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The youth gets together his materials
to build a bridge to the moon,
or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth,
and, at length, the middle-aged man
concludes to build a woodshed with them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Wisdom Age Perspective Simplicity

Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual 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 love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

 

The beauty of facing life unprepared is tremendous.
Then life has a newness, a youth;
then life has a flow and freshness.
Then life has so many surprises.
And when life has so many surprises,
boredom never settles in you.
- Osho

I live in that solitude which is painful in youth,
but delicious in the years of maturity.
- Albert Einstein

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

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Take a course in good water and air;
and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.
Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
- John Muir

In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
- Homer

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
- Hosea Ballou

In youth we run into difficulties.
In old age difficulties run into us.
- Beverly Sills

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

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

Bashfulness is an ornament to youth,
but a reproach to old age.
- Aristotle

It is not possible for civilization to
flow backwards while there is youth in the world.
Youth may be headstrong,
but it will advance its allotted length.
- Helen Keller

Older men declare war.
But it is the youth that must fight and die.
- Herbert Hoover

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

I gave my beauty and my youth to men.
I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.
- Brigitte Bardot

Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Age considers; youth ventures.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
- Betty Friedan

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

Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
- Doris Day

Today the world changes so quickly that in growing
up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
- Peter Medawar

We pay when old for the excesses of youth.
- J. B. Priestley

The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.
- Chanakya

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
- Euripides

There is always some specific moment when we become
aware that our youth is gone;
but,
years after, we know it was much later.
- Mignon McLaughlin

To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
- Pearl S. Buck

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

Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

It was good fortune to be a child during the Depression
years and a youth during the war years.
- Martin Lewis Perl

The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted,
are the yearnings of a Spirit made for what it has
not found but must forever seek as an Ideal.
- William Ellery Channing

However light-hearted you try to be about it,
the loss of youth, and everything that goes with it,
is quite a trauma.
- Julian Clary

The 1970s, the decade of my teenage years,
was a transitional period in American youth culture.
- Eric Allin Cornell

Sport must be accessible to working class youth.
- Pierre de Coubertin

Nothing is more misleading to the youth of a nation
than to state the outcome immediately after the beginning
as if nothing could have taken place in between.
- Gustav Stresemann

Some men tend to cling to old intellectual excitements,
just as some belles, when they are old ladies,
still cling to the fashions and coiffures of their exciting youth.
- Jane Jacobs

Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked
because they would take too long.
- W. Somerset Maugham

To these ideals which were instilled in me when I was a youth,
I attribute in a large degree the success that was
mine on the bicycle tracks of the world.
- Major Taylor

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

It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon.
- Peter Ustinov

When the youth of America gets together,
amazing things happen.
- Tom Ford

For I have learned to look on nature,
not as in the hour of thoughtless youth,
but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.
- William Wordsworth

Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls.
Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
- Jonathan Swift

When I get through tearing a lobster apart,
or one of those tender West Coast octopuses,
I feel like I had a drink from the fountain of youth.
- Joseph Mitchell

For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself,
though in another dress, And as the evening twilight
fades away The sky is filled with stars,
invisible by day.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

When we look back, the only things we cherish are those
which in some way met our original want;
the desire which formed in us in early youth,
undirected, and of its own accord.
- Willa Cather

Age has been the perfect fire extinguisher for flaming youth.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

A man is never completely alone in this world.
At the worst, he has the company of a boy,
a youth, and by and by a grown man -
the one he used to be.
- Cesare Pavese

Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness.
I find it more rewarding to end in gladness.
- James Broughton

Women, like men, ought to have their youth so glutted
with freedom they hate the very idea of freedom.
- Vita Sackville-West

Impossible to spend sleepless nights and accomplish anything:
if,
in my youth, my parents had not financed my insomnias,
I should surely have killed myself.
- Emile M. Cioran

There are three periods in life: youth,
middle age and "how well you look".
- Nelson Rockefeller

Indeed, I am sometimes inclined to doubt whether some
men consider youth as rational and intelligent beings,
with minds capable of expansion, and talents formed for usefulness.
- Joseph Lancaster

Rock is young music, it is youth oriented.
It just speaks for a generation.
- Ruben Blades

Even during my youth, I can recall very few black people
living on any kind of public assistance.
People were working, doing some kind of job that was useful to the community.
- Ed Smith

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

I love children, and most of my involvement now has
to do with children or youth programs.
- David Dinkins

Youth should be a savings bank.
- Anne Sophie Swetchine

I work with youth offenders in LA, I've heard them
speak and see how music manipulates them.
- Lisa Bonet

I'm interested in youth culture and popular culture.
- Marc Newson

What though youth gave love and roses,
Age still leaves us friends and wine.
- Thomas More

Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man,
youth never.
- Anna Jameson

I go to school the youth to learn the future.
- Robert Frost

Sending our youth to war is wrong.
- Michael Berryman

Youth will be served, every dog has his day,
and mine has been a fine one.
- George Borrow

An excessive knowledge of Marxism is a sign of a misspent youth.
- John McCarthy

I do beseech you to direct your efforts more to preparing
youth for the path and less to preparing the path for the youth.
- Ben Lindsey

Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
- Aristotle

All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted;
when you find it taken for granted,
you are unnerved.
- Elizabeth Bowen


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