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Quotes About Teenagers

Teenagers most likely have the hardest time in life. It is an age when they need the most understanding, help and guidance. It is a scary time for them as they try to find their own identities. They need help, not only from their parents but also from all the adults in their lives.


A baby-sitter is a teenager who gets two dollars an hour to eat five dollars' worth of your food.  ~ Henny Youngman


Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.  ~ Arnold H. Glasow


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


If you want to recapture your youth, just cut off his allowance.  ~ Al Bernstein


If you liked being a teenager, there's something really wrong with you.  ~ Stephen King


Little children, headache; big children, heartache.  ~ Italian proverb


The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires.  ~ Dorothy Parker


There isn't a child who hasn't gone out into the brave new world who eventually doesn't return to the old homestead carrying a bundle of dirty clothes.  ~ Art Buchwald


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


The best substitute for experience is being sixteen.  ~ Raymond Duncan


Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.  ~ Erma Bombeck


Small children disturb your sleep, big children your life.  ~ Yiddish Proverb


Imagination is what sits up with Mum and Dad the first time their teenager stays out late.  ~ Lane Olinghouse


Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.  ~ Laurence J. Peter


The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.  ~ Quentin Crisp


Teenagers complain there's nothing to do, then stay out all night doing it.  ~ Bob Phillips


Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own.  ~ Doug Larson


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