James Whistler

To say to the painter that Nature is to be taken as she is, is to say to the player that he may sit on the piano.

James Whistler

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Peace Pilgrim The valid research for the future is on the inner side, on the spiritual side.
Tom Shadyac I'm from the Madeleine L'Engle school. The more she delves into science, the more she knows there's a creator who's behind these amazing laws, these amazing events. The symmetry of nature, the structure and order of it.
Oscar Wilde The imagination imitates. It is the critical spirit that creates.
Kumar Mangalam Birla One feels very blessed to be born into a family like the Birla family, which is a household name in India, which stands for tradition, is yet contemporary, stands for trust.
Billy Graham Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.
Alfred Lord Tennyson Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
Abdul Kalam As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.
Virgil Veiling truth in mystery.
Debra Winger I hope to find the roles that are age appropriate but not yearning to be younger, or parenting ad nauseam.
Mikhail Baryshnikov Your body actually reminds you about your age and your injuries - the body has a stronger memory than your mind.
Demi Lovato I don't think there's going to be a day when I don't think about food or my body, but I'm living with it, and I wish I could tell young girls to find their safe place and stay with it.
Ani DiFranco Maybe you don't like your job, maybe you didn't get enough sleep, well nobody likes their job, nobody got enough sleep. Maybe you just had the worst day of your life, but you know, there's no escape, there's no excuse, so just suck up and be nice.
Lawrence Welk Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.
Miguel de Cervantes For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
John Cusack Hitler was so modern, in that he was obsessed with being famous. He was caught up with this rush to be have achieved greatness before turning 30.
Jenson Button Resting for me is fitness training.
E. W. Howe A man will do more for his stubbornness than for his religion or his country.
M. Night Shyamalan When they see those fourteen lights, they're looking at a miracle. And deep down, they feel that whatever's going to happen, there will be someone there to help them. And that fills them with hope.
Michael Mandelbaum If architecture is, as is sometimes said, music set in concrete, then football and basketball may be said to be creativity embodied in team sports.
William E. Gladstone Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.

James Whistler

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