Words matter. These are the best Old One Quotes from famous people such as Amy Heckerling, George Etherege, Douglas William Jerrold, Kenzaburo Oe, Jeff Garlin, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
When new things come along, some people always want the newest of the new – ‘This is what I’ve been waiting for!’ – and some people don’t want or need the change – ‘I like my old one.’
Next to coming to a good understanding with a new mistress, I love a quarrel with an old one.
A conservative is a man who will not look at the new moon out of respect for that ‘ancient institution’ the old one.
Even though we now have the half-century-old new Constitution, there is a popular sentiment of support for the old one that lives on in reality in some quarters.
I have the bigger iPad, but the Mini is the best. It just seems perfect. The old one seems so big and heavy. I like simple and clean.
Inevitably, we will spend a multiple of the amount we used to drop on a new router once the old one petered out. The New Wifi is the $5 latte to the standard cup of coffee.
My opinion of covers is that unless you’re going to change and take a cover in a new direction, it’s gonna get put up against the old one, and you’re gonna lose. It’s like, which would you rather listen to? The Righteous Brothers’ ‘Loving Feeling’ or Hall and Oates’ ‘Loving Feeling?’
How many Republicans does it take to change a light bulb? Three. One to mix the martinis, one to change the light bulb, and one to reminisce about how good the old one was.
The idea that man is a tabula rasa, or Mao’s sheet of blank paper upon which the most beautiful characters can be written, is an old one with disastrous implications. I do not think though that the cults you mention could survive honest thought about human nature.
When a new book is published, read an old one.
Every trick is an old one, but with a change of players, a change of dress, it comes out as new as before.
Many people mistakenly think a new technology cancels out an old one.
The Kashmir problem is a very old one and has been a major challenge for all governments.
If there really is no new way to be found, we are not afraid to stick with the old one that we found previously. So, I do not make every building different.
We rip out a perfectly good kitchen worth thousands of pounds, only to replace it with another costing roughly the same. The old one has to be disposed of, the new one had to be made. From raw materials, factory processes and transportation the extra effort is substantial. Overcomplication.
We may think there is willpower involved, but more likely… change is due to want power. Wanting the new addiction more than the old one. Wanting the new me in preference to the person I am now.
A new bubble will replace the old one. A new technology will come along to fix the messes we made with the last one. In a way, that is the story of the settling of the Americas, the supposedly inexhaustible frontier to which Europeans escaped.
I can change a diaper in 30 seconds flat. I set the new one beneath the old one. That way, it’s just wipe and pull the flap over.
I will have a song that I’m in love with for a couple of months and then I’ll go to something else. That’s just constantly changing. And sometimes I will go back to old one that I haven’t heard for a long time.
Next to the pleasure of finding a new mistress is that of being rid of an old one.
Repeating third grade at a new school, after having been asked to leave my old one for hitting kids who made fun of my perceived stupidity, I was placed in the ‘dummy class.’
Remember: you cannot build a better mouse trap by fixing the old one – NewCo demands active ownership, and that activity is not the sum of doing multiple jobs but, instead, the sum of implementing paradigm-shifting changes that create new industries and solutions.
Yes’m, old friends is always best, ‘less you can catch a new one that’s fit to make an old one out of.
When I came up, there was room for the new and the old. For every new artist, an old one didn’t have to be pushed out.
It is already clear, after twenty years of socialism in Russia, that if you do not provide your society with a new religion, it will gradually revert to the old one.
Actually, I began to think that maybe there is a god, after all. Or maybe it’s a different one. The old one got fired.
I never thought I was going to make a career out of tennis, to be honest, until I was 10 or 11 years old. One of my earliest memories is when I was seven, and I was competing against players that were three, four years older than me. I didn’t take it too seriously at the time. I was having a lot of fun.
I prefer the new me a million times more over than the old one.
Clearly, Donald Trump’s victory is an additional stone in the building of a new world, destined to replace the old one.
When a grown man reaches forty, we change him for an old one. He has completely disappeared. There’s only the most superficial resemblance between the two of them. Nothing is handed on from one to the other.
If you want a baby, have a new one. Don’t baby the old one.
I’ve been collecting comics since I was 10 years old. One of the first books I ever got my hands on was a Captain America-Falcon team-up.
I don’t see basic income as a panacea, but we must have a new income distribution system. The old one has broken down irretrievably.
You can call me an older woman – I don’t mind that at all – just don’t call me an old one, because I’m not.
When I was three years old, one of the first albums I ever heard was Michael Jackson’s ‘Off the Wall.’
What I quickly discovered is that our so-called new South Africa has as much material for a story-teller as the old one. The landscape hasn’t really changed. Who is in power now is different to who was in power then, but the squatter camps grow like cancer, the rich get richer, the poor get poorer.
My athleticism will go away some day. I’m gonna be old one of these days, so I’m going to be able to use those post moves.
Whenever anyone calls me ‘The new J..K. Rowling,’ I think, ‘What’s wrong with the old one?’
The heart never grows better by age; I fear rather worse, always harder. A young liar will be an old one, and a young knave will only be a greater knave as he grows older.
Politics can be relatively fair in the breathing spaces of history; at its critical turning points there is no other rule possible than the old one, that the end justifies the means.
The way I was raised, you get a new pair of sneakers when the old one gets messed up. But when I got to high school, I started dating girls and trying to fit in, and I realized everybody was collecting Jordans. When I would get my paychecks, I wouldn’t even take money. I would just trade them for sneakers.
Divorces are getting so common that a woman I know doesn’t bother getting a new marriage license. They just punch her old one and give her a transfer. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks – so she keeps changing dogs.
For all my criticisms of the current system, it doesn’t mean that I would like to return to the old one.
One simply runs out of energy as you get old. One doesn’t take on new tasks of exploration because it takes an extended period of intense thinking and working on it, and that becomes impractical.
The idea that time is an illusion is an old one, predating any Times Square ball drop or champagne celebrations. It reaches back to the days of Heraclitus and Parmenides, pre-Socratic thinkers who are staples of introductory philosophy courses.