„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.“

Nandera to Rand al'Thor
(15 October 1994)

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Robert Jordan3
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—  David Bryant (bowls) bowls champion 1931

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„Young men," said Cæsar, "hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.“

—  Plutarch ancient Greek historian and philosopher 46 - 127

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„Young men, hear an old man to whom old men hearkened when he was young.“

—  Augustus founder of Julio-Claudian dynasty and first emperor of the Roman Empire -63 - 14 a.C.

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„Now such an one for daughter Creon had
As maketh wise men fools and young men mad.“

—  William Morris author, designer, and craftsman 1834 - 1896

Life and Death of Jason, Book xvii, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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„[ Old men go to death; death comes to young men. ]“

—  George Herbert Welsh-born English poet, orator and Anglican priest 1593 - 1633

Jacula Prudentum (1651)

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„The Republican party makes even its young men seem old; the Democratic Party makes even its old men seem young.“

—  Adlai Stevenson mid-20th-century Governor of Illinois and Ambassador to the UN 1900 - 1965

Comparing Richard Nixon to Alben Barkley during the 1952 presidential race, as quoted in Richard Nixon: A Political and Personal Portrait (1959) by Earl Mazo, Chapter 7

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„Old men are always young enough to learn.“

—  Aeschylus, Agamemnon

Variant translation: Learning is ever in the freshness of its youth, even for the old.
Original: (el) ἀεὶ γὰρ ἥβη τοῖς γέρουσιν εὐμαθεῖν.
Fonte: Oresteia (458 BC), Agamemnon, line 584 ( line 583 of Richmond Lattimore's translation http://books.google.com/books?id=3duN7nP3OQYC&q=%22old+men+are+always+young+enough+to+learn%22&pg=PA40#v=onepage)

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„Rouze up, O Young Men of the New Age!“

—  William Blake, Milton

Milton (c. 1809)
Contexto: Rouze up, O Young Men of the New Age! set your foreheads against the ignorant Hirelings! For we have Hirelings in the Camp, the Court & the University, who would, if they could, for ever depress Mental & prolong Corporeal War.

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