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  I'm a comic nerd. I'm a former serious collector for much of my childhood and early teen years I wanted to draw underground comics.  
 -  Anthony Bourdain
  

  At the age of 16 I was already dreaming of having a baby because I felt myself to be an adult, but my mum forbid it. Right now, I feel like a teenager and I want to have fun for one or two more years before starting a family.  
 -  Jon Bon Jovi
  

  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
  

  As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.  
 -  Johnny Depp
  

  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
  

  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
  

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

  I remember as a teen being able to eat more than my father. I was growing so fast and my body couldn't keep up.  
 -  Saskia de Brauw
  

  When I was a teenager, I read a lot of Poe.  
 -  Dario Argento
  

  Youth is the trustee of prosperity.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

  So many people try to grow up too fast, and it's not fun! You should stay a kid as long as possible!  
 -  Vanessa Hudgens
  

  At the time I came along, Hollywood's idea of teen movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity, usually involving boys in pursuit of sex, and pretty gross overall. Either that or a horror movie. And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers!  
 -  John Hughes
  

  I think growing up is difficult and it's a process that I'm always interested in, with kids and adults, they are often on two different universes.  
 -  Alice Hoffman
  

  I was a troubled teen and I was constantly looking for someone to throw me a rope. Those ropes are connections. They allow us to see that life exists beyond the little worlds we are currently a part of.  
 -  Jamie Oliver
  

  You have teenagers thinking they're going to make millions as NBA stars when that's not realistic for even 1 percent of them. Becoming a scientist or engineer is.  
 -  Dean Kamen
  

  As a precocious teen I dreamed of being Graham Greene. Well, as it turned out, I never wrote a great novel, sadly, and I never converted to Catholicism, happily, but I did do one thing he did. That is, in middle age I moved to a seaside town and got into a right barney with the local powers-that-be.  
 -  Julie Burchill
  

  Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys, and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination - think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.  
 -  Terry Brooks
  

  I definitely think there could be stricter teen driving laws.  
 -  Victoria Justice
  

  To even be called the 'teen queen' is crazy.  
 -  Victoria Justice
  

  20 is a weird age. No longer a teenager. Weird feeling.  
 -  Josh Hutcherson
  

  Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.  
 -  Carol Burnett
  

  It's not easy being a teenager, we get treated like children but expected to act like adults.  
 -  Unknown
  

  You're not a teenager anymore, you're an adult now. Wishing you a very special 18th Birthday!  
 -  Unknown
  

  If a movie isn't a hit right out of the gate, they drop it. Which means that the whole mainstream Hollywood product has been skewed toward violence and vulgar teen comedy.  
 -  Roger Ebert
  

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

  It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.  
 -  E. E. cummings
  

  I don't think there's a problem with being a teen idol, if that happens to me, I'll be happy to deal with it.  
 -  Norman Hartnell
  

  Children born to teens have less supportive and stimulating environments, poorer health, lower cognitive development, and worse educational outcomes. Children of teen mothers are at increased risk of being in foster care and becoming teen parents themselves, thereby repeating the cycle.  
 -  Jane Fonda
  

  As a teenager I was more of an anarchist, but now I want people to thrive and be harmonious.  
 -  Nicolas Cage
  

  I progressed through so many different styles of music through my teen years, both as a player and a vocalist, particularly the jazz and pop of the early 20th Century.  
 -  Jeff Healey
  

  If you told me when I was a teen that I would end up being a teacher, I would have said you're out of your mind, because quite frankly I hated school.  
 -  Tim Gunn
  

  As I've said many times, the single most oppressed class in America right now is the teenager.  
 -  Joe Bob Briggs
  

  Teenage girls read in packs. It's true today, and it was true when I was a teen growing up in a small town in northeast Oklahoma.  
 -  Ally Carter
  

  All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away.  
 -  Joan Chen
  

  Being a teen is past for me. Worrying about the world and my place in it is not.  
 -  Mike Conaway
  

  I'm a teenager trapped in an old body.  
 -  Betty White
  

  As a teenager at high school, I felt like an outsider.  
 -  William Henry Ashley
  

  I think I'm also more open to other writers being present and listening to other opinions, whereas before I was going through my angsty teen years while making records.  
 -  Michelle Branch
  

