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Shapes Quotes

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Eagles come in all shapes and sizes,
but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
- E. F. Schumacher

Related topics: Positive

If we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Anthony Robbins

The Romans were not inventors of the supporting arch,
but its extended use in vaults and intersecting barrel
shapes and domes is theirs.
- Harry Seidler

I found I could say things with color and shapes that
I couldn't say any other way -
things I had no words for.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

 

I paint with shapes.
- Alexander Calder

Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please
or displease only in the memory.
- Francis Bacon

I'd learned enough about circuitry in high school electronics
to know how to drive a TV and get it to draw -
shapes of characters and things.
- Steve Wozniak

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For life is but a dream whose shapes return,
some frequently, some seldom, some by night and some by day.
- James Thomson

What's great is that because math is such a universal language,
really, our fans come in all shapes and sizes,
all ages and genders and races and backgrounds and cultures.
- David Krumholtz

Most religions live from a narrative that shapes their
relationship with the divine other,
God or the gods, and with the human other,
the stranger.
- Timothy Radcliffe

Every second is mapped out and he has this total childish
fascination with color and shapes and sequences.
- Meg White

In essence, if we want to direct our lives,
we must take control of our consistent actions.
It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives,
but what we do consistently.
- Tony Robbins

What we observe as material bodies and forces are nothing
but shapes and variations in the structure of space.
- Erwin Schrodinger

Taught from infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre,
the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round its gilt cage,
only seeks to adorn its prison.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

I had to learn chord shapes.
I bought books with chord charts.
I used to listen to all kinds of pop music.
- Mick Taylor

Smooth shapes are very rare in the wild but extremely
important in the ivory tower and the factory.
- Benoit Mandelbrot

We tolerate shapes in human beings that would horrify
us if we saw them in a horse.
- Dean Inge

I am convinced that living in an enclave shapes the personality,
and living alone shapes the personality too.
- Mary Douglas

I really look at my childhood as being one giant rusty
tuna can that I continue to recycle in many different shapes.
- Augusten Burroughs

One only has to look at the performance of the economy
to understand how it shapes the perspective of America's
youth about military service.
- John M. McHugh

No skill shapes a child's future success in school
or in life more than the ability to read.
- Bob Riley

Love comes in far more shapes and sizes than what the
family-values crowd condones,
of course.
- Wally Lamb

Everything shapes you to be the person you are today.
Sometimes hard lessons pay off dividends.
- Al Jourgensen

There is a destiny that shapes our ends rough,
hew them as we will.
- Frank Harris

Words fashioned with somewhat over precise diction
are like shapes turned out by a cookie cutter.
- Peter De Vries

The sizes and shapes of the panels have never been important to my stories.
It has always been the words and images that drew me in,
kind of like watching a movie.
- Jaime Hernandez

I never wanted to do biography just to tell the life of a famous man.
I always wanted to use the life of a man to examine political power,
because democracy shapes our lives.
- Robert Caro

We come in many different shapes and sizes,
and we need to support each other and our differences.
Our beauty is in our differences.
- Carre Otis

It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends,
but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
- Swami Sivananda

I have been a multitude of shapes, Before I assumed a consistent form.
- Taliesin

The course of business shapes public opinion.
- Marvin Bower

As the same fire assumes different shapes When it consumes
objects differing in shape,
So does the one Self take the shape Of every creature in whom he is present.
- Marcus Aurelius

I've kind of fashioned my life after a Slinky.
Bend me in a million shapes, and eventually I'll spring
back to what I originally was.
- Sylvester Stallone

It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear,
that shapes the face of a brave man.
- Georges Bernanos

Public opinion shapes our destinies and guides the
progress of human affairs.
- Frank B. Kellogg

Man shapes himself through decisions that shape his environment.
- Rene Dubos

To this day, I don't know what shapes a Hollywood career.
- Dorothy McGuire

Where one person shapes their life by precept and example,
there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
- James Russell Lowell

One of the basic things about a string is that it can
vibrate in many different shapes or forms,
which gives music its beauty.
- Edward Witten

Among God's creatures two, the dog and the guitar,
have taken all the sizes and all the shapes,
in order not to be separated from the man.
- Andres Segovia

The eye searches for shapes.
It searches for a beginning, a middle,
and an end.
- John Charles Polanyi

Colors answer feeling in man; shapes answer thought;
and motion answers will.
- John Sterling

The thought you have now shapes your experience of the next moment.
Practice shaping the moment.
- Tom Barrett

