The Youth Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About The Youth

#1. It's strange how in childhood it feels like tomorrow won't come until the end of forever, but in adulthood it feels like the end of forever could come tomorrow. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#2. The halcyon days of childhood, a time when everything lay open before him, when the most minor episodes could be construed as events and every chance encounter ... gave rise to fresh insights. - Author: Ivan Klima
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#3. The years would not wait for Zealers and saviors, not for chance nor hope. The erratic line would scribble on until Nyra washed away from life itself, her youth stolen forever by the malediction that was wishing. - Author: Kelly Michelle Baker
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#4. Was the secret of lasting youth known only to the criminal mind? - Author: Graham Greene
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#5. I rallied all the youth around me, all the people who liked Compa, but felt like it was dying, going away, being replaced with Zouk. So it became a movement. So, through the years, I've played my music with dedication, discipline and originality, and controversy also. - Author: Michel Martelly
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#6. The problem that has no name-which is simply the fact that American women are kept from growing to their full human capacities-is taking a far greater toll on the physical and mental health of our country than any known disease. - Author: Betty Friedan
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#7. The days of chivalry are not gone, notwithstanding Burke's grand dirge over them; they live still in that far-off worship paid by many a youth and man to the woman of whom he never dreams that he shall touch so much as her little finger or the hem of her robe. - Author: George Eliot
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#8. I am not and will never again be a young writer, a young homeowner, a young teacher. I was never a young wife. The only thing I could do now for which my youth would be a truly notable feature would be to die. If I died now, I'd die young. Everything else, I'm doing middle-aged. - Author: Meghan Daum
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#9. And each forgets, as he strips and runs With a brilliant, fitful pace, It's the steady, quiet, plodding ones Who win in the lifelong race. And each forgets that his youth has fled, Forgets that his prime is past, Till he stands one day, with a hope that's dead, In the glare of the truth at last. - Author: Robert W. Service
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#10. As in all other places of resort, one type predominated: people in the prime of youth, with every show of intelligence and sensibility in their appearance, but with little promise of strength or the quality that makes success. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#11. Age and youth look upon life from the opposite ends of the telescope; it is exceedingly long,
it is exceedingly short. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#12. I love the idea of species fluidity, I guess, the sense of the maiden inherent in the swan or seal, the youth inherent in the bear or deer. After all, human beings are animals. - Author: Delia Sherman
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#13. The aspiration to save the world is a morbid phenomenon of today's youth. - Author: Marilyn Manson
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#14. Young people recognize the big challenges that are coming up ... - Author: Barack Obama
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#15. As the child once fantasized that its wishes governed the world, and the youth fantasized that heroism could manage to do it all, so the person in the second half of life is obliged to come to a more sober wisdom based on a humbled sense of personal limitations and the inscrutability of the world. - Author: James Hollis
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#16. I'm fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in. - Author: George S. McGovern
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#17. With adolescent egotism and a lot of money one can pretty much rule the world. - Author: Glen Duncan
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#18. A profession is like a great snake that wraps itself around you. Once you are enwrapped, you are in a slow fight for the rest of your life, and the lightness of youth leaves you. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#19. Lynching's legacy, though, is also evident today in law enforcement's freedom from accountability in the shooting of black and other youth of color, thus displaying a de facto, and often actual, legalization of white supremacist killing of black life. - Author: Mark Lewis Taylor
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#20. The young see what they wish to see. The old see what they do not wish. - Author: Bette Lord
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#21. By denying its musical and artistic merit, hip hop's critics get to have it both ways: they can deny the legitimate artistic standing of rap while seizing on its pervasive influence as an art form to prove what a terrible effect it has on youth. - Author: Michael Eric Dyson
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#22. She had the wild look of someone who hadn't slept in twenty-four hours, with purplish semicircles underneath both her eyes. Being eighteen was like being made out of rubber and cocaine. - Author: Emma Straub
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#23. A lot of youth today have become very narrow and conservative in a way, whereas we in the older generation are kind of living it. - Author: Marc Almond
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#24. As a very young person, I was ready and willing to explore and try new things, unhampered by the daily routines that adults so often feel obligated to adhere to. - Author: K. Martin Beckner
