It is our duty to give meaning to the life of future generations by sharing our knowledge and experience; by teaching an appreciation of work well done and a respect for nature, the source of all life; by encouraging the young to venture off the beaten path and avoid complacency by challenging their emotions.— Paul Bocuse
Most Powerful Future Generations quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
Hurt people hurt people. That's how pain patterns gets passed on, generation after generation after generation. Break the chain today. Meet anger with sympathy, contempt with compassion, cruelty with kindness. Greet grimaces with smiles. Forgive and forget about finding fault. Love is the weapon of the future.
Truly remarkable leadership is not just about motivating others to follow, it's about inspiring them to become leaders themselves and setting the stage for even greater opportunities for future generations.
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.
A statesman is he who thinks in the future generations, and a politician is he who thinks in the upcoming elections.
The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope.
It is not "forgive and forget" as if nothing wrong had ever happened, but "forgive and go forward," building on the mistakes of the past and the energy generated by reconciliation to create a new future.
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.
Future generations will judge us not by what we say, but what we do.
The adolescents of my generation, greedy for life, forgot in body and soul about their hopes for the future until reality taught them that tomorrow was not what they had dreamed, and they discovered nostalgia.
We cannot tire or give up. We owe it to the present and future generations of all species to rise up and walk!
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
The ultimate test of a man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.
Sustainable development is the pathway to the future we want for all.
It offers a framework to generate economic growth, achieve social justice, exercise environmental stewardship and strengthen governance.
Life is beautiful. Let the future generations cleanse it of all evil, oppression, and violence, and enjoy it to the full.
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Our task is to educate their (our students) whole being so they can face the future. We may not see the future, but they will and our job is to help them make something of it.
Every deed has a seed. In other words, the deeds you choose to do in this lifetime create a seed for future generations.
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
We are a part of everything that is beneath us, above us, and around us.
Our past is our present, our present is our future, and our future is seven generations past and present.
...let us continue to work together to develop and nurture in future generations a culture of human rights, to promote freedom, security and peace in all nations.
Eugenics is the study of the agencies under social control that may improve or impair the racial qualities of future generations either physically or mentally.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
My heart found its home long ago in the beauty, mystery, order and disorder of the flowering earth. I wanted future generations to be able to savor what I had all my life.
There is much the government can do and should do to improve the environment.
But even more important is the individual who plants a tree or cleans a corner of neglect. For it is the individual who himself benefits, and also protects a heritage of beauty for his children and future generations.
From woman, man is born; within woman, man is conceived; to woman he is engaged and married. Woman becomes his friend; through woman, the future generations come. When his woman dies, he seeks another woman; to woman he is bound. So why call her bad? From her, kings are born. From woman, woman is born; without woman, there would be no one at all.
When thinking about life, remember this: no amount of guilt can change the past, and no amount of anxiety can change the future.
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.
The power to mould the future of the Republic will be in the hands of the journalists of future generations.
What cannot be talked about cannot be put to rest.
And if it is not, the wounds will fester from generation to generation.
It's not the future that you're afraid of. It's repeating the past that makes you anxious.
Unless we take action on climate change, future generations will be roasted, toasted, fried and grilled.
If you want to do your best for future generations of humanity, for your friends and family, you must begin by taking good care of yourself.
Let the future say of our generation that we sent forth mighty currents of hope and that we worked together to heal the world.
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
When future generations judge those who came before them on environmental issues, they may conclude "they didn't know": let us not go down in history as the generations who knew, but didn't care
I dont believe that anyone can see the Grand Canyon area for themselves and not know that we have to do everything we can to protect it for future generations.
Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us.
Every minute spent worrying about "The way thing were" is a moment stolen from creating the way things can be.
In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousandfold in the future. When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers . . . we are ripping the foundations of justice from beneath new generations.
Once poverty is gone, we'll need to build museums to display its horrors to future generations. They'll wonder why poverty continued so long in human society - how a few people could live in luxury while billions dwelt in misery, deprivation and despair.
In the theatre we reach out and touch the past through literature, history and memory so that we might receive and relive significant and relevant human qualities in the present and then pass them on to future generations.
We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations.
If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian love, when the history books are written in future generations, the historians will have to pause and say, "There lived a great people-a black people-who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization.