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The art and science of asking questions is the source of all knowledge.
The only true source of politeness is consideration.
William Gilmore Simms
In the arts, the critic is the only independent source of information. The rest is advertising.
Painting is a source of endless pleasure, but also of great anguish.
The closer the source of light is to a subject, the broader the beams are.
The sun is the most parallel light source because it is so far away.
The art of dancing stands at the source of all the arts that express themselves first in the human person. The art of building, or architecture, is the beginning of all the arts that lie outside the person; and in the end they unite.
A mortal lives not through that breath that flows in and that flows out. The source of his life is another and this causes the breath to flow.
Now I meditate twice a day for half an hour. In meditation, I can let go of everything. I'm not Hugh Jackman. I'm not a dad. I'm not a husband. I'm just dipping into that powerful source that creates everything. I take a little bath in it.
It is thus tolerance that is the source of peace, and intolerance that is the source of disorder and squabbling.
But, ancient Greece and ancient Rome - people did not happen to believe that creativity came from human beings back then, OK? People believed that creativity was this divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons.
A mere ape in our world may be a scholar in its own, and the low life of any beast may be a source of deep satisfaction for the beast itself.
It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Today painters do not have to go to a subject matter outside of themselves. Most modern painters work from a different source. They work from within.
Capital punishment is the source of many an argument, both good and bad.
Marilyn vos Savant
The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line.
It's a source of great sadness to me that my father died without having seen me do anything worthwhile. He was constantly having to make excuses for me.
I don't lead a writer's life. And I think that can be a source of suspicion and irritation to some people.
Presidents in both parties - from John F. Kennedy to Ronald Reagan - have known that our free-enterprise economy is the source of our middle-class prosperity.
I'm very good with technology, I always have been, and with machines in general. They seem not threatening like other people find them, but a source of fun and amusement.
Nothing could be more inappropriate to American literature than its English source since the Americans are not British in sensibility.
Man is ever searching for the source whence he has come, searching for the life which is upwelling within him, immortal, nay, eternal and divine; and every religion is the answer from the Universal Spirit to the seeking spirits of men that came forth from Him.
For me the greatest source of income is still movies. Nothing - stocks, financial speculation, real estate speculation or businesses - makes more money for me than making movies.
Everything depends therefore on encountering thought at its source. Such thought is the reality of man's being, which achieved consciousness and understanding of itself through it.
Singing is a way of releasing an emotion that you sometimes can't portray when you're acting. And music moves your soul, so music is the source of the most intense emotions you can feel.
There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source.
The state can be and has often been in the course of history the main source of mischief and disaster.
Ludwig von Mises
Exercise is the chief source of improvement in our faculties.
I guess the thing that I'm most proud of is that I kept on writing poetry. I understand that poetry is sort of the source of everything I do. It's the source of my creativity.
The calm mind allows one to connect with the inner self, the Soul, the very source of our being. That's where the music lives. That's where my music comes from.
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