192 Inspiring Generation Quotes About The Future

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The Most Famous Generation Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Every generation needs regeneration — Charles Spurgeon

Generation X is dead. It has come to mean anyone aged 13 to 55 years old. — William Gibson

What essence is to generation, that truth is to belief. — Plato

This generation can only reach this generation. — David Livingstone

You can take as much as you can from the generation that has preceded you, but then it's up to you to make something new. — Jackson Browne

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

If the next generation does worse than you, what does that say about you? — Alex Hormozi

It is, I believe, the greatest generation any society has ever produced. — Tom Brokaw

In most sciences one generation tears down what another has built and what one has established another undoes. In mathematics alone each generations adds a new story to the old structure. — Hermann Hankel

Our generation is wonderful generation, full of wonder. It's very hard to find an example of it in all our history. Composed of contradictions — light and darkness mixed. — Abraham Isaac Kook

Short Generation Quotes

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  • You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. — Brigham Young
  • Let the generations know that women in uniform also guaranteed their freedom. — Mary Edwards Walker
  • This generation of Christians is responsible for this generation of souls on the earth! — Keith Green
  • Every generation rediscovers and re-evaluates the meaning of infancy and childhood. — Arnold Gesell
  • The future belongs to those who give the next generation reason for hope. — Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  • Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another. — Joseph Joubert
  • All good things must come to an end. — Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Future generations will judge us not by what we say, but what we do. — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
  • I believe that there is a great fear in our generation of being labeled as priggish. — Queen Elizabeth II
  • Government is not the generator of economic growth; working people are. — Phil Gramm

Top 10 Generation Quotes

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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. — Jean Piaget

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. — Ronald Reagan

I am Emperor, my descendants will be numerous. From the second generation to the ten thousandth, my line will not end. — Qin Shi Huang

If you want to destroy any nation without war, make adultery or nudity common in the young generation — Saladin

I see a time of Seven Generations when all the colors of mankind will gather under the Sacred Tree of Life and the whole earth will become One Circle again. — Crazy Horse

A whole new generation of Christians has come up believing that it is possible to 'accept' Christ without forsaking the world. — Aiden Wilson Tozer

Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life. — Albert Einstein

Your days at the most cannot be very long, so use them to the best of your ability for the glory of God and the benefit of your generation. — William Booth

A statesman is he who thinks in the future generations, and a politician is he who thinks in the upcoming elections. — Abraham Lincoln

You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. — Brigham Young

Generation Image Quotes

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Generation quote by Mary Edwards Walker

Let the generations know that women in uniform also guaranteed their freedom. — Mary Edwards Walker

Generation quote by Joseph Joubert

Monuments are the grappling-irons that bind one generation to another. — Joseph Joubert

Generation quote by Phil Gramm

Government is not the generator of economic growth; working people are. — Phil Gramm

Generation quote by Herbert Spencer

How often misused words generate misleading thoughts. — Herbert Spencer

Generation quote by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Three generations of imbeciles are enough. — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Generation quote by John Dewey

Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife. — John Dewey

Generation quote by Henry David Thoreau

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new. — Henry David Thoreau

Generation quote by Bill Vaughan

Woe to those who spit on the beat generation, the wind will blow it back. — Bill Vaughan

Generation quote by Marc Kielburger

Give young people a chance, our generation may just surprise you. — Marc Kielburger

Generation quote by Rebecca Adamson

It takes four generations to recover from every act of violence. — Rebecca Adamson

Generation quote I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world wil
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.

3 Generation Quotes

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Of the 6,000 languages spoken on Earth right now, 3,000 aren't spoken by the children. In one generation, we're going to halve our cultural diversity. — Phil Borges

Generating exciting new ideas burns 325 calories per hour and has no carbs. Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour. Rambling aimlessly about a point that someone has already made burns only 3 calories per hour. — Mike Brown

These 3 topics will always generate 100+ comments of irrational/ridiculous people: Taxes, tipping, and spending on weddings. — Ramit Sethi

Generation quote Positive thoughts generate positive feelings and attract positive life experienc
Positive thoughts generate positive feelings and attract positive life experiences.

For every dollar of revenue generated by gambling, taxpayers must pay at least $3 in increased criminal justice costs, social welfare expenses, high regulatory costs, and increased infrastructure expenditures — John Warren Kindt

Somebody asked me what I thought next generation meant and what about the PlayStation 3 was next generation. The only next gen system I've seen is the Wii - the PS3 and the Xbox 360 feel like better versions of the last, but pretty much the same game with incremental improvement. — Will Wright

In the digital world, he who hesitates is abandoned. So you have to generate 3-D excitement with as many devices as you can find. — Howard Stringer

Generation quote May future generations look back on our work and say that these men and women wh
May future generations look back on our work and say that these men and women who, in a moment of great crisis, stood up to their politicians, the opinion-makers, and the establishment, and saved their country.

