Master Quotes

The book deals with being an honorable person in a dishonest world. The Fencing Master does not sell himself. That's his tragedy, and that is also his strength and his glory.

Arturo Perez Reverte

One is neither too scrupulous nor too sincere nor too submissive to nature; but one is more or less master of one\'s model, and, above all, of the means of expression.

Paul Cezanne

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.

George Washington

The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible.

Marquis De Custine

Today the large organization is lord and master, and most of its employees have been desensitized much as were the medieval peasants who never knew they were serfs.

Ralph Nader

The pursuit of peace resembles the building of a great cathedral. It is the work of a generation. In concept it requires a master-architect; in execution, the labors of many.

Hubert H. Humphrey

One must be entirely sensitive to the structure of the material that one is handling. One must yield to it in tiny details of execution, perhaps the handling of the surface or grain, and one must master it as a whole.

Barbara Hepworth

The fact that Saigyo composed a poem that begins, "I shall be unhappy without loneliness," shows that he made loneliness his master.

Matsuo Bash

Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.

Joseph Conrad

Nothing is so difficult that diligence cannot master it.

Malagasy Proverb

Suffering makes us capable of the full force of the Master of Delight; it makes us capable also to bear the utter play of the Master of Power. Pain is the key that opens the gates of strength; it is the high-road that leads to the city of beatitude.

Sri Aurobindo

Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty.

William Bennett

If you want to learn a thing, read that. If you want to know a thing, write that; if you want to master a thing, teach that.

Yogi Bhajan

Whoever does not regard what he has as most ample wealth, is unhappy, though he be master of the world.

Epictetus

Every step we take towards making the State our Caretaker of our lives, by that much we move toward making the State our Master

Dwight Eisenhower

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