September 30, 2009

Don't trust anyone over 30 – or 40

QUOTE:

“Don't trust anyone over 30.”
       Jack Weinberg (b. 1940)
       American student activist leader in the 1960s
       Maxim he coined in 1964, often credited to other '60s activists

---> See more stuff about Sixties student activists

 

COUNTERQUOTE:

“There are people over 30 I trust. I'm over 30, and I trust me.”
       Eldridge Cleaver (1935-1998)
       American writer, 1960s Black Panther Party leader 
       Interview in Playboy magazine, Dec. 1968

---> See more stuff by and about Cleaver

 

OLDERQUOTE:

“Every man over forty is a scoundrel.”
       George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)
       Irish playwright and social critic 
       "Maxims for Revolutionists" (1903)

---> See more stuff by and about Shaw

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