Like Christopher Hitchens, Ralph Steadman said that he envies the young person starting out. He said:
"I envy the ones starting out now, with all that in front of them to do something interesting. And whatever they do is theirs, not mine."Original in full here (27m30s). Christopher Hitchens on being envious of the young person starting out, here. Shane Smith of Vice also said that the present is the best time to be alive and in journalism.