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Spontaneity Quotes

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I like Vegas for its spontaneity.
- Tony Curtis

Only in spontaneity can we be who we truly are.
- John McLaughlin

The passion and spontaneity in music is all gone.
- Jan Hammer

As long as there are musicians who have a passion for spontaneity,
for creating something that's never been before,
the art form of jazz will flourish.
- Charlie Haden

 

Spontaneity has its time and its place.
- Arthur Frank Burns

There's a sense of spontaneity, and no emphasis on jokes in this show.
People generally talk the way they talk in life if
you were in this particular situation.
- Larry David

Analysis kills spontaneity.
The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

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The formal Washington dinner party has all the spontaneity
of a Japanese imperial funeral.
- Simon Hoggart

There might be a different model for a literary community that's quicker,
more real-time, and involves more spontaneity.
- George Saunders

You might lose your spontaneity and,
instead of composing first-rate Gershwin,
end up with second rate Ravel.
- Maurice Ravel

Especially when you deal with comedy,
you have got to be really honest because it's the honesty
and the spontaneity that causes people to chuckle,
that catches people.
- Austin Peck

The way that I live my life is on spontaneity.
- Melanie Brown

I came together with younger musicians and tried to
pass on my own experiences.
In the process, I always tried to maintain my curiosity and spontaneity.
- Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

There is a trade off - as you grow older you gain wisdom
but you lose spontaneity.
- Kenny Rogers

The essence of pleasure is spontaneity.
- Germaine Greer

Spontaneity is such an entertaining facet of show business.
- Chuck Barris

Creativity is not merely the innocent spontaneity of our youth and childhood;
it must also be married to the passion of the adult human being,
which is a passion to live beyond one's death.
- Rollo May

There is the danger of over preparation,
of loss of spontaneity; over rehearsal is the most
terrible thing you can imagine.
We do have a very close association between costume and set designer,
though.
And the cameraman is very important,
of course.
- Terence Fisher

Often, even after years, mental states once present
in consciousness return to it with apparent spontaneity
and without any act of the will;
that is,
they are reproduced involuntarily.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

When air conditioning, escalators, and advertising appeared,
shopping expanded its scale, but also limited its spontaneity.
And it became much more predictable,
almost scientific.
What had once been the most surprising became the most manipulated.
- Rem Koolhaas

Once people see this 'Unplugged,' I just want them to feel the spontaneity,
to feel passionate...
I want you to see another side of me,
that's free, and feel where my head is,
where whatever happens, happens.
I want you to feel inspired.
- Alicia Keys

But I really like hosting, I think it's a strength of mine.
It allows me to improvise, and I love the spontaneity of that,
and I think I'm funny behind the desk when interviewing someone.
- Garry Shandling

It might be argued that genuine spontaneity is not
really possible or desirable so long as printed scores of great works exist.
All modern musicians are, for better or worse,
prisoners of Gutenberg.
- Donal Henahan

I personally take cues directly from the script,
then I like to surprise the other actors.
But you must maintain control on a level and see how far you can go up,
down or out emotionally.
You have to balance the craft with spontaneity.
- Lusia Strus

Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it,
light it so that it produces the same effect of youth
and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally,
and you have done a poet's job.
The rest is literature.
- Jean Cocteau

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion.
You must set yourself on fire.
- Reggie Leach

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes.
Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow.
Let reality be reality.
Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
- Lao Tzu

Ecstasy is our very nature;
not to be ecstatic is simply unnecessary.
To be ecstatic is natural, spontaneous.
It needs no effort to be ecstatic,
it needs great effort to be miserable.
That's why you look to tired,
because misery is really hard work;
to maintain it is really difficult,
because you are doing something against nature.
- Osho

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers,
so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous.
Bricks to all greenhouses!
Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
- Edward Abbey

Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion.
You must set yourself on fire.
- Arnold H. Glasow

Never say never.
The things that you don't plan are the best.
I'm a very spontaneous person.
- Lindsay Lohan

The world of crime is a last refuge of the authentic,
uncorrupted, spontaneous event.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

I studied harmony and composition in a very spontaneous manner.
- Alejo Carpentier

