Tradition Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Tradition

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First of all, when you live in a country like Canada, it's quite different from America in the sense that it's very tied to traditions that were born in Britain.
~By Geddy Lee ~


I'm sure if we had made an album that was more traditional would have been released immediately. When we actually play this music on stage and people become familiar with it, it will become more popular.
~By Mick Taylor ~


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 ~


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 ~


There has always been quite a strong black and white art tradition in Australia, with quite a large contingent of cartoonists, given the size of the population.
~By Pat Oliphant ~


The higher American patriotism, on the other hand, combines loyalty to historical tradition and precedent with the imaginative projection of an ideal national Promise.
~By Herbert Croly ~


This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition.
~By Omar Sharif ~


There is a long-standing tradition in the mainstream press of middle-of-the-road journalism that is objective and fair. I would hate to see that fall victim to a panic about the Fox effect.
~By Andrew Heyward ~


In some of the countries where we operate, there is a tradition of corruption, in which the political elites work with business in the framework of unsavory relationships.
~By Lee R. Raymond ~


Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country.
~By John Acton ~


The mission for the day is to encourage students to think beyond traditional career opportunities, prepare for future careers and entrance into the workplace.
~By Allen Tate ~


If we go back in the history of different nations, violence and the use of force are part of their heritage. These are the traditions of mankind.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.
~By Winston Churchill ~


It's not that I wanted to be an actor; it's that I didn't want to be a dancer! I was trained in traditional Chinese dance, and after working so hard it seemed unfair to just disappear into a group.
~By Ziyi Zhang ~


Conservatives have no understanding of modern capitalism. They have a distorted understanding of the traditional values they claim to defend.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Because it equates tradition with prejudice, the left finds itself increasingly unable to converse with ordinary people in their common language.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Traditional market researchers are cold and calculating and scientific.
~By Frank Luntz ~


Where I grew up in Dallas, things might be a little more traditional. People have the same things in mind. They're supposed to grow up, go to college, get a job, get married, and have children, grandchildren. That's the world I grew up in.
~By Lisa Loeb ~


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 ~


Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where industry was based on a craft tradition, we are sadly behind.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


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 intellectual tradition is one of servility to power, and if I didn't betray it I'd be ashamed of myself.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


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 ~


I do not believe that defending traditional marriage between one man and one woman excludes anybody or usurps anybody's civil rights and denies anybody their civil rights.
~By Alan Autry ~


I feel that I, and the people under my command, tried to use all the traditional methods of recruiting agents which were also used by other intelligence services; adopting also means like pressure, money, sex - but that did not characterize my service.
~By Markus Wolf ~


The epic poet has behind him a tradition of matter and a tradition of style; and that is what every other poet has behind him too; only, for the epic poet, tradition is rather narrower, rather more strictly compelling.
~By Lascelles Abercrombie ~


We're fighting an enemy that is far different than any we have got before. It's a nontraditional kind of war, and I think we need to step back, recalibrate how we go about protecting our borders and protecting our people, and resetting our position in the world.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


It also called upon traditional people in the Four Directions to strengthen the healing ceremonies and asked people to heed the warnings of Mother Earth.
~By Dennis Banks ~


So many of the sounds that contemporary composers were trying to create were to be found in the traditional musics of the world. That was encouraging but also little daunting to think that you had to work so hard to be new and yet it was old.
~By Robert Morris ~


I would then go on to say that Homer, as we now know, was working in what they call an oral tradition.
~By Robert Fitzgerald ~


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


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 ~


The only possible role that I can see for reconciliation would be to make modest changes in the major package to improve affordability, to deal with what share of Medicaid expansion the federal government pays, those kinds of issues, which is the traditional role for reconciliation in health care.
~By Kent Conrad ~


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


I came here because the city has a tradition and is a very respected food city.
~By Emeril Lagasse ~


However, I began to submit poems to British magazines, and some were accepted. It was a great moment to see my first poems published. It felt like entering a tradition.
~By Helen Dunmore ~


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 ~


An illustration I use to get people to understand it is this: I'll ask major corporate audiences: Why don't you just take all your traditional beliefs about organizations, and apply them to the neurons in your brain?
~By Dee Hock ~


In those countries with centuries of a craft tradition behind their building methods, techniques are tightly coordinated under the direction of the architect.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


I have always compared our traditions of liberty, like those of Abraham Lincoln and Ho Chi Minh.
~By Hanoi Hannah ~


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 ~


'm thrilled to be joining the incredible team at ABC News. Being asked to anchor 'This Week' and the superb tradition started by David Brinkley, is a tremendous and rare honor, and I look forward to discussing the great domestic and international issues of the day.
~By Christiane Amanpour ~


We constantly run lines together before every show too, and then there's a long, traditionally long, story to tell the audience every show. Today, we're doing it twice.
~By Bill Irwin ~


I was the editor of the school newspaper and in drama club and choir, so I was not a popular girl in the traditional sense, but I think I was known for being relatively scathing.
~By Tina Fey ~


Country fans need to support country music by buying albums and concert tickets for traditional artists or the music will just fade away. And that would be really sad.
~By George Jones ~


Traditional matter must be glorified, since it would be easier to listen to the re-creation of familiar stories than to quite new and unexpected things; the listeners, we must remember, needed poetry chiefly as the re-creation of tired hours.
~By Lascelles Abercrombie ~


During the days of segregation, there was not a place of higher learning for African Americans. They were simply not welcome in many of the traditional schools. And from this backward policy grew the network of historical black colleges and universities.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


Lie detection is like language; there is a learning window. Telling whoppers to small children seems to be a family tradition in many families.
~By Keith Henson ~


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 ~


When Jefferson and the Republicans rallied to the Union and to the existing Federalist organization, the fabric of traditional American democracy was almost completely woven.
~By Herbert Croly ~


