Youth Day Quotes

Young men soon give and soon forget affronts; Old age is slow in both.
- Joseph Addison

Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled business.
- Francis Bacon

I was between A man and a boy, A hobble-de-hoy, A fat, little, punchy concern of sixteen.
- Richard Harris Barham

Smiling always with a never fading serenity of countenance, and flourishing in an immortal youth.
- Isaac Barrow

Our youth we can have but to-day; We may always find time to grow old.
- Anthony Berkeley

Young fellows will be young fellows.
- Isaac Bickerstaff

Ah! happy years! once more who would not be a boy!
- Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron)

Her years Were ripe, they might make six-and-twenty springs; But there are forms which Time to touch forbears. And turns aside his scythe to vulgar things.
- Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron)

And both were young, and one was beautiful.
- Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron)

Youth is to all the glad reason of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.
- Thomas Carlyle

Life went a-Maying With Nature, Hope, and Poesy; When I was young! When I was young?--Ah, woful when!
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A young Apollo, golden haired, Stands dreaming on the verge of strife, Magnificently unprepared For the long littleness of life.
- Mrs. Frances Macdonald Cornford

Youth, what man's age is like to be, doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.
- Sir John Denham

Youth should watch joys and shoot them as they fly.
- John Dryden

The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it.
- John Dryden

Olympian bards who sung Divine ideas below, Which always find us young And always keep us so.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I'm youth, I'm joy, I'm a little bird that has broken out of the egg.
- Sir James M. Barrie

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth. Lamentations 3:27
- Bible

What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.
- Robert Browning

Young men are apt to think themselves wise enough, as drunken men are apt to think themselves sober enough.
- Lord Chesterfield

No man knows he is young while he is young.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Youth is a period of missed opportunities.
- Cyril Connolly

Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
- Benjamin Disraeli

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

Youth troubles over eternity, age grasps at a day and is satisfied to have even the day.
- Dame Mary Gilmore

On the neck of a young man sparkles no gem so gracious as enterprise.
- Hafiz

Do not commit the error common among the young, of assuming that if you cannot save the whole of mankind you have failed.
- Jan De Hartog

I, for one, hope that youth will again revolt and again demoralize the dead weight of conformity that now lies upon us.
- Howard M. Jones

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

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

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

You are only young once, and if you work it right, once is enough.
- Joe E. Lewis

Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders and each generation grows up into something harder to shock.
- Ben Lindsey

A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
- William Shakespeare

Even the youngest of us may be wrong sometimes.
- George Bernard Shaw

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