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Raising Teenagers Quotes


"Teenagers are people too!" - Joyce Meyer

"Fantasy is literature for teenagers." - Brian Aldiss

"We're not raising grass. We're raising boys." - Harmon Killebrew

"Facts are like kryptonite to teenagers." - David Levy

"I have no intention of raising taxes" - William J Clinton

"Effective fund-raising is based on relationships." - Jeffrey Deitch

"I used to love hand raising." - Chris Matthews

"Raising George Walker was not easy." - Barbara Bush

"I'm not raising my kids to survive the world. I'm raising them to change it." - Steven Furtick

"I'm not raising the children-I'm raising the grown-ups that they're going to be." - Louis C K

"Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio." - Sherrod Brown

"I always had a pretty good knack for raising hell" - Brandon Lee

"When you raise girls, you're raising children for strangers." - Maxine Hong Kingston

"Leadership is all about raising the aspirations of people." - Narayan

"Raising kids is part joy and part guerilla warfare." - Ed Asner

"Raising kids is like nailing Jell-O to a tree." - Maya Angelou

"I only wish I had more time for fund raising." - Nido R Qubein

"Cutting benefits & raising retirement age are wrong answers." - Barack Obama

"Raising children has made me more patient and selfless." - Candace Cameron

"Raising wages is one of my top priorities." - Donald Trump

"You're pulling heaven down, and raising up a whore!" - Arthur Miller

"A grandchild is God's reward for raising a child." - Bill Cosby

"I only wish I had more time for fund raising." - Nido Qubein

"In this business, life is one long fund-raising effort." - Alvin Ailey

"Raising kids is part joy and part guerrilla warfare." - Ed Asner

"I have a pretty big fund-raising heart." - Azita Ghanizada

"Who will take responsibility for raising the next generation?" - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"Start early and begin raising the bar throughout the day." - Caitlyn Jenner

"Raising five boys is a handful, trust me." - Barbara Bush

"I hate fund-raising. Haaaaate it. Hate, hate it." - Michelle Obama

"Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food." - Frank Howard Clark

"In Taiwan there's a saying: Raising a child is more important than giving birth. Raising a child is greater." - Chien-Ming Wang

"Teenagers complain there's nothing to do, then stay out all night doing it." - Bob Phillips

"The most books and movies that are handed to teenagers are filled with stereotypes." - Nat Wolff

"Bribes are the glue that's kept teenagers and parents connected for generations" - Gayle Forman

"If God wanted teenagers to be abstinent, puberty would begin at twenty." - Jacob M. Appel

"Like its politicians and its wars, society has the teenagers it deserves." - J B Priestley

"It bugs me when they have people my age [28] playing teenagers." - Sofia Coppola

"Most arguments with teenagers are setups. Your darling, simply stated, is manipulating you." - Kevin Leman

"Raising minimum wage doesn't just benefit the workers behind me, it creates a proven ripple effect that increases wages all the way up the scale. ... Let's get the facts straight, only 20 percent of people making the minimum wage are teenagers. The rest are hardworking adults, many of them with families, and I mean hardworking." - Joe Biden

"When we talk about the kind of folks whose lives will be made better by raising the minimum wage, we're not talking about a couple teenagers earning extra spending money to supplement their allowance. We're talking about providers and breadwinners. Working Americans with bills to pay and mouths to feed." - Thomas Perez

"I think teenagers in the States grow up too fast. In Canada, kids are exposed to different things. Like school is very different; it's not nearly as social. Canadian teenagers see it as a much more serious place." - Neve Campbell

"Every leader needs to watch what teenagers or startup companies - or startup companies headed by teenagers - are doing today, because many of those behaviors will be mainstream behaviors tomorrow." - Scott D. Anthony

"Just a warning: If you're a bunch of sexy teenagers at a lake where other sexy teenagers were killed 30 years ago, leave! The guy in the forest with a hockey mask... maybe doesn't play hockey." - Craig Ferguson

"Relationships change even more than people. It's like two people changing. It's exponentially more volatile. Especially two teenagers." - Ned Vizzini

"Teenagers crave independence. The more self-suf-ficient we make them feel, the less hostile they are toward us." - Haim Ginott

"Teenagers think they are invincible" - John Green

"Teenagers. Everything is so apocalyptic." - Kami Garcia

"A large family and Democrats have a lot in common: teenagers and Democrats are always happy spending other people's money." - Anne Northup

"You know, the Democrats want to balance the budget by raising spending and raising taxes. The Soviet Union had a balanced budget." - Tom Delay

"We are sure living in a peculiar time. You get morefor not working than you will for working, and morefor not raising a hog than for raising it." - Will Rogers

"Running a ball club is like raising kids who fall out of trees." - Tom Trebelhorn

"Playing golf is like raising children. You keep thinking you'll do better next time." - Charles E. McKenzie

