Tradition Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Tradition

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Our state is in crisis. Our people are hurting. Now is the time when we all must resist the traditional, selfish call to protect your own turf at the cost of our state. It is time to leave the corner, join the sacrifice, come to the center of the room and be part of the solution.
~By Chris Christie ~


The difference between the more traditional sports clubs and Congress is that Congress doesn't really compete against another team.
~By Cal Thomas ~


At every crossroads on the path that leads to the future, tradition has placed 10,000 men to guard the past.
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


We are not abandoning our convictions, our philosophy or traditions, nor do we urge anyone to abandon theirs.
~By Mikhail Gorbachev ~


I intend to keep writing Christmas songs. There's still a lot more about Christmas that can be captured and feel like old-time Christmas. A lot of the traditions haven't been explained in song.
~By Clint Black ~


But no one can praise Roosevelt for doing this and then insist that he restored our traditional political and economic systems to their former vitality.
~By John T. Flynn ~


If I have smashed the traditions, it was because I knew no traditions.
~By Maude Adams ~


Most governments in Latin America have failed to recognize the rights of indigenous people and their right to their own traditional territories.
~By Bianca Jagger ~


Home schooled children frequently combine for many purposes - and they interact well. The growth of the home schooling movement means that more and more children are learning together, just not in a traditional classroom.
~By Ernest Istook ~


TV critics, who traditionally hate television and make their living writing about it, often didn't like what I did on the air.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


There are some people, by the way, that associate a certain amount of visualization with the performance of music. Those are people that really are not centrally concerned only with music, the traditional things.
~By Leo Ornstein ~


Well, the whole story is in the book, but the short answer is that I was the first information architect in an organization that was traditionally design-oriented, and I felt I needed a tool to help me gain the trust and support of my colleagues.
~By Jesse James Garrett ~


I never leaf through a copy of National Geographic without realizing how lucky we are to live in a society where it is traditional to wear clothes.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


The Black Mountain poet I like most is the early Creeley. Those early poems seem very lyrical and very traditional, with a lot of voice and character.
~By Robert Morgan ~


I'm always told that what I say is controversial. Why is it controversial? Because I speak from a tradition that has now fallen out of favor with the dominant media in this country. And so when I say things like marriage should be between one man and one woman, I'm called a bigot.
~By Rick Santorum ~


There was an honorable tradition of using anonymous sources that was ruined by Jayson Blair.
~By Ted Rall ~


In the time honored tradition of email, just ignore the question.
~By John Dobbin ~


Traditions are imploding and exploding everywhere - everything is coming together, for better or worse, and we can no longer pretend we're all living in different worlds because we're on different continents.
~By Philip Glass ~


When I was in college, I used to write little ditties and short stories and poetry for my friends. Writing a book is another thing. It is so much different from my traditional day of dirty fingernails and greasy hair and hot pans.
~By Mario Batali ~


Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.
~By Jacques Barzun ~


I am very proud of what we have built in Spain, because it is not a traditional Formula 1 country. I think we have found passionate fans, and built up a strong culture for the sport - and things are improving every day, with more and more people getting interested.
~By Fernando Alonso ~


I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the same legal privileges that civil government affords to traditional marriage and family life.
~By Todd Akin ~


The long-established and noble rule of Law, one of the greatest products of the character and tradition of British history, has suffered a deadly blow. Blackmail has become respectable.
~By Robert G. Menzies ~


In the same period, Polish literature also underwent some significant changes. From social-political literature, which had a great tradition and strong motivation to be that way, Polish literature changed its focus to a psychological rather than a social one.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


Saddam is a familiar dictatorial aggressor, with traditional goals for his aggression.
~By Brent Scowcroft ~


The fate of every democracy, of every government based on the sovereignty of the people, depends on the choices it makes between these opposite principles, absolute power on the one hand, and on the other the restraints of legality and the authority of tradition.
~By John Acton ~


