You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.

Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression.

Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.

The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human can alter his life by altering his attitude.

A great person is one who affects the mind of their generation.

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Only a generation of readers will span a generation of writers.

We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people, but for the appalling silence of the good people.

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

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

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.

I think singing traditional country is wonderful, because I'm bringing it to my generation and to the younger kids.

An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the school-masters of ever afterward.

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

Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.

A politician thinks of the next election. A statesman, of the next generation.

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.

The dead might as well try to speak to the living as the old to the young.

It is time for a new generation of leadership, to cope with new problems and new opportunities. For there is a new world to be won.

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.

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness.

What we need is a generation of peace.

Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than raising of the next generation.

This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.

Predominant opinions are generally the opinions of the generation that is vanishing.

A man must be sacrificed now and again to provide for the next generation of men.

I think every parent, every generation has wanted their children to do better and have a higher standard of living. But I think there's too much guilt.

The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.

Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation.

It's shortsighted not to view the education of a future generation of Americans as a priority for all Americans.

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.

I've led this empty life for over forty years and now I can pass that heritage on and ensure that the misery will continue for at least one more generation.

Tell me what are the prevailing sentiments that occupy the minds of your young men, and I will tell you what is to be the character of the next generation.

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men;

but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.

What one generation sees as a luxury, the next sees as a necessity.

Our tastes greatly alter. The lad does not care for the child's rattle, and the old man does not care for the young man's whore.

The old know what they want; the young are sad and bewildered.

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

We were all on this ship in the sixties, our generation, a ship going to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow's nest of that ship.

Each generation's job is to question what parents accept on faith, to explore possibilities, and adapt the last generation's system of values for a new age.

Literature transmits incontrovertible condensed experience.

.. from generation to generation. In this way literature becomes the living memory of a nation.

I believe the destiny of your generation - and your nation - is a rendezvous with excellence.

We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world or to make it the last.

Who will take responsibility for raising the next generation?

Is it possible to covet a much longer life for one's self and be as devoted to the well-being of the next generation? It's a long argument.

We live in a generation that applauds the bad more than it commends the good.

What really distinguishes this generation in all countries from earlier generations... is its determination to act, its joy in action, the assurance of being able to change things by one's own efforts.

The contemporary thing in art and literature is the thing which doesn't make enough difference to the people of that generation so that they can accept it or reject it.

Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.

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.

An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterwards.

The family unit plays a critical role in our society and in the training of the generation to come.