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The only advice I would give Christians entering the world of arts: give yourself a period of time, maybe three or four years. If you haven't made it in your chosen art form, dump it.
I wouldn't be where I am today without the amazing public arts education that I had.
The foreign accent was a promise, and indeed, all over the country, European imports added spice to the sciences, the arts, and other areas. What one had to give was not considered inferior to what one received.
The arts, as a reflection of human existence at its highest, have always and spontaneously lived up to this demand of plenitude. No mature style of art in any culture has ever been simple.
I tried to go out for theater or theater arts, but I was too scared or too intimidated. But I had a lot of friends on the cross country team that had great senses of humor.
I went to a performing arts high school, we learned Shakespeare, I did 'Fences.' When you train, you can do anything.
The actor creates with his own flesh and blood all those things which all the arts try in some way to describe.
I do mixed martial arts, mainly kickboxing.
I'd love to open a camp focusing on the arts accessible to kids from all income brackets.
There have been studies that clearly state that children who are exposed to arts education at a young age will in fact do markedly better in their SAT tests.
My brother Trev went to the Professional Performing Arts School in New York, and he used to do his monologues and stuff and rehearse in our apartment. So I used to hear him all the time doing these things over and over and over. And when I was a little girl, I used to soak up everything - like anything anyone did, I soaked it up.
I think this confusion leads intellectuals and artists themselves to believe that the elite arts and humanities are a kind of higher, exalted form of human endeavor.
I've always wanted to make a career in the arts, and I think that my only hope at doing that is to make it more about the work.
As a kid, I was heavily into martial arts and wanted to be the next Jean-Claude Van Damme.
I wanted to be a martial arts film star when I was a teenager.
I'm in a real minority as far as having really supportive parents in regards to the arts. They never batted an eye as far as not letting me do that stuff. That's invaluable. I can't believe how unabashedly supportive they were about everything, between music and acting.
The President regards the Japanese as a brave people; but courage, though useful in time of war, is subordinate to knowledge of arts; hence, courage without such knowledge is not to be highly esteemed.
The arts are very alive in Ireland, so that had its influence on me. But I consider myself European, really.
There's no greatest moment in the arts. It's a life, it's a continuity thing. You can't have a great moment because it's spiritual. It's a belief, it's a calling. If you're an artist, doing your own thing on your own, it's while you're doing it that counts. It's a process. If you get too elated, you can get too depressed.
A large part of my life revolves around my dad. Sometimes, I even feel a strong sense of connection, something very tangible when I learn something new in the martial arts.
All the arts in America are a gigantic racket run by unscrupulous men for unhealthy women.
I'm a liberal arts junkie.
Mary Chapin Carpenter
When I was a kid, I had two great guilty pleasures. One was horror movies and the other was martial arts movies.
M. Night Shyamalan
'The Last Airbender' is genetically engineered for me. I love martial arts. I study it. The movie's based on a lot of Buddhist and Hindu philosophy. I was raised Hindu.
M. Night Shyamalan
It is obvious that anything a scientist discovers or invents is based on previous discoveries and inventions. The same applies to the arts.
In the nineteenth century the more grandiose word inspiration began to replace the word idea in the arts.
Since my teen years I was interested in martial arts.
And regardless of the fact that in this country, certainly in the arts, we treat comedy as a second-class citizen, I've never thought of it that way. I've always thought it to be important. The last time I looked, the Greeks were holding up two masks. I've always thought of it not only as having equal value, but as the craft of it, being funny.
I do think that a general liberal arts education is very important, particularly in an uncertain changing world.
So what it boils down to, in my humble opinion, is that we need to support the arts in schools, and at every other level in the education of children.
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