Generations Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Generations

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Families don't make projects for five years, they make projects for generations.
~By Achille Maramotti ~


You know, I come from six generations of college graduates.
~By Julian Bond ~


It was this society and culture that among other things - including economic opportunities here and repression in Europe - attracted subsequent generations of immigrants to this country.
~By Samuel P. Huntington ~


I can't think of any more important issue. If we get this right, we'll not only preserve our landscape for future generations we'll be able to generate I think more investment and more job opportunities in the inland and we sure as hell need those jobs.
~By John Anderson ~


Defenders of the status quo will argue that this system has served us well over the centuries, that our parliamentary traditions have combined stability and flexibility and that we should not cast away in a minute what has taken generations to build.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


All around us are the consequences of the most significant technological, and hence cultural, revolution in generations.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


Entire generations of Americans have come of age since the ancient time when the president's power was constrained by a duty of candor to the American people.
~By James Bovard ~


A man of strength and wisdom, John Paul became an inspiration to generations of both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world by encouraging freedom, promoting peace and respecting all faiths.
~By Greg Walden ~


It was both Abraham's and the Jews' privilege also that they should have this promise to all generations.
~By Thomas Goodwin ~


In order to build basic democracy here we'll need lives of two generations - at least forty years.
~By Aleksandr Lebed ~


The highly motivated young people who comprise the backbone of our military force truly are taking their place as one of America's greatest generations.
~By Trent Lott ~


Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations.
~By Ron Lewis ~


My efforts in Congress are guided by the belief that environmental preservation and restoration are a critical part of the legacy we leave to future generations.
~By Sue Kelly ~


I told them I would work to strengthen and secure Medicare for generations to come, and I told them I would fight for a new prescription drug benefit under Medicare.
~By Mike Rogers ~


You know, Hoosiers recognize pork when we see it. And they recognize what bailing out every failing business in America means - We're burying generations under a mountain range of debt.
~By Mike Pence ~


All social workers want is to get everyone involved in a programme. Because a programme provides full employment for three generations of social workers. And they mess up.
~By David Eddings ~


Specifically, I am concerned about the long-term condition of Social Security. I am committed to ensuring that current beneficiaries and those nearing retirement face no reduction in benefits, while preserving this vital program for future generations.
~By Cliff Stearns ~


We believe democracy to be the only real guarantor of stability and we have sought to create a 'Jordanian model' that might also inspire others in our region. I wish democracy and peace to be my legacy to my people and the shield of generations to come.
~By King Hussein I ~


There is no more reason to think that they expected the world to remain static than there is to think that any of us holds a crystal ball. The only way to create a foundational document that could stand the test of time was to build in enough flexibility that later generations would be able to adapt it to their own needs and uses.
~By Diane Wood ~


Perhaps most ridiculous of all is the suggestion that we 'keep' our radioactive garbage for the use of our descendants. This 'solution', I think, requires an immediate poll of the next 20,000 generations.
~By David R. Brower ~


It's very strange that most people don't care if their knowledge of their family history only goes back three generations.
~By Doug Coupland ~


I plant a lot of trees. I am a great believer in planting things for future generations. I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.
~By Penelope Keith ~


From Watergate we learned what generations before us have known; our Constitution works. And during Watergate years it was interpreted again so as to reaffirm that no one - absolutely no one - is above the law.
~By Leon Jaworski ~


Comparisons are really no good in sport, especially if it is a comparison between different eras and generations, for there are so many variables that come into play, starting from the quality of the opposition to playing conditions.
~By Sunil Gavaskar ~


As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force, I have long sought to preserve the river's health and historical multiple uses, including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife, for the benefit of future generations of Americans.
~By Ron Kind ~


It is worthwhile for anyone to have behind him a few generations of honest, hard-working ancestry.
~By John Phillips Marquand ~


From education by the Church to education by Germanic value is a step of several generations.
~By Alfred Rosenberg ~


Even the simplest wicker basket can become priceless when it is loved and cared for through the generations of a family.
~By Sister Parish ~


We are seeing healing among the stolen generations, and initiatives which are enabling Indigenous people to make their distinctive contribution to our national life.
~By Malcolm Fraser ~


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.
~By William E. Gladstone ~


It is very remarkable, that in the book of life, we find some almost of all kinds of occupations, who notwithstanding served God in their respective generations, and shone as so many lights in the world.
~By George Whitefield ~


One of the things I want to do as an artist is to connect generations.
~By Isaac Hanson ~


But the history of the changes produced by a universal idea is not a history of changes in the individual, but of changes brought about by the successive efforts of millions of individuals in the course of many generations.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


