It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
-- Sir Edmund Hillary
Although it is generally known, I think it's about time to announce that I was born at a very early age.
How beautiful is youth! how bright it gleams with its illusions, aspirations, dreams! Book of Beginnings, Story without End, Each maid a heroine, and each man a friend!
Youth is when you're allowed to stay up late on New Year's Eve. Middle age is when you're forced to.