You create your own decoration. You choose your color, you choose your mood. ... If you are depressed, you put some bright yellow and suddenly you are happy.— Philippe Starck
Fulfilling Decorous quotations
So plant your own gardens and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
A Christian should resemble a fruit tree with real fruit, not a Christmas tree with decorations tied on
Design is not about decorating functional forms - it is about creating forms that accord with the character of the object and that show new technologies to advantage.
Prose is architecture, not interior decoration, and the Baroque is over.
I think everything in life is art. What you do. How you dress. The way you love someone, and how you talk. Your smile and your personality. What you believe in, and all your dreams. The way you drink your tea. How you decorate your home. Or party. Your grocery list. The food you make. How your writing looks. And the way you feel. Life is art.
The greatest satisfaction is not the decoration.
It is knowing that I am able to help someone who needs help.
We don't wear sequins because we think we're great. We wear them because we think sequins are great.
Grace was not given to heal the spiritually sick but to decorate spiritual heroes!
The finest thing about a hobby is that you can't do any pretending about it.
You either like it or you don't.
I detest my past, and anyone else's. I detest resignation, patience, professional heroism and obligatory beautiful feelings. I also detest the decorative arts, folklore, advertising, voices making announcements, aerodynamism, boy scouts, the smell of moth balls, events of the moment, and drunken people.
There seems to be within all of us an innate yearning to be lifted momentarily out of our own lives into the realm of charm and make believe.
My decorating and renovation skills are nil - indeed, I once used a shower curtain from Pottery Barn as 'window dressing.
My favorite project is always the next one.
The arts are the only things that separate us from the other animals.
The arts are not decorative. ... They are essential to our comprehension of consciousness and ourselves.
Kitchens should be designed around what's truly important-fun, food, and life.
A wise nation preserves its records, gathers up its muniments, decorates the tombes of its illustrious dead, repairs its greatest structures and fosters national pride and love of country, by perpetual references to the sacrifices and glories of the past.
Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.
In religions which have lost their creative spark, the gods eventually become no more than poetic motifs or ornaments for decorating human solitude and walls.
Art means nothing if it simply decorates the dinner table of power which holds it hostage.
An interior designer must be able to clarify his intent keeping ever in mind that decorating is not a look, it's a point of view.
People like to come up to me and tell me that I’ve got nice ink.
Except these tattoos aren’t just decorations. They are declarations. Every tattoo I have tells its own story about who I am. Drug-free. Honor. And a war against the system.
For ivy climbs the crumbling hall To decorate decay.
But I hang on to books. I love them. I even think they're very nice decor in a room - far better than paintings... That's not quite true!
Interior decorating is a rock-hard science compared to psychology practiced by amateurs.
I could never live without artwork. It's a constant inspiration.
Decorating is not about making stage sets, it's not about making pretty pictures for the magazines, it's really about creating a quality of life, a beauty that nourishes the soul.
The great thing about cake is it doesn't feel like work.
You forget about work. Kids, adults, they all get the same look in their eye when they're decorating cakes... That's the magic right there.
Real fashion change comes from real changes in real life. Everything else is just decoration.
I am happy because I want nothing from anyone.
I do not care for money. Decorations, titles or distinctions mean nothing to me. I do not crave praise. The only thing that gives me pleasure, apart from my work, my violin and my sailboat, is the appreciation of my fellow workers.
Get rid at the outset of the idea that the airplane is only an air-going sort of automobile. It isn't. It may sound like one and smell like one, and it may have been interior decorated to look like one; but the difference is - it goes on wings.
When it comes to art, buy with your eyes, not your ears.
I tried very hard not to 'decorate' with art. Art should be reflective of your personality and what's going on in your head-not reflective of the colors of a sofa.
Music is interior decoration.
Birds are so much wiser than we! A robin builds a nest for robins.
A seagull builds a nest for seagulls. They don't copy each other - or build themselves nests as described in The Birds' Decorating Magazine.
Even if it's not a style of architecture or period you like, a decorator has to have a feel for a house's personality and try not to fight against it. I like to get the juice out of a house and not spoil it.