Quotes by execution
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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
A really great talent finds its happiness in execution.
Otto von Bismarck
German statesman 1815-1898
A really great man is known by three signs... generosity in the design, humanity in the execution, moderation in success.
American actor and director 1937-
A good review from the critics is just another stay of execution.
American US Air Force officer 1925-2020
An idea can be as flawless as can be, but its execution will always be full of mistakes.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
Boldness is ever blind, for it sees not dangers and inconveniences whence it is bad in council though good in execution.
Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
Eighty percent of a picture is writing, the other twenty percent is the execution, such as having the camera on the right spot and being able to afford to have good actors in all parts.Source: The New Hollywood : American Movies in the 70s (1975)
Scottish philosopher and historian 1723-1816
Every step and every movement of the multitude, even in what are termed enlightened ages, are made with equal blindness to the future; and nations stumble upon establishments, which are indeed the result of human action, but not the execution of any human design.Source: An Essay on the History of Civil Society
Brad D. Smith
Good intentions often get muddled with very complex execution. The last time the government tried to make taxes easier, it created a 1040 EZ form with a 52-page help booklet.
Ulysses S. Grant
American Army general 1822-1885
I know of no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their strict execution.
William E. Gladstone
British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
If Germany is to become a colonizing power, all I say is, ''God speed her!'' She becomes our ally and partner in the execution of the great purposes of Providence for the advantage of mankind.
Swiss artist 1879-1940
In the final analysis, a drawing simply is no longer a drawing, no matter how self-sufficient its execution may be. It is a symbol, and the more profoundly the imaginary lines of projection meet higher dimensions, the better.
English art critic 1819-1900
It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately.
American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
Melrose is the finest remaining specimen of Gothic architecture in Scotland. Some of the sculptured flowers in the cloister arches are remarkably beautiful and delicate, and the two windows - the south and east oriels - are of a lightness and grace of execution really surprising.
English artist and sculptor 1903-1975
One must be entirely sensitive to the structure of the material that one is handling. One must yield to it in tiny details of execution, perhaps the handling of the surface or grain, and one must master it as a whole.
English writer 1904-
People talk about the courage of condemned men walking to the place of execution: sometimes it needs as much courage to walk with any kind of bearing towards another person's habitual misery.
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