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Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.

Unknown

Taxidermia. Art forms come in many ways, but nothing conveys a psychopathic outlook more then stuffing your dead pet.

Hrvoje Matasić

Teachers believe they have a gift for giving it drives them with the same irrepressible drive that drives others to create a work of art or a market or a building.

A Bartlett Giamatti

Teaching is an instinctual art, mindful of potential, craving of realizations, a pausing, seamless process.

A Bartlett Giamatti

Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.

Jacques Martin Barzun

Technology adds nothing to art. Two thousand years ago, I could tell you a story, and at any point during the story I could stop, and ask, Now do you want the hero to be kidnapped, or not But that would, of course, have ruined the story. Part of the experience of being entertained is sitting back and plugging into someone else's vision.

Penn Jillette

Tell me not, in mournful numbers,Life is but an empty dreamFor the soul is dead that slumbers,and things are not what they seem.Life is real Life is earnestAnd the grave is not its goalDust thou art to dust returnest,Was not spoken of the soul.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Tell me thy company, and I will tell thee what thou art.

Miguel de Cervantes

That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.

John A. Locke

The ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art. If you try to run away from it, if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.

John Foster Dulles

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

Aristotle

The aim of art, the aim of a life can only be to increase the sum of freedom and responsibility to be found in every man and in the world. It cannot, under any circumstances, be to reduce or suppress that freedom, even temporarily. No great work has ever been based on hatred and contempt. On the contrary, there is not a single true work of art that has not in the end added to the inner freedom of each person who has known and loved it.

Albert Camus

The art of acceptance is the art of making someone who has just done you a small favor wish that he might have done you a greater one.

J. Russel Lynes

The art of advice is to make the recipient believe he thought the thought of it himself.

Frank Tyger

The art of being bored is lost.

Ted Klauber, Senior Executive, FCB Worldwide

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

William James

The art of being yourself at your best is the art of unfolding your personality into the person you want to be. . . . Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.

Wilfred A. Peterson

The art of conversation consist as much in listening politely, as in talking agreeably.

Atwell

The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure not a slight pleasure.

Michel de Montaigne

The art of drawing conclusions from experiments and observations consists in evaluating probabilities and in estimating whether they are sufficiently great or numerous enough to constitute proofs. This kind of calculation is more complicated and more difficult than it is commonly thought to be. . .

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier

The art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one class of the citizens to give to the other.

Voltaire

The art of government is the organization of idolatry.

George Bernard Shaw

The art of leading, in operations large or small, is the art of dealing with humanity, of working diligently on behalf of men, of being sympathetic with them, but equally, of insisting that they make a square facing toward their own problems.

S. L. A. Marshall, Men Against Fire, 1947

The art of letting go is simply about personal empowerment. Realizing what you're in charge of, realizing what you control, and more importantly, what you don't control."

Steve Maraboli

The art of life is to show your hand. There is no diplomacy like candor. You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do. Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception.

Edward Verall Lucas

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