Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Younger Quotes from famous persons: John Cale, Richard Eyre, Nikki Reed, Steve Carell, Scott Thompson. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Younger Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.
When you’re younger – duh – you don’t really have the tools to deal with certain things in your life.
We had every kind of audience you could name. Young, old, not-so-old, some older than old, some younger than young: they were there, they were there! There was everything.
When I was younger, studying classical music, I really had to put in the time. Three hours a day is not even nice – you have to put in six.
It’s completely different to work with a woman that is my age, maybe younger.
I definitely, when I was younger, struggled a little to understand my identity and who I wanted to be.
I’m not a natural performer or exhibitionist. When I was younger, I hated the focus, and it made me feel strange.
When I was younger I was obsessed with writing, so even if I wanted to listen, I didn’t have time.
You have to have hope. It’s irresponsible to give false hope, which I think a lot of playwrights are guilty of. But I also think it’s irresponsible to simply be a nihilist, which quite a lot of playwrights, especially playwrights younger than me, have become guilty of.
If I could talk to my younger self, I would just say that the path to great things is filled with a lot of stumbles, suffering, and challenges along the way. But if you have the right attitude and know that hard times will pass – and you get up each time – you will reach your destination.
All of my friends who have younger siblings who are going to college or high school – my number one piece of advice is: You should learn how to program.
I think when I was quite younger, I was always quite a tomboy.
When I was younger, I had no interest. But after I went to Paris to see the collections for the first time a few years ago, they made a huge impression on me. I realized that fashion is an art form, like acting or painting.
You have a huge amount of confidence when you’re younger, which slowly ebbs away for the rest of your life. You think: ‘No problem. I can do that. Why shouldn’t I do it?’
I grew up in Connecticut – it was really charming, but when I was younger, all I wanted was to get out.
Well, a younger woman is a type, but not necessarily a type for me. And what is a younger woman? I mean, I’m pretty old. Almost everyone is younger.
I identified with Pip from ‘Great Expectations,’ especially when I was younger; I had the same kind of gaucheness and uncertainty.
When you’re younger, you get shoved a lot. You don’t really have a say-so.
Not everyone grows to be old, but everyone has been younger than he is now.
When I was younger, I had a different disposition as far as how I wanted to live life.
When I look at pictures when I was younger, I do the quintessential cringe.
If I’ve got a message to the younger generation, it’s this: don’t be scared of failure. Get out there, try things, and never be afraid to ask for help.
I wish I’d gotten sober at a younger age.
Mom spent the time that she was supposed to be a kid actully raising children, her younger brother and younger sister. She was tough as nails and did not suffer fools at all. And the truth was she could not afford to. She spoke the truth, bluntly, directly, and without much varnish. I am her son.
When I was younger, trying to afford football camps, my parents would sometimes have to miss bills. They sacrificed these things for me because they saw I had a goal.
I have two younger brothers, and I know my parents have spoken to them about driving and interacting with police. They didn’t have those conversations with me, but they did have conversations about being exceptional black people.
A woman is always younger than a man at equal years.
When I was younger, I could get that white-knuckle grip of holding on to an idea and not wanting to let it go.
It is odd there are many movies with many men. But generally movies have one woman, or maybe the older woman and the younger girl.
When I was younger, I wanted to be tall and skinny. And because I wasn’t, I was disappointed. The great thing about getting older is that I’ve come to accept my shape – and embrace it.
I wasn’t naturally drawn to fashion when I was younger but with my work I’m so exposed to what’s out there that I’m hoping my style has become a little more sophisticated.
I’m starting to shake it off, I am quite self-conscious, and it’s only when I’m playing roles that I can escape that. The older I get, the more people tell me it’s absolutely fine to be the way you are with all your quirks and nuances, and I wish I’d learnt that younger – I would have relaxed a bit more.
There is a bit of a movement as far as younger people in country music. That is cool because people are saying things like, ‘I didn’t listen to country music until so-and-so came along.’ And I’m like, ‘Yeah! Now you know why I love it.’
When I was younger I didn’t really know what genre of music I’d want to do because I’d always done so many different types, so many impressions.
I was surprised by the response of young people because there is a perception that those younger than the 1988 generation are not interested in politics.
When I was younger I thought I was an artist, and inspiration would just come to me.
There’s so much corruption in America; there’s so much corruption around the world. It’s all coming to the surface thanks to the Internet, and thanks to the younger people who are saying, ‘We don’t like corrupt people.’
When I was younger, I used to visualise myself scoring wonder goals, stuff like that.
I sometimes wish I was 10 years younger.
Warhol was definitely an inspiration when I was younger. I wouldn’t quantify his sort of influence. I’ve been influenced by nature and science, and I’ve been influenced by people like Ernst and Rauschenberg, Cornell and Bosch and Bruegel, by writers like Haruki Murakami to Pablo Neruda to Artaud.
Almost every college playwright or sketch or improv comedian was sort of aware of Christopher Durang – even kids in high school. His short plays were so accessible to younger people and I think that was inspirational to me.
My daughter has probably gotten some benefit of being inspired by a woman who is willing to take on things. We travel. We travel to exotic places. I’m the first person to jump in the ocean with a whale. Even if I’m scared, I’ll do it anyway, because I never wanted her to see fear, especially when she was younger.
My two younger brothers play football as well and they are obviously pretty talented and my two older brothers like to sing and I obviously can’t do that.
We did Passover when we were younger.
When you grow up on film, people sometimes have difficulties accepting the fact that you are growing up. They always imagine you younger.
My biggest problem when I was younger was trying to balance my ability with what the team needed me to do to officially run the offense.
When I was younger, I would eat everything.
You can’t help but feel a little bit like a mother to the younger cast members.
I’ve three older brothers, Dan, Russ and Darren, and a younger brother, Joe. It was a lot of fun.
I’m noticing a new approach to art making in recent museum and gallery shows. It flickered into focus at the New Museum’s ‘Younger Than Jesus‘ last year and ran through the Whitney Biennial, and I’m seeing it blossom and bear fruit at ‘Greater New York,’ MoMA P.S. 1’s twice-a-decade extravaganza of emerging local talent.
When I was younger I decided I’d hop on the train to New York.
