Quotes: youth

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  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
  • David Cronenberg
    David Cronenberg
    Canadian movie maker 1943-
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    All stereotypes turn out to be true. This is a horrifying thing about life. All those things you fought against as a youth: you begin to realize they're stereotypes because they're true.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
  • Adolf Hitler
    Adolf Hitler
    German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
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    He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    How beautiful is death, when earn'd by virtue!
    Who would not be that youth? What pity is it
    That we can die but once to serve our country!
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    In a few generations more, there will probably be no room at all allowed for animals on the earth: no need of them, no toleration of them. An immense agony will have then ceased, but with it there will also have passed away the last smile of the world's youth.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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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.
  • Wyndham Lewis
    Wyndham Lewis
    British painter and author 1882-1957
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    A hundred things are done today in the divine name of Youth, that if they showed their true colors would be seen by rights to belong rather to old age.
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
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    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.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
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    A sensual and intemperate youth translates into an old worn-out body.
  • Robertson Davies
    Robertson Davies
    Canadian novelist and journalist 1913-
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    A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.
  • Mary Little
    Mary Little
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    A youth with his first cigar makes himself sick; a youth with his first girl makes everybody sick.
  • Raupach
    Raupach
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    Age considers; youth ventures.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
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    Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
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