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

Other Great Authors


Many of us have heard opportunity knocking at our door, but by the time we unhooked the chain, pushed back the bolt, turned two locks, and shuts off the burglar alarm - it was gone.

Author Unknown

The Hobbits are just rustic English people, made small in size because it reflects the generally small reach of their imagination.

J. R. R. Tolkien

Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.

Henry Ward Beecher

But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.

Benjamin Franklin

You have to be yourself. Be very honest about who and what you are. And if people still like you, that's great. If they don't, that's their problem.

Sting

The greatest weakness of most humans is their hesitancy to tell others how much they love them while they're alive.

Orlando A. Battista »

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.

Amos Bronson Alcott »

Have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves ... Don't search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point it, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps, then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.

Rainer Maria Rilke »