"Youth is like a game of monopoly it has its exciting moments where you have made a good move. There are confusing moments when you have no clue what is going on. The moments when you get in trouble you realize buying those properties maybe was a good choice."
"Youth is like spring, an over praised season more remarkable for biting winds than genial breezes."
"Youth is like a motorcycle! Although the adults say it is too dangerous and ask us not to ride on it but kids will still hop on it.They will ride it to a high speed and it is just like youth. When you want to do, then you will do it. Even though you don't really want to do it,you will finally turn out doing it. If you are overspeed, then you will miss out some scenery and will experience setbacks if you don't know where you are heading to."
"Youth is like a fire
It crept forward.
A Spark at first
Growing into a flame
The brightening into a Blaze".
"Generally, youth is like the first cogitations, not so wise as the second. For there is a youth in thoughts, as well as in ages. And yet the invention of young men, is more lively than that of old; and imaginations stream into their minds better, and, as it were, more divinely."
"The most impounding problem our youth is facing at present is frustration. This monster is eating up our youth slowly and gradually. The youth in Pakistan don't have jobs, means of healthy entertainment, health resources and awareness. They say the youth is like running water. It makes it own ways. The frustration as a result of multitude of problems is increasing day by day. This is the right time to look into the problems of youth and give them viable solutions otherwise it will be too late in the day."
"Our early youth is like a flower at dawn with a lovely dewdrop in its cup, harmoniously and pensively reflecting everything that surrounds it."
"In fact, Socrates asks, "Is not the noble youth very like a well-bred dog in respect of guarding and watching?" But, to complexify the argument, Socrates also argues that the dog is very much like a philosopher because "he distinguishes the face of a friend and of an enemy only by the criterion of knowing and not knowing" (II 376b). Before returning to this statement, we can almost sketch a syllogism with major and minor premises:"... see the link...
"I thought, "That's a good thing to ask for, to be wise and understanding." Further on I read, "Beware of youth! Youth is like the green grass. Today it is fresh and glowing and tomorrow it will be dry and the wind will come and just blow it away."
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