Best 855 of Modern quotes - MyQuotes

By Anonym 13 Sep

Michael Crichton

False fears are a plague, a modern plague!

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bertrand Russell

Neither the Church nor modern public opinion condemns petting, provided it stops short at a certain point.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jeremy Grantham

Modern agriculture has been accurately described as a way of turning oil into food. As the price of oil continues to rise, so will the price of food.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ambrose Bierce

The sum of religion, says Pythagoras, is to be like him thou worshipest. Had Pythagoras lived in our day he would have seen his mistake. The sum of modern religion is to make him thou worshipest like unto thyself.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Steve Coogan

The fundamentalists are insistent that they know best. It's a dictatorial attitude towards personal morality, which is a modern creation that came about in the 19th century.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Buchanan Robinson

In brief, egoism in its modern interpretation, is the antithesis, not of altruism, but of idealism.

By Anonym 15 Sep

David I. Rozenberg

The modern day soup line is a check in the mail.

By Anonym 18 Sep

G. K. Chesterton

The huge modern heresy is to alter the human soul to fit modern social conditions, instead of altering modern social conditions to fit the human soul.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Morarji Desai

The vegetarian movement is an ancient movement and is not quite a modern one.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Michael Pollan

...Only the big food manufacturers have the wherewithal to secure FDA-approved health claims for their products and then trumpet them to the world. Generally, it is the products of modern food science that make the boldest health claims, and these are often founded on incomplete and often bad science.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Richard M. Weaver

The modern state does not comprehend how anyone can be guided by something other than itself. In its eyes pluralism is treason.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Thomas Jefferson

Amplification is the vice of modern oratory.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Elie Abel

No blare of trumpets announces a modern crisis. In these matter-of-fact times, a telephone call will do.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Larry Wall

We are so Post-Modern that we don't realize how Post-Modern we are anymore.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Robert Byron

Somebody must trespass on the taboos of modern nationalism, in the interests of human reason. Business can't. Diplomacy won't. It has to be people like us.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Carl Schmitt

All significant concepts of the modern theory of the state are secularized theological concepts.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Maria Sharapova

As someone who spends a lot of her time on the road, you have to look stylish but comfortable as I'm always in motion. Either traveling for my job, for pleasure, or managing the hectic pace of the modern day.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Edward Abbey

In the modern technoindustrial culture, it is possible to proceed from infancy into senility without ever knowing manhood.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Sara Sheridan

The lively oral storytelling scene in Scots and Gaelic spills over into the majority English-speaking culture, imbuing it with a strong sense of narrative drive that is essential to the modern novel, screenplay and even non-fiction.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Gianni Vattimo

Amongst the many definitions, there is one that may be generally agreed upon: modernity is the epoch in which simply being modern became a decisive value in itself.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Stanford

Indeed, if communist central planners could have organized the economy with as much detail, precision, and flexibility as a modern-day Toyota or Wal-Mart, communism would probably still exist.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Amit Kalantri

In the information age, man and spider both live in a web.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Sergio Leone

When one goes to see Modern Times, for instance, one understands much more about socialism than listening to the man who was then head of the Socialist movement in Italy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Anthony Daniels

The tattoo has a profound meaning: the superficiality of modern man's existence.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Robert Louis Stevenson

It is not for nothing, either, that the umbrella has become the very foremost badge of modern civilization--the Urim and Thummim of respectability. . . . So strongly do we feel on this point, indeed, that we are almost inclined to consider all who possess really well-conditioned umbrellas as worthy of the Franchise.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Vera Brittain

Modern war and modern civilisation are utterly incompatible...one or the other must go.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Evelyn Lauder

One of the most important things about looking youthful is to have a modern haircut.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Witold Rybczynski

The truth is that a nineteenth-century warehouse exhibits greater craft in its construction than all but the most expensive modern buildings.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Amy Vanderbilt

The modern rule is that every woman should be her own chaperon.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ian Hacking

Many modern philosophers claim that probability is relation between an hypothesis and the evidence for it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Sean Michael Wilson

An aspect of 'post-modern' approach to history is to include the mistakes and the prejudices of the era, without modernizing them or 'correcting' them according to our modern ideals.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Walter Gropius

A modern, harmonic and lively architecture is the visible sign of authentic democracy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Alexander Lebedev

I am probably the biggest equity investor in the history of modern Russia.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Alain De Botton

The challenge of modern relationships: how to prove more interesting than the other's smartphone.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Anthony Daniels

Childhood in large parts of modern Britain, at any rate, has been replaced by premature adulthood, or rather adolescence

By Anonym 15 Sep

Rita Mae Brown

We have the ability to be the Athens of modern times as opposed to the militaristic Sparta. I remind you that the Athenians wrote poetry. The Spartans did not.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Steven Magee

Too sick to work and not sick enough to die is common in modern society.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Christopher Lasch

The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jenny Slate

I'd like to do a little bit of everything. I think the only thing I can't do is a British accent, so that's out. No Shakespeare for me. Unless it's like one of those modern-day remakes.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Awdhesh Singh

We don’t know if the mythologies are fact or fiction or mix of the two. But as far as people have faith in them, they shape their values. When people lose faith in scriptures and mythologies, they easily fall prey to the fictions of the modern times, which propagate infidelity, pleasure seeking and materialism.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Steven Magee

The biologically toxic electromagnetic cover up is one of the most destructive actions that modern governments are engaging in.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Robert Fripp

However, in modern conceptual frameworks there is a more sophisticated view. I would say that the act of music exists in several worlds simultaneously.

By Anonym 18 Sep

Jacob Lund Fisker

The Dark Ages gradually ended six centuries ago with the Renaissance, which seeded new ideas for a different world. The Renaissance ideal dominated our culture until three centuries ago, from the 14th to the 18th century, when it was superseded by modernism. Not surprisingly, this human ideal has almost been forgotten in our culture. The Renaissance, literally "re-birth", was a revival and rediscovery of classical Greek and Roman culture following the decline of culture, trade, and technology during the Dark Ages.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Moses Finley

Ideal goals are a menace in themselves, as much in more modern philosophers as in Plato.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Michael Scott

To remain unknown in this modern world: that, indeed, is real power.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Kricfalusi

Modern animated movies are the products not of anyone’s individual vision, but rather a scattered accumulation of compromises made out of fear by members of large committees.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Alain De Botton

I'm also interested in the modern suggestion that you can have a combination of love and sex in a marriage - which no previous society has ever believed.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Doseone

I love the inappropriateness of age-old wisdom in modern slang. These things are all so wonderful to me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Henry Waxman

Memorials become relics if they do not stir our modern conscience.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Steven Magee

The modern human has taken a pristine natural environment and has obliterated it with pollution, technology and overpopulation.