Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Youth Quotes from famous authors such as James Madison, Steven Spielberg, Maximillian Degenerez, Howard Mumford Jones, Eric Hoffer. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents meriting an education which his parents cannot afford, he should be carried forward at the public expense.
From the day I started to think politically and to develop my own moral values, from my earliest youth, I have been an ardent defender of Israel.
Ripen your mind to the glorious history of the ages and revel in your mastery as today’s youth shall look upon you as a sage.
I, for one, hope that youth will again revolt and again demoralize the dead weight of conformity that now lies upon us.
Youth itself is a talent, a perishable talent.
I had a happy, dramafree youth, growing up in an upper-middle-class neighborhood in Dallas, Texas. The only thing that was slightly unusual compared to most of my friends was that I was an only child… I don’t think that’s why my parents gave me a dummy, at least they’ve never copped to it.
My parents wanted me to be a Baptist minister. I was a youth minister in my church when I was still in college. And I was in a lot of theater in high school, and at Northwestern.
It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one’s earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison.
I was going to become a youth worker because I do voluntary work with the kids in the little village where I live. I make little films with them and stuff when I’m not working. I thought, I’ll pack it in then, and go and do something I love doing, and get a regular job because I’ve got two kids and a mortgage.
We are in love with youth culture in this country… It permeates every aspect of people’s lives.
Time is a great conference planning our end, and youth is only the past putting a leg forward.
It’s not the same thing to make a work – a film, a book, a play – about youth as it is to make one about old age.
Athletics and physical activity are important parts of youth development, in my experience and view.
I’ve always believed in the adage that the secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
I could have probably raised them in L.A. and they would have been great and had so many things at their fingertips and been exposed to so many things. But we travel a lot, so I don’t think that moving out of town is sheltering the girls at all. Maybe protecting them a little bit more, trying to prolong their youth.
I don’t like rap that you can’t understand. The youth is so quick and alert.
Sport must be accessible to working class youth.
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
I’m interested in youth culture – when your parents are running your life, but you think you’re the big man – but I’m not trying to make a statement.
I didn’t have many girlfriends in my youth. I was an active young man, jumping from one girl to the next, but never with anyone for more than three or four months.
It is the youth who must inherit the tribulation, the sorrow… that are the aftermath of war.
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.
However light-hearted you try to be about it, the loss of youth, and everything that goes with it, is quite a trauma.
Certainly I was a very religious child, a deeply weird and very emotional child, an only child with lots of imaginary friends and a very active imagination. I loved Sunday school and Bible camp and all that. I had my own white Bible with Jesus’ words printed in red in the text; I even spoke at youth revivals.
I think that when we’re talking about youth violence, we’re talking about kids who don’t have opportunities, so they’re engaged in a certain degree of lawlessness, because we as a society have failed them.
The point of my work is to make it clear that all youth can make ‘big miracles’ happen.
It’s my job, first and foremost, to take care of the football. Guys work their tails off. That’s Football 101. From the time you play youth ball to high school, college, pro, every level, that’s the starting point for every quarterback. You have to take care of the ball.
Germany, Austria, Switzerland – they have vocational training that’s aligned to the needs of business and don’t have youth unemployment problems.
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.
I started a youth center in Houston. The kids would come in and want to learn to box; they wanted to tear up the world, beat up the world. And I’d try to show them they didn’t need anger. They didn’t need all that killing instinct they’d read about. You can be a human being and pursue boxing as a sport.
Many of us came away from our youth thinking that the story of the Revolution was that the Americans were patriots fighting the oppressive British. It was kind of good versus evil, liberty versus tyranny. When you get into it, you find that it was much more complicated.
I spent all my youth with horses.
Jazz celebrates older generations and not just the youth movement. When you ‘sell’ only to people of a certain age, you get cut off from the main body of experience.
More meaningful cinema is being made, and that is the reason why you see a rejuvenated Malayalam film industry. But more films aimed at youth are needed.
The end of the First World War had thrown Germany’s youth into great turmoil. The reins of power had fallen from the hands of a deeply disillusioned older generation, and the younger ones drew together in larger and smaller groups to blaze new paths or, at least, to discover a new star to steer by.
Civilization is a youth with a molotov cocktail in his hand. Culture is the Soviet tank or L.A. cop that guns him down.
By the proper intakes of vitamins and other nutrients and by following a few other healthful practices from youth or middle age on, you can, I believe, extend your life and years of well-being by twenty-five or even thirty-five years.
I’m currently raising a 15 year old son and an 18 year old daughter, which a guess is my punishment for a wild youth!
The youth don’t vote lawmakers into office, and as a result, they don’t work for them.
Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
A lot of what I experienced growing up in the U.S.S.R. and coming to the U.S. as an immigrant actually reflects itself in Whatsapp. Experiences from our youth shape what we do later in life.
Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in.
I contracted malaria in rural Mozambique. I was a youth ambassador for Australia. For a year after high school, you give positive speeches about Australia and as part of it I traveled to lots of different countries.
While labour market reports scream with dramatic youth unemployment data, hundreds of employers cry out for employees with the right skills sets. As recruiters, we suffer this shortage every day.
I was a nursery school teacher, and I worked with youth groups. I loved that job. It was exhausting, but you got a lot back – all their purity and insight and innocence is so on the surface, and they’re so unrepressed; they’d really scream at you and then give you a massive kiss.
Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost think that there were no fools in their days, but unluckily they themselves are left as an example.
My only regret about being gay is that I repressed it for so long. I surrendered my youth to the people I feared when I could have been out there loving someone. Don’t make that mistake yourself. Life’s too damn short.
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it.
I’ve been into Sonic Youth since junior high school. I think I kind of have ADD, so it’s good music for ADD because it just throws you in different directions all the time. I really like Kim Gordon’s voice and Thurston Moore’s voice, and I like the guitars going off on tangents.
There’s nothing more arrogant or conceited than youth, and there’s nothing other than machinery that can replace youth.
What I do regret is working too hard sometimes instead of really enjoying my youth. I’m trying to make an effort to stop and smell the roses now.
I used to go with him and I’d sometimes play, take over from him. That was my first taste of the music business, I suppose, but I was also in the youth orchestra at Johnston Grammar.
I did not set out to write another novel. One day I sat down with the thought of trying my hand at a piece of nonfiction, a personal memoir of youth, but over the next several weeks, without intending it, the work began evolving into what has become ‘Tomcat in Love.’
Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children’s party taken over by the elders.
I am satisfied that our Party and youth league officials are devoting efforts to tending the garden of virtues with all sincerity true to the Party’s idea of attaching importance to young people, and highly appreciate them with a warm heart.
In relative youth, we assume we’ll remember everything. Someone should urge the young to think otherwise.
My place in design history is to sort of interpret youth culture, and I think we’ve seen that done in fashion before – it’s not a new concept – but it hasn’t been done with the same vigour in a modern context.
I won the youth vote in Massachusetts and in California. I did very well with it in Ohio.
I am often asked why I started to write poetry. The answer is that my motivation sprang from a visceral need to creatively articulate the experiences of the black youth of my generation, coming of age in a racist society.
The ravaged face in the mirror hides the enchanting youth that is the real me.
I think my films kind of walk this line that I’m proud of, that they feel sort of like films of my youth, which were far more commercial.
In August 1914, my father was called to war and then taken prisoner. He died in captivity in Germany on March 27, 1915. My youth – indeed, my entire life – was deeply marked by this, directly and indirectly.
I had the pleasure, as Robin said, to live a childhood dream as many young Americans and Puerto Rican children live that play youth baseball. And I feel honored and very thankful for that opportunity.
I need to be in charge, and that comes from when I was growing up and money was always an issue. I didn’t want to feel the fear of poverty again, and I suppose, in that way, I qualify as Thatcher Youth.
The single most powerful element of youth is our inability to know what’s impossible.
I was used to playing misled youth, rough-and-tumble guys. It was nice to get back to a big-hearted, warm and gentle soul, a guy who is destined for something a lot larger than he ever expected.
Yeah, I’ve had an odd youth, But I wouldn’t know the difference if I’d lived it any other way. And I wouldn’t change any of it because I quite like what I’m doing.
