As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Life has been your art. You have set yourself to music. Your days are your sonnets.
Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.
Italy is a geographical expression.
Living a life of service, rather than one of expression, is a serious mistake, because expressing who we really are is the greatest service we can perform.
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.
One Zen master said, The whole universe is my true personality. This is a very wonderful saying... If you want to see what you truly are, open the window, and everything you see is in fact the expression of your inner reality. Can you embrace all of it?
Relying on another is an expression of attachment, not love, a manifestation of insecurity and suffering, not understanding the true nature of our lives.
What humans do when they're desperate is just an expression of fear. What they do when they feel safe is a better indication of whether or not you can trust them.
Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes.
Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.
I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's kept rigidly under control.
There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender... identity is performatively constituted by the very 'expressions' that are said to be its results.
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.
Ideas improve. The meaning of words participates in the improvement. Plagiarism is necessary. Progress implies it. It embraces an author's phrase, makes use of his expressions, erases a false idea, and replaces it with the right idea.
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.
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.
Our lives are the only meaningful expression of what we believe and in Whom we believe. And the only real wealth, for any of us, lies in our faith.
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'.
What Christ gives us is quite explicit if his own words are interpreted according to their Aramaic meaning. The expression 'This is my Body' means this is myself.
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.
How beautiful maleness is, if it finds its right expression.
Success in any endeavor depends on the degree to which it is an expression of your true self.
I certainly was one of the instigators in the 1960s of freedom of expression.
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