162 Teenage Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of teenage quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about teenage love.

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The Most Famous Teenage Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I had teen angst for a while, but I think every teenager has the angst. — Jamie Bell

Adolescence isn't just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses. — Jena Malone

No matter where you are or where you grow up, you always go through the same awkward moments of being a teenager and growing up and trying to figure out who you are. — Aimee Teegarden

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No boy is worth your teenage years!. — Hayley Williams

Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person, defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro. — Dave Barry

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. — Fran Lebowitz

My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be. Everybody has their own path. It's laid out for you. It's just up to you to walk it. — Justin Timberlake

Teenagers these days are out of control. They eat like pigs, they are disrespectful of adults, they interrupt and contradict their parents, and they terrorize their teachers. — Aristotle

Many teenagers are tormented by terrors they deem private and personal. They do not know that their anxieties and doubts are universal. — Haim Ginott

Adolescence is just one big walking pimple. — Carol Burnett

Short Teenage Quotes

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  • I wish all teenagers can filter through songs instead of turning to drugs and alcohol. — Taylor Swift
  • Never love anything that can't love you back. — Bruce Williams
  • Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. — P. J. O'Rourke
  • When I left school I was full of angst, like any teenager, and I channeled it all into comedy. — Matt Lucas
  • I was a quiet teenager, introverted, full of angst. — Nigella Lawson
  • For my own part, once I became a teenager, I experienced severe and violent racism. — Maajid Nawaz
  • Who are you and what have you done with my brother? — Stephenie Meyer
  • When I was a teenager there was no video in my country. Betamax came to Mexico very slowly. — Guillermo del Toro
  • Kids who go to normal school are so teenagery, so angsty. — Sayings
  • Just saying no prevents teenage pregnancy the way 'Have a nice day' cures chronic depression. — Faye Wattleton

Teenage Image Quotes

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Teenage quote by Stephenie Meyer

Who are you and what have you done with my brother? — Stephenie Meyer

Inspirational Teenage Quotes

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Let me not then die ingloriously and without a struggle, but let me first do some great thing that shall be told among men hereafter. — Homer

I remember being a teenager and watching 40-year-old Michael Jordan compete in his final All-Star game. — Kawhi Leonard

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

Not long ago, I said to one of our designers, ‘Why don’t you take a trip to Japan and see what the teenage girls are wearing on the streets at night?… I did not say to the designer, Go and see what kinds of shoes they are wearing and copy them.’ — Bernard Arnault

It doesn`t matter if you have a valentine or not - just love yourself and be your own. — Kim Kardashian

For a friend with an understanding heart is worth no less than a brother — Homer

When buying a used car, punch the buttons on the radio. If all the stations are rock and roll, there's a good chance the transmission is shot. — Larry Lujack

Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly. — Stephen Covey

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

Youth! youth! how buoyant are thy hopes! they turn, like marigolds, toward the sunny side. — Jean Ingelow

Teenage Love Quotes

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We’re all a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness — and call it love — true love. — Robert Fulghum

When you have seen as much of life as I have, you will not underestimate the power of obsessive love. — J. K. Rowling

Every city has a sex and an age which have nothing to do with demography. Rome is feminine. So is Odessa. London is a teenager, an urchin, and, in this, hasn't changed since the time of Dickens. Paris, I believe, is a man in his twenties in love with an older woman. — John Berger

I still get very excited when people say they fall in love. It doesn’t matter how old you are, falling in love is a beautiful thing. And I still act like I did when I was a teenager. I get fluttery and tap dance around. I’m never afraid of making funny faces or being completely goofy. — Cote de Pablo

People - not just in their teenage years - hold on to this fantasy of love when they're not ready to have a real relationship. — Keri Russell

Love is a driver, bitter and fierce if you fight and resist him, Easy-going enough once you acknowledge his power. — Ovid

But to see her was to love her, Love but her, and love forever. — Robert Burns

No boy is worth your teenage years!." "For me to be in love with someone means that I have to accept who I am, and not allow another person to define me. And if someone loves me in spite of all that, then that's a start. — Hayley Williams

The teenagers aren't all bad. I love 'em if nobody else does. There ain't nothing wrong with young people. Jus' quit lyin' to 'em. — Moms Mabley

