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Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Don't laugh at a youth for his affectations; he is only trying on one face after another to find a face of his own.
Logan Pearsall Smith
It's lamented that the youth get their news from Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. It's lamentable that they get more from them than from the news.
In the United States, the fact that you can start again gives a lot of energy and strength and youth to this country. That is why it's so powerful in many ways, and so creative.
What is youth except a man or woman before it is ready or fit to be seen?
I've never been too afraid of what other people have said, especially when I was younger, but I suppose that was the arrogance of youth.
In relative youth, we assume we'll remember everything. Someone should urge the young to think otherwise.
I went to an all-girls boarding school for most of my youth.
Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.
I was fortunate enough to have a rambling youth.
It is work, work that one delights in, that is the surest guarantor of happiness. But even here it is a work that has to be earned by labor in one's earlier years. One should labor so hard in youth that everything one does subsequently is easy by comparison.
My first four albums covered the usual youth problems - looking for love in all the wrong places - while the next five are basically about being in your 30s.
No other youth group like the Scouts has trained so many future leaders while at the same time being a nature organization with its outdoor focus.
Since I became Secretary-General, five years ago, I have seen youth participate at the United Nations as never before.
I applaud President Obama for launching his 'My Brother's Keeper' initiative that is aimed to empower our youth to achieve success.
Charles B. Rangel
In high school, I was on the youth advisory council for the Mayor's Office of Los Angeles, and that was kind of my first experience in the bureaucratic system. We tried to get things done, and nobody was really interested in getting anything done.
Youth is a period of missed opportunities.
Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth.
Natalie Clifford Barney
Jazz celebrates older generations and not just the youth movement. When you 'sell' only to people of a certain age, you get cut off from the main body of experience.
The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of a Spirit made for what it has not found but must forever seek as an Ideal.
William Ellery Channing
I think the new generations in America, the America's youth, no longer care about Vietnam. They don't want to hear any more about it.
We must all work together to end youth homelessness in America.
Dick Clark's 'American Bandstand' spread the gospel of American pop music and teenage style that transcended the regional boundaries of our country and united a youth culture that eventually spread its message throughout the entire world.
My mum came from nothing and didn't have many opportunities in her youth, and she blames a lot of her social inadequacies on that.
That's where the future lies, in the youth of today.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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