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Letter "Y" » Youth
«I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.»
«Age in a virtuous person, of either sex, carries in it an authority which makes it preferable to all the pleasures of youth»
«I wish that I knew what I know now, when I was younger. I wish that I knew what I know now, when I was stronger»
«American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age»
Author: Marshall McLuhan
, Social Reformer
, voting age
«All of us who are worth anything, spend our manhood in unlearning the follies, or expiating the mistakes of our youth»
«Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.»
«As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.»
Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
, old man
, The old man
«As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.»
«An inordinate passion for pleasure is the secret of remaining young»
«All natural goods perish. Riches take wings; fame is a breath; love is a cheat; youth and health and pleasure vanish.»