By denying its musical and artistic merit, hip hop’s critics get to have it both ways: they can deny the legitimate artistic standing of rap while seizing on its pervasive influence as an art form to prove what a terrible effect it has on youth.
New Yorkers are obsessed with youth and eternal youth and then their careers and making money.
I learned how to take other people’s mechanisms of promoting their stuff through me as opposed to promoting my own stuff, as far as getting Snoop DeVilles, SnoopDeGrills, Snoop Doggy Dogg biscuits, Snoop Dogg record label, Snoop Dogg bubble gum, Snoop Youth Football League.
Reach out to the military-connected youth in your classrooms, your neighborhoods and your families and offer your gratitude for the service they undoubtedly provide in supporting, uplifting and encouraging the men and women of the United States armed forces.
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.
I am sure my fellow-scientists will agree with me if I say that whatever we were able to achieve in our later years had its origin in the experiences of our youth and in the hopes and wishes which were formed before and during our time as students.
I became an actor by doing school plays and youth theaters, and then National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. And then I did study at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. For me that was a good way to enter the field, to work in the theater.
Smiling always with a never fading serenity of countenance, and flourishing in an immortal youth.
In high school, I was on the youth advisory council for the Mayor’s Office of Los Angeles, and that was kind of my first experience in the bureaucratic system. We tried to get things done, and nobody was really interested in getting anything done.
An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmaster of ever afterwards.
I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth, who was high-minded when old.
To her audience, Janis Joplin has remained a symbol, artifact and reminder of late Sixties youth culture. Her popularity never derived from her musical ability, but from her capacity to link her fantasies of freedom and immortality with ours.
Satan, really, is the romantic youth of Jesus re-appearing for a moment.
People equate success with youth. And if you haven’t had a certain amount of success by a certain time in your life, it’s never going to happen. There’s a fear about that. So people start lying about their age really young. I’ve never done that because I think it’s so insignificant.
I think that certainly, whenever you have a new band, the first record always has a certain energy to it before you know what you’re doing. I think some of the early Sonic Youth stuff was maybe like that.
Looking forward, we see that it is the youth of today who hold the key to tomorrow. And we can help unlock it.
Now that I’m 50 and respectably settled in New England and markedly happier and more contented than I was in my youth, I modestly hope there’s time to realize some of my youthful goals before I croak, but I’ll take what I can get.
Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet’s job. The rest is literature.
For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
I still have energy and some degree of youth, which is what a filmmaker needs.
History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.
All of youth culture is packaged and sold back to us at this furious rate these days. I think it’s part and parcel to this corporate encroachment on our lives in general.
The subculture of felons is in great vogue among adolescents. Enron, WorldCom, Tyco, and so forth allow us Republicans to say to America’s young people, ‘We be thugs.’ The GOP may capture the youth vote at last.
After I signed pro forms in 1991, I went on to be chosen for a Paulista state championship select XI, then for Brazil at youth level, then for the full squad, and then finally I became a World Cup winner.
I love ‘Yo Gabba Gabba!’ because it’s a real kids’ show. There hasn’t been a real kids’ show since ‘Dora the Explorer.’ It mixes hip-hop with being a kid. Hip-hop came from youths anyway. It’s just a great, funky show.
Almost everything that is great has been done by youth.
I cannot cure myself of that most woeful of youth’s follies – thinking that those who care about us will care for the things that mean much to us.
I can guarantee you that at least 90% of my people that are my age group in Nigeria – who are considered the youth – had no clue about how Nigeria, the real origins of Nigeria.
If youth is a defect, it is one we outgrow too soon.
Things don’t have to come to you in your youth. It’s fine for them to come to you when you get older. That’s a motto in my household.
With five chances on each hand and one unwavering aim, no boy, however poor, need despair. There is bread and success for every youth under the American flag who has energy and ability to seize his opportunity.
At the end. First start off and do your youth thing In Hollywood and then go to New York later. But it wound up being later, later than I thought it was going to be.
What you want to worship above youth, I think, is beauty, and beauty is so beyond just appearances after a while. Because you can be with someone who’s good-looking; if they open their mouths and they’re an idiot, then they cease to be beautiful very quickly.
Some people become passionate readers and fans of science fiction during childhood or adolescence. I picked up on SF somewhat later than that; my escape reading of choice during my youth was historical novels, and one of my favorite writers was Mary Renault.
Have you seen some of the women – and the men – in Los Angeles? They pay surgeons to make them look completely different in the hope of finding their youth. But youth comes from within. If you have a young attitude, then that can show in your face, the way you walk and move.
If you’re in college, if you’re in high school, if you’re in elementary school, if you’re in a youth league, if you’re in the NFL, football’s football.
Hockey is no longer a big four. It’s football, basketball, baseball and soccer. Now, I’m not talking MLS. I’m talking COPA, World Cup, men’s, women’s, MLS, youth… and there’s a lot of reasons for it.
Apathy in youth culture is pretty stark.
If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes.
I am the president of the youth of France.
America is the civilization of people engaged in transforming themselves. In the past, the stars of the performance were the pioneer and the immigrant. Today, it is youth and the Black.
I had given up some youth for knowledge, but my gain was more valuable than the loss.
I think in the future we need to look at our youth department to provide more players for the first team think it is important for a club to have a good amount of players that have roots with the club and region.
So many times, people want you to stay the way you were, be as you were before because they want to encapsulate you in a time so they can remember their youth. But you’re here to continually push forward and move forward. That’s where I’m at – I just want to always surprise people.
A youth with his first cigar makes himself sick; a youth with his first girl makes other people sick.
Public swimming pools, recreation centers, summer reading programs, youth jobs programs – they are all shutting their doors. And they are all facilities and programs relied on most heavily by low-income children.
To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
In movies, there are some things the French do that Americans are increasingly incapable of doing. One is honoring the complexities of youth. It’s a quiet, difficult undertaking, requiring subtlety in a filmmaker and perception and patience from us.
Youth is that period when a young boy knows everything but how to make a living.
Everybody’s youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.
I have found things that I could have done better in ‘The Woman Warrior.’ But then I thought: Let the work of one’s youth just stand.
In my youth, I found that I was quite often inspired and pushed forward by what I read.
I work with youth offenders in LA, I’ve heard them speak and see how music manipulates them.
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.
One in ten thousand of us can make a technological breakthrough capable of supporting all the rest. The youth of today are absolutely right in recognizing this nonsense of earning a wage.
Youth makes you brave, I suppose. When you’re young, you make a fool of yourself all the time. Because of all the rejections and the criticism you get all the time, there has to be a drive there.
It is as well perhaps that this is not the first time I have been swept off my feet. In the days of my blessed youth there were such occasions; in what young person’s life do they not occur?
Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
I go to school the youth to learn the future.
Life eternal is to live in unity, in families, with the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost. Eternal life is only possible through the keys of the priesthood of God, which were restored through the Prophet Joseph Smith. Holding that eternal goal before the youth you lead is as great a gift as you could give them.
The Arab awakening was driven by youth, organized by technology, and fired by a hunger for political change.
I am living proof that youth possess a unique capacity to grow and change – that the child who seems hopeless today could go on to change the world.
Youth doesn’t reason, it acts. The old man reasons and would like to make the others act in his place.
But the watchful care of the parent is endless. The youth is never free from the danger of grating interference.
A forty-year-old woman is only something to men who have loved her in her youth.
I was entirely natural and in many ways I have the same attitude now. I don’t mourn the loss of my youth because I believe you should enjoy what you have while you have it.
These are they whose youth was violently severed by war and death; a word on the telephone, a scribbled line on paper, and their future ceased. They have built up their lives again, but their safety is not absolute, their fortress not impregnable.
He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.
Going to the movies was a big event in my youth. My father would be the initiator – he’d have me put on a jacket to see a film.
Instead of being taught independence, energy, and enterprise, our youth today is taught to look for security.
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?
The fountain of youth with the youthful young musician is one meaning, and the fountain of youth with the youthful energy of the leader is another meaning.
I don’t take for granted all the blessings that I have, and as soon as I heard about Computers for Youth, I really wanted to be involved. Anyone who knows me knows how much time I spend on computers. I’m a computer addict. Every young person deserves to have a computer in his or her home.