In women everything is heart, even the head. — Jean Paul

Teenage Life Quotes

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Teenagers all think their life is a movie. If you break up with someone or you have a fight, you walk around with movie scores playing in your head. You sort of see yourself suffering as you're suffering. There's a lot of melodrama attached to the real events of your life. — Kenneth Lonergan

It can literally change someone's life; it's very positive for young teenagers to get into cosplay if they do it with their friends or with supervision from their parents - it can really foster their social skills. — Yaya Han

Well, I always say that the two things I was most disastrous at in my life, being a teenager and being a wife, were the two things I really wound up cashing in on when I was writing fluffy magazine pieces. — Ann Patchett

I mean, I'm pretty good in real life, but sometimes people seem surprised that I'm like a normal teenager and wear black nail polish and I'm just a little bit more edgy than the person I play on television. — Brittany Snow

Being a teenager and figuring out who you are is hard enough without someone attacking you. — Ellen DeGeneres

We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreperably broken. — John Green

I had a very happy childhood, happy teenage years and I was famous by the time I was 22. A charmed life. — Rik Mayall

Do you want to spend the rest of your life selling sugared water or do you want a chance to change the world? — Steve Jobs

I became very famous, as a teenager, and my name and photo were splashed in all the media. They made me larger than life, so I wanted to live larger than life, and the only way to do that was to be intoxicated. — Cat Stevens

Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces. — Marilyn vos Savant

Teenage Girl Quotes

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These Jews who run things, who are producing this mental illness ­­teenage suicide...all these Jewish sicknesses...that's nothing new. The Talmud's full of things like sex with boys and girls. — David Duke

Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It's when you make your best friends - I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks. — Sophia Bush

Teenage girls like certain things I wear - or certainly did when that whole boho thing happened. — Sienna Miller

Whenever teenage girls and corporate CEOs covet the same new technology, something extraordinary is happening. — Michael Saylor

Don't be afraid of failure. That's not an easy lesson for teenagers - especially teenage girls - to learn. Our society sends us a lot of messages that imply we're supposed to be ashamed when we fall short. But I think we should be throwing each other failure parties! — Reshma Saujani

I go through so many different phases, just like every teenage girl does. — Sadie Sink

When you're a teenager, you want to meet a lot of girls - you want to get the most girls. You don't know anything about respect; you don't know anything about being faithful and loyal to your girlfriend. — Nas

Playing normal is hard; especially playing normal that's not you. The biggest challenge in playing Alicia is trying to make a teenage girl seem fully formed and not the quintessential moody teenager with a quippy, sassy line here and there. — Alycia Debnam Carey

The dream of all men is to meet little sluts who are innocent but ready for all forms of depravity—which is what, more or less, all teenage girls are. — Michel Houellebecq

Everyone should see Hollywood once, I think, through the eyes of a teenage girl who has just passed a screen test. — Gene Tierney

Teenage Years Quotes

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During my teenage years as an Islamist recruiter, I moved to live in self-contained communities in the London boroughs of Newham and Tower Hamlets. — Maajid Nawaz

So many people say they want to do what I do but it's like do you really cause I literally gave up my entire teenage years. — MrBeast

My whole teenage years were grinding on YouTube. — MrBeast

When I was growing up, particularly during puberty in my teen years, I was so miserable because I elicited so much teasing and meanness from my teenage cohorts. — Linda Hunt

In 'Tarahumara' land, there was no crime, war or theft. There was no corruption, obesity, drug addiction, greed, wife-beating, child abuse, heart disease, high blood pressure, or carbon emissions. They didn't get diabetes, or depressed, or even old: 50-year-olds outran teenagers. — Christopher McDougall

Obviously from childhood to my teenage years, I really came into my own. I left the house early; I was on the streets when I was, like, 15. I've been holdin' my own since that age. — Nipsey Hussle

I started to take a keen interest in food when I was 16 years old. When I was a young teenager my mother always encouraged my brother, my sister and I to get involved in the kitchen - stirring and smelling things so we would understand how things were made. — Ainsley Harriott

Even today every year we lose an awful lot of young people, teenagers, who take their own lives because they're - they are gay or transgender. — Cleve Jones

The interesting thing about 'True Blood' is that its appeal is not contained to teenage girls. I get stopped in the street and questioned by 70-year-old men whose wives and daughters are making Bloody Marys and throwing 'True Blood' parties. — Stephen Moyer