These are challenging times at home and around the world. We will have to work together in a bipartisan spirit and with our international partners if we are going to achieve progress and peace now and for future generations.
~By Susan Collins ~


It is my firm belief that I have a link with the past and a responsibility to the future. I cannot give up. I cannot despair. There's a whole future, generations to come. I have to keep trying.
~By King Hussein ~


What is our vision on this earth - war to the end of all generations and life by the sword?
~By Moshe Sharett ~


The New York City Ballet is obviously speaking to a whole new generation and bringing it the same wonder and beauty that it brought previous generations.
~By Robert Caro ~


We believe that peace is not just signed papers, but rather a contract between generations for the building of a more promising and less threatening future.
~By King Hussein I ~


The only way to create a foundational document that could stand the test of time was to build in enough flexibility that later generations would be able to adapt it to their own needs and uses.
~By Diane Wood ~


I feel like I have at least begun to make a contribution, but my most significant concern has to do with whether my actual art will be preserved for future generations or be erased.
~By Judy Chicago ~


I was one of the first generations to watch television. TV exposes people to news, to information, to knowledge, to entertainment. How is it bad?
~By Tom Clancy ~


We, of our time, have played our part in the perseverance, and we have pledged ourselves to the dead generations who have preserved intact for us this glorious heritage, that we, too, will strive to be faithful to the end, and pass on this tradition unblemished.
~By Eamon de Valera ~


We owe at least this much to future generations, from whom we have borrowed a fragile planet called Earth.
~By Maurice Strong ~


It's hard to compare actors from different generations.
~By Kim Hunter ~


The nation is a community. Community of individuals, community of generations.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~


Formation of a new race takes place when, over several generations, individuals in one group reproduce more frequently among themselves than they do with individuals in other groups.
~By J. Philippe Rushton ~


For in this century, within the next decades, will be decided for generations whether all mankind is to become Communist, whether the whole world is to become free, or whether, in the struggle, civilization as we know it is to be completely destroyed or completely changed.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~


How much will you give for the lives of your childrens children, which is yourself? How much are people willing to give up for air, earth, water, animals, and the coming generations? I think the answer to that is pretty clear.
~By Lynette Fromme ~


To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - such is a pleasure beyond compare.
~By Kenko Yoshida ~


In the over two centuries since the signing of the Declaration of Independence, millions of Americans have bravely served our nation in uniform so that all generations can continue to enjoy those same liberties.
~By Doc Hastings ~


For generations, even many otherwise decent white Southerners learned to despise black people.
~By Linda Chavez ~


Over 120 Aboriginal communities run their own health services - some have been doing so for 30 years. They struggle with difficult medical problems. They also try to deal with counselling, stolen generations issues, family relationships, violence, suicide prevention.
~By Malcolm Fraser ~


Hopefully, generations after us will continue to protect, preserve, and look after this wonderful land.
~By Wilford Brimley ~


In Iroquois society, leaders are encouraged to remember seven generations in the past and consider seven generations in the future when making decisions that affect the people.
~By Wilma Mankiller ~


We need to remember across generations that there is as much to learn as there is to teach.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


All of the generations go to what is chic for them, and theater seems to be an older generation's art form.
~By Estelle Parsons ~


The power to mould the future of the Republic will be in the hands of the journalists of future generations.
~By Joseph Pulitzer ~


My constituents in Kansas know the death tax is a duplicative tax on small businesses and family farms that, in many cases, families have spent generations building.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


I support exemptions from the estate tax to ensure that when Maine farm owners die, their families will be able to continue to farm the land that they have protected and lived on, often for generations.
~By Tom Allen ~


And what's fascinating in The Ten Thousand Things is that although there's time, an inexorable time of the three generations of lives, actively present, but place is the time, time doesn't really have to do with simply the human experience of it.
~By Robert Creeley ~


It's a great pleasure having survived six generations of TV critics.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


Every few generations there are people who come along that change the way we look at the world, for musical enthusiasts Monk is one of these individuals.
~By John Conyers ~


But there is a need to explore ways we can preserve the promise of Social Security for future generations.
~By Sue Kelly ~


I think for writers who write that kind of stuff, they want to make changes. Look at Kris Kristofferson and Dylan. I mean, whole generations come along liking that stuff and that's great.
~By Lee Hazlewood ~


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


Whether they run a record company or a grocery store, every boss will tell you you're in big trouble if you're borrowing more than you can ever afford to pay back. Delaying the pain for future generations is suicidal. We've got to start getting the deficit down right now, not next year.
~By Simon Cowell ~


While it may take generations of nurturing, nations founded on and grounded in freedom will eventually overcome and prosper. Once free, folks rarely accept anything less, and that includes Iraqis.
~By Trent Lott ~


