Quotes by masters

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  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    The heaping together of paintings by Old Masters in museums is a catastrophe; likewise, a collection of a hundred Great Brains makes one big fathead.
  • Isadora Duncan
    Isadora Duncan
    American Dancer 1878-1927
    Isadora Duncan
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    The only dance masters I could have were Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Walt Whitman and Nietzsche.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    The President has paid dear for his White House. It has commonly cost him all his peace, and the best of his manly attributes. To preserve for a short time so conspicuous an appearance before the world, he is content to eat dust before the real masters who stand erect behind the throne.
  • Daniel Webster
    Daniel Webster
    American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
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    This is a Senate of equals, of men of individual honor and personal character, and of absolute independence. We know no masters, we acknowledge no dictators. This is a hall for mutual consultation and discussion; not an arena for the exhibition of champions.
  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
    Aeschylus
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    Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
    Jean Baudrillard
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    We are all hostages, and we are all terrorists. This circuit has replaced that other one of masters and slaves, the dominating and the dominated, the exploiters and the exploited. It is worse than the one it replaces, but at least it liberates us from liberal nostalgia and the ruses of history.
  • Billy Childish
    Billy Childish
    English painter, author, poet and photographer 1959-
    Billy Childish
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    We are not actually in charge of life, yet behave as if we are the masters of our own destiny. The realization of this fact is quite a hard one. The ridiculousness of our pomposity and presumption can only result in anger or humor.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    We did not make ourselves, we cannot be supreme over ourselves. We are not our own masters.
  • Edward F. Halifax
    Edward F. Halifax
    British Conservative Statesman 1881-1959
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    When people contend for their liberty they seldom get anything for their victory, but new masters.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Words are good servants but bad masters.
  • Bernard of Clairvaux
    Bernard of Clairvaux
    Burgundian abbot 1090-1153
    Bernard of Clairvaux
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    You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    All great masters are chiefly distinguished by the power of adding a second, a third, and perhaps a fourth step in a continuous line. Many a man had taken the first step. With every additional step you enhance immensely the value of your first.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
    Pablo Picasso
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    Disciples be damned. It's not interesting. It's only the masters that matter. Those who create.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
    Thomas Alva Edison
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    To my mind the old masters are not art; their value is in their scarcity.
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