I experience a period of frightening clarity in those moments when nature is so beautiful. I am no longer sure of myself, and the paintings appear as in a dream.
The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural.
I didn't know what types of movies I wanted to do. I want to do things that are different. I want to take my time with each role.
What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.
Painting is an essentially concrete art and can only consist of the representation of real and existing things.
We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature.
For in every particular of the Word there is an internal sense which treats of things spiritual and heavenly, not of things natural and worldly, such as are treated of in the sense of the letter.
If we want to make a statement about a man's nature on the basis of his physiognomy, we must take everything into account; it is in his distress that a man is tested, for then his nature is revealed.
I planned to become a painter, so I studied painting. But at a certain point I realized I could not express some things through pictures alone.
I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
I don't get angry very often. I lose my temper rarely. And when I do, there's always a legitimate cause. Normally I have a great lightness of being. I take things in a very happy, amused way.
I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of his deep inner soul... we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
The only safe thing is to take a chance.
We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances.
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction.
I have a horror of people who speak about the beautiful. What is the beautiful? One must speak of problems in painting!
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
I don't understand the whole dating thing. I know right off the bat if I'm interested in someone, and I don't want them to waste their money on me and take me out to eat if I know I'm not interested in that person.
I photograph the things that I do not wish to paint, the things which already have an existence.
When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence.
Well, between Scotch and nothin', I suppose I'd take Scotch. It's the nearest thing to good moonshine I can find.
Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul.