Quotes: drawing

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  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
    James Thurber
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    A drawing is always dragged down to the level of its caption.
  • Robert South
    Robert South
    English churchman
    Robert South
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    Action is the highest perfection and drawing forth of the utmost power, vigor, and activity of man's nature.
  • Bjarke Ingels
    Bjarke Ingels
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    All comic books take place in built environments, and I was very good at drawing people and animals, and stuff like that, but I hadn't spent much energy drawing buildings. So I thought, maybe I could, and then I became an architect.
  • Brad Holland
    Brad Holland
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    All the other kids in ninth grade were drawing hot rods and cocker spaniels and getting blue ribbons in art class. I was getting rejection slips from the 'Saturday Evening Post.'
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    An inflated consciousness is always egocentric and conscious of nothing but its own existence. It is incapable of learning from the past, incapable of understanding contemporary events, and incapable of drawing right conclusions about the future. It is hypnotized by itself and therefore cannot be argued with. It inevitably dooms itself to calamities that must strike it dead.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere.
  • Barry McGee
    Barry McGee
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    As soon as I start reading, drawing comes to me more easily. I find I work in my sketchbooks more. But if I'm working on a new show, my reading completely stops except when I'm on a plane. I take a stack of New Yorkers with me. I feel awful about those stacks of New Yorkers.
  • Frank Moore Colby
    Frank Moore Colby
    American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
    Frank Moore Colby
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    Averageness is a quality we must put up with. Men march toward civilization in column formation, and by the time the van has learned to admire the masters the rear is drawing reluctantly away from the totem pole.
  • British fashion is self confident and fearless. It refuses to bow to commerce, thus generating a constant flow of new ideas whilst drawing in British heritage.
  • Bret Harte
    Bret Harte
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    But still when the mists of doubt prevail, And we lie becalmed by the shores of age, We hear from the misty troubled shore The voce of children gone before. Drawing the soul to its anchorage.
  • Joseph Joubert
    Joseph Joubert
    French writer 1754-1824
    Joseph Joubert
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    Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear.
  • Robert Benchley
    Robert Benchley
    American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
    Robert Benchley
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    Drawing on my fine command of the language, I said nothing.
  • Bill Budge
    Bill Budge
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    Even though Raster Blaster was only a video game, I was learning about designing stuff. I got good at drawing.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
    Bill Cosby
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    George Carlin is brilliant with words, and Johnny Winters is very creative. It's taking something common and drawing out the humor, being clever with words.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    He who is in love is wise and is becoming wiser, sees newly every time he looks at the object beloved, drawing from it with his eyes and his mind those virtues which it possesses.
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