quote by Philipus A. Paracelsus

Medicine is not only a science; it is also an art. It does not consist of compounding pills and plasters; it deals with the very processes of life, which must be understood before they may be guided.

— Philipus A. Paracelsus

Most Powerful Plastered quotations

Words can bruise and break hearts, and minds as well.

There are no black and blue marks, no broken bones to put in plaster casts, and therefore no prison bars for the offender.

Partition is after all only an old fortress of crumbled masonry - held together with the plaster of fiction.

A photograph is analogous to a plaster cast taken from life, which is always inferior to a good statue.

It is in fact agreed that I am the plague, the cholera of the benevolent and generous men who are interested in art and that, when I show myself with my plasters, even the Emperor of the Sahara would flee.

Dance tango and you are literally plastered up against somebody's body

In the studio, I don't do a lot of work that requires repetitive activity.

I spend a lot of time looking and thinking and then try to find the most efficient way to get what I want, whether it's making a drawing or a sculpture, or casting plaster or whatever.

I have always hated biography, and more especially, autobiography.

If biography, the writer invariably finds it necessary to plaster the subject with praises, flattery and adulation and to invest him with all the Christian graces. If autobiography, the same plan is followed, but the writer apologizes for it.

I felt that the decrepit state of these once magnificent buildings, with their broken gutters, walls blackened by rainwater, crumbling plaster revealing the coarse masonry beneath it, windows boarded up or clad with corrugated iron, precisely reflected my own state of mind.

Echoing the criticism made of his father's habilis skulls, he added that Lucy's skull was so incomplete that most of it was 'imagination made of plaster of Paris', thus making it impossible to draw any firm conclusion about what species she belonged to.

For we constantly deal with practical problems, with molders, contractors, derricks, stone-men, ropes, builders, scaffoldings, marble assistants, bronze-men, trucks, rubbish men, plasterers, and what-not else, all the while trying to soar into the blue.

The Moon is essentially gray - no color - looks like plaster of paris - soft of gray sand.

Could she learn to like this guy? "“It's nice to meet you.

" Kylie plastered a warm expression on her face. But she worried he could tell it was a sham. "The pleasure is all mine," he said. Kylie just smiled. He was completely right about that.

I like to be able to come and go as I please, and I don't really like having my face and name plastered around. I think it's a bit weird to have your name plastered on every page in a magazine, where in each case you're using a different piece of equipment.

I keep plastering it until it comes around to what I want, in terms of all I know and think about painting now, as well as in terms of the initial observation.

Intoxicated? The word did not express it by a mile.

He was oiled, boiled, fried, plastered, whiffled, sozzled, and blotto.

In the studio we use a pretty wide range of materials for the sculptures;

silicone, fibreglass, human and animal hair, ABS plastic, dental acrylic, traditional and high-tech plasters, stainless steel, automotive paint, plywood, Britannia metal, found objects and taxidermy animals.

I would love to expose multiple younger generations to Frank's music.

It's not an easy task because It's not ever going to be plastered all over the radio for the masses.

I'm watching her talk. Watching her jaw move and collecting her words one by one as they spill from her lips. I don't deserve them. Her warm memories. I'd like to paint them over the bare plaster walls of my soul, but everything I paint seems to peel.

It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.

Whenever nature leaves a hole in a person's mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.

I always performed when I was a child.

My parents got very annoyed, because my brother and I had our little bedrooms upstairs, and I would plaster the house with posters with arrows pointing upstairs.

I believe that photography can only reproduce the surface of things.

The same applies to a portrait. I take photographs of people the same way I would take photographs of a plaster bust.

A good husband be the best sort of plaster for to cure a young woman's ailments.

I was wearing corn plasters above and below my toes and taping my ankles twice.

To be infatuated with the power of one's own intellect is an accident which seldom happens but to those who are remarkable for the want of intellectual power. Whenever Nature leaves a hole in a person's mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.

New ideas are difficult just because they are new.

Repetition has somehow plastered over the gaps and inconsistencies in the old ones, and the new cannot penetrate.

Have you ever wondered why the slang terms for intoxication are so demolition-oriented? Stoned, smashed, hammered. It's because they're talking about the Ego. It's the Ego that gets blasted, waxed, plastered.

The 'Robben Island Bible' has arrived at the British Museum.

It's a garish thing, its cover plastered with pink and gold Hindu images, designed to hide its contents. Within is the finest collection of words generated by human intelligence: the complete works of William Shakespeare.

I always drew dresses. I remember loving Richard Avedon's early Versace campaigns. I used to plaster my whole walls with them when I was a kid.

Among the heaps of brick and plaster lies/ a girder, still itself among the rubbish

I have studied humans for a small eternity.

Intent infuses their every movement. Road maps to their inner navigation, plastered all over their skin. Born to be slaves.

The moon is essentially gray, no color.

It looks like plaster of Paris, like dirty beach sand with lots of footprints in it.

Single men in barricks don't grow into plaster saints.

Now then, if we were to go the lowest road and plaster my face on the bottle of oil and vinegar dressing just to line our pockets, it would sink. But to go the low road to get to the high road- shameless exploitation for charity, for the common good- now that's an idea worth the hustle, a reciprocal trade agreement.