65 Antique Quotes On Success In Life

These antique quotes will inspire you. Antique, is existing since or belonging to earlier times or a collectible object such as a piece of furniture or work of art that has a high value because of its considerable age.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging antique quotes, antique sayings, and antique proverbs.

Best Antique Quotes

  1. “An antique is anything old with class.” ~ John Bartlett
  2. “Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  3. “I love history. Everything is inspired by history, so that’s why I love vintage and antiques.” ~ Kelly Wearstler
  4. “Antique things have an appreciation and worth. Something can be old, but it can be timeless; therefore, it becomes an antique. If this antique is preserved and deemed precious, it could be passed down as a family heirloom.” ~ Cee Lo Green

  5. “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.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli , Antique quotes art
  6. “Trees are your best antiques” ~ Alexander Smith
  7. “I collect antiques. Why? Because they’re beautiful.” ~ Broderick Crawford
  8. “In youth, love and art. In age, investments and antiques.” ~ Mason Cooley

  9. “My favourite finds are often antique pieces with a history.” ~ Alice Temperley
  10. “Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  11. “I may be an antique like the Stones, but antiques are valuable.” ~ Billy Joel
  12. “Some say the antique syndrome surfaced to offset the newness of the land, the homes, and the settlers. Some say the interest was initiated by a desire to return to the roots of yesterday. I contend the entire movement to acquire antiques was born out of sheer respect of things that lasted longer than fifteen minutes.” ~ Erma Bombeck
  13. “I like cluttered, old, dark-wood antiques. I like character.” ~ Martha Plimpton

  14. “Whenever you see me, I’m on antique quaaludes.” ~ Tina Fey
  15. “I like cluttered, old, dark-wood antiques. I like character.” ~ Martha Plimpton
  16. “Whenever you see me, I’m on antique quaaludes.” ~ Tina Fey
  17. “I’m the oldest antique in town.” ~ Norman Rockwell

  18. “Vintage books, old china, antiques; maybe I love old things so much because I feel impermanent myself.” ~ Josh Lanyon
  19. “I have no particular interest in antiquities or antiques, but I like things to meet a certain aesthetic.” ~ Stephen Bayley
  20. “A precious, mouldering pleasure ‘t is, to meet an antique book, In just the dress his century wore; A privilege I think.” ~ Emily Dickinson
  21. “We may talk of saving antique linens, species, or languages; but whatever we are intent on saving, when a restoration succeeds, we rescue ourselves.” ~ Howard Mansfield
  22. “She’s a hypnotist collector; you are a walking antique.” ~ Bob Dylan

  23. “When evening comes, I return home and go into my study. On the threshold I strip off my muddy, sweaty clothes of everyday, and put on the robes of court and palace, and in this graver dress I enter the antique courts of the ancients and am welcomed by them, and there I taste the food that alone is mine, and for which I was born. And there I make bold to speak to them and ask the motives of their actions, and they, in their humanity, reply to me. And for the space of four hours I forget the world, remember no vexation, fear poverty no more, tremble no more at death; I pass indeed into their world.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  24. “It doesn’t take money to have style, it just takes a really good eye. Sometimes you can find amazing culinary antiques that will make it feel like an old French kitchen.” ~ Tyler Florence

  25. “Even if you have $20,000 to buy an item, you still try to get a good price at antique stores. I collect furniture, rugs, paintings, frames. It’s my hobby to go around to shops and markets.” ~ Ursula Andress
  26. “Veil after veil of thin dusky gauze is lifted, and by degrees the forms and colours of things are restored to them, and we watch the dawn remaking the world in its antique pattern.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  27. “Nature alone is antique, and the oldest art a mushroom.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  28. “When I go to a country, I go to flea markets, antique stores. I am always looking for something.” ~ Ursula Andress

  29. “You have to fight against being an antique” ~ Burt Lancaster
  30. “When I was a teenager in New York, I was buying antique clothes. I still am.” ~ Barbra Streisand
  31. “Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass, forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine to make up the city’s most fabulously festive interior.” ~ Mimi Sheraton
  32. “My mom decorated with lots of antiques. I never liked it when I was a little girl – I wanted to live in a modern house. But now I love it.” ~ Paris Hilton

  33. “He had mourned each of those great trains as, one by one, they were pulled off the lines and left to rust in some yard, like old aristocrats, fading away; antique relics of times gone by.” ~ Fannie Flagg
  34. “I’ve always had a keen sense of history. My father was an antiques dealer and he used to bring home boxes full of treasures, and each item always had a tale attached.” ~ Sara Sheridan
  35. “I still like my antique clothes.” ~ Barbra Streisand
  36. “Actually, the first thing I do is choose the antique that will be featured in each book. I try to find unusual objects with great stories. I am fascinated by the stories.” ~ Jane Cleland

  37. “Know thyself’ was written over the portal of the antique world. Over the portal of the new world, ‘Be thyself’ shall be written.” ~ Oscar Wilde
  38. “We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching at Lombard since before I was born.” ~ Carl Sandburg
  39. “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.” ~ Arne Jacobsen
  40. “In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma; that is, the sacred lore of priests and people… and these stories afford the only explanation that is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual.” ~ William Robertson Smith

