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Teen Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About Teens:

A baby-sitter is a teenager who gets two dollars an hour to eat five dollars' worth of your food.
~ Henny Youngman.

A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does.
~ Lewis B. Hershey, News summaries, 31 December 1951.

Adolescence: A stage between infancy and adultery.
~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary, 1911.

Adolescence is a period of rapid changes. Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years.
~ Author Unknown.

Adolescence is perhaps nature's way of preparing parents to welcome the empty nest.
~ Karen Savage and Patricia Adams, The Good Stepmother.

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, The New Peoplemaking, 1988.

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, Social Studies.

At fourteen you don't need sickness or death for tragedy.
~ Jessamyn West.

Chaperons don't enforce morality; they force immorality to be discreet.
~ Judith Martin.

Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find a face of his own.
~ Logan Pearsall Smith, Age and Death, Afterthoughts, 1931.

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

Helping your eldest to pick a college is one of the greatest educational experiences of life - for the parents. Next to trying to pick his bride, it's the best way to learn that your authority, if not entirely gone, is slipping fast.
~ Sally and James Reston.

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

How strange that the young should always think the world is against them - when in fact that is the only time it is for them.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960.

I have seen my kid struggle into the kitchen in the morning with outfits that need only one accessory: an empty gin bottle.
~ Erma Bombeck.

I never expected to see the day when girls would get sunburned in the places they do now.
~ Will Rogers.

If you want to recapture your youth, just cut off his allowance.
~ Al Bernstein.

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.

It's difficult to decide whether growing pains are something teenagers have - or are.
~ Author Unknown.

Little children, headache; big children, heartache.
~ Italian Proverb.

Mother Nature is providential. She gives us twelve years to develop a love for our children before turning them into teenagers.
~ William Galvin.

My adolescence progressed normally: enough misery to keep the death wish my usual state, an occasional high to keep me from actually taking the gas-pipe.
~ Faye Moskowitz.

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
~ Erma Bombeck.

Small children disturb your sleep, big children your life.
~ Yiddish Proverb.

Teenagers complain there's nothing to do, then stay out all night doing it.
~ Bob Phillips.

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