Tuesday, January 31, 2006

Did I Mention That There is Nothing New Under the Sun?

Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for
authority; they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of
exercise; they no longer rise when elders enter the room; they contradict their
parents, chatter before company; gobble up their food and tyrannize their

--Socrates, Fifth Century, B.C.

1 comment:

Nate said...

I remember reading this when I studied literacy in the times of the Bible. This quote is a classic. Thanks for the refreshing reminder.