My top 10 quotes on youth

There is so much power and beauty in youth. Young people look at the world with fresh eyes and such lively determination, and create much-needed change by throwing convention out the window.
 
To encourage everyone to listen to young people more and show them more respect – we all stand to learn so much if we do – here are my top 10 quotes on youth.

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10. “Young people need models, not critics.” – John Wooden
 
9. “Age is foolish and forgetful when it underestimates youth.” – J. K. Rowling
 
8. “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young." – Henry Ford

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7. “The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation.” – Pearl S. Buck
 
6. “Youthfulness is about how you live not when you were born.”- Karl Lagerfeld
 
5. "I would so much like young people to have a sense of the gift that they are." – John Denver
 
4. "Don't criticize what you can't understand, your sons and your daughters are beyond your command." – Bob Dylan

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3. “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” – Mark Twain
 
2. “Preventing the conflicts of tomorrow means changing the mindset of youth today.” – Graça Machel
 
1. “Youth has no age.” – Pablo Picasso

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