a proverb of the twelfth century Proverbs, Quotes, Quotations, and Sayings
2 a proverb of the twelfth century Proverbs
If youth but knew, and age were able,
Then poverty would be a fable.
[Fr., Si jeune savoit, et vieux pouvoit,
Jamais disette n'y auroit.]
If youth knew what age would crave,
It would both get and save.