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Dwarfish Quotes

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What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole.
Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I do not pretend to know precisely what is on foot there;
but I think it pretty evident that there is a very
free communication between that country and this body,
and unless I am greatly mistaken, I see the dwarfish
medium by which that communication is kept up.
- Benjamin F. Wade

These mountains appear to be almost entirely composed
of stratas of rock of various colours (mostly red)
and are partially covered with a dwarfish growth of pine and cedar,
which are the only species of timber to be seen.
- William Henry Ashley

The art of newspaper paragraphing is to stroke a platitude
until it purrs like an epigram.
- Don Marquis

 

An epigram is but a feeble thing - With straw in tail,
stuck there by way of sting.
- William Cowper

Somewhere in the world there is an epigram for every dilemma.
- Hendrik Willem Van Loon

Feminine passion is to masculine as an epic is to an epigram.
- Karl Kraus

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Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort,
some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Your life is the manifestation of your dream;
it is an art.
You can change your life anytime if
you aren't enjoying the dream.
- don Miguel Ruiz

The supreme art of war is
to subdue the enemy without fighting.
- Sun Tzu

Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

Motivation is the art of getting people to do
what you want them to do because they want to do it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Courage is the art of being the only one
who knows you're scared to death.
- Earl Wilson

Tell me what company thou keepst,
and I'll tell thee what thou art.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.
- Jonathan Swift

Of all lies, art is the least untrue.
- Gustave Flaubert

The more horrifying this world becomes,
the more art becomes abstract.
- Ellen Key

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
- Thomas Merton

When I work, and in my art, I hold hands with God.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

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

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
- Theodor Adorno

Art is not a study of positive reality,
it is the seeking for ideal truth.
- John Ruskin

Great art picks up where nature ends.
- Marc Chagall

Even a true artist does not always produce art.
- Carroll O'Connor

Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint.
- Robert Delaunay

So vast is art, so narrow human wit.
- Alexander Pope

My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than
to continue living for art.
- Clara Schumann

I've never really had a hobby, unless you count art,
which the IRS once told me I had to declare as a hobby
since I hadn't made money with it.
- Laurie Anderson

The terrifying and edible beauty of Art Nouveau architecture.
- Salvador Dali

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward
what is arcane and concealed.
- Khalil Gibran

Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century.
- Marshall McLuhan

Advertising is the greatest art form of the 20th century.
- Marshall McLuhan

No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
- Theodore Bikel

Art is science made clear.
- Wilson Mizner

Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

All art is autobiographical.
The pearl is the oyster's autobiography.
- Federico Fellini

When I think of art I think of beauty.
Beauty is the mystery of life.
It is not in the eye it is in the mind.
In our minds there is awareness of perfection.
- Agnes Martin

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

The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters,
is simplicity.
- Walt Whitman

Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking
at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea.
- John Ciardi

Art is subject to arbitrary fashion.
- Kary Mullis

It is art that makes life, makes interest,
makes importance and I know of no substitute whatever
for the force and beauty of its process.
- Max Eastman

The history of modern art is also the history of the
progressive loss of art's audience.
Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist
and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin

Be slow to fall into friendship;
but when thou art in, continue firm and constant.
- Socrates

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone
who has just done you a small favor
wish that he might have done you a greater one.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather,
and exposing them to the critic.
- Ambrose Bierce

Art is an invention of aesthetics, which in turn is
an invention of philosophers...
What we call art is a game.
- Octavio Paz

Beauty in art is often nothing but ugliness subdued.
- Jean Rostand

The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure.
- Dale Carnegie

I cry out for order and find it only in art.
- Helen Hayes

Art is a revolt against fate.
- Andre Malraux

To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men,
is the same as saying of some kind of food that it
is very good but that most people can't eat it.
- Leo Tolstoy

Treat a work of art like a prince.
Let it speak to you first.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos.
- Stephen Sondheim

Things turn out best for the people
who make the best of the way things turn out.
- Art Linkletter

The perfection of art is to conceal art.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

What art offers is space - a certain breathing room for the spirit.
- John Updike

A guilty conscience needs to confess.
A work of art is a confession.
- Albert Camus

The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
- Pablo Picasso

If a building becomes architecture, then it is art.
- Arne Jacobsen

Art is magic delivered from the lie of being truth.
- Theodor Adorno

Art begins with resistance - at the point where resistance is overcome.
No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.
- Andre Gide

Art is man's expression of his joy in labor.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the
unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
- Al Capp

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next
to a God made object like a tree or flower.
If it clashes, it is not art.
- Paul Cezanne

The business of art is to reveal the relation between man and his environment.
- David Herbert Lawrence

Art hurts.
Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference.
The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference.
And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

The history of art is the history of revivals.
- Samuel Butler

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
- Ambrose Bierce

Art doesn't transform.
It just plain forms.
- Roy Lichtenstein


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