60 Outgrowing People Quotes For Friends And Family

Looking for quotes about outgrowing people and friends? We have rounded up the best collection of outgrowing people quotes and outgrowing friends quotes, sayings, captions, (with images and pictures) that you can relate to.

We all grow and evolve with time. At times maturity level of some people is more than his friends and relationships.  In this context the term means to stop doing (something) because you are older and more mature. You may stop being interested in or involved with someone because you have changed as you have grown older.

Also See: Quotes About Kids Growing Up

As a result you simply do not enjoy each other’s company as much as they did before. You either start meeting less to those people or walk away from them.

We have divided these positive outgrow quotes in these sections;

  • Outgrowing People Quotes
  • Outgrowing Friends Quotes

If you could relate to these quotes also check out relationship maturity quotes and powerful new me quotes to motivate your personal growth.

Outgrowing People Quotes

  1. “You are allowed to outgrow people.”

  2. “Sometimes you just outgrow people.”                                                                                             
    Outgrowing People quotes
    Outgrowing People quotes

  3. “Outgrowing people around you is okay.”

  4. “It’s okay to outgrow people who are not growing.”

  5. “Sometimes we outgrow people who aren’t growing.”                                                                                                           
    quotes about outgrowing friends
    quotes about outgrowing friends

  6. “You are allowed to outgrow people. This includes past versions of yourself.”

  7. “Don’t feel bad for outgrowing people that had the chance to grow with you.”

  8. “A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it.”- Frank A. Clark

  9. “Outgrowing things we love is never a pleasant process.”- Lucy Maud Montgomery

  10. “Sometimes you just outgrow people. Don’t try to fix or repair, just accept it and move on.”                                                                                                                                           
    Outgrow Quotes
    Outgrow Quotes

  11. “Life is about breaking our personal limits and outgrowing ourselves to live our best lives.”

  12. “If you’re on the growth and development path, you’re going to outgrow people.” – Jayson Gaddis

  13. “Sometimes you outgrow who you wanted to be, and sometimes you outgrow who you became…”

  14. “Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.”- Theodore Roosevelt

  15. “Sometimes problems don’t require a solution to solve them; instead they require maturity to outgrow them.” – Dr. Steve Maraboli

  16. “I believe that maturity is not an outgrowing, but a growing up: that an adult is not a dead child, but a child who survived.”- Ursula K. Le Guin

  17. “I saw my earlier selves as different people, acquaintances I had outgrown. I wondered how I could ever have been some of them.” – Roger Zelazny

  18. “You don’t need to get rid of religion; you have to outgrow the need for it. In other words, instead of hoping for the good life, you make the good life.”- Jacque Fresco

  19. “Stop contracting. Stop being scared of outgrowing your people. Just because they’ve found comfort in one place, doesn’t mean, you’ll find too.”- Stretch. Expand. Shine.

  20. “The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.”- Norman Cousins

  21. “You should surround yourself with people who are good for your mental health. People who give you energy, not drain it from you. People who light you up, not those who dim your light.”

  22. “Change is inevitable. Throughout our lives, we watch people outgrowing themselves and becoming a different human being than they were before. The only difference was this time, I was the change.”

  23. “When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.” – Dean Jackson

  24. “But most people don’t take that step. The fear of the unknown keeps them locked in a prison of negativity. A gated community of misery and toxic energy. You have to find the courage to free yourself from this prison.”

  25. “Sometimes you just outgrow people. You don’t need to hate them. You don’t need to cut them off. But you do need to distance yourself from them, if you want to live your best life. Maybe, that is what is best for them too.”

  26. “For, after all, you do grow up, you do outgrow your ideals, which turn to dust and ashes, which are shattered into fragments; and if you have no other life, you just have to build one up out of these fragments.”- Fyodor Dostoevsky

  27. “Surround yourself with people who push you to do better. No drama or negativity. Just higher goals and higher motivation. Good times and positive energy. No jealousy or hate. Simply bringing out the absolute best in each other.”

  28. “You need to ignore what everyone else is doing and achieving. Your life is about breaking your own limits and outgrowing yourself to live your best life. You are not in competition with anyone else. Plan to outdo your past, not other people.”

  29. “The sky has never been the limit. We are our own limits. It’s then about breaking our personal limits and outgrowing ourselves to live our best lives. All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me.”- Walt Disney

  30. “Remember what you must do when they undervalue you, when they think your softness is your weakness, when they treat your kindness like it is their advantage. You awaken every dragon, every wolf, every monster that sleeps inside you and you remind them what hell looks like when it wears the skin of a gentle human.”

Outgrowing Friends Quotes

Life is all about evolving, embracing changes and growing. Embracing the changes and maturing is evident, though the timing may differ.

