Young People Quotes

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Rick Riordan
“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

Maya Angelou
“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”
Maya Angelou

Ansuman Bhagat
“Build yourself up to stand out
and be recognized in a crowd.”
Ansuman Bhagat , Your Own Thought : A Lot of Thoughts

Alvin Toffler
“The secret message communicated to most young people today by the society around them is that they are not needed, that the society will run itself quite nicely until they - at some distant point in the future - will take over the reigns. Yet the fact is that the society is not running itself nicely... because the rest of us need all the energy, brains, imagination and talent that young people can bring to bear down on our difficulties. For society to attempt to solve its desperate problems without the full participation of even very young people is imbecile.”
Alvin Toffler

“Horses change lives. They give out young people confidence and self-esteem. They provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls, they give us hope.”
Toni Robinson

Malcolm X
“... the young people are the ones who most quickly identify with the struggle and the necessity to eliminate the evil conditions that exist.”
Malcolm X, Malcolm X, Black Liberation, and the Road to Workers Power

Sylvia Townsend Warner
“Young people are careless of their virginity; one day they may have it and the next not.”
Sylvia Townsend Warner, Kingdoms of Elfin

J.K. Rowling
“Like all young people, you are quite sure that you alone feel and think, you alone recognize danger, you alone are the only one clever enough to realise...”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Benjamin R.  Smith
“The Angel of Death is always a young person, or a group of young people, you'll begin seeing them left and right soon.”
Benjamin R. Smith

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Old people have wisdom but not energy; young people have energy but not wisdom; energy and wisdom must be in the same body to create a much better civilisation! To do this, we will either give energy to the old or we will give wisdom to the young and for now the latter seems a more plausible action!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Chris Willrich
“It's the times. Young people these days."
"No respect for their elders. The way they throw rocks at our houses."
"We used to throw rocks."
"Yeah, but we did it respectively.”
Chris Willrich, Beneath Ceaseless Skies Issue #261

Hermann Hesse
“The most lively young people become the best old people, not those who pretend to be as wise as grandfathers while they are still in school.”
Hermann Hesse, Gertrude

Emmy Marucci
it leaves you quick
and it never comes back”
Emmy Marucci, Tell Me Another Story: Poems of You and Me

Mehmet Murat ildan
“An unbearable unhappiness can make a young person unbelievably mature! Pain is a yeast; anyone whose soul is injected with this yeast transforms into something hard, just like a milk turning into a cheese!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

“Old minds have the power to create history, young minds have the power to change the history”
Dr.P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

“As powerful as your genetic combination is in determining the outcome of your life, your decisions are more powerful. You will ultimately look like your decisions.”
Kingsley Opuwari Manuel

“Nope, not at all feed a proper brain food to the younger in excess of his own thoughts”
P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The vitality of a youthful life is the glory of a graceful strength.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The glory of youth is youthful strength.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Mehmet Murat ildan
“The wisest young is the young who can look at the world through the eyes of the elderly!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

Andrew Sean Greer
“When I was young, all I wanted to read were pretentious little books. Camus and Tournier and Calvino. If it had a plot, I hated it.”
Andrew Sean Greer, Less

Sujit Kumar Mishra
“Achievement is the gift of your growth and consumption of life.”
Sujit Kumar Mishra

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Young people must respect the elderly.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Sarah Caudwell
“[The young] desire not merely to be understood, but to be understood by telepathy; not merely to be permitted to tell their troubles, but to be prevailed on to do so. The more care they take to conceal their feelings, the greater their disillusionment if one fails to discover them.”
Sarah Caudwell, The Sirens Sang of Murder

“Some people get everything in legacy, while some work hard to build the legacy”
Kuldeep Sharma, Treasure of IELTS Academic

胡適, 胡適的聲音︰1919~1960 胡適演講集

Michael Bassey Johnson
“When the youths have jobs to do, they won’t have drugs and crimes to do.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Before You Doubt Yourself: Pep Talks and other Crucial Discussions

Karl Kristian Flores
“We discard the elderly, but the elderly used to discard the elderly. Those old people we tease are just listening to our insults and not deciding to speak. They’re not stupid. They just understand. Old people are young people who’ve had a few more heartbreaks, thousands of more workdays, and who’ve prepared a dozen more eulogies.”
Karl Kristian Flores, The Goodbye Song

Erika L. Sánchez
“La felicidad es una semilla de diente de león flotando en el aire que no puedo alcanzar. Sin importar cuánto lo intente, sin importar que tan rápido corra, simplemente no puedo alcanzarla. Incluso cuando pienso que la atrape, abro la mano y está vacía.”
Erika L. Sánchez

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