Outdated Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Outdated Quotes from famous authors such as Reid Hoffman, Alan Schaaf, George Vecsey, Salman Rushdie, Julie Burchill. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

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Our polling methodology has gotten outdated, and, in fact, it’s not really telling us what it needs to be telling us.
Reid Hoffman
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Let’s get real: the .GIF format is outdated and is not really that great for the modern web anymore. It was created in 1989, and it wasn’t even created for the purpose of animation.
Alan Schaaf
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Nobody has ever called Shea Stadium a cathedral. In style, it was more like the old warehouse or outdated movie theater that Korean worshippers have transformed into a church in the borough of Queens. Not a cathedral – but a place where people go to be fulfilled, nonetheless.
George Vecsey
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The problem of telling contemporary history is that your message gets outdated.
Salman Rushdie
5
Having ‘best friends’ is – at least for me – as outdated and small-minded a concept as the idea of ‘Sunday best clothes.’
Julie Burchill
6
Maybe I’m outdated in thinking this, but because I’m a young black woman and don’t see very many being the lead in a film, I have this fear: ‘Will I be working?’
Janelle Monae
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Indeed, in a world of the BlackBerry, remote access and Wi-Fi hotspots on every street corner, it feels particularly outdated that much of our working culture is still dominated by the need to be at our desk for long hours of the day.
Cherie Blair
8
My mother was not very good about keeping clothes; if they were outdated, she’d give them to an aunt or cousins or museums.
Sean Hepburn Ferrer
9
Until a legislative solution to the nation’s outdated immigration system becomes a priority for Congress, the right administration will need to examine a broad range of executive actions to enact immediately in the face of a ‘Do Nothing Congress.’
Nicholas Gonzalez
10
Because of a jury-rigged and outdated system meant to track deaths, the government has trouble determining exactly which Americans are deceased.
David Fahrenthold
11
Biology is a software process. Our bodies are made up of trillions of cells, each governed by this process. You and I are walking around with outdated software running in our bodies, which evolved in a very different era.
Ray Kurzweil
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Oh, I collect facts and quotes when I can’t write, and I can’t write most of the time. I do a little chance operation sometimes where I flip through outdated reference books to see if anything will strike me as beautiful or momentous. Library roulette, I call it.
Jenny Offill
13
I have been in discussions with the BBC regarding my involvement with SPOTY after hearing what I believe to be very outdated and derogatory comments from a fellow SPOTY nominee.
Greg Rutherford
14
We have been using foreign affairs ministries to address security issues, but this practice is outdated. It’s time to assign the handling of regional security to national organizations and expert institutions.
Enrique Pena Nieto
15
It is no secret that our tax code is drastically outdated and burdensome to all Americans. Fortunately, more and more people are aware daily of the inequities that arise from things such as the estate tax, and it has come to the forefront of Congress’ agenda.
Jeff Miller
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I always believe the rule by king or official leader is outdated. Now we must catch up with the modern world.
Dalai Lama
17
The fashion cycle is outdated.
Natalie Massenet
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There is a reason it is called fossil fuel-it is an outdated method of getting power.
Alexandra Paul
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At one time, MTV was hip and suddenly it became outdated.
Prince
20
I am passionate about acting. ‘Girls in our family are not allowed to act’ is quite an outdated thought to have. They did it till my mother, but now no more.
Kareena Kapoor Khan
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Technology-fueled change is happening so fast that even a six-month-old process could be outdated. Saying this is the way it’s always been done not only makes you sound lazy and resistant to change, but it could make your boss wonder why you haven’t tried to improve things on your own.
Travis Bradberry
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I’m sure some people will say, ‘Why do this?’ And my response is, ‘Why wouldn’t you?’ The film business in general is using a model that is outdated and, worse than that, inefficient.
Steven Soderbergh
23
The names of common flowers change from decade to decade, so I spent a lot of time with old outdated dictionaries, with awful flower names like ‘mouse-eared chickweed.’
