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Youth Quotes

Youth is the trustee of prosperity.

Author: Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

The young feel tired at the end of an action, the old at the beginning.

Author: T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)

Profession: American-born British Poet, Critic

Lets tell young people the best books are yet to written; the best painting, the best government the best of everything is yet to be done by them.

Author: John Erskine (1878-1951)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist, Novelist, Musician

If youth but knew; if age but could.

Author: Henri Estienne (1531-1598)

Profession: French Scholar, Publisher

Youth holds no society with grief.

Author: Euripides

Profession: Greek Tragic Poet

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

Author: Euripides

Profession: Greek Tragic Poet

Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.

Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset (1883-1955)

Profession: Spanish Essayist, Philosopher

Young men wish; love, money and health. One day, they'll say; health, money and love.

Author: Paul Geraldy


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

Author: Dame Mary Gilmore


Great endowments often announce themselves in youth in the form of singularity and awkwardness.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

As youth lives in the future, so the adult lives in the past: No one rightly knows how to live in the present.

Author: Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872)

Profession: Austrian Dramatic Poet

You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.

Author: Grit


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

Author: Hafiz (1326-1390)

Profession: Iranian Lyrical Poet

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

Author: Jan De Hartog


Man's own youth is the world's youth; at least he feels as if it were, and imagines that the earth's granite substance is something not yet hardened, and which he can mould into whatever shape he likes.

Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)

Profession: American Novelist, Short Story Writer