Found 84 quotes starting with AD:

Adulthood is the ever-shrinking period between childhood and old age. It is the apparent aim of modern industrial societies to reduce this period to a minimum.
– Thomas SzaszRate it:
Adulthood isn't an award they'll give you for being a good child. You can waste... years, trying to get someone to give that respect to you, as though it were a sort of promotion or raise in pay. If only you do enough, if only you are good enough. No. You have to just... take it. Give it to yourself, I suppose. Say, I'm sorry you feel like that and walk away. But that's hard.
– Lois McMaster BujoldRate it:
Adults are just children who earn money.
– Kenneth BranaughRate it:
Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.
– Dr. SeussRate it:
Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
– Elias CanettiRate it:
Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.
– Karl KrausRate it:
Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
– Kahlil GibranRate it:
Adventure is not outside a man it is within.
– David GraysonRate it:
Adventure is worthwhile in itself.
– Amelia EarhartRate it:
Adventure isn't hanging on a rope off the side of a mountain. Adventure is an attitude that we must apply To the day to day obstacles of life - Facing new challenges, seizing new opportunities, Testing our resources against the unknown and in the process, Discovering our own unique potentional.
– John AmattRate it:
Adventure must be held in delicate fingers. It should be handled, not embraced. It should be sipped, not swallowed at a gulp.
– Ashley Dukes, The Man with a Load of Mischief (1924)Rate it:
Adventures are stories of discomfort told in comfort.
– Tim CamutiRate it:
Adversity cause some men to break others to break records.
– William A. WardRate it:
Adversity does teach who your real friends are.
– Lois McMaster BujoldRate it:
Adversity draws men together and produces beauty and harmony in life's relationships, just as the cold of winter produces ice-flowers on the window-panes, which vanish with the warmth.
– Sren Aaby KierkegaardRate it:
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted with himself.
– Samuel JohnsonRate it:
Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.
– HoraceRate it:
Adversity is a better educator than the best teacher.
– Debasish Mridha, M.D.Rate it:
Adversity is a great teacher, but this teacher makes us pay dearly for its instruction; and often the profit we derive, is not worth the price we paid.
– Jean-Jacques RousseauRate it:
Adversity is designed to eventually promote you never to demote you, strenghten you never to weaken you and make you never to mar you.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Adversity is never meant to be cut & run i.e. you shouldn't retreat from it speedily. Rather, you've got to deal with it unyieldingly until you're done with it.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Adversity is NO reason at all for you to give up on your aspiration/vision. Yes of course, it's never reasonable. Because, every adversity is strictly made/meant to toughen you and not at all to weaken you.
– Emeasoba GeorgeRate it:
Adversity is orientation for reward.
– Matshona DhliwayoRate it:
Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
– Thomas CarlyleRate it:
Adversity is the diamond dust Heaven polishes its jewels with.
– LeightonRate it:

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