Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 783
Give Will

We will be remembered only if we give to our younger generation a prosperous and safe India, resulting out of economic prosperity coupled with civilizational heritage.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

New Needs

Sometimes, a remix is good because it reaches a whole new generation. But when it gets too much, it's irritating. Also, the original composer needs to be credited properly.

- A. R. Rahman

Next Give

I want to do what I can to give the next generation of athletes added advantages in the game.

- Abby Wambach

Education Next

The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next.

- Abraham Lincoln


I've got weird conflicting feelings about my generation.

- Adam Driver

Kind Being

There's a kind of immediacy that comes with being constantly connected that I don't really relate to in my generation.

- Adam Driver

Great Example

Nowadays, the truth is, I think a lot of the newer generation of action stars usually are pretty self-deprecating and cool. I mean, Dwayne Johnson is a great example.

- Adam McKay

Trend Practical

I'm actually the fourth generation in my family to have no practical use for the church, or God, or religion. My children continue this trend.

- Adam Savage

Think I Think

I think a lot of us are a lot more cautious with marriage because of what we saw happening with our parents. I see a lot more healthy marriages in my generation than they probably saw in theirs.

- Adam Scott

Devoted Read

I'm definitely of the 'Harry Potter'-transfigured-me-into-a-reader-and-writer generation. And that's really all I read throughout my teen years, because I really devoted all my time to writing and reading friends' fan-fiction.

- Adam Silvera

Doing Through

The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts, and persist in doing so, generation after generation, through all changes of opinion and detail, is the one that must rule all observation.

- Adam Smith

Absurdity Which

That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.

- Adlai E. Stevenson

Nothing Younger

Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation.

- Adlai E. Stevenson


I have to hold a meeting with the rising generation every evening, and that takes time. Henry can say, 'Twinkle, twinkle,' all himself, and Edward can repeat it after his father! Giants of genius! Paragons of erudition!

- Adoniram Judson

New Islam

One has to nurture a new generation, to raise children in the spirit of Islam.

- Akhmad Kadyrov


Today's younger generation is no worse than my own. We were just as ignorant and repulsive as they are, but nobody listened to us.

- Al Capp

Vietnam Serve

I'm from the Vietnam generation. I didn't serve.

- Al Franken

Latinos Lot

A lot of Latinos are like me: third generation, English speaking.

- Al Madrigal

Next Will

Leadership requires the courage to make decisions that will benefit the next generation.

- Alan Autry

Think Africa

So the experts think we could have an AIDS-free generation in Africa by 2015, even if the mothers are positive.

- Alan Cumming

Grow Everybody

I wouldn't say they're neglected, but everybody is going to grow old and we should be looking after the older generation more than we do at the moment.

- Alan Hansen

Next Pretty

The way I was parented did affect my parenting - probably in the reverse. My dad was pretty strict, and the next generation probably wants to be less strict.

- Alan Thicke

See Everyone

I see the whole concept of Generation X implies that everyone has lost hope.

- Alanis Morissette

Mine Feels

Each generation doubtless feels called upon to reform the world. Mine knows that it will not reform it, but its task is perhaps even greater. It consists in preventing the world from destroying itself.

- Albert Camus

Owner Based

Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources - and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future.

- Alberto Moravia


I think enslavement has evolved to what may seem appropriate to this day's generation. Modern enslavement is imprisonment.

- Aldis Hodge

Work Movie

I wanted to work with Cate Blanchett. She is one of the five greatest movie actresses of her generation.

- Alec Baldwin

Memory Living

Literature transmits incontrovertible condensed experience... from generation to generation. In this way literature becomes the living memory of a nation.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Music See

It's a wonderful thing to be able to see your music going from generation to generation.

- Alex Lifeson

Think I Think

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.

- Alex Steffen

Father Waitress

When my parents met, my mother was a waitress and my father was a dockyard worker. They were part of that post-war better-yourself generation, so they both went to night school.

- Alison Owen

Music More

Nothing is more singular about this generation than its addiction to music.

- Allan Bloom

Minds Destroyed

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.

- Allen Ginsberg

Father Which

My father comes from a generation of film that actors my age don't even know about, which is really sad.

- Amber Tamblyn

Younger Vibrant

I want to perform and be tested; I want the vibrant energy of the younger generation of directors and actors to rub off on me.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Next Sacrificed

A man must be sacrificed now and again to provide for the next generation of men.

