You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.— Dr. Seuss
Satisfaction Cool Kid quotations
No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all.
Personally, I was never the cool kid. I was always sort of a bookworm.
Everyone talks about how hard it is to have a kid, and that scares you into waiting. It obviously is tough [to be a parent], but when you feel that love, and it's instant, and it's so cool, so fun. When your baby smiles at you or when you just hold your baby, it's a pretty awesome feeling.
Kids go where there is excitement. They stay where there is love.
I want kids of this generation to see that everything is cool, that there's some kind of unity in hip-hop. We all found something that's really important to us, and music is all we've really got.
I just think if I can go from being a homeless kid with a dream of being in the biggest band in the world and making that happen, I can do a lot of other cool stuff, too.
I was a 'Duck Hunt' and 'Mario' guy, and stuff like that.
I was never technologically driven. I never had all the cool, new toys. I was the youngest child, I wasn't the only child, so I wasn't spoiled as a kid. And, we were on the farm, so we didn't have a lot. Also, with computers, I'm not very good with them. I just check my email.
I think it's necessary to let kids get bored once in a while - that's how they learn to be creative.
The adidas +Challenge is a really cool opportunity for kids here in Los Angeles and across the country to get excited for the FIFA World Cup this summer. As a big fan of soccer, Im looking forward to seeing the 32 youth teams compete for the title of Team USA and represent our country at the global finals in Berlin.
I hate the modern day the kids live in. I don't think it's very cool. Everyone's interconnected.
And of course I've got kids of my own now, and they love me being in the Harry Potter films. I'm now part of a phenomenon. You become incredibly cool to your kids, and you get a young fan base. So you became the cool dad at school. You're suddenly hip.
A child needs your love most when they deserve it least.
I'm jealous of my parents. I'll never have a kid as cool as theirs.
I've always been a geek and slightly awkward… slightly umm… I was never the cool kid at school.
True courage is cool and calm. The bravest of men have the least of a brutal, bullying insolence, and in the very time of danger are found the most serene and free.
The kids who need the most love will ask for it in the most unloving ways.
Racism is taught in the home. We agree on that? Well, it's very hard to teach racism to a teenager who's listening to rap music and who idolizes, say, Snoop Dogg. It's hard to say, 'That guy is less than you.' The kid is like, 'I like that guy, he's cool. How is he less than me?
I always thought it would be really, really cool to play Edgar Allan Poe, because when I was a kid, he was one of the authors who really blew my mind open to all sorts of weird dark and twisted places.
I remember being in Atlantic City once when I was 18 or 19, and a sea of people were screaming and pulling their hair because I was there. It was weird. Nobody deserves adulation like that. I tried to explain it to my kids once. I said, 'Mommy used to be kind of cool, kind of like a Britney Spears.
Grown-ups are just kids with wrinkles.
I thought the popular kids were the cool kids.
I got caught up in that, and it was bogus. School is about finding who you are because thats more important than not being yourself.
When I was a kid, I inhaled. Frequently. That was the point.
I have so much freedom to put whatever I want on a t-shirt, and it's cool because I get a lot of fan feedback so I like to see what kids like to wear and I like to use some of their ideas to make t-shirts.
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give to another person, he believed in me.
Kids still like to laugh, kids still like the joy of learning.
When you have a cool science experiment, I don't care where you're from. When you have that aha moment, whether you're in China or Kenya, that kid's eyes are gonna open up. So I really try to focus more on what we have in common than what differs us.
I wasn't one of the cool kids by any stretch. I just bumbled along really.
My parents were vegetarians. I'd show up at school, this giant black kid, with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks.
Who say we have to grow up?
At school, I was this tomboy kid who just loved to hang out with her friends and learn curse words, trying to fit in with the cool kids and defending all the kids who got picked on.
I used to listen to 'Perfect Day' by Hoku every single day in high school! 'On this perfect day, nothin' standin' in my way... Don't you try to rain on my perfect day.' It pumped me up when I was feeling down or defeated, whether it was from the cool kids making me feel left out or feeling overwhelmed with homework and mean teachers.
I'd like to name my kid a whole phrase.
You know, something like Ladies and Gentlemen. That'll be a cool name for a kid. This is my son, Ladies and Gentlemen! Then, when he gets out of hand, I get to go, Ladies and Gentlemen, please!
Never let your kids walk away without a hug and a kiss.
Now little kids come to my front door and give me cookies.
You see that smile on their face, they're looking at me the same way I used to look at Hulk Hogan and Bret Hart, and that's pretty cool.
My dancing came about as a way to be cool, actually.
I knew early on that I was not a street kid. I didn't have the moxie, what it took to run the streets with the dudes that I grew up wanting to emulate. But I had a huge need to be accepted, so I found that I could be the party king. I did drugs really well, and I partied really well.
Good-looking people attract other good-looking people, and we want to market to cool, good-looking people.
If Plan A doesn't work, the alphabet has 25 more letters! Stay cool.
Well, a sort of epiphany: I was in a great band.
And it's very cool to be at 53 and realise that when you were a kid you were in a great band.
My mother used to dress rather risqué when I was a kid, and that sort of shocked me. I always thought moms were supposed to wear cardigans and flats, but she was in leather bracelets and minidresses. In hindsight, I thought it was pretty cool, but I'm probably more conservative because of it.
As a kid, I knew all of the dinosaurs.
It's one of those tragedies that I've forgotten what dinosaurs are cool.
To be in your children's memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.
Seems like a lot of my generation as a whole is more concerned with being the cool kid; sarcastic, smug, or just all together impenetrable. So anyway, it's not always comfortable to be like, the dorky, happy girl at the party... but that's me.
Nobody knows what the future holds, but right now, I'm cool and comfortable and having no second thoughts at all about retirement. I had a good career, I won every world title, but boxing is wear and tear on the body. It's time to hang 'em up. I'm looking forward to working with some up-and-coming kids, going on walks, and taking vacations.
A lot of people don't belong in our clothes, and they can't belong. Are we exclusionary? Absolutely.
I'm just not a big fan of the too-cool-for-school indie world.
Metal bands have never been invited or been able to be part of the cool kids, and I like it that way.
You can be cool and at the same time respect your woman, who will hopefully become your wife, who will hopefully become the mother of your kids. America needs to get back to family values.