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Preserving Tradition Quotes


"Preserving tradition has become a nice hobby, like stamp collecting." - Mason Cooley

"Tradition is laziness." - Gustav Mahler

"Today's innovation is tomorrow's tradition." - Lidia Bastianich

"Tradition has made women cowardly." - Nance Oneil

"Preserving the health by too strict a regimen is a worrisome malady." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Living in a small town anywhere means preserving one's self behind a mask." - Doris Lessing

"I have to determine whether the joy of craplets is worth preserving." - Howard Stringer

"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace." - George Washington

"Hi, I'm Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, wanting to say Congratulations, Canada, on preserving your national igloo." - Mike Huckabee

"Hi, I'm Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, wanting to say "Congratulations, Canada, on preserving your national igloo"." - Mike Huckabee

"The public library system of the United States is worth preserving." - Henry Rollins

"Cultures grow on the vine of tradition." - Jonah Goldberg

"Tradition is a challenge to innovation.." - Alvaro Siza Vieira

"Tradition will accustom people to any atrocity" - George Bernard Shaw

"Each country is strong on some tradition." - Violante Placido

"Most seasonings are based on family tradition." - Wolfgang Puck

"Tradition is the illusion of permanence." - Woody Allen

"Tradition is the illusion of permanance." - Woody Allen

"Half of tradition is a lie." - Stephen Crane

"Yoga competition is an old Indian tradition." - Bikram Choudhury

"Tradition is a very powerful force." - John P Kotter

"All tradition is merely the past." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"In America nothing dies easier than tradition." - Russell Baker

"As soon as tradition has come to be recognized as tradition, it is dead." - Allan Bloom

"I like narrative storytelling as being part of a tradition, a folk tradition." - Bruce Springsteen

"I'm all about kind of preserving hair and face, conditioning products and staying out of the sun." - Avril Lavigne

"As Americans, preserving the best..." - Paul Robeson

"By preserving over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination." - Christopher Columbus

"What is more important for the world right now than preserving ways of living in balance with the earth?" - Daoud Hari

"The more that voting is glorified as a panacea, the more lackadaisical people become about preserving their constitutional rights." - James Bovard

"The traditional roots of Scandinavian cuisine are not that spectacular, to say the least. When we write about the traditions that we are inspired by, it's more techniques like smoking, preserving. Many of them are not made to make food delicious; they're just around so that you can make food last through the winter. There isn't a great deal of tradition to tap into." - Rene Redzepi

"The bended knee is not a tradition of our Corps." - Alexander Vandegrift

"A tradition without intelligence is not worth having." - T S Eliot

"One must have tradition in oneself, to hate it properly." - Theodor Adorno

" deep the ruts of tradition and conformity!" - Henry David Thoreau

"Traditional wisdom is long on tradition and short on wisdom." - Warren Buffett

"Imagination continually frustrates tradition; that is its function." - Jules Feiffer

"A love of tradition has never weakened a nation..." - Winston Churchill

"Our industry does not respect tradition - it only respects innovation." - Satya Nadella

"Sometimes tradition is a way of keeping going." - Maxine Kumin

"Settling other people's land is an American tradition." - Ariel Gore

"It is hard to oppose an ideology with a tradition." - Anthony Daniels (psychiatrist)

"India has an unbroken tradition of nonviolence from times immemorial." - Mahatma Gandhi

"The youth of America is their oldest tradition." - Oscar Wilde

"I'm not into division. I'm into coordination, discipline and tradition." - Sun Ra

"Perl has a long tradition of working around compilers." - Larry Wall

"It is hard to oppose an ideology with a tradition." - Anthony Daniels

"I hate the rock music tradition. I can't bear it!" - Brian Eno

"There's not a long, entrenched tradition of theatergoing in Australia." - Cate Blanchett

"I believe in tradition and innovation, authenticity and passion." - Jose Andres Puerta

"Bolton School has a great tradition in the liberal arts." - Ian Mckellen

"India has a long tradition of reinterpreting religious myths." - Amish Tripathi

"I'm the proof - you can't throw away tradition." - Vivienne Westwood

"Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young." - John Greenleaf Whittier

"Nobody says you have to be shackled to tradition." - Monica Johnson

"Tradition is a guide and not a jailer." - W Somerset Maugham

"When they talk about family values, it's in a repressive way, as if our American tradition were only the Puritan tradition or the 19th century oppressive tradition. The Christian tradition." - James Hillman

"I come from a tradition - from the Jewish tradition, which believes in words, in language, in communication." - Elie Wiesel

