Are you on the lookout for quotes to inspire and motivate teenagers? Well, here is collection of great quotes that you can use as you deem necessary.
Most teenagers have a difficult time coping with not only the many changes in their life, but also with the sudden realization that adulthood, with all its responsibilities, is drawing nearer. At the same time, it is also one of the most care-free periods of life when they are the most enthusiastic. All of us have fond memories of our teenage, and there are some sayings that always take us back to those days. In this article, we give you some good quotes that will have you laughing aloud, and some that will work as effective motivators.
Funny Quotes for Teens
While there are many inspirational quotes that you can use to motivate teenagers, it is always a good idea to opt for funny quotes and sayings that while motivating them will also tickle their funny bones. Using these quotes is a good way of connecting with them at an age where rebellion and non-conformity reigns supreme in the way they deal with relationships.
"If you want to recapture your youth, just cut off his allowance." ― Al Bernstein
"Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth." ― Erma Bombeck
"Mothers of teenagers know why animals eat their young alive." ― Anonymous
"Adolescence is perhaps nature's way of preparing parents to welcome the empty nest." ― Karen Savage and Patricia Adams
"Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own." ― Doug Larson
"In the time it takes you to understand a 14-year-old, he turns 15." ― Robert Brault
"The invention of the teenager was a mistake. Once you identify a period of life in which people get to stay out late but don't have to pay taxes - naturally, no one wants to live any other way." ― Judith Martin
"Adolescence is a period of rapid changes. Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years." ― Anonymous
"When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years." ― Mark Twain
"It's difficult to decide whether growing pains are something teenagers have, or are." ― Anonymous
"There is nothing wrong with today's teenager that twenty years won't cure." ― Anonymous
"Attention Teenagers! NO is a complete sentence!" ― Anonymous
"Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find a face of his own." ― Logan Pearsall Smith
"Helping your eldest to pick a college is one of the greatest educational experiences of life - for the parents. Next to trying to pick his bride, it's the best way to learn that your authority, if not entirely gone, is slipping fast." ― Sally and James Reston
Love Quotes for Teens
Most teenagers have this inherent belief that the trials and tribulations that they face when in love are going to be some of the most difficult problems of their life. In fact, it may be a belief that has some truth behind it. Teenage love generally molds your belief in love when you are an adult as well. These quotes given below can encourage them to move on if their heart breaks and keep their belief in love intact.
"The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends." ― Gwyneth Paltrow
"In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing." ― Mignon McLaughlin
"Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it's better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together." ― Anonymous
"Maybe part of loving is learning to let go." ― The Wonder Years
"I thought when love for you died, I should die. It's dead. Alone, most strangely, I live on." ― Rupert Brooke
"I never knew until that moment how bad it could hurt to lose something you never really had." ― The Wonder Years
"Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love." ― Charlie Brown
"It's funny, most people can be around someone and then gradually begin to love them and never know exactly when it happened." ― Anonymous
"Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart." ― Anonymous
"There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness." ― Nietzsche
"Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence." ― David Byrne
"We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." ― Dr. Seuss
"You learn to like someone when you find out what makes them laugh, but you can never truly love someone until you find out what makes them cry." ― Anonymous
"You know when you have found your prince because you not only have a smile on your face but in your heart as well." ― Anonymous
"Many a young lady does not realize just how strong her love for a young man is until he fails to pass the approval test with her parents." ― Anonymous
These quotes should inspire most kids that age to have more faith in love and relationships. If you are picking out quotes to inspire your kid, remember to look for quotes that are not preachy but funny as these tend to strike a chord with teenagers.