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Antiques quotes by Margaret O'Brien
#1. I was always fascinated, even as a child, by antiques and ancient times. I always felt I should have been born in the 17th or 18th century. They really had a big stone castle with authentic furniture. #Quote by Margaret O'Brien
Antiques quotes by Monica Potter
#2. I shop at thrift stores a lot. I have a lot of silver pitchers and I put my flowers in those. I collect antiques, so there are a lot of old rocking chairs ... My friends call my home the vortex because nobody wants to leave. #Quote by Monica Potter
Antiques quotes by Martha Plimpton
#3. I like cluttered, old, dark-wood antiques. I like character. #Quote by Martha Plimpton
Antiques quotes by K.M. Alexander
#4. The spectacle shop was old, long, and narrow, with a glass front and a small thin door that opened onto a somewhat busy avenue in the antiques district on the South side of Lovat. It was a quiet enough area, away from the rougher warrens, but not particularly elevated. Across the cramped street hawkers sold vases, while up the road outside a rug merchant's shop a man sold antique suits. There was also Dubois' new storefront to the East; he dealt in religious artifacts and trinkets. The shopkeep hadn't liked when he had moved in; it had somehow changed the feel of the warren. Odd folks had started showing up shortly after Saint Olmstead Religious Antiques opened: black-clad priests, Hasturians in yellow robes, and a few Deeper cultists dressed in their gray sackcloth rags. It had set the entire warren on edge. #Quote by K.M. Alexander
Antiques quotes by Pope Francis
#5. This is precisely the reason for the dissatisfaction of some, who end up sad - sad priests - in some sense becoming collectors of antiques or novelties, instead of being shepherds living with 'the odor of the sheep.' This I ask you: Be shepherds, with the 'odor of the sheep,' make it real, as shepherds among your flock, fishers of men. #Quote by Pope Francis
Antiques quotes by Thomas Carlyle
#6. Thou fool! Nature alone is antique, and the oldest art a mushroom; that idle crag thou sittest on is six thousand years of age. #Quote by Thomas Carlyle
Antiques quotes by Katherine Taylor
#7. Dad told me, 'Mommy doesn't need antidepressants, you see. She needs flowers and sometimes she needs antiques. #Quote by Katherine Taylor
Antiques quotes by E. Lockhart
#8. Antiques and Oriental rugs tell people that my mother may be a dog breeder who dropped out of Bryn Mawr, but she's got power - because she's got money. #Quote by E. Lockhart
Antiques quotes by John Milton
#9. But let my due feet never fail To walk the studious cloisters pale, And love the high embowed roof, With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows richly dight; Casting a dim religious light. #Quote by John Milton
Antiques quotes by Ellen Read
#10. Time meant nothing.
She loved him in an instant.
She would love him forever. #Quote by Ellen Read
Antiques quotes by Thorstein Veblen
#11. The superior excellence imputed to the book, which imitates the products of antique and obsolete processes, is conceived to be chiefly a superior utility in the aesthetic respect; but it is not unusual to find a well-bred book-lover insisting that the clumsier product is also more serviceable as a vehicle of printed speech. #Quote by Thorstein Veblen
Antiques quotes by Martin Freeman
#12. I've got a stag weekend coming up and I've said I'm not doing anything more than a few drinks. I won't have it. I'll go home and watch Antiques Roadshow. #Quote by Martin Freeman
Antiques quotes by Barbara Taylor Bradford
#13. Priceless things matter not for their value, but because they offer us an enduring reminder of stability and permanence. #Quote by Barbara Taylor Bradford
Antiques quotes by Barbara Sher
#14. No, being too busy isn't your reason for keeping clutter in your life. Uncomfortable though it may be to have so much unfinished work surrounding you, you keep those magazines and broken antiques because all that potential feels nice. Now take one more step in your thinking and what you'll find is a tiny but powerful fear of commitment. #Quote by Barbara Sher
Antiques quotes by Nate Berkus
#15. It's my job to know what's available from every retailer, catalog, website, antiques mall, and craftsperson. A good designer or decorator has to have an almost encyclopedic knowledge. #Quote by Nate Berkus
Antiques quotes by Lindsey Wixson
#16. I love hats! I collect vintage ones - I find them at antique shops in Kansas. #Quote by Lindsey Wixson
Antiques quotes by Paul Brown
#17. By nature, an auction is kind of a wholesale beast anyway. You're buying second hand goods, even with the historical, antique or aesthetic value. You look to get the wholesale price and you hope for retail spikes periodically when you get two or three people in the audience that want the same thing. #Quote by Paul Brown