"OF COURSE I'd like to be the ideal mother. But I'm too busy raising children." - Bil Keane

"Feeding the hungry is a greater work than raising the dead" - Saint John Chrysostom

"So I saved your life, and you repaid me by raising Kronos. That's fair." - Rick Riordan

"Schooling ain't life." "Ain't it?" she says, her eyebrows raising in mock surprise." - Patrick Ness

"The toughest thing about raising kids is convincing them that you have seniority." - Gene Brown

"I work hard in social work, public relations, and raising the Grimaldi heirs." - Grace Kelly

"The business of the philosopher is well done if he succeeds in raising genuine doubt." - Morris Raphael Cohen

"we were raising our standard of living at the expense of our standard of character." - Ida Tarbell

"One barrier to being a great parent is the mistaken belief that we are raising kids." - Bill Crawford

"Raising the standard of the work, not complaining about somebody not voting." - Denzel Washington

"Process improvement is most valuable in raising the floor of a community's practice." - Fred Brooks

"The consciousness-raising, the advocacy, the passion, the youth of your movement is so critical." - Hillary Clinton

"Feeding the hungry is a greater work than raising the dead." - John Chrysostom

"Nothing lowers the level on conversation more than raising the voice." - Stanley Horowitz

"Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than raising of the next generation." - C Everett Koop

"The land too poor for any other crop, is best for raising men." - Roger S. Pocock

"The illustration which solves one difficulty by raising another, settles nothing." - Horace

"A man is sometimes lost in the dust of his own raising." - David Ruggles

"There's no question raising the minimum wage excessively causes a loss of jobs." - Mitt Romney

"The land too poor for any other crop, is best for raising men." - Reginald Innes Pocock

"I was a fairly shy person - not the hand raising type." - John Green

"Buy our album, were Nirvana, a garage band from Seattle. Well, it sure beats raising cattle." - Al Yankovic

"Millions of mind guerrillas, raising the spirit of peace and love, not war." - John Lennon

"Drinking in a honky tonk, just kicking hippies asses and raising hell." - Jerry Jeff Walker

"Somewhere between raising hell and amazing grace, Lord I know just how they feel." - Hank Williams, Jr.

"Don't let anybody tell you that raising the minimum wage will kill jobs," - Hillary Clinton

"The end product of child raising is not the child but the parent." - Frank Pittman

"The best way to get rid of criminals is to stop raising them." - John R. Rice

"Errol Flynn and I are the only ones left who do any good old hell raising." - Humphrey Bogart

"Raising kids may be a thankless job with ridiculous hours, but at least the pay sucks." - Jim Gaffigan

"The raising of a child is the building of a cathedral. You can't cut corners." - Dave Eggers

"Brought to you by raising your voice. The next best thing to being right." - Demetri Martin

"[Raising Hope] is a weird show about weird little humans who love each other." - Shannon Woodward

"If I screw up raising my kids, nothing I achieve will matter much." - Steve Martin

"We are going to be raising a generation of mentally impaired people." - Jon Stewart

"Being at home is a job in itself and raising a family for sure." - Laura Carmichael

"When Obama talks about raising taxes on the rich, he's looking at me." - Kenny Chesney

"Raising children pushed me to walk the walk and practice life as I preach it." - Candace Cameron

"Raising children changes everything. It's a complete cliche to say that, but it's really true." - Christopher Gorham

"Donald Trump would end up raising taxes on middle-class families." - Hillary Clinton

"Hillary Clinton's raising the money from the people she wants to control." - Donald Trump

"I'm focusing on my family, raising my family, and staying blessed." - DJ Khaled

"Marriage is about raising children. That's the purpose of the institution." - Rush Limbaugh

"Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspiration and expectation." - Jack Nicklaus

"Physics isn't a religion. If it were, we'd have a much easier time raising money." - Leon M. Lederman

"Employers ganging up against workers is like raising an army of elephants against ants." - Mahatma Gandhi

"...alas, raising a young lady is a mystery even beyond an enchanter's skill." - Lloyd Alexander

"I'm much more interested in raising revenues for businesses than for the government." - Dave Camp

"I had a world of people raising me; it was like a little village." - Gaby Hoffmann

"I'm still raising kids myself, so I don't feel like a grandpa." - Sammy Hagar

"They're really nice kids. Michael is really raising them properly and right." - Joseph Jackson

"Take assertiveness training, get paid what you're worth, join a consciousness raising group." - Barbara Seaman

"I come from an Irish Catholic family, and hell-raising is part of the DNA." - Brian Dennehy

"Training a puppy is like raising a child. Every single interaction is a training opportunity." - Ian Dunbar

"Poetry is the lifeblood of rebellion, revolution, and the raising of consciousness." - Alice Walker

