Quotes by Susanne Langer

In human life, art may arise from almost any activity, and once it does so, it is launched on a long road of exploration, invention, freedom to the limits of extravagance, interference to the point of frustration, finally discipline, controlling constant change and growth.

Susanne Langer

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If you want to read about love and marriage, you have to buy two separate books.

Alan King

What a beautiful fix we are in now; peace has been declared.

Napoleon Bonaparte, 1802

The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.

William Butler Yeats

When you get to the end of your rope tie a knot and hang on.

Winston Churchill

O for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.

William Shakespeare

All these souls, after they have passed away a thousand years, are summoned by the divine ones in great array, to the lethean river. . .In this way they become forgetful of the former earthlife, and re-visit the vaulted realms of the world, willing to return again into living bodies.

Virgil »

When you go for a job interview, I think a good thing to ask is if they ever press charges.

Jack Handey Deep Thoughts »