I am not young enough to know everything.
Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900)
The secret of eternal youth is arrested development.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth (1884 – 1980)
Youth is something very new: twenty years ago no one mentioned it.
Coco Chanel (1883 – 1971)
You can only be young once. But you can always be immature.
Dave Barry (1947 – )
What is youth except a man or a woman before it is ready or fit to be seen?
Evelyn Waugh (1903 – 1966)
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.
George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950)
If youth only knew: if age only could.
Henri Estienne (1470 – 1520)
Youth would be an ideal state if it came a little later in life.
Herbert Henry Asquith (1852 – 1928)
No wise man ever wished to be younger.
Jonathan Swift (1667 – 1745)
In youth we learn; in age we understand.
Marie Ebner von Eschenbach
To get back my youth I would do anything in the world, except take exercise, get up early, or be respectable.
Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900), The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young.
Willa Cather (1873 – 1947)