Youth Quotes

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

Time, the subtle thief of youth

John Milton

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.

John B. Priestly

All of us who are worth anything, spend our manhood in unlearning the follies, or expiating the mistakes of our youth

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Youth is full of sport, age's breath is short; youth is nimble, age is lame; Youth is hot and bold, age is weak and cold; Youth is wild, and age is tame.

William Shakespeare

The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.

Will Durant

There is a place in God's sun for the youth 'farthest down' who has the vision, the determination, and the courage to reach it

Mary McLeod Bethune

Knowledge in youth is wisdom in age

Proverb

In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long.

Pope Paul VI

Youth is a period of missed opportunities.

Cyril Connolly

Youth has a small head

Irish Sayings

Youth is the time of getting, middle age of improving, and old age of spending.

Anne Bradstreet
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