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The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie.
~By Agnes de Mille ~


I have felt cats rubbing their faces against mine and touching my cheek with claws carefully sheathed. These things, to me, are expressions of love.
~By James Herriot ~


Obscenity is a moral concept in the verbal arsenal of the establishment, which abuses the term by applying it, not to expressions of its own morality but to those of another.
~By Herbert Marcuse ~


Lyric writing is an interesting process in Sonic Youth. There's three people writing now, and we've all had a lot of interest and involvement with expression through words.
~By Thurston Moore ~


Dancing is a perpendicular expression of a horizontal desire.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


If you're writing anything decent, it's in you, it's your spirit coming out. If it's not an expression of how a person genuinely feels, then it's not a good song done with any conviction.
~By Alex Chilton ~


With a painter's temperament, all that's needed are the means of expression sufficient to be intelligible to the wide public.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


How beautiful maleness is, if it finds its right expression.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Art is expression, and to have high expression you must have something high to express.
~By Goldwin Smith ~


Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
~By T. S. Eliot ~


It is often the failure who is the pioneer in new lands, new undertakings, and new forms of expression.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


I defend both the freedom of expression and society's right to counter it. I must pay the price for differing. It is the natural way of things.
~By Naguib Mahfouz ~


I have never known a more vulgar expression of betrayal and deceit.
~By Lucien Bouchard ~


My attitude is always one of sensuality, aggressive enthusiasm and a kind of outrageousness in my expression.
~By Sally Kirkland ~


For me, music making is the most joyful activity possible, the most perfect expression of any emotion.
~By Luciano Pavarotti ~


Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.
~By Mark Helprin ~


Yes, you know sometimes, we started out thinking out how strange our painting was next to normal painting, which was anything expressionist. You forget that this has been thirty five years now and people don't look at it as if it were some kind of oddity.
~By Roy Lichtenstein ~


A principle is the expression of perfection, and as imperfect beings like us cannot practise perfection, we devise every moment limits of its compromise in practice.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Works of art produced in the contemporary world are a further expression of that. But I don't think there is an active, ongoing nihilist self-consciousness in the artist.
~By Leonard Baskin ~


Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.
~By Allen Ginsberg ~


If you make music for the human needs you have within yourself, then you do it for all humans who need the same things. You enrich humanity with the profound expression of these feelings.
~By Billy Joel ~


Every gesture is a gesture from the blood, every expression a symbolic utterance... Everything is of the blood, of the senses.
~By Henry Williamson ~


I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
~By Yves Saint Laurent ~


As soon as you judge communication a little more rigorously, there is a possibility that the message will not be democratized. I have to say what I believe to be right. I have to spread out the statement among all the means of expression available to us at present.
~By Alexander Kluge ~


That is what intrigues me; songwriting and song structure and expression.
~By Geddy Lee ~


Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace.
~By Karl Barth ~


Those expressions are omitted which can not with propriety be read aloud in the family.
~By Thomas Bowdler ~


Love is the ultimate expression of the will to live.
~By Tom Wolfe ~


Rock 'n Roll: The most brutal, ugly, desperate, vicious form of expression it has been my misfortune to hear.
~By Frank Sinatra ~


Marks of Identity is, among other things, the expression of the process of alienation in a contemporary intellectual with respect to his own country.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


The early expression of my youth was filled with all the aspects of art.
~By Felix de Weldon ~


I swear by that old expression, 'One monkey don't stop no show!' The reality is, we still have some good men out there, and we should hail those men as the kings they are.
~By Angie Stone ~


The most perfect expression of human behavior is a string quartet.
~By Jeffrey Tate ~


Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented.
~By Andre Gide ~


Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong.
~By Harriet Beecher Stowe ~


Harmony is one phase of the law whose spiritual expression is love.
~By James Allen ~


Almost all crime is due to the repressed desire for aesthetic expression.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


A lyric, it is true, is the expression of personal emotion, but then so is all poetry, and to suppose that there are several kinds of poetry, differing from each other in essence, is to be deceived by wholly artificial divisions which have no real being.
~By John Drinkwater ~


