Quotes by picture
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Greek dramatist BC 525-456
Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
Amos Bronson Alcott
American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
American former astronaut, engineer and fighter 1930-
'Anthony and the Magic Picture Frame' tells it like it really was in America's early space program - the adventure, the risks, and the rewards.
American writer 1934-2016
'The Talk-Funny Girl' opens with a glum picture of a desperately poor rural New England family. Poverty has so brutalized the family that the ordinary laws and rules governing humanity have eroded, turning systems of behavior upside down.
American cryptographer, computer security professional and writer 1963-
... if anyone thinks they can get an accurate picture of anyplace on the planet by reading news reports, they're sadly mistaken.Source: Schneier, Bruce (2005)
American singer-songwriter, musician and actor 1963-
A brain hemorrhage puts it all in a deeper perspective. I'm one of those guys hit by lightning. I see the big picture. Everything is in perspective now. Let's just say I'm the kind of guy who knows how to enjoy the moment.
Vincent Van Gogh
Dutch Painter 1853-1890
A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
American jazz singer, dancer, bandleader and actor 1907-1994
A movie and a stage show are two entirely different things. A picture, you can do anything you want. Change it, cut out a scene, put in a scene, take a scene out. They don't do that on stage.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
A picture is a poem without words.
French Emperor 1769-1821
A picture is worth a thousand words.Origineel:
Un croquis vaut mieux qu’un long discours.
American cartoonist and illustrator 1951-
A picture story just doesn't run like a film. It doesn't have 24 frames per second. It doesn't deal with this illusion of movement.
Chinese politician 1893-1976
A revolution is not a dinner party, or writing an essay, or painting a picture, or doing embroidery; it cannot be so refined, so leisurely and gentle, so temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous. A revolution is an insurrection, an act of violence by which one class overthrows another.
American portrait photographer 1949-
A very subtle difference can make the picture or not.
Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
A woman of the world is anxious to exhibit her form and shape, whether walking, standing, sitting, or sleeping. Even when represented as a picture, she desires to captivate with the charms of her beauty and, thus, to rob men of their steadfast heart.