"I ran around with the other youngsters, hunting, fishing and raising tadpoles and all the rest." - Deforest Kelley

"If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much." - Jackie Kennedy

"Raising taxes in an economic downturn is not a good idea." - Martha Mcsally

"He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit." - Ernest Bramah

"I am not for raising taxes on the American people in a soft economy." - John Boehner

"We're not raising children with the love that we need to." - Bill Cosby

"One of my dreams in life is to do fund-raising for the youth." - Picabo Street

"Raising ambition in 2014 is crucial for arriving at a meaningful climate agreement in 2015." - Ban Kimoon

"People pigeonhole me - I'm known for raising more money than any man alive." - Terry Mcauliffe

"Raising three girls, I think it's important to teach them to support other women." - Martina Mcbride

"I'll never get sick of raising my children, but other people might get sick of them." - Brian Michael Bendis

"I would say raising capital is one of the weakest things for most entrepreneurs." - Robert Kiyosaki

"There are a million moving parts to raising kids, and you can't always anticipate them all, especially when they are teenagers and their peers play such a huge role in their lives. If you offer independence, there is one kind of pitfall; if you shelter them too much, there is another. And sometimes you do everything right and something bad just happens. It's as simple, and as scary, as that." - Anna Quindlen

"although it has been said that idle hands are the devil's workshop, when it comes to teenagers, both idle and active hands are the devil's workshop." - Amy Sedaris

"They were angry, I thought. Horrified. These teenagers, with their hormones, making out beneath a video broadcasting the shattered voice of a former father." - John Green

"Many teenagers are tormented by terrors they deem private and personal. They do not know that their anxieties and doubts are universal." - Haim Ginott

"To most teenagers, life is a strange uncharted land filled with a mixture of new joys, intensely felt, and painful confusions for which they know no anodyne." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"People say 'teenage girls aren't so clever. Your characters should be less articulate to reflect our youth.' People who say that aren't spending time with teenagers." - Diablo Cody

"I admire the way golfers handle themselves. But tennis players are a lot younger, as a rule. There aren't many teenagers on the golf tour." - Pete Sampras

"We've driven teenagers crazy in every language." - Robert B. Sherman

"Wars are fought by teenagers, you realize that. They really ought to be fought by the politicians and old people who start these wars." - James Clavell

"You're breaking up, you're getting together, you're changing your life, you're arguing with your parents, you're making terrible mistakes, you're having great triumphs. It's what happens to teenagers." - Jason Katims

"I write with teenagers in mind." - Bernard Beckett

"Vampires and teens have a lot in common. Teens have surging hormones, vampires have surging blood lust. Teenagers think they're immortal." - P C Cast

"My focus has kind of been on teenagers, you know, and I think we've got a huge crisis right now in America, among our teens." - Sean Covey

"I think all teenagers feel alone, and that nobody else knows what they are going through and all that sort of stuff." - Nicholas Hoult

"I know what happened to my foundation, from raising no money to raising $500m, serving three million people. Do we want to take that away? I don't think anybody says yes." - Lance Armstrong

"My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass"; "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys"." - Harmon Killebrew

"Hillary Clinton is raising your taxes, folks. You can look at me. She's raising your taxes really high. And what that's going to do is a disaster for the country." - Donald Trump

"I have undeniable evidence that many have awakened as a result of my raising hell. Raising hell is SO American rock-and-roll. And of course even soulless wimps love killer music and my incredible guitar tone." - Ted Nugent

"My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, 'You're tearing up the grass'; 'We're not raising grass,' Dad would reply. 'We're raising boys.'" - Harmon Killebrew

"Kansas had better stop raising corn and begin raising hell." - Mary Elizabeth Lease

"We have had this massive effort on K-12 reform, raising standards, great teachers, great principals, turning around chronically failing schools, raising the bar, huge amount of progress. Let's continue that." - Arne Duncan

"There are but two ways of paying debt: Increase of industry in raising income, increase of thrift in laying out." - Thomas Carlyle

"For a mother the project of raising a boy is the most fulfilling project she can hope for." - Andrea Dworkin

"We created a way of raising standards of living that we can't possibly pass on to our children." - Joseph J. Romm

"Raising a child is an on-the-job kind of thing. There arent a whole lot of manuals for that." - Larry Elder

"Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don't just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles." - Tina Fey

"To the stupidity of men, " Dakota said, raising a glass. "And my brother, who is their king." - Susan Mallery

"Vegetarians may be appalled, but much of gardening is actually raising animals: the tiny ones under the earth's surface" - Toby Hemenway

"Consciously and unconsciously, an artist engaged in serious work is always raising or dealing with the question, 'What really matters?'" - Freeman Patterson

"Without raising human consciousness, whatever we do in the world will only lead to more and more suffering." - Jaggi Vasudev



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