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Richard Eyre Quotes

I hope you find these Richard Eyre Quotes inspiring and motivational.

If the arts are held up solely as a means of social insight,
fantasy is denied the chance to be commonplace and
reality the chance to be exotic.
- Richard Eyre

Balance is the enemy of art.
- Richard Eyre

Let us seek to invoke the wonders of science ...
explore the stars, conquer the deserts,
eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths,
and encourage the arts and commerce.
- John F. Kennedy

All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.
- Albert Einstein


 

The waking mind is the least serviceable in the arts.
- Henry Miller

Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs.
- Tom Wolfe

Movies are a complicated collision of literature,
theatre, music and all the visual arts.
- Yahoo Serious


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Technology is a gift of God.
After the gift of life it is perhaps the greatest of God's gifts.
It is the mother of civilizations, of arts and of sciences.
- Freeman Dyson

The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening
in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress.
- Hendrik Willem Van Loon

Of all the arts, music is really the most abstract.
- Leo Ornstein

Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in
science and the liberal arts.
- Baruch Spinoza

I know that the arts are important.
I'm not denying that, but I can't associate myself
with all the claptrap that goes on around it.
- Anthony Hopkins

As an artist I have an even more abiding interest in
the compact between the Arts and Government.
- Theodore Bikel

Mr. Chairman, obviously a $60 million cut in the National
Endowment for the Arts would be a disaster.
- Norm Dicks

We grew up in a very creative environment and were
exposed to the arts at a very young age,
so it's not a surprise that all of us are in some form of the arts.
- Spike Lee

In Europe, people in the arts are considered part of the intelligentsia;
they are considered part of the elite.
- Ron Silver

I felt I really wanted to back off from music completely
and just work within the visual arts in some way.
I started painting quite passionately at that time.
- David Bowie

Bruce Lee was very famous.
I watched his movies and he is amazing.
He is a martial arts master, his philosophy,
his movement, both physically and mentally,
were very strong.
- Jet Li

Mathematics is, as it were, a sensuous logic,
and relates to philosophy as do the arts,
music, and plastic art to poetry.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

I don't think they should regulate the music field.
I don't see how they can regulate the arts.
- Gordon Lightfoot

Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend
and combine with thought,
as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words.
- Franz Liszt

I knew nothing about martial arts.
The coach told me I was talented with learning martial arts,
and put me in a school.
Three years later I got my first championship in China.
- Jet Li

Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts -
as the one which,
more than any other, ministers to the human spirit.
- Herbert Spencer

I was a liberal arts junkie and I figured,
well, I'll go work for somebody somewhere.
All I knew was that I was going to have to come home and figure it out.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

There have been studies that clearly state that children
who are exposed to arts education at a young age will
in fact do markedly better in their SAT tests.
- Marvin Hamlisch

The oldest of the arts and the youngest of the professions.
- Derek Bok

When you have a background in combat sports,
people think you're this martial arts expert,
but really I'm just a guy who is able to do certain
things without making a mess of himself.
- Rick Yune

Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being,
even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity.
- Eugenio Montale

Letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools
of thought contend is the policy for promoting the
progress of the arts and the sciences and a flourishing culture in our land.
- Mao Zedong

Law builds upon and, I should like to claim,
is one of the liberal arts.
It uses words of persuasion and changing definitions for practical ends.
- Edward Levi

My dad was dean of fine arts at the university.
I was casting bronzes in the school foundry.
I was using the university as a playground.
- Maya Lin

I do think that a general liberal arts education is very important,
particularly in an uncertain changing world.
- Steve Case

What love is to man, music is to the arts and to mankind.
- Carl Maria von Weber

Indeed, I would feel that an appreciation of the arts in a conscious,
disciplined way might help one to do science better.
- Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

Painting and writing are solitary arts.
- Conrad Hall

If the (British) Arts Council give you money,
they also tell you how to spend it.
- Neville Marriner

