74+ Best Boys Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Boys grow into men, but at the same time, boys remain little boys. Famous boys quotes will not only inspire growth in life, but also brighten up your day and bring the best out of you.

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Quotes About Boys

  • Boys are beyond the range of anybody’s sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years. – James Thurber
  • Inside every hardened criminal beats the heart of a ten-year-old boy. – Bart Simpson
  • A boy’s story is the best that is ever told. – Charles Dickens
  • Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • When I grow up, I want to be a little boy. – Joseph Heller
  • The only thing worse than a boy who hates you: a boy that loves you. – Markus Zusak
  • What is genius? It is the power to be a boy again at will. – James Matthew Barrie
  • The bad boy: always more fun. – Ian Mcshane
  • No one knows how it is that with one glance a boy can break through into a girl’s heart. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Boys were so proud – you always had to let them think they were good at things. – Diane Zahler
  • Boys will never understand how much their small words can affect a girl. – Farah Mustafa
  • A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when he understands their aim. – Robert Baden-Powell
  • A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does. – Lewis B Hershey
  • Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn’t matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls. – Anne Frank
  • There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy’s life that he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure. – Mark Twain
  • Father’s Day is hopefully a time when the culture says, ‘This is our moment to look at who our men and boys are.’ – Michael Gurian
  • 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
  • Boys and young men acquire readily the moral sentiments of their social milieu, whatever these sentiments may be. – Bertrand Russell
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 boy is a magical creature – you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can’t lock him out of your heart. – Allan Beck
  • 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
  • A boy is the only thing that God can use to make a man.
  • The boys are in such a mood that if someone introduced the Ten Commandments, they’d cut them down to seven. – Norris Cotton
  • The boy gathers materials for a temple, and then when he is thirty, concludes to build a woodshed. – Henry David Thoreau
  • A boy is naturally full of humor. – Robert Baden-Powell
  • A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down. – Robert Benchley
  • 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
  • A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult. – John B. S. Haldane
  • Young boys should never be sent to bed, they always wake up another day older. – Johnnie Depp
  • Boys don’t make passes at female smart-asses. – Letty Cottin Pogrebin
  • The fact that boys are allowed to exist at all is evidence of a remarkable Christian forbearance among men. – Ambrose Bierce
  • I am convinced that every boy, in his heart, would rather steal second base than an automobile. – Thomas Campbell Clark
  • There is nothing so aggravating as a fresh boy who is too old to ignore and too young to kick. – Kin Hubbard
  • Boys don’t cry’or at least that’s what everybody’s supposed to believe. – Jess C. Scott
  • Boys always make things more complicated. – Katrina Abbott
  • Old boys have their playthings as well as young ones; the difference is only in the price. – Benjamin Franklin
  • In Scouting, a boy is encouraged to educate himself instead of being instructed. – Robert Baden-Powell
  • I was a thirteen-year-old boy for thirty years. – Mickey Rooney
  • Every puppy should have a boy. – Erma Bombeck
  • The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful. – E.E. Cummings
  • Boy, n.: a noise with dirt on it. – Not Your Average Dictionary
  • Little boys are like snowflakes, there are no two alike.
  • It’s a wise man who understands that every day is a new beginning, because boy, how many mistakes do you make in a day? I don’t know about you, but I make plenty. You can’t turn the clock back, so you have to look ahead. – Mel Gibson
  • When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream. – Elvis Presley
  • A boy’s best friend is his mother. – Joseph Stefano
  • There’s nothing more dangerous than a boy with charm. – Christina Aguilera
  • A boy’s will is the wind’s will. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • I’m the biggest mama’s boy ever, and I’m proud to say it. – Jayson Tatum
  • I understood books. I did not understand boys—especially alien boys. – Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • Boys do not grow up gradually. They move forward in spurts like the hands of clocks in railway stations. – Cyril Connolly
  • Little boys are just superheroes in disguise. – Art Moms
  • It’s the merry-hearted boys that make the best men! – Irish proverb
  • Of all the animals, the boy is most unmanageable. – Plato
  • I do not know what I may appear to the world; but to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself now and then in finding a smoother pebble or prettier shell than ordinary, while the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me. – Isaac Newton
  • The summer sun was not meant for boys like me. Boys like me belonged to the rain. – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  • No better way is there to learn to love Nature than to understand Art. It dignifies every flower of the field. And, the boy who sees the thing of beauty which a bird on the wing becomes when transferred to wood or canvas will probably not throw the customary stone. – Oscar Wilde
  • Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. – T.S. Eliot
  • Little boys don’t take baths, they just dust off. – Art Moms
  • Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value. – Albert Einstein
  • If we want boys to succeed, we need to bring them back to education by making education relevant to them and bring in more service learning and vocational education. – Michael Gurian
  • Little boys leave smudges on your heart. – Art Moms
  • Happiness doesn’t come from being rich, nor merely from being successful in your career, nor by self-indulgence. One step towards happiness is to make yourself healthy and strong while you are a boy so that you can be useful and so you can enjoy life when you are a man. – Robert Baden-Powell
  • A gentleman is someone who does not what he wants to do but what he should do. – Haruki Murakami
  • With boys, you always know where you stand. Right in the path of a hurricane. – Erma Bombeck
  • A man can never quite understand a boy, even when he has been a boy. – Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • A small boy, mischievous to the imp degree. – Rea Murtha
  • A small son can charm himself into, and out of, most things. – Jenny De Vries
  • Do not train boys to learning by force and harshness, but lead them by what amuses them, so that they may better discover the bent of their minds. – Plato
  • Like the changing leaves of fall, my little boy is now a man.
  • There is a little boy inside the man who is my brother… Oh, how I hated that little boy. And how I love him too. – Anna Quindlen
  • What are little boys made of? Snips and snails and puppy-dog tails, and such are little boys made of. – Robert Southey
  • Little boys are a ton of fun. – Tori Spelling

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