Future Generations Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Future Generations

#1. What have future generations ever done for us? - Author: Groucho Marx
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#2. Building a world where we meet our own needs without denying future generations a healthy society is not impossible, as some would assert. The question is where societies choose to put their creative efforts - Author: Christopher Flavin
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#3. Opposites though they are, both solitude and solidarity are essential if the artist is to produce works that are not only significant to his or her age, but that will also speak to future generations. - Author: Rollo May
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#4. Each prayer is like a seed that gets planted in the ground. It disappears for a season, but it eventually bears fruit that blesses future generations. In fact, our prayers bear fruit forever. - Author: Mark Batterson
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#5. Future generations may or may not judge Wittgenstein to be one of the great philosophers. Even if they do not, however, he is sure always to count as one of the great personalities of philosophy. From our perspective it is easy to mistake one for the other; which he is time will tell. - Author: A.C. Grayling
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#6. Because we can expect future generations to be richer than we are, no matter what we do about resources, asking us to refrain from using resources now so that future generations can have them later is like asking the poor to make gifts to the rich. - Author: Julian Simon
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#7. Let us remember that the times which future generations delight to recall are not those of ease and prosperity, but those of adversity bravely borne. - Author: Charles William Eliot
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#8. It is the custom to sneer at the modern apartment-house, television, big-city Christmas, with its commercial taint ... office parties, artificial ... Christmas trees ... but future generations in search of their lost Christmases may well remember its innocence; yes, and its beauty, too. - Author: Paul Gallico
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#9. The conservation of nature, the proper care for the human environment and a general concern for the long-term future of the whole of our planet are absolutely vital if future generations are to have a chance to enjoy their existence on this earth - Author: Prince Philip
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#10. As a master of graphic creation, as teacher, historian, and roving ambassador of comics, Jerry Robinson has ensured that future generations of talented kids will continue to imagine and then put marks on paper. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#11. Not to know what happened before you were born is always to remain a child. For what is a man's life if it is not linked with the life of future generations by memories of the past? - Author: Marianne Curley
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#12. I don't believe that anyone can see the Grand Canyon area for themselves and not know that we have to do everything we can to protect it for future generations. - Author: Nolan Gould
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#13. In the future, a new generation of artists will be writing genomes as fluently as Blake and Byron wrote verses. - Author: Freeman Dyson
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#14. Social Security is a program that should be strengthened and preserved for future generations. - Author: Diane Watson
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#15. My own view is that being a vegetarian or vegan is not an end in itself, but a means towards reducing both human and animal suffering and leaving a habitable planet to future generations. - Author: Peter Singer
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#16. The Lincoln Highway is to be something more than a road. It will be a road with a personality, a distinctive work of which the Americans of future generations can point with pride - an economic but also artistic triumph. (1914) - Author: Carl G. Fisher
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#17. Comprehensive climate legislation must be passed so that we can ensure a world where this and future generations can experience the bliss of breathing clean crisp air, while fishing in the Adirondacks ... and being able to eat the fish afterwards. - Author: Gloria Reuben
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#18. Honestly, in retrospect, I would wish for future generations to have the ability to have a coming out process that was less alcohol-soaked than mine was. - Author: Christopher Rice
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#19. May future generations look back on our work
and say that these were men and women who,
in a moment of great crisis,
stood up to their politicians,
the opinion-makers, and the establishment,
and saved their country. - Author: Ron Paul
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#20. The joining together of a man and a woman to be legally and lawfully wed not only is preparation for future generations to inherit the earth, but it also brings the greatest joy and satisfaction that can be found in this mortal experience. - Author: L. Tom Perry
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#21. A warrior's most precious gift to society, after his skills and prowess, is his ability to pass on his greatness. As if we'd risk having future generations of virile perfection exposed to injury. - Author: Eve Langlais
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#22. The ecological crisis shows the urgency of a solidarity which embraces time and space ... A greater sense of intergenerational solidarity is urgently needed. Future generations cannot be saddled with the cost of our use of common environmental resources. - Author: Pope Benedict XVI
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#23. Remember ... Violence only breeds violence & hate breeds hate ... if we want to better humanity we must teach this to our future generations from
young. - Author: Timothy Pina
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#24. Anyone who has a garden, park or orchard tree has an opportunity to ensure that it offers protection, brings beauty and bears fruit for future generations. In short, every one of us should aspire to be a forester. - Author: Gabriel Hemery
