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Letter "B" » Boys
«A boy is a magical creature - you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart.»
«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.»
«Boys are sent out into the world to buffet with its temptations, to mingle with bad and good, to govern and direct - girls are to dwell in quiet homes among few friends, to exercise a noiseless influence.»
Author: Elizabeth Missing Sewell
, Bad Girls
«American boys should not be seen dying on the nightly news. Wars should be over in three days or less, or before Congress invokes the War Powers Resolution.»
«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.»
Author: John Andrew Holmes
«Boys frustrate me. I hate all their indirect messages, I hate game playing. Do you like me or don't you? Just tell me so I can get over you.»
Author: Kirsten Dunst
, get over
, Just a Game
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, Tell Me
«As a boy I remember how terribly real the statues of the saints would seem at 7 o'clock Mass-before I'd had breakfast. From that I learned always to conduct hungry.»
«Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.»
«Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.»
«Boys and young men acquire readily the moral sentiments of their social milieu, whatever these sentiments may be»