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No idea is so antiquated that it was ...

This is an aphorism from Aphorisms Galore!'s official collection. It was the Aphorism of the Day for 2019-12-07.

Commenttiny.ag/1bbjwdu7  ·   Fair (71 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997  ·  one comment

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, in Science and Religion and Wisdom and Ignorance

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Comment(no title)  ·  posted 2015 by Anonymous

"For an idea ever to be fashionable is ominous, since it must afterwards be always old-fashioned."
George Santayana, Winds of Doctrine (1913) ch. 2

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