A child from the age of 2 or 3 absorbs what is in the environment and what generates hatred for anyone perceived to be different. — Rita Levi-Montalcini

I have a respect for the 3-D computer-generated action movies, but my first love is stuff like 'Lethal Weapon. — Josh Peck

Sad Generation Quotes

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One of the sad things, I think, about the younger generation, quite frankly, is they have less sense of yesterday. And if you don't know who you were, you don't really know who you are. — Hugh Hefner

The life's story of great geniuses is a sad one, without much tangible reward, which does not inspire future generations to face a similar fate. Alas also, it stands to reason why so many talent will not come to sparkle on the artistic firmanent. — Joseph Haydn

What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane? — Jackie Kennedy

Sadly, an average service that's well marketed will always generate massively more money, than a great service, which too few people know about. Think about it: People can't hire you, if they don't know you exist - regardless of how amazing you are. — Jim Connolly

Obviously generating revenue is what this is all about anymore, which is sad, but again, you have to find ways to make it work. But, yeah, that's certainly intriguing. — Joe Torre

One of the sad realities today is that very few people, especially young people, read books. Unless we can find imaginative ways of addressing this reality, future generations are in danger of losing their history. — Nelson Mandela

What's sad is that nobody knows the constitution of the ecosystem that has just been destroyed. Is it an important future food? Is it an important medicine? What can it do for future generations - or present generations? — Horst Rechelbacher

Yes, your family history has some sad chapters. But your history doesn't have to be your future. The generational garbage can stop here and now. — Max Lucado

It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their conviction. I wish I could teach the sad young of this mealy generation the courage of their convictions. — John Ciardi

My father comes from a generation of film that actors my age don't even know about, which is really sad. — Amber Tamblyn

First Generation Quotes

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To train and educate the rising generation will at all times be the first object of society, to which every other will be subordinate. — Robert Owen

Every child should be taught to cook in school, not just talk about nutrition all day. Good food can be made in 15 minutes. This could be the first generation where the kids teach the parents. — Jamie Oliver

The Younger Generation comes, bringing its gifts. They are the first fruits of the Negro Renaissance. Youth speaks, and the voice of the New Negro is heard. — Alain LeRoy Locke

The first wave of the bioterrorism is a respiratory virus that spread across the world, and affected relatively few people—about one percent of many populations—but generated great fear. — Peter A. McCullough

I have never had a president who inspired me the way people tell me that my father inspired them. But for the first time, I believe I have found the man who could be that president - not just for me, but for a new generation of Americans. — Caroline Kennedy

I'm a first generation immigrant. — Rishi Sunak

I forever felt that I've fallen right between the crack of way too young for the first generation of classic rock 'n' roll and too old to be brand-new. It's hard. — Paul Westerberg

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. — Anna Garlin Spencer

Each generation has been an education for us in different ways. The first child-with-bloody-nose was rushed to the emergency room. The fifth child-with-bloody-nose was told to go to the yard immediately and stop bleeding on the carpet. — Art Linkletter

I do not believe in a child world. It is a fantasy world. I believe the child should be taught from the very first that the whole world is his world, that adult and child share one world, that all generations are needed. — Pearl S. Buck

Star Trek Next Generation Quotes

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What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god. — William Shakespeare

To boldly go where no one has gone before — Stephen Hawking

I like to think of myself as the Rutger Hauer of this show Star Trek: The Next Generation. But then I like to think of myself as Rutger Hauer in real life: strikingly handsome, irresistible to women, an intergalactic enigma. — Brent Spiner

Matter of internal security - the age-old cry of the oppressor. Picard — Gene Roddenberry

The truth of the matter is, all of those guys on Star Trek: The Next Generation actually want to be me. These impersonations they do are just some way of trying to feel what it must be like to be me. And I understand that! Because it feels really good to be Patrick Stewart! — Patrick Stewart

There are several books that I have-the Physics of Star Trek, Star Trek and Business, there are manuals on command style and countless scholarly papers that have been written about the significance of Next Generation. — Patrick Stewart

I ended up rooming in a dorm that was basically a solid wall of female scientists. And every Wednesday, we would all watch "Star Trek: Next Generation." — Naomi Novik

What they told us about 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' when we first started was that we were guaranteed 26 episodes, so that was the longest job I've ever had. And that was basically it - we didn't know what the premise of the show was going to be and we waited, week by week, to see a script. — Marina Sirtis

