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

Michel de Montaigne

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 living does not consist in preserving and clinging to a particular mood of happiness, but in allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change for happiness, like a child, must be allowed to grow up.

Charles Langbridge Morgan

The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means.

Sir Henry Taylor

The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack.

Marcus Aelius Aurelius

The art of living is more like that of wrestling than of dancing; the main thing is to stand firm and be ready for an unseen attack.

Marcus Aurelius

The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing, in so far as it stands ready against the accidental and the unforeseen, and is not apt to fall.

Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

The art of love ... is largely the art of persistence.

Albert Ellis

The Art of Love: knowing how to combine the temperment of a vampire with the discretion of an anemone.

E.M. Cioran

The art of mastering life is the prerequisite for all further forms of expression, whether they are paintings, sculptures, tragedies, or musical compositions.

Paul Klee

The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.

Elain Heffner

The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order.

Alfred North Whitehead

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