Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors... Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
I want nothing better, more flexible or more complete than the sonata form, which contains everything necessary for my structural purposes.
I can have incredible self-discipline. But see, I think it's obviously a form of stupidity.
I always feel ill-prepared for commentaries and it had been so long I was afraid I'd forget everything that happened on the film.
I'm forming a charitable institution for education.
You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is like a woman.
I say that democracy can never prove itself beyond cavil, until it founds and luxuriantly grows its own forms of art, poems, schools, theology, displacing all that exists, or that has been produced anywhere in the past, under opposite influences.
Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.
We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets.
But men are men; the best sometimes forget.
To be able to forget means sanity.
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.
The ideal and the beautiful are identical; the ideal corresponds to the idea, and beauty to form; hence idea and substance are cognate.
Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
I guess what people forget sometimes is that when I write songs, I write them sometimes in about 20 minutes.
Painting is the representation of visible forms. The essence of realism is its negation of the ideal.
The moment a person forms a theory, his imagination sees in every object only the tracts which favor that theory.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
Falling out of love is chiefly a matter of forgetting how charming someone is.
To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and, while it is true that the suicide braves death, he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
It is only when the formed learns from the unformed that there is understanding.
I have to believe there's some other life force out there. I don't know in what form. But we can't have all these galaxies and universes without something going on.
I think it's really important for me not to forget where I came from.
People come to music to seek oblivion: is that not also a form of deception?
Creative Artists Agency put together a project of extraordinary mediocrity and colossal stupidity. Otherwise, it was great.