A Young Man Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About A Young Man

#1. If I'd had fame early on, I'd have been able to abuse it in the way that a young man should. - Author: Benedict Cumberbatch
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#2. Dragons old and young, true and false, bright and dark. And you. A small man with a big shadow, snarling in the midst of all. - Author: George R R Martin
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#3. My mother was a Bloomsbury figure: a great friend of TS Eliot, Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell. My grandmother, Mary Hutchinson, gave her life to works of art, being an admirer of Matisse and Giaometti, whom I collected as a young man because of her. - Author: Jacob Rothschild
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#4. And there is no trade or employment but the young man following it may become a hero. - Author: Walt Whitman
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#5. The young women seem to think that they can only go out with or marry a man who is superior to them. The problem there is that they are wanting to be defeated, as opposed to finding a partner. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#6. It's morning when I go to sleep
In the distant dawn a church bell rings
Another day is coming on
A baby's born, an old man dies
Somewhere young lovers kiss good-bye
I leave my soul and just move on
And wish that I was there to sing this song - Author: Jon Bon Jovi
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#7. For as I like a man in whom there is something of the old, so I like a man in whom there is something of the young; and he who follows this maxim, in body will possibly be an old man but he will never be an old man in mind. - Author: Marcus Tullius Cicero
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#8. One can feel the urge, the need to give, coming from within him. He is such a pure and true person. It's my deepest, most heartfelt conviction that Michael Jackson is a good person, a fine young man with an incredible burden - responsibility - to carry on his shoulders. - Author: Marcel Marceau
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#9. Is it or is it not a matter of importance that a young man starts out in life with an ability to shut his jaw hard and say "I will," or "I will not," and mean it? - Author: John William Heisman
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#10. I had fallen in love with a young man ... , and we were planning to get married. And then he died of subacute bacterial endocarditis ... Two years later with the advent of penicillin, he would have been saved. It reinforced in my mind the importance of scientific discovery ... - Author: Gertrude B. Elion
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#11. Oh, Alan Ryves," she said. "You're such a fantastic liar. You are the smoothest con man of them all. - Author: Sarah Rees Brennan
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#12. I'm too young for a man, but I'm too old for a boy. So, can't we just pretend, that I'm older than I really am, but then, only little girls pretend. - Author: Tori Amos
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#13. He made a careful rehearsal of some of their bits of talk
why had she said this? what had she meant by that? why had she done the other? He dwelt on these matters with an absorbed speculation, and with a young man of Ogden's temperament speculation was but the first step on the way to love. - Author: Henry Blake Fuller
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#14. I want to reach everybody, from the little girls who are 3 years old, to the grandmother who watches my soap, to a young man in love. - Author: Thalia
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#15. The Titanic was in more senses than one a fool's paradise. There is nothing that man can build that nature cannot destroy, and far as he may advance in might and knowledge and cunning, her blind strength will always be more than his match. - Author: Filson Young
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#16. According to Herodotus, the ancient Persians felt that what was necessary in the background of a young man entering adulthood was his ability to ride, shoot straight, and speak the truth. Perhaps we should now grant our college degrees to young men who measure up to that standard. - Author: Jeff Cooper
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#17. Boyhood, like measles, is one of those complaints which a man should catch young and have done with, for when it comes in middle life it is apt to be serious. - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#18. The first lead that I ever played was a young Boy George when I was seventeen. I shaved my eyebrows off. That's as far from leading man looks as you can get. - Author: Douglas Booth
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#19. Prostitution was illegal in Kenya and was culturally a taboo. But what was a young orphaned girl with little education to do when she had to fend for three of her younger siblings? As she watched the waves hit the shores, she noticed a young handsome man staring at her from a distance. - Author: Nya Wampaze
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#20. I'd Rather Be an Old Man's Sweetheart (Than a Young Man's Fool). - Author: Candi Staton
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#21. Latimer Springfield was a rather cheerless, oldish young man, who went into politics somewhat in the spirit in which other people might go into half-mourning. - Author: Saki
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#22. I have the ability to go back to the old days with the boys and remember what it was like playing music. I have that real connection to the feeling of playing music as a young man. I do. I can almost touch it. - Author: Joel Plaskett
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#23. A man can be old and a fool
many are
a man can be young and wise
few are - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#24. In the immediate aftermath of the crash, a young police officer named Pat McCann, who happened to be training at the airport that day, saw a man who had managed to get the upper half of his body through his window before the lower half was incinerated inside the plane. - Author: Laurence Gonzales
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#25. When I was a young man, my mother said to me, 'You can't be a communist without being a militant atheist.' So I had to be a militant atheist because I wanted to be a communist. - Author: Norman Finkelstein
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#26. Vich Deelish My heart is in the heart of my son And my life is in his life surely A man can be twice young In the life of his sons only. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#27. The three of us blended with the clientele as well as a fifteen year-old ex-thief, a girl from the future masquerading as a young man, and a second-son of a Lord-turned-student could. - Author: April White