I was a dumpy teenager. My mum was a model and was all about looks, so I rebelled by going goth. It took me years of peeling back the onion to finally stop using make-up as a mask and feel comfortable in my skin. — Jennifer Aniston

Teenage Angst Quotes

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I'm a songwriter who's put my childhood memories and teenage angst into songs. — Paula Cole

I don't want to be a man," said Jace. "I want to be an angst-ridden teenager who can't confront his own inner demons and takes it out verbally on other people instead." "Well," said Luke, "you're doing a fantastic job. — Cassandra Clare

I've been in bands since I was about fifteen, so there are probably quite a lot of terrible teenage songs kicking about somewhere. I'm not sure what it was about to be honest, I think it was probably just something along the lines of teen angst. — Lauren Mayberry

I’m still secretly a bit of a punk. Love The Clash and a bit of the Pistols. I guess as I’ve got older I’ve chilled out a bit. But, my teenage angst is still stirring somewhere! — Iwan Rheon

Led Zeppelin has been there through three generations of teenage angst. And there's a generation of kids now who won't know it, post-Linkin Park. — Robert Plant

I still read a lot about teenage angst! Of course, any kind of mourning CAN become pathological and then it 'has to stop', but to move through life untouched by the loss of hopes, beliefs and aspirations once cherished is also questionable. — George Pattison

I was a Spidey fan as a kid. I always liked the complexity and the teenaged angst that Spider-Man, Peter Parker, always had to deal with. It was kind of a deeper, darker storytelling that just good-guy-beats-bad-guy. — Jack Coleman

I seemed to have spent the whole time either reading, which I loved, or laughing, which I love, or fooling about, which I loved. There was the usual teenage angst: "Nobody understands me" and "I'm the only genius in the world" and all that stuff. But that didn't get very deep. — Philip Pullman

I think every teenager goes through their angst. People who are like, 'No, I had a perfect adolescence,' make me wonder how that is possible. — Shailene Woodley

I actually got to write with one of my musical heroes, a guy named Raine Maida from Our Lady Peace. I got to sit down and write some songs with him, and that was pretty heavy. I listened to Our Lady Peace growing up. It got me through the teenage angst. — David Cook

Teenage Pregnancy Quotes

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We expect teachers to handle teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, and the failings of the family. Then we expect them to educate our children. — John Sculley

Nah... I mean, I'm already pregnant, so what other kind of shenanigans could I get into? — Diablo Cody

Pregnancy is getting company inside one's skin. — Maggie Scarf

I was a black boy at the height of the crack era, which meant that my instructors pitched education as the border between those who would prosper in America, and those who would be fed to the great hydra of prison, teenage pregnancy and murder. — Ta-Nehisi Coates

Every extra year you spend in a better environment makes you more likely to go to college, less likely to have a teenage pregnancy, makes you earn more as an adult, makes you more likely to have a stable family situation, be married, for instance, when you're an adult. — Raj Chetty

Millions of American families are dealing with teenage pregnancy... It is true that some Americans will judge Governor Palin and her family. There's nothing anyone can do about it. — Bill O'Reilly

Social ills: teenage pregnancy, gangs, children with behavioral problems. All these things can be alleviated if kids got more physical activity for starters. — Edwin Moses

Teenage Daughter Quotes

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Having a [teenage] daughter is like riding a young horse over an unknown steeplechase course. You don't know when to pull up the reins, when to let the horse have its head - or what. — Grace Kelly

Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half - especially if he has a teenage daughter. — Guy Lombardo

I'd had my daughter when I was a teenager - I took my daughter to college with me. — Loni Anderson

Any astronomer can predict with absolute accuracy just where every star in the universe will be at 11.30 tonight. He can make no such prediction about his teenage daughter. — James Truslow Adams

Believe me, having a teenage daughter is like living with the Taliban. — Kathy Lette

living with a teenage daughter is like living with the Taliban a mum is not allowed to laugh, sing, dance or wear short skirts — Kathy Lette

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

When I was a teenager, for the most part, I had a really great, easy relationship with my mom, but there are those occasional mom/daughter things that are unavoidable. That's what makes it more upsetting and more true to life. We have great moments, and then we have terrible moments as well. — Mae Whitman

