Mr. Blair, I look upon secession as anarchy. If I owned the four millions of slaves in the South, I would sacrifice them all to the Union; but how can I draw my sword upon Virginia, my native State?— Robert E. Lee
Inspiring Young Man quotations
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
Any young man, who makes dowry a condition to marriage, discredits his education and his country and dishonours womanhood.
Anyone can practice. Young man can practice. Old man can practice. Very old man can practice. Man who is sick, he can practice. Man who doesn't have strength can practice. Except lazy people; lazy people can't practice Ashtanga yoga.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Young man: Be honest; train yourself for useful work; love God.
Become familiar with your home, but know also about your neighbors.
The young man who never went anywhere thinks his mother is the greatest cook.
I hear you guys all the time talking about Daniel Bryan, trained by Shawn Michaels. One curious thing to me is, how come you guys never mention William Regal? William Regal did the real work with this young man. Shawn Michaels took $3,000 from him, that's all he ever did.
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
Young man, in mathematics you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I am neither a child, a young man, nor an ancient; nor am I of any caste.
Young men, listen to an old man to whom old men listened when he was young.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.
A young man should ask himself not if it is his duty to go to the heathen, but if he may dare stay at home. The command is so plain: “Go.”
According to Herodotus, the ancient Persians felt that what was necessary in the background of a young man entering adulthood was his ability to ride, shoot straight, and speak the truth. Perhaps we should now grant our college degrees to young men who measure up to that standard.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
That's what we do, man, we're like storytellers.
We tell you stories from the streets. Whether we did it before when we was young or we heard it from one of the homies telling us a tale of what he been through. It's all in having fun and creating a movie like vibe to tell a tale from the streets.
As long as there are young men with the light of adventure in their eyes and a touch of wildness in their souls, rapids will be run.
If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
Every man has problems that only life insurance can solve.
In the young man’s case, the problem is to create cash; for the older man, to conserve it.
Life is a storm, my young friend. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes.
In the gay world, some of the most enriching and incredibly life-affirming and shaping relationships, very often between younger boys and older men, can be hugely positive experiences for those young boys. They can save those young boys from desolation, suicide and drug addiction, all sorts of things, providing they're consensual.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Poverty is uncomfortable; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim.
Sometimes it's strange being me. I travel the world meeting people, I'm surrounded with friends and my life is full, but all the time I am confronted by a young man I have nothing in common with. He is me, but he is not me now. In fact I have been me now for longer than I was him, but no one wants to know about me.
In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnish'd dove;
In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
Ain't nothin' an ol' man can do but bring me a message from a young one.
When I met Jack Kennedy, he was a serious young man with a dream.
He was not a womanizer, not as I understood the term.
It's not about rugby, it's about young men.
It's not about building a championship team, it's about building championship boys. Boys who will be forever strong.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
All over the world, young men and young women will always dream dreams.
I believe implicitly that every young man in the world is fascinated with either sharks or dinosaurs.
To young men contemplating a voyage I would say go.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
The young man who joins a political party is a traitor to his generation and to his race.
If young people had love, hope, true education, the arts, full and meaningful lives they won’t join gangs. My life since living the gang and drugs has been directed to making positive what it means to be Chicano, human, man, woman, and on how to draw out the imagination and creativity that all people have.
Although teachers do care and do work very, very hard, the institution is psychopathic-it has no conscience. It rings a bell and the young man in the middle of writing a poem must close his notebook and move to a different cell where he must memorize that humans and monkeys derive from a common ancestor.
Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.
I remember the time an older man asked me when I was young, "Do you know what you are doing now?" I thought it was some kind of trick question. Tell me," I said. You are building your memories," he replied, "so make them good ones.
The Young Man came to the Old Man seeking counsel.
I broke something, Old Man. How badly is it broken? It's in a million little pieces. I'm afraid I can't help you. Why? There's nothing you can do. Why? It can't be fixed. Why? It's broken beyond repair. It's in a million little pieces.
The young men in our city are not problems to be solved. They are opportunities to be unleashed.
There is no one who is without faults, and who is not in some way a burden to others, whether he is a superior or a subject, an old man or a young one, a scholar or a dunce.
We gon' float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. AH! Rumble, young man rumble! AH!