Generations Quotes

I foresee the time when industry shall no longer denude the forests which require generations to mature, nor use up the mines which were ages in the making, but shall draw its materials largely from the annual produce of the fields.
Henry Ford, 1934
Albert einstein - generations to come will scarce believe that such...

Wars were not made by generations and their special stupidities, but that wars were made instead by something ignorant in the human heart.
John Knowles
Hendrik w. van loon - in history as in life it is success that counts....
O generations of men, how I count you as equal with those who live not at all!
Sophocles, Oedpius Rex
Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing generations of our families, think of our grandchildren and of those yet unborn, whose faces are coming from beneath the ground.
Peacemaker, founder of the Iroquois Confederacy, (ca. 1000 AD)

From Watergate we learned what generations before us have known our Constitution works. And during Watergate years it was interpreted again so as to reaffirm that no one - Absolutely no one - Is above the law.
Leon Jaworski
It is worthwhile for anyone to have behind him a few generations of honest, hard - working ancestry.
John Phillips Marquand
We are different from previous generations of conservatives. We are no longer working to preserve the status quo. We are radicals, working to overturn the present power structure of this country.
Paul Weyrich
Generations to come will find it difficult to believe that a man such as Gandhi ever walked the face of this earth.
Albert Einstein
The tradition of all the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living.
Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte (by Karl Marx)
Mathematics is a vast adventure in ideas; its history reflects some of the noblest thoughts of countless generations.
Dirk Struik, A Concise History of Mathematics, vol. I
History is always best written generations after the event, when clouded fact and memory have all fused into what can be accepted as truth, whether it be so or not.
Theodore Harold White
Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to the ground.
Noah Webste
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
Kahlil Gibran
American foreign policy must be more than the management of crisis. It must have a great and guiding goal: to turn this time of American influence into generations of democratic peace.
George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999
The principle goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done - Men who are creative, inventive and discoverers.
Jean Piaget
George peabody - education a debt due from present to future...
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.
George Bernard Shaw
An author is a fool who, not content with boring those he lives with, insists on boring future generations.
Charles de Montesquieu
It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.
Kahlil Gibran
Author A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on tormenting generations to come.
Montesquieu
To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations - - Such is a pleasure beyond compare.
Kenko Yoshida
If human life were long enough to find the ultimate theory, everything would have been solved by previous generations. Nothing would be left to be discovered.
Stephen Hawking, Interview with The Guardian (UK) September 27, 2005
Thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations, and thou shalt be called, the repairer of the breach, the restorer of paths to dwell in.
Isaiah 58: 12
If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian love, when the history books are written in future generations, the historians will have to pause and say, There lived a great people - A black people - who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy