Here we have the best First Generation Quotes from famous authors such as Jane Campion, Jimmy Carter, Ian Gillan, Priscilla Chan, Kimberly Guilfoyle. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.
This is the first generation to grow up on Thatcher – it’s a different ethos. It’s money minded, and it’s the cult of yourself. Now that’s fine, except when it falls down, and you can’t achieve your goals – through high unemployment, through the fact that you probably need inherited money to get anywhere.
We were the first generation of rock & roll, but life goes on.
I am at the table. I am first generation. I am Irish–Puerto Rican. I am a single mom.
If you are born in 1564, your dislocation from your parents’ experience is very profound. You are the first generation who will have had all your religious experience in English, the first to have a countryman circumnavigate the globe. All the power and economic structures of the world are changing around you.
I’m not saying that more performance wouldn’t be better – all these technologies are going to get better – that’s the difference between first generation and second generation.
No matter who you are, no matter what your color, creed, how you choose to pray or who you choose to love, that if you are an American – first generation or fifth – one who is willing to work hard, play by the rules and apply your God-given talents – that you should be able to find a job that pays the bills.
By some estimates, 80% of rap music is bought by white youth. And this makes for another irony. The blooming of white alienation has brought us the first generation of black entrepreneurs with wide-open access to the American mainstream.
As a first generation Jewish American, I have witnessed firsthand Jewish immigrants who have come to this Nation in order to create a better life for themselves, their families, and future generations.
Who are we to think that our generation is going to be the first generation to benefit from all the sacrifices that others have made without giving some modern-day equivalent of our own lives, fortunes, and sacred honor?
The biggest novelty of 2013 will be new leadership in China. Very little is known about the views of the new leaders – who will rule the country for ten years. But we do know they’re the first generation of Chinese leaders who have spent the majority of their lives in a China ‘opening up’ to the rest of the world.
I never had to grow up. Everybody did everything for me. I was the first generation in my family to have money, and I had no idea what to do.
I think my parents were immigrants, you know, so I guess I would be first generation. Growing up in California.
One of the key things for me about Madame Walker‘s life is that she really does represent this first generation out of slavery when black people were reinventing themselves, and as a woman who was the first child in her family born free, she was trying to figure out a way, and she moved from Delta, Louisiana.