In the fifth season [of Star Trek: The Next Generation] viewers will see more of shipboard life [including] gay crew members in day-to-day circumstances. — Gene Roddenberry

Future Generation Quotes

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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. — Condoleezza Rice

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. — Alan Paton

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. — Gabriel Garcia Marquez

We cannot tire or give up. We owe it to the present and future generations of all species to rise up and walk! — Wangari Maathai

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. — Gaylord Nelson

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. — Ban Ki-moon

Life is beautiful. Let the future generations cleanse it of all evil, oppression, and violence, and enjoy it to the full. — Leon Trotsky

Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. — Gro Harlem Brundtland

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. — Ken Robinson

Every deed has a seed. In other words, the deeds you choose to do in this lifetime create a seed for future generations. — Jentezen Franklin

New Generation Quotes

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A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. — Maxwell Planck

A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. — Max Planck

Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken. — Ludwig van Beethoven

Whether fuel cell system development in central Oregon, wind power generation along the Columbia Gorge, or geothermal energy in southern Oregon, investing in new energy sources makes America more energy independent while creating good paying, environmentally friendly jobs. — Greg Walden

If there is one positive takeaway from the collapse of Mt.Gox, it is the willingness of a new generation of Bitcoin companies to work together to ensure the future of Bitcoin and the security of customer funds. — Brian Armstrong

We're a new generation of people. We need to be happy. We need to love each other. We need to accept each other for who we are and stop judging each other. Live life and love. Stop judging just to keep yourself secure. Look deeper. There's always something deeper than what it is. — Lil B

In fact, the way we generate new explanations is through creativity. And the way we judge one explanation against another is either through experimental refutation or a straightforward criticism, when we realize that one explanation is bad. — Naval Ravikant

The gospel must be preached afresh and told in new ways to each generation, since every generation has its own unique questions. The gospel must constantly be forwarded to a new address, because the recipient is repeatedly changing his place of address. — Helmut Thielicke

We have to ensure the new generation is equipped with knowledge and science so they can represent our competitive advantage in front of the whole world. Our only choice is quality. — Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Every generation has the obligation to free men's minds for a look at new worlds . . . to look out from a higher plateau than the last generation. — Ellison Onizuka

My Generation Quotes

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The trauma of the Sixties persuaded me that my generation's egalitarianism was a sentimental error. I now see the hierarchical as both beautiful and necessary. Efficiency liberates; egalitarianism tangles, delays, blocks, deadens. — Camille Anna Paglia

The trauma of the Sixties persuaded me that my generation's egalitarianism was a sentimental error. I now see the hierarchical as both beautiful and necessary. Efficiency liberates; egalitarianism tangles, delays, blocks, deadens. — Camille Paglia

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. — Lady Bird Johnson

My generation's apathy. I'm disgusted with it. I'm disgusted with my own apathy too, for being spineless and not always standing up against racism, sexism and all those other -isms the counterculture has been whining about for years. — Kurt Cobain

The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes. — William James

I am certain from what I have witnessed from my simple interaction with bright minds and hopeful, optimistic faces that we are betting on the right people and the right generation for the future of the UAE. — Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Grandchildren are the dots that connect the lines from generation to generation. — Lois Wyse

I have to study politics and war so that my sons can study mathematics, commerce and agriculture, so their sons can study poetry, painting and music. — John Quincy Adams

I am going to produce a movie of my own. I am not going to stick to the time-tested formulae of Hindi cinema. I want to make a film for the present generation. So there will be a lot of new faces in the film. — Kabir Bedi

We'll never surrender, we'll win or die you've to fight the next generation and the next ..... and I'll live more than my hanger — Omar Mukhtar

Next Generation Quotes

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If there is any responsibility in the cycle of life it must be that one generation owes to the next that strength by which it can come to face ultimate concerns in its own way. — Erik H. Erickson

We need to teach the next generation of children from day one that they are responsible for their lives. Mankind's greatest gift, also its greatest curse, is that we have free choice. We can make our choices built from love or from fear. — Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The Next Generation Space Telescope, which will be located much further away from the Earth than the Hubble Space Telescope presently is, will also explore the infrared part of the spectrum. — Claude Nicollier

The duty of a good Cuisinier is to transmit to the next generation everything he has learned and experienced. — Fernand Point

With our next generation hardware, polygon rendering will probably be an area we'll get more heavily into. — Trip Hawkins

We have to strike a balance of responsibility between our duty to update other sources of energy, protecting the environment, protecting our environment and ensuring a proper legacy for the next generations. — Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