I was very fortunate that a teacher saw that I read a lot and got bored very easily and had a lot of energy, so she said, ‘You’ve got to go to this youth theater.’ I joined Manchester Youth Theatre when I was really young, and I just loved putting on and being involved in plays and telling stories.
What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew.
Study is the bane of childhood, the oil of youth, the indulgence of adulthood, and a restorative in old age.
I remember the youth movement in 1968. It started on American university campuses as a protest against the Vietnam war, then came to Paris, Frankfurt and Berlin. Within a year, you had an uprising of youth against their elders.
I think sports are extremely beneficial for our youth. They parallel life in so many ways.
When President Kennedy was elected, many black Americans, like so many Americans, were captivated by his youth and energy and promise and were especially hopeful that he might move the country in a new direction on civil rights.
Who I was was not acceptable to black L.A. youth: the way I spoke and my sense of humor. Everybody else had relaxers and pressed hair. I wore my hair in an Afro puff. Nappy. The way I dressed. It was all about name brands at the time in L.A. I had no idea. All those things, I failed miserably at.
Happy is he who has laid up in his youth, and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love of reading.
I was born in Dortmund and grew up here, so you become automatically a black and yellow. I played here for many years in the youth ranks, but at first I did not have the chance to become a professional football player at BVB and to realize my dream.
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
We must all work together to end youth homelessness in America.
I like being able to see an innocence in people. I see a lot of beauty in youth. Young people are in progress. Their faces and bodies and minds are constantly changing. It’s exciting to capture that on film.
I grew very skeptical of certain kind of Jewish separatism in my youth. I mean, I saw the Jewish community was always with each other; they didn’t trust anybody outside. You’d bring someone home, and the first question was, ‘Are they Jewish, are they not Jewish?’
Gentle reader, the Fountain of Youth is radioactive, and those who imbibe its poisonous heavy waters will suffer the hideous fate of decaying metal. Yet almost without exception, the wretched idiot inhabitants of our benighted planet would gulp down this radioactive excrement if it were offered.
Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere.
Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.
What is going on in America is extreme. The youth cult, they worship youth so much it’s almost paranoid. And LA is the Mecca of it all; they’re taking it to the hilt.
Major League Baseball has always recognized the influence that our stars can have on the youth of America. As such, we are concerned that recent revelations and allegations of steroid use have been sending a terrible message to young people.
I’m not sure why there’s this anger in the youth, but we need to talk about it. Kids need to get help if they need help, and bullies need to be helped as well.
Reason is a crutch for age, but youth is strong enough to walk alone.
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.
Involvement in the arts engages kids in their community, improves self-esteem, reclaims at-risk youth, and builds the creative skills that are required of a 21st century workforce.
I’ve always been interested in cross-cultural exchange with the youth.
Arab youth are taught to wonder, ‘Since the Holocaust was a European affair, why are the Palestinians being forced to pay for the creation of Israel?’
Knowledge is ancient error reflecting on its youth.
I think I feel my best – I really feel the fountain of youth is inside, not out – when I’m just surrounded with love, when I’m with my family and we’re all having a wonderful time together. There’s nothing greater than your family surrounding you.
Youth comes but once in a lifetime.
Looking at the Batman pages is like revisiting my youth. My first seven years in New York were the first seven years of Batman itself. While my time on Batman was important and exciting and notable considering the characters that came out of it, it was really just the start of my life.
Fashion has this youth mania. But 70-year-old ladies don’t have 18-year-old bodies, and 18-year-olds don’t have a 70-year-old’s dollars.
I come from a very humble background. My father had to work really hard to become an assistant director. For a large part of his youth, he worked in a mill and took up odd jobs to make ends meet. We lived in a small room and could only afford a meal a day.
I just wanna start a brand that inspires and is geared towards youth.
The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid.
With EarthEcho Expedition: Acid Apocalypse, we are working with youth leaders and noted experts on the changing chemistry of our ocean to help illuminate one of our most pressing and inscrutable environmental issues.
Elizabeth Peyton, the artist known for tiny, dazzling portraits of radiant youth, is now painting tiny, dazzling portraits of radiant middle age.
In our youths, many of us suspected that being tied down to a partner and family might constrain us. But after 40, even that landscape starts to shift. Many singletons turn inward and start longing for the things so many of us longed to be free of in our 20s.
I enjoyed my upbringing, my siblings did, we’re polite, we’re respectful, but at the end of the day we’re young, we like to have fun. But now, more so than ever, the youth has been vilified to the point where it feels like you can’t enjoy being young any more, you just have to sit it out and wait until you get old.
Ah, great it is to believe the dream as we stand in youth by the starry stream; but a greater thing is to fight life through and say at the end, the dream is true!
Someone once asked me what I missed most. I said, ‘My youth.’ I’ve never been a boy who could run around, go crazy, do this, try that. There wasn’t time for that.
Football’s about the young players, bringing youth team players through to the first team and hopefully getting the best out of them so they can go on to play for their country.
That arrogance of youth and that kind of ignorant confidence can get you through a whole lot of things, and then life does its stuff, and you get smashed around and beaten up. You get full of doubts, and you end up making a person out of those bits and pieces.
I know I’m representing a group – black, Latin, whatever you want to put me with – and I want to show that they are beautiful the way they are. I think that’s really important for our youth to see.
Diana became a superstar when she became a part of the Royal Family because she brought youth and glamour and fun into a staid and dusty institution, and at times she eclipsed the Prince of Wales. It was one of the early problems within their marriage.
I feel the need to reframe our community positively and better deaf youth’s lives, and with the ‘DWTS’ platform, I can – but it’s not enough until I win.
I was one of those kids, inner-city youth and finding my way. I made it. I made a success out of myself, surprisingly.
A face to lose youth for, to occupy age With the dream of, meet death with.
Had I been more religious in my youth, I might have become a pastor, for it was the pastoral role I’d sought.
My father superintended the English part of my education, and to his care I am indebted for anything valuable which I may have acquired in my youth. He was my only intelligent companion, and was both a watchful parent and an affectionate friend.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
I am involved in minor league baseball. I go around the country speaking to troubled youths, trying to help them understand that whatever path they choose, they’ll need to really pay attention to it.
As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.
Since our society equates happiness with youth, we often assume that sorrow, quiet desperation, and hopelessness go hand in hand with getting older. They don’t. Emotional pain or numbness are symptoms of living the wrong life, not a long life.
I wanted to leave home, and I didn’t know where I was going or what I was going to do or what would happen. That’s youth, though. Being fixated on things. I was fixated on being a writer.
Stories about the ongoing dramas in our lives as we age are not being told because women find it difficult to be honest about what’s going on – about, for example, our heightened sexuality as we age or about living in a society that only values youth.
When you are young, it’s deeply annoying to be told that certain things are a condition of your youth. There’s almost always some condescension in the proposition that your reality, your hopes, your frustrations, are just a condition of your age, that what feels unique to you is a very common thing after all.
In capital we trust. Capital is our savior, our holy grail, our fountain of youth, or at least health, for banks.
Youth, what man’s age is like to be, doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.
Women, like men, ought to have their youth so glutted with freedom they hate the very idea of freedom.
The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity.
It’s every manager’s dream, I suppose, to build a team by coaching young players of 15 to 17. That’s why I started a youth scheme.
In youth, the days are short and the years are long. In old age, the years are short and days long.
We must accept the fact that transport and communications will bring the world in close relations and the youth of the world should have standards and ideals in common.
We can’t allow, in my perception, our traditions, which in the Bible are really looked down upon, to stop, literally, the potential of the gospel reaching the youth of America.
Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
For the sake of argument and illustration I will presume that certain articles of ordinary diet, however beneficial in youth, are prejudicial in advanced life, like beans to a horse, whose common ordinary food is hay and corn.
We must do all we can to empower parents and communities to protect our youth and to encourage healthy behavior free from binge drinking and other forms of alcohol abuse.
A wild, untamed youth learns nobility through art.
Youth is the period in which a man can be hopeless. The end of every episode is the end of the world. But the power of hoping through everything, the knowledge that the soul survives its adventures, that great inspiration comes to the middle-aged.
