The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes.
The greatest revolution of our generation is the discovery that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
It is up to us to live up to the legacy that was left for us, and to leave a legacy that is worthy of our children and of future generations.
My father's generation gave to my generation a land of wealth and purpose and world economic dominance.
Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan had tremendous influence on generations of American because, even if people disagreed with them, they admired them because they made very strong commitments to things they believed in.
This might be the first generation where kids are dying at a younger age than their parents and it's related primarily to the obesity problem.
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.
The traditions of the dead generations weigh like a nightmare upon the living.
You are young. No hungry generations tread you down. The past does not mock you with the ruins of a beauty the secret of whose creation you have lost
When you build a memorial, you build it not because the person wanted it, but for the future -- for generations who didn't know the man and didn't know the era in which he lived.
Some of the lowest-paid workers in this nation are people that we ask to watch the next generation of Americans. We do a better job insisting that your pets are cared for in this country than your children are, and there ought to be a sense of outrage about that.
You know I've got a generator that's still popping.
The previous generation, such as Alec Stewart and Nasser Hussain, lost to Australia on many occasions.
Eight generations of African-Americans are still waiting to achieve their rights - compensation and restitution for the hundreds of years during which they were bought and sold on the market.
Being spokesman for a generation is the worst job I ever had.
Maybe at this stage in my career, it's from that younger generation that I have most to learn.
Some men so dislike the dust kicked up by the generation they belong to, that, being unable to pass, they lag behind it.
Maybe there are three or four really good poets in a generation.
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
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.
Every generation needs a new revolution.
It's very strange that most people don't care if their knowledge of their family history only goes back three generations.
All around us are the consequences of the most significant technological, and hence cultural, revolution in generations.
That sense of sacredness, that thinking in generations, must begin with reverence for this earth.
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