I feel, sometimes, as the renaissance man must have felt in finding new riches at every point and in the certainty that unexplored areas of knowledge and experience await at every turn.— Polykarp Kusch
Lust Renaissance Man quotations
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
Man is quite insane. He wouldn?t know how to create a maggot, and he creates Gods by the dozen.
Renaissance cowboy/raconteur Pop Wagner .
..deadpan funny ...his presence is like meeting Woody Guthrie and Will Rogers riding a single, many colored horse. Pop is a kind of 'textile genius' who is able to spin, at once, both yarn and rope.
Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.
Reprove your friend in secret and praise him openly.
I am what I have always been: the last Renaissance man, if I may be allowed to say so.
Wisdom is the daughter of experience
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
Love shows itself more in adversity than in prosperity;
as light does, which shines most where the place is darkest.
I live the life of the last Renaissance man.
What is fair in men, passes away, but not so in art
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Renaissance man, woman, either way it's a worthy pursuit! Like the painters of Emilia's day, I was raised in an environment that encouraged creative expression. Both my parents were artists, who didn't think much of TV and refused to upgrade our old black and white set. To entertain myself, I made art and wrote puppet shows.
I think that Shakespeare had his male side and his female side extremely well developed. And this was a great quality of the Elizabethan, all-around Renaissance man. They were not afraid of their male side and their female side co-existing. This somewhere along the line got lost. And then it got misunderstood.
In the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, man's dispute with madness was dramatic debate in which he confronted the secret powers of the world; the experience of madness was clouded by images of the Fall and the Will of God, of the Beast and the Metamorphosis, and of all the marvelous secrets of Knowledge
Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.
I was determined to make Renaissance Man Food Services and Herschel's Famous 34 major players in a very tough industry.
We few. We happy few. We band of brothers, for he today That sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother.
Jonah peered critically up at the Renaissance masterpiece.
"Man, those copies don't due it justice. This one's the truth!" "Only a Janus," groaned Hamilton.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by, From this day to the ending of the world, But we in it shall be remembered- We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother
And gentlemen in England now-a-bed Shall think themselves accurs'd they were not here, And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks That fought with us upon Saint Crispin's day.
I'm a poet. I'm just a renaissance man in my heart. I can build shelves and I can write poetry.
Every man dies. Not every man really lives.
Dali was Renaissance man converted to psychoanalysis.
But very early in life I became part of the majority culture and now don't think of myself as a minority. Yet the university said I was one. Anybody who has met a real minority - in the economic sense, not the numerical sense - would understand how ridiculous it is to describe a young man who is already at the university, already well into his studies in Italian and English Renaissance literature, as a minority.
Patterned after an Italian Renaissance palace, it is 88 times as large and one millionth as valuable to the continuation of man. that Pentagon of traveling salesmen.
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance, the wise man grows it under his feet.
In western civilization, the period ruled by mysticism is known as the 'Dark Ages' and the 'Middle Ages'. I will assume that you know the nature of that period and the state of human existence in those ages. The Renaissance broke the rules of the mystics. "Renaissance" means the "rebirth". Few people today will care to remind you that it was a rebirth of reason - of man's mind.
You don't know Jay-Z's scedule. He's a renaissance man.
The Middle Ages were an era of mysticism, ruled by blind faith and blind obedience to the dogma that faith is superior to reason. The Renaissance was specifically the rebirth of reason, the liberation of man's mind, the triumph of rationality over mysticism - a faltering, incomplete, but impassioned triumph that led to the birth of science, of individualism, of freedom.
If you want to test a man’s character give him power.
If you want to get an interesting perspective do not think of Hugh as a traditional 20th century physicist but more of a Renaissance man with interests and skills in many different areas. He was smart and lots of things interested him and he brought the same general conceptual methodology to solve them. The subject matter was not so important as the solution ideas.
I would certainly never consider myself a Renaissance Man;
I'm not fit to look at the dust from the chariot wheels of many of those who have gone before me.
I admire most of all The Renaissance Man, and if it can be said without pretentiousness, I like to think of myself as one, at least in some small measure. Not a Michelangelo, mark you, but perhaps a poor man's Cellini or a road company Cosimo de' Medici ... the Renaissance Man did a number of things, many of them well, a few beautifully. He was no damned specialist.
Words of comfort skillfully administered are the oldest therapy known to man.
Nobody I know is as committed to excellence as Donald Palmisano.
He symbolizes everything that is good about our country. If Horatio Alger were alive today, heʼd want to be just like Dr. Palmisano, one of the true Renaissance men Iʼve had the privilege and pleasure of knowing! On Leadership continues in his tradition of excellence.
Our understanding of Shakespeare already depends largely on the vitality of Renaissance elements in our education. Each man must live in his own generation, as the saying is; but the generations are bound together by the golden links of the great tradition of civilization.