Youth Quotes

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

This is a youth-oriented society, and the joke is on them because youth is a disease from which we all recover

Unknown

Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.

Thomas Carlyle

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
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