Teenage Quotes

Teenage quotes reveal that adolescence can be quite a confusing, frustrating period, hormones and all. They mostly serve to inspire, motivate, impart knowledge, and even entertain. Below is a compilation of some of the most inspiring and insightful quotes for teenagers that come from celebrities, authors, scientists, statesmen, and philosophers. Each and everyone of these famous people have experienced success and fame, but not before going through the tumultuous, humorous, but ultimately fulfilling time of being a teenager.

"I don't wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work."

-Pearl S. Buck

Teenage Quotes

"There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live."

-John Adams

"The best substitute for experience is being sixteen."

-Raymond Duncan

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover."

- Mark Twain

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Teenage Quotes

"There's no substitute for hard work."

-Thomas Edison

"Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you."

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Time ripens all things, no man is born wise."

-Miguel de Cervantes

"It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry."

-Edgar W. Howe

Teenage Quotes

“Remember that as a teenager you are at the last stage of your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.”

-Fran Lebowitz

“The world is yours, as well as ours, but in the last analysis, it is yours. You young people, full of vigour and vitality, are in the bloom of life, like the sun at eight or nine in the morning. Our hope is placed on you.”

-Mao Tse-Tung

"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."

-Judy Garland

“No one is born a good citizen; no nation is born a democracy. Rather, both are processes that continue to evolve over a lifetime. Young people must be included from birth. A society that cuts off from its youth severs its lifeline.”

-Kofi Annan

"If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started."

-Marcus Garvey

Teen Quotes

"As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too."

-Johnny Depp

"Love all, trust a few. Do wrong to none."

-William Shakespeare

Adolescence can prove to be a roller coaster ride because of biological and social factors. As a teenager, it is important to communicate with your parents, teachers, and trusted adults during times of doubt, fear, and insecurity so you can get their advice and enlightenment. Always remember, they were once teenagers, too.

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