Quotes and Sayings about Boys



"I thought it was my job to give all the boys their first kiss."
- Jessica Alba
(Related: Kiss, Thought, Boys, First, Job)

"Men are amazing. I love the way they are. They're consistently little boys, and they need to be nurtured and loved. But at the same time, they need to feel like men."
- Krista Allen
(Related: Love, Men, Time, Boys)

"I love that men like to look at women, that they love sports, that they need to know the inner workings of mechanical objects. I love the whole makeup of men - that they never mature and are always just boys."
- Krista Allen
(Related: Love, Men, Sports, Women, Boys, Makeup)

"It is up to you to decide that this has lasted long enough, that our boys are dying to serve no British interest but for the interests of a small clique of utterly unscrupulous men."
- John Amery
(Related: Men, Boys, Dying, Interest)

"No one told me about boys. I had to figure it out myself. The first thing I learned was that sometimes they grow slower than women mentally."
- Elena Anaya
(Related: Women, Boys, First)

"I've also been working with the Challengers Club in the inner city of Los Angeles for 15 years now, I guess, and it's essentially an inner-city recreation club for boys and girls."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Boys, Girls, Now, Recreation, Years)

"There was one public school for boys, and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers - only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Boys, Children, Girls, Numbers, Public, School)

"My object will be, if possible, to form Christian men, for Christian boys I can scarcely hope to make."
- Thomas Arnold
(Related: Men, Hope, Christian, Boys, Will)

"The Scoutmaster teaches boys to play the game by doing so himself."
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Related: Boys, Play)

"To get a hold on boys you must be their friend."
- Robert Baden-Powell
(Related: Friend, Boys)

"We don't do drugs, drink or use profanity. Instead we instill morals and values in my boys by raising them with a love of God and a love and respect for themselves and all people. I believe they will have a chance."
- Anita Baker
(Related: Love, God, People, Values, Boys, Chance, Drugs, Morals, Profanity, Respect, Will)

"A political leader must keep looking over his shoulder all the time to see if the boys are still there. If they aren't still there, he's no longer a political leader."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Time, Leader, Boys)

"There's room for boys' and girls' football in the world-that's what I believe."
- David Beckham
(Related: Boys, Football, Girls, World)

"I keep fit by running after my three boys all day."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Boys, Day, Running)

"Composers should write tunes that chauffeurs and errand boys can whistle."
- Thomas Beecham
(Related: Boys, Composers)

"I've always been like that. I was a tomboy when I was a kid, so I was always playing baseball and basketball and football and stuff as a kid with the boys."
- Catherine Bell
(Related: Baseball, Basketball, Boys, Football)

"I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions, no tastes, no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this."
- A. C. Benson
(Related: Being, Boys, Duty, Emotions, Opinions, Worth)

"I didn't have a financial need, and I wasn't very gifted at relationships. I probably was more like what we think of boys as being: hard to pin down and wary of commitment."
- Candice Bergen
(Related: Financial, Boys, Commitment, Relationships)

"The McCarthy boys, at the proper moment, gave orders to fire upon the advancing enemy."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Boys, Enemy, Fire)

"Ten-year-old boys move differently than middle-aged women, who move differently than athletic guys, who move differently than government bureaucrats."
- Brad Bird
(Related: Government, Women, Boys)

"Robert Louis Stevenson... I'm focusing on the late short stories that I was ignorant of. I always thought he was a boys' author, but he's not at all."
- Jane Birkin
(Related: Thought, Boys)

"The outcome, the fourth in an issue of five boys born into a staunch Baptist home, meant that from the beginning I was taught to be respectful of others no less than myself, influencing ever since both my political and administrative attitudes."
- James W. Black
(Related: Home, Beginning, Boys)

"For some unknown reason, bad-boys draw you in despite the fact that they are jerks."
- Alexis Bledel
(Related: Fact, Reason)

"Once a week we go to juvenile hall and talk to boys there. Just go and spend a day in the juvenile courts."
- Lisa Bonet
(Related: Boys, Day, Talk)

"The person upon whom the schoolboys' attention centred was, of course, the Headmaster."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Attention)

"For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants, like most Lutheran boys. I got a telescope. My mother thought it would make the best gift."
- Wernher von Braun
(Related: Mother, Thought, Boys, First)

"The one we keep pitching and there are no takers is The Fabulous Baker Boys Go To Hawaii. There don't seem to be any takers on that one!"
- Beau Bridges
(Related: Boys)

"Boys, baseball is a game where you gotta have fun. You do that by winning."
- Dave Bristol
(Related: Winning, Baseball, Boys, Fun)

"Any pitcher who might throw at me should know I'm not giving up my day job or trying to get anyone else's job. I just can't think of anything cooler than being one of the boys of summer!"
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Being, Boys, Day, Giving, Job, Trying)

"We are always going to be influenced by America... I watched the word 'bum' go out and 'butt' come in. And part of me says, oh that's a shame, but Aussie boys are still Aussie boys."
- Bryan Brown
(Related: America, Boys, Shame, Word)

"Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham. Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women. I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them: that it's a subject for girls."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Women, Boys, Gender, Girls, Sexuality, Students, University)

"I have a thing for red-haired Irish boys, as we know."
- Sandra Bullock
(Related: Boys, Irish)

"I don't want boys to use their pencils for improper writing."
- John Burns
(Related: Boys, Want, Writing)

"If you are a pop band, don't say you're a metal band. Poison and Warrant were about as metal as the Backstreet Boys."
- Geezer Butler
(Related: Boys, Poison)

"Hurry boys, hurry, we have to make a quick change or the hour will be up."
- Malcolm Campbell
(Related: Change, Boys, Quick, Will)

"If the Constitution is worth anything, if the Declaration of Independence is worth anything, if the boys who died on the field of battle did not die in vain, fair employment practices are correct and necessary."
- Dennis Chavez
(Related: Battle, Boys, Constitution, Independence, Worth)

"Expecting to be able to get rid of the competitive drive, first of all, flies in the face of human nature - and little girls certainly have this drive, as much as little boys do, or at least the little girls I have observed in my immediate family have it."
- Lynne Cheney
(Related: Family, Nature, Boys, First, Flies, Girls, Human nature)

