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A museum has to renew its collection to be alive, but that does not mean we give on important old works.
Can works be made which are not 'of art'?
Birth control that really works - every night before we go to bed we spend an hour with our kids.
Why are empirical questions about how the mind works so weighted down with political and moral and emotional baggage?
Theories of love are found in the works of scientists, philosophers, and theologians.
Fashion offers no greater challenge than finding what works for night without looking like you are wearing a costume.
Well, when you're relaxed, your mind takes you to the whole reality. There's no such thing as time when you're really relaxed. That's why meditation works.
Here is what we know after more than a decade of Republican rule: Texas works. Even 'The New York Times' let it slip into its pages that, 'Texas is the future.'
There's nothing inherently or patently wrong with anybody who does well, works hard, earns a living, betters themselves. I'm not against any of these things. It's about how you make that money, and then what you do with it.
I'm not sitting on a soapbox telling women what they should and shouldn't do, but I know what works for me.
I was a little bit ashamed of American TV because I thought, 'None of the shows my father works on are as funny as my father.'
Look at almost any passage, and you'll find that a paragraph has five or six metaphors in it. It's not that the speaker is trying to be poetic, it's just that that's the way language works.
On set I keep myself to myself; I'd rather the director speak up. I'm not gonna direct a younger actor. I think the power of example works best, actually.
You know, if you love something, you should love it regardless of whether it costs five dollars or 500 or 5,000 dollars. Unfortunately, that's not the way our culture works, and we do collectively buy into this idea that things that are more expensive probably have more value.
I am an ardent recycler. I would like to think that it works. I don't know whether it does or not.
You've got to experiment to figure out what works.
I think it's always hard for people to get their head around the fact that populist, commercial films can also actually be great works of art.
Leeks, like other oniony things, reach a certain peak when fried. It's the subtle sweetness that suddenly becomes evident and works so well with their creamy texture.
'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' had a formative effect on me. I think it's one of those works that if you encounter it very early you're doubly enchanted by the beauty of the language and the strangeness of the vision. It stays with you.
We are stimulated to emotional response, not by works that confirm our sense of the world, but by works that challenge it.
Joyce Carol Oates
No artist is well served in thinking what will happen to their works. The best one can hope is that they'll enter the mainstream, and people will pull bits and pieces from them.
The conventional notions of art have changed, and a lot of things done today are considered works of art that would have been rejected in the past.
A woman can be very beautiful and an ideal model and she will photograph incredibly well, but she'll appear in film and it won't work. What works is some fusion of physical beauty with some mental field or whatever you call it. I don't know.
Whereas you have someone like Houdini, who works really, really hard to get really, really famous, and then has actual intellectual ideas that he puts into the culture that stay there.
There's a richness to the old works if you look before the 1950s. The chord progressions and the language was more complicated, especially in the jazz and classical world.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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