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Youth
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Our dead brothers still live for us and bid us think of life, not death -- of life to which in their youth they lent the passion and glory of Spring. As I listen, the great chorus of life and joy begins again, and amid the awful orchestra of seen and unseen powers and destinies of good and evil, our trumpets, sound once more a note of daring, hope, and will.

- Holmes, Oliver Wendell
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No instance exists of a person's writing two languages perfectly. That will always appear to be his native language which was most familiar to him in his youth.

- Thomas Jefferson
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Youth is unduly busy with pampering the outer person.

- Horace
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If I use the media, even with tricks, to publicize a black youth being shot in the back in Teaneck, New Jersey... then I should be praised for it, and it's more of a comment on them than me that it would take tricks to make them cover the loss of life.

- Sharpton, Rev. Al
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With no other privilege than that of sympathy and sincere good wishes, I would address an affectionate exhortation to the youthful literati, grounded on my own experience. It will be but short; for the beginning,middle, and end converge to one charge: NEVER PURSUE LITERATURE AS A TRADE.

- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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What a price we pay for experience, when we must sell our youth to buy it.

- Javan
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Today the world changes so quickly that in growing up we take leave not just of youth but of the world we were young in. Fear and resentment of what is new is really a lament for the memories of our childhood.

- Medawar, Sir Peter
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Old age, especially an honored old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.

- Cicero, Marcus T.
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For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.

- Wordsworth, William
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The denunciation of the young is a necessary part of the hygiene of older people, and greatly assists the circulation of their blood.

- Smith, Logan Pearsall
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I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the anciently, stealing, fighting.

- Shakespeare, William
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Call the bald man, Boy; make the sage thy toy; greet the youth with solemn face; praise the fat man for his grace.

- Rowland, Helen
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A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.

- Robertson Davies
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Remember that as a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you.

- Lebowitz, Fran
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On the neck of a young man sparkles no gem so gracious as enterprise.

- Hafiz
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Youth is something very new: twenty years ago no one mentioned it.

- Coco Chanel
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Youth is a period of missed opportunities.

- Connolly, Cyril
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Childhood, n. The period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.

- Ambrose Bierce
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So different are the colors of life, as we look forward to the future, or backward to the past; and so different the opinions and sentiments which this contrariety of appearance naturally produces, that the conversation of the old and young ends generally with contempt or pity on either side.

- Johnson, Samuel
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ABSTAINER, n. A weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others. Said a man to a crapulent youth: "I thought You a total abstainer, my son." "So I am, so I am," said the scrapgrace caught -- "But not, sir, a bigoted one." G.J.

- Ambrose Bierce


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