As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
Let our advance worrying become advance thinking and planning.
In the Soviet army it takes more courage to retreat than advance.
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don't really even notice it, so it's part of everyday life.
Reacting in anger or annoyance will not advance one's ability to persuade.
Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.
Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.
To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advance in science.
There've always been people in the borderland between childhood and adulthood. That state is not a matter of chronological age. It's a matter of understanding that you can accept a future that has been defined by the previous generation, or you can reject it and make something new.
But however the forms of family life have changed and the number expanded, the role of the family has remained constant and it continues to be the major institution through which children pass en route to adulthood.
I've heard this before from people: early 20s kind of screws with your head a little bit because you're transitioning into adulthood and actually becoming an adult with responsibilities and paying bills. So all of a sudden, it's like you're responsible now.
Maybe if I ever come to write about my teens and adulthood - and I can't imagine I will - but if I do, then maybe I will want to say a bit more about the ways in which my parents' relationship with one another impacted on me in later years.
When it comes down to it, I believe that, having made the decision to bring children into the world, I owe it to them to be as present as I can in their daily lives and to try my best to stay alive until they've made it through to adulthood.
I didn't have a dysfunctional childhood or young adulthood, but I was somebody who was very much raised to do what other people told me to do as a person.
I started reading and fell in love with the worlds and characters Lev Grossman created. I'm taken with his exploration of an idealized childhood fantasy through the lens of adulthood, or coming into adulthood.
Many people don't have relationships to their siblings in adulthood, or they have superficial ones. It's sort of unfashionable, particularly in America, to be close to your family.
There's childhood and early onset bipolar, but it transitions in your early adulthood into something a little bit different, and extremely severe. It was at that time that my impulse control just went out the window. Impulse control when you're manic just disappears.
It is widely known that the effects of childhood poverty follow children through adolescence and into adulthood.
I did 'Kidulthood' and 'Adulthood,' and that's what people wanted and expect me to always do. They want me to do 'hood films and be the guy swinging baseball bats and saying 'Yo Blood' and beating up others in the street.