Expression Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Expression

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


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


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 ~


Substance must emanate from spirit and is nothing else than the record of the spirit's conception of itself finding expression in space and time.
~By Paul Twitchell ~


Entrepreneurial profit is the expression of the value of what the entrepreneur contributes to production.
~By Joseph A. Schumpeter ~


Caresses, expressions of one sort or another, are necessary to the life of the affections as leaves are to the life of a tree. If they are wholly restrained, love will die at the roots.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


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 ~


Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Success in any endeavor depends on the degree to which it is an expression of your true self.
~By Ralph Marston ~


Whether it's people walking off 'The View' when Bill O'Reilly makes a statement about radical Islam or Juan Williams being fired for expressing his opinion, over-reaching political correctness is chipping away at the fundamental American freedoms of speech and expression.
~By Eric Cantor ~


Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


But please know, whether you believe campaign contributions are speech or property, that I learned to love very dearly the right of free expression when I lived without that freedom for a while a long time ago.
~By John McCain ~


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 ~


Productive achievement is a consequence and an expression of health and self-esteem, not its cause.
~By Nathaniel Branden ~


I certainly was one of the instigators in the 1960s of freedom of expression.
~By Sally Kirkland ~


Art has a double face, of expression and illusion, just like science has a double face: the reality of error and the phantom of truth.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


I paint abstract expressions.
~By Billy Zane ~


Since, however, the reduced surplus value is to be distributed among them in like manner, the modification of their respective parts in the production of surplus value must find expression in a modification of the prices.
~By Rudolf Hiferding ~


Now whatever the origin of this apparently meaningless jumble of ideas may have been, it is really a perfect and very slightly allegorical expression of the actual present views we hold today.
~By Frederick Soddy ~


Singing your own songs is all about individual expression.
~By Lyle Lovett ~


I entirely agree with you about the obscurity of Mrs Browning's line about the stars. It is far-fetched. She wanted to express something which she found beyond expression.
~By Marie Corelli ~


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 ~


Well, I am not interested in the kind of expression that you have when you paint a painting with brush strokes. It's all right, but it's already done and I want to do something new.
~By Donald Judd ~


Control of vibrato helps your musical expression.
~By James Galway ~


It was a challenge to be able to create a character without being able to use one's normal set of expressions. All the rubber and makeup attached to your face left you with only a modest range of facial movements.
~By Helena Bonham Carter ~


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 ~


Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


Russia, France, Germany and China. They revere their writers. America is still a frontier country that almost shudders at the idea of creative expression.
~By James A. Michener ~


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 ~


Booty is just a ghetto expression, and I'm just a booty star.
~By Richard Pryor ~


Art is not in some far-off place. A work of art is the expression of a man's whole personality, sensibility and ability.
~By Shinichi Suzuki ~


Like all revolutions, the surrealist revolution was a reversion, a restitution, an expression of vital and indispensable spiritual needs.
~By Eugene Ionesco ~


In capitalist history, invasion and class struggle are not opposites, as the official legend would have us believe, but one is the means and the expression of the other.
~By Karl Liebknecht ~


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


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


I regard freedom of expression as the primary right without which one can not have a proper functioning democracy.
~By Lord Hailsham ~


Beauty, like truth, is relative to the time when one lives and to the individual who can grasp it. The expression of beauty is in direct ratio to the power of conception the artist has acquired.
~By Gustave Courbet ~


The simplicities of natural laws arise through the complexities of the language we use for their expression.
~By Eugene Wigner ~


Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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 ~


To speak, therefore, of an electric current in the nerves, is to use quite as symbolic an expression as if we compared the action of the nervous principle with light or magnetism.
~By Johannes P. Muller ~


Challenging the meaning of life is the truest expression of the state of being human.
~By Viktor E. Frankl ~


A fever is an expression of inner rage.
~By Julia Roberts ~


There is an expression now that is commonly used about these so-called internal conflicts which are not really internal, because they have connections to the outside world.
~By Lakhdar Brahimi ~


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


When you step back and watch people, you realize that we use every single body part. Movement, dance - I find it genius because it's ultimate expression, really.
~By Jude Law ~


A contemporary artist can use the findings of all epochs and all styles, from the most primitive literary expressions up to the most refined products of the baroque.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


