Didactic Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 42 Quotes About Didactic

#1. What I do not want to write is didactic political tracts. - Author: Joan D. Vinge
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#2. We cannot doubt that animals both love and practice music. That is evident. But it seems their musical system differs from ours. It is another school ... We are not familiar with their didactic works. Perhaps they don't have any. - Author: Erik Satie
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#3. The essential function of art is moral. But a passionate, implicit morality, not didactic. A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#4. Bertrand Russell used a hypothetical teapot in orbit about Mars for the same didactic purpose. You have to be agnostic about the teapot, but that doesn't mean you treat the likelihood of its existence as being on all fours with its non-existence. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#5. Homer's Iliad was the cultural encyclopedia of pre-literate Greece, the didactic vehicle that provided men with guidance for the management of their spiritual, ethical, and social lives. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#6. I tend to think of fiction as being mainly about characters and human beings and inner experience, whereas essays can be much more expository and didactic and more about subjects or ideas. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#7. I'm generally not a fan of didactic art because it papers over many of the hard experiences about war or anything else in life. I wanted to explore various aspects of the experience without an eye towards delivering any particular message. - Author: Phil Klay
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#8. Don't be didactic - don't write about poverty. Write about poor people. When you dramatize their lives and let life and characters be your inspiration, you will express the 'idea' dynamically and without preaching. - Author: Robert McKee
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#9. I'm incapable of writing without social commentary. I like to think that it's integrated and not really heavy handedly didactic. - Author: John Shirley
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#10. Science fiction has a way of letting you talk about where we are in the world and letting you be a bit of a pop philosopher without being didactic. - Author: Brit Marling
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#11. Beauty and truth may be attributes of good writing, but if the writer deliberately aims at truth, he is likely to find that what he has hit is the didactic. - Author: Northrop Frye
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#12. A historian should not be didactic-that is a word that makes my blood run cold. - Author: Edmund Morgan
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#13. I don't like to talk about messages so much with films simply because it's a little more didactic. The reason I'm a filmmaker is to tell stories and so you hope that they will have resonance for people and for the kind of things you're talking about. - Author: Jonathan Nolan
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#14. What you demand from storytelling is a moral - even political - import. I tend to shun that didactic aspect. - Author: Aleksandar Hemon
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#15. The best didactic for the elimination of the Ego it is found in the everyday life intensively lived. - Author: Samael Aun Weor
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#16. I don't want to be a didactic voice. I like to ask more questions than I answer, just to get people thinking and to make it safe to access art. - Author: Hannah Gadsby
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#17. The apostolic writings are of three kinds: historical, didactic, and prophetic. - Author: Philip Schaff
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#18. The feelings excited by improper art are kinetic, desire, or loathing. Desire urges us to possess, to go to something. The arts which excite them, pornographical or didactic, are therefore improper arts - Author: James Joyce
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#19. The songs we sing invite the participation of the listener, who is central to finding a way of creating the life of the song at that listening. It's the difference between poetry and didactic writing. One tells you, 'This is it,' and the other says, 'Let's find this together.' - Author: Peter Yarrow
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#20. I'm really interested in social justice, and if an artist has a certain power of being heard and voicing something important, it's right to do it. It could still be done in such a way that it's not aggressive or overly didactic. I'm trying to find that form. - Author: Shirin Neshat
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#21. This woman is so didactic I think I may scream. If it's bleeding, bandage it. If it's crying, hug it. If it's hopeless, pray for it. If it's dead, resurrect it. - Author: Rachel Allord
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#22. A Clockwork Orange is too didactic to be artistic. It is not the novelist's job to preach; it is his job to show. - Author: Anthony Burgess
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#23. It takes a long time to write a book. I'm not going to spend that much time trying to deliver a message. The reason I do it is because I want to understand something myself. It's not a delivery device, it's an inquiry device. Didactic fiction to my mind never works. It backfires. - Author: Ruth Ozeki
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#24. The brevity of mini (psycho)therapies is another efficient forestaller of healing. The neocortex rapidly master didactic information, but the limbic brain takes mountains of repetition. No one expects to play the flute in six lessons or to become fluent in Italian in ten. (189) - Author: Thomas Lewis
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#25. An aphorism is a synthesis of poetry and prose, it is a narrative precipitate, a didactic parable, an ideological concept, in practice it 's compressed and zipped philosophy . It is literature that adapts itself to the digital age. - Author: William C. Brown
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#26. The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses, which amount only to compliment. The lighter beauties are in their place when there is nothing more solid to say; but the flowery style ought to be banished from a pleading, a sermon, or a didactic work. - Author: Voltaire
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#27. I am not interested in making didactic polemical statements. That is not the way I want to make films. There is a place for polemics, but I don't think that it is in fictional cinema. Fictional cinema works subtly and deeply. - Author: Sally Potter
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#28. I'm really sort of cautious about being too didactic. To me there are writers that can do that, but I think they drown in that after a while. I do think the job of a writer is to raise questions and nobody likes the questions being asked. - Author: Adam Braver
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#29. The modesty and diffidence that the penniless, unemployed Standish had brought aboard were now no longer to be seen; and the assurance of a monthly income and a settled position had developed a displeasing and often didactic loquacity. He was also, of course, incompetent. - Author: Patrick O'Brian
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#30. Artist should look at the reality and brutality of modern life in all its color, nature with all its imperfections - that should be the challenge to the modern painter not the didactic idealization of the past. The new generation should forge a new path. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#31. Communication is mutual feeling with someone, not a didactic process of information. - Author: Robert Creeley
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#32. The joy a person is usually seen to express at the conversion of another to his opinion is seldom more than the impulse of egotistical satisfaction at being considered worthy of didactic imitation. - Author: Norm MacDonald
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#33. I think it's hard to really write a song that will educate someone because songs are meant to be ... you don't want to be too didactic in a song because it doesn't make for good music. And I think the role of songs can be to inspire people but there needs to education and prose to back that up. - Author: John Legend
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#34. There is poetry even in prose, in all the great prose which is not merely utilitarian or didactic: there exist poets who write in prose or at least in more or less apparent prose; millions of poets write verses which have no connection with poetry. - Author: Eugenio Montale
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#35. When I go into schools to speak, I am not giving a speech - it's really a one-man show. I call it 'didactic standup.' - Author: Bruce Coville
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#36. I had a huge advantage when I started 50 years ago - my job was secure. I didn't have to promote myself. These days there's far more pressure to make a mark, so the temptation is to make adventure television or personality shows. I hope the more didactic approach won't be lost. - Author: David Attenborough
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#37. The novel is a perfect medium for revealing to us the changing rainbow of our living relationships. The novel can help us to live,as nothing else can: no didactic Scripture, anyhow. If the novelist keeps his thumb out of the pan. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#38. The correct didactic analysis is one that does not in the least differ from the curative treatment. How, indeed, shall the future analyst learn the technique if he does not experience it just exactly as he is to apply it later? - Author: Otto Rank
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#39. A child knows when they are on the receiving end of a didactic exercise, or when they are sitting in the shadow of something else. - Author: Tim Crouch
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#40. As a writer, you get to bring attention to something without preaching. I don't believe in being didactic. So if you dramatize something, you automatically bring attention to it if people read it. - Author: Terry McMillan
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#41. I don't have any particular wish to be polemical or didactic; I don't have a 'message', but what I do thoroughly enjoy are those works of art, not necessarily in the cinema, but in the other arts as well, which have an encyclopaedic world. - Author: Peter Greenaway
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#42. All thought usually reached the public after thirty years in some such form: The man on the street heard the conclusions of some dead genius through someone else's clever paradoxes and didactic epigrams. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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