Young Quotes

The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it.

Francois la Rochefoucauld-Liancourt

I'm lucky that SFWA has such a short memory. I was always the Young Turk, the gadfly. Part of the New Wave, although I didn't fit in there either! I spent years, and two histories, putting the so-called Old Guard in their place, and now I'm one of them!

Brian Wilson Aldiss

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.

Bertrand Russell

Our society must make it right and possible for old people not to fear the young or be deserted by them, for the test of a civilization is the way that it cares for its helpless members.

Pearl S. Buck

I am often disgusted at hearing young people I know, declare that they are afraid of doing this or that, because they MIGHT be killed.

William John Wills

When a nations young men are conservative, its funeral bell is already rung.

Henry Ward Beecher

Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth.

Natalie Clifford Barney

Young alienation, disappointment and heartache is all a part of the first real growing up that we do.

Judd Nelson

The President has not created any Ford constituency, unique from that of any Republican President. The one exception to this is that he does show unique strength with young voters for a Republican.

Robert Teeter

Laughter is ever young, whereas tragedy, except the very highest of all, quickly becomes haggard.

Margaret Sackville

The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life.

Oscar Wilde

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

There is no need to waste pity on young girls who are having their moments of disillusionment, for in another moment they will recover their illusion.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible - and achieve it, generation after generation.

Pearl Buck

Dad never had time to relax. When we were young, he`d get us off to school before he`d go to work as a controller for a nine-hour day, come home, make dinner, make sure we got our homework done, then go right to sleep and do it all over again the next morning. - Chad says of his father`s hectic work and family juggling act.

Chad Michael Murray
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