Boys Quotes

A man can never quite understand a boy, even when he has been a boy.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.

Kin Hubbard

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.

Herbert Hoover

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.

Charles Dudley Warner

The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light.

Robert Baden-Powell

Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.

James Thurber

There is nothing so aggravating as a fresh boy who is too old to ignore and too young to kick.

Kin Hubbard

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

Charles Dudley Warner

A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when he understands their aim.

Robert Baden-Powell

A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.

Robert Benchley

Men want power in order to do something. Boys want power in order to be something.

Eric Sevareid

One boy is worth half a man Two boys are worth half a boy Three boys are no help at all.

Unknown

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

Of all wild beasts, the most difficult to manage.

Plato

When you can't do anything else to a boy, you can make him wash his face.

Ed Howe

The boys are in such a mood that if someone introduced the Ten Commandments, they'd cut them down to seven.

Norris Cotton

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.

Elizabeth Missing Sewell

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.

John Andrew Holmes

No one knows how it is that with one glance a boy can break through into a girl's heart.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The boy gathers materials for a temple, and then when he is thirty, concludes to build a woodshed.

Henry David Thoreau

A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.

John B. S. Haldane

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

Inside every hardened criminal beats the heart of a ten-year-old boy.

Bart Simpson

If a man cannot make his point to keen boys in ten minutes, he ought to be shot!

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

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Updated On : January 14, 2013
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