My instinct as a philosopher is that we are effectively approaching a multicentric world, which means we need to ask new, and for the traditional left, unpleasant questions.
~By Slavoj Zizek ~


We always had to play the game and play for the team. It is a Kent tradition.
~By Frank Woolley ~


When I hear traditional family values raised, I hear that effort once again to re-establish the man as head and master of his family. Who had the, not only the right, but the obligation to discipline his wife and children to keep them in line?
~By Patricia Ireland ~


You don't really need modernity in order to exist totally and fully. You need a mixture of modernity and tradition.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


You can find more traditional Shakespeare than we do. But what we want to bring to these works is energy, passion, freshness.
~By John Bradshaw ~


As beautiful as simplicity is, it can become a tradition that stands in the way of exploration.
~By Laura Nyro ~


I hate the rock music tradition. I can't bear it!
~By Brian Eno ~


Traditional academic science describes human beings as highly developed animals and biological thinking machines. We appear to be Newtonian objects made of atoms, molecules, cells, tissues, and organs.
~By Stanislav Grof ~


To be a winner of that, and to fall in the long line of traditional great backs at USC, to have your name in perpetuity, the fact that your parents are like icons... that's the greatest thing.
~By Marcus Allen ~


Now, the instrumentation in the jazz band and the jazz dance band has gone through many evolutions. For instance, in the 'twenties the tradition was two or three saxophones.
~By Gerry Mulligan ~


Because the more you write the more you're aware of the weight of your tradition and the difficulties of the form and the more you have already done that you do not want to do again.
~By Tobias Wolff ~


I was always in trouble from an early age. I had a fraught relationship with my parents, who were very traditional. Doing plays at school was a joyous release.
~By Naveen Andrews ~


I prefer to choose which traditions to keep and which to let go.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


Now, if King Crimson accepts responsibility for innovating its own tradition, you can't accept responsibility for the audience. And there is an enormous tangible weight of expectation, which comes from an audience attending a King Crimson concert.
~By Robert Fripp ~


There's something about doing theatre in London - it sinks a little bit deeper into your soul as an actor. It's something about the tradition of theatre, about performing on the West End stage.
~By Christian Slater ~


He was the first to conceive of movies as an art form. His belief was that if the traditional art form would not find room for him, then he would make an art form of his own.
~By Richard Schickel ~


Our tradition of political thought had its definite beginning in the teachings of Plato and Aristotle. I believe it came to a no less definite end in the theories of Karl Marx.
~By Hannah Arendt ~


In a time of constrained resources we will have to shift emphasis. but not necessarily from the traditional Political Officer to the traditional Economic Officer.
~By Lawrence Eagleburger ~


To eat the boiled head of a pig sliced like salami is very strange. It may seem cutting edge, but it's actually a lot older than any of the other traditional salami.
~By Mario Batali ~


I became CEO at the beginning of the hit on old economy stocks. When something like that occurs in your first six months as a CEO of a more traditional branded firm, it makes for a fast learning curve.
~By Andrea Jung ~


Conservatives unwittingly side with the social forces that contribute to the destruction of traditional values.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


It is characteristic of the epistemological tradition to present us with partial scenarios and then to demand whole or categorical answers as it were.
~By Avrum Stroll ~


Even now it is no longer composed of the traditional political class, but of a composite layer of corporate leaders, high-level administrators, and the heads of the major professional, labor, political, and religious organisations.
~By Jean-Francois Lyotard ~


The traditions of a nation are very important and the anthem written by Francis Scott Key in the early days of our nation should always be revered.
~By Lee Greenwood ~


The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his community.
~By Ruth Benedict ~


I don't like political poetry, and I don't write it. If this question was pointing towards that, I think it is missing the point of the American tradition, which is always apolitical, even when the poetry comes out of politically active writers.
~By Diane Wakoski ~