Antiques quotes by Robert Ardrey
#18. Far from the truth lay the antique assumption that man had fathered the weapon. The weapon, instead, had fathered man. #Quote by Robert Ardrey
Antiques quotes by Judith Miller
#19. If you're at an antiques fair, and have been unable to beat the dealer down earlier in the day, pay a return visit at the end. They may be more inclined to accept your offer, rather than having to pack the piece up and take it home. #Quote by Judith Miller
Antiques quotes by Zoey Deutch
#20. My mom passed on her obsession of all things antique or vintage. I love to go thrift store shopping or explore any sort of garage sale. Treasure hunting is a family passion. #Quote by Zoey Deutch
Antiques quotes by Donald Byrd
#21. I was being ridiculed for going to school ... But, you see, I had looked hard at the other musicians and the whole show-business scene ... They were doing with jazz musicians what they usually reserved for rock n' roll cats: making them overnight successes, then overnight antiques. #Quote by Donald Byrd
Antiques quotes by H.L. Mencken
#22. All the benefit that a New Yorker gets out of Kansas is no more than what he might get out of Saskatchewan, the Argentine pampas, of Siberia. But New York to a Kansan is not only a place where he may get drunk, look at dirty shows and buy bogus antiques; it is also a place where he may enforce his dunghill ideas upon his betters. #Quote by H.L. Mencken
Antiques quotes by Calvin Trillin
#23. Since nostaglia is fueled by inflation, could it be that inflation is the result of a conspiracy by the people who are trying to palm off McGovern buttons and Howdy Doody puppets and their Aunt Thelma's toaster as antiques. #Quote by Calvin Trillin
Antiques quotes by Mark Gorton
#24. When I rule the world," screamed the Bogey, "all antiques will be destroyed! Antiques will be things of the past! #Quote by Mark Gorton
Antiques quotes by Hope Mirrlees
#25. A house with old furniture has no need of ghosts to be haunted. #Quote by Hope Mirrlees
Antiques quotes by David Boreanaz
#26. I like old cars, old watches, anything with a vintage, antique kind of a feel to it. I'm just more in tune with that than anything else. #Quote by David Boreanaz
Antiques quotes by Karen Chance
#27. Louis-Cesare's anger suddenly filled the small room like water, and in a heartbeat his eyes went from silver tinged to as solid as two antique coins.
I sat frozen, awash in a sea of power. I was beginning to understand why Mircea had wanted him along, only Daddy had failed to mention anything about the hair-trigger temper. I guess he assumed the red hair would clue me in. #Quote by Karen Chance
Antiques quotes by Ursula Andress
#28. Even if you have $20,000 to buy an item, you still try to get a good price at antique stores. I collect furniture, rugs, paintings, frames. It's my hobby to go around to shops and markets. #Quote by Ursula Andress
Antiques quotes by Jonathan Gash
#29. The exhibition gobsmacked me. I'm not ashamed to admit it. Here was quite a small building, not many people about, getting little attention. And inside they'd pulled together a staggering display of Regency furniture. I've seen most of the stuff that matters. I simply stood there, gaping. #Quote by Jonathan Gash
Antiques quotes by Dave Barry
#30. Sign outside a country shop: We buy junk and sell antiques. #Quote by Dave Barry
Antiques quotes by William Friedkin
#31. You don't leave the film alone. You have a new audience, and you have a new medium. Why would you leave it alone? Film is not an antique. It's not a relic. It's not a Leonardo da Vinci. I don't want someone painting over a da Vinci or Rembrandt. But these movies aren't that. #Quote by William Friedkin
Antiques quotes by William Robertson Smith
#32. In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma; that is, the sacred lore of priests and people ... and these stories afford the only explanation that is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual. #Quote by William Robertson Smith
Antiques quotes by Liu Cixin
#33. The weapons attacking her were a diverse mix: antiques such as American carbines, Czech-style machine guns, Japanese Type-38 rifles; newer weapons such as standard-issue People's Liberation Army rifles and submachine guns, stolen from the PLA after the publication of the "August Editorial"; and even a few Chinese dadao swords and spears. #Quote by Liu Cixin
Antiques quotes by Charles Baudelaire
#34. The idea of beauty which man creates for himself imprints itself on his whole attire, crumples or stiffens his dress, rounds off or squares his gesture, and in the long run even ends by subtly penetrating the very features of his face. Man ends by looking like his ideal self. These engravings can be translated either into beauty or ugliness; in one direction, they become caricatures, in the other, antique statues. #Quote by Charles Baudelaire
