Embellishment Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 33 Quotes About Embellishment

#1. Old stories have a habit of being told and retold and changed. Each subsequent storyteller puts his or her mark upon it. Whatever truth the story once had is buried in bias and embellishment. The reasons do not matter as much as the story itself. - Author: Erin Morgenstern
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#2. In stories told later, many boys would claim that the girls on Coffin Rock were decorated with chunks of raw turkey, soaked in poultry blood like the chick in fuckin' Carrie, but this was embellishment. - Author: Joe Hill
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#3. The business of courtship is like a tango: absurd and pure embellishment. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#4. There are certain parts of the home that I think embellishment feels cozy and inviting. Then there are other environments, for example, the living room, where I don't have a ton of items on the table. - Author: Aerin Lauder
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#5. I could say the night felt magical, but that would be embellishment.
That would be romanticization.
What it actually felt like was life. - Author: Nina LaCour
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#6. Art is never decoration, embellishment; instead, it is work of enlightenment. Art, in other words, is a technique for acquiring liberty. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#7. Learning sound layout principles is best accomplished in the light of simplicity... unencumbered by embellishment that hides the real meat of the matter. - Author: Mike Stevens
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#8. While I tend to keep embellishment minimal as my clients often possess some of the finest jewellery, I enjoy creating ornamentation that appears like installations, to compliment the overall look. - Author: Stephane Rolland
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#9. Good stories deserve a little embellishment. - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#10. Biblical spirituality means powerlessness, living without embellishment or pretense, free to be faithful in the gospel, and free from anxiety about effectiveness or similar illusions of success. - Author: William Stringfellow
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#11. Uncommon expressions are a disfigurement rather than an embellishment of discourse. - Author: David Hume
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#12. I've always been very detail orientated, but I have gone from embellishment to nudity - from designing for a woman that likes to be dressed to designing for a woman that likes to be undressed. - Author: Christian Louboutin
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#13. He had long decided that abundant laughter should be the embellishment of the remainder of his days. - Author: Henry James
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#14. Usually I can hear the pianos, the saxophone, and usually I can hear Ronnie. But I really need to listen to Keith and Mick. The rest of the band is sort of an embellishment to that. - Author: Charlie Watts
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#15. He delighted in writing, in the joinery and embellishment of his sentences, in the consciousness of high rare virtue when every word had been used in its purest and most precise sense, in the kitten games of syntax and rhetoric. Words could do anything except generate their own meaning. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#16. Punctuality is an essential trait of the teacher. It is a foundation, not an embellishment. - Author: Boyd K. Packer
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#17. Hence, a traveller should be a botanist, for in all views plants form the chief embellishment. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#18. Writers of fiction embellish reality almost without knowing it. - Author: Aljean Harmetz
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#19. But if there was embellishment, it only had to do with the facts. - Author: Louise Erdrich
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#20. At a distance from the theater of action, truth is not always related without embellishment. - Author: George Washington
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#21. To me, the fashion and architecture I like are very closely linked. Both should be clean and simple and without embellishment. - Author: Leon Max
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#22. Those arts which are, to be sure, not finite, as geometry and arithmetic, do not suffer adornment; others, contrarily, are rather subject to division and embellishment, such as astronomy and jurisprudence. - Author: Gerolamo Cardano
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#23. You don't make your words true by embellishing them with religious lace. In making your speech sound more religious, it becomes less true. - Author: Eugene H. Peterson
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#24. And, moreover, it is art in its most general and comprehensive form that is here discussed, for the dialogue embraces everything connected with it, from its greatest object, the state, to its least, the embellishment of sensuous existence. - Author: Friedrich Schleiermacher
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#25. ..they wait, impassive, for the hubbub to die down, for silence to fall, before finally beginning their talk with that cold clarity of those who, conscious of the fundamental import of what they have to say, abstain from any embellishment and simply describe, describe, describe... - Author: Maylis De Kerangal
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#26. Truth doesn't need elaboration or embellishment; it can stand on its own two legs. All the adornment in the world doesn't make the truth any more true. - Author: Philip Gulley
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#27. I'm happy with embellishment in a chunky Prada-esque way, but I'm not into sequins! - Author: Ashley Madekwe
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#28. Any story worth telling has been embellished a little bit, Skyco, but the best stories are born from an honest seed that simply grows a little in the retelling of it. - Author: Jennifer Frick-Ruppert
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#29. I have no idea what to expect I have no idea what my life will be like in this new place and I'm being nailed in the stomach by every exquisite embellishment, every lavish accessory, every superfluous painting, molding, lighting, coloring of this building. I hope the whole thing catches fire. - Author: Tahereh Mafi
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#30. Embellishment is an irresistible and consuming impulse, going back to the beginnings of human history ... Probably the strongest motivating force is the simplest: the inability of almost everyone to ever leave well enough alone. - Author: Ada Louise Huxtable
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#31. You come by your style by learning what to leave out. At first you tend to overwrite - embellishment instead of insight. You either continue to write puerile bilge, or you change. In the process of simplifying oneself, one often discovers the thing called voice. - Author: Billy Collins
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#32. If you come up with the original idea on your laptop, anything else is an embellishment of that idea. It's nice to have the option to mix inside a big studio, but at the end of the day, it comes from an original spark, which often happens while sitting on the couch. - Author: Hudson Mohawke
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#33. The stars are putting on their glittering belts,
They throw around their shoulders cloaks that flash
Like a great shadow's last embellishment - Author: Wallace Stevens
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