Sixties Quotes

The thing the sixties did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn’t the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility. John Lennon

The Sixties, of course, was the worst time in the world to try and bring up a child. They were exposed to all these crazy things going on. Nancy Reagan

We were all on this ship in the sixties, our generation, a ship going to discover the New World. And the Beatles were in the crow’s nest of that ship. John Lennon

The sixties were characterized by a heady belief in instantaneous solutions. Audre Lorde

All that Swinging Sixties nonsense, we all thought it was passé at the time. David Bailey

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. P J O’Rourke

The word ‘conservative’ is used by the BBC as a portmanteau word of abuse for anyone whose views differ from the insufferable, smug, sanctimonious, naive, guilt-ridden, wet, pink orthodoxy of that sunset home of the third-rate minds of that third-rate decade, the nineteen-sixties. Norman Tebbit