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Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.
Louise J. Kaplan
Teenagers today are more free to be themselves and to accept themselves.
If you just watch a teenager, you see a lot of uncertainty.
Jamie Lee Curtis
There is a point in every young person's life when you realize that the youth that you've progressed through and graduate to some sort of adulthood is equally as messed up as where you're going.
Adolescence isn't just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses.
Teenagers who are never required to vacuum are living in one.
Fred G. Gosman
Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
For the youth, the indignation of most things will just surge as each birthday passes.
To an adolescent, there is nothing in the world more embarrassing than a parent.
I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life, particularly in adolescence.
Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts.
This generation has given up on growth. They're just hoping for survival.
Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders and each generation grows up into something harder to shock.
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.
Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.
I liked being a teenager, but I would not go back for all the tea in China.
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.
Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.
Laurence J. Peter
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.
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.
My kids idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone.
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.
Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.
Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has.
A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
John B. S. Haldane
John F. Kennedy
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