The trouble with the performance poets is that they don't seem to have read anything. So there is not a real sense of the poetic tradition in their work.
~By Peter Davison ~


Anonymous sources are a practice of American journalism in the 20th and 21st century, a relatively recent practice. The literary tradition of anonymity goes back to the Bible.
~By Joe Klein ~


It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.
~By Henry James ~


All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
~By Dalai Lama ~


What are you going to do to preserve a tradition that is the peculiar and unique culture that Judaism inculcates? The American Jewish community is not going to survive by lining up against its common enemy.
~By Arthur Hertzberg ~


War on terrorism defines the central preoccupation of the United States in the world today, and it does reflect in my view a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy of the world's first superpower, of a great democracy, with genuinely idealistic traditions.
~By Zbigniew Brzezinski ~


People ask 'do you make a conscious effort not to swear?' - if you're doing silly stuff you're not tempted to put swearing in. All the comics from my childhood, who were funny without swearing, were the people that influenced me. What I do is quite traditional anyway.
~By Tim Vine ~


The political tradition of ancient thought, filtered in Italy by Machiavelli, says one thing clearly: every prince needs allies, and the bigger the responsibility, the more allies he needs.
~By Silvio Berlusconi ~


What I'm going to be given I gather is not the key to the city, which in many cities is the case. It's the freedom medal, and for me freedom has always been associated traditionally within the city.
~By George Woodcock ~


The old Court you and I served so long will not be worthy of its traditions if Nixon can twist, turn and fashion If Nixon gets away with that, then Nixon makes the law as he goes along - not the Congress nor the courts.
~By Earl Warren ~


The economic piece is still missing, since it's so hard to attract industry to reservations, but spiritually and educationally, they're doing just fine. Each tribe has a community college now, and they teach the language, they teach the traditions.
~By James Welch ~


So we are not doing the traditional album, tour, album, tour, album, tour anymore. We're going to tour when we want to, regardless of whether we've got a record out.
~By Ed O'Brien ~


Let us change our traditional attitude to the construction of programs. Instead of imagining that our main task is to instruct a computer what to do, let us concentrate rather on explaining to human beings what we want a computer to do.
~By Donald Knuth ~


Among those who are satisfactory in this respect it is desirable to have represented as great a diversity of intellectual tradition, social milieu and personal character as possible.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


First, it doesn't surprise me that traditional music has experienced a kind of exhaustion in the 20th century - not forgetting that many musicians started to look outside the traditional structures of tonality.
~By Pierre Schaeffer ~


Many mathematicians derive part of their self-esteem by feeling themselves the proud heirs of a long tradition of rational thinking; I am afraid they idealize their cultural ancestors.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


I think we have a good team, but soccer fans will know that we're in a really tough group. The three teams in our group are really strong. The Czech Republic is a very good team, Italy is traditionally a powerhouse, and Ghana is one of the best teams in Africa.
~By Claudio Reyna ~


Japanese traditional architecture is created based on these conditions. This is the reason you have a very high degree of connection between the outside and inside in architecture.
~By Tadao Ando ~


With The Key, it was, I had gone through a divorce and losing my father, and just kinda really reminiscing about how much I loved the traditional side of country music, so I made a record that was really traditional from start to finish.
~By Vince Gill ~


Family traditions counter alienation and confusion. They help us define who we are; they provide something steady, reliable and safe in a confusing world.
~By Susan Lieberman ~


Each time, storytellers clothed the naked body of the myth in their own traditions, so that listeners could relate more easily to its deeper meaning.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


You do a James Bond film, you're being part of an anachronism, a tradition.
~By Minnie Driver ~


In traditional schools, you're penalized for making a mistake. But that won't work in the new information culture, in the digital world we live in today.
~By Daniel Greenberg ~


And I am also here to say that if something were to happen, we are prepared to respond swiftly, to respond effectively, and to respond strongly. That is our tradition as a country. And that is a tradition that we will uphold, regardless of any circumstance because this nation is one that is very, very strong and, indeed, extraordinarily resilient.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


