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The years teach much which the days never knew.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
– Quentin Crisp
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The young always have the same problem -- how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
– Quentin Crisp
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The young always have the same problem- how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
– George Chapman
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The young are generally full of revolt, and are often pretty revolting about it.
– Mignon McLaughlin
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The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible -- and achieve it, generation after generation.
– Pearl S. Buck
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The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation.
– Pearl Sydenstricker Buck
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The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened.
– Saki
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The young man who has not wept is a savage, and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.
– George Santayana
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The young man who has not wept is a savage,
and the old man who will not laugh is a fool.

– George Santayana, Dialogues in Limbo (1925) ch. 3
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The younger brother hath the more wit.
– John Ray
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The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.
– I. F. Stone
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The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity.
– Benjamin Disraeli
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The [Interstate Commerce] commission, as its functions have now been limited by the courts is, or can be made, of great use to the railroads. It satisfies the public clamor for a government supervision of railroads, at the same time that that supervision is almost entirely nominal.
– Richard Olney, a lawyer for the Boston & Maine and Attorney General under Grover Cleveland, advising a railroad president
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The “stream” we call science always flows forward; sometimes reactionary beavers block its flow, but the stream is never defeated by this; it accumulates, gathers strength; its waters get over the barrage and continue on their course. The advancement of science is the advancement of God, for science is nothing but human intelligence, and human intelligence is the most valuable treasure God has bequeathed us.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Theatre is my first love. No matter how tight my schedule may be, for theatre I always find time.
– Lillete Dubey
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Their element is to attack, to track, to hunt, and to destroy the enemy. Only in this way can the eager and skillful fighter pilot display his ability. Tie him to a narrow and confined task, rob him of his initiative, and you take away from him the best and most valuable qualities he posses: aggressive spirit, joy of action, and the passion of the hunter.
– LtGen Adolf Galland, Luftwaffe
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Their Oath shall drive them, and yet betray them, and ever snatch away the very treasures that they have sworn to pursue.
– J. R. R. Tolkien, Mandos, The Silmarillion, Of the Flight of the Noldor
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Their plans were improved with the best advice.
– J. R. R.Tolkien, The Hobbit
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Their silence is sufficient praise.
– Terence
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Their style of government is called Democracy. The purpose of which is that the meat is claimed by a few men and the bones are tossed over to the people. They resolve all their issues with power but call it mutual cooperation. Their rulers call themselves Peoples' representatives. People do elect them for governance but it is the power of their wealth that gets them to the seat of government.
– Ibn-e-Safi
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Their understanding Begins to swell and the approaching tide Will shortly fill the reasonable shores That now lie foul and muddy.
– William Shakespeare
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Their understanding
Begins to swell and the approaching tide
Will shortly fill the reasonable shores
That now lie foul and muddy.

– William Shakespeare
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Theirs is not to make reply: Theirs is not to reason why: Theirs is but to do and die.
– Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson
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Theists and atheists are equally religious.
– Kedar Joshi
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