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Quotes for: youth




For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.
Pierre Corneille - Le Cid  



For souls nobly born valor doesn't await the passing of years.




Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.
John Locke  






In youth we learn; in age we understand.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach  



In youth we learn; in age we understand.




Youth must be mastered not by force but by reason.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences  






Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Arthur Schopenhauer  






Youth has no age.
Pablo Picasso  






It takes a long time to become young.
Pablo Picasso  






The storms of youth occur between days of brilliant sunshine.
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims  






I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy  






Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms.
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray  






I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.
Victor Hugo - Les Misérables  






Those were the days, my friend
We thought they'd never end
We'd sing and dance forever and a day
We'd live the life we choose
We'd fight and never lose
For we were young and sure to have our way

Eugene Raskin - Those Were the Days - Single by Mary Hopkin






With a smile we should instruct our youth.
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière  






When the older generation makes mistakes, the younger learns a bad lesson.
Publilius Syrus - Sentences  






The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
Diogenes of Sinope






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






For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
Honore de Balzac






A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
William Shakespeare






He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
Plato






Forty is the old age of youth fifty the youth of old age.
Victor Hugo






Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
Friedrich Schiller






Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Aristotle






If youth knew if age could.
Sigmund Freud






Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
Aristotle






What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences.
Abbé Pierre






Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
Aristotle






Rashness belongs to youth prudence to old age.
Marcus Tullius Cicero






Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate.
Soren Kierkegaard






Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children's party taken over by the elders.
F. Scott Fitzgerald






Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
François de La Rochefoucauld










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