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Fernand Leger Quotes and Sayings

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Enormous enlargements of an object or a fragment give
it a personality it never had before,
and in this way, it can become a vehicle of entirely
new lyric and plastic power.
- Fernand Leger

Man needs colour to live; it's just as necessary an
element as fire and water.
- Fernand Leger

The realistic value of a work is completely independent
of its properties in terms of content.
- Fernand Leger

This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume
the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting.
- Fernand Leger

 

What does that represent? There was never any question in plastic art,
in poetry, in music, of representing anything.
It is a matter of making something beautiful,
moving, or dramatic - this is by no means the same thing.
- Fernand Leger

Pick up a stone that feels good to you
and is small enough to hold in one hand.
Consider how long that stone has been around
and what enormous pressure it has experienced.
Draw strength from its long history.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Investing in health will produce enormous benefits.
- Gro Harlem Brundtland

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I, with a deeper instinct,
choose a man who compels my strength,
who makes enormous demands on me,
who does not doubt my courage or my toughness,
who does not believe me naive or innocent,
who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
- Anais Nin

I am still amazed at how big, how enormous
a love and mystery God is -
and how small are the minds
that attempt to corral
this life force into rules and taboos,
cults and sects.
- Bono

As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows,
cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.
- Cleveland Amory

I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way.
I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house,
we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.
- Jon Stewart

With respect to drugs, you know, there are a lot of organizations,
including an enormous budget and an army at the federal
government level that tries to deal with the drug problem.
- Burke Marshall

Scientists are really very conscious of the fact that
they stand on the shoulders of an enormous tree of
preceding workers and that their own contribution is not so enormous.
- Martin Fleischmann

These days people wallow in enormous masses of sound.
- Aulis Sallinen

The odd thing is, I don't consider what I do work,
because it's what I love.
But it is also an enormous amount of pressure,
and you have to work an enormous amount of hours.
- Maria Menounos

Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
- Oscar Levant

Initially, the horrific images of September 11th triggered
an enormous wave of solidarity.
- Ulrich Beck

The difference between a theatre with and without an audience is enormous.
There is a palpable, critical energy created by the
presence of the audience.
- Andy Goldsworthy

I was putting myself under enormous pressure to be successful.
- Kenny Dalglish

Every decision that they take has enormous consequences,
and ripple out from the White House.
- Sidney Blumenthal

The number of witches had everywhere become enormous.
- John Jewel

Those Dutchmen had hardly any imagination or fantasy,
but their good taste and their scientific knowledge
of composition were enormous.
- Vincent Van Gogh

There is an enormous difference between Russia and Western Europe.
- Herman Gorter

We're on the cusp, on the brink, of enormous change in this country.
- Jennifer Granholm

In America today, if your sensibilities are offended
by something that has happened,
you get an enormous amount of credibility and are taken very seriously.
- Brit Hume

Redistribution of wealth would require enormous amounts of investment.
The only time an elite has accepted this has been during crises,
such as in America in the 1930s under Roosevelt.
- Susan George

To be anywhere near an enormous ocean liner when you
are just like a fish in the water is frightening.
- John Hawkes

A firm, for instance, that does business in many countries
of the world is driven to spend an enormous amount of time,
labour, and money in providing for translation services.
- Edward Sapir

Meat is a wasteful use of water and creates a lot of greenhouse gases.
It puts enormous pressure on the world's resources.
A vegetarian diet is better.
- Nicholas Stern

One person can take papers, photograph them without getting excited,
return them, and give them away without any scruples;
while someone else has to overcome an enormous obstacle.
- Markus Wolf

Having done something like The Thorn Birds gives you enormous longevity.
You can keep picking and choosing the roles for a bit longer.
- Rachel Ward

Stem cell research holds enormous promise for easing human suffering,
and federal support is critical to its success.
- Tom Harkin

Bobby Fischer has an enormous knowledge of chess and
his familiarity with the chess literature of the USSR is immense.
- Boris Spassky

I have always maintained that the one important phenomenon
presented by modern society is -
the enormous prosperity of Fools.
- Wilkie Collins

To be compared to Jackie Robinson is an enormous compliment,
but I don't think it's necessarily deserved.
- Sidney Poitier