"Mutual funds give people the sense that they're investing with the big boys and that they're really not at a disadvantage entering the stock market."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: People, Boys, Sense)

"I was a very observant child. The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up."
- Beverly Cleary
(Related: Books, Boys, Growing up)

"Boys, they can't take my refrigerator now. They'll never get my car now. I paid cash for 'em and they're mine, and I'm keepin' 'em!"
- Patsy Cline
(Related: Car, Boys, Now)

"Particular individuals who might never consider dropping out if they were in a different high school might decide to drop out if they attended a school where many boys and girls did so."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Boys, Girls, School)

"In every school, more boys wanted to be remembered as a star athlete than as a brilliant student."
- James S. Coleman
(Related: Boys, School)

"Dancing on 'Dancing With The Stars' really broadened my fan base. I jumped off the stage backwards one week, and so many women come up to me now and say, 'You're so brave. I can't believe you put yourself out there like that'. If that inspires some girl out there, then great, because boys aren't the only ones who get to have fun. We get to have fun too."
- Monique Coleman
(Related: Women, Boys, Dancing, Fun, Now, Stars)

"When poverty shows itself, even mischievous boys understand what it means."
- Carlo Collodi
(Related: Boys, Poverty)

"When I first started editing GQ, it gave the impression of being, and in fact was, a gay magazine. There were female models in it and there were women on the cover, but the boys were always much, much more beautiful than the girls."
- Art Cooper
(Related: Women, Impression, Being, Boys, Fact, First, Gay, Girls)

"The boys are in such a mood that if someone introduced the Ten Commandments, they'd cut them down to seven."
- Norris Cotton
(Related: Boys)

"Oh, yes. I knew I was weird by the time I was four. I knew I wasn't like other boys. I knew I was more fearful. I didn't like the rough and tumble most boys were into. I knew I was a sissy."
- Robert Crumb
(Related: Time, Boys)

"When I worked on Altar Boys, they wanted to see us having fun. The four of us would have fun on set and steal each other's lines, and mess with the director."
- Kieran Culkin
(Related: Boys, Fun)

"I've got high standards when it comes to boys. As my dad says, all girls should! I'm from the South - Tennessee, to be exact - and down there, we're all about southern hospitality. I know that if I like a guy, he better be nice, and above all, my dad has to approve of him!"
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: Dad, Boys, Girls, Hospitality)

"When I walked to school in the mornings I would start out alone but would pick up four other boys along the way. We would set out together after school across the village green."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Boys, School)

"All through my school life I was appalled by the fact that masters and senior boys were allowed quite literally to wound other boys, and sometimes very severely."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Life, Boys, Fact, School)

"I get a little jealous of these actor boys. They walk into a club, and in two seconds flat there are swarms of girls who are wanting so badly to touch them or just say hello. That's not the case with me, or any other girl I know."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Actor, Boys, Girls)

"I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many famous women they would get into the hay."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Women, Boys, Famous)

"It's really important for boys to see that girls take up half of the planet - which we do."
- Geena Davis
(Related: Boys, Girls)

"I met the Colonel when Elvis was recording some song I'd written for one of his movies. Elvis was just having fun with the gang and all the Memphis boys and Colonel Parker was sitting over here in like a theater seat."
- Mac Davis
(Related: Movies, Boys, Fun, Song, Theater)

"I brought samples in, because I didn't have any comic book samples, and I brought all these illustrations that I had influenced by Norman Rockwell and a couple of the other big boys. That's all I had, that's all I brought."
- Dan DeCarlo
(Related: Boys)

"I don't know who's worse with little boys, Mario or Michael Jackson."
- Dustin Diamond
(Related: Boys)

"I want my boys to have an understanding of people's emotions, their insecurities, people's distress, and their hopes and dreams."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Dreams, People, Boys, Emotions, Understanding, Want)

"I love physical kinds of comedy and getting down and dirty and doing stunts. When I was growing up, I was always getting into fights with guys and usually punching out boys my age because I was a lot bigger and tougher. So I'm naturally accustomed to putting myself into the headspace of a girl who can take care of herself."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Age, Love, Boys, Care, Comedy, Growing up)

"I grew up with a lot of boys. I probably have a lot of testosterone for a woman."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Boys, Woman)

"OK, boys; let's go make a withdrawal."
- John Dillinger
(Related: Boys)

"The games industry is already bigger than the music industry, and it's mainly directed at teenage boys."
- Thomas Dolby
(Related: Music, Boys, Games, Teenage)

"I read the script for Wonder Boys, and I said that was almost perfect, it was so classy, cool and funny. It's a really specific thing. We stuck to it, it turned out good and a lot of people liked it."
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Related: Funny, People, Boys, Wonder)

"The fact of the matter is that everybody treats me pretty much as one of the boys, which I take as a great compliment."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Boys, Compliment, Fact, Pretty)

"Asked why they wanted to fight, the young women said they enjoyed it, just as some men and boys do."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Men, Women, Boys, Fight)

"Boys frustrate me. I hate all their indirect messages, I hate game playing. Do you like me or don't you? Just tell me so I can get over you."
- Kirsten Dunst
(Related: Boys, Hate)

"For the longest time, I thought I was a boy. I really did. I wore boys' clothes, played tag football."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: Time, Thought, Boys, Clothes, Football)

"I think it's fine for girls to ask boys out. I actually prefer it."
- Zac Efron
(Related: Boys, Girls)

"The boys of my people began very young to learn the ways of men, and no one taught us; we just learned by doing what we saw, and we were warriors at a time when boys now are like girls."
- Black Elk
(Related: Time, Men, People, Boys, Girls, Now)

"Waiting for the end, boys, waiting for the end."
- William Empson
(Related: Boys, End, Waiting)

"When I wrote The Virgin Suicides, I gave myself very strict rules about the narrative voice: the boys would only be able to report what they had seen or found or what had been told to them."
- Jeffrey Eugenides
(Related: Boys, Rules)

"One can make a case that says that since 85% of children being brought up in single family homes are being brought up by women that about 85% of elementary school teachers should be males to balance out the feminization that the boys and girls receive."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Family, Women, Balance, Being, Boys, Children, Girls, School, Teachers)

