Little Boys Sayings and Quotes

Little boys are spunky and naturally mischievous. They are often fearless daredevils, willing to take the largest leap, fastest ride, or delve into the murkiest muck without hesitation. Bumps & bruises build character. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and humorous quotes about little boys.


One of the best things in the world to be is a boy; it requires no experience, but needs some practice to be a good one.     

Charles Dudley Warner

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

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

Gilbert K. Chesterton

A small son can charm himself into, and out of, most things.     

Jenny De Vries

Boys do not grow up gradually. They move forward in spurts like the hands of clocks in railway stations.     

Cyril Connolly

There is a little boy inside the man who is my brother... Oh, how I hated that little boy. And how I love him too.     

Anna Quindlen

What are little boys made of? Snips and snails and puppy-dog tails, And such are little boys made of.     

Robert Southey

A boy's story is the best that is ever told.     

Charles Dickens

A boy carries out suggestions more wholeheartedly when he understands their aim.     

Robert Baden-Powell

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

Allan Beck

A boy is the only thing that God can use to make a man.     

Unkown

Young boys should never be sent to bed, they always wake up another day older.     

Johnnie Depp

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.     

Eric Berne

Old boys have their playthings as well as young ones; the difference is only in the price.     

Benjamin Franklin

With boys, you always know where you stand. Right in the path of a hurricane.     

Erma Bombeck

The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light.     

Robert Baden-Powell

A small boy, mischievous to the imp degree.     

Rea Murtha

A boy's will is the wind's will.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It's the merry-hearted boys that make the best men!     

Irish Proverb

Do not train boys to learning by force and harshness, but lead them by what amuses them, so that they may better discover the bent of their minds.     

Plato

A boy is naturally full of humor.     

Robert Baden-Powell

When I grow up I want to be a little boy.     

Joseph Heller

Little boys are like snowflakes, there are no two alike.     

Unkown

Every puppy should have a boy.     

Erma Bombeck

A boy's best friend is his mother.     

Joseph Stefano

Like the changing leaves of fall, My little boy is now a man.     

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Little boys are a ton of fun.     

Tori Spelling

Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.     

A. A. Milne

It is rare that one can see in a little boy the promise of a man, but one can almost always see in a little girl the threat of a woman.     

Alexandre Dumas

High tax rates are followed by attempts of ingenious men to beat them as surely as surely as snow is followed by little boys on sleds.     

Arthur M. Okun