The Advancement of Learning (1605)
Context: Antiquitas saeculi juventus mundi. [The age of antiquity is the youth of the world. ] These times are the ancient times, when the world is ancient, and not those which we account ancient ordine retrogrado, by a computation backward from ourselves.
Book I, v, 8
— Mark Twain American author and humorist 1835 - 1910
"Brief Biographical Sketch of George Washington", The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches http://books.google.com/books?id=kqMDAAAAQAAJ (1867), ed. John Paul
Cited by: William E. Phipps, Mark Twain's Religion https://books.google.nl/books?id=y8e2zLpDngQC&pg=PA18&dq=%22+He+was+ignorant+of+the+commonest+accomplishments+of+youth.+He+could+not+even+lie%22&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjVpM31tsbMAhXFshQKHZ32Ci0Q6AEIJTAB#v=onepage&q=%22%20He%20was%20ignorant%20of%20the%20commonest%20accomplishments%20of%20youth.%20He%20could%20not%20even%20lie%22&f=false, Mercer University Press, 2003, p. 18
Richard Locke, Critical Children: The Use of Childhood in Ten Great Novels https://books.google.nl/books?id=38erAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA12&dq=%22+He+was+ignorant+of+the+commonest+accomplishments+of+youth.+He+could+not+even+lie%22&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjVpM31tsbMAhXFshQKHZ32Ci0Q6AEIPTAE#v=onepage&q=%22%20He%20was%20ignorant%20of%20the%20commonest%20accomplishments%20of%20youth.%20He%20could%20not%20even%20lie%22&f=false, Columbia University Press, p. 12
— Jonathan Swift Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, and poet 1667 - 1745
Thoughts on Various Subjects from Miscellanies (1711-1726)
— William Cowper (1731–1800) English poet and hymnodist 1731 - 1800
Stanzas subjoined to a Bill of Mortality.
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)
— Anne Bradstreet Anglo-American poet 1612 - 1672
Meditations Divine and Moral (1664)
„Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift; in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate.“
— Sören Kierkegaard Danish philosopher and theologian, founder of Existentialism 1813 - 1855
Swenson, 1959, p. 21
1840s, Either/Or (1843)
— Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734
Introductio ad prudentiam: Part II (1727), Gnomologia (1732)
— Edmund Burke Anglo-Irish statesman 1729 - 1797
Letter to http://books.google.com/books?id=JsCV9BpMko4C&pg=PA107&dq=%22arrogance+of+age+must+submit+to+be+taught+by+youth%22&hl=en&sa=X&ei=RoPSUs_hA83okQeTz4CQCw&ved=0CC8Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22arrogance%20of%20age%20must%20submit%20to%20be%20taught%20by%20youth%22&f=false Frances Burney (29 July 1782)
— Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach Austrian writer 1830 - 1916
In der Jugend lernt, im Alter versteht man.
p. 13 http://books.google.com/books?id=DOEPAAAAQAAJ&q=%22In+der+Jugend+lernt+im+Alter+versteht+man%22&pg=PA13#v=onepage
— Benjamin Disraeli British Conservative politician, writer, aristocrat and Prime Minister 1804 - 1881
— Betty Friedan American activist 1921 - 2006
— Leonardo Da Vinci Italian Renaissance polymath 1452 - 1519
XIX Philosophical Maxims. Morals. Polemics and Speculations.
Context: Learning acquired in youth arrests the evil of old age; and if you understand that old age has wisdom for its food, you will so conduct yourself in youth that your old age will not lack for nourishment.