hands down. She was my biggest inspiration growing up.
Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top.
—William Butler Yeats
I am what I am, and intend to be it,” for which there will be no form in the world unless Jacob makes one for himself. The Plumers will try to prevent him from making...
Newlyweds, they have this ideal, this picture of what marriage is like, something similar of their favorite memories growing up. If only it were that simple.
Quit aspiring and dreaming and start being.
I never listen to Led Zeppelin. But, I mean, I don’t think Robert Plant or Jimmy Page listen to Led Zeppelin, either. We all probably obsessed over the same old blues records growing up.
And no one was ill, and everyone was pleased, except those who had to mow the grass.
Growing up in New York City, I was always encouraged to question authority, and I think I confused patriotism with jingoism.
I was in lots of dodgy bands growing up and I always fancied myself in a band. But, you know, I was rubbish at writing music. So maybe one day I’ll play a rock star,...
My favorites growing up were always Billy Joel, Michael Jackson… and Placido Domingo.
The height of your maturity and sagacity depends on your ability to see the beauty in ugly situations.
—Michael Bassey Johnson
I love him in ways that I can’t explain to other people. They don’t understand… it’s not their fault.
I feel like a paper cut just waiting to bleed.
While the West has enjoyed overwhelming global power, its moral preachings have been legitimised, and in effect enforced, by that power. But as that power begins to ebb, then the morality of its actions will...
When he was turning thirty, Jobs had used a metaphor about record albums. He was musing about why folks over thirty develop rigid thought patterns and tend to be less innovative. ” People get stuck...
The chains that keep you bound to the past are not the actions of another person. They are your own anger, stubbornness, lack of compassion, jealousy and blaming others for your choices. It is not...
—Shannon L. Alder
I know how I felt when I saw things like ‘Fame’ on television when I was growing up and how that was an exceptional magnet for me to want to explore the theater. I can...
I think growing up in a small town, the kind of people I met in my small town, they still haunt me. I find myself writing about them over and over again.
I had friends growing up; there were other home-schoolers we were in touch with so we weren’t isolated, and I’ve always been happy engaged in my own projects and pursuing my own goals.
Discipline is strength to the muscles your heels will need to climb up the hills of greatness
One of the places where we lived when I was growing up had this big wood out the back. And starting when I was about 8, I used to enjoy just walking alone through the...
You’ll never be disappointed if you always keep an eye on uncharted territory, where you’ll be challenged and growing and having fun.
I watched a ton of cartoons growing up, but I don’t remember specifically what networks they were on, I’ll be honest. But I did like cartoons as a kid.
I loved growing up and going to haunted houses and being scared. I loved watching ‘The Exorcist,’ ‘Candyman’ and all sorts of scary movies.
The Fall will always be yours and mine…
Radio was my lifeline as a kid growing up in Winnipeg in the 1950s. It connected me with the wider world outside our little prairie city.
I did keep detailed journals from about fifth grade on, and every so often as I was growing up, I would re-read them and reflect on the previous years of my life.
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