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A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does. - Lewis B Hershey

I believe a man is born first unto himself --for the happy developing of himself, while the world is a nursery, and the pretty things are to be snatched for, and pleasant things tasted; some people seem to exist thus right to the end. But most are born again on entering manhood; then they are born to humanity, to a consciousness of all the laughing, and the never-ceasing murmur of pain and sorrow that comes from the terrible multitudes of brothers. - D. H. Lawrence

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

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

The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love. - Don Barthelme

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

We have not passed that subtle line between childhood and adulthood until we move from the passive voice to the active voice -- that is, until we have stopped saying "It got lost," and say, "I lost it." - Sidney J. Harris

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