Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker
andrewducker

Kids today!

"I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words... When I was young, we were taught to be discreet and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly [disrespectful] and impatient of restraint"
- Hesiod, 8th century BC

I keep seeing this quote and forgetting its origin.  Stuck here so I can use it next time someone complains about how society has gone downhill...
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