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Black-and-white always looks modern, whatever that word means. ⏤ Karl Lagerfeld


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Modern paintings are like women, you'll never enjoy them if you try to understand them.

Freddie Mercury, musician

This strange disease of modern life, with its sick hurry, its divided aims.

Matthew Arnold, poet

Now here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!

Lewis Carroll, author

I am truly horrified by modern man. Such absence of feeling, such narrowness of outlook, such lack of passion and information, such feebleness of thought.

Alexander Herzen, journalist

It has been claimed at times that our modern age of technology facilitates dictatorship.

Henry A. Wallace, vice president

One cannot spend one's time in being modern when there are so many more important things to be.

Wallace Stevens, poet

There is something terribly wrong with a culture inebriated by noise and gregariousness.

George Steiner, critic

For we which now behold these present days have eyes to wonder, but lack tongues to praise.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

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, economist

The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other - instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.

Edward Abbey, author

To say the word Romanticism is to say modern art - that is, intimacy, spirituality, color, aspiration towards the infinite, expressed by every means available to the arts.

Charles Baudelaire, poet

Our own epoch is determining, day by day, its own style. Our eyes, unhappily, are unable yet to discern it.

Le Corbusier, architect

Whosoever, in writing a modern history, shall follow truth too near the heels, it may happily strike out his teeth.

Walter Raleigh, explorer

Postmodernism is among other things a sick joke at the expense of revolutionary avant-gardism.

Terry Eagleton, critic

A lot of people insisted on a wall between modern dance and ballet. I'm beginning to think that walls are very unhealthy things.

Twyla Tharp, dancer

Don't bother about being modern. Unfortunately it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid.

Salvador Dali, painter

Insurance - an ingenious modern game of chance in which the player is permitted to enjoy the comfortable conviction that he is beating the man who keeps the table.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

A Modern Mom to me is not always someone that juggles a career and family. A Modern Mom is a woman who takes care of herself on the inside and the outside.

Regina King, actress

It is only the modern that ever becomes old-fashioned.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

However far modern science and techniques have fallen short of their inherent possibilities, they have taught mankind at least one lesson; nothing is impossible.

Lewis Mumford, sociologist

The reason for the sadness of this modern age and the men who live in it is that it looks for the truth in everything and finds it.

Edmond de Goncourt, writer

I think the adjective post-modernist really means mannerist. Books about books is fun but frivolous.

Angela Carter, novelist

You are born modern, you do not become so.

Jean Baudrillard, sociologist

Modernism may be seen as an attempt to reconstruct the world in the absence of God.

Bryan Appleyard,

All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

A modern man has nothing to add to modernism, if only because he has nothing to oppose it with. The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.

Elias Canetti, author

I'm also interested in the modern suggestion that you can have a combination of love and sex in a marriage - which no previous society has ever believed.

Alain de Botton, writer

It takes a kind of shabby arrogance to survive in our time, and a fairly romantic nature to want to.

Edgar Z. Friedenberg,

Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable.

Charles Baudelaire, poet

The modern artist must live by craft and violence. His gods are violent gods. Those artists, so called, whose work does not show this strife, are uninteresting.

Ezra Pound, poet

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, artist

As thy days, so shall thy strength be which, in modern language, may be translated as thy thoughts so shall thy life be.

Emmet Fox, author

The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life, but that it bothers him less and less.

Vaclav Havel, leader

Magic Realism is not new. The label's new, the specific Latin American form of it is new, its modern popularity is new, but it's been around as long as literature has been around.

Terri Windling, artist

'Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact.

Naomi Wolf, author

You don't have to be old in America to say of a world you lived in: That world is gone.

Peggy Noonan, writer

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

John Ciardi, dramatist

My mother was a modern woman with a limited interest in religion. When the sun set and the fast of the Day of Atonement ended, she shot from the synagogue like a rocket to dance the Charleston.

Lionel Blue, clergyman

I am prisoner of a gaudy and unlivable present, where all forms of human society have reached an extreme of their cycle and there is no imagining what new forms they may assume.

Italo Calvino, journalist

Modern travelling is not travelling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little different from becoming a parcel.

John Ruskin, writer

I think shareholders are the great evil of this modern world.

Chris Martin, musician

I'm a modern woman in the sense of I take care of myself, I'm fiercely independent, and I'm really ambitious. Yet I have these old-school thoughts in my mind.

Eva Mendes, actress

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

Alfred Adler, psychologist

A very intimate sense of the expressiveness of outward things, which ponders, listens, penetrates, where the earlier, less developed consciousness passed lightly by, is an important element in the general temper of our modern poetry.

Walter Pater, critic

The printing press is the greatest weapon in the armoury of the modern commander.

T. E. Lawrence, soldier

A nation's ability to fight a modern war is as good as its technological ability.

Frank Whittle, inventor

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, composer

There is no word more generally misinterpreted than the word egoism, in its modern sense.

John Buchanan Robinson, politician

Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand for long the terrific pace of modern war.

William Lyon Mackenzie King, politician

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

Doug Coupland, author

Post-modernism is modernism with the optimism taken out.

Robert Hewison, historian

The independent girl is truly of quite modern origin, and usually is a most bewitching little piece of humanity.

Lou Henry Hoover, first lady

It's not about retro or modern, it's about this note or that note, which sounds better?

Dan Hicks, musician

A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.