Invention is the talent of youth, as judgment is of age.
In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
Somewhere in my callow, misspent youth, I was smart enough to marry my best friend.
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.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I’m attempting to do right now.
Africans, we hold on to our youths and whip them into shape.
Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long.
There’s a feeling of immortality you have in youth. You just don’t see the dangers around you, or, if you do, maybe you’re even excited by them.
I survived many a youth hostel bunk room reading Tolstoy by flashlight.
I was the only white kid in my neighborhood for most of my youth even in high school, so reverse racism was just as apparent as racism.
I have crushed the cup of youth like a rose between my fingers but its nectar never warmed my weary heart.
If I have known much trouble in my youth, I have also known much joy.
Fashion embraces the weirdos. They’re into that. There are always young people that people in fashion are interested in. You know, youth and vitality and energy – it brings something different.
By forbidding Jews to destroy their hair, the Bible warns them away from seeking the siren song of eternal youth. By encouraging Jews to grow beards, it reminds them that they will not be young forever, that they must prepare the ground for those who come after, just as their fathers did for them.
It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
I think it’s nice to age gracefully. OK, you lose the youth, a certain stamina and dewy glow, but what you gain on the inside as a human being is wonderful: the wisdom, the acceptance and the peace of mind. It’s a fair exchange.
The Resource Center will be able to map all of the resources in and around the Compton community while providing customized assistance that will be a vital asset to improving our ability to service our youth, adults, and families.
Each member does whatever they want with the song and it totally changes it from whatever idea I hear around it. It turns it into a Sonic Youth song and completely away from it being a solo song.
Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
This is going to sound strange, but I really didn’t think I would pass 30. I don’t know why or whatever, I just didn’t. That’s a very weird thing to say, I’m sorry. I don’t know. Maybe it’s because I was drinking so much as a youth.
At Walmart, we recognize the need to support the development of our nation’s youth.
It was in New York, and I’ve always wanted to film in New York. And the writer was a teenage friend of mine. We did youth theatre together when we were 16 and always had a dream of making a film together. And ten years later, we’ve done it. So it’s great.
To be renewed is everything. What more could one ask for than to have one’s youth back again?
Major League Baseball is a national institution and we take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to how the game affects the lives of American youth.
In 1996, Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ was removed from classrooms after a school board passed a ‘prohibition of alternative lifestyle instruction’ act. Apparently, a young female character disguised as a boy was a danger to the youth of Merrimack, New Hampshire.
There are two kinds of individuals on Planet Earth who do not have beards – women and youth.
Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth… suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
By the age of fifty, you have made yourself what you are, and if it is good, it is better than your youth.
Cosmetics makers have always sold ‘hope in a jar’ – creams and potions that promise youth, beauty, sex appeal, and even love for the women who use them.
Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing.
The media, of course, loves to make claims about the fountain of youth. Don’t believe it. No one has it. But we’re getting close.
I don’t think that youth should be glorified.
Our age gives the more receptive among the young such a sense of social responsibility that one is inclined at times to fear that social interests may encroach upon individual development, that a knowledge of all the ills affecting the community may act as too powerful a damper on the joys of youth.
Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.
Leftist ideas are a part of the very atmosphere which American youth breathes.
I used to spend a lot of time at football training, but that time was later spent in amateur acting classes and my local youth theatre, in plays at school and after-school clubs. That filled the void.
Youth is seen as everything. You don’t know anything when you’re young. It’s great being older, just having a more balanced perspective. I wake up and realise that what seemed to be important last year no longer is. I’m increasingly grateful for every day.
Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.
I think there’s a notion in our society, and it may be valid, that people aren’t as funny when they get older. It’s a stigma still attached to the rebelliousness of youth.
The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded on a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older.
If I have to pick one story that most influenced ‘The Hunger Games,’ it would be the Greek myth of Theseus, which I read when I was about 8 years old. In punishment for past deeds, Athens periodically had to send seven youths and seven maidens to a labyrinth. In the maze was this Minotaur, and it would eat them.
For them who delay aging, who infuse decrepit bodies with youth and beauty – they must rejoice in the fullness of their deeds.
America is tough for rock music. Rock n’ roll used to be the main music for the youth, and it’s not so much anymore. It’s hip-hop and stuff.
I drink a bucket of white tea in the morning. I read about this tea of the Emperor of China, which is supposedly the tea of eternal youth. It’s called Silver Needle. It’s unbelievably expensive, but I get it on the Web.
Yes and our obsession with youth in our culture and how we, women lie about their age after 35 obsessively and no one wants to let anyone know they’re getting older, et cetera.
We have a powerful potential in out youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.
Good on all the youths that are trying to do something different and do something positive.
Micky Adams took me in initially as youth coach and I’ll always be grateful to Port Vale giving me my first chance to manage.
Ours is decidedly not an age of Abrahams, Jacobs, or of youthful Elazars proud to be regarded as men of seventy. On the contrary, it is one in which the external signs of aging are avoided at all costs, youth is worshipped, and immortality is sought not in children but in Botox.
Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man, youth never.
Jews know this in their bones. Our community could not exist for a day without its volunteers. They are the lifeblood of our organizations, whether they involve welfare, youth, education, care of the sick and elderly, or even protection against violence and abuse.
There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life.
I understand that there’s a certain energy in youth, no question, in terms of pursuing jobs. But there is wisdom in age. It’s too bad that the two can’t come together because I do think that people are dropped from what they’re really good at too soon.
Independence is a heady draught, and if you drink it in your youth, it can have the same effect on the brain as young wine does. It does not matter that its taste is not always appealing. It is addictive and with each drink you want more.
There has been little to no attention from policymakers to the economic inequalities young people face. Instead of job creation policies, our country’s youth are faced with tuition hikes.
I was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of some youth is more easily brought into action this way, than by the more sordid gratification of self-interest.
Some men are born old, and some men never seem so. If we keep well and cheerful, we are always young and at last die in youth even when in years would count as old.
Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores.
The music that was popular in your youth seems to be the music you recall most vividly – and most nostalgically – for the rest of your life. But so is the music that was popular in your parents’ youth.
All lovely things will have an ending, All lovely things will fade and die; And youth, that’s now so bravely spending, Will beg a penny by and by.
Around the age of 14, I was very discouraged from a coach. It was my first youth club team while playing soccer. She told me at the time that I wasn’t good enough to play on the team, that I would never get into the game.
The man is distinguished from the youth by the fact that he takes the world as it is, instead of everywhere fancying it amiss and wanting to improve it, i.e. model it after his ideal; in him the view that one must deal with the world according to his interest, not according to his ideals, becomes confirmed.
Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.
I went to an all-girls boarding school for most of my youth.
Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
I came to Moscow when I was 5 years old from Baku. To walk all night in Moscow will bring back my youth to me.
A children’s author on a soapbox is not a pleasant sight but I have become drawn into issues, slightly unwillingly, relating to young people, literacy and youth justice: just look at the number of young people we have locked up in prison, and the uselessness of it.
A huge part of youth is how you behave: I’m always looking for fun and anything that makes me feel alive – that in itself keeps me feeling young.
Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.
The youth are very important to me, they’re the next generation, but I want to instill in kids, even in playing, that it’s never too late and there’s no right or wrong way to do anything.
I think that pop, and to some extent rock, are like sport and fashion industry in that they’re about the exuberance of youth. That’s the sort of subliminal ideology.
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society, it is a good thing, if you possess great talent, to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the right shin of the society that you love. After that, be a snob.
Fame is the thirst of youth.
Hold fast to life and youth.
The price of indulging yourself in your youth in the things you cannot afford is poverty and dependence in your old age.
When I do a lot of the community outreach with the youth, I can easily see the blessings that I’ve had in my life, even as a young kid growing up.
Free imagination is the inestimable prerogative of youth and it must be cherished and guarded as a treasure.
In youth, we get plenty of exercise through games and running around, but as middle life approaches, we settle down, literally and figuratively.
I didn’t know Kurt Cobain or Amy Winehouse, but I was affected by both of their deaths because I admired their work so much and mourned their youth and work they would never produce.
