Quotation Explorer - 'Classical'

While the archetype of the tinker is generally the whipping person in classical bedtimes stories, this particular individual was a tinker by trade and just happened to be economically disadvantaged. - James Finn Garner
Sometimes in the great soundtrack of our lives there are no words, there are only emotions; I believe this is why God gave us classical music. - Anonymous
I had artistic classical training, and when you learn the classics for so many years, you might gain audacity, power and confidence to subvert everything. I am like the originals buffoons. I love the rules because I can break them. - Nuno Roque
It is well known how the monks wrote silly lives of Catholic Saints over the manuscripts on which the classical works of ancient heathendom had been written. - Karl Marx
Pavlov’s dogs will drool at the site of any food,So go ahead and ring the bell, Sing a classical song about it and Then advertises what sells - Charmaine J Forde
The male orientation of classical Athens was inseparable from its genius. Athens became great not despite but because of its misogyny. - Camille Paglia
The modern virtues fail because they concern the outer self, the human facade, the part of ourselves the world sees most readily while the classical virtues form an organizing framework for our inner selves… for our souls. - Jonathan V. Last
A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed; it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art. - Charles Rosen
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. - Kin Hubbard
Julie's cookery is actually improving," Paul wrote Charlie [his twin]. "I didn't quite believe it would, just between us, but it really is. It's simpler, more classical.... I envy her this chance. It would be such fun to be doing it at the same time with her. - Julia Child
[About describing atomic models in the language of classical physics:]We must be clear that when it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images and establishing mental connections. - Niels Bohr
too many left-wing student groups treat no one as badly as students of color or women who consider themselves to be classical liberals, libertarians, or conservatives, or who merely disagree with the actions of progressive protesters on campus. They’re seen as special kinds of traitors. - Conor Friedersdorf
A consistent pursuit of classical physics forces a transformation in the very heart of that physics.
Classical music is the best, and cheapest, mind-altering drug in the world. - Kamand Kojouri
According to classical aerodynamics, it is impossible for a bumblebee to fly. - Doctor Who
Now that rock is turning 50, it's become classical itself. It's interesting to see that development. - Björk
So much of liberalism in its classical sense is taken for granted in the west today and even disrespected. We take freedom for granted, and because of this we don't understand how incredibly vulnerable it is. - Niall Ferguson
PHOENIX, n. The classical prototype of the modern "small hot bird." - Ambrose Bierce
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world. - Samuel Johnson
Dance means different things to different people. It is a blend of Nritta, Nritya and Natya. It is a poetic expression which tells stories to people, a subtle interfusion of drama in an otherwise classical pattern. - Shallu Jindal
The power of classical music turns my words into fire. - A.D. Posey
If Music is a Place -- then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple. - Vera Nazarian
Life, like classical music, is full of difficult passages that are conquered as much through endurance and determination as through any particular skill. - Sheri Dew
In literature, you either create a classical or create a foam! There is no in between! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Rock and roll was my favorite, but before long I grew to enjoy Shinamoto's brand of classical music. This was music from another world, which had its appeal, but more than that I loved it because she was a part of that world. - Haruki Murakami
Why is it that beautiful women never seem to have curiosity? Is it because they know they're classical? With classical things the Lord finished the job. Ordinary ugly people know they're deficient and they go on looking for the pieces. - Penelope Gilliatt
The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving. - Russell Green
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