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Nithael
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12:30:19 AM Sep 12th 2014
Pulled this quote, because, according to Wikiquote, "[it] has been attributed to Hesiod on the internet, and even published with citation as a dubious attribution, but there are no known occurrences of it in his writings."

  • This trope is Older Than Feudalism.
    I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on the frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words. When I was a boy, we were taught to be discreet and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly wise and impatient of restraint.
    Hesiod, Eighth Century B.C.