What is he? He's a puppeteer and he's got a lot of inspiration all around him, and the fact that they can manipulate the expressions now with ease compared to what it used to be.
~By Joe Grant ~


It is in literature that the concrete outlook of humanity receives its expression.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


My style is very strong poses and expressions.
~By John Kricfalusi ~


Every mind which has given itself to self-expression in art is aware of a directing agency outside its conscious control which it has agreed to label 'inspiration'.
~By Norman Lindsay ~


All that's left now is purely poetic work, putting more life into individual places, as I've made so sure of the fundamental mood and dimension of expression that it won't leave me groping around in uncertainty any more.
~By Oskar Kokoschka ~


A picture is the expression of an impression. If the beautiful were not in us, how would we ever recognize it?
~By Ernst Haas ~


She claimed she loved the camera, its warmth, its familiarity. She responded to its naked glare, its slavish attention to every expression of her face and body, with the kind of immediacy a trusted lover could expect.
~By Anne Edwards ~


The musician - if he be a good one - finds his own perception prompted by the poet's perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music.
~By John Drinkwater ~


You are talking to a man who can only play a plastic keyboard. Give me anything weighted and I've had it. I haven't got the strength in my fingers to push them down. So I don't get a lot of expression on the keyboard.
~By Midge Ure ~


The citizen's job is to be rude - to pierce the comfort of professional intercourse by boorish expressions of doubt.
~By John Ralston Saul ~


"No comment" is a splendid expression. I am using it again and again.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Every good man progressively becomes God. To become God, to be man, and to educate oneself, are expressions that are synonymous.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


In their eyes as they pass is not hatred, not excitement, not despair, not the tonic of their victory - there is just the simple expression of being here as though they had been here doing this forever, and nothing else.
~By Ernie Pyle ~


I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.
~By Henry Miller ~


Inspiration is enough to give expression to the tone in singing, especially when the song is without words.
~By Franz Liszt ~


The sun as the expression of old world energy is torn down from the heavens by modern man, who by virtue of his technological superiority creates his own energy source.
~By El Lissitzky ~


My opposition to Interviews lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language.
~By James Thurber ~


The arts equally have distinct departments, and unless photography has its own possibilities of expression, separate from those of the other arts, it is merely a process, not an art.
~By Alfred Stieglitz ~


From the happy expression on their faces you might have supposed that they welcomed the war. I have met with men who loved stamps, and stones, and snakes, but I could not imagine any man loving war.
~By Margot Asquith ~


The music is a personal expression, like art. It is something that you like doing that comes from within, and is an expression that comes from God. That is why artists are beautiful and why people who copy are not really artistic.
~By Michael Schenker ~


An aristocratic culture does not advertise its emotions. In its forms of expression it is sober and reserved. Its general attitude is stoic.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


The negative aspects of Scottish Nationalism are a kind of aggressive complacency, that sort of boasting; but that's an expression of insecurity, I think, of a lack of confidence.
~By Douglas Dunn ~


Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.
~By Jane Addams ~


You are part of that horrid expression, the best and the brightest. It can be a terrible burden if you let it be, but it is the great challenge of your time. And being a warrior in that challenge should be wondrous.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


The aim of our studies is to prove that color is the most relative means of artistic expression, that we never really perceive what color is physically.
~By Josef Albers ~


Most of us don't live lives that lend themselves to novelistic expression, because our lives are so fragmented.
~By Tobias Wolff ~


George W Bush is like a bad comic working the crowd, a moron, if you'll pardon the expression.
~By Martin Sheen ~


The most difficult thing is the organization of people and the expression of your intentions. It's very easy to have a picture in your head and to imagine that you've told everybody about what you need.
~By Neil Jordan ~


The novel is the highest form of human expression so far attained. Why? Because it is so incapable of the absolute.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


What I'm fighting for now in my work... for an expression relevant to all manner of blacks, poems I could take into a tavern, into the street, into the halls of a housing project.
~By Gwendolyn Brooks ~


Some of the best actors in the world are very exterior actors, Anthony Hopkins being one of them. He knows exactly how to turn his face to get a certain expression. He knows exactly what to do with eyes, and with his voice. It's very exterior.
~By Boris Kodjoe ~