"I go to bed with men, not boys."
- Linda Fiorentino
(Related: Men, Bed, Boys)

"I took up French boys and wine and I studied psychology."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Boys, Psychology, Wine)

"The awesomeness of God is that even in the works of the Beach Boys, Beatles, etc., the beauty of the music is a mere reflection of what God does everyday. He creates music of all kinds and moods."
- John Foster
(Related: Beauty, Music, God, Beach, Boys, Moods, Reflection)

"I'm the biggest nerd - I love comic books and stuff like that! I don't have any friends who are actresses. I only had one girlfriend when I was growing up. Most of my friends were boys. I was such a tomboy. I enjoyed doing guy things."
- Megan Fox
(Related: Love, Girlfriend, Books, Boys, Friends, Growing up)

"Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls."
- Anne Frank
(Related: Being, Boys, Girls, Will)

"Never be possessive. If a female friend lets on that she is going out with another man, be kind and understanding. If she says she would like to go out with the Dallas Cowboys, including the coaching staff, the same rule applies."
- Bruce Jay Friedman
(Related: Friend, Coaching, Cowboys, Man, Understanding)

"When I was a junior, boys were allowed to come visit me at the house. We could sit on the porch until about 8 o'clock at night; that's when it started getting dark. That was it."
- Daisy Fuentes
(Related: Boys, Night, Visit)

"That's my ideal day, time with my boys."
- Kenny G
(Related: Time, Boys, Day)

"They had me doing Beach Boys remakes and all that. I was basically a marionette."
- Leif Garrett
(Related: Beach, Boys)

"When Bound was released, Boys don't Cry wasn't out yet. Therefore it was very taboo to play a lesbian. I loved the part, because girls never get to play the typical guy parts."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Boys, Girls, Lesbian, Play)

"I'm not a great science fiction fan myself. I probably feel that way about Westerns. Like I used to play Cowboys and Indians, they can act out Will and the Robot."
- Mark Goddard
(Related: Science, Act, Cowboys, Fiction, Play, Will)

"Prior to being mugged I did not feel I had to carry a gun. However, I knew how to shoot a gun very proficiently. As a boy, I used to play cowboys and Indians all the time."
- Bernhard Goetz
(Related: Time, Being, Cowboys, Play)

"All I need to do to stay healthy is look at my three boys."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Boys)

"General Lee, this is no place for you. These men behind you are Georgians and Virginians. They have never failed you and will not fail you here. Will you boys?"
- John Brown Gordon
(Related: Men, Boys, Will)

"Steve produced Girls Grow Up Faster Than Boys and one more. Then he and I wrote a few songs together and became good friends. He was a talented producer."
- Jimmy Griffin
(Related: Boys, Friends, Girls, Songs)

"I looked at Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and the boys up there thinking, I want to be that."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Boys, Thinking, Want)

"Well, my favorite roles so far are Lucas and Lost Boys."
- Corey Haim
(Related: Boys, Favorite)

"Corey feldman and I did sneak into the screening room one day during Lost Boys."
- Corey Haim
(Related: Boys, Day)

"My favorite teams are the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Jets."
- Bridget Hall
(Related: Cowboys, Favorite)

"The Blind Boys are truly the deepest well of American musical heritage you can discover."
- Ben Harper
(Related: American, Blind, Boys)

"We were the Spice Boys."
- George Harrison
(Related: Boys)

"Boys wear their hearts on their sleeves. Even when they're trying to pull one over on you they're so transparent. Like men."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Men, Boys, Trying)

"But I think boys ultimately are easier than girls."
- Patricia Heaton
(Related: Boys, Girls)

"I was a tomboy right from the time I was a kid and loved to be like that. I'd hate all the girlie things. Well my best friends as a kid have been boys. I get along best with the opposite sex. I guess that's the case with most people though!"
- Natasha Henstridge
(Related: Time, Sex, People, Boys, Friends, Hate, Right)

"You know this baseball game of ours comes up from the youth. That means the boys. And after you've been a boy, and grow up to know how to play ball, then you come to the boys you see representing themselves today in our national pastime."
- George Herman
(Related: Baseball, Boys, Play, Today, Youth)

"The Backstreet Boys were so ten years ago. Whatever."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Boys, Years)

"After the Soft Boys I just didn't want to work with any more guitarists."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Work, Boys, Want)

"Boys should not play with weapons more dangerous than they understand."
- E. T. A. Hoffmann
(Related: Boys, Play, Weapons)

"Meccano gives boys the secrets of the world's wonderful engineering structures."
- Frank Hornby
(Related: Boys, Engineering, Secrets, World)

"Boys, I'm one of those umpires that misses 'em every once in a while so if it's close, you'd better hit it."
- Cal Hubbard
(Related: Boys)

"Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Men, Boys, Will)

"I'm not very experienced with boys or the whole dating thingy."
- Vanessa Hudgens
(Related: Dating, Boys)

"At the time I came along, Hollywood's idea of teen movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity, usually involving boys in pursuit of sex, and pretty gross overall. Either that or a horror movie. And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers!"
- John Hughes
(Related: Movies, Teen, Time, Sex, Idea, Boys, Hollywood, Horror, Nudity, Pretty, Pursuit)

"I remember once when I told Lindsay Anderson at a party that acting was just a sophisticated way of playing cowboys and Indians he almost had a fit."
- John Hurt
(Related: Acting, Cowboys, Party)

"I didn't always know, but I always wanted to. I always wanted to be the very best receiver the Cowboys ever had. That was my goal coming in as a rookie and my goal throughout my career: being the best they ever had, going up in the Ring of Honor."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Goal, Being, Cowboys, Honor)

"I know the type of demons they have to fight and I am going to help them, because it's the only way I can keep them from getting to my family. I have to clean up my friends because they are around my boys. It's upsetting."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Family, Boys, Fight, Friends, Help)

"Westerns was why I got into the business. I grew up on a small farm in California and all I ever wanted to do was to play gangsters and cowboys in movies."
- Brion James
(Related: Movies, Business, Cowboys, Play)

"I beg you to look at the promising boys and beautiful girls in your homes and in your communities, and then you will not put these temptations in their way."
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Related: Boys, Girls, Temptations, Will)