Vanessa Diffenbaugh
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I don’t think that any person can fix FEMA. I think FEMA needs a total restructuring. I think it needs to be taken from scratch and redone. The regulations are outdated; the rules are outdated.
Ray Nagin
25
We have programs that are outdated and no longer effective – we need to get rid of those programs.
Valerie Jarrett
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I don’t want to pierce anything. I think it’s outdated. Belly rings and all are, like, old.
Britney Spears
27
I don’t have much patience for people who are self-conscious about the act of eating, and it irritates me when someone denies themselves the pleasure of a bloody hunk of steak or a pungent French cheese because of some outdated nonsense about what’s appropriate or attractive.
Anthony Bourdain
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I don’t believe that government is good at picking technology, particularly technology that is changing. By the time you get it done and go through democracy, it’s so outdated.
Michael Bloomberg
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We need to modernize an outdated agency, bring it into the 21st century, and ensure that the VA is better equipped to treat the health and psychological issues that are unique to our veterans.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
30
Health care comprises nearly 20 percent of our national economy, but outdated bureaucracy and red tape have stifled competition and raised costs. As a result, today more than 45 million are without any health coverage.
John Shadegg
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I believe it’s on everyone – men and women – to knock down stereotypes and outdated assumptions.
Stephanie Ruhle
32
I don’t like the way young people write and talk about the old. I don’t like their attitude, which, if they weren’t young and therefore bright and vibrant, would be called outdated.
Ruth Rendell
33
I use technology for communication, but I don’t have a Blackberry or an iPhone. I use an outdated cell phone, but I’m fine with it.
Nicolas Cage
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I believe that as a part of good governance, all agencies should be reviewing regulations and cleaning up those that may be outdated, redundant, or unnecessary.
Seth Moulton
35
Look at the international bodies that came out of U.N. – international, publicly funded bodies that neither you or I know their names, because they are completely outdated and still publicly funded because there are no sunset clauses.
Mo Ibrahim
36
You know, I was really privileged to meet Woody Allen, who is now a filmmaker, let’s be honest. He’s also an actor. And he’s classic. And because I have no conception of what classic fashion is now, I respond to his slightly outdated sensibilities.
Ezra Miller
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There is an outdated belief that girls are not as good at science and math subjects as boys. But according to the report ‘Generation STEM,’ high school girls earn more math and science credits than boys do, and their GPAs, aggregated across math and science classes, are higher than boys’.
Padmasree Warrior
38
The question remains: which brands will commit to creating a private sector pillar of social change, and which will become casualties of their own outdated thinking?
Simon Mainwaring
39
When generation changes,, things get outdated but then if you have talent and patience, you bounce back.
Satish Kaushik
40
There is a broad cultural current that conveys the idea that a film is like a football team, it represents a nation, it is illustrated literature, filmed radio. These are outdated concepts, totally out of touch with today’s realities.
Jean-Jacques Annaud
41
I took the antiquated, outdated, passe role of the wrestling manager, and I upgraded it into the upper echelon of sports entertainment to be known as an advocate.
Paul Heyman
42
The power in Washington, D.C., is centered on the status quo – outdated systems, models, and programs built for a previous century. With more silicon and less concrete, we can open up those models to return power and independence to every man, woman, and child.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
43
Because of outdated regulations, workers in different types of contract often have unequal access to healthcare, pensions, education, and training, as well as other social benefits. This has to change for countries to remain competitive and for our businesses and workers to survive in the digital age.
Alain Dehaze
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I always feel that most political jokes, if you’re going to do them, you have to do them within the next five minutes, or else they’re outdated. By the time you’ve got it to the point that it’s strong, it would be 12 years old.
Gilbert Gottfried
45
I don’t believe in the institution of marriage anymore. It’s redundant; it’s an outdated institution. It’s like lanterns in a house, you don’t use them anymore.
