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Artistic temperament is the disease that afflicts amateurs.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Every age has its storytelling form, and video gaming is a huge part of our culture. You can ignore or embrace video games and imbue them with the best artistic quality. People are enthralled with video games in the same way as other people love the cinema or theatre.
While films are a very visual and emotional artistic medium, video games take it one step further into the realm of a unique personal experience.
Anybody with artistic ambitions is always trying to reconnect with the way they saw things as a child.
Some of our greatest historical and artistic treasures we place in museums; others, we take for walks.
Very few people possess true artistic ability. It is therefore both unseemly and unproductive to irritate the situation by making an effort. If you have a burning, restless urge to write or paint, simply eat something sweet and the feeling will pass.
There is something inherently valuable about being a misfit. It's not to say that every person who has artistic talent was a social outcast, but there is definitely a value for identifying yourself differently and being proud that you are different.
Thanks to the competence, love of God, our country's security and stability, endowed wealth, integrated infrastructure and quality services, the U.A.E. turned into the world's renowned destination for tourism, investment and business management: the interface of choice for hosting major cultural events, artistic and sports, in the world.
Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
My mother encouraged me to be artistic. It was written in a contract at an early age that I would be an artist.
In an artwork you're always looking for artistic decisions, so an ashtray is perfect. An ashtray has got life and death.
The only person who has artistic control is the director, and 'director' is how you spell God in Hollywood.
It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful. It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.
The more I think about it, the more I realize there is nothing more artistic than to love others.
Vincent Van Gogh
A painter, who finds no satisfaction in mere representation, however artistic, in his longing to express his inner life, cannot but envy the ease with which music, the most non-material of the arts today, achieves this end. He naturally seeks to apply the methods of music to his own art.
Cultures are never merely intellectual constructs. They take form through the collective intelligence and memory, through a commonly held psychology and emotions, through spiritual and artistic communion.
I think for anyone who follows the 'artistic life,' a certain amount of selfishness and self-involvement is part of the package. You're probably already disregarding a certain material life you could have.
Gay people are the sweetest, kindest, most artistic, warmest and most thoughtful people in the world. And since the beginning of time all they've ever been is kicked.
I think that promoting insecurity in the form of plastic surgery is infinitely more harmful than an artistic expression related to body modification.
An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and in a state where he can receive information and inspiration. You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
I'd like to someday see myself married to my true love and starting a big family, and at the same time still having an artistic job.
Yes, thanks to God... my life has a goal, much more important than my artistic activities, that is the struggle against Leukemia.
First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success.
If you are living a life that feels right to you, if you're willing to take creative chances or a creative path that feels like it's mostly in keeping with your sensibilities, you know, aesthetic and artistic, then that's what matters.
Privacy is important to me. But it's not just about sticking two fingers up and saying I don't want anyone to know my business. It's an artistic choice. I think that for any actor to convince their audience that they have completely inhabited a character requires a certain level of anonymity.
What I'm making music for now is more similar to what I was doing in the beginning. In those days it was all about doing music so when people heard it in a club it would take their minds of their worries. I got more artistic but now I've gone back to basics.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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