Life will demand from us the decisions of our youth.
If only youth had the wisdom,
It could save so many mistakes,
It could wisely choose the right roads,
And detour the many heartaches.
It seems a shame that wisdom
Comes with time and age.
Oh, I know the book of life
Is written page by page.
But youth is so impatient,
And writing a book is slow,
And it’s such a shame we’re older
Before we know…we know!
~Dana B. Nelson
“Everyone is the age of their heart.” ~Guatemalan Proverb
“A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.” ~John Barrymore
The Irony of Life: Spending youth wishing we were older and spending our mature years wishing we were younger.
“As I get older, I realize that the thing I value the most is good-heartedness.” ~Alice Walker