The literature of women's lives is a tradition of escapees, women who have lived to tell the tale.
~By Phyllis Rose ~


I grew up in a place where everybody was a storyteller, but nobody wrote. It was that kind of Celtic, storytelling tradition: everybody would have a story at the pub or at parties, even at the clubs and raves.
~By Irvine Welsh ~


In revolt against this new and very evil thing came the republicanism of the eighteenth century, inspired and directed in large measure by members of the fast perishing aristocracy of race, character and tradition.
~By Ralph A. Cram ~


We need uniform protection of traditional marriage. You can't have different definitions on something as fundamental as marriage. The Marriage Protection Amendment is the only solution to this problem.
~By Ernest Istook ~


Traditional songwriting, to us, is where the experimental nature comes in. We're all involved with so much outside activity with really hardcore, experimental music-making.
~By Thurston Moore ~


We, of our time, have played our part in the perseverance, and we have pledged ourselves to the dead generations who have preserved intact for us this glorious heritage, that we, too, will strive to be faithful to the end, and pass on this tradition unblemished.
~By Eamon de Valera ~


I am definitely a storyteller, but probably not a traditional Storyteller.
~By James Welch ~


Mine is not a traditional music, but it comes from a tradition.
~By Tom Chapin ~


There aren't traditions of freedom in a place like Iraq. They're going to have to come to grips with a concept that they hadn't been allowed to conceive before.
~By Malcolm Wallop ~


The current diversity visa program does a disservice to our immigration policy and to those immigrants who have moved through the more traditional process that allows them to lawfully reside in this country.
~By William L. Jenkins ~


The Lounge Lizards were relating with a tradition and it was like I was playing within a musical context. The guitar playing stood out as being different in some way. That was a real education for me.
~By Arto Lindsay ~


Free yourself from the rigid conduct of tradition and open yourself to the new forms of probability.
~By Hans Bender ~


We know something of the history of the spread of Christianity, but much passed from recorded memory and much was transmitted by tradition whose accuracy has been repeatedly questioned.
~By Kenneth Scott Latourette ~


My mother came from St. Thomas. I heard that melody and all I did was actually adapt it. I made my adaptation of sort of an island traditional melody. It did become sort of my trademark tune.
~By Sonny Rollins ~


I do not come bearing a party label on my sleeve - or a quick fix in my back pocket. I do not come with a rigid ideology in my heart - or a soul that tells me to go it alone. I do not come to uproot tradition - or to be imprisoned by it.
~By Ted Kulongoski ~


Whereas European films have traditionally been able to go into adult relationships. I think there's a huge audience in America for those kinds of films.
~By Philip Kaufman ~


Preserving tradition has become a nice hobby, like stamp collecting.
~By Mason Cooley ~


I know that Bush, for political reasons, is going to nominate a minority, a Hispanic man or someone where it will be harder for people on the progressive side to oppose and split some of the traditionally progressive or democratic constituents.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


It is not that I don't like contemporary country music because I do. I love it. I have recorded a lot and have had great success recording records that have not been very traditional country records.
~By Vince Gill ~


Our enemy is by tradition our savior, in preventing us from superficiality.
~By Joyce Carol Oates ~


My last two records that I made were both quite pointed in one direction and I think I do my best stuff when it's all over the map, when there's a couple traditional things, a couple pretty rocking things.
~By Vince Gill ~


That's a traditional Samoan dance. I was lucky that I was able to fly my cousins, who are professional dancers, up from Hawaii and they were able to be in the movie with me. We had a great time.
~By Dwayne Johnson ~


Japan is not a Western democracy. The Japanese have kept their traditions, culture and heritage, but they have joined the community of free nations.
~By Natan Sharansky ~


A whole generation of young whites have involved themselves with traditional Negro music.
~By Archie Shepp ~

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