When I'm on a red carpet I want somebody to feel something when they look at what I'm wearing, when they look at the entire ensemble, whether it be nostalgia or excitement, you know?
Nostalgia is an illness for those who haven't realized that todayis tomorrow's nostalgia.
— Zeena Schreck
Without Ukraine, Russia's imperial aspirations are essentially nostalgia, but it's not a real policy.
— Zbigniew Brzezinski
The young readers I have interacted with carry old concerns repackaged in the skin of a new generation: puzzlement over continuous national moral failings, contradictions with the elders, nostalgia for a nonexistent Kenyan past.
— Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
I've become convinced that nostalgia is a fundamentally unhealthy modality. When you see it, it's usually attached to something else that's really, seriously bad. I don't traffic in nostalgia. We're becoming a global culture.
— William Gibson
I have complicated feelings about nostalgia. I think that sometimes it can be dangerous. It can airbrush the truth, or fictionalize the truth, which leads to the worst kind of sentimentality. But I'm also a sentimental person who feels quite a bit of nostalgia.
— Will Sheff
Soviet-era nostalgia has strong support among the people. But not among the elite and, in my opinion, not with the president. We are not interested in keeping remnants of the communist era alive.
— Vladislav Surkov
I have a preference for film just because of the familiarity. It's what I know, and I sort of have nostalgia for it.
— Vince Vaughn
I recall drinking sherry in California and dreaming of England, where I ate dalmoth and dreamed of Delhi. What is the purpose, I wonder, of all this restlessness? I sometimes seem to myself to wander around the world merely accumulating material for future nostalgias.
— Vikram Seth
I don't think nostalgia has to be negative.
— Van Morrison
You can call it nostalgia, I don't mind Standing on that windswept hillside Listening to the church bells chime Listen to the church bells chime In that magic time.
— Van Morrison
Merrie Destefano storms the world of urban fantasy with AFTERLIFE, breathing new life into the vast genre of the undead. Gritty, poignant, in the tradition of Bladerunner, with the nostalgia of New Orleans. With crisp and beautiful prose, AFTERLIFE blurs the line between the living and the dead to ask life's ultimate questions-even if they take nine lives to solve.
— Tosca Lee
A horror novel should reveal to you that you are falling apart. That there are ways your imagination can be made different. Can threaten what you think is. You should be holding onto that tree or rock screaming. Or laughing. Not at absurdity, either: absurdism is just a bourgeois and reactionary nostalgia for good, stable meaning.
— Tony Burgess
Everything with me is normal except when I pitch (in Fenway Park). When I pitch here it's a little different. There is a little more anxiety to go along with the nostalgia because this is the park I grew up with as a kid. This is the park I dreamed of playing Major League Baseball in and no other ballpark has that feeling for me. There are a lot more family and friends here than in my normal starts and I want to pitch well here.
— Tom Glavine
Nostalgia could be considered a disease because you're living now.
— Todd Haynes
I've decided to do what I want to do in life and follow my own path as an artist, so I've decided not to participate in any sort of nostalgia in which I'm marginalized as a pop icon of yesteryear.
— Thomas F. Wilson
As a child, our house had a backyard lined with roses tended vigilantly by my mother. So the fragrance fills me with nostalgia for my youth.
— Thelma Golden
What's wrong with a bit of nostalgia between friends? I think nostalgia sometimes gets too much of a bad press.
— Terry Eagleton
Today, nostalgia is almost as unacceptable as racism.
— Terry Eagleton
Nostalgia is a powerful feeling; it can drown out anything.
— Terrence Malick
It becomes increasingly easy, as you get older, to drown in nostalgia.
— Ted Koppel
This is what happened when one left one's home - pieces of oneself scattered all over the world, no one place ever completely satisfied, always a nostalgia for the place left behind.
— Tatjana Soli
I weaned myself on the nostalgia equivalent of methadone (less addictive, less obvious, less likely to make you crazy): missing what I had never had.
— Tana French
I hate nostalgia, it's laziness with prettier accessories.
— Tana French
I feel like I have way more resources, way more experience. I'm better. But my fans romanticize the earlier stuff, and I don't think it's just like a nostalgia thing of "He's not as good" - I think it's because that earlier stuff was aggressively marketed as a lifestyle to them.
— Talib Kweli
We need to take nostalgia seriously as an energizing impulse, maybe even a form of knowledge. The effort to revalue what has been lost can motivate serious historical inquiry; it can also cast a powerful light on the present.
— T. J. Jackson Lears
As life speeds by, nostalgia has a shorter pregnancy. Games still in progress are given the straight-to-sepia status of "Instant Classics" no matter how oxymoronic that phrase appears.
— Steve Rushin
We're not like a nostalgia act, or the normal classic rock act - we're a really good musical organization, ... You're going to hear some blues, some jazz, a little of everything. The guys in the band are great musicians. When we play, we're there for real. It's not about posing, strutting in tights, that kind of stuff. It's all about music, and I've always respected my audience that way.
— Steve Miller
Unconsciously, I think I watch for a look, an expression, features or nostalgia that can summarize or more accurately reveal life.
— Steve McCurry
It is in these moments of tender and ridiculous nostalgia that I know something inside me is still broken.
— Steve Almond
Nostalgia wouldn't begin to capture your sense of loss, ... The Way We Really Are Coming to Terms With America's Changing Families.
— Stephanie Coontz
Nostalgia ain't what it used to be.
— Stan Kenton
Children who were very truly pious in a Catholic childhood are apt to retain a nostalgia for the absolute.
— Sonia Orwell
I just hope the film [Aquarius] doesn't feel overly nostalgic because too much nostalgia for me leads to depression. I think Clara is very pragmatic.
— Sonia Braga
Our culture's obsession with vintage objects has rendered us unable to separate history from nostalgia. People want heart. They want a chaser of emotion with their aesthetics.
— Sloane Crosley
Every time I open the drawer, it's a trip down Memory Lane, which, if you don't turn off at the right exit, merges straight into the Masochistic Nostalgia Highway.
— Sloane Crosley
Nostalgia is not what it used to be.
— Simone Signoret
Americans continue to visit Paris not just for Paris, but for "Paris.' As if out of some collective nostalgia for what Paris should be, more than what it is. For someone else's memories.
— Rosecrans Baldwin
I prefer the mystic clouds of nostalgia to the real thing, to be honest.
— Robert Wyatt
The scenic ideals that surround even our national parks are carriers of a nostalgia for heavenly bliss and eternal calmness.
— Robert Smithson