Quotes: archaic

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  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist 1951-
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    Girls who put out are tramps. Girls who don't are ladies. This is, however, a rather archaic usage of the word. Should one of you boys happen upon a girl who doesn't put out, do not jump to the conclusion that you have found a lady. What you have probably found is a lesbian.
  • Bruce Sterling
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    Obsolescence and death, the reign of the archaic, the abandoned, and the corny: Really, if you saw Windows 3.0 on the sidewalk outside the building, would you bend over and pick it up?!?
    Source: in the Long Now talk The Singularity: Your Future as a Black Hole (2004)
  • Bridget Riley
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    Painting is, I think, inevitably an archaic activity and one that depends on spiritual values.
  • Brad Holland
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    Surrealism: An archaic term. Formerly an art movement. No longer distinguishable from everyday life.
  • Billy Gibbons
    Billy Gibbons
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    The rawness and the richness of music on vinyl almost went away, but it still seems to be on a lot of people's radar, and for good reason. It does something different than more accessible means of music playing, like MP3 players and downloads and whatnot. You get in front of these archaic contraptions that go 'round and 'round.
  • Bob Weir
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    They're protecting an archaic industry. They should turn their attention to new models.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
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    This archaic idea - that a woman who is unmarried and childless at 30 is somehow unnatural - will probably always exist, and, like most social standards, it is ridiculous.
  • Barnett Newman
    Barnett Newman
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    We assert that the subject is crucial and only that subject matter is valid which is tragic and timeless. That is why we profess spiritual kinship with primitive and archaic art.
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