Prehistoric Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Prehistoric Quotes from Penelope Lively, Genesis P-Orridge, Sally Hawkins, Carrie Coon, Ving Rhames. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

I have long been interested in landscape history, and w

I have long been interested in landscape history, and when younger and more robust I used to do much tramping of the English landscape in search of ancient field systems, drove roads, indications of prehistoric settlement.
Penelope Lively
We live in this miraculous technological environment, and yet our human behaviour is still governed by basic impulses from prehistoric times.
Genesis P-Orridge
My feet are like something from another age – prehistoric and troll-like. I keep expecting them to talk, they have that much character.
Sally Hawkins
There’s something about Australia that feels prehistoric.
Carrie Coon
Snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, I saw something – I don’t know what it was to this day. My mind couldn’t relate to what it was… If I saw it and knew it was a shark, I wouldn’t be as afraid, but I saw something that looked prehistoric, and I haven’t been snorkeling since.
Ving Rhames
I am quite prehistoric, absolutely prehistoric.
Eduardo Galeano
We have ground for believing that a noble form of socialism existed among the prehistoric and primitive people on this planet, the people that broke into restless groups after the ancient Deluge and went wandering over the globe. For we find a socialist tendency in all the barbaric tribes of earth.
Edwin Markham
I have always been fascinated by paleontology and prehistoric people, and I’ve always thought that one of the most intriguing moments in human history was the birth of artistic imagination. I always loved those cave paintings.
Kathryn Lasky
Sampling is kind of prehistoric, given the technology and the textures you can create.
There is tragic evidence to show that the paintings at the French prehistoric art sites are deteriorating.
Louis Leakey
Even the picturesque prehistoric settlements at Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini were an exercise in problem-solving; white-washed homes and town halls built with an anti-earthquake technology still employed today, 3,500 years on.
Bettany Hughes
Through the study of fossils I had already been initiated into the mysteries of prehistoric creations.
Pierre Loti
I am a futurist, projecting trends in science into the next decades and century, but ironically my two daughters – one is a neuroscientist and the other is a pastry chef – tell me that my taste in music is positively prehistoric.
Michio Kaku
Sharks are really serious animals. They’ve been around longer than dinosaurs. They’re basically prehistoric killing machines, and that’s terrifying and fascinating, at the same time.
Sara Paxton
In that prehistoric time, before the Internet, before information floated in the ozone, I was a soccer novice who had never heard of Socrates until somebody pointed him out – swarthy, shaggy, tall, slender, mysterious.
George Vecsey
In ancient, prehistoric times, the temples of the spirit were outwardly visible, but today, when our life has become so unspiritual, they no longer exist where we can see them with our physical eyes. Yet spiritually they are still present everywhere, and whoever seeks can find them.
Rudolf Steiner
Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times. It brings together man and the world. It lives through magic.
Keith Haring
Polymeric materials in the form of wood, bone, skin and fibers have been used by man since prehistoric time. Although organic chemistry as a science dates back to the eighteenth century, polymer science on a molecular basis is a development of the twentieth century.
Alan J. Heeger
Even a liberal city will have a prehistoric homophobe. After a show in Washington State, this guy came up to me and said, ‘Your shows was a lot funnier before you started in on your agenda.’ I told him, ‘Please, please keep people like you from coming to my show. I’m glad you had a bad time.’
James Adomian
In every island of the Aegean Sea are found abundant traces of a vast prehistoric empire.
James Theodore Bent