If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of the potential, for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints, possibility never.
One of the virtues of being very young is that you don't let the facts get in the way of your imagination.
Obesity among young Americans is a serious problem that can have serious ramifications in the long run.
I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.
Lower voter participation is a silent threat to our democracy...It under-represents young people, the poor, the disabled, those with little education, minorities and you and me.
Myself when young did eagerly frequent Doctor and Saint, and heard great argument About it and about: but evermore Came out by the same door wherein I went.
To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms, and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them...
Arrogance, pedantry, and dogmatism; the occupational diseases of those who spend their lives directing the intellects of the young.
As long as there are young men with the light of adventure in their eyes or a touch of wildness in their souls, rapids will be run.
Plus, you know, when I was young, there was a lot of respect for clowning in rock music - look at Little Richard. It was a part of the whole thing, and I always also believed that it released the audience.
The examination system, and the fact that instruction is treated mainly as a training for a livelihood, leads the young to regard knowledge from a purely utilitarian point of view as the road to money, not as the gateway to wisdom.
How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because some day in life you will have been all of these.
Young men soon give and soon forget affronts;
Old age is slow in both.
A name is more than just a noun, verb, or adjective. Its your life, your legacy, your journey, sacrifices, and everything youve worked hard for every day of your life as and adolescent, young adult and adult.
No one grows up and wants to be a cop killer. It was against everything Ive ever was. As a young police explorer I found my calling in life. But, As a young police officer I found that the violent suspects on the street are not the only people you have to watch.
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible -- and achieve it, generation after generation.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning today is young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
A young person, to achieve, must first get out of his mind any notion either of the ease or rapidity of success. Nothing ever just happens in this world.
Youth is that period when a young boy knows everything but how to make a living
Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self-confidence young. Keep your hope young.
The first symptom of love in a young man is shyness; the first symptom in a woman, it's boldness.
Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot.
The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other--instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.
Looking up, she showed him quite a young face, but one whose bloom and promise were all swept away, as if the haggard winter should unnaturally kill the spring.