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It's very difficult to fill the shoes of somebody like Rahul Bhai. He has set the bench mark for a generation to come. However, it's our responsibility to carry forward his legacy.
I think there are very few people, in my generation at least, that are that passionate about what they do.
Many young Muslims see no opportunities for themselves and do not feel they have control over their lives or a stake in their nation's future. Such pessimism leads to disengagement. We risk losing a generation of young Muslims to apathy and extremism.
Instead of passing on choppy waters to the next generation, we should endeavor to leave them a calmer sea.
Being second generation in Hollywood is complicated: Success is expected, and yet the track record of the second generation is not great. Only a small group of us, like Jane Fonda, have succeeded.
There is a huge thirst for knowledge among the younger generation for contemporary art, but most of them learn about it by going on the Internet.
There are a lot of people of my generation in New Zealand literature, young writers on their first or second books, that I'm just really excited about. There seems to be a big gap between the generation above and us; it seems to be quite radically different in terms of form and approach.
When the Walkman was the craze in my generation, I was one of the first to have it.
Benigno Aquino III
I stand before you tonight as a young American, a proud American, of a generation born as the Cold War receded, shaped by the tragedy of 9/11, connected by the digital revolution and determined to re-elect the man who will make the 21st century another American century - President Barack Obama.
With an older generation, there's some weight carried with the Beatles. There's almost like an untouchable, god-like force field around them.
My generation has left the globe in a mess.
Hardworking Americans are fighting every day to provide for themselves and their families, and leave a more prosperous country for the next generation.
Social Security is not just another government spending program. It is a promise from generation to generation.
Food became for me a way of becoming self-sufficient with my hands, to regain manual literacy, which I think has been lost on our generation and certainly younger generations. Very few people can actually make things with their hands and do things with their hands.
With a fourth generation of nuclear power, you can have a technology that will burn more than 99 percent of the energy in the fuel. It would mean that you don't need to mine uranium for the next thousand years.
I'm of that generation of Jews still deeply influenced by the Holocaust. Certainly the notion that the state power to kill can be subject to such extraordinary abuse is always lurking beneath the surface for me. Certainly my experience and identity as a Jew is there.
We are the first generation of human beings to have substantial insights into the origin of our cosmos and of human life in it.
Librarians are teaching the next generation how to use digital media responsibly.
Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Because the truth is, today's immigrants, as they have for generation after generation, work the longest hours at the hardest jobs for the lowest pay, jobs that are just about impossible to fill.
Because of the generation in which I came into the world, there were expectations. Of course there were expectations. It was something having to do with being a respectable Negro woman who would make the people in Baltimore proud.
Anna Deavere Smith
My generation of Americans, the scions of daring dreamers, the children of the fearlessly faithful and the offspring of many of history's most audacious actors - we, together, drink deeply from wells of freedom, liberty and opportunity that we did not dig.
On my US tour maybe three out of 30 shows there was an Elvis impersonator in the crowd but that's it. I usually get younger fans, and those that come that are of an older generation end up walking out because it's too loud.
Lisa Marie Presley
You can't just keep recycling revivals. And you can't keep betting on the efforts of guys like me who've been around. You have to take the next step and bet on the next generation.
Some people accuse the new generation of being ignorant, maybe ignorant for the old generation, but it's a new language.
It's a different era. Our job now is to show leadership and vision and to help the next generation of artists.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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