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I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders,
keeping notebooks and old photographs.
Some of the books were antiques for that time period,
with the covers falling off.
- Tom Berenger

Trees are your best antiques.
- Alexander Smith

Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I've got a stag weekend coming up and I've said I'm
not doing anything more than a few drinks.
I won't have it.
I'll go home and watch Antiques Roadshow.
- Martin Freeman

 

I collect antiques.
Why? Because they're beautiful.
- Broderick Crawford

I was always fascinated, even as a child,
by antiques and ancient times.
I always felt I should have been born in the 17th or 18th century.
They really had a big stone castle with authentic furniture.
- Margaret O'Brien

I'm the oldest antique in town.
- Norman Rockwell

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We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching
at Lombard since before I was born.
- Carl Sandburg

I wore a woman's antique fur jacket to my high school junior prom.
- Lance Loud

I have this beautiful antique silver wine decanter
that I bought at an auction.
I always pour wine from that.
- Paul Lynde

When I go to a country, I go to flea markets,
antique stores.
I am always looking for something.
- Ursula Andress

You have to fight against being an antique.
- Burt Lancaster

Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass,
forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine
to make up the city's most fabulously festive interior.
- Mimi Sheraton

Our admiration of the antique
is not admiration of the old,
but of the natural.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My wardrobe consists of antique clothes,
many of my designs, plus shoes and shirts from Brooks
Brothers and Paul Stuart.
- Calvin Klein

On the other hand, I don't understand the enthusiasm
for everything in the antique shop that Grandma threw out.
There, the sense of quality has declined;
otherwise Grandma wouldn't have thrown it out.
- Arne Jacobsen

In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma;
that is,
the sacred lore of priests and people...
and these stories afford the only explanation that
is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual.
- William Robertson Smith

A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man,
is the type of some great idea.
Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem;
and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world,
Art.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Even if you have $20,000 to buy an item,
you still try to get a good price at antique stores.
I collect furniture, rugs, paintings,
frames.
It's my hobby to go around to shops and markets.
- Ursula Andress

Pride in boasting of family antiquity,
makes duration stand for merit.
- John Zimmerman

Fame is the inheritance not of the dead,
but of the living.
It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
- William Hazlitt

It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to
antiquity its due reverence.
- Desiderius Erasmus

The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings
of antiquity and many deeds of the past,
in order to strengthen his character thereby.
- John Milton

In antiquity the sage kings recognized that men's nature
is bad and that their tendencies were not being corrected
and their lawlessness controlled.
- Xun Zi

If our titles recall the known myths of antiquity,
we have used them again because they are the eternal
symbols upon which we must fall back to express basic psychological ideas.
- Mark Rothko

How do you know antiquity was foolish? How do you know
the present is wise? Who made it foolish? Who made it wise?
- Francois Rabelais

A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its
writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

This freedom of political discussion on the highest
level is something which Western civilization has in
common with that of classical antiquity,
but with no other.
- Christopher Dawson

The antiquity and general acceptance of an opinion
is not assurance of its truth.
- Pierre Bayle

Such discoveries have led me, and other geologists,
to reconsider the evidence previously derived from
caves brought forward in proof of the high antiquity of Man.
- Charles Lyell

To be ignorant of the lives of the most celebrated
men of antiquity is to continue in a state of childhood all our days.
- Plutarch

Mankind are apt to be strongly prejudiced in favor
of whatever is countenanced by antiquity,
enforced by authority, and recommended by custom.
- Robert Hall

A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery.
- Thomas Fuller

The nations of antiquity rolled away in the current of ages,
Israel alone remained one indestructible edifice of gray antiquity...
preserved by an internal and marvelous power.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

To appreciate present conditions, collate them with those of antiquity.
- Basil Bunting

For we can affirm with a good conscience that we have,
after reading the Holy Scripture, applied ourselves
and yet daily apply ourselves to the extent that the
grace of the Lord permits to inquiry into and investigation
of the consensus of the true and purer antiquity.
- Martin Chemnitz

Egypt, the Egypt of antiquity, at a later time,
exercised a mysterious fascination over me.
I recognized a picture of it immediately,
without hesitation and astonishment,
in an illustrated magazine.
- Pierre Loti

The cause of the break with the tradition of antiquity
was the rapid and unexpected advance of Islam.
The result of this advance was the final separation of East from West,
and the end of the Mediterranean unity.
- Henri Pirenne

Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle,
disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity,
it offers no redress for the present,
and makes no preparation for the future.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Arles is certainly one of the most interesting towns I have ever seen,
whether viewed as a place remarkable for the objects
of antiquity it contains,
or for the primitive manners of its inhabitants and
its picturesque appearance.
- Marguerite Gardiner

It is folly for an eminent man to think of escaping censure,
and a weakness to be affected with it.
All the illustrious persons of antiquity,
and indeed of every age in the world,
have passed through this fiery persecution.
- Joseph Addison

Therefore we examine with considerable diligence the consensus of the true,
learned, and purer antiquity, and we love and praise
the testimonies of the fathers which agree with the Scripture.
- Martin Chemnitz

I have often said that just as the French revolution,
for instance, understood itself through antiquity,
I think our time can be understood through the French revolution.
It is quite a natural process to use other times to
understand your own time.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay

Real excellence and humility are
not incompatible one with the other,
on the contrary they are twin sisters.
- Jean Baptiste Lacordaire

Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves.
But deep down below the surface of the average conscience
a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
- Carl Jung

We take refuge in pride,
because we are afraid to tell the truth to ourselves.
- Kakuzo Okakura

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pride comes in two flavors -
be careful which you choose -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Pride comes in two flavors -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Pride" is such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Those who desire to rise as high as our human condition allows,
must renounce intellectual pride, the omnipotence of clear thinking,
belief in the absolute power of logic.
- Alexis Carrel

"Pride" is one of those really crazy words,
and such a double-edged sword -
Self-Worth on one edge, and Ego on the other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All money means to me is a pride in accomplishment.
- Ray Kroc

Anger is the enemy of non-violence
and pride is a monster that swallows it up.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin.
And therefore, as a free man, I take pride
in the words "Ich bin ein Berliner!"
- John F. Kennedy

A man's pride shall bring him low,
but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit.
- Proverbs 29:23

We rise in glory as we sink in pride.
- Andrew Young

The very women who object to the morals of a notoriously beautiful actress,
grow big with pride when an admirer suggests their
marked resemblance to this stage beauty in physique.
- Minna Antrim

He took pride in belonging to the world's most exclusive club:
the United States Senate.
- Margaret Truman

It was pride that changed angels into devils;
it is humility that makes men as angels.
- Saint Augustine

The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
- Samuel Butler

After all these years I had the privilege of naming my private part,
cause we have nicknames.
So I named my private part pride...
it's not much but at least I have my pride.
- Jay London

I always took a great deal of pride in being original.
- Roger Miller

If you can once engage people's pride,
love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear
what their reason can do against you.
- Lord Chesterfield

Poor nations are hungry, and rich nations are proud;
and pride and hunger will ever be at variance.
- Jonathan Swift

The possession of land seems to be a greater gratification
to the pride and independence of men.
- George Richards Minot

The American flag is the symbol of our freedom,
national pride and history.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

I believe in the nobility of entertaining people and I take great,
great pride that people are willing to give me two
or three hours of their busy lives.
- John Lasseter

There is a pride in speaking this language.
- Bernard Pivot

Pride and conceit were the original sins of man.
- Alain Rene Le Sage


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