"I not only urge you to vote that ticket yourself, but I beg that you will persuade others to do so. Personal effort can accomplish a great deal, and I beg that you will use your personal influence with your friends to get them to go with you to save the boys."
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Related: Boys, Effort, Friends, Influence, Vote, Will)

"And the whole thing is that you're treated like a step-child. Here it was down here, everything in the black, because they were stealing, basically. Stealing from us old country boys down here."
- Waylon Jennings
(Related: Boys, Country, Old)

"Besides that, I felt guilty. I thought for some reason... I was alive, and Buddy and those boys were dead, and I didn't know how, but somehow I'd caused it."
- Waylon Jennings
(Related: Thought, Boys, Reason)

"Shortly after this I was made a member of the boys' choir, it being found that I possessed a clear, strong soprano voice. I enjoyed the singing very much."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Being, Boys, Singing, Voice)

"We are not about to send American boys 9 or 10 thousand miles away from home to do what Asian boys ought to be doing for themselves."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Home, American, Boys)

"They call upon us to supply American boys to do the job that Asian boys should do."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: American, Boys, Job)

"The CIA is made up of boys whose families sent them to Princeton but wouldn't let them into the family brokerage business."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Business, Family, Boys)

"Of course The Beach Boys will be camp."
- Bruce Johnston
(Related: Beach, Boys, Will)

"You know, The Beach Boys' image is kinda like a group Doris Day, you know what I mean?"
- Bruce Johnston
(Related: Beach, Boys, Day)

"Before I joined The Beach Boys, I was working at Columbia Records as a producer, and saw The Byrds come in and do their first overdub before Terry even met them."
- Bruce Johnston
(Related: Beach, Boys, First)

"I like everything. Boyish girls, girlish boys, the heavy and the skinny. Which is a problem when I'm walking down the street."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Boys, Girls, Walking)

"Honestly, I like everything, boyish girls, girlish boys, the heavy and the skinny."
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: Boys, Girls)

"Before I was an actor I was an apprentice jockey, and now I'm out there racing against boys, sort of the spokesperson for people over 50 that they can do it."
- Davy Jones
(Related: People, Actor, Boys, Now, Racing)

"Little girls and boys, barefooted, walked up and down between the endless rows of spindles, reaching thin little hands into the machinery to repair snapped threads."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Boys, Girls)

"We got into all the trouble you could ever imagine. We figured that if the Jones boys and all the gangsters ran Chicago, we had our own territory now. All the stores, all the crime, we were in charge of everything, my stepbrother and my brother."
- Quincy Jones
(Related: Brother, Boys, Chicago, Crime, Now, Trouble)

"My father was a carpenter, a very good carpenter. He also worked for the Jones boys. They were not family members, we weren't related at all. They started the policy racket in Chicago, and they had the five and dime store."
- Quincy Jones
(Related: Family, Father, Policy, Boys, Chicago)

"It's up to us to take pop culture back and to express quality and dignity for both boys and girls."
- Ashley Judd
(Related: Quality, Boys, Culture, Dignity, Girls)

"That was my aspiration, so I was there in a seminary with just boys who were studying to be priests. Pretty rigorous schooling; we never got home, we stayed there all year."
- Peter Jurasik
(Related: Home, Boys, Pretty)

"I came in with my idea of what a cowboy would wear, but then I met some real cowboys and they said that I rode the horses well, shoed the horses, but no good cowboy would be wearing a pair of Levi's. I had to get a good old pair of Wranglers."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: Idea, Cowboys, Horses, Old)

"Despite what people think of cowboys, they take pride in how they look, and that look is important to them."
- Steve Kanaly
(Related: People, Cowboys, Pride)

"My mother sent me to psychiatrists since the age of four because she didn't think little boys should be sad. When my brother was born, I stared out the window for days. Can you imagine that?"
- Andy Kaufman
(Related: Age, Mother, Brother, Boys)

"At Leeds I've tried to concentrate on my club form, but you get caught up in all the World Cup fever once you come back to Ireland and see all the Irish boys again."
- Robbie Keane
(Related: Boys, Ireland, Irish, World)

"They are imported by companies, controlled as serfs, worked like slaves, and at last go back to China with all their earnings. They are in every place, they seem to have no sex. Boys work, girls work; it is all alike to them."
- Denis Kearney
(Related: Work, Sex, Boys, Girls)

"Some of the wise boys who say my music is loud, blatant and that's all should see the faces of the kids who have driven a hundred miles through the snow to see the band... to stand in front of the bandstand in an ecstasy all their own."
- Stan Kenton
(Related: Music, Boys, Ecstasy, Faces, Kids, Snow)

"Win or lose today I am proud of the way my boys have played in the tournament."
- Imran Khan
(Related: Boys, Today)

"My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass"; "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys"."
- Harmon Killebrew
(Related: Dad, Mother, Father, Brother, Play)

"A lot of old guys in movies are like cowboys - they talk like cowboys and they dress like cowboys."
- Val Kilmer
(Related: Movies, Cowboys, Dress, Old, Talk)

"The philosophy of the school was quite simple - the bright boys specialised in Latin, the not so bright in science and the rest managed with geography or the like."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Science, Boys, Geography, Philosophy, Rest, School)

"Looking back, I think we were all quite mature, surprisingly responsible. In earlier wars, boys of our age had just gone off to raise hell or enlist or both, but we stayed dutifully at our desks doing tomorrow's homework."
- John Knowles
(Related: Age, Boys, Hell, Tomorrow)

"When I went to high school, an all-boys' school, a Catholic school, I tried out for football, and I didn't make it. It was the first time, athletically, that I was knocked down."
- Mike Krzyzewski
(Related: Time, First, Football, School)

"Americans are big boys. You can talk them into almost anything. Just sit with them for half an hour over a bottle of whiskey and be a nice guy."
- Nguyen Cao Ky
(Related: Americans, Boys, Talk)

"Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people."
- Charles Lamb
(Related: People, Boys)

"This system of encouragement proves serviceable as a preventive of punishment, the attainment of the tickets being a reward, the forfeiture of them the reverse; and, as such, boys seem often more affected by their loss than by coercion."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Being, Boys, Encouragement, Loss, Punishment, Reward)

