Quotes 1 till 10 of 12.
A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.
English writer 1882-1941
A masterpiece is something said once and for all, stated, finished, so that it's there complete in the mind, if only at the back.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Dwight L. Moody
American evangelist 1837-1899
It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Man is a masterpiece of creation if for no other reason than that, all the weight of evidence for determinism notwithstanding, he believes he has free will.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
The great and glorious masterpiece of man is how to live with purpose.
French writer 1889-1963
The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order.
British criticus 1903-1974
The more books we read, the clearer it becomes that the true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece and that no other task is of any consequence.
French writer 1802-1885
There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling.
When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.