Art is nothing but the expression of our dream; the more we surrender to it the closer we get to the inner truth of things, our dream-life, the true life that scorns questions and does not see them.
~By Franz Marc ~


A lot of people have this ego need that makes them want to believe that Earth is the center of the universe and humans are the most important species, the supreme expression of creation.
~By Ann Druyan ~


Write what you feel. Write because of that need for expression.
~By Dorothy Fields ~


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 ~


Our politics are our deepest form of expression: they mirror our past experiences and reflect our dreams and aspirations for the future.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


In our daily lives as programmers, we process text strings a lot. So I tried to work hard on text processing, namely the string class and regular expressions. Regular expressions are built into the language and are very tuned up for use.
~By Yukihiro Matsumoto ~


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 ~


There's this expression called postmodernism, which is kind of silly, and destroys a perfectly good word called modern, which now no longer means anything.
~By Twyla Tharp ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.
~By Louis D. Brandeis ~


Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


I am a Moroccan writer of French expression.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


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 ~


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


The combination of domesticity and wildness - that's a deep expression.
~By Tracy Kidder ~


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 ~


I keep telling myself to calm down, to take less of an interest in things and not to get so excited, but I still care a lot about liberty, freedom of speech and expression, and fairness in journalism.
~By Kate Adie ~


The earth is ready, the time is ripe, for the authoritative expression of the feminine as well as the masculine interpretation of that common social consensus which is slowly writing justice in the State and fraternity in the social order.
~By Anna Garlin Spencer ~


For me art and chess are closely related, both are forms in which the self finds beauty and expression.
~By Vladimir Kramnik ~


The kind of support encouraged by such modes of expression has always arisen basically from confusing the fatherland itself with the social conditions which happened to prevail in it.
~By Hjalmar Branting ~


A maverick feels like he has no choice however difficult his choice of expression. In my case, it was going backwards into tonality. It seemed so wrong. The idea that progress is going into the past in a new way is very strange, even though there are precedents.
~By David Del Tredici ~


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


The art of life is to live in the present moment, and to make that moment as perfect as we can by the realization that we are the instruments and expression of God Himself.
~By Emmet Fox ~


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


That this individual life of all of us is not something limited in its temporal expression to the life that now we experience, follows from the very fact that here nothing final or individual is found expressed.
~By Josiah Royce ~


The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


The expression of divinity is in variety.
~By Sheri S. Tepper ~


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 ~


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


From a person standpoint, the old expression of what doesn't kill you makes you stronger is somewhat true.
~By Vince McMahon ~


Only here, because of the illusion of intellectualism, our society separates the validity of human expression.
~By Joseph Jarman ~


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


In a sense, every form of expression is imposed upon one by social factors, one's own language above all.
~By Edward Sapir ~


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 ~


It is not so important to be serious as it is to be serious about the important things. The monkey wears an expression of seriousness which would do credit to any college student, but the monkey is serious because he itches.
~By Robert M. Hutchins ~


At the present moment, with little or no detail to hand, it is difficult for me to make any comment, beyond the expression of horror at the shameless haste with which the government appears to be pressing for our liquidation.
~By Ethel Rosenberg ~


Acting is a very limited form of expression and those who take it seriously are very limited people. I take it seriously.
~By Judy Holliday ~


I talk as I sketch, too, in order to keep their minds off what I'm doing so I'll get the most natural expression I can from them. Also, the talking helps to size up the subject's personality, so I can figure out better how to portray him.
~By Norman Rockwell ~


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 ~


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 also helped write the five-page statement of principles that Civic Forum issued in late November. That was the first public expression of what the new government wanted to do.
~By Vaclav Klaus ~


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


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 ~


Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes.
~By Claude Debussy ~


The Pledge of Allegiance is an important expression of our shared values, and it should be preserved in its current form. I fully support the Pledge of Allegiance and urge my colleagues to do the same.
~By Judy Biggert ~


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 ~


A tree against the sky possesses the same interest, the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human.
~By Georges Rouault ~


Wisdom finds its literary expression in wisdom literature.
~By Paul Ricoeur ~


I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.
~By Johnny Depp ~


The expression of this idea is Queens of the Stone Age, but the idea is that you will never slack on the music and will always humble yourself at the alter of Rock.
~By Joshua Homme ~


Every production of an artist should be the expression of an adventure of his soul.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~

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