One boy is worth half a man Two boys are worth half a boy Three boys are no help at all.
Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.
A man can never quite understand a boy, even when he has been a boy.
The glory of the nation rests in the character of her men. And character comes from boyhood. Thus every boy is a challenge to his elders.
One of the best things in the world to be is a boy; it requires no experience, but needs some practice to be a good one.
Of all wild beasts, the most difficult to manage.
Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.
There is nothing so aggravating as a fresh boy who is too old to ignore and too young to kick.
The boy who expects every morning to open into a new world finds that today is like yesterday, but he believes tomorrow will be different
A boy is a magical creature-you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart.
When you can't do anything else to a boy, you can make him wash his face.
The boys are in such a mood that if someone introduced the Ten Commandments, they'd cut them down to seven.
Boys are sent out into the world to buffet with its temptations, to mingle with bad and good, to govern and direct - girls are to dwell in quiet homes among few friends, to exercise a noiseless influence.
Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light.
No one knows how it is that with one glance a boy can break through into a girl's heart.
The boy gathers materials for a temple, and then when he is thirty, concludes to build a woodshed.
A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
Men want power in order to do something. Boys want power in order to be something.
Before he can devote himself to God or a woman, a boy will devote himself to his father, even foolishly, even beyond explanation.
I am convinced that every boy, in his heart, would rather steal second base than an automobile.
Boys and young men acquire readily the moral sentiments of their social milieu, whatever these sentiments may be.
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