Oldest Related Quotes



In a way, I'm very interested in writing about Maine, because I think Maine represents its own kind of history. It's the oldest state, and it's the whitest state.

Elizabeth Strout


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In the course of this short tour, I became convinced that we must turn to the New World if we wish to see in perfection the oldest monuments of the earth's history, so far at least as relates to its earliest inhabitants.

Charles Lyell


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I pride myself on being one of the oldest fans. I can certainly count up about seventy years of devotion.

Herbert Hoover


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The oldest cliché in the world is about "what's lost in translation," but you don't very often read much intelligent about what's gained by translation, and the answer is everything. Our language is a compendium of translation.

Sam Hamill


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“It's the new economic development. This freight train is just a few steps from our doorstep now. The oldest boomers (this week) will be turning 60. That's the tip of the iceberg. As more and more boomers get into their 60s, the market will just be exploding.”

Dan Owens


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Being a visionary is a new profession, but it is really just a variant on fortunetelling, which may be the world's oldest. And its marketing appeal is similar - people will pay for reassurance about the unknown.

Nathan Myhrvold


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Bob Altman got nothing from the TV series 'M*A*S*H,' and the royalties for the theme song went to his oldest son, Michael, who wrote it as a 15-year-old poet!

Mitchell Zuckoff


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This is one of man's oldest riddles. How can the independence of human volition be harmonized with the fact that we are integral parts of a universe which is subject to the rigid order of nature's laws?

Max Planck


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Ironically, I come from a family of lawyers - my dad, my grandfather, and now my oldest son. And some of my very best friends are lawyers, though they don't resemble the ones that appear in my novels.

Carl Hiaasen


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I feel like the oldest person in the world with the longest stretch of life before me.

Nella Larsen


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