I’ve been criticised for writing in too complex a manner for younger people.
Book writing is a little different because, in my case, my editor is a year younger than me and basically has the same sensibility as me.
I think television often has dismissed younger people. They figure, well, they’re not really watching news, that’s not our audience.
When I was younger, I used to be super, super shy. I still find myself being scared of things.
I spent a long time away from my parents when I was younger. I would go hunting and fishing with my uncle, and we would go for weeks at a time. I also spent a lot of time in Texas with my grandparents.
Only younger brothers will understand me. We’re following in the footsteps of older brothers. You are looking up to your brother. You want to do the same things. You want to do as good as he and do it even better.
There is a way that a younger person can accept the inevitable problem that they’re going to die, whereas somebody a little bit older might be overcome.
I guess I say this for younger actors out there: you have to be brave, and you have to be ready to fail, and that’s the only way you can be unique. So when a director is confident enough in what they’re doing, and they allow their actors to be brave and bring in stuff, the more likely it’s going to work out okay.
Almost as soon as I went vegan, people started telling me that my skin looked great, and that I appeared younger, slimmer, and healthier. I’m convinced that of all the changes I’ve made to my lifestyle, it’s the adoption of a vegan diet that has been best for me – physically, mentally, and certainly spiritually.
I was lucky enough, when I was younger, to have the chance to do as much as possible, and I found what I wanted to do. I did swimming, gymnastics, kickboxing and the one that took off more than the others was acting.
Girls’ inner critics are starting to reveal themselves at a younger and younger age. And body image issues are an aspect of their lives which is causing them low self esteem and day-to-day suffering.
I was a huge Spice Girls fan when I was a kid. When I was younger I had a Spice Girls poster on my wall and I watched the movie.
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.
Why is everyone so obsessed with attracting the young? The Telegraph, Radio 4 – everyone wants a younger audience when everyone knows the population is getting older and older, and that older people have more dosh than young people.
I made a pact with myself when I was younger that if were to ever grow up to be someone, I would be someone who would make a difference, instead of being just another person on the planet who doesn’t look into anything.
I think it is so important to pass down knowledge and information to younger generations.
When I was younger, I thought that everything would just come to me eventually, but now I see I have to take the initiative and practise to improve myself.
When I was younger I didn’t really know what a director did: I knew I loved movies and I figured the actors made it up! And then when you get to 12 years old you start thinking, What does a director do? It was really an organic beginning: this looks like something I want to do, I can’t believe people get paid to do it!
I used to think that all my Wings stuff was second-rate stuff, but I began to meet younger kids, not kids from my Beatle generation, who would say, We really love this song.
I was born in a middle class Muslim family, in a small town called Myonenningh in a northern part of Bangladesh in 1962. My father is a qualified physician; my mother is a housewife. I have two elder brothers and one younger sister. All of them received a liberal education in schools and colleges.
It’s something we’re trying to change and NASCAR is as a whole trying to bring in a younger fan base, a different-looking fan base, we’re trying to change the whole demographic of the sport. Me going out to do that is something I’ll take responsibility for.
There are people who help you in life. I’ve been given a helping hand, and that’s why I feel it’s my duty to help younger artists.
My view is that at a younger age your optimism is more and you have more imagination etc. You have less bias.
I’ve thought maybe of getting younger artists out doing stuff, like I used to do a lot of. I don’t wanna do it day in and day out like I used to, but I still wanna do it.
I am not getting any younger and am taking a new approach to life.
I think what I would say to my younger self, and probably to younger, just starting-out writers is that a lot of times you’re just afraid to put yourself out there, and it’s uncomfortable because it’s working up the courage to do something, to push yourself to do those things.
I have lots of brothers and sisters, two of whom are younger than myself, so I rely on my phone, text messaging or e-mailing to stay in the loop and communicate when I’m away for big chunks of time.
As I travel the world, it seems that younger people identify me merely with some of the folklore in the ‘Chuck Norris Facts‘ – those hyperbolic sayings that elevate my abilities beyond my capabilities. Others view me in light of the character I played in ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ or in one of my 20 tough-guy films.
At the end of the day, there’s always going to be younger, prettier girls but I know what I bring to the table.
The fun thing about getting older is finding younger people to mentor.
I spent my whole adolescence, when you just want to be accepted, looking much younger than everyone else.
When I was younger and really interested in acting, I would look at all the women on TV, and even the ones who were supposed to be ‘geeks‘ or ‘less attractive,’ they all looked similar because they were extremely attractive and their bodies were all a certain way.
I’d like to work with kids in special education – younger kids.
When I was younger, shopping helped me discover many new places and many new things.
I created the Women’s Federation for World Peace in order to restore all that woman originally lost. You American women don’t need a man in the position of grandfather, parents, husband, elder or younger brother. You only need the true Adam.
I was very, very shy as a younger girl, just petrified of people.
I’m thinking when I meet the right person – and I do believe that I will – he’s going to be younger. Not cougar territory, though. I won’t go out with someone who could be my son!
I think when you’re in the public eye, you feel a pressure to stay younger looking.
Even in five years time, he will still be four years younger than Damon Hill.
I feel so sorry for younger actors who aren’t able to have the opportunities that I had, starting out in repertory theatre. It’s really tough on young actors now.
We’re not getting any younger.
By joining Common Goal, I hope I can encourage the younger generation of players to think about social responsibility in their lives.
People until I was 60 would always say they thought I looked younger, which I think, without flattering myself, I did, but I think I certainly have, as George Orwell says people do after a certain age, the face they deserve.
There’s always time to grow older. You can never grow younger.
When I was younger, I didn’t want to be on TV.
I appreciate what I have a lot more than I did when I was younger.
I don’t take any of the medications I took when I was younger: antibiotics, antacids, aspirin, asthma inhalers, ulcer medication, allergy shots.
My role in it was not as central as it was in some of the later cases considering I was younger then and I was playing a role of co-counsel on the case.
My very first show that I ever did was a show called ‘Then Came You’. It became a huge hit – no, it didn’t. But it was a sitcom with some great people involved, and the story was about an older woman and a younger guy. I was the older woman’s best friend. I was 27 years old.