We really want our kids, and our youth, to understand that one, knowledge is power, and two, you don’t have to be shy about being educated, and being ahead of the learning curve.
Global sports tournaments have a range of benefits that go far beyond the games themselves. They can transform the image of a country or a region. They bring people together and reveal new possibilities to a nation’s youth.
Early youth is a baffling time.
High and eternal things have little weight with the youth.
Much of my youth was spent in the parking lot or inside a Dunkin’ Donuts.
In the music world, ageism is a big issue. It’s about youth and youth culture. There’s no other art form that I know that requires you to be a certain age.
I haven’t done any ‘Fringe’ shows since I was about 17. Then I performed with my youth theatre in a show where we all had this old-fashioned make-up on and giggled through our lines.
Men and women whose early youth was shaped in the ordeal of the Great Depression showed the values formed in that crucible when tyranny threatened a world.
Now there is this whole terror about getting old. Today, that fascination with youth is overrated. What’s so special about being young? I just say that because I’m old.
I’ve become a functioning cog in the machine called The Roots, but in my youth I was comin’ from a more braggadocious, egotistical perspective.
Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift; in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate.
Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth.
I’ve been giving back since I was a teen, handing out turkeys at Thanksgiving and handing out toys at toys drives for Christmas. It’s very important to give back as a youth. It’s as simple as helping an old lady across the street or giving up your seat on the bus for someone who is pregnant.
Desegregation of schools does not automatically transform them into better schools. It is only a step. The larger goal is to see that the education of our youth is not merely desegregated, but that it is excellent.
For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
The incentive that you give to your youth is going to be the make-or-break future of the country.
We’re in a good position with the Red Bull juniors. When I look around at what other schemes there are, Red Bull has invested a huge amount in youth and should be commended for giving these guys the opportunity that might otherwise have gone missing.
Hold fast to youth and beauty.
Too much youth, hunger, mission, and talent.
Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one’s death.
What I did in my youth is hundreds of times easier today. Technology breeds crime.
Old age and treachery will always beat youth and exuberance.
Since the pharmaceuticals don’t make any money and they control the doctors. If the doctors don’t make any money then all hell breaks loose. In communities like LA and New York they are using a lot of the youth for a test sight.
An excessive knowledge of Marxism is a sign of a misspent youth.
The devotion that young Chinese feel to the Internet is driven by deep factors ranging from youth unemployment and income inequality to political repression and the demographic imbalance between men and women.
I would say there’s always a movement of music and fashion in youth culture – every decade inspires the new one.
My entire youth was spent with an incredibly ill parent… I don’t think you can grow up that way and not be marked by that experience.
Snoop Dog is the Phil Jackson of youth football coaches. He ain’t going to accept nothing but a winner.
I loved my time growing up in Northern Ireland doing youth drama, that is where it all began for me.
The failure to invest in youth reflects a lack of compassion and a colossal failure of common sense.
Taking part in these types of programs is crucial to our youth and crucial to the future of this game.
I get asked this a lot: Why has soccer not succeeded? My answer is, soccer has succeeded. It is already the fastest growing youth participation sport in the U.S. It has already succeeded at the youth level, no question.
Whatever my situation is, I want to show that I’m not perfect, and perfect isn’t real. The youth need to know that, especially.
Listen, you know this: If there’s not a rebellious youth culture, there’s no culture at all. It’s absolutely essential. It is the future. This is what we’re supposed to do as a species, is advance ideas.
In my youth there were words you couldn’t say in front of a girl; now you can’t say ‘girl.’
Hordes of young girls never copied my hairdos or the way I talk or the way I dress. I have, therefore, never had to go through the stress of perpetuating an image that’s often the equivalent of one particular song that forever freezes a precise moment of one’s youth.
Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality.
You go through a process of refinement and getting rid of the excesses of your early youth in terms of your excitement about what theatre can do.
I have my own foundation, Nyle DiMarco Foundation, and it focuses on bettering deaf youths’ lives.
If ‘Befikre’ was representing the new-age youth of India and romance as what it was claiming, it would have been great irrespective of the box-office numbers. But unfortunately, it didn’t do that, and hence, I would not be interested.
The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds.
I love children, and most of my involvement now has to do with children or youth programs.
A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
Films have always been youth oriented.
I used to play a lot of foreign women in my youth because I was prettier then. I would go for interviews, and directors would look at these sultry, exotic looks, hear this clipped accent and think the two don’t go together. So they would give me a foreign accent.
Youth is wasted on the young.
Youth, however, can afford to enjoy even its melancholy; for the ultimate fact of which that melancholy is a prophecy is a long way off.
I am afraid that the schools will prove the very gates of hell, unless they diligently labor in explaining the Holy Scriptures and engraving them in the heart of the youth.
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
Rock is young music, it is youth oriented. It just speaks for a generation.
There were a lot of adventure books for boys, historical novels by Kenneth Roberts, and whatever mystery novels the alarmed librarian imagined might not corrupt an eager but innocent youth.
Youth icons are born through beauty pageants.
Ever since my youth it has disturbed me that of the literary works that survived their own epoch, so many dealt with historical rather than contemporary subjects.
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious occupation of manhood.
Youth doesn’t need friends – it only needs crowds.
When women make their image about youth and sexuality, and not about intellect, that’s kind of a dead-end road. So I think it’s a combination of self-entrapment and entrapment by society.
A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning.
The sincere teachers of their youth should be met, not with an intention to dictate to them, but to give additional force to their well-meant endeavours, and raise them to public esteem.
I work in areas related to child protection and family safety, women’s empowerment, the creation of opportunities for youth, and culture and tourism. Daunting? Yes. Impossible? No. In fact, such challenges energize me.
An economically peaceful and prosperous Sri Lanka is the dream of youth of the nation. My message for the youth is to collectively work for an inclusively developed Sri Lanka.
The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.
There are singers that I have enjoyed, from Nina Simone and Ray Charles onward. But the music that made music the number one thing for me as a youth was jazz.
Encouragement of higher education for our youth is critical to the success of our collective future.
I think it’s just really important for youth today to have a passion and pursue something seriously.
Films do have a very big impact on the youth, but the youth do have the quality to differentiate what is right and what is wrong!
Through my youth, there was imposed on us a culture relentlessly English. English books were all you could buy; English television filled our screens, and in consequence, England seemed to matter in a way that our world didn’t.
I was raised on Nirvana and flannel shirts and Rage Against the Machine, and I sort of describe my youth as rebellious and always fighting the system.
If boyhood and youth are but vanity, must it not be our ambition to become men?
My favorite Galaxie 500 album is the first one, ‘Today,’ recorded in three days at Noise New York and produced by Kramer. It contains my favorite Galaxie 500 songs: ‘Temperature’s Rising,’ ‘Tugboat,’ and our interpretation of Jonathan Richman’s ‘Don’t Let Our Youth Go to Waste.’
I think there’s a level of ignorance, when, in the callowness of youth, you imagine that you are inventing the world for the first time. You imagine that your parents don’t know what it feels like to fall in love.
Youth is beautiful.
The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake, tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods, tastes and aptitudes of youth.
I love talking to the youth and helping them as much as I can or encouraging them, if I can help them at all.
We need to harness the boundless energy and creativity of our youth.
Few women, I fear, have had such reason as I have to think the long sad years of youth were worth living for the sake of middle age.
I had a soft-spot in my heart for Ronald Reagan, if only because he was a sportswriter in his youth.
I surrendered my youth to the people I feared when I could have been out there loving someone. Don’t make that mistake yourself. Life’s too damn short.
I had very little going for me as a kid except for the fact that I had demanding parents and was very good at filling out bubbles on standardized tests. I went to the Center for Talented Youth at Johns Hopkins University because I did well on the SAT. I went to Exeter because I did well on the SAT.
Oxford is Oxford: not a mere receptacle for youth, like Cambridge. Perhaps it wants its inmates to love it rather than to love one another.
There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age, I missed it coming and going.
I accidentally entered a youth pageant when I was 14. That’s like a beauty pageant, but without the beauty. It was terrible.
Today riches and honours have been lavished on me, but one gift has been lacking, the most important one of all, the only one that matters, the gift of youth.
