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The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity.

We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions; and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
Lets tell young people the best books are yet to written; the best painting, the best government the best of everything is yet to be done by them.
If youth but knew; if age but could.
Youth holds no society with grief.
Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
Youth comes but once in a lifetime.
In grade school, I was a complete geek. You know, there's always the kid who's too short, the kid who wears glasses, the kid who's not athletic. Well, I was all three.
It is all that the young can do for the old, to shock them and keep them up to date.
Even the youngest of us may be wrong sometimes.
The good thing about being young is that you are not experienced enough to know you cannot possibly do the things you are doing.
Youth has become a class.
There is a period near the beginning of every man's life when he has little to cling to except his unmanageable dream, little to support him except good health, and nowhere to go but all over the place.
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?
In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.
Youth is that period when a young boy knows everything but how to make a living.
Young people need models, not critics...
The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light
It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth. [Lamentations 3:27]
When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
Youth, with swift feet, walks onward in the way; the land of joy lies all before his eyes.
Youth, what man's age is like to be, doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.
Youth is the trustee of prosperity.
Youth does not require reasons for living, it only needs pretexts.
Youth troubles over eternity, age grasps at a day and is satisfied to have even the day.
Great endowments often announce themselves in youth in the form of singularity and awkwardness.
As youth lives in the future, so the adult lives in the past: No one rightly knows how to live in the present.
On the neck of a young man sparkles no gem so gracious as enterprise.
Man's own youth is the world's youth; at least he feels as if it were, and imagines that the earth's granite substance is something not yet hardened, and which he can mould into whatever shape he likes.
Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme.
Youth, abundant wealth, high birth, and inexperience, are, each of them a source of ruin. What then must be the fate of those in whom all four are combined.
Youth itself is a talent -- a perishable talent.
Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing.
Youth is unduly busy with pampering the outer person.
Youth is about the only thing worth having, and that is about the only thing youth has.
So different are the colors of life, as we look forward to the future, or backward to the past; and so different the opinions and sentiments which this contrariety of appearance naturally produces, that the conversation of the old and young ends generally with contempt or pity on either side.
Youth enters the world with very happy prejudices in her own favor. She imagines herself not only certain of accomplishing every adventure, but of obtaining those rewards which the accomplishment may deserve. She is not easily persuaded to believe that the force of merit can be resisted by obstinacy and avarice, or its luster darkened by envy and malignity.
I, for one, hope that youth will again revolt and again demoralize the dead weight of conformity that now lies upon us.
The passions of the young are vices in the old.
Ask the young. They know everything.

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