growing up

“You can hide things from the world, but you can never hide things from time.”

— Kim Dong Hwa, Share via Whatsapp

“Selfish. Growing into yourself is nothing but that.”

— Tomasz Jedrowski, Swimming in the Dark, Share via Whatsapp

“How often do you get to learn that lesson? That sometimes you just lose?”

— Bryan Washington, Memorial, Share via Whatsapp

“I m in my 30s and I don t know what that means. I can’t relate to that.”

— Scarlet Jei Saoirse, Share via Whatsapp

“He was painfully shy, which, as is often the manner of the painfully shy, he overcompensated for by being too loud at the wrong times.”

— Neil Gaiman, Stardust, Share via Whatsapp

“Today she’s walking down the driveway to get on the school bus. Tomorrow she’s going off to college. Don’t blink.”

— levi paul taylor, Share via Whatsapp

“There is magic everywhere around you, but most people are too busy being grownup to notice it.”

— Sassafras Lowrey, Lost Boi, Share via Whatsapp

“To my abuser, you suck...that s sad...but you didn t break me. I forgive and release you from my memories. Be gone!”

— Tracy A Malone, Share via Whatsapp

“I don’t know how to be any version of me, much less a new and improved me.”

— Rasmenia Massoud, Tied Within, Share via Whatsapp

“Two years is a long time. I walked a long way.”

— Jay Kristoff, LIFEL1K3, Share via Whatsapp

“life is like a blacksmith, it beats you down until you are tempered and sharp enough to slice through any opposition.”

— H.S. Crow, Share via Whatsapp

“Choices were so easy when I was a child. Good guy versus bad guy, and the good guys always won. But I m no longer a child.”

— Joan Lowery Nixon, The Other Side of Dark, Share via Whatsapp

“If you are to be, you must begin by assuming responsibility.”

— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Share via Whatsapp

“glass will cut you every day, and sometimes you will crawl through hell to feel the sun.”

— Ben Ditmars, Share via Whatsapp

“I ll only tell you what matters. And the truth is, everything matters. Nothing is an accident, really.”

— Crystal Woods, Write like no one is reading, Share via Whatsapp

“You can be more than you are. That s the part that sneaks up on you, I think. That s what growing up is...becoming a greater version of yourself.”

— Max Landis, Superman: American Alien, Share via Whatsapp

“It was too late. Maybe yesterday, while I was still a child, but not now. I knew too much, had seen too much, I was a child no longer now; innocence and childhood were forever lost, forever gone from me.”

— William Faulkner, The Reivers, Share via Whatsapp