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You wake up one day and suddenly realize that your youth is behind you, even though you're still young at heart.
Idle youth, enslaved to everything; by being too sensitive I have wasted my life.
Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood; it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being, which is a passion to live beyond one's death.
I love being down at Occupy Wall Street. The sincerity, the youth involvement, the desire for better, is palpable and moving. There is true caring, sharing, and refreshingly naive hope.
All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved.
They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance way of keeping the club going. I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again.
Plato found fault that the poets of his time filled the world with wrong opinions of the gods, making light tales of that unspotted essence, and therefore would not have the youth depraved with such opinions.
To be renewed is everything. What more could one ask for than to have one's youth back again?
I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own.
Pixies and Sonic Youth were so important to the eighties.
Impossible to spend sleepless nights and accomplish anything: if, in my youth, my parents had not financed my insomnias, I should surely have killed myself.
Emile M. Cioran
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
Alfred North Whitehead
The Ramones own the fountain of youth. Experiencing us is like having the fountain of youth.
With all my heart, I plead with the Latter-day Saints to live honestly with the Lord in the payment of tithes and offerings. I plead with youth to establish this habit while you are still young and to resolve to continue with it all the days of your lives.
Gordon B. Hinckley
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
Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has.
Youth is not restored by the dyeing of your hair.
Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet's job. The rest is literature.
What is going on in America is extreme. The youth cult, they worship youth so much it's almost paranoid. And LA is the Mecca of it all; they're taking it to the hilt.
Billie Joe Armstrong
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.
It is youth that has discovered love as a weapon.
So now 20 years later people want us to get together so they can take shots at all these old babes trying to get back some youth. I mean come on; I've been there. I know what the press would do.
Today's youth are told to get rich or die trying and they really shouldn't take that attitude forward with them.
Worse than not realizing the dreams of your youth, would be to have been young and never dreamed at all.
The pursuit of happiness, which American citizens are obliged to undertake, tends to involve them in trying to perpetuate the moods, tastes and aptitudes of youth.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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