The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation.
Parents accept their obsolescence with the best grace they can muster. . . they do all they can to make it easy for the younger generation to surpass the older, while secretly dreading the rejection that follows.
Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation.
It is sad to see the demise of some of the most talented people generation after generation going in the same way.
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.
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible - and achieve it, generation after generation.
Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable gift to the next generation.
Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.
Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.
Leadership requires the courage to make decisions that will benefit the next generation.
Transferring successfully to the next generation means producing work that's as good as or better than the work of the first generation that founded the agency.
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.
For the first time in the history of mankind, one generation literally has the power to destroy the past, the present and the future, the power to bring time to an end.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.
Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
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.
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.
The nation behaves well if it treats the natural resources as assets which it must turn over to the next generation increased, and not impaired, in value.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus by the Supreme Being in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter.
The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation.
Each generation should be made to bear the burden of its own wars, instead of carrying them on, at the expense of other generations.
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.
It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world.