There will come a point in your life when you feel you have outgrown your friends and may be it’s time to move on. These positive deep quotes will give you a perspective about how this harsh reality can be dealt with.

Don’t forget to check out our collection of working on myself quotes to get back to work motivated and all charged up and never be complacent in life.


  1. “As your life changes so will your circle.”                                                                                                     
    Outgrowing Someone Quotes
    Outgrowing Someone Quotes

  2. “If you’re not losing friends then you’re not growing up.”

  3. “Some people are only compatible with an expired version of you.”                                       
    Outgrowing Friendships Quotes
    Outgrowing Friendships Quotes

  4. “Some of the most poisonous people come disguised as friends and family.”

  5. “You will outgrow people. People will outgrow you. This is life and, it’s okay.”                                                                                                                                                             
    outgrow yourself quotes
    outgrow yourself quotes

  6. “Don’t feel bad for outgrowing people that had the chance to grow with you.”

  7. “Maybe sometimes people did not actually change. Maybe you just never knew who they really were.”

  8. “One of life’s challenging realizations is that sometimes you outgrow your friends.” – Dr. Steve Maraboli

  9. “Don’t you dare shrink yourself for someone else’s comfort. Do not become small for people who refuse to grow.”

  10. “As we grow up, we realize it becomes less important to have more friends and more important to have real ones.”

  11. “You can’t force connections. Sometimes you just don’t vibe with certain people anymore. It’s okay to outgrow what no longer works.”

  12. “We sometimes outgrow people who aren’t growing. Though we know they will never ever change. But it’s just a hope, that will grow up one day.”

  13. “Please don’t think about all the things that could happen to us. Don’t think about other people coming between us. Don’t think about outgrowing each other or growing out of love.”

  14. “We talk about outgrowing people and things…but there’s something to be said about outgrowing yourself. Your work. Your ways of being and showing up. Shedding the old and make space for the new.”

  15. “But then I wondered if sometimes our friendships are a bit like clothes and when they start feeling uncomfortable it’s not because we’ve done anything wrong. It just means that we’ve outgrown them.” – Zoe Sugg

  16. “Some people we just outgrow. Relationships might end with no real explanation as to why. And when that happens, respect the shift. Honor the growth and understand that not all roots can stay planted in the same soil forever.” – Alex Elle

  17. “It’s okay to outgrow relationships, friendships, and situations that aren’t beneficial to your growth. People change. Things change. There’s nothing negative about evolving. It’s okay to progress gracefully into the next chapter of your life.”

  18. “As we change, we sometimes outgrow our friendships. And, since we cannot change this fact, it is best to simply accept it for what it is in order to appreciate the power that the friend had in your life when he or she was a part of it.” – Lindsay Detwiler

  19. “We all leave one another. We die, we change – it’s mostly change – we outgrow our best friends; but even if I do leave you, I will have passed on to you something of myself; you will be a different person because of knowing me; it’s inescapable…” – Edna O’ Brien

  20. “It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you realize that people you’ve known forever don’t see things the way you do. And so you keep the wonderful memories, but find yourself moving on.” – Nicholas Sparks

  21. “Don’t feel bad if you outgrow your “friends” when you’re trying to become a better person. Don’t let them hold you back from getting better. Sometimes, your friends want to stay stuck in the same bad place, but you don’t need to stay with them. You have to leave them behind.”

  22. “You’re gonna outgrow the friends who were secretly holding you back. You’re going to grow distant because you’re moving forward instead of standing still in their comfort zone. You’re not losing friends. Your growth is just exposing the enemies you’ve befriended. Keep growing towards a better you.”

  23. “I believe that maturity is not an outgrowing, but a growing up: that an adult is not a dead child, but a child who survived. I believe that all the best faculties of a mature human being exist in the child…that one of the most deeply human, and humane, of these faculties is the power of imagination.” – Ursula K. Le Guin

  24. “Human priority change time to time most, priority define based on curiosity in the post. Hypocrisy create for writing our quote, priority we get if there increases the highest number vote. Sometimes we outgrow people…making ourself a priority…is not selfish….It happens, it’s necessary…We are not bad person. We are Human.”

  25. “In order to grow, you have to outgrow your disasters, you have to outgrow your fears, you have to outgrow your battles, you have to outgrow the people who doesn’t serve a purpose in your life, you have to outgrow the things that give you only negativity, you have to grow wasting your seconds, you have to outgrow your outer peace, you have to outgrow your nightmares, you have to outgrow the old you…”

Read on to find these encouraging words of wisdom about outgrowing quotes that will motivate you in building your business, leading your life, creating success, achieving your goals, and overcoming your fears to do anything you set your mind to.

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