Generation Quotes

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.

F Scott Fitzgerald

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.

Noam Chomsky

We need not just a new generation of leadership but a new gender of leadership.

Bill Clinton

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

George Orwell

Every generation needs a new revolution.

Thomas Jefferson

Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it onto future generations.

George Bernard Shaw

Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.

Henry David Thoreau

If you want happiness for a lifetime - help the next generation.

Chinese Proverbs

The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation.

Abraham Lincoln

Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.

Lewis Mumford

Each generation should be made to bear the burden of its own wars, instead of carrying them on, at the expense of other generations.

James Madison

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.

William James

Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn't have anything to do with it.

Dr. Haim Ginott

In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people.

Thich Nhat Hanh

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.

Thomas Jefferson

What makes a book great, a so-called classic, it its quality of always being modern, of its author, though he be long dead, continuing to speak to each new generation.

Lawrence Clark Powell

A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.

Robert Heinlein

Every generation needs regeneration.

Charles H. Spurgeon

Our generation has an incredible amount of realism, yet at the same time it loves to complain and not really change. Because, if it does change, then it won't have anything to complain about.

Tori Amos

Whoever teaches his son teaches not alone his son but also his son's son, and so on to the end of generations.

Hebrew Proverb

Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.

Bill Cosby

If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself.

Charles M. Schulz

Every generation thinks it has the answers, and every generation is humbled by nature.

Phillip Lubin

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Updated On : June 11, 2011
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