Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.
The connoisseur does not drink wine but tastes its secrets
I who have been involved with all styles of painting can assure you that the only things that fluctuate are the waves of fashion which carry the snobs and speculators; the number of true connoisseurs remains more or less the same.
If connoisseurship is the art of appreciation, criticism is the art of disclosure... Connoisseurs simply need to appreciate what they encounter. Critics, however, must render these qualities vivid by the artful use of critical disclosure.
You may choose your words like a connoisseur, And polish it up with art, But the word that sways, and stirs, and stays, Is the word that comes from the heart.
The ideology of capitalism makes us all into connoisseurs of liberty - of the indefinite expansion of possibility.
Children are the true connoisseurs. What’s precious to them has no price, only value.
Connoisseurs think the art is already done.
The connoisseur of art must be able to appreciate what is simply beautiful, but the common run of people is satisfied with ornament.
I'm an absolute connoisseur of cheeseburgers and like to think that I can detect even mere percentages of shift in fat content in ground meat in a burger and can actually name the temperature to which it was actually cooked to the degree if I'm, you know, really on my game.
I think of myself as something of a connoisseur of procrastination, creative and dogged in my approach to not getting things done.
Definition: CONNOISSEUR, n. A specialist who knows everything about something and nothing about anything else.
American universities are organized on the principle of the nuclear rather than the extended family. Graduate students are grimly trained to be technicians rather than connoisseurs. The old German style of universal scholarship has gone.
I became a connoisseur of that nasty thud a manuscript makes when it comes through the letter box.
The chief trick to making good mistakes is not to hide them - especially not from yourself. Instead of turning away in denial when you make a mistake, you should become a connoisseur of your own mistakes, turning them over in your mind as if they were works of art, which in a way they are.
Though the clown is often deadpan, he is a connoisseur of laughter.
Picasso said once when being interviewed that one should not be one's own connoisseur.
I had a connoisseur's... appreciation of fear.
So much for endings. Beginnings are always more fun. True connoisseurs, however, are known to favor the stretch in between, since it's the hardest to do anything with. That's about all that can be said for plots, which anyway are just one thing after another, a what and a what and a what.
An old wine-bibber having been smashed in a railway collision, some wine was poured on his lips to revive him.
Physically he was the connoisseur's connoisseur. He was a giant panda, Santa Claus and the Jolly Green Giant rolled into one. On him, a lean and slender physique would have looked like very bad casting.
I'm not a wine connoisseur, but I do like a glass or two at night.
I have a neighbor who knows 200 types of wine. ... I only know two types of wine - red and white. But my neighbor only knows two types of countries - industrialized and developing. And I know 200.
One of the main reasons I am so drawn to Hitchcock is that he planned his shots way in advance on story-boards, which he designed like classic paintings (he was an art connoisseur). It's why he found shooting on set boring - because he had already composed the film in his head.
The connoisseur of painting gives only bad advice to the painter. For that reason I have given up trying to judge myself.
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