Modern Life Quotes

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Modern Life Quotes
Modern Life Quotes

The three horrors of modern life — talk without meaning, desire without love, work without satisfaction.

Mignon McLaughlin

Love without desireThe difference between technology and slavery is that slaves are fully aware that they are not free
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Enjoy life. There's plenty of time to be dead.
Hans Christian Andersen

In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
Oscar Wilde

When I used to teach creative writing, I would tell the students to make their characters want something right away - even if it's only a glass of water. Characters paralyzed by the meaninglessness of modern life still have to drink water from time to time.
Kurt Vonnegut

Never trust a computer you can't throw out a window.
Steve Wozniak

A fact of modern life is that it takes women longer to get ready than men.
Jessica Savitch

When you don't know where you're going, you drive on the highway.
Roger Hedden, Bodies, Rest and Motion.

the costume of the nineteenth century is detestable. It is so sombre, so depressing. Sin is the only real colour-element left in modern life.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Every day above ground is a good day.
Florence Klein, Gene Simmons Mother

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

IQ in general has improved since tests first began. Psychologists think that this is because modern life becomes ever more complicated.
A. N. Wilson

And a sensible work strategy might be: surrender to the task but not to the taskmaster, become absorbed in the work itself but never absorb the work ethos.
Michael Foley, The Age Of Absurdity: Why Modern Life Makes It Hard To Be Happy

In a funny way, poems are suited to modern life. They're short, they're intense. Nobody has time to read a 700-page book. People read magazines, and a poem takes less time than an article.
Caroline Kennedy

We are here on earth to do good to others. What the others are here for, I do not know.
Matthew Arnold

There is a danger of developing a blanket distaste for modern life which could have its attractions but lack the all-important images to help us identify them.
Alain de Botton, How Proust Can Change Your Life

In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee - or laugh.
Robert Orben

The early settlers amazed her--they had pluck, they led lives of sweaty drama. Theirs was a world of corsets and whipping posts and indentured servitude. People worked the land and died in ungainly ways. Modern life, in comparison, seemed a cinch.
Jennifer Vanderbes

The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next.
Matthew Arnold

I look at modern life and I see people not taking responsibility for their lives. The temptation to blame, to find external causes to one's own issues is something that is particularly modern. I know that personally I find that sense of responsibility interesting.
Edward Zwick

Sometime we forget to value the small things, that inspire us more than the large! We should learn from daily than planning stupid future.
Vikram Roy

The deepest problems of modern life derive from the claim of the individual to preserve the autonomy and individuality of his existence in the face of overwhelming social forces, of historical heritage, of external culture, and of the technique of life.
Georg Simmel

Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
John Buchan

What organized dating sites fail to understand is that the people are far more interesting in what they don't say about themselves.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

No one in the world needs a mink coat but a mink.
Murray Banks

There are so many simple things getting unnoticed in me, it makes me feel I am a robot!
Vikram Roy

Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.
Ronald Reagan

Modern man thinks he loses something time when he does not do things quickly. Yet he does not know what to do with the time he gains except kill it.
Erich Fromm

I work with structure, but I go outside the box and give it my own spin.
Vera Wang

My biggest problem with modernity may lie in the growing separation of the ethical and the legal
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

The classical man's worst fear was inglorious death; the modern man's worst fear is just death
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

We all live in suspense, from day to day, from hour to hour; in other words, we are the hero of our own story.
Mary McCarthy, American author

The future is so bright that I have got to wear shades.
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