The best rules to form a young man, are, to talk little, to hear much, to reflect alone upon what has passed in company, to distrust one's own opinions, and value others that deserve it.
John Muir, the famous naturalist, wrote in his journal that you should never go to Alaska as a young man because you'll never be satisfied with any other place as long as you live. And there's a lot of truth to that.
I thought Winston Churchill was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises.
A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head.
David Lloyd George
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
I am neither a child, a young man, nor an ancient; nor am I of any caste.
As a young man, I lived through the Great Depression, when banks failed and so many lost their jobs and homes and went hungry. I was fortunate to have a job at a canning factory that paid 25 cents an hour.
James E. Faust
The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit... a reputation, character.
John D. Rockefeller
A young man without ambition is an old man waiting to be.
A young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.
E. W. Howe
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