Antiques quotes by Sara Sheridan
#35. I've always had a keen sense of history. My father was an antiques dealer and he used to bring home boxes full of treasures, and each item always had a tale attached. #Quote by Sara Sheridan
Antiques quotes by Jacob Braude
#36. Only uncomfortable chairs become antiques - the comfortable ones are worn out by hard use. #Quote by Jacob Braude
Antiques quotes by John Updike
#37. An American in London ... cannot but be impressed and charmed by the city. The momumentality of Washington, the thriving business of New York, the antique intimacy of Boston, plus a certain spacious and open feeling reminiscent of Denver and San Francisco-all these he finds combined for his pleasure. #Quote by John Updike
Antiques quotes by Ted Hughes
#38. You could become internationally famous - you're Gemini, and according to antique authority have a literary talent, which of course your letters prove. #Quote by Ted Hughes
Antiques quotes by Tom Berenger
#39. I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off. #Quote by Tom Berenger
Antiques quotes by Jonathan Gash
#40. Every inch of space was used. As the road narrowed, signs receded upwards and changed to the vertical. Businesses simply soared from ground level and hung out vaster, more fascinatingly illuminated shingles than competitors. We were still in a traffic tangle, but now the road curved. Shops crowded the pavements and became homelier. Vegetables, spices, grocery produce in boxes or hanging from shop lintels, meats adangle - as always, my ultimate ghastliness - and here and there among the crowds the alarming spectacle of an armed Sikh, shotgun aslant, casually sitting at a bank entrance. And markets everywhere. To the right, cramped streets sloped down to the harbor. To the left, as we meandered along the tramlines through sudden dense markets of hawkers' barrows, the streets turned abruptly into flights of steps careering upwards into a bluish mist of domestic smoke, clouds of washing on poles, and climbing. Hong Kong had the knack of building where others wouldn't dare. #Quote by Jonathan Gash
Antiques quotes by Jonathan Gash
#41. The Metropolitan Museum of Art claims to be the largest in the western hemisphere. It's right, but I'm not too sure about the arts bit. Don't misunderstand me. It's got tons of genuine art. It's also got tons of stuff that is hard to classify. I can't come to grips with a massive cube with a grandiose title. I allow that it's art, but not my sort. I need the big stone block to tell me something about the bloke whose name's on the caption, and it doesn't. That off my chest, I admit that any place with 3.3 million works of art truly is a wonder. #Quote by Jonathan Gash
Antiques quotes by Allison Hoover Bartlett
#42. On a spring day in 1988…a Massachusetts man who collected books about local history was rummaging through a bin in a New Hampshire antiques barn when something caught his eye. Beneath texts on fertilizers and farm machines lay a slim, worn pamphlet with tea-colored paper covers, titled Tamerlane and Other Poems, by an unnamed author identified simply as "a Bostonian." He was fairly certain he had found something exceptional, paid the $15 price, and headed home, where Tamerlane would spend only one night. The next day, he contacted Sotheby's, and they confirmed his suspicion that he had just made one of the most exciting book discoveries in years. The pamphlet was a copy of Edgar Allan Poe's first text, written when he was only fourteen years old, a find that fortune-seeking collectors have imagined happening upon probably more than they'd like to admit. The humble-looking, forty-page pamphlet was published in 1827 by Calvin F.S. Thomas, a relatively unknown Boston printer who specialized in apothecary labels, and its original price was about twelve cents. But this copy, looking good for its 161 years, most of which were probably spent languishing in one dusty attic box after another, would soon be auctioned for a staggering $198,000. #Quote by Allison Hoover Bartlett
Antiques quotes by Dan Brown
#43. If I'm not at my desk by 4 AM, I feel like I'm missing my most productive hours. In addition to starting early, I keep an antique hour glass on my desk and every hour break briefly to do pushups, sit-ups, and some quick stretches. I find this helps keep the blood (and ideas) flowing. #Quote by Dan Brown
Antiques quotes by Nora Roberts
#44. [She] knew there were women who worked successfully out of the home. They ran businesses, created empires and managed to raise happy, healthy, well-adjusted children who went on to graduate magna cum laude from Harvard or became world-renowned concert pianists. Possibly both.
