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Man has boyhood, adolescence, youth, middle age and senescence, as stages of growth; there are also corresponding stages in the growth of wisdom in him. (Quote by - Sri Sathya Sai Baba)

I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced that my looks were hideous. Adolescence is painful for everyone, I know, but mine was plain weird. (Quote by - Uma Thurman)

Canada had a long adolescence as a country. This 1906 departure of the British has been overlooked for many years. . . . I think if we appreciate that this was one step on a long road to becoming a full country, then it is an event of importance that we should remember. (Quote by - John Johnston)

They must move from a psychological state of victimization to a psychological state of accepting responsibility. The Palestinians must leave behind their revolutionary adolescence and demonstrate that they have reached political maturity. (Quote by - Ari Shavit)

Snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear if you ignore them long enough. (Quote by - Earl Wilson)

The four stages of a man are infancy, childhood, adolescence and obsolescence. (Quote by - Art Linkletter)

I absolutely remember where I was when I first heard it. It got me through adolescence. (Quote by - Patti Smith)

One has to bear in mind that during my childhood and adolescence, I suffered the repression of the Somoza dictatorship in every way: economically, socially, as well as at the hands of the police -- because if we went out on the street to play baseball, for example, the police would come and beat us up and put us in prison. (Quote by - Daniel Ortega)

So much of adolescence is an ill-defined dying, An intolerable waiting, A longing for another place and time, Another condition (Quote by - Theodore Roethke)

This is no time to let down our guard on youth violence. Research demonstrates that appropriate interventions made during or prior to adolescence can direct young people away from violence toward healthy and constructive lives. (Quote by - David Satcher)

I am in an adolescence in reverse, as mysterious as the first, except that this time I feel it as a decay of the odds that I might live for a while, that I can sleep it off. (Quote by - Harold Brodkey)

I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life, particularly in adolescence. (Quote by - Robert Cormier)

Adolescence is that time when I think, it can be- it's the cruelest place on Earth. It can really be heartless. (Quote by - Tori Amos)

I'm quite comfortable looking at myself in movies, probably because I've been doing it for so long, since I was a kid. So I sort of watched myself grow up and go through adolescence, like, basically on camera. (Quote by - Winona Ryder)

What a cunning mixture of sentiment, pity, tenderness, irony surrounds adolescence, what knowing watchfulness! Young birds on their first flight are hardly so hovered around. (Quote by - Georges Bernanos)

Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy. But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion. (Quote by - Louise J. Kaplan)

It is really important to keep in mind that puberty is the biology of change and adolescence is the socio-cultural reflection of that, and in the United States we take a very long time with our adolescence. I think that the extent to which brain development is influenced by environment, we would see a very different pattern in adolescence, certainly in European adults and probably strikingly different in other cultures as well. (Quote by - Abigail Baird)

Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood. (Quote by - Louise J. Kaplan)

Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts. (Quote by - Mary Pipher)

The overwhelmingly successful trial book of my early adolescence had been To Kill A Mocking Bird. (Quote by - Scott Turow)

Childhood is not only the childhood we really had but also the impressions we formed of it in our adolescence and maturity. That is why childhood seems so long. Probably every period of life is multiplied by our reflections upon the next. (Quote by - Cesare Pavese)

With any child entering adolescence, one hunts for signs of health, is desperate for the smallest indication that the child's problems will never be important enough for a television movie. (Quote by - Nora Ephron)

Teenage boys, goaded by their surging hormones run in packs like the primal horde. They have only a brief season of exhilarating liberty between control by their mothers and control by their wives. (Quote by - Camille Paglia)

I had very few friends. We always ate dinner with our parents. We didn't want to go out. American adolescence was a lot wilder than I would have felt comfortable with. (Quote by - Maya Lin)

At sixteen I was stupid, confused and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self-confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence? (Quote by - Jules Feiffer)


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