Quotes of Classic

“ Diplomacy is to do and say, the nastiest thing in the nicest way. ”

- Isaac Goldberg

“ When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. ”

- John Ruskin

“ And then you have the classical ballerinas, they're like sopranos. Applied to the dance. ”

- Ninette De Valois

“ Classical ballet will never die. ”

- Ninette De Valois

“ Classical music is the kind that we keep hoping will turn into a tune. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ I love to find a great vintage secondhand shop. ”

- Bridget Hall

“ A classic is classic not because it conforms to certain structural rules, or fits certain definitions It is classic because of a certain eternal and irrepressible freshness. ”

- Ezra

“ Anyone who has passed through the regular gradations of a classical education, and is not made a fool by it, may consider himself as having had a very narrow escape. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Essentially, a church is a community that keeps alive the dangerous memories of its classics. ”

- David Tracy

“ There is a certain part of all of us that lives outside of time. Perhaps we become aware of our age only at exceptional moments and most of the time we are ageless. ”

- Milan Kundera

“ Every writer hopes or boldly assumes that his life is in some sense exemplary, that the particular will turn out to be universal. ”

- Martin Amis

“ That is a very good question. I don't know the answer. But can you tell me the name of a classical Greek shoemaker? ”

- Arthur Miller

“ Let each day be your masterpiece. ”

- Unknown

“ Let each day be your masterpiece. ”

- Unknown

“ The smallest feline is a masterpiece. ”

- Leonardo da Vinci

“ If a jazz player is really playing, the classical player will have to respect him. ”

- Wes Montgomery

“ I am not the archetypal leading man. This is mainly for one reason: as you may have noticed, I have no hair. ”

- Patrick Stewart

“ If you close your eyes, you could just as well imagine me to be vintage Ali MacGraw, circa 1968. ”

- Sandra Bernhard

“ Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste. ”

- Logan Pearsall Smith

“ When I dream, I am ageless. ”

- Elizabeth Coatsworth

“ Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order. ”

- Jean Cocteau

“ The family is one of nature's masterpieces. ”

- George Santayana

“ I absolutely love Oscar. So classic. So timeless. ”

- Nicole Richie

“ Just build a classic horseshoe of wood and plaster, and fill it with statuary and curtains, then sit back and savor the beautifully blended results. ”

- Michael Walsh

“ To the humblest among them, who may be listening to me now, I want to say that the masterpiece to which you are paying historic homage this evening is a painting which he has saved. ”

- Andre Malraux

“ Actually, I've had very little classical training, although I love listening to classical music very much. ”

- Benny Green

“ I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless. ”

- James Broughton

“ We knew then what we know now; only exemplary blacks are acceptable. ”

- Constance Baker Motley

“ I think any classical training in the theatre is of enormous value. ”

- Vivien Leigh
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