you can't put a wise head on young shoulders

you can't put a wise head on young shoulders

proverb A young person cannot be expected to have or display the wisdom and sound judgment of an older person. I know that you can't put an wise head on young shoulders, and yet, I still get so frustrated with my son and the ridiculous things that he does!
See also: head, on, put, shoulder, wise, young
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