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  • The autonomous individual, striving to realize himself and prove his worth, has created all that is great in literature, art, music, science and technology. The autonomous individual, also, when he can neither realize himself nor justify his existence by his own efforts, is a breeding call of frustration, and the seed of the convulsions which shake our world to its foundations.

    Eric Hoffer (1996). “The Passionate State of Mind”
  • For in the immediate world, everything is to be discerned, for him who can discern it, and central and simply, without either dissection into science, or digestion into art, but with the whole of consciousness, seeking to perceive it as it stands: so that the aspect of a street in sunlight can roar in the heart of itself as a symphony, perhaps as no symphony can: and all of consciousness is shifted from the imagined, the revisive, to the effort to perceive simply the cruel radiation of what is.

    Art   Symphony   Effort  
  • Lettering is a precise art and strictly subject to tradition. The 'New Art ' notion that you can make letters whatever shapes you like,is as foolish as the notion, if anyone has such a notion, that you can make houses any shapes you like. You can't, unless you live all by yourself on a desert island.

    Art   Islands   House  
  • You say a new era in art is preparing; you sensed it coming; continue your studies without weakening. God will do the rest.

    Art   Eras   Study  
  • It is not the office of art to spotlight alternatives, but to resist by its form alone the course of the world, which permanently puts a pistol to men's heads.

    Art   Men   Office  
  • We need grief as a precursor to emotional refreshment, and so consume it vicariously in somewhat titrated but powerful enough form through engagement with the arts.

    Art   Powerful   Grief  
  • The main difference between the art of the actor and all other arts is that every other [non-performing] artist may create whenever he is in the mood of inspiration. But the artist of the stage must be the master of his own inspiration, and must know how to call it forth at the hour announced on the posters of the theatre. This is the chief secret of our art.

  • With little art, clear wit and sense Suggest their own delivery.

    Art   Oratory   Littles  
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (2013). “Faust”, p.39, Simon and Schuster
  • And I saw Australia anew through her eyes. And I realised what a tremendously thrilling country it was. And ever since then I have been coming back regularly.

    Country   Art   Eye  
  • Whatever events in progress shall disgust men with cities, and infuse into them the passion for country life, and country pleasures, will render a service to the whole face of this continent, and will further the most poetic of all the occupations of real life, the bringing out by art the native but hidden graces of the landscape.

    Country   Art   Real  
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1866). “The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Comprising His Essays, Lectures, Poems, and Orations”, p.295
  • You will, if you're wise and know the art of travel, let yourself go on the stream of the unknown and accept whatever comes in the spirit in which the gods may offer it.

    Wise   Art   Travel  
  • My soul is a canvas stretched across four wooden corners and tacked with copper nails that sink into the edges of timber like teeth. My art is nothing less than my salvation.

    Art   Soul   Teeth  
    New York Arts Magazine, December 2008.
  • A spark in the sun, this tiny flower has roots deep in the cool earth.

    Art   Flower   Roots  
  • I am very close with my parents, they are very amazing, so loving, so cool, and really valued art.

    Art   Parent  
  • Art is the contemplation of the world in a state of grace.

    Art   Grace   World  
  • Writing, like any art, is a continuing process of discovering the infinite possibilities of Life.

    Art   Writing   Infinite  
  • Valek leaned back in his chair and said to me, “I don’t think I would have made it past the audition,Yelena. I probably would have set my hair on fire by this point.” “What’s a singed head for the sake of art?” I teased. He laughed.

    Art   Past   Thinking  
    Maria V. Snyder (2008). “The Study Series Bundle: Poison Study\Assassin Study\Magic Study\Fire Study”, p.315, MIRA
  • Midget wrestling on channel 3, it costs me 50 bucks a month.

    Art   Wrestling   Media  
  • In the art world, Monet means money.

    Art   Mean   World  
  • Art like life, should be free, since both are experimental.

    Art   Artist   Should  
    George Santayana (2015). “The Life of Reason: Human Understanding”, p.332, 谷月社
  • Beauty is at once the ultimate principle and the highest aim of art.

    Beauty   Art   Principles  
    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, John Stuart Blackie (1883). “The Wisdom of Goethe”, Edinburgh, W. Blackwood
  • Perhaps art is simply an organism's reaction against its retentive limitations.

  • An art aims, above all, at producing something beautiful which affects not our feelings but the organ of pure contemplation, our imagination.

  • You cannot explain me with "isms." They are very bad for an artist. What one must believe in is color.

    Art   Believe   Color  
  • Perhaps the choice is a negative one, in that I was trying to avoid everything that touched on well-known issues - or any issues at all, whether painterly, social or aesthetic. I tried to find nothing too explicit, hence all the banal subjects; and then, again, I tried to avoid letting the banal turn into my issue and my trademark. So it's all evasive action, in a way.

    Art   Issues   Choices  
    Gerhard Richter, Dietmar Elger, Hans-Ulrich Obrist (2009). “Gerhard Richter: writings 1961-2007”, Distributed Art Pub Inc
  • The kickboxing and the martial arts is so fun. It's like anything in school. You're not going to retain information unless you're interested in it.

    Art   Fun   School  
  • The key to understanding any people is in its art: its writing, painting, sculpture.

    Art   Writing   Keys  
  • In war, numbers alone confer no advantage. Do not advance relying on sheer military power.

    Art   Military   War  
    Sun Tzu, Shang Yang (1997). “The Art of War”, p.41, Wordsworth Editions
  • Mathematics is an art of human understanding.

  • The present is an age of talkers, and not of doers; and the reason is, that the world is growing old. We are so far advanced in the Arts and Sciences, that we live in retrospect, and dote on past achievement.

    Art   Past   Achievement  
    'The Spirit of the Age' (1825) 'Mr Coleridge'
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