Narcissism is a fact of life – it’s a natural part of growing older, right? It’s a part of your development. So being angry about the younger generation being ‘narcissistic,’ that’s like saying ‘Oh, this young generation only wants to poop in their diaper! They don’t want to use the bathroom!’
I think we may be seeing the beginnings of a resurgence of civic-mindedness in this country. Hopefully the younger generations, which came out in record numbers during the last presidential election, will pass their enthusiasm on to their children.
I have a younger brother.
Young people are narcissistic. They become less narcissistic as they age, but they become crankier about younger people being narcissistic.
People feel I look younger than my age. I don’t feel that way.
In order to fix Social Security, we must restructure it so that we continue to provide for our Nation’s seniors that are approaching retirement age, but allow for younger taxpayers to invest a portion of their Social Security taxes in private accounts.
My husband and I had to raise five of my younger brothers and sisters. They lived with us. We sent them to school.
We were going to have to experiment, and we needed to develop our younger players. And a lot of the changes were because of injuries. But that’s where I give a lot of credit to the group in terms of being able to maintain things.
I think there is great interest amongst the younger people in this music. I think that there is a lot of them that are looking for interesting situations and music that is stimulating.
I’ve got two younger brothers.
If you feel well and happy, your face will reflect this, but if you are down in the dumps and having a miserable time, your face will soon show this, too. In fact, you get the face you deserve by the time you’re forty, and one of the keys to looking and feeling younger is being active.
At the time, the only options were playing the local county fair. Now with American Idol and younger recording artists that have come out, there is more of an opportunity.
Breakups just hit you harder when you’re younger. When I was a teenager, it felt like the most depressing thing in the world if a boy I was infatuated with didn’t like me back!
I think there are a very few pro-lifers who would say that a zygote in a petri dish is the equivalent of you or me; it’s just younger. If you can say that without laughing, maybe you are a true pro-lifer. But I think most people are able or willing to make distinctions that show they maybe don’t quite believe that.
I’m not a huge drama person. I think I liked them more when I was younger.
Nothing in the reporting of a nation’s history could so mislead the younger generation as to represent great events in such a way that they appear to have happened as a matter of course.
When I was younger, I actually wanted to be in the spotlight. To have people want me, want to have a piece of me.
Punctuality and showing respect in the workplace are the foundations of success. Success is meaningless without them. I’m always looking to pass these lessons on to younger players, because they are the secret of excelling and developing your game.
Despite its enormous power and wealth, China‘s ruling elite remains absolutely petrified that the free flow of information will undermine its political legitimacy, particularly among China’s younger generation.
When I was younger, my mother wanted me to look like Claudia Schiffer. I was like, ‘We’re not even German, but all right.’
‘Lizzie McGuire’ was my big thing when I was younger. I did buy some pencils and back-to-school stuff of hers because she was on it. I loved her.
Rejuvenation of younger players should be the job of the Indonesian Badminton Association. But local competitions will help identify new talent.
I adored my brother when I was younger, so I wanted to do everything he did.
Ever since I was younger I wanted to be on stage, singing my songs in a glittering costume. And that happened and is still happening. I have to remember that this is what I wished for and be grateful because there are 500 other girls right behind me that are ready to snatch it up.
I have a younger brother and sister who actually play in my band, and we were always into Disney music, big time. The first time I heard myself sing was when I recorded myself singing a Disney song. I remember it because it was awful, and I didn’t expect to hear that. I think it was ‘A Whole New World‘ from ‘Aladdin.’
I think that makeup can be challenging, especially when you are younger.
When I was younger, I liked guys who had a good personality and decent looks.
When I was younger and in primary school, I’d do maybe a film a year, and I had to adapt to being away from everyone for a couple of months.
When I was younger I used to be devastated if I would lose.
When you have confidence, you do feel like you’re much younger.
I didn’t have a role model when I was younger.
If I could talk to my younger self, I would tell her that you will grow into the woman you’ve always wanted to be. You will find love. You will be successful. You will be happy.
It’s a new day for the Democrats when it comes to matters of faith, and the younger Evangelicals are aware of this and many of them are moving into the Democratic camp.
Daniel, my big brother, is eight years older. I’m lucky he didn’t mind hanging out with his little sister and my younger brother.
I have two younger sisters and I’m such an advocate of owning who you are as a person. Don’t be ashamed or intimidated. Never feel like you are not amazing.
There is a big age gap between my sisters Janice and Irma and myself so I didn’t know them that well when I was younger although they have been very supportive in later life.
Well, when I was younger, in high school, I started out smoking pot. Which escalated into taking acid on a regular basis, which escalated into selling acid. And then I started, when I went to college, I started doing opiates.
I hope to find the roles that are age appropriate but not yearning to be younger, or parenting ad nauseam.
I’d date someone younger or older; age doesn’t matter to me. Or looks, really – it’s all about maturity.
In mid-life the man wants to see how irresistible he still is to younger women. How they turn their hearts to stone and more or less commit a murder of their marriage I just don’t know, but they do.
Hanson has rapid female fans, which I’m completely proud of, but a lot of fans are a contingent that have grown up with us really – our peers. There’s younger fans. More and more guys are Hanson fans, musicians or kind of guys who were into a Beatles record.
Cats 25 years younger can’t run with me.
I have four sisters, three younger sisters, so I’ve been an older sibling to people before.
In my younger years my dedication may have expressed itself egotistically.
You’re talking about a younger generation, Generation Y, whose interpersonal communication skills are different from Generation X. The younger generation is more comfortable saying something through a digital mechanism than even face to face.
When I was younger I wish there had been more opportunities to just go out and enjoy myself. So, now that I am in a privileged position I want to try and be a positive influence if I can.
I want to be able to look back and say, ‘I’ve done everything I can, and I was successful.’ I don’t want to look back and say I should have done this or that. I’d like to change things for the younger generation of swimmers coming along.
I read ‘Carrie’ when I was younger and that’s one of my favourite books.
I’ve realized how precious life is. When I was younger, I was more adventurous. I felt invincible. I was game for everything. As a mom, I don’t want to get injured because then I can’t take care of my kids.
Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation.
I just feel like everyone should be working together and congratulating, be big upping each other instead of getting in they feelings and being jealous at younger cats.
When I was younger, I was chubby. It gave me a terrible sense of self-image, and I guess I carry that around with me still.
