For a family, the success or growth of the family tree is what matters most. Dive deep into this article to fish out famous age group quotations and sayings.

Generations Quotes

Take a closer look at your family; you are bound to find that there exist different age groups in the same. Each age group you may notice will belong to a different generation. It can start off with grandparents belonging to a particular generation, parents belonging to the next and lastly the kids belong to a whole new generation. If you are looking to appreciate the warmth and love of your family, all you have got to do is read on to discover a few quotations and sayings on age groups and generations.

Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.

- Prose and Poetry , Ralph Waldo Emerson

I could never have imagined that firing 67 people on national television would actually make me more popular, especially with the younger generation.

- Donald Trump

Fishing is much more than fish. It is the great occasion when we may return to the fine simplicity of our forefathers.

- Herbert Hoover

Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die.

- Herbert Hoover

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

Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem - in my opinion - to characterize our age.

- Albert Einstein

Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

- George Orwell

When you look at Prince Charles, don't you think that someone in the Royal family knew someone in the Royal family?

- Robin Williams

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.

- Joseph Addison

Books are the legacies that a great genius leaves to mankind, which are delivered down from generation to generation as presents to the posterity of those who are yet unborn.

- Joseph Addison

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.

- Kahlil Gibran

I think it better to do right, even if we suffer in so doing, than to incur the reproach of our consciences and posterity.

- Robert E. Lee

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

- Allen Ginsberg

The function of posterity is to look after itself.

- Dylan Thomas

I think it was that we were really seasoned musicians. We had serious roots that spanned different cultures, obviously the blues.

- Jimmy Page

I am not ashamed of my grandparents for having been slaves. I am only ashamed of myself for having at one time being ashamed.

- Ralph Ellison

Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.

- Abbie Hoffman

We are dealing with the best-educated generation in history. But they've got a brain dressed up with nowhere to go.

- Timothy Leary

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.

- Abdul Kalam

I'm one of those people you hate because of genetics. It is the truth.

- Brad Pitt

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

- Andre Gide

What our children have to fear is not the cars on the highways of tomorrow but our own pleasure in calculating the most elegant parameters of their deaths.

- J. G. Ballard

I think the biggest problem in the world is that we have a generation of young people, and maybe two, who don't think it's going to get any better.

- John Denver

An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmaster of ever after wards.

- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Each generation wants new symbols, new people, new names. They want to divorce themselves from their predecessors.

- Jim Morrison

Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.

- Carl Sagan

As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.

- Margaret Mead

For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders.

- Margaret Mead

History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.

- Lord Acton

You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody's crazy.

- Charles Manson

These children that come at you with knives, they are your children. You taught them. I didn't teach them. I just tried to help them stand up.

- Charles Manson

How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables.

- Michel de Montaigne

Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it.

- John Quincy Adams

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.

- Jimmy Carter

Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality.

- George Santayana

Planning ahead is a measure of class. The rich and even the middle class plan for future generations, but the poor can plan ahead only a few weeks or days.

- Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions , Gloria Steinem

We need to remember across generations that there is as much to learn as there is to teach.

- Herstory : Women Who Changed The World , Gloria Steinem

Age considers; youth ventures.

- Rabindranath Tagore

The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity.

- Henry Clay

Young men have a passion for regarding their elders as senile.

- Henry B. Adams

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