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Alfred Sisley Quotes and Sayings

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Every picture shows a spot with which the artist has fallen in love.
- Alfred Sisley

The animation of the canvas is one of the hardest problems of painting.
- Alfred Sisley

I like all those painters who loved and had a strong feeling for nature.
- Alfred Sisley

Though the artist must remain master of his craft,
the surface, at times raised to the highest pitch of loveliness,
should transmit to the beholder the sensation which possessed the artist.
- Alfred Sisley

 

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

If you paint in your mind a picture of
bright and happy expectations,
you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind
a mental picture of yourself as succeeding.
Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade.
Your mind will seek to develop the picture...
Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.
- Norman Vincent Peale

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Don't dream it, be it.
- the movie Rocky Horror Picture Show

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture
that seems as fresh now as the day it opened.
It may seem even fresher.
- Pauline Kael

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

Great designers seldom make great advertising men,
because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture -
and forget that merchandise must be sold.
- James Randolph Adams

One picture is worth 1,000 denials.
- Ronald Reagan

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
- Ambrose Bierce

Art consists of limitation.
The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

A picture is a poem without words.
- Horace

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than
to continue living for art.
- Clara Schumann

Time extracts various values from a painter's work.
When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten,
and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
- Henri Matisse

Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

A picture is worth a thousand words.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
Every appearance in nature corresponds to some state of the mind,
and that state of the mind can only be described
by presenting that natural appearance as its picture.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is the use of good painting? We want a spell cast
upon the optical part of our existence!
We seldom really see the world, but when we do,
we become as still as a picture.
- Robert Musil

Most novices picture themselves as masters -
and are content with the picture.
This is why there are so few masters.
- Jean Toomer

Picture you upon my knee, just tea two and two for tea.
- Irving Caesar

You return and again take the proper course,
guided by what? - By the picture in mind of the place you are headed for.
- John McDonald

As Peter Bogdanovich would say of Paper Moon:
Ryan's wonderful in it,
and he sat there and watched the kid steal the picture.
- Tatum O'Neal

I took individual photographs of Annie Liebovitz,
I kept taking her picture.
- Shirley Knight

I never have taken a picture I've intended.
They're always better or worse.
- Diane Arbus

I feel particularly close to them, because I am now out in the universe.
I'm in a position to see nature from another point of view,
to be outside the earth and see the big picture.
- Story Musgrave

A conversation goes sometimes into personal things and that's nicer.
You look to each other and you have a different picture,
you get into a relationship.
- Maximilian Schell

It's always been my formula to get the next picture
set up before anyone's seen the last one.
- Alan Rudolph

You know, people come up with formulas who are uncreative.
They can't picture something different so they can
only go by something that's laid out for them.
- Joseph Bologna

Acting is the physical representation of a mental picture
and the projection of an emotional concept.
- Laurette Taylor

MPC, Moving Picture Company, they're really excellent,
they did the majority of the effects.
- Ridley Scott

In the South or in the mine country,
wherever you point the camera there is a picture.
- Ben Shahn

People just expect you to show up, be a cartoon character of yourself,
take your money and go home.
But don't screw up to the point where you're gonna be out of the picture.
- Jimmy Chamberlin

I think The Big Picture was such a huge shift from my second record.
- Michael W. Smith

When I was 17 I sent a picture up to an agency,
and within a week I was in The Sun five days in a row.
- Katie Price

When you go to take someone's picture,
the first thing they say is, what you want me to do?
Everyone is very awkward.
- Annie Leibovitz

Several tons of dynamite are set off in this picture -
none of it under the right people.
- James Agee

There's evidence of a social decline in direct proportion
to technology and the industrialization of the motion picture industry.
- Mark Rydell

It's flattering to make a picture which becomes a classic within 10 years;
it's not so flattering,
however, when people get the impression it's the only
picture you've ever made.
- Robert Hamer

With twins, reading aloud to them was the only chance I could get to sit down.
I read them picture books until they were reading on their own.
- Beverly Cleary

A picture is a fact.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
- Arthur Helps

Sometimes the picture that emerges of the man seems
no longer to agree with our conception of the musician.
In reality, however, there is a glorious unity.
- Alfred Einstein

I had done my first picture and I didn't have anything to do for awhile.
I was asked to come back to New York and do Bus Stop
in the role of the cowboy opposite Kim Stanley.
- Dick York

I don't remember anything anybody said in any Jack Ford picture.
Nothing happens except action.
- Elia Kazan

I want a nice picture book with 12 pictures -
I do my best with that format.
- Dick Bruna

It's what everyone is after, I mean they want success
and when they get it it's an incredible pressure but
what you have to do is try to keep the big picture in view.
- Gerry Beckley

I've been lucky enough to have had the luxury of being
able to make the picture I've wanted to make each time
on my own terms and without compromise.
- Dario Argento

Beauty and the Beast became the first animated feature
ever nominated for best picture.
- Leonard Maltin

It's impossible to make a picture without values.
Values are the basis.
If they are not, tell me what is the basis.
- William Morris Hunt

I stayed away from mirrors when I was younger and I
didn't like having my picture taken.
I was tall and had braces and felt ugly.
- Kylie Bax

If the picture speaks to me, if it tells me something about myself,
then I want it.
Then I have to have it.
- Norton Simon

Always point your finger at the chest of the person
with whom you are being photographed.
You will appear dynamic.
And no photo editor can crop you from the picture.
- Ken Auletta

I start a picture and I finish it.
- Jean-Michel Basquiat

A picture is the expression of an impression.
If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it?
- Ernst Haas

Key Largo...
I could have stayed on that picture for the rest of my life.
I adored it.
- Claire Trevor

My invention, (the motion picture camera),
can be exploited...
as a scientific curiosity, but apart from that it has
no commercial value whatsoever.
- Auguste Lumiere

This motion-picture muddle had distracted me from my writing.
- Zane Grey

I want to thank everybody and anybody who ever had
anything to do with the making of this picture.
- Morgan Freeman

If people don't want to go to the picture,
nobody can stop them.
- Samuel Goldwyn

I usually create sounds and have different generators running over it.
You know you can open a word-file as a picture or the other way round.
I do the same with sounds.
- Alva Noto

The picture surface recedes just as much in the 20th
century as it did in the 15th.
The techniques of making pictures have hardly changed.
- Howard Hodgkin

With Connery, he does act.
He is in complete command.
He completely trusts the person first,
then the instrument.
I've worked with his son also, on a picture in Russia.
- F. Murray Abraham

I no longer look at my life and times in the motion
picture industry as my career.
I just look at it now as something I like and want to do.
- Kurt Russell

Men are recognizing that they have been forced to conform
to a very narrow and rather two-dimensional picture
of maleness and manhood that they have never had the freedom to question.
- Andrew Cohen

I would sooner play in a good British picture than
in the majority of American pictures I have seen.
- Glynis Johns

There's a line in the picture where he snarls,
'Nobody tells me what to do.' That's exactly how I've felt all my life.
- Marlon Brando


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