When I was younger, I thought I was too young to really be personal. I thought that what I was feeling and thinking might be half-baked.
When I was younger, I just thought about playing in the NBA.
I hear good things about Xbox Live from some of my younger teammates. I think it would be fun to be able to challenge fans all over the world. It would be cool to be able to play some of my friends back home in the States. I’m looking forward to trying it.
I think younger readers connect so readily to animal characters because they share a certain vulnerability, particularly when it comes to adult humans, who can be a rather unpredictable lot.
What I would do is when I was younger I would draw in a sketch book something that happened in my life and then write a little something on the side about what happened or what the story.
I can’t do some of the songs that younger girls like Mary J. Blige and Beyonce are doing. They have their own place and I have my own place.
The mid-life crisis is just those times when you’re not so into the things you were when you were younger.
My older brother‘s a cricket groundsman, my other brother’s a salesman, and my younger brother’s a trader in the City.
There are older men with younger women but you don’t see a lot of older women with younger men. There are some women who have been able to do it but not often.
I’m showing the younger generation your career doesn’t have to be over when you’re 16-years-old.
When I was younger, I think I intimidated people much more because I was far more insecure.
Always be true to you. But learn how to adapt, too. That’s something I wish I did when I was younger.
I’m in a business where the only thing that matters is weight and appearance. That is so messed up. They might as well say ‘Get younger,’ because that’s how easy it is.
I prefer younger men. In some ways, they are much more open to a woman being stronger and independent then some of the men my age.
We decided to go the way of trading and getting younger players.
Some of the money from the senior players goes to helping out the younger kids. It is from the players’ pool, the fines for being late and so on. Some will go to something like the tsunami appeal and some to helping out young players.
I came together with younger musicians and tried to pass on my own experiences. In the process, I always tried to maintain my curiosity and spontaneity.
If you’re 50, you’re never going to be 50 ever again, so enjoy being 50. If you sit through the year wishing you were younger, before you know it, it’s going to be over, and you’re going to be 51.
When I was younger, I used to be a part of the surfing-and-skateboarding community.
Working with anyone is easy as long as you realise that your collaborator has the understanding and experience even if he is younger to you.
I always wanted to be a film-maker when I was younger, not an actor. I was an eight-year-old who dreamed of being a writer on ‘The Simpsons,’ which was a weird dream to have. But I started taking acting classes as a way to learn how to direct actors and I sort of fell in love with it.
I wish I had been more prepared, both for success and for failure, when I was younger.
My loyalty was questioned for a long time when I was younger, and that’s understandable. I found it very difficult to conform and I wanted to do it all my way.
When I was younger, I had big visions of changing the world.
The biggest difference is in the leadership. It was better for us. We had more coaches and mentors to help us. A lot of the younger players today suffer from a lack of direction.
I find myself getting associated with a lot of younger people in the game. I still enjoy playing with them, and I think they still enjoy playing with me. As long as I can stay competitive and have fun doing what I’m doing, I guess I’ll keep doing it.
All of my favorite people – people I really trust – none of them were cool in their younger years.
Hollywood will accept actresses playing ten years older, but actors can play ten years younger.
Always be nice to those younger than you, because they are the ones who will be writing about you.
Modeling is basically ‘Buy more stuff! Don’t you want some more stuff? It will make you look ten years younger and men will like you!’ If I’d wanted to be a salesperson, I would have got a job selling.
Younger people have so many opportunities. I don’t see any pessimism among them.
As you get older, the physical abilities decrease, which is particularly frustrating because your brain gets so good! So as you are becoming less technically or physically able, younger dancers are emerging who need the space to perform.
Generally the younger generation are not hard working. They will have to put in more effort to achieve results in tournaments. most of them can perform well but they cannot deliver when they play abroad.
Growing up in a Jewish matriarchal world inside the patriarchal paradise of Salt Lake City, Utah, gave me increased perspective on gender issues, as it also did my gay brother and my lesbian sister. Our younger sister is the perfect Jewish-American wife and mother, and is fiercely proud of that fact.
I want to do something where I play Judi Dench’s younger sister or daughter.
I started promoting clubs when I was 15. 1 was doing what is considered the normal collegiate stuff when I was a lot younger. I was holding my own, but doing a lot of crazy things.
I grew up in the South, and our way of dealing with each other was teasing, ribbing, making fun and scrapping in the street. Criticism doesn’t bother me so much. It actually made me, when I was younger, more aggressive. But you get into middle age, and you lose interest in that stuff. It’s not serious.
I feel like I’m really blessed and lucky that I have a very good social life outside of the gym, and I have a really amazing family. My parents are so supportive. I have a younger brother and two younger sisters, and they’re really awesome. So I feel like I get the best of both worlds.
I always liked clothes when I was younger, but I never really dove into it.
I guess I work well with others I handle younger actors well.
And the political system is changing rapidly in this country, and we better realize that. The elephants or donkeys are not what younger people look to. They look at individual candidates‘ philosophy, and I think it’s a different time and a different generation.
I used to teach kids when I was younger. When I was about 14 or 15 I started teaching children drama and something that I used to say to them was, ‘Don’t be afraid.’ People would be afraid of forgetting their lines or something.
You know, you can make a small mistake in language or etiquette in Britain, or you could when I was younger, and really be made to feel it, and it’s the flick of a lash, but it would sting, and especially at school where there’s not much privacy, and so on. You could, yes, undoubtedly be made to feel crushed.
It’s weird: The leader of the Conservative Party in England is two years younger than me, and I still don’t really feel like a responsible adult.
I’m less worried about accomplishment – as younger people always can’t help but be – and more concerned with spending my time well, spending time with my family, and reading, learning things.
My generation was the turning point. Women older than us didn’t expect to have jobs or careers; those younger did. But we were where it was changing – which is interesting but uncomfortable.
There are always a lot of guys that have potential, but to make it a certain amount of years in the league, it takes more than just potential. You have to be professional, you have to be a good teammate, do things the right way. So now, any chance I get to talk to younger guys, I do it.
I have long been interested in landscape history, and when younger and more robust I used to do much tramping of the English landscape in search of ancient field systems, drove roads, indications of prehistoric settlement.
