Quotes by Romare Beardon

Every artist wants his work to be permanent. But what is The Aswan Dam covered some of the greatest art in the world. Venice is sinking. Great books and pictures were lost in the Florence floods. In the meantime we still enjoy butterflies.

Romare Beardon

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Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest; when the body has sunk into the dust the great name still lives.

Johann Von Schiller

Revolution is not a dinner party, not an essay, nor a painting, nor a piece of embroidery it cannot be advanced softly, gradually, carefully, considerately, respectfully, politely, plainly and modestly.

Mao Zedong

A dreamer lives for eternity.

Anonymous

The rule is not to talk about money with people who have much more or much less than you.

Katharine Whitehorn

Civilization is the distance man has placed between himself and his excreta.

Brian Aldiss

There are two main human sins from which all the others derive: impatience and indolence. It was because of impatience that they were expelled from Paradise, it is because of indolence that they do not return. Yet perhaps there is only one major sin: impatience. Because of impatience they were expelled, because of impatience they do not return.

Franz Kafka »

I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally.

W. C. Fields »