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Paradoxical as it may seem, to believe in youth is to look backward; to look forward we must believe in age.
Dorothy L. Sayers
Youth culture now really looks back and embraces the past, but keeps it contemporary but not sticking to one particular style.
You can get your money and you put it in the bank, or you can put it in the youth. You can put it in our future.
A man's character never changes radically from youth to old age. What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics which have not been obvious to the superficial observer.
Youth is incredible because you really do feel invincible.
Cosmetics makers have always sold 'hope in a jar' - creams and potions that promise youth, beauty, sex appeal, and even love for the women who use them.
Universities used to prepare young adults for the real world. I dare say the graduates today go in without a clue and graduate without a clue. It's time to acknowledge the college degree is not worth what it was in the past. Times are changing, and so is the way we prepare our youth to survive in a competitive world.
It is inevitable that those to whom is vouchsafed a long life of usefulness should outlive the friends of their youth.
Literature - Eastern and Western - abounds with stories, myths, legends about the search for youth, for eternal life.
F. Sionil Jose
The thing about youthful offenders is that no one seems to care about them. Most people don't like adolescents - even the good ones can be snarky and unpleasant. Combine the antipathy we feel toward the average teenager with the fear inspired by youth violence, and you have a population that no one wants to deal with.
Men and women whose early youth was shaped in the ordeal of the Great Depression showed the values formed in that crucible when tyranny threatened a world.
In a novel, I think you have a contract with the reader to make the character representative - of a moment in history, a social class... for instance, I wanted to make the boy in 'A Boy's Own Story' more like other gay men of my generation in their youth and not like me.
Jessica Simpson is the youth ambassador for Operation Smile, and an episode of The Apprentice featured a team managing a charity concert she put on. Donald Trump came on stage and pledged a donation.
We are involved in youth testing internationally. We want to try to prove without a shadow of a doubt the relationship between physical fitness and health, not just physical fitness and ability to perform.
Kenneth H. Cooper
Major League Baseball has always recognized the influence that our stars can have on the youth of America. As such, we are concerned that recent revelations and allegations of steroid use have been sending a terrible message to young people.
The youth are very important to me, they're the next generation, but I want to instill in kids, even in playing, that it's never too late and there's no right or wrong way to do anything.
I used to do a lot of serious theatre during my school and college days. Comedy was only reserved for youth festival and inter-college competitions. Then once 'The Great Indian Laughter Challenge' was launched, a regional channel in Punjab started a program based on that. I participated in it and emerged as the winner.
A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
The search after the great men is the dream of youth, and the most serious occupation of manhood.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
George Bernard Shaw
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
I had a soft-spot in my heart for Ronald Reagan, if only because he was a sportswriter in his youth.
Hunter S. Thompson
Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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