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God has given us an imagination, and our imagination is really the principle tool from which all creativity and artistry comes from.
You have an awareness of your body and how to use it and I think that if you can embody a character physically it's another really useful tool.
Whereas painting is a more rarefied art form, with a limited audience, I recognized film as this extraordinary social tool that could reach tremendous numbers of people.
I kind of date my musical discovery back to when I was 13 years old, getting my iTunes account and using that as a major tool to discover new music.
I think God has chosen to use this as a tool.
Everything serious in the world is well approached by humour. It's a powerful and often quite subversive tool. I suppose there is an argument that could be made against me for being frivolous, but I do think a laugh is a very generous thing to give.
I've always considered transcribing to be an invaluable tool in the development of one's musical ear and, over the years, I have spent countless glorious hours transcribing different kinds of music, either guitar-oriented or not.
Everyone in Tool is interested in how we present our music. We write a group of songs that have a vibe, energy and feeling, and then we try to pick an image to capture that and communicate a feeling. We want something that adds to the connection with the audience.
As a technology, the book is like a hammer. That is to say, it is perfect: a tool ideally suited to its task. Hammers can be tweaked and varied but will never go obsolete. Even when builders pound nails by the thousand with pneumatic nail guns, every household needs a hammer.
I have always used emotion as a writing tool. That goes back to me being on the stage.
I mean, Tool has a style, but we try to make all our songs sound different from each other.
It's long past time we started focusing on the solutions that actually keep women healthy, instead of using basic aspects of women's health as a tool of cultural, moral, and political control.
Records are one thing, and obviously, without hit songs, you don't have the opportunity to do your shows. But my live show has always been my selling tool.
To me, terrorists should not be able to hide behind their passports and their citizenship, and that includes U.S. citizens, whether they are overseas or whether they are here in the United States. What we need to do is to apply the appropriate tool and the appropriate response.
John O. Brennan
Everyone in my family used to work with some kind of tool in their hands every day. That's what we do. That's what I did before I got into acting.
So interviews are a valuable tool, but under certain circumstances they'd be more valuable than others.
The Internet is a great information tool, and can be a place where kids learn, but we must remember that when kids are online, they are in public.
First person narrative is a very effective tool but you have to know as a writer how to make it work.
Business is a useful tool in politics, but it's not enough. You need much more than to be a good businessman, to be a good politician.
When I talk to film students, I always say, 'Buy the DVDs and listen to the commentaries, look at the making of, look at the behind-the-scenes,' because that's such a great learning tool.
The Internet is the greatest tool for any artist to have interaction with any audience.
Wisely used history can give pleasure and provide us with a useful tool; but we should not become its slaves.
An house is of a double nature, viz., one, wherein it is a way and means of expence, the other as it is an instrument and tool of gain.
I don't think I was really addicted. I used it as a party tool.
I think, when I started writing songs, my voice just became another tool. It wasn't something that I was going to try desperately to woo a listener. As long as I'm using my voice in a way that helps people understand what I'm trying to say, then I feel like I'm doing all right.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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