Lesley Garrett - Adolescence is society's permission slip for combining physical maturity with psychological irresponsibility.
[ Adolescence Combining Irresponsibility Maturity Permission Physical Psychological Slip Society]
Joe Krauss - Head Start graduates are more likely to graduate from high school and less likely to need special education, repeat a grade, or commit crimes in adolescence.
[ Adolescence Commit Crimes Education Grade Graduate Graduates Head High Less Likely More Need Repeat School Special Start]
Dan Savage - What laughter is to childhood, sex is to adolescence.
[ Adolescence Childhood Laughter Sex]
- Criticism starts - it has to start - with a real passion for reading. It can come in adolescence, even in your twenties, but you must fall in love with poems.
[ Adolescence Come Criticism Even Fall Love Must Passion Poems Reading Real Start Starts Twenties Your]
- 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.
[ Adolescence Am Decay Except Feel First Live Might Mysterious Odds Off Reverse Sleep Time While]
- Young dancers are training at a very vulnerable time in their lives, through adolescence, and while they are trying to work out who they are as people, never mind as a dancer. So train the whole person, not just the dancer.
[ Adolescence Dancer Dancers Just Lives Mind Never Out Person Their Through Time Train Training Trying Very Vulnerable While Whole Work Young]
- Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.
[ Adolescence Big Just Pimple Walking]
- Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future.
[ Adolescence Already Elegance Escaped Future Just Possession Prerogative Taken Their Those]
- You don't have to suffer to be a poet; adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.
[ Adolescence Anyone Enough Poet Suffer Suffering]
- I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life, particularly in adolescence.
[ Adolescence Alone Always Had Life Much Particularly Pretty Sense]
- Premature burial works just fine as a cure for adolescence.
[ Adolescence Burial Cure Fine Just Premature Works]
- The conflict between the need to belong to a group and the need to be seen as unique and individual is the dominant struggle of adolescence.
[ Adolescence Belong Between Conflict Dominant Group Individual Need Seen Struggle Unique]
- Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.
[ Adolescence Chance Childhood Choice Friendships Matter Most Often Usually Whereas]
- 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.
[ Adolescence Any Child Desperate Enough Entering Health Hunts Important Indication Movie Never Problems Signs Smallest Television Will]
- Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.
[ Adolescence Break Maturity Only Short]
- I spent much of my later childhood and adolescence very, very involved and interested in art, and particularly in animated movies.
[ Adolescence Animated Art Childhood Interested Involved Later Movies Much Particularly Spent Very]
- Adolescence is a new birth, for the higher and more completely human traits are now born.
[ Adolescence Birth Born Completely Higher Human More New Now Traits]
- Adolescence as the time when an individual 'recapitulates' the savage stage of the race's past.
[ Adolescence Individual Past Race Savage Stage Time]
- Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.
[ Adolescence Adulthood Childhood]
- Adolescence represents an inner emotional upheaval, a struggle between the eternal human wish to cling to the past and the equally powerful wish to get on with the future.
[ Adolescence Between Cling Emotional Equally Eternal Future Get Human Inner Past Powerful Represents Struggle Upheaval Wish]
- Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy. But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.
[ Adolescence After Capable Children Compassion Even Infants Only Sympathy]
- 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.
[ Adolescence Always American Ate Comfortable Dinner Felt Few Friends Go Had Lot Our Out Parents Than Very Want Wilder Would]
- The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence.
[ Adolescence Childhood Four Infancy Man Obsolescence Stages]
- Adolescence isn't just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses.
[ Adolescence Dresses Just Prom Wearing]
- Well, I had this little notion - I started writing when I was eleven, writing poetry. I was passionately addicted to it; it was my great refuge through adolescence.
[ Addicted Adolescence Eleven Great Had Little Notion Passionately Poetry Refuge Started Through Well Writing]
- Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts.
[ Adolescence Aside Authentic Display Experience Gifts Girls Only Portion Pressure Put Selves Small Social Their]
- 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.
[ Adolescence Basically Because Been Camera Comfortable Doing Go Grow Kid Long Looking Movies Myself Probably Quite Since Sort Through Up Watched]
- Beginning with adolescence, my political formation was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism. It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced by an atmosphere of active critical resistance. That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship and up to the Revolution of 1974.
[ Active Adolescence Atmosphere Beginning Being Critical Dictatorship Direction During Formation Ideological Influenced Marxism Natural Oriented Political Resistance Revolution Thinking Up Way]
- My actual childhood, as opposed to my adolescence, was not spent in London.
[ Actual Adolescence Childhood London Opposed Spent]
- I think I'm going to have to live vicariously through my daughter's rebellion because I certainly never did go through adolescence.
[ Adolescence Because Certainly Daughter Did Go Going Live Never Rebellion Think Through Vicariously]
- Hemingway never grew out of adolescence. His scope and depth stayed shallow because he had no idea what women are for.
[ Adolescence Because Depth Grew Had Hemingway His Idea Never Out Scope Shallow Stayed Women]
- Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride.
[ Adolescence During Even Ever Go Hanging Kids Letting More Need Over Reach Ride Than Them Us Very Watch]
- 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.
[ Adolescence Convinced Everyone First Fourteen Hideous Know Life Looks Mine Painful Plain Spent Weird Were Years]
- Snow and adolescence are the only problems that disappear if you ignore them long enough.
[ Adolescence Disappear Enough Ignore Long Only Problems Snow Them]