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Piet Mondrian Quotes and Sayings

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The position of the artist if humble.
He is essentially a channel.
- Piet Mondrian

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

Cowardice asks the question - is it safe?
Expediency asks the question - is it politic?
Vanity asks the question - is it popular?
But conscience asks the question - is it right?
And there comes a time when one must take a position
that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular;
but one must take it BECAUSE it is right.
- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

That is the thankless position of the father in the family -
the provider for all,
and the enemy of all.
- August Strindberg

 

Constant development is the law of life,
and a man who always tries to maintain his dogmas
in order to appear consistent
drives himself into a false position.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I am the baby in the family, and I always will be.
I am actually very happy to have that position.
But I still get teased.
I don't mind that.
- Janet Jackson

The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.
When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe.
You relinquish that position to your children.
- Jessica Lange

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Don't let your ego get too close to your position,
so that if your position gets shot down,
your ego doesn't go with it.
- Colin Powell

Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.
- George A. Smith

I offer gentle understanding to myself.
I position myself in love, not fear.
I look behind me with forgiveness.
I look forward with festive anticipation.
I embrace this holy moment and assert,
"Now. This moment is the moment to love,
the moment to serve, the moment to seize
the legacy instead of the small.
Now. Now I will live large, love boldly,
reach to the edges of my unfurled heart and fully enrolled hope.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Avoid having your ego so close to your position that
when your position falls,
your ego goes with it.
- Colin Powell

The ambiguous orientation of Japan drove the country
into the position of an invader in Asia.
- Kenzaburo Oe

I can think of a lot of words to describe Senator Kerry's position on Iraq;
"consistent" is not one of them.
- Dick Cheney

When actors are being defensive and defending their position,
that is when you get less than good acting.
- John Boorman

It has been said that the position of woman is the test of civilization,
and that of our women was secure.
In them was vested our standard of morals and the purity of our blood.
- Charles Eastman

'I don't want to grow up,' Tom Waits said it.
I live it.
I put myself in a position to be a kid as long as I want to.
I play loud music and scream for a living.
- Jason Newsted

In a war, you must hate somebody or love somebody;
you must have a position or you cannot stand what goes on.
- Robert Capa

Well, I think the global economy is in the position
for continuing good growth with inflation well in check.
- John W. Snow

You're in a much better position to talk with people
when they approach you than when you approach them.
- Peace Pilgrim

As a physician, I understand how important it is to
collect data on people so we can understand what's happening with them.
I will be in the position to help enable that knowledge.
- Laurel Clark

The position of modern science, as far as an ignorant
man of letters can understand it,
seems not a step in advance of that held by Huxley
and Romanes in the last century.
- Albert J. Nock

I kinda see my current position like this:
Here's your five minutes in the toy store,
so you gotta do all the good movies you can before
'Chuck Woolery' rings the bell.
- Ben Affleck

I wish to say that we Anarchists have never changed our position.
We are Anarchists as of old and still pursue the same ideals.
- Frederica Montseny

There are Anarchists in other parts of the world who are unable to,
comprehend the position of the Spanish Anarchists.
I do not pretend to censor these Anarchists.
- Frederica Montseny

I'm not really getting too involved.
My position is, Here's the record.
I'm at your disposal.
- Jules Shear

The position that I take partly as a result of living
in Asia is where you stop living according to your
expectations and you become available to experience things as they are.
- Martha Beck

The position the Government finds itself in is not
one of constructing a law,
but of carrying out a decision given by the Judicial
Committee of the Privy Council.
- Charles Tupper

Some people can get away with being very sexy to men
and not looking like a complete cow,
but I didn't think I was in a position where people knew me well enough.
- Sophie Ellis Bextor

I do not believe that the government is in any position
to say exactly how every single business and every
single activity shall reach those performances.
- Dixie Lee Ray

In my opinion, a master is morally obliged to seize
every sort of opportunity and to try to solve the problems
of the position without fear of some simplifications.
- Alexander Alekhine

The principal barrier to a general acceptance of the
monist position is that it is counterintuitive.
- Michael Shermer

The easiest thing to be in the world is you.
The most difficult thing to be is what other people want you to be.
Don't let them put you in that position.
- Leo Buscaglia

A claim for equality of material position can be met
only by a government with totalitarian powers.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

It's a perfectly valid position to not like Shakespeare.
- Ted Rall

Now if this electron is displaced from its equilibrium position,
a force that is directly proportional to the displacement
restores it like a pendulum to its position of rest.
- Pieter Zeeman

