66 Adult Life Quotes On Success In Life

These adult life quotes will inspire you. Adult life, the period from the time one became an adult I’ve worked here all of my adult life.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging adult life quotes, adult life sayings, and adult life proverbs.

Best Adult Life Quotes

1. “I have stepped off the relationship scene to come to terms with myself. I have spent most of my adult life being ‘someone’s girlfriend’, and now I am happy being single.” Penelope Cruz

2. “I had this rare privilege of being able to pursue in my adult life, what had been my childhood dream. “ Andrew Wiles

3. “My mother, whom I love dearly, has continually revised my life story within the context of a complicated family history that includes more than the usual share of divorce, step-children, dysfunction, and obfuscation. I’ve spent most of my adult life attempting to deconstruct that history and separate fact from fiction. “ Melissa Gilbert

4. “Adult life is dealing with an enormous amount of questions that don’t have answers. So I let the mystery settle into my music. I don’t deny anything, I don’t advocate anything, I just live with it.” Bruce Springsteen

5. “As a spiritual person, nature for me has always been a healing place. Going back all the way to my childhood on the farm, the fields and forests were places of adventure and self-discovery. Animals were companions and friends, and the world moved at a slower, more rational pace than the bustling cities where I’d resided my adult life.” David Mixner

6. “When I’m on stage, I get real happy there. Maybe that’s the only time in my adult life I feel like myself.” Dave Chappelle

7. “I’ve been a Colt for almost all of my adult life, but I guess in life, and in sports, we all know nothing lasts forever. Times change, circumstances change, and that’s the reality of playing in the NFL.“ Peyton Manning

8. “For 24 years of my adult life, by choice I weighed well over 200 pounds. I say ‘by choice’ because I have never ‘accidentally’ eaten anything, so when I choose to eat too much, I have chosen to weigh too much. “ Zig Ziglar

9. “For most of my adult life, I always had this pain in my gut, but because I had to survive, and I had to pay the rent, I needed the roof over our head and food for us to eat and some clothes.” Maye Musk

10. “My adult life is filled with the things horror movies are made of.” Tim Kennedy

11. “The business of being told to earn a dollar, that no one is going to give you anything – that was kind of my mantra throughout my childhood, and now it’s in my adult life. I find that people really tend to relate to the immigrant father, whether he be Italian, Greek, Spanish or whatever.” Sebastian Maniscalco

12. “We cannot know the young child’s personality by studying his systems of interest, for his attention is as yet too labile, his reactions impulsive, and interests unformed. From adolescence onward, however, the surest clue to personality is the hierarchy of interests, including the loves and loyalties of adult life.” Gordon W. Allport

13. “All my adult life I have been searching for the right adjective to describe my father’s peculiarly aggressive comic style. I recently settled on ‘defamatory.’” Martin Amis

14. “Once upon a time, soft toys were for babies. Now they’re taken for granted as a feature of adult life.” Brian Sutton-Smith

15. “ My husband and I met when I was a teenager, and I’ve been with him for more than half of my adult life.” Aisha Tyler

16. “I spent my adult life as a scientist, and science is, essentially, the most successful approach we have to try and understand the vast mysteries around. “ David Eagleman

17. “Six years after al-Awlaki was born, his family moved back to Yemen, but he returned to the States for college and remained there for much of his adult life. “ Peter Bergen

18. “I’ve been a Mac guy for almost my entire adult life. I wrote my first college papers on a typewriter, but by the end of my freshman year – almost 20 years ago – I was on an IBM PC. Then, in 1984, I found the Mac, and I never looked back. “John Battelle

19. “I have lived in the United States for half of my life, my entire adult life.” Sheena Easton

20. “Most of my adult life I had this towering contempt for America.” Robert Crumb

21. “I had incorrectly, for all of my adult life until 2008, believed the biggest voting myth that exists – that ex-felons cannot vote.” Two Chainz

22. “While I wouldn’t wish being teased on anyone, I think it eventually leads to a kind of solidarity in adult life. The few people I know who weren’t picked on in school are people I find I can’t relate to on much more than a surface level. There’s a sensitivity that comes with feeling like an outsider at some point in your life. “Anna Kendrick

23. “For the better part of my adult life, I proudly avoided nerd/nimrod/goober status. I was always just cool enough.” Steve Carell

24. “Aside from a brief stint as a writing tutor during graduate school, I have managed to avoid respectable employment all my adult life.” Jesse Kellerman

25. “I have been a parent since I was 25. That’s a large chunk of my adult life. Mother or father, it transforms you completely.” Kate Winslet

26. “SpongeBob is a kid living an adult life. He has a job. Kids think being a fry cook is a great job. “Stephen Hillenburg

27. “I’ve been vegetarian for virtually all of my adult life, and I do adopt a very strict health regime.” Kate O’Mara

28. “For the vast majority of my adult life, I was a freelance writer, forever scrambling for work that paid an insulting non-amount.” Jen Sincero

29. “I know it’s a rare privilege, but if one can really tackle something in adult life that means that much to you, then it’s more rewarding than anything I can imagine.” Andrew Wiles

30. “Extroverts never understand introverts, and it was like that in school days. I read recently that all of us can be defined in adult life by the way others perceived us in high school.” Neil Peart

31. “When you’ve done something for more than a third of your life, your whole adult life, and then all of a sudden you’re going to have to switch off and say, ‘No more,’ you want to grasp as much of it and enjoy the last few years of it as much as you can. Because you can’t get those years back. “ Brian O’Driscoll

32. “I’ve been collecting art for much of my adult life. I started around 1960. And my wife and I really enjoy art a great deal. We don’t have a lot of money, so we have works on paper, but we enjoy them a great deal.” Eric Kandel

