Quotation Explorer - 'Generation'

The difference between a politician and a statesman is that a politician thinks about the next election while the statesman think about the next generation. - James Freeman Clarke
The era of biologically toxic wireless radio frequency (RF) radiation and harmonic electronic power generation from wind and solar systems with their adverse brain modifying effects that can bring on irritable and aggressive behaviors has made it a bad time to be a police officer. - Steven Magee
Men who fish at shallow waters can never have enough fish to feed their family talk less of a nation or a generation - Olojo Daniel Olatunji
My generation failed to change the world, but at least I did not let the world change me. - Chronis Missios
This generation - it's almost a religious thing now. The millennium, the end days, no need to be responsible anymore to the future. A burden has been lifted from them. The Baby Jesus is managing the portfolio of earthly affairs, and nobody begrudges Him the carried interest... - Thomas Pynchon
My grandfather used to say ‘It is my house I am paying the bills’,my dad used to say ‘this is my house I pay the mortgage’,my generation is saying this is my house I pay the rent. - Csaba Gabor-B.
The problem with this generation is they are so quick to define who they are in the process of searching. It is their need for immediate acceptance that keeps them from exploring further. - Shannon L. Alder
Computer Coding is a life skill for this generation. - Tamara Zentic MS
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. - Charles M. Schulz
There is a mysterious cycle in human events. To some generations much is given. Of other generations much is expected. This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Generation is the Important factor,of the Growth of Ideas. - Fahad Rashiq
I have come to the conclusion that none of us in our generation feels as guilty about sin as we should or as our forefathers did. - Francis A. Schaeffer
Courage sometimes skips a whole generation; make sure it doesn't happen to your's. Make your stand & make it now. - Mamur Mustapha
The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human can alter his life by altering his attitude. - William James
When you become too special in life and death comes, you are only given an expensive burial, follow remembrance if too special, nothing more. Life just continue being expensive than you think with each generation. - Osasumwenfrank
How fortunate it was for the world that when these great trials came upon it there was a generation that terror could not conquer and brutal violence could not enslave. - Winston S. Churchill
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. - Theodore Roosevelt
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the gospel in understandable terms, considering the language and thought-forms of that setting. - Francis A. Schaeffer
The arts are not just a nice thing to have or to do if there is free time or if one can afford it. Rather, paintings and poetry, music and fashion, design and dialogue, they all define who we are as a people and provide an account of our history for the next generation. - Michelle Obama
You (Millennials) are the generation most afraid of real community because it inevitably limits freedom and choice. Get over your fear. - Timothy J. Keller
As I looked out at the glittering waters of the Pacific I was seeing for Carl. He knew that it's not for any one generation to see the completed picture. That's the point. The picture is never completed. There is always so much more that remains to be discovered. - Ann Druyan
But, nevertheless, the generation that carried on the war has been set apart by its experience. Through our great good fortune, in our youth our hearts were touched with fire. It was given to us to learn at the outset that life is a profound and passionate thing. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
The result is that the same generation is in danger of growing up with 170 terabytes of knowledge and information, but not more than a few bits of wisdom. - Sachin Kalbag
The present is only faced in any generation by the artist. - Marshall McLuhan
Through every generation of the human race there has been a constant war, a war with fear. Those who have the courage to conquer it are made free and those who are conquered by it are made to suffer until they have the courage to defeat it, or death takes them. - Alexander the Great
As the world continually multiplies, are we in a generation where people are divided, or people are equal? - Anthony Liccione
We are the generation of Social Media, Our biggest Revolution is a Tweet of 141 Characters. - Sandra Chami Kassis
Even though this generation still believes in the miracle working power of God, they must no longer wait for God to bring water from the rocks, but rather construct dams, develop water systems, subdue the power of the ocean and thereby give glory to God almighty. - Sunday Adelaja
I was at a party in 1989 and Ian McEwan, Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie were sitting on a sofa wondering where the next generation of great British writers would come from. As we talked, it became clear they had never read a word by me. - Jeanette Winterson
Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth our powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered. - Daniel Webster
We live in a generation of not being in love, and not being together. But we sure make it feel like we're together, because we're scared of seeing each other with somebody else. - Drake
Start the good job today by your self and let the generation end it tomorrow by them selves. - Issah Awal
If the future historians were to digitally unearth our generation, they would decipher the facial expressions on the "Selfie's" as the generation of people suffering from wide spread constipation! - Vishwanath S J
It's Halloween, you can tell everyone you're going as your favorite Steampunck character.""I don't even know what that is!""Because your generation has no taste in speculative science fiction. - Girl vs Monster
