Youth Quotes

Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere.

Pablo Picasso

The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is only a projection of his own soul, which he admires

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid

Carl Gustav Jung

Youth is that period when a young boy knows everything but how to make a living

Carey Williams

Youth lives on hope, old age on remembrance

French Proverb

Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; a mother's secret hope outlives them all!

Washington Irving

Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.

Jonathan Swift

In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!

Homer

Youth is wholly experimental

Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Anne Bradstreet

Youth has a small head

Irish Sayings

Youth is a period of missed opportunities.

Cyril Connolly

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

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

Oscar Wilde

Knowledge in youth is wisdom in age

Proverb

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

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

Will Durant

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

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

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

Time, the subtle thief of youth

John Milton

Just at the age 'twixt boy and youth, When thought is speech, and speech is truth

Sir Walter Scott

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

The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later

Charles Caleb Colton

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Updated On : July 11, 2013
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