There is a strong tendency in explanatory prose to invoke quantities of tension, energy, and whatnot to explain the genesis of pattern. I believe that all such explanations are inappropriate or wrong.
With prose you can incorporate more details, develop scenes, sustain the tension in a special way. Prose has its own speed.
It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.
I used to build up to sensation, accumulating tension until it released a perceptual experience.
Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.
I believe that one of the great problems for us as individuals is the depression and the tension resulting from existence in a world which is increasingly less pleasing to the eye.
Things are going to be looked at more carefully. I don't see that this should create tension. This is the proper role of the council.
There is inevitably tension between cost and service, and the trick is to give clients the sense that you value the relationship without spending a fortune on staff and other tools. That's what is great about self-service tools.
The Bible itself displays tension over the issue of women in the ministry.
An atmosphere of racial tension in the jury room prevented meaningful deliberations from taking place.
It is my method to apply tension at all times.
Police are trying to do it in a very low-key way to prevent an escalation of tension.
Many find in sex and economics the meaning of life and the reason of it all. The consequence of this is that the goal of life for many has become a relief of tension.
I learned very early that an audience would relax and look at things differently if they felt they could laugh with you from time to time. There`s an energy that comes through the release of tension that is laughter.
If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it.
Because of the tension and difficulty, I remember trying to do the silliest things when we weren't rolling cameras, anything to lift the spirits. But once on set, it was important to have full concentration.
The painterly painter is in the highest state of tension, and the relaxation of this tension signals the finish of the picture.
Doing something positive will help turn your mood around. When you smile, your body relaxes. When you experience human touch and interaction, it eases tension in your body.
Laughter can help relieve tension in even the heaviest of matters.
Music is like a huge release of tension.
Crying, that is, sobbing is the earliest and deepest way to release tension. Infants can cry almost from the moment of birth, and do so easily following every stress that produces a state of tension in the body... Human beings are the only creatures who can react in this way to stress and tension. Most probably, they are the only ones who need this form of release.
The human being taken in his profound reality as well as in his great tension of becoming is a divided being, a being which divides again, having permitted himself the illusion of unity for barely an instant. He divides and then reunites.
Words strain, Crack and sometimes break, under the burden, Under the tension, slip, slide, perish, Decay with imprecision, will not stay in place, Will not stay still.
War alone can carry to the maximum tension all human energies and imprint with the seal of nobility those people who have the courage to confront it; every other test is a mere substitute.
The current political tension is very serious.... We have not yet ruled out a boycott of the election.