Generations Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Generations

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


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


Demography is changing us as we are older societies, we're living longer. How the generations balance each other out, how that affects education and health care.
~By Howard Baker ~


We have come to a turning point in the road. If we turn to the right mayhap our children and our children's children will go that way; but if we turn to the left, generations yet unborn will curse our names for having been unfaithful to God and to His Word.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Our American story, for generations, is of a people who seek to move forward. A people who look at a mountain and worry not about the tough climb ahead, but dream about the view from the summit.
~By Bill Owens ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


The reason people blame things on previous generations is that there's only one other choice.
~By Doug Larson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The great Jewish scientists and philosophers of the last few generations - Spinoza, Einstein, Freud, Robert Oppenheimer and others - were natives of Europe and America.
~By David Ben Gurion ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


As a first generation Jewish American, I have witnessed firsthand Jewish immigrants who have come to this Nation in order to create a better life for themselves, their families, and future generations.
~By Jan Schakowsky ~


Deficits mean future tax increases, pure and simple. Deficit spending should be viewed as a tax on future generations, and politicians who create deficits should be exposed as tax hikers.
~By Ron Paul ~


So the Negro race has continued, and today is the day of the Negro as far as the world is concerned. They have influenced the generations of time; they have mixed their blood with many peoples, until there are many peoples not able to hold the priesthood.
~By Warren Jeffs ~


I think that we have a responsibility to make certain that we are fiscally responsible in order to assure, frankly, future generations don't have to pay our bills.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


Author: A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on tormenting generations to come.
~By Baron de Montesquieu ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Traditional marriage between a man and a woman has been a cornerstone of our society for generations. If we are going to change that, it ought to be done by the will of the people.
~By Steve Chabot ~


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 ~


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 ~


Mrs. Parks' act of brave defiance rocked the foundation of American society and inspired generations of civil rights leaders and created a sense of hope for every American facing legal discrimination in this country.
~By Kendrick Meek ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The death tax punishes the American dream - making it virtually impossible for the average American family to build wealth across generations.
~By Kit Bond ~


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 ~


An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


For generations, America has served as a beacon of hope and freedom for those outside her borders, and as a land of limitless opportunity for those risking everything to seek a better life. Their talents and contributions have continued to enrich our country.
~By Spencer Bachus ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Correcting it, I don't know; just shedding the light of day on it is a first major step, being one of the earliest generations not to just accept the words.
~By Paul Kantner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


But these realities will make themselves felt soon enough and while I am certainly not asking you to close your eyes to the experiences of earlier generations, I want to advise you not to conform too soon and to resist the pressure of practical necessity.
~By Felix Bloch ~


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 ~


Whole generations have forgotten history.
~By Pierre Salinger ~


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 ~


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 ~


We can no longer afford the war in Iraq. Our financial costs have already passed a third of a trillion dollars; the lifetime costs for this war, in both human and economic terms, will be borne by Americans for generations to come.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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