The Y Generation Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 68 Quotes About The Y Generation

#1. What have future generations ever done for us? - Author: Groucho Marx
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#2. 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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#3. Through lack of education, we're not teaching kids to read and write. So there is the danger that you raise up a generation of morons. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#4. The problem with this generation is they are so quick to define who they are in the process of searching. It is their need for immediate acceptance that keeps them from exploring further. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#5. What motivates me is the desire to bring up a whole new generation of active citizens who believe in peace and social justice and will work for it. - Author: Howard Zinn
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#6. There is a generation begging for you to be real ... and to be real now. - Author: Karen Wheaton
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#7. I'm not saying he's stingy. But sometimes when you're too careful it just turns into a different kind of carelessness. It's not that either. He's from a generation that never expected to get midway up the ladder so when he got there he was too stunned to dare to climb higher. - Author: Marlon James
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#8. They realize their ultimate doom, but they are fatalists, incapable of resistance or escape. Not one of the present generation has been out of sight of these walls. - Author: Robert E. Howard
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#9. It's shortsighted not to view the education of a future generation of Americans as a priority for all Americans. - Author: Mel Martinez
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#10. Messi is the great player of this generation, like there were great players in other generations. - Author: Michel Patini
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#11. We are this world. Its next generation. If you're not trying to save us, then what exactly are you trying to save? - Author: Claudia Gray
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#12. No one can lead our lives for us. We are responsible for our actions. So people-especially the younger generation
need to be very careful especially where safe sex is concerned. - Author: Salman Ahmad
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#13. It has been left to our generation to discover that you can move heaven and earth to save five minutes and then not have the faintest idea what to do with them when you have saved them. - Author: C.E.M. Joad
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#14. Unlike people of my generation, my children and my grandchildren have grown up living with, knowing, people who were outwardly gay and lesbian. And they have learned that they're just like us ... And when you see that they're just like us, the rationale for discrimination melts away. - Author: David Boies
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#15. Times Mayor of Abingdon - was, no doubt, a benefactor to his generation, but I hope there are not many of his kind about in this overcrowded nineteenth century. - Author: Jerome K. Jerome
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#16. According to the Small Business Administration, more than 70 percent of all family businesses do not survive through the second generation, and 8 percent do not make it to a third. - Author: Kit Bond
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#17. In searching for ways to bridge the generation gap, there is no doubt that we, as parents, will have to practice what we preach, by striving more to bring our conduct into line with our code of beliefs. - Author: Billy Graham
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#18. I sincerely believe that the collective efforts of many secularists during the past generation, resulting in the expulsion from our schools and from the public square, has left us vulnerable. - Author: Jerry Falwell
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#19. It was feminism that made it possible for women to go to the Ivy League and women to be astronauts and women to have their own TV shows. What happened, though, was that the generation after feminism, which is my generation, misunderstood what feminism was saying. - Author: Debora Spar
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#20. Nobody as the right to give up on a whole generation before it's even had a right to prove itself. - Author: G. Willow Wilson
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#21. These companies know that at their current size they're not going to be big enough to have the necessary capital, and they don't have enough spectrum to get to the third generation. - Author: Steve Largent
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#22. A lot of youth today have become very narrow and conservative in a way, whereas we in the older generation are kind of living it. - Author: Marc Almond
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#23. Gen Y is really quite distinct from Gen X; it's really self-involved and very narcissistic - their cameras are filled with pictures of themselves; Facebook, it's about me. It's a generation that's been pampered by their parents and their schools, given prizes for just taking part. - Author: Marcus Buckingham
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#24. Once upon a time, there was a generation of parents who were certain that Elvis Presley's unashamed hip-swivellingvwas most certainly the end of society. - Author: Charlie Caruso
