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Youth is happy because it has the ability to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

Franz Kafka (1883-1924) Czech writer.

Youth, large, lusty, loving -- Youth, full of grace, force, fascination. Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination?

Walt Whitman (1819-1892) American poet.

Young men wish; love, money and health. One day, they'll say; health, money and love.

Paul Géraldy (1885-1983) French poet.

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

Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973) American novelist,

The young feel tired at the end of an action, the old at the beginning.

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) American-English poet and playwright.


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

Euripides (BC 480-BC 406) Greek tragic poet.

No man knows he is young while he is young.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) British journalist, novelist and poet.

Youth is to all the glad season of life; but often only by what it hopes, not by what it attains, or what it escapes.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

Youth comes but once in a lifetime.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) U.S. poet.

Youth is such a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.

George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) Irish writer.