For women in my family, in Korean culture, women are really valued in their youth, and then when they get older, it’s like they almost become irrelevant.
In my youth, daydreaming nurtured me, provided a safe haven. I’d sleep for twelve hours and even when awake escape to the safe place in my mind.
If I were to be Miss Universe, I will use my voice to influence the youth and I would raise awareness to certain causes like HIV awareness that is timely and relevant to my country which is the Philippines.
Every pastor, youth pastor, and every parent is in competition with the Internet and the information it is spreading. Most young people don’t get their news from CNN or CBS; they get it from bloggers.
I think the new generations in America, the America’s youth, no longer care about Vietnam. They don’t want to hear any more about it.
Quality afterschool programs provide safe, engaging and fun learning experiences to help children and youth develop their social, emotional, physical, cultural and academic skills.
Diamonds are forever, my youth is not.
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.
It can make you sad to look at pictures from your youth. So there’s a trick to it. The trick is not to look at the later pictures.
I was competitive ping-pong player. I played in youth tournaments, under the age of 13.
In Japan, Australia, and England there is such a strong youth culture.
My mother was right when she said that turning pro would take away my youth.
Economic and health statistics, as well as police-violence statistics, shed light on the pressures on American Indian communities and individuals: Indian youths have the highest suicide rate of any United States ethnic group.
The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of a Spirit made for what it has not found but must forever seek as an Ideal.
Youth all over the world are very hungry to succeed.
When I was at youth theatre and drama school, I never thought people would mistake me for a stand-up.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
My father is an expatriate American; he fell in love with New Zealand in his youth and never went home.
I grew up in Austria, and for me real comfort food is Wiener Schnitzel. Wiener Schnitzel and mashed potatoes because it reminds me of my youth… It reminds me when I grow up and it feels very comforting.
Like John Kennedy in 1960, Obama combines youth, vigor, and good looks with the promise of political change. Like Kennedy, he grew up in unusual circumstances that distance him from ordinary American life.
Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.
She gave up beauty in her tender youth, gave all her hope and joy and pleasant ways; she covered up her eyes lest they should gaze on vanity, and chose the bitter truth.
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
I would like to tell you as the president of the republic, I am not embarrassed to listen to the Youth of my country and to respond to them.
While many applauded Oprah for opening her heart to young girls in South Africa, some criticized her for not investing in the youth of America.
We want our legacy to stand upon the youth. We want to give knowledge to the younger generation and be a part of changing the game.
We can’t get our youth back.
I’m very shocked when I look at television and I see such an aggressive youth and image obsession in the representation of women on our screens.
I hope to continue to inspire our nation’s youth to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math so they, too, may reach for the stars.
The youth should work on popularising central and state government schemes among people. The young generation should make social media their weapon.
When I get through tearing a lobster apart, or one of those tender West Coast octopuses, I feel like I had a drink from the fountain of youth.
In the decades since my youth, I’ve witnessed the explosion of fatherless families and an exponential increase in illiteracy and crime.
Seeing the show is like a visit to the fountain of youth for parents and the children.
I spent most of my youth in Manchester, in clubs and football grounds and the Manchester Apollo.
I would not say that I was, these days, a ‘student’ of philosophy, although in my youth I was quite deeply involved with certain aspects of the British pragmatists.
We’re constantly told that running will ruin our knees and outrage our hearts, but for nearly all of human existence, it was associated with freedom, vitality, and eternal youth.
Dress codes and gestures and attitudes have always inspired me, as has youth culture in general, although now I question it more. If you analyze youth cultures over history, there has always been something strict about them – you have to be like this or like that.
In the United States, the fact that you can start again gives a lot of energy and strength and youth to this country. That is why it’s so powerful in many ways, and so creative.
Distance and difference become irrelevant as our technology connects youth from Vancouver, Toronto, Iqaluit, Attawapiskat, Delhi, Nairobi – anywhere – to learn from and about each other.
Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate – A thousand years of Middle Life.
If our hearts are ready for anything, we can open to our inevitable losses, and to the depths of our sorrow. We can grieve our lost loves, our lost youth, our lost health, our lost capacities. This is part of our humanness, part of the expression of our love for life.
I’ve done a lot of great things playing for this country and this national team in the youth stage.
We have adopted a multi-pronged strategy against the attempts to radicalise the youth of the country. On the one hand, we have successfully de-radicalised our youth, and on the other hand, our security agencies have also taken action against certain individuals for their links and association with terror organisations.
Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
In my youth I dreamed of being an illustrator.
When I got ‘Youth,’ I also got a small role in ‘Star Wars.’ I didn’t know what to do. I decided to choose based on the character.
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.
I’ll take anyone to task about UB40. They were as important as Bob Marley in getting reggae into the consciousness of British youth at that time. I’m proud to be their number one fan.
I am super-proud to have a sort of famous character in my background that if you’re a certain age, he was probably a part of your youth. I think that’s pretty cool.
Literature – Eastern and Western – abounds with stories, myths, legends about the search for youth, for eternal life.
Old age has its pleasures, which, though different, are not less than the pleasures of youth.
Heads Up Football is a comprehensive youth and high school football membership program developed by U.S.A. Football and supported by the NFL and other leaders in sport and medicine to advance player safety.
America is obsessed with youth. We all want to look young forever, and vampires do. They are caught in their prime, if that’s when they’ve been turned. And they’ll be that way forever.
I think actors always retain one foot in the cradle. We’re switched on to our youth, to our childhood. We have to be because we’re in the business of transferring emotions to other people.
The causes of youth violence are working parents who put their kids into daycare, the teaching of evolution in the schools, and working mothers who take birth control pills.
I took up drama and did so much extracurricular work, like the National Youth Theatre and Guildhall’s Saturday school. Acting is where I felt most comfortable and how I wanted to express myself.
When I was 16, I played Macbeth at school and my English teacher said, ‘I think you may have acting talent. Try to get into the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain and see where you get.’ I wouldn’t have thought of that at all. I wanted to be a surgeon, but I wasn’t a clever man.
My half-suppressed Canadian years, my whole childhood and youth, rose like a corpse from the bottom of the sea to confront me.
Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
I would advise all youths aspiring to athletic fame or a professional career to practice clean living, fair play and good sportsmanship.
I think how Chicago plays a role in my life – it had such a role in my youth and the decisions that I made as a kid and formulated who I am as an artist early on.
Life is short, youth is finite, and opportunities endless. Have you found the intersection of your passion and the potential for world-shaping positive impact? If you don’t have a great idea of your own, there are plenty of great teams that need you – unknown startups and established teams in giant companies alike.
Enthusiasm – a distemper of youth, curable by small doses of repentance in connection with outward applications of experience.
Ajax have a set model, a defined youth programme – Barcelona have one too, and Juventus. And Atletico Madrid do too. Real Madrid don’t – because they alternate developing their own players with signing talent.
I was in the U.K. and Germany and went to Volkswagen and learned about their apprenticeship model – young people become paid apprentices in trades. It’s not a coincidence that youth unemployment is far lower in Germany than the United States because there are paid opportunities for young people to get experience.
The aging process is totally minimizing. Life in general is pretty minimizing because you have a lot of big ideas, and you have to battle the mistaken delusions and instability that come with youth.
If I have any complaints about my youth… one is that many well-meaning adults lied to me. Not spiteful lies with malicious intent but lies designed to prevent emotional and psychological pain – lies told by the people who cared about me most: my parents, teachers, relatives.
I work with the Carl Lewis Foundation focusing on youth from high school down.
I mention my age because I find people in this country – women, not men, of course – women are so troubled by their age. There’s a culture of youth, and it’s a phony culture.
Sen. Rand Paul is a Different Kind of Republican. He will drag the party, kicking and screaming, toward a new kind of conservatism that appeals more to today’s youth, who embrace liberty and are skeptical of foreign intervention.
I was born in Chicago, then I spent most of my youth in Joliet, Illinois which is about thirty minutes south, and I went to a military academy for high school in Wisconsin. Then I went to college, on a basketball scholarship to a small school in Iowa, so I’m like Mr. Midwest.
I always loved acting and improv and sketch comedy and theater, which I did at a local youth theater.
