Quotation Explorer - 'Fashionable'

Time is like a fashionable host That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand, And with his arm outstretch'd, as he would fly, Grasps in the comer. - William Shakespeare
For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned. - George Santayana
I shall not commit the fashionable stupidity of regarding everything I cannot explain as a fraud. —Psychiatrist Dr. Carl Jung in a 1919 address to the Society for Psychical Research in England - C.G. Jung
I don’t think there’s anything wrong with telling the truth. I know it isn’t fashionable. - Craig Ferguson
Deep to me connotes intellectual rigor, not fashionable obscurity or the unnecessarily academic. - Alex Payne
Ma had been very fashionable, before she married Pa, and a dressmaker had made her clothes. - Laura Ingalls Wilder
To say that an idea is fashionable is to say, I think, that it has been adulterated to a point where it is hardly an idea at all. - Murray Kempton
She was Black before it was fashionable to be Black. - Gil Scot-Herron
Religion is the fashionable substitute for belief. - Oscar Wilde
Never put yourself in a position that will put yourself at risk if you make the wrong decision. We spent cash on everything. It's fashionable to make 'bet the company' decisions, but don't do it. - Joel Spolsky
Marketing is a fashionable term. The sales manager becomes a marketing vice president. But a gravedigger is still a gravedigger even when it is called a mortician - only the price of the burial goes up. - Peter Drucker
It is ever so much easier to be good if your clothes are fashionable. - L. M. Montgomery
A new type of superstition has got hold of people's minds, the worship of the state. People demand the exercise of the methods of coercion and compulsion, of violence and threat. Woe to anybody who does not bend his knee to the fashionable idols! - Ludwig von Mises
Word-banning seems to be a trend of late. It's become fashionable to try to ban words we're uncomfortable with, which you really can't do in the first place. You can no more ban a word than you can ban the air. In fact, language is a lot like air ban it all you want, it's still there. - Andrew Heller
There is a level of cowardice lower than that of the conformist: the fashionable non-conformist. - Ayn Rand
I'll wager that in ten years it will be fashionable again to be a virgin. - Barbara Cartland
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