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Jewish Youth Quotes


"My dad was old school Jewish. Not do your taxes Jewish - steal your car Jewish." - Dov Davidoff

"Modesty should accompany youth." - Plautus

"Youth is wholly experimental." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"The Jewish people, ever since David slew Goliath, have never considered youth as a barrier to leadership." - John F Kennedy

"I was too Jewish for 'Flashdance.'" - Jennifer Grey

"Who can know the heart of youth but youth itself?" - Patti Smith

"Youth is everywhere in place." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Youth goes caparisoned in immortality." - P D James

"I usually play disenfranchised youth" - Robin Tunney

"Youth is a mortal wound" - Katherine Paterson

"Youth is a mortal wound." - Katherine Paterson

"I grew very skeptical of certain kind of Jewish separatism in my youth. I mean, I saw the Jewish community was always with each other; they didn't trust anybody outside. You'd bring someone home, and the first question was, 'Are they Jewish, are they not Jewish?'" - Judith Butler

"Being "Jewish" is way stronger culturally than it is religiously." - Gene Weingarten

"Marxism is the modern form of Jewish prophecy." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"The Talmud: Heart's Blood of the Jewish Faith..." - Herman Wouk

"I find it very hard to write about Jewish history." - Simon Schama

"I'm just a simple Jewish boy from the Bronx." - Ed Koch

"Youth holds no society with grief." - Euripides

"Agreeable surprises are the perquisites of youth." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Time is the rider that breaks youth." - George Herbert

"The spirits run riot in youth." - Ovid

"Passion is the soul of youth." - Kedar Joshi

"Praise youth and it will prosper." - Proverbs

"One forgets so quickly one's own youth..." - Graham Greene

"Cherish youth, but trust old age." - Proverbs

"Only youth has a taste of immortality." - D H Lawrence

"Youth comes but once in a lifetime." - Henry Wadsworth Longfello

"Youth is no excuse for sloppiness." - Lisa Gardner

"Early youth is a baffling time." - Bruce Catton

"Youth comes but once in a lifetime." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Wine and youth are fire upon fire." - Henry Fielding

"Fame is the thirst of youth." - Lord Byron

"Maturity is often more absurd than youth and very frequently is most unjust to youth." - Thomas Edison

"Youth! youth! how buoyant are thy hopes! they turn, like marigolds, toward the sunny side." - Jean Ingelow

"Oh, sweet youth, how soon it fades! Sweet joys of youth, how fleeting!" - Thomas Moore

"The youth of the soul is everlasting, and eternity is youth." - Jean Paul

"As the expression goes, we spend our youth attaining wealth, and our wealth attaining youth." - Douglas Coupland

"With satanic joy in his face, the black-haired Jewish youth lurks in wait for the unsuspecting girl whom he defiles with his blood, thus stealing her from her people." - Adolf Hitler

"The present map of Palestine was drawn by the British mandate. The Jewish people have another map which our youth and adults should strive to fulfill: from the Nile to the Euphrates." - David Ben-Gurion

"In my youth, growing up in a Jewish milieu, there was one thing we did not have to look for and that was exaltation. Every moment is great, we were taught, every moment is unique." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"And some people say Jesus wasn't Jewish. Of COURSE he was Jewish! 30 years old, single, lives with his parents, come on! He works in his father's business, his mom thought he was God's gift, he's Jewish! Give it up!" - Robin Williams

"I have always rejected the argument that members of Congress cast their vote because they're Jewish or not Jewish. I didn't cast my vote as a Jewish member of Congress. I cast my vote as a member of Congress." - Steve Israel

"Crabbed age and youth cannot live together; Youth is full of pleasure, age is full of care; Youth like summer morn, age like winter weather; Youth like summer brave, age like winter bare. Youth is full sport, age's breath is short; Youth is nimble, age is lame; Youth is hot and bold, age is weak and cold; Youth is wild, age is tame. Age, I do abhor thee; youth, I do adore thee." - William Shakespeare

"I'm Jewish. Went to a Jewish school." - Jonathan Glazer

"I'm Jewish and my wife isn't so right now we're literally decorating a Christmas tree with Jewish stars draped around it." - Max Greenfield

"I first came to Jewish-Catholic relations in 1963, while studying for the rabbinate at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York." - David Novak

"It's a pity youth is wasted on the young." - George Bernard Shaw

"Manners make the fortune of the ambitious youth." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Rashness attends youth, as prudence does old age." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"A wild, untamed youth learns nobility through art." - Jacques d'Amboise