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#28. Be careful, Angel, he says. When you stare at a man like that, he's likely to git any number of number of ... innerestin ideas. - Author: Moira Young
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#29. Vanity in an old man is charming. It is a proof of an open, nature. Eighty winters have not frozen him up, or taught him concealments. In a young person it is simply allowable; we do not expect him to be above it. - Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
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#30. Babe, nice lingerie is for seducing a man. I'm already fucking seduced. - Author: Samantha Young
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#31. The severe and at times almost condemning glance - a glance that seems to pass judgment - with which the homosexual appraises every good-looking young man he may encounter, is in reality a quick but intense meditation on his own loneliness - Author: Jean Genet
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#32. Give us a man, young or old, high or low, on whom we know we can thoroughly depend, who will stand firm when others fail; the friend faithful and true, the adviser honest and fearless, the adversary just and chivalrous,-in such a one there is a fragment of the Rock of Ages. - Author: Arthur Penrhyn Stanley
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#33. Words have power. And I may be privileged and have a higher IQ than any of our former teachers, but when people look at me? They see a black, male teenager. And there is nothing quite as frightening to some folks as an angry young black man. - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#34. A word of advice. If, as a young man, student, you are tormented by a desire for women, it is best to get out into the fresh air as much as possible. - Author: Penelope Fitzgerald
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#35. When you're a young man, Macbeth is a character part. When you're older, it's a straight part. - Author: Laurence Olivier
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#36. Strange that I should choose you for the confidante of all this, young lady; passing strange that you should listen to me quietly, as if it were the most usual thing in the world for a man like me to tell stories of his opera - mistress to a quaint, inexperienced girl like you! - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#37. What a sweet reverence is that when a young man deems his mistress a little more than mortal and almost chides himself for longing to bring her close to his heart. - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#38. There was a young man of Herne Bay
who was making some fireworks one day:
but he dropped his cigar
in the gunpowder jar.
There was a young man of Herne Bay. - Author: Ogden Nash
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#39. If I could get the ear of every young man but for one word, it would be this: make the most and best of yourself. There is no tragedy like a wasted life
a life failing of its true end, and turned to a false end. - Author: Thornton T. Munger
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#40. Where have the years gone, Ruby Rose? Sometimes I have to stop and think about how old I am. When I wake up in the morning, before I move this tired old body or look in the blasted mirror, I swear I'm still a young man. It just feels like yesterday. I don't know how it's gone so fast. - Author: Lea Davey
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#41. John Redwood is a young man but, let's face it, so was Margaret Thatcher in 1975. - Author: Edward Leigh
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#42. Several died the day the bomb was dropped. Some lived six months after the explosion but died anyway. They were all lost. It was so long ago, young man. To you it is a history story. To me it is my life. - Author: Joseph G. Peterson
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#43. 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. - Author: Red Cloud
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#44. He's a jerk."

"No Luminista. He's a young man who loves you but doesn't know how to treat you right yet. You have to show him how. Show him that you can take what he dishes out without crumbling. That you're beautiful and strong, and he should lift you up, not tear you down. - Author: Ednah Walters
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#45. She got herself a boyfriend she wants us to meet. He's studying chemistry. A senior. She said that 3 or 4 times on the phone. Senior. Like it's supposed to mean something to me, as long as I been grown. Senior ain't nothing but a year. Young man's distinction. - Author: Ravi Howard
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#46. When I was a young man, King Francois of France greatly admired my bare buttocks. I have that information only by hearsay, of course, because my buttocks were in the king's chateau of Chambord while I was here in Italy. - Author: Alan Fisk
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#47. To the young man a kind of worship of some power outside himself is essential. one has strength and enthusiasm and wants gods to worship. - Author: Sherwood Anderson
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#48. A brave man could conquer fear, he had learned that, but perhaps only for a time. It was something the young did not understand, the way it could gnaw at a man, the way it came back stronger every time, until you were alone and gasping for breath. - Author: Conn Iggulden
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#49. The man that makes a character, makes foes. - Author: Edward Young
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#50. It is sad to see a young man's fondest hopes and dreams shattered when the rose-colured veil is plucked away and he sees the actions and feelings of men for what they are. But he still has the hope of replacing his old illusions with others, just as fleeting, but also just as sweet. - Author: Mikhail Lermontov
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#51. Senator Barack Obama is a gifted and eloquent young man who I think can do great things for our country. - Author: Joe Lieberman
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#52. An angry artist tells people what (he thinks) they need to hear. A hungry artist tells people what (he thinks) they want to hear. - Author: Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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#53. The misery of a child is interesting to a mother, the misery of a young man is interesting to a young woman, the misery of an old man is interesting to nobody. This of all miseries is the coldest. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#54. This is the time for a young man to stop saying, "Why is life so hard?" He takes the hardness as the call to fight, to rise up, take it on. - Author: John Eldredge
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#55. There was a young man of Quebec
Who was frozen in snow to his neck,
When asked, 'Are you Friz?'
