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    Fat people are so rarely included in visual culture that fat is perceived as a blot on the landscape of sleek and slim.

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    Franz Kline, who became known for his black and white paintings, did a whole series of gorgeous landscapes and wonderful portraits that may still hang in Greenwich Village.

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    For decades engineers have stood accused that their buildings do not have any cultural value. We have attempted to liberate engineering of this accusation. As National Socialists we are dedicated to working with boldness, but also with love of the Volk and our landscape in mind. These roads do not serve transportation alone, they also bind our Fatherland. In these highways our engineering will reflect the National Socialist movement.

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    Finding mechanisms for putting carbon back into landscapes enhances biodiversity. More biodiverse ecosystems store more carbon, more securely and are more resilient to the impacts of climate change.

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    For me, a landscape does not exist in its own right, since its appearance changes at any moment.

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    Historically, China is not a nation of sportsmen. We traditionally put more emphasis on being close to nature than pushing endlessly to excel. A philosophy that values tranquil contemplation of the landscape cannot easily be adapted to the Olympic slogan of 'higher, stronger, faster.'

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    Hendersonville is home because I live there and I work there. But when I come back to Pennsylvania and see the crowds and the landscape, it's such a rush. It just feels like home.

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    How to save the old that's worth saving, whether in landscape, houses, manners, institutions, or human types, is one of our greatest problems, and the one that we bother least about.

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    I don't believe in making pencil sketches and then painting landscape in your studio. You must be right under the sky.

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    I could never be French, I could never become German - I shall always remain American - the essence which is in me is American mysticism just as Davies declared it when he saw those first landscapes.

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    I dislike landscapes. I only like people, and plastic flowers.

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    I’d like to think that the actions we take today will allow others in the future to discover the wonders of landscapes we helped protect but never had the chance to enjoy ourselves.

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    I am showing my pupils details of an immense landscape which they cannot possibly know their way around.

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    I carry the landscape inside me like an ache. The story of who I am cannot be severed from the story of the flatwoods.

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    If a young woman is looking at the landscape of Hollywood, what she sees is almost only challenges.

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    I don't make a lot of distinctions between things like landscape or figure painting, because to me the problems are inherently the same - lighting, color, structure, and so on - certainly traditional and ordinary problems.

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    I don't know the American photographers as well, but I admit I love Ansel Adams. His landscapes are so crisp.

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    I do portraits. I usually do live models in a class environment, but I've been painting at home more. I really love the human form, and I love faces. I've tried to do landscapes a few times.

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    I feel like vocals are to music what portraits are to painting. They're the humanity. Landscapes are good and fine, but at the end of the day everyone loves the Mona Lisa.

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    If equations are trains threading the landscape of numbers, then no train stops at pi.

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    I feel that this is a vocabulary that I grew up with. This biblical landscape is very familiar to me, and it's natural that I use those landmarks as references. Once they were universal references and everybody understood and knew them and located them. That's no longer the case today, but it is still my landscape.

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    If you get the landscape right, the characters will step out of it, and they'll be in the right place.

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    I grew up in North Devon, by the sea, and feel a special affinity for the landscape there, despite a lack of actual ancestry.

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    If you tell the story emotionally in a truthful way, then you start naturally looking at the landscape and thinking "Wow, we have to watch out.

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    I like to move around in the landscape between poetry and prose, between the lyrical and the narrative.

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    I haven't yet managed to capture the colour of this landscape; there are moments when I'm appalled at the colours I'm having to use, I'm afraid what I'm doing is just dreadful and yet I really am understating it; the light is simply terrifying.

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    I have always believed that a single talented analyst, working very hard, can cover an amazing amount of investment landscape, and this belief remains unchallenged in my mind.

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    I live in a landscape, which every single day of my life is enriching.

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    I live in Cullowhee, North Carolina. That's where I teach, at Western Carolina University. That region is where my family has lived for a long time and that region is my landscape.

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    I love big budgeted, epic rock landscapes. That's what turns me on.

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    In a landscape where a 2.8 [demo rating] keeps you on the air, you can maintain that just by treating your fans with respect.

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    I love nature, I love the landscape, because it is so sincere. It never cheats me. It never jests. It is cheerfully, musically earnest. I lie and relie on the earth.

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    I love Scotland, mainly for its landscape. I like walking, and it's a great place to go hiking.

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    I love to get into a landscape and paint my horses.

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    I'm fascinated by how you'll change your position so many times over a lifetime, but really what you're doing is occupying a series of positions on a landscape.

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    I'm not just interested in the pictorial aspects of the landscape - see a pretty place and try to paint it - but in some way to manage it, manipulate it, or see what I can turn it into.

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    In a landscape where nothing officially exists (otherwise it would not be 'desert'), absolutely anything becomes thinkable, and may consequently happen.

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    In a painting no one complains that the subject is posed, but everybody complains about what looks posed in a photograph. Except, I've found that if I go very close in to the face, then the posed expression no longer exists. The face becomes a landscape of the lakes of the eyes and the hills of the nose and the valley of the cleft of the chin.

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    In every election homophobia has been part of the landscape and in every campaign I've been able to become connected enough to my constituents that they know who I am and that I can be elected on my merits.

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    In a way Australia is like Catholicism. The company is sometimes questionable and the landscape is grotesque. But you always come back.

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    In most natural scenes there is a prevailing colour, which the landscape painter must learn to identify, and which must prevail also in a slightly exaggerated form, in his painting, for the sake of truth, harmony and unity.

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    I pay two full-time assistants in my studio, plus consultants who are architects, engineers, and landscape architects, as well as lighting designers.

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    In The Jack Daniels Sessions, folktales and modern landscapes collide, exploding and reforming in the form of an intriguing and intelligent collection. Cotman seizes the stories of tired tradition and galvanizes them, setting them to dance for us in wonderful, new interpretations.

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    I often wondered why I was attracted to certain landscapes and not others and why my photographs (and depictions by other artists) looked the way they did, Archetypes imprinted on my mind started me on a search.

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    I think I'm painting a picture of two women but it may turn out to be a landscape.

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    I stress the uniqueness of the Australian landscape and its metaphysical and mythic content.

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    I think photography has made us see the landscape in a very dull way - that's one of its effects. It's not spatial.

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    I think landscape photography in general is somewhat undervalued.

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    I think that both musicals and opera have a capacity to get to an inner emotional landscape.

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    I think there is a kind of laconic Australian leg-pulling sense of humor that is certainly in some of my stories, or is an element in some of my books, and that's probably a direct result of where I've grown up. But other than that I don't draw particularly on the Australian landscape or the Australian biology and so on. So I don't think there's anything you could point to and say is particularly Australian.