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If more politicians in this country were thinking about the next generation instead of the next election, it might be better for the United States and the world.
The amazing fact is that America is founded on a document. It's a work in progress. It can be tested by each generation.
We can either continue to collectively stand on the sidelines and debate what is causing autism and if it is an epidemic or we can get on the field and start addressing the real problem - a generation of children with autism. We are not focusing enough on prevention, treatments and support services.
The public school system doesn't get everybody. Every generation has its rebels.
I think I'm representing a new generation of Latinos - bilingual, bicultural people.
Our generation has an incredible amount of realism, yet at the same time it loves to complain and not really change. Because, if it does change, then it won't have anything to complain about.
I think documentaries are the greatest way to educate an entire generation that doesn't often look back to learn anything about the history that provided a safe haven for so many of us today.
We can't understand when we're pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it is to have a shared history with a younger generation: blood, genes, humor. It means we were actually here, on Earth, for a time - like the Egyptians with their pyramids, only with children.
It's a struggle but that's why we exist, so that another generation of Lesbians of color will not have to invent themselves, or their history, all over again.
I was the Marlon Brando of my generation.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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.
The fact is that ours is the first generation that can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye, look across the ocean to Africa, and say this, and mean it. We do not have to stand for this. A whole continent written off - we do not have to stand for this.
There is always a heavy demand for fresh mediocrity. In every generation the least cultivated taste has the largest appetite.
Literature transmits incontrovertible condensed experience... from generation to generation. In this way literature becomes the living memory of a nation.
When you touch the life of a man of this generation, that influence is felt through generations yet to come.
Gordon B. Hinckley
For most of human civilization, the pace of innovation has been so slow that a generation might pass before a discovery would influence your life, culture or the conduct of nations.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible - and achieve it, generation after generation.
Pearl S. Buck
The thing that makes my generation The Greatest is our ability to hang out. We're spectacular at it. If you take somebody from my generation and sit them on a couch and bring them food and plumbing, they'll sit there and talk to you about anything you want until the day you die.
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.
A revolution only lasts fifteen years, a period which coincides with the effectiveness of a generation.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
Like some kind of particularly tenacious vampire the short story refuses to die, and seems at this point in time to be a wonderful length for our generation.
I feel bad for the kids that are in school right now and the young people all across America who don't realize that the grownups who are supposed to be running this country are the verge of leaving them as the first generation of Americans worse off than the generation before.
One thing that was passed on from generation to generation in my family, over seven generations in 200 years, was never give up. That's the way we live.
Women will only have true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
John F. Kennedy
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