Theogony - Hesiod

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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 discrete and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly wise and impatient of restraint.

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zumawas 1 year, 7 months ago
He means discreet. Discrete means separate. Discreet means tactful, loosely..
malevolarky 6 years, 2 months ago
Demonstrating that older people have always had selective memories.
vmlm 6 years, 2 months ago
2000 years later, my grandpa says the exact same thing.

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