Monday, May 02, 2005

Generation Quotes

  ~Joan McIntosh We're the middle children of history.... no purpose or place.  We have no Great War, no Great Depression.  Our great war is a spiritual war.  Our great depression is our lives.  ~From the movie Fight Club, about Generation X The older generation thought nothing of getting up at five every morning - and the younger generation doesn't think much of it either.  ~John J. Welsh That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.  ~Adlai Stevenson First we are children to our parents, then parents to our children, then parents to our parents, then children to our children.  ~Milton Greenblatt A father lives after death in his son.  ~Sanskrit When women feel they have learned to forgive their mothers - and men, their fathers - all it usually means is that they've decided to allow themselves the same kind of behavior.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960 A man who is not a Liberal at sixteen has no heart; a man who is not a Conservative at sixty has no head.  ~Benjamin Disraeli Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.  ~Lewis Mumford, The Brown Decades The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.  ~Clarence Darrow Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn't have anything to do with it.  ~Haim Ginott It's hard for me to get used to these changing times.  I can remember when the air was clean and


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