"If the truth is told, the youth can grow." - Nas

"Youth loves honor and victory more than money." - Aristotle

"How grateful we are for you, our youth." - Boyd K. Packer

"Nutritional excellence is the only real fountain of youth." - Joel Fuhrman

"Childhood and youth are ends in themselves, not stages." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"In youth, love and art. In age, investments and antiques." - Mason Cooley

"Rashness belongs to youth; prudence to old age." - Cicero

"It is easier to counterfeit old age than youth." - Barbara Mertz

"Youth is full of sport, age's breath is short; youth is nimble, age is lame; Youth is hot and bold, age is weak and cold; Youth is wild, and age is tame." - William Shakespeare

"If youth but knew; if age but could." - Henri Estienne

"Give laughter - it is life's fountain of youth." - Patti Thor

"youth, when it is hurt, likes to feel itself betrayed." - Willa Cather

"The affections cannot keep their youth any more than men." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Youth without faith is a day without sun." - Ouida

"Why is youth so short and age so long?" - Ouida

"The youth is better than the old age of friendship." - William Hazlitt

"Rashness is the companion of youth, prudence of old age." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"For age but tastes of pleasures youth devours." - John Dryden

"Make all fair allowance for the mistakes of youth." - Juvenal

"The hills of one's youth are all mountains" - Mari Sandoz

"Keep true to the dreams of thy youth." - Friedrich Schiller

"We have enough youth, how about a fountain of smart?" - Anonymous

"Greatness is the dream of youth realized in old age." - Alfred Victor Vigny

"Youth lives on hope, old age on memories." - Proverbs

"Youth is above all a collection of possibilities." - Albert Camus

"youth is quick in feeling but weak in judgement." - Homer

"Good habits formed at youth make all the difference." - Aristotle

"Youth is easily deceived because it is quick to hope." - Aristotle

"I'm currently working on a Mind Siege for youth." - Tim Lahaye

"The heart is the real fountain of youth." - Mark Twain

"Sport must be accessible to working class youth." - Pierre De Coubertin

"Age, I do abhor thee, youth, I do adore thee." - William Shakespeare

"Youth should watch joys and shoot them as they fly." - John Dryden

"Knowledge is ancient error reflecting on its youth." - Francis Picabia

"What Youth deemed crystal, Age finds out was dew." - Robert Browning

"Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality." - Jean Paul

"I don't think that youth should be glorified." - Andie Macdowell

"Youth! There is nothing like youth. The middle-aged are mortgaged to Life. The old are in Life's lumber" - Oscar Wilde

"Youth is about the only thing worth having, and that is about the only thing youth has." - E W Howe

"Age looks with anger on the temerity of youth, and youth with contempt on the scrupulosity of age." - Samuel Johnson

"Youth is harmed by having wisdom thrust upon it. Youth must gather wisdom slowly, in laughter and tears." - Mrs. Patrick Campbell

"We spend all our youth chasing money, and when we attain it, we spend all our money chasing youth." - Colin Goh

"We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"A youth with his first cigar makes himself sick; a youth with his first girl makes everybody sick." - Mary Wilson Little

"Barack Obama is the most Jewish president we've ever had (except for Rutherford B. Hayes). No president, not even Bill Clinton, has traveled so widely in Jewish circles, been taught by so many Jewish law professors, and had so many Jewish mentors, colleagues, and friends, and advisers as Barack Obama." - Jeffrey Goldberg

"Irish as a person but I feel Jewish as an actor." - Harrison Ford

"Coming from Canada, being a writer and Jewish as well, I have impeccable paranoia credentials." - Mordecai

"What do they call that hat Jewish guys always wear? A Yankees cap." - Anthony Jeselnik

"If you really are superior, you don't go around saying you're superior - unless you're Jewish." - Bonnie McFarlane

"I really love how Israel operates, and I love the Jewish people." - Joe Arpaio

"I'd had a vaguely Jewish upbringing, but no deep connection to faith." - Andrew Solomon

"Communism is Judaism. The Jewish Revolution in Russia was in 1918." - Henry Hamilton Beamish

"The Jewish question is really the most serious of our problems." - Henry Adams

"The Jewish story is the story of wandering. It is the story of extraordinary heterogeneous complication." - Simon Schama

"There are very close ties between the Jewish and Mormon people." - Chuck Schumer

"In those days, in Far Rockaway, there was a youth center for Jewish kids at the temple.... Somebody nominated me for president of the youth center. The elders began getting nervous, because I was an avowed atheist by that time.... I thought nature itself was so interesting that I didn't want it distorted like that. And so I gradually came to disbelieve the whole religion." - Richard P Feynman

"The black-haired Jewish youth lies in wait for hours on end, satanically glaring at and spying on the unsuspicious girl whom he plans to seduce, adulterating her blood and removing her from the bosom of her own people. The Jew uses every possible means to undermine the racial foundations of a subjugated people." - Adolf Hitler