Look around on your next plane trip. The iPad is the new pacifier for babies and toddlers. Younger school-aged children read stories on smartphones; older boys don’t read at all, but hunch over video games. Parents and other passengers read on Kindles or skim a flotilla of email and news feeds.
When you are younger, you are running on that pure naive adrenalin, you don’t have any real responsibility aside from making sure you get there and play. And there’s usually someone there to help you do that!
Maybe at this stage in my career, it’s from that younger generation that I have most to learn.
When I was younger, I behaved a bit strangely sometimes – lost my temper, did silly things – but little by little, I’ve gotten better. As a chef, I think you need to do a lot of work on yourself and your temperament.
The premise of ‘The Originals’ are places that have been open 50, 60, 75, 100 years or longer that are still doing it right that maybe a lot of people, particularly the younger generations, have not even thought about.
I’ve always played characters that were younger than myself.
There’s this certain caliber of dancing I was striving for when I was younger, and it’s very hard for me to go back and just do it for fun. But I take all other kinds of classes: I take jazz classes, modern classes, and I love doing that instead of going to the gym. The gym is not very much fun.
It really is an honor if I can be inspirational to a younger singer or person. It means I’ve done my job.
The older you get, the more you find yourself looking for things you used to see and liked when you were younger.
We should be the natural home for younger voters. But today we’re not. Because too often we sound like people who just don’t like contemporary Britain.
I enjoy acting now more than I ever have. I’ve had lots of difficult times when I was younger, but that was all tied up with thwarted ambition. It’s hard being a young actor, because you don’t realise until later that it’s only ever about doing the work.
It was tough at the time but when I was younger, my Dad. I would say my Dad, because without him I wouldn’t have been here. I mean it was tough for me because he was really demanding. With him, it was never enough, you know, anything I did was never enough.
But a lot of the old fans are listening to a lot of the younger music. So I gotta keep moving forward, and they’ll move forward too.
My dad died, I think, at 87. So I’ll be lucky if I make 87. But in a lot of cases, the younger people live longer than their parents. And they know more. My dad used to tell me he ate the hog from his rooter to his tooter. So do I when I’m not trying to lose weight.
I used to play role-playing games a lot when I was younger, but once you start an RPG, it takes a lot of time. So I like things like action games you can just pick up and play.
My worst boss was a departmental chair who never learned to appreciate new developments in the field. He had contempt for students and younger researchers, and he saw the job of running the department as a nuisance.
I do not have a family, per se. When I was younger, I grew up in foster care with my brother and sister. It was really a struggle, and knowing that there were people out there with tight-knit families really made my childhood an unfortunate one.
The younger generation is essentially idealistic. This applies to the Iranian youth as well. In addition, the youth in Iran face certain difficulties… the Iranian youth need more freedom. They are struggling for more freedom and democracy. This commands great respect.
With the ’60s era and Motown, my grandparents actually introduced us to that when I was younger, so I grew up listening to the Jackson Five, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, The Supremes and Diana Ross’ solo stuff. I just loved it.
When I was younger, let’s face it, Latinos in the league were almost always kickers. But Anthony Munoz was definitely a guy I looked up to.
Since I was younger I’ve been making the best out of nothing.
I had a ukulele when I was much younger. I have no idea what happened to it but I think that was part of it, just being inspired and wanting to try to play an instrument that, to me, sounded beautiful.
I wrote a lot when I was younger, though never anything like plays or scripts.
When I’m 80 and sitting in a rocking chair listening to the Rolling Stones, there is absolutely no way I’m going to feel old or forget my younger days.
Every day I wake up, and I think about the wear and tear on my body, and will I be able to continue to perform at a high level. Sometimes I’m working with guys that are 15 years younger than me, 20 years younger than me.
In my lifetime, as a younger man, you were assumed to be an honest person. Your word was your bond, and a handshake was as good as a contract in business.
The younger generation is surrounded by the Internet, apps, and video games. But somehow, my books make them read.
I don’t mind dating younger men now.
I’ve been dating younger men since my 20s, When I was 29, I dated someone 21… younger men are just more fun. I like their energy. I’ve always been kind of young for my age.
I remember being on film sets when I was younger, and only men got to do the cool action movies. So I thought, ‘Maybe I’ll get to produce one day and get to do cool stuff too,’ which is what happened when we did ‘Charlie‘s Angels.’ Starting my production company was a big turning point for me.
I wanted to model when I was younger.
There is an apprenticeship system in jazz. You teach the young ones. So even if the musicians weren’t personally that likable, they felt an obligation to help the younger musicians.
I could sit there and eat pasta all day long and not worry about it when I was younger, and now I really have to focus on making sure I set a good example for my kids.
On my US tour maybe three out of 30 shows there was an Elvis impersonator in the crowd but that’s it. I usually get younger fans, and those that come that are of an older generation end up walking out because it’s too loud.
When I was younger, it was harder for me to find a black eyeliner that would actually show up on my skin. Being a dark-skinned woman, when you find something that actually shows up on your face, you love it even more.
When younger writers and poets, musicians and painters are weakened by a stemming of funds, they come to me saddened, not as full of dreams and excitement and ideas. I am then weakened and diminished, and made less rich.
My mother was the worst kind of stage mother. She would make me and my younger sister and brother little duckling costumes and put us in kiddie shows.
When I was younger, I thought about retiring.
I’m not drunk onstage, although I’ve done that a couple of times when I was younger. It’s partly just the way I talk – I talk like somebody in a rocking chair. I’m your 150-year-old grandmother.
I’ve had two lives. The golfing part… the younger generation sort of heard about me but maybe didn’t realize I wasn’t too bad at times. Then the announcing part.
Dancing was my sport when I was younger. So I chose that over everything. And then, I just had to keep going because it became a competitive thing. But I’m not trying to impress anyone anymore. Dancing is more like my art, now.
I always value my large kitchen because it was better to do everything there, you wash up, you do everything, rather than messing up another room and I pop my typewriter just next to it. So I still write now but I was doing more writing when the children were younger.
My mom had me at a young age, like 20, and she was the oldest child. All her brothers were seven and 10, so I was like a younger brother more so than the oldest child. I was the younger brother to all my uncles, so they were going through their childhood and their teenage years, and I was right there.