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#25. Without a vision to guide our path, and without ambition that knows no limits, we can never build a bright future for generations to come. - Author: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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#26. My efforts in Congress are guided by the belief that environmental preservation and restoration are a critical part of the legacy we leave to future generations. - Author: Sue Kelly
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#27. When I was young, I spent my days and nights trying to impress future generations. I spent them. They're gone. All because I was deathly afraid of being forgotten. And then came the regret. The worst things of all worst things. - Author: Miguel Syjuco
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#28. Never forget that your role as a leader is to be a steward for future generations. - Author: Marilyn C. Nelson
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#29. Until it's understood to involve justice for those in poverty, a future for generations yet unborn, and a commitment to the rest of creation, it's unlikely we'll be able to overcome the status quo. - Author: Bill McKibben
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#30. Sustainable Development is more than meeting the needs of today and the future generations; to my understanding this definition better fits sex industry. - Author: M.F. Moonzajer
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#31. In the ultimate analysis, all of us would have served Pakistan better if history and our future generations judge us positively. - Author: Ashfaq Parvez Kayani
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#32. As our parents planted for us, so will we plant for our children. When Charlie and I began our philanthropic journey, we wanted to focus our resources on planting seeds that would help perpetuate Jewish values and traditions for future generations and also contribute to repairing our world. - Author: Lynn Schusterman
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#33. Really, each era has its own false nostalgia. We all put a picket fence up around something. For my generation it was the '50s, and for other generations it will be something else. Change is scary for everyone, as is complexity, contradiction, and an uncertain future. - Author: Gary Ross
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#34. It is a wonderful honor to receive the Audubon Medal from the National Audubon Society, which for more than a century has fought tirelessly to protect and preserve our natural resources and environment for future generations. - Author: Louis Bacon
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#35. National parks and reserves are an integral aspect of intelligent use of natural resources. It is the course of wisdom to set aside an ample portion of our natural resources as national parks and reserves, thus ensuring that future generations may know the majesty of the earth as we know it today. - Author: John F. Kennedy
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#36. It seems an easy choice - sacrifice the tree for a human life - until one learns that three trees must be destroyed for each patient treated. Suddenly we must confront some tough questions. How important are the medical needs of future generations? - Author: Al Gore
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#37. We must build an agenda for speedy yet sustainable economic growth that is inclusive of all, is respectful of individuals, responsive to innovation and responsible towards the future generations. - Author: Narendra Modi
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#38. A child is a part of the self, and of the loved partner; a representation of generations past; the genes of the forebears; the hope of the future; a source of love, pleasure, even narcissistic delight; a tie or a burden; and sometimes a symbol of the worst parts of the self and others. - Author: Beverly Raphael
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#39. It doesn't hurt to look 75 to 100 years out, That's a gift to future generations. - Author: Chris Coleman
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#40. History is the roadmap to a better tomorrow. Destroying it is getting rid of any chance of what not to do for future generations. - Author: Jason E. Hodges
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#41. We know we must address climate change. We may not have sorted out every detail, but we are willing to take a leadership position and embrace open dialogue ... that will get us all to our common goals of protecting our world for future generations, - Author: Alain J. P. Belda
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#42. In the United States, there was no simpler, more agreeable time. - Author: Sarah Vowell
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#43. Everybody aspires to an affordable home, a secure job, better living standards, reliable healthcare and a decent pension. My generation took those things for granted, and so should future generations. - Author: Jeremy Corbyn
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#44. Watching Ray Harryhausen's films growing up was a pure joy. He brought legends to life and he became a legend himself. And I am sure that future generations of animators will continue to look to him for inspiration. - Author: Joe Letteri
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#45. If religion and science could be united on the common ground of biological conservation, the problem would be soon solved. If there is any moral precept shared by people of all beliefs, it is that we owe ourselves and future generations a beautiful, rich, and healthful environment. - Author: E. O. Wilson
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#46. Governance has been at the heart of the work of the Oxford Martin Commission for Future Generations and is a clear focus in its report, 'Now for the Long Term.' - Author: Mo Ibrahim
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#47. PPLI is one of the greatest investment products out there for those who want to protect their money from unnecessary taxation and leave it for future generations. - Author: Jonathan Feldman
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#48. Three generations of women out on the front porch, four counting little Emily, trying to put words around a past and a future that could never be explained. - Author: Lalita Tademy