The single greatest reason why we are losing a generation is because the home is no longer the place of the transference of the faith. We live in a day of ‘outsourcing’…Today, we have a generation of people that outsource their kids. - Tony Evans
In every generation there has to be some fool who will speak the truth as he sees it. - Boris Pasternak
Drugs have taught an entire generation of Americans the metric system. - P. J. O'Rourke
We are not even going to throw the challenge of changing a whole generation before the modern day church. This generation of believers don’t even know what that means - Sunday Adelaja
The Women of Our World are like Mother Earth. They don't just give life to the next generation but also to Hope. The Women of Our World are to be loved, respected and protected. - Avijeet Das
We need leaders, we need political leaders and we need business leaders, and my hope for this book is that it helps create that next generation of business leaders that will lead us into the future. - James White Fellow of INSTAAR
The more a nation gets into darkness, the more it's going to hate the light. The more it's going to run from the light. And we have a generation of people who have given themselves to darkness, and they've embraced atheism, because it gets them away from moral responsibility to God. - Ray Comfort
While we thank God for them and their efforts, we must also know that our generation of believers have the responsibility to take the gospel a bit further - Sunday Adelaja
As young adults, we were wearing the shoes of the new future. Our generation would soon be the ones to determine the political climate of our country, the constitution of a family, and the morality of man. What an awesome burden we carried. - Lynda I Fisher
When a family is unified, it doesn’t matter what business they’re in. They can successfully transition from one generation to the next. - Andrew Keyt
Our generation thinks only about where they are going not how they are driving - Prabakaran Thirumalai
Every true thing has already been said, but each new generation must find a way to say it in their own words. - Marty Rubin
Save a life. Seed a generation - Benjamin H. Berkley
A seed houses generation of seeds and can also feed generations of man. - Oscar Bimpong
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 D.N.A.
In all our efforts to provide "advantages" we have actually produced the busiest, most competitive, highly pressured, and over-organized generation of youngsters in our history.
Every generation thinks it has the answers, and every generation is humbled by nature.
For me, it’s not just about blessing my generation, I've done that already, I also have to be a father to the fatherless. - Onyi Anyado
Rich people don't elicit much sympathy.It is not about how to save, invest, spend, hide and give away money, but unmasking the true nature of money, how it works.Be the one to create the system that supports the kind of society we desire for ourselves and the future generation. - Prince Akwarandu
Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing generations of our families, think of our grandchildren and of those yet unborn, whose faces are coming from beneath the ground.
Connie felt again the tightness, niggardliness of the men of her generation. They were so tight, so scared of life! - D.H. Lawrence
We're the most aggressively inarticulate generation to come along since, you know, a long time ago! - Taylor Mali
A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman of the next generation. - James Clarke
Our parents are the coolest parents ever. No other generation went on from writing letters to their own parents to sending snapchats to their own kids. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Utility electricity is a known hazardous biological toxin and the toxicity of it is increasing as it progresses into harmonic electronic power generation (Wind & Solar) and wireless radio frequency (RF) radiation smart/AMR/AMI meters. - Steven Magee
We can be the very first generation which fails to see the logic or pride in defining ourselves by anything else but what is found within ourselves: our values - Akilnathan Logeswaran
Only a generation of readers will span a generation of writers. - Steven Spielberg
For the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light. - Bible
It would only take one generation of forgetfulness to put us back intellectually several hundred years. - Dean Tollefson
Storytelling? God started that. Discovery. Lust. Murder. Revenge. Power. Sin. Redemption. Forgiveness. Miracles. We simply retell the stories in the language of our generation. - Dennis R. Miller
If the future generation has a difficult life, if they engage in war or commit crime it's not their fault, it's our fault because we fail to educate them. So responsibility resides on me, on us, to educate them in proper ways. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great. You can be that great generation. - Nelson Mandela
It is our task in our time and in our generation to hand down undiminished to those who come after us, as was handed down to us by those who went before, the natural wealth and beauty which is ours. - John F. Kennedy
Serving my generation with excellence will in turn mean my generation can lead with excellence. - Onyi Anyado
I don’t know about you but I do know I am a great woman and a gift unto my generation. I am a blessing to the world and I have a voice to be heard. I will make a great positive impact in the world and I would be a great force to be reckoned with. That is the power I have as a woman. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots. - Albert Einstein
As a sculptor sculpts a statue, an educator educates our future generation. Beauty depends on the creator. - Debasish Mridha
The sinful nature of man is the same in every generation. Man naturally moves towards entropy. We are driven towards the carnal, mundane and the mediocre. We need a higher power, force and truth to deliver us from this entropic movement to self-destruction and pull us higher to greater values. - Sunday Adelaja
The greatest discovery of any generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude. - William James
A generation of men is like a generation of leaves; the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases. - Homer
