Most popular youth quotes
In a better world we will find our young years and our old friends.
Time, the subtle thief of youth.
Youth is the best time to be rich; and the best time to be poor.
Youth, even in its sorrows, always has a brilliancy of its own.
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth.
I am not young enough to know everything.
In youth, we clothe ourselves with rainbows, and go as brave as the zodiac.
The pleasures of youth pass away, but friendship will blossom forever.
The command to grow up at once was more bearable than the faceless horror of wavering purpose, which was youth.
One of the virtues of being very young is that you don't let the facts get in the way of your imagination.
Youth is when you blame all your troubles on your parents; maturity is when you learn that everything is the fault of the younger generation.
If youth only knew; if age only could.
The person who says youth is a state of mind invariably has more state of mind than youth.
We are only young once. That is all society can stand.
I've always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
The best thing about being young is, if you had to do it all over again, you would still have time.
If life were just, we would be born old and achieve youth about the time we'd saved enough to enjoy it.
Everybody has been young before, but not everybody has been old before.
You will stay young as long as you learn, form new habits and don't mind being contradicted.
You are young at any age if you are planning for tomorrow.
Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find a face of his own.
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible—and achieve it, generation after generation.
When young, one is confident to be able to build palaces for mankind, but when the time comes one has one's hands full just to be able to remove their trash.
To get back ones youth one has merely to repeat ones follies.
Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you.
Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
We cannot always build a future for our youth, but we can always build our youth for the future.
Youth is like spring, an overpraised season.
Young men think old men are fools; but old men know young men are fools.
My salad days,. When I was green in judgment, cold in blood.
The young are in a state like intoxication, for youth is sweet and they are growing.
There's nothing that keeps its youth, so far as I know, but a tree and truth.
Youth is wasted on the young.
If the person is over 40 years old, I tell him he should do something because it is first good for Japan, good for the company, good for his family, and finally good for him. If the person is under 40, I tell him he should do it because first it is good for him, good for his family, good for the company, and finally good for Japan.
Let the youthful soul look back on life with the question: what have you truly loved up to now, what has drawn your soul aloft, what has mastered it and at the same time blessed it?
The two things that nearly all of us have thoroughly and really been through are childhood and youth. And though we would not have them back again on any account, we feel that they are both beautiful, because we have drunk them dry.
Childhood does sometimes pay a second visit to man—youth never.
It is not possible for civilization to flow backward while there is youth in the world.
Youth is the seed-time of good habits, as well in nations as in individuals.
Youth is so insatiable of happiness, and has such sublimely insane faith in its own power to make happy and be happy!
It is the duty of youth to bring its fresh new powers to bear on social progress. Each generation of young people should be to the world like a vast reserve force to a tired army. They should lift the world forward. That is what they are for.
Men grow to the stature to which they are stretched when they are young.
Youth is harmed by having wisdom thrust upon it. Youth must gather wisdom slowly, in laughter and tears.
Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
Youth has the resilience to absorb disaster and weave it into the pattern of its life, no matter how anguishing the thorn that penetrates its flesh.
Youth is the pollen That blows through the sky And does not ask why.
Youth is a disease that must be borne with patiently! Time, indeed, will cure it.
The young are an alien species. They won't replace us by revolution. They will forget and ignore us out of existence.
Youth is like spring, an overpraised season—delightful if it happen to be a favored one, but in practice...more remarkable, as a general rule, for biting east winds than genial breezes.
Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.
Young people want to look like peas in a pod, and there is no use trying to make them look different.
Youth: a time of great disturbance, folly, and distress, for which we are nostalgic the rest of our lives.
Your youth is like a water-wetted stone Bright with a beauty that is not its own.
Youth is but an insecure custodian.
It is better to waste one's youth than to do nothing with it at all.
All the good wine of life our drunken youth devours.
The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
If youth is the season of hope, it is often so only in the sense that our elders are hopeful about us.
Alas, that Spring should vanish with the Rose! That Youth's sweet-scented Manuscript should close!
Everybody's youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.
This is a youth-oriented society, and the joke is on them because youth is a disease from which we all recover.
Youth's the season made for joys.
Youth is intoxication without wine.
Youth is, after all, just a moment, but it is the moment, the spark that you always carry in your heart.
Youth itself is a talent—a perishable talent.
The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid.
Fond youth flatters itself that all must heed its prayer.
Youth as glimpsed by its elders is a story that comes from afar, showing itself as either lovely to look at or a torment to endure.
Youth is a perpetual intoxication; it is a fever of the mind.
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon.
Youth is a religion from which one always ends up being converted.
What is youth anyway? Nothing but a tight skin.
Youth is a marvelous garment.
Youth is a mortal wound.
In early youth, as we contemplate our coming life, we are like children in a theater before the curtain is raised, sitting there in high spirits and eagerly waiting for the play to begin.
Youth's a stuff will not endure.
He wears the rose of youth upon him.
My salad days, When I was green in judgment.
Young men are apt to think themselves wise enough, as drunken men are apt to think themselves sober enough.
Youth should be a savings-bank.
When I can look Life in the eyes Grown calm and very coldly wise, Life will have given me the Truth, And taken in exchange—my youth.
Youth has become a class.
The deepest definition of Youth is, Life as yet untouched by tragedy.
Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms.
Youth is the Lord of Life.
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do we know that his future will not be equal to our present?
Age considers; youth ventures.
Just tell me how you judge your childhood and youth, and I will tell you who you are.
The pleasures of youth are the pains of old age, just as the pleasures of old age are the pains of youth.