An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young
Youth is wasted on the young.
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.
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.
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.
Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all.
In our dreams we are always young.
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
It takes people a long time to learn the difference between talent and genius, especially ambitious young men and women.
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.
War in the end is always about betrayal, betrayal of the young by the old, of soldiers by politicians, and of idealists by cynics.
The destiny of any nation at any given time depends on the opinion of its young people, those under twenty-five.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 2 or 8. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young.
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.
We live in a culture that discourages empathy. A culture that too often tells us our principal goal in life is to be rich, thin, young, famous, safe, and entertained.
There is nothing so aggravating as a fresh boy who is too old to ignore and too young to kick.
Then, there's the modern mother-in-law. In her mid 40s, she is the compact car of her breed: efficient, trim, attractive and in harmony with her times. She's pretty stiff competition for the plain young matron who's overweight and under-financed. If there is going to be friction in this relationship, it could start from envy and resentment in the younger woman. But Father Time is on her side, even if Mother Nature played her a dirty trick
When you're young, the silliest notions seem the greatest achievements
Since baseball time is measured only in outs, all you have to do is succeed utterly; keep hitting, keep the rally alive, and you have defeated time. You remain forever young.
Blessed are the young, for they shall inherit the national debt
Treaties are like roses and young girls - they last while they last
Young lovers and young nations face the same problem: after orgasm, what?
This young man-whether he's my son or a stranger-repeatedly declares, "I didn't do it, I didn't do it." And he's shot down. That's not the American way of life. A man is innocent until he's proved guilty
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
But I might see young Cupid's fiery shaft Quenched in the chaste beams of the wat'ry moon, And the imperial vot'ress passed on, In maiden meditation, fancy-free.