Quotes by elders

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  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
  • Carlos Fuentes
    Carlos Fuentes
    Mexican novelist and essayist 1928-2012
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    Children know how to be cruel, and the cruelty of their elders is the surest residue of the malaise the young feel toward things strange, things other, things that reveal our own ignorance or insufficiency.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders. Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations. But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the goo
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
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    For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders.
  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht
    American poet 1923-2004
    Anthony Hecht
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    Mysteries, like the Masonic rites, are ones parents and elders are sworn not to reveal to the uninitiated, which include all children. And so we sought for signs.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    The advice of the elders to young men is very apt to be as unreal as a list of the hundred best books.
  • Carmen Agra Deedy
    Carmen Agra Deedy
    American author of children’s literature
    Carmen Agra Deedy
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    There are constant cycles in history. There is loss, but it is always followed by regeneration. The tales of our elders who remember such cycles are very important to us now.
  • Bernard Lagat
    Bernard Lagat
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    You seek help from the elders. A society with elders is healthy. It's not always that way in the West.
  • A. Lawrence Lowell
    A. Lawrence Lowell
    American educator and legal scholar 1856-1943
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    You will be courteous to your elders who have explored to the point from which you may advance; and helpful to your juniors who will progress farther by reason of your labors.
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