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#25. The comfort zone is always the most desirable place to be. But in settling for comfort, there is a price to pay and it comes in the death of ambition, of hope, of youth and the death of self. - Author: Simon Barnes
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#26. Youth are the leaders of tomorrow. Those who practice the Spiritual Exercises of Eck will know how to lead by the example of love instead of the methods of force and lies, which are the standards of leaders under the spell of the negative force. - Author: Harold Klemp
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#27. You dont have to know a soul to know what I know
to expect what I'm expecting
to feel yourself alive and dying in your chest every minute of the livelong day
When you're young you wanta cry, when you're old you wanta die. But that's too deep for you now, Ti mon Pousse - Author: Jack Kerouac
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#28. After joining as a youth trainee at 16 from school, in my first two or three years the club was on a financial downward spiral and there was none of the new sparkling kit and the sparkling conditions that the kids get now. - Author: Colin Cooper
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#29. He meditated on the the use to which he should devote that power of youth which is granted to man only once
in a lifetime: that force which gives man a power of making himself, or even as it seemed to him - of making the universe
into anything he wishes. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#30. Enter on the way of training while the spirits in youth are still pliable. - Author: Virgil
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#31. The best means of forming a manly, virtuous, and happy people will be found in the right education of youth. Without this foundation, every other means, in my opinion, must fail. - Author: George Washington
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#32. I've realized the most effective way to write, for me, is knowing what to throw away. - Author: Youth Lagoon
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#33. We are slowly isolating the genes involved with the aging process. We do not have the fountain of youth, but I think, in the coming decades, we will unravel the aging process at the genetic level. - Author: Michio Kaku
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#34. She wanders on like a poplar leaf borne upon a whirlwind of unconscious associations, she, her youth, her illusions and her former happiness remembered now through the mists of a ruined mind. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#35. They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as an advance way of keeping the club going. I'll never make the mistake of being seventy again. - Author: Casey Stengel
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#36. What Douglas had once seen as the attractive over-confidence of youth, now looked more like unyielding selfishness. - Author: Len Deighton
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#37. I could have blamed it on the intoxication of youth.
Others might find fault on just intoxication.
My parents would say that it was an act of plain stupidity.
Reality would point out that it was Thursday night at college and the youth are prone to err. - Author: Mara Joaquin
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#38. She looked out the window; in her eyes was the light that you see only in children arriving at a new place, or in young people still open to new influences, still curious about the world because they have not yet been scarred by life. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#39. My heart swells with emotion each time I recall the sweetness of my youth! - Author: Peggy Toney Horton
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#40. Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made. Our times are in his hand who saith, 'A whole I planned, youth shows but half; Trust God: See all, nor be afraid! - Author: Robert Browning
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#41. Youth is unduly busy with pampering the outer person. - Author: Horace
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#42. The vices of youth now exceed my powers, but not my fancy. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#43. There are singers that I have enjoyed, from Nina Simone and Ray Charles onward. But the music that made music the number one thing for me as a youth was jazz. - Author: Robert Wyatt
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#44. Sweet Bird of Youth": "The big difference between people is not between the rich and the poor, the good and the evil. The biggest of all differences between people is between those who have had pleasure in love and those who haven't. - Author: Paul Newman
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#45. I'd finally given her what she wanted,
the elixir of eternal youth, effected by the removal of her internal fire (the
catalyst of change) through the agency of death. - Author: K.J. Parker
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#46. I'm a writer; as soon as I imagine what would happen if I found the fountain of youth, it turns into a dystopia in my head. - Author: Marie Brennan
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#47. I go to school the youth to learn the future. - Author: Robert Frost
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#48. I think I don't sing as hard as I used to sing. I used to kind of hit the accelerator a lot back in my youth, but now it's just being able to control it, and not work it so hard and use more of an emotional or sub textual kind of approach to singing. - Author: K.d. Lang
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#49. Does it strike you, Mr. Keller, that we live every day in the science fiction of our youth? - Author: Robert Charles Wilson
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#50. The desire to build a house is the tired wish of a man content thenceforward with a single anchorage.
