Speaking Words of Wisdom...
Quotes that Confirm and Inspire
Each of these has been featured on the A Vintage Addiction Home Page.
They are too precious to not give them a page of their own afterward
Men may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do. - Lewis Cass
I believe your home tells a story about who you are and who you aspire to be. We represent ourselves through the things we own. I don't believe in trends. I believe in collecting things that you connect with. We should surround ourselves with things we care about, that have meaning.
There's a lot in my closet. I've been collecting things since I was five. I'm definitely a pack rat. I'm not a hoarder, but I'm definitely a pack rat. I will keep anything if I have a memory in it or a good moment.
American Figure Skater
Olympic Medal Winner
1927 - 1996
Humorist, Syndicated columnist, Writer.
My writing inspiration. Terri
I love collecting market stuff in Mexico. I have an etagere built onto the wall of my living room, which has cubicles that are lit and filled with super inexpensive pottery. You see them in a new way; they become museum pieces.
American chef and Restaurateur
One of the brilliant things about Britain is the way you've managed to save old things but to keep using them - that they've not just become museums the way they do in the United States.
- Bill Bryson
Monetary value is not a true measurement of great antiques.
Such objects not only open the door
to yesterday, they help to shape tomorrow.
- Antique Talk Website