These women accomplished all this while cooking gourmet meals, furnishing their homes with Italian antiques, giving clever, intelligent interviews with Money magazine and People, and maintaining a brilliant marriage with an active enviable sex life and never tipping the scale at an ounce over their ideal weight ...
She knew those women were out there. If she'd had a gun, she'd have hunted every last one of them down and shot them like rabid dogs for the good of womankind. #Quote by Nora Roberts
Antiques quotes by Pankaj Mishra
#45. I am a secularist in the Gandhian sense of the word, not the Nehruvian one. Nehru thought religion was an antique superstition which stood in the way of rational modern politics. I side with Gandhi, who wanted religious figures out of politics but also was suspicious of purely rational politics. #Quote by Pankaj Mishra
Antiques quotes by Paris Hilton
#46. My mom decorated with lots of antiques. I never liked it when I was a little girl - I wanted to live in a modern house. But now I love it. #Quote by Paris Hilton
Antiques quotes by Poppy Delevingne
#47. My home has a split personality. Some of the rooms are very French antique. Think Aubusson rugs, turquoise ceramic jugs, sandbag pillows, and broken birdcages. The other half is very Aztec. Neon ikat fabric pillows, vintage books piled up to the ceiling, and shutters from Bali. #Quote by Poppy Delevingne
Antiques quotes by Nigel Slater
#48. Well let's face it, who on earth besides antique dealers and gay couples actually still give dinner parties? #Quote by Nigel Slater
Antiques quotes by Tom Hoover
#49. Japanese would never 'restore' an antique. The signs of age and wear are to them its most beautiful qualities. #Quote by Tom Hoover
Antiques quotes by Abigail Roux
#50. She turned and looked at Deuce, giving him a helpless gesture. "What the hell is going on?" "Livi, you remember my brother, Ty. This is his partner, Zane Garrett."
"Hi," Zane offered in a low voice that sent a shiver up Ty's spine.
"And these are their… friends, Julian and Cameron," Deuce said as he waved at the other two men.
"Nice to meet you," Cameron mumbled. She greeted them each, overwhelmed by the surprise, then looked at the doorknob and the string of straws, shaking her head.
"What is all this?"
"It was a security measure. We're running from the CIA," Ty told her, not even attempting to spare her. "They're trying to kill us."
"Well, kill him, specifically," Zane added as he pointed at Julian.
"I sell antiques," Julian said, monotone.
She narrowed her eyes, looking amongst them and then at Deuce.
"Is this some sort of boys' weekend that I'm not supposed to intrude on? Because I can totally leave before they hurt themselves trying to lie convincingly."
Deuce gave her a warm smile and shook his head. "I think the only one lying is him," he said, pointing at Julian. #Quote by Abigail Roux
Antiques quotes by Tariq Ramadan
#51. The old antiques dealer whispers to him that the secret of freedom and happiness lies in self-control and in a marriage between knowledge, will and power. #Quote by Tariq Ramadan
Antiques quotes by Jincy Willett
#52. (D)ialogue is generally the worst choice for exposition. 'When you're writing lines ... you need to focus on the way people actually talk. And when we talk to each other we never actually explain our terms. We don't say 'Sweetheart, would you pass me the sugar bowl, which we picked up for a song at that antique stall in Munich. #Quote by Jincy Willett
Antiques quotes by Jonathan Gash
#53. The Theory of Sexual Understanding is mine. I created it. It works between a man and a woman. It's this: Everything's up to her. #Quote by Jonathan Gash
Antiques quotes by Michael K. Schaefer
#54. The shop was full to the brim with Earth antiques of all kinds. The knowledgeable connoisseur and the ignorant tourist alike could find within its walls everything from A to Z: from 600-year-old alarm clocks (it seemed about right that the human race wouldn't leave Earth without them) to a statue of a ferocious predator that used to be called a 'zebra'. #Quote by Michael K. Schaefer
Antiques quotes by Lara Spencer
#55. 'Antiques Roadshow' is my favorite show. Every Monday night I have one hour of appointment television. I get the popcorn out and tell my husband, 'Don't bother me.' #Quote by Lara Spencer
Antiques quotes by Dana Spiotta
#56. Why was Will able to buy this cherished object, this marker of some long-past connection between two people, in an antiques store? At some point there had to be an ending, a death or a breakup, and it got tossed in a box to be given away or sold. #Quote by Dana Spiotta
Antiques quotes by Gabrielle Wittkop
