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Amy Vanderbilt Quotes

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The modern rule is that every woman should be her own chaperone.
- Amy Vanderbilt

We must learn which ceremonies may be breached occasionally
at our convenience and which ones may never be if we
are to live pleasantly with our fellow man.
- Amy Vanderbilt

Good manners have much to do with the emotions.
To make them ring true, one must feel them,
not merely exhibit them.
- Amy Vanderbilt

I am a journalist in the field of etiquette.
I try to find out what the most genteel people regularly do,
what traditions they have discarded,
what compromises they have made.
- Amy Vanderbilt

 

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

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The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person,
defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.
- Dave Barry

In modern war...
you will die like a dog for no good reason.
- Ernest Hemingway

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago,
during and immediately after World War II.
- Barry Commoner

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most,
it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
- William Wordsworth

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

Modern medicine is a negation of health.
It isn't organized to serve human health,
but only itself, as an institution.
It makes more people sick than it heals.
- Ivan Illich

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's
oldest exercises in moral philosophy;
that is,
the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

One of the most feared expressions in modern times
is 'The computer is down.'
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Modern people are only willing to believe in their computers,
while I believe in myself.
- Alain Robert

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.
- Christopher Lasch

Social progress can be measured
by the social position of the female sex.
- Karl Marx
(German philosopher and political economist
whose ideas are credited as the foundation of modern communism)

Fathers in today's modern families can be so many things.
- Oliver Hudson

Modern politics today requires a mastery of television.
I've never really warmed up to television and,
in fairness to television, it's never warmed up to me.
- Walter F. Mondale

There is one, and only one, thing in modern society
more hideous than crime namely,
repressive justice.
- Simone Weil

Employers need to recognize that the world has changed
and there are people who would like to help them provide
solution in ways that are new,
modern and that add value to companies.
- Andy Stern

I think there is a way to be formal and elegant and classy,
but more modern.
Brad Pitt has been changing it, and Will Smith has
been doing it in his own way.
- Steven Cojocaru

Modern dancers give a sinister portent about our times.
- Agnes de Mille

However, we might oppose it, abortion is a sad feature of modern life.
- Robert Casey

The whole religious complexion of the modern world
is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.
- Thomas Paine

The medieval university looked backwards;
it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge.
The modern university looks forward,
and is a factory of new knowledge.
- Thomas Huxley

We have always been taught that navigation is the result of civilization,
but modern archeology has demonstrated very clearly that this is not so.
- Thor Heyerdahl

The modern composer builds upon the foundation of truth.
- Claudio Monteverdi

Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.
- Mary McCarthy

Modern medical advances have helped millions of people live longer,
healthier lives.
We owe these improvements to decades of investment in medical research.
- Ike Skelton

It is so stupid of modern civilisation to have given
up believing in the devil when he is the only explanation of it.
- Ronald Knox

It's a heavy weight, the camera.
Now we have modern and lightweight, small plastic cameras,
but in the '70s they were heavy metal.
- Annie Leibovitz

Scientific reality is the modern human condition,
and you can see that in the symbolic nature of my work.
- Thom Mayne

Just as modern mass production requires the standardization of commodities,
so the social process requires standardization of man,
and this standardization is called equality.
- Erich Fromm

We didn't reinvent the circus.
We repackaged it in a much more modern way.
- Guy Laliberte

In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative,
original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.
- David Ogilvy

Modern diplomats approach every problem with an open mouth.
- Arthur Joseph Goldberg

Modern societies march towards morality in proportion
as they leave religion behind.
- Paul Bert

You have to really dive deep back into yourself and
get rid of so much modern analytical categorization.
It's one of the great things poetry does.
- Robert Morgan

Nothing will see us through the age we're entering but high consciousness,
and that comes hard.
We don't have a good, modern myth yet,
and we need one.
- Robert Johnson

Armani's clothes are beautiful and modern and I love him.
- Claire Forlani

We met with the poet Frank O'Hara, who was a link between Upper and Lower Bohemia,
and who worked at the Museum of Modern Art,
where we had hoped to do the readings.
- David Amram

The modern economy isn't about the redistribution of wealth,
it's about the redistribution of time.
- Doug Coupland

There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman'
who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman
and need not commit himself to any religious belief.
- Evelyn Waugh

The public history of modern art is the story of conventional
people not knowing what they are dealing with.
- Golda Meir

In science, read, by preference, the newest works;
in literature,
the oldest.
The classic literature is always modern.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

The sun as the expression of old world energy is torn
down from the heavens by modern man,
who by virtue of his technological superiority creates his own energy source.
- El Lissitzky

In point of substantial merit the law school belongs
in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing.
- Thorstein Veblen

After closely examining my conscience,
I venture to state that in my historical novels I intended
the content to be just as modern and up-to-date as
in the contemporary ones.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion,
sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics.
Defying nature, it surpasses it.
- Camille Paglia

If you want to study the social and political history of modern nations,
study hell.
- Thomas Merton

We are similar to a museum.
My function is to present old masterpieces in modern frames.
- Rudolf Bing

Some people say Hawaii is spoiled, but I don't think so.
It's modern.
It's a part of today's world.
- James MacArthur

Modern thought has transferred the spectral character
of Death to the notion of time itself.
Time has become Death triumphant over all.
- John Berger

Our modern states are preparing for war without even
knowing the future enemy.
- Alfred Adler

We must also recognize the new realities of modern
warfare and the modern landscape of a battlefield.
- Susan Davis

Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence,
and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.
- John Ruskin

I don't understand what modern clothes are about at all.
- Julie Harris

Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity,
the dread of doing what has been done before.
- Edith Wharton

In sum, thought and reflection have been rendered thoroughly
pointless by the circumstances in which modern men and women live and act.
- Jacques Ellul

Make it new is the message not just of modern art but of modern consumerism,
of which modern art is largely a mirror image.
- Christopher Lasch

I much prefer the modern world.
- Keith Henson

Unless we abandon elements which resemble a police state,
we can't meet the demands of being a modern society.
- Ahmet Necdet Sezner

In my experience, if you have to keep the lavatory
door shut by extending your left leg,
it's modern architecture.
- Nancy Banks Smith

The modern minds in each generation are the critics
who preserve us from a petrifying world,
who will not leave us to walk undisturbed in the ways of our fathers.
- Edith Hamilton


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