Youth Sayings and Quotes

Aging is inevitable, but that doesn’t mean you can’t remain young at heart. Preserve your inner child with the collection of wise and humorous youth quotes below.

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor. Euripides
Youth is such a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. George Bernard Shaw
Youth comes but once in a lifetime. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
Youth is about the only thing worth having, and that is about the only thing youth has. Edgar Watson Howe
Youth gets together with their materials to build a bridge to the moon or maybe a palace on earth; then in middle age they decide to build a woodshed with them instead. Henry David Thoreau
You are only young once, and if you work it right, once is enough. Joe E. Lewis
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
Who so neglects learning in his youth loses the past and is dead to the future. Euripedes
A youth with his first cigar makes himself sick; a youth with his first girl makes everybody sick. Mary Little
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation. Pearl S. Buck
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life. Herbert Henry Asquith
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
A sensual and intemperate youth translates into an old worn-out body. Marcus Tullius Cicero
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
Youth is not a question of years: one is young or old from birth. Natalie Clifford Barney
Young people are in a condition like permanent intoxication, because youth is sweet and they are growing. Aristotle
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy. Alfred North Whitehead
Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme. Aaron Hill
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will have truly defeated age. Sophia Loren
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them. Virginia Woolf
It is not possible for civilization to flow backward while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance its allotted length. Helen Keller
If youth is a defect, it is one we outgrow too soon. Robert Lowell
Use your youth so that you may have comfort to remember it when it has forsaken you, and not sigh and grieve at the account thereof. Sir Walter Raleigh
A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present? Confucius
Youth is, after all, just a moment, but it is the moment, the spark, that you always carry in your heart. Raisa M. Gorbachev
Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere. Pablo Picasso
The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity. Benjamin Disraeli
Youth is that period when a young boy knows everything but how to make a living. Carey Williams
Youth has no age. Pablo Picasso