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Adolescence Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Adolescence

Please enjoy these Adolescence Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Adolescence is a new birth, for the higher and more
completely human traits are now born.
- G. Stanley Hall

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Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance,
whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
- David Elkind

I think I'm going to have to live vicariously through
my daughter's rebellion because I certainly never did go through adolescence.
- Brooke Shields

I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life,
particularly in adolescence.
- Robert Cormier

 

Adolescence isn't just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses.
- Jena Malone

I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced
that my looks were hideous.
Adolescence is painful for everyone,
I know,
but mine was plain weird.
- Uma Thurman

Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure
to put aside their authentic selves and to display
only a small portion of their gifts.
- Mary Pipher

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Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.
- Louise J. Kaplan

Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.
- Carol Burnett

Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
- Jules Feiffer

Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than
ever for us to watch over them.
Adolescence is not about letting go.
It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride.
- Ron Taffel

You don't have to suffer to be a poet;
adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.
- John Ciardi

Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy.
But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.
- Louise J. Kaplan

I am in an adolescence in reverse, as mysterious as the first,
except that this time I feel it as a decay of the odds
that I might live for a while,
that I can sleep it off.
- Harold Brodkey

Hemingway never grew out of adolescence.
His scope and depth stayed shallow because he had no idea what women are for.
- Rex Stout

Well, I had this little notion - I started writing when I was eleven,
writing poetry.
I was passionately addicted to it; it was my great
refuge through adolescence.
- Harry Mathews

Snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear
if you ignore them long enough.
- Earl Wilson

Criticism starts - it has to start -
with a real passion for reading.
It can come in adolescence, even in your twenties,
but you must fall in love with poems.
- Harold Bloom

Adolescence represents an inner emotional upheaval,
a struggle between the eternal human wish to cling
to the past and the equally powerful wish to get on with the future.
- Louise J. Kaplan

I had very few friends.
We always ate dinner with our parents.
We didn't want to go out.
American adolescence was a lot wilder than I would
have felt comfortable with.
- Maya Lin

Premature burial works just fine as a cure for adolescence.
- George Alec Effinger

My actual childhood, as opposed to my adolescence,
was not spent in London.
- Peter Shaffer

Adolescence as the time when an individual 'recapitulates'
the savage stage of the race's past.
- Granville Stanley Hall

The conflict between the need to belong to a group
and the need to be seen as unique and individual is
the dominant struggle of adolescence.
- Jeanne Elium

The four stages of man are infancy, childhood,
adolescence, and obsolescence.
- Art Linkletter

Adolescence is society's permission slip for combining
physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility.
- Terri Apter

What laughter is to childhood, sex is to adolescence.
- Martha Beck

I spent much of my later childhood and adolescence very,
very involved and interested in art,
and particularly in animated movies.
- Stanislav Grof

Head Start graduates are more likely to graduate from
high school and less likely to need special education,
repeat a grade, or commit crimes in adolescence.
- Joe Baca

Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just
escaped from adolescence,
but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
- Coco Chanel

I'm quite comfortable looking at myself in movies,
probably because I've been doing it for so long,
since I was a kid.
So I sort of watched myself grow up and go through adolescence,
like, basically on camera.
- Winona Ryder

Young dancers are training at a very vulnerable time in their lives,
through adolescence, and while they are trying to work
out who they are as people,
never mind as a dancer.
So train the whole person, not just the dancer.
- Deborah Bull

Beginning with adolescence, my political formation
was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism.
It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced
by an atmosphere of active critical resistance.
That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship
and up to the Revolution of 1974.
- Jose Saramago

With any child entering adolescence,
one hunts for signs of health,
is desperate for the smallest indication that the child's
problems will never be important enough for a television movie.
- Nora Ephron

To an adolescent, there is nothing in the world more
embarrassing than a parent.
- Dave Barry

No one knows his true character until he has run out of gas,
purchased something on the installment plan and raised an adolescent.
- Marcelene Cox

The toddler must say no in order to find out who she is.
The adolescent says no to assert who she is not.
- Louise J. Kaplan

Every adolescent has that dream every century has that
dream every revolutionary has that dream,
to destroy the family.
- Gertrude Stein

There's something almost adolescent about Whitman's
paean to everything that was and remains good about America.
- Anita Diament

I am living out my adolescent dream of travel and adventure.
- Tim Cahill

I was brought up in the War.
I was an adolescent in the Second World War.
And I did witness in London a great deal of the Blitz.
- Harold Pinter

A poet laureate of adolescent sexuality and middle-age longing.
- William A. Henry III

I didn't get at first put into a rehab facility;
I got put in a adolescent psychiatric unit for my detox.
- Jack Osbourne

If we refuse to accept as inevitable the irresponsibility
and educational unconcern of the adolescent culture,
then this poses a serious challenge.
- James S. Coleman

I always felt that anorexia was the form of breakdown
most readily available to adolescent girls.
- Kate Beckinsale

I'm aiming by the time I'm fifty to stop being an adolescent.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Young women, adolescent girls, are more subject to infection,
sometimes at a rate of six times that of boys.
That tells you a lot about the vulnerability of women.
- Stephen Lewis

I think that is a universal adolescent feeling,
trying to find your place.
The adolescent who is perfectly adjusted to his environment,
I've yet to meet.
- Roger Bannister

The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect,
he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them,
he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself,
he becomes wise.
- Alden Nowlan

The present structure of rewards in high schools produces
a response on the part of an adolescent social system
which effectively impedes the process of education.
- James S. Coleman

Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness.
I find it more rewarding to end in gladness.
- James Broughton

I had to be intellectually satisfied as well as emotionally
because at that time of life one doesn't just fall
into it in adolescent emotion,
and I was satisfied at every point that it was the
one way and the hard way to do things.
- Ruth Pitter

Typically diagnosed during childhood and adolescent years,
juvenile diabetes, also referred to as Type I diabetes,
currently affects more than 3 million Americans and
more then 13,000 children are diagnosed each year.
- Elijah Cummings

In interviews I gave early on in my career,
I was quoted as saying it was possible to have it all:
a dynamic job,
marriage, and children.
In some respects, I was a social adolescent.
- Jessica Savitch

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.
- James S. Coleman

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.
- Andrew Greeley

As an adolescent I was convinced that France would
have to go through gigantic trials,
that the interest of life consisted in one day rendering
her some signal service and that I would have the occasion to do so.
- Charles de Gaulle

Germany is in terrible condition this year.
This is particularly true of the working masses,
who are so undernourished that tuberculosis is having a rich harvest,
particularly of adolescent children.
- Agnes Smedley

People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble.
Batman is that fantasy realized-not just for Bruce Wayne,
but for the audience.
Inwardly, Bruce Wayne is still an adolescent watching
his parents being murdered.
That will never leave him.
And people really relate to that.
- Kevin Conroy

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Where There is Love, Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.
- Albert Einstein

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Where There is Love,
Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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