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رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): الشَّبابُ شُعبَةٌ مِن الجُنُونِ.

Youth is a branch of folly.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
al-Ikhtisas, p. 343; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1028

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): شَيئانِ لا يَعرِفُ فَضلَهُما إلّا مَن فَقَدَهُما: الشَّبابُ، وَالعافِيَةُ.

There are two things whose worth is only known to one who has lost them: youth and health.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Ghurar al-Hikam, no. 5764; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1028

الإمامُ عليٌّ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): إنّما قَلبُ الحَدَثِ كالأرضِ الخاليَةِ ، ما اُلقِيَ فيها مِن شَيءٍ قَبِلَتهُ.

Verily the heart of a youngster is like an empty plot of land - it accepts whatever is planted therein.
Amir al-Mu'minin Imām ‘Alī ibn Abī Tālib (a.s.)
Tuhaf al-`Uqoul, no. 70; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1028

عَن إسماعيلَ بنِ عبدِ الخالقِ: سمعت أبا عَبدِاللّه‏ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ) يقول لأبي جعفر الأحول وأنا أسمع: أتَيتَ البَصرةَ ؟ فَقالَ: نَعَم ، قالَ: كيفَ رَأيتَ مُسارَعَةَ الناسِ إلى هذا الأمرِ ودُخُولَهُم فيهِ ؟ قالَ: واللّه‏ِ إنّهُم لَقليلٌ ، ولَقَد فَعَلُوا وإنّ ذلك لَقليلٌ ، فقالَ: علَيكَ بِالأحداثِ ؛ فإنّهُم أسرَعُ إلى كُلِّ خَيرٍ .

Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.) asked al-Ahwal, 'Did you go to Basra?' He replied, 'Yes.’ Imam (AS) asked, 'How did you find people's hastening to this matter87 and embracing it?' He replied, 'By Allah, such people were few in number, and even that which they did do was little.’ Imam replied, 'You should put it forth to the youngsters, for verily they hasten towards anything good.’
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Qurb al-Isnad, p. 128, no. 450; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1028

رسولُ اللهِ‏ِ (صَلَّيَ اللهُ عَلَيهِ وَ آلِهِ): مَن تَعَلَّمَ في شَبابِهِ كانَ بِمَنزِلَةِ الرَّسمِ في الحَجَرِ ، ومَن تَعَلَّمَ وهُو كبيرٌ كانَ بمَنزِلَةِ الكِتابِ على وَجهِ الماءِ.

Learning something during one's youth is like engraving in stone, and learning something when one is old is like writing on the surface of water.
Holy Prophet Muhammad al Mustafā (s.a.w.w.)
Bihar al-Anwar, v. 1, p. 222, no. 6; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1029

الإمامُ الباقرُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لَو اُتِيتُ بِشابٍّ مِن شَبابِ الشِّيعَةِ لا يَتَفَقَّهُ (في الدِّينِ) لأََدَّبتُهُ.

If I was brought a young shi`aa man undevoted to learning [religious matters], I would discipline him.
Imām Muhammad ibn ‘Alī al-Baqir (a.s.)
al-Mahasin, v. 1, p. 357, no. 760; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1029

الإمامُ الصّادقُ (عَلَيهِ الّسَلامُ): لَستُ اُحِبُّ أن أرى الشّابَّ مِنكُم إلّا غاديا في حالَينِ: إمّا عالِماً أو مُتَعَلِّماً ، فإن لَم يَفعَلْ فَرَّطَ ، فإن فَرَّطَ ضَيَّعَ ، وإنْ ضَيَّعَ أثِمَ ، وإن أثِمَ سَكَنَ النارَ والذي بَعَثَ مُحمّداً بِالحَقِّ.

I only like to see the young man from among you occupied in either of two states: learning or teaching, for if he does not [engage in either of these two], he is wasting his time; and by wasting his time, he will lose out; and by losing out, he will be committing a sin; and by committing a sin, he will dwell in the Fire, by the One who sent Muhammad with the truth.
Imām Ja'far ibn Muhammad al-Sādiq (a.s.)
Amali al-Tusi, p. 303, no. 604; Mizan ul Hikmah, page No. 1029