50 Quotes About Youth – The Joy Of Being Young


Looking for the best quotes about youth? These 50 epic quotes about youth will show you what true youth is all about.



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The following quotes about youth will instantly warm your heart.

These youth quotes will also make you realise what TRUE youth looks like.

Let me share with you the most inspiring, loveliest quotes about youth.

So without further ado, here are the 50 youth quotes – embrace these and enjoy!









1 – Youth is wasted on the young. George Bernard Shaw


2 – In youth we learn; in age we understand. Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach


3 – I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity. Albert Einstein


4 – The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.  Friedrich Nietzsche


5 – We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.  Franklin D. Roosevelt


6 – Youth, which is forgiven everything, forgives itself nothing: age, which forgives itself everything, is forgiven nothing. George Bernard Shaw


7- Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life. Herbert Henry Asquith


8 – The power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world. The faces of young people are the faces of our past, our present and our future.

No segment in the society can match with the power, idealism, enthusiasm and courage of the young people. Kailash Satyarthi


9 – The young feel tired at the end of an action, the old at the beginning. T. S. Eliot


10 – Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old. Franz Kafka









11 – Use your youth so that you may have the comfort to remember it when it has forsaken you, and not sigh and grieve at the account thereof. Walter Raleigh


12 – Youthfulness is about how you live, not when you were born.  Karl Lagerfeld


13 – What a weary time those years were — to have the desire and the need to live but not the ability. Ham on Rye, Charles Bukowski


14 – Preventing the conflicts of tomorrow means changing the mindset of youth today.  Graça Mache


15 – The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.  Alfred North Whitehead


16 – The youth is no longer a youth, but a man, when the first of his dreams is dead. William Herbert Carruth


17- The foundation of every state is the education of its youth. Diogenes


18 – The passions of the young are vices in the old. Joseph Joubert


19 – The young have exalted notions, because they have not been humbled by life or learned its necessary limitations; moreover, their hopeful disposition makes them think themselves equal to great things–and that means having exalted notions.

They would always rather do noble deeds than useful ones: Their lives are regulated more by moral feeling than by reasoning…. All their mistakes are in the direction of doing things excessively and vehemently.

They overdo everything; they love too much, hate too much, and the same with everything else. Aristotle


20 – There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age. Sophia Loren









21 – Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth. J. K. Rowling


22 – The tragedy of growing old is not that one is old but that one is young. Oscar Wilde


23 – Young people need models, not critics. John Wooden


24 – It takes a very long time to become young.  Pablo Picasso


25 – We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.  Mary Mcleod Bethune


26 – Youth! There is nothing like youth. The middle-aged are mortgaged to life. The old are in life’s lumber-room. But youth is the lord of life. Youth has a kingdom waiting for it. Every one is born a king, and most people die in exile. Oscar Wilde


27- The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation.  Pearl S. Buck


28 – Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth. Natalie Clifford Barney


29 – Who so neglects learning in his youth loses the past and is dead to the future.  Euripedes


30 – It is easy, when you are young, to believe that what you desire is no less than what you deserve, to assume that if you want something badly enough, it is your God-given right to have it. Jon Krakauer









31 – Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. Aristotle


32 – Ask the young. They know everything. Joseph Joubert


33 – Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor. Euripides


34 – It is not possible for civilization to flow backwards while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance its allotted length. Helen Keller


35 – Time misspent in youth is sometimes all the freedom one ever has.  Anita Brookner


36 – Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. G. M. Trevelyan


37- It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who has lost it. W. Somerset Maugham


38 – Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age. Victor Hugo


39 – In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.  Oscar Wilde


40 – Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances. Frank Lloyd Wright







41 – Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young. J.K Rowling


42 – It is the malady of our age that the young are so busy teaching us that they have no time left to learn. Eric Hoffer


43 – To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable. Oscar Wilde


44 – Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self-confidence young. Keep your hope young.  Luella F. Phean


45 – The youth is the hope of our future. Jose Rizal


46 – Youth comes but once in a lifetime. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


47- The good thing about being young is that you are not experienced enough to know you cannot possibly do the things you are doing.


48 – Youth is certain what it rejects before it knows what it will accept. Jean Cocteau


49 – You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely. Ogden Nash


50 – Youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.  F. Scott Fitzgerald


BONUS: No one who is young is ever going to be old. John Steinbeck



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Frances Vidakovic 





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