Top 1953 Quotes

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Favorite 1953 Quotes

1. "Contemporary' was in those days [1953] synonymous with 'modern' as it had not been before and is not now [1977]."
Author: A.S. Byatt
2. "Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social enviroment. Most people are incapable of forming such opinions."(Essay to Leo Baeck, 1953)"
Author: Albert Einstein
3. "Things really began to move for us. In 1953 I could afford to marry Doreen."
Author: Ernie Wise
4. "I entered the Physics Department in 1950, receiving a Master's degree in 1953 and a Ph.D. in 1956. It is difficult to convey the sense of excitement that pervaded the Department at that time."
Author: Jerome Isaac Friedman
5. "I'm an idealist without illusions.[Ca. 1953, attributed to John F. Kennedy by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. in 'A Thousand Days'"
Author: John F. Kennedy
6. "It's funny, but I was just thinking I wouldn't mind a repeat of that boring evening when we elapsed to 1953," said Gideon. "Just you and me and Cousin Sofa."
Author: Kerstin Gier
7. "My first book was rejected nine times. It turned out to be a best seller, Battle Cry? in 1953."
Author: Leon Uris
8. "In 1953 there were two ways for an Irish Catholic boy to impress his parents: become a priest or attend Notre Dame."
Author: Phil Donahue
9. "I love our summer game and its letters as much as the next man, and surely no less than my colleagues. I do not, however, repose much faith in its fiction. The short stories are fair to middling, and Conan Doyle, Wodehouse and Ian Peebles have contributed memorably, but my only previous novel-length experience, before the one under review, was of Maurice Moiseiwitsch's A Sky-Blue Life (1953). This penny dreadful, when last I saw it, was windmilling out of my bedroom window. It was resuscitated in 2006 by the misguided folks at Coldspring. Avoid it."
Author: Rodney Ulyate
10. "The fifties is a decade when every year is markedly different from the one before and after. That doesn't happen every decade. 1983 isn't that much different from 1986. But 1953 is very different from 1956."
Author: Sara Sheridan
11. "He told me that Francis Crick and Jim Watson had solved the structure of DNA, so we decided to go across to Cambridge to see it. This was in April of 1953."
Author: Sydney Brenner
12. "...apart from the seemingly magical internet, life in broad material terms isn't so different from what it was in 1953...The wonders portrayed in THE JETSONS, the space-age television cartoon from the 1960s, have not come to pass...Life is better and we have more stuff, but the pace of change has slowed down compared to what people saw two or three generations ago."
Author: Tyler Cowen

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Aren't your parents going to freak when they see you?"That rough laugh again. "I'd probably freak if I saw them."
Author: Brigid Kemmerer

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