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Boy Quotes and Sayings
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All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
- Proverb

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

Give a boy address and accomplishments
and you give him the mastery
of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be prepared for life -
to live happily and without regret,
knowing that you have done your best.
- the Boy Scout Handbook

"Be Prepared."
"Be prepared for what?"
"Why, for any old thing."
- Robert Baden-Powell,
the founder of Scouting.
[as quoted in the Boy Scout Handbook]

 

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.
- Mark Twain

When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick.
- George Burns

Inside every working anarchy, there's an Old Boy Network.
- Mitchell Kapor

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A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far
better company than the average adult.
- John B. S. Haldane

To people who remember JFK's assassination,
JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
- Michael Beschloss

A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail.
A best friend is the one sitting next
to you saying "boy was that fun."
- The Maugles

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.
- Eric Berne

A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance,
and to turn around three times before lying down.
- Robert Benchley

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President;
I'm beginning to believe it.
- Clarence Darrow

I was thrown out of N.Y.U. my freshman year
for cheating on my metaphysics final ...
I looked within the soul of the boy sitting next to me.
- the Woody Allen movie Annie Hall

What must it be like for a little boy to read that daddy never loved mummy?
- Princess Diana

Who's a boy gonna talk to if not his mother?
- Donald E. Westlake

It was a boy's name first.
- Leslie Nielsen

I saw a boy of the crew purchasing javelins of them
with bits of platters and broken glass.
- Christopher Columbus

Why would I cry over a boy? I would never waste my tears on a boy.
Why waste your tears on someone who makes you cry?
- Kirsten Dunst

Right at the beginning, I didn't know if Miffy was a boy or girl.
- Dick Bruna

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.
- Christy Mathewson

The boy can do anything, but to be the star of the
World Cup you have got to get to the final and win it!
- Alan Hansen

I have four kids; three girls and a boy.
The oldest girl is 13, and has her own social life now,
so there's a bit of begrudging cooperation there.
It's tough.
- Gregory Harrison

It is worth while too to warn the teacher that undue
severity in correcting faults is liable at times to
discourage a boy's mind from effort.
- Quintilian

The school-boy doesn't force himself to learn his vocabularies
and rules altogether at night,
but knows that be must impress them again in the morning.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

The first essential in a boy's career is to find out what he's fitted for,
what he's most capable of doing and doing with a relish.
- Charles M. Schwab

At the age of about eight years, if he is a boy,
she turns him over to his father for more Spartan training.
- Charles Eastman

As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio,
about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the
Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
- Neil Armstrong

I was a boy when I first realized that the fullest
life liveable was a Poet's.
- Wilfred Owen

We all got lucky doing Boy Meets World.
- Will Friedle

If there was no Black Sabbath, I could still possibly
be a morning newspaper delivery boy.
No fun.
- Lars Ulrich

I'm a sort of boy next door.
If that boy has a good scriptwriter.
- Michael Caine

A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when
he understands their aim.
- Robert Baden-Powell

The only way I can lose is if I'm caught in bed with
either a dead girl or a live boy.
- Edwin Edwards

I love working with children and this young boy,
Thomas Sangster, is quite a remarkable young actor.
He raises your game, you know.
He certainly raised mine.
- Liam Neeson

A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is
a thing of beauty and a boy forever.
- Helen Rowland

When I was a little boy, they called me a liar,
but now that I am grown up, they call me a writer.
- Isaac Bashevis Singer

As a little boy of eleven I entered the Cadet Corps.
I was not particularly eager to become a Cadet,
but my father wished it.
So my wishes were not consulted.
- Manfred von Richthofen

I'm a country boy.
I hate New York.
But that's where things happen, so I use it as a base for stories,
I know enough about it.
But I have to keep going back there.
- Mickey Spillane

A man is never completely alone in this world.
At the worst, he has the company of a boy,
a youth, and by and by a grown man -
the one he used to be.
- Cesare Pavese

I go gladly to my wife and boy, and I leave this world
at peace with every one in it and at peace with God.
- Alex Campbell

When I grow up I want to be a little boy.
- Joseph Heller

I was a modest, good-humoured boy.
It is Oxford that has made me insufferable.
- Max Beerbohm

A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy,
and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
- Robert Frost

Girls can wear jeans, cut their hair short,
wear shirts and boots, 'cause it's okay to be a boy,
but for a boy to look like a girl is degrading.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

I feel that there has been progress made since I was
a boy on matters of race,
but we have a long way to go.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

When I got outta High School I was driving a truck.
I was just a poor boy from Memphis, Memphis.
- Elvis Presley

I'm not a toy boy, bellybutton band,
so I don't have to worry about that.
Actually, I never did.
- Juice Newton

I guess I was a bad boy...
Yes, yes, I've had lots of women in my life.
- Kirk Douglas

Everything connected with war and warlike exploits is interesting to a boy.
- James Nasmyth

There are times when even the best manager is like
the little boy with the big dog,
waiting to see where the dog wants to go so he can take him there.
- Lee Iacocca

Let's face it I am not Joan Collins or Boy George.
- Holly Johnson

I am the Wizard. This world is mine.
I speak. It's done. My realm is fine.
My wand, my tongue. My sword, my voice.
It's good. It's bad. I speak my choice.
I say happy, or I say mad.
I say angry, or I say glad.
I name that drawing on the wall.
It's not graffiti after all.
The past has been broken. The prison's not real.
My word holds the magic - the power to heal.
Intent is my weapon - a sword from above.
Cruel hate, fear, and anger transmute into love.
This world's my joy. This mouth's my toy.
Reborn -I'm a brand new girl or boy.
I choose. I speak. My will is done.
Come join. Come play. This can be fun.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I could not lose unless I was caught in bed with a dead girl or a live boy.
- Edwin W. Edwards

I enlisted when I was a boy.
The Navy looked after me like my mother.
It fed me, took care of me and gave me wonderful opportunities.
- Tony Curtis

You can't do the end of the world in a conventionally
dramatic way or Boy Meets Girl way.
- Terry Southern

We must depend upon the Boy Scout Movement to produce the MEN of the future.
- Daniel Carter Beard

A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own.
A gang is where a coward goes to hide.
- Mickey Mantle

There will always be a Beach Boys.
Being a Beach Boy is like being in love.
- Dennis Wilson

But I'm going to be a real good boy and take it day
by day and try to concentrate on what's most important to me,
and that's offering women a service.
- John Galliano

See things from the boy's point of view.
- Robert Baden-Powell

Heaven help the American-born boy with a talent for ballet.
- Camille Paglia

David Bowie and Boy George created a safely contained
theatrical expression of gay style.
- Lance Loud

I also used to work in the Catskill Mountains as a bus boy,
and I performed in talent shows.
- Barry Mann

I could have begged.
They made it obvious to me that if I wanted to come
back and be a good boy...
but I'd rather be in Roots than Good Times.
- John Amos

Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover,
an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.
- Helen Rowland

Mozart was a punk, which people seem to forget.
He was a naughty, naughty boy.
- Shirley Manson

Prior to being mugged I did not feel I had to carry a gun.
However, I knew how to shoot a gun very proficiently.
As a boy, I used to play cowboys and Indians all the time.
- Bernhard Goetz

It's a Fox thing, the bad-boy image.
They're trying to type me out.
There are worse things in life, you know.
I'm just really excited about the opportunity.
- Ben McKenzie

Marijuana.
Boy, I thought that was just terrible.
How could this great man do this to his life?
- Tommy Rettig

I was pretty much the government's poster boy for what I had done.
- Kevin Mitnick


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