Nothing can happen nowhere.
The locale of the happening always colours the happening,
and often, to a degree, shapes it.
- Elizabeth Bowen

I just want to make a point that it's not just great
teachers that sometimes shape your life.
Sometimes it's the absence of great teachers that shapes
your life and being ignored can be just as good for
a person as being lauded.
- Julia Roberts

I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me -
shapes and ideas so near to me -
so natural to my way of being and thinking that it
hasn't occurred to me to put them down.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

And while I stood there I saw more than I can tell
and I understood more than I saw;
for I was seeing in a sacred manner the shapes of all things in the spirit,
and the shape of all shapes as they must live together like one being.
- Black Elk

There is an idea, the basis of an internal structure,
expanded and split into different shapes or groups
of sound constantly changing in shape,
direction, and speed, attracted and repulsed by various forces.
- Edgard Varese

My dresses are for women of all different shapes and sizes.
Actually, the one I tried on yesterday was the one Jennifer wore.
And who'd have thought I'd be the same size as Jennifer Lopez!
- Victoria Beckham

I try to construct a picture in which shapes,
spaces, colors, form a set of unique relationships,
independent of any subject matter.
At the same time I try to capture and translate the
excitement and emotion aroused in me by the impact with the original idea.
- Milton Avery

He will therefore have to use what knowledge he can achieve,
not to shape the results as the craftsman shapes his handiwork,
but rather to cultivate a growth by providing the appropriate environment,
in the manner in which the gardener does this for his plants.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

And the camera position, the organization,
looking for repeating forms, shapes,
trying to set up a visual rhythm seemed to come very natural.
All of a sudden I was in a forest of aluminum and steel
rather than a forest that we might think of in a traditional sense.
- John Sexton

I was trying to make something really hard,
but then I thought I should make something really soft instead,
that could be molded into different shapes.
That was how I came up with the first plastic.
I called it Bakelite.
- Leo Baekeland

Blade Runner appears regularly, two or three times
a year in various shapes and forms of science fiction.
It set the pace for what is essentially urban science fiction,
urban future and it's why I've never re-visited that
area because I feel I've done it.
- Ridley Scott

I just couldn't take school seriously:
I had this guitar neck with four frets which I kept hidden under the desk.
It had strings on it so I would practice my chord shapes
under the desk and that's about all I did at school.
- Alvin Lee

A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest,
remembers it most obsessively, wrenches it from itself,
shapes it, renders it, loves it so radically that he
remakes it in his own image.
- Joan Didion

You see, it's never the environment;
it's never the events of our lives,
but the meaning we attach to the events -
how we interpret them -
that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow.
- Tony Robbins

The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice.
And because we fail to notice that we fail to notice,
there is little we can do to change;
until we notice how failing to notice shapes our thoughts and deeds.
- R. D. Laing

If a group of people feels that it has been humiliated
and that its honour has been trampled underfoot,
it will want to express its identity and this expression
of an identity will take different shapes and forms.
- Abdolkarim Soroush

Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art.
The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal,
which Christ's religion illuminates with His divine light.
- Franz Liszt

The idea is if you use those two shapes and try to
colour the plane with them so the colours match,
then the only way that you can do this is to produce
a pattern which never repeats itself.
- Roger Penrose

I record all of my music with authentic instruments
in a studio before we start editing,
doing many, many versions.
The music shapes the film as we edit so it has an organic
relationship to the content.
- Ken Burns

I said to myself, I have things in my head that are
not like what anyone has taught me -
shapes and ideas so near to me -
so natural to my way of being and thinking that it
hasn't occurred to me to put them down.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

Programmers and marketing people know how to get into your subconscious -
they spend millions of dollars researching colors,
shapes, designs, symbols, that affect your preferences,
and they can make you feel warm, trusting,
like buying.
They can manipulate you.
- Richard Hatch

It's kind of like trying to make straight lines from curves,
but involving shapes that sort of dictate what the curves are,
if you like, and the difference between two separate
pieces creates a third transitional piece if you like.
- Sean Booth

In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves.
The process never ends until we die.
And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Whether we allow external events to
shape our lives at a core level
is very much within our own control.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is more malleable than you think
and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
- Bono

All endeavor calls for the ability
to tramp the last mile,
shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil.
The fight to the finish spirit is the one...
characteristic we must posses
if we are to face the future as finishers.
- Henry David Thoreau

Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore.
There is always something to make you wonder
in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf.
- Albert Schweitzer

The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.
- Eric Hoffer


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