A Quote by James Freeman Clarke on elections, generations, and politicians

A politician thinks of the next election, a statesman, of the next generation.

James Freeman Clarke (1810 - 1888)

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A Quote by Jacquetta Hawkes on generations, heart, and women

In the sheltered heart of the clumps last year's foliage still clings to the lower branches, tatters of orange that mutter with the passage of the wind, the talk of old women warning the green generation of what they, too, must come to when the sap runs back.

Jacquetta Hawkes (1910 - 1996)

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A Quote by Thomas Henry Huxley on business and generations

The known is finite, the unknown infinite; intellectually we stand on an islet in the midst of an illimitable ocean of inexplicability. Our business in every generation is to reclaim a little more land.

Thomas Huxley (1825 - 1895)

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A Quote by Hideo Morita on fatherhood, generations, rules, trade, and understanding

My father's generation knew that they were playing by different rules from the West. When it came to trade, but they pretended they didn't understand the rules. That's why they won.

Hideo Morita

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A Quote by Hermann Weyl on generations, mathematics, and understanding

Without the concepts, methods and results found and developed by previous generations right down to Greek antiquity one cannot understand either the aims or achievements of mathematics in the last 50 years. [Said in 1950]

Hermann Weyl (1885 - 1955)

Source: The American Mathematical Monthly, v. 100. p. 93.

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A Quote by Hermann Hesse on animals, contentment, day, eternity, experience, friendship, generations, oppression, sleep, songs, and suffering

All it has experienced, tasted, suffered: The course of years, generations of animals, Oppression, recovery, friendship of sun and - Wind Will pour forth each day in the song Of its rustling foliage, in the friendly Gesture of its gently swaying crown, In the delicate sweet scent of resinous Sap moistening the sleep-glued buds, And the eternal game of lights and Shadows it plays with itself, content.

Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)

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A Quote by Henry van Dyke on generations, god, and kindness

He that planteth a tree is a servant of God, he provideth a kindness for many generations, and faces that he hath not seen shall bless him.

Henry van Dyke (1852 - 1933)

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A Quote by Henry James, Jr. on citizenship and generations

Novelist-Citizen of Two Countries Interpreter of his Generation on both Sides of the Sea. New York April 15, 1843 London February 28, 1916

Henry James (1843 - 1916)

Source: (City of Cambridge Cemetery; Cambridge, Massachusetts)

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A Quote by Henry Ford II on generations, men, and opportunity

A generation ago there were a thousand men to every opportunity, while today there are a thousand opportunities to every man.

Henry Ford II (1917 -)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on concern, generations, and men

But why should not the New Englander try new adventures - not lay so much stress on his grain, his potato and grass crop, and his orchards - and raise other crops than these? Why concern ourselves so much about our beans for seed, and not be concerned at all about a new generation of men.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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