He replied, 'Yes I is,
But we don't call this cold in Quebec.' - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#56. I'm talking about the language of flowers. It's from the Victorian era, like your name. If a man gave a young lady a bouquet of flowers, she would race home and try to decode it like a secret message. Red roses mean love; yellow roses infidelity. So a man would have to choose his flowers carefully. - Author: Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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#57. The left-wing thinkers and intellectuals have been more misogynist with me than the army. They can't accept that a young woman is able to think, and they underestimate the intellectual work and study I might have done. They ask who is the man behind me. - Author: Maria De Medeiros
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#58. This year the teacher was a slim, pale young man. His name was Mr. Corse. He was gentle and patient, and never whipped little boys because they forgot how to spell a word. Almanzo - Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder
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#59. In a summer marked by instability in the Middle East and Eastern Europe, I know the world also took notice of the small American city of Ferguson, Missouri - where a young man was killed, and a community was divided. So yes, we have our own racial and ethnic tensions. - Author: Barack Obama
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#60. Men have always wanted to have sex with as many fertile young women as possible. It's part of a man's basic programming. That hasn't changed. Civilization is nothing more than an artificial and very thin veneer hiding our deep-seated primitive urges. - Author: Oliver Markus
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#61. don't understand why people think that every young man ought to go down-town and work ten hours a day for the best twenty years of his life at dull, unimaginative work, - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#62. I don't need another 'adversity builds character' speech, Darren. That man is a chauvinistic pig. Where's your adversity?"
Darren raised a brow. "I'm looking at it. - Author: Rachel E. Carter
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#63. In spring a young mans fancy turns to a fancy young man. - Author: Mart Crowley
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#64. There was once a young man who wished to gain his Heart's Desire. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#65. Once a man I was leaving told me I could go if I would leave my skin behind. I was so young I didn't even know that I was wonderful.. - Author: Ellen Gilchrist
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#66. Am I really admitting that my sister is determined to marry a man she has only seen once and doesn't much like the look of? It is half real and half pretense - and I have an idea that it is a game most girls play when they meet an eligible young men. They just ... wonder. - Author: Dodie Smith
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#67. She then turned to Poseidon & with a large smile, asked him to undress her.Taken aback by such an unusual request, the young man baulked.She then begged him to undress her saying that the customers were now waiting to see her show.[MMT] - Author: Nicholas Chong
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#68. Let no man trust the first false step of guilt; it hangs upon a precipice, whose steep descent in last perdition ends. - Author: Edward Young
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#69. Every young man's heart is a graveyard in which are inscribed the names of a thousand dead artists but whose only actual denizens are a few mighty, often antagonistic, ghosts. - Author: Andre Malraux
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#70. So she will," said the Dowager. "You'll see that young man in the Cabinet before very long. Such a handsome couple on a public platform, and very sound, I'm told, about pigs, and that's so important, the British breakfast-table being what it is. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
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#71. A man is never too young to kill, never too wise, never too strong, but he can damn well be too rich. - Author: Pierce Brown
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#72. Rainbow Cloud strode forward like a hunting cat with the same strength of height and broad shoulders, the same rolling gait as First Light's father. They were indeed the same man, split in two at birth, so the family might be rewarded by twice the skill in hunting each brother possessed. - Author: P.J. Parker
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#73. I rarely meet a young man who doesn't already think he is. - Author: Hillary Clinton
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#74. People like Aphex Twin, Jason Pierce, Jarvis Cocker and William Orbit are actively showing their interest in a wider field of music. Jarvis and I met on a benefit for an extraordinary man called LaMonte Young, the father of minimalism, who worked with John Cale and shared a loft with Yoko Ono. - Author: Charles Hazlewood
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#75. Charles Adams was an amiable, accomplished & bewitching young Man; of so dazzling a Beauty that none but Eagles could look him in the Face. - Author: Jane Austen
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#76. I used to not want to die in any way but in my sleep when I was a young man. I'd like to die awake now, if possible, with people around me who love me. - Author: Alan Alda
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#77. There is a witchery in the sea, its songs and stories, and in the mere sight of a ship, and the sailor's dress, especially to a young mind, which has done more to man navies, and fill merchantmen, than all the pressgangs of Europe. - Author: Richard Henry Dana Jr.
