teenagers Quotes

43 of the best book quotes about teenagers
  1. #1
    “It’s especially hard to admit that you made a mistake to your parents, because, of course, you know so much more than they do.”
  2. #2
    “If you could envision the type of person God intended you to be, you would rise up and never be the same again.”
  3. #3
    “Small changes can make huge destination differences.”
  4. #4
    “If you base your identity on having friends, being accepted, and being popular, you may find yourself compromising your standards or changing them every weekend to accommodate your friends.”
  5. #5
  6. #6
    “Don’t wait until people are dead to give them flowers.”
  7. #7
    “We are free to choose our paths, but we can’t choose the consequences that come with them.”
  8. #8
    “If you decide to just go with the flow, you’ll end up where the flow goes, which is usually downhill, often leading to a big pile of sludge and a life of unhappiness. You’ll end up doing what everyone else is doing.”
  9. #9
    “Education must be a lifelong pursuit. The person who doesn’t read is not better off than the person who can’t.”
  10. #10
    “These problems are real, and you can’t turn off real life. So I won’t try. Instead, I’ll give you a set of tools to help you deal with real life.”
  1. #11
    “Now think deeply. What have you done with your life over the past year? How do you feel inside?”
  2. #12
    “I like how Mother Teresa put it: ‘Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.’ If you approach life this way, always looking for ways to build instead of to tear down, you’ll be amazed at how much happiness you can give to others and find for yourself.”
  3. #13
    “All the events of your past have formed a lens, or paradigm, through which you see the world. And since no one’s past is exactly like anyone else’s, no two people see alike.”
  4. #14
    “A fruit salad is delicious precisely because each fruit maintains its own flavor.”
  5. #15
    “Honesty is always the best policy, even when it’s not the trend.”
  6. #16
    “Instead of playing to win, I was playing not to lose. It reminds me of the story I once heard about two friends being chased by a bear, when one turned to the other and said, ‘I just realized that I don’t need to outrun the bear; I only need to outrun you.‘”
  7. #17
    “Isn’t it kind of silly to think that tearing someone else down builds you up?”
  8. #18
    “My dad told me that when I was born my cheeks were so fat the doctors didn’t know which end to spank.”
  9. #19
    “We first make our habits, then our habits make us. -ENGLISH POET.”
  10. #20
    “So often, in our quest to be more popular and to be part of the ‘in-group,’ we lose sight of things that are far more important . . .”
  1. #21
    “Inside her, there was a speck of Brian, a spark of him turning over and over within her... something she was going to have anyway, so why not now?”
  2. #22
    Intellectually, they knew a great deal. Practically, they chose to know almost nothing.
  3. #23
    “It took me by surprise how much I wanted to be kissed by him, to realize that I’d thought about it so often that I’d memorized the exact shape of his lips, that I’d imagined running my finger down the cleft of his chin.”
  4. #24
    “‘You guys seemed, still seem, in love, truly, deeply.’ She sighed. ‘But seventeen is an inconvenient time to be in love.’”
  5. #25
    “‘But the you who you are tonight is the same you I was in love with yesterday, the same you I’ll be in love with tomorrow. I love that you’re fragile and tough, quiet and kick-ass. Hell, you’re one of the punkest girls I know, no matter who you listen to or what you wear.’”
  6. #26
    “‘I can lose you like that if I don’t lose you today. I’ll let you go. If you stay.’”
  7. #27
    “‘Are you feeling okay?’ I try not to sound like the blaming girlfriend. Why won’t you spend time with me? Why won’t you call me back? Don’t you like me anymore?”
  8. #28
    “That was her mistake. She’d pinned her happiness to a teenage girl’s chest. Idiot. The realization made her almost smile. She certainly knew better than that.”
  9. #29
    “I was thirteen at last, so I’d thank you to call me Joe, not Joey, and I walked a few strides ahead of Mary Alice.
    For one thing, she’d been taking dancing lessons all year and never went anywhere without her tap shoes in a drawstring bag.”
  10. #30
    “Any astronomer can predict with absolute accuracy just where every star in the universe will be at 11.30 tonight. He can make no such prediction about his teenage daughter.”
  1. #31
    “Both touched toward fourteen; it almost trembled in their hands. And that was the October week when they grew up overnight, and were never so young any more.”
  2. #32
    “At least you don’t have to have the evidence under your sweater. I’m a planet,”
  3. #33
    “I wish I were popular and beautiful and wealthy and talented.”
  4. #34
    ″So thank you, Justin. Sincerely. My very first kiss was wonderful. And for the month or so that we lasted, and everywhere that we went, the kisses were wonderful. You were wonderful.”
  5. #35
    “The idea of a teenage Dumbledore was simply odd, like trying to imagine a stupid Hermione or a friendly Blast-Ended Skrewt.”
  6. #36
    “He grew until he was a teenager. He had strange friends and he wore strange clothes and he listened to strange music.”
  7. #37
    “Just to summarize: I lurched into Rachel’s room like a zombie, freaking her out, then went for a fist pound. It is impossible to be less smooth than Greg S. Gaines.”
  8. #38
    “We used to be pretty good friends, but fourteen-year-old girls are psychotic.”
  9. #39
    “Yesterday, I had a dream... A dream I have had since long ago. In that dream, we had yet to turn 13. We were in a vast countryside, completely covered with snow. The lights of the houses extended far into the distance, a dazzling sight.”
  10. #40
    “That girl didn’t want to die. She just wanted out of that house. She wanted out of that decorating scheme.”
  11. #41
    “Something sick at the heart of the country had infected the girls. Our parents thought it had to do with our music, our godlessness, or the loosening of morals regarding sex we hadn’t even had.”
  12. #42
    “We had a party at the end of the week over at Quendy’s, because her parents were off choking somewhere. That was when everyone was having those choking parties. I mean, it was completely midlife crisis.”
  13. #43
    ″‘I’m just gonna go ahead and nip this thing in the bud. Cuz you know, they say pregnancy often leads to, you know... an infant.‘”

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