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"'I'm youth, I'm joy,' Peter answered at a venture, 'I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.'"  (Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1860-1937, Peter Pan)

"...and thus it will go on, so long as children are gay and innocent and heartless."  (Sir James Matthew Barrie, 1860-1937, Peter Pan)

"A bachelor never quite gets over the idea that he is a thing of beauty and a boy forever."  (Helen Rowland)

"Donald and I were jazz fans in high school. We were outcasts. We were the poor, sad kids who brought Sarah Vaughn records to their first junior high school party. That kind of stuff warps you for life."  (Walter Becker, of Steely Dan, on he and co-member Donald Fagin's being disliked)

"Girls we love for what they are; young men for what they promise to be."  (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1749-1832)

"I think I was about six when I saw my father's penis. I don't think it affected me because I was so young. And so drunk."  (Sarah Silverman)

"Keep interested in others; keep interested in the wide and wonderful world. Then in a spiritual sense you will always be young."  (Fredric March, American actor)

"Real teens are a lot more circumspect when they're hot for someone."  (Michael Sicinski, film theorist)

"The duty of youth is to challenge corruption."  (Kurt Cobain)

"We don't want teenagers to write violent poems, horrifying stories, explicit lyrics and rhymes; they're ugly, in precisely the way that we are ugly, and out of protectiveness and hypocrisy, even out of pity and love and tenderness, we try to force young people to be innocent of everything but the effects of that ugliness."  (Michael Chabon, American novelist, in the San Francisco Gate)

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