New Quotes

New and stirring things are belittled, because if they are not belittled the humiliating question arises, “Why then are you not taking part in them?”

Let’s have some new cliches. (When told a script was full of old cliches)

The sun also riseth, and the sun goeth down, and hasteth to its place where it rose. The wind goeth toward the south, and turneth about unto the north; it whirleth about continually, and the wind returneth according to its circuits. All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full. Unto […]

Even in slight things the experience of the new is rarely without some stirring of foreboding.

Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark. Professionals built the Titanic.

Every now and then a man’s mind is stretched by a new idea or sensation, and never shrinks back to its former dimensions. After looking at the Alps, I felt that my mind had been stretched beyond the limits of its elasticity, and fitted so loosely on my old ideas of space that I had […]

That’s a whole new can of worms.

A man’s mind stretched by a new idea can never go back to its original dimensions.

Turn over a new leaf.

There are three things which the public will always clamor for, sooner or later: namely, Novelty, novelty, novelty.