Quotes About Old Fashioned

Quotes tagged as "old-fashioned" (showing 1-18 of 18)
Louisa May Alcott
“Good, old-fashioned ways keep hearts sweet, heads sane, hands busy.”
Louisa May Alcott

Felicia  Johnson
“I guess you can call me "old fashioned". I prefer the book with the pages that you can actually turn. Sure, I may have to lick the tip of my fingers so that the pages don't stick together when I'm enraptured in a story that I can't wait to get to the next page. But nothing beats the sound that an actual, physical book makes when you first crack it open or the smell of new, fresh printed words on the creamy white paper of a page turner.”
Felicia Johnson

“You see, unlike most writers today, I do not use a computer. I write the old-fashioned way: on the walls of caves.”
Cuthbert Soup, Another Whole Nother Story

Beatrix Potter
“I hold an old-fashioned notion that a happy marriage is the crown of a woman’s life.”
Beatrix Potter

Robert A. Heinlein
“I happen to be of an almost extinct breed, an old-fashioned gentleman--which means I can be a real revolving son of a bitch when it suits me.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

F. Scott Fitzgerald
“By God, I may be old-fashioned in my ideas, but women run around too much these days to suit me. They meet all kinds of crazy fish.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Michael Robotham
“I know it sounds foolishly old fashioned, but I'm stuck with this idea that there's something dignified and noble about facing your enemy and looking him in the eye before you thrust a saber in his heart.”
Michael Robotham, Lost

Gillian Flynn
“We were born in the '70s, back when twins were rare, a bit magical: cousins of the unicorn, siblings of the elves.”
Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

Jarod Kintz
“Call me archaic, but I like making money the old-fashioned way—through prostitution.
Jarod Kintz, Sleepwalking is restercise

Sonia Rumzi
“When I get tired of new clunky writing, I resort to old fashioned story tellers, like Wilkie Collins.”
Sonia Rumzi

Jack Kerouac
“Sal, straight, no matter where I live, my trunk's always sticking out from under the bed, I'm ready to leave or get thrown out. I've decided to leave everything out of my hands. You've seen me try and break my ass to make it and you know that it doesn't matter and we know time — how to slow it up and walk and dig and just old-fashioned spade kicks, what other kicks are there? We know.”
Jack Kerouac, On the Road

“Sit back and enjoy. And remember: Always be careful what you say around your kids.”
Donna Chapman Gilbert, Becky Sue Cooper's Photo Album

Joe Haldeman
“I was too old-fashioned male-chauv to allow that; we discussed for a minute and I wound up with the couch”
Joe Haldeman, The Forever War

“I am familiar with the modern world – of thirty years ago. Since then, I have stayed modern and the world has accelerated into the dark ages.”
Bauvard, The Prince Of Plungers

Thornton Wilder
“Henceforth letter-writing had to take the place of all the affection that could not be lived.”
Thornton Wilder, The Bridge of San Luis Rey

“At the beginning of the nineteenth century, when the ideals that brought salvation were those of romanticism, it was the easiest thing in the world for young lovers to wait for the whole of their lives, to die of sorrow, to build their lives on the memory of a youthful attachment, to burst into tears, to swoon on reunion.”
― Isak Dinesen, On Modern Marriage, And Other Observations

Knut Hamsun
“Høibro kunde ikke forstå at denne tørre fremskridtskvinde med kort hår blandet sig i slike spørsmål som ægteskapet, hun stod i hans forestilling som en art hanmenneske i skjørter, et væsen av det tredje kjøn; stak man hul på hende vilde hun blø sand.”
Knut Hamsun, Redaktør Lynge

Robert Benchley
“People who begin sentences with "I may be old-fashioned but—" are usually not only old-fashioned but wrong.”
Robert Benchley

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