Quotes and Sayings about Teenagers



"I am the parent of teenagers, my daughters are 13 and 15, so the issue of Internet safety has been an important issue. I have been visiting middle schools to talk about some of the challenges that they face."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Daughters, Internet, Safety, Schools, Talk, Teenagers)

"I get letters from kids, teenagers and young girls who just want to be Mac. I've had quite a few people actually say that they're going to become a Marine or a JAG lawyer because of me... the character. I think that's pretty cool!"
- Catherine Bell
(Related: People, Character, Girls, Kids, Letters, Pretty, Teenagers, Want)

"Now, all the movies are for teenagers. It's very difficult for an actress to find really deep, beautiful characters to play."
- Monica Bellucci
(Related: Movies, Deep, Now, Play, Teenagers)

"In Halloween, I viewed the characters as simply normal teenagers. Laurie, Jamie Lee's character, was shy and somewhat repressed. And Michael Myers, the killer, is definitely repressed. They have certain similarities."
- John Carpenter
(Related: Character, Teenagers)

"All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away."
- Joan Chen
(Related: Desire, Teenagers)

"In the 1980s, there weren't a lot of role models for gay teenagers."
- Mary Cheney
(Related: Gay, Teenagers)

"More teenagers go to movies or rent a tape of a movie than sit down and watch sitcoms on television."
- Mindy Cohn
(Related: Movies, Teenagers, Television)

"I wrote things for the school's newspaper, and - like all teenagers - I dabbled in poetry."
- Stephen Colbert
(Related: Poetry, School, Teenagers)

"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
(Related: Achievement, Eyes, Giving, Importance, Teenagers)

"I know, it's true. I've played these tortured teenagers. I can't wait to shed that image."
- Claire Danes
(Related: Teenagers)

"It's very witty and it's great to see teenage characters have control that way. And you can actually hear about sex and pot and it's okay, it's not completely bad and you can't say that to teenagers."
- Caroline Dhavernas
(Related: Sex, Control, Teenage, Teenagers, Witty)

"Just because you have teenagers in a movie doesn't make it a teen movie."
- Brendan Fehr
(Related: Teen, Teenagers)

"American high school students trail teenagers from 14 European and Asian countries in reading, math and science. We're even trailing France."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Science, American, Countries, France, Reading, School, Students, Teenagers)

"The groups, though, were my inspiration way back then. I liked Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers."
- Eddie Floyd
(Related: Inspiration, Teenagers)

"I find it very, very hard. He was part of the fabric of my life. We were kids together, and teenagers. We spent the whole of our lives with each other because of our music."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Music, Life, Kids, Teenagers)

"Hollywood has the idea that movies have to be dumb. But especially movies for or about teenagers have to be really dumb!"
- Joseph Gordon-Levitt
(Related: Movies, Idea, Dumb, Hollywood, Teenagers)

"Teenagers who are never required to vacuum are living in one."
- Fred G. Gosman
(Related: Living, Teenagers)

"If you look at my audiences, even in Europe, they're hardly teenagers."
- Norman Granz
(Related: Audiences, Europe, Teenagers)

"The thing that bums me out about 'The Real World' is I don't want to believe that teenagers are that stupid."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Teenagers, Want, World)

"Our record number of teenagers must become our record number of high school and college graduates and our record number of teachers, scientists, doctors, lawyers, and skilled professionals."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: College, Doctors, Lawyers, professionals, School, Scientists, Teachers, Teenagers)

"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)

"You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them. Becoming a scientist or engineer is."
- Dean Kamen
(Related: Stars, Teenagers, Thinking)

"I'm only 24 so I like to think I'm still close enough to 17 to still remember what it was like. Besides, I could just fake it and get away with it... it's not like there are any teenagers that still read comics."
- Robert Kirkman
(Related: Teenagers)

"Teenagers today are more free to be themselves and to accept themselves."
- John Knowles
(Related: Teenagers, Today)

