Young Quotes

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

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.

Luella F. Phean

It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it; but the young know they are wretched, for they are full of the truthless ideals which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real they are bruised and wounded.

William Somerset Maugham

There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age - I missed it coming and going.

John B. Priestly

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

Carey Williams

Youth is wasted on the young.

George Bernard Shaw

My advice to any young person at the beginning of their career is to try to look for the mere outlines of big things with their fresh, untrained, and unprejudiced mind.

Hans Selye

A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over.

Honore de Balzac

Learn young about hard work and manners - and you'll be through the whole dirty mess and nicely dead again before you know it.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

A dog doesn't care if you're rich or poor, big or small, young or old. He doesn't care if you're not smart, not popular, not a good joke-teller, not the best athlete, nor the best-looking person. To your dog, you are the greatest, the smartest, the nicest human being who was ever born. You are his friend and protector.

Louis Sabin

I was a young man with uninformed ideas. I threw out queries, suggestions, wondering all the time over everything; and to my astonishment the ideas took like wildfire. People made a religion of them.

Charles Darwin

An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young

Oscar Wilde

Drama is based on the Mistake. I think someone is my friend when he really is my enemy, that I am free to marry a woman when in fact she is my mother, that this person is a chambermaid when it is a young nobleman in disguise, that this well-dressed young man is rich when he is really a penniless adventurer, or that if I do this such and such a result will follow when in fact it results in something very different. All good drama has two movements, first the making of the mistake, then the discovery that it was a mistake.

W. H. Auden

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.

Maya Angelou

A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.

Rupert Brooke

The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards

Anatole France

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.

Soren Kierkegaard

Poor in my youth, and in life's later scenes - Rich to no end, I curse my natal hour, Who naught enjoyed while young, denied the means; And naught when old enjoyed, denied the power

Greek proverb

A heart that loves is always young.

Greek Proverb

Death is a distant rumor to the young.

Andrew A. Rooney
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