"Talking with other parents really gave me some lessons that I try to hold on to now, as a parent of two boys."
- Joe Lando
(Related: Boys, Now, Parents, Talking)

"I like the Baldwin boys a great deal. Alec is super-smart, super-articulate, almost too smart to be an actor."
- Anthony LaPaglia
(Related: Actor, Boys)

"Boys have a tendency to jump around a lot more than girls. Boys have that desire to want to dunk way more than girls do. It just never seemed like something we could truly fathom and do."
- Lisa Leslie
(Related: Boys, Desire, Girls, Want)

"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
(Related: Women, Boys, Girls, Vulnerability)

"I did The Newton Boys and during the whole process of making the film, I may have spent a week in Los Angeles."
- Richard Linklater
(Related: Boys, Film, May)

"I really believe that's one of the many reasons that God had put me right in the middle of the Backstreet Boys. There are so many stars today that don't realize the impact they have on young people. Being a superstar is great, as long as you can be a positive role model."
- Brian Littrell
(Related: God, People, Positive, Being, Boys, Right, Stars, Today)

"I didn't have a boyfriend until I was 17. There were boys at school that I would find out later had a crush on me but I was too shy to talk to them."
- Blake Lively
(Related: Boyfriend, Boys, School, Talk)

"I came from a big family - two brothers and two sisters. So, there were always a ton of boys around and a ton of girls around. So, I grew up comfortable with both sexes."
- Blake Lively
(Related: Family, Boys, Brothers, Girls, Sexes, Sisters)

"If Frank and The Beach Boys got together and did a Super Session album, it would be a gas."
- Mike Love
(Related: Beach, Boys)

"I used to have a great love for Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, the big boys of the last century."
- Norman MacCaig
(Related: Love, Boys)

"You can feel as brave as Columbus starting for the unknown the first time you enter a Chinese lane full of boys laughing at you, or when you risk climbing down in a Tibetan pub for a meal of rotten meat."
- Ella Maillart
(Related: Time, Boys, Columbus, First, Risk)

"I have twin boys, 12, and a daughter, 17."
- Lee Majors
(Related: Daughter, Boys)

"There are a lot of homes for boys, but very few for girls, that is why I chose to do for girls."
- Miriam Makeba
(Related: Boys, Girls)

"When it comes to boys and her weight, I think Ellenor is much more conservative than I am, and she has not had the dialogue I have had about my weight."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: Boys, Conservative, Weight)

"My education at Baron Byng High School was excellent, with dedicated masters (boys and girls were separate)."
- Rudolph A. Marcus
(Related: Education, Girls, School)

"It's true, I had an extremely delicious life, but that was my life at home, and perhaps because I was only a child, or for whatever reasons, I found the company of others, especially other boys, quite terrifying and upsetting."
- Harry Mathews
(Related: Life, Home, Boys, Company)

"The costermongers' boys will, I am informed, cheat their employers, but they do not steal from them."
- Henry Mayhew
(Related: Boys, Will)

"Neiman-Marcus is one thing, and the Dallas Cowboys are another."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Cowboys)

"We spend so much time together, because that's how we like it. I never used to go on girl's nights out, even at school. And Paul has never liked going out for a night with the boys, either."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Time, Boys, Night, School)

"I never trusted good-looking boys."
- Frances McDormand
(Related: Boys)

"Americans don't want cowboys to be gay."
- Larry McMurtry
(Related: Americans, Cowboys, Gay, Want)

"They weren't impatient for the boys to turn into cartoons again. They awarded sympathy, gave compassion. Because deep down they had found parts of themselves in the characters. You said it George."
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: Sympathy, Boys, Cartoons, Compassion, Deep)

"Well, because I have twin seven-year-old boys, I enjoy the gift giving stuff a great deal. We do both Hanukkah and Christmas, so it is a costly, though extremely pleasing proposition."
- Fred Melamed
(Related: Boys, Christmas, Giving)

"I took acting classes in college, and once I graduated, I decided to give acting a shot when I couldn't really think of anything else to do. It took me a couple of years to get an agent, and my first big break was The Fanelli Boys, which was a sitcom on NBC. Then I did a few television movies."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Movies, Acting, Boys, College, First, Television, Years)

"It's funny, but when there are dominant teams, there are a number of people who rail about the fact that they're always seeing the Dallas Cowboys or the San Francisco 49ers or the Green Bay either in the playoffs or in the Super Bowl."
- Al Michaels
(Related: Funny, People, Cowboys, Fact)

"France can never accept that it is no longer a dominating power in the world of culture. This is true both of the French right and the French left. They keep thinking that Americans are primitive cowboys or farmers who do not understand anything."
- Adam Michnik
(Related: Power, Americans, Cowboys, Culture, France, Right, Thinking, World)

"I went to an all-girls pre school where everyone went off to Harvard or Yale, and I had zero interest in doing so. I think they thought I was on drugs. There was a neighboring all-boys school, so we'd get together and do dumb things. It was your typical Catholic-American upbringing."
- Katherine Moennig
(Related: Thought, Drugs, Dumb, Interest, School)

"Girls marry for love. Boys marry because of a chronic irritation that causes them to gravitate in the direction of objects with certain curvilinear properties."
- Ashley Montague
(Related: Love, Boys, Causes, Direction, Girls)

"Hopefully when you see the movie, Maybe you don't have the Orlando in your life, but you know that guy. He goes to church. He's down the street. He's one of the boys at the schoolyard. They exist."
- Shemar Moore
(Related: Life, Church, Boys)

"You see in the streets of London, great and little boys running about in long blue coats, which, like robes, reach quite down to the feet, and little white bands, such as the clergy wear."
- Karl Philipp Moritz
(Related: Boys, Feet, London, Running)

"Black boys became criminalized. I was in constant dread for their lives, because they were targets everywhere. They still are."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Boys)

"Learning, while at school, that the charge for the education of girls was the same as that for boys, and that, when they became teachers, women received only half as much as men for their services, the injustice of this distinction was so apparent."
- Lucretia Mott
(Related: Education, Men, Women, Boys, Girls, Injustice, Learning, School, Teachers)

"When you get to play with the big boys, your game improves drastically."
- Ajay Naidu
(Related: Boys, Play)

