Idle youth, enslaved to everything; by being too sensitive I have wasted my life.
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
If youth is a defect, it is one we outgrow too soon.
Age considers; youth ventures.
Youth sees too far to see how near it is To seeing farther.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
I was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of some youth is more easily brought into action this way, than by the more sordid gratification of self-interest.
Let not our proposal be disregarded on the score of our youth.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife.