Foreground Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 56 Foreground Quotes

#1. Extreme sport has only ever been about goals and the ways to achieve these goals. Adrenaline plays a part, but it's never in the foreground. - Author: Felix Baumgartner
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#2. Every policy is shaped by two forces: background analysis and foreground politics. The political forces are loud, self-serving and, in the case of energy policy, well known. - Author: Donella Meadows
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#3. There is in my work a very strong religious foreground and background. In the later work some of that tends to diminish, but it's certainly present in the early work. - Author: Chaim Potok
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#4. A castle sat in the background, turrets flying a minuscule emblem in the foreground sat a lady, her skirts adorned with picked blossoms "A castle," Helena murmured, "fit for a princess, except that the prince has escaped. - Author: Karen Ranney
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#5. Childhood is like a mirror, which reflects in afterlife the images first presented to it. The first thing continues forever with the child. The first joy, the first sorrow, the first success, the first failure, the first achievement, the first misadventure, paint the foreground of his life. - Author: Samuel Smiles
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#6. It's very important in a leadership role not to place your ego at the foreground and not to judge everything in relationship to how your ego is fed. - Author: Ruth J. Simmons
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#7. The finest landscape in the world is improved by a good inn in the foreground. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#8. I like elegance. I like art nouveau; a stretched line or curve. These things are very much in the foreground of my work. - Author: H.R. Giger
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#9. Avoid distant views, paint objects close up. If the foreground is well done the distance will take care of itself. - Author: Charles Webster Hawthorne
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#10. I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of life's wisdom. - Author: Wislawa Szymborska
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#11. The foreground in a picture is always unattractive ... Art demands that the interest of the canvas should be placed in the far distance, where lies take refuge, those dreams which blossom out of fact and are man's only love. - Author: Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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#12. My distraction's my defense against this lack of inspiration Against this slow deflation Yeah the further the horizon The more it holds my gaze The foreground's out of focus but you know I kinda hope it's just a phase Just a phase. - Author: Ani DiFranco
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#13. I wanted to see what it means to think about taking responsibility for one's own desires and choosing to foreground desire as an ethical principle. I also wanted to find ways of asking what the limits of agency are for subjectivities that are not unmarked or hegemonic. - Author: Richard Marshall
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#14. The American landscape has no foreground and the American mind no background. - Author: Edith Wharton
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#15. If there's no background, no foreground, no opposition, no complements, then there's no change becasue there's no subject and object. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#16. Contextualization lies in bringing out the right messages from the abundant content; in sandwiching the subject between the background of information and the foreground of its utility. - Author: Suyog Ketkar
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#17. But this isn't a ghost story: the ghost is in the background, where she has to be. If she was in the foreground she'd be a person. - Author: David Mitchell
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#18. Those dabs of paint and lines become art when form and flow are created out of lower-level perceptual elements. When they combine harmoniously they give rise to perspective, foreground and background, and ultimately to emotion and other aesthetic attributes. - Author: Daniel Levitin
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#19. Start with the foreground. Compositions fail when the foreground is treated as an afterthought. - Author: Robert Genn
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#20. N.T. Wright foregrounds what the Bible backgrounds, and backgrounds what the Bible foregrounds - Author: J.I. Packer
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#21. It's their story, and I got to be the guy in the back while they were in the foreground. - Author: Geoffrey Rush
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#22. I've gradually risen from lower-class background to lower-class foreground. - Author: Marvin L. Cohen
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#23. I have formed a very clear conception of patriotism. I have generally found it thrust into the foreground by some fellow who has something to hide in the background. I have seen a great deal of patriotism; and I have generally found it the last refuge of the scoundrel. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#24. I tend to work on the principle that much humour relies on cognitive dissonance - on the foreground not matching the background, on the protagonist's response to a situation being inappropriate, and so on. - Author: Charles Stross
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#25. Lord Marshmoreton: I wish I could get you see my point of view.
George Bevan: I do see your point of view. But dimly. You see, my own takes up such a lot of the foreground - Author: P.G. Wodehouse
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#26. The clearest relationships were distorted, the most obvious were forgotten, the trivial and unimportant pushed into the foreground. It must be written again, right from the beginning ... - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#27. I get told I'm a confessional songwriter, which gets on my tits because I think of negative connotations attached to the word "confessional". I don't like the idea of songwriting being therapy. I don't want to put myself so directly in the foreground. - Author: Beth Orton
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#28. The cloud controls the light ... It is the cloud that, holding the sun's rays in a sheaf as a giant holds a handful of spears, strikes the horizon, touches the extreme edge with a delicate revelation of light, or suddenly puts it out and makes the foreground shine. - Author: Alice Meynell
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#29. With humans you would say, "Don't stand over there." and that would probably work. With puppets, you can't stand over there because you would see the guy underneath. So it is a lot of foreground stuff. - Author: James Bobin
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#30. Whenever the strength of a belief strongly steps into the foreground, we must infer a certain weakness of demonstrability and the improbability of that belief. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#31. The very necessity of bringing our armament up to a certain level as rapidly as possible must place in the foreground the idea of as large returns as possible in foreign exchange and therewith the greatest possible assurance of raw material supplies, through exporting. - Author: Hjalmar Schacht
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#32. Moving ourselves to the background and others to the foreground is evidence that the (spiritual) search is achieving its purpose. - Author: Arianna Huffington
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#33. The author stipulates that while television lately background noise for a child, it tends to shift to the foreground for the adult. The adult pays enough attention to the media attention is paid to the child. - Author: Gary Chapman
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#34. Sicknesses, especially those affecting nerves and head, are signs that the defensive strength of the strong natures is lacking; precisely this is suggested by irritability, so pleasure and displeasure become foreground problems. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#35. When I started making my own records, I had this idea of drowning out the singer and putting the rest in the foreground. It was the background that interested me. - Author: Brian Eno
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#36. I never work with music. I hate background music, always did. I only like music in the foreground, meaning, deliberately listen to it, actually. - Author: David Hockney
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#37. The creative artist seems to be almost the only kind of man that you could never meet on neutral ground. You can only meet him as an artist. He sees nothing objectively because his own ego is always in the foreground of every picture. - Author: Raymond Chandler
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#38. Olive Schreiner is less a woman than a geographical fact. Just as one thinks of Egypt as a foreground for the Pyramids, so South Africa seems the setting of that warm, attractive, aggressive personality. Her work is far inferior to her. - Author: Rebecca West
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#39. As a child, I'd always liked cowboys and Indians stories where there were two layers - gruesome in the foreground but funny in the background. - Author: Anthony Browne
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#40. We have as many planes of speech as does a painting planes of perspective which create perspective in a phrase. The most important word stands out most vividly defined in the very foreground of the sound plane. Less important words create a series of deeper planes. - Author: Constantin Stanislavski
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#41. What's genius about 'Gravity' is that you are close upon the actors, but 3D works best when you have foreground, middle ground and background. - Author: Gavin Hood
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#42. A background can be painted in the same range of values as the foreground by reversing the light effect. In the shadow plane, paint the lights cool and the shadows warm, and in the sunlight plane, paint the lights warm and shadows cool. - Author: Harvey Dunn
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#43. A necklace of pearls on a white neck.
We had lost the sense of discovery which had infused the anarchy of our first year. I began to settle down.
... the old house in the foreground, the rest of the world abandoned and forgotten; a world of its own of peace and love and beauty ... - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#44. If there's loads of material going by you don't notice the individual things quite so much. Also it really foregrounds the sonic dimensions like electronic ambient music, it's pushes all of that colour to the foreground so you hear little every atom of sound. - Author: Max Richter
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#45. Ideas' can be only in the distant background of a work of art, something like a very low horizon. In the middle distance and foreground ... there shouldn't be any 'ideas' visible. - Author: Mu Xin
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#46. I'm not a photographer, so I didn't get into F-stops or ND filters or background, foreground, cross-light, all that stuff. But I was interested in the camera and the lenses. That's the world that I'm moving in, in terms of acting and giving a performance. - Author: Keanu Reeves
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#47. It's a foreground of my feeling. That place moves me. And I don't mean my country; it's part of our shared natural world that happens to be particular to a sense of wherever my storytelling inclinations come from and my own history of kind of being a road rat and travelling. - Author: Sean Penn
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#48. Investigations during the last few decades have brought hydrogen instead of carbon, and instead of CO2 water, the mother of all life, into the foreground. - Author: Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
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#49. It is a curious fact that with every great revolutionary movement the question of 'free love' comes into the foreground. - Author: Friedrich Engels
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#50. There is no foreground or background, only a continuity of interlacing relationships - Author: Lyonel Feininger
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#51. [Optimism] is not about providing a recipe for self-deception. The world can be a horrible, cruel place, and at the same time it can be wonderful and abundant. These are both truths. There is not a halfway point; there is only choosing which truth to put in your personal foreground. - Author: Sonja Lyubomirsky
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#52. Otherwise he stayed in the background, a small figure in a painting, while life was played out in the foreground. However, - Author: Nina George
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#53. If character is the foreground of fiction, setting is the background, and as in a painting's composition, the foreground may be in harmony or in conflict with the background. - Author: Janet Burroway
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#54. Dr. Rosenberg has brought the simplicity of successful communication into the foreground. No matter what issue you're facing, his strategies for communicating with others will set you up to win every time. - Author: Tony Robbins
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#55. Without art we would be nothing but foreground and live entirely in the spell of that perspective which makes what is closest at hand and most vulgar appear as if it were vast, and reality itself. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#56. Habits of everyday life are lost when traveling around the world; the stimulus of seeing occurs persistently in the foreground. - Author: Kristian Goldmund Aumann
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