Generations Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Generations

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Thus the sum of things is ever being reviewed, and mortals dependent one upon another. Some nations increase, others diminish, and in a short space the generations of living creatures are changed and like runners pass on the torch of life.
~By Lucretius ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Even the most wretched individual of our present society could not exist and develop without the cumulative social efforts of countless generations.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


I can assume that the younger generations will no longer know what vinyl was. Maybe some kids will take their CD back to the shop, telling the shop owner they have a faulty disc and if they could please get a new one.
~By Mike Rutherford ~


First, the firearms industry has been around and has been respected for generations. They provide a valuable service and a highly desirable product to millions of sportsmen and supporters of those second amendment rights.
~By Cliff Stearns ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


In times of war, it is often best to look to our history to see how past generations of Americans dealt with the loss of their countrymen in just causes.
~By Virginia Foxx ~


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


Our enemies are Medes and Persians, men who for centuries have lived soft and luxurious lives; we of Macedon for generations past have been trained in the hard school of danger and war. Above all, we are free men, and they are slaves.
~By Arrian ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It took us a long time to find out that we had been lied to by our parents' generation. The moralities that were followed during our parents' generation were basically arbitrary. This caused a rift between the two generations, which was brought on by the beatniks.
~By Peter Fonda ~


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 believe that as a nation we must have a bipartisan discussion about how to best preserve and protect Social Security for our seniors and for future generations of Americans.
~By Steve Israel ~


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 ~


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


There is a mysterious cycle in human events. To some generations much is given. Of other generations much is expected. This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


I would love to expose multiple younger generations to Frank's music. It's not an easy task because It's not ever going to be plastered all over the radio for the masses.
~By Dweezil Zappa ~


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 ~


If we care about the children, the grandchildren, the future generations, we need to make sure that they do not become the cannon fodder of the future.
~By Helen Thomas ~


My family for several generations have been members of the Unitarian Church.
~By Leverett Saltonstall ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


If we hold true to our ideals and our commitment to freedom, this generation of servicemen and women will have extended liberty to the Iraqi people, just as previous generations of Americans have all across the globe.
~By James Talent ~


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 ~


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.
~By Alexander Herzen ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


In a few generations more, there will probably be no room at all allowed for animals on the earth: no need of them, no toleration of them.
~By Marie Louise ~


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 ~


Is the minor convenience of allowing the present generation the luxury of doubling its energy consumption every 10 years worth the major hazard of exposing the next 20,000 generations to this lethal waste?
~By David R. Brower ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The fact that the movement was carried on by women who, for the most part, had no money of their own and were totally inexperienced in organization, and that they won their fight in about two generations, makes a story often dramatic and always worth preserving.
~By Florence E. Allen ~


We can preserve Social Security benefits for generations of Americans without privatizing this important program.
~By Richard Neal ~


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


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.
~By Gerard De Nerval ~


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


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 ~


With faith and courage, generations of Armenians have overcome great suffering and proudly preserved their culture, traditions, and religion and have told the story of the genocide to an often indifferent world.
~By Jerry Costello ~


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


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 ~


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


I'm going to go out and get everybody together and say I think we ought to protect this for generations to come. Now, let's get down to work and walk the land and talk about the conflicts and get everybody involved.
~By Bruce Babbitt ~


Social Security is a program that should be strengthened and preserved for future generations.
~By Diane Watson ~


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 ~


Our work is before us. It cannot be passed to future legislatures and must not be passed to future generations. May we boldly seize the moment with singular unity. And may we build a Texas of unlimited possibility.
~By Rick Perry ~


It's a song that we sing after we win a Test match. We sing it after every one-day series win. It's been passed down through the generations. It's the culture of the Australian team.
~By Ricky Ponting ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The most important thing about global warming is this. Whether humans are responsible for the bulk of climate change is going to be left to the scientists, but it's all of our responsibility to leave this planet in better shape for the future generations than we found it.
~By Mike Huckabee ~


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


I don't like giving names to generations. It's like trying to read the song title on a record that's spinning.
~By Ian Williams ~


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


I maintain that if there is such a thing as a true and honest environmentalist, it's people like Slim and hopefully me, who have been caretakers of the land all our lives, along with the generations before us.
~By Wilford Brimley ~


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


Genetics is about how information is stored and transmitted between generations.
~By John M. Smith ~


Future generations are not going to ask us what political party were you in. They are going to ask what did you do about it, when you knew the glaciers were melting.
~By Martin Sheen ~


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.
~By Bill Cosby ~


Thinking in generations also means enabling our young to have a decent standard of living.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


I have two children. I have a daughter 29, and a daughter four. They are 25 years apart, so you speak about generations and I must tell you, I have a philosophy and that is every 25 years I'm going to sire another child.
~By Burt Ward ~


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 ~


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 ~


Isn't it a shame that future generations can't be here to see all the wonderful things we're doing with their money?
~By Earl Wilson ~


Old age is far more than white hair, wrinkles, the feeling that it is too late and the game finished, that the stage belongs to the rising generations. The true evil is not the weakening of the body, but the indifference of the soul.
~By Andre Maurois ~


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 ~


People repeat behaviour that leads to flooding their brains with pleasurable chemicals. The short-term reward loop acts over hours to years, and the long-term reproductive success loop over generations.
~By Keith Henson ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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.
~By Bruce Babbitt ~


Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days.
~By Gloria Steinem ~


Education: A debt due from present to future generations.
~By George Peabody ~


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


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


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 ~


Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


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


Hence, within the space of two generations there has been a complete revolution in the attitude of the trades-unions toward the women working in their trades.
~By Florence Kelley ~


Right, different generations come along, and discover the music, I think.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


The Freudian theory is one of the most important foundation stones for an edifice to be built by future generations, the dwelling of a freer and wiser humanity.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Things change in different countries as people grow, and as generations change.
~By Shannon Elizabeth ~


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 ~


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


If we intend to provide a better life, and a better world, for future generations, we can't ignore the quality of the environment we leave them.
~By John Kasich ~


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 ~


Moreover, from reforming the tax code to our immigration system, to commonsense legal reform, President Bush put America on notice that he will continue fighting to make the country, and the world, a better place for future generations.
~By Jim Sensenbrenner ~


Let us make future generations remember us as proud ancestors just as, today, we remember our forefathers.
~By Moo-hyum Roh ~


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

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