Quotes by generation
Quotes 61 till 75 of 165.
American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
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.
British-American author, motivational speaker and marketing consultant 1973-
Leadership is not about the next election, it's about the next generation.
John F. Kennedy
American politician 1917-1963
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans... tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage.
American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.
C. Everett Koop
American doctor and pediatric surgeon 1916-2013
Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than raising of the next generation.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
Limbaugh can rightly be said to be the greatest populist expositor of conservatism in America since Reagan, and the link between the Reagan generation and the so-called Rush Babies.
Russian Novelist 1918-2008
Literature transmits incontrovertible condensed experience... from generation to generation. In this way literature becomes the living memory of a nation.
Belgian-American cell biologist and doctor 1899-1983
Looking back 25 years later, what I may say is that the facts have been far better than the dreams. In the long course of cell life on this earth it remained, for our age for our generation, to receive the full ownership of our inheritance.
Augusto Roa Bastos
Paraguayan novelist and writer 1917-2005
Man is an idiot. He doesn't know how to do anything without copying, without imitating, without plagiarizing, without aping. It might even have been that man invented generation by coitus after seeing the grasshopper copulate.
British philosopher 1588-1679
Man is distinguished, not only by his reason; but also by this singular passion from other animals... which is a lust of the mind, that by a perseverance of delight in the continual and indefatigable generation of knowledge, exceeds the short vehemence of any carnal pleasure.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
Men have no right to put the well-being of the present generation wholly out of the question. Perhaps the only moral trust with any certainty in our hands is the care of our own time.
Brad D. Smith
Millennials, and the generations that follow, are shaping technology. This generation has grown up with computing in the palm of their hands. They are more socially and globally connected through mobile Internet devices than any prior generation. And they don't question; they just learn.
French writer 1754-1824
Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another.
American businessman and investor 1926-
My father was an immigrant from Russia and my mother was first generation.
American academic and social critic 1947-
My generation of the Sixties, with all our great ideals, destroyed liberalism, because of our excesses.
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