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John Keats

"The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy; but there is a space of life between, in which the soul is in a ferment, the character undecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thick-sighted: thence proceeds mawkishness." John Keats
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Anne Frank

"They mustn't know my despair, I can't let them see the wounds which they have caused, I couldn't bear their sympathy and their kind-hearted jokes, it would only make me want to scream all the more. If I talk, everyone thinks I'm showing off; when I'm silent they think I'm ridiculous; rude if I answer, sly if I get a good idea, lazy if I'm tired, selfish if I eat a mouthful more than I should, stupid, cowardly, crafty, etc. etc." Anne Frank
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Arthur Miller

"The best of our theater is standing on tiptoe, striving to see over the shoulders of father and mother. The worst is exploiting and wallowing in the self-pity of adolescence and obsessive keyhole sexuality. The way out, as the poet says, is always through." Arthur Miller
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"We want to extend our adolescence as long as we can," Amy Poehler
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"Adolescence is just one big walking pimple." Carol Burnett
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"The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten." Jules Feiffer
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"Maturity is only a short break in adolescence." Jules Feiffer
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Tori Amos

"Adolescence is that time when I think, it can be- it's the cruelest place on Earth. It can really be heartless." Tori Amos
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"Although I was well past my teenage troubles, our music was specifically designed to lubricate the passage from adolescence to adulthood," Pete Townshend
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"In the next 10 years I see this wave of donor-conceived children cresting at adolescence or young adulthood and I think they're going to start demanding change, ... It's their right as human beings to know their genetic heritage." Wendy Kramer
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"Poetry is adolescence fermented and thus preserved" Jose Gasset
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"That's just a part of being an adolescent. But it's a little dangerous to be that way online." Sharon Cooper
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"Children and their parents should be counseled on prevention measures, including avoiding tanning, especially as they reach adolescence and appearance becomes a larger issue." Mandeep Kaur
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"What a cunning mixture of sentiment, pity, tenderness, irony surrounds adolescence, what knowing watchfulness! Young birds on their first flight are hardly so hovered around." Georges Bernanos
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"I think the fluidity of gender is the next big wave in terms of adolescent development. Gender has become part of the defining way that youth organize themselves and rebel against adults." Caitlin Ryan
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Patti Smith

"I absolutely remember where I was when I first heard it. It got me through adolescence." Patti Smith
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"From my experience, sure, if you were a truck driver, you could be incredibly unlucky, ... But I had the feeling that I was safer than I would have been back here as a late adolescent with a car." Tracy Kidder
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"There's more smiles, there's more laughter, there's more buffoonery on his part and coming back at him, ... We got off to good start this season, which obviously helps, and we see practical jokes and some of the adolescent things maybe he hadn't done for a while." Bob Gansler
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William Shakespeare

"I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the anciently, stealing, fighting." William Shakespeare
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"[As Shannon began seeking her identity during adolescence, she felt suffocated by her mother.] Religious extremism and black-and-white ideology don't let people be people, ... It doesn't provide problem-solving skills. It sets people up to be damaged by offering simple answers to complex problems. It lacks compassion without care to what the research is. And nobody's that damn perfect." Joe Fields
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"The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence" Art Linkletter
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John Wayne
Birth: 1907-05-26 Death: 1979-11-06

"The High and the Mighty,"

Born Marion Morrison, John Wayne was the son of a pharmacist. Wayne got into acting after becoming a friend of actor Tom Mix who got him a job as a prop man in exchange for football tickets to USC, where Wayne played. He became friends of director John Ford who got him bit parts. He made 70 low-budget B westerns before Ford cast him in Stagecoach, which made him a star. He went on to appear in a string of major motion pictures, including The Alamo, The Green Berets and Fort Apache. He is perhaps best known for his role as Rooster Cogburn in True Grit, which earned him an Oscar.



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