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Sacred texts give no specific depiction of God, so for centuries, artists and filmmakers have had to choose their own visual depiction.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is unsurpassed at presenting more than 50 centuries of work. I go there constantly, seeing things over and over, better than I've ever seen them before.
It's easy to forget that for centuries - for millennia - the 'workforce' was all of us.
Anybody in the next centuries wanting to know what it was like to be a poet in the middle of the 20th century should read Kaddish.
Through the centuries, over 1.2 million brave men and women have given their lives for our nation.
Little by little, not without astonishment, I rediscovered the great names of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, who had been the master thinkers of my grandfather and other Mexican liberals. They did no offer me a doctrine or a catechism: they were and they are a source, an inspiration.
Picasso is what is going to happen and what is happening; he is posterity and archaic time, the distant ancestor and our next-door neighbor. Speed permits him to be two places at once, to belong to all the centuries without letting go of the here and now.
Damascus was the seat of the Ummayad Caliphate in the 7th and 8th centuries.
The more centuries that I am able to score, the happier I will be.
Before the rise of the nation-state, between the eighteenth and twentieth centuries, the world was mostly tribal. Tribes were united by language, religion, blood, and belief. They feared other tribes and often warred against them.
Strangely, Dante's Divine Comedy did not produce a prose of that creative height or it did so after centuries.
Adequate defense has been the catchword of every militarist for centuries.
Frank B. Kellogg
Although the church has often been far too slow to follow his lead, Jesus' insistence that women, as well as men, bear the full image of God has had a way of sparking reform movements across the centuries.
I'm very pro-science and pro-technology; I believe that these have been key drivers of progress in the world in the last centuries.
The 21st century will be quite unlike the preceding two centuries, in which power was located in Europe and the U.S., and the rest of the world consisted of mere supplicants and bit players.
For two centuries, the South has feared a takeover by blacks or the feds. In Obama, they have both.
The strides of humanity are slow, they can only be counted in centuries.
I asked a Burmese why women, after centuries of following their men, now walk ahead. He said there were many unexploded land mines since the war.
In 1853, American warships bullied Japan out of centuries of virtual isolation and into the modern world. The threat of force compelled Japan, like India and China before it, to accept trade agreements that were economically ruinous and eroded national sovereignty.
Humor was not important only for me, humor was important for this nation for centuries, to survive, you know.
We read that Adam and Methuselah lived so many centuries; at that time, it was the custom to marry in the family - marry as closely as possible - so that the tie of blood might be as strong as it could be made.
The great houses of Britain have, for centuries, been the guardians of much of our history, not just of the families who built and lived in them, but of the people who worked there, of the local area, of all of us.
The American Republic was bound - is still bound - to follow in the centuries to come the same course to destruction as did Rome.
Robert W. Welch, Jr.
In the forty years of the people's republic, some of the worst historical traits were preserved in our people. These included even the common characteristics developed in the economic reality of the time of partitions in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Women have been kicking ass for centuries.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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