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    Quotations about Youth

    • If youth only knew: if age only could.
    • Nothing can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.
    • Never suffer youth to be an excuse for inadequacy, nor age and fame to be an excuse for indolence.
    • There's nothing that keeps its youth, So far as I know, but a tree and truth.
      The Deacon's Masterpiece, 1858, by Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.
    • The secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
    • It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it; but the young know they are wretched for they are full of the truthless ideal which have been instilled into them, and each time they come in contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded.
      'Of Human Bondage', 1915, by William Somerset Maugham
    • The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
      The Dawn, Sec. 297, by Friedrich Nietzsche
    • The young know how truly difficult and dreadful youth can be. Their youth is wasted on everyone else, that's the horror. The young have no authority, no respect.
      "Tale of the Body Thief", by Anne Rice
    • We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
    If we're missing any Youth quotations, do let us know.

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