Youth

Youth is generally the time of life between childhood and adulthood (maturity). Definitions of the specific age range that constitutes youth vary. An individual's actual maturity may not correspond to their chronological age, as immature individuals can exist at all ages. Youth is also defined as "the appearance, freshness, vigor, spirit, etc., characteristic of one who is young". Youth is a term used for people of both genders, male and female, of young age. Generally under the age of 21 (common legal age).

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Famous quotes containing the word youth:

    Where the Youth pined away with desire,
    And the pale Virgin shrouded in snow,
    Arise from their graves and aspire,
    Where my Sun-flower wishes to go.
    William Blake (1757–1827)

    An English family consists of a few persons, who, from youth to age, are found revolving within a few feet of each other, as if tied by some invisible ligature, tense as that cartilage which we have seen attaching the two Siamese.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.
    Aristotle (384–322 B.C.)