Modern Times Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Modern Times Quotes from famous authors such as Elihu Root, H. W. Brands, Om Malik, John Lothrop Motley, Guillermo del Toro. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

It is not uncommon in modern times to see governments straining every nerve to keep the peace, and the people whom they represent, with patriotic enthusiasm and resentment over real or fancied wrongs, urging them forward to war.
Elihu Root
In modern times, the American military has become more bureaucratised.
H. W. Brands
The marriage of computing and connectivity without the shackles of being tethered to a location is one of the biggest disruptive forces of modern times.
Om Malik
The rise of the Dutch Republic must ever be regarded as one of the leading events of modern times.
John Lothrop Motley
It’s only in modern times that we have come to glorify vampirism.
Guillermo del Toro
It is an honor for me to accept the position of men’s artistic director for Louis Vuitton. I find the heritage and creative integrity of the house are key inspirations and will look to reference them both while drawing parallels to modern times.
Virgil Abloh
It’s hard to escape bullies that come in many shapes and forms. The processed food industry, corrupt religious organizations, and celebrity worship culture are just a few that we deal with in modern times.
Tara Stiles
The history of England, who has always dealt most harshly with her vanquished foe in the few European wars in which she has taken part in modern times, gives us Germans an idea of the fate in store for us if defeated.
Bernhard von Bulow
The year 2008 was a reminder to those who had forgotten that there is such a thing as history and that the cycle of famine and feast in commerce, first identified in antiquity and well understood in the Middle Ages, was not suddenly abolished in modern times.
James Buchan
In modern times, dogs may be pampered, but historically, a dog’s life wasn’t much to bark about. Hence a dog’s chance is a small chance.
Anu Garg
In modern times, if you’re on an airplane and it’s going down, that’s it. You’ve got a couple of minutes, if that, to work out where you stand in relationship to the whole of your life.
Linus Roache
If you look at that 2008 Democratic primary, there was no more formidable, unstoppable candidate – other than an incumbent President – in modern times than Hillary Clinton.
Ted Cruz
Anyone who thinks ‘Modern Times’ has got a big message is just putting it there himself. Charlie knew that the pressures of modern life and factory life would be good for a lot of laughs, and that’s why he did the film – not because he wanted to diagnose the industrial revolution.
Stan Laurel
Lio Rush, this little guy is a perfect heel manager, updated for modern times.
Jim Cornette
One of the most feared expressions in modern times is ‘The computer is down.’
Norman Ralph Augustine
Until 2005, France had the only senior Catholic prelate in modern times who was born Jewish and still considered himself culturally Jewish: Cardinal Lustiger.
Tom Reiss
We have a history in country music of writing about the darker side of things – maybe not as much in modern times, but there’s a lot of cheating and self-deprecation. We sort it out in song, in country music, as a genre.
Chris Stapleton
I think the character of Superman may be the greatest fictional creation of modern times, and working on the book is for me a sacred trust. I’m just doing my best not to disappoint!
Chris Roberson
A lot of the fiction I read growing up was post-war American, and not all of it centers on Manhattan, but around people of the Mad Men generation, people like John Cheever and, in more modern times, Don DeLillo, who I always mention.
Dylan Moran
The Reagan Administration, generally regarded as having conducted the most successful Transition of modern times, had managed during the election campaign to build bridges to the Democrats in some areas, notably foreign and national security policy.
Richard V. Allen
Courtois was rated highly enough by Chelsea to go back and replace Petr Cech, one of the best goalkeepers of modern times. He has lived up to his reputation.
Diego Forlan
In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee – or laugh.
Robert Orben
I’ve had to make time to really explore all the amazing things that are out and try to understand the history of how fashion has moved through modern times and how it shaped everything, from overall aesthetic to design to how it’s influenced the great artists of our time.
Christopher Jackson
There’s a whole lot of America that looks at each other and says, ‘Well, there’s 340 million people living in America. Isn’t there somebody other than a Bush or a Clinton who can be president in these modern times?’
Jeb Bush
There’s been a streak of vengeance and carnage in all of Dylan’s records except for the Christmas record, since 2001, since ‘Love and Theft.’ Particularly on ‘Modern Times’ in 2006.
Greil Marcus
The progress of the natural sciences in modern times has of course so much exceeded all expectations that any suggestion that there may be some limits to it is bound to arouse suspicion.
Friedrich August von Hayek
Rarely in modern times has there been such a revolution in commercial sentiment as occurred in 2008, or such a display in government and business of panic and helplessness.
James Buchan
Never before in modern times has so much of the world been simultaneously hit by a confluence of economic and financial turmoil such as we are now living through.
Timothy Geithner
Poetry is not a genre in harmony with the modern world; its innermost nature is hostile or indifferent to the dogmas of modern times, progress and the cult of the future.
Octavio Paz
I can consciously say I like squashing things because I saw ‘Tom and Jerry’ films or Charlie Chaplin in ‘Modern Times.’ That’s true.
Cornelia Parker