Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 80
Need Seekers

The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

I Think Here

I'm a teenager, but I'm independent - I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.

- Adriana Lima

Fast Pretty

Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.

- Alan Ladd

Anorexic Both

As a teen, I was both anorexic and bulimic.

- Alanis Morissette

Think Always

I think growing up is difficult and it's a process that I'm always interested in, with kids and adults, they are often on two different universes.

- Alice Hoffman

Rest Potent

Teen fandom is so potent. Any choice they make in pop culture forces the rest of the world to take notice.

- Alycia Debnam-Carey

Role Models

The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers. But that said, once you're a teenager you've probably gotten as much of an example from your parents as you're going to.

- Andrew Shue

Freedom Ever

Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has.

- Anita Brookner

All The Difference

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.

- Aristotle

Like Telling

Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.

- Arnold H. Glasow

Great Wolf

The 'Teen Wolf' fans are so great.

- Charlie Carver

Birthday Most

For the youth, the indignation of most things will just surge as each birthday passes.

- Chris Evans

Growing Good Girl

Growing up, I wanted desperately to please, to be a good girl.

- Claire Danes

Study Making

Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did.

- Clyde Tombaugh

Homework Every Day

I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to go to school every day and do my homework.

- Constance Baker Motley

Nothing So Much Time

To be honest, I haven't seen a lot of the current crop of teen movies because there's only so much time and there's nothing that really drives me to do it.

- Curtis Armstrong

Growing Up Growing

Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.

- Dale Earnhardt

Lot Read

When I was a teenager, I read a lot of Poe.

- Dario Argento

Chance Most

Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.

- David Elkind

Father Am

I am not officially involved now in the direction of the Teen Challenge ministry, but I rejoice that God permits me to be the father of these ministries.

- David Wilkerson

Going Becoming

You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them. Becoming a scientist or engineer is.

- Dean Kamen

Desire Away

All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away.

- Joan Chen

Single Most

As I've said many times, the single most oppressed class in America right now is the teenager.

- Joe Bob Briggs

Read Any

To be honest, and this is terrible to admit, I hardly read any teen mystery books at all.

- John Allison

Better Average

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

- John B. S. Haldane

Today More

Teenagers today are more free to be themselves and to accept themselves.

- John Knowles

Making Sure

We all have an interest in making sure teens grow up healthy and drug-free.

- John Walters

Maturity Break

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.

- Jules Feiffer

Everybody Laid

My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be. Everybody has their own path. It's laid out for you. It's just up to you to walk it.

- Justin Timberlake

Everybody Idol

Everybody is a teenage idol.

- Barry Gibb

Generation Grows

Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders and each generation grows up into something harder to shock.

- Ben Lindsey

Through Area

The area of teenage life is not necessarily rarefied; we've all gone through that period. It's not as rarefied as a western or a space adventure or a gangster film, but it has its own dynamic.

- Gus Van Sant

Mirror I See

When I look in the mirror I see the girl I was when I was growing up, with braces, crooked teeth, a baby face and a skinny body.

- Heather Locklear

Lifetime Once

Youth comes but once in a lifetime.

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Play Sometimes

I mean, I'm pretty good in real life, but sometimes people seem surprised that I'm like a normal teenager and wear black nail polish and I'm just a little bit more edgy than the person I play on television.

- Brittany Snow

Never How

We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.

- Bryan White


Female adolescence is - universally - an emotionally and psychologically intense period.

- Caitlin Flanagan

Big Just One

Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.

- Carol Burnett

Like Could

I'd like a pop-up magazine with 45 articles on Russell Crowe. I'm like a teenager. I'd have 'Teen Beat' if I could, for grown-ups.

- Caroline Rhea

My Own Sympathetic

My own experience being bullied - it made me a more compassionate person. It made me more sympathetic to the adolescent experience.

- Carolyn Mackler

Like Having

I'm a teen boy, so I like seeing blood and guts. I know it's fake, but I'm having fun.

- Chandler Riggs

Want Could

Well, I could do it for a day, but I wouldn't want to be a teenager again. I really wouldn't.

- Jamie Lee Curtis

Through Teen Years

I got through my teen years by being a bit of a clown.

