Teenage Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Teenage

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When I was a teenager I loved acting, but I really just loved it for myself. I didn't like the fact that anyone else saw the work I was doing.
~By Joseph Gordon-Levitt ~


I find it very, very hard. He was part of the fabric of my life. We were kids together, and teenagers. We spent the whole of our lives with each other because of our music.
~By Robin Gibb ~


The games industry is already bigger than the music industry, and it's mainly directed at teenage boys.
~By Thomas Dolby ~


I always make this joke that I know you were expecting to see the big skirts and the hoops. But that was a long time ago. Artists aren't always seen as real people. If you start out as a teenager, sometimes people want to keep you locked as that. But I'm a woman now.
~By Jody Watley ~


Well, I always say that the two things I was most disastrous at in my life, being a teenager and being a wife, were the two things I really wound up cashing in on when I was writing fluffy magazine pieces.
~By Ann Patchett ~


I missed out on everything. Sometimes on the street I see teenagers hanging out and going to the movies, going to concerts, and I get so jealous.
~By Adriana Lima ~


When I was a teenager, I got into SF, quite heavily, and that too has had a major impact on my writing.
~By George Stephen ~


It is clear from all these data that the interests of teenagers are not focused around studies, and that scholastic achievement is at most of minor importance in giving status or prestige to an adolescent in the eyes of other adolescents.
~By James S. Coleman ~


When you're a little kid, you don't see color, and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind. It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap.
~By Eminem ~


I missed out on my teenage years. I led a sheltered life. I was practicing scales instead of playing football.
~By John Cale ~


Once I had all the facts in, I found I didn't have the immoral courage to pull the caper. So I wrote it as a story. As a teenager, I didn't have any skills for writing as such, so it came out in 1500 words.
~By Theodore Sturgeon ~


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.
~By Johnny Depp ~


I've been an inveterate reader of literary magazines since I was a teenager. There are always discoveries. You're sitting in your easy chair, reading; you realize you've read a story or a group of poems four times, and you know, Yes, I want to go farther with this writer.
~By Marilyn Hacker ~


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.
~By Steve Buyer ~


That's one reason why it's pretty worthless, I can't totally buy it, if you think about it, it's things like the Phil Spector records. On one level they were rebellion, on another level they were keeping the teenager in his place.
~By Lester Bangs ~


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.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


I harbored a lot of resentment as a teenager and as a young adult. I still have a problem with authority, I'm trying to listen!
~By Nikki Sixx ~


Especially when you play a character for so many years, the character ends up reflecting a lot of who you are and I think I've changed a lot since then, but that represented a lot of who I was as a teenager.
~By Sara Gilbert ~


'St. Elmo's Fire' is one of my favorite films. I like the storytelling of those teenage American films. You don't get that now. Teenage American movies are all about sick jokes, puking a lot, arse jokes.
~By James McAvoy ~


At the time I came along, Hollywood's idea of teen movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity, usually involving boys in pursuit of sex, and pretty gross overall. Either that or a horror movie. And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers!
~By John Hughes ~


The other day at a drive-through, I reminded the teenage girl serving me that she forgot my drinks. She looked at me, hissed, rolled her eyes, and then took her sweet time getting me the sodas.
~By Neil Cavuto ~


I wanted to be a writer from my early teenage years, but I never told anyone. Writers, in my opinion, were god-like creatures, and to say I was striving to be a writer would be incredibly arrogant.
~By Tim Cahill ~


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


I am rather in favour of dealing with teenage hooliganism.
~By James Callaghan ~


I'd had my daughter when I was a teenager - I took my daughter to college with me.
~By Loni Anderson ~


Being a teenager, I would think they were real strict, and I would get upset, but I'm glad they were like that. They didn't let us do whatever we wanted. We weren't allowed to date until we were, like, juniors in high school.
~By Denise Richards ~


Drugs are in every walk of life - doctors, lawyers, preachers, the guy who works for IBM, teenagers on the street, teenagers in school.
~By Smokey Robinson ~


I met Rodney when I first moved to LA, so I'd say 20 years. He's the eternal teenager.
~By Kathy Valentine ~


I didn't get along with Lindsay Lohan on 'Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen', but you have to consider that we were 16-year-old girls. I haven't seen Lindsay since then, but I imagine she's grown and become a different person. I know I have.
~By Megan Fox ~