Abdoulaye Wade, statesman

Discrimination due to age is one of the great tragedies of modern life. The desire to work and be useful is what makes life worth living, and to be told your efforts are not needed because you are the wrong age is a crime.

Johnny Ball, entertainer

The modern composer builds upon the foundation of truth.

Claudio Monteverdi, composer

It is not the crook in modern business that we fear, but the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.

Owen D. Young, businessman

I used to dance when I was younger - ballet and modern dance.

Nastassja Kinski, actress

I have always maintained that the one important phenomenon presented by modern society is - the enormous prosperity of Fools.

Wilkie Collins, novelist

Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, author

Like all tools, modern technology has produced some wonderful moments in music and also some horrors.

Hugh Hopper, musician

I love new writing, new blood, modern works by unknown writers.

Joseph Fiennes, actor

The progress of the natural sciences in modern times has of course so much exceeded all expectations that any suggestion that there may be some limits to it is bound to arouse suspicion.

Friedrich August von Hayek, economist

The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief, which is at the heart of all popular religion, that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.

Richard Adams, clergyman

It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical.

Alan Perlis, scientist

If you say a modern celebrity is an adulterer, a pervert and a drug addict, all it means is that you've read his autobiography.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

The argument of the broken window pane is the most valuable argument in modern politics.

Emmeline Pankhurst, activist

Modern Carpet Designs may provide endless entertainment for your guests.

William Heath Robinson, cartoonist

The critical method which denies literary modernity would appear - and even, in certain respects, would be - the most modern of critical movements.

Paul De Man, critic

One of the most feared expressions in modern times is 'The computer is down.'

Norman Ralph Augustine, author

The main reason for the failure of the modern medical science is that it is dealing with results and not causes. Nothing more than the patching up of those attacked and the burying of those who are slain, without a thought being given to the real strong hold.

Edward Bach, scientist

I could have been an architect, but I don't think I'd have been very happy. Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see.

Roger Waters, musician

As we consider the fast pace of scientific and technological progress in our modern world, we must not lose our moral compass and give way to 'free market eugenics'.

Sam Brownback, politician

Modern science is fast-moving, and no laboratory can exist for long with a program based on old facilities. Innovation and renewal are required to keep a laboratory on the frontiers of science.

Burton Richter, scientist

Lest those islands still seem to you too remote in space and time to be relevant to our modern societies, just think about the risks... of our increasing globalization and increasing worldwide economic interdependence.

Jared Diamond, author

Our country, like every modern state, needs profound democratic reforms. It needs political and ideological pluralism, a mixed economy and protection of human rights and the opening up of society.

Andrei Sakharov, physicist

Thousands of years ago, humans domesticated every possible large wild mammal species fulfilling all those criteria and worth domesticating, with the result that there have been no valuable additions of domestic animals in recent times, despite the efforts of modern science.

Jared Diamond, author

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

Susan Davis, politician

You are ugly when you love her, you are beautiful and fresh, vital and free, modern and poetic when you don't... you are more beautiful as an orphan than as your mother's son.

Witold Gombrowicz, novelist

Being on Broadway is the modern equivalent of being a monk. I sleep a lot, eat a lot, and rest a lot.

Hugh Jackman, actor

To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a 'home' might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation.

Emily Post, author

Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf; is better than a whole loaf.

Gilbert K. Chesterton, writer

The two World Wars came in part, like much modern literature and art, because men, whose nature is to tire of everything in turn... tired of common sense and civilization.

F. L. Lucas, critic

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

Alain Robert, athlete

Seventy years ago this November, Vladimir Lenin created the modern totalitarian state, transforming simpler forms of tyranny into history's most sophisticated apparatus of rule by terror.

Michael Johns, politician

We have for the past year and undoubtedly will be for the next year, dealing with an electorate that is more alienated and more cynical than at any point in modern time.

Robert Teeter, politician

Well, opera began with an intent to resuscitate Greek drama, that is, modern opera as we know it.

John Eaton, politician

The Treatise tries to analyze not only modern Western families, but also those in other cultures and the changes in family structure during the past several centuries.

Gary Becker, economist

I don't listen to much modern composition.

Colin Greenwood, musician

Chicago is the product of modern capitalism, and, like other great commercial centers, is unfit for human habitation.

Eugene V. Debs, politician

The Olympic Games of the Modern Era began in 1896 in the city of Athens.

Bill Toomey, athlete

So here we are, just two months away from the election, with more and more examples that modern day Jim Crowe laws are alive and well in the state of Florida.

Corrine Brown, politician

Pharmaceuticals have become an increasingly important part of modern medicine, and our seniors shouldn't have to worry about whether they can afford the medicines they need to stay healthy and maintain their independence.

Michael K. Simpson, politician

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.

Brian Setzer, musician

The difficulty for most of us in the modern world is that the old-fashioned idea of God has become incredible or implausible.

Alan Watts, philosopher

The role of a museum of modern art is to make a good selection and identify what we believe to be the coming movements, and that requires taste.

David Rockefeller, businessman

They decided to establish a museum of modern art where works by contemporary artists would be shown. Mother was viewed as a very progressive person, and not everybody liked the paintings she bought.

David Rockefeller, businessman

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

Julie Harris, actress

It is really a matter of ending this silence and solitude, of breathing and stretching one's arms again.

Mark Rothko, artist

I think some of the best modern writing comes now from travellers.

Michael Palin, comedian

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