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Quotes about youth

Let no one be slow to seek wisdom when he is young nor weary in the search thereof when he is grown old. For no age is too early or too late for the health of the soul.
Epicurus - Letter to Menoeceus / 

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.

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

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 / 

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 / 

With a smile we should instruct our youth.
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, known as Molière - The School for Husbands / 

What youth found and must find outside, the man of life's afternoon must find within himself.
Carl Gustav Jung / 

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

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.

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.

If youth knew if age could.
Sigmund Freud

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.

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.

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

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