I would definitely tell my younger self not to be in a rush, on anyone else‘s timeline, and make sure that, along the way, that you take care of you first so that you can reach your destination.
I think the older I get the more creative I get, I don’t have the distractions that I had when I was younger.
We’ll be presenting a broad spectrum of the music and looking at how the younger guys can carry it on.
The basis of everything that I plugged into when I was younger was blues, and it always stayed with me.
I worked with my son when he was much younger; we did L.A. Law together, where I played his father and he played a kid who was suing his father for alienation of affection or something. It was great.
I loved being on set when I was younger.
Men need to feel important. They feel better when they’re with younger girls or unknown girls.
Many developing countries are enjoying demographic changes. They have a younger demographic composition so they’re not burdened by legacy policy. Now, if you combine this with a good macro policy and ambitious structural policy, those countries are able to move more flexibly and be more agile.
When I was younger, I had a perm, and it was really big. My mom was a hairdresser, so even my dad had a perm! I looked like a poodle, but it was cool at the time.
I think when I was younger I wasn’t really sure if I wanted to act, so I played around with a few different ideas. I wasn’t sure whether I might want to write or whether I might want to do something in fashion.
Having plastic surgery is pathetic. You don’t look any younger; you look well for a bit until it starts going again, but it takes all the character out.
When I was younger, I was always taught not to make excuses.
When I was younger, all my friends were older – John Ford, Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Orson Welles, Jimmy Stewart and Cary Grant. I loved talking to those people.
You have to be desirable. And that’s why so many woman of my age or even younger are pushed to Botox and plastic surgery, all the things that people say, ‘Why do women do this?’ Where do you go in your 50s in your career?
‘Legacies’ is its own show, and it takes on a younger twist to the supernatural world.
When I was younger, I was very scared to talk to people. To the point where my parents took me to a therapist because they thought something was wrong with me.
When I was younger it was twice a day with a game on the weekend. Then when I got older, three times a day everyday in college and on the national team.
When you’re younger, you have a lot more aggression.
There are a lot of downsides to being male. We age faster and die younger. But give us this: we’re lifetime baby-making machines. Women’s reproductive abilities start to wane when they’re as young as 35. Men? We’re good to go pretty much till we’re dead.
I’m trying to create a collection of stories – the ‘U.F.O.W.A.V.E.’ songs are all stories. I haven’t really taken direct lyrical influence from other songwriters, but my dad bought me a book of W.H. Auden’s poems when I was younger, and the imagery really interested me.
I’ve dyed my hair a million times and it looks terrible, always. It just looks fake. And it doesn’t make me look that much younger.
I met Kendrick when I was younger but he’s not really the flashy type. You’d never know if he had a dollar or a million dollars.
The training of younger generations is very close to my heart.
Growing up with brothers, I’ve always been a very competitive person and also very involved in sports. So when I was younger, whatever sport I was involved in, I wanted to go to the Olympics for that!
I never forget the first time I was on ‘Top of the Pops‘, my bass player said: ‘You’ve made it!’ I did used to think, when I was younger, that I’d be on there one day.
During my younger days, we didn’t have digital media or electronic gadgets the way we do now. So the best part of my day was the one I spent either in listening to stories from my elders or reading them.
I’m younger than Rod Stewart and Bruce Springsteen, but I’m still getting up there in age.
When I was younger, I was really anti-Hollywood. Now I’m more accepting of it because I’m less of a snob.
Badshah treats me like a younger sister. He is amazing to work with.
I’m not a money manager, but I can tell you what the conventional wisdom is. The younger you are, the more risk you can take on.
I’ve always had this interest in sibling relationships because I don’t have any siblings. I’m completely a product of the one-child policy in China, so I always kind of wished that I had an older brother or a younger brother or sister just to have that bond, so I find myself constantly writing about that relationship.
Being the youngest of five boys with a younger sister, being the only one who didn’t go to university, I had to prove it was the right decision to go into advertising.
I’ll be honest: I naturally have a pretty good eyebrow shape. I always have. I would get made fun of when I was younger because they were so thick.
As a consequence of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, the officer corps of the old army became part of this class, as did that part of the younger generation who, in the old Germany, would have become officers or civil servants.
When I was younger, I used to pray that I would die before my mom. That’s just how much my mom meant to me. I couldn’t imagine being in this world without her. But then seeing cancer – seeing what it can do to somebody – as strong and as tough as she was, there was nothing she could do. Cancer is a dirty, dirty deal.
If I have a problem, stuff’s going through my head, I feel like using, I usually go and talk to my dad… I decided to get sober a lot younger than he did. He first tried to get sober when he was like 32, I believe.
I have younger friends who don’t work, and they aren’t doing so well. My secret is to keep going, keep working.
I grew up in the age of radio. That was my main boyhood form of entertainment: lying on the living room floor with my ears affixed to the radio. I loved shows like ‘The Phantom,’ ‘Cisco Kid,’ and even ‘Happy Theater’ when I was younger.
Plastic surgery can’t make you younger or more beautiful, because beauty is in your eyes, isn’t it? It’s in your soul; you can’t strap it on.
I used to be more self-conscious about style because when you’re younger, you want to exist, you want to show everything you do.
You just have this freedom when you’re younger – this lack of concern to fail or do anything wrong. It comes with an ease that I’ve found has kind of deteriorated over time.
My secret dream has always been to be a jazz musician. I tried the saxophone for a year or two when I was younger, but unfortunately I had to face the fact that I was not really talented!
When I was younger, I was kind of fearless. I think it takes more courage to do things when you know more. I was completely naive, and I was like, ‘Why can’t I do anything I want to do?’
One thing I wish I could tell my younger self: take photos of everyday life, not special occasions; later, that’s what will be interesting to you.
I was a big fan of Bret Hart growing up, and Shawn Michaels, the Undertaker, Triple H. I’ve probably drawn from them when I was younger.
I played football in high school, I played baseball when I was younger, things like that, but I think it was the passion I had for track where you want to do an individual sport and be the best, I think – there’s nothing that can replace that.
The Pleasure Seekers eventually turned into Cradle, when we started writing our own material. My younger sister Nancy was brought in as singer and I kind of stepped aside as main lead singer and concentrated on my instrument.
