young once

young once

A phrase emphasizing that someone will not be young forever. Typically used in the phrase "you're only young once." You need to go skydiving with us. Come on, you're only young once—it's time for an adventure!
See also: once, young

you're only young once

You will not stay young forever, so you should take risks and try new things now while you are free and able. You need to go skydiving with us. Come on, you're only young once—it's time for an adventure! I decided to sell my things and buy a one-way ticket to India. You're only young once, after all.
See also: once, young
References in classic literature ?
I was young once, but I never was very handsome--worse luck for me.
But she watched the great revolving light bestarring the short hours of the summer night, and her eyes grew soft and bright and young once more.
Spring is the most wonderful, because she has not to cover a clean, bare field with new leaves and flowers, but to drive before her and to put away the hanging-on, over-surviving raffle of half-green things which the gentle winter has suffered to live, and to make the partly-dressed stale earth feel new and young once more.
On the beaches are many old men who were young once, and who could get money just like you.
When we were young, yes, we too were young once upon a time, we would excitedly make New Year Resolutions, vowing to follow them to the dot.
I was young once, so I know what it's like to look up to people.
They told me you're only young once, there are so many nude pictures, every tabloid newspaper you open there are nude pics, it's not like it's a shock.
One wrong move or if the metro suddenly has to stop then it's lights out gone, sometimes young people take chances we were all young once," Facebook user Gerald Chartrand wrote.
is for any young Once an the user has over where According to a freedom of information (FOI) request published by the West Midlands Police, more than 100 children under the age of 17 were investigated by their forces for 'sexting' offences over the last three years.
I understand this--I was young once, and it seemed as if retirement was something that would take care of itself, someday.
Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers were young once and held the same ideals minus the access to technology.
You're still a southern peach and I am, according to Twitter, a scrotum" Actor Hugh Grant on his former co-star Andie MacDowell "You are only young once but you can be immature for ever" Germaine Greer
You are only young once but you can be immature for ever" Feminist and writer Germaine Greer "Look at my face.
We understand the worries of the young, it's nature to panic a bit at things strange and new, but do remember that we were young once also, and our lives were changed overnight to go to war.
In one of his many notes and advice to her, he says: "Catherine, your children are the greatest blessings of your life and they will only be young once.
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