  I don't want to be a 'teen star' because so many people don't ever grow out of that.  
 -  Lacey Chabert
  

  When I started writing, there was nothing about zombies. It was all teen movies, which to me are scarier than zombies, but that's another story.  
 -  Max Brooks
  

  The average teen today spends about 35 hours a week in front of a screen of some kind: iPod, movie, TV, video. And a lot of it is good, but a lot of it's not. And so I think you've got that five hours a day of media coming into your kid's head that's creating a lot of havoc out there.  
 -  Sean Covey
  

  I was a teen idol and that has a short shelf life.  
 -  Shaun Cassidy
  

  I had long hair when I was a teenager.  
 -  Beck
  

  When I found out I had to take off my shirt in 'Teen' movie, I panicked and hit the gym. I was like, 'It's going to be on film, documented, for my children to see. I can't be 140 pounds. I need to put on a little bit of muscle.'  
 -  Chris Evans
  

  Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.  
 -  Laurence J. Peter
  

  I'm so happy I'm not a teenager anymore. The hormones have finally chilled out, and I'm profoundly grateful.  
 -  Claire Danes
  

  Frank Sinatra is the only one that went from teen idol to superstar.  
 -  Leif Garrett
  

  I think there's a time in your life where you don't feel like you fit in. I think everyone has that when you're a teenager, especially, and especially in the society we live in.  
 -  Matthew Vaughn
  

  Just because you have teenagers in a movie doesn't make it a teen movie.  
 -  Brendan Fehr
  

  I love writing about the summer between high school and college. It's the last gasp of really being a teen.  
 -  Sarah Dessen
  

  When I was a teen, I was never really into the captain of the football team or the student body president. The guys I liked were quirky and different: They listened to music I'd never heard of, never had lunch or gas money, and could always make you laugh.  
 -  Sarah Dessen
  

  Well Bill Martin and Mike Schiff were the creators and they knew we had to do a family show. Everybody came at it from the angle of having been a kid and a teenager.  
 -  Donal Logue
  

  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
  

  t was all that stuff about taking your parents' car when you're 13, sneaking booze into rock shows and ditching school with your friends. I could relate to that as a former teenager, rather than as a present parent.  
 -  Donal Logue
  

  I'm so fascinated by the concept of teen pregnancy for some reason. Not that I condone it or promote it, but it's just a very real thing in our country and culture.  
 -  Leven Rambin
  

  I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.  
 -  Beverley Mitchell
  

  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
  

  I decided that, if I were to write a teen series, I'd want to set it in a place that was familiar to me - Manhattan, where I'd grown up - and I'd model the characters on myself and my friends.  
 -  Cecily von Ziegesar
  

  I think anybody who's doing work in their teen years on TV or in the movies, you're a teen idol by default.  
 -  Jason Bateman
  

  My husband is from Hawaii and his father who was also born in Hawaii was a teenager when Pearl Harbor happened, right before church and he ran up and got on the roof of his grandfather's house and watched the planes go over.  
 -  Sigourney Weaver
  

  I wouldn't say I'm stuck in my adolescence, but I think, like a lot of people, I carry my teen years with me. I feel really in touch with those feelings, and how intense and complicated life seems in those years.  
 -  Sara Zarr
  

  I liked being a teenager, but I would not go back for all the tea in China.  
 -  Rob Lowe
  

  The distinction has blurred between young adult and adult books. Some of the teen books have become more sophisticated.  
 -  Ann Brashares
  

  Since my teen years I was interested in martial arts.  
 -  Tony Visconti
  

  To an adolescent, there is nothing in the world more embarrassing than a parent.  
 -  Dave Barry
  

  I was a veteran, before I was a teenager.  
 -  Michael Jackson
  

  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
  

  Teen drug use went up dramatically in the 1990s.  
 -  John Walters
  

  Research shows that parents are the single biggest influence on children - if you are worried about your teen and drugs, talk to them.  
 -  John Walters
  

  When I was a teenager in the late 30's and early 40's, electronics wasn't a word. You were interested in radio if you were interested in electronics.  
 -  Ken Olsen
  

  I think I am too old to be doing teen movies. I am just kind of annoyed, because you have all these teen movies coming out with usually either Lindsay Lohan or Hilary Duff doing four of the exact teen movies over and over again.  
 -  Alexa Vega