Quotes by generation

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  • Phyllis Mcginley
    Phyllis Mcginley
    American poet and author 1905-1978
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    Frigidity is largely nonsense. It is this generation's catchword, one only vaguely understood and constantly misused. Frigid women are few. There is a host of diffident and slow-ripening ones.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
    André Gide
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    Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
    American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
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    Here's Kanye, the great musical genius of his generation in hip hop, but, like, society really can't even deal with him because he's always saying something that people go, 'Oh, I can't believe Kanye said that. I can't believe he did that.'
  • Yves Saint-Laurent
    Yves Saint-Laurent
    French fashion designer 1936-2008
    Yves Saint-Laurent
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    I knew the youthfulness of the sixties: Talitha and Paul Getty lying on a starlit terrace in Marrakesh, beautiful and damned, and a whole generation assembled as if for eternity where the curtain of the past seemed to lift before an extraordinary future.
  • Allen Ginsberg
    Allen Ginsberg
    American poet 1926-
    Allen Ginsberg
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    I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.
  • Alanis Morissette
    Alanis Morissette
    Canadian-American singer, songwriter and actress 1974-
    Alanis Morissette
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    I see the whole concept of Generation X implies that everyone has lost hope.
  • Phil McGraw
    Phil McGraw
    American television personality and author 1950-
    Phil McGraw
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    I think every parent, every generation has wanted their children to do better and have a higher standard of living. But I think there's too much guilt.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
    American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
    Buzz Aldrin
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    I want to reach a new generation. That's why I am Twittering now. I have a BlackBerry, an iPhone and a Mac.
  • Henrik Ibsen
    Henrik Ibsen
    Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
    Henrik Ibsen
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    I'm afraid for all those who'll have the bread snatched from their mouths by these machines. What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    I'm speaking for all of us. I'm the spokesman for a generation.
    Source: Expecting Rain, Rome Interview
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
    American politician, and author 1951-
    Ben Carson
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    I'm very hopeful that I'm not the only one who's willing to pick up the baton of freedom, because freedom is not free, and we must fight for it every day. Every one of us must fight for it, because we're fighting for our children and the next generation.
  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
    Anthony Holden
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    I've always said, since I got to know him and wrote about him, that he's the generation he least appeals to is his own and I think in many ways he was born middle-aged and that's become apparent in recent years.
  • Brigham Young
    Brigham Young
    American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
    Brigham Young
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    If I had the choice of educating a boy or a girl, I would educate the girl. If you educate a boy, you educate one, but if you educate a girl, you educate a generation.
  • Bart Gordon
    Bart Gordon
    American lawyer 1949-
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    If our country is serious about reducing our dependency on foreign oil, we need to get serious about mobilizing the infrastructure necessary to distribute and dispense the next generation of fuels.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
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    In a single generation, the Internet has given to virtually every person on the face of the earth the ability to communicate with fellow human beings on virtually any topic, at any time, and in every nook and cranny on the globe. This magnificent invention has done this without succumbing to government control.
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