The desire to build a boat is the desire of youth, unwilling yet to accept the idea of a final resting place. - Author: Arthur Ransome
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#51. It's such a stupid question, in my opinion. I mean, how do you know what you're going to do till you do it? The answer is, you don't. I think I am, but how do I know? I swear it's a stupid question. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#52. There are so many persons who know what wonders are opened to them in the stories and visions of their youth; for when as children we listen and dream, we think but half-formed thoughts, and when as men we try to remember, we are dulled and proasic with the poison of life. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#53. The surest way of ruining a youth is to teach him to respect those who think as he does more highly than those who think differently from him. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#54. As though on a seedling whose blossoms ripen at different times, I had seen in old ladies, on that beach at Balbec, the dried-up seeds and sagging tubers that my girl-friends would become. But, now that it was time for buds to blossom, what did that matter? - Author: Marcel Proust
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#55. Youth all over the world are very hungry to succeed. - Author: Patrice Motsepe
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#56. It's my job to spread deviance to the American youth. - Author: Rose McGowan
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#57. I used to go with him and I'd sometimes play, take over from him. That was my first taste of the music business, I suppose, but I was also in the youth orchestra at Johnston Grammar. - Author: Trevor Horn
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#58. And if we can imagine the art of fiction come alive and standing in our midst, she would undoubtedly bid us break her and bully her, as well as honour and love her, for so her youth is renewed and her sovereignty assured. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#59. Where's the hope that can abate
The grief of hearts thus desolate
That can Youth's keenest pangs assuage,
And mitigate the gloom of Age?
Religion bids the tempest cease,
And, leads her to a port of peace;
And on, the lonely pilot steers
Through the lapse of future years. - Author: Thomas Haynes Bayly
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#60. Bebop and hip-hop, in so many ways, they're connected. A lot of rappers remind me so much of bebop guys in terms of improvisation, beats and rhymes. My dream is to see hip-hop incorporated in education. You've got the youth of the world in the palm of your hand. - Author: Quincy Jones
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#61. I clutched the leg of the table again immediately, and pressed it to my bosom as if it had been the companion of my youth and friend of my soul. I foresaw what was coming, and I felt that this time I really was gone. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#62. We must acquaint the youth to the realities of the world ... we must tell them that millions of people around the world have no access to drinking water. - Author: Shirin Ebadi
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#63. Tears fell from my eyes - yes, weak and foolish as it now appears to me, I wept for my departed youth; and for that beauty of which the faithful mirror too plainly assured me, no remnant existed. - Author: Marguerite Gardiner, Countess Of Blessington
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#64. When you enter heaven you shall find Him there bearing the dew of His youth; and through eternity the Lord Jesus shall still remain the perennial spring of joy, and life, and glory to His people. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#65. At times is it seems that I am living my life backward, and that at the approach of old age my real youth will begin. My soul was born covered with wrinkles. Wrinkles my ancestors and parents most assiduously put there and that I had the greatest trouble removing. - Author: Andre Gide
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#66. Youth, art, love, dreams, true-heartedness - why must they go out of the summer world into darkness? - Author: Willa Cather
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#67. A mother's love is indeed the golden link that binds youth to age; and he is still but a child, however time may have furrowed his cheek, or silvered his brow, who can yet recall, with a softened heart, the fond devotion, or the gentle chidings, of the best friend that God gives us. - Author: Christian Nestell Bovee
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#68. Art,Poetry and Dreams are Ingredients of a gentle youth,it has a flow like the ebbing ocean waves,to and fro. - Author: Nithin Purple
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#69. A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#70. Let us bless thee at all times and forget not
how thou hast
forgiven our iniquities,
healed our diseases,
redeemed our lives from destruction,
crowned us with lovingkindness and
tender mercies,
satisfied our mouths with good things,
renewed our youth like the eagle's. - Author: Arthur Bennett
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#71. I know I'm representing a group - black, Latin, whatever you want to put me with - and I want to show that they are beautiful the way they are. I think that's really important for our youth to see. - Author: Joan Smalls
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#72. The secret to youth is to fill your mind with beauty! Amen - Author: Linda Ballou
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#73. All sorts of allowances are made for the illusions of youth, and none, or almost none for the disenchantment of age. - Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
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#74. The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of a Spirit made for what it has not found but must forever seek as an Ideal. - Author: William Ellery Channing
