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#1. Leisure is only possible when we are at one with ourselves. We tend to overwork as a means of self-escape, as a way of trying to justify our existence. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#2. I went to the Academy and studied with Stuck who was then a big man. But didn't interest me. I didn't know that before me there was Kandinsky and Klee who had also studied with Stuck. He had a good name at that time. - Author: Josef Albers
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#3. Josef: Why haven't you killed them?
Mick: There's more than one suspect..
Josef: So kill them all. - Author: Rachel Hawthorne
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#4. The finished product is not finished when the actor is. The work is completed by a pair of shears. - Author: Josef Von Sternberg
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#5. I start from experience and read ... always between polarities - loud and not-loud, young and old, spring and winter. If I can make black and white behave together instead of shooting at each other only, I feel proud. - Author: Josef Albers
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#6. In order to use color effectively it is necessary to recognize that color deceives continually. - Author: Josef Albers
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#7. To build children you must first be built yourself. Otherwise, you'll seek children out of animal needs, or loneliness, or to patch the holes in yourself. Your task as a parent is to produce not another self, another Josef, but something higher. It's to produce a creator. - Author: Irvin D. Yalom
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#8. I paint the way I spread butter on pumpernickel. - Author: Josef Albers
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#9. The Jewish people, no matter where they are, they become the best in the world. - Author: Josef Mengele
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#10. Ah, the creative process is the same secret in science as it is in art. They are all the same absolutely. - Author: Josef Albers
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#11. Modern religious teaching have little or nothing to say about the place of prudence in life or in the hierarchy of virtues. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#12. I was always, luckily, only a reader. - Author: Josef Skvorecky
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#13. In visual perception a color is almost never seen as it really is - as it physically is. This fact makes color the most relative medium in art. - Author: Josef Albers
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#14. Music is painted upon a canvas of silence. Mozart used to say, "Silence is the greatest effect in music. - Author: Josef Lhevinne
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#15. The aim of our studies is to prove that color is the most relative means of artistic expression, that we never really perceive what color is physically. - Author: Josef Albers
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#16. I believe that photography loves banal objects, and I love the life of objects. - Author: Josef Sudek
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#17. [T]o know means to reach the reality of existing things[.] - Author: Josef Pieper
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#18. I have to shoot three cassettes of film a day, even when not 'photographing', in order to keep the eye in practice. - Author: Josef Koudelka
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#19. There is something that falls short of perfection in every book, without exception, something influenced by the age, even something ridiculous; just like everyone, without exception, has weaknesses. - Author: Josef Skvorecky
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#20. That's what's so inspiring about music, that it excites and conveys all the wealth of a man's thoughts and at the same time creates a ravishing human solidarity. - Author: Josef Bor
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#21. It was my family that wanted me to be a teacher. That was safe, you see. To be a painter was terrible. - Author: Josef Albers
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#22. Traditionally art is to create and not to revive. To revive: leave that to the historians, who are looking backward. - Author: Josef Albers
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#23. Only the silent hear and those who do not remain silent do not hear. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#24. If you don't do it my way, I suggest you commit suicide. - Author: Josef Albers
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#25. To be just meaans to recognize the other as other; it means to give acknowledgment even where one cannot love ... A just man is just, therefore, because he sanctions another person in his very separateness and helps him to receive his due. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#26. Wonder does not make one industrious, for to feel astonished is to be disturbed. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#27. Being precedes Truth, and ... Truth precedes the Good. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#28. I believe that we are going to get along very well with him [Josef Stalin] and the Russian people - very well indeed. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
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#29. Whether something 'has color' or not is as hard to define verbally as are such questions as, 'What is music?' or 'What is musical? - Author: Josef Albers
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#30. I want color and form to have contradictorily functions. - Author: Josef Albers
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#31. How do you do it?" I ask softly, and I'm no longer asking just about her and Josef but about myself as well. "How do you get up every morning and not remember? - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#32. Surrender to sensuality paralyzes the powers of the moral person. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#33. I don't pretend to be an intellectual or a philosopher. I just look. - Author: Josef Koudelka
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#34. MAN, IF YOU ARE BETTER, EVERYTHING WILL BE BETTER IN THE WHOLE OF YOUR FATEFULLNESS. - Author: Josef Zezulka
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#35. As we do not see squares in nature, I thought that it is man-made. But I have corrected myself. Because squares exist in salt crystals, our daily salt. - Author: Josef Albers
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#36. The happy life does not mean loving what we possess, but possessing what we love. Possession of the beloved, St. Thomas holds, takes place in an act of cognition, in seeing, in intuition, in contemplation. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#37. Wonder is defined by Thomas [Aquinas] in the Summa Theologiae [I-II, Q. 32, a. 8], as the desiderium sciendi, the desire for knowledge, active longing to know. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#38. A man who needs the unusual to make him "wonder" shows that he has lost the capacity to find the true answer to the wonder of being. The itch for sensation, even though disguised in the mask of Boheme, is a sure indication of a bourgeois mind and a deadened sense of wonder. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#39. I do not like to be a prophet. I like better to paint than to predict what the next painters will do. Though I have a feeling that consideration of order is very much in the air. - Author: Josef Albers
