Favorite Quotations ~  Youth Flower Fairies: Meaning of Flowers

"One good thing about being young is that you are not experienced enough to know you cannot possibly do the things you are doing." ~ Gene Brown


Pay attention to the young and make them as good as possible. ~ Socrates

When the Greeks said, Whom the gods love die young, they probably meant, as Lord Sankey suggested, that those favored by the gods stay young till the day they die; young and playful. ~ Eric Hoffer

Bright youth passes swiftly as a thought. ~ Theognis

You stay young as long as you can learn, acquire new habits, and suffer contradictions. ~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

I have faith in young people because I know the strongest emotions which prevail are those of love and caring and belief and tolerance. ~ Barbara Jordan

Elderly people and those in authority cannot always be relied upon to take enlightened and comprehending views of what they call the indiscretions of youth. ~ Winston Churchill

Everyone believes in his youth that the world really began with him, and that all merely exists for his sake. ~ Johann von Goethe

The best way to keep young is to keep going in whatever it is that keeps you going. With me that's work, and a lot of it. And when a job is finished, relax and have fun. ~ Ingrid Bergman

It's great being young and insane. ~ Michael Keaton

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. ~ Stanislaw Lec

I'm not young enough to know everything. - J. M. Barrie, Admirable Crichton

The young man is a demi-god. ~ Henry David Thoreau, Heart of Thoreau's Journals

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