The linear 'Take - Make - Dispose' system, which depletes natural resources and generates waste, is deeply flawed and can be productively replaced by a restorative model in which waste does not exist as such but is only food for the next cycle — Ellen MacArthur

The measure of our success will be the condition on which we leave the world for the next generation. — Robert Redford

Most of us are in this more than just for playing soccer. We're in it for the bigger goal - to move it along for the next generation. — Landon Donovan

In the transmission of human culture, people always attempt to replicate, to pass on to the next generation the skills and values of the parents, but the attempt always fails because cultural transmission is geared to learning, not DNA. — Gregory Bateson

Younger Generation Quotes

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The younger generation is vibrant with a new psychology; the new spirit is awake in the masses . . . Each generation . . . will have its creed. — Alain LeRoy Locke

By now, a younger generation of women participate in extremely lively debates in which questions of gender, sexuality and representation on screens and across media are approached from perspectives that had not yet been articulated in the 1970s. — Laura Mulvey

I think we're due for younger presidents. I'm tired of them always being in their 70s. — MrBeast

We can't understand when we're pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it is to have a shared history with a younger generation: blood, genes, humor. It means we were actually here, on Earth, for a time - like the Egyptians with their pyramids, only with children. — Anne Lamott

I began collecting artwork as a way to help young artists to promote their work as well as to increase awareness of contemporary art among the younger generation. — Yusaku Maezawa

I want to be able to look back and say, 'I've done everything I can, and I was successful.' I don't want to look back and say I should have done this or that. I'd like to change things for the younger generation of swimmers coming along. — Michael Phelps

I want to share knowledge about things I’ve learned over the years with a younger generation that is seeking the truth. — Hannah Bronfman

As a consequence of the terms of the Treaty of Versailles, the officer corps of the old army became part of this class, as did that part of the younger generation who, in the old Germany, would have become officers or civil servants. — Gustav Stresemann

You're talking about a younger generation, Generation Y, whose interpersonal communication skills are different from Generation X. The younger generation is more comfortable saying something through a digital mechanism than even face to face. — Erik Qualman

The language of the younger generation has the brutality of the city and an assertion of threatening power at hand, not to come. It is military, theatrical, and at its most coherent probably a lasting repudiation of empty courtesy and bureaucratic euphemism. — Elizabeth Hardwick

Lost Generation Quotes

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Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more than one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by inheritance; it must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes only once to a people. Those who have known freedom, and then lost it, have never known it again. — Ronald Reagan

You are all a lost generation. — Gertrude Stein

I see the whole concept of Generation X implies that everyone has lost hope. — Alanis Morissette

That is what you are. That's what you all are...All of you young people who served in the war. You are a lost generation. — Gertrude Stein

John Clellon Holmes... and I were sitting around trying to think up the meaning of the Lost Generation and the subsequent existentialism and I said 'You know John, this is really a beat generation'; and he leapt up and said, 'That's it, that's right!' — Jack Kerouac

Our generation is lost to the truth of God, to the reality of divine revelation, to the content of God's will, to the power of His redemption, and to the authority of His Word. For this loss it is paying dearly in a swift relapse into paganism. — Carl F. H. Henry

All Quiet on the Western Front. — Erich Maria Remarque

Ebola is not just a health crisis. Across West Africa, a generation of young people risks being lost to an economic catastrophe. — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Say a prayer for the lost generation, who spin the wheel out of desperation. — Robbie Robertson

you can't get away from yourself by moving from one place to another. — Ernest Hemingway

Our Generation Quotes

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Females in our generation morals are just out the window. Materialistic things aren't life. I'd rather walk in the rain with a man who treats me like a queen than to ride in a Benz with a man who treats me like crap. — Jhene Aiko

Comfort is the god of our generation, so suffering is seen as a problem to be solved, and not a providence from God. — Matt Chandler

The war...must go on till the last man of this generation falls in his tracks...unless you acknowledge our right to self-government. We are not fighting for slavery. We are fighting for Independence,and that, or extermination, we WILL have. — Jefferson Davis

We were granted the right to exist by the God of our fathers at the glimmer of the dawn of human civilization nearly 4,000 years ago. For that right, which has been sanctified in Jewish blood from generation to generation, we have paid a price unexampled in the annals of the nations. — Menachem Begin

The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. — William James

The great battles, the battles that decide our destiny and the destiny of generations yet unborn, are not fought on public platforms, but in the lonely hours of the night and in moments of agony. — Samuel Logan Brengle

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. — Winona LaDuke

When we meditate regularly, we view our stresses and problems with a lot more clarity. With practice, we become detached observers. We start to understand that there's a lot of self-generated noise that exists entirely in our own minds. — Rangan Chatterjee

