Tradition Quotes

"Tradition is what you resort to wh...

"Tradition is what you resort to when you don't have the time or the money to do it right." โ€” Kurt Herbert Alder
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Come on, Forney. Novalee, it's a parasite. But it's a tradition. It...

Come on, Forney. Novalee, it's a parasite. But it's a tradition. It's a parasite! And you expect people to stand under it and kiss?' Yes! it's what people do with mistletoe. -Billie Letts, Where the Heart Is.
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Trees cannot survive without Roots and ...

Trees cannot survive without Roots and Leaves. Civilizations cannot survive without Culture and Tradition. ~Infinite Radius
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A change of environment is the tradit...

A change of environment is the traditional fallacy upon which doomed loves, and lungs, rely. Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita
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It is a spiritual axiom that every time we are dist...

It is a spiritual axiom that every time we are disturbed, no matter what the cause, there is something wrong with us - Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions Pg. 90
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"Tradition is the passing on of th...

"Tradition is the passing on of the fire and not the worshipping of the ash." Jean Jaurรจs (Disputed origins)
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โ€œHe was jeopardizing his traditional rig...

โ€œHe was jeopardizing his traditional rights of freedom and independence by daring to exercise them.โ€ โ€”Catch-22, by Joseph Heller
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I write in a slangy colloquial speech that has not bee...

I write in a slangy colloquial speech that has not been common in the Israeli tradition of writing, and that is one of the things that gets lost a little in translation.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 31
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Marriage: a tradition which would suffer considerab...

Marriage: a tradition which would suffer considerably if men had to pay the minister the same fee they will eventually have to pay the divorce lawyer -- Unknown
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"When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence. So ...

"When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence. So a man who is seeking to understand violence does not belong to any country, to any religion, to any political party or partial system; he is concerned with the total understanding of mankind."
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 13
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"Traditions lead us forward because we can d...

"Traditions lead us forward because we can do something unique and inspire others only if we're aware of what it was like before." - Dsprn
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โ€œDestroy tradition, and you destroy ...

โ€œDestroy tradition, and you destroy the sense of responsibility.โ€ Elizabeth Bowen ("The Death of the Heart") (1938)
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"The tradition of all the dead ge...

"The tradition of all the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living." - Karl Marx
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Tradition is not to pres...

Tradition is not to preserve the ashes, but to pass on the fire. -Gustav Mahler
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โ€œWhen a society comes together and makes decisions in harmony, when it respe...

โ€œWhen a society comes together and makes decisions in harmony, when it respects its most noble traditions, cares for its most vulnerable members, treats its forests and lands with respect, then it will prosper and not decline.โ€ โ€“ Buddha
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"We're off this week in honor of July th...

"We're off this week in honor of July the Fourth, a annual American tradition of reminding the sky who runs shit." - John Oliver
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"My deeply held belief is that if a god anything like the traditional sort exists, our c...

"My deeply held belief is that if a god anything like the traditional sort exists, our curiosity and intelligence are provided by such a good. We would be unappreciative of those gifts . . . If we suppressed our passion to explore the universe and ourselves." - Carl Sagan
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 20
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"Tradition is th...

"Tradition is the illusion of permanence" - Woody Allen
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 02
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"Perhaps maybe people would be more for preventing Global Warming if we...

"Perhaps maybe people would be more for preventing Global Warming if we referred to it as 'Taking a Stand for Preserving Traditional Sea Levels'" -- Jon Stewart (6/25/15), exposing a contradictory and pandering Jeb Bush
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โ€œThe origin of these climatic trendsโ€ฆ is a difficult subject: by lon...

โ€œThe origin of these climatic trendsโ€ฆ is a difficult subject: by long tradition the happy hunting ground for robust speculation, it suffers because so few can separate fact from fancy.โ€ โ€” G.S. Callenda Callendar
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"Don't talk to me about naval tr...

"Don't talk to me about naval tradition. It's nothing but rum, sodomy, and the lash." Winston Churchill
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"Our thanksgiving tradition is to ...

"Our thanksgiving tradition is to stand outside in the cold and wait for the wolves to find us." - Nietzsche
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Tradition is the reason for doing...

Tradition is the reason for doing something you can no longer think of a reason for doing - Stephan Pastis
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"Without tradition, art is a flock of...

"Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse." Winston Churchill
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"Traditional marketing talk...

"Traditional marketing talks at people. Content marketing talks with them" - Doug Kessler
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 08
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"Some people stick with the traditional, feeling struck by the epic beauty or blown away...

"Some people stick with the traditional, feeling struck by the epic beauty or blown away by the insane scale of the universe. Personally, I go for the old โ€œexistential meltdown followed by acting weird for the next half hour. But everyone feels something.โ€ - Enrico Fermi
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The origins of โ€œRum, sodomy and...

The origins of โ€œRum, sodomy and the lashโ€ โ€“ Churchillโ€™s alleged quip about British naval traditionโ€ฆ
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 18
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To a boy, history is pressure to perform, not relief from that pressure. Feminism is relief ...

To a boy, history is pressure to perform, not relief from that pressure. Feminism is relief from the pressure to be confined to only the traditional female role. To a boy, then, history is not the equivalent of women's studies; it is the opposite of women's studies. - Warren Farrell
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Putting it in plain terms, the general public must be reduced to ...

Putting it in plain terms, the general public must be reduced to its traditional apathy and obedience, and driven from the arena of political debate and action, if democracy is to survive - Noam Chomsky
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