scouts-l Mail Archive for February of 2000: Re: looking for a quote
Donald R Izard (dizard@ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU
Fri Feb 25 2000 - 08:39:45 CST
When I saw a simular quotation . . .
It attributed to Euripides (484-406 BCE)
On Thu, 24 Feb 2000, Kevin E. Johnson wrote:
> In a message dated 2/24/00 02:10:26 Mountain Standard Time,
> jerryh@RCONNECT.COM writes:
> > "Our youth now love luxury, they have bad manners, contempt for authority;
> > they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in places of
> > exercise. They no longer rise when others enter the room. They contradict
> > their parents, chatter before company, gobble their food and tyrannize
> > their teachers. "
> > -- Socrates - 5th Century BC
> For what it's worth, a 1954 study could find no evidence of Socrates ever
> actually saying this.
> -Kevin Johnson
> Magness Camp Director