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#40. Happiness, ... even the smallest happiness, is like a step out of Time, and the greatest happiness is sharing in Eternity. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#41. Just as the unmusical ear is not competent to judge music, so it is likewise with pictures, whether they are paintings, drawings or photos. Only a sensitive and trained eye gives us the right to judge ... - Author: Josef Albers
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#42. I count all the time on resonance. I call on this, you see. - Author: Josef Albers
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#43. Happiness is essentially a gift; we are not the forgers of our own felicity. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#44. The grid system is an aid, not a guarantee. It permits a number of possible uses and each designer can look for a solution appropiate to his personal style. But one must learn how to use the grid; it is an art that requires practice. - Author: Josef Muller-Brockmann
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#45. The brave man uses wrath for his own act, above all in attack, 'for it is peculiar to wrath to pounce upon evil. Thus fortitude and wrath work directly upon each other. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#46. I was for years in the yellow period, you know. - Author: Josef Albers
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#47. Therefore art means: you have to believe, to have faith, that is, cultivate vision. - Author: Josef Albers
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#48. Beauty, however, must here be understood in its original meaning: as the glow of the true and the good irradiating from every ordered state of being, and not in the patent significance of immediate sensual appeal. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#49. When we were in the seminary we got a stipend direct from the government and for that stipend we had an obligation to stick to our teaching job for five years. - Author: Josef Albers
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#50. I'm not a talker. I'm a formulator. - Author: Josef Albers
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#51. The problem is that I'm Josef Weber's friend. but Reiner Hartmann is my enemy. So what do I do, now that they are the same man? - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#52. I don't like captions. I prefer people to look at my pictures and invent their own stories. - Author: Josef Koudelka
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#53. I love very much to draw animals. - Author: Josef Albers
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#54. To celebrate a festival means: to live out, for some special occasion and in an uncommon manner, the universal assent to the world as a whole. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#55. I've handled colour as a man should behave. You may conclude that I consider ethics and aesthetics as one. - Author: Josef Albers
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#56. The Soviet Union at this time was being run by the Communists, a group of men fierce in their dedication to wearing hilariously bad suits. Their leader was Josef Stalin (Russian for "Joey Bananas") - Author: Dave Barry
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#57. When there's a person, there's a problem. When there's no person, there's no problem.
Josef Stalin - Author: Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin
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#58. Mick: What do you remember from when you were four?
Josef: Well it was 1603 Mick, it's reasonable to be a little hazy. - Author: Rachel Hawthorne
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#59. Finally, it is no longer completely fantastic to think that a day may come when not the executioners alone will deny the inalienable rights of men, but when even the victims will not be able to say why it is that they are suffering injustice. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#60. Learn to see and to feel life; that is, cultivate imagination, because there are still marvels in the world, because life is a mystery and always will be. But be aware of it. - Author: Josef Albers
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#61. The maximum, that is what has always interested me. - Author: Josef Koudelka
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#62. I can't make up my mind whether I want to dance like Josef Brown or dance with Josef Brown. - Author: Ian McKellen
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#63. Artists hold out the mirror to the bruises on the face of the world. - Author: Josef Skvorecky
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#64. Independent of harmony rules, any color 'goes' or 'works' with any other color, presupposing that their quantities are appropriate. - Author: Josef Albers
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#65. Thus art is not an object, it is an experience. - Author: Josef Albers
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#66. It's the only dish I serve my craziness for color in. - Author: Josef Albers
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#67. We believe in the power of 21st-century international norms. Russian President Vladimir Putin believes in the power of lies and brute force, and implicitly asks, in the spirit of Josef Stalin, 'How many divisions do international norms have?' - Author: Rich Lowry
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#68. He goes on reading, and remembers nothing. So what has this stranger come to tell him? To remind him that he used to live here under Josef's name? - Author: Milan Kundera
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#69. We may think we live for wisdom, but in fact we're living for the the pleasure wisdom brings us. - Author: Josef Skvorecky
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#70. Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers. - Author: Josef Albers
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#71. If I am dissatisfied, it's simply because good photos are few and far between. A good photo is a miracle. - Author: Josef Koudelka
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#72. When I came from horizontal vertical straight all old stuff then suddenly I go also again in curved lines. And there I submit to changes in the intensity of my hand leading a tool, you see. - Author: Josef Albers
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#73. Calm Down
what happens
happens mostly
without you. - Author: Josef Albers
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#74. But I used to think," Josef says quietly, "that there are some weeds that are just as beautiful as flowers."
