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Festival of the impassioned efforts and manifold ambitions of all forms of youthful activity of every generation springing from the threshold of life. - Pierre de Coubertin

I'm aiming by the time I'm fifty to stop being an adolescent. - Charles Caleb Colton

As an adolescent I was convinced that France would have to go through gigantic trials, that the interest of life consisted in one day rendering her some signal service and that I would have the occasion to do so. - Charles de Gaulle

A Great man is he who does not lose his childlike heart. - Mencius [Mengzi, Meng-Tse]

England may as well dam up the waters of the Nile with bulrushes as to fetter the step of Freedom, more proud and firm in this youthful land than where she treads the sequestered glens of Scotland, or couches herself among the magnificent mountains of Switzerland. - Lydia Maria Child

It is a youthful failing to be unable to control one's impulses. - Seneca [Lucius Annaeus Seneca]

The important thing is that all stages from adolescent to mature man, work is done to spread the sporting spirit. - Pierre de Coubertin

The Olympic Games are not just ordinary world championships but a quadrennial festival of universal youth, the springtime of mankind, a festival of supreme efforts, multiple ambitions and all forms of youthful activity celebrated by each succeeding generation as it arrives on the threshold of adulthood. - Pierre de Coubertin

As for America, it is the ideal fruit of all your youthful hopes and reforms. Everybody is fairly decent, respectable, domestic, bourgeois, middle-class, and tiresome. There is absolutely nothing to revile except that it's a bore. - Henry Brooks Adams