#57. I don't hate my occupation: its cadaverous ivories, its pallid crockery, all the goods of the dead, the furniture that they made, the tables that they painted, the glasses from which they drank when life was still sweet to them. Truly, the occupation of an antiquarian is a situation almost ideal for a necrophiliac #Quote by Gabrielle Wittkop
Antiques quotes by Malcolm Cowley
#58. A man rising in the world is not concerned with history; he is too busy making it. But a citizen with a fixed place in the community wants to acquire a glorious past just as he acquires antique furniture. By that past he is reassured of his present importance; in it he finds strength to face the dangers that lie in front of him. #Quote by Malcolm Cowley
Antiques quotes by Jonathan Gash
#59. Fraud is the daughter of greed. #Quote by Jonathan Gash
Antiques quotes by Jonathan Gash
#60. The risks in antiques fraud are relative. Other criminals risk the absolute. You've never heard of a fraudster involved in a shoot-out, of the "Come and get me, copper!" sort. Or of some con artist needing helicopter gunships to bring him. No, we subtle-mongers do it with the smile, the promise, the hint. And we have one great ally: greed. And make no mistake. Greed is everywhere, like weather. #Quote by Jonathan Gash
Antiques quotes by David Sedaris
#61. I'd think it strange that the boardinghouse attracted both him and me, but that's what cheap places do
draw in people with no money. An apartment of my own was unthinkable at that time of my life, and even if I'd found an affordable one it wouldn't have satisfied my fundamental need to live in a communal past, or what I imagined the past to be like: a world full of antiques. #Quote by David Sedaris
Antiques quotes by Judith Miller
#62. When I did my first price guide in 1979, publications weren't interested in mentioning it. Now I get phone calls weekly if not daily from publications and television shows who want to know what's hot, how to get started in antiques, and the best way to buy antiques. #Quote by Judith Miller
Antiques quotes by Kelly Wearstler
#63. Everything I commission - whether it is for me or for a client's home or for a hotel or office - is absolutely unique to that job. I have everything made, or I find vintage and antique pieces at markets and auctions. #Quote by Kelly Wearstler
Antiques quotes by Julia Spencer-Fleming
#64. Antiques to Die For sets the gold standard for the classic contemporary cozy. Agatha-finalist Jane K. Cleland's writing is top-notch; her plotting and pace smooth and assured. This antiquing series is in mint condition! #Quote by Julia Spencer-Fleming
Antiques quotes by Peter Ackroyd
#65. What is the sweetness of flowers compared to the savour of dust and confinement? #Quote by Peter Ackroyd
Antiques quotes by Luis Bunuel
#66. I think films are perishable, because they depend too much on technology, which advances too quickly and the films become old-fashioned, antiques. What I hope for is that technology advances to the point that films in the future will depend on a little pill which you take; then you sit in the dark, and from your eyes you project the film you want to see on a blank wall. #Quote by Luis Bunuel
Antiques quotes by Alexander Smith
#67. Trees are your best antiques. #Quote by Alexander Smith
Antiques quotes by Judith Miller
#68. I think when you get interested in antiques, the most frustrating thing is that books don't have enough photos. When you go to a flea market or garage sale, you see lots of things you've never seen before and you have no idea what the price is going to be or should be. #Quote by Judith Miller
Antiques quotes by Erma Bombeck
#69. Some say the antique syndrome surfaced to offset the newness of the land, the homes, and the settlers. Some say the interest was initiated by a desire to return to the roots of yesterday. I contend the entire movement to acquire antiques was born out of sheer respect of things that lasted longer than fifteen minutes. #Quote by Erma Bombeck
Antiques quotes by Thomas Hardy
#70. The yard was a little centre of regeneration. Here, with keen edges and smooth curves, were forms in the exact likeness of those he had seen abraded and time-eaten on the walls. These were the ideas in modern prose which the lichened colleges presented in old poetry. Even some of those antiques might have been called prose when they were new. They had done nothing but wait, and had become poetical. How easy to the smallest building; how impossible to most men. #Quote by Thomas Hardy
Antiques quotes by Tim Allen
#71. I've gotten so far past the Android and iPhones that I'm back to a flip-phone. It's funny, you can buy antique flip-phones online. A lot of us collect them. Clearly, they're considered antiques. #Quote by Tim Allen
Antiques quotes by Christine Brodien-Jones
