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William Shirley Quotes and Sayings

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Images adorn our inner life and carry great power there.
- William Shirley

Words alone cannot fully convey the realities of the
soul or the greatness of the human spirit.
- William Shirley

My purpose is to inspire people of all walks of life
to discover the virtue inherent within them and to
bring forth that virtue in their daily lives.
- William Shirley

Images have a unique power to impart that which is beyond words.
- William Shirley

 

I am of opinion that it is highly requisite forthwith to pass a law,
prohibiting upon great penalties all trade with our enemies,
and more especially the supplying of them with arms,
ammunition or provisions of any kind whatsoever.
- William Shirley

I don't flatter myself with much dependence upon the
present disposition of the Eastern Indians,
who are many ways liable to be drawn into a rupture
with us by the artifices of the French,
their own weakness and the influence which the French
Missionary Priests have over them.
- William Shirley

Begin to act from your dominion.
Declare the truth by telling yourself
that there is nothing to be afraid of,
that you no longer entertain any images of fear.
- Ernest Holmes

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We are all connected to everyone and everything in the universe.
Therefore, everything one does as an individual affects the whole.
All thoughts, words, images, prayers, blessings,
and deeds are listened to by all that is.
- Serge Kahili King

We don't have a language for the senses.
Feelings are images,
sensations are like musical sounds.
- Anais Nin

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover,
through the detours of art, those two or three great
and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened.
- Albert Camus

Most of the images of reality on which we base our
actions are really based on vicarious experience.
- Albert Bandura

Both within the family and without, our sisters hold up our mirrors:
our images of who we are and of who we can dare to be.
- Elizabeth Fishel

I like creating images.
- Kate Moss

Different people get different things out of the images.
It doesn't matter what it's about, all that matters
is how it makes you feel.
- Adam Jones

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs.
When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.
- Ansel Adams

The symbolic view of things is a consequence of long absorption in images.
Is sign language the real language of Paradise?
- Hugo Ball

When you give an artist a canvas, you shouldn't tell
him exactly how much paint to put on it,
or exactly how sharp the images should be.
You should let the artist get going.
- Reed Hundt

First, those images help us understand the general
and specific magnitude of disaster caused by the tsunami.
The huge outpouring of aid would not have happened without those images.
- Bruce Jackson

Digital imaging allows both groups to rise above the
limitations of mess and clutter and mechanics,
and apply our talents to creating images limited only by our imaginations.
- Buffy Sainte-Marie

Moreover, photography has made it possible to fix these
images and now provides us with a permanent record
of each observed spectrum,
which can be measured out at any time.
- Pieter Zeeman

Anticipation of movement, through muscular innervation and memory,
by its retention of nerve impulse images,
extend the present to the limit of a second or so.
- John Desmond Bernal

Film provides an opportunity to marry the power of
ideas with the power of images.
- Steven Bochco

TV gives everyone an image, but radio gives birth to
a million images in a million brains.
- Peggy Noonan

Watching television in those days was not the same
experience as it is today.
After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing.
- Annette Funicello

I don't want to talk about negative,
dark things.
The only thing I've got against stuff like Marilyn Manson is,
they make unbelievable videos and unbelievable images.
- Sammy Hagar

I have become intrigued with the combining of seemingly
unrelated ideas or images,
or the drawing upon the many, sometimes dissimilar,
meanings a word might have.
- John Barton

Walt put everything he knew about communication with images into the park,
so it was very familiar.
- John Hench

Once the object has been constructed,
I have a tendency to discover in it,
transformed and displaced,
images, impressions, facts which have deeply moved me.
- Alberto Giacometti

I'm not interested in seeing a film just made by a woman -
not unless she is looking for new images.
- Agnes Varda

Even in China.
Children there, next to the Great Wall,
who had never seen Mickey Mouse responded.
So the studio did have that skill to communicate with images.
- John Hench

Some of the words and symbols and images from childhood
will continually be part and parcel of my personality.
- Dennis Potter