The standardization of world culture, with local popular or traditional forms driven out or dumbed down to make way for American television, American music, food, clothes and films, has been seen by many as the very heart of globalization.
~By Fredric Jameson ~


I see myself as a true modernist. Even when I do a traditional gown, I give it a modern twist. I go to the past for research. I need to know what came before so I can break the rules.
~By Vera Wang ~


If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


Since there will be no one left to talk peace after the next war, it makes good sense to break with tradition and hold the peace conference first.
~By William Glasser ~


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 ~


Whatever he does should be seen as working at the Presidency and if he goes to Colorado for Christmas, it should be for a minimum amount of time, the family tradition and family get-together aspect emphasized, and it be seen as a working vacation.
~By Robert Teeter ~


And luckily, therefore the good old days return. The traditional art of driving counts again, and it is all about good tactics, skills and reflexes instead of simple power.
~By Jacky Ickx ~


With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction.
~By Samuel E. Morison ~


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 ~


Everywhere, authority and tradition have to justify themselves in the face of questions.
~By Gustav Heinemann ~


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 ~


Traditional scientific method has always been at the very best, 20 - 20 hindsight. It's good for seeing where you've been. It's good for testing the truth of what you think you know, but it can't tell you where you ought to go.
~By Robert M. Pirsig ~


I want our government to encourage and protect freedom as well as our traditions of faith and family.
~By Jesse Helms ~


One of the strongest and most persistent elements in national development has been that inheritance of political traditions and usages which the new settlers brought with them.
~By Albert Bushnell Hart ~


Traditionally, songwriters can't sing. And that holds true in my case, also.
~By John Phillips ~


It's absolutely fine to think of new ways of doing things, and I'm not just asking for the traditional reporter to look into our living rooms night after night.
~By Jonathan Dimbleby ~


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 ~


I have a great advantage over many of my colleagues inasmuch as my students bring with them to class their own personal knowledge of national, regional, religious, ethnic, occupational, and family folklore traditions.
~By Alan Dundes ~


We were constantly moving to different countries and adjusting to new things. It was such a free feeling. I'm glad I didn't have a traditional upbringing.
~By River Phoenix ~


The Berlin Wall wasn't the only barrier to fall after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. Traditional barriers to the flow of money, trade, people and ideas also fell.
~By Fareed Zakaria ~


Not a single man on earth knows from his own experience the how and where of his birth, only from tradition, which is often very uncertain.
~By E. T. A. Hoffmann ~


To recover a spiritual tradition in which creation, and the study of creation, matters would be to inaugurate new possibilities between spirituality and science that would shape the paradigms for culture, its institution, and its people.
~By Matthew Fox ~


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 ~


On the other hand, I think that the family, the traditional family, has a fundamental social role, because it's there that children are born and the investment in children is the greatest investment a country can make. The benefits of this investment go to everyone.
~By Rocco Buttiglione ~


There is no country on earth with a stronger tradition of protecting the public's right to know.
~By Roy Barnes ~


The only way to be true to our American tradition is to maintain absolute governmental neutrality regarding religious beliefs and practices.
~By Bill Bradley ~


I very much feel that marriage is a sacrament and that sacrament should extend... to that legal entity of a union between what traditionally in our Western values has been defined as between a man and a woman.
~By Bill Frist ~


Traditionally the great men of our country have sprung from poor environments; that being so, it would appear we have long suffered from a severe lack of poverty.
~By Gerald F. Lieberman ~


You know, since the reviews have come out and people have reacted to it, I've realized that is in a sense what has happened. But as I was writing them, I didn't feel a part of any tradition. I think that would have been too overwhelming, in a sense.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


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 ~


Darwin's idea of natural selection makes people uncomfortable because it reverses the direction of tradition.
~By Daniel Dennett ~


Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West, you have some relationship to the Bible if only through the names of the characters.
~By Anita Diament ~


Drugs are merely the most obvious form of addiction in our society. Drug addiction is one of the things that undermines traditional values.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


My favorite traditional Christmas movie that I like to watch is All Quiet on the Western Front. It's just not December without that movie in my house.
~By Tom Hanks ~


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 ~


You have to understand that once an indictment has been signed, all countries that are signature to the U.N. charter will hand a person straight over. You don't have to go through the normal extradition process.
~By Tony Greig ~


Well, it's a - I don't want to disappoint you, but it's a time worn tradition of Australian Governments over many years not to get into any discussion about that aspect of intelligence matters.
~By Alexander Downer ~


The whole path of American music has been so much about the recognition of stylistic diversity, and the recognition of the importance of music which was from one of the vernacular traditions.
~By Michael Tilson Thomas ~


My mother, whose family was heavily rabbinic, said she wanted me to continue the family tradition in the rabbinate. My father said he wanted me to be a scholar of the Talmud, but he wanted me to make my living in science.
~By Norman Lamm ~


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


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 think Europeans have enough tradition and respect for the experience and body of work of an actress that they don't sell out to the new ones.
~By Kathleen Turner ~


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 ~


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


And so, today, if the state can no longer appeal to the old moral principles that belong to the Christian tradition, it will be forced to create a new official faith and new moral principles which will be binding on its citizens.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


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 ~


America traditionally represents the greatest possibility of someone's going from nothing to something. Why? In theory, if not practice, the government stays out of the way and lets individuals take risks and reap rewards or accept the consequences of failure. We call this capitalism - or, at least, we used to.
~By Larry Elder ~


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


At the same time we are aware that our various religions and ethical traditions often offer very different bases for what is helpful and what is unhelpful for men and women, what is right and what is wrong, what is good and what is evil.
~By Hans Kung ~


Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.
~By Daniel Barenboim ~

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