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A Question About A Famous Roman Quote

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Guest o-r-i-g-i-n-a-l

Hey guys, nice forum you have here. I was wondering if you could help me out.

 

I remember hearing a quote made by (I believe) a Roman.

 

It was all about how the young people are corrupt and useless, and will lead to the downfall of society.

 

It

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Well I remember a line from my favorite movie, A Hard Day's Night, that very well may have been a parody of what you're looking for.

 

"He's sex-obsessed. The older generation are leading the country into galloping ruin."

I duno if that helped or not. Just my 2c worth.

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Is it in Greek or Latin or else?

A proverb, or is it from a book, movie or some historical sources?

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The only one I can think of is Cicero's quote:

 

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.

 

It's one of my favorites. Nothing changes. Society is society....

 

It seems familiar somehow, your quote. I'll look more....

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