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QUOTES including the word: "youth"

Durant Will:
  • In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order. I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.

  • Schopenhauer:
  • Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.

  • Christina Rossetti:
  • What are heavy? sea-sand and sorrow. What are brief? today and tomorrow. What are frail? spring blossoms and youth. What are deep? the ocean and truth.

  • Yukio Mishima:
  • Possessing by letting go of things was a secret of ownership unknown to youth.

  • Jean Genet:
  • Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth would be to have been young and never dreamed at all.

  • Charles Aznavour:
  • If the youth can't make a living through creative work, they will do something else and the artistic world will be dealt a blow.

  • Pearl Buck:
  • To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.

  • Franz Kafka:
  • Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

  • Rimbaud:
  • Idle youth, enslaved to everything; by being too sensitive I have wasted my life.

  • Petrarca:
  • The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth longs only for what is dazzling.

  • Schiller:
  • Keep true to the dreams of your youth.

  • Nazrul:
  • I have met many young men, who have the skeletons of the old covered by the garb of youth. On the other hand, I have met many elderly people who are weighed down by age but beneath the cloud there lies the glorious sun of youth.

  • Tesla:
  • Soon became convinced I was right and undertook the task with all the fire and boundless confidence of youth.

  • Arthur Clarke:
  • We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth. How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 - and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20?

  • Remarque:
  • To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.

  • Homer:
  • In youth and beauty, wisdom is rare!




  • Victor Hugo:
  • Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.

  • Diogenes:
  • The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

  • Marcel Proust:
  • There is no one, no matter how wise he is, who has not in his youth said things or done things that are so unpleasant to recall in later life that he would expunge them entirely from his memory if that were possible.

  • Nikolai Gogol:
  • What is stronger in us — passion or habit? Or are all the violent impulses, all the whirl of our desires and turbulent passions, only the consequence of our ardent age, and is it only through youth that they seem deep and shattering?

  • Ovid:
  • I grabbed a pile of dust, and holding it up, foolishly asked for as many birthdays as the grains of dust, I forgot to ask that they be years of youth.