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

Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction, for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it.

G. K. Chesterton

He who has begun has half done. Dare to be wise begin


I must follow the people. Am I not their leader

Benjamin Disraeli

Ful wys is he that can himselven knowe (Very wise is he that can know himself.)

Geoffrey Chaucer

Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement ... in relations between the two great nations on earth.

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev

I did it partly because it was worth it, but mostly because I shall never have to do it again.

Mark Twain »

Nature understands no jesting. She is always true, always serious, always severe. She is always right, and the errors are always those of man.

Johann von Goethe »

Marriage is like paying an endless visit in your worst clothes.

J.B. Priestley »