62 Adulthood Sayings

In this post, you will find amazing adulthood sayings.

Short Adulthood Sayings

 

“Adulthood is hell.” —H. P. Lovecraft

 

“To be adult is to be alone.” —Jean Rostand

 

“Childhood is for spoiling adulthood.” —Unknown

 

“With adulthood comes responsibility.” —Mary Lydon Simonsen

 

“Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.” —Louise J. Kaplan

 

“Adulthood does not exist. Man is an eternal child.” —Nelson Rodrigues

 

“Marriage is such a mark of adulthood in my mind.” —Mandy Moore

 

“Adulthood brings with it a pernicious illusion of control.” —Juan Gabriel

 

“Adulthood can do the most horrific things to the best of people.” —Unknown

 

“Adulthood is not an age, but a stage of knowledge of self.” —John Fowles

 

“Adulthood is not a goal. It’s not seen as a gift.” —Frances McDormand

 

“A preserved childhood is better than a repaired adulthood.” —Fabcos Famas

 

“What is an adult? A child blown up by age.” —Simone de Beauvoir

 

“A pony is a childhood dream, a horse is an adulthood treasure.” —Rebecca Carroll

 

“Adulthood was invented to repair the wounds of childhood.” —Joy Browne

 

“Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.” —Dr. Seuss

 

“Childhood and adulthood were not factors of age but states of mind.” —Alex Shakar

 

“Just try to stay a child as long as you can. Don’t force into adulthood.” —Michael Jackson

 

“Part of adulthood is searching for the people who understand you.” —Hanya Yanagihara

 

“People never grow up, they just learn how to act in public.” —Bryan White

 

“The definition of adulthood is that you want to sleep.” —Paula Poundstone

Adulthood Sayings

 

“The tough thing about adulthood is it starts before you even know it starts.” —Robert Redford

 

“Being an adult means accepting those situations where no action is possible.” —John D. MacDonald

 

“Parents expect only two things from their children, obedience in their childhood and respect in their adulthood.” —Amit Kalantri

 

“One of the privileges of adulthood is that your parents don’t get to tell you what to do.” —Amy Dickinson

 

“For me adulthood is realising that there are no grown-ups and everyone else is winging it.” —Sarah Beeny

 

“Being an adult is when you have to spend your money on stuff that you hate.” —Jenna Marbles

 

“Success is becoming in middle adulthood what you dreamed to be in late childhood.” —Unknown

 

“Adulthood is knowing that a fully realized character is always more important than the lines.” —Megan Crane

 

“When I came into my adulthood, I recognized how fortunate I was to be doing what I loved to do.” —Laurence Fishburne

 

“One of the pleasures of adulthood is saying nothing when you have nothing to say.” —Unknown

 

“A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.” —Thomas Szasz

 

“Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood.” —Walt Disney

 

“Age is an accumulation of life and loss. Adulthood is a series of lines crossed.” —Unknown

 

“For in every adult there dwells the child that was, and in every child there lies the adult that will be.” —John Connolly

 

“The adult were once young.The young have not yet attained adulthood.” —Lailah Gifty Akita

 

“As a child I assumed that when I reached adulthood, I would have grown-up thoughts.” —David Sedaris

 

“One of the blessings of adulthood is that one is no longer addressed as a thing.” —Kate Millet

 

“Believing in religion is like believing that adulthood is the solution to childhood.” —Adam Phillips

 

“The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.” —Alden Nowlan

 

“Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.” —Walter Savage Landor

 

“I spent my whole childhood wishing I were older and now I’m spending my adulthood wishing I were younger.” —Ricky Schroder

 

“Adulthood is like looking both ways before you cross the street and then getting hit by an airplane.” —Unknown

 

“One of the things I dread about becoming an adult is that sooner or later you begin letting sentimentality get in the way of simple logic.” —Alan Bradley

 

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

 

“In my case, adulthood itself was not an advance, although it was a useful waymark.” —Nicholson Baker

 

“I believe I owe all the best parts of my adulthood to embracing my imperfections and showcasing them.” —Beth Ditto

 

“Until you’re grown-up they send you to reform school. After you’re grown-up they send you to the penitentiary.” —Ernest Hemingway

 

“For in every adult there dwells the child that was, and in every child there lies the adult that will be.” —John Connolly

 

“The sad discovery of the adult world was the permanent truth: you don’t always do what you want to do; you do what you must.” —Helen Clark MacInnes

 

“You think that adulthood will hit and you’ll suddenly be more capable. But that doesn’t happen, ever, does it?” —Sally Hawkins

Top Ten Adulthood Sayings

 

Here you will find top ten adulthood sayings selected by our team.

  1. “Adulthood is just a number.” —Jeffrey Cranor
  2. “Adulthood was invented to repair the wounds of childhood.” —Joy Browne
  3. “When I came into my adulthood, I recognized how fortunate I was to be doing what I loved to do.” —Laurence Fishburne
  4. “A pony is a childhood dream, a horse is an adulthood treasure.” —Rebecca Carroll
  5. “Parents expect only two things from their children, obedience in their childhood and respect in their adulthood.” —Amit Kalantri
  6. “The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.” —Alden Nowlan
  7. “People never grow up, they just learn how to act in public.” —Bryan White
  8. “Adulthood is like looking both ways before you cross the street and then getting hit by an airplane.” —Unknown
  9. “Being an adult is when you have to spend your money on stuff that you hate.” —Jenna Marbles
  10. “Being an adult means accepting those situations where no action is possible.” —John D. MacDonald