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.
The great majority of men, especially in France, both desire and possess a fashionable woman, much in the way one might own a fine horse -- as a LUXURY befitting a young man.
Golf, like the measles, should be caught young, for, if postponed to riper years, the results may be serious
When the boys come into my yard for leave to gather horse-chestnuts, I own I enter into nature's game, and affect to grant the permission reluctantly, fearing that any moment they will find out the imposture of that showy chaff. But this tenderness is quite unnecessary; the enchantments are laid on very thick. Their young life is thatched with them. Bare and grim to tears is the lot of the children in the hovel I saw yesterday; yet not the less they hang it round with frippery romance, like the children of the happiest fortune.
The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of their blood.
It is essential that we enable young people to see themselves as participants in one of the most exciting eras in history, and to have a sense of purpose in relation to it.
Wives are young men's mistresses; companions for middle age; and old men's nurses.
The affection of young ladies is of as rapid growth as Jack's beanstalk, and reaches up to the sky in a night.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.
Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
We must view young people not as empty bottles to be filled but as candles to be lit.
No man knows he is young while he is young.
The old forget, the young don't know
The young man knows the rules but the old man knows the exceptions
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life's tragedy.
Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood
Affectation is certain deformity; by forming themselves on fantastic models, the young begin with being ridiculous, and often end in being vicious
If women have young children, they are one man away from welfare.
Plants are the young of the world. Vessels of health and vigor; but they grope ever upward towards consciousness; the trees are imperfect man, and seem to bemoan their imprisonment, rooted in the ground.
Man always kills the things he loves, and so we the pioneers have killed our wilderness. Some say we had to. Be that as it may, I am glad I shall never be young without wild country to be young in. Of what avail are forty freedoms without a blank spot on the map?
Consuming wine in moderation daily will help people to die young as late as possible
Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil.
Virginity is such a personal thing. You can't judge anyone on it. A lot of young women feel they want to save themselves for the man who they think they will love forever.