My play is the ultimate expression of my feeling of the twilight of Western civilization.
~By Richard Foreman ~


My films are the expression of momentary desires. I follow my instincts, but in a disciplined way.
~By Roman Polanski ~


You cannot limit yourself to one area of specialized craft. Instead, regardless of craft, you have to charge all forms of expression that lead to the community, to other people, with meaning.
~By Alexander Kluge ~


Young players need freedom of expression to develop as creative players... they should be encouraged to try skills without fear of failure.
~By Arsene Wenger ~


Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


When a performance isn't working, it's usually because the actor is trying to do something and they're not able to express their idea very well. It's a muddled expression.
~By Casey Affleck ~


I feel constricted if I become too much aware of the act of making. Liberty is lost and instead of an instinctual lyrical expression the whole thing becomes arid.
~By William Scott ~


Our expression and our words never coincide, which is why the animals don't understand us.
~By Malcolm De Chazal ~


Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I cannot sing, I paint.
~By Georgia O'Keeffe ~


I shall stand for freedom of thought and expression in a place where it has been trampled and penalized.
~By Jalal Talabani ~


Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


But my shift to the serious study of economics gradually weakened my belief in Major Douglas's A+B theorem, which was replaced in my thought by the expression MV = PT.
~By James Meade ~


And that Newman wasn't, and yet to me Pollock is just as radical and unlike Expressionism as Newman.
~By Donald Judd ~


The modes of expression of men of genius differ as much as their souls, and it is impossible to say that in some among them, drawing and color are better or worse than in others.
~By Auguste Rodin ~


The question about those aromatic advertisements that perfume companies are having stitched into magazines these days is this: under the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment, is smelling up the place a constitutionally protected form of expression?
~By Calvin Trillin ~


Every artist has to grow, and has to challenge themselves with a new form of expression.
~By Terrence Howard ~


As a matter of fact is an expression that precedes many an expression that isn't.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


I enjoy making solo albums because over the years it's evolved into more of a genuine personal expression of story-telling and day dreams, and I work in a way that has more control.
~By Bruce Dickinson ~


With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity.
~By Francis Arinze ~


I tried to instill a different motivation, to give them the security and the conviction that they were doing something good, something necessary, something useful - if you want to use a grandiose expression, that they were doing something for peace.
~By Markus Wolf ~


My interest lies in my self-expression - what's inside of me - not what I'm in.
~By John Turturro ~


While one man can discover a certain thing by himself, another is never able to understand it, even if taught by means of all possible expressions and metaphors, and during a long period; his mind can in no way grasp it, his capacity is insufficient for it.
~By Maimonides ~


In my book I don't just demonstrate that free enterprise is the most efficient way of organizing an economy - which it is. I also show that it's an expression of American values, and, thus, that a fight for free enterprise is very much a fight for our culture.
~By Arthur C. Brooks ~


You may see the emergence of a new political party from the body of the trade union movement which represents a very clear-cut socialist alternative policy and which gives expression to the views of the trade union movement in parliament.
~By Arthur Scargill ~


That cry of the soul to be lifted out of the bondage of the narrow circle of life, which carries up to God the protest and yearning of suffering man, never finds a more sublime expression than where humanity is oppressed and religion is corrupt.
~By Hall Caine ~


If your faith is opposed to experience, to human learning and investigation, it is not worth the breath used in giving it expression.
~By Edgar Watson Howe ~


Because there is so little room for expression otherwise, a lot of people love cinema because they find it a way of expressing themselves.
~By Mohsen Makhmalbaf ~


Until fighting ends and there are conditions, which allow the free expression of will by the people, there can be no elections and elections are not held in these circumstances anywhere in the world.
~By Aslan Maskhadov ~


Have you ever heard the expression: Walk a mile in my shoes, and then judge me? And write your own books.
~By Ann Rule ~


Your world is a living expression of how you are using and have used your mind.
~By Earl Nightingale ~


Even when you write it, someone's got to play it. So if you can play it and bypass all the rest of the things, you're still doing as great as someone that has spent forty years trying to find out how to do that. I'm really pro-human beings, pro-expression of everything.
~By Ornette Coleman ~

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