Thoughts on being young

Published: Feb 7, 2015 06:20:45 AM IST
Updated: Feb 4, 2015 04:37:07 PM IST
Thoughts on being young
Image: Chaitanaya Dinesh Surpur

Youth has no age.
Pablo Picasso

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

Youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.
F Scott Fitzgerald

You are only young once, but you can stay immature indefinitely.
Ogden Nash

If you’re young and talented, it’s like you have wings.
Haruki Murakami

Old age is like everything else. To make a success of it, you’ve got to start young.
Theodore Roosevelt

Age considers; youth ventures.
Rabindranath Tagore

Only the really young are fearless, have the optimism, the romanticism to take unimaginable risks.
Olivia Wilde

Who would ever think that so much went on in the soul of a young girl?
Anne Frank

Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.
Herbert Hoover

The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Lucille Ball

You are as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fears; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.
Samuel Ullman

When your friends begin to flatter you on how young you look, it’s a sure sign you’re getting old.
Mark Twain

When I was young, I thought that money was the most important thing in life; now that I am old, I know that it is.
Oscar Wilde

(This story appears in the 20 February, 2015 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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  • Abhijeet Pawar

    Good thoughts ..thanks

    on Jun 5, 2015