Travel is a caprice in childhood, a passion in youth, a necessity in manhood, and an elegy in old age.— Jose Rizal
Competitive Youth And Old Age quotations
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.
He who is of a calm and happy nature, will hardly feel the pressure of age
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.
The pride of youth is in strength and beauty, the pride of old age is in discretion.
Wherever there is power, there is age.
Don't be deceived by dimples and curls. I tell you that babe is a thousand years old.
Have regular hours for work and play;
make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
In childhood be modest, in youth temperate, in adulthood just, and in old age prudent.
I am old enough to see how little I have done in so much time, and how much I have to do in so little.
Being young isn't about age, it's about being a free spirit.
You can meet someone of 20 who's boring and old, or you can meet someone of 70 who's youthful and exciting. I met Fred Astaire when he was 72 and I was 21, and I fell in love with him. He certainly was a free spirit.
Laughter is timeless, imagination has no age, and dreams are forever.
Every man desires to live long, but no man wishes to be old.
I am not young enough to know everything.
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
My belief in the growth and permanence of democracy is undimmed.
I know that the people will cast off the new dictatorship as they did the old. I believe as firmly as in my youth that humanity will surmount the era of poverty and war. Life will be happier and more beautiful for all. I believe in the GOLDEN AGE.
I love looking at you, hundred-year-old tree, loaded with shoots and boughs as though you were a stripling. Teach me the secret of growing old like you, open to life, to youth, to dreams, as somebody aware that youth and age are merely steps towards eternity.
I have three best friends in this world.
What's surprising is that they also happen to be your (audience) three best friends. They are Bachpan (childhood), Jawani (Youth) and Budhapa (old age).
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels.
But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
The excitement of learning separates youth from old age. As long as you're learning you're not old.
Every old man complains of the growing depravity of the world, of the petulance and insolence of the rising generation.
Old days won't open new doors.
If youth but had the knowledge and old age the strength.
A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth.
Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
You are never too old to become younger!
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Old age is fifteen years older than I am.
Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife, This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life.
Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.
Old ways won't open new doors.
When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it had happened or not;
but my faculties are decaying now and soon I shall be so I cannot remember any but the things that never happened. It is sad to go to pieces like this but we all have to do it.
Age is a state of mind. Youth and age exist only among the ordinary people. All the more talented and exceptional of us; are sometimes old, just as we are sometimes happy, and sometimes sad.
At 50, don't let aging get you down. It's too hard to get back up. Happy 50th birthday.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life
For a moment man is a boy, for a moment a lovesick youth, for a moment bereft of wealth, for a moment in the height of prosperity; then at life's end with limbs worn out by old age and wrinkles adorning his face, like an actor he retires behind the curtain of death.
Youth is the time of getting, middle age of improving, and old age of spending.
A sensual and intemperate youth hands over a worn-out body to old age.
[Lat., Libidinosa etenim et intemperans adolescentiam effoetum corpus tradit senectuti.]
Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.
Why be thrifty when your old age and health care are provided for, no matter how profligate you act in your youth? Why be prudent when the state insures your bank deposits, replaces your flooded-out house, buys all the wheat you can grow? ... Why be diligent when half of your earnings are taken from you and given to the idle?
See how the World its Veterans rewards! A Youth of Frolics, an old Age of Cards; Fair to no purpose, artful to no end, Young without Lovers, old without a Friend; A Fop their Passion, but their Prize a Sot; Alive ridiculous, and dead forgot.
Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.
Once established, an original river advances through its long life, manifesting certain peculiarities of youth, maturity and old age, by which its successive stages of growth may be recognized without much difficulty.
The whole of life is a journey toward youthful old age, toward self-contemplation, love, gaiety, and, in a fundamental sense, the most gratifying time of our lives. . . . "Old age" should be a harvest time when the riches of life are reaped and enjoyed, while it continues to be a special period for self-development and expansion.