Quotes by nowadays
Quotes 1 till 15 of 70.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Cautiousness in judgment is nowadays to be recommended to each and every one: if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient.
British writer and poet 1840-1928
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
When a village ceases to be a community, it becomes oppressive in its narrow conformity. So one becomes an individual and migrates to the city. There, finding others like-minded, one re-establishes a village community. Nowadays only New Yorkers are yokels.
French writer 1897-1977
A body of work such as Pasteur's is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in.
A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.
British playwright and poet 1688-1732
A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine.
Ah, nowadays we are all of us so hard up, that the only pleasant things to pay are compliments. They’re the only things we can pay.Source: Lady Windermere’s Fan (1893) First act
British prince, husband of Queen Elizabeth II 1921-
All money nowadays seems to be produced with a natural homing instinct for the Treasury.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
Everybody who does not live in a prostitute's bed and on a diet of cocaine snow is called an ascetic nowadays.
Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
Everyone knows nowadays that people 'have complexes'. What is not so well known, though far more important theoretically, is that complexes can have us.Source: The Collected Works of C. G. Jung: The structure and dynamics of the psyche (1960)
Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old-fashioned respect for the young is fast dying out.
E. M. Cioran
French philosopher 1911-
God: a disease we imagine we are cured of because no one dies of it nowadays.
American musician, singer and songwriter 1970-
Growing up, a film was an action film or it was a comedy or it was romantic, but you don't really see such stark lines between genres nowadays.
He thinks like a Tory, and talks like a Radical, and that's so important nowadays.