A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
Trees are your best antiques
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
An antique is anything old with class.
Even if you have $20,000 to buy an item, you still try to get a good price at antique stores. I collect furniture, rugs, paintings, frames. It's my hobby to go around to shops and markets.
Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.
Every antique farm-house and moss-grown cottage is a picture.
I may be an antique like the Stones, but antiques are valuable.
I collect antiques. Why? Because they're beautiful.
She's a hypnotist collector; you are a walking antique...
This was something sure to be crammed full of warm secrets, like an antique clock built when peace filled the world.
Give me insight into today and you may have the antique and future worlds.
I like cluttered, old, dark-wood antiques. I like character.
I have no particular interest in antiquities or antiques, but I like things to meet a certain aesthetic.
We may talk of saving antique linens, species, or languages; but whatever we are intent on saving, when a restoration succeeds, we rescue ourselves.
I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders, keeping notebooks and old photographs. Some of the books were antiques for that time period, with the covers falling off.
I love history everything is inspired by history, so that's why I love vintage and antiques.
I am a secularist in the Gandhian sense of the word, not the Nehruvian one. Nehru thought religion was an antique superstition which stood in the way of rational modern politics. I side with Gandhi, who wanted religious figures out of politics but also was suspicious of purely rational politics.
In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma; that is, the sacred lore of priests and people... and these stories afford the only explanation that is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual.
We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching at Lombard since before I was born.
On the other hand, I don't understand the enthusiasm for everything in the antique shop that Grandma threw out. There, the sense of quality has declined; otherwise Grandma wouldn't have thrown it out
I have this beautiful antique silver wine decanter that I bought at an auction. I always pour wine from that.
I've got a stag weekend coming up and I've said I'm not doing anything more than a few drinks. I won't have it. I'll go home and watch Antiques Roadshow.
You have to fight against being an antique
I'm the oldest antique in town.
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