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It is not systematic education which somehow molds society, but, on the contrary, society which, according to its particular structure, shapes education in relation to the ends and interests of those who control the power in that society.
I said to myself, I have things in my head that are not like what anyone has taught me - shapes and ideas so near to me - so natural to my way of being and thinking that it hasn't occurred to me to put them down.
If you get hold of a head of hair on somebody you've never seen before, cut beautiful shapes, cut beautiful architectural angles and she walks out looking so different - I think that's masterful.
A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most obsessively, wrenches it from itself, shapes it, renders it, loves it so radically that he remakes it in his own image.
Experiences shape the brain, but the brain shapes the way we view experiences, too.
It is the perpetual dread of fear, the fear of fear, that shapes the face of a brave man.
Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art. The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal, which Christ's religion illuminates with His divine light.
We tolerate shapes in human beings that would horrify us if we saw them in a horse.
The public is not to see where power lies, how it shapes policy, and for what ends. Rather, people are to hate and fear one another.
Pictures and shapes are but secondary objects and please or displease only in the memory.
It is divinity that shapes, not only your ends, but also your acts, your words and thoughts.
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances.
James Russell Lowell
Among God's creatures two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and all the shapes, in order not to be separated from the man.
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.
And while I stood there I saw more than I can tell and I understood more than I saw; for I was seeing in a sacred manner the shapes of all things in the spirit, and the shape of all shapes as they must live together like one being.
The environment shapes people's actions.
B. F. Skinner
Nothing can happen nowhere. The locale of the happening always colours the happening, and often, to a degree, shapes it.
I paint with shapes.
I started to draw desert islands. They were just rough, shapes in the middle of the page. Then I began drawing shapes within those shapes and I was amazed how quickly the islands got better. It took off from there.
I don't want enemies. I want friends, and I want them in all shapes, sizes, and colors, and loving whoever they want to.
Know what suits you. Now I understand proportion and recognise the shapes that look good on my figure.
I really look at my childhood as being one giant rusty tuna can that I continue to recycle in many different shapes.
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
When I write plays, I'm already seeing the shapes on stage, of the actors and their interaction, and so on and so forth. I don't think I've ever written one play as an abstract piece, as a literary piece, floating in the air somewhere, to be flushed out later on.
Blade Runner appears regularly, two or three times a year in various shapes and forms of science fiction. It set the pace for what is essentially urban science fiction, urban future and it's why I've never re-visited that area because I feel I've done it.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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