Last year the National Sorry Day Committee consulted with stolen generations people in every State and Territory, and concluded that programmes set up in response to the Bringing Them Home Report are reaching only a small fraction of those they are intended to help.
~By Malcolm Fraser ~


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.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


It is up to us to live up to the legacy that was left for us, and to leave a legacy that is worthy of our children and of future generations.
~By Christine Gregoire ~


Whole generations have forgotten history.
~By Pierre Salinger ~


By providing students in our Nation with such an education, we help save our children from the clutches of poverty, crime, drugs, and hopelessness, and we help safeguard our Nation's prosperity for generations yet unborn.
~By Elijah Cummings ~


As Members of Congress and people of conscience, we must work to overcome the indifference and distortions of history, and ensure that future generations know what happened.
~By Jerry Costello ~


We have a moral responsibility to save wild places like the arctic refuge for future generations, and that is why our country has remained committed to its protection for nearly 50 years.
~By Lois Capps ~


San Francisco has long been a leader in the arts, nurturing generations of painters, sculptors, poets, novelists, playwrights, film-makers, and performing artists and innovators of every kind.
~By Gavin Newsom ~


Since the Revolution, eight generations of America's veterans have established an unbroken commitment to freedom.
~By Steve Buyer ~


Sarah will talk to me about someone and I don't know who she's talking about, but if she talks to my mother, the two of them will know exactly - and across several generations, too.
~By Prince Andrew ~


It's amazing how fast generations lose sight of other generations. One of the first things the young composers who come to work with me say is that they want to write music people will like, instead of gaining their credentials by being rejected by the audience.
~By Carlisle Floyd ~


There was a big question as to whether or not different generations have grown up differently.
~By Melissa Joan Hart ~


My sister and my brother, of whom I have not spoken before, were considerably older than I; it seemed almost as if we belonged to different generations.
~By Pierre Loti ~


The lessons of the past should steer us towards ensuring lasting legacies for generations yet to be born.
~By Hun Sen ~


That sense of sacredness, that thinking in generations, must begin with reverence for this earth.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


Education can counteract the natural tendency to do the wrong thing, but the inexorable succession of generations requires that the basis for this knowledge be constantly refreshed.
~By Garrett Hardin ~


Brothers in suffering, brothers in resistance, brothers in ideals and conviction. It is now our duty to further strengthen this bond in order to secure this hard-won freedom for future generations.
~By Guy Verhofstadt ~


But you say, does it represent change? The change is that we are fighting an insurance industry that has killed health reform for generations. They're spending tens of millions of dollars right now to defeat this bill, and we're on the doorstep of winning a great victory for the American people.
~By David Axelrod ~


Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan had tremendous influence on generations of American because, even if people disagreed with them, they admired them because they made very strong commitments to things they believed in.
~By Phil Crane ~


We must oppose programs that would take food from the mouths of younger generations to buy prescription drugs for old people, and we must do it... for the children.
~By L. Neil Smith ~


Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship, racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream.
~By Lucille Roybal Allard ~


The year I was born, 1956, was the peak year for babies being born, and there are more people essentially our age than anybody else. We could crush these new generations if we decided too.
~By Tom Hanks ~


If we had, we would have realised sooner that Indigenous organisations are sometimes not the appropriate channel for programmes to help the stolen generations, because many of them play little part in Indigenous associations.
~By Malcolm Fraser ~


Peace for us means the destruction of Israel. We are preparing for an all-out war, a war which will last for generations.
~By Yasser Arafat ~


Eight generations of African-Americans are still waiting to achieve their rights - compensation and restitution for the hundreds of years during which they were bought and sold on the market.
~By Cynthia McKinney ~


In Europe the parents are included as with children. All three generations are together. I'm thinking of Italy. You go out on a Sunday afternoon and the whole family is there.
~By Dana Delany ~


Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice.
~By Elihu Root ~


Can a woman become a genius of the first class? Nobody can know unless women in general shall have equal opportunity with men in education, in vocational choice, and in social welcome of their best intellectual work for a number of generations.
~By Anna Garlin Spencer ~


Why shouldn't future generations and young Americans have the choice to earn a higher rate of return? Why shouldn't they be able to own their own Social Security so that Congress can't spend it on other things?
~By Ken Mehlman ~


The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.
~By Jean Piaget ~


When I did the film Generations, in which the character died, I felt like a guest for the first time. That made me very sad.
~By William Shatner ~


I realized then that the generations may change but the strength of our nation remains solid.
~By Jane D. Hull ~


Genetic studies in Iceland have found that many of the women who were the founding stock of Iceland came from England and what is now France. Some were probably captured and carried off in Viking raids only 40 generations ago.
~By Keith Henson ~

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