France generates a significant part of its energy requirements from fission reactors and these have achieved a perfect safety record. We build ours all differently. — Wilson Greatbatch

Nearly all of our existing power sources are generators which use a heat cycle. This includes our coal, oil, and gas fired utilities, our automobiles, trucks, and trains, and even our nuclear fission utility power plants. — Wilson Greatbatch

Current Generation Quotes

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In order for a society to survive, it must generate a sufficient level of physical production both to meet its current needs, and to produce a surplus for upgrading its productive powers. — Robert Trout

Let the future say of our generation that we sent forth mighty currents of hope and that we worked together to heal the world. — Jeffrey Sachs

If I apply a magnetic pulse on salt water - that's your brains by the way - it'll generate electric currents, and the electric current in the brain can erase a migraine headache. — Robert Fischell

If I apply a magnetic pulse on salt water - that's your brains by the way - it'll generate electric currents, and the electric current in the brain can erase a migraine headache. — Robert Fischell on Faraday’s Law

We need infrastructure fit for the future, with common standards, gigabit networks, and secure clouds of both current and next generations. — Ursula von der Leyen

Those who wish to punish the current and future generations for the inequities of a generation long gone, and who equate justice with revenge, are the most dangerous people in the world. — Dean Koontz

I do want to be a spokesman for clean cycling - I believe somebody has to stand up for the current generation. I'm happy to do that. — Chris Froome

Unfortunately, the current generation of mail programs do not have checkers to see if the sender knows what he is talking about. — Andrew S. Tanenbaum

This is the first generation to know that the choices we're making have ultimate consequences. It's a time when you either choose life or you choose death ... Going along with the current order means that you're choosing death. — Frances Moore Lappé

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. — Cliff Stearns

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More Generation Quotes

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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

When I observe myself and find that I am generating anger, ill will, or animosity, I realize that I am the first victim of the hatred or animosity I am generating within myself. Only afterwards do I start harming others. And if I am free from these negativities, nature or God Almighty starts rewarding me: I feel so peaceful. — S. N. Goenka

I don’t know how to save the world. I don’t have the answers or The Answer. I hold no secret knowledge as to how to fix the mistakes of generations past and present. I only know that without compassion and respect for all of Earth’s inhabitants, none of us will survive—nor will we deserve to. — Leonard Peltier

Just think, you're here not by chance, but by God's choosing. His hand formed you and made you the person you are. He compares you to no one else - You are one of a kind. You lack nothing that His grace can't give you. He has allowed you to be here in this time in history to fulfill His special purpose for this generation. — Roy Lessin

In the best of times, our days are numbered anyway. So it would be a crime against nature for any generation to take the world crisis so solemnly that it put off enjoying those things for which we were designed in the first place: the opportunity to do good work, to enjoy friends, to fall in love, to hit a ball, and to bounce a baby. — Alistair Cooke

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. — Yehuda Berg

Prayer is powerful! It fills the earth with mercy, it makes the Divine clemency pass from generation to generation; right along the course of the centuries wonderful works have been achieved through prayer. — Frances Xavier Cabrini

If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation — Dalai Lama

It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations. — Kahlil Gibran

There are in every generation those who shrink from the ultimate sacrifice, but there are in every generation those who make it with joy and laughter and these are the salt of the generations. — Patrick Pearse

When women thrive, all of society benefits, and succeeding generations are given a better start in life. — Kofi Annan

There are in every generation those who shrink from the ultimate sacrifice, but there are in every generation those who make it with joy and laughter and these are the salt of the generations. — Patrick Henry Pearse

There will be, in the next generation or so, a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude, and producing dictatorship without tears, so to speak, producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies, so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them, but will rather enjoy it. — Aldous Huxley

Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people are already dying who could be saved, that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act. Do what must be done, discover your humanity and your love in revolution. — George Jackson

I do not write for this generation. I am writing for other ages. If this could read me, they would burn my books, the work of my whole life. On the other hand, the generation which interprets these writings will be an educated generation; they will understand me and say: Not all were asleep in the nighttime of our grandparents. — Jose Rizal

Our youth must be steadfast and take advantage of the benefits of modern civilization. Do not fall prey to idleness for it shall be a curse to you and to succeeding generations. You must set yourselves us as examples of determination and hard work. Plan your time and use both your physical and mental powers purposefully and productively. — Haile Selassie

Freedom can never be taken for granted. Each generation must safeguard it and extend it. Your parents and elders sacrificed much so that you should have freedom without suffering what they did. Use this precious right to ensure that the darkness of the past never returns. — Nelson Mandela

Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin. — John Von Neumann

In Conclusion

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