quote by Claude Levi-Strauss

The wise man doesn't give the right answers, he poses the right questions.

— Claude Levi-Strauss

Most Powerful Poses quotations

I'm not the sort of person who poses in their underwear.

I hate the red carpet. I prefer the green grass. After the games the highlights show mostly the goals, scoring chances, assists. The spectator tends not to remember that as a goalkeeper I make difficult saves at great risk and start moves with my efforts.

To be natural is such a very difficult pose to keep up.

And I usually use myself as a model, posing in front of a mirror as I dab the strokes on the canvas.

Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be.

Posing is a performing art.

Sometimes I pose, but sometimes I pose as posing.

Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be, because sooner or later, if you are posing, you will forget the pose, and then where are you?

What we should grasp, however, from the lessons of European history is that, first, there is nothing necessarily benevolent about programmes of European integration; second, the desire to achieve grand utopian plans often poses a grave threat to freedom; and third, European unity has been tried before, and the outcome was far from happy.

I argued that I didn't have any of the attributes to pose for cheesecake.

I said I would have to make good on my acting ability, which was the only attribute I could offer.

The Bible is not merely a book-it is a living power.

. . . Nowhere as in the Bible can be found such a series of beautiful ideas and admirable maxims which pose before us like the battalions of a celestial army. . . . The soul can never go astray while it has this book for its guide.

Messi scores a goal and celebrates. Cristiano scores a goal and poses like he's in a shampoo commercial.

Rogue internet pharmacies continue to pose a serious threat to the health and safety of Americans. Simply put, a few unethical physicians and pharmacists have become drug suppliers to a nation.

The coconut trees, lithe and graceful, crowd the beach like a minuet of slender elderly virgins adopting flippant poses.

You don't have to pose your camera. The pictures are there, and you just take them. The truth is the best picture, the best propaganda. (On the Spanish Civil War, 1937)

Posing was the first job I did in which I understood what I was doing.

Global capital markets pose the same kinds of problems that jet planes do.

They are faster, more comfortable, and they get you where you are going better. But the crashes are much more spectacular.

Ice cubes likely sell more alcohol for the distilling industry than attractive models in cheesecake poses. The inconspicuous ice cubes often hide the invisible sell - invisible, that is, to the conscious mind.

Ice cubes sell more alcohol for the distilling industry than sexy models in cheesecake poses.

In my photographs it is apparent that there was no posing at the moment I released the shutter.

Glamor is just sex that got civilized.

A pretty girl, tastefully posed in a scant costume, is even a sort of cultural achievement.

Some boy nuh know dis, dem only come around like tourist.

On the beach with a few club sodas. Bedtime stories, and pose like dem name Chuck Norris and don't know the real hardcore.

I can't imagine a duller fate than being the best-dressed woman in reality.

When I want to do something, I don't pause to contemplate whether I'm exquisitely gowned. I want to live, not pose!

Only weeks after Oslo began, when nearly all the world and most of Israel was drunk with the idea of peace, I argued that a Palestinian society not constrained by democratic norms would be a fear society that would pose a grave threat to Israel.

An instructor once told me that when there's resistence in your body, it's only because of the resistence in your mind. It's about getting inside the pose. Being the breath.

We must stop posing as victims of the West and behaving negatively towards the West. We must participate with the West on an equal footing in the reconstruction of the world.

One of the principal motifs of Nietzsche's work is that Kant had not carried out a true critique because he was not able to pose the problem of critique in terms of values.

An experiment is a question which science poses to Nature and a measurement is the recording of Nature's answer.

Iran's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons, support for international terrorist organizations, and abhorrent human rights practices pose one of the greatest threats to global security.

The United States must also continue to push the United Nations Security Council for strong action to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions. In the meantime, it is our job to take meaningful steps to eliminate the threats posed by Iran.

A photographer who made a picture from a splendid moment, an accidental pose of someone or a beautiful scenery, is the finder of a treasure.

An aphorism is a personal observation inflated into a universal truth, a private posing as a general.

Iraq does pose a serious threat to the stability of the Persian Gulf and we should organize an international coalition to eliminate his access to weapons of mass destruction. Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to completely deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power.

War coverage should be more than a parade of retired generals and retired government flacks posing as reporters.

The more I have to do, the better off I am.

I'm not really one to sit around and relax and take it easy. I always like having something to do. Even though I'm not competing, I'm going to be making a lot of appearances, doing guest posings and seminars.