Quotes: generation

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  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    The men who followed Him were unique in their generation. They turned the world upside down because their hearts had been turned right side up. The world has never been the same.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
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    The next generation of interesting software will be done on the Macintosh, not the IBM PC.
    Source: BusinessWeek, 26 November 1984
  • Bruce Babbitt
    Bruce Babbitt
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    The notion that big business and big labor and big government can sit down around a table somewhere and work out the direction of the American economy is at complete variance with the reality of where the American economy is headed. I mean, it's like dinosaurs gathering to talk about the evolution of a new generation of mammals.
  • The number of people my age, younger now, a whole generation younger, who are fiercely bright, over-educated, under-employed and who are politicised and purposeless really upsets me. It's soul-destroying.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
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    The original 'Star Trek' series is the classic one. Its successor, 'The Next Generation,' is less lovable, but at its best, it's smarter.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
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    The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
    Søren Kierkegaard
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    The present generation, wearied by its chimerical efforts, relapses into complete indolence. Its condition is that of a man who has only fallen asleep towards morning: first of all come great dreams, then a feeling of laziness, and finally a witty or clever excuse for remaining in bed.
  • Beeban Kidron
    Beeban Kidron
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    The previous generation paved the way for my generation to gallop unheeded into jobs previously reserved for men.
  • Hubert H. Humphrey
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
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    The pursuit of peace resembles the building of a great cathedral. It is the work of a generation. In concept it requires a master-architect; in execution, the labors of many.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    The question of the next generation will not be one of how to liberate the masses, but rather, how to make them love their servitude.
  • The really important victory of the civil rights movement was that it made racism unpopular, whereas a generation ago at the turn of the last century, you had to embrace racism to get elected to anything.
  • Bobby Jindal
    Bobby Jindal
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    The recent riots in France demonstrate the problem European countries face where second and third generation immigrants still do not consider themselves French, German, or English.
  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith
    Scottish Economist 1723-1790
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    The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts, and persist in doing so, generation after generation, through all changes of opinion and detail, is the one that must rule all observation.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    The thing that alarms me is that there are so many clergymen who say that the so-called 'new morality' is all right. They say we're living in a new generation; let's be relevant, let's change God's law. Let's say that adultery is all right under certain circumstances; fornication's all right under certain circumstances. If it's 'meaningful.'
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    The world isn't kept running because it's a paying proposition. (God doesn't make a cent on the deal.) The world goes on because a few men in every generation believe in it utterly, accept it unquestioningly; they underwrite it with their lives.