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#49. Future generations would take the advances for granted - Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
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#50. I hope people are reading my work in the future. I hope I have done more than frightened a couple of generations. I hope I've inspired a few people one way or another. - Author: Richard Matheson
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#51. Future generations will look back on TV as the lead in the water pipes that slowly drove the Romans mad. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#52. There is no greater gift to future generations than that we do the work God has asked us to do: love one another, that the world might be made right. - Author: Marianne Williamson
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#53. History comes and history goes, but principles endure, and ensure future generations will defend liberty not as a gift from government but as a blessing from our Creator. - Author: Ronald Reagan
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#54. It is difficult to imagine a greater imposition than adding genes to future generations that changes the nature of future people. - Author: Ian Wilmut
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#55. We are in a strange kind of time, where the kind of liberation movements such as anti-apartheid movements and freedom struggles in India need to be reinvented. We need to retool them so that all the gains that our generation has made can be passed on to future generations. - Author: Vandana Shiva
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#56. Future generations of economists will look at the trickle-down theory in much the same way we now look at witch burning, slavery, and the Sinclair C5. - Author: John Niven
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#57. Behind every preventable threat to the future of the human race lurks a boy in a man's body with both hands buried deep in the cookie jar set aside for future generations. - Author: Daniel Prokop
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#58. I think future generations will say the late 20th century and the early 21st century was a time of great convulsions and upheavals. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#59. This future is ours to embrace. Whether we, the established generations, choose to accept that is in our court. - Author: Rosario Dawson
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#60. Deficits mean future tax increases, pure and simple. Deficit spending should be viewed as a tax on future generations, and politicians who create deficits should be exposed as tax hikers. - Author: Ron Paul
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#61. There are many beautiful toys on this earth. We must use them with care so that the next generation will find them intact and use them also. - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#62. If you know that you are not sure, you have a chance to improve the situation. I want to demand this freedom for future generations. - Author: Richard P. Feynman
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#63. One belief, more than any other, is responsible for the slaughter of individuals on the alter of the great historical ideas - justice or progress or happiness of future generations ... or emancipation of a nation or race or class ... this is the belief that somewhere ... there is a final solution. - Author: Isaiah Berlin
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#64. Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us. - Author: Henrik Tikkanen
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#65. Future generations, riding on the highways that we built, I hope they have a better understanding. - Author: John Mellencamp
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#66. When we start putting together systems to make sure that future generations obey, what we end up doing is building an institution that conforms people to a pattern. They don't have their own faith, they're living off the residue of faith of a previous generation. - Author: Neil Cole
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#67. Specifically, I am concerned about the long-term condition of Social Security. I am committed to ensuring that current beneficiaries and those nearing retirement face no reduction in benefits, while preserving this vital program for future generations. - Author: Cliff Stearns
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#68. Whoever uplifts civilization is rich though he die penniless, and future generations will erect his monument. - Author: Orison Swett Marden
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#69. Nature is inexhaustibly sustainable if we care for it. It is our universal responsibility to pass a healthy earth onto future generations. - Author: Sylvia Dolson
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#70. Let us choose to unite the power of markets with the authority of universal ideals. Let us choose to reconcile the creative forces of private entrepreneurship with the needs of the disadvantaged and the requirements of future generations. - Author: Kofi Annan
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#71. I am first a creator, but my ongoing objective is to leverage my personal success to help mentor new and existing talent and further help them achieve their goals. Endemol Beyond shares this vision, and together, we will drive the future of original content for generations to come. - Author: Michelle Phan
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#72. I could not fight the Nazis in the present, as they had the power to still my voice, so I decided to fight them in the future. I would give the coming generations a weapon against any resurgence of such evil. My eyewitness account would record the barbarous acts, and also show the way to stop them. - Author: Friedrich Kellner
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#73. Nuclear disarmament is one of the greatest legacies we can pass on to future generations. - Author: Ban Ki-moon
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#74. Treacherous assassins, enemies of the people, and worthy of everyone's ridicule are those who, under the pretext of guiding future generations, teach them an isolated system of doctrines and whisper in their ear (instead of the sweet message of love) the barbarous gospel of hate. - Author: Jose Marti
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#75. Peace is the ultimate weapon of mankind to save the future generations from extinction! - Author: Avijeet Das