In case you're worried about what's going to become of the younger generation, it's going to grow up and start worrying about the younger generation. - Roger Allen
Live your life in such a way that it is going to be the favorite story of your generation and generations to come. - Amit Kalantri
America’s education system has become less a ladder of opportunity than a structure to transmit inequity from one generation to the next. - Nicholas Kristof
If my generation is remembered for anything, it will be as the last one that remembers the world before the Internet. - Lev Grossman
A generation which ignores history has no past and no future. - Robert Heinlein
One generation passes away, and another generation cometh forth: but the earth abides for ever. - Compton Gage
Even though this generation still believes in the miracle working power of God, they must no longer wait for God to bring water from the rocks, but rather construct dams, water systems, subdue the power of the ocean thereby give glory to God almighty - Sunday Adelaja
It is the present living generation that gives character and spirit to the next. Hence the paramount importance of accomplished and energetic teachers in forming the taste the manners and the character of the coming age. - Alexander Campbell
Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest. - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
It's sad that several political parties still count the dead, the starving, the unemployed by their religion, caste, creed and sect. The young generation needs to engage in politics of right vs wrong and not right vs left. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
It is an illuminating sign of beauty's generation by desire, that when the object of desire is securely won, the sense of its beauty languishes; few men are philosopher enough to desire what they have, and fewer still can find beauty in what no longer stirs desire. - Will Durant
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new. - Henry David Thoreau
Homemaking is a passion you can pass on from generation to generation. - Elizabeth George
The influence of individual character extends from generation to generation.
He plants trees to benefit another generation. - Caecilius Statius
Few will have the greatness to bend history itself; but each of us can work to change a small portion of events, and in the total of all those acts will be written the history of this generation. - Robert F. Kennedy
You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation. - Brigham Young
A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them to see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. - Max Planck
There's a light, a light of hope, to break, destroy, recreat, unite and reform grounds of a future, our sustenance. And until that light shines so bright, we the people, our generation will forever March on to failure, otherwise eternal victory is assured!!!!!!!! - Samuel Gyekye Mensah
Real Fathers make a positive impact on their generation, and so give the next generation the advantage of a better nation to live in - Fela Durotoye
Serving my generation with excellence will mean in turn, my generation can lead with excellence. - Onyi Anyado
All about the fucking money... money... money... thinking it's for the good for your generation... but so far it's neither and for that and neither and for that... It's mostly for the worst of your generation and other's generations. - Deyth Banger
The young man pities his elders, fearing the day he, too, will join their ranks. The elderly man pities the younger generation, well-knowing the trials and tribulations that lie ahead of them. - Lynda I Fisher
Whenever pastors assume people in their congregation know certain things, they miss opportunities to teach. If a pastor makes assumptions year after year, then a whole generation has never heard [that truth] for the first time. If we assume too much, we communicate too little. - Andy Stanley
O The irony of man, he thinks he's past generation did not repeat the same way of thinking, either intelligently or foolishly. - A Gentleman
Each generation writes off earlier errors as the result of bad thinking, of less able minds--and then confidently embarks on making fresh errors of its own. - Michael Crichton
Hip Hop Generation captures the collective hopes and nightmares, ambitions and failures of those who would otherwise be described as post-this or post-that. - Jeff Chain in "Can't Stop Won't Stop A History of the Hip-Hop Generation "
This generation must spend less time waiting for manna from heaven, but spend more time in the fields building and producing. - Sunday Adelaja
Civilization is not inherited; it has to be learned and earned by each generation anew… - Will Durant
We have taught this generation how to "market" the Gospel but we have neglected to encourage them to "preach" the Gospel. - John Paul Warren
I refuse to hold the coats of this generation. - Rebecca McKinsey
We are truly defined by what we pass on to the next generation. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
The Protestants believe in the higher power through the truth they derive from the word of God. They got to know the truth and that truth set them free and they took the truth to the society and set their whole generation free. - Sunday Adelaja
We must convince each generation that they are transient passengers on this planet earth. It does not belong to them. They are not free to doom generations yet unborn. They are not at liberty to erase humanity's past nor dim its future. - Bernard Lown
I'm very aware we are the first generation ever to have such incredible opportunities to express ourselves publicly to a worldwide audience. - Sara Sheridan
I believe that in this generation those with the courage to enter the conflict will find themselves with companions in every corner of the world. - Robert F. Kennedy
We have no quarrel with the German nation,One would not quarrel with a flock of sheep.But, generation after generation,They throw up leaders who disturb our sleep. - Alan Herbert
The ability for anyone in our generation to self-amuse has sadly been bred out of our species. - Kim Askew
What one generation finds ridiculous, the next accepts; and the third shudders when it looks back on what the first did. - Peter Singer
