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Naive Young Quotes


"When you are young, you are a little naive." - Maria Sharapova

"The young and the ambitious share a common risk: appearing naive." - Scott Belsky

"The experience of being a young, blonde, naive but well-intentioned young producer was both intimidating and eye-opening." - Clarissa Ward

"I can get away with saying a lot of ideas that are young and naive. I'm liberated." - Neil Young

"I was a very naive young man, and I may still be ignorant about a lot of things." - Joe Namath

"Luckily, unreasonable expectations go hand in hand with naive young scientists. The more naive the better - otherwise we would never have the audacity to try and build a 22,000-mile-high space elevator or some sprawling underwater hotel." - Daniel H Wilson

"Well, if it's naive to want peace instead of war, let 'em make sure they say I'm naive. Because I want peace instead of war. If they tell me they want war instead of peace, I don't say they're naive, I say they're stupid. Stupid to an incredible degree to send young people out to kill other young people they don't even know, who never did anybody any harm, never harmed them. That is the current system. I am naive? That's insane." - Benjamin B. Ferencz

"I was young for my age. Not as naive as they expected. I don't know why I seem to bring that out in people." - Joni Mitchell

"I think it's important for people to realize that we were all young, all naive, and also we had lived in a time that had magic." - Patti Smith

"And I went off to Stanford, I was pretty young and pretty naive. And I had a professor I really loved, who was himself a lawyer." - Sandra Day Oconnor

"And I went off to Stanford, I was pretty young and pretty naive. And I had a professor I really loved, who was himself a lawyer." - Sandra Day O'Connor

"The only thing I wanted to do when I was a young naive kid was to become a New York stage actor." - Oliver Platt

"A lot of negative words adults call the young, like 'naive,' 'impulsive' and 'way too connected online,' are all things we can turn into strengths to help us." - Adora Svitak

"Dare to be naive." - Buckminster Fuller

"I'm incredibly naive." - Christina Ricci

"Children are young, but they're not naive. And they're honest. They're not going to keep wide awake if the story is boring. When they get excited you can see it in their eyes." - Chinua Achebe

"When you were too young and naive to see the risks, I incurred your wrath to protect you. Scream at me for it if you must. Thank me for it when you finally grow up." - Karen Marie Moning

"I just didn't see films when I was young. I was stupid and naive. Maybe I wouldn't have made films if I had seen lots of others; maybe it would have stopped me." - Agnes Varda

"It's no good being nice and young and naive. There's no good in that at all. You've got to do it all yourself, and you've gotta learn quick. And you can't look for sympathy either." - Johnny Rotten

"You are very familiar with Western ways, but you are too young. You go everywhere to follow the big news, but the questions you ask are too simple - sometimes naive." - Jiang Zemin

"When I first started acting in movies - as probably a lot of naive young actors do - I made a list of directors that I wanted to work with and sent it to my agent at the time." - Justin Bartha

"The interesting thing is that when you start out, people have no judgment and they see you young and fresh as a filmmaker - and because you have no experience yet, you're much more naive and think anything is possible." - Marc Forster

"I love to feature children and young adults as real people - flawed, naive, virtuous, venal - but real. I think it adds nuance and depth to the stories that wouldn't exist without them." - C J Box

"If a spiritual being is naive to the lower aspects of the world, they usually are killed or die young. Did Jesus really know which of the twelve would betray him? I doubt it." - Frederick Lenz

"It's no good being nice and young and naive. There's no good in that at all. You've got to do it all yourself, and you've gotta learn quick. And you can't look for sympathy either." - John Lydon

"Young fellows will be young fellows." - Isaac Bickerstaffe

"Artists are always young." - Margaret Fuller

"Persecution matures young rebels." - Han Suyin

"We're only young once." - Proverbs

"Young. Old. Just Words." - George Burns

"Oh, wise young judge." - Dodie Smith

"Romance is always young." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Go West, young man." - Aaron Burr

"In Crash, you've got a pathological cop who at the end justifies police brutality. He tells the naive, young cop that you're going to end up the same as him. He's the most sympathetic character in the movie. So, the naive cop ends up murdering this Black kid and tries to cover up the evidence. It sort of justifies police brutality and the planting of evidence which is what happened in the O.J. [Simpson] case." - Ishmael Reed

