Grew Up Quotes
I grew up on a mixed diet of mass and class, and I still read that way. I hate it when people apologize for what they read. Some bestsellers aren't exactly literary. So what? They're fun and rip-roaring, Who instituted the book police and why do we have to answer them? Grrrrr!
I grew up loving a lot of English bands, ... That has a huge effect on you. If I was listening to hip-hop as opposed to Morrissey when I was 13, I would probably be a very different musician. But that's what I was drawn to when I was growing up.
I grew up and had a lot of friends who were gay and Mormon. They couldn't come out to their parents. They couldn't even come out to me because we just wouldn't talk about it.
If your parents’ faces never lit up when they looked at you, it’s hard to know what it feels like to be loved and cherished. If you come from an incomprehensible world filled with secrecy and fear, it’s almost impossible to find the words to express what you have endured. If you grew up unwanted and ignored, it is a major challenge to develop a visceral sense of agency and self-worth.
Bessel van der Kolk
Early on, I was so impressed with Charles Dickens. I grew up in the South, in a little village in Arkansas, and the whites in my town were really mean, and rude. Dickens, I could tell, wouldn't be a man who would curse me out and talk to me rudely.
I grew up skateboarding, but I don't even do that anymore.
Angels & Airwaves
There are a lot of people, especially the younger generation who don't feel that they need to support the artists by buying their music because they grew up learning that record companies are evil.
We grew up poor, very poor, but I am very proud of where I come from.
You grew up way too fast and now there's nothing to believe; and re-runs all become our history.
Goo Goo Dolls
I was an '80s child, so I grew up loving all kinds of '80s rock. I like R&B, too.
Everyone else but me surfs. I grew up skateboarding, but I don't even do that anymore. I'll get hurt and die. But if I die, I'll sell more records. We're thinking of doing that. Actually dying.
Angels & Airwaves
I grew up in the Baptist Church, and going to church with my father; I remember being 8 years old, trying to determine whether I was really ready to give up sin, and for days I agonized.