Quote of the Day
We can only know one thing about God - that he is what we are not. Our wretchedness alone is an image of this. The more we contemplate it, the more we contemplate him.
The greatest artist has no conception which a single block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass, but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image.
One of the many problems with the American left has been its image as something rather too solemn, mirthless, herbivorous, dull, monochrome, righteous, and boring.
I personally battled with my own body image for years. I used to tell myself, You can't wear anything sleeveless or strapless. And all of a sudden I was like, What if I just didn't send such negative messages to my brain and said, wear it and enjoy it? And now I'm more comfortable in clothes than ever.
Banks have a new image. Now you have 'a friend,' your friendly banker. If the banks are so friendly, how come they chain down the pens?
I don't care what other people think as long as I am happy. The day I die or retire, I have blown all my chances because I don't have the chance any more to change my image as an F1 driver.
Old age is a special problem for me because I've never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself - a lad of about 19.
E. B. White
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
I re-invented my image so many times that I'm in denial that I was originally an overweight Korean woman.
In a portrait, you have room to have a point of view. The image may not be literally what's going on, but it's representative.
We all have a social mask, right? We put it on, we go out, put our best foot forward, our best image. But behind that social mask is a personal truth, what we really, really believe about who we are and what we're capable of.
Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives.
To terrify children with the image of hell... to consider women an inferior creation. Is that good for the world?
Pictures artists staged their own images or copied or cut out others already in existence. The viewer took them in separately, in sometimes paradoxical waves: an original image, then the manipulations of it, then the places where image and idea intersected. This created a crucial perceptual glitch that irony and understanding filled.
While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward.
It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God.
I think setting a goal, getting a visual image of what it is you want. You've got to see what it is you want to achieve before you can pursue it.
The new electronic independence re-creates the world in the image of a global village.
Most children turn out badly because they have the wrong parental image. This doesn't mean their parents are criminal. It means they are boring and cruel.
A golden rule: to leave an incomplete image of oneself.
Emile M. Cioran
Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become.
If you get trapped in the idea that what is most important is what image of yourself you're giving to the world, you're on a dangerous path.
My own image of my work is that I no sooner settle into something than a break occurs. These breaks are always painful and depressing but despite them I see that there's a consistency that holds out, but is hard to define.
China once again disgusts the world, portraying the image of a cruel, perverted people devoid of any feelings towards animals.
Every advertisement should be thought of as a contribution to the complex symbol which is the brand image.
There's no doubt that usually a president's public image is enhanced by going to war. That never did appeal to me.
When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens.
I just get really bored with sticking to the norm and having the proper conservative image. That's just so not me.
It has very little to do with my work, but if your image is not sexy enough, people won't listen. It's part of the game.
We live in an image society. Speeches are not what anybody cares about; what they care about is the picture.
Share with your Friends
Everyone likes a good quote - don't forget to share.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
Art Quote Feed
Funny Quote Feed
Love Quote Feed
Nature Quote Feed