Quotations About / On:
You can make children believe whatever you want, and the children of today are the soldiers and mothers of tomorrow.
(Dudley Nichols, U.S. screenwriter. Jean Renoir. Major Von Keller (Walter Slezak), This Land Is Mine (1943).)
Leadership in today's world requires far more than a large stock of gunboats and a hard fist at the conference table.
(Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. Speech, October 20, 1966, Gainesville, Florida.)
... today we round out the first century of a professed republic,with woman figuratively representing freedomand yet all free, save woman.
(Phoebe W. Couzins (1845-1913), U.S. suffragist. As quoted in The History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 3, ch. 27, by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joslyn Gage (1886).
At a convention of the National Woman Suffrage Association held on the centennial of American independence in the First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia.)
All orthodox opinionthat is, today, "revolutionary" opinion either of the pure or the impure varietyis anti-man.
(Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), British author, painter. "The Family and Feminism," ch. 10, The Art of Being Ruled (1926).)
To be realistic today is to be visionary. To be realistic is to be starry-eyed.
(Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978), U.S. Democratic politician, vice president. speech, Nov. 29, 1965, White House Conference on International Cooperation.)
It's [motherhood] the biggest on-the-job- training program in existence today.
(Erma Bombeck (20th century), U.S. humorist and author. Motherhood, the Second Oldest Profession, introduction (1983).)
Middle-aged and older people today can expect to spend more time caring for their parents than they did caring for their children.
(Charles D. Schewe (20th century), U.S. professor, marketing. "Playing the Part," American Demographics (1990).)
Boundless in your charity, but shrewd and cautious as a lender, you delight all those today whom you made beggars the day before.
(Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Also: "Rothschild's Collection for the Poor." "The Magnanimous One," Poems (1829-1830).)
Mother died today. Or perhaps it was yesterday, I don't know.
(Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian philosopher, author. Mersault, in The Outsider, pt. 1, ch. 1 (1944).)
"Revolution" today is taken for granted, and in consequence becomes rather dull.
(Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), British author, painter. "Revolution and Progress," ch. 5, The Art of Being Ruled (1926).)