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I have a son, who is my heart. A wonderful young man, daring and loving and strong and kind.
As a young man, I lived through the Great Depression, when banks failed and so many lost their jobs and homes and went hungry. I was fortunate to have a job at a canning factory that paid 25 cents an hour.
James E. Faust
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be.
A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.
E. W. Howe
A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living. Today's military rejects include tomorrow's hard-core unemployed.
John F. Kennedy
John Muir, the famous naturalist, wrote in his journal that you should never go to Alaska as a young man because you'll never be satisfied with any other place as long as you live. And there's a lot of truth to that.
Ali forced us to take a look at ourselves. This brash young man who thrilled us, angered us, confused and challenged us, ultimately became a silent messenger of peace who taught us that life is best when you build bridges between people, not walls.
When I was a young man, I was poor. In a war with other nations, I was in eighty-seven fights. There I received my name and was made Chief of my nation. But now I am old and am for peace.
I am neither a child, a young man, nor an ancient; nor am I of any caste.
Before Nelson Mandela was arrested in 1962, he was an angry, relatively young man. He founded the ANC's military wing. When he was released, he surprised everyone because he was talking about reconciliation and forgiveness and not about revenge.
Many of the most important and life-changing moments of my life occurred when I was a young man. The lessons I learned then formed my character and shaped my destiny.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Oxford is the most dangerous place to which a young man can be sent.
As a young man you don't notice at all that you were, after all, badly affected. For years afterwards, at least ten years, I kept getting these dreams, in which I had to crawl through ruined houses, along passages I could hardly get through.
I made an enjoyable living as a very young man, but I think as I became more comfortable and knowledgeable about myself and what I wanted, I moved into acting.
The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit... a reputation, character.
John D. Rockefeller
Young man, young man, your arm's too short to box with God.
James Weldon Johnson
And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero.
Young man, the secret of my success is that at early age I discovered that I was not God.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Any young man who is unmarried at the age of twenty one is a menace to the community.
Reading, solitude, idleness, a soft and sedentary life, intercourse with women and young people, these are perilous paths for a young man, and these lead him constantly into danger.
How many women in this world are served breakfast in bed every morning by a gorgeous young man? I am. So how do I feel about older age? Crazy about it! Wouldn't trade it for anything!
Olivia De Havilland
I was very famous as a young man and I celebrated both the good and bad times with drinking.
I went to Alaska as a young man just looking for adventure. And like so many of us in the '70s, we found it.
By the time I was a young man, I lived with two deep struggles: I longed to become a cricketer, and I performed miserably in school. Cricket and tennis were all that I lived for. In India, this was a formula for failure.
I was a crazy young man who let himself be blinded by his passions and obeyed only the impulses of the moment.
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