Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
The condition of perfection is idleness: the aim of perfection is youth.
Those whom the gods love grow young.
This quote was used by the Mayor of Amsterdam, Gijsbert van Hall, following a street demonstration in 1966, as reported by The New York Times, April 3, 1966, p. 16
The American ideal is youth handsome, empty youth.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
Youth! youth! how buoyant are thy hopes! they turn, Like marigolds, toward the sunny side.
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.
Forty is the old age of youth fifty is the youth of old age.
Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age.
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.
Youth, large, lusty, loving Youth, full of grace, force, fascination. Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination
We pay when old for the excesses of youth.
Youth isn't always all it's touted to be.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
What one knows is, in youth, of little moment they know enough who know how to learn.
What is youth except a man or a woman before it is ready or fit to be seen
Age considers; youth ventures.
In the woods is perpetual youth.
In youth we learn in age we understand.
Youth is something very new twenty years ago no one mentioned it.
There's nothing that keeps its youth, So far as I know, but a tree and truth.
Youth is not enough. And love is not enough. And success is not enough. And, if we could achieve it, enough would not be enough.