Teen Quotes

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.-Carol Burnett

 

 

Keep true to the dreams of your youth.-Friedrich Schiller

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

This generation has given up on growth. They’re just hoping for survival.-Penelope Spheeris

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Teenagers today are more free to be themselves and to accept themselves.-John Knowles

 

 

As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.-Johnny Depp

 

 

Youth comes but once in a lifetime.-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Adolescence isn’t just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses.-Jena Malone

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.-Aristotle

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

 

 

All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away.-Joan Chen

 

 

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

 

 

You’ve got to grow up sometime.-Winona Ryder

 

 

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

 

 

To an adolescent, there is nothing in the world more embarrassing than a parent.-Dave Barry

 

 

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

 

 

Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.-Arnold H. Glasow

 

 

 

I have this sense that I didn’t really start growing up until my twenties.-Winona Ryder

 

 

Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.-Louise J. Kaplan

 

 

We must tell girls their voices are important. – Malala Yousafzai

 

 

I wanted to be with the kind of people I’d grown up with, but you can’t go back to them and be one of them again, no matter how hard you try.-Ethel Waters

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.-Alan Ladd

 

 

 

I was a quiet teenager, introverted, full of angst.-Nigella Lawson

 

 

 

The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.-A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

 

 

Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person, defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.-Dave Barry

 

 

 

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

 

 

As I’ve said many times, the single most oppressed class in America right now is the teenager.-Joe Bob Briggs

 

 

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence. – Jules Feiffer

 

 

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

 

 

I was a handful growing up.-Olivia Wilde

 

 

Nobody understands anyone 18, including those who are 18.-Jim Bishop

 

 

I want to help middle-school girls stay interested in math and be good at it, and see it as friendly and accessible and not this scary thing. Everyone else in society tells them it’s not for them. It’s for nerdy white guys with pocket protectors.-Danica McKellar

 

 

 

If you just watch a teenager, you see a lot of uncertainty.-Jamie Lee Curtis

 

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

 

 

Everybody is a teenage idol.-Barry Gibb

 

 

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

 

 

 

Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.-Laurence J. Peter

 

 

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

 

 

A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult. – John B. S. Haldane

 

 

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

 

 

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

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