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Youth quotes (47)
How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself. Everybody should try it.
Barbara Pym Category: Youth
I love the acquaintance of young people because in the first place I don't like to think myself growing old. In the next place young acquaintances must last longest if they do last; and then young men have more generous sentiments in every respect.
Dr. Samuel Johnson Category: Youth
Every young man should aim at independence and should prepare himself for a vocation; above all he should so manage his life that the steps of his progress are taken without improper aids; that he calls no one master that he does not win or deserve the reputation of being a tool of others and that if called to public service he may assume its duties with the satisfaction of knowing that he is free to rise to the height of his opportunity.
Charles Evans Hughes Category: Youth
Through our great good fortune in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing. While we are permitted to scorn nothing but indifference and do not pretend to undervalue the worldly rewards of ambition we have seen with our own eyes beyond and above the gold fields the snowy heights of honor and it is for us to bear the report to those who come after us.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. Category: Youth
As no man is born an artist so no man is born an angler.
Izaak Walton Category: Youth
Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled business.
Francis Bacon Category: Youth
When a man of forty falls in love with a girl of twenty it isnt her youth he is seeking but his own.
Lenore Coffee Category: Youth
Hes feeling his oats.
Proverb Category: Youth
Forty is the old age of youth fifty is the youth of old age.
Hosea Ballou Category: Youth
The youth of today and the youth of tomorrow will be accorded an almost unequaled opportunity for great accomplishment and for human service.
Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler Category: Youth
We are only young once. That is all society can stand.
Bob Bowen Category: Youth
YOUTH n. The Period of Possibility when Archimedes finds a fulcrum Cassandra has a following and seven cities compete for the honor of endowing a living Homer.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Youth
In the lexicon of youth which Fate reserves For a bright manhood there is no such word As fail !
Edward George Earle Bulwer-Lytton Category: Youth
It takes a long time to become young.
Pablo Picasso Category: Youth
Im youth Im joy Im a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
Sir James Matthew Barrie Category: Youth
It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history.
Renata Adler Category: Youth
There is always some specific moment when we become aware that our youth is gone; but years after we know it was much later.
Mignon McLaughlin Category: Youth
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body but can never be so in mind.
Marcus Tullius Cicero Category: Youth
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Abraham Lincoln Category: Youth
You can stay young as long as you learn.
Emily Dickinson Category: Youth
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
Franz Kafka Category: Youth
Youths the season made for joys Love is then our duty.
John Gay Category: Youth
The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinions of its young men under five-and-twenty.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe Category: Youth
Youth is a disease from which we all recover.
Dorothy Fulheim Category: Youth
You are only young once but you can stay immature indefinitely.
Unknown Category: Youth
When youre young the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements.
Pearl Mae Bailey Category: Youth
Youth is the best time to be rich and the best time to be poor.
Euripides Category: Youth
What is it to stay young? It is the ability to hold fast to old friends and to make new ones to keep forever our beloved in dear remembrance and to open our hearts quickly to a light knock on the door.
Cornelia Rogers Category: Youth
You only live once; but if you live it right once is enough.
Adam Marshall Category: Youth
Youth is when youre allowed to stay up late on New Years Eve. Middle age is when youre forced to.
Bill Vaughn Category: Youth
If I were to give advice to young people high-achieving young people for example Id have to say don't neglect your family. Politics is important sitting at the head table is glamorous. Traveling around the world trying to do something for world peace was wonderful. But ... Family and friends and faith are what are really matters in life. And I know that. I see it so clearly now.
George Herbert Walker Bush Category: Youth
When it comes to staying young a mind-lift beats a face-lift any day.
Marty Bucella Category: Youth
You only live once but if you work it right once is enough.
Joe E. Lewis Category: Youth
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
Herbert Asquith Category: Youth
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth but a reproach to old age.
Aristotle Category: Youth
As long as any adult thinks that he like the parents and teachers of old can become introspective invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him he is lost.
Margaret Mead Category: Youth
Im focussing on what I havent attained not what I have. A lot has come to me early. I don't want to get consumed with that. Winners live in the present tense. People who come up short are consumed with future or past. I want to be living in the now. My goal is to play one full game in the now but I havent even gotten past the first inning yet. I start thinking about where my mom is or if my dogs have been fed. The average human has 2000 thoughts a day. The really accomplished have 1500 because you can focus longer. I need to learn how to focus longer.
Alexander Emmanuel (Alex) Rodriguez Category: Youth
Youth which is forgiven everything forgives itself nothing: Age which forgives itself anything is forgiven nothing.
George Bernard Shaw Category: Youth
No man is happy unless he believes he is.
Publilius Syrus Category: Youth
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
Victor Hugo Category: Youth
At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty the wit; and at forty the judgment.
Benjamin Franklin Category: Youth
The best rules to form a young man are to talk little to hear much to reflect alone upon what has passed in company to distrust ones own opinions and value others that deserve it.
Sir William Temple Category: Youth
Youth is not entirely a time of life; it is a state of mind. Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old by deserting their ideals. You are as young as your faith as old as your doubts; as young as your self-confidence as old as your fear; as young as your hope as old as your despair.
General Douglas MacArthur Category: Youth
The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid.
Carl Gustav Jung Category: Youth
If there were no falsehood in the world there would be no doubt; if there were no doubt there would be no inquiry; if no inquiry no wisdom no knowledge no genius.
Walter Savage Landor Category: Youth
Don't let young people tell you their aspirations; when they drop, them they will drop you.
Logan Pearsall Smith Category: Youth
Youth is a quality not a matter of circumstances.
Frank Lloyd Wright Category: Youth