Teenage Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Teenage

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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 ~


Teenagers only have to focus on themselves - its not until we get older that we realize that other people exist.
~By Jennifer Lawrence ~


By the time I was a teenager, I knew I wanted to be an artist. I was a born draftsman and liked all forms of art, so I just knew that's what I wanted to do.
~By Frank Frazetta ~


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


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


Remember that as a teenager you are in the last stage of your life when you will be happy to hear the phone is for you.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


To me, it's a very moral film. If my son were a teenager now, I would drag him to see it.
~By Ellen Burstyn ~


I get letters from kids, teenagers and young girls who just want to be Mac. I've had quite a few people actually say that they're going to become a Marine or a JAG lawyer because of me... the character. I think that's pretty cool!
~By Catherine Bell ~


I see it as more of a teenage activity than, you know, she's only 11, but you know, I think it's great that she knows so many girls who want to play music. And I see it more as a teen activity than I do as going into music.
~By Kim Gordon ~


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 ~


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.
~By Brittany Snow ~


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 ~


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


I got interested in computers and how they could be enslaved to the megalomaniac impulses of a teenager.
~By Eugene Jarvis ~


I was a normal, rather dutiful child. I didn't even rebel as a teenager.
~By Emily Watson ~


In terms of the frustration of my character, I suppose any teenager has probably gone through that, in terms of telling their parents, I want to do one thing, and their parent says no. I think parents sometimes forget that they were children.
~By Parminder Nagra ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I haven't really forgotten what it's like to be a teenager and how much it sucked.
~By Ben Weasel ~


At the time I was growing up in the business I was very well established within the industry as a child actor and as I grew up and turned into a teenager there was less and less work.
~By Morgan Brittany ~


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


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 ~


Just because you have teenagers in a movie doesn't make it a teen movie.
~By Brendan Fehr ~


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


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.
~By Andrew Greeley ~


I guess if you're lucky enough not to have to pay your rent, then you or I take much more seriously the kind of work that I do, what it takes for me to leave two teenagers of my own and six stepchildren and a husband and four grandchildren.
~By Ellen Barkin ~


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 ~


I fantasize about going back to high school with the knowledge I have now. I would shine. I would have a good time, I would have a girlfriend. I think that's where a lot of my pain comes from. I think I never had any teenage years to go back to.
~By Spalding Gray ~


I came at age in the '60s, and initially my hopes and dreams were invested in politics and the movements of the time - the anti-war movement, the civil rights movement. I worked on Bobby Kennedy's campaign for president as a teenager in California and the night he was killed.
~By David Talbot ~


Our record number of teenagers must become our record number of high school and college graduates and our record number of teachers, scientists, doctors, lawyers, and skilled professionals.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


'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 ~


I am a ordinary teenager. I fall in love like everyone else.
~By Jake Epstein ~


Well Bill Martin and Mike Schiff were the creators and they knew we had to do a family show. Everybody came at it from the angle of having been a kid and a teenager.
~By Donal Logue ~


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 ~


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 ~


I became very famous, as a teenager, and my name and photo were splashed in all the media. They made me larger than life, so I wanted to live larger than life, and the only way to do that was to be intoxicated.
~By Cat Stevens ~


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 ~


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 ~


Having grown up in Oklahoma when it was one of the last states which prohibited liquor, I grew up with War On Drugs, where every teenager knew who the bootleggers were.
~By Tony Hillerman ~


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


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.
~By Andrew Shue ~


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.
~By Holly Hunter ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


John Barry was the first film composer I was aware of. As a teenager I owned several of his Bond soundtracks.
~By Carter Burwell ~


The Gulf War was like teenage sex. We got in too soon and out too soon.
~By Tom Harkin ~


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 ~


I don't think of them as teenage songs. The things that happen to you in high school are the same things that happen your entire life. You can fall in love at 60; you can get rejected at 80.
~By Mark Hoppus ~


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 ~


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 '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 ~


It's never that hard for me to imagine what it must feel like to be someone else, whether it's an American teenage girl or a Japanese octogenarian man.
~By Curtis Sittenfeld ~


My manager wants me to dress like a nun and I want to dress like a teenager.
~By Anna Kournikova ~


In the 1980s, there weren't a lot of role models for gay teenagers.
~By Mary Cheney ~


The vampire underworld is much larger than most people could imagine. It exists in all the cities mentioned in the book, but also in many, many more. Teenagers, especially, seem to like to act out vampire fantasies.
~By James Patterson ~


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 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 ~


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.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


I was signed when I was 19 years old, in 1980. I went to Germany and France. Seeing the world at that time was just an awesome experience for a teenager.
~By Kurtis Blow ~


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 ~


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 ~


I somehow sensed when I was a teenager that I wanted to do my own work. I was quite clear that I didn't want to be an interpretative kind of artist. I had an intuition about wanting to create my own form, in one way or another, whatever that would be.
~By Meredith Monk ~


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


Like its politicians and its war, society has the teenagers it deserves.
~By Joseph Priestley ~


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 ~


It's the teenage and university crowd, so we give them lots of sex jokes and gross humour.
~By Keenen Ivory Wayans ~


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


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


Not eating breakfast is the worst thing you can do, that's really the take-home message for teenage girls.
~By Bruce Barton ~


The first book that they gave me was Jeannie, a young teenager. I went on with her maybe ten books.
~By Dan DeCarlo ~


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 the target audience is American teenage kids, you can have problems. My generation prized really fine acting and writing. Sometimes you have to go back to the basic principles which underpin great visual comedy.
~By John Cleese ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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.
~By John Walters ~


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


I didn't go nightclubbing much as a teenager in Bournemouth because my friends and I didn't have the money - but we spent a lot of time on the beach, having barbecues, and running into the sea in the middle of the night.
~By Amanda Holden ~


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 ~


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 ~


I find the idea of today's icons being teenagers incredibly uninspiring.
~By Kathleen Turner ~


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


Teenagers who are never required to vacuum are living in one.
~By Fred G. Gosman ~


It's very witty and it's great to see teenage characters have control that way. And you can actually hear about sex and pot and it's okay, it's not completely bad and you can't say that to teenagers.
~By Caroline Dhavernas ~


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 ~


My dad? He died when I was 19, which is a bad time for your dad to die, because there's an awful lot of things you have to resolve with your parents past your teens if you've been a difficult teenager.
~By Robbie Coltrane ~


A large family and Democrats have a lot in common: teenagers and Democrats are always happy spending other people's money.
~By Anne Northup ~


Until the rise of American advertising, it never occurred to anyone anywhere in the world that the teenager was a captive in a hostile world of adults.
~By Gore Vidal ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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