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Maxfield Parrish Quotes and Sayings

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It is generally admitted that the most beautiful qualities
of a color are in its transparent state,
applied over a white ground with the light shining through the color.
- Maxfield Parrish

There are countless artists whose shoes I am not worthy to polish -
whose prints would not pay the printer.
The question of judgment is a puzzling one.
- Maxfield Parrish

I don't know what people find or like in me,
I'm hopelessly commonplace!
Current appreciation of my work is a bit highbrow,
I've always considered myself a popular artist.
- Maxfield Parrish

Thank you for allowing me to use colors as rich and deep as you please.
I had always wanted to do so, yet was never allowed
because of the color capabilities of our lithographers.
Now that I have done it, I don't think I'll ever go back.
- Maxfield Parrish

 

The hard part is how to plan a picture so as to give
to others what has happened to you.
To render in paint an experience, to suggest the sense of light and color,
of air and space.
- Maxfield Parrish

Increase of material comforts,
it may be generally laid down,
does not in any way whatsoever
conduce to moral growth.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

People generally complain about only two things:
when they have less than yesterday,
and when they have less than their neighbor.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

The most successful people in life
are generally those who have the best information.
- Benjamin Disraeli

My compassionate intents are generally received clearly
and acted upon - perhaps not immediately,
or in exactly the way I hope -
but acted upon favorably, nonetheless.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl:
it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling.
- Henry David Thoreau

She generally gave herself very good advice,
(though she very seldom followed it).
- Lewis Carroll

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

The healthy man does not torture others -
generally it is the tortured who turn into torturers.
- Carl Jung

Truth always rests with the minority,
and the minority is always stronger than the majority,
because the minority is generally formed by those
who really have an opinion,
while the strength of a majority is illusory,
formed by the gangs who have no opinion -
and who, therefore, in the next instant
(when it is evident that the minority is the stronger)
assume its opinion... while truth again reverts to a new minority.
- Soren Kierkegaard

It's not very heroic to slay dragons.
Dragons are generally very peaceful and well behaved.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert,
to fleece the people.
- Abraham Lincoln

Time is generally the best doctor.
- Ovid

People who don't take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
People who do take risks generally make about two big mistakes a year.
- Peter Drucker

The automobile, both a cause and an effect of this decentralization,
is ideally suited for our vast landscape and our generally
confused and contrary commuting patterns.
- Brock Yates

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.
- Will Rogers

Lovers may be and indeed generally are enemies,
but they never can be friends, because there must always
be a spice of jealousy and a something of Self in all their speculations.
- George Byron

Wise kings generally have wise counselors;
and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
- Diogenes

Generally speaking, historically in this country,
the care of a child has been thought of as female business.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Our individual lives cannot, generally,
be works of art unless the social order is also.
- Charles Horton Cooley

The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem,
it is generally employed only by small children and large nations.
- David Friedman

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever,
and generally stopping before it gets there.
- Agnes Repplier

The employer generally gets the employees he deserves.
- J. Paul Getty

Civilized countries generally adopt gold or silver or both as money.
- Alfred Marshall

Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy,
that are preceded by a long Courtship.
- Joseph Addison

I know of no more disagreeable situation than to be
left feeling generally angry without anybody in particular to be angry at.
- Frank Moore Colby

God as now generally conceived of is only the last witch.
- Samuel Butler

Well, yes, I've fired a lot of people.
Generally I like other people to fire,
because it's always a lousy task.
But I have fired many people.
- Donald Trump

Where there is mystery, it is generally suspected there must also be evil.
- Lord Byron

Gamesters and highwaymen are generally very good to their whores,
but they are very devils to their wives.
- John Gay

At first, I only laughed at myself.
Then I noticed that life itself is amusing.
I've been in a generally good mood ever since.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
- Edmund Burke

Though I'd have to say it was generally the guys in Detroit,
as a group, that won the two Championships.
They were terrific and I always look back very fondly.
- Chuck Daly

