Top 50 Golden Age Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Golden Age Quotes from famous people such as Randall Jarrell, David Robinson, Richard Engel, Sarah MacLean, John Paul DeJoria, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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The people who live in a golden age usually go around complaining how yellow everything looks.
Randall Jarrell
I think everything works in cycles. I was fortunate enough to come along in the golden age for big men. There were guys like Hakeem Olajuwon and Patrick Ewing.
David Robinson
Iraq was home of the Abbasid Caliphate, a golden age when the Muslim world was at the forefront of math, science and medicine.
Richard Engel
Like so many others, I came to romance during the golden age of it – Judith McNaught, Julie Garwood, Johanna Lindsey and Jude Deveraux were at the height of their historical domination. Without those women, I wouldn’t be a romance novelist.
Sarah MacLean
I wanted to do my part to help preserve that golden age of travel… I step aboard The Patron Tequila Express railcar, and I go back in time to the days when a long journey was something fun and very special.
John Paul DeJoria
There is no golden age of public spending for the working class under any form of Conservative future, only the endless pursuit of tax breaks for the comfortably-off.
Dawn Foster
I am here to tell you, TV is not dead. Rather, it is constantly evolving as we are. My view is that we are in the next Golden Age of content. If AOL, Google, Netflix, Amazon, and Yahoo felt TV was dying, they would not be so eager to play in our sandbox. It is, after all, TV content that’s driving their business.
Nancy Dubuc
All people who grew up with science fiction and fantasy and horror went through the whole acculturation process of the genre. We were all told to read the golden age writers. We were all told Heinlein and Asimov and all these straight, white males, although some of them were Jewish.
N. K. Jemisin
I think as time goes on, people may realize the golden age of wrestling may have been in the 1970s and early 1980s.
Gene Okerlund
I think the golden age of couture had some of the most incredible customers: women like Nan Kempner and all the icons.
Nicolas Ghesquiere
We live in the golden age of character actors – in an age when actors who have done their time in character roles are frequently asked to carry dark movies and complicated television dramas.
Tom Junod
When I was coming up, it was the golden age. It was Julia Roberts and Meg Ryan, and Reese Witherspoon was starting. You really had, ‘Who is America’s Next Sweetheart?’ every couple of years. And then this sort of bromance slacker thing took over.
Elizabeth Banks
It’s the golden age of French cinema again but it’s because Sarkozy had the guts to push through copyright law.
Harvey Weinstein
The truth is that the history of the last couple of thousand years has been broadly repeated attempts by various people or institutions – in a Freudian way – to rediscover the lost childhood of Europe, this golden age of peace and prosperity under the Romans, by trying to unify it.
Boris Johnson
Broadcast radio was entering its own golden age during the Depression, with live programming on stations all through the day. Local stations needed singers, musicians, announcers, and whipcord personalities, along with Christian clergy to give prayers and pundits to speak on world affairs.
Douglas Brinkley
There’s so many stories to tell in Hollywood in the Golden Age that stems from truth.
Lily Collins
It is a golden age of television, with Amazon, Sky, and Netflix. They give opportunities to people to develop their own projects together. So much stuff has to be made. There has to be more opportunity.
Suranne Jones
Acting is a community where you come in and out of each other’s lives. I’m slightly envious of the Golden Age of Hollywood. It must have been frustrating to be owned by the studio, but it was also like being in a company, working with the same people, and that appeals to me.
Katherine Waterston
This is an exciting time. I believe we stand at the edge of a new age – a Golden Age – of freedom that will rival any of the great eras of world history because it will be the entire world itself that is changing.
Joe Lieberman
The ’50s was the golden age of music all over the world for some crazy, ‘X-File’-like reason I can’t quite understand.
Ry Cooder
For my wife Mary Corliss and me, ‘Colbert’ has been destination viewing. Even in the early years, we never took the show’s excellence for granted, agreeing that someday we’d look back on the double whammy of ‘The Daily Show’ and ‘The Colbert Report’ as the golden age of TV’s singeing singing satire.
Richard Corliss
I’ve always loved old school wrestling: Tully Blanchard, Arn Anderson, Ric Flair, Sting, Hot Stuff Eddie Gilbert. To me, that’s the golden age of professional wrestling.
Maxwell Jacob Friedman
I feel like a survivor from an age that people no longer understand. I want to try to explain what the 1930s – the golden age of Hollywood – was truly like. People forget that America was such a different place then, not yet the dominant force in the world.
