Quotes by generation
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American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-
My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between religious belief and existential despair, chose marijuana. Now we are in our Cabernet stage.
American professor, writer
My parents, products of the Great Depression, were successful people, but lived in a state of constant fear that my sister and I, and they, would sink into the kind of economic insecurity that their generation knew so well.
Belgian Situationist Philosopher 1934-
Never before has a civilization reached such a degree of a contempt for life; never before has a generation, drowned in mortification, felt such a rage to live.
American writer 1930-1992
Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
Adlai E. Stevenson II
American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation.
American director, producer, and screenwriter 1946-
Only a generation of readers will span a generation of writers.
American entrepreneur 1985-
Our generation grew up with technology. It evolved as we grew up. This new generation has had it since they were babies. That's crazy. It fundamentally changes they way they understand and think about technology. They've never known life without it, whereas we knew life without the Internet.
President of the US 1946-
Our generation, like the one before us, must choose. Without the threat of the Cold War, without the pain of economic ruin, without the fresh memory of World War II's slaughter, it is tempting to pursue our private agendas - to simply sit back and let history unfold. We must resist the temptation.
American activist 1941-1998
Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation's out of breath. We ain't running no more.
Italian novelist and journalist 1907-1990
Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources - and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future.
Pakistani politician 1953-2007
Pakistan's future viability, stability and security lie in empowering its people and building political institutions. My goal is to prove that the fundamental battle for the hearts and minds of a generation can be accomplished only under democracy.
J. G. Ballard
British author 1930-
Pop artists deal with the lowly trivia of possessions and equipment that the present generation is lugging along with it on its safari into the future.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
Predominant opinions are generally the opinions of the generation that is vanishing.
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-
Progress is the injustice each generation commits with regard to its predecessors.
American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
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