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


I wrote things for the school's newspaper, and - like all teenagers - I dabbled in poetry.
~By Stephen Colbert ~


As far as advice to potential teenage idols, there is no formula.
~By Bobby Sherman ~


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.
~By Adriana Lima ~


I would sell 2 million records, a million went to teenagers and a million went to the adults. So, when The Beatles became so popular, I lost a million to the teenagers, but I was still selling a million to the adults.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


The thing that bums me out about 'The Real World' is I don't want to believe that teenagers are that stupid.
~By Kathy Griffin ~


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.
~By Wayne Kramer ~


I'm more selective now I've got a family. I don't want to work all the time. My daughter's 12; I don't want to miss out on her life. Soon she'll be a teenager; she won't want me around.
~By Julie Walters ~


Now, all the movies are for teenagers. It's very difficult for an actress to find really deep, beautiful characters to play.
~By Monica Bellucci ~


I was a veteran, before I was a teenager.
~By Michael Jackson ~


A lot of the problems teenagers go through, it's better for them to go through them on their own. If you always have a crutch, you don't learn anything.
~By Ben Savage ~


We've been together since we've been teenagers. I can go away and disappear for two years, and when we get back together, it's like nothing ever has changed.
~By John Oates ~


There have been times I almost got a persecution complex. I felt like people wouldn't let me grow up. They always saw me as a smiling kid or goofy teenager, no matter how much I'd changed.
~By Rick Schroder ~


Many nations are like rebellious teenagers who try to figure out just how many times they can kick us in the teeth while still taking our money.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


I am drawn to writing and directing as it is most like the feeling I had when I was a teenager with my puppet theatre. You are more in control of everything and involved in every aspect of production, so more challenged and fulfilled.
~By Richard E. Grant ~


The 1970s, the decade of my teenage years, was a transitional period in American youth culture.
~By Eric Allin Cornell ~


When I was a teenager, 'Playboy' was the most interesting magazine in the world, and not just for the playmates. I liked the interviews and the stories, and all that, but nowadays most of the stuff in there doesn't interest me.
~By Chester Brown ~


As a teenager I was more of an anarchist, but now I want people to thrive and be harmonious.
~By Nicolas Cage ~


I'm happy to be on a show that's bridging that gap of 'Okay, I'm not a teenager anymore, I'm a man.'
~By Milo Ventimiglia ~


I used the diabetes as my weapon. Of course, I was only hurting myself and making myself sicker, but I guess it was something I had to go through. I never went overboard so much that I really hurt myself, but my early teenage years were very tough.
~By Dana Hill ~


As a teenager, I didn't want to be me; I wanted to be many different people. Maybe I realized that they all lived inside me and that if I managed to connect with them, they would become aspects of me.
~By Marion Cotillard ~


It was all that stuff about taking your parents' car when you're 13, sneaking booze into rock shows and ditching school with your friends. I could relate to that as a former teenager, rather than as a present parent.
~By Donal Logue ~


More teenagers go to movies or rent a tape of a movie than sit down and watch sitcoms on television.
~By Mindy Cohn ~


I'd begun reading Crumb shortly before that, and other underground stuff, so that was an influence to some degree. Of course the Marvel and DC comics, they had been my main interests in my teenage years.
~By Chester Brown ~


When I'm with my friends' teenage children, I always say, 'Are your friends having sex yet?'
~By Sharon Stone ~


I'm only 24 so I like to think I'm still close enough to 17 to still remember what it was like. Besides, I could just fake it and get away with it... it's not like there are any teenagers that still read comics.
~By Robert Kirkman ~


I had long hair when I was a teenager.
~By Beck ~


I think it magnified it. For me, I wasn't sheltered so I think it was magnified. Especially when you're a teenager and you go to high school and you're in the business and you are known.
~By Heather Matarazzo ~


Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


I don't know what better teenage life you could get than going around the world doing what you love to do.
~By Anna Kournikova ~


I was regarded as the school freak which further reinforced a lot of inhibitions and doubts I had about myself. I was a shy, frightened teenager for a long time.
~By Winona Ryder ~


We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children.
~By John Sculley ~


If you look at my audiences, even in Europe, they're hardly teenagers.
~By Norman Granz ~


