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Thoughts on young people

Published: Jun 24, 2018 07:29:21 AM IST
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 05:45:36 PM IST

Thoughts on young peopleI have met 18 million youth, and each wants to be unique.
—APJ Abdul Kalam
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Great songs are gone; unsung songs remain. Who will sing them?
—Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Thoughts on young peopleEverybody’s youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.
—F Scott Fitzgerald
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The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you’re learning, you’re not old.
—Rosalyn S Yalow

Thoughts on young peopleThe power of youth is the common wealth for the entire world.  
—Kailash Satyarthi
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Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones keep to theirs a great while.  
—Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Thoughts on young people
Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.  
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Young people don’t always do what they’re told, but if they can pull it off and do something wonderful, sometimes they escape punishment.
—Rick Riordan

Thoughts on young peopleYoung people need models, not critics.  
—John Wooden
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Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilisation by little barbarians, who must be civilised before it is too late.
—Thomas Sowell

Thoughts on young peopleSome people accuse the new generation of being ignorant, maybe ignorant for the old generation, but it’s a new language.
—Domenico Dolce
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Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.  
—Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

(This story appears in the 06 July, 2018 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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