12:42:16 AM Jul 17th 2015
I'm going to make 'Uphill, Both Ways' a redirect to this trope.
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.