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Expressive Quotes

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Every time a student walks past a really urgent,
expressive piece of architecture that belongs to his college,
it can help reassure him that he does have that mind,
does have that soul.
- Louis Kahn

Related topics: Art

Drawing is like making an expressive gesture with the advantage of permanence.
- Henri Matisse

It seems to me opera is just as relevant as an expressive art as anything else.
- Carlisle Floyd

So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet,
music in some living form will accompany and sustain
it and give it expressive meaning.
- Aaron Copland

 

American audiences tend to be more expressive than British ones.
- Simon Pegg

Being Latin parents makes us extremely expressive with our affections.
- Gloria Estefan

But I tend to think of the expressive part of me as rather tedious -
never curious or responsive,
but blind and self-serving.
- Mark Strand

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No writer, no matter how gifted, immortalizes himself
unless he has crystallized into expressive and original
phrase the eternal sentiments and yearnings of the human heart.
- Alfred de Vigny

I've just simply used what I've used because of the great,
great expressive potential of it.
- John Eaton

There is that indescribable freshness and unconsciousness
about an illiterate person that humbles and mocks the
power of the noblest expressive genius.
- Walt Whitman

I'm thinking in terms of a point of departure,
a field of action for performers to express an expressive
need of mine which hopefully the context of music would convey.
- John Eaton

No other acoustic instrument can match the piano's expressive range,
and no electric instrument can match its mystery.
- Kenneth Miller

Oppression does not make for hearts as big as all outdoors.
Oppression makes us big and small.
Expressive and silenced.
Deep and dead.
- Cherrie Moraga

Perl was designed to work more like a natural language.
It's a little more complicated but there are more shortcuts,
and once you learned the language, it's more expressive.
- Larry Wall

CRATEL is a center with a two-fold mission -
to explore technology as an expressive element and
to use technology to bridge gaps between diverse groups of people.
- John Harrison

Several speeches were made by the chiefs during the council,
all expressive in the highest degree of their friendly
disposition towards our government,
and their conduct in every particular manifested the
sincerity of their declarations.
- William Henry Ashley

I remember that.
I was talking to him and I said how great it would
be if actors had a tail because I have animals and a tail is so expressive.
On a cat you can tell everything.
You can tell if they're annoyed.
You can tell whether they're scared.
- Christopher Walken

I've found that in now having experienced what it's
like to make records and just through growing up in
general that you should be expressive about what's
affecting you instead of trying to sing about a subject
just for the sake of other people getting something from it.
- Chantal Kreviazuk

Eisenhower had about the most expressive face I ever painted,
I guess.
Just like an actor's.
Very mobile.
When he talked, he used all the facial muscles.
And he had a great, wide mouth that I liked.
When he smiled, it was just like the sun came out.
- Norman Rockwell

He was a horse of goodly countenance,
rather expressive of vigilance than fire;
though an unnatural appearance of fierceness was thrown
into it by the loss of his ears,
which had been cropped pretty close to his head.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

The music comes first.
When Geoff has made something the inspiration comes automatically.
His music is very expressive.
But still is is a very difficult process:
I have to add something to his music,
not push it away.
It has to be equal, and I find that very difficult.
- Beth Gibbons

Language... has created the word "loneliness"
to express the pain of being alone.
And it has created the word "solitude"
to express the glory of being alone.
- Paul Tillich

As we express our gratitude,
we must never forget that the highest appreciation
is not to utter words, but to live by them.
- John F. Kennedy

The Divine Plan is one of Freedom.
The inherent nature of man is ever seeking
to express itself in terms of freedom,
because freedom is the birthright of every living soul.
- Ernest Holmes

In true friendship, one can express
anything and everything without feeling ashamed
or afraid of being rejected.
- Aparna Chatterjee

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd,
Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.
- Alexander Pope

Repressed anger still is anger, it just isn't expressed.
If you truly have no anger, you are blessed and joyful.
If you have repressed anger, know that you have anger,
you just haven't expressed that anger.
Go ahead, express your anger briefly,
pound pillows, scream, curse.
Then take a deep breath, and get over it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I offer my body, my mind
and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O Infinite Creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose
to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work,
and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered
to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
- Don Miguel Ruiz

Most people consider the course of events as natural and inevitable.
They little know what radical change are possible through prayer.
Every morning I offer my body, my mind and any ability that I posses,
to be used by Thee, O infinite creator,
in whatever way Thou dost choose to express Thyself through me.
I know that all work is Thy work, and that no task is too difficult
or too menial when offered to Thee in loving service.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

