Time and tragedy have forced her to grow too quickly, at least for my taste, into a young woman who stitches bleeding wounds and knows our mother can hear only so much.
Rilke wrote: 'These trees are magnificent, but even more magnificent is the sublime and moving space between them, as though with their growth it too increased.
Liberty is the first condition of growth. It is wrong, a thousand times wrong, if any of you dares to say, 'I will work out the salvation of this woman or child.
It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
Grow Become Up
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.
grown-ups write Want
Zo, I'm not a damn pussy!'
Erik, looking very tall and full-grown, kick-your-butt vampyre-like, snorted sarcastically and then said, 'No, you're a damn human. Wait, that does make you a pussy!
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
Seem Love Is
I want to grow old without facelifts. I want to have the courage to be loyal to the face I have made.
The thing about growing up with Fred and George," said Ginny thoughtfully, "is that you sort of start thinking anything's possible if you've got enough nerve.