Chris book focuses on the author’s strong belief- America is only one generation away from new heights of greatness. - Chris Salamone
The greatest revolution in our generation is that of human beings, who by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives. - Marilyn Ferguson
There is no nobler profession, nor no greater calling, than to be among those unheralded many who gave and give their lives to the preservation of human knowledge, passed with commitment and care from one generation to the next. - Laurence Overmire
Sometimes it falls upon a generation to be great, you can be that generation - Nelson Mandela
The problem with this generation is that they believe in social media more than people. - Shihab Kazi
One of the greatest disconnects for this generation is how life and work fit together. There is a need to talk about purpose in life, vocation, and calling. We need to provide a stronger theology of work to help them make integrated connections to their daily lives. - David Kinnaman
Our mothers were largely silent about what happened to them as they passed through this midlife change. But a new generation of women has already started to break the wall of silence. - Trisha Posner
In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires the demons and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer. - Joss Whedon
Literature is the safe and traditional vehicle through which we learn about the world and pass on values from on generation to the next. Books save lives. - Laurie Anderson
I don’t want to be the product of my environment, of the perks of this generation. I want to see the bigger picture, take it into account and make the choices that go beyond what’s right in front of me.I want to be timeless. - Selin Kuscu
It is the vocation of the Christian in every generation to out-think all opposition. - Elton Trueblood
The value of someone is not determined by titles, positions and sects, but by the impact and the major contributions he/she makes in the society by digging a hole in the universe to build a foundation for the next generation that is coming. - Lydor Brunice
It takes a society to raise a generation. - David Berman
My role as a role model is to teach my generation how to excel in the role of distinction. - Onyi Anyado
We are living in a generation where people ‘in love’ are free to touch each other’s private parts but are not allowed to touch each other’s phones because they are private. - Robert Mugabe
If you achieve a success not achieved by anyone else and not possible to achieve by anyone else then you are the hero of your generation. - Amit Kalantri
Only those who ignore d sea waves&tides to fish in deep waters can have abundance of fishes to feed their generation. - Olojo Daniel Olatunji
Ignorance is pass from one generation to other. - Deyth Banger
Without courage, our generation is doomed to another decade of political disenfranchisement and shit music. - Laurie Penny
Posterity! you will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your freedom! I hope you will make a good use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in Heaven that I ever took half the pains to preserve it. - John Adams
There's a whole generation growing up thinking...the government exists to care for them. - Dave Ramsey
Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn. - Joseph Addison
If only one generation takes action in raising their children as humans, rather than raising boys and girls, the future human civilization shall get rid of the sinister phenomenon of misogyny sooner than you can imagine. - Abhijit Naskar
Try to imagine what the rising generation could become if these five righteous patterns were practiced consistently in every home. Our young people could be like Helaman’s army: invincible (see Alma 57:25--26). - Larry R. Lawrence
Books make it possible for every person born into the world to begin where the previous generation left off. - Orison Swett Marden
I am a first generation immigrant and a woman, but I don't really write about that because I feel like I'm a human being. There are universal human experiences. When you don't put your picture online, they can see your soul before they have preconceived notions. - Evelyn Rodriguez
Personal conviction held always in life that it is better to spend a few minutes in Bathroom or Lavatory than many hours in a Laboratory or Library for the novelty in idea generation and incubation. - Anuj Somany
So long as breath remains in our lungs, untapped potential lies inside us, waiting to be released. The reason we are still alive is that we are carrying something inside us that this generation needs. That’s why we’re not yet in heaven. - Wayne Cordeiro
Yes, it's important to inspire the next generation but let's not forget to inspire the now generation too. - Onyi Anyado
The known is finite, the unknown is infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to claim a little more land. - T. H. Huxley
Each generation will reap what the former generation has sown. - Chinese Proverb
Every 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
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in the next. - John Stuart Mill
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. - G. K. Chesterton
It is the duty of every generation of writers and artists to find fresh ways of expressing the habitual circumstances of the human condition. To serve up the lukewarm remains of yesterdays dinner is easy, profitable and popular, (for a while). It is also wrong. - Jeanette Winterson
I am still hoping to see an America that would gradually move beyond race, only in times when old ideas would no longer lives and the new will grow with the young generation. - Henry Johnson Jr
I'm not that man anymore. No one can stay that way too long. That's why wars end and a later generation catches its breath looking forward and erasing what's behind. - Erri De Luca
The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind. - William James
That was always the difference between Muhammad Ali and the rest of us. He came, he saw, and if he didn't entirely conquer - he came as close as anybody we are likely to see in the lifetime of this doomed generation.
