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Quotes of faded

  1. We still have a tradition certainly in English television; it's faded a bit in the last five years, but we still have a tradition where the important thing is the quality and the challenging nature of the programming. – Rowan Atkinson
  2. With her high pale brow under her faded brown hair, she was like a rock washed clean by years of her husband's absences at conventions, dinners, committee meetings or simply at the office. – Louis Auchincloss
  3. The 60s passed and faded and I grew older, and in 1987 bought a house in upstate New York, and it turned out that John Brown was buried down the road from my house and that he had lived there longer than anywhere else and his house was still standing. – Russell Banks
  4. For several days after my first book was published, I carried it about in my pocket and took surreptitious peeps at it to make sure the ink had not faded – James M. Barrie
  5. If the war has faded into history, democracy's defeat in Vietnam has left deep marks in the consciousness of both nations. – Nguyen Cao Ky
  6. Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o'er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last? – Letitia Landon
  7. The first pages of memory are like the old family Bible. The first leaves are wholly faded and somewhat soiled with handling. But, when we turn further, and come to the chapters where Adam and Eve were banished from Paradise, then, all begins to grow clear and legible. – Max Muller
  8. Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded – Gertrude Stein
  9. The old interests of aristocracy- the romance of action, the exalted passions of chivalry and war- faded into the background, and their place was taken by the refined and intimate pursuits of peace and civilization. – Lytton Strachey
  10. When I was a child I thought I saw an angel. It had wings and kinda looked like my sister. I opened the door so some light could come into the room, and it sort of faded away. My mother said it was probably my Guardian Angel. – Denzel Washington
  11. In the 21st century, white America got a wake -up call after 9/11/01. White America and the western world came to realize that people of color had not gone away, faded into the woodwork or just 'disappeared' as the Great White West kept on its merry way of ignoring black concerns. – Jeremiah Wright
  12. Mountains were once my big adventure but is is over since a long time; I still dream from the wonderful days sometimes, read also a few pages from a mountain book. But the thought of doing again active mountain climbing has faded – Fritz Zwicky

Usage examples for faded

  1. I did write about them, and they asked so much that I wrote to another place, and they were dear too; and then, as I had to go up, I went to a place I remembered, and saw the man, and told him what I wanted, and he brought out two pairs of his best, which had been in the shop three years, and got faded to look at, but he said they were better than ever, and he let me have 'em for thirteen shillings. – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  2. He looked so much older, so much more faded as though the heat and fire had gradually stolen away from him and left him only the grey ghost of what he had been. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  3. Their conversation faded before they reached North Hill House, and then, as they entered the drive, Raymond reminded Estelle of a time long vanished and an expedition taken when she was a child. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  4. Very many things which long after that time occurred have entirely faded from my memory. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  5. Her sister was thin, faded sandy, and kind- looking. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  6. It passed him and faded in the distance. – Life of Saint Monica by F. A. (Frances Alice) Forbes
  7. The sunset glow had almost faded from the sky. – The Little Colonel at Boarding-School by Annie Fellows Johnston
  8. Mrs. Skinner still shook her head, but tears rolled down her thin, faded cheeks. – Little Miss Joy by Emma Marshall
  9. How ill and worn and faded Missy looked! – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  10. Then the clerk threw down some that looked old and faded – The Bark Covered House or, Back in the Woods Again by William Nowlin
  11. This silk one is getting a little faded – The Very Small Person by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  12. It contains a faded Last Supper, by Baroccio. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  13. The fun faded out of their faces. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  14. And now the light faded from the girl's face. – A Son of the Hills by Harriet T. Comstock
  15. I love not hollow cheek or faded eye: Yet, O my friend, I will not have thee die! – Literary and General Lectures and Essays by Charles Kingsley
  16. His figure grew larger and larger and faded away as he walked back toward the light and disappeared beyond it. – Ethel Morton's Holidays by Mabell S. C. Smith
  17. And Elizabeth Wheeler was going around with a drawn white face and a determined smile that faded the moment one looked away. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  18. The Duchess pressed both hands hard, and made a last effort, looking into the deep troubled eyes with her own grown almost beautiful with feeling- the faded world- worn eyes. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  19. The best ink for Vanity Fair use would be one that faded utterly in a couple of days, and left the paper clean and blank, so that you might write on it to somebody else. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  20. The light had surely faded out of them. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
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