Baby Boomers Quotes

We got married, had families, straightened out, got married again, had more families, straightened out (really). There can be no greater sacrifice than that a man lay down his lifestyle for others.

SF in middle 60’s was a very special time and place to be a part of… There was madness in any direction at any hour. You could strike sparks anywhere. There was a fantastic universal sense that whatever we were doing was right; that we were winning, and that, I think, was the handle. That […]

The Sixties were an oyster decade: slippery, luxurious and reportedly aphrodisiac they slipped down the historical throat without touching the sides.

Don’t trust anyone over 30.

I was convinced in the early sixties that what was wanted was a liberal education to give such students the wherewithal to examine their lives and survey their potential. This was the one thing the universities were unequipped and unwilling to offer them. The students’ wandering and wayward energies finally found a political outlet. By […]

I’m trying very hard to understand the baby boomers. They have adjusted the timetable for childbearing so that menopause and teaching a sixteen year old how to drive will occur in the same week.

It took Boomers to point out the truth which not even veterans of Guadalcanal and the Bulge had the insight to coin – that war is not healthy for children and other living beings. It took us to question authority (though given who our authority figures were, this should be considered a no-brainer rather than […]