"Anti-Semitism is not based on strictly religious grounds and is not directed against the Jewish faith as such. However, all German Christians resent and denounce the fact that the Jews have been the chief advocates of atheism. They have influenced the workers' children through the Communist youth organizations, of which they are the leading spirit..." - Ernst Hanfstaengl

"As a Zionist youth leader in the 1940s, I was among those who called for a binational state in Mandatory Palestine. When a Jewish state was declared, I felt that it should have the rights of other states - no more, no less." - Noam Chomsky

"I really shine in front of prominently Jewish crowds. Normally I really beat myself up, but as far as Jewish audiences go, I'm at the top of my game." - Gary Gulman

"My mom was Jewish, so some would call me Jewish." - Nathan Lane

"I'm part Jewish and part Christian, but I'm mostly Jewish." - Joey King

"The Jewish conception of the Jews as the Chosen People who must eventually rule the world forms indeed the basis of Rabbinical Judaism... The Jewish religion now takes its stand on the Talmud rather than on the Bible." - Nesta Helen Webster

"There is no question that Israelis - indeed, all concerned Jews - have to continue to work out a Jewish public philosophy that truly justifies a Jewish state in the land of Israel." - David Novak

"Jewish comedy doesn't come out of nothing. Jewish music doesn't come out of nothing... I don't want to be part of a story where Jews are just victims or bullies - and I'm not saying that's what the Israelis are." - Simon Schama

"Conscience is a Jewish invention." - Adolf Hitler

"Jewish men don't know anything." - Marilyn Monroe

"Just saw an orthodox Jewish kid do 3 pull-ups on the scaffolding. Shattering the previous record." - Gary Gulman

"My girlfriend is Jewish. But it's easier to buy her a Christmas present and then break it into 8 pieces." - Anthony Jeselnik

"I'm a Jewish Jane Austen." - Howard Jacobson

"I'm half Jewish half WASP." - Lena Dunham

"My mother's father was Jewish, so she was very conservative. She liked little, pretty music-orchestral-type things." - Andrae Crouch

"The role of Jews who write in both the Jewish and [American] general press is to defend Israel." - Norman Podhoretz

"It's not right to think about all of Jewish-German history as shrouded by the smoke of the crematorium." - Simon Schama

"I'm confident President Obama will continue his unambiguous commitment to the Jewish state in his second term." - Ed Koch

"When the playing is over, one can sense that one's youth has been spent playing a game, and now both the game and youth are gone." - Bill Bradley

"New York white youth were killing victims; that was a 'sociological' problem. But when black youth killed somebody, the power structure was looking to hang somebody." - Malcolm X

"The young know how truly difficult and dreadful youth can be. Their youth is wasted on everyone else, that's the horror. The young have no authority, no respect." - Anne Rice

"Youth cannot imagine romance apart from youth." - Booth Tarkington

"Youth, large, lusty, loving - Youth, full of grace, force, fascination. Do you know that Old Age may come after you with equal grace, force, fascination?" - Walt Whitman

"It does not do to laugh at the pangs of youth. They are very terrible because youth has not yet learned that 'this, too, will pass away." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"The real feeling of youth comes when we actually think in the consciousness of youth and give the realization of the now to every thought." - Christian D. Larson

"Learning is ever in the freshness of its youth, even for the old." - Aeschylus

"What is a great life? It is the dreams of youth realised in old age." - Alfred De Vigny

"When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts." - Dalai Lama

"Yoga is the fountain of youth. You're only as young as your spine is flexible." - Bob Harper

"Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades." - Jacqueline Bisset

"Profundity of thought belongs to youth, clarity of thought to old age." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"That age is best which is the first When youth and blood are warmer." - Robert Herrick

"I bring truth to tha youth tear tha roof off tha ol' school." - Tupac Shakur

"For the complete life, the perfect pattern includes old age as well as youth and maturity." - W Somerset Maugham

"Youth is counted sweetest by those who are no longer young." - John Green

"Nature in denying us perennial youth has at least invited us to become unselfish and noble." - George Santayana

"When duty whispers low, Thou must, The youth replies, I can." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man; youth never." - Anna Brownell Jameson

""What greater gift can we offer the republic than to teach and instruct our youth?"" - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"An intemperate, disorderly youth will bring to old age, a feeble and worn-out body." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"For gin, in cruel sober truth, supplies the fuel for flaming youth." - Noel Coward

"Yet church youth groups rarely teach apologetics, majoring instead on games and goodies." - Nancy Pearcey

"Encouragement of higher education for our youth is critical to the success of our collective future." - Charles Rangel



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