#72. Going by Dr. Marriott's description, Zoe imagined it to be small and elegant as she peered into dozens of shelves, rummaging through the contents. There were globes and charts and atlases, pocket watches and hand-painted Indian silk, gold-plated cutlery, litter coffers of spice, inlaid combs, silver fasteners, trinket boxes, blown-glass figurines, turn-of-the-century postcards with foreign stamps, and portraits of Victorian authors in elaborate frames. But nowhere did she discover a stone of any kind, with or without runes. #Quote by Christine Brodien-Jones
Antiques quotes by Thomas Sadoski
#73. I'm a walking advertisement for PBS and for the Discovery Channel. All of my DVR settings are pretty much set to record anything that's on the Discovery Channel. I'm a big fan of 'MythBusters' and 'Deadliest Catch,' and I'm constantly watching 'Moyers & Company' and the 'NewsHour' and 'Antiques Roadshow.' #Quote by Thomas Sadoski
Antiques quotes by Theo Rossi
#74. I jog at the Rose Bowl, and I collect antique and vintage furniture, so I'm there every few weeks for the flea market. #Quote by Theo Rossi
Antiques quotes by Howard Mansfield
#75. We may talk of saving antique linens, species, or languages; but whatever we are intent on saving, when a restoration succeeds, we rescue ourselves. #Quote by Howard Mansfield
Antiques quotes by Kelly Wearstler
#76. I love history ... everything is inspired by history, so that's why I love vintage and antiques. #Quote by Kelly Wearstler
Antiques quotes by Atticus Shaffer
#77. I've always been homeschooled, so doing it on set is kind of the same thing. My mom makes it very interactive - we'll get a book on chocolate and learn how to make it, or she will buy antique items. I love military history, the mechanics and strategy of it. #Quote by Atticus Shaffer
Antiques quotes by Emma Healey
#78. Although it's just as likely to be a son," Carla says. I've missed some earlier part of her speech, and I don't know what she's talking about. "You're lucky you have a daughter. They say sons steal from their old mothers. It was in a report I saw on the news." "But I do have a son," I say. "Millions of pounds, stolen every year." "I don't have millions of pounds," I say. "And all kinds of antiques. Georgian, Victorian." "I don't have any antiques, either." Oh, this is no good. What sort of a conversation #Quote by Emma Healey
Antiques quotes by Jung Chang
#79. But this was not enough on its own to generate the kind of terror that Mao wanted. On 18 August, a mammoth rally was held in Tiananmen Square in the center of Peking, with over a million young participants. Lin Biao appeared in public as Mao's deputy and spokesman for the first time. He made a speech calling on the Red Guards to charge out of their schools and 'smash up the four olds' defined as 'old ideas, old culture, old customs, and old habits."

Following this obscure call, Red Guards all over China took to the streets, giving full vent to their vandalism, ignorance, and fanaticism. They raided people's houses, smashed their antiques, tore up paintings and works of calligraphy. Bonfires were lit to consume books. Very soon nearly all treasures in private collections were destroyed.

Many writers and artists committed suicide after being cruelly beaten and humiliated, and being forced to witness their work being burned to ashes. Museums were raided.

Palaces, temples, ancient tombs, statues, pagodas, city walls anything 'old' was pillaged. The few things that survived, such as the Forbidden City, did so only because Premier Zhou Enlai sent the army to guard them, and issued specific orders that they should be protected. The Red Guards only pressed on when they were encouraged.

Mao hailed the Red Guards' actions as "Very good indeed!" and ordered the nation to support them.

He encouraged the Red Guards to pick on a w #Quote by Jung Chang
Antiques quotes by Mark Shand
#80. My flat is a bit like an oriental bazaar. It's filled with the oddest objects from all my travels, and you can't really move in it. I love collecting antiques and often spend weekends driving around bric-a-brac markets. #Quote by Mark Shand
Antiques quotes by Jane Cleland
#81. Actually, the first thing I do is choose the antique that will be featured in each book. I try to find unusual objects with great stories. I am fascinated by the stories. #Quote by Jane Cleland
Antiques quotes by Jaron Lanier
#82. Linux is a superbly polished copy of an antique - shinier than the original, perhaps, but still defined by it. #Quote by Jaron Lanier
Antiques quotes by Jim Rohn
#83. There are no new fundamentals. You've got to be a little suspicious of someone who says, "I've got a new fundamental." That's like someone inviting you to tour a factory where they are manufacturing antiques. #Quote by Jim Rohn
Antiques quotes by Paul Lynde
#84. I have this beautiful antique silver wine decanter that I bought at an auction. I always pour wine from that. #Quote by Paul Lynde
Antiques quotes by K. Ford K.
