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Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadfull, for thou art not so, For, those, whom thou thinkst, thou dost overthrow, die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.

John Donne

Death be not proud, though some have called thee
Mighty and dreadfull, for thou art not so,
For, those, whom thou thinkst, thou dost overthrow,
die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me.

John Donne, Death Be Not Proud

Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book, If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for.

Alice Walker

Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage.

H. L. Mencken

Diplomacy is the art of knowing what not to say.

Matthew Trump

Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way.

American Proverb

Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock.

Will Rogers

Do not discuss the religious matters with people; do not waste your valuable time to discuss the untruth! Your time is short; spend it for the science and the art!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Does art imitate life, or does life imitate TV?

Woody Allen

Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad.

Salvador Dali

Dug from the tomb of taste-refining time, Each form is exquisite, each block sublime. Or good, or bad,-disfigur'd, or deprav'd,- All art, is at its resurrection sav'd All crown'd with glory in the critic's heav'n, Each merit magnified, each fault forgiven.

Sir Martin Archer Shee

Each body has its art...

Gwendolyn Brooks

Enemies of art are the opposite of the Sun; they emit darkness instead of light!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Engineering is a predictive science, not a manipulative art.

D. Elton Trueblood

Engineering is not merely knowing and being knowledgeable, like a walking encyclopedia engineering is not merely analysis engineering is not merely the possession of the capacity to get elegant solutions to non-existent engineering problems engineering is practicing the art of the organized forcing of technological change... Engineers operate at the interface between science and society...

Dean Gordon Brown

Engineering is not merely knowing and being knowledgeable, like a walking encyclopedia; engineering is not merely analysis; engineering is not merely the possession of the capacity to get elegant solutions to non-existent engineering problems; engineering is practicing the art of the organized forcing of technological change... Engineers operate at the interface between science and society...

Dean Gordon Brown

Engineering is the art of organizing and directing men and controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race.

Henry G. Stott

Engineering is the art or science of making practical.

Samuel C. Florman

Engineering is the professional art of applying science to the optimum conversion of natural resources to the benefit of man.

Ralph J. Smith

Eschew that friend, if thou art wise, who consorts with thy enemies.

Sa?di

Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it.

Clive Staples Lewis

Every artist wants his work to be permanent. But what is The Aswan Dam covered some of the greatest art in the world. Venice is sinking. Great books and pictures were lost in the Florence floods. In the meantime we still enjoy butterflies.

Romare Beardon

Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.

don Miguel Ruiz

Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.

Aristotle

Faith... is the art of holding on to things your reason once accepted, despite your changing moods.

C. S. Lewis

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