"The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the Handkerchief.'"
- James Naismith
(Related: Accident, Basketball, Boys, Invention, Play)

"I always wanted to be a cowboy, and Jedi Knights are basically cowboys in space, right?"
- Liam Neeson
(Related: Cowboys, Right, Space)

"At age 11 in 1960, I moved to an academic state secondary school, Harrow County Grammar School for Boys."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Age, Boys, Grammar, School, State)

"We have all, at one time or another, been performers, and many of us still are - politicians, playboys, cardinals and kings."
- Laurence Olivier
(Related: Time, Kings, Politicians)

"I'm the son of an everyman. My father is a teacher. He teaches physics at a boys' school in Sydney."
- Alex O'Loughlin
(Related: Father, Son, Boys, Physics, School)

"I'm one of the boys, no better than the last second violinist. I'm just the lucky one to be standing in the center, telling them how to play."
- Eugene Ormandy
(Related: Boys, Play)

"Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Car, Government, Money, Power, Boys, Giving, Teenage)

"We should do another 10 Bad Boys movies. I could come in in one of those electric wheelchairs, like Peter Sellers in Dr Strangelove, just shouting away."
- Joe Pantoliano
(Related: Movies, Boys)

"I wanted to play a good guy after doing this lunatic on The Sopranos for two years. And then they did the sequel to Bad Boys, where I get to play the barking captain again."
- Joe Pantoliano
(Related: Boys, Play, Years)

"Bad Boys II has knocked everyone's socks off."
- Joe Pantoliano
(Related: Boys)

"I had achieved the most important things in my life when I married Joan and had the sons. Given the choice between Joan and the boys, and being a writer, I world give up being a writer without a blink."
- Robert B. Parker
(Related: Life, Being, Boys, Choice, Sons, World, Writer)

"We have boys now, and men, in the rock and roll business and all the show business, who have this reaction on women. They scream. They yell. They do all sorts of wild things."
- Minnie Pearl
(Related: Business, Men, Women, Boys, Now)

"Even the busboys at the restaurants have a script to give you. Everybody is in the business."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Business, Restaurants)

"Scouting ought to be about building character, not about sex. Period. Precious few parents enroll their boys in the Scouts to get a crash course in sexual orientation."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Sex, Character, Boys, Building, Parents, Scouting)

"You'd look out and there'd be little babies watching the show, and boys and girls. They loved the cowboys, and they loved Annie. There were young people seeing the show for the first time. I stayed for two years because I enjoyed it so much."
- Bernadette Peters
(Related: Time, People, Babies, Boys, Cowboys, First, Girls, Years)

"The music business looks like, you know, innocent schoolboys compared to the TV business. They care about nothing but profit."
- Tom Petty
(Related: Business, Music, Care, Nothing, Profit)

"Nature makes boys and girls lovely to look upon so they can be tolerated until they acquire some sense."
- William Lyon Phelps
(Related: Nature, Boys, Girls, Sense)

"I never believed that U2 wanted to save the whales. I don't believe that The Beastie Boys are ready to lay it down for Tibet."
- Iggy Pop
(Related: Boys)

"The army teaches boys to think like men."
- Elvis Presley
(Related: Men, Army, Boys)

"My brother Leon started it all. He played the piano. In school they made me leader of the orchestra because I played the violin, but I followed Leon and the boys in his jazz band around."
- Louis Prima
(Related: Leader, Brother, Boys, Jazz, School)

"People always blame the girl; she should have said no. A monosyllable, but conventional wisdom has always been that boys can't manage it."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: Wisdom, People, Blame, Boys)

"I like boys. I am not foreign; I was born and raised in Hickory County, Mo."
- Sally Rand
(Related: Boys)

"It is unconscionable that 10,000 boys have died in Vietnam. If 10,000 American women had mind enough they could end the war, if they were committed to the task, even if it meant going to jail."
- Jeanette Rankin
(Related: Women, War, American, Boys, End, Mind, Vietnam)

"For a lot of kids, the Boys and Girls Club is really a sanctuary, an oasis of sanity and safety for them because their home life is so tragic. Some of these kids have only one parent, and that one is addicted to drugs."
- Judge Reinhold
(Related: Home, Life, Boys, Drugs, Girls, Kids, Safety, Sanity)

"Well, I went to school with Jan and Dean, Ryan O'Neal, some of the Beach Boys we all use to party together."
- Tommy Rettig
(Related: Beach, Boys, Party, School)

"They wanted to do a movie about the Backstreet Boys."
- Kevin Richardson
(Related: Boys)

"Tim on the show does a lot of that posturing, of course, and feels sort of threatened by women. But even at that, you do see him cooking, and ultimately he's a good father because he spends a lot of time with the boys."
- Patricia Richardson
(Related: Time, Women, Father, Boys, Cooking)

"I hate those men who would send into war youth to fight and die for them; the pride and cowardice of those old men, making their wars that boys must die."
- Mary Roberts Rinehart
(Related: Men, War, Boys, Cowardice, Fight, Hate, Old, Pride, Youth)

"Obscenities... I think a lot of dumb people do it because they can't think of what they want to say and they're frustrated. A lot of smart people do it to pretend they aren't very smart - want to be just one of the boys."
- Andy Rooney
(Related: People, Boys, Dumb, Want)

"Happy Days, which we did for 11 years, we did with three cameras in front of a live audience. Very special. We had a party every Friday night. The boys, Ron, Henry, they grew up on that show."
- Marion Ross
(Related: Boys, Night, Party, Years)

"I used to listen to country and western and blues, John Lee Hooker, spirituals, the Bluegrass Boys, and Eddie Arnold. There was a radio station that come on everyday with country, spirituals, and the blues."
- Otis Rush
(Related: Boys, Country)

"I figured somebody wrote a story who had a typewriter and I thought that movies were made by the cowboys and that they just said, 'Okay, you fall off the horse this time.'"
- John Sayles
(Related: Movies, Time, Thought, Cowboys)

"We should never forget that Hollywood was built by Europeans, and the old Jewish boys from Eastern Europe."
- Maximilian Schell
(Related: Boys, Europe, Forget, Hollywood, Old)

