the mayor of Amsterdam attributed this to Socrates, but no evidence that Socrates ever said either of these quotations about Athenian youth Quotes

The children now love luxury; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are tyrants, not servants of the households. They no longer rise when their elders enter the room. They contradict their parents, chatter before company, gobble up dainties at the table, cross their legs, and tyrannize over their […]