When I was a teenager in the late 30's and early 40's, electronics wasn't a word. You were interested in radio if you were interested in electronics.
~By Ken Olsen ~


I know, it's true. I've played these tortured teenagers. I can't wait to shed that image.
~By Claire Danes ~


Few if any teenagers can relate to getting up for school and finding famous comics like Pryor and Williams hanging out in your living room after a hard night of partying. But that's Hollywood.
~By Pauly Shore ~


Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test.
~By Gene Tierney ~


The '80s were about trying to establish myself as an actor with a career. And being a teenager enjoying the fruits of being successful with lots of what I think is appropriate for that age.
~By Rob Lowe ~


Everything about my teenage life was almost ideal.
~By Esther Williams ~


Hollywood has the idea that movies have to be dumb. But especially movies for or about teenagers have to be really dumb!
~By Joseph Gordon-Levitt ~


In a lot of areas of my life, particularly in my teenage years, I began to think about the world, and to think about the universe as being a part of my conscious everyday life.
~By Julius Erving ~


When I was a teenager in Iceland people would throw rocks and shout abuse at me because they thought I was weird. I never got that in London no matter what I wore.
~By Bjork ~


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.
~By Dean Kamen ~


I like the fact that this kind of family has been seen in a movie a million times: teenage kids, the family is a bit strained and they don't have enough money, but in the background the guy used to be a Gene Simmons type.
~By Gary Cole ~


We were using Brooke as an actress; she was playing different roles: a liberated woman, a teenager, a vamp.
~By Calvin Klein ~


In my late teenage years, I developed a real passion for it, and wrote a lot of poetry.
~By Danielle Steel ~


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.
~By Marlo Thomas ~


Since she got a cause and stopped being funny. I think she's real funny, but lately it's all been hearts and flowers and tears and saving teenagers and creating a role model. And that ain't funny. No giggles there.
~By Andy Richter ~


When I left school I was full of angst, like any teenager, and I channeled it all into comedy.
~By Matt Lucas ~


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


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


Teenagers too often have to deal with loss and death. You had to cope with the untimely death of your brother; how can young people deal with such tragedies?
~By Andrew Shue ~


Everybody is a teenage idol.
~By Barry Gibb ~


The groups, though, were my inspiration way back then. I liked Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers.
~By Eddie Floyd ~


Most movies are made today for teenage boys. Once in a while a good one comes along.
~By Richard Widmark ~


It was in New York, and I've always wanted to film in New York. And the writer was a teenage friend of mine. We did youth theatre together when we were 16 and always had a dream of making a film together. And ten years later, we've done it. So it's great.
~By Rosamund Pike ~


As a young teenager I looked desperately for things to read that might excuse me or assure me I wasn't the only one, that might confirm an identity I was unhappily piecing together.
~By Edmund White ~


I think it's ridiculous to try to sell records to teenagers, because teenagers don't buy my records. And there ain't that many teenagers out there in the marketplace.
~By John Mellencamp ~


When I was a teenager there was no video in my country. Betamax came to Mexico very slowly.
~By Guillermo del Toro ~


My husband is from Hawaii and his father who was also born in Hawaii was a teenager when Pearl Harbor happened, right before church and he ran up and got on the roof of his grandfather's house and watched the planes go over.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


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


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.
~By Sophia Bush ~


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


When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me: music and theater.
~By Morgan Freeman ~


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


As a teenager I had no idea that I had the potential to win an Olympic gold medal and my athletic career developed only by lucky circumstances.
~By Peter Snell ~


Cherish believes that God made her with a special purpose. Like any teenage girl, she has her insecurities, but for the most part she has a real healthy self-esteem.
~By Charlene Tilton ~


I just did in my early twenties what most did when they were teenagers, being free and exploring and making mistakes, but I did it in France. I did it privately.
~By Molly Ringwald ~


That's great because I know as a teenager, I didn't relate to a TV series where all people do is cheerlead and drink sodas on the weekend. So I think it'll be great if it can be seen by a few people at least.
~By Caroline Dhavernas ~


American high school students trail teenagers from 14 European and Asian countries in reading, math and science. We're even trailing France.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


In Halloween, I viewed the characters as simply normal teenagers. Laurie, Jamie Lee's character, was shy and somewhat repressed. And Michael Myers, the killer, is definitely repressed. They have certain similarities.
~By John Carpenter ~

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