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Masterpiece Quotes

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Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training,
for it trains people as to how they should think.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

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I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.
- John Ruskin

A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

The smallest feline is a masterpiece.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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

Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows -
the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed
the base of this dreadful masterpiece.
- Ernie Pyle

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The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.
- Jean Cocteau

A masterpiece is something said once and for all,
stated, finished, so that it's there complete in the mind,
if only at the back.
- Virginia Woolf

To the humblest among them, who may be listening to me now,
I want to say that the masterpiece to which you are
paying historic homage this evening is a painting which he has saved.
- Andre Malraux

Of all the arts in which the wise excel,
nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
- Andre Breton

A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one.
Genius is the talent of a dead man.
- Carl Sandburg

Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast,
obscure, unfinished masterpiece.
- Vladimir Nabokov

Life is denied by lack of attention,
whether it be to cleaning windows or trying to write a masterpiece.
- Nadia Boulanger

Respect the masterpiece. It is true reverence to man.
There is no quality so great, none so much needed now.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

He wants to live on through something-and in his case,
his masterpiece is his son.
all of us want that, and it gets more poignant as we
get more anonymous in this world.
- Arthur Miller

The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that,
all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding,
he believes he has free will.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

The true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece
and no other task is of any consequence.
- Cyril Connolly

Nature's great masterpiece, an elephant;
the only harmless great thing.
- John Donne

Winners have the ability to step back from the canvas
of their lives like an artist gaining perspective.
They make their lives a work of art -
an individual masterpiece.
- Denis Waitley

A masterpiece...
may be unwelcome but it is never dull.
- Gertrude Stein

Of all those arts in which the wise excel,
Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
- Andre Breton

The Vietnam memorial is a masterpiece.
The names of the dead are listed there,
chronologically.
Just the names.
- William Westmoreland

A masterpiece of fiction is an original world and as
such is not likely to fit the world of the reader.
- Vladimir Nabokov

The more books we read, the clearer it becomes that
the true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece
and that no other task is of any consequence.
- Cyril Connolly

Trees Lounge is based on my own life.
Both my parents like the movie.
My father, of course, thinks it's a masterpiece.
- Steve Buscemi

All TV can do is capture the spirit of a book because
the medium is so utterly different.
But I'm very grateful for the readers that Masterpiece
Theatre has undoubtedly brought me.
- Joanna Trollope

Nowadays, if a studio assumes that his film is bad,
there is always an executive that gets more nervous
than usual and thinks that if they change the music,
the film will become a masterpiece.
- Maurice Jarre

There are no rules and regulations for perfect composition.
If there were we would be able to put all the information
into a computer and would come out with a masterpiece.
We know that's impossible.
You have to compose by the seat of your pants.
- Arnold Newman

I'm fairly competant as a director and actor,
but I am Mr. Neurotic as a writer.
I just don't have enough confidence in my abilities to take criticism well.
I take it personally.
Start with 'It's a masterpiece,' and then tell me what
you think could be changed.
- Tim Robbins

For hundreds of years people have talked about artists having inspiration,
but often, some persons would say, write us a symphony or write us a song,
on commission.
The artists would come up with a masterpiece without
waiting to have their muse inspire them.
- Tom Glazer

If I belong to a tradition, it is a tradition that
makes the masterpiece tell the performer what to do,
and not the performer telling the piece what it should be like,
or the composer what he ought to have composed.
- Alfred Brendel

It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe
that children cannot understand religion.
Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith
if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?
- Dwight L. Moody

I always carry lots of stuff with me wherever I roam,
always weighted down with books, with cassettes,
with pens and paper, just in case I get the urge to sit down somewhere,
and oh, I don't know, read something or write my masterpiece.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel

The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
- George Santayana

The good critic is he who relates the adventures of
his soul among masterpieces.
- Anatole France

Many artists and writers have used cannabis for creative stimulation -
from the writers of the world's religious masterpieces
to our most irreverent satirists.
- Jack Herer

The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture,
their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.
- Voltaire

Everything great in the world comes from neurotics.
They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.
- Marcel Proust

The effect of studying masterpieces is to make me admire and do otherwise.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

For any director with a little lucidity,
masterpieces are films that come to you by accident.
- Sidney Lumet

We are similar to a museum.
My function is to present old masterpieces in modern frames.
- Rudolf Bing

My only fantasy about writing was that in my old days,
after directing many masterpieces, I would write my memoirs.
- Manuel Puig

Masterpieces are not single and solitary births;
they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common,
of thinking by the body of the people,
so that the experience of the mass is behind the single voice.
- Virginia Woolf

Clint Eastwood.
Here's a guy who's been involved in so many movies,
lots of them masterpieces, and now he's a director.
I just like everything I know about him.
He's very decisive, he makes up his mind real quick.
- Bobby Farrelly

Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces
and classics of the world,
to the great and ancient and accepted things;
and I am here introducing a short,
small story of my own which appeared in The Evening
News about ten months ago.
- Arthur Machen

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother.
- Roe Fulkerson

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live so that when your children think of fairness,
caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

You are my family because I CHOOSE you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

You don't choose your family.
They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
- Desmond Tutu

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter


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