Teenage Quotes

Young people don't know what age is, and old people forget what youth was.

Proverb

The magic of first love Is our ignorance That it can never end.

UNKNOWN

Mothers and daughters can stay very connected during teenage years. In the middle of your life, you can become very alone. Even though you're connected deeply to other family members, lovers, husbands, friends.

Holly Hunter

Maturity begins to grow when you can sense you concern for others outweighing your concern for yourself.

John MacNoughton

A proof that experience is of no use, is that the end of one love does not prevent us from beginning another.

Paul Bourget

At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely knows that other beings also suffer.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

The young are often accused of exaggerating their troubles; they do so, very often, in the hope of making some impression upon the inertia and the immovability of the selfish old.

Robertson Davies

Young people tell what they are doing, old people what they have done and fools what they wish to do.

French Proverb

The appropriate age for marriage is around eighteen for girls and thirty-seven for men.

Aristotle

Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth and fresher breath.

Dave Barry

The world is yours, as well as ours, but in the last analysis, it is yours. You young people, full of vigour and vitality, are in the bloom of life, like the sun at eight or nine in the morning. Our hope is placed on you.

Mao Tse-Tung

As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.

Fran Lebowitz

Like its politicians and its war, society has the teenagers it deserves.

Joseph Priestley

Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own.

Doug Larson

Ignorance, intolerance, egotism, self-assertion, opaque perception, dense and pitiful chuckle headedness - and an almost pathetic unconsciousness of it all, that is what I was at nineteen and twenty.

Mark Twain

Living with these teenage boys allowed me to see how much their psyches were like their girl counterparts. They were more familiar to me than I would have thought.

Marlo Thomas

People - not just in their teenage years - hold on to this fantasy of love when they're not ready to have a real relationship.

Keri Russell

The sacrifices ordinary American men and women from communities large and small have been willing to make, often before they were past their teenage years, have secured our nation unprecedented freedoms and made us the world's bulwark of liberty.

Steve Buyer

We know that if we can prevent kids from trying drugs in their teenage years, we dramatically reduce the likelihood that they will go on to have problems later in life.

John Walters

All teenage girls like to look good and tennis players are no different.

Maria Kirilenko

Oh the innocent girl in her maiden teens knows perfectly well what everything means.

D.H. Lawrence

An adolescent is somebody who is in between things. A teenager is somebody who's kind of permanently there. And so living with them through the various teenage hopes and sorrows and joys was curiously enough a maturing experience for me.

Andrew Greeley

It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.

Edgar W. Howe

Having a thirteen-year-old in the family is like having a general-admission ticket to the movies, radio and TV. You get to understand that the glittering new arts of our civilization are directed to the teenagers, and by their suffrage they stand or fall.

Max Lerner

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Updated On : April 09, 2011
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