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Letter "S" » sixties
«For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. The real part was the spiritual part.»
«In the early sixties, we were strong, we were virulent...»
«I like to think of my behavior in the sixties as a ''learning experience.'' Then again, I like to think of anything stupid I've done as a ''learning experience.'' It makes me feel less stupid.»
«If you can remember anything about the sixties, you weren't really there.»
«I knew I was a winner back in the late sixties. I knew I was destined for great things. People will say that kind of thinking is totally immodest. I agree. Modesty is not a word that applies to me in any way - I hope it never will.»
«Our major universities are now stuck with an army of pedestrian, toadying careerists, Fifties types who wave around Sixties banners to conceal their record of ruthless, beaver-like tunneling to the top.»
Author: Camille Paglia
, The Tunnel
«My generation of the Sixties, with all our great ideals, destroyed liberalism, because of our excesses.»
«If someone thinks that love and peace is a cliche that must have been left behind in the Sixties, that's his problem. Love and peace are eternal.»
«Nothing happened in the sixties except that we all dressed up»
«Now in the sixties we were naive, like children. Everybody went back to their rooms and said, 'We didn't get a wonderful world of just flowers and peace and happy chocolate, and it won't be just pretty and beautiful all the time,' and just like babies everyone went back to their rooms and sulked. 'We're going to stay in our rooms and play rock and roll and not do anything else, because the world's a horrible place, because it didn't give us everything we cried for.' Right?»
Author: John Lennon
, flower child
, rock and
, rock and roll
, The Sixties