"And what is needed to prevent them from joining gangs was ample recreation for boys as well as girls, jobs and internships for training and money, and assistance to allow their families to live in decent homes."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Money, Boys, Girls, Jobs, Recreation, Training)

"She was a great lady. We raised three boys, were together as long as she lived, and now she's passed on."
- Earl Scruggs
(Related: Boys, Lady, Now)

"Men want power in order to do something. Boys want power in order to be something."
- Eric Sevareid
(Related: Men, Power, Boys, Order, Want)

"The difference between the men and the boys in politics is, and always has been, that the boys want to be something, while the men want to do something."
- Eric Sevareid
(Related: Men, Politics, Boys, Difference, Want)

"As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Gods, Boys, Flies)

"If I win and get the money, then the Oakland Police department is going to buy a boys' home, me a house, my family a house, and a Stop Police Brutality Center."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Family, Home, Money, Boys, Police)

"Dre was one of my heros in the music industry. If he's not down for his homeboys, I don't wanna be a part of him or around him."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Music)

"There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: War, Boys, Glory, Hell, Today)

"I don't just want to be the girl boys get excited about, I have no desire for people to see me in a sexy way. I won't do nudity ever."
- Alicia Silverstone
(Related: People, Boys, Desire, Nudity, Want)

"I'm the one who's always kissing all the boys and stuff."
- Molly Sims
(Related: Boys, Kissing)

"The gays like 'Project Runway' because it's a fashion, and the gays are into fashion and into design. It's a creative industry, and most of the gays are pretty creative, in general. That's just like the culture. We're not all into politics necessarily. We're more into the creative environment. I also think Heidi is a big draw. The boys love Heidi and think she's so fabulous. I just think it's a glitzy, fun show, and there are also always lots of gay boys on it, and, you know, that's fun."
- Christian Siriano
(Related: Love, Politics, Design, Boys, Culture, Environment, Fashion, Fun, Gay, Pretty)

"Now, being a girl, I was ashamed of my body and my lack of strength. So I tried to be a man. I shot, rode, jumped, and took part in all the fights of the boys."
- Agnes Smedley
(Related: Strength, Being, Body, Boys, Man, Now)

"So I had to be the doctor to these wounded men until we could remove them to the hospital. There were fifty-four women and forty little boys with the Red Army prisoners, and I went daily to take care of them also."
- Agnes Smedley
(Related: Men, Women, Army, Boys, Care)

"My boys told me they'd rather play than practice."
- Jimmy Smith
(Related: Boys, Play, Practice)

"We are turning against boys and forgetting a simple truth: that the energy, competitiveness, and corporal daring of normal, decent males is responsible for much of what is right in the world."
- Christina Hoff Sommers
(Related: Boys, Energy, Right, World)

"There's nothing worse - I don't like listening to actors talk about the process, especially when - I mean, for me I've played a lot of guys, dudes, boys in a sense and this was a challenge for me just to play that official character."
- Scott Speedman
(Related: Character, Actors, Boys, Challenge, Listening, Nothing, Play, Sense, Talk)

"When our boys come home from France, we will have the hags flung out."
- W. A. Spooner
(Related: Home, Boys, France, Will)

"I thought that the chief thing to be done in order to equal boys was to be learned and courageous. So I decided to study Greek and learn to manage a horse."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: Thought, Boys, Order, Study)

"I was the last one to screen test for The Hardy Boys. I'd like to play that's not as clean-cut as Frank Hardy. I play him as straight as possible."
- Parker Stevenson
(Related: Boys, Play)

"The Hardy Boys burned me out. I was recharging my batteries. It was time to return to work, but it was tough because my visibility was low."
- Parker Stevenson
(Related: Time, Work, Boys)

"During the time I was on The Hardy Boys, I was also watching other people's careers. I thought the next step was to be a movie star. I kept saying no to projects, and offers stopped coming in. I was no longer hot."
- Parker Stevenson
(Related: Time, Thought, People, Boys, Careers, Projects, Saying)

"When I am grown to man's estate I shall be very proud and great. And tell the other girls and boys Not to meddle with my toys."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Boys, Girls, Man)

"It's easy for women to say they don't understand and ask a man for help. As the saying goes, boys play with toys, and girls play with boys."
- Tom Stewart
(Related: Women, Boys, Girls, Help, Man, Play, Saying)

"There were a lot of adventure books for boys, historical novels by Kenneth Roberts, and whatever mystery novels the alarmed librarian imagined might not corrupt an eager but innocent youth."
- Peter Straub
(Related: Adventure, Books, Boys, Mystery, Youth)

"Youth is an amazing thing: I think back on when we did The Lost Boys, and I didn't think I could do anything wrong."
- Kiefer Sutherland
(Related: Boys, Wrong, Youth)

"Boys always like to see girls kiss. I don't get it; girls don't want to see boys kiss."
- Dominique Swain
(Related: Kiss, Boys, Girls, Want)

"The truth is, after Boys Don't Cry, I realized how few and far between the great roles are. I am beyond thankful for finding Million Dollar Baby."
- Hilary Swank
(Related: Truth, Baby, Boys)

"The best way to listen to the album is to put it on, get some Moet, lay back with your boys, and kick it."
- Ice T
(Related: Boys)

"The moral turpitude of the boys of today appears to center in their failure to concentrate on any particular objective long enough to obtain their maximum results."
- Major Taylor
(Related: Failure, Boys, Results, Today)

"How long before we have, not just homosexual marriage, but homosexual unions between adult men and small boys?"
- Randall Terry
(Related: Men, Marriage, Boys)

"My two boys were the same ages as the kids in the show. In real life or in between the breaks I was raising two kids off camera who were not unlike the two kids who were being paid to be my kids."
- Alan Thicke
(Related: Life, Being, Boys, Kids)

"American boys should not be seen dying on the nightly news. Wars should be over in three days or less, or before Congress invokes the War Powers Resolution."
- Evan Thomas
(Related: War, American, Boys, Congress, Dying, News, Resolution)

"Living with these teenage boys allowed me to see how much their psyches were like their girl counterparts. They were more familiar to me than I would have thought."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Thought, Boys, Living, Teenage)

"My favorite thing to do is still to go back to Peoria, go to my cabin and hunt with the boys. This is a great lifestyle, don't get me wrong. But fun for me is going back with my buddies I grew up with."
- Jim Thome
(Related: Boys, Favorite, Fun, Wrong)

