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  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Men are more evanescent than pictures, yet one sorrows for lost friends, and pictures are my friends. I have none others. I am never long enough with men to attach myself to them; and whatever feelings of attachment I have are to material things.
  • Victor Hugo
    Victor Hugo
    French writer 1802-1885
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    Most commonly revolt is born of material circumstances; but insurrection is always a moral phenomenon. Revolt is Masaniello, who led the Neapolitan insurgents in 1647; but insurrection is Spartacus. Insurrection is a thing of the spirit, revolt is a thing of the stomach.
  • Bobbie Ann Mason
    Bobbie Ann Mason
    American novelist and short story writer
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    Most of the time I was in the Northeast, I lived in the country, and I think that helped me to discover my material for writing.
  • Christian Nevell Bovee
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    My only general rule was to steer away from things I played with the band over the past couple of tours. I was interested in re-shaping the Rising material for live shows, so people could hear the bare bones of that.
  • Balthazar Getty
    Balthazar Getty
    American actor and musician 1975-
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    My theory is, independent movies only work if you're willing to push the material and do something different.
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    Nature is material, but not materialistic; it issues in life, and breeds all sorts of warm passions and idle beauties.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    No man, who continues to add something to the material, intellectual and moral well-being of the place in which he lives, is left long without proper reward.
  • Barry Manilow
    Barry Manilow
    American singer-songwriter, producer and actor 1943-
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    No one person or material thing could ever come close to the feeling I get when the music is right.
  • Philip Roth
    Philip Roth
    American Novelist 1933-
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    Nothing bad can happen to a writer. Everything is material.
  • Joshua Reynolds
    Joshua Reynolds
    English painter, specialising in portraits 1723-1792
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    Nothing can be made of nothing; he who has laid up no material can produce no combination.
  • Boris Spassky
    Boris Spassky
    Russian chess grandmaster 1937-
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    Nowadays the dynamic element is more important in chess - players more often sacrifice material to obtain dynamic compensation.
  • Alfred Russel Wallace
    Alfred Russel Wallace
    British naturalist, explorer, anthropologist and biologist 1823-
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    On the spiritual theory, man consists essentially of a spiritual nature or mind intimately associated with a spiritual body or soul, both of which are developed in and by means of a material organism.
  • Barbara Hepworth
    Barbara Hepworth
    English artist and sculptor 1903-1975
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    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.
  • Bebe Neuwirth
    Bebe Neuwirth
    American actress, singer and dancer 1958-
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    One of the things that's great about doing a show over and over again... is that you have to find ways to make it spontaneous, as though everything is happening for the first time... to continue to mine the material and find new things.
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