I feel the need to express something,
but I don't know what it is I want to express.
- the movie Interiors

Art is the desire of a man to express himself,
to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
- Amy Lowell

Man's ultimate concern must be expressed symbolically,
because symbolic language alone is able to express the ultimate.
- Paul Tillich

No ideas and the ability to express them -
that's a journalist.
- Karl Kraus

But most people don't come up to me and express a lot of emotion.
- Jim Hodges

I don't want to express alienation.
It isn't what I feel.
I'm interested in various kinds of passionate engagement.
All my work says be serious, be passionate,
wake up.
- Susan Sontag

How strangely do we diminish a thing as soon as we
try to express it in words.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

I will continue to express the fact I am for a drug-free
sport and always will be.
- Marion Jones

The proof that God has revealed himself to man by special
and express communications,
and that Christianity constitutes that revelation,
is no part of these inquiries.
- Simon Greenleaf

I think the leaders inevitably express the people they are leading.
- Leonard Baskin

There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by
the express commandment of God,
that are shocking to humanity and to every idea we have of moral justice.
- Thomas Paine

Music is the tool to express life - and all that makes a difference.
- Herbie Hancock

There's so much we can't express in our day-to-day
interaction with people because it's considered inappropriate.
And acting is all about being inappropriate.
- Wentworth Miller

You can express a lot of things, a lot of action without speaking.
- Catherine Deneuve

The thing about kids is that they express emotion.
They don't hold back.
If they want to cry, they cry, and if they are in a good mood,
they're in a good mood.
- Eddie Murphy

I do some concerts.
At the moment, I'm being helped a lot by a gig I play in London,
which is Pizza Express.
- Mose Allison

Art is expression, and to have high expression you
must have something high to express.
- Goldwin Smith

The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.
- Bernard Baruch

We should all have the opportunity to express what we want to express.
- Richard King

O public road, I say back I am not afraid to leave you,
yet I love you, you express me better than I can express myself.
- Walt Whitman

The further the music develops, the more complex the
apparatus used by the composer to express his thoughts becomes.
- Gustav Mahler

The makeup is simply an extension of the personality and colors,
clothing, makeup all express something.
- Gene Simmons

In black Africa, one does not strike,
one does not express, one walks right.
- Yannick Noah

Acting is not being emotional, but being able to express emotion.
- Robert Quillen

I also wanted to express the strength of cinema to hide reality,
while being entertaining.
Cinema can fill in the empty spaces of your life and your loneliness.
- Pedro Almodovar

I was an observer.
I liked to listen rather than openly express myself.
This trait is something that I've retained over the years.
- Giorgio Armani

A good marriage is one which allows for change and
growth in the individuals and in the way they express their love.
- Pearl S. Buck

I was an adopted child of my grandparents,
and I don't know how I can ever express my gratitude for that,
because my parents would have been a mess,
you know.
- James Earl Jones

Words do not express thoughts very well.
They always become a little different immediately after they are expressed,
a little distorted, a little foolish.
- Hermann Hesse

I am inspired by many mediums and use them to express
varied aspects of my philosophies and life observations.
- Judith Anderson

I do have tatoos, and I do wear leather,
but there are other sides of me, that my film express.
- Angelina Jolie

Love cannot express the idea of music,
while music may give an idea of love.
- Hector Berlioz

Sometimes you get submerged by emotion.
I think it's very important to express it -
which doesn't necessarily mean hitting someone.
- Eric Cantona

The antagonisms between men and women express themselves
in the most delicate phase of their life together -
in their sexual relationship.
- C. L. R. James

I cannot express it: but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is,
or should be, an existence of yours beyond you.
- Emily Bronte

I entirely agree with you about the obscurity of Mrs
Browning's line about the stars.
It is far-fetched.
She wanted to express something which she found beyond expression.
- Marie Corelli

You have to open your mind.
I like the ability to express myself in a deep way.
It's the closest music to our humanity -
it's like a folk music that rises up out of a culture.
- Sonny Terry

Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their
choice are prepared to choose wisely.
The real safeguard of democracy, therefore,
is education.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

In all realms of life it takes courage to stretch your limits,
express your power, and fulfill your potential...
it's no different in the financial realm.
- Suze Orman

These are hallowed moments, when every American has
reason to express his gratitude to Almighty God that
it has been our good fortune to witness the light of this auspicious morn.
- Nelson A. Miles


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