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People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

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Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

Rome has not seen a modern building in more than half a century.
It is a city frozen in time.
- Richard Meier

 

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

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

In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most,
it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
- William Wordsworth

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The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

In modern war...
you will die like a dog for no good reason.
- Ernest Hemingway

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

The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary
arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people
can keep all their options open all the time.
- Christopher Lasch

The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago,
during and immediately after World War II.
- Barry Commoner

One of the most feared expressions in modern times
is 'The computer is down.'
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

Fathers in today's modern families can be so many things.
- Oliver Hudson

Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window,
except that the birds might eat them.
- Martin Henry Fischer

Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person,
defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.
- Dave Barry

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

Modern medicine is a negation of health.
It isn't organized to serve human health,
but only itself, as an institution.
It makes more people sick than it heals.
- Ivan Illich

We didn't reinvent the circus.
We repackaged it in a much more modern way.
- Guy Laliberte

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

The real exertion in the case of an opera singer lies
not so much in her singing as in her acting of a role,
for nearly every modern opera makes great dramatic and physical demands.
- Maria Jeritza

Employers need to recognize that the world has changed
and there are people who would like to help them provide
solution in ways that are new,
modern and that add value to companies.
- Andy Stern

I think a lot of modern day guitarists start off playing like Eddie van Halen,
and they don't take the time to learn the basics.
- Alvin Lee

Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity,
the dread of doing what has been done before.
- Edith Wharton

At this point, I think I would garner a lot of hate
mail if I was now on the cover of Modern Drummer seeing
as I'm not a modern drummer anymore.
- Jason Schwartzman

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

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

Instead of a few hundreds of thousands of men meeting each other in war,
millions would now meet, and modern weapons would multiply
manifold the power of destruction.
- Edward Grey

Most of modern rock and roll is a product of guilt.
- Don Van Vliet

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

Most modern stuff I hear kinda sucks,
someone should turn me onto something good,
fast!
- Jim Diamond

There is a species of person called a 'Modern Churchman'
who draws the full salary of a beneficed clergyman
and need not commit himself to any religious belief.
- Evelyn Waugh

The great watershed of modern poetry is French,
more than English.
- Robert Morgan

It does not seem that the contradiction which exists
between the aristocratic function of art and the democratic
structure of modern society can ever be resolved.
- Herbert Read

I would loathe to work on modern films.
- Julie Harris

It has been claimed at times that our modern age of
technology facilitates dictatorship.
- Henry A. Wallace

Only the man who disciplines himself strictly can stand
for long the terrific pace of modern war.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Modern Carpet Designs may provide endless entertainment for your guests.
- William Heath Robinson

I had art as a major, along with English,
French and History.
I had dance, modern dance.
In English I was allowed to write my own poetry,
which I eventually got published.
- Sally Kirkland

The whole religious complexion of the modern world
is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.
- Thomas Paine

A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its
writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

We must recognize the chief characteristic of the modern era -
a permanent state of what I call violent peace.
- James D. Watkins

We are increasingly likely to find ourselves in places with background music.
No composers have thought to write for these modern spaces,
which represent 30% of our musical experience.
- Brian Eno

We, in Prince Edward Island, are fully familiar with this modern phenomenon.
- Alex Campbell

I've read some of your modern free verse and wonder who set it free.
- John Barrymore

I think there is a way to be formal and elegant and classy,
but more modern.
Brad Pitt has been changing it, and Will Smith has
been doing it in his own way.
- Steven Cojocaru

London is a modern Babylon.
- Benjamin Disraeli

There's definitely an old school element to my music,
but I also think it's modern.
- Lenny Kravitz

The party at its best has always been a modern party.
- Francis Maude

It is not hard to understand modern art.
If it hangs on a wall it's a painting,
and if you can walk around it it's a sculpture.
- Tom Stoppard

Modern societies march towards morality in proportion
as they leave religion behind.
- Paul Bert

Real family values have gone down the drain in modern families.
- Wes Borland

Classic art was the art of necessity:
modern romantic art bears the stamp of caprice and chance.
- Max Eastman

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

There's this expression called postmodernism,
which is kind of silly, and destroys a perfectly good word called modern,
which now no longer means anything.
- Twyla Tharp

Bureaucracy, the rule of no one, has become the modern form of despotism.
- Mary McCarthy

It is impossible to trap modern physics into predicting
anything with perfect determinism because it deals
with probabilities from the outset.
- Arthur Eddington

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

Modern American cinema seems to me superficial.
The intention is to understand a certain reality,
and the result is nothing but a photographing of that reality.
- Manuel Puig

Europeans know the importance of the Resistance;
it has been the shining example of the modern conscience.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Every time I win a tournament I have to think that
there is something wrong with modern chess.
- Viktor Korchnoi

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

Some people say Hawaii is spoiled, but I don't think so.
It's modern.
It's a part of today's world.
- James MacArthur

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

The pretended physical philosophy of modern days strips
Man of all his moral attributes,
or holds them of no account in the estimate of his
origin and place in the created world.
- Adam Sedgwick

All old music was modern once, and much more of the
music of yesterday already sounds more old-fashioned
than works which were written three centuries ago.
- Peter Warlock

The 2004 Election marks the first time in modern political
history that Republican voter turnout matched Democratic
turnout in a presidential election year.
- Jeff Miller

You are born modern, you do not become so.
- Jean Baudrillard

The modern artist...
is working and expressing an inner world -
in other words -
expressing the energy,
the motion, and other inner forces.
- Jackson Pollock

Modern education has devoted itself to the teaching of impudence,
and then we complain that we can no longer control our mobs.
- John Ruskin


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