"A naive dream is extremely powerful." - Yossi Ghinsberg

"Pathetic, naive, like small noisy tantrums." - Stephen Fry

"Cynicism is full of naive disappointments." - Mason Cooley

"I'm not big on women looking naive." - Alexander Mcqueen

"Too often people view idealists as naive." - Jacqueline Novogratz

"Those who love the young best stay young longest." - Edgar Friedenberg

"I'm sorry. I'm very young." - Britney Spears

"This one's for Alaska Young!" - John Green

"May you stay Forever Young" - Bob Dylan

"Only the good die young." - Billy Joel

"When youre young, youre stupid." - Wendy Hiller

"Young people are just smarter." - Mark Zuckerberg

"I love the young people." - Johnny Cash

"Young India, (12 January 1928)." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Only the young die good." - Oliver Herford

"We're all idealistic when young." - Pat Oliphant

"Fighting injustice keeps you young." - Gloria Allred

"Genius, when young, is divine." - Benjamin Disraeli

"When you're young, you're stupid." - Wendy Hiller

"Naive you are if you believe life favours those who aren't naive." - Piet Hein

"Naive you are if you believe life favours those who aren't naive." - Piet Pieterszoon Hein

"Moving parts in rubbing contact require lubrication to avoid excessive wear. Honorifics and formal politeness provide lubrication where people rub together. Often the very young, the untravelled, the naive, the sophisticated deplore these formalities as 'empty,' 'meaningless,' or 'dishonest,' and scorn to use them. No matter how 'pure' their motives, they thereby throw sand into machinery that does not work too well at best." - Robert A Heinlein

"All I got from van Looy and his cronies was ridicule, not one piece of help or advice. They were very unfair, I was still just a naive young boy really. With Peugeot, and especially with Tom [Simpson], it was completely different," - Eddy Merckx

"In its natural state, the child tells the literal truth because it is too naive to think of anything else. Blurting out the complete truth is considered adorable in the young, right smack up to the moment that the child says, 'Mommy, is this the fat lady you can't stand?" - Judith Martin

"There are many, many books I've read and I think this is quite naive actually because we all just try to uncover something. But the universe at large is full of questions that we still don't know anything about and there will be always young people brilliant who are going to make new discoveries." - Ahmed H. Zewail

"Some great experiences I've had and little by little I've come to the realization that everything Frank Zappa told me was the truth, whether I wanted to believe it or not. You know, I was young and naive or in denial. But he really was a special, special human being." - Terry Bozzio

"When I was a naive young recruit in Spain, I used to wonder why soldiers bayoneted oil paintings, shot the noses off statues and defecated into grand pianos. I now understand: it was to teach civilians the deepest sort of respect for men in uniform - uncontrollable fear." - Kurt Vonnegut

" young, so lonely and naive, that she imagined herself as some sort of vessel to be filled up with love. But it wasn't like that. The love was within her all the time and its only renewal came from giving it away." - Kim Edwards

"Guinevere has been done quite a few times, especially as a mature young woman, who either is the damsel in distress or the warrior, strong-willed woman. Chris wanted a variety of things in this Guinevere. He predominately wanted her to be real and natural, and make mistakes and be passionate, and be the feisty young girl, but then also completely naive, innocent and ignorant, at the same time." - Tamsin Egerton

"I'm so naive about finances. Once when my mother mentioned an amount and I realized I didn't understand, she had to explain: 'That's like three Mercedes.' Then I understood." - Brooke Shields

"The woman I was seems hopelessly naive. I envy her." - Lisa Unger

"Pop art is the American Dream, optimistic, generous, and naive!" - Robert Indiana

"I guess I've been naive my entire life." - Mike Royer

"It's nice to play someone who is naive." - Emily Blunt

"Greatest discoveries come from passionate scientists with naive curiosity" - Craig Mello

"From naive simplicity we arrive at more profound simplicity." - Albert Schweitzer

"Only the most naive of questions are truly serious." - Milan Kundera

"Roads are no place for naive chickens dreaming of nirvana." - Shalom Auslander

"I was naive, but I certainly was not duplicitous." - Ann Landers

"We shouldn't be too naive, or taken in by charisma." - Tenzin Palmo

"I'm a little less naive when it comes to relationships." - Nicholas Braun

"I was so naive when I began acting, professionally." - Alanna Ubach

"Unregulated competition is a naive metaphor for anarchy." - John Ralston Saul

"Every true genius is bound to be naive." - Friedrich Schiller

"After the last screening [of "Selling Isobel" ] an 18-year-old girl came up to me and said, "Oh my God, I'm so naive." I said, "No, you're not, you're just young." And she's so grateful for having seen it, because she's an actress and from now on she's going to take a friend with her to auditions and let her mom know exactly where she's going. That's a job done right there." - Frida Farrell

