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Yeah, we pretty much had a form and a shape by that time - a style - and I think one of the advantages of not having any relationship to any other puppeteer was that it gave me a reason to put those together myself for the needs of television.
I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning; that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change; and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity.
I just want to make a point that it's not just great teachers that sometimes shape your life. Sometimes it's the absence of great teachers that shapes your life and being ignored can be just as good for a person as being lauded.
If a fish is the movement of water embodied, given shape, then cat is a diagram and pattern of subtle air.
Law is downstream from culture. By the time you make a law about something, you're reacting, not acting. I'd rather shape the culture.
Nature favors those organisms which leave the environment in better shape for their progeny to survive.
Women's particular experiences continue to shape not just their points of view but their actions, in the United States and around the world.
Dee Dee Myers
Great genius takes shape by contact with another great genius, but, less by assimilation than by fiction.
Yeah, I think we have to. If we want our shows to be - if we want the quality of the shows to be good, and we want the energy to be high, and if we want to be in good enough physical shape to do them, and not exhaust ourselves on the road, and not get stale, we have to pace.
Man must shape his tools lest they shape him.
I remember thinking that a girdle was barbaric, and that never in a million years would I treat myself like a sleeping bag being shoved into a stuff sack. Never! Instead, I would run marathons and work out and be in perfect shape and reject the tyranny of the girdle forever.
Oh yeah, I mean, it wasn't a very good guitar, most good guitars have got thrust rods in the necks that you can adjust or that'll keep them in shape, you know keep them straight. This one just, well it turned into a bow and arrow after a couple of months.
I've always loved pigs: the shape of them, the look of them, and the fact that they are so intelligent.
It is while you are patiently toiling at the little tasks of life that the meaning and shape of the great whole of life dawn on you.
One of the great things to pretend is that you're not only alright, you're in great shape. Now to have that come true - I've actually gone on stage depressed and that's worked its magic on me, 'cause if I can convince you that I'm alright, then maybe I can convince me.
He will therefore have to use what knowledge he can achieve, not to shape the results as the craftsman shapes his handiwork, but rather to cultivate a growth by providing the appropriate environment, in the manner in which the gardener does this for his plants.
Friedrich August von Hayek
We are not merely passive pawns of historical forces; nor are we victims of the past. We can shape and direct history.
That's the problem with having a bald head. It exaggerates the shape.
She was short on intellect, but long on shape.
I used to be a Catholic. I left because I object to conversion by concussion. If you don't agree with what they teach, you get clobbered over the head until you do. All that does is change the shape of the head.
Acting is like going to the gym. You have to keep yourself in shape and concentrate on your core.
What we collectively decide about how to bail out our economy, how to pull our economy out of a ditch and what rules we put in place to make sure this problem does not happen again, will shape our country for the next 50 years. This is it.
Make your mold. The best flux in the world will not make a usable shape unless you have a mold to pour it in.
If you don't ever stop singing, your voice stays in shape. It's like the marathon runner. You've got to run, run, run to stay in shape.
There's something about a roller coaster that triggers strong feelings, maybe because most of us associate them with childhood. They're inherently cinematic; the very shape of a coaster, all hills and valleys and sickening helices, evokes a human emotional response.
Order is the shape upon which beauty depends.
Pearl S. Buck
I'd like to look like Madonna when I'm her age. I also look at athletes and love their bodies. I've always wanted to be muscly, not skinny. A lot of women yo-yo around, but I'm always aware if I'm getting a bit out of shape. I never look at the scales but I can just tell. It goes on my tum and bum.
You pick up loads of baggage with your first record with reaction to it from fans and critics. So I went to Ireland by myself for a couple of weeks with my guitar. I read lots of poetry, I read Patti Smith's autobiography and started words and phrases and then songs started to take shape.
My soul is in good shape.
Philip Seymour Hoffman
To be a head boy, you have to be very clever, you have to be a scholar, and I was never a scholar in any shape or form.
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