Reaching Out For Your Own Portrait

How you can reach out to paint your own portrait



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Dust thou art, to dust returnest. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Imagination is the eye of the soul. - Joseph Joubert

The painting has a life of its own. - Jackson Pollock

Imagination is intelligence having fun. - George Scialabra

If that's art, I'm a Hottentot! - Harry S Truman

Imagination means nothing without doing. - Charlie Chaplin

Education is the art of making man ethical. - Georg Hegel

Logic is neither science nor an art, but a dodge. - Benjamin Jowett

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. - Twyla Tharp

The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. - Mark Van Doren

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing. - Marcus Aurelius

The possible's slow fuse is lit by the imagination. - Emily Dickinson

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth. - Ludwig Borne

The imagination is the secret and marrow of civilization. - Henry Ward Beecher

Imagination is the one weapon in the war against reality. - Jules de Gaultier

To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. - Thomas Edison

Some of my best friends are illusions. Been sustaining me for years. - Sheila Ballantyne

Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere. - Albert Einstein

The fine art of preparing sushi is something that you watch and learn. - Nobu Matsuhisa

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination. - Oscar Wilde

To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy. - Will Durant

Politics is the art of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith

Dancing is the only art of which we ourselves are the stuff of which it is made. - Ted Shawn

Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine! - Thomas Hood

Diplomacy is the art of saying, "Nice doggie" until you can find a rock. - Will Rogers

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. - George Bernard Shaw

Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid. - Walter Winchell

Like the cosmetics industry, the securities business is engaged in selling illusion. - Paul Samuelson

Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed. - Robert Gallagher

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. - Salvador Dali

Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist but you have ceased to live. - Mark Twain

I like grey characters; fantasy for too long has been focused on very stereotypical heroes and villains. - George R.R. Martin

A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate. - Donald Trump

Marriage always demands the greatest understanding of the art of insincerity possible between two human beings. - Vicki Baum

I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power. - Arthur C. Clarke

An expert problem solver must be endowed with two incompatible qualities: a restless imagination and a patient pertinacity. - Howard Eves

One supreme fact which I have discovered is that it is not willpower but imagination that creates. Imagination creates reality. - Richard Wagner

The birch-bark canoe of the savage seems to me one of the most beautiful and perfect things of the kind constructed by human art. - William C. Bryant

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is. - Horace Walpole

Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable. - Carl Jung


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20-Oct-2017