The only real security in a relationship lies neither in looking back in nostalgia, nor forward in dread or anticipation, but living in the present relationship and accepting it as it is now.
Every act of rebellion expresses a nostalgia for innocence and an appeal to the essence of being.
There are a few moments in your life when you are truly and completely happy, and you remember to give thanks. Even as it happens you are nostalgic for the moment, you are tucking it away in your scrapbook.
Sharp nostalgia, infinite and terrible, for what I already possess.
You can`t have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its prime function of looking forward.
Nostalgia: How long's that been around?
It is one of the paradoxes of American literature that our writers are forever looking back with love and nostalgia at lives they couldnt wait to leave.
There is no greater sorrow than to recall a happy time in the midst of wretchedness.
Nostalgia paints a smile on the stony face of the past.
Imagination is nostalgia for the past, the absent; it is the liquid solution in which art develops the snapshot of reality.
It is not necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice. There are two other possibilities: one is paper work, and the other is nostalgia.
Things ain't what they used to be and probably never was.
A society that has made nostalgia a marketable commodity on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion that life in the past was in any important way better than life today.
Nostalgia for what we have lost is more bearable than nostalgia for what we have never had....