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W. Somerset Maugham
From the earliest times the old have rubbed it into the young that they are wiser than they, and before the young had discovered what nonsense this was they were old too, and it profited them to carry on the imposture.

Mignon McLaughlin
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.

Augustus William Hare
Some men so dislike the dust kicked up by the generation they belong to, that, being unable to pass, they lag behind it.

Henrik Tikkanen
Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us.

Oscar Wilde
The longer I live the more keenly I feel that whatever was good enough for our fathers is not good enough for us.

Logan Pearsall Smith
The old know what they want the young are sad and bewildered.

Bernard Rosenberg
Generation Gap: A chasm, amorphously situated in time and space, that separates those who have grown up absurd from those who will, with luck, grow up absurd.

Ramsey Clark
People who don't cherish their elderly have forgotten whence they came and whither they go.

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