The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love.
The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Liturgy is like a strong tree whose beauty is derived from the continuous renewal of its leaves, but whose strength comes from the old trunk, with solid roots in the ground.
To own a bit of ground, to scratch it with a hoe, to plant seeds, and watch the renewal of life - this is the commonest delight of the race, the most satisfactory thing a man can do.
So long as a person is capable of self-renewal they are a living being. -Henri
Madness need not be all breakdown. It may also be break-through. It is potential liberation and renewal as well as enslavement and existential death.
I can hardly wait for tomorrow, it means a new life for me each and every day.
For as long as I can remember, the thing that gave me a sense of wonderment and renewal... has always been the work of other actors.
At best, the renewal of broken relations is a nervous matter.
Painting transports me into another dimension which, quite literally, refreshes parts of the soul which other activities can't reach.
I regularly find myself waking up to art I passed by or simply ignored.
New surroundings have a way of returning attention to areas that may have become rote.
It's nothing short of a whole new brain... animated by a different form of thinking and a new approach to life.
A fine artist is one who makes familiar things new and new things familiar.
The cyclone ends. The sun returns; the lofty coconut trees lift up their plumes again; man does likewise. The great anguish is over; joy has returned; the sea smiles like a child.
Good art looks new because the artist has recombined something old to make something better.
It is possible that scientists, poets, painters and writers are all members of the same family of people whose gift it is by nature to take those things which we call common-place and to 're-present' them to us - the world - in such ways that our self-imposed limitations are expanded.
Revolutionary politics, revolutionary art, and oh, the revolutionary mind, is the dullest thing on earth... What a stupid word! What a stale fuss!
Matisse renovates rather than innovates.