Images contaminate us like viruses.
- Paul Virilio

Realizing that our actions, feelings and behaviour
are the result of our own images and beliefs gives
us the level that psychology has always needed for changing personality.
- Maxwell Maltz

Look at lots of exhibitions and books,
and don't get hung up on cameras and technical things.
Photography is about images.
- Fay Godwin

Smash the control images.
Smash the control machine.
- William S. Burroughs

You've got to work.
You've got to want an audience to sit forward in their chairs sometimes,
rather than sit back and be bombarded with images.
- Sam Mendes

I try to give the media as many confusing images as
I can to retain my freedom.
What's real is for my children and the people I live with.
- Sting

I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
- Sophocles

A novel is never anything, but a philosophy put into images.
- Jim Rohn

Words to me were magic.
You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds
of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever.
It was amazing to me that words had this power.
- Amy Tan

Vivid images are like a beautiful melody that speaks
to you on an emotional level.
It bypasses your logic centers and even your intellect
and goes to a different part of the brain.
- Steven Bochco

At first the ancient images of the Goddess did not interest me.
- Carol P. Christ

Unlike metaphor, metonymy does not try to fuse images together.
- Thomas Harrison

Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a
new combination of those images which have been previously
gathered and deposited in the memory;
nothing can come of nothing.
- Joshua Reynolds

Immortality is really desirable, I guess.
In terms of images, anyway.
- Damien Hirst

In an age of synthetic images and synthetic emotions,
the chances of an accidental encounter with reality are remote indeed.
- Serge Daney

Writers and politicians are natural rivals.
Both groups try to make the world in their own images;
they fight for the same territory.
- Salman Rushdie

As bad as it might be to destroy a creature made in God's image,
it might be very much worse to be creating them after images of one's own.
- Leon Kass

There are a lot of directors who are knowledgeable about images,
and others who aren't.
- Conrad Hall

Imagery is not past but present.
It rests with what we call our mental processes to
place these images in a temporal order.
- George H. Mead

Slowly poetry becomes visual because it paints images,
but it is also musical: it unites two arts into one.
- Eugenio Montale

Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?
- Andy Warhol

We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images.
Abstract art will have been good for one thing:
to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.
- Salvador Dali

Gay culture is surviving and thriving.
Some activists believe the recent rise in homophobic
violence might be a gauge of the success of positive gay images.
- Lance Loud

Some people are really good at maneuvering their careers
and images and I'm not one of those people.
- Sheryl Crow

In poetry, you must love the words, the ideas and the
images and rhythms with all your capacity to love anything at all.
- Wallace Stevens

The source and center of all man's creative power...
is his power of making images, or the power of imagination.
- Robert Collier

You've gotten words about those American and Iraqi deaths and mutilations,
but precious few images.
- Bruce Jackson

The misery in war-torn Afghanistan is reminiscent of
images from the Thirty Years' War.
- Jurgen Habermas

Censorship of ideas or images or words is wrong.
- Richard King

And I also see how this body influences external images:
it gives back movement to them.
- Henri Bergson

I see plainly how external images influence the image that I call my body:
they transmit movement to it.
- Henri Bergson

Some people have compared the Klan images to ecclesiastical figures.
- Andres Serrano

Records have images.
There are wet records and dry records.
And big records.
- Art Garfunkel

When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry.
The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing
facts as with creating images.
- Niels Bohr

When you see a silent movie, you understand everything
that's going on from the images because the images are so strong.
- Monica Bellucci

Watching a movie from beginning to end is like reading,
because even though what you see are images,
they are telling you a story.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Today, children are watching more and more television,
and are bombarded over and over with images and content
that have the potential to dramatically influence their behavior.
- Tim Murphy

I write scripts to serve as skeletons awaiting the
flesh and sinew of images.
- Ingmar Bergman

War is big and there are only so many reporters and
only so many places for their words and images to appear.
Choices are made constantly.
- Bruce Jackson

We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses,
but from our illusions.
We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images
we have put in their place.
- Daniel J. Boorstin


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