Quotations that match 'classics'.Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay.
[ Age Always Become Books Captains Classics Colonels Day Find Get Had Half Having Limit Majors More Now Pay Praise Reached Remind Retired Than Their Themselves]
Although reading the classics in Latin in school may be not as fulfilling as it would be at a more mature age, few scientists can afford the time for such diversion later in life.
[ Afford Age Although Classics Diversion Few Fulfilling Later Latin Life Mature May More Reading School Scientists Such Time Would]
Darwin himself, in his day, was unable to fight free of the theoretical errors of which he was guilty. It was the classics of Marxism that revealed those errors and pointed them out.
[ Classics Darwin Day Errors Fight Free Guilty Himself His Marxism Out Pointed Revealed Them Theoretical Those Unable Which]
My background is somewhat unusual, as I trained to be a ballet dancer. I worked in the theatre for eight or nine years as a contemporary dancer. But as an actor one does read Shakespeare and does try to learn the classics.
[ Actor Background Ballet Classics Contemporary Dancer Does Eight Learn Nine Read Shakespeare Somewhat Theatre Trained Try Unusual Worked Years]
I call it an old-fashioned seafood house for the new millennium. We are trying to update what we know as old fish houses and places like that, which are great, but I want to give it a new, fresh look with updated versions of the classics we all love.
[ Call Classics Fish Fresh Give Great House Houses Know Look Love Millennium New Old Old-Fashioned Places Seafood Trying Update Updated Versions Want Which]
Every man with a bellyful of the classics is an enemy to the human race.
[ Classics Enemy Every Human Man Race]
I kinda go for the Jane Eyre type of film. I am fascinated by classics.
[ Am Classics Fascinated Film Go Jane Kinda Type]
The novel is about five students of classics who are studying with a classics professor, and they take the ideas of the things that they're learning from him a bit too seriously, with terrible consequences.
[ Bit Classics Consequences Five Him Ideas Learning Novel Professor Seriously Students Studying Take Terrible Things Too]
I chose Sony Classics, not just because of their practical experience, not just because of their wisdom in marketing, but mainly because of their integrity.
[ Because Chose Classics Experience Integrity Just Mainly Marketing Practical Sony Their Wisdom]
The great Chinese classics have always said that it's better not to fight; that the clever man achieves his ends without violence; that a battle delayed is better than a battle fought.
[ Achieves Always Battle Better Chinese Classics Clever Delayed Ends Fight Fought Great His Man Said Than Violence Without]
Style, no matter how outrageous it is, is still an expression of someone's personality. And my personality is somewhere stuck in the classics.
[ Classics Expression How Matter Outrageous Personality Someone Somewhere Still Stuck Style]
The classics are only primitive literature. They belong to the same class as primitive machinery and primitive music and primitive medicine.
[ Belong Class Classics Literature Machinery Medicine Music Only Primitive Same]
Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which are the repositories of models of eloquence, but the ad agencies.
[ Ad Agencies Classics Classroom Eloquence Models Nor Today Which]
Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted things; and I am here introducing a short, small story of my own which appeared in The Evening News about ten months ago.
[ Accepted Ago Am Ancient Appeared Belong Classics Evening Great Here Introducing Masterpieces Months News Own Short Small Story Ten Things Which World]
Calvino was not a writer of hits; he was a writer of classics.
[ Classics Hits Writer]
I don't read a great deal of fiction, to my shame, other than the classics.
[ Classics Deal Fiction Great Other Read Shame Than]
But really, it was reading that led me to writing. And in particular, reading the American classics like Twain who taught me at an early age that ordinary lives of ordinary people can be made into high art.
[ Age American Art Classics Early High Into Led Lives Made Ordinary Particular Reading Really Taught Twain Writing]
Do not suppose, however, that I intend to urge a diet of classics on anybody. I have seen such diets at work. I have known people who have actually read all, or almost all, the guaranteed Hundred Best Books. God save us from reading nothing but the best.
[ Actually Almost Anybody Best Books Classics Diet Diets God Guaranteed However Hundred Intend Known Nothing Read Reading Save Seen Such Suppose Urge Us Work]
I grew up with the classics. My mom and I would sit and watch "Singin' in the Rain" and "White Christmas" - those kind of movies.
[ Christmas Classics Grew Kind Mom Movies Rain Singin Sit Those Up Watch White Would]
The great thing about university is that they incline you to get up and do it, from the Classics to modern plays, to the humor that Monty Pythons made popular.
[ Classics Get Great Humor Incline Made Modern Monty Plays Popular Thing University Up]
There's no question that Whale's movies are classics. They were wonderful, and successful.
[ Classics Movies Question Successful Were Whale Wonderful]
I have always admired the work of Phil Farmer and was glad for the chance to work with him. Readers today may be too young to remember his classics like The Lovers.
[ Admired Always Chance Classics Farmer Glad Him His Lovers May Phil Readers Remember Today Too Work Young]
We were younger. And it's basically like looking at football classics. You see things that you did, you see things that you could've done better and you think about all the good relationships that you had with the cast.
[ Basically Better Cast Classics Could Did Done Football Good Had Looking Relationships See Things Think Were Younger]
I played Hamlet, I played Chekhov and Ibsen and all the classics.
[ Chekhov Classics Hamlet Ibsen Played]
The fact that Stravinsky used the classics as a major influence is obvious. What is interesting is how he used them, how he turned Bach into Stravinsky.
[ Bach Classics Fact How Influence Interesting Into Major Obvious Stravinsky Them Turned Used]
We played in bars and other such establishments and anywhere where people would listen. Sometimes they did, and sometimes not. The outfits we wore were classics of the 50's.
[ Anywhere Bars Classics Did Establishments Listen Other Outfits Played Sometimes Such Were Where Wore Would]
The great classics that, as a professional you don't get to do, you do as a student, when you don't know any better.
[ Any Better Classics Get Great Know Professional Student]
In science, read by preference the newest works. In literature, read the oldest. The classics are always modern.
[ Always Classics Literature Modern Newest Oldest Preference Read Science Works]
Songs like Reach and S Club Party are pop classics. I'm really proud that I had a part in them.
[ Classics Club Had Part Party Pop Proud Reach Really Songs Them]
You know, I find it very strange when movies that I made that were just excoriated - I mean that I was just vilified for - are now looked at as classics.
[ Classics Find Just Know Looked Made Mean Movies Now Strange Very Vilified Were]
The classics of Marxism, while fully appreciating the significance of the Darwinian theory, pointed out the errors of which Darwin was guilty. Darwin's theory, though unquestionably materialist in its main features, is not free from some serious errors.
[ Appreciating Classics Darwin Darwinian Errors Features Free Fully Guilty Main Marxism Materialist Out Pointed Serious Significance Some Theory Though Unquestionably Which While]
Now that I'm taking some time off from school, I've been reading a lot to make sure I don't forget everything. It's mostly classics and nonfiction accounts from actors, directors and writers from the '40s and '50s.
[ Accounts Actors Been Classics Directors Everything Forget Lot Make Mostly Nonfiction Now Off Reading School Some Sure Taking Time Writers]
With the Stray Cats at least, we really took the music somewhere else. First, we wrote our own songs. That's a real weak point in modern classics if you do rockabilly or blues.
[ Blues Cats Classics Else First Least Modern Music Our Own Point Real Really Rockabilly Somewhere Songs Stray Took Weak Wrote]