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No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
Edgar Allan Poe
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.
George Bernard Shaw
No accurate thinker will judge another person by that which the other person's enemies say about him.
Simply put, you believer that things or people make you unhappy, but this is not accurate. You make yourself unhappy.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
If you're doing a biography, you try to stay as accurate as possible to reality. But you really don't know what was going on in the person's mind. You just know what was going on in the minds of people around him.
A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
Science is simply common sense at its best, that is, rigidly accurate in observation, and merciless to fallacy in logic.
Beautiful sentences pop into my head. Beautiful sentences that aren't always absolutely accurate. Then, I have to choose between the beautiful sentence and being absolutely accurate. It can be a difficult choice.
The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years.
The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation, plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable training in accuracy of eye and hand.
Artist - musicians, painters, writers, poets, always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
If the technical innovations of the Impressionists led merely to a more accurate representation of nature, it was perhaps of not much value in enlarging their powers of expression.
To give an accurate and exhaustive account of that period would need a far less brilliant pen than mine.
Black people don't have an accurate idea of their history, which has been either suppressed or distorted.
There is no substitute for accurate knowledge. Know yourself, know your business, know your men.
I think my view is that whenever you project into the future you're never likely to be accurate in the details, or the paraphernalia and style. It's in the spirit of it.
Comedy isn't polite and it isn't correct and it isn't accurate, even. It's just a mess. So that's the way that I approach it.
Louis C. K.
Silence is so accurate.
Americans need accurate information in order to consider Social Security reform. Too bad the media can't be counted upon to provide it.
When you're playing someone who really lived, you carry a burden, a burden to be accurate. But it's one that you have to let go of ultimately.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
I think now that the great thing is not so much the formulation of an answer for myself, for the theater, or the play-but rather the most accurate possible statement of the problem.
Let me be accurate in everything, for though you and I have seen some strange things together, you may at the first think that I, Van Helsing, am mad. That the many horrors and the so long strain on nerves has at the last turn my brain.
Those market researchers... are playing games with you and me and with this entire country. Their so-called samples of opinion are no more accurate or reliable than my grandmother's big toe was when it came to predicting the weather.
I like to call the ethos I grew up with 'Oklahoma values.' But you'd be just as accurate if you said 'American values.' Except for our lack of a seacoast, Oklahoma has a little bit of just about everything that's American.
J. C. Watts
I see things like they've never been seen before. Art is an accurate statement of the time in which it is made.
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