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.


She's an old soul with young eyes, a vintage heart, and a beautiful mind.     

Nicole Lyons

Black and white, oldest of the vintages, newest of the last season.     

Corpkshetrak Vikrmn

You are but a tiny cluster upon the vines of heaven, where the grapes are worlds; yet you hold the power to ripen your bitter berries and add to the eternal vintage of cosmic sweetness if so you will.     

Eden Philpotts

The thing about being vintage is that it never goes out of fashion.     

Anthony T. Hincks

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

Jon Bon Jovi

Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.     

Logan Pearsall Smith

We are born at a given moment, in a given place and, like vintage years of wine, we have the qualities of the year and of the season of which we are born. Astrology does not lay claim to anything more.     

Carl Jung

When the choice is between a demanding relationship and a vintage pickup truck, I'll choose the truck every time.     

Amy Dickinson

Better one bite at forty, of truths bitter rind, than the hot wine that gushed from the vintage of twenty.     

James Russell

It makes me cross when I hear people say, 'It's so last season.' I always say, 'It's vintage.'     

Erin O'Connor

What I always loved about vintage clothes is that you let the woman who wore it before you live on in some way.     

Liz Goldwyn

The battle is real. But as the women in my book prove, older ladies do not need rocking chairs. They rock.     

Marlene Wagman-Geller

Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord: / He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; / He hath loosed the faithful lightning of his terrible swift sword: / His truth is marching on.     

Julia Ward Howe

The essence of art is to produce the modern idea under an antique form.     

Oscar Wilde

O, for a draught of vintage! that hath been / Cooled a long age in the deep-delved earth, / Tasting of Flora and the country green.     

John Keats

Don't let ageing get you down. It's too hard to get back up.     

John Wagner

Antique jewelry, all other things being equal, increases in value as time goes on, and it has proved to be a good investment.     

Rose Leiman Goldemberg

How about the homeowners who combined rusty iron newel posts with wooden spindles in their new home for instant vintage charm.     

Brian D. Coleman

One of the moe fulfilling joys of this wacky world we call vintage is in the interesting artifacts we find, but the most rewarding aspect is the fabulous people met along the way.     

Stacey Loalbo

I would like to take the opportunity to show my appreciation for the many men and women who have given us what we have today by buying, saving, storing, and preserving their past.     

Stacey Loalbo

Nothing beats the value of vintage! Why settle for 'retro' when you can have the real thing.     

Stacey Loalbo

Vintage clothes became increasingly popular in the late 20th century as contemporary fashion developed a less prescriptive, more individualistic approach and favoured a customized referential look.     

O'Hara Callan and Glover 2008:268

While the term vintage itself and also the objects or practice it refers to have been in long existence, vintage appeared not only as a new word, but moreover as a 'new thing.'     

Heike Jenss

The term vintage connotes meanings that are other than retro more closely related to ideas of heritage, originality and a sense of superior quality associated with objects that are understood to materialize time or to get better with time.     

Heike Jenss

The value associated with vintage is not just simply inherent in them— not least because the term vintage refers now to new as well as old things.     

Heike Jenss

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