Nostalgia Quotes

Most popular nostalgia quotes

Nostalgia isn't what it used to be.
The past should be a springboard, not a hammock.

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Things ain't what they used to be and probably never was.
Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days.
The essence of nostalgia is an awareness that what has been will never be again.
There has never been an age that did not applaud the past and lament the present.
Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson: you find the present tense and the past perfect.
— The United Church Observer
Nostalgia is like a grammar lesson where you find the present tense and the past perfect.
Nothing seems to go as far as it did. Even nostalgia doesn't reach back as far as it used to.
— Changing Times
A trip to nostalgia now and then is good for the spirit, as long as you don't set up housekeeping.
Nostalgia's nice enough in little bitty doses, it puts personal peach fuzz on the hard ass of history.
Nostalgia is a seductive liar, evoking bowdlerized pictures of times past with all the shadows painted out.
When you finally go back to your old hometown, you find it wasn't the old home you missed but your childhood.