(pg 134) - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#75. The "supreme good" and its attainment
that is happiness. And joy is: response to happiness. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#76. And I started with this: I have not painted at all my childhood. In fact, I never painted. But I helped my father who was a house painter and decorative painter. He made stage sets, he made glass paintings, he made everything. - Author: Josef Albers
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#77. The greatest menace to our capacity for contemplation is the incessant fabrication of tawdry empty stimuli which kill the receptivity of the soul. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#78. I release Josef, who collapses to my feet, and confesses not just to all war crimes at Auschwitz but also for being responsible for the colossal mistakes New Coke and Sex and the City 2. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#79. Easy-to know that diamonds-are precious, Good-to learn that rubies-have depth, But more-to see that pebbles-are miraculous. - Author: Josef Albers
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#80. Apprentice is the beginner - the first years you work in a craft in the European sense you are an apprentice. That takes 3 or 4 years. Then you are a journeyman. You can go from one master to another and learn other tricks and other secrets. - Author: Josef Albers
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#81. One line plus one line results in many meanings. - Author: Josef Albers
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#82. Art is concerned with the HOW and not the WHAT. - Author: Josef Albers
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#83. All just order in the world is based on this, that man give man what is his due. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#84. My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know. - Author: Josef Albers
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#85. I would like to see everything, look at everything, I want to be the view itself. - Author: Josef Koudelka
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#86. Shadow conceals - light reveals. To know what to reveal and what to conceal, and in what degrees to do this, is all there is to art. - Author: Josef Von Sternberg
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#87. My teacher, Josef Gingold, a student of the French school, always loved the music of Saint-Saens and Henri Vieuxtemps and all the French repertoire. - Author: Joshua Bell
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#88. It's unclear whether Brauser was trying to hit Franz Josef or Rangi. I hope it was the former. There's one difference between a bully and a hero, I guess: good aim. - Author: Karen Russell
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#89. The restoration of man's inner eyes can hardly be expected in this day and age - unless, first of all, one were willing and determined simply to exclude from one's realm of life all those inane and contrived but titillating illusions incessantly generated by the entertainment industry. - Author: Josef Pieper
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#90. To design is to plan and to organize, to order, to relate and to control. In short it embraces all means of opposing disorder and accident. Therefore it signifies a human need and qualifies man's thinking and doing. - Author: Josef Albers
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#91. Color is like cooking. The cook puts in more or less salt, that's the difference! - Author: Josef Albers
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#92. A person's got to be scared all the time - of God, if there is one, and of looking like a fool if there isn't. - Author: Josef Skvorecky
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#93. Everything around us, dead or alive, in the eyes of a crazy photographer mysteriously takes on many variations, so that a seemingly dead object comes to life through light or by its surroundings ... To capture some of this - I suppose that's lyricism. - Author: Josef Sudek
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#94. It is not so for art in appreciation because art is concerned with human behavior. And science is concerned with the behavior of metal or energy. It depends on what the fashion is. Now today it's energy. It's the same soul behind it. The same soul, you see. - Author: Josef Albers
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#95. I loved 1930's women's pictures'films by Josef Von Sternberg or William Wyler. So, I fashioned a style out of that. The integrity and ethos of what I would write, however, came from the films of Ousmane Sembene and from reading Richard Wright, Toni Morrison, Sylvia Plath and Alice Walker. - Author: Kola Boof
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#96. The changes taking place in this part of Europe are enormous and very rapid. One world is disappearing. I am trying to photograph what's left. I have always been drawn to what is ending, what will soon no longer exist. - Author: Josef Koudelka
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#97. When we are honest - that's my saying - if we are honest then we will reveal ourselves. But we do not have to make an effort to be individualistic, different from others. - Author: Josef Albers
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#98. Just as Josef K, the protagonist of Kafka's 'The Trial,' awoke one day to discover that he had become part of some unfathomable legal carnival, we, too are frequently waking to discover that the rules of the digital game have once again profoundly changed. - Author: Evgeny Morozov
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#99. I always have loved the Stradivarius. My teacher, Josef Gingold, he had a Stradivarius. As a treat, he would put it under my chin and let me play a few notes, and I remember that feeling of the overtones, the complexity of the sound. It's like a great wine. - Author: Joshua Bell
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#100. I am not interested in repetition. I don't want to reach the point from where I wouldn't know how to go further. It's good to set limits for oneself, but there comes a moment when we must destroy what we have constructed. - Author: Josef Koudelka
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