- Amy Lowell

Got Sailors

I'm sorry, but in my generation and where I came from, only sailors got tattoos. Not ladies.

- Andie MacDowell

Next Poorer

The consequences of a lack of new knowledge is decades of stagnation: the next generation will be poorer than this one.

- Andre Geim


Great authors are admirable in this respect: in every generation they make for disagreement. Through them we become aware of our differences.

- Andre Gide

New Need

I believe we need to attract a new generation of the best and brightest to public service and I believe that government can be a source of inspiration, not degradation.

- Andrew Cuomo

News Found

There is good news in the data the strongest support for priests is to be found among the younger generation.

- Andrew Greeley

Music New

Together, we can nurture the talent of the future and bring the empowering force of music and the arts to a new generation.

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Next Inevitable

The destructiveness of the tar sands is not inevitable. But Canadians and Albertans have become too tolerant of the politicians who compromise the nation's energy security as well as the next generation's future.

- Andrew Nikiforuk

Think Happen

We think it is complicated to change the world. Change comes little by little. Nothing worthwhile can happen in one generation.

- Andrew Young

Champions Been

There have been great champions in every generation.

- Andy Roddick

Think Always

I think there will always be a particular generation of actors who... think that they're going to be replaced by robots. But certainly the emerging actors... understand that that's part of the craft.

- Andy Serkis

More Stories

More and more good actors are now transmigrating into the videogame space and playing roles there because it's where my generation of kids get stories from.

- Andy Serkis

Think I Think

I think, as a generation of British actors, we're becoming a bit soft and too manipulated by the business.

- Aneurin Barnard

Digital Next

I grew up in a physical world, and I speak English. The next generation is growing up in a digital world, and they speak social.

- Angela Ahrendts

Behind Next

I'm getting more towards that point where I'm ready to kind of pass the torch on and see the next generation succeed behind me.

- Angela Ruggiero

Blind Napoleon

It is possible to lead astray an entire generation, to strike it blind, to drive it insane, to direct it towards a false goal. Napoleon proved this.

- Alexander Herzen


The modern individual is committed to being successful, not to being a person. He belongs rightly to the 'action generation' whose motto is 'do more but feel less.'

- Alexander Lowen

Think New

I think that writing texts, publishing texts, selling texts in a physical book store is one of the important tools for breeding this new generation.

- Alexander Mamut

Values No Sense

It seems to me that we're in danger of losing sight of certain basic civic values in society by allowing the growth of a whole generation of people who really have no sense of attachment to society.

- Alexander McCall Smith

Which Gritty

To go from 'Generation Kill,' which is a very real, dark, gritty series, to 'True Blood,' which is flamboyant, crazy, way out there... I couldn't ask for two better jobs.

- Alexander Skarsgard

Know Part

You know, I'm part of that first MTV generation.

- Alexandra Patsavas


Woodstock didn't define a generation because everyone showed up or those who did were a perfectly representative sample. It defined a generation because, for a few days, it bottled its peculiar zeitgeist.

- Alexandra Petri

Think Next

If I can accomplish anything in the next however-many years, it is this: To help a generation realize, or to think of themselves, not just as consumers but also creators.

- Alexis Ohanian

Death Allow

If you allow yourself to be closed, especially to a younger generation, then that's death. That's instant death.

- Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Next Harsh

Hip-hop has had this history where the predecessor just is so harsh and not nice to the next coming generation that it creates this separation and this gap.

- Ali Shaheed Muhammad

Like Very

The millennial generation wants to express every feeling to feel like you're connected to it, and there's something very dark about tragedy that people are drawn to.

- Alia Shawkat

TV Taboo

I came from a generation of actors for whom TV was taboo.

- Alicia Silverstone

Admired Looked

I was of the generation where most of the Disney princesses and female characters were not girls that I admired. They just weren't characters I looked up to and identified with.

- Angelina Jolie

Pray Younger

I pray every day for my little girls. It's hard out there for the younger generation.

- Angie Harmon

Love Voice

I'd love to be the political voice of my generation, but that's not my gift.

- Anita Baker

Heroes Heroines

Historically, in my generation, all of my heroes and heroines have had issues and problems. We all do.

- Anita Baker

More Access

For more than 20 years, Camfed has supported a generation of African girls and women with access to secondary and higher education, employment opportunities, and, ultimately, into positions of leadership.