Serving my generation with excellence will mean my generation can in turn lead with excellence. - Onyi Anyado
Hardship is vanishing, but so is style, and the two are more closely connected than the present generation supposes. - E.M. Forster
If the old saying is true, that what one generation learns in school is the philosophy of the next, then the philosophy of the next generation will be totalitarianism. - John Whitehead
Think of a world where Detachment, Gratitude and Empathy were subjects included in every grade school’s curriculum. A new generation would emerge with an attitude of peace, contentment and an overall appreciation for everything and everyone - Gary Hopkins
The inspirational value of the space program is probably of far greater importance to education than any input of dollars... A whole generation is growing up which has been attracted to the hard disciplines of science and engineering by the romance of space. - Arthur C. Clarke
Only a generation of readers will spawn a generation of writers. - Steven Spielberg
Let us make sure that future generation writes our biography. - Amit Kalantri
If we stand passively by while the centre of each city becomes a hive of depravation, crime and hopelessness…if we become two people, the suburban affluent and the urban poor, each filled with mistrust and fear for the other…then we shall effectively cripple each generation to come. - Lyndon B. Johnson
My whole theory of writing I can sum up in one sentence. An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
While we thank God for them and their efforts, we must also know that our generation of believers has the responsibility to take the gospel a bit further. To conquer some more territories and to expand the influence of the kingdom to a higher horizon - Sunday Adelaja
I am increasingly persuaded that the earth belongs exclusively to the living and that one generation has no more right to bind another to it's laws and judgments than one independent nation has the right to command another. - Thomas Jefferson
The prophet and the quack are alike admired for a generation, and admired for the wrong reasons. - G. K. Chesterton
Parenthood...It's about guiding the next generation, and forgiving the last. - Peter Krause
The philosophy of the schoolroom in one generation is the philosophy of government in the next. - Abraham Lincoln
Two of the greatest hungers in our world today are the hunger for spirituality and the hunger for social change. The connection between the two is the one the world is waiting for, especially the new generation. And the first hunger will empower the second. - Jim Wallis
The general public of the wireless western nations are very tolerant to the radiation poisoning of the next generation of children by their corporate controlled governments. - Steven Magee
Serving my generation with excellence will in turn mean my generation can lead, with excellence. - Onyi Anyado
The most aggravating thing about the younger generation is that I no longer belong to it. - Albert Einstein
If your kids are the generation Y there are only two things you parents are worried about..What your daughters are uploading on the internet and what your sons are downloading from the internet - Joshua Siranjofu
It is through the institution of families that children are brought up in an orderly manner; and that the knowledge of God and of His laws is handed down from generation to generation. - Henry Thornton
It's something that this country hasn't had to deal with. But there's going to be a whole new generation that doesn't know their father. It's almost selfish of us to die. They train us as warriors. But they don't teach us how to take the pain away. - Jim Sheeler
The wild things of this earth are not ours to do with as we please. They have been given to us in trust, and we must account for them to the generation which will come after us and audit our accounts. - William T. Hornaday
Writing about the 1950s has given me tremendous respect for my mother's generation. - Sara Sheridan
Our generation is realistic, for we have come to know man as he really is. After all, man is that being who invented the gas chambers of Auschwitz; however, he is also that being who entered those gas chambers upright, with the Lord's Prayer or the Shema Yisrael on his lips. - Viktor E. Frankl
If we could follow the slogan that says,"Turn off the TV and open a good book" we would do something of substance for a future generation. - Gordon B. Hinckley
The generation of random numbers is too important to be left to chance. - Robert R. Coveyou
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans. - John F. Kennedy
People are mystery as far you go deeper as more mystery you can find. New generation, new tricks, new misteries, new problems... people are hard to be understand as deeper you go as more missunderstand the stuff. - Deyth Banger
Democracy is always an unfinished experiment, testing the capacity of each generation to live freedom nobly. - George Weigel
We cannot afford to let the ideas of our young generation go untapped or unbacked. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Men have no right to put the well-being of the present generation wholly out of the question. Perhaps the only moral trust with any certainty in our hands is the care of our own time. - Edmund Burke
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