I'm very jealous of my daughter's education. She's been inspired by her teachers, and nobody inspired me as a teenager. — Jenny Eclair

Mothers and daughters can stay very connected during teenage years. In the middle of your life, you can become very alone. Even though you're connected deeply to other family members, lovers, husbands, friends. — Holly Hunter

Teenager Quotes

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When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me: music and theater. — Morgan Freeman

Juvenile justice is probably the area that's most ripe for reform, in the nice liberal sense of the word, simply because there's no getting around the fact that a teenage brain is not an adult brain. — Robert M. Sapolsky

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

Big Data is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it. — Dan Ariely

I guess if you're lucky enough not to have to pay your rent, then you or I take much more seriously the kind of work that I do, what it takes for me to leave two teenagers of my own and six stepchildren and a husband and four grandchildren. — Ellen Barkin

What do you get when you give a teenager $200 million? A bunch of has-beens calling you a lesbian for two hours. — Justin Bieber

I think I would encourage leaders to start working with communities in order to inoculate angry, young teenagers. — Maajid Nawaz

As a gymnast, you always wear spandex. Being a teenager wearing spandex? It was tough accepting how my body looked, especially if there was any weight gain. — Alicia Sacramone

I got involved in improv comedy. It settled me down when I was getting wild. I was sort of an evil teenager smashing up my cars and drinking and driving, let's just say, a lot. — Bruce McCulloch

When I was a teenager, my self esteem was really low. But when I stood next to Yunho and his crooked teeth, I felt better. — Jaejoong

Teen Quotes

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We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it. — William Faulkner

Many offenders are tracked for prison at early ages, labeled as criminals in their teen years, and then shuttled from their decrepit, underfunded inner city schools to brand-new, high-tech prisons. — Michelle Alexander

Some people see scars, and it is wounding they remember. To me they are proof of the fact that there is healing. — Linda Hogan

In my early teen years, I wanted to become a vet. That was my plan. I worked as a veterinarian's assistant for a couple of summers. — Dennis Quaid

I'll let you in on something big: I'm not a white-teeth teen. — Lorde

Girls are so in their head about their body image. It doesn’t matter how confident you are – it’s hormones! — Hannah Bronfman

In 1957, “West Side Story” had introduced the musical to the reckless dark side of teen-age life; “Bye Bye Birdie,” set in Sweet Apple, Ohio, where the citizens apparently dress mostly in chartreuse, mauve, orange, periwinkle, and turquoise, was a walk on the bright side. — John Lahr

It was never something I had in my mind to do – a show on Nickelodeon, let alone being consider a teen idol. It’s odd. I remember my mom picking up a magazine with me on the cover and saying, ‘You don’t know how weird this is for me.’ I told her, ‘You don’t know how weird it is for me!’ — Logan Henderson

The truth is, I initially became a singer-songwriter while still in my teens because it was the only way to guarantee that somebody on earth would sing the songs I was writing. Since then, I've performed just about everywhere: rock clubs, concerts halls, arenas, TV. — Rupert Holmes

Second hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack. — Virginia Woolf

People Writing About Teenage

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More Teenage Quotes

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You know what's the worst? Being a 16 year old girl who loves a famous Singer, not solely for his looks, but because you truly believe he is talented and devoted and you agree deeply with his message. Because no matter how intelligently and fully you can express that, people will assume you're just a silly teenager who thinks a famous guy is cute. — Anthony Kiedis

That is what I mean when I say that we die many deaths in the course of our lives: The teenager in you dies, the college student in you dies, the single unattached you dies, the version of you that’s a parent of an infant dies, and so on. Once each of these mini-deaths occurs, there’s no going back. Maybe 'dies' is a bit harsh, but you get the idea. We all keep moving forward, progressing from one stage or phase of our lives to the next. — Bill Perkins

Yes! I hate everything about this country. Like, I hate fat white Americans. All the people who are crunched into the middle of America, the real fat and meat of America, are these racist conservative white people who live on their farms. Those little teenage girls who work at Kmart and have a racist grandma — that’s really America. — Azealia Banks

I cured myself of shyness when it finally occurred to me that people didn't think about me half as much as I gave them credit for. The truth was, nobody gave a damn. Like most teenagers, I was far too self-centered. When I stopped being prisoner to what I worried was others’ opinions of me, I became more confident and free. — Lucille Ball

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