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There are movements which impinge upon the nerves with
by Doris Humphrey

There are movements which impinge upon the nerves with
a strength that is incomparable,
for movement has power to stir the senses and emotions,
unique in itself.
- Doris Humphrey

The Dancer believes that his art has something to say
which cannot be expressed in words or in any other way than by dancing.
- Doris Humphrey

My coat and I live comfortably together.
It has assumed all my wrinkles, does not hurt me anywhere,
has moulded itself on my deformities,
and is complacent to all my movements,
and I only feel its presence because it keeps me warm.
Old coats and old friends are the same thing.
- Victor Hugo

The critical method which denies literary modernity would appear -
and even,
in certain respects, would be - the most modern of critical movements.
- Paul de Man

 

History may be divided into three movements:
what moves rapidly,
what moves slowly and what appears not to move at all.
- Fernand Braudel

Singing connected with movements and action is a much more ancient,
and, at the same time, more complex phenomenon than is a simple song.
- Zoltan Kodaly

True religious movements prosper and flourish under tribulation.
- Sun Myung Moon

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Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics
of the thing they oppose.
- J. S. Habgood

The great thing about social movements is everybody
gets to be a part of them.
- Jim Wallis

One can't understand the Christian Right and similar
movements unless one sees them as reactive -
they're reacting to what they call secular humanism.
- Peter L. Berger

First of all, I always see the sun!
The way I want to identify myself and others is with
halos here and there halos,
movements of color.
And that, I believe, is rhythm.
- Robert Delaunay

With my mask, I controlled all of the mouth movements with my own mouth.
- Peter Mayhew

I don't do any vulgar movements.
- Elvis Presley

I accommodated practically all of the liberation movements,
including those of Latin America.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

All through history, there have always been movements
where business was not just about the accumulation
of proceeds but also for the public good.
- Anita Roddick

Ancient metaphysics underwent many changes at the hands
of medieval thinkers who brought it in line with the
dominant religious and theological movements of their day.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

Jewish and Palestinian nationalism are virtually contemporaneous,
and grew out of the disruptions that created new national
movements from the ruins of the old empires / i. - Jack Schwartz

Animation is not the art of drawings that move but
the art of movements that are drawn.
- Norman McLaren

Social movements are at once the symptoms and the instruments of progress.
Ignore them and statesmanship is irrelevant;
fail to use them and it is weak.
- Walter Lippmann

As much preparation as I had made for the old man Salieri,
gestures and so on, the fact is after sitting for hours,
your movements are kind of slow.
- F. Murray Abraham

Silences between movements are employed only in order
to bring the opposing duo to the fore.
- Elliott Carter

We may repeat the awful revolutionary history of the
20th century because of the vulnerability of social
movements to demagoguery.
- Todd Gitlin

Who can map out the various forces at play in one soul? Man is a great depth,
O Lord.
The hairs of his head are easier by far to count than his feeling,
the movements of his heart.
- Saint Augustine

Cults, or related social movements such as the Taliban in Afghanistan,
result in massive military expenses.
- Keith Henson

These political movements flourish on the margins of
Turkish society because of poverty and because of the
people's feeling that they are not being represented.
- Orhan Pamuk

Spirit borrows from matter the perceptions on which
it feeds and restores them to matter in the form of
movements which it has stamped with its own freedom.
- Henri Bergson

The role of a museum of modern art is to make a good
selection and identify what we believe to be the coming movements,
and that requires taste.
- David Rockefeller

I liked tap, because I liked hearing the results of my movements.
- Suzanne Farrell

There are many resistance movements in the world,
like the IRA for instance.
But it is only Islamic resistance movements that are
put on the terrorist list.
This is what I am saying.
- Ahmed Yassin

These three movements were born spontaneously and independently
of the initiative of a few French patriots who had
a place in the old political groups and parties.
- Jean Moulin

I believe that movements to suppress wrongs can be
carried out under the protection of our flag.
- Mary Harris Jones

If you watch any good player, they're using different
parts of their body and working with instruments that
respond to those movements.
They're moving in many dimensions at once.
- Brian Eno

U.S.
soldiers, with whom I now have more than a passing acquaintance,
joke that they track my movements in order to know
where they will be deployed next.
- Christiane Amanpour

Major social movements eventually fade into the landscape
not because they have diminished but because they have
become a permanent part of our perceptions and experience.
- Freda Adler

Political movements always belong to the young.
- Harvey Fierstein

Abundance and vigor of automatic movements are desirable,
and even a considerable degree of restlessness is a
good sign in young children.
- G. Stanley Hall

Divide your movements into easy-to-do sections.
If you fail, divide again.
- Peter Nivio Zarlenga

Environmental degradation, overpopulation,
refugees, narcotics, terrorism, world crime movements,
and organized crime are worldwide problems that don't
stop at a nation's borders.
- Warren Christopher

The great art of films does not consist of descriptive
movement of face and body but in the movements of thought
and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.
- Louise Brooks

In the works of man, everything is as poor as its author;
vision is confined,
means are limited, scope is restricted,
movements are labored, and results are humdrum.
- Joseph de Maistre

