Youth Quotes

As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.

G. K. Chesterton

Youth comes but once in a lifetime

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth.

Sara Teasdale

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

George Bernard Shaw

Youth is the first victim of war; the first fruit of peace. It takes 20 years or more of peace to make a man; it takes only 20 seconds of war to destroy him.

Baudouin I

We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.

Mary McLeod Bethune

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

Keep true to the dreams of your youth.

Friedrich von Schiller

Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret

Benjamin Disraeli

Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.


A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present?


In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.

Beverly Sills

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 Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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