Synonymous with style, craftsmanship and occasionally luxury. Watches have always played a big role in our everyday lives, not just as a reliable timekeeping source but as a fashion and wardrobe staple. Despite having more and more technology at our disposal, timepieces will always remain a big part of our world based on their heritage alone. Just ask any member of the watch fanatic community.
Whether they are fascinated by their inner workings, specific watch brands, or horology as a whole, watch lovers are a very passionate bunch. So much so that with every new Seiko watch release, latest Swiss watch collaboration or some new timekeeping innovation, you can expect to witness them coming together in droves on their little online communities to soak in and dissect everything that there is to know about it.
To celebrate this passionate community, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list with 15 quotes only watch lovers will appreciate.
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The late great Kobe Bryant was as known for his impressive arm candy as he was for his skills on the basketball court.
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Sir Ian Fleming is the creator of 007, so it should be no surprise that James Bond watches and garnered pop culture icon status much like everyone's favourite MI6 agent.
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According to American author and journalist, Jeannette Walls, watches aren't just uber-stylish but they're super practical as well.
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Former world number one tennis player Andy Murray thinks checking the time on an elegant watch is so much more satisfying than checking it on a smartphone.
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While they may be objects that exist for telling time, for rock n' roll music legend, Lenny Kravitz it is all about their nuanced-detailed craftsmanship.
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Sri Lankan scholar, author and journalist, Ama H.Vanniarachchy has some very strong opinions about people that don't have watches as part of their everyday attire.
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British actor Clive Owen is speaking some home truths here. Whether it is a uber-tough G-Shock watch, a Rolex or a dapper Citizen watch, a watch lover will always notice a person's watch before anything else.
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Like British actor, Tamer Hassen do you make your mind up about someone based on their choice in watch?
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We have to agree with Lord Chesterfield when he talks about appreciating watches and clocks and their craftsmanship more when they are in fine working order.
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Drew Sirtors' comments on watches and how they correlate with time are very eye-opening. They are also a reminder to be aware of what you choose to do with your time.
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No statement says "I cherish you" more than gifting someone special in your life a brand new timepiece. Something that musician, Patti Smith sings about in her song Revenge.
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Timepieces are often seen as markers of success, thus why they are sometimes given as tokens to celebrate everything from any big promotions and milestone birthdays to major anniversaries.
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Whether it is an Omega, Rolex or a Bulova watch, every watch lover has that timepiece that they dream of buying when they've "made it'.
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There is a real child-like wonder that envelops you when you explore the inner workings of any finely crafted timepiece. So, New Zealand physicist, Ernest Rutherford was definitely on the mark here.
So, there you have it, 15 quotes only watch lovers will appreciate. Which one resonates with you the most? Explore a huge range of women's watches, men's watches, kid's watches and more online today at Watch Depot where you will find the top brands and top deals on all kinds of stylish and functional timepieces from analogue watches and chronograph watches to smartwatches. Nab yourself a bargain by checking out our sale watches and receive free shipping with orders over $69. Wear now and pay later with our various finance options including Paypal, Afterpay, Zip, humm, Laybuy, LatitudePay and Latitude Interest Free.