Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.
Quote by Victor Hugo
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A compliment is something like a kiss through a veil.
I am a soul. I know well that what I shall render up to the grave is not myself. That which is myself will go elsewhere. Earth, thou art not my abyss!
Dear God! how beauty varies in nature and art. In a woman the flesh must be like marble in a statue the marble must be like flesh.
Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.
Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.
Scepticism, that dry caries of the intelligence.
Sorrow is a fruit. God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear it.
Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.
Common sense is in spite of, not as the result of education.
Toleration is the best religion.
Painting is a faith, and it imposes the duty to disregard public opinion.
We must reinvent a future free of blinders so that we can choose from real options.
I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy - but that could change.
I exercise every morning. I do light weights - 5lb and 10lb arm exercises - and then lie and lift my arms and legs. It's all about keeping core strength. I do a lot of stretching too.
Happiness is dependent on self-discipline. We are the biggest obstacles to our own happiness. It is much easier to do battle with society and with others than to fight our own nature.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
I think music is the greatest art form that exists, and I think people listen to music for different reasons, and it serves different purposes. Some of it is background music, and some of it is things that might affect a person's day, if not their life, or change an attitude. The best songs are the ones that make you feel something.
Corn is an efficient way to get energy calories off the land and soybeans are an efficient way of getting protein off the land, so we've designed a food system that produces a lot of cheap corn and soybeans resulting in a lot of cheap fast food.
The considerations of a corporation, especially now, have nothing to do with art or music.
Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and secure, will always abound most in people, as well as in commodities and riches.