Youth Quotes

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

Tom Lehrer

Youth is a disease from which we all recover.

Dorothy Fulheim

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

Lionel Trilling

We pay when old for the excesses of youth.

Joseph Priestley

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

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

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

Jean Cocteau

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

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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

Henry Brooks Adams

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

James Russell Lowell

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

Youth should watch joys and shoot them as they fly.

John Dryden

What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.

Robert Browning

Youth is the trustee of prosperity.

Benjamin Disraeli

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

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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