Quotes by abstract
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British feministisch writer 1759-1797
If the abstract rights of man will bear discussion and explanation, those of women, by a parity of reasoning, will not shrink from the same test: though a different opinion prevails in this country.
British painter and author 1882-1957
If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honored, pursue their trade without further trouble.
British political theorist 1929-2008
In an abstract but real sense, Marxism arose through the breakdown first of religion and then of 'reason' as single sources of authority.Source: In Defence Of Politics Ch. 5, A Defence Of Politics Against Technology, p
Armenian-Canadian stage and film director and writer 1960-
It is about this very abstract sense of displacement that he feels the moment he turns off the television.
Sovjet politician 1879-1953
Mankind is divided into rich and poor, into property owners and exploited; and to abstract oneself from this fundamental division ;and from the antagonism between poor and rich means abstracting oneself from fundamental facts.
German philosopher 1788-1860
Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes his heart entirely to money.
Willem De Kooning
Dutch abstract expressionist artist and painter 1904-1997
My interest in desperation lies only in that sometimes I find myself having become desperate. Very seldom do I start out that way. I can see of course that, in the abstract, thinking and all activity is rather desperate.
Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
Our biggest challenge in this new century is to take an idea that seems abstract - sustainable development - and turn it into a reality for all the world's people.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
Our impartiality is kept for abstract merit and demerit, which none of us ever saw.
The bigger the real-life problems, the greater the tendency for the discipline to retreat into a reassuring fantasy-land of abstract theory and technical manipulation.
English painter 1894-1982
The kind of painting which I find exciting is not necessarily representational or non-representational, but it is musical and architectural... Whether this visual relationship is slightly more or slightly less abstract is, for me, beside the point.Source: Notes on Abstract Art in Herbert Reads Ben Nicholson: Paintings, Reliefs, Drawings (London, 1948)
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
The love of the famous, like all strong passions, is quite abstract. Its intensity can be measured mathematically, and it is independent of persons.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
The more abstract the truth you want to teach, the more thoroughly you must seduce the senses to accept it.
Swiss artist 1879-1940
The more horrifying this world becomes, the more art becomes abstract.
English poet 1795-1821
The roaring of the wind is my wife and the stars through the window pane are my children. The mighty abstract idea I have of beauty in all things stifles the more divided and minute domestic happiness.
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