"The tradition of Russian literature is also an eastern tradition of learning poetry and prose by heart." - Ryszard Kapuscinski

"Art has arrived at the paradox that tradition itself requires the occurrence of radical attacks on tradition." - Harold Rosenberg

"The modernity of yesterday is the tradition of today, and the modernity of today will be tradition tomorrow." - Jose Andres Puerta

"The only hope of preserving what is best, lies in the practice of an immense charity, a wide tolerance, a sincere respect for opinions that are not ours." - Philip Gilbert Hamerton

"Institutions too often focus their energy preserving the problem to which they are a solution than to innovate their way to success." - Josh Linkner

"I am not interested in the afterlife. Religion is supposed to be about losing your ego, not preserving it eternally in optimum conditions." - Karen Armstrong

"It is simply not part of my culture to preserve notes. I have never heard of a writer preserving his early drafts." - Naguib Mahfouz

"The value for me being in a mainline tradition is history and memory, which is not just Christian tradition but denominational tradition, and characters, you know, with real distinct flavors of ways to be Christian." - Barbara Brown Taylor

"I'd rather be at the end of a dying tradition, which I admire, than at the beginning of a tradition which I deplore." - Margaret Drabble

"Traditions are neither good nor bad, they simply are... Rationality is not an arbiter of traditions, it is itself a tradition or an aspect of a tradition." - Paul Feyerabend

"There is only one thing better than tradition and that is the original and eternal life out of which all tradition takes its rise." - James Russell Lowell

"I adore tradition. I cannot stand habit. Simply to repeat is nothing, also to destroy is nothing. Tradition is never interrupted, we are always evolving but never interrupted." - Nadia Boulanger

"Tradition kills originality; you keep repeating the same things in tradition! Behave like the sky; always create new and different things; be original!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Thanksgiving, you know - Thanksgiving - it's like we didn't even try to come up with a tradition. The tradition is we overeat." - Jim Gaffigan

"The British tradition, basically, is to go to the character. And the Hollywood tradition, shall we say, is basically to take the character to the performer." - John Hurt

"There is a long and interesting tradition of really marginal left-field music that becomes commercially successful. And I will, for a brief minute, fit into that tradition." - Moby

"A tradition without intelligence is not worth having. T. S. Eliot, After Strange Gods (1934) There is no creation without tradition. No one creates from nothing." - Carlos Fuentes

"Traditions are neither good nor bad, they simply are... Rationality is not an arbiter of traditions, it is itself a tradition or an aspect of a tradition." - Paul Karl Feyerabend

"The round-up is an aggressive tradition. I'm trying to objectively be a steward of the tradition and what it means in its choreography." - Sufjan Stevens

"When men are oppressed, it's a tragedy. When women are oppressed, it's tradition." - Letty Cottin Pogrebin

"I think prejudice and tradition count for three-quarters in matters of religion." - Beatrix Potter

"I come out of a strong oral tradition in the South," - Horton Foote

"Prejudice is a product of ignorance that hides behind barriers of tradition." - Jasper Fforde

"Virtually every spiritual tradition teaches that your higher self is the presence of God within you." - Wayne Dyer

"I like things to be modern and still have a bit of tradition" - Alexander Mcqueen

"A house should be a synthesis of comfort, practicality, and tradition." - Elsie de Wolfe

"Alchemy is really the secret tradition of the redemption of spirit from matter." - Terence Mckenna

"Philosophers have a long tradition of marrying stupid women, from Socrates on. They think it clever." - Simon Gray

"He is as much a part of the Derby tradition as the Twin Spires themselves" - John Mallory Asher

"Rap has been a path between cultures in the best tradition of popular music." - Jay-Z

"But for tradition, we walk evermore to higher paths by brightening reason's lamp." - George Eliot

"Tradition:' one of those words conservative people use as a shortcut to thinking." - Warren Ellis

"Im not from the States, so Thanksgiving, for me, was never a huge tradition." - Daniela Ruah

"Different cultural and geological references inspire the collection as seen in ancient tribes and tradition," - Lubov Azria

"There are no turnarounds at Michigan. This is greatness. Long tradition of it." - Jim Harbaugh

"Self-help and self-control are the essence of the American tradition." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"In Korean films there is only really a strong tradition of melodramas." - Bong Joon-ho

"In every culture and in every medical tradition before ours, healing was accomplished by moving energy." - Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

"Tradition does not mean to look after the ash, but to keep the flame alive." - Jean Jaures

"Tradition is the living faith of the dead. Traditionalism is the dead faith of the living." - Jaroslav Pelikan

