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When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.
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.
For the youth, the indignation of most things will just surge as each birthday passes.
When I look in the mirror I see the girl I was when I was growing up, with braces, crooked teeth, a baby face and a skinny body.
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.
To all those mothers and fathers who are struggling with teen-agers, I say, just be patient: even though it looks like you can't do anything right for a number of years, parents become popular again when kids reach 20.
Marian Wright Edelman
Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders and each generation grows up into something harder to shock.
You've got to grow up sometime.
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.
Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.
Growing up, I wanted desperately to please, to be a good girl.
All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away.
Teenagers today are more free to be themselves and to accept themselves.
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.
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.
Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.
Laurence J. Peter
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.
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.
Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
John B. S. Haldane
Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has.
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 have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life, particularly in adolescence.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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