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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1828
AUTHOR: Jack Weinberg
QUOTATION: We have a saying in the movement that we don’t trust anybody over 30.
ATTRIBUTION: JACK WEINBERG, twenty-four year old leader of the Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley, California, interview with San Francisco Chronicle reporter, c. 1965. Weinberg later said he did not actually believe the statement, but said it as a kind of taunt to a question asking if there were outside adults manipulating the organization.—The Washington Post, March 23, 1970, p. A1.