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    Youth is the first victim of war; the first fruit of peace. It takes 20 years or more of peace to make a man; it takes only 20 seconds of war to destroy him.

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

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

by Euripides Found in: Youth Quotes,
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Alas! the slippery nature of tender youth.
[Lat., Teneris, heu, lubrica moribus aetas!]

Alas! the slippery nature of tender youth.
[Lat., Teneris, heu, lubrica moribus aetas!]

by Claudian (claudianus) Found in: Youth Quotes,
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It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth. Lamentations 3:27

It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth. Lamentations 3:27

by Bible Found in: Youth Quotes,
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Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead!
There's none of these so lonely and poor of old,
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Blow out, you bugles, over the rich Dead!
There's none of these so lonely and poor of old,
But, dying, has made us rarer gifts than gold.
These laid the world away: poured out the red
Sweet wine of youth; gave up the years to be
Of work and joy, and that unhoped serene
That men call age, and those who would have been
Their sons, they gave their immortality.

by Rupert Brooke Found in: Youth Quotes,
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I had a terrible stammering problem when I was young, and as a result I spent a lot of time read more

I had a terrible stammering problem when I was young, and as a result I spent a lot of time alone.

by Ken Venturi Found in: Youth Quotes,
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Youth is, after all, just a moment, but it is the moment, the spark, that you always carry in your read more

Youth is, after all, just a moment, but it is the moment, the spark, that you always carry in your heart.

by Raisa M. Gorbachev Found in: Youth Quotes,
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The chief recommendation [in a young man] is modesty, then
dutiful conduct toward parents, then affection for kindred.
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The chief recommendation [in a young man] is modesty, then
dutiful conduct toward parents, then affection for kindred.
[Lat., Prima commendiato proficiscitur a modestia tum pietate in
parentes, tum in suos benevolentia.]

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Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders and each generation grows up into something harder to shock.

Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders and each generation grows up into something harder to shock.

by Ben Lindsey Found in: Youth Quotes,
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The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid.

The wine of youth does not always clear with advancing years; sometimes it grows turbid.

by Carl Jung Found in: Youth Quotes,
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