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The original item looked like a little hand cart with
by Kit Williams

The original item looked like a little hand cart with
the figure of a man mounted on a platform between the wheels.
The man's outstretched arm always pointed south.
- Kit Williams

Newton, of course, was the inventor of differential
calculus so his place in the tale is quite special.
- Kit Williams

Today she is the lady of death, which I believe is the best muse to have.
- Kit Williams

I started by looking at what others had done before me.
You see, over the years there have been attempts by
many different people to reconstruct the chariot.
- Kit Williams

 

The engine of ancient society was religion but the
engine of contemporary society,
as I see it, is advertising.
- Kit Williams

The hoop is there to remind us not to jump through it,
not to submit to someone else's control.
- Kit Williams

In practical terms the South Pointing Chariot was a simple direction finder.
It could have been made to point in any direction -
north,
south, east or west.
- Kit Williams

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If you look closely you can see that they are all interconnected,
symbolic of a never-ending circle in which it is simply
impossible for the dog to catch the rabbit.
- Kit Williams

The dog, the rabbit and the hoop all feature in the painting,
and take the place of the orrery.
- Kit Williams

You see, my ambition was not to confound the engineering
world but simply to create a beautiful piece of art.
- Kit Williams

I made every single piece myself, each individual component,
so it was quite time consuming.
- Kit Williams

The dog and the rabbit are telling us not to chase
unattainable material goals.
- Kit Williams

The chariot was purchased by a private collector who
took it home to New York.
I take pleasure in knowing that it was built to last
for at least a thousand years.
- Kit Williams

I took lots of photographs and had planned to write
a treatise on how it worked,
but I quickly got bored with that idea and wrote a
scientific fairy tale instead.
- Kit Williams

She's not happy about the life she is living but to
jump through the hoop would mean to succumb to death.
- Kit Williams

If we listen human instinct actually tells us what we need,
but advertising makes us want things we don't need
and things we can't have.
- Kit Williams

Having designed and built several clocks during my
career it suddenly occurred to me that when you look
at the face of a clock both hands have the same center.
- Kit Williams

He was so tenacious he defied the distraction of women
by refusing to have them in his presence,
just as later in life he denied his blindness by calling
for more and more candles.
- Kit Williams

In the fairy tale the painting represents the here and now.
The book is actually divided into five sections,
through which the key character, the muse,
leads us.
- Kit Williams

The rabbit is significant in that the handle on the
original South Pointing Chariot was carved in the form of a rabbit.
Because the handle extended out front it meant that
wherever the rabbit went the chariot had to follow.
- Kit Williams

I think most artists find it difficult to part with
their work but it's the parting that keeps us alive and keeps us working.
In the case of the chariot, although it's been sold
I actually still have it,
just in another form.
- Kit Williams

As I was working I noticed that the way I designed
the differential gearing actually created a spare drive
that sat directly below the emperor's feet,
or where they would be if he were to sit in the chariot.
- Kit Williams

Once upon a perfect night, unclouded and still,
there came the face of a pale and beautiful lady.
The tresses of her hair reached out to make the constellations,
and the dewy vapours of her gown fell soft upon the land.
- Kit Williams

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Be an Original, smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat, dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Books serve to show a man
that those original thoughts of his
aren't very new at all.
- Abraham Lincoln

Everyone is a genius at least once a year;
a real genius has his original ideas closer together.
- Georg Lichtenberg

The more powerful and original a mind,
the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
- Aldous Huxley

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

You have to be an original individual;
you have to find your innermost core on your own,
with no guide, no guiding scriptures.
It is a dark night, but with the intense fire of inquiry
you are bound to come to the sunrise.
Everybody who has burned with intense inquiry
has found the sunrise.
Others only believe.
Those who believe are not religious,
they are simply avoiding the great adventure
of religion by believing.
- Osho

Mind can never be intelligent - only no-mind is intelligent.
Only no-mind is original and radical.
Only no-mind is revolutionary - revolution in action.
The mind gives you a sort of stupor.
Burdened by the memories of the past,
burdened by the projections of the future,
you go on living - at the minimum.
You dont live at the maximum.
Your flame remains very dim.
Once you start dropping thoughts,
the dust that you have collected in the past,
the flame arises - clean, clear, alive, young.
Your whole life becomes a flame,
and a flame without any smoke.
That is what awareness is.
- Osho

