Quotation Explorer - 'Generations'

If everyone takes one action for peace every day, our future generations will be able to enjoy peace. - Debasish Mridha
My happiness comes from the donation of my life in many ways for the current and for the future generations. - Debasish Mridha
We will remember the way things used to be, and teach our children to be better than us. The generations that follow will remember with us. In that day, we will all be free - Rachel Higginson
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations. - Charles de Montesquieu
Many generations are dependent on a man's understanding of his appointed purpose in life. - Sunday Adelaja
Every year I collect a select amount of material possessions (baseball cards, coins, famous paraphernalia) to pass on to my children. In two or more generations they should have a small fortune of 'ancient' famous items. - Akutra-Ramses Atenosis Cea
As I explore the wilderness of my own body, I see that I am made of blood and bones, sunlight and water, pesticide residues and redwood humus, the fears and dreams of generations of ancestors, particles of exploded stars. - Anne Cushman
We must all cultivate our own creativity because we each have a God-given imagination that has the ability to bless generations and eternity. - Alisa Hope Wagner
We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations. - David Brower
At least she's not guilty of integrity, and that's more than I can say of any Bell in four generations except my grandfather and myself. - James Thurber
The earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations. - Pope John Paul II
People can waste a large amount of their time trying to be accepted by people. Sometimes, God meant for you not to fit. You never know, you may hold the unique perspective that when voiced or demonstrated will change generations. - Shannon L. Alder
And is not peace, in the last analysis, basically a matter of human rights -- the right to live out our lives without fear of devastation the right to breathe air as nature provided it -- the right of future generations to a healthy existence?" (, June 10, 1963, American University speech) - John F. Kennedy
Without a vision to guide our path, and without ambition that knows no limits, we can never build a bright future for generations to come. - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Policymakers cannot take the situation lightly, for at its worst, it speaks to intergenerational inequity a breaking of the social contract between two generations. - Usman W. Chohan
Women united can create movements. We can empower entire generations. We can build peace one action at a time. Together we rise. The time is now. - Amy Leigh Mercree
One of history’s most useful tasks is to bring home to us how keenly, honestly and painfully, past generations pursued aims that now seem to us wrong or disgraceful. - John Carey
I foresee the time when industry shall no longer denude the forests which require generations to mature, nor use up the mines which were ages in the making, but shall draw its materials largely from the annual produce of the fields. - Henry Ford
Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us. - Henrik Tikkanen
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
The future of mankind is going to be decided within the next two generations, and there are two absolute requisites: We must aim at a stable-state society [with limited population growth] and the destruction of nuclear stockpiles. Otherwise I don't see how we can survive much later than 2050. - Jacques Monod
The family trees of all of us, of whatever origin or trait, must meet and merge into one genetic tree of all humanity by the time they have spread into our ancestries for about 50 generations. - Guy Murchie
Liberals tend to view traditions, policies, and morals of past generations as arbitrary designs put in place by less enlightened people. Because of this, liberals don't pay much attention to why traditions developed or wonder about possible ramifications of their social engineering. - John Hawkins
A nation is not defined by its borders or the boundaries of its land mass Rather, a nation is defined by adverse people who have been unified by a cause and a value system and who are committed to a vision for the type of society they wish to live in and give to the future generations to come. - Fela Durotoye
The ultimate test of man's conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard. - Gaylord Nelson
Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground.
In history as in life it is success that counts. Start a political upheaval and let yourself be caught, and you will hang as a traitor. But place yourself at the head of a rebellion and gain your point, and all future generations will worship you as the Father of their Country.
