Youth Quotes

Poor in my youth, and in life's later scenes - Rich to no end, I curse my natal hour, Who naught enjoyed while young, denied the means; And naught when old enjoyed, denied the power

Greek proverb

Youth is like a long weekend on Friday night. Middle age is like a long weekend on Monday afternoon.


The follies of youth become the vices of manhood and the disgrace of old age


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


Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.

Ambrose Bierce

Youth condemns; maturity condones

Amy Lowell

Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.

Bill Vaughn

To some baffled parents youth is stranger than fiction


What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine

Thomas More

American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age

Marshall McLuhan

Youth lives on hope, old age on remembrance

French Proverb

The old age of an eagle is better than the youth of a sparrow.


Many people use their youth to make their old age miserable


If youth knew; if age could.

Henri Estienne

There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.

Sophia Loren

The error of youth is to believe that intelligence is a substitute for experience, while the error of age is to believe experience is a substitute for intelligence


Most nations, as well as people are impossible only in their youth; they become incorrigible as they grow older.

Jean Jacques Rousseau

The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning, you’re not old.

Rosalyn S. Yalow

Old age, especially an honored old age, has so great authority that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.


Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!

Charles Dickens

In youth we learn; in age we understand.

Marie E. Eschenbach

Take time to think.. it is the source of power. Take time to play.. it is the secret of prepetual youth. Take time to read÷ it is the fountain of wisdom. Take time to pray.. it is the greatest power on earth. Take time to laugh÷ it is the music of the soul. Take time to give÷ it is too short a day to be selfish.

Anon xx

She was a beauty in her youth a fact which she alone remembers

Benjamin Constant

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

Frank Kafka
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