33. “I did 20 years in the Navy. I joined the Navy right out of high school and went through Navy boot camp, went to SEAL training, got done with that, and then showed up at a SEAL team, where I did 20 years. That was pretty much my whole adult life. “ Jocko Willink

34. “I think President Obama wanted to have the right fit for his different cabinet positions, and I believe that experience is what mattered most to him. In my case, I have been working to improve the overall quality of life for working families for most of my adult life, and I think that experience resonated with the president.” Hilda Solis

35. “America is the light, and her people are the goodness that grows from that. She’ll always be worth fighting for – it was my greatest honor to fight for her every day of my adult life.” Marcus Luttrell

36. “I’ve had the same breasts for my entire adult life.” Sharon Stone

37. “For most of my adult life, I drove through Central Park every morning going to work. “ Susan Lucci

38. “I’d spent my whole adult life considering myself an independent entity, my life filled by work and friends and family. Suddenly I had a male partner, someone I woke up with and went to sleep with every night.” Rebecca Traister

39. “After I quit the U.S. Ski Team, there was a fair amount of, you know, grief that follows that, and I just wanted to take a year off. And I had a friend that lived in Los Angeles, said I could crash on his couch. And so I just kind of did the first really spontaneous thing I’d done in my young adult life.” Molly Bloom

40. “Sometimes I wonder if I’m just memorializing my youth when I spent all this time outdoors. I always envisioned my adult life like I’m going to run every day and live in the woods in a cabin if I can – and here I am living in San Francisco and working in a studio.” Tycho

41. “I’ve spent my entire adult life with the United States as a superpower and one that had no compunction about spending what it took to sustain that position. And it didn’t have to look over its shoulder because our economy was so strong.” Robert M. Gates

42. “ Mary Tyler Moore was a working woman whose storylines were not always about dating and men. They were about work friendships and relationships, which is what I feel my adult life has mostly been about.” Tina Fey

43. “In my adult life, I had spent a lot of time angry at God, mostly over the sudden deaths in my family – my brother at 30, my daughter at 5.” Ann Hood

44. “For most of my adult life, I dreaded the day I woke up and saw my mother in the mirror. It never happened. But, I had grown into my father. I shouldn’t have been surprised. Everyone always said I was the son he never had. “Jane Leavy

45. “For the first half of my adult life, I was a Democrat.” Alphonso Jackson

46. “Being born and raised as a Californian, I somewhat ignorantly had taken for granted the diversity and liberal mindset that shaped my childhood and adult life. “ Carre Otis

47. “I realized I had spent the majority of my adult life doing two characters – Maude from 1972-’79 and Dorothy from 1985-’92 – and I really didn’t know what I wanted to do after ‘Golden Girls.’ I knew what I didn’t want to do – any more sitcoms, or wait for the next great role that might never come. “ Bea Arthur

48. “I’m a Clevelander. I’ve spent the majority of my adult life here. Every day when I come to work, it’s ‘Let’s turn this team into a consistent winner.’ Because it would be such a special story.” Joe Thomas

49. “I’ve spent my adult life in the national security realm.” Amy McGrath

50. “Most of us enter adult life with great ambitions for how we will start our own ventures, but the harshness of life wears us down. We settle into some job and slowly give in to the illusion that our bosses care about us and our future, that they spend time thinking of our welfare.” Robert Greene

51. “I have spent much of my adult life flinching with pain as I tried to pull out the threads that bound the shadows of my past to me.” Lorna Luft

52. “My adult life, I grew up in Chicago. When I go back there, I always have fond memories.” B. J. Armstrong

53. “I’ve spent my entire adult life encouraging minority communities to get involved in mainstream society, civic society.” Sadiq Khan

54. “In my humble opinion, the ages 22 to about 27 are the most critical years of your adult life. It’s your time to gestate in the cocoon of becoming.” Mahershala Ali

55. “Anybody who has ever been in business, anybody who has ever paid bills, anybody who has ever lived in a serious adult life knows that indebtedness is a killer.” Frank Lautenberg

56. “After all, I have spent the better part of my adult life insisting that government be open… that government be accessible… and that government be held accountable to people who voted us into office. “ Roy Barnes

57. “Freud has shown one thing very clearly: that we only forget our infancy by burying it in the unconscious; and that the problems of this difficult period find their solution under a disguised form in adult life.” Herbert Read

58. “I had one fight in my adult life. I had the famous ’89 fight with Nicole, which she admits that she initiated the physical part.” O. J. Simpson

59. “There’s the typical books, Moby Dick and, I guess in my adult life I began to read biographies more than fiction. I started to want to relate to other people’s lives, things that had really happened.” Julius Erving

60. “Cleveland is the place I grew up and lived much of my adult life, so it will always be a part of my soul. “ Mark Edwards

61. “Mike Bloomberg may be a Republican these days. But he has been a Democrat for most of his adult life.” Randi Weingarten

62. “For many decades now – and certainly during my adult life in academe – the Western intellectual world has not been convinced that theology is a pursuit that can be engaged in with intellectual honesty and integrity.” Arthur Peacocke

63. “All my adult life people have been helping me.” Stephen Hawking

64. “It’s been very hard, after being mostly a mom, to develop an adult life of my own. And not being married anymore, I have to come up with challenges. “Danielle Steel

65. “Marnie’ was ahead of its time. People didn’t talk about childhood and its effects on adult life. It was taboo to discuss sexuality and psychology and to put all that into a film was shocking.” Tippi Hedren

66.”I have been very lucky for most of my adult life to be working as an actor.” Josh Hopkins

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