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Jerzy Kosinski Quotes and Sayings

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The principle of art is to pause, not bypass.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Related topics: Art

The principles of true art is not to portray,
but to evoke.
- Jerzy Kosinski

It is possible to stand around with a cocktail in one's
hand and talk with everyone,
which means with no one.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I can create countries just as I can create the actions of my characters.
That is why a lot of travel seems to me a waste of time.
- Jerzy Kosinski

 

Physical comfort has nothing to do with any other comfort.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Travel gives me the opportunity to walk through the
sectors of cities where one can clearly see the passage of time.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Take a look at the books other people have in their homes.
- Jerzy Kosinski

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Going around under an umbrella interferes with one's looking up at the sky.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Banks introduced the installment plan.
The disappearance of cash and the coming of the credit
card changed the shape of life in the United States.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I collect human relationships very much the way others collect fine art.
- Jerzy Kosinski

In my photographs it is apparent that there was no
posing at the moment I released the shutter.
- Jerzy Kosinski

There must be no worse punishment to a totalitarian
nation than the withdrawal of capital.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I do like to live in other people's homes.
I enjoy being a guest.
I am an inexpensive guest.
When one lives in another's home he can enter into
the psychic kingdom of that person.
- Jerzy Kosinski

If we reduce social life to the smallest possible unit
we will find that there is no social life in the company of one.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I look back into past history, the stored experiences
or products of the imagination.
I look no further forward than the evening.
- Jerzy Kosinski

As I go to sleep I remember what my father said-that
one can never be sure if one will awake.
The way my health is now, this is becoming more and more real.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I do not gather things, I prefer to rent them rather than to possess them.
- Jerzy Kosinski

A trait which differentiated New York from European
cities was the incredible freedom and ease in which life,
including sexual life, could be carried on,
on many levels.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I don't fret over lost time - I can always use the situations in a novel.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Persons who have been homeless carry within them a
certain philosophy of life which makes them apprehensive about ownership.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Mapplethorpe presented the body as a sexual object,
separating it from the humanity of the person.
He added nothing to photography as a medium.
I hold his work in low regard.
- Jerzy Kosinski

The planned sit-down reception is an artificial forum
where one is presented with a limited number of persons
with whom he can hold a conversation.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Homelessness is a part of our American system.
There should be nothing wrong with this condition as
long as the individual is not sentenced to unnecessary
suffering and punishment.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I write for a certain sphere of readers in the United
States who on average watch seven and a half hours
of multichannel television per day.
- Jerzy Kosinski

I am inspired by human sexuality.
The act itself is mechanical and holds little interest to me.
- Jerzy Kosinski

It is not sex by itself that interests me,
but its particular role in American consciousness,
and in my own life.
- Jerzy Kosinski

A novelist has a specific poetic license which also applies to his own life.
- Jerzy Kosinski

In London, the weather would affect me negatively.
I react strongly to light.
If it is cloudy and raining, there are clouds and rain in my soul.
- Jerzy Kosinski

The things I write are for those who are willing to
accept a new relationship between the reader and the author.
- Jerzy Kosinski

There are many types of participation.
One can observe so intensely that one becomes part of the action,
but without being an active participant.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Gatherings and, simultaneously, loneliness are the
conditions of a writer's life.
- Jerzy Kosinski

And really the purpose of art - for me,
fiction - is to alert, to indicate to stop,
to say: Make certain that when you rush through you
will not miss the moment which you might have had,
or might still have.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reverence for life affords me my fundamental principle of morality.
- Albert Schweitzer

The first principle is that you must not fool yourself -
and you are the easiest person to fool.
- Richard Feynman

Never put passion before principle.
Even if win, you lose.
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid 2

In matters of style, swim with the current;
in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
- Thomas Jefferson

The Science of Mind is intensely practical
because it teaches us how to use
the Mind Principle for definite purposes,
such as helping those who are sick, impoverished, or unhappy.
- Ernest Holmes

Mind exists as a Principle in the universe,
just as electricity exists as a principle.
- Ernest Holmes

It is necessary for us to understand that
the only Active Principle is Spirit.
- Ernest Holmes

Know that the true essence of the Golden Rule
is always being compassionate, kind,
generous, and being in service to others.
Compelling others to behave as you wish
them to behave in the name of the
Golden Rule is a corruption of a sacred principle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have called this principle,
by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved,
by the term of Natural Selection.
- Charles Darwin

Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments
derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
- Adrian Cronauer

Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does
any harm to ask for what you want.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

There are many men of principle in both parties in America,
but there is no party of principle.
- Alexis de Tocqueville

There is no principle worth the name
if it is not wholly good.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone,
and you may cherish the sweetest reflection that your vote is never lost.
- John Quincy Adams

A war for a great principle ennobles a nation.
- Albert Pike

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

I begin with the principle that all men are bores.
Surely no one will prove himself
so great a bore as to contradict me in this.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Anger is something that each one of us has experienced -
some of us only occasionally, some almost daily.
Can we eliminate all anger? Probably not.
We will always have expectations,
and those expectations will often be unmet.
Disappointment is the principle cause of anger.
When we are disappointed, we look for someone to blame.
Declaring someone to be at fault is the nature of anger.
Anger is always directed at someone -
possibly toward God or the non-specific "they,"
but at some animate entity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first principle of a free society is an untrammeled
flow of words in an open forum.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

In principle, the great religions of the world
do not differ as much as they appear to.
- Ernest Holmes

Form follows profit is the aesthetic principle of our times.
- Richard Rogers

A man's country is not a certain area of land,
of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle
and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
- George William Curtis

We are all born for love.
It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Here is my first principle of foreign policy:
good government at home.
- William E. Gladstone

The value of a principle is the number of things it will explain.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Health is the vital principle of bliss,
and exercise, of health.
- James Thomson

The primal principle of democracy is the worth and
dignity of the individual.
- Edward Bellamy

An Army is a collection of armed men obliged to obey one man.
Every change in the rules which impairs the principle weakens the army.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

IT is difficult to speak or write with becoming moderation or propriety,
on topics to which we are biased by prejudice,
interest, or even principle.
- Joseph Lancaster

Voting is the foundational act that breathes life into
the principle of the consent of the governed.
- DeForest Soaries

So, what I say to people is that politics has got to
be about principle and values above all.
Of course, there are times when you have to make accommodations.
- Chris Patten

When you say you agree to a thing in principle you
mean that you have not the slightest intention of carrying it out in practice.
- Otto von Bismarck

Since the generality of persons act from impulse,
much more than from principle, men are neither so good
nor so bad as we are apt to think them.
- Augustus Hare

The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle
of human actions than the prospect of good.
- John Locke

You have to have that organizational principle behind the song.
- Tom Verlaine

The principle of subordination is the great bond of
union and harmony through the universe.
- Catharine Beecher

The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them.
The divine principle of our race is action,
choice, resolved memory.
- George Eliot


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