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#75. If youth is the period of hero-worship, so also is it true that hero-worship, more than anything else, perhaps, gives one the sense of youth. To admire, to expand one's self, to forget the rut, to have a sense of newness and life and hope, is to feel young at any time of life. - Author: Charles Horton Cooley
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#76. A cotton-candy knockout, a strawberry sundae sweetheart, and a vanilla soft-serve misfit. We are the youth. And we live in a world where innocence is so short. - Author: YellowBella
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#77. America is tough for rock music. Rock n' roll used to be the main music for the youth, and it's not so much anymore. It's hip-hop and stuff. - Author: Taylor Hawkins
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#78. The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened. - Author: Saki
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#79. The trouble with the young people today is that it is they who are young. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#80. The youth do not see the old. They are not programmed to see the old, who are cancelled, negated, wiped out. - Author: Doris Lessing
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#81. I travel the broad path as is the way of youth, I give myself to vice unmindful of virtue, I am eager for the pleasure of the flesh more than salvation, my soul is dead and I shall look after the flesh. - Author: Carl Orff
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#82. What the world stigmatises as romantic, is often more nearly allied to the truth than is commonly supposed; for, if the generous ideas of youth are too often over-clouded by the sordid views of after-life, that scarcely proves them to be false. - Author: Anne Bronte
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#83. The splendor of youth is, to a point, the splendor of error. Jealous the old, who have everything previewed! The nightingale will never come sing over your wisdom. It won't, darlin', it won't. - Author: Odysseus Elytis
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#84. For a large majority of youth raised in church, the church has become irrelevant to their goals and pursuits in life - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#85. Notwithstanding all the wrongs that slavery heaped upon me, I can bless it for one thing-youth's important lesson of self-reliance. - Author: Elizabeth Keckley
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#86. I'd auditioned for the National Youth Theatre and I didn't get a place and it was terrifying. - Author: Matthew Macfadyen
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#87. Hostility to youth is the worst vice of the middle-aged. - Author: J. A. Spender
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#88. If our hearts are ready for anything, we can open to our inevitable losses, and to the depths of our sorrow. We can grieve our lost loves, our lost youth, our lost health, our lost capacities. This is part of our humanness, part of the expression of our love for life. - Author: Tara Brach
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#89. Youth calls to age across the tired years: 'What have you found,' he cries, 'what have you sought? 'What have you found,' age answers through his tears, 'What have you sought. - Author: Dylan Thomas
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#90. The oldest pictures were faded and yellowing, and Colin thought about how even in pictures of their youth, old people look old. - Author: John Green
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#91. Perhaps the most terrible (or wonderful) thing that can happen to an imaginative youth, aside from the curse (or blessing) of imagination itself, is to be exposed without preparation to the life outside his or her own sphere - the sudden revelation that there is a there out there. - Author: Tom Robbins
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#92. If ever sorrow and suffering set their profaning marks on the youth and beauty of Miss Fairlie's face, then, and then only, Anne Catherick and she would be the twin-sisters of chance resemblance, the living reflections of one another. - Author: Wilkie Collins
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#93. Then I'd been determined to be the best blind foster the world had ever known, following every rule, obeying every protocol, the very model of royal fae youth. Maybe that way, they would send for me. I could go home. - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#94. Youth is the only thing worth having. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#95. The Coming of Wisdom with Time
Though leaves are many, the root is one;
Through all the lying days of my youth
I swayed my leaves and flowers in the sun;
Now I may wither into the truth. - Author: W.B.Yeats
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#96. But it's like time is sort of ... balanced. We're young for such a small fraction of our lives, and yet our youth seems to stretch on forever. Then we're old for years and years, but time flies by fastest then. So it all comes out equal in the end, don't you see. - Author: Anne Tyler
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#97. For the air of youth,
Hopeful and cheerful, in thy blood will reign
A melancholy damp of cold and dry
To weigh thy spirits down, and last consume
The balm of life. - Author: John Milton
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#98. Happily there exists more than one kind of beauty. There is the beauty of infancy, the beauty of youth, the beauty of maturity, and, believe me, ladies and gentlemen, the beauty of age. - Author: George Augustus Henry Sala
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#99. The hundred-year-old man had never let himself be irritated by people, even when there was a good reason to be, and he was not annoyed by the uncouth manner of this youth. - Author: Jonas Jonasson
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#100. I was raised Christian after age 5, but I didn't really understand it until high school. A friend of mine invited me to his youth group. There I heard the gospel, understood it, and accepted it. - Author: Francis Chan
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