A lot of bands would be aching to be in the position we are.
- Robert Cray

Well, I have an interest in power.
I have an interest in people who find themselves in
the position to exercise absolute power.
- Boyd Rice

I'm in a position to look back at my life,
and I realized there were a number of experiences that needed to be documented.
- Dexter S. King

A lie does not consist in the indirect position of words,
but in the desire and intention, by false speaking,
to deceive and injure your neighbour.
- Jonathan Swift

Doctrinal rightness and rightness of ecclesiastical position are important,
but only as a starting point to go on into a living relationship -
and not as ends in themselves.
- Francis Schaeffer

I'm happy here, and why change when you love the club
and the club's in a really good position right now.
- Frank Lampard

Musicians now find themselves in the unlikely position of being legitimate.
At least the IRS thinks so.
- Billy Joel

One of the reasons I loved playing quarterback was
that I got to call the plays.
The cancer put me in a position where I really wasn't in control anymore.
- Len Dawson

Sure, I did a lot of things in excess.
But if you look at the core, the foundation of what I pursued,
what red-blooded young American male in my position wouldn't?
- Charlie Sheen

I work here at the Raiders.
My position is basically what I make it.
- Jim Otto

I would be surprised to see the White House scaling back on anything.
That would be an admission they are operating from a position of weakness.
- Rich Galen

What to do when inspiration doesn't come;
be careful not to spook,
get the wind up, force things into position.
You must wait around until the idea comes.
- John Huston

Every day Catholics prove that you can be a good Catholic
and a good Democrat and have a different position from the Church on abortion.
- James Carville

Pakistan could be uneasy on the position of Indian military.
But both the countries should take a bold decision,
breaking from their past, to transform their relationship.
- Simon Cameron

After I'd hit a home run and took my position in the field,
the fans in the bleachers began throwing packages of tobacco at me.
I stuffed them in my pocket.
- Hank Sauer

Trying to be fascinating is an asinine position to be in.
- Katharine Hepburn

There's a feminist writer, Naomi Wolfe,
who is reconsidering her position on abortion.
- Norma McCorvey

I believe that everyone can appreciate the right of
a family to grieve the loss of a loved one in peace,
regardless of anyone's position on the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Dave Reichert

You must be a power on earth, and must therefore accept
all the consequences of this position.
- Lajos Kossuth

As a celebrity, you get a certain number of free passes.
You're actually in a better position if you're a celebrity because people care.
- Joyce Brothers

In the summertime, we do a lot of video work.
With that, I can show them if their head is moving
too far or if the ball position or alignment isn't right.
- Mike Ricci

I see myself as a person who wants to serve the constituents
within my district and find a way to move those who
are not in our position philosophically to our position.
- Tim Scott

It's OK, I guess, if you really need the money,
but luckily, I'm not in that position.
- Shirley Booth

You don't have to hold a position in order to be a leader.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

In order to maintain an untenable position,
you have to be actively ignorant.
One motto on the show is, 'Keep your facts,
I'm going with the truth.'
- Stephen Colbert

I just have a position that any child that's in a failing
school should be able to get out,
or be in a position to have that school fixed.
- John Engler

The author takes the position that the consumer pays the tax,
and as such every individual of the social order should
be given unlimited opportunity to make the most of himself.
- Carter G. Woodson

The American work ethic is something to be admired.
Our workforce, regardless of position,
works hard to produce the best product and serve customers
to the best of their ability.
- Leonard Boswell

My position is not that John Kerry is either Jesus
Christ or the prophet Mohammad.
My position is that John Kerry is the possibility of restarting politics.
- Todd Gitlin

My background has been very helpful for this experience.
But everyone was so accommodating because they knew
it's not the most comfortable position to be the new kid.
- Jeri Ryan

People who are in a fortunate position always attribute
virtue to what makes them so happy.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

The remarkable position in which we find ourselves
is that we don't actually know what we actually know.
- Bill Bryson

Activate yourself to duty by remembering your position,
who you are, and what you have obliged yourself to be.
- Thomas Kempis

I fell in love with Neil's pain.
We were in this cocoon of intensity.
Neil and I were uniquely in the same position at the same time,
having overwhelming success facing us.
- Carrie Snodgress

Each individual member of a co-operative society works
with that interest which is inseparable from the new position he enjoys.
Each has an interest in the other.
- Leland Stanford

And how can poetry stand up against its new conditions?
Its position is perfectly precarious.
- John C. Ransom


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