Quotes by youth
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Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity.
Canadian movie maker 1943-
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.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
All who have meditated on the art of governing mankind have been convinced that the fate of empires depends on the education of youth.
German politician and Nazi party leader 1889-1945
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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!
American politician and U.S. Senator 1811-1874
I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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.
Booker T. Washington
American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
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.
American poet 1885-1972
There are few things more difficult than to appraise the work of a man suddenly dead in his youth; to disentangle ''promise'' from achievement; to save him from that sentimentalizing which confuses the tragedy of the interruption with the merit of the work actually performed.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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.
Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
Youth is unduly busy with pampering the outer person.
British painter and author 1882-1957
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.
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