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Modern-Day

Total Quotes : 21
Business Never

Auntie Anne's is a modern-day business miracle that never should have happened.

- Anne F. Beiler

Form Italian

The Italian gangster thing has become a form of the modern-day Western.

- Armand Assante

Think Reason

The reason there's no modern-day Shakespeare is because he didn't have anything to do except sit in a room with a candle and think.

- Chris Cornell

Senses Muslim

Most of my Muslim friends are politically liberal in a lot of senses. They are far more open-minded than the Christian circles I grew up in, which are, you know, actually scarier. That said, too, I still identify with the teachings of Jesus. I don't think they resemble or relate to modern-day Christianity.

- Craig Thompson

Color I Think

I believe there is complete equality between men and women. And I believe those passages in the New Testament, not by Jesus, but by Paul, that say women should not adorn themselves, they should always wear hats or color their hair in church - things like that - I think they are signs of the times and should not apply to modern-day life.

- Jimmy Carter

Jazz Find

I find as much inspiration from the forerunners of jazz as I do the modern-day innovators of jazz.

- John Scofield

Defeated South

While they trace their history back to wars that helped to ethnically cleanse Native Americans and to their exploits in the Civil War fighting for the South, the modern-day Rangers were created to help rejuvenate a defeated and demoralized U.S. imperialism after the war in Vietnam.

- Brendan Sexton III

Agent Before

Plot-wise, there's nothing particularly groundbreaking about 'Scalped.' It starts off as something we've seen plenty of times before: the story of an undercover FBI agent infiltrating a criminal organization and the story of the guy at the head of that organization. The twist was always the setting: a modern-day Native American reservation.

- Jason Aaron

Walking Living

'Dead Witch Walking' is basically a modern-day witch living in Cincinnati.

- Kim Harrison

Going Period

If I'm writing about a modern-day suburb, there's going to be details of the home and furniture, and if I'm writing about a historical period, those details, those pieces of the world are going to be there as well, but they'll be simplified, because I'm cartooning it.

- Gene Luen Yang

Summit Weeks

In 2009, at the Vancouver Peace Summit, I met a supporter of Free the Slaves, an NGO dedicated to eradicating modern-day slavery; weeks later, I flew down to Los Angeles and met with the director of Free the Slaves; thus began my journey into exploring modern-day slavery.

- Lisa Kristine

Art Almost

That's something lacking in a lot of modern-day families - just talking. It's almost a lost art form.

- Ryan Kwanten

Became Before

You have to take into account it was the cell phone that became what the modern-day concept of a phone call is, and this is a device that's attached to your hip 24/7. Before that there was 'leave a message' and before that there was 'hopefully you're home.'

- Giovanni Ribisi

Face Me

That's what really concerns me about the modern-day terrorists that we face is this global expansion.

- Mike McCaul

College Became

I started my first company when I was in my college dorm as a senior with two of my really good friends. We started a company that became SparkNotes.com. You know CliffsNotes? SparkNotes is a modern-day version of that.

- Sam Yagan

Show Movie

I was commissioned in 2003 to create an original show, and began developing 'Upwake.' 'Upwake' tells the story of Zero, a modern-day business man, going to work with his life in a suitcase, stuck between dream and reality and not able to decipher the two. I wanted 'Upwake' to have the same audiovisual qualities as a movie would.

- Natasha Tsakos

Subsistence

In the modern-day world, where time is premium and battle for subsistence is unimaginably tough, the hapless common man simply gives in and pays the bribe just to get on with life.

- Shaffi Mather

Role Model Role

As a modern-day role model, I'd have to go for Tiger Woods. I'm also a massive Sachin Tendulkar fan.

- Mark Lawrenson

Father Through

David Ben-Gurion was a mythic figure, the founding father of Israel and a modern-day prophet, but he was also a real man who stormed through history on human legs. It was my great privilege to know him and work with him for many years.

- Shimon Peres

Other Mediums

Winning the Pritzker assures a flood of work in one's seventies and eighties, jobs necessarily carried out by assistants as the demands of modern-day cultural stardom and the inevitable waning of physical capacities prevent many architects from attaining the transcendent final phase more easily achieved by artists in other mediums.

- Martin Filler

Insurance Tens

Tens of millions of Americans are modern-day slaves - unable to retire early, or working in jobs they don't really want, just for the health insurance they need to take care of themselves, a spouse, or a child with a 'preexisting condition.'

- Paul Zane Pilzer