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


She had a pretty gift for quotation, which is a serviceable substitute for wit.

W. Somerset Maugham

If people don't want to come out to the ballpark, nobody's going to stop 'em

Lawrence Peter Berra

Out of the frying pan into the fire.

Quintus Septimius Tertullianus

But what do we mean by the American Revolution Do we mean the American War The revolution was effected before the war commenced. The revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people.

Geoffrey F. Albert

The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open up such terrifying vistas of reality, and of our frightful position therein, that we shall either go mad from the revelation or flee from the deadly light into the peace and safety of a new dark age.

H.P. Lovecraft, The Call of Cthulhu

The Lord God is subtle, but malicious He is not.

Albert Einstein »

It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem.

Malcolm Forbes »