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The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.
John Maynard Keynes
You can always tell an old soldier by the inside of his holsters and cartridge boxes. The young ones carry pistols and cartridges; the old ones, grub.
George Bernard Shaw
The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones.
I can't understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I'm frightened of the old ones.
Heat of blood makes young people change their inclinations often, and habit makes old ones keep to theirs a great while.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
People are very open-minded about new things - as long as they're exactly like the old ones.
To make a love story, you need a couple of young people, but to reflect on the nature of love, you're better off with old ones. That is a fact of life and literature - and of the novel ever since it fell in love with love in the 18th century.
You must invent your own games and teach us old ones how to play.
The Caribbean is such an apocalyptic place, whether it's the decimation of the indigenous populations by the Europeans, whether it's the importation of slaves and their subsequent being worked to death by the millions in many ways, whether it's the immigrant processes which began for many people, new worlds ending their old ones.
The South: What is this place? What's different about it? Is it different anymore? Good questions. Old ones, too. People have been asking them for decades. Some of us even make our living by asking them, but we still don't agree about the answers.
John Shelton Reed
None are so eager to gain new experience as those who don't know how to make use of the old ones.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
I'm not likely to forget where I've been and what I've done and learned. I think it's just as important to play new instruments as to play new pieces. The old ones are getting scarcer and the new ones more and more wonderful.
My show is constantly evolving... new tricks are added, old ones are dropped... so it stays fresh. But it's the randomly selected participants from the audience that make it fresh and provide some of the best comic relief.
The problem is never how to get new, innovative thoughts into your mind, but how to get old ones out.
When I was a kid, I loved Popeye, but the old ones, the real old ones.
We're taking up some science experiments, some crystal growth things, we have a refrigerator that carries up some samples, new samples that go into the station, we bring the old ones home; we have a lot of clothing, we have a lot of food-U.S. and Russian food.
Linda M. Godwin
New links must be forged as old ones rust.
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