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The test of the artist does not lie in the will with which he goes to work, but in the excellence of the work he produces.
Detachment produces a peculiar state of mind. Maybe that's the worst sentence of all, to be deprived of feeling what a human being ought to be entitled to feel.
The sharp thorn often produces delicate roses.
Take a commonplace, clean it and polish it, light it so that it produces the same effect of youth and freshness and originality and spontaneity as it did originally, and you have done a poet's job. The rest is literature.
An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
Men do not shape destiny, Destiny produces the man for the hour.
So much of the world's suffering results from the sinful action or inaction of ourselves and others. For example, people look at a famine and wonder where God is, but the world produces enough food for each person to have 3,000 calories a day. It's our own irresponsibility and self-centeredness that prevents people from getting fed.
Greater self-esteem produces greater success, and greater success produces more high self-esteem, so it keeps on spiraling up.
Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry, and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
Family is very important to me because that is the footprint we perpetuate. That is, the ripple in the water when the rock first impacts the pool, and it is those waves, that energy that one produces, that determines our direction.
Engaging in social business is beneficial to a company because it leverages on business competencies to address social issues, involves one-time investment with sustainable results, and produces other positive effects such as employee motivation and improved organizational culture.
Every work of art is the child of its age and, in many cases, the mother of our emotions. It follows that each period of culture produces an art of its own which can never be repeated.
As I have practiced it, photography produces pleasure by simplicity. I see something special and show it to the camera. A picture is produced. The moment is held until someone sees it. Then it is theirs.
Researchers have discovered that chocolate produces some of the same reactions in the brain as marijuana. The researchers also discovered other similarities between the two but can't remember what they are.
Racism cannot be cured solely by attacking some of the results it produces, like discrimination in housing or in education.
To say that gender is performative is a little different because for something to be performative means that it produces a series of effects. We act and walk and speak and talk in ways that consolidate an impression of being a man or being a woman.
Architecture is a art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotion in the atmosphere and when this environment produces well being.
Working against a restriction - for me - often produces greater things than getting rid of all boundaries.
The model I came up with in 1964 is just the invention of a rather strange sort of medium that looks the same in all directions and produces a kind of refraction that is a little bit more complicated than that of light in glass or water.
In modern life nothing produces such an effect as a good platitude. It makes the whole world kin.
The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time which every day produces, and which most men throw away.
Charles Caleb Colton
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
A little over 5% of the world's population produces almost 29% of the world's goods and services.
Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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