"There are few things more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own."
- Doug Larson
(Related: Children, Teenagers)

"Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own."
- Doug Larson
(Related: Children, Teenagers)

"Teenagers only have to focus on themselves - its not until we get older that we realize that other people exist."
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: People, Focus, Teenagers)

"I missed out on everything. Sometimes on the street I see teenagers hanging out and going to the movies, going to concerts, and I get so jealous."
- Adriana Lima
(Related: Movies, Teenagers)

"I'm a teenager, but I'm independent - I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone."
- Adriana Lima
(Related: Family, Life, School, Teenagers)

"I think it's ridiculous to try to sell records to teenagers, because teenagers don't buy my records. And there ain't that many teenagers out there in the marketplace."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: Teenagers)

"I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors."
- Beverley Mitchell
(Related: Being, Criticism, Gossip, Ridicule, Rumors, Teenagers)

"A large family and Democrats have a lot in common: teenagers and Democrats are always happy spending other people's money."
- Anne Northup
(Related: Family, Money, People, Democrats, Teenagers)

"We've been together since we've been teenagers. I can go away and disappear for two years, and when we get back together, it's like nothing ever has changed."
- John Oates
(Related: Nothing, Teenagers, Years)

"The vampire underworld is much larger than most people could imagine. It exists in all the cities mentioned in the book, but also in many, many more. Teenagers, especially, seem to like to act out vampire fantasies."
- James Patterson
(Related: People, Act, Cities, Teenagers)

"Like its politicians and its war, society has the teenagers it deserves."
- Joseph Priestley
(Related: Society, War, Politicians, Teenagers)

"Since she got a cause and stopped being funny. I think she's real funny, but lately it's all been hearts and flowers and tears and saving teenagers and creating a role model. And that ain't funny. No giggles there."
- Andy Richter
(Related: Funny, Being, Cause, Flowers, Tears, Teenagers)

"I just did in my early twenties what most did when they were teenagers, being free and exploring and making mistakes, but I did it in France. I did it privately."
- Molly Ringwald
(Related: Being, France, Mistakes, Teenagers)

"Drugs are in every walk of life - doctors, lawyers, preachers, the guy who works for IBM, teenagers on the street, teenagers in school."
- Smokey Robinson
(Related: Life, Doctors, Drugs, Lawyers, School, Teenagers)

"A lot of the problems teenagers go through, it's better for them to go through them on their own. If you always have a crutch, you don't learn anything."
- Ben Savage
(Related: Problems, Teenagers)

"Few if any teenagers can relate to getting up for school and finding famous comics like Pryor and Williams hanging out in your living room after a hard night of partying. But that's Hollywood."
- Pauly Shore
(Related: Famous, Hollywood, Living, Night, School, Teenagers)

"Teenagers too often have to deal with loss and death. You had to cope with the untimely death of your brother; how can young people deal with such tragedies?"
- Andrew Shue
(Related: Death, People, Brother, Loss, Teenagers)

"I wish all teenagers can filter through songs instead of turning to drugs and alcohol."
- Taylor Swift
(Related: Alcohol, Drugs, Songs, Teenagers)

"I find the idea of today's icons being teenagers incredibly uninspiring."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Idea, Being, Teenagers, Today)

"I would sell 2 million records, a million went to teenagers and a million went to the adults. So, when The Beatles became so popular, I lost a million to the teenagers, but I was still selling a million to the adults."
- Bobby Vinton
(Related: Selling, Popular, Teenagers)

"Whatever is said about roles drying up, I intend to keep working. Certainly now the roles couldn't be more interesting - playing mothers, divorcees. I think it's going to be exciting to play a mother of teenagers. The longer your life, the deeper it gets."
- Naomi Watts
(Related: Life, Mother, Mothers, Now, Play, Teenagers)

"Many nations are like rebellious teenagers who try to figure out just how many times they can kick us in the teeth while still taking our money."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: Money, Nations, Teenagers)