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Euripides
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Attributed. Also presented as a Proverb in books from the 19th century or attributed to Poincelot.
Nelson Mandela
Source/Notes:
Long Walk to Freedom (1995). Actually Mandela used the words of Oliver Goldsmith: izquotes.com/quote/376045
Pablo Picasso
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In Cannes, France, 1966, after a woman asked him to explain why his early paintings seem so solemn and conventional and the later ones so youthful and exuberant. As reported in the book "It takes a long time to become young" (1978) by Garson Kanin, pages 83 and 84. Although, seems that Picasso had already said this at least 10 years before, since this quote also appears in the book "The Hand of a Stranger" (Journal D'un Inconnu) by Jean Cocteau, first published in 1956, page 20: "Picasso says: It takes a very long time to become young..."
Dr. Seuss
Source/Notes:
Earliest reference found in a webpage updated in 1997: http://web.archive.org/web/19980122214055/http://www.iwaynet.net/~wstocks/fun/seuss.html
Roberto Clemente
Source/Notes:
As quoted in He just can't kick the baseball habit by Peter Leo, in The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (11 July 2006)

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