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Elizabeth Debold Quotes and Sayings
Quotes by Elizabeth Debold

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Generation after generation of women have pledged to
raise their daughters differently,
only to find that their daughters grow up and fervently pledge the same thing.
- Elizabeth Debold

The next generation of women will enter a world in
which they are perceived to have more opportunities
for creating fulfilling lives than women have ever had before.
- Elizabeth Debold

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

The greatest discovery of any generation
is that a human being
can alter his life by
altering his attitude
- William James

 

The philosophy of the school room in one generation
will be the philosophy of government in the next.
- Abraham Lincoln

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business
in which no cumulative wisdom is gained:
each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
- Bill Cosby

Things are only impossible until they're not.
- Jean-Luc Picard, character in STAR TREK: The Next Generation

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Take some time in a quiet place to contemplate
the balance between being of service -
both to this generation and to generations yet unborn -
and renewing your vitality with play and celebration.
Without play, one becomes old and dry.
Without service, life becomes meaningless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is the highest passion in a human being.
Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
- Soren Kierkegaard

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Friendship must dare to risk, or it's not friendship.
- Captain Jean-Luc Picard in the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation

Trouble is, kids feel they have to shock their elders
and each generation grows up into something harder to shock.
- Ben Lindsey

It is incumbent on every generation
to pay its own debts as it goes.
A principle which if acted on would
save one-half the wars of the world.
- Thomas Jefferson

Every generation needs a new revolution.
- Thomas Jefferson

We will have to repent in this generation,
not merely for the vitriolic words and actions of the bad people,
but for the appalling silence of the good people.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost
my generation to preserve your freedom.
I hope you will make good use of it.
- John Quincy Adams

This generation has given up on growth.
They're just hoping for survival.
- Penelope Spheeris

We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind
in the history of the world or to make it the last.
- John F. Kennedy

He plants trees to benefit another generation.
- Caecilius Statius

Married people from my generation are like an endangered species!
- Patrice Leconte

Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes
from one generation to another.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The awareness that health is dependent
upon habits that we control
makes us the first generation in history
that to a large extent determines its own destiny.
- Jimmy Carter

For some reason, it popped into my head the notion
that a lot of the Next Generation cast in the long
run of that show managed to step behind the camera.
- Michael Shanks

It's shortsighted not to view the education of a future
generation of Americans as a priority for all Americans.
- Mel Martinez

Yes, many immigrants cherish the value of choice and
opportunity and the value of education more than 7th
or 8th generation Americans.
- Malcolm Wallop

For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival,
liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness
is a planet whose resources are devoted
to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.
- Jimmy Carter

It's the same thing now.
When I go onstage the young people scream and holler
as much as the older generation.
- Etta James

We learned in the university to consider Wordsworth and Keats as Romantics.
They were only a generation apart, but Wordsworth didn't
even read Keats's book when he gave him a copy.
- Thom Gunn

It is possible to lead astray an entire generation,
to strike it blind, to drive it insane,
to direct it towards a false goal.
Napoleon proved this.
- Alexander Herzen

Education is the investment our generation makes in the future.
- Mitt Romney

A science is any discipline in which the fool of this
generation can go beyond the point reached by the genius of the last generation.
- Max Gluckman

I think every parent, every generation has wanted their
children to do better and have a higher standard of living.
But I think there's too much guilt.
- Phil McGraw

Sacrifice still exists everywhere, and everywhere the
elect of each generation suffers for the salvation of the rest.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

I'm speaking for all of us.
I'm the spokesman for a generation.
- Bob Dylan

That's maybe the most important thing each generation does,
is to break a lot of rules and make up their own way of doing things.
- Jackson Browne

My friends and I took songwriting very,
very seriously.
My hero was and still is Bob Dylan, but also people
like Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell and that whole generation.
- Kazuo Ishiguro

Education is our greatest opportunity to give an irrevocable
gift to the next generation.
- Ernie Fletcher

As a teacher, as a propagandist, Mr. Shaw is no good
at all, even in his own generation.
But as a personality, he is immortal.
- Max Beerbohm

I'm optimistic that we are actually seeing the opportunity
of a generation being created in this.
- Peter Mandelson

The men who followed Him were unique in their generation.
They turned the world upside down because their hearts
had been turned right side up.
The world has never been the same.
- Billy Graham

It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance.
We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.
- Charles Dudley Warner

I think one of the nicest things that we created as
a generation was just the fact that we could say,
'Hey, I don't like white people.'
- Nikki Giovanni

Each age, it is found, must write its own books;
or rather, each generation for the next succeeding.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We will be remembered only if we give to our younger
generation a prosperous and safe India,
resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage.
- Abdul Kalam

Parents who wonder where the younger generation is
going should remember where it came from.
- Sam Ewing

So what are we given? We're also given,
my generation, the disillusionment of our parents.
- Jewel Kilcher

I think all those actors from that generation,
like Bogart - they were wonderful actors.
They didn't act.
They just came on and they did it, and the characters were wonderful.
- Anthony Hopkins

Only very rarely are foreigners or first-generation
immigrants allowed to be nice people in American films.
Those with an accent are bad guys.
- Max von Sydow

I'm not of this generation.
- Charles Manson

An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation,
the critics of the next, and the schoolmaster of ever afterwards.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

My idea is always to reach my generation.
The wise writer writes for the youth of his own generation,
the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterward.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Politicians all too often think about the next election.
Statesmen think about the next generation.
- Linda Lingle

Progress is the injustice each generation commits with
regard to its predecessors.
- Emile M. Cioran

A politician thinks of the next election.
A statesman, of the next generation.
- James Freeman Clarke

My parents were both from extremely different backgrounds.
My father's Italian, my mother was of Swedish descent.
They're both first-generation Americans.
- Susan Lucci

After a big war a nation doesn't want another for a generation or more.
- Edward Grey

Every generation is obsessed with the decade before they were born.
- Fiona Shaw

Hardly any generation wants to take the whole of the last generation,
it just wants to take its best bits.
- Ninette de Valois

In general, everyone wants to work and work more.
But in fact, when a young generation has sufficient
capability then we should create conditions for them to work.
- Nong Duc Manh

With artists of my own generation there was at first no group identity -
and never a clique.
- Kenneth Noland

I never threw an illegal pitch.
The trouble is, once in a while I toss one that ain't
never been seen by this generation.
- Satchel Paige

I believe we need to attract a new generation of the
best and brightest to public service and I believe
that government can be a source of inspiration,
not degradation.
- Andrew Cuomo

Each generation must recreate liberty for its own times.
- Florence E. Allen

I had seen the films out of World War II,
the great 82nd Airborne, the 101st, and all of those
of you in the greatest generation and the service that you had provided.
- Hugh Shelton

They say the death of a parent puts you in time because
that means there's now no generation standing between you and ordinary death:
you're next.
I don't buy it.
- Bruce Jackson

I want to work with the teachers' union.
But as I said out there, we have to put the kids first
and we are letting down a generation of California children.
It's not acceptable.
- Meg Whitman

Every generation tries to put its doctrine on a high
shelf where the children can not reach it.
- Walter Rauschenbusch

What nobler employment, or more valuable to the state,
than that of the man who instructs the rising generation?
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Through first-class education, a generation marches
down the long uncertain road of the future with confidence.
- Wynton Marsalis

I like to do theater and hopefully be effective.
Most actors, at least contemporary actors of my generation,
can't do it.
They don't have the chops.
- Jeffrey Wright

No member of our generation who wasn't a Communist
or a dropout in the thirties is worth a damn.
- Lyndon B. Johnson


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