grew quotes

I grew up in a military family, and there's something about that military-style uniform, all cleaned up, a brutal control effort the military necessarily breeds.Max Cannon

I didn't really watch action films growing up! I grew up on stuff like 'Anne of Green Gables' - that was more when I was in elementary school. It was all I ever watched.Gina Carano

I was always bigger than the other girls. My sisters are very, very beautiful and very skinny, and I've always had a more muscular body. So I grew up with a different mentality.Gina Carano

Oh, yeah. I grew up in Southern California in the 1960's. It was very different. I was an only child as opposed to having siblings. My brothers all lived with my step-mom. I am very close to them, but we were not raised in the same house.David Cassidy

When I grew up, my dad always used to watch 'Star Trek' and any and every sci-fi show you could imagine. I used to watch it with him, and I loved it.Erica Cerra

I grew up in Chicago, so I've always been a Bears fan.Kyle Chandler

I've had a lot of different lives. I was adopted, I grew up in Nebraska, and then I went to Northwestern... Then I had this really extraordinary, different life than my parents.Dan Chaon

I grew up in east Tennessee, and everybody knew everybody's business.Kenny Chesney

My children grew up with one Western parent. My husband doesn't believe in raising his voice with the kids and we don't spank. They were really raised in a half-Asian family.Amy Chua

I grew up in the Midwest; you don't know any screenwriters. It didn't seem like a realistic career possibility.Diablo Cody

When people say this isn't the America they grew up in, they're right. Nobody gets to grow old in the America they grew up in.Gail Collins

I grew up understanding the pros and cons of what you're getting into and knowing what comes with your job. I like to keep my private life private, and then work is work. I feel so far I've had a really good balance with that.Lily Collins

A boy's appetite grows very fast, and in a few moments the queer, empty feeling had become hunger, and the hunger grew bigger and bigger, until soon he was as ravenous as a bear.Carlo Collodi

I grew up in San Francisco and moved to L.A. about 20 years ago, and now my main home is in Hollywood.Roman Coppola

I didn't actually know what a vegetarian was until I was 13 years old. I know in this day and age it's hard to believe that, but I think because I grew up on a farm, I wasn't indulged in magazines, newspapers, Internet, television. And so, for some reason, I was never exposed to what a vegetarian was.Abbie Cornish

I grew up when the whole Motown thing was huge. The charts in those days were dominated by groups more than solo artists at one point.Simon Cowell

I'm from Brooklyn. I grew up very poor- seven people, four rooms. My dad had no education.Peter Criss

I grew up during the Cold War, when everything seemed very tenuous. For many years, right up until the fall of the Berlin Wall, I had vivid nightmares of nuclear apocalypse.Justin Cronin

I don't think I'll ever lose the feeling that I had when I read 'To Kill a Mockingbird' - Harper Lee was going back into her childhood. I grew up in a real small town - Lee's was in the South, mine the Northwest - but small towns have a lot in common. There was such a revelation in knowing that a story could be told like that.Chris Crutcher

I grew up in Cuba under a strong, military, oppressive dictatorship. So as a teenager, I found myself involved in a revolution. I remember during that time, a young, charismatic leader rose up, talking about hope and change. His name was Fidel Castro.Rafael Cruz