Tradition Quotes

We have a responsibility to CARE. Thank God were at a place that has the tradition of this program.

Thomas Aaron (Tom) Crean

A love of tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril; but the new view must come, the world must roll forward ... Let us have no fear of the future.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

As beautiful as simplicity is, it can become a tradition that stands in the way of exploration.

Laura Nyro

To hide behind culture or tradition to justify anarchy is a gross insult to the very people whose culture or tradition may be paraded to glorify criminal conduct.

Mahendra Chaudhry

Every generation deals with the breaking down of its tradition, and I think that they rediscovered the film.

Norman Jewison

Baseball has so much history and tradition. You can respect it, or you can exploit it for profit, but it's still being made all over the place, all the time.

Michael Lewis

Tradition is a guide and not a jailer.

William Somerset Maugham

The territorial state is such an ancient form of society - here in Europe it dates back thousands of years - that it is now protected by the sanctity of age and the glory of tradition. A strong religious feeling mingles with the respect and the devotion to the fatherland.

Christian Lous Lange

Tradition is an important help to history, but its statements should be carefully scrutinized before we rely on them.

Joseph Addison

A love for tradition has never weakened a nation, indeed it has strengthened nations in their hour of peril

Winston Churchill

In all technologically "advanced" countries, fashion has replaced tradition, so that involuntary membership in a society can no longer provide a feeling of community.

Wystan Hugh Auden

The highest principles for our aspirations and judgements are given to us in the Jewish-Christian religious tradition. It is a very high goal which, with our weak powers, we can reach only very inadequately, but which gives a sure foundation to our aspirations and valuations.

Albert Einstein

Honestly, you always have to put the teams with tradition up there, ... It's always a big rivalry for us.

Aaron Williams

Everywhere, authority and tradition have to justify themselves in the face of questions.

Gustav Heinemann

The fate of every democracy, of every government based on the sovereignty of the people, depends on the choices it makes between these opposite principles, absolute power on the one hand, and on the other the restraints of legality and the authority of tradition.

John Acton

All tradition is merely the past.

JIDDU KRISHNAMURTI

Tradition, long conditioned thinking, can bring about a fixation, a concept that one readily accepts, perhaps not with a great deal of thought.

JIDDU KRISHNAMURTI

Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.

Winston Churchill

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.

Henry James

Tradition is an explanation for acting without thinking

Grace McGarvie

Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Barzun

Tradition is the illusion of permanence.

Woody Allen

The ancient Romans had a tradition: whenever one of their engineers constructed an arch, as the capstone was hoisted into place, the engineer assumed accountability for his work in the most profound way possible: he stood under the arch.

Michael Armstrong
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