Quotes about Adulthood

The management of fertility is one of the most important functions of adulthood. Germaine Greer

The only thing an adult can give a child is time. Chuck Jones

The creative adult is the child who has survived. Ursula K Le Guin

Adults are just children who earn money. Kenneth Branagh

Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum. Thomas Szasz

When a thinking person attains adulthood and develops a mature consciousness, he reluctantly feels himself in a trap from which there is no exit. Anton Chekhov

I feel that adolescence has served its purpose when a person arrives at adulthood with a strong sense of self-esteem, the ability to relate intimately, to communicate congruently, to take responsibility, and to take risks. The end of adolescence is the beginning of adulthood. What hasn’t been finished then will have to be finished later. Virginia Satir

We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice – that is, until we have stopped saying ‘It got lost’, and say, ‘I lost it’. Sydney J Harris