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 should be a savings bank.     

Sophie Swetchine

We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.     

Franklin D. Roosevelt

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

Praise youth and it will prosper.     

Irish Proverb

Reckless youth makes rueful age.     

Benjamin Franklin

Young people need models, not critics.     

John Wooden

Youth is wasted on the young.     

George Bernard Shaw

If I have known much trouble in my youth, I have also known much joy.     

Clara Schumann

Youth is a period of missed opportunities.     

Cyril Connolly

Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope.     


Youth is wholly experimental.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth.     


Youth doesn't need friends - it only needs crowds.     

Zelda Fitzgerald

Youth is a disease from which we all recover.     

Dorothy Fulheim

Youth is certain what it rejects before it knows what it will accept.     

Jean Cocteau

The secret of eternal youth is arrested development.     

Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.     

Frank Lloyd Wright

A Church without Youth is a Church without a future. Moreover, Youth without a Church is Youth without a future.     

Pope Shenouda Iii

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.