When I was younger, I wanted to marry early, like at 23. Year by year, I found things I wanted to do, and the thought of marriage disappeared. But I don’t want to marry too late. Around 31?
I always told, Sandra Bullock was my student when she was younger, I always told her it’s important that we hold on to our insecurity, the wisdom of insecurity.
I love to work with the younger kids who are trying to live out their dreams, if in fact that’s what they plan on doing after college to take the next step. A very select few have that opportunity so when you do have the opportunity you know, those guys take advantage of it.
It’s hard to be married to me, and it was a lot harder when I was younger!
I’d always thought the Rats were good fun, but one of the very nice things about being of Saga age is that I can actually look back and think, When I was younger I was in a great band. It was always a collective thing.
I’m more straightforward, and I speak up more than I did before. When I was younger, I wouldn’t speak up as much, but now that I’m a mom, things have changed.
In Hollywood they’re getting younger, but believe me, it’s not the food. It’s the plastic surgery.
I’d done some acting stuff when I was younger, around age nine.
You can play older than yourself. You can play younger than yourself up to a point, and then that just becomes impossible because you carry a weight with you that you can’t shift, unless you have very boyish looks.
Aging is an inevitable process. I surely wouldn’t want to grow younger. The older you become, the more you know; your bank account of knowledge is much richer.
I know some actresses who used to be older than me who are now younger than me – I don’t know how they do it.
When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.
I love when I go to conventions, and often it’ll be the younger kids who will refer to us by our character names – how can you not find that absolutely charming? I remember when I used to go to conventions when I was a kid when I would stand in long lines to get people’s autograph.
My nickname is The Fonz. My sister Lori nicknamed me it when I was younger and it stuck.
I was the eldest daughter with these four beautiful younger sisters with ringlets and pretty faces, and I used to dress them up in Victorian clothes and take them out for the day and pretend they were mine.
I don’t want to go too deep, but football and ‘Dragon Ball Z’ were the two things that, when I was going through a hard time when I was younger, kind of gave me an escape.
When I was younger, my food and fitness were less controlled – I just loved football.
As a younger actor, my motivation may have been ‘Do you want that job or don’t you?’ Now it’s ‘Do you want to look like crap on film?’
I wasn’t super emo when I was younger but I’m very neurotic, my mood swings really heavily so when I’m upset I go away from everyone.
What I am finding now is that my audience is getting younger as I get older, which is a very good thing as you know – you don’t want them to get older as you get older.
When I was younger I was trying to do what I wanted to do, not what the game wanted me to do.
When you’re younger they always try to get you to do every ninny role that’s going.
I’ve heard though that there is a younger generation of tonal French composers who are reacting with vigour.
Younger people are discovering my work, even though my reggae is not like theirs.
For a long time I was trying to be poppier and younger. I didn’t want to be on public radio or do any of that stuff for older people. Then I realized that that is exactly what I listen to.
When my older and younger brother came to live in this country, they were attacked on numerous occasions and had to defend themselves. This was a country where it was hard to assimilate, it was difficult because a lot of people didn’t want you here.
When I was younger I used to pick things just to face the fear.
All that nipping and tucking doesn’t make you look younger – only stranger.
On set I keep myself to myself; I’d rather the director speak up. I’m not gonna direct a younger actor. I think the power of example works best, actually.
It’s crazy, I almost quit basketball when I was younger.
When I was younger I was always big; I was a fat boy at school. I had an early growth spurt, and when I went to secondary school I was tall enough to be a policeman.
The younger generation has become very nationalistic, self-confident. Increasingly, they do not see the Congress as their party.
When I was younger, there was a huge gap between what I wanted to do and what I could do as an idol.
Well, I don’t know. Home Alone, I was a lot younger and I was in every shot and it was a lot colder, so Home Alone was physically demanding but more like being able to stand for a long time.
You’ve got to be a role model to the younger generation who look up to you, but it’s always good to have fun. That’s what the goal celebrations are about, really.
As a teenager, even as a younger girl, I had some depression but no one really noticed that it was depression nor did I know in those days that that’s what it was but I did feel different from other people.
I had an older brother who passed away recently, an older sister and a younger brother.
I loved cars when I was younger, now not as much as I grew up a little bit. But I still enjoy driving.
I have six brothers and one sister, and I was an ice hockey player when I was younger. I think my dad thought I was going to be in the women’s league for ice hockey. But, I totally fell in love with drama in grade school, and I asked my mom if I could get involved with it.
When I was younger, I did a TV show in the U.K. for a couple years, and I learned a lot from that. It taught me a lot about being known amongst your peers and having to deal with a lot of derision from them.
I love lamb shank. It’s my favorite thing. You don’t have it in America. It’s a younger meat – it just falls off the bone – it’s kind of like a roast. I really like blackened cod too.
I don’t listen to so much music now. I did when I was younger. Music is so much part of my work. I like peace and quiet now when I go home.
I always date younger men. For some reason that’s just the way it’s gone, because younger guys have always asked me out and I accept.
But because it was able to balance that kind of humor with a sweet story and characters you really rooted for and also got across the girls’ point of view, I’ve heard nothing but great things from younger and older females as well.
Your kids inevitably want to move where they had their vacations when they were younger.
Older women know who they are, and that makes them more beautiful than younger ones. I like to see a face with some character. I want to see lines. I want to see wrinkles.
I was a bit challenged when I was younger to stay on the right path.
My brother Alan – who was seven years younger than me – died from leukemia when he was 52. He never knew a day’s good health – I wish I could have given him some of my good health. But he was always so cheerful and sweet.
The language of the younger generation has the brutality of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand, not to come. It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent probably a lasting repudiation of empty courtesy and bureaucratic euphemism.
I think when you’re younger, you need to socialize and be with people your own age.
When younger, I was thin as a rail. As I’ve grown older, I’ve put on weight. I have continued to love myself in all those roles. Part of my spirituality, I always tell people, is to accept yourself for who you are.
A budget matters to people who worry about protecting and saving critical programs like Medicare and Social Security. A budget matters to younger workers who fear that more and more money will be taken from their paychecks to fund another generation’s spending spree.
When I was younger – it might be a romantic idea – I always thought I might go crazy.
