16+ Best Middle Child Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational middle child quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

Famous Middle Child Quotes

I was a middle child and was used to negotiating. But there was nothing I could do to reverse my mothers condition. — Leeza Gibbons

I’m a typical middle child. I’m the mediator. The one that makes everything OK, puts their own needs aside to make sure everybody’s happy. It’s hard to change your nature, even with years and years of therapy. — Jennifer Jason Leigh

Middles have lower self-esteem than other birth orders because of their lack of uniqueness and attention at home, but this can actually be a positive as they don’t have huge egos. — Anonymous

I’m a middle child, which is probably why I chose to be an actress. I needed the attention. I’ve got one older sister and a younger brother. — Nell Hudson

I was more like a middle child. My youngest brother was the baby, so he got all the attention that the baby gets. And my older brothers were getting into so much trouble that I was left in the middle, doing plays. I was up to no good, but my mother didn’t know it! — John C. Reilly

I came from a big family, with not enough attention. It’s classic. I wasn’t the baby, but was second to last. It’s absolutely the same story that most people have in this [film] business, they’re the middle children. I’ve encountered some people, and it’s weird to me, that they were the youngest in their family. I don’t understand how that works, they got the attention. — Paul F. Tompkins

I’m a middle child, and I’m pretty diplomatic: the peace-maker. — Carrie Coon

I am the middle child with an older and younger brother. — Eden Sher

I was the classic middle child in some ways, the one who could have been a priest in an alternate universe. — Chiwetel Ejiofor

My mother never had time for me. When you’re the middle child in a family of five million, you don’t get any attention. — Woody Allen

Being the middle child, I couldn’t figure out where I fit in the home. I couldn’t figure out whether I was the youngest of the older three or the oldest of the younger three. — Tullian Tchividjian

I am the model middle child. I am patient and I like to take care of everyone. Being called nice is a compliment. It’s not a boring way to describe me. — Jennifer Garner

I grew up in a remarkable home, the middle of seven children. My parents raised us well. They loved us well. We laughed hard growing up. But being the middle child, I couldn’t figure out where I fit in the home, whether I was the youngest of the older three or the oldest of the younger three. When you don’t know where you fit inside the home and you’re young and you’re desperate to fit in somewhere, I’d figured where I would fit outside the home. So I made some bad decisions about who I hung out with, I dropped out of high school, got kicked out of the house. — Tullian Tchividjian

I was a redhead and a middle child; both can make you feel excluded. It’s like fighting to be included, in the swim of things. After a while you start to develop a bit of a victim mentality, which isn’t great for a happy life. — Shirley Manson

I’m a thirty-something ranch wife, mother of four, moderately agoraphobic middle child who grew up on a golf course in the city. — Ree Drummond

Iran is the middle child of the Axis of Evil. Iraq is the oldest child and gets the lion’s share of the attention, and North Korea is the crazy baby. — John Oliver

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