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The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old.
Rosalyn S. Yalow
What is youth except a man or woman before it is ready or fit to be seen?
Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.
For the youth, the indignation of most things will just surge as each birthday passes.
I am just enjoying my youth but I want to settle down eventually.
Christmas renews our youth by stirring our wonder. The capacity for wonder has been called our most pregnant human faculty, for in it are born our art, our science, our religion.
Ralph W. Sockman
That's where the future lies, in the youth of today.
I'm interested in youth culture and popular culture.
I'm not a big crime reader, but I'm reading Michael Connelly's 'The Reversal.' I'm going back to his novels. I'm also reading Keith Richards' 'Life.' I'm always fascinated by the transition from the innocent late '60s and early '70s and the youth culture becoming an industry.
I think that pop, and to some extent rock, are like sport and fashion industry in that they're about the exuberance of youth. That's the sort of subliminal ideology.
The things that I draw on, and the world that I feel part of, aren't particularly youth culture.
My heroes are people like Picasso and Miro and people who at last really reach something in their old age, which they absolutely couldn't ever have done in their youth.
I think the people who did well, or are happy, in a youth industry, they define themselves out of the business after a decade or so.
There are singers that I have enjoyed, from Nina Simone and Ray Charles onward. But the music that made music the number one thing for me as a youth was jazz.
I discovered something amazing, which has caused a lot of controversy - the fountain of youth. I have to keep it a secret!
Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has.
The aged love what is practical while impetuous youth longs only for what is dazzling.
It's important, that spirit of youth, and when you're 16 that can get you kickstarted.
An excessive knowledge of Marxism is a sign of a misspent youth.
A children's author on a soapbox is not a pleasant sight but I have become drawn into issues, slightly unwillingly, relating to young people, literacy and youth justice: just look at the number of young people we have locked up in prison, and the uselessness of it.
Youth must go ahead and prosper. These young painters are all very talented people, but they all paint frescoes.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
But the watchful care of the parent is endless. The youth is never free from the danger of grating interference.
The lessons of their early youth regulated the conduct of their riper years.
To her audience, Janis Joplin has remained a symbol, artifact and reminder of late Sixties youth culture. Her popularity never derived from her musical ability, but from her capacity to link her fantasies of freedom and immortality with ours.
I would not say that I was, these days, a 'student' of philosophy, although in my youth I was quite deeply involved with certain aspects of the British pragmatists.
I think there's a level of ignorance, when, in the callowness of youth, you imagine that you are inventing the world for the first time. You imagine that your parents don't know what it feels like to fall in love.
Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to end in gladness.
Many thousands of youth have been deprived of the benefit of education thereby, their morals ruined, and talents irretrievably lost to society, for want of cultivation: while two parties have been idly contending who should bestow it.
When women make their image about youth and sexuality, and not about intellect, that's kind of a dead-end road. So I think it's a combination of self-entrapment and entrapment by society.
K. D. Lang
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