Classic Quotes (84): A Week in Words and Pictures

  • Classic Quotes (84)

Classic Quotes (84): A Week in Words and Pictures

Most weekdays I’ll be sharing some of the quotes that have inspired me, made me smile or just made me think. You can find these on weekdays on the Facebook page. I’ll be posting the full set here each week too and hope you’ll also share some of the quotes that have inspired you in the comments section below.

Classic Quotes (84): A Week in Words and Pictures #quotes #inspiration

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Classic Quotes (84)

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler

Without magic, there is no art. Without art, there is no idealism. Without idealism, there is no integrity. Without integrity, there is nothing but production.
~ Raymond Chandler

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Henry James

Henry James

We work in the dark – we do what we can – we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion, and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.
~ Henry James, The Middle Years

Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe

I have already settled it for myself so flattery and criticism go down the same drain and I am quite free.
~ Georgia O’Keeffe

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Federico Fellini

Federico Fellini

I don’t like the idea of ‘understanding’ a film. I don’t believe that rational understanding is an essential element in the reception of any work of art. Either a film has something to say to you or it hasn’t. If you are moved by it, you don’t need to have it explained to you. If not, no explanation can make you moved by it.
~ Federico Fellini

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René Magritte

Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see, but it is impossible.
~ René Magritte

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Terri Giuliano Long, a frequent guest blogger, with appearances on hundreds of blogs, is a contributing writer for IndieReader and also wrote for Her Circle eZine. She lives with her family on the East Coast. Her debut novel, In Leah’s Wake, winner of the Global eBook Award, Popular Fiction, and Indie Discovery Award, Literary Fiction, has sold over 130,000 copies worldwide.

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