A society that has made "nostalgia" a marketable commodity on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion that life in the past was in any important way better than life today.

By : Christopher Lasch 0 Likes          


What a folly to dread the thought of throwing away life at once, and yet have no regard to throwing it away by parcels and piecemeal.

By : John Howe

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At one point in your life, you'll have the thing you want or the reasons why you don't.

By : Andy Roddick

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I have accepted fear as a part of life - specifically the fear of change... I have gone ahead despite the pounding in the heart that says: turn back.

By : Erica Jong

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When the Promise of American life is conceived as a national ideal, whose fulfillment is a matter of artful and laborious work, the effect thereof is substantially to identify the national purpose with the social problem.

By : Herbert Croly

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I saw the Nutcracker to be a dummy as I thought of its mouth moving like a nutcracker - and also find them pretty scary as they almost have a life of their own.

By : Matthew Bourne

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Everything that has happened to me is of value to me. As painful as certain things are, and have been, and were, there's a use for those things in my life and in my work.

By : Martin Landau

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The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?

By : Eugene Kennedy

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Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.

By : Jean de la Bruyere

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I have been overcome by the beauty and richness of our life together, those early mornings setting out, those evenings gleaming with rivers and lakes below us, still holding the last light.

By : Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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The Ice Storm, because of the movie, has had, or is to have, a vigorous life in other cultures.

By : Rick Moody

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I write about wounds, the eternal treasons of life. It's not very funny, but it's sincere. My commitment is to sincerity.

By : Tahar Ben Jelloun

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However, we might oppose it, abortion is a sad feature of modern life.

By : Robert Casey

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