Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.— Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
Valuable Lost Youth quotations
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
When she stopped conforming to the conventional picture of femininity she finally began to enjoy being a woman.
Keep true to the dreams of your youth.
I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm finding myself.
Youth and what the Italians so prettily call stamina.
The vigor, the fire, that enables you to love and create. When you've lost that, you've lost everything.
All Quiet on the Western Front.
And when one of them meets the other half, the actual half of himself, whether he be a lover of youth or a lover of another sort, the pair are lost in an amazement of love and friendship and intimacy and one will not be out of the other's sight, as I may say, even for a moment.
We often forget that we are nature. Nature is not something separate from us. So when we say that we have lost our connection to nature, we have lost our connection to ourselves.
Aging is not 'lost youth' but a new stage of opportunity and strength.
The man who comes to writing late, but is in essence a writer, may sometimes gain as much as he has lost: his experience of life has given him a subject, he is spared the youthful writer's self-torment and soul-searching.
When Hitler declared war on the United States, he was betting that German soldiers, raised up in the Hitler Youth, would always out fight American soldiers, brought up in the Boy Scouts. He lost that bet. The Boy Scouts had been taught how to figure their way out of their own problems.
Always tell someone how you feel, because opportunities are lost in the blink of an eye but regrets can last for a lifetime.
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it.
If our hearts are ready for anything, we can open to our inevitable losses, and to the depths of our sorrow. We can grieve our lost loves, our lost youth, our lost health, our lost capacities. This is part of our humanness, part of the expression of our love for life.
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who has lost it.
Remember, time lost cannot be regained.
It is an illusion that youth is happy, an illusion of those who have lost it;
but the young know they are wretched for they are full of the truthless ideals which have been instilled in them, and each time they come into contact with the real, they are bruised and wounded.
She smiled, a moving childish smile that was like all the lost youth in the world.
I feel a kind of reverence for the first books of young authors.
There is so much aspiration in them, so much audacious hope and trembling fear, so much of the heart's history, that all errors and shortcomings are for a while lost sight of in the amiable self assertion of youth.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.
Many thousands of youth have been deprived of the benefit of education thereby, their morals ruined, and talents irretrievably lost to society, for want of cultivation: while two parties have been idly contending who should bestow it.
The languor of Youth - how unique and quintessential it is! How quickly, how irrecoverably, lost!
All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost.
Youth is no less vulnerable, by the very quality it has of making the heart ache that beholds and has lost it.
There is a quiet repose and steadiness about the happiness of age, if the life has been well spent. Its feebleness is not painful. The nervous system has lost its acuteness. But, in mature years we feel that a burn, a scald, a cut, is more tolerable than it was in the sensitive period of youth.
It is quite clear to me that the religious paradise of youth, which [I] lost, was a first attempt to free myself from the chains of the 'merely personal,' from an existence which is dominated by wishes, hopes, and primitive feelings.
Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something and has lost something~H. Jackson Brown, Jr. htt…
I lost my reputation, I forgot my truth. But I have my beauty and I have my youth.
The pure, the beautiful, the bright, That stirred our hearts in youth, The impulse to a wordless prayer, The dreams of love and truth, The longings after something lost, The spirit's yearning cry, The strivings after better hopes, These things can never die.
In old age our bodies are worn-out instruments, on which the soul tries in vain to play the melodies of youth. But because the instrument has lost its strings, or is out of tune, it does not follow that the musician has lost his skill.
Not all those who wander are lost.
Obviously, Jay-Z is one of the greatest entertainers of the world today.
Not only is he a remarkable rhetorical genius, he's also a man of deep sympathy and empathy for those who are lost and vulnerable, but especially under-educated youth of all cultures and stripes.
We have done with Hope and Honour. we are lost to Love and Truth, We are dropping down the ladder rung by rung; And the measure of our torment is the measure of our youth. God help us, for we knew the worst too young!
Youth is an amazing thing: I think back on when we did The Lost Boys, and I didn't think I could do anything wrong.
Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.
The thoughts of Youth are long, long thoughts
Those who have lost an infant are never, as it were, without an infant child.
Their other children grow up to manhood and womanhood, and suffer all the changes of mortality; but this one alone is rendered an immortal child; for death has arrested it with his kindly harshness, and blessed it into an eternal image of youth and innocence.
His voice stopped and they looked for a long quiet moment into each other's eyes and between them lay the sunny lost youth that they had so unthinkingly shared.
Some beautiful paths can't be discovered without getting lost.
GATHER ye rosebuds while ye may, Old time is still a-flying : And this same flower that smiles to-day To-morrow will be dying.The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he's a-getting,The sooner will his race be run, And nearer he's to setting.That age is best which is the first, When youth and blood are warmer ; But being spent, the worse, and worst Times still succeed the former.Then be not coy, but use your time, And while ye may go marry : For having lost but once your prime You may for ever tarry.
Age is no better, hardly so well, qualified for an instructor as youth, for it has not profited so much as it has lost.
When I was really sad, I would be like a little kid wiggling a loose tooth or touching a sore spot - there were things that I did to make myself sadder. It was almost as if I were luxuriant in my own melancholy. Looking at the diaries and thinking about my old self, thinking about my lost youth - that was part of that project of making myself totally miserable.
I am the world's oldest teenager. I've never lost my youthful attitude.
When my daughter left for college, I lost my in-house consultant to youth culture. There's just stuff I don't get. And there's something kind of pathetic about someone my age trying to pretend she gets it, so I don't try to pretend.