#85. She [Bernice] didn't like anything that had an adult theme, with only one exception, her collection of erotic female memorabilia. They were all antiques, fragments of other women's sexuality that was somehow easier to deal with than her own. #Quote by K. Ford K.
Antiques quotes by Cassandra Clare
#86. Laughing, the same way a wife might laugh at her husband who always brings home the strangest items from a local antiques market. #Quote by Cassandra Clare
Antiques quotes by Mimi Sheraton
#87. Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass, forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine to make up the city's most fabulously festive interior. #Quote by Mimi Sheraton
Antiques quotes by Fulton J. Sheen
#88. Freedom is not just something with which we are born; it is something we achieve. America did not receive a perpetual endowment of freedom; it has had to struggle and fight to preserve it. Freedom is not an heirloom or an antique; it is a life that must fight against the corrosive powers of death and nourish itself on the daily bread of goodness and virtue. #Quote by Fulton J. Sheen
Antiques quotes by Kenneth Clark
#89. Antique art has come down to us in a fragmentary condition, and we have virtuously adapted our taste to this necessity. Almost all our favorite specimens of Greek sculpture, from the sixth century onward, were originally parts of compositions, and if we were faced with the complete group in which the Charioteer of Delphi was once a subsidiary figure, we might well experience a moment of revulsion. We have come to think of the fragment as more vivid, more concentrated, and more authentic. #Quote by Kenneth Clark
Antiques quotes by Jonathan Gash
#90. The Mologai. The sun shines less in the Mologai, but heat gathers there in the shade and smoke. Steep cramped dwellings, shops oldish. Oddly, smoke pervading the whole area. The streets cling to contours. You clamber up steps from one narrow alleyway to the next, among the stalls. It's an antique hunter's paradise - or rather purgatory, because the promise of heaven takes time to realize. #Quote by Jonathan Gash
Antiques quotes by Huey Newton
#91. The United States is already antique. #Quote by Huey Newton
Antiques quotes by Abigail Roux
#92. Grady and Preston were both after the same mark in Paris a few years ago," Julian said to
Zane. "They met during what I hear was a drunken, debauched night of ... selling antiques. That's how
I knew Ty had been there. I never saw him."
"Such unnecessary details," Preston murmured.
"Ty, seriously," Zane grunted.
"How is this my fault?" Ty asked in exasperation.
"Do you have a history with every guy with a gun in the Northern hemisphere?"
"Oh, like you don't have some winners back there you hope we never run into. Let's head to
Miami and see what comes out of the woodwork."
"I like guys with guns!"
"Oh my God," Julian muttered as he rubbed at his eyes. #Quote by Abigail Roux
Antiques quotes by Sarah Jio
#93. I wanted to take a photo of his face just then. That boyish grin. That look of love, of contentedness. Couldn't he see? We didn't need children to complete us. We were already complete. I had my flowers and plants, and he had his writing. Wasn't that enough? Didn't he love the ebb and flow of our life together just as it was? The way I'd race home for dinner with a basket brimming with vegetables from the market or a handful of herbs from a garden project, eager to read the pages he'd written that day. Didn't he love, as I did, the quiet mornings we spent in our garden, sipping espresso and discussing our latest venture to a flea market in Queens or an antiques shop in Connecticut? Once we carted an enormous painted dresser to a taping of 'Antiques Roadshow' only to find that the piece was made in China. I grinned at the memory. #Quote by Sarah Jio
Antiques quotes by Marshall McLuhan
#94. The subliminal depths of radio are charged with the resonating echoes of tribal horns and antique drums. This is inherent in the very nature of this medium, with its power to turn the
psyche and society into a single echo chamber. #Quote by Marshall McLuhan
Antiques quotes by Brand Blanshard
#95. Custom calls me to 't: What custom wills, in all things should we do't, The dust on antique time would lie unswept, And mountainous error be too highly heap't For truth to o'erpeer. #Quote by Brand Blanshard
Antiques quotes by Jonathan Gash
#96. Remember preconceptions? Even though I'd landed hoping simply to somehow scrape the transatlantic fare home, I'd been an arrogant swine, imbued with that Old World toffee-nosed attitude: The United States of America's got no culture, not deep down. #Quote by Jonathan Gash
Antiques quotes by Stephen Bayley
#97. I have no particular interest in antiquities or antiques, but I like things to meet a certain aesthetic. #Quote by Stephen Bayley
Antiques quotes by Friedrich Nietzsche