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#76. We need to preserve programs like Social Security and Medicare for our seniors of today and tomorrow. But we need to strengthen both Social Security and Medicare to make sure these programs are still available for future generations. - Author: Joni Ernst
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#77. The life's story of great geniuses is a sad one, without much tangible reward, which does not inspire future generations to face a similar fate. Alas also, it stands to reason why so many talent will not come to sparkle on the artistic firmanent. - Author: Joseph Haydn
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#78. The central dogma of the New Testament is that Jesus died as a scapegoat for the sin of Adam and the sins that all we unborn generations might have been contemplating in the future. Adam's sin is perhaps mitigated by the extenuating circumstance that he didn't exist. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#79. Protecting eagles from the threat of extinction is a conservation success story that we must prudently safeguard for future generations to come. - Author: Frances Beinecke
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#80. The earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#81. One day, When the whole world is in flames, The past will be the future through the eyes of the innocent. - Author: Anonymous
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#82. TODAY is the PAST of your FUTURE. So, make TODAY count for the sake of your HISTORY. Use your words, time & choices wisely - Author: Fela Durotoye
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#83. Like a precious family heirloom, freedom is not just ours to enjoy, but to treasure, protect, and pass on to future generations. - Author: Os Guinness
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#84. Use your lives wisely, my friends, and conserve these precious freedoms for future generations. - Author: Ted Nugent
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#85. A visionary is a leader of excellence who sees what others do not see, who achieves for now and plans for the future, who positively impacts different generations and raises up other visionaries. - Author: Onyi Anyado
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#86. Many say exploration is part of our destiny, but it's actually our duty to future generations and their quest to ensure the survival of the human species. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#87. I love everything about books. I love the content, the way they look and even the lovely way they smell. I think a book collection says something about you as a person, and certainly my books are something I'd want to pass on for future generations. - Author: Jo Brand
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#88. Tonight we send a message to our party that here in Illinois, there will be a new generation of Republican leaders and we will fight to provide a better tomorrow for future generations. We've made clear the status quo is no longer acceptable. - Author: Adam Kinzinger
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#89. Happy but isn't the human factor what connexus a deeply to our past will future generations care as much for chronologies and casualty statistics as they would for the personal accounts of individuals not so different from themselves. - Author: Max Brooks
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#90. We must convince each generation that they are transient passengers on this planet earth. It does not belong to them. They are not free to doom generations yet unborn. They are not at liberty to erase humanity's past nor dim its future. - Author: Bernard Lown
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#91. If current trends continue, the typical U.S. worker will be considerably more productive several decades from now. Thus, one might argue that letting future generations bear the burden of population aging is appropriate, as they will likely be richer than we are even taking that burden into account. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#92. The only future we count is the time and the moments we can take a breath and leave a word for the future coming generations. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#93. It is quite possible that future generations will look upon arguments about the inferiority of the socialist plan as we look upon Adam Smith's argument about joint stock companies which, also, were simply false. - Author: Joseph A. Schumpeter
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#94. We are all immigrants, a glorious confection of races and beliefs, united by the rock that we live on. As the years wash over us and new generations march into the future, family histories are subsumed into the greater narrative. We become, simply, Americans. - Author: Alex George
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#95. Deficit consumption is, in effect, drawing down on the capital entitlements of future generations - Author: Jonathon Porritt
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#96. In history as in life it is success that counts. Start a political upheaval and let yourself be caught, and you will hang as a traitor. But place yourself at the head of a rebellion and gain your point, and all future generations will worship you as the Father of their Country. - Author: Hendrik Willem Van Loon
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#97. During the conflict that was placed before them, they not only gained the gratitude of many in their own generation but they proved, for the first time on a global scale, the enormous value of a woman's contribution, paving the way for future generations of women to do the same. - Author: Kathryn J. Atwood
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#98. The real social contract, (Edmund Burke) argued, was not Rousseau's social contract between the noble savage and the General Will, but a "partnership" between the present generation and future generations. - Author: Niall Ferguson
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#99. Each generation is responsible to make the future of the next. - Author: Nancy Pelosi
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#100. Once poverty is gone, we'll need to build museums to display its horrors to future generations. They'll wonder why poverty continued so long in human society - how a few people could live in luxury while billions dwelt in misery, deprivation and despair. - Author: Muhammad Yunus
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