Quotes by statues

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A beautiful form is better than a beautiful face; it gives a higher pleasure than statues or pictures; it is the finest of the fine arts.
  • Simon Hoggart
    Simon Hoggart
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    America loves the representation of its heroes to be not just larger than life, but stupendously, awesomely bigger than anything else. If blue whales built statues to each other they'd be smaller then these.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    He who molds the public sentiment... makes statues and decisions possible or impossible to make.
  • Auguste Rodin
    Auguste Rodin
    French sculptor 1840-1917
    Auguste Rodin
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    I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need. [when asked how he managed to make his remarkable statues.]
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
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    I've searched all the parks in all the cities and found no statues of committees.
  • Bill Shorten
    Bill Shorten
    Australian politician 1967-
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    Labor should not be about creating monuments on hills or statues in parks. Labor's monuments and statues are when a young person can find a job, when a person with disability can get access to the ordinary life that others take for granted.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
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    Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    The height of the pedestals of the statues we erect to our national heroes is mostly proportional to the number of people they killed.
  • Sir Walter Scott
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
    Sir Walter Scott
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    We build statues out of snow, and weep to see them melt.
  • Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
    Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
    Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman 1769-1852
    Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington
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    When my journal appears, many statues must come down.
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