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Fernand Leger Quotes and Sayings
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Man needs colour to live; it's just as necessary an
element as fire and water.
- Fernand Leger

This truth must be recognized as a dogma and assume
the validity of an axiom in the general understanding of painting.
- Fernand Leger

The realistic value of a work is completely independent
of its properties in terms of content.
- Fernand Leger

Enormous enlargements of an object or a fragment give
it a personality it never had before,
and in this way, it can become a vehicle of entirely
new lyric and plastic power.
- Fernand Leger

 

What does that represent? There was never any question in plastic art,
in poetry, in music, of representing anything.
It is a matter of making something beautiful,
moving, or dramatic - this is by no means the same thing.
- Fernand Leger

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden PHOTO

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All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed) PHOTO

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller PHOTO

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln PHOTO

Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl
is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.
- Albert Einstein

Show me a man who knows his own heart
and to him I shall belong.
- Jewel

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot PHOTO

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Anxiety is love's greatest killer.
It makes one feel as you might
when a drowning man holds unto you.
You want to save him, but you know
he will strangle you with his panic.
- Anais Nin

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin PHOTO

Each man is afraid of his neighbor's disapproval -
a thing which, to the general run of the human race,
is more dreaded than wolves and death.
- Mark Twain

So long as we are loved by others,
I would almost say that we are indispensable;
and no man is useless while he has a friend.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

The man who can't dance thinks the band is no good.
- Polish Proverb

All religions must be tolerated...
for every man must get to heaven in his own way.
- Epictetus

What is happiness except the simple harmony
between a man and the life he leads?
- Albert Camus

The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
- Henry David Thoreau

Feel Unity with Spirit and All Creation
All things share the same breath the
beast, the tree, the man... the air
shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle [actually written by screenwriter Ted Perry in 1972]

Of course I am afraid. What sane man is not?
- Luciano Pavarotti

Adversity introduces a man to himself.
- Anonymous

Man's mind, once stretched by a new idea,
never regains its original dimensions.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I hate the giving of the hand
unless the whole man accompanies it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable
who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

A man who dares to waste one hour of time
has not discovered the value of life.
- Charles Darwin

Revenge... is like a rolling stone,
which, when a man hath forced up a hill,
will return upon him with a greater violence,
and break those bones whose sinews gave it motion.
- Albert Schweitzer

No man is a failure who enjoys life.
- William Feather

Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
- Carl Jung

Each man's life touches so many other lives.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

It doesn't matter how long my hair is
or what color my skin is
or whether I'm a woman or a man.
- John Lennon

Freedom is never dear at any price.
It is the breath of life.
What would a man not pay for living?
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Man must evolve for all human conflict,
a method which rejects
revenge, aggression and retaliation.
The foundation of such a method is love.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The making of friends, who are real friends,
is the best token we have of a man's success in life.
- Edward Everett Hale

Your friend is the man who knows all about you,
and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

Man prefers to believe what he prefers to be true.
- Francis Bacon

A man's friendships are one of the best measures of his worth.
- Charles Darwin

A man too busy to take care of his health is like
a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.
- Spanish Proverb

Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery
in which to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Brooks Adams

I don't like that man.
I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
- Anatole France

This communicating of a man's self to his friend
works two contrary effects;
for it redoubleth joys, and cutteth griefs in half.
- Francis Bacon

If a man does not make new acquaintances
as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself alone.
A man, sir, should keep his friendships in constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

The man of genius inspires us with
a boundless confidence in our own powers.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The man with insight enough to admit his limitations
comes nearest to perfection.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The best friend is the man who in wishing me well
wishes it for my sake.
- Anonymous

It is easy enough to be pleasant
When life flows by like a song,
But the man worth while is the one who will smile
When everything goes dead wrong.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The man form is higher than the angel form;
of all forms it is the highest.
Man is the highest being in creation,
because he aspires to freedom.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

We can never replace a friend.
When a man is fortunate enough to have several,
he finds they are all different.
No one has a double in friendship.
- Johann Schiller

Habit is habit,
and not to be flung out of the window by any man,
but coaxed down-stairs a step at a time.
- Mark Twain

Experience is not what happens to a man.
It is what a man does with what happens to him.
- Aldous Huxley

Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man.
And man can be as big as he wants.
No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings.
- John F. Kennedy

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty;
it is its own reward.
Everything else is in God's hands.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

He is a man of courage who does not run away,
but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
- Socrates

Once made equal to man, woman becomes his superior.
- Socrates

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.
- Mark Twain

Interdependence is and ought to be
as much the ideal of man as self-sufficiency.
Man is a social being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No man is the whole of himself;
his friends are the rest of him.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Happy is the hearing man; unhappy the speaking man.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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