Aphorisms by theme: Youth

Average age is when you stop criticizing the old and start criticizing the young.

Laurence Johnston Peter

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By theme : Old Wit Youth
No wise man ever wished to be younger.

Jonathan Swift

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By theme : Wisdom Youth
At twenty everyone is republican.

Alphonse de Lamartine

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By theme : Politics Youth
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

George Bernard Shaw

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By theme : Humor Wit Youth
What one has wished for in youth, in old age one has in abundance.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Old Youth
Youth is a blunder; manhood a struggle; old age a regret.

Benjamin Disraeli

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By theme : Life Old Youth
The young man who has not wept is a savage and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.

George Santayana

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By theme : Old Youth
Youth is wholly experimental.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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By theme : Youth
Wine and youth are fire upon fire.

Henry Fielding

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By theme : Youth
The surprising thing about young fools is how many survive to become old fools.

Heinrich Heine

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By theme : Old Stupidity Wit Youth
In youth we run into difficulties, in old age difficulties run into us.

Henry Wheeler Shaw

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By theme : Humor Old Youth
Youth is easily deceived, because it is quick to hope.

Aristotle

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By theme : Youth
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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By theme : Humor Old Wit Youth
Children are all foreigners.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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By theme : Childhood Society Wisdom Youth
Memory is what makes us young or old.

Alfred de Musset

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By theme : Old Philosophy Psychology Youth
A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.

Edgar Watson Howe

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By theme : Men Old Wit Youth
Young men are apt to think themselves wise enough, as drunken men are apt to think themselves sober enough.

Philip Chesterfield

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By theme : Wisdom Youth
The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize their teachers.

Socrates

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By theme : Behavior Childhood History Youth
Next to the very young, the very old are the most selfish.

William Makepeace Thackeray

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By theme : Egoism Old Youth
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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By theme : Childhood Happiness Youth
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