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International youth day

Recently updated on April 4th, 2024 at 09:01 pm

Youth Day | Youth inspirational Quotes

  Every year, on August 12, International Youth Day is celebrated all over the world. In India, National Youth Day is celebrated every year on 12 January. International youth day seeks to put the spotlight on youth engagement through the following three interconnected streams:
*Local/community level engagement
*Engagement at the national level
*Engagement at the global level.

History of International youth day:

 The 54/120 resolution was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 17 December 1999, following the recommendations made during the Youth World Conference, and was announced to celebrate August 12 each year as International Youth Day. International Youth Day was organized for the first time in 2000.

The purpose behind celebrating International youth day:

 The aim of International Youth Day is to ensure the leading role of young people to achieve the goals of poverty elimination and sustainable development. To celebrate International Youth Day means that the government should draw attention to the issues and talk of the youth.

 International youth day Quotes:

Youths climbing on hill, International youth day.

  • “Confidence And hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make u a successful person. Happy International youth day!!”
  •  “Youth isn’t a time of life, it’s a state of mind. you’re as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The thanks to keeping young are to stay your faith young. Keep your self-confidence young. Keep your hope young. Happy International youth day!!
  • “Who ignore learning in his youth loses the past as well as the good future too. Happy International youth day!”


  • “You are only young once, and if you take it as a golden chance to prove your potential, then it’s right, once is enough. Happy International youth day!”
  • “Young people do not know enough to be wise, and therefore they try the impossible, and achieve it, from history till today.  Happy International youth day!!”


  • “Youth is all about the best season of life; but often only by what it wishes, not by what it attains, or what it misses. Happy International youth day!!”
  • “Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.”
    – Franz Kafka


  • “The fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity that you bring to your life and the lives of the people around you. When you learn to tap this source, you will have truly defeated age. Happy International youth day!”
  •  “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” – Henry Ford   Happy International youth day!!”


International Youth Day wishes:


  • “Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.    – Euripides”
  • “It is not possible for civilization to flow backwards while there is youth in the world. Youth may be headstrong, but it will advance its allotted length.    – Helen Keller”
  • “Older men declare war. But it is youth that must fight and die.”
    – Herbert Hoover
  • We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.  – Franklin Roosevelt
  • “Pan, who and what art thou?” he cried huskily.
    “I’m youth, I’m joy,” Peter answered at a venture, “I’m a little bird that has broken out of the egg.”
    – J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan


  • “Youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.”
    – F. Scott Fitzgerald,


Youth having fun by paint dots in background, International youth day.


  • “Youth ends when egotism does; maturity begins when one lives for others.”
    – Hermann Hesse,


  • “Show me the heroes that the youth of your country look up to, and I will tell you the future of your country.”
    – Idowu Koyenikan,

Youth Day Messages:

  • “Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. You are as old as your doubt, your fear, your despair. The way to keep young is to keep your faith young. Keep your self-confidence young. Keep your hope young.”
    – Luella F. Phean


  • “You are only young once, and if you work it right, once is enough.”
    – Joe E. Lewis


Two boys and two girls in office outfit, International youth day.


  • “We have a powerful potential in our youth, and we must have the courage to change old ideas and practices so that we may direct their power toward good ends.”
    – Mary Mcleod Bethune


  • “Who so neglects learning in his youth loses the past and is dead to the future.”
    – Euripedes
  • “Don’t be an open book. If someone reads the wrong page they might not want to know the rest of the story. Make sure your trust is hard-earned.  Happy International youth day!”
  • “We need to know ourselves… to understand others better. Happy International youth day!”
  • “Life is like a sugar cane; hard but sweet. So keep working hard surely you will have great success.”
  • “Life is a race…..there is no backspace. So, be careful. Think before doing.

