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I guess Surrealism has a draw for me because it's an unknown world. It's a world of subconscious. Some things you can't really get your hands on very easily. Things that are kind of nebulous and they feel like they're not completely formed. You have to feel your way through that.
I thought of the soul as resembling a castle, formed of a single diamond or a very transparent crystal, and containing many rooms, just as in Heaven there are many mansions.
Saint Teresa of Avila
I am a passionate traveler, and from the time I was a child, travel formed me as much as my formal education.
A nation is formed by the willingness of each of us to share in the responsibility for upholding the common good.
A person's character is but half formed till after wedlock.
Men was formed for society, and is neither capable of living alone, nor has the courage to do it.
I came across humanity in Istanbul, and all I know about life comes from Istanbul, and definitely, I am writing about Istanbul. I also love the city because I live there, it has formed me, and it's me. Of course it is natural. If somebody lived all his life in Delhi, he will write about Delhi.
The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones.
Architecture is a science arising out of many other sciences, and adorned with much and varied learning; by the help of which a judgment is formed of those works which are the result of other arts.
Since my brother died in 1982, my parents and I had formed a shaky tripod of a family; now that I'd lost my father too, it was too easy for me to glimpse a future point where I alone was the keeper of not just my own childhood memories, but of my family lore.
The combination of Federalism and Republicanism which formed the substance of the system, did not constitute a progressive and formative political principle, but it pointed in the direction of a constructive formula.
They were two halves that together formed a magical whole.
Until you have formed the habit of looking for the good instead of the bad there is in others, you will be neither successful nor happy.
Character is formed in the stormy billows of the world.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
So much of what we do every single day is the result of habits that we have formed over time.
As a man is, so he sees. As the eye is formed, such are its powers.
The firmest of friendships have been formed in mutual adversity, as iron is most strongly united by the fiercest flame.
Charles Caleb Colton
Society is now one polished horde, formed of two mighty tries, the Bores and Bored.
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
As long as the reason of man continues fallible, and he is at liberty to exercise it, different opinions will be formed.
I love and respect all religions and philosophies. I see how they get formed, how they grow up, and how powerful they are. But for me to believe in a specific god - no. Because what I believe is that the infinite, the absolute, is a living being and the only one living being that really exists.
Miguel Angel Ruiz
I am content with nothing, restless and ambitious... and I despise myself for the vanity, which formed half the stimulus to my exertions. Oh would that I were one of those plodding wise fools who having once set their hand to the plough go on nothing doubting.
Man's mind is so formed that it is far more susceptible to falsehood than to truth.
During the 1950s, Aristotle Onassis and I formed what grew to be a close friendship and association in several business ventures.
J. Paul Getty
John F. Kennedy
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