Inspirational Quotes for Teens

“With confidence, you have won before you have started.” – Marcus Garvey

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else.” – Judy Garland

“Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.” – John Wooden

“Take care not to listen to anyone who tells you what you can and can’t be in life.” – Meg Medina

“No other version, no matter how perfect it is, would ever feel better than being your true self.” – Edmond Mbiaka

“We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.” – Virginia Satir

“Do not fear to be eccentric in opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” – Bertrand Russell

“Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” – Marilyn Monroe

“Never dull your shine for somebody else.” – Tyra Banks

“Don’t be into trends. Don’t make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress, and the way to live.” – Gianni Versace

“I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.” – Johnny Depp

“Don’t compromise even if it hurts to be yourself.” – Toby Keith

“First love, with its frantic haughty imagination, swings its object clear of the every day, over the rut of living, making him all looks, silences, gestures, attitudes, a burning phrase with no context.” – Elizabeth Bowen

“First love is only a little foolishness and a lot of curiosity.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep-burning, unquenchable.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“The little-unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person’s life.” – William Wordsworth

“Just thinking about you brings a smile to face, a twinkle to my eye, and a skipped beat to my heart.” – Ash Sweeney

“The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.” – Benjamin Disraeli

“There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.” – Nietzsche

“I liked being a teenager, but I would not go back for all the tea in China.” – Rob Lowe

“The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” – Jalal ad-Din Rumi

“I’m so in love, every time I look at you my soul gets dizzy.” – Jaesse Tyler

“We’re a little weird. And life is a little weird. And when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall into mutually satisfying weirdness and call it love true love.” – Robert Fulghum

“The loss of young first love is so painful that it borders on the ludicrous.” – Maya Angelou

“Love is missing someone whenever you’re apart, but somehow feeling warm inside because you’re close in heart.” – Kay Knudsen

“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.” – Johnny Depp

“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.” – Justin Timberlake

“Well, I could do it for a day, but I wouldn’t want to be a teenager again. I really wouldn’t.” – Jamie Lee Curtis

“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.” – Uma Thurman

“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.” – Sophia Bush