Adult Quotes

β€œThe day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he ...

β€œThe day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.” ― Alden Nowlan
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What's worse than feeling that you aren't good enough, that you've never been good enough...

What's worse than feeling that you aren't good enough, that you've never been good enough, is when the person closest to you says that they don't believe in you, that they don't have faith in you. Nothing could be worse than that for an adult, let alone a child. - Anonymous
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"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he ...

"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise" - Alden Nowlan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 06
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As kids, we imagine small things as huge, fanta...

As kids, we imagine small things as huge, fantastic and interesting. As adults, we imagine huge things as small, ordinary and dull. ~Infinite Radius
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β€œHappiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attribut...

β€œHappiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.” – Thomas Szasz
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"Estimated amount of glucose used b...

"Estimated amount of glucose used by an adult human brain each day, expressed in M&Ms: 250" β€” Harper's Index
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 07
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"Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. Y...

"Relax. You will become an adult. You will figure out your career. You will find someone who loves you. You have a whole lifetime; time takes time. The only way to fail at life is to abstain." Johanna de Silentio
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 09
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"Ah, politics but, the adult kind...

"Ah, politics but, the adult kindergarten." -CruentusVI found this in the comments section of r/askreddit
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A Christian telling an atheist they’re going to h...

A Christian telling an atheist they’re going to hell is as scary as a child telling an adult they’re not getting any presents for Christmas -Ricky Gervais
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β€œChristmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want a...

β€œChristmas is a time when kids tell Santa what they want and adults pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want and their kids pay for it.” – Richard Lamm
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"Adults are just obso...

"Adults are just obsolete children and to hell with them." - Dr. Seuss
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 08
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"One of the most responsible th...

"One of the most responsible things you can do as an adult is to become more of a child." β€”Wayne Dyer
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 05
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β€œAs kids we loved th...

β€œAs kids we loved the heroes, as adults we understand the villains”
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"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he ...

"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise" - Alden Nowlan
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"Children who get regular attention and time with their parents will grow to be mo...

"Children who get regular attention and time with their parents will grow to be more well-rounded adults.... The benefits reaped from spending time with our children can be endless. Give them the greatest gift ever…your time!" - The Small Town Humanist
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"Teach the children so it ...

"Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults."-Abraham Lincoln
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 03
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Part of being an adult (and developing emotional boundarie...

Part of being an adult (and developing emotional boundaries) is also about being able to discern which emotions are yours alone to deal with, and not project on others. - Kris Gage
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"We learn as children how we react emotionally and this is carried into childhood. When we a...

"We learn as children how we react emotionally and this is carried into childhood. When we are children, we do not have the faculties that we do in adulthood. We dont know what we are going to need in adulthood to cope, therefore as adults we (often) react as children" -Sigmund Freud
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 23
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So much time has passed since the Great Recession of 2007-20...

So much time has passed since the Great Recession of 2007-2009 that many adults haven’t experienced an economy that’s contracting rather than growing in their working lives. Reade Pickert
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 29
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"I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has b...

"I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult." β€” Fran Lebowitz
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 24
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Perfect attendance when ...

Perfect attendance when you're an adult is paying all your bills on time. (OC)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 28
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"Critics who treat 'adult' as a term of ap...

"Critics who treat 'adult' as a term of approval, instead of as a merely descriptive term, cannot be adult themselves." - C.S. Lewis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 12
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"For the first time in my adult life, I am really proud of my country, be...

"For the first time in my adult life, I am really proud of my country, because it feels like hope is making a comeback … not just because Barack has done well, but because I think people are hungry for change." --Michelle Obama
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"Estimated amount of glucose used b...

"Estimated amount of glucose used by an adult human brain each day, expressed in M&Ms: 250" β€” Harper's Index
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"We think we understand the rules when we b...

"We think we understand the rules when we become adults but what we really experience is a narrowing of the imagination.” - David Lynch
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"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he ...

"The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise." - Alden Nowlan
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 01
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β€œA child becomes an adult when he real...

β€œA child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.” - Thomas Szasz
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 21
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β€œAs adults, we try to develop the...

β€œAs adults, we try to develop the character traits that would have rescued our parents.” β€” Alain de Botton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 12
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"A child becomes an adult when he real...

"A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong." β€” Thomas Szasz
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"Sometimes I think that the one thing I love ...

"Sometimes I think that the one thing I love most about being an adult is the right to buy candy whenever and wherever I want." - Ryan Gosling
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β€œI think that inside every adult is the heart of a child. ...

β€œI think that inside every adult is the heart of a child. We just gradually convince ourselves that we have to act more like adults.β€œ - Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Super Mario Bros.
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"The average, healthy, well-adjusted ad...

"The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at seven-thirty in the morning feeling just plain terrible." β€” Jean Kerr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 03
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"You truly know when you've becom...

"You truly know when you've become an adult when you are allowed to eat more biscuits than you have hands"
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"Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, ...

"Ninety-eight percent of the adults in this country are decent, hard-working, honest Americans. It's the other lousy two percent that get all the publicity. But then--we elected them." β€” Lily Tomlin
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"When childhood dies...

"When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults." - Brian Aldiss
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 25
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"You're dead if you aim only...

"You're dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway." - Walt Disney
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So It turns out being an ...

So It turns out being an adult is mostly just googling how to do stuff -anonymous
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 28
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"Being an adult means you get ...

"Being an adult means you get to dictate what 'being an adult' means." - Bennett "The Sage" White
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 28
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A Christian telling an atheist they're going to h...

A Christian telling an atheist they're going to hell is as scary as a child telling an adult they're not getting any presents from Santa. ― Ricky Gervais
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 26
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They are not toys, th...

They are not toys, they're adult collectibles. β€”Winn Schott, Supergirl
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 30
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"Estimated amount of glucose used b...

"Estimated amount of glucose used by an adult human brain each day, expressed in M&Ms: 250" β€” Harper's Index
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"Adults are always asking little kids wha...

"Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up Β’cause theyΒ’re looking for ideas. " - Paula Poundstone
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"Mistakes are not bound by rebelliousness. People of all ages make m...

"Mistakes are not bound by rebelliousness. People of all ages make mistakes, but when a teenager does, They are blamed Λ‰because they are 'young,' while mature adults make more mistakes than teenagers ever will. "
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"What serious function does a butterfly have? What economic value? A little pollination here a...

"What serious function does a butterfly have? What economic value? A little pollination here and there for what? Milkweed? And yet, how extraordinary is it that child and adult alike note nearly every arrival of a butterfly on a plant or its path floating across a yard." -William McDonough
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 11
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"You are not responsible for the programming you...

"You are not responsible for the programming you picked up in childhood. However, as an adult, you are one hundred percent responsible for fixing it."
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As an adult the first step...

As an adult the first step towards learning is to unlearn what you have learned before
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 18
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Irish coffee is the perfect breakfast bec...

Irish coffee is the perfect breakfast because it contains all four adult food groups: fat, sugar, caffeine and alcohol. - Anonymous
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 01
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"It's not until you're an adult you appreciate how awesome a dog is. Your dreams start dying, some...

"It's not until you're an adult you appreciate how awesome a dog is. Your dreams start dying, somebody cheats on ya, bankers fuck up your 401k, ya know? Then you come home and that dog's looking at you and he's like, 'Dude, you're awesome!' It's like, 'No dude, YOU are fucking awesome!'" - Bill Burr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 23
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"The creative adult ...

"The creative adult is the child who survived." β€”Ursula K. Le Guin
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 06
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