25 Most Inspirational Quotes For Teens and Young People

We all need words to get us by each day, every one of needs motivation to keep ongoing, to achieve what we think that is impossible. Nowadays, we find it hard to get the motivation we need. Being a teenager is very hard; our parents may think otherwise, they may think all we have to do is do our homework, pass our exams and mow the lawn. But being a teenager is the scariest part of our growth, we explore and get to know a whole another world. We witness changes not only in our body but the way we think and the way people see us. In this post, we look at 25 of the best inspirational quotes for teens

As teenagers, we are introduced to many things, a new way of doing things and we get to see things that seem so different from what our parents taught us. Sometimes it seems like we are facing this awkward transitional period alone. How do we choose? How do we make sure that we make the right choice? —- It is not easy at all; therefore, we need encouragement at every step of the way. We set the tone and the course of our life at our teenage, therefore we need to make sure we make the right choice because any choice we make as a teenager will affect the rest of our life, only a few of us will get the second chance.

We want to encourage and motivate you. What do you want to see done? These powerful quotes here will not only encourage you to go for your dreams and achieve what you want to achieve, it will as well inspire you to aspire to greater heights in life.


Inspirational quotes for teens and young people

1.  “Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has.” – Anita Brookner

2. “Adolescence isn’t just about prom or wearing sparkly dresses.” – Jena Malone

3. “There is a point in every young person’s life when you realize that the youth that you’ve progressed through and graduate to some sort of adulthood is equally as messed up as where you’re going.” – Jena Malone

4. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

5. “Hmmm! Teenagers. They think they know everything. You give them an inch, and they swim all over you.” – Sebastian, “The Little Mermaid”

6. “How strange that the young should always think the world is against them – when in fact that is the only time it is for them.” – Mignon McLaughlin

7. “The power of can’t: The word ‘can’t’ makes strong people weak, blinds people who can see, saddens happy people, turns brave people into cowards, robs a genius of their brilliance, causes rich people to think poorly, and limits the achievements of that great person living inside us all.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki

8. “All our dreams can come true – if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney

9. “Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time. It’s when you make your best friends – I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to. You get the best and the worst as a teen. You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.” – Sophia Bush

10. “Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life.” – Samuel Ullman

11. “Adolescence is when girls experience social pressure to put aside their authentic selves and to display only a small portion of their gifts.” – Mary Pipher

12. “Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.” – Oscar Wilde

13. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain

14. “Adolescence is a new birth, for the higher and more completely human traits are now born.” – G. Stanley Hall

15. “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

16. Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.” – Karen Ravn

17. “Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves.” – Virginia Satir

18. “Attention Teenagers! NO is a complete sentence!” – Author Unknown

19. “So many people try to grow up too fast, and it’s not fun! You should stay a kid as long as possible!” – Vanessa Hudgens

20. “For the youth, the indignation of most things will just surge as each birthday passes.” – Chris Evans

21. “Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking “What’s in it for me?” – Brian Tracy

22. “Arguing with a teenager is like wrestling in the mud with a pig. Sooner or later you figure out that he/she is enjoying it.” – Author Unknown

23. “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

24. “As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.” – Johnny Depp

25. “Decide in your heart of hearts what really excites and challenges you, and start moving your life in that direction. Every decision you make, from what you eat to what you do with your time tonight, turns you into who you are tomorrow, and the day after that. Look at who you want to be, and start sculpting yourself into that person. You may not get exactly where you thought you’d be, but you will be doing things that suit you in a profession you believe in. Don’t let life randomly kick you into the adult you don’t want to become.” – Chris Hadfield.

I hope you have found the above information useful and will help you on your journey to a better life. If you have any feedback or want more information, please do not hesitate to leave a comment.

“Yesterday was the last day of your past. Today is the first day of your future.”

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