"When I was young, my knowledge of the literary world was a distorted tabloid sketch of dazzling fame, suffering genius, and tragic glamour. It was all very naive. Of course, the only part of the stereotype that has proven true is the suffering and the starving. Now, my fantasy of scribbling poems in a tower is gone, but an anxiety about reviews, book sales, and awards has taken its place." - Robin Beth Schaer

"The world is wide, wide, wide, and I am young, young, young, and we"re all going to live forever!" - Elaine Dundy

"The world is wide, wide, wide, and I am young, young, young, and we're all going to live forever!" - Elaine Dundy

"He who has good health is young." - Henry George Bohn

"Young people are thoughtless as a rule." - Homer

"Always have old memories, and young hopes." - Arsene Houssaye

"Credit is a young man's capital." - Oscar Wilde

"A young girl's heart is indestructible." - Esther Hautzig

"To be young is the only religion." - Charles Bukowski

"Hello, Young Lovers, Wherever You Are." - Oscar Hammerstein Ii

"Young widows still bide their time." - Josh Billings

"There's no sinner like a young saint." - Aphra Behn

"Power always impresses the young and foolish." - Darren Shan

"I am young and avid for glory." - Antoine Lavoisier

"Be young forever, seasons of the earth." - Czeslaw Milosz

"Growing old beats the alternative - dying young." - Regina Brett

"To be young, gifted and black!" - Nina Simone

"I love this young people's music." - Mr. Krabs

"Youth is just wasted on young people." - George Bernard Shaw

"The wise man once said invest young" - Warren Buffett

"He whom the Gods love dies young." - Plautus

"We haven't any and you're too young." - Lewis Carroll

"To the young, cliches seem freshly minted." - Bel Kaufman

"You are never too young to lead." - Kofi Annan

"Obsession is a young man's game." - Michael Caine

"Despair young and never look back," - Samuel

"Obsession is a young man's game." - Michael Caine

"Spare when young, and spend when old." - Benjamin Franklin

"Young African - millennials really love Barack Obama." - Julianne Malveaux

"Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young." - Orison Swett Marden

"Praise the young and they will flourish." - Proverbs

"Young in limbs, in judgement old." - William Shakespeare

"A heart that loves is always young." - Proverbs

"Charlie he's my darling, the young Chevalier." - Carolina, Baroness Nairne

"The greatest reverence is due the young." - Juvenal

"Spring makes everything young again except man." - Charles Francis Richter

"I beg young people to travel..." - Henry Rollins

"The young are always in extremes." - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

"Every thing is pretty that is young." - Samuel Richardson

"You are quite unnecessary, young man!" - Antonin Artaud

"I was a pretty feisty young kid." - John Newcombe

"Young men can be impetuous, young men can be rush, young men can be fools, but the Car'a'carn cannot let himself be a young man." - Robert Jordan

"I love working with talented young performers." - Jodi Benson

"Always keep learning. It keeps you young." - Patty Berg

"I'm young but I'm not stupid." - Abby Elliott

"Youth is wasted on the young." - George Bernard Shaw

"Young men preen. Old men scheme." - Mason Cooley

"Old and young disbelieve one another's truths." - Mason Cooley

"The joy that isn't shared dies young." - Anne Sexton

"I'm a chava, a young one." - Thalia

"I'm so greedy, I'm hungry, I'm young." - Lil Wayne

"I was a very driven young person." - Rutina Wesley

"When I was young I lost everything." - Elie Wiesel

"This young century will be liberty's century." - George W Bush

"I'm a little young for retirement." - Joni Mitchell

"I still have a young attitude." - Pat Morita

"I was young and stupid then. Now I'm not young anymore." - Jyrki Lumme

"Let's stay young forever. Young, stupid, and pretty. Sounds like a plan, don't you think?" - Gabrielle Zevin

"When I was young and irresponsible, I was young and irresponsible." - George W Bush

"Fools die happy. The happy die young. The young die foolish." - Alex Gaskarth

"Young man-Young man-Your arm's too short to box with God." - James Weldon Johnson

"Too old to die young, and too young to grow up." - Marty Feldman

"Young men think old men fools, and old men know young men to be so." - Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden

"The young players in the Welsh squad aren't young any more" - Ian Rush

"Young men, listen to an old man to whom old men listened when he was young." - Augustus

"All over the world, young men and young women will always dream dreams." - Philip Seymour Hoffman

"In spring a young mans fancy turns to a fancy young man." - Mart Crowley

"Being young is not having any money; being young is not minding not having any money." - Katharine Whitehorn

"I want young people to be involved, and I especially want young people to vote." - Hillary Clinton

"Young lovers and young nations face the same problem: after orgasm, what?" - Mignon Mclaughlin

"In spring a young man's fancy turns to a fancy young man." - Mart Crowley



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