Classicism Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 26 Quotes About Classicism

#1. Redford always has been a cool presence both before and behind the camera. His best movie as a filmmaker, 1994's 'Quiz Show,' exhibits a classicism verging on self-repression, and the social indignation in many of his films engages more than moves you. - Author: Steve Erickson
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#2. It's unfortunate that a certain type of stripped-down classicism became the in-house architectural language for 20th-century fascism. Can an architectural language recover from such an association? Yes, I think it can, because in the end what you're talking about is a column and beam. - Author: David Chipperfield
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#3. I am against all kinds of oppression. Poverty, Sexism, racism, terrorism, classicism, imperialism, heterosexism, Cisgenderism, colorism, Ableism, and Nativism. Because it hinder human progression. - Author: Henry Johnson Jr
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#4. Writing on the wall: Will trade three blind crabs for two with no teeth. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#5. I wanted to revolutionise habits and contemporary life - to liberate nature, to free it from the authority of old theories and classicism ... I felt a tremendous urge to re-create a new world seen through my own eyes, a world which was entirely mine. - Author: Maurice De Vlaminck
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#6. I am tired of this city. I am tired of its pagan pretensions and false histories. Hyperion is a poet's world devoid of poetry. Keats itself is a mixture of tawdry, false classicism and mindless, boomtown energy. - Author: Dan Simmons
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#7. Despite the rigid classicism of the famous Paris Opera school and company, the French have done more than their share to unmoor la Danse from its traditions and standards. - Author: Robert Gottlieb
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#8. Classicism never commits any errors of taste. - Author: Amelie Nothomb
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#9. In aesthetic theory it might be extremely difficult, if not quite impracticable, to draw a line between the canon of classicism, or regard for the archaic, and the canon of beauty. - Author: Thorstein Veblen
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#10. Feeling the inevitable claim of the this desert, he experienced a desire to throw off his civilized costume, hurl himself upon Josephina, either succumb, or return to Guadalajara, where men could only complain of having too many buttons to button or unbutton... - Author: Warren Eyster
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#11. Classicism becomes avant-garde when everyone else is doing their utmost to develop new stylistic forms. I think it's healthy to return to classical forms. - Author: Michael Haneke
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#12. We would pay the bills. We would pretend to be high-class. This was compromise. This, I guessed, was business. - Author: Aryn Kyle
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#13. You should hear mama on the chapter of governesses: Mary and I have had, I should think, a dozen at least in our day; half of them detestable and the rest ridiculous, and all incubi - were they not, mama? Blanche Ingram - Author: Charlotte Bronte
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#14. Classicism is health, romanticisim is sickness. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#15. That life is difficult, I have often bitterly realized. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#16. Now no way can I stray;
Save back to England, all the world's my way. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#17. Romanticism was more than merely an alternative to a sterile classicism; romanticism made possible, especially in art, a great expansion of the human consciousness. - Author: Edward Abbey
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#18. Elegance is reduction, simplification, condensation. It is spare, stark, sleek. Elegance is cultivated abstraction. The source of Greek and Roman classicism - clarity, order, proportion, balance - is in Egypt. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#19. Gaze into the fist of Dredd! - Author: Brian Bolland
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#20. After my time in Holland, an inner battle ensued in which I tried to free myself from the influence of Schinkelesque classicism. - Author: Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
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#21. I came to the Greeks early, and I found answers in them. Greece's great men let all their acts turn on the immortality of the soul. We don't really act as if we believed in the soul's immortality and that's why we are where we are today. - Author: Edith Hamilton
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#22. Oh soul, you worry too much. Your arms are heavy with treasures of all kinds. - Author: Rumi
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#23. The scientific spirit, the contempt of tradition, the lack of discipline and the exaltation of the individual have very nearly made an end of art. It can only be restored by the love of beauty, the reverence for tradition, the submission to discipline and the rigor of self-control. - Author: Kenyon Cox
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#24. The further I get into recovery, the less I know. - Author: Phil Valentine
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#25. A Classical style ... is the syllogism of art, the only legitimate process from one world to another. Classicism is not the manner of any fixed age or of any fixed country; it is a constant state of the artistic mind. It is a temper of security and satisfaction and patience. - Author: James Joyce
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#26. If a dictator takes up my ideas, the resulting town will survive the political system that commissioned it and stand as a social good. Besides, modernism rather than classicism has dominated the architecture of totalitarian regimes of both the left and right. - Author: Leon Krier
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