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Quotes about Youth

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AnonymousWe have enough youth. How about a fountain of smart?
Cyril Connolly
(1903 - 1974)
Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you.
Dr. Samuel Johnson
(1707 - 1784)
I am always (said he) on the young people's side, when there is a dispute between them and the old ones: for at least you have a chance for virtue till age has withered its very root.
Franklin D. RooseveltWe cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.
James M. Barrie
(1860 - 1937)
I am not young enough to know everything.
- (creator of Peter Pan)
Jorge Luis Borges
(1899 - 1986)
Of course, like all young men, I tried to be as unhappy as I could - a kind of Hamlet and Raskolnikov rolled into one.
Oscar Wilde
(1854 - 1900)
I am not young enough to know everything.
Sidney J. Harris
(1917 - 1986)
Nothing can be so amusingly arrogant as a young man who has just discovered an old idea and thinks it is his own.
William Butler Yeats
(1865 - 1939)
The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.
- (writer, Nobel laureate)
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