Now, there are a very large number of bodily movements,
having their source in our nervous system,
that do not possess the character of conscious actions.
- Wilhelm Wundt

The trend in some of the contemporary movements in art,
but by no means all, seems to deny this ideal and to
me appears to lead to a purely decorative conception of painting.
- Edward Hopper

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell;
it demands complete abandon; if words or movements
oppose the magic of caresses,
the spell is broken.
- Simone de Beauvoir

Women movements would form among the factory workers,
a great mobilisation that destroyed the old models.
- Emma Bonino

You can do really slow movements with it,
like zooming in for a minute and a half.
The audience isn't aware that the camera has moved,
but there's subconscious tension there.
- Mike Figgis

What is true of Mr. Mill's influence on the women's-suffrage
question is true also of the other political movements
in which he took an active interest.
- Millicent Fawcett

My movements, ma'am, are all leg movements.
I don't do nothing with my body.
- Elvis Presley

We live in an age of universal investigation,
and of exploration of the sources of all movements.
- Alfred de Vigny

My conception of it was that in a normal film you have
a story with different movements that program,
develop, go a little bit off the trunk,
come back, and end.
- Neil Jordan

Chances are the movements of the euro as against the
dollar will be relatively moderate.
- Robert C. Solomon

All movements go too far.
- Bertrand Russell

The substantial uncertainty about the path of asset
price movements going forward necessarily reduces the
case for altering policy in advance of the move.
- Timothy Geithner

The Constitution is not a panacea for every blot upon the public welfare.
Nor should this Court, ordained as a judicial body,
be thought of as a general haven for reform movements.
- John Marshall Harlan

Now all oscillatory movements of such an electron can
be conceived of as being split up into force,
and two circular oscillations perpendicular to this
direction rotating in opposite directions.
- Pieter Zeeman

It is true that the aristocracies seem to have abused
their monopoly of legal knowledge;
and at all events their exclusive possession of the
law was a formidable impediment to the success of those
popular movements which began to be universal in the western world.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

And I guess what I would say is that we can't think
narrowly about movements for black liberation and we
can't necessarily see this class division as simply
a product or a certain strategy that black movements
have developed for liberation.
- Angela Davis

The decisive moment in human evolution is perpetual.
That is why the revolutionary spiritual movements that
declare all former things worthless are in the right,
for nothing has yet happened.
- Franz Kafka

He surprised me by his familiarity with details of
movements and battles which I did not suppose had come to his knowledge.
As he kept me talking for over half an hour,
I flattered myself that what I had to say interested him.
- Henry Villard

At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains,
water, trees and flowers.
One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body,
of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants.
- Egon Schiele

I conceived of an instrument that would create sound
without using any mechanical energy,
like the conductor of an orchestra.
The orchestra plays mechanically, using mechanical energy;
the conductor just moves his hands,
and his movements have an effect on the music artistry.
- Leon Theremin

I say it is indispensable to look ahead of and behind oneself in the present.
If there is such a thing as tradition,
and I believe there is, it can only exist in the sense
of the most profound movements of culture.
- Robert Delaunay

I can tell you, dearest friend, that if it became known how much friendship,
love and a world of human and spiritual references
I have smuggled into these three movements,
the adherents of programme music - should there be any left -
would go mad with joy.
- Alban Berg

Communists have always played an active role
in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom,
because the short-term objects of Communism
would always correspond with
the long-term objects of freedom movements.
- Nelson Mandela

We're not short of movements proclaiming that a different world is possible,
but unless we can coordinate them into an international movement,
capitalism just laughs at all these little organisations.
- Jose Saramago

And then we watched an amazing number of movies from the late '60s and '70s,
which is my favorite time, and we studied their camera movements,
their stocks, the way they lit stuff,
the colors they used.
- Ted Demme

All great movements are popular movements.
They are the volcanic eruptions of human passions and emotions,
stirred into activity by the ruthless Goddess of Distress
or by the torch of the spoken word cast into the midst of the people.
- Adolf Hitler

Look at what the Omar of Qatar is doing,
for example - the King of Morocco, Jordan,
Bahrain.
There are reform movements taking place,
efforts to broaden the political participation of the
populations of the region.
- Frank Carlucci

Back in those days, in the fifties and sixties,
countries had balance of payment's deficits or surpluses,
those were reflected much more than today in movements
of reserves among countries.
- Robert C. Solomon

He believes in romance.
He isn't merely going through the mechanical movements
of a man in an exciting situation.
He is, vitally and positively squeezing the last drop
of delight from living the best life he knows in the best way he can.
- Leslie Charteris

This communication alone, by the comparison of the antagonisms,
rivalries, movements which give birth to decisive moments,
permits the evolution of the soul, whereby a man realizes himself on earth.
It is impossible to be concerned with anything else in art.
- Robert Delaunay

Extremists and populist movements are exploiting people's
fear of those who are not like us.
We can see the consequences in the form of terrorism
and racially motivated violence.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik


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