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Men are but children of a larger growth, Our appetites as apt to change as theirs, And full as craving too, and full as vain.
~ John Dryden | (British poet, dramatist and critic. ) | 1631-1700 | Adulthood
quotes Division : Critics   
     
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
~ Virginia Woolf | ( British novelist and essayist. ) | 1882-1941 | Adulthood
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below.
~ George Orwell | ( British novelist, essayist, and critic. ) | 1903-1950 | Adulthood
quotes Division : Critics   
     
To be adult is to be alone.
~ Jean Rostand | (French biologist and philosopher. ) | 1894-1977 | Adulthood
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
We seem but to linger in manhood to tell the dreams of our childhood, and they vanish out of memory ere we learn the language.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Adulthood
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
What is an adult? A child blown up by age.
~ Simone de Beauvoir | ( French novelist and essayist. ) | 1908-1986 | Adulthood
quotes Division : Essayists