I'm more muscular than I was in my younger days. My biceps and shoulders, especially.— Jim Goad
Unusual Younger Days quotations
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Celebration is big for me. From my younger days, when I used to win mementos while playing basketball, I have always believed in sharing my success. It has to be there. It lifts the energy levels of the entire side if you are positive and vocal when a wicket falls.
I was the eldest daughter with these four beautiful younger sisters with ringlets and pretty faces, and I used to dress them up in Victorian clothes and take them out for the day and pretend they were mine.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
Soon after I was born, my parents moved to the South Florida area, and I've lived here ever since (with a few years of living in both Portugal and Brazil in my younger days).
Trying to keep a society together, trying to keep the older and the younger people together, trying to keep those who live in rural areas together with those who live in cities is one of the most important and most noble tasks of politicians these days.
In my younger days, when I was painted by the half-educated, loose and inaccurate ways women had, I used to say, "How much women need exact science" But since I have known some workers in science, I have now said, "How much science needs women"
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
When I'm 80 and sitting in a rocking chair listening to the Rolling Stones, there is absolutely no way I'm going to feel old or forget my younger days.
I am evergreen, and with every passing day, I am becoming younger.
In his younger days a man dreams of possessing the heart of the woman whom he loves; later, the feeling that he possesses the heart of a woman may be enough to make him fall in love with her.
A little progress each day adds up to bg results.
The older theory was, marry an older man because they're more mature.
But the new theory is men don't mature. Marry a younger one.
Basically, at some point, one day maybe you can expect to hear some of my music.
I haven't really done that yet because my younger brother is a musician and really talented and I want him to come out with his music first.
Our ascent, of course, does not end the possibility for new accomplishments on El Capitan. The day will probably come when this climb will be done in five days, perhaps less; and a younger generation will make a new route on the west face.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Also, I learned whether you are gay, bisexual, it doesn't matter, you know.
.. because, at the end of the day, they're both gross. But mostly, I learned that elderly black women are wise beyond their years... but younger black women are prostitutes.
One of these days, someone smarter and younger and more articulate than I is going to get through to the American people just how really messed up the federal government has become. And when that happens, the American people are going to rise up like that football crowd in Cleveland and run both teams off the field.
I would like to change everything, but obviously not everything.
I've been incredibly fortunate. I guess everybody would do this, but I'd go back to my younger self and say, "Lighten up. Take it easy. Relax. Don't be so anxious about everything. Try to be in the day. Try to not have today stolen from you by anxiety about yesterday or tomorrow."
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back everything is different.
In those days I would go for an interview and find myself competing with this other chap who would always be younger and taller, and much handsomer than I.
When I was younger I'd berate myself: You're fat, you're not a good dancer, you'll never have a boyfriend. I don't sweat that kind of stuff anymore. Now every day is a miracle. I've also learned that if something is painful or upsetting, you shouldn't hide from it. You should make it part of your life instead.
In my younger days, I was arrogant - jail helped me to get rid of it.
I did nothing but make enemies because of my arrogance.
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
Enjoy that you can see me now. I would love to see the great Michael Jordan and Julius Erving in their younger days, but they're gone. Look at me at 50, I'm going to eat right and live right so I can take less punches and look normal.
I pray every day for my little girls. It's hard out there for the younger generation.
But these days there are a lot of younger people who would like to go into teaching but don't because the economic opportunities are sometimes elsewhere.
Look for something positive in every day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
I think I've slowed down quite a bit.
I don't try or attempt even half of the stuff I used to want to try way back in the day when I was a lot younger. It takes a toll on the body throughout the years.
In my spare time, I’ve been playing a lot of piano.
I’m trying to learn classical piano, Mozart and Beethoven and stuff. I took lessons when I was younger and now I sort of sight read the music and play it by ear. It’s fun. It takes up a lot of time. I practice a couple of hours a day, but I find it soothing.
By the time it came to the edge of the Forest, the stream had grown up, so that it was almost a river, and, being grown-up, it did not run and jump and sparkle along as it used to do when it was younger, but moved slowly. For it knew now where it was going, and it said to itself, There is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
There are seven days in the week and someday isn't one of them.
O Day after day we can't help growing older.
Year after year spring can't help seeming younger. Come let's enjoy our winecup today, Nor pity the flowers fallen.
I was assigned to the Waffen-SS but was never involved in any crime.
Besides, I always felt the need to write about my experiences in a larger context one day. This has only developed recently, now that I have overcome my inner aversion to writing an autobiography in the first place, specifically one having to do with my younger years.
I don't really remember a time younger than 5 years old that I didn't have skates on because all I can remember is every day, tying up my skates and a big smile on my face, excited to go on the ice.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
When I was younger, studying classical music, I really had to put in the time.
Three hours a day is not even nice - you have to put in six.
I have to go back to my younger days, when I just adored Hollywood musicals.
When I was younger it was twice a day with a game on the weekend.
Then when I got older, three times a day everyday in college and on the national team.
Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I had" or "I'm glad I did".
I had a rule that I would never force the muse in my younger days.
I would follow the feeling. I would just put the pen down and walk away, and wait for it to come back. But these days, I have a kid, I tour a lot, and I'm always short on time.
... I think that I was too self-centered to ever develop good skills as a peacemaker. In my younger days, I assumed that it was because I was smarter than everyone else, with no patience for explaining things in short words for mouthbreathers who just didn't get it.
Why do people write books that say it's better to be older than to be younger? It's not better. Even if you have all your marbles, you're constantly reaching for the name of the person you met the day before yesterday.
There's a general intuition around the nonprofit world these days that younger generations are less likely to join. But I have found in my research that that's quite wrong.
Five days a week I drive from our home to the Episcopal Cathedral Center of Los Angeles where I have an office, my computer, and a wonderful sense of community - especially nurtured by the presence of several younger gay men and women who are good friends.