“Rejoice in thy youth,’ said the sunbeam; ‘rejoice in thy fresh growth and in the young life that is in thee.”

The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.

Youth is something very new: twenty years ago no one mentioned it.

Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age.

But the elastic heart of youth cannot be kept compressed into one constrained shape long at a time.