Boomers Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 77 Quotes About Boomers

#1. The message was clear for baby boomers everywhere: Kurt Cobain was not merely some rock 'n' roll icon who couldn't handle drugs. In ways that were important to recognize, he was every parent's child. - Author: Kurt St. Thomas
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#2. I don't know if the idea of a career in show business or in the arts in general was looked down upon as much as by baby boomers as it was by their parents. - Author: Jason Sudeikis
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#3. Success is not due to spontaneous combustion. You have to set yourself on fire. - Author: Various Attributed Sources
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#4. The boomers' biggest impact will be on eliminating the term 'retirement' and inventing a new stage of life ... the new career arc. - Author: Rosabeth Moss Kanter
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#5. Like the 'little emperors' of one-child China, too many Boomers were taught early that the world was made (or saved) for their comfort and enjoyment. They behaved accordingly, with a self-indulgence that was wholly rational, given their situation. - Author: Eric Liu
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#6. As the baby boomers like me are retiring and getting ready to retire, they will spend whatever it takes - and they're the wealthiest generation in our country - to make themselves live an enjoyable life in their retirement years. - Author: David Rubenstein
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#7. The four generational learning styles are Traditionalists Baby Boomers Generations X Generations Y or Millennials - Author: Marina Arshavskiy
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#8. I think that retiring the baby boomers is going to be one of the great challenges in America, that you cannot make fiscal sense out of the future of our children without taking on entitlements. - Author: Richard Lamm
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#9. In the '70s, Florida-style golf communities started to be built for America's baby-boomers who were doing well and taking up the game but couldn't get into exclusive golf and tennis clubs and were looking for a nice place to live and raise their families. - Author: Alex Shoumatoff
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#10. The baby boomers' politics have covered a wide band of silliness, from the Weather Underground to the Timothy McVeigh types. The great majority of us are well in the middle of that spectrum, but still, there's been both leftie silliness and right-wing silliness. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#11. The Boomers have modeled a set of bad habits, and one grand gesture is not going to unwind all those bad habits. - Author: Eric Liu
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#12. Due to their reluctance to tie
themselves down at a young age, they have the capacity as well
as the predisposition to be their own bosses and following their
own dreams. - Author: Bernard Salt
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#13. Baby boomers selling your rumors of their history, forcein' youth away from the truth of what's real today - Author: Mike Watt
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#14. Sqwaak!" from Fletcher, the environmental crime fighting parrot in The Big Belch graphic novel by Kay Wood. - Author: Kay Wood
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#15. We wanted a supporting cast that would appeal to Baby Boomers who grew up in the fifties. - Author: Randal Kleiser
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#16. Like so many Boomers, I saw 'Lawrence of Arabia' in 1962 when it was first released and when we were young teenagers. I'm not quite sure why - I really wish some psychologist would explain this - but that movie had a tremendous effect on many of us. - Author: Mary Doria Russell
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#17. But there's a lot of 50's and a lot of boomers and a lot of kids in their 30's that grew up with us. - Author: Harvey Korman
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#18. Today, Medicare provides health insurance to about 40 million seniors and disabled individuals each year. The number is only expected to grow as the baby boomers begin retiring. - Author: Jim Bunning
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#19. Boomers were the original Millennials. - Author: Ted Rubin
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#20. The medicalization of American life from birth to death is killing our souls. - Author: Hattie Bryant
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#21. Millennials aspire to marry the blue skies thinking of the Boomers with the grass-roots mindset of GenX. - Author: Mal Fletcher
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#22. Treasure quickly became junk when there was no place to put them. - Author: Courtney Pierce
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#23. The reality is that baby boomers are turning senior citizens and not only is it inhumane, but the system will go broke. There needs to be wholesale change. - Author: Thomas Suozzi
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#24. Open the borders to willing workers from any and all nations. They will create businesses that pay taxes, especially payroll taxes to fund Medicare and Social Security benefits of retiring baby boomers. - Author: Louis Navellier
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#25. One of Boomer's strong points is that he has a great background in just about everything. - Author: Herbert Jefferson Jr.
