Boy Quotes

Often you must keep the dogs of desire nipping at your heels lest you become the slave of procrastination and the errand boy of complacency

R.K. Francis

Nafai knew the rule: when a man acts like a child, he's boyish, and everyone's delighted; when a boy acts the same way, he's childish, and everyone tells him to be a man.

Orson Scott Card

Don't wait to make your son a great man - make him a great boy.


The Israelis are mistaken if they think we do not have an alternative to negotiations. By Allah I swear they are wrong. The Palestinian people are prepared to sacrifice until either the last boy and the last girl raise the Palestinian flag over the walls, the churches and the mosques of Jerusalem.

Yasser Arafat

Before he can devote himself to God or a woman, a boy will devote himself to his father, even foolishly, even beyond explanation.

Albom, Mitch

Wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the forest, a little boy and his Bear will always be playing.

Winnie the Pooh

Love is a boy by poets styl'd; Then spare the rod and spoil the child.

Samuel Butler

O my boy! he who doeth good shall meet with good; and he who doeth evil shall meet with evil, for the Lord requiteth a man according to the measure of his work.


It might have seemed ridiculous to anyone watching, this white-haired maintenance worker, all alone, making like an airplane. But the running boy is inside every man, no matter how old he gets.

Albom, Mitch

I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me.

Woody Allen

... The slyness of the rascal tickled the boy so much that he pushed back his hat, clapped his hands, and burst out laughing as he had not done before for weeks. Every one looked round surprised, and Sancho regarded them with a mildly inquiring air, ...

Louisa May Alcott

I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me

Sir Isaac Newton

A boy is a magical creature - you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart.

Allan Beck

The brawniest will not beat back the storm Nor the heaviest haul your little boy from harm.

Gwendolyn Brooks

George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie.

Mark Twain

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