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A child is a discoverer. He is an amorphous, splendid being in search of his own proper form.
Painting dissolves the forms at its command ... it melts them into color.
Every new fashion is a form of rebellion.
George Washington Carver
Never a day passes but that I do myself the honor to commune with some of nature's varied forms.
We have defined art as the life form and aesthetic art as the life renewal: the stimulating, animating, agitating, inspiring, inspirational, fermenting, fascinating fanaticising, explosive and outrageous: the renewal of the unknown.
St. Hierotheos, the great teacher quoted by Dionysius in his book on Divine Names: “As form giving form to all that is formless, in so far as It is the principle of form, the Divine Nature of the Christ is none the less formless in all that has form, since It transcends all form....
Don't always talk about your life, where you live, interests - people learn from your vibratory form and can get inside you. Plus those relationships where you know everything about each other are boring!
Jorge Luis Borges
I had always thought of Paradise / In form and image as a library.
Here is what Muslims and Muslim organizations are expected to say: "As a Muslim, I condemn this attack and terrorism in any form." This expectation we place on Muslims, to be absolutely clear, is Islamophobic and bigoted.
Guy De Maupassant
Abstinence is the worst form of perversion.
Inflation is not a benign element in the economy's operation. It is, as it has always been, the most dangerous and destructive form of taxation.
I've always maintained that it isn't the form that's going to make the difference. It isn't the rule or the procedure or the ideology, but it's human beings that will make it.
It is reasonable to think that if you spend your days indoors under artificial lights, staring at a screen, sitting in computer electromagnetic interference (EMI) fields and exposed to radio waves, that you may eventually develop a strange form of radiation sickness.
It's got to do with the contention between content and form. Invariably that's what's responsible for its energies, its tensions, its being interesting or not.
You can carry a photograph with you on a thumb drive, and you can make it bigger or smaller - it's a very malleable form of mass production.
Joseph P. Kauffman
Everything exists as information in a field of infinite possibilities, and it is our Consciousness that renders the information and causes it to appear as the material world.
I've always had a really active imagination. Lots of kids have imaginary friends. Mine just took on a rather demonic form.
The brain seems to be made up of a bewildering complexity of parts, and the cells within the parts seem to be characterized by an inscrutable complexity of form, extent, and relationships with each other.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Endless money forms the sinews of war. [Lat., Nervi belli pecunia infinita.]
I'm sort of annoyed that some very basic things about poetic forms were not conveyed to me in the various poetry courses I took over the years.
When forms begin to crumble there is always an opportunity for great deepening. By deepening I mean the arising of who you are beyond form.
It's not as if I knew answers which I am going to set down in the form of a novel or a memoir or a sermon. It's, rather, I'm going to search myself for what I might have to say in this area.
To remember everything is a form of madness.
The law of the innermost form of the essay is heresy
When composing music, I just start spilling things out and then wait until they take form, you know what I mean, until I see like a common thread or something.
Stand-up in general is the most raw form of entertainment. There is no pyrotechnics or back-up dancers, it's just live and die by your jokes, that's it.
confining life to an eternal present is an insidious form of soul murder
There is no better form of trade a developing nation can engage in than to sell services provided by an educated population.
You're scrutinized all through your life - you're scrutinized by your family, by yourself, by society, and your friends in a certain way, shape, or form.
... it is because sympathy is but a living again through our own past in a new form, that confession often prompts a response of confession.
I was a microscopic life-form, infinitely large, stumbled backstage of its playhouse, caught a nanosecond glance of its own reality and nearly vaporized in shock.
As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art.
When the form's in place, everything within it can be pure feeling.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Economics is extremely useful as a form of employment for economists.
Alice Duer Miller
It is always difficult for a woman to be grateful for a form of chivalry that seems to be based on the premise that she is a moron.
What is this thing we call form, and to what extent do we comprehend our own forms? I have a form, surely, as do you, and let us grant that we’re both conscious even though certain philosophers would argue that assertion—fortunately they’re not here. So! Both conscious. But we have imperfect knowledge of our own forms, let alone our own selves—consider the human man, his last self-image formed at the age of twenty-five, surprised by wrinkles on his forehead as he looks in the bathroom mirror. Deathless Kings’ residual physicalities endure long after they’ve become skeletons—and they perform premortem exercises to stem mental fragmentation. You’d be surprised how frequently and how widely mental image and physical form differ.
I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace.
Some truths are expressed best in the form of myth.
Shamanism is the oldest form of communicating and healing. It probably resides in all of us.
Every thought creates form on some level and all that our physical experience is - is a reflection of our thoughts.
Envision, create, and believe in your own universe, and the universe will form around you.
Endurance is frequently a form of indecision.
Market competition is the only form of organization which can afford a large measure of freedom to the individual.
My dad has had a rare form of leukemia since I was in about 7th grade.
I know all about improvisation and the free-form that mirrors the chaos of our time, but I do like to feel that the playwright has done some work before I got there.
He smiled, so sensual and beautiful, it was another form of bliss just looking at him.
Detachment doesn’t mean you should ignore form; it means you have to attach to form through and through. A form may bother you, but you need form because you love truth, you love peace, you love life itself.
What other form of government, indeed, can so well deserve our esteem and love?
The reader is the content of any poem or of the language he employs, and in order to use any of these forms, he must put them on.
The great thing about improvisation is that it allows us to establish an uncensored form of theater. Freedom of speech is absolutely inherent to artistic expression.