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Quotations on Boys

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The fact that boys are allowed to exist at all is evidence of a remarkable Christian forbearance among men.

~ Ambrose Bierce

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

~ Elbert Hubbard

Of all wild beasts, the most difficult to manage.

~ Plato

A man can never quite understand a boy, even when he has been a boy.

~ G.K. Chesterton

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

Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men.

~ Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard

A boy is a magical creature - you can lock him out of your workshop, but you can't lock him out of your heart.

~ Alan Marshall Beck

The glory of the nation rests in the character of her men. And character comes from boyhood. Thus every boy is a challenge to his elders.

~ Herbert Hoover

When you can't do anything else to a boy, you can make him wash his face.

~ Ed Howe

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