#98. to use the theater as an institution for the moral education of the people, is already reckoned among the incredible antiques of a dated type of education. While the critic got the upper hand in the theater and concert hall, the journalist in the schools, and the press in society, art degenerated into a particularly lowly topic of conversation, and aesthetic criticism was used as a means of uniting a vain, distracted, selfish, and moreover piteously unoriginal sociability. #Quote by Friedrich Nietzsche
Antiques quotes by Bonnie Tyler
#99. I collect traditional Aubusson tapestries that you can hang on a wall. The last lot I bought were from an antiques fair in London. #Quote by Bonnie Tyler
Antiques quotes by Joseph Fink
#100. The antiques in the window were especially cute, wrestling with each other and playfully snapping at each other's tails. #Quote by Joseph Fink
Antiques quotes by Tina Fey
#101. Whenever you see me, I'm on antique quaaludes. #Quote by Tina Fey
Antiques quotes by CeeLo Green
#102. Antique things have an appreciation and worth. Something can be old, but it can be timeless; therefore, it becomes an antique. If this antique is preserved and deemed precious, it could be passed down as a family heirloom. #Quote by CeeLo Green
Antiques quotes by Shinmen Musashi
#103. Fear resides in all things, and the heart of fear is the unexpected. Do not frighten your opponent with what is right before their eyes."
The Book of Five Rings, The Fire Chapter

The Way of Walking Alone

Do not turn your back on the various ways of this world.
Do not scheme for physical pleasure.
Consider yourself lightly; consider the world deeply.
Do not ever think in acquisitive terms.
Do not regret things about your personal life.
Do not envy another's good or evil.
Do not lament parting on any road whatsoever.
Do not complain or feel bitterly about yourself or others.
Have no heart for approaching the path of love.
Do not have preferences.
Do not harbor hopes for your own personal home.
Do not have a liking for delicious food for yourself.
Do not carry antiques handed down from generation to generation.
Do not fast so that it affects your physically.
While it's different with the military equipment, do not be fond of material things.
While on the Way, do not begrudge death.
Do not be intent on possessing valuables or a fief in old age.
Respect the gods and Buddhas, but do not depend on them.
Though you give up your life, do not give up your honor.
Never depart from the Way.

Shinmen Musashi
Twelfth day of the fifth month, Second Year of Shoho, 1645 #Quote by Shinmen Musashi
Antiques quotes by Anthony Warlow
#104. I do like silver. I love antiques. I collect Georgian glass at home. When you think about how fragile that it is and think about how long these things have lasted - some of it is 400 years old - I find the history of these things extraordinary. #Quote by Anthony Warlow
Antiques quotes by Billy Joel
#105. I may be an antique like the Stones, but antiques are valuable. #Quote by Billy Joel
Antiques quotes by Kathleen Robertson
#106. I'm really into antiques. But really into it because of my father, who got me into them in the first place. He's an interior designer and he's really into going to antique shows and getting up really early on Sundays and driving out to these weird little towns north of Hamilton. #Quote by Kathleen Robertson
Antiques quotes by Paul Engle
#107. I grew up in the prolonged survival of the great age of the horse, with harness and saddle and sleigh bells and horse pictures, not as antiques but the facts of our lives. #Quote by Paul Engle
Antiques quotes by Nicole Krauss
#108. These valuable thing produced in us a feeling of intimidation. We knew that no matter how far we got in life, we would never really be meant for such fineness, that the few expensive antiques we did have had fallen to us from a higher life and now condescended to live among us. #Quote by Nicole Krauss
Antiques quotes by Ellen Read
#109. The spicy sweet fragrance of the large full blooms, which rambled over the side and top of an arched metal framework, welcomed them as they walked beneath them. Shafts of sunlight pierced the canopy, dust motes floating languorously in the golden beams that spotlighted clumps of wayward snowdrops growing in the lawn. #Quote by Ellen Read
Antiques quotes by P.G. Wodehouse
#110. The antique shop in the Brompton Road proved, as fore-shadowed, to be an antique shop in the Brompton Road and, like all antique shops except the swanky ones in the Bond Street neigbourhood, dingy outside and dark and smelly within. I don't know why it is, but the proprietors of these establishments always seem to be cooking some sort of stew in the back room. #Quote by P.G. Wodehouse
Antiques quotes by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
#111. Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends. #Quote by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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