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. - George Bernard Shaw
This world belongs to our future generations, so we have to take utmost care of it. - Debasish Mridha
The only future we count is the time and the moments we can take a breath and leave a word for the future coming generations. - Auliq Ice
The first and most important thing that God requires of a man is to bear responsibility for future generations - Sunday Adelaja
Educators not only teach, but they also inspire students to learn, ignite the light of imaginations, shine the sense of perception, and define the path of life for future generations. - Debasish Mridha
We, the Hawaiian people, who are born from the union of Papahanaumoku and Wakea, earth mother and sky father, and who have lived in these islands for over 100 generations, will always have the moral right to the lands of Hawai'i now and forever, no matter what any court says. - Lilikalā K. Kame'eleihiwa
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
O generations of men, how I count you as equal with those who live not at all! - Sophocles
We the caregivers, have the power to do things proactively to benefit our present and future generations. - Betsy L. Stone
Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal that will make this world a better place for future generations. - Debasish Mridha
The beauty of collaboration between older and younger generations is that we combine strength with wisdom—a surefire way to accomplish more for the glory of God. - Brett Harris
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
The historian's rightful task is to distil experience as a medicinal warning for the future generations, not to distil a drug. - B.H. Liddell Hart
If you see a group of people struggling over generations and you attribute those struggles to bad character, then you do not truly believe we are all created equally. - Jonathan R. Miller
My wishes before I die, to fulfill my mission on earth; The writing of my life stories to inspired present and future generations. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Never forget that we were enslaved in this country longer than we have been free. Never forget that for 250 years black people were born into chains-whole generations followed by more generations who knew nothing but chains. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
A great teacher plants the seeds of greatness in the minds of future generations. - Debasish Mridha
The whole purpose of education is to transfer and transform knowledge for the future generations so that they can transcend their lives and humanity as a whole. - Debasish Mridha
Kids don't care about rock and roll as much as they used to, as the other generations have. It's already turned into nothing but a fashion statement and an identity for kids to use as a tool for them to fuck and have a social life. - Kurt Cobain
The reason people blame things on previous generations is that there's only one other choice. - Doug Larson
Mathematics is a vast adventure in ideas; its history reflects some of the noblest thoughts of countless generations.
Generations of parents have upheld this line if thinking. When a daughter showed a promise of talent, they saw it as a curse and worried that she would die young. Eventually, the very lack of talent became a sure sign of virtue for women. - He Zhen
Not too many people know how life could be best used, it is a millennial dilemma, that has troubled souls of men for many, many generations. - Sunday Adelaja
Archaeological discoveries made in Egypt and in the Near East in the past hundred years have opened our eyes to a spiritual and cultural heritage undreamed of by earlier generations. - Samuel Noah Kramer
A writer doesn't dream of riches and fame, though those things are nice. A true writer longs to leave behind a piece of themselves, something that withstands the test of time and is passed down for generations. - C.K. Webb
The light of a great man shines for generations to come. - Auliq-Ice
Thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations, and thou shalt be called, the repairer of the breach, the restorer of paths to dwell in.
An investment in education pays the best dividends that last for generations. - Debasish Mridha
It is only once we stop taking everything for granted and fully open our hearts to the beauty that surrounds us that we will understand the importance of joining our hands in the construction of a better world for the people of generations to come. - Francisco Battiti
A seed houses generation of seeds and can also feed generations of man. - Oscar Bimpong
As parents, we have the responsibility and the power to create a foundational love for nutritious foods that will influence our children's choices for decades to come, setting the stage for our children, grandchildren, and future generations to flourish in wellness and health. - Leah Borski
On Kwajalein, Louie and Phil leared a dark truth known to the doomed in Hitler's death camps, the slaves of the American South, and a hundred other generations of betrayed people. Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen. - Laura Hillenbrand
I am praying that the issues from the last 12 generations go into the ground with me so I have NEW issue is to pass on to my son. - Matt Chandler
People may laugh at what I do but am not perturbed. My work is to add value to lives. I will keep living my dreams so that by the time my mortal body may stop working, I will remain immortally relevant to generations to come. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers. - Laurie Colwin
They were from different generations, culture, nations. But even these things did not divide them so much as their separate conceptions of what it meant to be a woman. - Patricia Duncker
The tradition of all the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living. - Karl Marx
Dear young aspiring leader, one day you will be in a position of power. That shouldn't let you enslave nor look down upon others, but aim to influence change for the benefit of future generations. - Gugu Mona
