The troubles of adolescence eventually all go away - it's just like a really long, bad cold.
It is hard to convince a high-school student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.
Edgar W. Howe
You can tell a child is growing up when he stops asking where he came from and starts refusing to tell where he is going.
The average teenager still has all the faults his parents outgrew.
Telling a teenager the facts of life is like giving a fish a bath.
Arnold H. Glasow
Adolescence is a period of rapid changes. Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years.
A lot of the problems teenagers go through, it's better for them to go through them on their own. If you always have a crutch, you don't learn anything.
I think the hardest part about being a teenager is dealing with other teenagers - the criticism and the ridicule, the gossip and rumors.
Like its politicians and its war, society has the teenagers it deserves.