Top # 100+ Youth Quotes
“The whims of youth break all the rules.” » Homer
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. – Aristotle
“If we are to reach real peace in this world… we shall have to begin with children.” — Mahatma Gandhi
I think it’s important for us as a society to remember that the youth within juvenile justice systems are, most of the time, youths who simply haven’t had the right mentors and supporters around them – because of circumstances beyond their control. – Q’orianka Kilcher
Youth is the pollen
That blows through the sky
And does not ask why.
Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats the beauty and the youth. – Chanakya
“Great changes in the destiny of mankind can be effected only in the minds of little children.” — Sir Herbert Read
It is all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.
Youth’s the season made for joys,
Love is then our duty.
A youth, when at home, should be filial and, abroad, respectful to his elders. He should be earnest and truthful. He should overflow in love to all and cultivate the friendship of the good. When he has time and opportunity, after the performance of these things, he should employ them in polite studies. – Confucius
“This world demands the qualities of youth: not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease.” — Robert Kennedy.
“Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.” » J. K. Rowling
The whims of youth break all the rules.
Enjoy the Spring of Love and Youth, to some good angel leave the rest; For Time will teach thee soon the truth, there are no birds in last year’s nest!
“The secret message communicated to most young people today by the society around them is that they are not needed, that the society will run itself quite nicely until they — at some distant point in the future — will take over the reigns. Yet the fact is that the society is not running itself nicely… because the rest of us need all the energy, brains, imagination and talent that young people can bring to bear down on our difficulties. For society to attempt to solve its desperate problems without the full participation of even very young people is imbecile.” — Alvin Toffler
The youth is no longer a youth, but a man,
When the first of his dreams is dead.
“It is when you are alone and unthinking that your mind wanders where you heart wishes to walk.”
“There are new eras in one’s life that are equivalent to youth–are something better than youth.” » George Eliot
Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has; that is why the gods are always young.
“Perhaps we cannot prevent this world from being a world in which children are tortured. But we can reduce the number of tortured children.” — Albert Camus
The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity.
“Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has; that is why the gods are always young.” » Anita Brookner
“This is not class warfare, this is generational warfare. This administration and old wealthy people have declared war on young people. That is the real war that is going on here. And that is the war we’ve got to talk about.” – James Carville
In this sad world of ours sorrow comes to all, and to the young it comes with bittered agony because it takes them unawares. The older have learned to expect it.
“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” ― Franz Kafka
Great endowments often announce themselves in youth in the form of singularity and awkwardness.
“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
“I believe time tells everything…..time does make everything fall into their right places….so, no worries!”
“An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young” » Oscar Wilde
“She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city” ― Roman Payne, The Wanderess
In youth men are apt to write more wisely than they really know or feel; and the remainder of life may be not idly spent in realizing and convincing themselves of the wisdom which they uttered long ago.
The young are permanently in a state resembling intoxication.
“The good thing about being young is that you are not experienced enough to know you cannot possibly do the things you are doing.”
“We are all broken somehow. Some of us are small dents in the door of a brand new car. Others are aged slates of concrete that have been broken apart by the gruesome roots of trees, dandelions ripping holes all through out it. Most of us are cars but some of us were forced to be concrete. The bright side? The concrete withstands much more than the car.” – Written in 2014 by Melyna S., Age 15 — Texas
“It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.” ― Tom Robbins, Still Life with Woodpecker
Recollections of early childhood bear comparison to fairy tales, and … youth remains an unknown country to whose bourn no traveler returns except as the agent of a foreign power.
A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
“A fit, healthy body—that is the best fashion statement” ― Jess C. Scott
“Every man is obsessed by the memories of his own youth.” » Umberto Eco
“It takes a very long time to become young.” ― Pablo Picasso
I lived in a brilliantly lit haze, shifting and flickering according to my changing desires. Of course, that is only a description of being young.
“Youth is the pollen, That blows through the sky, And does not ask why.” » Stephen Vincent Bene
“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, Palm Sunday: An Autobiographical Collage
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
Youth, what man’s age is like to be doth show;
We may our ends by our beginnings know.
“Don’t be an open book. If someone reads a wrong page they might not want to know the rest of the story. Make sure your trust is hard earned.” – Written in 2014 by Dharani A., Age 14 — Sri Lanka
The young know how truly difficult and dreadful youth can be. Their youth is wasted on everyone else, that’s the horror. The young have no authority, no respect.
“At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.” ― Salvador Dalí
“Enjoy your youth. You’ll never be younger than you are at this very moment.” » Chad Sugg
Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence.
“My head’ll explode if I continue with this escapism.” ― Jess C. Scott, EyeLeash: A Blog Novel
“Enjoy the Spring of Love and Youth, to some good angel leave the rest; For Time will teach thee soon the truth, there are no birds in last year’s nest!” » Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
“Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.” » Victor Hugo
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
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