Quotes: technique

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  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    A successful social technique consists perhaps in finding unobjectionable means for individual self-assertion.
  • Bernard Berenson
    Bernard Berenson
    American art historian 1865-1959
    Bernard Berenson
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    Art is mind and heart and touch as much and more than it is mere instrument, technique - without which however it cannot exist at all.
  • Bruno Walter
    Bruno Walter
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    By concentrating on precision, one arrives at technique, but by concentrating on technique one does not arrive at precision.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Can a society in which thought and technique are scientific persist for a long period, as, for example, ancient Egypt persisted, or does it necessarily contain within itself forces which must bring either decay or explosion?
  • Betty Buckley
    Betty Buckley
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    Everything good that I know was taught to me by great teachers and I feel like giving back and sharing the technique is the thing to do.
  • Martha Graham
    Martha Graham
    American modern dancer and choreographer 1894-1991
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    Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
  • Lee Iacocca
    Lee Iacocca
    American businessman and CEO of Chrysler 1924-
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    I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.
  • Bill Bruford
    Bill Bruford
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    If it's fast, no I don't have enough piano technique. In that case, it's probably been done on some kind of synthesizer or sequencer. Then the score can then be printed out and so forth.
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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    Literature could be said to be a sort of disciplined technique for arousing certain emotions.
  • Albion W. Small
    Albion W. Small
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    Modern sociology is virtually an attempt to take up the larger program of social analysis and interpretation which was implicit in Adam Smith's moral philosophy, but which was suppressed for a century by prevailing interest in the technique of the production of wealth.
  • Allen Tate
    Allen Tate
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    Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
    Wayne Dyer
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    Remind yourself that the greatest technique for bringing peace into your life is to always choose being kind when you have a choice between being right or being kind.



  • Bill Bruford
    Bill Bruford
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    So I have the classic amateur's technique; I know some very tricky bits and I have large gaping holes.
  • Leon Trotsky
    Leon Trotsky
    Russian revolutionary and writer 1879-1940
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    Technique is noticed most markedly in the case of those who have not mastered it.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    Technique is the test of sincerity. If a thing isn't worth getting the technique to say, it is of inferior value.
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