I don't know about liberal bias, but people of a liberal
mentality are probably attracted in greater numbers
to the arts than people of a conservative mentality.
- Sydney Pollack

Thoughts create a new heaven, a new firmament,
a new source of energy, from which new arts flow.
- Paracelsus

Martial arts just normally would not draw me to the box office.
- Mary Hart

All the arts are predominantly national,
and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us.
The battle gets more and more vicious each year.
- Ann Macbeth

I've been learning martial arts since I was 8 years old.
- Jet Li

Generally, the French highly promote culture and the arts,
and photography is in their blood.
- Herb Ritts

Insurrection is an art, and like all arts has its own laws.
- Leon Trotsky

I was an English major in college with minors in Fine Arts and Humanities.
- Sue Grafton

Many excellent cooks are spoilt by going into the arts.
- Paul Gauguin

I tried to keep both arts alive, but the camera won.
I found that while the camera does not express the soul,
perhaps a photograph can!
- Ansel Adams

The value of an arts education is widely accepted,
especially in California.
- Gavin Newsom

Architecture, of all the arts, is the one which acts the most slowly,
but the most surely, on the soul.
- Ernest Dimnet

I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior,
to the conscience of mankind.
- William Butler Yeats

I was exposed to the arts, but there was no one in
my family who was an artist.
- Marisa Tomei

I don't think I'm in any position to call myself a martial artist.
I'm a student of the martial arts.
- Lou Reed

I was at college doing performing arts,
and just spending all my time mucking about,
and the lecturers thought I would be pretty good at stand-up,
so I gave it a whirl.
- Allan Carr

Whenever I am sent a new book on the lively arts,
the first thing I do is look for myself in the index.
- Julie Burchill

I would have liked maybe to be in architecture or painting,
something connected to the fine arts.
- Catherine Deneuve

Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost
the past and is dead to the future.
- Sophocles

For many years, the government of Canada has massively
supported orchestras and the arts in general.
- Lara St.
John

A large part of my life revolves around my dad.
Sometimes, I even feel a strong sense of connection,
something very tangible when I learn something new in the martial arts.
- Brandon Lee

Wild oats will get sown some time, and one of the arts
of life is to sow them at the right time.
- Richard Le Gallienne

I happen to think that American politics is one of
the noblest arts of mankind;
and I cannot do anything else but write about it.
- Theodore White

Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving,
the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere
translation or abstraction from life;
it is life itself.
- Henry Ellis

I studied at the Budapest Academy of Theatrical Arts
for four years and emerged with a degree.
- Bela Lugosi

The role of a liberal arts college within a university
is to be a genuine part of that university,
giving and responding to the other parts.
- Edward Levi

I knew nothing about martial arts.
And I don't really like it!
But in the film, I not only had to pretend that I knew all about it,
I had to be the best at it.
That was very difficult.
- Ziyi Zhang

Much as I cared for Joseph Kennedy, he was a classic
example of that person in the arts with lots of brains
and drive but little taste or talent.
- Gloria Swanson

Slowly poetry becomes visual because it paints images,
but it is also musical: it unites two arts into one.
- Eugenio Montale

But the one thing you should.
not do is to suppose that when something is wrong with the arts,
it is wrong with the arts ONLY.
- Ezra Pound

I went to a private arts school.
We had to wear cloaks.
- Claire Forlani

I see a resurgence of interest in poetry.
I am less optimistic about the prospects for the arts
when it comes to federal funding.
- Rita Dove

Any new producer starting up is to get investors' confidence.
Investors are still very very wary of anything to do with the arts world.
- Ann Macbeth

I found that it wasn't so oddball to like music and poetry and visual arts,
they're kindred spirits.
- J. Carter Brown

Always think that in any area of the arts,
you get maybe ten percent of people who are creative,
original...
and the rest are generally following on,
copying.
- Hugh Hopper


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