Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.
A science is any discipline in which the fool of this generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.
The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
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.
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible -- and achieve it, generation after generation.
The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds,can change the outer aspects of their lives.
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
History balances the frustration of 'how far we have to go' with the satisfaction of 'how far we have come.' It teaches us tolerance for the human shortcomings and imperfections which are not uniquely of our generation, but of all time.
What one generation sees as a LUXURY, the next sees as a necessity
It is my humble prayer that I may be of some use in my day and generation
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 to the future.
If the next generation is to face the future with zest and self-confidence, we must educate them to be original as well as competent
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
My idea is always to reach my generation. The wise writer writes for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward.
If you want happiness for a lifetime - help the next generation.
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind.
The greatest discovery of our generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind. As you think, so shall you be
The best practical advice I can give to the present generation is to practice the virtue which the Christians call love.
Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us, our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.
They say that we are better educated than our parents' generation. What they mean is that we go to school longer. They are not the same thing.