Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Enter one or two keywords
to search these Positive Quotes.

Hint: keep it simple, like life or moving on

Positive Quotes
Being Positive  |  Positive Affirmations  |  Positive Thinking  |  Positive Attitude  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Positive Quotes about Nostalgia

Let these Nostalgia quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

This was nostalgia in the literal Greek sense:
the pain of not being able to return to one's home and family.
- John Thorn

I know what it's like to be in one place and dream of another.
I also know what it's like to feel that nostalgia is
a fairly useless thing because it is stasis.
- Mira Nair

I feel like I've never had a home, you know? I feel related to the country,
to this country, and yet I don't know exactly where I fit in...
There's always this kind of nostalgia for a place,
a place where you can reckon with yourself.
- Sam Shepard

I remember those days with Bergman with great nostalgia.
We were aware that the films were going to be quite important,
and the work felt meaningful.
- Max von Sydow

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


Soon, nostalgia will be another name for Europe.
- Angela Carter

I don't play nostalgia acts.
I don't play nostalgia shows.
- David Cassidy

It isn't necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice.
There are two other possibilities: one is paperwork,
and the other is nostalgia.
- Frank Zappa

 

Nostalgia is not what it used to be.
- Simone Signoret

Distance not only gives nostalgia, but perspective,
and maybe objectivity.
- Robert Morgan

The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks
are carriers of a nostalgia for heavenly bliss and eternal calmness.
- Robert Smithson

I went through a phase where I thought nostalgia was a bad thing.
- Dario Argento

I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul,
to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience,
for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.
- David Hobson

Why have we had to invent Eden, to live submerged in
the nostalgia of a lost paradise,
to make up utopias, propose a future for ourselves?
- Julio Cortazar

There's a certain nostalgia and romance in a place you left.
- David Guterson

I hate nostalgia, I want nothing to do with it.
- Marc Ribot

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
- Peter De Vries

It is one of the paradoxes of American literature that
our writers are forever looking back with love and
nostalgia at lives they couldn't wait to leave.
- Anatole Broyard

Comics? Honestly, that's more a matter of nostalgia for me.
I think most of that energy has gone to my love of
literature and my love of film.
- Jonathan Lethem

I don't like nostalgia unless it's mine.
- Lou Reed

Sharp nostalgia, infinite and terrible,
for what I already possess.
- Juan Ramon Jimenez

I don't have a great nostalgia for the past.
- Andy Summers

Nostalgia is a seductive liar.
- George Ball

Everything can be killed except nostalgia for the kingdom,
we carry it in the color of our eyes,
in every love affair, in everything that deeply torments and unties and tricks.
- Julio Cortazar

I prefer the mystic clouds of nostalgia to the real thing,
to be honest.
- Robert Wyatt

True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories.
- Florence King

I'm not the sort to wallow in nostalgia about the good old days.
- Kabir Bedi

Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence
and an appeal to the essence of being.
- Albert Camus

Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days.
- Doug Larson

Nostalgia, the vice of the aged.
We watch so many old movies our memories come in monochrome.
- Angela Carter

I don't think nostalgia has to be negative.
- Van Morrison

Nostalgia often leads to idle speculation.
- Paul Getty

A society that has made "nostalgia" a marketable commodity
on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion
that life in the past was in any important way better than life today.
- Christopher Lasch

I've never returned to the locations.
I do remember certain days more clearly than others
and certain locations with a sense of nostalgia.
Perhaps one day, I'll bring my daughter to see them,
if she's interested.
- Madeleine Stowe

My life is very exciting now.
Nostalgia for what? It's like climbing a staircase.
I'm on the top of the staircase, I look behind and see the steps.
That's where I was.
We're here right now.
Tomorrow, we'll be someplace else.
So why nostalgia?
- Jeanne Moreau

Not only is the self entwined in society;
it owes society its existence in the most literal sense.
- Theodor Adorno

I once saw a forklift lift a crate of forks.
And it was way to literal for me.
- Mitch Hedberg

The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope.
Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning:
we are all in the same boat.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

I will argue that in the literal sense the programmed
computer understands what the car and the adding machine understand,
namely, exactly nothing.
- John Searle

You know it's my job to visualize, what is literal or audible,
so I designed all the characters, and I designed what
they do and how they should do it and so on.
- Gerald Scarfe

When I was thinking about The Lion King,
I said, we have to do what theater does best.
What theater does best is to be abstract and not to do literal reality.
- Julie Taymor

Woe to the makers of literal translations,
who by rendering every word weaken the meaning!
It is indeed by so doing that we can say the letter
kills and the spirit gives life.
- Voltaire

Transportation made sublimation literal.
It conveyed evil to another world.
- Robert Hughes

Language operates between literal and metaphorical signification.
- Robert Smithson

I have a need to make these sorts of connections literal sometimes,
and a vehicle often helps to do that.
I have a relationship to car culture.
It isn't really about loving cars.
It's sort of about needing them.
- Matthew Barney

When a middle-aged man says in a moment of weariness that he is half dead,
he is telling the literal truth.
- Elmer Davis

Enthusiasm is the energy and force that builds literal
momentum of the human soul and mind.
- Bryant H. McGill

Nelson Mandela is, for me, the single statesman in the world.
The single statesman, in that literal sense,
who is not solving all his problems with guns.
It's truly unbelievable.
- Toni Morrison

The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal,
not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which
can individuate itself only in the midst of society.
- Karl Marx

The stage is suspension of disbelief.
Film is a literal medium.
- Joseph Bologna

That sense of a life in natural objects,
which in most poetry is but a rhetorical artifice,
was, then, in Wordsworth the assertion of what was
for him almost literal fact.
- Walter Pater

Most times when people pitch you as being perfect for a part...
they don't look at you as an actor who can transform.
A lot of people are so literal.
- Catherine Keener

One of the reasons I love to jump back and forth between
mediums is that film does allow me to be more literal.
I can go to the real place.
I can go to the Coliseum, and I don't have to fake it.
- Julie Taymor

It was the point where things became much more abstract
and less literal than in the bulk of the film,
which was hardcore rockets and space and planets -
all a fairly straightforward evolution from what I had been doing before.
- Douglas Trumbull

Part of the advantage, and part of the result of trying
to be a producer and director,
are the practical things, you find.
It's so advantageous to go to a place that you already have a feel for,
a literal and spiritual familiarity.
- Campbell Scott

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore


Thank you for visiting: Nostalgia Quotes - Positive Quotes about Nostalgia.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Positive Motivational and Inspirational Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Positive Quotes



All materials & writings are copyright © Jonathan Lockwood Huie, except for quotes and other
specifically identified material which belong to their respective copyright holders if applicable.
You may read about our disclaimer, privacy policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, copyright policy, and republishing policy.