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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The Good Old Days!



We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it. ~George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss, 1860



Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense, but the past perfect! ~Owens Lee Pomeroy



If you're yearning for the good old days, just turn off the air conditioning. ~Griff Niblack



People seem to get nostalgic about a lot of things they weren't so crazy about the first time around. ~Author Unknown



It's never safe to be nostalgic about something until you're absolutely certain there's no chance of its coming back. ~Bill Vaughn



The world is full of people whose notion of a satisfactory future is, in fact, a return to the idealized past. ~Robertson Davies, A Voice from the Attic



It becomes increasingly easy, as you get older, to drown in nostalgia. ~Ted Koppel



Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days. ~Doug Larson



Things ain't what they used to be and probably never was. ~Will Rogers



Nostalgia is a seductive liar. ~George Wildman Ball



Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory. ~Franklin Pierce Adams



True nostalgia is an ephemeral composition of disjointed memories. ~Florence King



I don't like nostalgia unless it's mine. ~Lou Reed



Who wants to live with one foot in hell just for the sake of nostalgia? Our time is forever now! ~Alice Childress



Nostalgia for what we have lost is more bearable than nostalgia for what we have never had.... ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960

1 comment:

  1. People seem to get nostalgic about a lot of things they weren't so crazy about the first time around. ~Author Unknown

    You know sometimes I have thought about that myself. I love everything vintage, the 'good ole days'..and I question..would I REALLY like it back than or is it just 'nostalgic' that I'm feeling.

    Loving that red car..Thanks so much for stopping by today.

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