There are quotes for so many things.
Like immigration, success, etc.
But, there are not much quotes about teenagers.
I found some quotes online, and I’m willing to share some with you today.
Are you ready?
- ” I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers – the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.”
It really is like that.
It’s like you hanging out with people who act just like you, and it’s so annoying.
Sometimes the jokes and the ridicule are the exact same as yours.
The worst part is when the other teenagers talk about you.
You care so much because you normally know what comes out of a teenager’s mouth when they are talking about someone.
But, it’s okay because it’s a process.
- “It’s a fallacy that people think that today’s teenagers are shallow or somehow less intelligent than in the past.”
Matter of fact, we are more intelligent!
We have learned things that has probably never been heard of in the past 20 or so years.
So, all of you who think we’re dumb – keep quiet!
I think the only reason people might think we’re shallow is because we’re in this internet age where everyone looks at their phone every 30 seconds.
I bet if the smartphone existed in the 1950’s, everybody would be saying:
“This generation of teenagers is the smartest generation we have EVER seen.”
And they’re most likely right.
No offense to anyone who are not teenagers, but we can learn anything we want by searching it up online.
And it started in our time.
On to the next one…
- “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.”
Even I’m trying to figure out who I am.
It’s crazy because at one moment you want to do this, and the next thing you know, you want to try something else.
For example, I’m one of those people who take a really long time to make a decision because I wonder if that decision could lead me to a better future – long term.
But, it all ends when we’re 24 years old, which is still a long time…
- “Being a teenager is as difficult as living with one. And we’ve all been there. Perhaps that’s the reason we’re so hard on them.”
I live with teenagers, and it’s really tough.
We argue, talk about other people, and just make really teenage references.
For example, my younger sister who just turned 13, is always arguing with everyone in the family.
So, just realize it’s tough guys.
- “Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.”
-Arnold H. Glasgow
This is by far the funniest quote about teenagers I’ve ever heard!
When my parents tell my young teenage siblings advice, they always roll their eyes, which I find pretty amusing.
Oh, and yes it happened to me.
We’re at that time when we really don’t want our parents always telling us what to do, and we just want to do what we want.
But, that doesn’t mean parents should stop giving advice to their children.
Just realize that they’re going to experience what you’ve told them later.
So my advice to parents of teenagers – don’t quit!
” Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.”
- “Being a teenager is chaotic because you’re kind of coming into you’re own, but you’re not an adult; you’re fighting with your parents over responsibilities and freedom.”
It’s like that …in my mind.
For example, sometimes I’m excited that I will be an adult soon, and other times I wish I was still a little kid.
Us teenagers just want no responsibilites, freedom, and a whole lot of not seeing our parents.
With me going into college soon, I really feel the chaos of not being an adult , yet not being a kid.
- “Being a teen can be tough. Just try to surround yourself with really good friends that really have your back and also be a really good friend to those who really care about you. If you’re not sure about certain things talk to your friends that you trust and your family.”
For us teenagers, it’s very hard to find friends who will always have your back.
Now, I’m not saying that you can’t, I’m just saying that it’s really hard to find people besides your family who are willing to help you in times of trouble.
And if you can’t, that’s okay!
You can hang with your family, and tell them things that have been holding you back.
But, that’s also hard because us teens tend to distance ourselves away from our parents.
Anyway, the advice is to just find someone you trust when things go bad.
It could be your teacher, pastor, uncle or cousin…
As long as you trust them.
- “Teenagers watch and listen to all kinds of things. It is the nature of being a teenager to seek out intense stuff. Stuff about death and sex and love and fear. Teenagers are the most bravest, most curious, most philosophical, most open-minded readers there are, which is why so many less-than-young adults like writing for them.”
Teenagers think a lot!
We think about stuff like death, sex, and purpose.
We are very open to trying new things.
That’s why teenagers sometimes start drugs at this age.
And it’s all what we see in the media.
Here’s what us teens normally see in Western media:
- All the cool people(rappers and actors) do drugs, so why not try it?
- I get it we think about sex because of our hormones, but media makes it look even more cool.
- The meaning of having fun is getting drunk at some party and doing something really wild.
We as teens never really see the good about trying new things such as:
- Traveling to a new place
- Starting a new hobby
- Reading a book that you’ve never heard before
Since we’re still growing, we’re influenced by everything we see.
And that’s why we’re so hard to understand sometimes.
- “One doesn’t remain a teenager forever.”
Our teenage years are one of our life stages.
There is infancy, growing child, adolescence, young adult , and so on…
And none of those last forever…
Maybe the last stage before you die, but anything else:
This is just a message on how time flies for us, and how we should be able to enjoy the moment.
And yes, including our teenage years.
- “Feelings change fast when you’re a teenager.”
That one specific person whom you might have thought annoying in the 3rd grade turns into a potential lover by the time you’re in high school.
Or your parents that you always told your deepest secrets to, turns into your biggest enemies in high school.
It happens, it’s life.
It’s just that our feelings just get all mixed up during this time of our lives.
And that’s why your former best friend turns into a person on your hate list.
Just realize that feelings about one another change constantly, so just go with the flow.
We just got to know that everything is hard.
Nothing is really easy in life.
No matter if you’re 6 months old and learning to walk, or you’re 16 years old and you’re trying to get your first job.
And I get it, hard work is uncomfortable, but that’s how you grow!
“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.”
-Gordon B. Hinckley
You’re awesome, and don’t forget that!