People have this obsession. They want you to be like you were in 1969. They want you to, because otherwise their youth goes with you. It’s very selfish, but it’s understandable.
The most significant social pathology of my youth was the generation gap.
When I was a student I was very, very ambitious, completely immersed in my comedy career. I never had that period of reckless hedonism that you should get out of your system in your youth.
I’m interested in youth culture and popular culture.
Let not our proposal be disregarded on the score of our youth.
The Middle East has the highest unemployment percentage of any region in the world we have the largest youth cohort of history coming into the market place that frustration does translate into the political sphere when people are hungry and without jobs.
I’m just trying to find the fountain of youth. I’m trying to find some drops and sprinkle it in there. I’ll find the well.
In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
Being a successful team is maybe not enough. It’s about setting a standard, not just for ourselves but also for the youth that is coming through at Manchester City.
There’s a confidence that comes from youth and not knowing better. But there comes a point, as an actor, when you do know better, and that is when the fear starts.
My idea is always to reach my generation. The wise writer writes for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward.
We’re rewarding either the reality or the appearance of youth, which is why you have all these people in their fifties trying to act like they’re seventeen. You know, it’s great to be young. Be young. By all means, be young. But always remember that youth is also kinda dumb, and doesn’t know a lot yet.
I’ve never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It’s probably because they have forgotten their own.
It’s the youth movement we have. A lot of young guys with a lot of passion. It brings the fun back to the game.
Let your youth have free reign. It won’t come again, so be bold, and no repenting.
I certainly could’ve gone off track many, many times in my youth.
All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved.
Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life.
I write incredibly slowly. And, on top of that, I spent my entire youth and twenties working like a dog, so one of the things that happened when I finished ‘Drown’ was that I got busy living. I’d never travelled, I’d never seen anything. So I did as much travelling as my job teaching would allow.
One only has to look at the performance of the economy to understand how it shapes the perspective of America’s youth about military service.
When the American spirit was in its youth, the language of America was different: Liberty, sir, was the primary object.
Nothing is more misleading to the youth of a nation than to state the outcome immediately after the beginning as if nothing could have taken place in between.
I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.
Youth is a time when we find the books we give up but do not get over.
War is horrible because it strangles youth.
As a child, our house had a backyard lined with roses tended vigilantly by my mother. So the fragrance fills me with nostalgia for my youth.
Plato found fault that the poets of his time filled the world with wrong opinions of the gods, making light tales of that unspotted essence, and therefore would not have the youth depraved with such opinions.
I understand that many young men and women are coming forward to join Youth Congress. I am not surprised. It is only natural. The vast majority of our youth is sober and idealistic. It looks forward to an era of disciplined, planned, constructive activity.
Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to end in gladness.
When my body and face were perfect as far as youth, I wasn’t happy.
You’ve got to have a young element in a show. Any project needs youth and dynamism as well old codgerdom and experience.
My mum came from nothing and didn’t have many opportunities in her youth, and she blames a lot of her social inadequacies on that.
I feel in me the vocation of the Priest. I have the vocation of the Apostle. Martyrdom was the dream of my youth, and this dream has grown with me. Considering the mystical body of the Church, I desired to see myself in them all.
I am something of an aficionado of thrift stores. In my youth, I regularly searched their shelves for old books.
It’s like a rugby team. If you’re picking for the World Cup final, you’re picking experience with youth. Everything is better off having that balance and that mix. I think that, especially, goes for the monarchy as well.
I spent my entire youth in front of a TV watching old movies, and as soon as I was able to get a subway pass, when I was 14, I joined the Museum of Modern Art and was there all weekend watching old movies.
When I was playing in the Ajax youth teams – when I was, say, 14, 15 – you started to get all those international youth tournaments. All those English teams came. Well, the English were much further than we were.
The lessons of their early youth regulated the conduct of their riper years.
I was fortunate enough to have a rambling youth.
A man’s character never changes radically from youth to old age. What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics which have not been obvious to the superficial observer.
One of my dreams in life is to do fund-raising for the youth.
Hollywood embraced me in the late ’80s because there was a good project I was in and it was different. Nowadays, it’s about corporate mentality, box office, youth.
We all make mistakes, and we all need second chances. For youth in foster care, these mistakes are often purposeful – if not consciously so; a way to test the strength of a bond and establish trust in a new parent.
If I go see a band, and they play, like, zero from any of their old albums, I’m very happy about that. I do not want to see the bands of my youth playing the songs of my youth. I hate that.
Youth culture now really looks back and embraces the past, but keeps it contemporary but not sticking to one particular style.
The youth is the hope of our future.
If you look not just at the Arab Spring, but at what I call the ‘Youth Spring’ that has started in Europe, young people are starting to find a voice, and they are not looking to the traditional media to reflect that.
Satan knows that youth is the springtime of life when all things are new and young people are most vulnerable.
All of us who are worth anything, spend our manhood in unlearning the follies, or expiating the mistakes of our youth.
The Ramones own the fountain of youth. Experiencing us is like having the fountain of youth.
I used to do a lot of serious theatre during my school and college days. Comedy was only reserved for youth festival and inter-college competitions. Then once ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ was launched, a regional channel in Punjab started a program based on that. I participated in it and emerged as the winner.
I think it’s natural for youth to be drawn to newness: The world is still new for them.
Youth should be a savings bank.
There is no more effective way to radicalize American Muslim youth than for political leaders to make public displays of prejudice against all Muslims. Suspicion will undermine their sense of identification with America and alienate some from both the culture and from politics.
I grew up in a sport that didn’t allow you to grow up. There was always the threat of younger competition. So you had to maintain the image of youth.
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it.
In my youth, I traveled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer.
The youth movement is aware that old visions can not take Egypt into the future.
For the youth, the indignation of most things will just surge as each birthday passes.
I do believe the aura of the Olympics is the greatest platform for sport and when one achieves success there it is sure to fire up the imagination of the youth.
Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.
Reading ‘Youth in Revolt’ might have ruined my career because suddenly I wanted to abandon all the emotional truth of something and just go out far on a literary limb with completely implausible things that relied completely on voice and humor. And what saved me is realizing that I couldn’t do that very well.
I am a huge advocate for anti-bullying in our youth. What I have seen with the rise of social media is that children are not facing bullying on a playground, they are facing it on their cell phones.
What’s a man’s age? He must hurry more, that’s all; Cram in a day, what his youth took a year to hold.
There is no man, however wise, who has not at some period of his youth said things, or lived in a way the consciousness of which is so unpleasant to him in later life that he would gladly, if he could, expunge it from his memory.
Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme.
In a novel, I think you have a contract with the reader to make the character representative – of a moment in history, a social class… for instance, I wanted to make the boy in ‘A Boy’s Own Story’ more like other gay men of my generation in their youth and not like me.
I do beseech you to direct your efforts more to preparing youth for the path and less to preparing the path for the youth.
Thus the castle of each feudal chieftain became a school of chivalry, into which any noble youth, whose parents were from poverty unable to educate him to the art of war, was readily received.
The worship of youth has diminished – perhaps generally – in recent years.
Old age is a tyrant, who forbids, under pain of death, the pleasures of youth.
I tend to look out for things with a resonance to my youth – artists or objects that seemed romantic all those years ago. I never buy anything purely for its value. I like possessions that smile back at me.
Sonic Youth was a collective. There’s something fantastic about the idea of making music is a social activity.
Many thousands of youth have been deprived of the benefit of education thereby, their morals ruined, and talents irretrievably lost to society, for want of cultivation: while two parties have been idly contending who should bestow it.
I do not have the angst and the anxiety of my youth. I’ve gotten to a place where I’m very comfortable with who I am.
Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
Let those who, still in their youth, have preserved their faith and fullness of hope, keep looking up.
Every place has its own punk flavor, but they all borrowed ideas from SoCal. It’s still a vibrant scene creeping into every crevasse of youth culture. When you hear grunge, you think of the ’90s, but when you hear L.A. punk, it’s timeless.
I grew up in the ’90s, so I’ve definitely resurrected many looks from my youth lately, including overalls, jelly shoes, and, of course, Doc Martens.
