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It is often the failure who is the pioneer in new lands, new undertakings, and new forms of expression.
Creeds and castes, and all forms of intellectual and emotional grouping, belong to the past.
The point I am making is that in the more primitive forms of society the individual is merely a unit; in more developed forms of society he is an independent personality.
The way we experience history and time in all its forms shifted quite massively between 1989 and 2001 - to the point where contrivances like decades are now kind of silly.
Like all forms of collective security, multilateral sanctions require a unanimity rarely achieved in international politics.
I just like to explore all sorts of different forms - no, 'explore' is not even the word - enjoy. You don't want to limit yourself to a particular form.
One thing I've learned to appreciate as I've gotten a little older is direct forms of communication.
Religion always remains higher than everyday life. In order to make the elevation towards religion easier for people, religion must be able to alter its forms in relation to the consciousness of modern man.
What I love about the term 'salad' is that it can appear in so many different forms and says a lot about the cook. It could be a simple as fresh green lettuces tossed with a basic vinaigrette, or it could be as hearty as a couscous salad with grilled shrimp.
Southern poets are still writing narrative poems, poems in forms, dramatic poems.
Writers like to write, and writing in different forms - short, long, bite-sized, done on the fly, done with painstaking attention - all interest me.
It is true that I am often startled and even angered and repulsed by the strange directions and provocative content of new forms that seem to pop up every few months.
The catalogue of forms is endless: until every shape has found its city, new cities will continue to be born. When the forms exhaust their variety and come apart, the end of cities begins.
There are some forms of religion that are bad, just as there's bad cooking or bad art or bad sex, you have bad religion too.
I like the idea of an eclectic approach, incorporating jazz with other forms and other genres of music.
I am the architect of rock n' roll. I have to be a fan of all its forms.
Success follows those adept at preserving the substance of the past by clothing it in the forms of the future.
I come from very common stock, and I've always been uncomfortable with pretension and all the forms it can take, including disingenuous broadcasting.
All different forms of human expression, art, science, are going to become expanded, by expanding our intelligence.
We started combining the use of light and the use of theatrics and the use of as many art forms as possible, and it's still growing - that's the whole idea of it.
For designers, the rigidity of an alphabet presents a never-ending artistic challenge: How do you do something new and still preserve the letters' essential forms?
Several technological and political forces have converged, and that has produced a global, Web-enabled playing field that allows for multiple forms of collaboration without regard to geography or distance - or soon, even language.
So far as discipline is concerned, freedom means not its absence but the use of higher and more rational forms as contrasted with those that are lower or less rational.
Charles Horton Cooley
If you want to write serious books, you must be ready to break the forms, break the forms.
V. S. Naipaul
Beauty can come in strange forms.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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