Quotes: antique

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  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin Disraeli
    English statesman and writer 1804-1881
    Benjamin Disraeli
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    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.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Give me insight into today and you may have the antique and future worlds.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
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    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.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
    Carl Sandburg
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    We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching at Lombard since before I was born.
  • A. C. Swinburne
    A. C. Swinburne
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    We shift and bedeck and bedrape us, thou art noble and nude and antique.
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