The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for
thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers.
The original meal has never been found.
- Calvin Trillin

An original something, dear maid, you would wish me to write;
but how shall I begin? For I'm sure I have not original in me,
Excepting Original Sin.
- Thomas Campbell

The mind, once expanded to the dimensions of larger ideas,
never returns to its original size.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Regis and I were inducted into the original Bronx Walk of Fame.
- Robert Klein

But the more an organization succeeds and prospers,
the more it is likely to be diverted from its original ideals,
principles and purposes.
- Robert Shea

Don't be a blueprint.
Be an original.
- Roy Acuff

I guess when we were up against it, we knew this album
was going to be compared to all the classic early material,
because it was going back to the original five.
- Roger Andrew Taylor

A masterpiece of fiction is an original world and as
such is not likely to fit the world of the reader.
- Vladimir Nabokov

Inherit the Wind is a wonderful play,
and I was in the original with Paul Muni.
- Tony Randall

Films have degenerated to their original operation as carnival amusement -
they offer not drama but thrills.
- David Mamet

Because Islam in its original form was tough and hard,
not weak and pliable.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Man's mind, stretched by a new idea,
never goes back to its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

I signed on with Disney to star and choreograph an original film.
- Paula Abdul

Robert Altman's Nashville is my all-time favorite film
because it covers all the bases -
it's original,
moving, and has something to say, but also funny and incredibly entertaining.
- Douglas Wood

In some cases, managers and employees have secured
pensions beyond their original base salary.
It is wrong, the people doing it know it's wrong,
and we have to put an end to it.
- Jerry Brown

Now, I recognize that there are certain postures and
angles that make people see red,
which are evidence of original sin or something,
and I avoid that.
I don't shoot that any more.
- Jock Sturges

It's been a great honor for me to be a player for the Detroit Red Wings,
to play for an Original Six franchise.
I know I'm far from perfect, but I learned a lot.
- Steve Yzerman

In the original computer game of Doom,
you not only have to kill things.
You have to pulverise them.
- Rosamund Pike

Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns.
- Lawrence Welk

Quotations are slippery things, really.
A brief sentence or phrase, often repeated -
always completely out of its original context -
and sometimes not an accurate representation
of the author's original words, let alone his intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no original truth, only original error.
- Gaston Bachelard

I had no expectation that the Prince would offer me
the unprecedented and unfettered access to the original
and entirely untapped sources on which this biography is based.
- Jonathan Dimbleby

When there is an original sound in the world,
it makes a hundred echoes.
- John A. Shedd

I guess many game music fans prefer original soundtrack albums.
- Nobuo Uematsu

I recently watched Peter Brook's Lord of the Flies,
and it wasn't a favorite film.
Then I saw the one that was made in 1990,
which in my opinion didn't match up to the original.
- Brendan Fraser

The German people is not marked by original sin,
but by original nobility.
- Alfred Rosenberg

So I did 'Something Happened on the Way to Heaven'
and the original version is a ballad.
The original Phil record is uptempo but we slowed it
down and made it a ballad.
- Deborah Cox

The level of detail and craft is something that's inscribed
within the original design concept.
And so when I begin to draw, I know what kind of detailing
I want the building to have.
- Tadao Ando

I came to join the Experience by going for an audition
for Eric Burdon who was just forming the New Animals at that point,
after the original Animals had broken up.
- Noel Redding

Today, people tend to credit me with having the original
idea and made the first circuits.
- Jack Kilby

The original Mickey Mouse Club, established in the '30s,
was designed to attract children to movie theaters.
- Annette Funicello

If you can just be yourself, then you have to be original
because there's no one like you.
- Marc Newson

They've tried to manufacture other Marilyn Monroes
and they will undoubtedly keep trying.
But it won't work.
She was an original.
- Billy Wilder

To put away one's own original thoughts in order to
take up a book is a sin against the Holy Ghost.
- Barbara Tuchman

I was an original member of the Actors' Studio.
- Eli Wallach

I was cut off from the world.
There was no one to confuse or torment me,
and I was forced to become original.
- Joseph Haydn

Persecution is not an original feature in any religion;
but it is always the strongly marked feature of all
religions established by law.
- Thomas Paine

My grandmother always told me you must keep to your
old roads and stick to your original friends and just go through smooth,
be careful and stay positive.
- Wayne Wonder


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