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#26. The baby boomers owe a big debt of gratitude to the parents and grandparents - who we haven't given enough credit to anyway - for giving us another generation. - Author: Steven Spielberg
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#27. If boomers were always looking to shock, millennials are eager to share. - Author: Nancy Gibbs
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#28. Guitar makes even have a word for these baby-boomers-who-alwyas-wanted-to-be-great-guitarists-and-now-have-the-money-to-indulge-those-dreams: dentists - Author: Tim Brookes
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#29. Nihilism, narcissism, and hedonism are natural results of the chaotic existential subjectivism popularized by the Left. If the hallmark of the baby boomers was rebellion, the hallmark of my generation is jadedness. Nothing really matters - we're cosmically alone. - Author: Ben Shapiro
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#30. Age is a number ... LIFE is all ATT-i-tude! - Author: LinDee Rochelle
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#31. Maybe it will be a great thing when the Baby Boomers finally die out. In real life, it's not a matter of the good guys or the bad guys. Rather, it's big numbers and small numbers that do the counting. - Author: Jack Bowman
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#32. The baby boomers are getting older, and will stay older for longer. And they will run right into the dementia firing range. How will a society cope? Especially a society that can't so readily rely on those stable family relationships that traditionally provided the backbone of care? - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#33. Baby boomers helped me a great deal in my career. They launched me. They were there for me to sing my song to. And I'm not saying I'm better than anyone, but I think they turned that anti-authority baby boom mentality into their own enemy. Now I identify very closely with their children. - Author: George Carlin
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#34. First it was "The Silent Generation", then "Generation Boomers", then "Generation X", then "Generation Y" and as last "Generation Z". - Author: Deyth Banger
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#35. Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system. - Author: Kay Bailey Hutchison
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#36. When Gordon the Brown, in London in 1997, commissioned a great inquisition or survey of his new realm, the result was the so-called national asset register, which was immediately dubbed by the boomers of the UK Treasury 'the modern Domesday Book.' - Author: James Buchan
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#37. The first of America's 79 million baby boomers turned 60 this month. Time flies when you're growing old. - Author: Craig Wilson
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#38. Baby Boomers becoming Republicans while Dems become outdated. - Author: Newt Gingrich
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#39. There is this idea that appealing to youth is the only way forward. But that is no longer the case. Youth is not everything. Now we have all the baby-boomers in their 60s, like me, who are actively engaged in life - we're not retiring, we're not just being put out to grass once we hit 60. - Author: Julie Walters
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#40. Marketers are making retirement respectable. Instead of being the beginning of the end, it sounds like Nirvana-do what you want without any responsibilities. The boomers think that they're 16. Marketers try to keep the charade going. Retirement will look so good, others are going to be jealous. - Author: Jerry Della Femina
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#41. Humorists are precisely the kinds of guys who can cut through the orgy of petty indignation that the aging baby boomers are imposing on this great country. - Author: David Brin
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#42. There were all us baby boomers who had a grammar school education, started to learn, then went on the pill, the whole thing, and so there are today a lot more women writers, editors, producers, and so a lot more women's stories. God, the BBC's practically run by women. - Author: Julie Walters
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#43. The older generation of Vikings no doubt complained that the younger generation were getting soft and did not rape and pillage with the same dedication as in years gone by. - Author: C. Peter Herman
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#44. Either the Baby Boomers are not going to have the retirement life that they expect or taxpayers are going to be hit with a tremendously huge bill. Or both. - Author: John C. Goodman
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#45. I could be wrong, but she seemed to be one of those anti-gluten, pro-yoga, organic wine bar, Generation-Y echo boomers. A Gwyneth Paltrow type who would name her first daughter Persimmon or whatever. - Author: Paul Levine
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#46. Why is it that treasures become junk when there's no place to put them? - Author: Courtney Pierce
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#47. Will Generation X and the Millennials do a better job running the world than the boomers have? Let's hope so. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#48. The show has brought a lot of pleasure and entertainment to an entire generation of Baby Boomers and now their own teens who watch the show on cable. - Author: Dwayne Hickman
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#49. Sacrifices. They married in record numbers and gave birth to another distinctive generation, the Baby Boomers. They stayed true to their values of personal responsibility, duty, honor, and faith. - Author: Tom Brokaw
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#50. She seemed to be one of those anti-gluten, pro-yoga, organic wine bar, Generation-Y echo boomers. - Author: Paul Levine
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#51. It takes one a long time to become young. - Picasso - Author: Patsy Asuncion
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#52. Bonds as an asset class will always be needed, and not just by insurance companies and pension funds but by aging boomers. - Author: Bill Gross
