Structure Quotes

I try to avoid repetitions of any shot. It isn't easy to find one in my films. You might, I suppose, see something twice, but it would be rare. And then, you know, every line requires its own kind of shot. The American method of shooting one actor continuously, then moving to the other, then intercutting both this method is wrong. A scene has to have a rhythm of its own, a structure of its own.

Michelangelo Antonioni

This fact, the surfacing of structure in an undeliberate action, is too big to take on here, but it was enough to convince me that the structuraliststhe advocates of planning music before you hear or care what the plan gives youwere right: do not rely on unplanned music; it comes out as though it were planned, but planned by someone you cross the street to avoid.

Robert Ashley

So long as I have any power at all I will never be a party to treating the Army in the future as it has been treated in the past. They broke up in peace-time the very foundations of the Army structure, and expected to build it up during war-time with the enemy at the gates.

Ernest Bevin

... mathematicians are much more concerned for example with the structure behind something or with the whole edifice. Mathematicians are not really puzzlers. Those who really solve mathematical puzzles are the physicists. If you like to solve mathematical puzzles, you should not study mathematics but physics!

Carlo W. J. Beenakker

We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the surface, having no notion of the beautiful structures of which they were once a part.

Allan David Bloom

Dude, my hair is like an architectural structure. Its like a building.

Taylor Swift

The programmer's primary weapon in the never-ending battle against slow system is to change the intramodular structure. Our first response should be to reorganize the modules' data structures.

Frederick Phillips Brooks, Jr.

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Updated On : December 18, 2013
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