"In Jewish tradition, death-defying devotion to scholarship was the stuff of saintliness." - Israel Shenker

"Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response." - Arthur M Schlesinger Jr

"Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash." - Winston Churchill

"I don't think that comedians have a tradition of trashing the next generation." - Franklyn Ajaye

"Tradition is a kind of mental illness with a clear symptom of repetitiveness." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Ultimately, my more significant agreement is with a virtue tradition that features Aristotle and Descartes." - Ernest Sosa

"Kant certainly was sympathetic with the metaphysical tradition of rational theology that he criticized." - Allen W. Wood

"I got locked into a tradition [at Cambridge] of doing comedy." - Eric Idle

"[Calvinistic tradition] has fashioned and shaped my thinking since I was a teenager." - Oliver D. Crisp

"There is no such thing as a stationary tradition. Traditions are always developing, living things." - Oliver D. Crisp

"The Bible is one, Old and New, in my particular tradition." - Frank Moore Cross

"In Jewish tradition the Talmud is said to have been given on Sinai." - Elie Wiesel

"The story of Abraham and the sacrifice of Isaac are nowhere in any other tradition." - Elie Wiesel

"People love the traditional pantomimes and I don't think we need to disregard that tradition." - Clive Rowe

"I belong rather to a more classical tradition of social analysis." - Susan Sontag

"According to the Dominant Western tradition, the natural world exists for the benefit of human beings..." - Peter Singer

"The principle of self defense is an American tradition that began at Lexington and Concord." - Robert F. Williams

"It's a tradition in Islamic society to issue pardons at the end of Ramadan." - Hooman Majd

"The Hollywood tradition I like best is called sucking up to the stars." - Johnny Carson

"Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy and the lash." - Winston Churchill

"Homecoming means tradition." - Anonymous

"Naval tradition? Monstrous. Nothing but rum, sodomy, prayers, and the lash." - Winston Churchill

"Tradition: how the vitality of the past enriches the life of the present." - T S Eliot

"Domains like Trade, Technology, Tourism, Talent and Tradition have the power to redefine existing paradigms." - Narendra Modi

"Thou shalt not covet, but tradition Approves all forms of competition." - Arthur Hugh Clough

"The ancient spiritual tradition is that God gives himself fully to us in silence and solitude." - Brennan Manning

"Tradition does not mean the living are dead, but that the dead are living." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The bird that would soar above the plain of tradition and prejudice must have strong wings." - Kate Chopin

"I'm not super-conservative, but a bit of tradition is nice." - Josephine De La Baume

"It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition." - Henry James

"Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"We leaders should leave the tradition that we have become crazy for God." - Sun Myung Moon

"Tradition, if not constantly recreated, can be as much a millstone as a mill-wheel." - Colin MacInnes

"If we depart form tradition, it is out of knowledge , not innocence." - Adolph Gottlieb

"There was an honorable tradition of using anonymous sources that was ruined by Jayson Blair." - Ted Rall

"The Faculty of Technology of Tohoku University is renowned for its tradition of practical studies." - Koichi Tanaka

"I'm content to stand on tradition. I'm even more content to wipe my feet on it." - Aaron Allston

"For God's sake build not your faith upon Tradition, 'tis as rotten as a rotten Post." - Nicholas Culpeper

"I don't come from any great culinary tradition - I'm from London!" - Arthur Potts Dawson

"In the time honored tradition of email, just ignore the question." - John Dobbin

"One bipartisan policy tradition is to deny Americans the use of our own resources." - Harold Ford Jr

"With the advent of radio and recording, music became an industry rather than just a tradition." - Arlo Guthrie

"There is a very strong theatre-going tradition in Moscow. It has stayed strong." - Dasha Zhukova

"Every spiritual tradition has this idea of death and resurrection. It's not unique to Christianity." - Deepak Chopra

"One thing I love about Christmas music is that it has a tradition of warmth." - Zooey Deschanel

"You do a James Bond film, you're being part of an anachronism, a tradition." - Minnie Driver

"I call myself a traditionalist, although I have fought against tradition all my life." - Philip Johnson

"In Korean films there is only really a strong tradition of melodramas." - Bong Joonho

"There's probably more in the American tradition than people give the place credit for." - Donald Judd

"Something is missing in our culture. We can't quite celebrate the scientific literary tradition." - Ian Mcewan

"I always wanted to be a farmer. There is a tradition of that in my family." - Bjork

"One bipartisan policy tradition is to deny Americans the use of our own resources." - Harold Ford, Jr.



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