True Americanism recognizes the enormous gravity of
the social and labor problems which confront us.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

It's not a pretty face, I grant you.
But underneath its flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
- Alan Jay Lerner

As freedom-loving people across the globe hope for an end to tyranny,
we will never forget the enormous suffering of the Holocaust.
- Bob Beauprez

America is an enormous frosted cupcake in the middle
of millions of starving people.
- Gloria Steinem

The thing about movies these days is that the commerce
end of it is so inflated and financiers are just expecting
this enormous return on their investment.
- Alex Winter

Voting is fundamental in our democracy.
It has yielded enormous returns.
- Arlen Specter

So, there is enormous instability in the global economy
with a shift of winners and losers.
- David Korten

But clearly the fact that we've gone from zero Iraqi
security forces on duty in May to up to 200,000 today
is an enormous accomplishment,
but it's not enough.
- John Abizaid

At the dawn of the 19th century, the country was awakening
to its enormous scope and variety.
- David Lavender

We could have a political movement going if it had
been properly organized but the Monarchy's done itself
enormous damage possibly beyond the point of long-term recovery.
- Anthony Holden

An enormous part of our mature experience cannot not be expressed in words.
- Alfred North Whitehead

The pious pretense that evil does not exist only makes it vague,
enormous and menacing.
- Aleister Crowley

Writing as a woman presents enormous problems but I
have attempted it several times and haven't had many complaints.
- Jim Harrison

I was born in Poland I came to Sweden when I was eight
and always wanted to act and suddenly ended up in a
Bond movie which was for me at that time absolutely enormous.
- Izabella Scorupco

No one else in our family was a professional musician
so this took an enormous leap of faith on their part.
- Tony Visconti

I haven't sold to the movies.
In other words, I haven't gotten any enormous checks yet.
- Jack Vance

Revolutions demand enormous sacrifices and,
at the same time, create a new need to change the world again.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Right now we have a closure rate between discovery
and exploitation of four to six months.
We need to be more in the realm of seven to 10 days.
That is an enormous challenge.
- John W. Thompson

Thrillers are an enormous amount of fun for filmmakers.
- John McTiernan

If we have isolated individuals able to inflict enormous harm,
imagine what a single lunatic can do with a nuclear weapon.
I think the whole base of civil society is at risk.
- Joshua Lederberg

Um, I have an enormous faith in God.
I have an enormous support system that also has that same belief.
- Katey Sagal

I was born with an enormous need for affection,
and a terrible need to give it.
- Audrey Hepburn

I think any classical training in the theatre is of enormous value.
- Vivien Leigh

The energy released by it is enormous and it becomes quite addictive,
the power between the audience and the actor.
- Fiona Shaw

I knew it was going to be enormous because of the number
of people who bought the books,
but, to be honest, I never thought it would be bigger than Bond.
Never in a million years.
- Robbie Coltrane

Lawrence Ferlinghetti had a tremendous education as
an artist and also an enormous knowledge of literarture.
- David Amram

Tibetan Buddhism had an enormous impact on me.
- Richard Gere

If you were to open up a baby's head -
and I am not for a moment suggesting that you should -
you would find nothing but an enormous drool gland.
- Dave Barry

That is why with enormous regret I have tendered my
resignation to the prime minister today.
- David Blunkett

I called to the other men that the sky was clearing,
and then a moment later I realized that what I had
seen was not a rift in the clouds but the white crest of an enormous wave.
- Ernest Shackleton

To be candid with you, free agency hurts all sports.
It's great for athletes making an enormous amount of money.
But to say it helps the sports, I don't believe that.
- Jerry West

The one thing I regret was that my work required an
enormous amount of my time,
and a lot of travel.
- Neil Armstrong

So, not for lack of love of language,
but because I feel our language is in an enormous state of humiliation,
I decided to make films without words.
- Godfrey Reggio

You know, there are some areas of the state that are
providing enormous help to their students;
there are others where they're not doing what they can.
- George Pataki

It is not enough to show people how to live better:
there is a mandate for any group with enormous powers
of communication to show people how to be better.
- Marya Mannes

Finding people who get enormous pleasure from reading
books is a more and more unusual experience,
and so writers just so much want to be heard.
- Susie Bright


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