Funny Quotes About Boys

Tickle Your Imagination With These Funny Quotes About Boys

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Filthy but adorable, naughty yet angelic, strong and helpless -- boys are an intriguing bundle of contradictions. Boys grow into men, but at some level, boys remain boys. They never shed their fetishes -- be it games, gizmos, or girls. Read these funny quotes about boys and you will find a striking parallel with the boys and men you know.

  • Bart Simpson
    Inside every hardened criminal beats the heart of a ten-year-old boy.
  • Joseph Heller
    When I grow up I want to be a little boy.
  • James Matthew Barrie
    What is genius? It is the power to be a boy again at will.
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
    No one knows how it is that with one glance a boy can break through into a girl's heart.
  • Plato
    Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.
  • James Thurber
    Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years.
  • Mark Twain
    There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life that he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Boys and young men acquire readily the moral sentiments of their social milieu, whatever these sentiments may be.
  • Eric Berne
    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.
  • Mark Twain
    George Washington, as a boy, was ignorant of the commonest accomplishments of youth. He could not even lie.
  • Robert Frost
    A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Give a boy address and accomplishments and you give him the mastery of palaces and fortunes where he goes.
  • Charles Dickens
    A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
  • Mickey Rooney
    I was a thirteen-year-old boy for thirty years.
  • Elvis Presley
    When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies. I grew up believing this dream.