Vintage Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old vintage quotes, vintage sayings, and vintage proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Elegance is the only beauty that never fades.     

Audrey Hepburn

It is easily overlooked that what is now called vintage was once brand new.     

Tony Visconti

No amount of vintage dresses gives you dignity.     

Taylor Swift

There's a vintage which comes with age and experience.     

Jon Bon Jovi

There is a phenomenal amount of pressure on women in this inndustry: they are considered vintage by the time they hit their mid 30's.     

Tori Amos

The minute you think that the past was better, your present is second hand, and yourself becomes vintage - it’s okay for clothes not that great for people.     

Karl Lagerfeld

No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated.     

Ellen Glasgow

It is only the modern that ever becomes old-fashioned.     

Oscar Wilde

Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Antique things have an appreciation and worth. Something can be old, but it can be timeless; therefore, it becomes an antique. If this antique is preserved and deemed precious, it could be passed down as a family heirloom.     

Cee Lo Green

In the souls of the people the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage.     

John Steinbeck

When you buy a piece of vintage clothing you're not just buying the fabric and thread - you're buying a piece of someone's past     

Isabel Wolff

Nothing grows old-fashioned so fast as modernity.     

Robertson Davies