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|Topic: Boy Quotes - Famous Boy Quotes,
Quotations, Sayings about Boys
|Close your eyes,
Have no fear,
The monsters gone,
He's on the run and your daddy's here,
Inside every hardened criminal beats the heart of a ten-year-old
When I grow up I want to be a little boy.
Girls are like apples on trees. The best ones are at the
top of the trees. The boys don't want to reach for the good
ones because they are afraid of falling and getting hurt.
Instead, they just get the rotten apples that are on the ground
that aren't as good, but easy. So the apples at the top think
there is something wrong with them, when, in reality, they
are amazing. They just have to wait for the right boy to come
along, the one who's brave enough to climb all the way to
the top of the tree.
What is genius? - It is the power to be a boy again at will.
James Matthew Barrie
No one knows how it is that with one glance a boy can break
through into a girl's heart.
Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.
Peter Griffin [holding crying baby after Carol has given birth]:
It's a beautiful baby girl!
Carol Pewterschmidt: Ooh, a baby girl! I'm so happy!
Peter Griffin: But she has a penis. Well, we'll have to do something
about that [Picks up scalpel.]
Lois Griffin [taking scalpel away]: Peter, no! It's a boy.
Animated TV series
The boy is father to the man.
The boy gathers materials for a temple, and then when he
is thirty, concludes to build a woodshed.
Henry David Thoreau
You've got the brain of a four-year-old boy, and I bet he
was glad to get rid of it.
There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost
The code of the schoolyard, Marge! The rules that teach a
boy to be a man. Let's see. Don't tattle. Always make fun
of those different from you. Never say anything, unless you're
sure everyone feels exactly the same way you do.
See things from the boy's point of view.
People think that I must be a very strange person. This is
not correct. I have the heart of a small boy. It is in a glass
jar on my desk.
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
There isn't any symbolism. The sea is the sea. The old man
is an old man. The boy is a boy and the fish is a fish. The
shark are all sharks no better and no worse. All the symbolism
that people say is shit. What goes beyond is what you see
beyond when you know.
It is rare that one can see in a little boy the promise of
a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the
threat of a woman.
Everybody's journey is individual. If you fall in love with
a boy, you fall in love with a boy. The fact that many Americans
consider it a disease says more about them than it does about
James Arthur Baldwin
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President;
I'm beginning to believe it.
When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could
hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to
be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned
in seven years.
Often erroneously attributed to Mark Twain
I was so poor growing up - if I wasn't a boy - I'd have had
nothing to play with.
Don't mess with the dead, boy, they have eerie powers.
Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not
just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone
else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game.
The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered
and brought to light.
A boy is naturally full of humor.
A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and
the importance of turning around three times before lying
A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when he
understands their aim.
Boys frustrate me. I hate all their indirect messages, I
hate game playing. Do you like me or don't you? Just tell
me so I can get over you.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only
we could prevent girls from being girls.
A boy is a magical creature - you can lock him out of your
workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart.
Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding,
at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90
One of the best things in the world to be is a boy; it requires
no experience, but needs some practice to be a good one.
Charles Dudley Warner
There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life
that he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden
Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike. But
give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its neck like the
butt of a pistol and shout "Bang!"
George F. Will
American editor and news commentator
The boy who expects every morning to open into a new world
finds that today is like yesterday, but he believes tomorrow
will be different
Charles Dudley Warner
American Editor and Author
Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed
to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations,
society would undergo such a radical transformation as to
make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
John Andrew Holmes
A boy cannot begin playing ball too early. I might almost
say that while he is still creeping on all fours he should
have a bouncing rubber ball.
American Baseball Player
Boys are sent out into the world to buffet with its temptations,
to mingle with bad and good, to govern and direct - girls
are to dwell in quiet homes among few friends, to exercise
a noiseless influence.
Elizabeth Missing Sewell
The boys are in such a mood that if someone introduced the
Ten Commandments, they'd cut them down to seven.
Boys and young men acquire readily the moral sentiments of
their social milieu, whatever these sentiments may be.
The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay
and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or
hear them sing.
In boys and girls alike, and in more of their elders, perhaps,
than we suspect, the affection for dolls is chiefly an aspect
of the social sense and an example of the pleasure we all take
in projecting our own personalities and in controlling the lives
American boys should not be seen dying on the nightly news.
Wars should be over in three days or less, or before Congress
invokes the War Powers Resolution.
As a boy I remember how terribly real the statues of the
saints would seem at 7 o'clock Mass-before I'd had breakfast.
From that I learned always to conduct hungry.
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