When I was younger, I could do something useful just by being free for half a day, but now I need five days to get the world I’ve left out of my head and ten days or a fortnight not talking to anyone to hold what I need to hold inside my head.
You don’t have any kind of sense of being foolish when you are acting. When you’re younger you don’t want to look a fool, so you don’t do things that might make you vulnerable.
Maybe the way we have learned to look has changed in the last 25 years, and the exotic is much more acceptable. There are many artists now, younger artists, who work out of the exotic.
When I was younger, I looked at getting older as this process of getting less interested in things and becoming colder, and of finding less joy in the mystery of things. And I’ve found the exact opposite to be true. I find that I’m getting warmer, and that I’m more mystified by human interactions.
I tell you, if I’m going to go through a divorce, I would date again a younger man. Because I have so much energy, there’s no way an older man can keep up with me.
Oh my gosh, I’d give so much advice to a younger version of myself. I would say it really does get better as you get older. The things that mean so much, the things that seem like, you know, it’s going to cause the end of the world, are all things that I’ve already forgotten.
Ladies and gentlemen, on the occasion of my election I received many letters from people representing all segments of the population and all professions, especially from the younger generation, linking my inauguration with great – far too great – expectations.
It would have been very impossible to deal with this attention when I was younger. I’m thrilled with the success, but at this point I also think it’s hilariously silly.
I like understanding what’s underneath, what’s really motivating people. When I was younger, I wanted to be a psychiatrist, so I think it has to do with that.
I felt old when I was young and I feel younger now. Maybe that’s a trick of my mind, but I’m springier and lighter.
I am evergreen, and with every passing day, I am becoming younger.
In my younger days, I was trying to write sophisticated prose and fantastic stories.
I’ve dated men my age, younger than me and older. The only difference is the young ones are quicker at taking out the garbage.
When I was younger, things got to me more, but not now.
I am constantly playing younger. I have a baby face. I’m only five-foot-one, so I am used to playing younger. I love it.
We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage.
I had other coaches when I was younger but my father was there, following all my training. He has seen as much tennis as many coaches on tour.
When you’re younger, it’s about, ‘How can I get better? How can I become the player that I want to be?’ As you get older, it’s, ‘How can this football team improve?’ While all along getting better along the way.
I think I’ve got an outstanding defensive assistant staff that’s really going to help us have consistent, strong defenses. And offensively, we have an excellent staff. We’ve got some younger guys on offense, but that’s what I coach and have my entire coaching career.
I’d pick a young white guy over an old white guy for president anytime because the younger guy is more likely to have been influenced by the great social changes of the ’60s and ’70s.
My kids mean more to me than anything I thought was important when I was younger.
I didn’t eat at many restaurants when I was younger. There wasn’t much in South Central anyways, except for fast food joints.
While the women of the older generation were thankful if only they succeeded in obtaining ‘a work and a duty,’ however monotonous and wearing it might be, the will of the younger generation for a pleasurable labour has fortunately increased.
The more consistent a father can be or a mentor can be in the person’s life and teach them principles of real solid manhood, character, integrity and leadership, the more consistent you can be in the person’s life and teach them those things at a younger age, and then the better off they’ll be.
When it came to music growing up, it wasn’t just gospel and R&B. My uncle brought rock n’ roll to me when I was younger, and I loved it. I was open to all music.
We must oppose programs that would take food from the mouths of younger generations to buy prescription drugs for old people, and we must do it… for the children.
When you’re younger and traveling and visiting new countries and cities, that stuff is exciting; it’s flashy, it’s shiny, but I always had this separation between who I was as a person and who I was as a player.
I was a little troublemaker. Always trying to get in trouble, always mischief, like throwing rocks at cars when I was younger, all that kind of stuff.
The feminist spirit still lives! It shows most boldly among younger women from the millennial generation.
And I know that the younger generation is doing things that are so ingenious. And for them it’s not a matter of a political belief or an environmental stance. It’s really just common sense.
I’ve accomplished everything a person can accomplish on a basketball court, but I never thought about the future when I was younger. I never made plans for the next stage in my life.
I’m not in the business of becoming famous. And that’s the advice I give to younger aspiring actors. Work onstage and do the little roles. In the end it’s not important to be seen. It’s important to do. There’s a lot of disappointment in this business, but my family keeps me grounded.
It is a tremendous honor to be named poet laureate, but one that I find humbling as well, because it’s the kind of thing that makes me feel like – even as it’s been bestowed upon me – I must continue to live up to what it means… Being the younger laureate in the age of social media is a new challenge.
You know, when you go to high school or, you know, when kids are younger and there’s not an understanding of differences. But I built up a very strong, thick skin.
You always need younger guys if you’re going to be successful in the long term.
I try not to be too invasive into my personal life. When I was younger, I used to tweet a lot, everything I was doing and feeling. I can’t do that anymore, because it’s just giving people too much room to judge.
I loved rollerskating when I was younger.
Like most people, I’ve grown a lot more sophisticated in my style choices. I know myself and what suits me better now than I did when I was much younger and feel more comfortable in my own skin.
I’ve always wanted to get into acting, ever since I was younger. I’d put on shows for my family and run around play dress-up all the time. I think I was 4 when I told them I wanted to do movies.
When I was younger, it was so much easier. All I needed to do was just get a job. It was like, ‘Oh, my God, I have a job! I can call myself a working actor.’ But then, the older you get, you have to be more selective, and that’s tough.
Even the people I surround myself with… are wiser, a little bit older than me, where before, all my boyfriends were younger.
My childhood was a happy one. I was captain of the school sports team and played cricket after class. I had five younger siblings and a large loving family that lived together. We are still very close.
I played a lot of football when I was younger. I’m a good receiver, actually.
I don’t want to keep talking about my upbringing because people always resort to the past and what happened when I was younger.
I have no problem being 53. Why would I want to be 35 again? I want to discover who I am in my 50s. And if I tried too hard to look younger, it would seem that I was uncomfortable with who I am, wouldn’t it?
I’ve always been interested in setting my stories against a big event, the importance of which my younger readers are slowly becoming aware of as they move into their teens.
I am not close to retirement. I still have a lot more that I can achieve. There are younger guys coming into F1, but I am not old and I’m not finished.