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Terms Of Service
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Confederate statues belong in a historical museum, not in a place of honor.
The monuments of the nations are all protests against nothingness after death; so are statues and inscriptions; so is history.
With such evidence, as well as the sealed doorway between the two guardian statues of the King, the mystery gradually dawned upon us. We were but in the anterior portion of a tomb.
We build statues out of snow, and weep to see them melt.
I went to the museum where they had all the heads and arms from the statues that are in all the other museums.
Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.
In an imperfect world, full of imperfect leaders, there are countless statues that may not live up to our American values.
I can't imagine what it is like to be raised in a society where their only statues that exist are to you and your father.
Statues and pictures and verse may be grand, But they are not the Life for which they stand.
Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work. The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
I'm not going to waste my time worrying about these Confederate statues. That's wasted energy.
I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Nothing takes the sting out of these tough economic times like watching a bunch of millionaires giving golden statues to each other.
When my journal appears, many statues must come down.
Duke of Wellington
There will be statues of Bill Gates across the Third World. There's a reasonable shot that - because of his money - we will cure malaria.
A lot of women don't like when they're sort of fat, but a fat foot is as beautiful as a skinny foot. Think of Greek statues. Look how many people love the foot of the baby! There is something super-charming about the baby foot.
Russia is now very far from being a communist country, but when I walked around Moscow, I kept glimpsing these haunting images. There were statues of Lenin and some neon signs of the hammer and sickle. I remembered myself then as a little girl, living under that oppression.
When people say that L.A. doesn't have a culture, I think it really does: a very old culture, and very specific. There's streets named after entertainers, and statues of entertainers, and it's great. Entertainment is still art, even if it makes billions of dollars. So it's like a city built on entertainment, and art in a way.
The painter leaves his mark. And I just put in two statues in Rhode Island that I'm working on. And I think that's going to make me last longer than me.
Labor should not be about creating monuments on hills or statues in parks. Labor's monuments and statues are when a young person can find a job, when a person with disability can get access to the ordinary life that others take for granted.
People who look at Greek statues never say it's a shame because they're not complete.
It's not about composition. It's the way you feel about how your objects should relate to each other. I've got lots of African statues and things, and the cleaner arranges them like soldiers, which drives me mad. So I have to rearrange them, and I must drive her mad, because I'm doing anarchy and she's doing military manoeuvres.
The great poet is a great artist. He is painter and sculptor. The greatest pictures and statues have been painted and chiseled with words. They outlast all others.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Here's the thing - I mean, I don't act for statues. I really don't. The great thing about winning an award is that it creates opportunities.
You want to leave something; you really do. I mean, in the end, statues and all those things, that doesn't mean anything. Leave something that we're all going to benefit from. I think that's what I'd like to do.
I looked at some of the statues of Jesus; they were just stones with no life. When they said that God is three, I was puzzled even more but could not argue. I believed it, simply because I had to have respect for the faith of my parents.
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