The three ages of man: youth, middle age and ‘my word you do look well’.
I know that a good many champions have entertained the thought that the more they discourage youngsters, the longer they would reign. However, this theory never impressed me, and I always made it a point to give youths the benefit of my experience in bicycle racing.
We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun. Thanks to the X Prize for the inspiration.
I would very much like to make Westerns. I love Westerns. I’ve worked on many Westerns in my youth, in Spain and here, and I love working on them.
Not less, but more democracy – that is the demand, that is the great goal that we have to prescribe for ourselves, and especially for our youth.
I had a very nice, cozy childhood. I did lots of plays at school and worked with the National Youth Theatre as a teenager.
I grew up playing games, and I remember Christmas 1981 when my dad got us an Intellivision, and we all sat around and played ‘Astrosmash’ for hours on end. It was a big part of my youth.
I discovered philosophy in my youth when I read ‘wildly,’ and thus I was exposed to the world of ideas.
I personally pledge myself to openly counsel, aid, and abet youth, both black and white, to quarantine any Jim Crow conscription system.
India’s educated youth is skill-deficient, risk averse in attitude, and largely unemployable in the cutting-edge manufacturing sector.
The arrogance of age must submit to be taught by youth.
When I recall today my early youth, I should take the boy that I then was, with the exception of a few individual features, for a different person, were it not for the existence of the chain of memories.
I’ve watched parents sometimes on the touchlines at youth games, and they are screaming and shouting, which is not the way to go.
I suppose, to be fair, I don’t miss the energy of youth very much – because I was never fit. So it doesn’t matter not being able to walk miles, striding the countryside, taking deep breaths and enjoying the scenery. That was never on my agenda.
A lot of them want to come and play for Manchester United. They want to play because Alex has a record of giving youth a chance and we have the history and heritage of Manchester United.
I have been aware since my youth that I am a Hebrew through my mother, and that is something that has played a subtle but important role in my development.
Beauty and youth can stay inside, but it doesn’t outside.
Youth is something I never wanna take for granted. I just want to smile and live life.
It’s lamented that the youth get their news from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. It’s lamentable that they get more from them than from the news.
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
Age considers; youth ventures.
It’s not that I’m apolitical… In my youth, I was a freelance political speechwriter, which taught me a lot about writing fiction, I must add.
I’m a writer; as soon as I imagine what would happen if I found the fountain of youth, it turns into a dystopia in my head.
I was just a lot smarter about not getting caught. I mean, I never stuck anything in my arm, but I certainly enjoyed my youth.
Sport is not just about entertainment. It is equally about winning and losing, pooling and galvanising the energy of the youth, upgrading people’s physical fitness and mental prowess.
My youth is escaping without giving me anything it owes me.
Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all.
We can either allow our youth to shoot baskets or watch them continue to shoot people.
There is a crying need today to have this truth heralded throughout the land that youth especially may appreciate and hold the freedom of the individual as sacred as did our revolutionary fathers.
I have the courage of youth, and I’m not afraid of anything. My only enemies are illegality and corruption.
The advantage of age is that you swap youth for wisdom. You’re so full of insecurities when you’re young. ‘Who am I? What do I have to do for people to like me?’ You get caught up in things. You get very emotional about things.
With all my heart, I plead with the Latter-day Saints to live honestly with the Lord in the payment of tithes and offerings. I plead with youth to establish this habit while you are still young and to resolve to continue with it all the days of your lives.
Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
Youth is the spirit of adventure and awakening. It is a time of physical emerging when the body attains the vigor and good health that may ignore the caution of temperance. Youth is a period of timelessness when the horizons of age seem too distant to be noticed.
I spent my entire youth being in love with gay men because they were the most interesting and compassionate people I knew.
When I was playing with ADO Den Hag in the youth teams at that time I was quite strong because I was used to older people.
It’s my job to accept my youth, to spread my story, to let people know who I am as an individual, because there’s so many people who are blinded and think less of me because of my skin color.
I have founded Khudi, in Pakistan, a youth movement which tries to counter extremist ideology through healthy discussion and debate.
Parents sometimes make not those allowances for youth, which, when young, they wished to be made for themselves.
I left home when I was 13. When I was 15, I was living in a youth hostel, and I was the 167-pound amateur wrestling champion.
We are involved in youth testing internationally. We want to try to prove without a shadow of a doubt the relationship between physical fitness and health, not just physical fitness and ability to perform.
I worked at a daycare for a couple of years going through high school and college. I did youth sports camps. I ran all the camps through my college.
I don’t care if Margot is a Dame of the British Empire or older than myself. For me she represents eternal youth; there is an absolute musical quality in her beautiful body and phrasing. Because we are sincere and gifted, an intense abstract love is born between us every time we dance together.
Anirudh is phenomenal. His popularity among the youth is to be seen and heard to be believed.
Tutors who make youth learned do not always make them virtuous.
Fashion is inspired by youth and nostalgia and draws inspiration from the best of the past.
The USA have recently done well in the Olympics and the Youth World Cup. So I think there will be some good young players available in the future, and not too expensive which is important to the club.
So, rap has that quality, for youth anyway; it’s a kind of blues element. It’s physical, almost gymnastic. It speaks to you organically. Rap grows out of what young people really are today, not only black youth, but white – everybody.
The ideal of an all-sided education for youth had always been close to my heart. I saw clearly the arid results of ordinary instruction, aimed only at the development of body and intellect.
I was obsessed with work in my youth. It’s why I didn’t get married until I was 38 and the reason I didn’t have kids.
That word ‘prodigy’ has such a derogatory implication. It is used to describe people who are forced to play a lot of concerts very early, people whose audience comes because of their youth, people who are exploited. None of the above really applied to me.
I feel like my role is to be one of those voices who reaches the youth.
I discovered something amazing, which has caused a lot of controversy – the fountain of youth. I have to keep it a secret!
Obviously, Jay-Z is one of the greatest entertainers of the world today. Not only is he a remarkable rhetorical genius, he’s also a man of deep sympathy and empathy for those who are lost and vulnerable, but especially under-educated youth of all cultures and stripes.
The youth of France do not want a new neo-liberal contract.
He was the editor of our paper. He created the publishing house in Hebrew. He was – I wouldn’t say the ‘guru’ – but really he was our teacher and a most respected man. I wrote for the paper of the youth movement.
I never want to sound preachy about youth and feminism, but I feel like there aren’t enough young people coming out about their concerns and opinions.
From 1962 to 1965, the guitar became this icon of youth culture, thanks mostly to the Beatles.
I wish I had appreciated my youth – I should have worn tighter clothing when I could have!
For me, Gothic is something from my youth, when I had a heavy metal phase.
Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the world.
I was actually under a lot of heaviness when I was younger. I thought of myself as an old soul. I was very obsessed with death. Basically, I didn’t really have a youth – I sublimated all that into my identity and my music.
Just as the child is father to the man, so the impressions of one’s youth remain the most vivid in manhood.
Every generation has had some sort of focus for their unrest and discomfort with growing up. But today, the music that’s in the charts is probably liked by their parents as well, and I think it’s a part of youth that you need something that isn’t liked or understood by the older generation.
In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
Teenagers, especially girl ones, seem like the perfect canary-in-the-coal-mine characters to me. They capture American culture and its perversion, its hypocrisy – how absorbed we are with youth and beauty and sexualized imagery, for instance, while preaching abstinence and modesty.
The same is the case with those opinions of man to which he has been accustomed from his youth; he likes them, defends them, and shuns the opposite views.
I thought people cared about music in a deep way, so I was writing to that spirit in people and in myself. It was me, thinking I knew what was up. Youth, who else can change the world?
Age has been the perfect fire extinguisher for flaming youth.
I did a lot of fast talking as a youth; I was pretty good at it. I was never talked into it – I was always the one doing the talking.
High-quality early-childhood programs and health coverage have expanded, and the number of mentoring relationships for at-risk youth has risen dramatically. That progress is encouraging, but it’s not evenly distributed.
The Arab spring that began in 2010 was driven by the educated youth who were connected to the outside world. They had visions of liberal politics derived from social networks. They used innovative means to spread awareness and to network among activists.