Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.
All that is important is this one moment in movement.
Make the moment important, vital, and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused.
The vitality of a new movement in Art must be gauged by the fury it arouses.
When making a decision of minor importance, I have always found it advantageous to consider all the pros and cons. In vital matters, however, such as the choice of a mate or a profession, the decision should come from the unconscious, from somewhere within ourselves. In the important decisions of personal life, we should be governed, I think, by the deep inner needs of our nature.
The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair;
but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
Faith is a permanent and vital endowment of the human mind -- a part of reason itself. The insane alone are without it.
Take the ideas of the masses (scattered and unsystematic ideas) and concentrate them (through study turn them into concentrated and systematic ideas), then go to the masses and propagate and explain these ideas until the masses embrace them as their own, hold fast to them and translate them into action, and test the correctness of these ideas in such action. Then once again concentrate ideas from the masses and once again go to the masses so that the ideas are persevered in and carried through. And so on, over and over again in an endless spiral, with the ideas becoming more correct, more vital and richer each time. Such is the Marxist theory of knowledge.
Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man.
To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius;
a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied to that which first created it.
Artists instinctively want to reflect humanity, their own and each other's, in all its intermittent virtue and vitality, frailty and fallibility.
Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.
It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.
Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.
It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it's given haven.
In matters of grave importance, style, not sincerity, is the vital thing.
Change is vital, improvement the logical form of change.
A flourishing, morally credible media is a vital component in the maintenance of genuinely public talk, argument about common good.
I don't write about things that I have the answers to or things that are very close to home. It just wouldn't be any adventure. It wouldn't have any vitality.