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From the day I started to think politically and to develop my own moral values, from my earliest youth, I have been an ardent defender of Israel.
The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old.
Rosalyn S. Yalow
I avoid talking before the youth of the age as I would dancing before them: for if one's tongue don't move in the steps of the day, and thinks to please by its old graces, it is only an object of ridicule.
There is a Fountain of Youth: It is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
I cannot cure myself of that most woeful of youth's follies - thinking that those who care about us will care for the things that mean much to us.
D. H. Lawrence
In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
Listen, you know this: If there's not a rebellious youth culture, there's no culture at all. It's absolutely essential. It is the future. This is what we're supposed to do as a species, is advance ideas.
Alas! they had been friends in youth; but whispering tongues can poison truth.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality.
You wake up one day and suddenly realize that your youth is behind you, even though you're still young at heart.
People have this obsession. They want you to be like you were in 1969. They want you to, because otherwise their youth goes with you. It's very selfish, but it's understandable.
Idle youth, enslaved to everything; by being too sensitive I have wasted my life.
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.
Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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.
I think I don't regret a single 'excess' of my responsive youth - I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn't embrace.
All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved.
I've never understood why people consider youth a time of freedom and joy. It's probably because they have forgotten their own.
To be renewed is everything. What more could one ask for than to have one's youth back again?
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
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.
The Ramones own the fountain of youth. Experiencing us is like having the fountain of youth.
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
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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