- Ann Cotton

Think Next

I think eventually I want to become a teacher, like my father wanted to be, and hopefully positively influence the next generation.

- Ann Curry

Which Having

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

United States

I think everyone in the United States has such admiration for the British royal family, and with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, there's a whole new interest in the younger generation.

- Anna Wintour

We are in a gender-fluid generation.

- Anna Wintour

Gender Younger

More and more - especially the younger generation - are functioning outside the binary concept of gender. That's just next-generation stuff.

- Anohni

New Leverage

You see artists hailed as a new generation of independents, only to be enlisted to leverage product.

- Anohni

European Which

Most African Americans, especially the men and women from my generation, would accept the nationalist gambit that says only European Americans can be racists, which is an interesting gambit.

- Anthony Braxton

Think I Think

I think all those actors from that generation, like Bogart - they were wonderful actors. They didn't act. They just came on and they did it, and the characters were wonderful.

- Anthony Hopkins

Left Globe

My generation has left the globe in a mess.

- Anthony Horowitz

Search Persons

As the Constitution endures, persons in every generation can invoke its principles in their own search for greater freedom.

- Anthony Kennedy

Work Made

The case for freedom, the case for our constitutional principles the case for our heritage has to be made anew in each generation. The work of freedom is never done.

- Anthony Kennedy

Learn Taught

Democracy is something that you must learn each generation. It has to be taught.

- Anthony Kennedy

Next Founded

I founded SkyBridge - an alternative investment management company focused on seeding and partnering with emerging managers and mentoring Wall Street's next generation of Wall Street's entrepreneurs - in 2005.

- Anthony Scaramucci

Myself Tell

As a baby boomer myself, I can tell you we are part of the have-it-all generation. We pretend never to age and often do our best to avoid sacrifice.

- Anthony Scaramucci

Think I Think

When I was younger, I'd buy a vinyl album, take it home and live with it, and I think that attachment's largely gone for the file-sharing generation.

- Anton Corbijn

Small Equally

For my part, I hold it equally impossible for a small shellfish to be produced without generation as for a whale to have its origin from the mud.

- Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

Natural Social

My generation was born to work with social media - it's a natural part of our communication with the world.

- Anwar Hadid

Bad Equals

My parents' generation's benchmark was simple: Fat Equals Bad.

- Arabella Weir

India More

The generation that migrated to the West in the 1970s or 1960s has now lived more in the West than India, and India has changed so much. My parents fall into that category.

- Archie Panjabi

Music Whites

A whole generation of young whites have involved themselves with traditional Negro music.

- Archie Shepp

Along Came

My generation, we came along, we had to really know our craft.

- Aretha Franklin

Sure Attentive

I'm sure there were plenty of loving, attentive mothers in the 'me generation,' but none of them lived at my house.

- Ariel Gore

Means Touched

There is a widespread assumption that simply because my generation of women has the good fortune to live in a world touched by the feminist movement, that means everything we do is magically imbued with its agenda, but it doesn't work that way.

- Ariel Levy

Away Drifting

One generation after another is drifting away from anything Jewish.

- Ariel Sharon


At the same time the folk boom was happening, the civil rights movement was happening, the anti-war movement was happening, the ban the bomb movement was happening, the environmental movement was happening. There was suddenly a generation ready to change the course of history.

- Arlo Guthrie

New Offers

'True Lies' reinvented me in the eyes of a new generation and got me offers.

- Art Malik


We now consider as fundamental economic functions of the state, many duties that were left a generation ago to chance.

- Arthur Capper


Speakers are not supposed to waste time on platitudes, but the capacity of this generation for ignoring the obvious and concentrating on the negative and the obscure is immense.

- Arthur Hays Sulzberger

Country General

There is a rising generation in this country who do not know God because of a general decay of religion.

- Arthur Middleton

Origin Insights

We are the first generation of human beings to have substantial insights into the origin of our cosmos and of human life in it.

- Arthur Peacocke

Mother Russia

My father was an immigrant from Russia and my mother was first generation.

- Arthur Rock

Hero Private

Every generation of children has its private hero.

- Arthur Smith

Here Created

There was a generation of people who moved here to make something of themselves. They had to really struggle and created really something on their own apart from a lot of attention. It was a really exciting time here.

- Arto Lindsay