A generation which ignores history has no past — and no future.
Every generation needs regeneration
Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.
Every generation needs a new revolution.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
A father must lead his children; but first he must learn to follow. He must laugh with them but remember the ache of childhood tears. He must hold the past with one hand and reach to the future with the other so there can be no generation gap in family love.
Every old man complains of the growing depravity of the world, of the petulance and insolence of the rising generation.
We didn't have a generation gap, we had a generation Grand Canyon.
It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.
I think there's a gigantic generation gap in terms of how people understand the Internet and how much they think technology is an important factor in social change.
I care about our young people, and I wish them great success, because they are our Hope for the Future, and some day, when my generation retires, they will have to pay us trillions of dollars in social security
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.
Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us.
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.
I really have a generation gap about modern clothes.
In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger. I do not shrink from this responsibility - I welcome it.
Each new generation born is in effect an invasion of civilization by little barbarians, who must be civilized before it is too late.
Maybe you are the "cool" generation. If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration.
I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on the frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words. When I was a boy, we were taught to be discrete and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly wise and impatient of restraint.
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
It is my firm belief that I have a link with the past and a responsibility to the future. I cannot give up. I cannot despair. There's a whole future, generations to come. I have to keep trying.
Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.
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.
This war has already stretched the generation gap so wide that it threatens to pull the country apart.
Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
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