What is it about the Heavens that draws us to look up? For generations, centuries, (millennia?) it seems we are drawn to look up for answers, comfort in times of despair, with pleas for help, when we are in need of grace, and to give thanks. - Bella Vespira
It should surprise no one that modern soldiers return home just as conflicted and detached as previous generations. The difference is that in the age of vapid American decadence, their simpler fundamental values are largely irrelevant to we civilians. - Tiffany Madison
American foreign policy must be more than the management of crisis. It must have a great and guiding goal: to turn this time of American influence into generations of democratic peace. - George W. Bush
Burn the book. It serves you once.Read the book. Serves you for a lifetime.Lend the book. It serves for generations to come. - Kowtham Kumar K
New research is lending texture and credence to what generations of storytellers have known in their bones that books, poems, movies, and real-life stories can affect the way we think and even, by extension, the way we act ["The Power of Story," Aeon, January 12, 2015]. - Elizabeth Svoboda
A visionary is a leader of excellence who sees what others do not see, who achieves for now and plans for the future, who positively impacts different generations and raises up other visionaries. - Onyi Anyado
Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. - Ephesians 3 2021 NIV
Though your dream may be birth by you, it has eternal potential to impact lives and generations even after you. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
I live for my death. While it is important how you perceive me now, It is more imperative how generations to come would perceive me - Sahndra Fon Dufe
A library implies an act of faith which generations, still in darkness hid, sign in their night in witness of the dawn."À qui la faute? (1872) - Victor Hugo
​Pass on bravery and wisdom to the future generations, not some ragged traditions and baseless cowardice. - Abhijit Naskar
Every artist joins a conversation that's been going on for generations, even millennia, before he or she joins the scene. - John Barth
Destroying a book is not the same as destroying a human lif. It is much more serious. For when you end the life of a book you destroy the ideas of countless thinkers who inspired it, and condemn future generations to darkness and ignorance. - Photozeiger
This world in which we live needs beauty in order not to sink into despair. It is beauty, like truth, which brings joy to the heart of man and is that precious fruit which resists the year and tear of time, which unites generations and makes them share things in admiration. - Pope Paul VI
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
True Leadership is having multiple generations working together successfully and passionately to create significance. - Farshad Asl
There are no worse oppressors than those who have been oppressed themselves for they will justify all means of self-preservation, including persecution and oppression of others, to the extent of, and worse than that which they had endured. This will weigh heavily on the souls of future generations. - H.N.Ellessy
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.
If human life were long enough to find the ultimate theory, everything would have been solved by previous generations. Nothing would be left to be discovered. - Stephen Hawking
If the humanity does not poison the minds of the children with all sort of religious craps, the new generations of humanity will soon create a new world order where reason and logic will be the sole guide, the sole savior! - Mehmet Murat ildan
No one can attain to truth by himself. Only by laying stone on stone with the cooperation of all, by the millions of generations from our forefather Adam to our own times, is that temple reared which is to be a worthy dwelling place of the Great God. - Leo Tolstoy
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
Things don't fall apart. Things hold. Lines connect in thin ways that last and last and lives become generations made out of pictures and words just kept. - Lucille Clifton
Strange new problems are being reported in the growing generations of children whose mothers were always there, driving them around, helping them with their homework - an inability to endure pain or discipline or pursue any self-sustained goal of any sort, a devastating boredom with life. - Betty Friedan
Book:Sharing of life and experiences with other people.This is lifetime notes for all generations. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Aging in women is 'unbeautiful' since women grow more powerful with time, and since the links between generations of women must always be broken. - Naomi Wolf
Education is the bane of life, the foundation of society and the liberation of generations. - Mmanti Umoh
One day we will all have to leave this beautiful world, and we want to leave with peace towards eternal peace. We also want our future generations to live with joy and peace. - Debasish Mridha
A country as such does not be good or bad, only the people are good or bad, that too change by generations and this scenario is same to any nations. what India really have is a rich legacy.. nothing else - Rajesh Nanoo
The role of a philosopher is to create a better way for the future generations. - Debasish Mridha
Not to know what happened before you were born is always to remain a child. For what is a man's life if it is not linked with the life of future generations by memories of the past.
The degree to which the psychiatric community is complicit with abusive parents in drugging non-compliant children is a war crime across the generations, and there will be a Nuremberg at some point in the future - Stefan Molyneux
If epigenetic changes caused by trauma such as the Holocaust, or enslavement, can be passed through generations, as researchers have recently found, perhaps some of us are hard-wired to be afraid because our history has taught us that fear is a kind of armor. - Amy Brill
He that planteth a tree is a servant of God, he provideth a kindness for many generations, and faces that he hath not seen shall bless him. - Henry Van Dyke
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