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#25. I teach 18- to 21-year-olds - the 'Harry Potter' generation. They grew up as voracious readers, reading books in this exploding genre. But at some point, I would love for them to give Umberto Eco or A.S. Byatt a try. I hope 'A Discovery of Witches' will serve as a kind of stepping-stone. - Author: Deborah Harkness
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#26. The nine Greek Muses, awakened again for this generation of man and meant to inspire mankind forward in the sciences and the arts. - Author: Lisa Kessler
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#27. It is curious that what these psychedelics do, on a scale of a community, is they release new ideas ... And that this is how culture moves forward. That culture is a phenomenon dependent on the generation of ideas, plans, notions, connections. So this is precisely what these compounds are doing. - Author: Terence McKenna
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#28. Here are poems from a new generation of writers who honor the magnetic fields of the real; who feel and think with full and open-eyed passion; who focus heat as the magnifying glass focuses sun: until the paper catches. Read them. - Author: Jane Hirshfield
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#29. If the enemy could only know that Marcus Garvey is but a John the Baptist in the wilderness, that a greater and more dangerous Marcus Garvey is yet to appear, the Garvey with whom you will have to reckon for the injustice of the present generation. - Author: Marcus Garvey
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#30. The bigger-is-better form of evangelism may have passed, .. The emerging generation has been so advertised, media-tised and oversold that the smaller, quieter and more authentic is the growing edge of their experience. - Author: Craig Detweiler
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#31. Each generation supposes that the world was simpler for the one before it. - Author: Eleanor Roosevelt
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#32. This generation is so dead. You ask a kid, 'What are you doing this Saturday?' and they'll be playing video games or watching cable, instead of building model cars or airplanes or doing something creative. Kids today never say, 'Man, I'm really into remote-controlled steamboats.' - Author: Jack White
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#33. Mother Earth is hurting. And she needs a generation of thoughtful, caring and active kids like all of you to protect her for the future. - Author: Leonardo DiCaprio
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#34. That whole generation that's gone now, that lived through the two world wars, is a great example to all of us. They knew how to live. If something bad happened, they didn't sit at home, eat Haagen-Dazs, and watch a movie. - Author: Sigourney Weaver
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#35. Every year Swedish society produces a new generation of threatened women who can testify to the lack of legal rights and the lukewarm interest shown by the police and other authorities. - Author: Stieg Larsson
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#36. Maybe that was what happened when people grew up in a place where mountains shut them in, kept everything turned inward, buffered them from everything else. How long did it take before that landscape become internalized, was passed down from generation to generation like blood type or eye color? - Author: Ron Rash
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#37. The younger generation of rocket engineers is just beginning. They are of the new generation to which space travel is not going to be a dream of the future but an everyday job with everyday worries in which they will be engaged. - Author: Willy Ley
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#38. People are mystery as far you go deeper as more mystery you can find. New generation, new tricks, new misteries, new problems... people are hard to be understand as deeper you go as more missunderstand the stuff. - Author: Deyth Banger
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#39. Sometimes we exist long enough to lead the next generation; other times, only to plant a seed and let its resonations of our time here on Earth ripple into new waves. - Author: A.J. Darkholme
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#40. We have laid the foundation for a better life. Things that were unimaginable a few years ago have become everyday reality. I belong to the generation of leaders for whom the achievement of democracy was the defining challenge. - Author: Nelson Mandela
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#41. Be less about protecting any type of identity affiliated to a country or even ethnic background. Be more about the fact that we're here for a short time and Heaven is going to be a rainbow of people, multiculture, every generation. - Author: Max Lucado
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#42. Every year, tens of millions of salmon return to the pristine shores of Bristol Bay in Alaska. They linger in the bay's cool, shallow waters before charging up nearby streams to spawn and create another generation of wild salmon. - Author: Frances Beinecke
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#43. 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. - Author: Andy Serkis
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#44. Mr Zhu says what makes him a diaosi is that he is the son of factory workers. He is not fu er dai - second-generation rich - or guan er dai - the son of powerful government officials (it does not escape a diaosi's notice that those two categories often overlap). - Author: Anonymous
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#45. My first record wasn't even with the Fugees. I was signed to Big Beat Records, so I was signed back in 1989 to the label that the Knocks are on now. You can always tell which generation had the pulse based on how they see things. - Author: Wyclef Jean
