Papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism, are all very good words for the lips.— Charles Dickens
Authentic Prism quotations
For I am I: ergo, the truth of myself;
my own sphinx, conflict, chaos, vortex—asymmetric to all rhythms, oblique to all paths. I am the prism between black and white: mine own unison in duality.
The isolation spins its mysterious cocoon, focusing the mind on one place, one time, one rhythm - the turning of the light. The island knows no other human voices, no other footprints. On the Offshore Lights you can live any story you want to tell yourself, and no one will say you're wrong: not the seagulls, not the prisms, not the wind.
Life is like a prism. What you see depends on how you turn the glass.
The white light streams down to be broken up by those human prisms into all the colors of the rainbow. Take your own color in the pattern and be just that.
I could compare my music to white light which contains all colours.
Only a prism can divide the colours and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener.
She was a genius of sadness, immersing herself in it, separating its numerous strands, appreciating its subtle nuances. She was a prism through which sadness could be divided into its infinite spectrum.
Friendship is like a prism through which the many variations of beauty are revealed in our lives.
The symbol of all art is the Prism. The goal is unrealism. The method is destructive. To break up the white light of objective realism, into the secret glories which it contains.
We shouldn't judge people through the prism of our own stereotypes.
When I'm really into a novel, I'm seeing the world differently during that time— not just for the hour or so in the day when I get to read. I'm actually walking around in a haze, spellbound by the book and looking at everything through a different prism.
The holiness of God is like a white light: pure, simple, complete.
But when that light shines, as it were, through the prisms of individual human lives, it breaks into an infinite variety of colors... each one reveals a unique dimension of the divine holiness.
Your whole life is inside your mind. Your mind is the prism that refracts the entire universe. Everything around you and within you comes from your mind.
When I set a glass prism on a windowsill and allow the sun to flood through it, a spectrum of colors dances on the floor. What we call "white" is a rainbow of colored rays packed into a small space. The prism sets them free. Love is the white light of emotion.
The past is not simply the past, but a prism through which the subject filters his own changing self-image.
I shall refract myself, yes, I shall no longer be known as the prism.
English words are like prisms. Empty, nothing inside, and still they make rainbows.
Where the statue stood Of Newton, with his prism and silent face, The marble index of a mind forever Voyaging through strange seas of thought alone.
I believe that pain and suffering can either be a prison or a prism.
If you are liberated then you can be in the crowd and there is no crowd.
You can be surrounded by the world and their is no world. You have shattered the prism of illusion.
Looking at fires when high, by the way, especially through one of those prism kaleidoscopes which image their surroundings, is an extraordinarily moving and beautiful experience.
There are many realities. There are many versions of what may appear obvious. Whatever appears as the unshakeable truth, its exact opposite may also be true in another context. After all, one's reality is but perception, viewed through various prisms of context.
Biography is history seen through the prism of a person.
The essays are different because ultimately it's things I'm interested in, and I'm really just writing about myself and using those subjects as a prism.
You see, party labels do not ensure unanimity any more than trying to cast the challenge we confront as a people through a partisan prism.
True love in this differs from gold and clay, that to divide is not to take away. Love is like understanding, that grows bright, gazing on many truths.
Even beauty may present a prism wearying to the eye.
Two aesthetics exist: the passive aesthetic of mirrors and the active aesthetic of prisms. Guided by the former, art turns into a copy of the environment's objectivity or the individual's psychic history. Guided by the latter, art is redeemed, makes the world into its instrument, and forges, beyond spatial and temporal prisons, a personal vision.
...the artist treats intuition and nuance with respect and reminds us that a little madness resides in all of us. Artists give voice to feelings, to conflict, to the prism of human experience.
The difference between 'Watchmen' and a normal comic book is this: With 'Batman's Gotham City,' you are transported to another world where that superhero makes sense; 'Watchmen' comes at it in a different way, it almost superimposes its heroes on your world, which then changes how you view your world through its prism.
Eric Holder sees everything through the prism of race.
He keeps that mustache because shaving cream is white.
Let the world burn through you. Throw the prism light, white hot, on paper.
A mind forever Voyaging through strange seas of Thought, alone.
The fundamental problem for Republicans when it comes to the environment is that whatever you say is viewed through the prism of suspicion.
I think people enjoyed LA Law so much, because it was the first show that delved into current events through the prism of the law.