Vikram Bhatt
46
Synergy is the VCR of media right now – discredited, outdated and left behind.
David Zinczenko
47
If the United States has normalized relations with Cuba, why would we treat illegal immigrants from that nation any different than those from other countries? It is time we level the playing field and end the outdated, preferential treatment for Cubans.
Paul Gosar
48
The Time to Succeed Coalition brings together an unprecedented group of leaders from education and business, communities and academia to say that it is time to strike the shackles of an outdated school calendar from our disadvantaged schools.
Chris Gabrieli
49
We have a legal immigration system that’s outdated, it’s primarily based on whether you have family members living here. In the 21st century, it has to be more of a merit-based system, and that is why our legal immigration system is in need of modernization.
Marco Rubio
50
Look, we want freedom and we want liberty in this country. But we’ve also got to have the guts to stand up and run a tight ship in America. Morality is now a word that many people consider very square and outdated. But if we don’t stand up for it, we deserve what we will get in the end – unprincipled anarchy.
Cliff Robertson
51
Class does not mean huge possession of money. Mother Teresa was a classy woman. So is Manjula Bhargava, a great mathematician of Indian origin. The concept that you automatically gain class by acquiring money is an outdated thought process.
Sudha Murty
52
We, as a country, have not seen a significant change in immigration policy in nearly two decades, even though all Americans agree that current immigration policy is outdated and malfunctioning.
Raul Grijalva
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If our system continues without modification involving environmental and social concern, we will face an economic and social breakdown of our outdated monetary and political system.
Jacque Fresco
54
In my opinion, Islam is an outdated religion. It’s not modern. And therefore, there’s too much space for violence.
Matteo Salvini
55
If technology and communications can adapt to people’s modern lifestyles, then why can’t our labor laws follow suit? Private-sector businesses continue to live under an outdated federal mandate that says the only way to compensate for overtime is through cash wages.
Renee Ellmers
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I have not made any suggestions about climate change. This is more about blending or shifting the conversation about the environment versus the economy. It’s just such an old, outdated conversation.
Jennifer Granholm
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I think that everyone should get married at least once, so you can see what a silly, outdated institution it is.
Madonna Ciccone
58
I firmly believe Americans are far better off under tax reform than they ever were sticking with this old, messed up, outdated tax code.
Kevin Brady
59
A cornerstone of President Donald Trump’s agenda has been to promote domestic energy production, create jobs and improve economic growth, and he has directed federal agencies to replace or repeal burdensome and outdated regulations that stand in the way of these objectives.
Andrew R. Wheeler
60
Canada has, at times, represented itself as a country in a valiant struggle against powerful and menacing agents that are indifferent to its special practices and sensibilities – most especially American culture. It’s the old, outdated garrison mentality.
Miriam Toews
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If I was designing a web site for elementary school children, I might have a much higher percentage of older computers with outdated browsers since keeping up with browser and hardware technology has not traditionally been a strong point of most elementary schools.
Mike Davidson
62
Your desires will source you with the inspiration to release your outdated beliefs and let go of whatever behavior is keeping you stuck in the past.
Debbie Ford
63
Selling MP3s or physical copies, it’s still cool, but I think it’s slowly becoming outdated to where people just want to build a culture.
Diplo
64
For decades, American companies, large and small, have been competing with one hand tied behind their backs thanks to our unfair, outdated tax code.
Kevin Brady
65
The 9-9-9 plan would resuscitate this economy because it replaces the outdated tax code that allows politicians to pick winners and losers, and to provide favors in the form of tax breaks, special exemptions and loopholes. It simplifies the code dramatically: 9% business flat tax, 9% personal flat tax, 9% sales tax.
Herman Cain
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The clubhouses are pretty… uh… Outdated. You get pretty crammed in there for three or four days. But it still is one of those places where, for me, I look around and pinch myself just thinking, ‘I’m playing at Wrigley field.’
Buster Posey