Expression Quotes

A man finds room in the few square inches of the face for the traits of all his ancestors; for the expression of all his history, and his wants.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

By Modernism I mean the positive rejection of the past and the blind belief in the process of change, in novelty for its own sake, in the idea that progress through time equates with cultural progress; in the cult of individuality, originality and self-expression.

Dan Cruickshank

"Style" is an expression of individualism mixed with charisma. Fashion is something that comes after style.

John Fairchild

Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.

Ayn Rand

So far has Athens left the rest of mankind behind in thought and expression that her pupils have become the teachers of the world, and she has made the name of Hellas distinctive no longer of race but of intellect, and the title of Hellene a badge of education rather than of common descent.

Isocrates

Our lives are the only meaningful expression of what we believe and in Whom we believe. And the only real wealth, for any of us, lies in our faith.

Gordon B. Hinckley

Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.

Jane Addams

A theatre, a literature, an artistic expression that does not speak for its own time has no relevance.

DARIO FO

Grace has been defined as the outward expression of the inward harmony of the soul.

William Hazlitt

All art is the expression of one and the same thing - the relation of the spirit of man to the spirit of other men and to the world.

Reginald Howard Wilenski

A good legible label is usually worth, for information, a ton of significant attitude and expression in a historical picture.

Mark Twain

As an artist you may spend years searching for expression. When you find the medium you truly love, expression finds you.

Cindy Testerink

Conversation, which is friendship\'s mode of expression, is a superficial digression which gives us nothing worth acquiring. We may talk for a lifetime without doing more than indefinitely repeat the vacuity of a minute.

Marcel Proust

The beauties of conception are always superior to those of expression.

Walter J. Phillips

In a way, painting is like wine: it is as old, as simple, as primitive and as varied. Like wine, it is a very specific means of expression, with a limited vocabulary, but vast in its expressive potential.

Robert Motherwell
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