Youth Inspirational Quotes:

  • “The day when you realize love for your parents is the day you will know that your life will never experience sorrow.”
  • “Never lie, steal, cheat or drink. But if you must lie, lie in the arms of the one you love. If you must steal, steal away the happy times, if you must cheat, cheat pain and death. And if you must drink, drink in the moments that steal your breath away.”
  • “Dear young people, do not be afraid of making decisive choices in life. Have faith; the Lord will not abandon you!”
    – Pope Francis
  • “If you fail, never give up because F.A.I.L means “First Attempt In Learning”. The end is not the end. In fact, E.N.D means “Effort Never Dies”. If you get no as an answer, remember NO means “Next Opportunity”
  • “When you cry at the trouble it becomes double, when you smile at the trouble it disappears like a bubble. Remember that, be happy.”
  • “Success is not about earning. It’s not about status. Success is about having the freedom to follow your passion. It’s about living your dreams. Success is about waking up in the morning and saying, ‘I’m born again!”
  • “Take pride in how far can you come. Have faith in how far you can go.” But don’t be so overconfident. it leads you down.”
  • “Age is just a number; your aim and your hard work have nothing to do with it.”


Quotes on Youth:


  • “Sometimes you need to stop whatever you’re doing and just look around… what are you doing?”
  • “Don’t try to fit in, try to be unique!!”


  •  “If something goes wrong with you while doing something, it does not mean that you have lost. Rather these mistakes mean that you are engaged in trying to get something.”
  • “If you keep positive thinking, everything will be good with you. You can achieve anything easily in your life through positive thinking. You fail to achieve any goal only when the urge to achieve it ends in you. Therefore, you should never let your inner spirit take over. Happy International youth day to all youths!!”
  • “What people think about you is not as important as what you think about yourself. Because no one can understand you better than you.”
  • ” Anyone can lead himself on the right path. So whenever you feel that you are following the wrong path, then change your direction or path yourself.”
  • “Youth is in a grand flush, like the hot days of ending summer; and pleasant dreams thrall your spirit, like the smoky atmosphere that bathes the landscape of an August day.”
    – Donald G. Mitchell


  • “Youth is incredible because you really do feel invincible.”
    – Paul Stanley


Four youths enjoying sunset on hill, International youth day.


  • “The youth need to be enabled to become job generators from job seekers.”
    – APJ Abdul Kalam


  • “You cannot change your future, but you can change your habits, and surely your habits will change your future.”
    – APJ Abdul Kalam

Inspirational quotes on Youth by Swami Vivekananda:

  • “All power is within you: You can do anything and everything.”
  • “You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.”


  • “The greatest sin is to think of yourself as weak.”
  • “Strength is Life, Weakness is Death.”


Youths joining hands, International youth day.


  • “Arise, awake and stop not until the goal is reached.”


  • “The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.”


Youths gathering, International youth day.


  • “Your aim is yours, so don’t change it for others.”
  • “A brave, frank, clean-hearted, courageous and aspiring youth is the only foundation on which the future nation can be built.”
  • “Youth is the best time. The way in which you utilize this period will decide the nature of the coming years that lie ahead of you.”
  • “Great work requires great and persistent effort for a long time..A character has to be established through a thousand stumbles.”
  • “True guidance is like a small torch in a dark forest, it doesn’t show everything once. But gives enough light for the next step to be safe.”
  • “Never be weak, you must be strong; You have infinite strength within you.”

Swami Vivekananda Famous Quotes:

  • “You are the creator of your own destiny.”
  • “Like fire in a piece of flint, knowledge exists in the mind. A suggestion is a friction that brings it out.”
  • “You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.”
  • Be a Hero. Always say, ‘I have no fear’.
  • “Take risks in your life. If you win, you can lead. If you lose, you can guide!”
  • “See for the highest, aim at the highest and you shall reach the highest.”
  • “The power of concentration is the only key to the treasure-house of knowledge.”
  • “Believe in yourself and the world will be at your feet.”
  • “Talk to yourself once a day..otherwise, you may miss meeting an excellent person in this world.”
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