Olivia De Havilland
Cinema isn’t just a good medium for translating graphic novels. It’s specifically a good medium for superheroes. On a fundamental, emotional level, superheroes, whether in print or on film, serve the same function for their audience as Golden Age movie stars did for theirs: they create glamour.
Virginia Postrel
I was a child in the ’60s and a teenager in the ’70s, which was the golden age of film as far as I’m concerned, between American film and the Italian reinvention of genre film.
George Pelecanos
Definitely there has been a decline in journalism. It wasn’t there at all when you fought an election, won, lost and came back to become an editor. That must have been the golden age of journalism.
Ravish Kumar
Whenever someone says, or whenever someone harkens back to, a golden age of the U.S. – usually the ’40s or ’50s – 90 percent of the time, they’re a straight white man.
Cole Sprouse
Where children are, there is the golden age.
Like the tail fins on fifties American cars or the parabolic shapes of Populuxe furniture, ‘West Side Story’ incarnates the dream of momentum in the golden age of the twentieth century.
John Lahr
The golden age has not passed; it lies in the future.
Paul Signac
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
Simon the Zealot
Let's be clear: there was no golden age of journalism.

Let’s be clear: there was no golden age of journalism. The media has always been bad. And instead of improving, it spent a lot of time and energy making up its own myth.
Ryan Holiday
It was really in the Golden Age, between the two world wars, when the pure detective story – of which the locked room mystery is really the ultimate form – became popular.
Otto Penzler
I think the fact that I grew up in show business had a real effect on my personality. If you were born in New York during the golden age of television, and you grew up on Broadway, that marks you.
Christopher Walken
My view of an excellent novel was probably set in the golden age of fiction in the 19th century: narrative, character and voice are of equal importance.
Joanna Trollope
It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion.
Bertrand Russell
The so-called ‘last golden age,’ in the 1970s, most of those movies were independent films.
Michael Douglas
The golden age was when people were starting to understand what hip-hop was and how to use it. I was lucky to come up then. Everybody wanted to be original and have substance; it was somewhat conscious… There was an integrity that people respected.
I left the golden age of documentaries to go into the golden days of the ‘CBS Evening News.’ You could see that the audiences were eroding.
Howard Stringer
Pirates almost never sailed with women. Just four or five are known to have worked as pirates during the Golden Age. Two of them – Mary Read and Anne Bonny – became famous, dressing as men and fighting alongside one of the most celebrated of all pirate captains, ‘Calico’ Jack Rackham.
Robert Kurson
The golden age of Hollywood was the conceit of the movie and the style of the movie.
Thomas Newman
Every artistic form has its golden age, and unfortunately I think the golden age for whatever I do probably ended about 1990.
Daryl Hall
Even during the golden age of fashion, you had haute couture houses where the designers didn’t have money.
Olivier Theyskens
In the large cities that received new Americans, there flowered a golden age of restaurants, manned by the available talent from abroad and fueled by the restless wealth of the newly rich.
David Joseph Schwartz
I think the height of ridiculousness was when I was playing Elizabeth in ‘The Golden Age’ while preparing to start shooting ‘I’m Not There.’ I literally finished filming Elizabethan grandeur on Friday, flew to Montreal, and started being Bob Dylan on Monday.
Cate Blanchett
I never was that boy who loved gangster films, but when I was growing up, I was obsessed with the detective Dick Tracy. It was one of my favourite movies as a kid, and he really inspired me. I would have loved to be part of that golden age of Hollywood in the 1940s. It made me want to become an actor.
Ryan Gosling
It is 2017, and we are living in the golden age of lying.
Hasan Minhaj
There was a period which I refer to as the ‘Golden Age of Jazz,’ which sort of encompasses the middle Thirties through the Sixties, we had a lot of great innovators, all creating things which will last the world for a long, long time.
Sonny Rollins
With portable cameras and affordable data and non-linear digital editing, I think this is a golden age of documentary filmmaking. These new technologies mean we can make complicated, beautifully crafted and cinematic films about real-life stories.
Lucy Walker
In the 1970s and 1980s there was so little decent fiction for young people, but we’re now in a golden age that shows no sign of fading. Philip Pullman, J. K. Rowling, Lemony Snicket are only three of the best known among a good number of equals.
David Mitchell