Youth Quotes

The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.

Oscar Wilde

Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all.

Jean Genet

Youth today must be strong, unafraid, and a better taxpayer than its father.

H. V. Wade

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

Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

Franz Kafka

Youth is the trustee of prosperity.

Benjamin Disraeli

What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.

Robert Browning

Youth should watch joys and shoot them as they fly.

John Dryden

In youth, everything seems possible; but we reach a point in the middle years when we realize that we are never going to reach all the shining goals we had set for ourselves, with what grace we can, to living with our ulcers and arthritis, our sense

Adlai E. Stevenson

If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon

James Russell Lowell

What one knows is, in youth, of little moment; they know enough who know how to learn.

Henry Brooks Adams

Youth is in danger until it learns to look upon debts as furies

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Youth is certain what it rejects before it knows what it will accept.

Jean Cocteau

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

We are missing something. Our youth today is empty. No longer do the children dream and believe they can change the world. Apathy has destroyed the beautiful idealism of our youth. The intricate illusions and fearless aspirations. The gleam in a child's eye. God help us. All hope is truly lost.

Kate Miller

We pay when old for the excesses of youth.

Joseph Priestley

Youth is a time when we find the books we give up but do not get over.

Lionel Trilling

Youth is a disease from which we all recover.

Dorothy Fulheim

In my youth there were words you couldn't say in front of a girl; now you can't say 'girl'

Tom Lehrer

Time - our youth - it never really goes, does it? It is all in our minds

Helen Hoover Santmyer

If youth did not matter so much to itself it would never have the heart to go on

Willa Sibert Cather

In the lexicon of youth, which fate reserves For a bright manhood, there is no such word As - fail

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Youth is the best time to be rich; and the best time to be poor

Euripides

It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon

Peter Ustinov
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