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Favourite Book Quotes on Growing Up

Hello lovelies! How are you? Today’s blog post is all abut my favourite quotes about growing up. Please leave me a comment down below letting me know what your favourite quotes are about growing up. 

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“When we are children we seldom think of the future. This innocence leaves us free to enjoy ourselves as few adults can. The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind.” 

― Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind

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“I walked over to the hill where we used to go and sled. There were a lot of little kids there. I watched them flying. Doing jumps and having races. And I thought that all those little kids are going to grow up someday. And all of those little kids are going to do the things that we do. And they will all kiss someone someday. But for now, sledding is enough. I think it would be great if sledding were always enough, but it isn’t.” 

― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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“I am convinced that most people do not grow up…We marry and dare to have children and call that growing up. I think what we do is mostly grow old. We carry accumulation of years in our bodies, and on our faces, but generally our real selves, the children inside, are innocent and shy as magnolias.” 

― Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

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“I think she is growing up, and so begins to dream dreams, and have hopes and fears and fidgets, without knowing why or being able to explain them.” 

― Louisa May Alcott, Little Women

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“The right thing to do is so easy to see when you’re seventeen years old and don’t have to make any big decisions. When you know that no matter what you do, someone will take care of you and fix everything. But when you’re grown up, the world is not that black and white, and the right thing doesn’t a tidy little arrow pointing to it.” 

― Huntley Fitzpatrick, My Life Next Door

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“I never grew up all at once. I did it one place and another along the way.” 

― Stephen King, The Gunslinger

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