quote by Winston Churchill

Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for directions.

— Winston Churchill

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Judo should be free as art and science from any external influences, political, national, racial, and financial or any other organized interest. And all things connected with it should be directed to its ultimate object, the benefit of Humanity.


Art direction quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest ste
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.

No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul.

Art direction quote You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, wil
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
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Music, uniquely among the arts, is both completely abstract and profoundly emotional. It has no power to represent anything particular or external, but it has a unique power to express inner states or feelings. Music can pierce the heart directly; it needs no mediation.

Anybody can direct a picture once they know the fundamentals.

Directing is not a mystery, it's not an art. The main thing about directing is: photograph the people's eyes.

Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.


Art direction quote Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.

Divinity of art, it's such a mystery.

How to convince people that no matter how much money you can spend on education and art education especially, that it implants, it directs a young person for the rest of their lives, and always in the most humane and positive and dignified manner.

It is possible that, through horizontal and vertical lines constructed with awareness, but not with calculation, led by high intuition, and brought to harmony and rhythm, these basic forms of beauty, supplemented if necessary by other direct lines or curves, can become a work of art, as strong as it is true.

Spirituality can release blocks, lead you to ideas, and make your life artful.

Sometimes when we pray for guidance, we're guided in unexpected directions. We may want a lofty answer and we get the intuition to clean our bedroom. It can seem so humble and picky and that you don't necessarily think of it spiritual guidance.

Art direction quote Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where
Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery. You have to get to a point where your mood doesn't shift based on the insignificant actions of someone else. Don't allow others to control the direction of your life. Don't allow your emotions to overpower your intelligence.

If young people had love, hope, true education, the arts, full and meaningful lives they won’t join gangs. My life since living the gang and drugs has been directed to making positive what it means to be Chicano, human, man, woman, and on how to draw out the imagination and creativity that all people have.

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

All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.


If reality impacted directly on our senses and our consciousness, if we could have direct communication between the material world and ourselves, art would be unnecessary.

Art direction quote Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up beign the biggest ste
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up beign the biggest step of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.

The pictures were painted directly through me, without preliminary drawings and with great power. I had no idea what the pictures would depict and still I worked quickly and surely without changing a single brush-stroke.

Perspective is an Art Mathematical which demonstrates the manner and properties of all radiations direct, broken and reflected.

But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so.

It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents.

Art direction quote It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.

Select only things to steal that speak directly to your soul.

If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is nonexistent


There is an old and a new consciousness of the age.

The old one is directed towards the individual. The new one is directed towards the universal. The struggle of the individual against the universal may be seen both in the world war and in modern art.

I am for an art that takes into account the direct effect of the elements as they exist from day to day apart from representation.

Art direction quote No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.

My favorite kind of music is the stuff that stops time.

You put something on to sit there and let an experience go through you. To look at yourself clearly through a song. It's true of all art, all mediums, but for some reason music has a direct line straight into people.

Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man.

In all fighting, the direct method may be used for joining battle, but indirect methods will be needed in order to secure victory. In battle, there are not more than two methods of attack.. the direct and the indirect; yet these two in combination give rise to an endless series of maneuvers.


Art direction quote Your attitude determines your direction.
Your attitude determines your direction.

A work of art is only of interest, in my opinion, when it is an immediate and direct projection of what is happening in the depth of a person's being.. ..It is my belief that only in this Art Brut can we find the natural and normal processes of artistic creation in their pure and elementary state.

It's not movies and it's not "fine art.

" The beauty of a comic is that it's clear, direct communication. My work is getting simpler and more cartoony because I'm much more interested in communication now than in any illustrative value.

Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul.

Art direction quote Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
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Making beautiful things for everyday use is a wonderful thing to do.

. making life flow more easily.. but art confronts life, allowing it to stop and perhaps change direction.. they are completely different.

I believe that a work of art, like metaphors in language, can ask the most serious, difficult questions in a way which really makes the readers answer for themselves; that the work of art far more than an essay or a tract involves the reader, challenges him directly and brings him into the argument.


The difficulty of tactical maneuvering consists in turning the devious into the direct, and misfortune into gain.

Art direction quote Direction is so much more important than speed.
Direction is so much more important than speed.

To be shaken out of the ruts of ordinary perception, to be shown for a few timeless hours the outer and the inner world, not as they appear to an animal obsessed with words and notions, but as they are apprehended, directly and unconditionally, by Mind at Large-This is the experience of inestimable value to everyone.

Art is never the voice of a country, it is an even more precious thing, the voice of the individual, doing its best to speak, not comfort of any sort, but truth. And the art that speaks it most unmistakably, most directly, most variously, most fully, is fiction.

Having a thirteen-year-old in the family is like having a general-admission ticket to the movies, radio and TV. You get to understand that the glittering new arts of our civilization are directed to the teen-agers, and by their suffrage they stand or fall.

Art direction quote Think about what could go right.
Think about what could go right.

Creativity is an innate function in a human being, as we see in tribal peoples, who spent their considerable leisure time making religious artifacts and sacred art. That is what I would call a direct culture, in that everybody in it is directly in touch with all the elements, both of the culture and of the environment.


Nothing as drastic an innovation as abstract art could have come in to existence, save as the consequence of a most profound, relentless, unquenchable need. The need is for felt experience - intense, immediate, direct, subtle, unified, warm, vivid, rhythmic.

We do not wish to imitate nature, we do not wish to reproduce.

We want to produce. We want to produce the way a plant produces its fruit, not depict. We want to produce directly, not indirectly. Since there is not a trace of abstraction in this art we call it concrete art.

There is nothing more difficult than tactical maneuvering.

The difficult consists in turning the devious into the direct, and misfortune into gain. Thus, to take a long and circuitous route after enticing the enemy out of the way, and though starting after him to contrive to reach the goal before him, shows knowledge of the artifice of deviation.

I did go to a performing arts school, so that facilitated my creativity, though I ended up going in a more musical direction.