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You know how easily and suddenly these things happen, beginning in playful teasing and ending in something a little warmer than friendship. You squeeze the slender arm which is passed through yours, you venture to take the little gloved hand, you say good night at absurd length in the shadow of the door. It is innocent and very interesting, love trying his wings in a first little flutter.

Arthur Conan Doyle
I was too young to know how to love her. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

I was too young to know how to love her.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation. - Donald Trump

A little more moderation would be good. Of course, my life hasn't exactly been one of moderation.

Donald Trump
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. - Aristotle

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.

Aristotle

Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.

Benjamin Disraeli

Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them, but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.

Helen Keller

There are two ways to reach me: by way of kisses or by way of the imagination. But there is a hierarchy: the kisses alone don't work.

Anais Nin

She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not dare to be herself.

Anais Nin

It is very natural for a young friend and a young lover to think the persons they love have nothing to do but to please them.

Alexander Pope

If it were true that men could achieve their good by means of turning some men into sacrificial animals, and . . . if I were asked to serve the interests of society apart from, above and against my own I would refuse. . . . I would fight in the full confidence of the justice of my battle and of a living being's right to exist.

Ayn Rand
Your eyes make me shy. - Anais Nin

Your eyes make me shy.

Anais Nin
I often try to tell kids to think about all the people who love you, don't cry over the one person who doesn't. - Bill Cosby

I often try to tell kids to think about all the people who love you, don't cry over the one person who doesn't.

Bill Cosby
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable. - Benjamin Franklin

If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.

Benjamin Franklin
If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking. - Benjamin Franklin

If everyone is thinking alike, then no one is thinking.

Benjamin Franklin
It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them. - Benjamin Franklin

It is easier to prevent bad habits than to break them.

Benjamin Franklin
How come when it's us, it's an abortion, and when it's a chicken, it's an omelette? - George Carlin

How come when it's us, it's an abortion, and when it's a chicken, it's an omelette?

George Carlin
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Right now the new is you, but someday not too long from now, you will gradually become the old and be cleared away. Sorry to be so dramatic, but it is quite true.

Steve Jobs

Although emotionally delicate and eminently bruisable, teenagers are short on empathy. That comes later in life, if it comes at all.

Stephen King
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Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen. - Albert Einstein

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.

Albert Einstein

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

To her- Hand in hand we come Christopher Robin and I To lay this book in your lap. Say you're surprised? Say you like it? Say it's just what you wanted? Because it's yours- because we love you.

A. A. Milne

YOUTH, n. The Period of Possibility, when Archimedes finds a fulcrum, Cassandra has a following and seven cities compete for the honor of endowing a living Homer.

Ambrose Bierce

Sometimes, when you walk by the home of the girl you love, you can see her standing by the window... She waves at you, and you wave back... But it's her grandmother...

Charles M. Schulz
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There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist. - Ayn Rand

There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist.

Ayn Rand

I think that we, as the African-American men in hip-hop, we have a greater responsibly because we have the ears of so many millions of our young people. And they listenin'.

Steve Harvey