Quotes by generations

Quotes 31 till 45 of 49.

  • Benjamin Netanyahu
    Benjamin Netanyahu
    Israeli politician 2009-
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    President Abbas, you've dedicated your life to advancing the Palestinian cause. Must this conflict continue for generations, or will we enable our children and our grandchildren to speak in years ahead of how we found a way to end it? That's what we should aim for, and that's what I believe we can achieve.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Rich People plan for three generations Poor people plan for Saturday night.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
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    Strange new problems are being reported in the growing generations of children whose mothers were always there, driving them around, helping them with their homework - an inability to endure pain or discipline or pursue any self-sustained goal of any sort, a devastating boredom with life.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    The generations of men run on in the tide of time, but leave their destined lineaments permanent for ever and ever.
  • Aleksander Kwasniewski
    Aleksander Kwasniewski
    Polish politician and journalist 1954-
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    The nation is a community. Community of individuals, community of generations.
  • Doug Larson
    Doug Larson
    American columnist and editor 1926-2017
    Doug Larson
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    The reason people blame things on previous generations is that there's only one other choice.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    The smouldering eroticism of great European actresses like Jeanne Moreau demonstrated to my generations women's archetypal mystery and glamour, completely missing from the totalitarian world-view of the misogynist Foucault. For me, the big French D is not Derrida, but Deneuve.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Gerard De Nerval
    Gerard De Nerval
    French writer, poet 1808-1855
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    The tree of knowledge is not the tree of life! And yet can we cast out of our spirits all the good or evil poured into them by so many learned generations? Ignorance cannot be learned.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    The true critic is he who bears within himself the dreams and ideas and feelings of myriad generations, and to whom no form of thought is alien, no emotional impulse obscure.
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
    William E. Gladstone
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    There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
    T. S. Eliot
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    Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing generations of our families, think of our grandchildren and of those yet unborn, whose faces are coming from beneath the ground.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
    Ban Ki-moon
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    This is the moral challenge of our generation. Not only are the eyes of the world upon us. More important, succeeding generations depend on us. We cannot rob our children of their future.
    Source: Speech at Bali climate change conference (2007)
  • Bruce Babbitt
    Bruce Babbitt
    American attorney and politician 1938-
    Bruce Babbitt
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    This isn't just about today, this about generations to come. And you've got a chance to be the greatest conservation President since Theodore Roosevelt, and I think he's done it.
  • Yoshida Kenko
    Yoshida Kenko
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    To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is pleasure beyond compare.
  • Alexander Herzen
    Alexander Herzen
    Russian journalist and political thinker 1812-1870
    Alexander Herzen
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    Unaware of the absurdity of it, we introduce our own petty household rules into the economy of the universe for which the life of generations, peoples, of entire planets, has no importance in relation to the general development.
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