Best 79 of Traditional quotes - MyQuotes
Thich Nhat Hanh
I always encourage them to practice in a way that will help them go back to their own tradition and get re-rooted. If they succeed at at becoming reintegrated, they will be an important instrument in transforming and renewing their tradition. ... When we respect our blood ancestors and our spiritual ancestors, we feel rooted. If we find ways to cherish and develop our spiritual heritage, we will avoid the kind of alienation that is destroying society, and we will become whole again. ... Learning to touch deeply the jewels of our own tradition will allow us to understand and appreciate the values of other traditions, and this will benefit everyone.
You can buy history, but you can't buy a culture.
I didn't have any interest in traditional art.
We desecrated the traditional values, but new values didn't come along.
In a funny way, Dad was always a bow-tie wearer, always a little more traditional than you might imagine. Because even though he had blue hair and tattoos and wore leather jackets and worked in a record store, he wanted to marry Mom back at a time when the rest of their friends were still having drunken one-night stands. "Girlfriend is such a stupid word," he said. "I couldn't stand calling her that. So, we had to get married, so I could call her "wife"'.
I've always been clear, I support the traditional definition of marriage.
Looking at traditional marriages, it seems the surest way for a woman to be alone is to get married.
Traditional doctors say I'm a mystic. I don't deny it.
How old does a recipe have to be in order to be traditional? What should we think when an old industrial food like salted (corned) beef or pickled herring becomes a part of “traditional” ethnic cuisine?
Traditional credentialing really doesn't have a lot of predictive value to if people will be successful.
Seyyed Hossein Nasr
For anyone who understood the essence of modernism based on and originating in the secularizing and humanistic tendencies of the European Renaissance, it was easy to detect the confrontation that was already taking place between traditional and modern elements in the Islamic world.
There is no rivalry between Google and traditional advertising.
I have always loved Las Vegas. It's a traditional place for lounge comics to perform, and I love that.
I believe that traditional wisdom is incomplete.
I wished my wife to be not so much as suspected. Common traditional saying: Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.
I want 'The Lady' magazine to be restored to its traditional place in the pantheon of weekly magazines.
Facebook is terrifying to the traditional games biz.
Modernity is kind of a tradition and tradition itself is not a rulebook. It's a dialogue and a dialectical process— just as tradition affects us, we too affect tradition and culture, and we change it.
Traditional ads placed into digital just shout at the consumer
As far as the work I did with Timbaland, it was his sound and I just kinda floated in his direction. I just rapped over his traditional beats.
Your old traditional way of thinking is your problem
Traditional ad agencies have so much to unlearn.
Traditional market researchers are cold and calculating and scientific.
The thing with me is, I'm from a rap background so I'm not really a traditional singer in that sense.
Sometimes we believe it is truth, not because it is truth but because it has been made truth by law or tradition. Some of those truths are nothing but dogmatized myths
I am a traditionalist; proud to be eccentric; delighted to be different.
New York is traditional New York, you know what I'm saying? It's the stomping ground of the hustlers and go-getters
Tomorrow is the start of Ramadan, a month of daily fasting, broken by an iftar, a special meal after sunset and a bite before sunrise. Han has told her that the idea behind the fast of Ramadan is to remind everyone of the poor and less fortunate, a time of charity, compassion, abstinence, and forgiveness. And even though Um-Nadia claims to have no religion and many of their customers are Christians, they all like to eat the traditional foods prepared throughout the Middle East to celebrate the nightly fast-breaking during Ramadan. There are dishes like sweet qatayif crepes and cookies and creamy drinks and thick apricot nectar.
Victoria Abbott Riccardi
Several minutes later, Tomiko met me at the top of the stairs in her wedding kimono. She was totally transformed. Out of her blue jeans, loose shirt, and bulky sweater, she radiated femininity. The kimono elongated her torso and created a smooth cylinder from neck to toe, the hallmark of a beautiful Japanese figure. A striking navy obi with red, yellow, white, and turquoise chrysanthemums hugged her waist. A flirtatious cream collar peeked out from under the pale peach robe. The sleeves were just high enough to expose a sensual swatch of skin above her wrist. When she moved her arm, the inner fold revealed an erotic flash of scarlet and white silk.
Victoria Abbott Riccardi
Tea first came to Japan in the sixth century by way of Japanese Buddhist monks, scholars, warriors, and merchants who traveled to China and brought back tea pressed into bricks. It was not until 1911, during the Song dynasty, that the Japanese Buddhist priest Eisai (also known as Yosai) carried home from China fine-quality tea seeds and the method for making matcha (powdered green tea). The tea seeds were cultivated on the grounds of several Kyoto temples and later in such areas as the Uji district just south of Kyoto. Following the Chinese traditional method, Japanese Zen monks would steam, dry, then grind the tiny green tea leaves into a fine powder and whip it with a bamboo whisk in boiling water to create a thick medicinal drink to stimulate the senses during long periods of meditation.
Rural and traditional escapism. That’s my angle. Places and events where we are free to relax and be ourselves, where nobody tells us to hurry along or conform or grow up. Somewhere we can properly live.
Yan, tan, tethera, pethera, pimp, Sethera, lethera, hovera, covera, dik; Yan-a-dik, tan-a-dik, tethera-dik, pethera-dik, bumfit, Yan-a-bumfit, tan-a-bumfit, tethera-bumfit, pethera-bumfit, figgit.
If you take my entire golfing life, my favorites are the older courses, the more traditional and the more authentic.
Seyyed Hossein Nasr
In traditional societies, nature was seen as one’s wife, but the modern West turned it into a prostitute.
I'm a big romantic, traditional, cheesy guy.
Relatedness and interaction between individuals may have lost their drive and liability. In our contemporary “brave new world", traditional trust or generous receptiveness has been replaced by ‘security devices’ and ‘safety gadgets’. (“Could we leave the door unlocked?”)
Don't be afraid to adapt new ingredients into your own techniques, and traditional ingredients into new recipes.
Tourists who go to Africa have more of a traditional experience than Africans do. A tourist goes on safari; Africans don't.
When it comes to dating, Im straightforward and traditional with a twist.
Just as there's some technologies that jeopardize revenue for traditional products, there are also technologies that can significantly lower costs.
The Gingerbread House has four walls, a roof, a door, a window, and a chimney. It is decorated with many sweet culinary delights on the outside. But on the inside there is nothing—only the bare gingerbread walls. It is not a real house—not until you decide to add a Gingerbread Room. That’s when the stories can move in. They will stay in residence for as long as you abstain from taking the first gingerbread bite.
Be batty, be traditional, and be proud.
[O]ur revolt was as much against the traditional black leadership structure as it was against segregation and discrimination.
I didn't come from a traditional Tory background; it was urban and metropolitan.
Even within traditional universities there has always been debate about whether it wouldn't be better to focus on only one course at a time.
The hard left is a very small section of the British population and I myself am not hard left. I am a traditional Labour left-winger.
historical arguments; traditional apologetics breaks down here. Since man is here dealing with God and this by definition means with the invisible, impalpable, uncontrollable, only one attitude is appropriate and required : believing trust, trusting faith.
Night fishing accentuates the atmosphere of a lake. It is as if, once darkness falls, the character of the pool announces, “I am here.
I always envisioned myself having a traditional and elegant wedding.
Jean-claude Van Damme
My time of martial arts was traditional.