The golden age is before us, not behind us.— William Shakespeare
Profound Golden Age quotations
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
If you associate enough with older people who do enjoy their lives, who are not stored away in any golden ghettos, you will gain a sense of continuity and of the possibility for a full life.
In the US, the 50s and 60s marked the documentary's golden age, especially at CBS, where pioneering televison journalist Edward R Murrow, immortalised in George Clooney's Good Night, and Good Luck, produced such landmark investigations as the CBS Reports programme Hunger in America.
In Europe we have cities wealthier and more populous than yours and we are not happy. You dream of your posterity; but your posterity will look back to yours as the golden age, and envy those who first burst into this silent, splendid Nature.
The golden age has not passed; it lies in the future.
I actually study boxing - my dad was a Golden Gloves champion so I learned how to fight at a very young age. Growing up in Brooklyn you always had to watch your back, so I pretty much learned to protect myself.
A poor girl may have an illusion that a prince will come and fetch her home.
It is possible, some such cases have occurred. That the Messiah will come and found a golden age is much less probable.
My belief in the growth and permanence of democracy is undimmed.
I know that the people will cast off the new dictatorship as they did the old. I believe as firmly as in my youth that humanity will surmount the era of poverty and war. Life will be happier and more beautiful for all. I believe in the GOLDEN AGE.
In general, life is better than it has ever been, and if you think that, in the past, there was some golden age of pleasure and plenty to which you would, if you were able, transport yourself, let me say one single word : Dentistry.
I got at a very early age, the idea that the safest way to try and get what you want, is to try and deserve what you want. It’s such a simple idea, it’s the golden rule so to speak. You want to deliver to the world what you would buy if you were on the other end.
The biggest mischief in the past century has been perpetrated by Rousseau with his doctrine of the goodness of human nature. The mob and the intellectuals derived from it the vision of a Golden Age which would arrive without fail once the noble human race could act according to its whims.
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age;
but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.
As Indians, we must of course learn from the past;
but we must remain focused on the future. In my view, education is the true alchemy that can bring India its next golden age.
I wanted to do my part to help preserve that golden age of travel.
.. I step aboard The Patron Tequila Express railcar, and I go back in time to the days when a long journey was something fun and very special.
I'm right here right now and I want now to be the Golden Age .
..if only each generation would realize that the time for greatness is right now when they're alive ... the time to flower is now.
Three ideas stand out above all others in the influence they have exerted and are destined to exert upon the development of the human race: The idea of the Golden Rule; the idea of natural law; the idea of age-long growth or evolution.
O Youth! flame earnest, still aspire, With energies immortal! To many a heaven of Desire, Our yearning opes a portal! And tho' Age wearies by the way, And hearts break in the furrow, We'll sow the golden grain Today-- The Harvest comes tomorrow.
Let us help the phoenix to rise from the ashes;
let us help lay the foundation for a new renaissance; let us help to accelerate the spiritual awakening until it lifts us into the golden age which would come.
Looking Backward was written in the belief that the Golden Age lies before us and not behind us.
When Cameron's Conservatives come to power it will be a golden age for cyclists and an Elysium of cycle lanes, bike racks, and sharia law for bike thieves. And I hope that cycling in London will become almost Chinese in its ubiquity.
Where children are, there is the golden age.
I empathize with those who yearn for a simpler world, for some bygone golden age of domestic and international tranquility. But for the mass of humanity it is an age that never was.
The twenty-first century will be a time of awakening, of meeting the creator within. Many beings will experience oneness with God and with all life. This will be the beginning of the golden age of the new human, of which it has been written; the time of the universal human, which has been eloquently described by those with deep insight among you.
I'm not saying the 1970s was a golden age - I don't believe such a thing exists in art . . . It would be like talking about a golden age of science. But it's true that those were slightly more ideological times, and the relevance of artists wasn't established by their CVs but by their work.
O happy, golden age! Not for that rivers ran With streams of milk, and honey dropped from trees
Early America does not deserve to be considered uniquely, distinctly or even predominantly Christian... There is no lost Golden Age to which American Christians may return.
Reality is never a golden age.
I wasn't worth a cent two years ago, and now I owe two million dollars.
People have always said since TV was invented what a cultural wasteland it is but I think it is the worst and the best. It is the golden age of television.
Beautiful credit! The foundation of modern society.
In 1776, 1950, or now, there's never been a golden age of liberty, and there never will be. People who value freedom will always have to defend it from those who claim the right to wield power over others. ... And, in today's world, that means more than a musket by the door. It means being an active citizen.
During the golden age of movie stars, there were plenty of actresses who were deemed unattractive at the start of their careers, but struggled and finally appeared more beautiful and more iconic. Sometimes that idea of being truly iconic has something to do with not necessarily being beautiful and thus trying harder.
When you start being enthusiastic about whatever it is you like, that is the golden age for you.
I think It's a bit of a disappointment that a lot of people's Golden Age of music is still the '60s.