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Ben Nicholson Quotes and Sayings

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I deeply believe in pluralism.
I believe in the close proximity of multiple systems or agnostic systems.
- Ben Nicholson

We are pushing hard to find quality advertising clients.
- Ben Nicholson

You can just drift unhappily towards this vision of heaven on earth,
and ultimately that is what architecture is a vision of:
Heaven on earth,
at it's best.
- Ben Nicholson

I started producing work with an ecstatic addiction.
- Ben Nicholson

 

I'm just interested in meditating on certain ideas,
and I like to draw: that's my way of thinking.
- Ben Nicholson

The beast for me is greed.
Whether you read Dante, Swift, or any of these guys,
it always boils down to the same thing:
the corruption of the soul.
- Ben Nicholson

The corruption of the American soul is consumerism.
- Ben Nicholson

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I have a book of buildings from 25,000 BC.
These are huts built out of mammoth bones.
These buildings were beautifully made,
from the bones of the body into shelter.
- Ben Nicholson

I feel most strongly about Jerusalem,
because architects ultimately have to address that city.
- Ben Nicholson

The Irish and British, they love satire,
it's a large part of the culture.
- Ben Nicholson

Student journeys which were important to me were Sicily,
Greece, and Egypt, where I really saw these buildings,
and that is where you're able to grasp what things mean.
- Ben Nicholson

Any ideal system is its own worst enemy,
and as soon as you start to implement these visions of grandeur,
they just fall apart and turn into a complete tyranny.
- Ben Nicholson

I'm interested in locating the holy grail of the minimum
means to express the most complex ideas.
- Ben Nicholson

MTV lets us do whatever we want.
For me, there is freedom in serving an experienced
client who knows what they want and has the money to do it.
MTV is that for us.
- Ben Nicholson

I haven't done any building designs since the Loaf House.
- Ben Nicholson

If you're into architecture and you're from the West,
everything is hors d'oeuvres for working to rebuild the Temple.
Ultimately you're led there.
You can't escape it.
- Ben Nicholson

Satire is fascinating stuff.
It's deadly serious, and when politics begin to break down,
there is a drift towards satire, because it's the only
thing that makes any sense.
- Ben Nicholson

At this present time, matter is still the best way
to think of architecture,
but I'm not so sure for very long.
The computer is radicalizing the way we think about our world.
- Ben Nicholson

I'm not an expert, but I want to be.
- Ben Nicholson

I see man more as an instrument or an agent more than anything else.
- Ben Nicholson

What I feel bad about is not having published very
much in the last few years.
- Ben Nicholson

Politics are beautiful.
They enable a community to live collectively with one another.
It's not about stabbing each other in the back;
it's about enabling people to reach their dreams and pursue happiness.
- Ben Nicholson

The latest page I've been working is about the organization
of the pantheon of the gods.
Who's indebted to whom, how they are related,
who screwed whose uncle or grandmother,
all of that.
- Ben Nicholson

When I left school I went on trip around the world -
I only got as far as Australia,
but like a bloody fool I cut it short because of a girl.
It's probably one of my big regrets in life.
- Ben Nicholson

The cleansing fire of Spirit
consumes the troubles of this world.
Feed your concerns to the fire.
Breathe deeply and rejoice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you see something done,
know that you intended it.
If you don't like what you see,
then deeply examine your intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
- Helen Keller

To love someone deeply gives you strength.
Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

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

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength;
loving someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

Ultimately we know deeply that the other side
of every fear is a freedom.
- Marilyn Ferguson

Know the power of breathing deeply and slowly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Slowly and Deeply, I Inhale a Calming Breath.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am a deeply religious nonbeliever -
this is a somewhat new kind of religion.
- Albert Einstein

Caring - Kindness - Compassion - Appreciation ...
It is my choice to care deeply about others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A life rooted deeply lives and grows in memory.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply
about what you believe in.
When you stumble, keep faith.
When you're knocked down, get right back up.
And never listen to anyone who says
you can't or shouldn't go on.
- Hilary Clinton

A life, deeply rooted, lives and grows in memory.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our opportunity is to visualize a kinder world.
To sing glad songs of tomorrow -
imagining a world of love -
of the whole world filled with love.
To offer our hand... often.
To breathe deeply and honor ourselves.
To pause and contemplate... just because.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Move to your heart, Breathe.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply - slowly -
fill your lungs with love and gratitude -
exhale each and every trouble -
again and again - gratitude in, troubles out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stop! Breathe deeply.
Begin bringing peace to the outer world
by regaining your own inner peace.
Choose love, choose gratitude,
choose forgiveness, choose peace.
Begin with your own inner peace.
Then use that inner peace
as a platform from which
to approach the outer world
with perspective, understanding, and patience.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is my choice to care deeply about others.
No kindness is too small to be important -
the smile to the bank teller,
the sincere "thank you" for all kindnesses received,
the reassuring hand on the shoulder of a loved one or friend.
There is compassion in selfless generosity,
but there is also compassion in heartfelt empathy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we come into the present,
we begin to feel the life around us again,
but we also encounter whatever we have been avoiding.
We must have the courage to face whatever is present -
our pain, our desires, our grief,
our loss, our secret hopes our love -
everything that moves us most deeply.
- Jack Kornfield

Make the most of your regrets;
never smother your sorrow,
but tend and cherish it till it comes to have
a separate and integral interest.
To regret deeply is to live afresh.
- Henry David Thoreau

Take time today to appreciate beauty -
natural beauty, art, people.
Slow down, breathe deeply, smile.
It's a beautiful world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People living deeply have no fear of death.
- Anais Nin

The machine does not isolate man from the great problems
of nature but plunges him more deeply into them.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My family background was deeply Christian.
- Abbe Pierre

Don't follow any advice, no matter how good,
until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think
in your mind that the counsel is wise.
- Joan Rivers

How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking
for gardens and gardening.
- Alexander Smith

The personal life deeply lived
always expands into truths beyond itself.
- Anais Nin

Those who love deeply never grow old;
they may die of old age,
but they die young.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

I tell writers to keep reading, reading,
reading.
Read widely and deeply.
And I tell them not to give up even after getting rejection letters.
And only write what you love.
- Anita Diament

Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in
Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling,
and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough
and unbiased investigation.
- Adam Schiff

The value of life can be measured by how many times
your soul has been deeply stirred.
- Soichiro Honda

Unless we love and are loved, each of us is alone,
each of us is deeply lonely.
- Mortimer Adler

I believe in things that move people,
if the audience isn't deeply caught up and moved to
either laughter or tears then I don't think it is theater.
- Estelle Parsons

Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world,
I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by,
how much misery I have been spared.
- Dennis Prager

Opponents confront us continually, but actually there is no opponent there.
Enter deeply into an attack and neutralize it as you
draw that misdirected force into your own sphere.
- Morihei Ueshiba

One can love a child, perhaps, more deeply than one can love another adult,
but it is rash to assume that the child feels any love in return.
- George Orwell

I was involved, deeply involved, in a deception...
I have deceived my friends - and I had millions of them.
- Charles Van Doren

Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to
read the Holy Scriptures.
- Adam Clarke

I was no chief and never had been, but because I had
been more deeply wronged than others,
this honor was conferred upon me, and I resolved to
prove worthy of the trust.
- Geronimo

Alliance - in international politics,
the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply
inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
- Ambrose Bierce


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