Youth Quotes

Everyone believes in his youth that the world really began with him, and that all merely exists for his sake

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Too chaste a youth leads to a dissolute old age

Andre Gide

A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.

William Shakespeare

Youth is too tumultuous for felicity; old age too insecure for happiness. The period most favorable to enjoyment, in a vigorous, fortunate, and generous life, is that between forty and sixty.

Christian Nevell Bovee

Youth is like spring, an overpraised season

Samuel Butler

All natural goods perish. Riches take wings; fame is a breath; love is a cheat; youth and health and pleasure vanish.

William James

Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years

Charlotte Bronte

Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew

Robert Browning

I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it.

Henri Matisse

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.

Doris Day

Youth is a religion from which one always ends up being converted

Andre Malraux

The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later

Charles Caleb Colton

Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life

Carolyn Wells

Just at the age 'twixt boy and youth, When thought is speech, and speech is truth

Sir Walter Scott
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