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  • One of the problems, and it's one which is obviously going to get worse, is that all the people at the party are either the children or the grandchildren or the great-grandchildren of the people who wouldn't leave in the first place, and because of all the business about selective breeding and regressive genes and so on, it means that all the people now at the party are either absolutely fanatical partygoers, or gibbering idiots, or, more and more frequently, both.
    (Douglas Adams, "Life, the Universe, and Everything")
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  • Everyone is doing it. I have eight children and 26 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren. They've been calling, bringing food. I think they're trying to fatten me up. I've gotten cappuccino, Chinese food, chicken, you name it, I got it.
    (Carter Carlson)
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  • We want to spend as much of the endowment as possible, subject to two constraints preserving purchasing power into perpetuity and assuring that the spending stream is relatively stable. Your great-grandchildren need to get the same economic benefit that you're getting now.
    (Andrew Golden)
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  • Our great-grandchildren, when they learn how we began this war by snatching glory out of defeat . . . may also learn how the little holiday steamers made an excursion to hell and came back glorious.
    (J. B. Priestley)
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  • She loved having a large family. She has 56 grandchildren, 84 great-grandchildren, and 28 great-great grandchildren. After she moved in with me, she got to see them all of the time.
    (Florence Back)
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  • That is money that could go to our children, our grandchildren and our great-grandchildren.
    (Patrick Bauer)
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  • Shame on us if 100 or 200 years from now our grandchildren and great-grandchildren are living on a planet that has been irreparably damaged by global warming, and they ask, 'How could those who came before us, who saw this coming, have let this happen'
    (Joseph Lieberman)
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  • I don't want to have to wait 30 years on a park. My kids are 11. I don't want to have to wait until they are grown up and I have to take my great-grandchildren.
    (Karen Jones)
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  • These few dollars you lose here today are going to buy you stories to tell your children and great-grandchildren. This could be one of the big moments in your life; don't make it your last!
    (John Dillinger)
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  • The father who sent every report card to Grandma so she could also rejoice in what the children accomplished is no longer there -- and neither is the grandmother, who made each of her 20 grandchildren and great-grandchildren believe that that grandchild was her special favorite,
    (Joan Lefkow)
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