The Insurmountable(?) Divide of Age: A short and likely-incomplete history of youth interventions in the politics and governance of Nigeria.

“The old think the young are lazy and entitled. The young think the old are incompetent and inefficient.” — Joanie Connell, PhD

“The young people think the old people are fools — but the old people know the young people are fools.” — quote from an Agatha Christie novel

“Old people were young people before young people were people.” — attributed to Tom Wyatt

“That’s the duty of the old, to be anxious on behalf of the young. And the duty of the young is to scorn the anxiety of the old.” — Philip Pullman

“The hand of the child cannot reach the shelf, nor can the hand of the adult get through the neck of the gourd.” — Yoruba proverb

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