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Youth is quick in feeling but weak in judgement.
Homer

Youth and wine are like a whip to a galloping horse.
Japanese proverb

In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess
great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society
that you love. After that, be a snob.
Salvador Dali

Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
Aristotle

In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
Socrates

When youth comes to age for advice he receives the wisdom of years. But too often does
youth think that age knows only the wisdom of days that are gone, and therefore profits not.
George S. Clason

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

The youth of today are our sole investment in tomorrow.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

A primary object should be the education of our youth in the science of government. In a
republic, what species of knowledge can be equally important? And what duty more pressing
than communicating it to those who are to be the future guardians of the liberties of the
country?
George Washington

On the one hand maybe I've remained infantile, while on the other I matured quickly, because
at a young age I was very aware of suffering and fear.
Audrey Hepburn

Age is honorable and youth is noble.
Irish proverb

Youth fades; love droops; the leaves of friendship fall; a mother's secret hope outlives them
all.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

The most conservative persons I ever met are college undergraduates. The radicals are the
men past middle life.
Woodrow Wilson

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

In youth men are apt to write more wisely than they really know or feel; and the remainder of
life may be not idly spent in realizing and convincing themselves of the wisdom which they
uttered long ago.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

What the colt learns in youth he continues in old age.
French proverb

No child is born with a really cold heart, and it is only in proportion as we lose that youthful
heart that we lose the inner warmth in ourselves.
Lin Yutang

Youth often sheds its skin.
Irish proverb

Life is truly a ride. We're all strapped in and no one can stop it. When the doctor slaps your
behind, he's ripping your ticket and away you go. As you make each passage from youth to
adulthood to maturity, sometimes you put your arms up and scream, sometimes you just hang
on to that bar in front of you. But the ride is the thing. I think the most you can hope for at
the end of life is that your hair's messed, you're out of breath, and you didn't throw up.
Jerry Seinfeld

An idle youth, a needy age.
English proverb

Youth has no age.
Pablo Picasso

In early youth, as we contemplate our coming life, we are like children in a theatre before the
curtain is raised, sitting there in high spirits and eagerly waiting for the play to begin.
Arthur Schopenhauer

It is a pity that, as one gradually gains experience, one loses one's youth.
Vincent van Gogh

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

Inferior in youth, not much use in old age.
Chinese proverb

The youth of the present day are quite monstrous. They have absolutely no respect for
dyed hair.
Oscar Wilde

No boy or girl should ever be disheartened by lack of success in their youth but should
diligently and faithfully continue to persevere and make up for lost time.
Sir Winston Churchill

Time is a seedfield: In youth we sow it with causes; in after life we reap the harvest of
effects.
Horace Mann

Youth does not mind where it sets foot.
Irish proverb

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think
alike than those who think differently.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I think that, particularly in the old days, the spirit of The Beatles seemed to suggest something
very hopeful and youthful.
Paul McCartney

Rule youth well, for age will rule itself.
English proverb

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