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#46. I think a generation ago, dads went to work, they came home, and they had their dinner, had a drink, and then went to bed. I don't know what it was like in your house, but that is how it was in mine. I think it is cool to have the dads in the trenches and doing the real parenting work. - Author: Zach Cregger
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#47. How fortunate it was for the world that when these great trials came upon it there was a generation that terror could not conquer and brutal violence could not enslave. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#48. Once social media was introduced, it enabled a new way for people, particularly the younger generation, to connect with one another, based on common interests, goals and even values. - Author: Raymond Arroyo
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#49. I'm Nancy Pelosi, but my grandchildren call me Mimi. For me, politics is an extension of my role as a mother and a grandmother. For the Democratic women of the House, our work is not about the next election, but rather the next generation. - Author: Nancy Pelosi
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#50. Hip Hop Generation "captures the collective hopes and nightmares, ambitions and failures of those who would otherwise be described as "post-this" or "post-that." - Author: Jeff Chain
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#51. You're talking about a younger generation, Generation Y, whose interpersonal communication skills are different from Generation X. The younger generation is more comfortable saying something through a digital mechanism than even face to face. - Author: Erik Qualman
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#52. It definitely wasn't like, 'Hey, I'm going to steal that, and nobody's going to know.' The original 'T.R.O.Y.' came out in 1992, and it was like a 20th anniversary kind of thing. All of those intentions were there for it to be resurrecting a classic for a new generation. I tried to honor it. - Author: Lupe Fiasco
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#53. I am suggesting that we don't put the "income" cart before the "contentment" horse. - Author: Miles Anthony Smith
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#54. Generation Y is the first generation to spend more time on the Net than watching TV, with 10.6 hours per week watching TV and 12.2 hours surfing the Web. - Author: Paul Greenberg
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#55. The surest way to ensure career extinction is to resist change and adaptation. - Author: Miles Anthony Smith
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#56. But something bigger was going on. It's something that marks my generation - generation X - and now the generation behind me - generation Y, the millennials. - Author: Lisa Anderson
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#57. Labor saving devices have destroyed many jobs but have given rise to many new ones. It simply is up to us if we are going to resist or embrace the future. - Author: Miles Anthony Smith
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#58. A revolution only lasts fifteen years, a period which coincides with the effectiveness of a generation. - Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset
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#59. Finding a job that is a good fit is as much about you selecting the right company as it is about them selecting the right candidate. - Author: Miles Anthony Smith
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#60. There remains a natural career progression even though the tougher job climate seeks to delay it. - Author: Miles Anthony Smith
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#61. Generation Y is much smarter. They just get information much more quickly. They really understand the idea of quality and value. - Author: Jane Lauder
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#62. Whether or not it has fully dawned on society, the reality is that Gen Y will soon have to assume the responsibility for a world crafted by previous generations. - Author: Charlie Caruso
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#63. In the name of all that is holy, please consider the wages of a particular profession before you select that degree plan. - Author: Miles Anthony Smith
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#64. I am beyond good and evil at this point. I am beyond the lines drawn in the sand by society at this juncture. I am beyond fear, beyond religion, beyond the morals and mores. I am Lord of the Fucking Flies. Do you understand? - Author: Jason S. Hornsby
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#65. Gen Y's work best in groups, collaboratively, transparently, interactively and entrepreneurially - and have already created positive change in many local communities and around the world. - Author: Charlie Caruso
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#66. 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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#67. Attention deficit is no longer the supposed domain of Generation Y's who were brought up on a diet of social media and new technology. A recent study revealed 65 percent of 55-64 year olds surf, text and watch television simultaneously. - Author: Kevin Kelly DO The Pursuit Of Xceptional Execution
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#68. Adaptability is the name of the game; if you understand that you must now be adaptable and flexible, you will find a way to succeed in your career. If not, you will succumb to job market pressures. - Author: Miles Anthony Smith
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