  41. “My buddy David Wells is a big motorcycle guy, so when I go visit him in San Diego, he takes me out on his bike. He’s got some antique Indians. I never really rode during my career, because I was afraid I’d fall off and ruin my career.” ~ David Cone
  42. “My buddy David Wells is a big motorcycle guy, so when I go visit him in San Diego, he takes me out on his bike. He’s got some antique Indians. I never really rode during my career, because I was afraid I’d fall off and ruin my career.” ~ David Cone
  43. “Sign outside a country shop: We buy junk and sell antiques.” ~ Dave Barry
  44. “Only uncomfortable chairs become antiques – the comfortable ones are worn out by hard use.” ~ Jacob Braude

  45. “I have this beautiful antique silver wine decanter that I bought at an auction. I always pour wine from that.” ~ Paul Lynde
  46. “But let my due feet never fail To walk the studious cloisters pale, And love the high embowed roof, With antique pillars massy proof, And storied windows richly dight; Casting a dim religious light.” ~ John Milton
  47. “I wore a woman’s antique fur jacket to my high school junior prom.” ~ Lance Loud
  48. “Among the virtues and vices that make up the British character, we have one vice, at least, that Americans ought to view with sympathy. For they appear to be the only people who share it with us. I mean our worship of the antique. I do not refer to beauty or even historical association. I refer to age, to a quantity of years.” ~ William Golding
  49. “My house is very serious. It’s a lot of antiques, and the way I decided to liven it up is, I paired it very vibrant colors and – bugs I think that they’re pretty. And I think that they’re fascinating and they’re natural.” ~ Emily Procter

  50. “I think the reason I love “Antiques Roadshow” is that it is sort of like the lottery. There’s the chance a regular Joe could walk in with anything and come out close to a millionaire. There’s the thrill of the find.” ~ Lara Spencer
  51. “I’ve got a stag weekend coming up and I’ve said I’m not doing anything more than a few drinks. I won’t have it. I’ll go home and watch Antiques Roadshow.” ~ Martin Freeman
  52. “Every innovation scraps its immediate predecessor and retrieves still older figures – it causes floods of antiques or nostalgic art forms and stimulates the search for museum pieces.” ~ Marshall McLuhan
  53. “O good old man, how well in thee appears The constant service of the antique world, When service sweat for duty, not for meed! Thou art not for the fashion of these times, Where none will sweat but for promotion, And having that do choke their service up Even with the having. . . .” ~ William Shakespeare
  54. “Everything I commission – whether it is for me or for a client’s home or for a hotel or office – is absolutely unique to that job. I have everything made, or I find vintage and antique pieces at markets and auctions.” ~ Kelly Wearstler

  55. “I decorated my house like a medieval gothic castle, European-style. Chandeliers and red velvet curtains. My bedroom is pink and black, my bathroom is totally Hello Kitty, I have a massive pink couch and a big antique gold cross.” ~ Avril Lavigne
  56. “Is it wrong, wanting to be at home with your record collection? It’s not like collecting records is like collecting stamps, or beermats, or antique thimbles. There’s a whole world in here, a nicer, dirtier, more violent, more peaceful, more colorful, sleazier, more dangerous, more loving world than the world I live in; there is history, and geography, and poetry, and countless other things I should have studied at school, including music.” ~ Nick Hornby
  57. “Linux is a superbly polished copy of an antique – shinier than the original, perhaps, but still defined by it.” ~ Jaron Lanier

  58. “I am a secularist in the Gandhian sense of the word, not the Nehruvian one. Nehru thought religion was an antique superstition which stood in the way of rational modern politics. I side with Gandhi, who wanted religious figures out of politics but also was suspicious of purely rational politics.” ~ Pankaj Mishra
  59. “What I enjoy doing more than anything is, I have my little antique car collection, and when the weather is pretty I like to get out one of my old cars. I have a little route I run down in the country, down Nachez Trace Parkway. The loop down through there is just really relaxing, not much traffic.” ~ Alan Jackson , Antique quotes car
  60. “LAOCOON, n. A famous piece of antique scripture representing a priest of that name and his two sons in the folds of two enormous serpents. The skill and diligence with which the old man and lads support the serpents and keep them up to their work have been justly regarded as one of the noblest artistic illustrations of the mastery of human intelligence over brute inertia.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  61. “My mom passed on her obsession of all things antique or vintage. I love to go thrift store shopping or explore any sort of garage sale. Treasure hunting is a family passion.” ~ Zoey Deutch

  62. “A marriage of opposites – modern elements with antique pieces – highlights both their individuality and compatibility.” ~ Nancy Price
  63. “I like old cars, old watches, anything with a vintage, antique kind of a feel to it. I’m just more in tune with that than anything else.” ~ David Boreanaz
  64. “I love antique architecture, so if I have any indulgences, I have owned and renovated and reconstructed a lot of old houses.” ~ Daryl Hall
  65. “(Antique clocks) need servicing just like your automobile or anything else. They’re mechanical, and about every 10 years you should have them cleaned. That’s the way they last forever.” ~ William Baldwin

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