The man who is always worrying about whether or not
his soul would be damned generally has a soul that isn't worth a damn.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I generally find an affinity with a lot of the people
I play and I suppose if I didn't feel an affinity for
them then they wouldn't be particularly good performances.
- Hugo Weaving

I was not an outstanding student.
I did a reasonable amount of work.
I got generally good - pretty good grades,
but I was not that passionate about getting straight A's.
- Steve Case

In the broad and sweeping sense which the use of the term generally implies,
I am not a free-trader.
- John Griffin Carlisle

Of course, the world is full of problems.
But on the other hand it's important to get the sense...
are we generally moving in the right direction or the wrong direction?
- Bjorn Lomborg

Eating coals of fire has always been one of the sensational feats of the Fire Kings,
as it is quite generally known that charcoal burns
with an extremely intense heat.
- Harry Houdini

Laws are generally not understood by three sorts of persons,
viz, by those who make them, by those who execute them,
and by those who suffer if they break them.
- George Savile

These days there are a lot of people who just want to be famous.
I think that comes from a naive place,
because those people generally don't know what it's like.
- Catherine Keener

Commercial shackles are generally unjust,
oppressive, and impolitic.
- James Madison

Generally, cars were not built to sit on dealer lots.
It encourages the wrong kind of behavior in the whole system.
- Rick Wagoner

The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature,
and poetry, and all that is spiritual.
- John Muir

The person who goes farthest is generally the one who
is willing to do and dare.
The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.
- Dale Carnegie

When people wear shoes that don't fit them,
it says something about their soul.
Generally, I think it means they are good people.
- Billy Bob Thornton

Generally speaking, there is more wit than talent in the world.
Society swarms with witty people who lack talent.
- Antoine Rivarol

The art which we may call generally art of the wayside,
as opposed to that which is the business of men's lives,
is, in the best sense of the word, Grotesque.
- John Ruskin

Always think that in any area of the arts,
you get maybe ten percent of people who are creative,
original...
and the rest are generally following on,
copying.
- Hugh Hopper

Advertising generally works to reinforce consumer trends
rather than to initiate them.
- Michael Schudson

But in terms of the code by which we go to market -
it's not telling kids to supersize,
we're not selling them, generally, products,
in the advertising we do to them.
- Jim Cantalupo

I'm lazy but generally task oriented so having a hoop
to jump through means eventually I'll make the effort.
- Thomas Lynch

Generally, my writing is influenced by living,
by absorbing everything that happens to me and my actions.
- Graham Nash

The engineer, and more generally the designer,
is concerned with how things ought to be -
how they ought to be in order to attain goals,
and to function.
- Herbert Simon

Wars spring from unseen and generally insignificant causes,
the first outbreak being often but an explosion of anger.
- Thucydides

Blunders are an inescapable feature of war,
because choice in military affairs lies generally between the bad and the worse.
- Allan Massie

The defendant wants to hide the truth because he's generally guilty.
The defense attorney's job is to make sure the jury
does not arrive at that truth.
- Alan Dershowitz

If people use common sense and their own guiding moral compass,
I think they'll generally stay out of trouble.
- Steve Chabot

Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity
of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.
- William Allen White

Indeed, the whole company, although thin in flesh,
and generally of slight forms, and limbs,
especially, are as good looking and intelligent a body
of men as we usually meet with.
- Lewis Tappan

Man is a strange animal.
He generally cannot read the handwriting on the wall
until his back is up against it.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

The benefits of education and of useful knowledge,
generally diffused through a community,
are essential to the preservation of a free government.
- Sam Houston

The forgotten man...
He works, he votes, generally he prays,
but his chief business in life is to pay.
- William Graham Sumner

The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
- Jean de la Bruyere

You watch the Supreme Court in action on these cases,
and they are a conflicted court.
However, when it comes to speech issues generally,
the court has been protective.
- Jay Alan Sekulow


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