Young Quotes

In the effort to give good and comforting answers to the young questioners whom we love, we very often arrive at good and comforting answers for ourselves

Ruth Goode

Though an old man I am but a young gardener

Thomas Jefferson

Desperation is the perfume of the young actor. It's so satisfying to have gotten rid of it. If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy. In this business a lot of people go nuts, go eccentric, even end up dead from it. Not my plan.

Uma Thurman

If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential - for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.

Soren Kierkegaard

Youth is that period when a young boy knows everything but how to make a living

Carey Williams

I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness."

Aldo Leopol

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.

Edward William Bok

The earth has grown old with its burden of care But at Christmas it always is young, The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair And its soul full of music breaks the air, When the song of angels is sung.

Phillips Brooks

I like a man who's good, but not too good--for the good die young, and I hate a dead one.

Mae West

You're only as young as the last time you changed your mind.

Timothy Leary

There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.

Mark Twain

Nobody can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.

Sydney J. Harris

It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.

Louisa May Alcott

We must always have old memories and young hopes.

Arsene Houssaye

Memory is what makes us young or old.

Louis Charles Alfred de Musset

It's hard to be responsible, adult and sensible all the time. How good it is to have a sister whose heart is as young as your own.

Pam Brown

One of the virtues of being very young is that you don't let the facts get in the way of your imagination.

Sam Levenson

What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.

Kurt Vonnegut

Money is like manure; it's not worth a thing unless it's spread around encouraging young things to grow.

Thornton Wilder

When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old I know that it is.

Oscar Wilde

In our dreams we are always young.

Sarah Louise Delany

Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all.

Jean Genet

I believe you have a responsibility to comport yourself in a manner that gives an example to others. As a young man, I prayed for success. Now I pray just to be worthy of it.

Brendan Fraser

A high-school teacher, after all, is a person deputized by the rest of us to explain to the young what sort of world they are living in, and to defend, if possible, the part their elders are playing in it.

Emile Capouya
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