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Letter "T" » Teenage
«At college age, you can tell who is best at taking tests and going to school, but you can't tell who the best people are. That worries the hell out of me.»
«As an adolescent I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials, that the interest of life consisted in one day rendering her some signal service and that I would have the occasion to do so.»
«As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.»
«Adolescence is that time when I think, it can be- it's the cruelest place on Earth. It can really be heartless.»
«Common sense is nothing more than a deposit of prejudices laid down in the mind before you reach eighteen.»
«Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth and fresher breath.»
Author: Dave Barry
, peace offering
«Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, But beautiful old people are works of art»
«And out of each (schoolhouse) is vomited the standard product of the New Pedagogy - an endless procession of adolescents who have been taught everything save that which is true, and outfitted with every trick save those that are socially useful»
Author: Henry Louis Mencken
, The Standard
, vomit up
«At sixteen, the adolescent knows about suffering because he himself has suffered, but he barely knows that other beings also suffer.»
«And whatever people might say about the time having come when young people must arrange their future for themselves, she could not believe it any more than she could believe that loaded pistols could ever be the best toys for five-year-old children.»