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#53. We have been so successful in the past century at the art of living longer and staying alive that we have forgotten how to die. Too often we learn the hard way. As soon as the baby boomers pass pensionable age, their lesson will be harsher still. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#54. And I apologize to all of you who are the same age as my grandchildren. And many of you reading this are the same age as my grandchildren. They, like you, are being royally shafted and lied to by our Baby Boomer corporations and government. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#55. Most 'Monty Python' fans are, of course, baby boomers, who have long been a nostalgic lot and are growing more so as they totter toward old age. - Author: Terry Teachout
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#56. World War II brought the Greatest Generation together. Vietnam tore the Baby Boomers apart. - Author: Jim Webb
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#57. I am very concerned about the millions of baby boomers who are counting on the stock market to deliver them a safe, sound, long retirement. I am afraid the baby boomers who are counting on the stock market are in trouble. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#58. The Boomers will eventually have to accept that it is not possible to stay forever young or to stop aging. But it is possible, by committing to show up for others in community after community, to earn a measure of immortality. - Author: Eric Liu
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#59. A lot of baby boomers are baby bongers. - Author: Kevin Nealon
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#60. Americans need to call on Boomers, in their next act onstage, to behave like grown-ups. And there is no better way for them to do this than to guide young people to lives of greater meaning, effectiveness, and purpose. - Author: Eric Liu
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#61. Everyone matures. When I was Newt's age, I thought I had the right answer to things. The baby-boomers as political leaders are still on trial by the American people. - Author: Pete Du Pont
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#62. Now the baby boomers, i.e., us, are getting older, and were suddenly discovering that there are great things about getting older. You have time for your friendships and you appreciate them in ways that you didn't before. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#63. The Baby Boomers: whiny, narcissistic, self-indulgent people with a simple philosophy: "Gimme that! It's mine!" - Author: George Carlin
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#64. Today there are about 40 million retirees receiving benefits; by the time all the baby boomers have retired, there will be more than 72 million retirees drawing Social Security benefits. - Author: Tony Snow
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#65. My audience is the baby-boomers, the bulk of the population. This is also a group that is being ignored by most record companies because they're not the Top 40 hit singles market. They forget these people still listen to music. - Author: Helen Reddy
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#66. Now, do I think the baby boomers tend to be self-absorbed? I do. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#67. A masterwork. A particularly American magic realism that touches the heart of race and childhood in our country; it's 100 Years of Solitude for an entire generation of American Baby Boomers, and deserves the widest possible audience. - Author: Ellen Kushner
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#68. After we deal and heal ... NOT A A SHRED OF EVIDENCE EXISTS THAT LIFE IS SERIOUS
... Jan Marshall - Author: Jan Marshall
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#69. In my view, the greatest threat to America's future isn't hiding in a cave in Pakistan or Afghanistan; it's right here at home. Baby boomers like myself are on course to become the first generation of Americans who leave things in worse shape than they found them. - Author: David Walker
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#70. Not surprisingly, my parents' generation did everything they could to make life easier for their own children. Was that good for us? I wonder. It certainly didn't do us any good from a cultural point of view. I'm struck by how few boomers have embraced adult culture in middle age. - Author: Terry Teachout
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#71. Gen Y consume most of their media online and mobile. Gen Y, as the Baby Boomers drop off, are the largest cohort with the largest amount of money - despite the fact that half of them are unemployed. - Author: Shane Smith
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#72. I think there was a long period of time when we got real invested in a youth culture, and not coincidentally it was when the baby boomers, who let's face it, take up a lot of space on the planet, were young. - Author: Anna Quindlen
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#73. While I do occasionally order items on the Internet, it's hard to teach an old shopper new tricks. I'm convinced that the catalogue will eventually disappear, but not until the last baby boomers have kicked off their smelly Nikes and been buried in mulch. - Author: Rita Rudner
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#74. And you know, the baby boomers are getting older, and those off the rack clothes are just not fitting right any longer, and so, tailor-made suits are coming back into fashion. - Author: Amy Irving
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#75. When the boomers started to have kids reach adolescence, there was suddenly this feeling that they needed to protect their kids from all the same things they did when they were kids. Which I guess is a natural tendency, but it makes for a less fun society. - Author: Dave Barry
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#76. I was relatively isolated from people of color. My parents are too old to be Baby Boomers; they had me later in life. So we didn't listen to any black music at all in the house, not even Ben E. King. - Author: Jess Row
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#77. Meditation is a way to be narcissistic without hurting anyone - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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