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Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.
When hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul.
Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
Henri Frederic Amiel
The term 'genre' eventually becomes pejorative because you're referring to something that's so codified and ritualised that it ceases to have the power and meaning it had when it first started.
If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.
I think that money spoils most things, once it becomes the primary motivating force.
I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less.
Death is with you all the time; you get deeper in it as you move towards it, but it's not unfamiliar to you. It's always been there, so what becomes unfamiliar to you when you pass away from the moment is really life.
Through shallow intellect, the mind becomes shallow, and one eats the fly, along with the sweets.
One of the extraordinary things about human events is that the unthinkable becomes thinkable.
The first duty of society is to give each of its members the possibility of fulfilling his destiny. When it becomes incapable of performing this duty it must be transformed.
As everything becomes digitized, there's the idea that things that can't be digitized become more valuable.
You have to like the present; if not your life becomes secondhand, if you think it was better before. Or that it will be better in the future.
Everybody now admits that apartheid was wrong, and all I did was tell the people who wanted to know where I come from how we lived in South Africa. I just told the world the truth. And if my truth then becomes political, I can't do anything about that.
There are times in history where a particular doctrine becomes a symbol of a greater problem.
When a positive exchange between a brand and customers becomes quantifiable metrics, it encourages brand to provide better service, customer service to do a better job, and consumers to actively show their gratitude.
Brands are faced with the daily challenge of massively scaling their outreach in order to build personal relationships. While this may seem like a contradiction in terms, it becomes much more possible when brands shift from push to pull dynamics in their marketing.
There's an adage that is an apt description of the new dynamic at work between brands and consumers connected through social media: People support what they help to build. But now that many brands are launching community-driven cause marketing campaigns, the challenge becomes what to do next?
Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability.
Roy L. Smith
As you grow older, your whole life becomes very rich, multifaceted.
When the satisfaction or the security of another person becomes as significant to one as one's own satisfaction or security, then the state of love exists. Under no other circumstances is a state of love present, regardless of the popular usage of the term.
Harry Stack Sullivan
Literature becomes the living memory of a nation.
Fashion often starts off beautiful and becomes ugly, whereas art starts off ugly sometimes and becomes beautiful.
Undernourished, intelligence becomes like the bloated belly of a starving child: swollen, filled with nothing the body can use.
Beyond a certain point, the whole universe becomes a continuous process of initiation.
Robert Anton Wilson
When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy.
You see a hockey player, you'd never know he's a professional athlete. But you put the skates on him, and he becomes a beast.
Property is not the sacred right. When a rich man becomes poor it is a misfortune, it is not a moral evil. When a poor man becomes destitute, it is a moral evil, teeming with consequences and injurious to society and morality.
Cuba is like going to a whole other planet. It's so different but it's so similar to the United States, to Miami. It's like a doppelgaenger. It's the mirror image. And I have no doubt, that once Cuba becomes democratic, that it will be the favorite tourist destination for Americans.
Henry Louis Gates
Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so much data.
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