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#78. It is a most curious experience for a man of seventy-two to be confronted with the greenhorn enthusiasms of his youth. Young people think they are so smart. Alas the doctrines they spout with such fervor turn out to be mostly parroted from their elders. - Author: John Dos Passos
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#79. Educated men and women, especially those who are in college, very often get the idea that religion is fit only for the common people. No young man or woman can make a greater error than this ... - Author: Booker T. Washington
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#80. This is a young man who is only 25, and you have to say, her has answered every question that has ever been asked. - Author: David Coleman
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#81. I was forced to grow up quicker than most. I was forced to be a young man at a young age. - Author: Ray Rice
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#82. We do not suffer by accident. It does not often happen that the interference of friends will persuade a young man of independent fortune to think no more of a girl whom he was violently in love with only a few days before - Author: Jane Austen
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#83. He followed you into the staff room and didn't come back for twenty minutes and when he did come back, he looked like he'd been mauled by a woman who'd been locked in an empty room without a vibrator, or a man for ten years! - Author: Samantha Young
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#84. Man they treat me like a legend, am I really this cold? I'm really too young to be feeling this old. - Author: Drake
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#85. A young man of pleasure is a man of pains. - Author: Neil Young
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#86. The men of the press, who despised their own profession, did not know why they were enjoying it today. One of them, a young man with years of notorious success behind him and a cynical look of twice his age, said suddenly, 'I know what I'd like to be: I wish I could be a man who covers news!' - Author: Ayn Rand
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#87. Why would a young man like you be interested in history?"
"So I can avoid repeating it."
"Then stay away from men who talk about the fatherland," he said. "That's my advice. - Author: Ben Aaronovitch
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#88. He is just what a young man ought to be," said she, "sensible, good-humoured, lively; and I never saw such happy manners! - so much ease, with such perfect good breeding! - Author: Jane Austen
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#89. But Catherine did not know her own advantages - did not know that a good-looking girl, with an affectionate heart and a very ignorant mind, cannot fail of attracting a clever young man, unless circumstances are particularly untoward. - Author: Jane Austen
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#90. You make choices, as a young man. I knew I wanted to be an actor, so I pursued that, but the desire to compete still stayed with me. - Author: Holt McCallany
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#91. I was a healthy young man, and I thought I was invincible before I was diagnosed with kidney disease. - Author: Sean Elliott
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#92. The word knight, which originally meant boy or servant, was particularly applied to a young man after he was admitted to the privilege of bearing arms. - Author: Thomas Bulfinch
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#93. If you can ask a young man to give his life for his country, you can lead people. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#94. The burning gaze of a young woman, such as hath tasted man, shall not escape me; for I have a spirit keen to mark these things. - Author: Aeschylus
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#95. We gon' float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. AH! Rumble, young man rumble! AH! - Author: Drew Bundini Brown
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#96. Tell him that we have fucking reprogrammed reality. Tell him that language is a virus and that religion is an operating system and that prayers are just so much fucking spam. Tell him that or I'll fucking kill you, said the young man mildly, from the smoke. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#97. Splendid, replied the man by the well. But the first man pronounced the word as a young man might say it about a woman, and the second as an old man might say it about the weather, not without sincerity, but certainly without fervor. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#98. Washington is not a place to live in. The rents are high, the food is bad, the dust is disgusting and the morals are deplorable. Go West, young man, go West and grow up with the country. - Author: Horace Greeley
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#99. Out here you need to live in the moments. Watch the world. You're a young man, Jal, a child who's refused to grow up. Do it now, or you'll die a young man. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#100. And yet, it was not in her nature to question the veracity of a young man of such amiable appearance as Wickham. - Author: Jane Austen
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