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    Heather Locklear

    When I look in the mirror I see the girl I was when I was growing up, with braces, crooked teeth, a baby face and a skinny body.

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    Ethel Waters

    I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with, but you can't go back to them and be one of them again, no matter how hard you try.

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    Robert Cormier

    I have always had a sense that we are all pretty much alone in life, particularly in adolescence.

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    Clyde Tombaugh

    Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did.

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    Rob Lowe

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

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    Constance Baker Motley

    I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to go to school every day and do my homework.

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    John Knowles

    Teenagers today are more free to be themselves and to accept themselves.

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    Louise J. Kaplan

    The toddler must say no in order to find out who she is. The adolescent says no to assert who she is not.

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    Dave Barry

    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.

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    Johnny Depp

    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.

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    Joan Chen

    All teenagers have this desire to somehow run away.

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    John C. Maxwell

    The greatest day in your life and mine is when we take total responsibility for our attitudes. That's the day we truly grow up.

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    Claire Danes

    Growing up, I wanted desperately to please, to be a good girl.

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    Alice Hoffman

    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.

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    Dave Barry

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

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    Virginia Satir

    Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves.

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    G. Stanley Hall

    Adolescence is a new birth, for the higher and more completely human traits are now born.

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    Olivia Wilde

    I was a handful growing up.

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    John B. S. Haldane

    A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.

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    Milla Jovovich

    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.

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    Bryan White

    We never really grow up, we only learn how to act in public.

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    Jamie Lee Curtis

    Well, I could do it for a day, but I wouldn't want to be a teenager again. I really wouldn't.

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    Winona Ryder

    You've got to grow up sometime.

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    Jena Malone

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

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    Fran Lebowitz

    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.

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    Ben Lindsey

    Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders and each generation grows up into something harder to shock.

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    Barry Gibb

    Everybody is a teenage idol.

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    Nigella Lawson

    I was a quiet teenager, introverted, full of angst.

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    Diane Cilento

    I got through my teen years by being a bit of a clown.

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    Joe Bob Briggs

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

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    Matthew Vaughn

    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.

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    Carol Burnett

    Adolescence is just one big walking pimple.

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    Louise J. Kaplan

    Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy. But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.

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    Mary Pipher

    Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts.

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    Brittany Snow

    I mean, I'm pretty good in real life, but sometimes people seem surprised that I'm like a normal teenager and wear black nail polish and I'm just a little bit more edgy than the person I play on television.

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    Laurence J. Peter

    Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.

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    Jules Feiffer

    Maturity is only a short break in adolescence.

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    Uma Thurman

    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.

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    Benjamin Disraeli

    Youth is the trustee of prosperity.

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    Adriana Lima

    I'm a teenager, but I'm independent - I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.

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    Dale Earnhardt

    Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.

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    Vanessa Hudgens

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

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    George Foreman

    My kids idea of a hard life is to live in a house with only one phone.

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    Fred G. Gosman

    Teenagers who are never required to vacuum are living in one.

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    Jamie Lee Curtis

    If you just watch a teenager, you see a lot of uncertainty.

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    Justin Timberlake

    My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be. Everybody has their own path. It's laid out for you. It's just up to you to walk it.

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    E. e. cummings

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

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    Sophia Bush

    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.

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    Dario Argento

    When I was a teenager, I read a lot of Poe.

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    Winona Ryder

    I have this sense that I didn't really start growing up until my twenties.

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    Louise J. Kaplan

    Adolescence is the conjugator of childhood and adulthood.

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    David Elkind

    Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.

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    Terry Brooks

    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.

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    Penelope Spheeris

    This generation has given up on growth. They're just hoping for survival.

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    Miranda Otto

    I think you go through a period as a teenager of being quite cool and unaffected by things.

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    Dean Kamen

    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.

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    Andrew Shue

    The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers. But that said, once you're a teenager you've probably gotten as much of an example from your parents as you're going to.

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    Wayne Kramer

    But when I was a teenager, the idea of spending the rest of my life in a factory was real depressing. So the idea that I could become a musician opened up some possibilities I didn't see otherwise.

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    Alan Ladd

    Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.

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