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I know that the arts are important. I'm not denying that, but I can't associate myself with all the claptrap that goes on around it.
I would have liked maybe to be in architecture or painting, something connected to the fine arts.
Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
The innovative spirit was America's strongest attribute, transforming everything into a brave new world, but there lingered an insecurity about the arts.
Because most of my career in the classroom has been at art schools (beginning at Bennington in the 1970s), I am hyper-aware of the often grotesque disconnect between commentary on the arts and the actual practice or production of the arts.
Although all the good arts serve to draw man's mind away from vices and lead it toward better things, this function can be more fully performed by this art, which also provides extraordinary intellectual pleasure.
Photography, alone of the arts, seems perfected to serve the desire humans have for a moment - this very moment - to stay.
Unprovided with original learning, unformed in the habits of thinking, unskilled in the arts of composition, I resolved to write a book.
The arts have only ever interested a small minority of people, which acted as a kind of nursery to support artists.
Must we be put to shame by much smaller and poorer countries, by Ireland, France, Austria or Sweden, who have understood that a nation's support of its arts is a matter of both national pride and cultural survival?
Always think that in any area of the arts, you get maybe ten percent of people who are creative, original... and the rest are generally following on, copying.
Remove idleness from the world and soon the arts of Cupid would perish.
I won't undertake war until I have tried all the arts and means of peace.
Bruce Lee was very famous. I watched his movies and he is amazing. He is a martial arts master, his philosophy, his movement, both physically and mentally, were very strong.
I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures.
I have a Bachelor of Arts in English, which means I had a lot of formal training in reading.
Insurrection is an art, and like all arts has its own laws.
I think I would go further into fine arts, I think, if I were to continue.
But for the children of the poorest people we're stripping the curriculum, removing the arts and music, and drilling the children into useful labor. We're not valuing a child for the time in which she actually is a child.
I wasn't very aware of pop music because I attended an arts school. For me, it was all about jazz.
Funding for sports (and the arts) are often the first things facing the chop in difficult times.
I do practice martial arts, more as a recreational thing, but a lot of my friends have been heavyweight champions the in mixed martial arts world.
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
Humanity is the rich effluvium, it is the waste and the manure and the soil, and from it grows the tree of the arts.
Frequent worshippers are also significantly more active citizens. They are more likely to belong to community organizations, especially those concerned with young people, health, arts and leisure, neighborhood and civic groups and professional associations.
The Left is doing to America what it has done to almost everything it has deeply influenced - the arts, the university, religion, culture, minorities, Europe: ruining it.
We grew up in a very creative environment and were exposed to the arts at a very young age, so it's not a surprise that all of us are in some form of the arts.
Screenwriting is the most prized of all the cinematic arts. Actually, it isn't, but it should be.
The unhappy irony is that, while 'Glee' is hitting the heights, school arts funding is being slashed across the country due to the steep recession and declining tax revenues.
Even more importantly, it's wine, food and the arts. Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life.
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