Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
— William Faulkner

Every religious pioneer, including Jesus Christ, was persecuted by his contemporaries. But once people understand me, their turn can be dramatic like Saint Paul's.
Sun Myung Moon contemporary quote

One way or another, we all have to find what best fosters the flowering of our humanity in this contemporary life, and dedicate ourselves to that.
— Joseph Campbell

A sort of war of revenge on the intellect is what, for some reason, thrives in the contemporary social atmosphere.
— Percy Wynham Lewis

If privacy ends where hypocrisy begins, Kitty Kelley's steamy expose is a contribution to contemporary history.
— contemporary quotation by Eleanor Clift