"The heroes of our youth grow old - 'the boys of summer in their ruin,' in Dylan Thomas's verse - yet we seem the same."
- John Thorn
(Related: Boys, Heroes, Old, Ruin, Summer, Youth)

"But the dream is never forgotten, only put aside and never out of reach: Where once the dream connected boys with the world of men, now it reconnects men with the spirit of boys."
- John Thorn
(Related: Men, Dream, Boys, Now, Spirit, World)

"Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years."
- James Thurber
(Related: Boys, Months, Understanding, Years)

"I truly don't know why the boys are getting all the votes - it could be because they are really amazing, and that's all there is to it. They're really, really good and every single boy deserves to be in the competition right now, and so do the two girls."
- Pia Toscano
(Related: Boys, Competition, Girls, Now, Right)

"Living in Dallas, I root for the Mavericks and the Stars and the Cowboys, but I've always pulled for the Chicago Cubs. I enjoy watching them play."
- Lee Trevino
(Related: Chicago, Cowboys, Living, Play, Stars)

"If the Cowboys and Titans ain't playing, I'm not interested."
- Tanya Tucker
(Related: Cowboys)

"All my boys make me laugh."
- Liv Tyler
(Related: Boys)

"I do recommend it for all girls, and boys, out there: put on a pair of fishnet stockings and find your inner sexiness!"
- Nia Vardalos
(Related: Boys, Girls)

"If you have to fight a crowd of boys, it's best to go for the biggest one. That way you won't have to fight them all. The others will see that you mean business and you will win their respect."
- Suzanne Vega
(Related: Business, Boys, Fight, Respect, Will)

"We must declare ourselves, become known; allow the world to discover this subterranean life of ours which connects kings and farm boys, artists and clerks. Let them see that the important thing is not the object of love, but the emotion itself."
- Gore Vidal
(Related: Life, Love, Artists, Boys, Emotion, Kings, World)

"Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true pleasure that boys of his own age have enjoyed at the head of a school."
- Horace Walpole
(Related: Age, Boys, Pleasure, School, World)

"The other thing is this industry has decided it only has one market. Unlike any other industry in the world, unlike film or books or sports even, this industry has decided it has only one market and that's 14 year old boys."
- Rob Walton
(Related: Sports, Books, Boys, Film, Old, World)

"I grew up in Dallas, with cowboys. I was the only guy in sixth grade with long hair and an earring. Let's just say I got a lot of, er, flak for being different."
- Barry Watson
(Related: Being, Cowboys, Hair)

"In all our quest of greatness, like wanton boys, whose pastime is their care, we follow after bubbles, blown in the air."
- John Webster
(Related: Greatness, Boys, Care, Quest)

"I can't take any more white boys noodling around on their guitars."
- Gene Ween
(Related: Boys)

"We moved into the back, made it into a little 50s sitting room and started to sell the records. We had an immediate success. For one thing, these Teddy Boys were thrilled to buy the records."
- Vivienne Westwood
(Related: Success, Boys)

"Some of these bulls are gonna' spin those cowboys so fast, they'll look like a frog in a blender."
- Wayne White
(Related: Cowboys)

"Most movies are made today for teenage boys. Once in a while a good one comes along."
- Richard Widmark
(Related: Movies, Boys, Teenage, Today)

"I don't like boys. They're kind of annoying."
- Michelle Wie
(Related: Boys)

"My father has taught me all the tricks of the boys at an early age, which has made me very careful."
- Kim Wilde
(Related: Age, Father, Boys)

"A long time ago, when all the grandfathers and grandmothers of today were little boys and little girls or very small babies, or perhaps not even born, Pa and Ma and Mary and Laura and Baby Carrie left their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Related: Time, Babies, Baby, Boys, Girls, Today)

"Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike. But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its neck like the butt of a pistol and shout "Bang!""
- George Will
(Related: Boys, Parents, Will)

"With two little boys in diapers, I had to keep it simple if I were going to have a life at all."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Life, Boys)

"I had been playing for about a year and a half when the Beach Boys formed. When our folks went to Mexico on business, we would take the food money they had left us and we would rent instruments."
- Carl Wilson
(Related: Food, Money, Business, Beach, Boys)

"There will always be a Beach Boys. Being a Beach Boy is like being in love."
- Dennis Wilson
(Related: Love, Beach, Being, Boys, Will)

"The Beach Boys are not a superstar group. The music is the superstar of the group."
- Dennis Wilson
(Related: Music, Beach, Boys)

"I can tell you the day The Beach Boys will no longer exist - never. We'll be on stage in wheelchairs."
- Dennis Wilson
(Related: Beach, Boys, Day, Will)

"So I guess the complete lack of any new developments is what struck me. That and the fact that much of the good we had done for the artists' side of the industry with G.O.D. had been just as quickly undone by the big boys."
- Mike Wilson
(Related: Artists, Boys, Fact)

"I think we still believe that ambition is for boys."
- Jeanette Winterson
(Related: Ambition, Boys)

"And let me tell you, you boys of America, that there is no higher inspiration to any man to be a good man, a good citizen, and a good son, brother, or father, than the knowledge that you come from honest blood."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Father, Brother, Son, Knowledge, Inspiration, America, Blood, Boys, Man)

"It's taken folk a while to come around, hasn't it? Even the boys in the band weren't too sure about the whole art thing. They just wanted me to concentrate on the music. But they respect it now."
- Ron Wood
(Related: Art, Music, Boys, Folk, Now, Respect)

"Well, obviously I wanted it to sound as original as possible. I suppose the influences that we had were probably from the actual power point of view we wanted to be like the Who. Vocally we wanted to be like the Beach Boys, whatever was good at the time."
- Roy Wood
(Related: Power, Time, Beach, Boys, Sound)

"My early wounds were the English school system among other things. It wasn't merely the discipline, it was the ways in which boys got what was called the school spirit."
- George Woodcock
(Related: Discipline, Boys, English, School, Spirit, Wounds)

"It's at the borders of pain and suffering that the men are separated from the boys."
- Emil Zatopek
(Related: Men, Boys, Pain, Suffering)