Shakespeare on adolescence

From The Winter’s Tale

I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting.

Related posts:

2 thoughts on “Shakespeare on adolescence

  1. I can honestly say that I did all of that between 30 and 40. I started the decade as a single grad student in physics and finished it as a Marine Corps Iraq veteran with three kids.

  2. It’s always edifying to be reminded of how humanity hasn’t really changed that much over the eons.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>