- Diane Cilento

Prom Adolescence

Adolescence isn't just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses.

- Jena Malone

Through Some

There is a point in every young person's life when you realize that the youth that you've progressed through and graduate to some sort of adulthood is equally as messed up as where you're going.

- Jena Malone

Broadway Like

I was, like, this token teen angst child of Broadway. It's so funny. What is that? I don't even know. But I loved it.

- Jennifer Damiano

Grow Grow Up

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.

- e. e. cummings

Through Some

No matter how good you are, at some point your kids are gonna have to create their own independence and think that Mom and Dad aren't cool, just to establish themselves. That's what adolescence is about. They're gonna go through that no matter what.

- Eddie Vedder

Including Anyone

Nobody understands anyone 18, including those who are 18.

- Jim Bishop

Like Psychology

One of my first paid gigs was writing psychology quizzes for 'YM,' a monthly teen magazine like 'Seventeen.'

- K. A. Applegate

College World

When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.

- Elon Musk

Living Never

Teenagers who are never required to vacuum are living in one.

- Fred G. Gosman

True Keep

Keep true to the dreams of your youth.

- Friedrich Schiller

New Traits

Adolescence is a new birth, for the higher and more completely human traits are now born.

- G. Stanley Hall

Like Type

I did try to get a few of those teen high-school movies, but they just didn't like me. I guess I wasn't a certain type.

- Leelee Sobieski

Phone Idea

My kids idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone.

- George Foreman

Think Toys

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination - think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.

- Terry Brooks

Mum Before

At the age of 16 I was already dreaming of having a baby because I felt myself to be an adult, but my mum forbid it. Right now, I feel like a teenager and I want to have fun for one or two more years before starting a family.

- Milla Jovovich

China And India

When I was growing up, my parents told me, 'Finish your dinner. People in China and India are starving.' I tell my daughters, 'Finish your homework. People in India and China are starving for your job.'

- Thomas Friedman

Think Through

I think you go through a period as a teenager of being quite cool and unaffected by things.

- Miranda Otto

Deep Mind

Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life.

- Samuel Ullman

Important Tell

We must tell girls their voices are important.

- Malala Yousafzai

Reach Fathers

To all those mothers and fathers who are struggling with teen-agers, I say, just be patient: even though it looks like you can't do anything right for a number of years, parents become popular again when kids reach 20.

- Marian Wright Edelman

Listening Boredom

Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces.

- Marilyn vos Savant

Source Any

When I was a freshman, I didn't have that much time for extra-curriculars, so I didn't do any theater stuff. Actually, I didn't do it with my school. I did theater with this thing called Teen Source.

- Shanley Caswell

Teen Years Martial

Since my teen years I was interested in martial arts.

- Tony Visconti

Angst Introverted

I was a quiet teenager, introverted, full of angst.

- Nigella Lawson

My Life Mine

I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced that my looks were hideous. Adolescence is painful for everyone, I know, but mine was plain weird.

- Uma Thurman

Grow Kid

So many people try to grow up too fast, and it's not fun! You should stay a kid as long as possible!

- Vanessa Hudgens

Best Friendships

Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.

- Sophia Bush

Tea Would

I liked being a teenager, but I would not go back for all the tea in China.

- Rob Lowe

Trust About

Being a teen can be tough. Just try to surround yourself with really good friends that really have your back, and also be a really good friend to those who really care about you. If you're not sure about certain things, talk to your friends that you trust and your family.

- Victoria Justice

Small Social

Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts.

- Mary Pipher

Pretty Always

I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life, particularly in adolescence.

- Robert Cormier

Learn Sure

Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves.

- Virginia Satir

My Life Otherwise

But when I was a teenager, the idea of spending the rest of my life in a factory was real depressing. So the idea that I could become a musician opened up some possibilities I didn't see otherwise.

- Wayne Kramer

Chubby Considered

I was considered chubby as a teen.

- Roger Moore

Generation Given

This generation has given up on growth. They're just hoping for survival.

- Penelope Spheeris

Grow Sometime

You've got to grow up sometime.

- Winona Ryder

Growing Up Growing

I have this sense that I didn't really start growing up until my twenties.

- Winona Ryder