Jacques Barzun

-An artist has every right – one may even say a duty – to exhibit his productions as prominently as he can.

-Art distills sensation and embodies it with enhanced meaning in a memorable form – or else it is … Read the rest

Michael Frayn

You can create a good impression on yourself by being right . . . but for creating a good impression on others there is nothing to beat being totally and catastrophically wrong.”
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Shelley Winters Quotations

I think on-stage nudity is disgusting, shameful and damaging to all things American. But if I were 22 with a great body, it would be artistic, tasteful, patriotic and a progressive religious experience.
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Jeffrey Rowland Quotations

-We’ve always been here and we’ll always be here. We are a specific arrangement of particles and this instant is infinite. Did we luck out, or didn’t we? The odds against this sentence having ever being typed, much less the … Read the rest

Bernard Berenson Quotations

-I walk in the garden, I look at the flowers and shrubs and trees and discover in them an exquisiteness of contour, a vitality of edge or a vigour of spring as well as an infinite variety of colour that … Read the rest

Frank Outlaw

Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
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Abd-ar-Rahman III Quotations

-I have now reigned about 50 years in victory and peace, beloved by my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honours, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing … Read the rest

Philip Slayton Quotations

How much justice can the average Canadian afford? None. For financial reasons, he is denied use of the legal system and courts, key institutions of government and democracy. It is as if the right to vote in a general election … Read the rest

Joan of Arc

-I know this now. Every man gives his life to what he believes. Every woman gives her life for what she believes. Sometimes people believe in little or nothing, so they give their lives to little or nothing.

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Phil Jackson

Winning is important to me, but what brings me real joy is the experience of being fully engaged in whatever I’m doing.
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Brian Czech

Those with a vested interest in economic growth will probably build a strawman of the steady state revolution, portraying it as an emotionally driven attempt to enforce one set of morals on the rest of society. Such a portrayal will … Read the rest

Sabrina Dhawan Quotations

My darling, you have to be standing up in order to be able to fall. I mean, if you keep sitting on your ass, nothing’s gonna happen. “Only brave warriors fall off their horses in battle. How can kneeling cowards … Read the rest