A small venue is so much more intimate and loose.
You can actually be more spontaneous,
I feel.
- Suzy Bogguss

As far as playing jazz, no other art form,
other than conversation, can give the satisfaction
of spontaneous interaction.
- Stan Getz

I'm very spontaneous.
- Patti LaBelle

Everything I do is usually totally spontaneous.
- Ritchie Blackmore

To write a book about improvisation is partly a contradiction in terms.
Improvisation is spontaneous.
It's in the moment.
- Sally Schneider

They don't call me spontaneous and irreverant for nothing.
- Kathie Lee Gifford

True popular ballads are the spontaneous products of nature.
- Francis James Child

Spontaneous combustion of grassroots politics is the future.
- Dick Morris

I don't write any of my material down.
I like to improvise and be spontaneous.
- Dane Cook

Occasionally if you do something extraordinary,
the crew responds with spontaneous applause,
but that's very rare.
- Claudia Christian

I am more spontaneous than my character.
- Gillian Anderson

My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion,
a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

My choices in films are spontaneous.
- Nicole Kidman

All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated
act without benefit of experience.
- Henry Miller

The way to my heart is by being truthful and spontaneous.
- Michelle Trachtenberg

As they marched, the crowds lining the route broke into applause,
a sweet and deeply felt spontaneous pattering that
was a sort of communal embrace.
Welcome home.
- Lance Morrow

Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression.
It is so spontaneous.
And after singing, I think the violin.
Since I cannot sing, I paint.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity,
wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that
reveals the human spirit.
- e. e. cummings

We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must
be civilized before we are fit to participate in society.
- Judith Martin

Mathematical discoveries, small or great are never
born of spontaneous generation.
- Henri Poincare

Sincerity is not a spontaneous flower nor is modesty either.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings:
it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.
- William Wordsworth

Somewhere in your career, your work changes.
It becomes less anal, less careful and more spontaneous,
more to do with the information that your soul carries.
- Ben Kingsley

Meticulous planning will enable everything a man does to appear spontaneous.
- Mark Caine

It's a matter of keeping people on a spontaneous edge.
- John Zorn

The more I like a book, the more slowly I read.
this spontaneous talking back to a book is one of the
things that makes reading so valuable.
- Anatole Broyard

When primitive law has once been embodied in a Code,
there is an end to what may be called its spontaneous development.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

I'm a performer.
I push the envelope, I work in a very uncontrolled manner onstage.
I do a lot of free association, it's spontaneous,
I go into character.
- Michael Richards

Civilization is not a spontaneous generation with any
race or nation known to history,
but the torch to be handed down from race to race from age to age.
- Kelly Millar

No art is less spontaneous than mine.
What I do is the result of reflection and the study of the great masters.
- Edgar Degas

The investigations also proved that there were many
cases of spontaneous deviation,
i.e.
cases where there had been no stimulation of the semi-circular canal apparatus.
- Robert Barany

Then, once I have lyrics, being able to shape them
around a song is nothing new for me,
I've been doing that for 25 years.
The soul searching part of it, the spontaneous part of it,
that was, and remains, a really terrific process.
- Geddy Lee

If you confine it, you're confining a whole thing.
If you make it spontaneous, so that anything can happen,
like we don't want to confine or restrict anything.
What we can do, whatever we can let happen,
you just let it happen.
- Alice Cooper

If an educational act is to be efficacious,
it will be only that one which tends to help toward
the complete unfolding of life.
To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid
the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks.
- Maria Montessori

I'm the kind of person who just can't wait to get on
a train and not know where I'm going.
I definitely want to live life to the fullest.
And that's the type of man I'm attracted to -
somebody with that spontaneous spirit.
- Summer Altice

He can't even be at a casual read and not be creating
the whole thing in his mind.
I remember feeling very awed about how much he still
seems to be so in love with it,
and so dedicated to making everything really real and really spontaneous.
- Amanda Peet

I've always been spontaneous and outgoing...
I've tried lots of things so I've got some good life experiences,
which is great 'cause it means I've got lots of material
to work with as an actor.
- Leonardo DiCaprio


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