Youth Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Youth

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I usually play disenfranchised youth.
~By Robin Tunney ~


I was proud of the youths who opposed the war in Vietnam because they were my babies.
~By Benjamin Spock ~


They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance way of keeping the club going. I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again.
~By Casey Stengel ~


The more decadent a culture gets, the more they have a need for what they don't have at all, which is innocence, so you end up with kiddie porn and a perverse obsession with youth.
~By Joni Mitchell ~


Men and women whose early youth was shaped in the ordeal of the Great Depression showed the values formed in that crucible when tyranny threatened a world.
~By Steve Buyer ~


Youth doesn't reason, it acts. The old man reasons and would like to make the others act in his place.
~By Francis Picabia ~


Today's accent may be on youth, but the stress is still on the parents.
~By Earl Wilson ~


It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one's earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


Ever since my youth it has disturbed me that of the literary works that survived their own epoch, so many dealt with historical rather than contemporary subjects.
~By Lion Feuchtwanger ~


There is a crying need today to have this truth heralded throughout the land that youth especially may appreciate and hold the freedom of the individual as sacred as did our revolutionary fathers.
~By David O. McKay ~


When I recall today my early youth, I should take the boy that I then was, with the exception of a few individual features, for a different person, were it not for the existence of the chain of memories.
~By Ernst Mach ~


There were a lot of adventure books for boys, historical novels by Kenneth Roberts, and whatever mystery novels the alarmed librarian imagined might not corrupt an eager but innocent youth.
~By Peter Straub ~


American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


Hold fast to life and youth.
~By Elizabeth Arden ~


I knew I was going from the flock of Christ and had no resolution to return, hence serious reflections were uneasy to me, and youthful vanities and diversions were my greatest pleasure.
~By John Woolman ~


The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of a Spirit made for what it has not found but must forever seek as an Ideal.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


Rock and rollers can get you the youth buzz, and younger people are fanatical readers.
~By James Ellroy ~


I consider the 70s to be the youth of old age. So all you women out there who are afraid of getting older, just keep your orgasms in place, eat a lot of vegetables, take exercise, and you'll be fine.
~By Betty Dodson ~


Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
~By Stanislaw Lec ~


The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old.
~By Rosalyn S. Yalow ~


Major League Baseball has always recognized the influence that our stars can have on the youth of America. As such, we are concerned that recent revelations and allegations of steroid use have been sending a terrible message to young people.
~By Bud Selig ~


Stories about the ongoing dramas in our lives as we age are not being told because women find it difficult to be honest about what's going on - about, for example, our heightened sexuality as we age or about living in a society that only values youth.
~By Olympia Dukakis ~


However light-hearted you try to be about it, the loss of youth, and everything that goes with it, is quite a trauma.
~By Julian Clary ~


We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality.
~By Jean Paul ~


Youth is an amazing thing: I think back on when we did The Lost Boys, and I didn't think I could do anything wrong.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


Everybody's youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.
~By F. Scott Fitzgerald ~


I work with youth offenders in LA, I've heard them speak and see how music manipulates them.
~By Lisa Bonet ~


Knowledge is ancient error reflecting on its youth.
~By Francis Picabia ~


Not less, but more democracy - that is the demand, that is the great goal that we have to prescribe for ourselves, and especially for our youth.
~By Gustav Heinemann ~


No amount of skill on the part of the actress can make up for the loss of youth.
~By Ellen Terry ~


For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.
~By William Wordsworth ~


Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one's death.
~By Rollo May ~


Diamonds are forever, my youth is not.
~By Jill St. John ~


If you want to recapture your youth, just cut off his allowance.
~By Al Bernstein ~


There's a confidence that comes from youth and not knowing better. But there comes a point, as an actor, when you do know better, and that is when the fear starts.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
~By Doris Day ~


There are two barriers that often prevent communication between the young and their elders. The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact that they themselves are no longer young. The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the middle aged are still alive.
~By Jessamyn West ~


A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth.
~By Stendhal ~


I surrendered my youth to the people I feared when I could have been out there loving someone. Don't make that mistake yourself. Life's too damn short.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


To me, if a heterosexual has a right to do it, then I have a right to do it. And if it's important to the gay youth - who are now setting the agenda - then its important to me.
~By Harvey Fierstein ~


Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
~By Bo Bennett ~


We must accept the fact that transport and communications will bring the world in close relations and the youth of the world should have standards and ideals in common.
~By Juliette G. Low ~


I've always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
~By Alice Roosevelt Longworth ~


Indeed, I am sometimes inclined to doubt whether some men consider youth as rational and intelligent beings, with minds capable of expansion, and talents formed for usefulness.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


The youth of an art is, like the youth of anything else, its most interesting period. When it has come to the knowledge of good and evil it is stronger, but we care less about it.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Youth, what man's age is like to be, doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.
~By John Denham ~


If youth knew; if age could.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


We don't have a major problem right now in our country, and life is normal. Things like unemployment, which the youth are suffering from, and the rate of inflation - these are chronic conditions and we have to solve them.
~By Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani ~


Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
~By Euripides ~


My youth passed at the time of the country's reconstruction from the ruins and ashes of the war in which my nation never bowed to the enemy paying the highest price in the struggle.
~By Lech Walesa ~


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.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


When the youth of America gets together, amazing things happen.
~By Tom Ford ~


If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes.
~By Michelangelo ~


There are singers that I have enjoyed, from Nina Simone and Ray Charles onward. But the music that made music the number one thing for me as a youth was jazz.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


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.
~By Logan P. Smith ~


America is the civilization of people engaged in transforming themselves. In the past, the stars of the performance were the pioneer and the immigrant. Today, it is youth and the Black.
~By Harold Rosenberg ~


I thought people cared about music in a deep way, so I was writing to that spirit in people and in myself. It was me, thinking I knew what was up. Youth, who else can change the world?
~By Kevin Eubanks ~


Thus the castle of each feudal chieftain became a school of chivalry, into which any noble youth, whose parents were from poverty unable to educate him to the art of war, was readily received.
~By Horatio Alger ~


To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


I'm not bothered by the paparazzi and I don't feel hemmed in, I've never felt that. My youth, mind you, there wasn't quite the same attention to celebrities as there is now, but I've never felt that.
~By Albert Finney ~


Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.
~By Dwight D. Eisenhower ~


Youth is, after all, just a moment, but it is the moment, the spark that you always carry in your heart.
~By Raisa Gorbachyova ~


Youth is not enough. And love is not enough. And success is not enough. And, if we could achieve it, enough would not be enough.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


I have crushed the cup of youth like a rose between my fingers but its nectar never warmed my weary heart.
~By Jon English ~


The things that I draw on, and the world that I feel part of, aren't particularly youth culture.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Youth is that period when a young boy knows everything but how to make a living.
~By Carey Williams ~


I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
~By Charles Sumner ~


Major League Baseball is a national institution and we take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to how the game affects the lives of American youth.
~By Bud Selig ~


It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


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


Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth and it must be cherished and guarded as a treasure.
~By Felix Bloch ~


Too much youth, hunger, mission, and talent.
~By Larry Merchant ~


A lot of them want to come and play for Manchester United. They want to play because Alex has a record of giving youth a chance and we have the history and heritage of Manchester United.
~By David Gill ~


In my youth, I found that I was quite often inspired and pushed forward by what I read.
~By Peter Davison ~


Youth comes but once in a lifetime.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


I would not say that I was, these days, a 'student' of philosophy, although in my youth I was quite deeply involved with certain aspects of the British pragmatists.
~By Brian Ferneyhough ~


To these ideals which were instilled in me when I was a youth, I attribute in a large degree the success that was mine on the bicycle tracks of the world.
~By Major Taylor ~


Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has.
~By Anita Brookner ~


Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
~By Aristotle ~


If I have known much trouble in my youth, I have also known much joy.
~By Clara Schumann ~


Ah, great it is to believe the dream as we stand in youth by the starry stream; but a greater thing is to fight life through and say at the end, the dream is true!
~By Edwin Markham ~


It is as well perhaps that this is not the first time I have been swept off my feet. In the days of my blessed youth there were such occasions; in what young person's life do they not occur?
~By Knut Hamsun ~


So, rap has that quality, for youth anyway; it's a kind of blues element. It's physical, almost gymnastic. It speaks to you organically. Rap grows out of what young people really are today, not only black youth, but white - everybody.
~By Archie Shepp ~


Time is a great conference planning our end, and youth is only the past putting a leg forward.
~By Djuna Barnes ~


Most good roles are written for young men. We are fixated on youth. So however much people say there is nothing wrong with being bald, the reality is once the hair is gone, you might not get the parts.
~By Ian Hart ~


I had the pleasure, as Robin said, to live a childhood dream as many young Americans and Puerto Rican children live that play youth baseball. And I feel honored and very thankful for that opportunity.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
~By John Dryden ~


What saddens me is the corruption of youth and beauty, and the loss of soul, which is only replaced by money.
~By Lisa Bonet ~


Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer; and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit, like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day.
~By Donald G. Mitchell ~


I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it.
~By Henri Matisse ~


Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


Smiling always with a never fading serenity of countenance, and flourishing in an immortal youth.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


Paradoxical as it may seem, to believe in youth is to look backward; to look forward we must believe in age.
~By Dorothy L. Sayers ~


We are involved in youth testing internationally. We want to try to prove without a shadow of a doubt the relationship between physical fitness and health, not just physical fitness and ability to perform.
~By Kenneth H. Cooper ~


I cannot cure myself of that most woeful of youth's follies - thinking that those who care about us will care for the things that mean much to us.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Instead of being taught independence, energy, and enterprise, our youth today is taught to look for security.
~By B. Carroll Reece ~


The causes of youth violence are working parents who put their kids into daycare, the teaching of evolution in the schools, and working mothers who take birth control pills.
~By Tom DeLay ~


Youth is wasted on the young.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~

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April 19 ,2024
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