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Boy Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Boy Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

"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]

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I was a boy, suddenly treated like the men and expected to act like them.
- Robbie Fowler

The good, the admirable reader identifies himself not
with the boy or the girl in the book,
but with the mind that conceived and composed that book.
- Vladimir Nabokov

I am not saying that Hitler was a choir boy.
But I am saying, let him who was innocent in the Second
World War cast the first stone.
- Ernst Zundel

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

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

In 1953 there were two ways for an Irish Catholic boy to impress his parents:
become a priest or attend Notre Dame.
- Phil Donahue

I won't be happy until we have every boy in America
between the ages of six and sixteen wearing a glove and swinging a bat.
- Babe Ruth

I have been interested in phenomena involving complexity,
diversity and evolution since I was a young boy.
- Murray Gell-Mann

She was my first love, and I loved her as only a boy loves.
- James Weldon Johnson

I feel like a little boy who is constantly offered new toys.
- Placido Domingo

John will never send a boy or girl in a uniform anywhere
in the world because of our need and greed for oil.
- Teresa Heinz

It's not getting any better, is it? I don't want my
19-year-old boy going into the army.
I love these little kids.
They understand how passionate I am.
- Burt Bacharach

Judy Garland's father was gay.
That seems to be the consensus.
They left Minnesota and went to California because
he got caught with some boy backstage.
- Judy Davis

When I was a boy we didn't wake up with Vietnam and
have Cyprus for lunch and the Congo for dinner.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

When I was a little boy I used to borrow my father's hat,
and make a press card to stick in the hat band.
That was the way reporters were always portrayed in the movies.
- Charles Kuralt

OK, magic boy, let's see who you really are.
- Edgar Bergen

I began as a boy with artistic talent...
as a visual artist...
I thought that was what I'd become and in my late teens
drifted into reading serious literature.
- Russell Banks

I always try to act as though there is a little boy or a little girl around,
and I try never to do anything that would give them a bad example.
- Steve Garvey

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

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

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

The word knight, which originally meant boy or servant,
was particularly applied to a young man after he was
admitted to the privilege of bearing arms.
- Thomas Bulfinch

I'm the poster boy for Propecia.
It's amazing.
- Joe Lando

After I am dead, the boy will ruin himself in twelve months.
- King George V

What I do now is all my dad's fault,
because he bought me a guitar as a boy,
for no apparent reason.
- Rod Stewart

When I'm out with my girlfriends at the bar,
and I see some young 18-year old boy,
just for fun I say, 'Hi honey.
Do you like girls? Do you like girls exclusively? Oh,
- Yasmine Bleeth

They said I couldn't play anything but an English boy.
I knew I could.
So I went to New York.
- Roddy McDowall

Boyhood is the longest time in life for a boy.
The last term of the school-year is made of decades,
not of weeks, and living through them is like waiting for the millennium.
- Booth Tarkington

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

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 principle element in a performance is risk,
and if you're losing interest then by scaring yourself
to death the audience will feel it and boy it'll wake them up.
- Leo Kottke

Boy bands should be exploded from a great height.
They're just pretty people singing music written by others.
- Eddie Izzard

They didn't accept me theory - not a theory,
but just a thought I had about this character.
I noticed that this man only exists when the boy comes into the grocery.
- Omar Sharif

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

I've dated the sweet mama's boy, the musician rocker,
the struggling artist - basically a lot of people without jobs.
- Alyssa Milano

Boy, I'd hate to shoot on tape or disc or whatever
the hell they're talking about.
I love film.
- Frank Darabont

I didn't have any real art training,
but when I was about twelve nad thirteen,
another boy and I went to a sign painter's house every
Friday night and took lessons.
- Rube Goldberg

A boy doesn't have to go to war to be a hero;
he can say he doesn't like pie when he sees there isn't enough to go around.
- Edgar Watson Howe

But people who really know me, know that I am not a bad boy at heart...
I am a big teddy bear.
- A. J. McLean

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

Boy, I'll tell you, when the Rams drafted me No.
1, it surprised me.
I was walking on air for days.
- Jack Youngblood

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

Boy, we'll get Raymond out and we won't go hungry anymore.
- Bonnie Parker

I remember when I was a little boy my father didn't love me;
he couldn't.
He loved my older brother but he couldn't love me somehow,
at least not in a way I could understand it.
- Keith Miller

Little ol' boy in the Panhandle told me the other day
you can still make a small fortune in agriculture.
Problem is, you got to start with a large one.
- Jim Hightower

Since I was a boy, from this house, I was out rescuing crocodiles and snakes.
My mum and dad were very passionate about that and,
I was lucky enough to go along.
- Steve Irwin

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

To my mind the boy who gives least promise is one in
whom the critical faculty develops in advance of the imagination.
- Quintilian

Whenever it is possible, a boy should choose some occupation
which he should do even if he did not need the money.
- William Lyon Phelps

Unless artists can remember what it was to be a little boy,
they are only half complete as artist and as man.
- James Thurber

I grew up in an abusive home and was told on a daily
basis by my father that I would never amount to anything
and that I looked like a boy.
- Janice Dickinson

I wanted to show a normal young girl whose only difference
was that she behaved in the way a boy might,
without any sense of guilt on a moral or sexual level.
- Roger Vadim

It's well known by now that I had a special need to
get Maureen's goat when ever the opportunity presented itself.
I was a boy and she was the enemy...
a girl.
- Christopher Knight

An actor's popularity is fleeting.
His success has the life expectancy of a small boy
who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match.
- Fred Allen

There is nothing so aggravating as a fresh boy who
is too old to ignore and too young to kick.
- Kin Hubbard

As a boy I believed I could make myself invisible.
I'm not sure that I ever could, but I certainly had
the ability to pass unnoticed.
- Terence Stamp

Gentlemen, it is better to have died as a small boy
than to fumble this football.
- John Heisman

I've wanted to be an actor ever since I was a little boy.
- Henry Darrow

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