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Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme.

Author: Aaron Hill (1685-1750)

Profession: British Dramatist

Youth, abundant wealth, high birth, and inexperience, are, each of them a source of ruin. What then must be the fate of those in whom all four are combined.

Author: Hitopadesa

Profession: Sanskrit Fable From Panchatantra

Youth itself is a talent -- a perishable talent.

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

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.

Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894)

Profession: American Author, Wit, Poet

Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.

Author: Herbert Clark Hoover (1874-1964)

Profession: American - 31st American President

Youth is unduly busy with pampering the outer person.

Author: Horace

Profession: Italian Poet

Youth is about the only thing worth having, and that is about the only thing youth has.

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

So different are the colors of life, as we look forward to the future, or backward to the past; and so different the opinions and sentiments which this contrariety of appearance naturally produces, that the conversation of the old and young ends generally with contempt or pity on either side.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Youth enters the world with very happy prejudices in her own favor. She imagines herself not only certain of accomplishing every adventure, but of obtaining those rewards which the accomplishment may deserve. She is not easily persuaded to believe that the force of merit can be resisted by obstinacy and avarice, or its luster darkened by envy and malignity.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

I, for one, hope that youth will again revolt and again demoralize the dead weight of conformity that now lies upon us.

Author: Howard M. Jones (1892-1980)

Profession: American Writer

Ask the young. They know everything.

Author: Joseph Joubert (1754-1824)

Profession: French Moralist

The passions of the young are vices in the old.

Author: Joseph Joubert (1754-1824)

Profession: French Moralist

The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid.

Author: Carl Jung (1875-1961)

Profession: Swiss Psychiatrist

Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

Author: Franz Kafka (1883-1924)

Profession: German Novelist, Short-Story Writer

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.

Author: Helen Keller (1880-1968)

Profession: American Blind/Deaf Author, Lecturer, Amorist