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It takes a long time to become young.

It's all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.

Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.

Like virgin parchment, capable of any inscription.

Live as long as you may, the first twenty years are the longest half of your life.

Much may be made of a Scotchman if he be caught young.

My salad days, when I was green in judgment.

No one should make a statement like "youth is the happiest time of life" without being prepared to accept its intellectual consequences.

Oh, the joy of young ideas painted on the mind, in the warm, glowing colors fancy spreads on objects not yet known, when all is new and all is lovely!

Only the young die good.

Reckless youth makes rueful age.

Reckless youth makes rueful age.

Sad, indeed, is the spectacle of the youth idling away the springtime of his existence, and not only losing the sweet benefit of time, but wasting, in the formation of evil habits, those hours in which he might clothe himself with angel-like perfection.

She bid me take love easy, as the leaves grow on the tree; But I, being young and foolish, with her would not agree.

Tell me what are the prevailing sentiments that occupy the minds of your young men, and I will tell you what is to be the character of the next generation.

The 'teenager' seems to have replaced the Communist as the appropriate target for public controversy and foreboding.

The belief that youth is the happiest time of life is founded upon a fallacy. The happiest person is the person who thinks the most interesting thoughts, and we grow happier as we grow older.

The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it.

The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.

The destiny of any nation, at any given time, depends on the opinions of its young men under five-and-twenty.


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