Best 855 of Modern quotes - MyQuotes
The modern dance is no dance in the first place, and when you've finally learned it, it's not modern any more.
In my youth it was said that what was too silly to be said may be sung. In modern economics it may be put into mathematics.
When the modern scholar cites from a classic text, the quotation seems to burn a hole in his own drab page.
Stained glass enabled the modern world.
I'm making music the way I would have done before modern equipment and music recording.
Even modern medical researchers have come to the conclusion that peace of mind is vital for good health.
The modern form of things had begun to appeal to me, also (as material for satire) politics, and the lives of the great and little, high up in the social scale.
I lay off a lot modern fiction and only rely on living writers for non-fiction work.
No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated.
The academic area of new music or modern music festivals is not something which attracts me at all.
The Second Amendment has no place in modern society.
In modern Britain the most dangerous place to be is in your mother's womb. It should be a place of sanctity.
Were "A Clockwork Orange" or "Blue Velvet" released today, would they have the same power to shock that they had when they came out? Are we too inured by that torrent of images and the ridiculousness of modern political life, so that nothing shocks us anymore? What does it take to shock someone today - or at least jolt them? I don't have an answer. I'm just asking the question.
The mathematicians are the priests of the modern world.
John Buchanan Robinson
Modern money is almost altogether credit money.
The top easily preventable health problems that I see in western societies are: 1. Eating chemically grown food. 2. Exposure to electronically generated harmonic energy from wind and solar power systems. 3. Exposure to harmonic energy from switched mode power supplies (SMPS) that come with modern electronic products. 4. Exposure to wireless radio frequency radiation (RF). 5. Light deficiency from an indoor lifestyle and Low-E double glazed windows. 6. Sound deficiency from heavily insulated homes that are devoid of natural sounds and are extremely quiet. 7. Pollen deficiency from living in man-made cities that are devoid of natural levels of pollen. 8. Natural radiation deficiency from living in homes that block natural levels of environmental radiation. 9. Open drain sickness that occurs when drain traps dry out and faulty vent valves that allow sewer gas to fill the home. 10. Drinking the wrong type of water.
Ursula K. Le Guin
If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic.
Death offers freedoms that do not exist in modern corporate societies.
There are many places you need to be, but there is nowhere to reach. There are many people you need to see but no one to meet. And there are many contacts in your phone but no one to talk. There are many masks in your closet but no face to please.
A 'well regulated militia' was thus one that was well-trained and equipped, not one that was 'well-regulated' in the modern sense of being subjected to numerous government prohibitions and restrictions.
The history of modern nutritionism has been a history of macronutrients at war: protein against carbs; carbs against proteins, and then fats; fats against carbs.
The Modern Self must confront the shadow of hubris.
Modern society - everyone thinks getting cancer is a normal aspect of life.
This equation of the impersonal plus time plus chance producing the total configuration of the universe and all that is in it, modern people hold by faith.
In the modern age where everything is connected to everything, the most important thing about what you can do is what you can do with others.
All old music was modern once, and much more of the music of yesterday already sounds more old-fashioned than works which were written three centuries ago.
Every age thinks it's the modern age, but this one really is. Electricity is going to change everything. Everything!
P. D. James
The modern holy trinity is money, sex and celebrity.
Knitted fur is so modern and light, it makes this retro shape cool again.
Modern dancing is old fashioned.
Those who like to interpret historical facts symbolically may recognize in this the spirit of a specifically "modern" conception of the world which permits the subject to assert itself against the object as something independent and equal; whereas classical antiquity did not as yet permit the explicit formulation of this contrast; and whereas the Middle Ages believed the subject as well as the object to be submerged in a higher unity.
The unlimited capacity of the plant world to sustain man at his highest is a region as yet unexplored by modern science.
In Turkey religion not only affects society but is affected by it, which is why Turkish Islam differs from Arab Islam. It's a more modern, more rational, more self-confident society.
Libertarianism is rejected by the modern left - which preaches individualism but practices collectivism. Capitalism is rejected by the modern right-which preaches enterprise but practices protectionism.
I think a lot of modern day guitarists start off playing like Eddie van Halen, and they don't take the time to learn the basics.
Allen W. Wood
My own view is that Kant's conception of the duality of the good (morality and happiness, the good of our person and the good of our state or condition) is a distinctively modern view.
Pramoedya Ananta Toer
Dan bukankan satu ciri manusia modern adalah juga kemenangan individu atas lingkungannya dengan prestasi individual? Individu-individu kuat sepatutnya bergabung mengangkat sebangsanya yang lemah, memberinya lampu pada yang kegelapan dan memberi mata pada yang buta
Amplification is the vice of modern oratory.
I love Tate Modern; there's such great style and shopping here. I love the galleries and the pubs out on the street, just having your pint as the sun is setting.
To a modern mind, it is difficult to feel enthusiastic about a virtuous life if nothing is going to be achieved by it.
The cost of electronics in a modern car now exceeds the cost of its stall.
The failure of modern living is the failure of the imagination...Literature is the royal road that enables us to enter the realm of the imagination.
Everybody is so goddamn sure of themselves, it just makes you realize this is the curse of the modern world.
Speed, it seems to me, provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
The self is the modern substitute for the soul.
We have seen this complete right wing takeover of modern liberalism, and it is an ugly spectacle to behold.
Art cannot be modern. Art is primordially eternal.
You have to be physical - that's the way it is in a midfield in the modern game.
Kitsch is all that the modern world makes that's not modern, which is most of it.
The trumpet is a very violent instrument - probably one of the most archaic of all the modern instruments. It's physically really demanding: you have to stay in pretty good shape.