Quotes: generation

Quotes 46 till 60 of 161.

  • Roger Allen
    Roger Allen
    - +
     0
    In case you're worried about what's going to become of the younger generation, it's going to grow up and start worrying about the younger generation.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
    Boris Pasternak
    - +
     0
    In every generation there has to be some fool who will speak the truth as he sees it.
  • In fiction, too, after the death of Cooper the main tendency for nearly a generation was away from the conquest of new borders to the closer cultivation, east of the Mississippi, of ground already marked.
  • Barry Unsworth
    Barry Unsworth
    - +
     0
    In my generation, history was taught in terms of grand figures, men on whom the destiny of the nation hinged, quintessential heroes.
  • Bahman Ghobadi
    Bahman Ghobadi
    - +
     0
    In my view, the adults are the burnt generation of Iraq for whom nothing can be done. But for the children, we can worry now, we can talk about them, we can plan for them, we can get our protest heard by others.
  • C.E.M. Joad
    C.E.M. Joad
    - +
     0
    It has been left to our generation to discover that you can move heaven and earth to save five minutes and then not have the faintest idea what to do with them when you have saved them.
  • Renata Adler
    Renata Adler
    American author, journalist, and film 1937-
    Renata Adler
    - +
     0
    It is always self-defeating to pretend to the style of a generation younger than your own; it simply erases your own experience in history.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
    - +
     0
    It is both humiliating and humbling to discover that a single generation after the events that constructed me as a public personality, I am remembered as a hairdo.
  • Charles Dudley Warner
    Charles Dudley Warner
    American writer 1829-1900
    Charles Dudley Warner
    - +
     0
    It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
    - +
     0
    It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
    Alexander Herzen
    - +
     0
    It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
    - +
     0
    It is time for a new generation of leadership, to cope with new problems and new opportunities. For there is a new world to be won.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
    - +
     0
    It's a struggle but that's why we exist, so that another generation of Lesbians of color will not have to invent themselves, or their history, all over again.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
    Billy Graham
    - +
     0
    It's sometimes comical to hear the younger generation ask their peers to repeat themselves.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
    Noam Chomsky
    - +
     0
    Language is a process of free creation; its laws and principles are fixed, but the manner in which the principles of generation are used is free and infinitely varied. Even the interpretation and use of words involves a process of free creation.