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Teen Quotes

Updated on March 1, 2014

Being a teenager is a difficult time in a young person's life. The age in which you are old enough to start making your own life decisions, yet still not quite old enough to make it on your own, leaving you to abide by the house rules.

One thing that adults sometimes fail to remember is how those times were for them. The excitement and anxiety felt before that first real kiss, the first time , and leaving home for the first time. Those times are very real for each and every human at some point in their lives, less those who are not fortunate enough to live to be an adult.

Teenagers are a very expressive group of people, yet sometimes find it hard to put into words exactly how they feel. Teen Quotes sayings and quotations have been compiled with the young adult in mind. Enjoy.

~ Success: To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded! ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great Yearbook Quotes

~ Wherever you go, go with all your heart. ~ Confucius

~ It takes a long time to grow an old friend. ~ John Leonard

~ If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. ~ Milton Berle

~ Put your future in good hands, your own. ~ Anonymous

~ Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted. ~ John Lennon

~ If at first you don't succeed, do it like your mother told you. ~ Anonymous

~ Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. ~ Theodore Roosevelt

~ We do not remember days; we remember moments. ~ Cesare Pavese

~ Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today. ~ James Dean

~ Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars. ~ Les Brown

~ When your life flashes before your eyes, make sure you've got plenty to watch. ~ Anonymous

~ A true friend is one who thinks you are a good egg even if you are half-cracked. ~ Anonymous

~ Don't aim for success if you want it; just do what you love and believe in, and it will come naturally. ~ David Frost

~ Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

~ What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

First Loves & Broken Hearts

~ Love is not singular except in syllable. ~ Marvin Taylor

~ Love is a game that two can play and both win. ~ Eva Gabor

~ Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired. ~ Robert Frost

~ Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. ~ Zora Neale Hurston

~ The heart has its reasons that reason knows nothing of. ~Blaise Pascal

~ I'm so in love, every time I look at you my soul gets dizzy. ~Jaesse Tyler

~ Trip over love, you can get up. Fall in love and you fall forever. ~ Anonymous

~ Anyone can catch your eye, but it takes someone special to catch your heart. ~ Anonymous

~ Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

~ If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever in my garden. ~ Claudia Ghandi

~ Love is much like a wild rose, beautiful and calm, but willing to draw blood in its defense. ~ Mark Overby

~ You know when you have found your prince because you not only have a smile on your face but in your heart as well. ~ Anonymous

~ Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence. ~ David Byrne

~ You learn to like someone when you find out what makes them laugh, but you can never truly love someone until you find out what makes them cry. ~ Anonymous

~ You know when you have found your prince because you not only have a smile on your face but in your heart as well. ~ Anonymous

~ Turn your wounds into wisdom. ~ Oprah Winfrey

~ If you're going through hell, keep going. ~ Winston Churchill

~ Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. ~ M. Kathleen Casey

~ Sadness flies away on the wings of time. ~ Jean de La Fontaine

~ The heart is the only broken instrument that works. ~ T.E. Kalem

~ Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them. ~ Hugh Miller

~ The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears.~ John Vance Cheney

~ We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. ~ Kenji Miyazawa

~ The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends. ~ Gwyneth Paltrow

~ Don't cry when the sun is gone, because the tears won't let you see the stars. ~ Violeta Parra

~ I don't know why they call it heartbreak. It feels like every other part of my body is broken too. ~ Missy Altijd

~ A heartbreak is a blessing from God. It's just his way of letting you realize he saved you from the wrong one. ~ Anonymous

~ Giving up doesn't always mean you are weak; sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go. ~ Anonymous

~ You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present. ~ Jan Glidewell

~ Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it's better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together. ~ Anonymous

~ The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt. ~ Max Lerner

~ Love is like a puzzle. When you're in love, all the pieces fit but when your heart gets broken, it takes a while to get everything back together.~Anonymous


~ No road is long with good company. ~ Turkish Proverb

~ Hold a true friend with both your hands. ~ Nigerian Proverb

~ Friendship isn't a big thing, it's a million little things. ~ Anonymous

~ The language of friendship is not words but meanings. ~ Henry David Thoreau

~ A friend can tell you things you don't want to tell yourself. ~ Frances Ward Weller

~ A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails. ~ Donna Roberts

~ It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

~ A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they're not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they're not so bad. ~ Arnold H. Glasgow

~ Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down. ~ Oprah Winfrey

~ You can always tell a real friend: when you've made a fool of yourself he doesn't feel you've done a permanent job. ~ Laurence J. Peter

~ The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had. ~ Anonymous

Words to Live By

~ The shell must break before the bird can fly. ~ Alfred Tennyson

~ Great ideas need landing gear as well as wings. ~ C.D. Jackson

~ Seventy percent of success in life is showing up. ~ Woody Allen

~ Life's problems wouldn't be called "hurdles" if there wasn't a way to get over them. ~ Anonymous

~ Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. ~ Henry Ford

~ When solving problems, dig at the roots instead of just hacking at the leaves. ~ Anthony J. D'Angelo

~ Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. ~ Arnold H. Glasow

~ You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures. ~ Charles C. Noble

~ If you want to make your dreams come true, the first thing you have to do is wake up. ~ J.M. Power

~ The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do. ~ Sarah Ban Breathnach

~ Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. ~ Judy Garland

~ Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. ~ Dr. Seuss

~ Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. ~ Anonymous

~ You've got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you're not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice. ~ Steven D. Woodhull

~ To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. ~e.e. cummings

~ Don't find fault. Find a remedy. ~ Henry Ford

~ Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat. ~ Ann Landers

~ The man who has done his best has done everything. ~ Charles M. Schwab

~ Whether you think you can or think you can't, you are right. ~ Henry Ford

~ You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. ~ Michael Jordan

~ It's not who you are that holds you back, it's who you think you're not. ~ Anonymous

~ The best way to gain self-confidence is to do what you are afraid to do. ~ Anonymous

~ There is no telling how many miles you will have to run while chasing a dream. ~ Anonymous

~ The best helping hand that you will ever receive is the one at the end of your own arm. ~ Fred Dehner

~ Things turn out best for the people who make the best out of the way things turn out. ~ Art Linkletter

~ Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. ~ Thomas Edison

~ If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves. ~ Thomas Alva Edison

~ A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him or her. ~ David Brinkley

~ Life is not about discovering our talents; it is about pushing our talents to the limit and discovering our genius. ~ Robert Brault

~ People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within. ~ Elisabeth K├╝bler-Ross


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      Ashley Nguyen 

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      Touch her heart, not her body. Steal her attention, not her happiness. Make her smile, don't waste her tears.

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      "Every one is weird some people just try to act normal."


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