Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 365
Desire Cross

Traveling is one expression of the desire to cross boundaries.

- A. B. Yehoshua

May Protest

If we have white persons in the March, we are certain to have trouble with the Communists, and it may not be viewed as a true expression of the Negro's protest.

- A. Philip Randolph

Mystery Because

My way of expression is full of complications and mystery because that's my perception of life.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Very Mum

My mum is an artist and very into creative expression and freedom.

- Abbie Cornish

Never Truest

The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music. Bodies never lie.

- Agnes de Mille

Artist Activity

To protect the right of expression is the central part of an artist's activity... In China many essential rights are lacking, and I wanted to remind people of this.

- Ai Weiwei


I'm all in favour of free expression provided it's kept rigidly under control.

- Alan Bennett

Dancing Through

I started playing piano when I was 6. And I knew that wanted to be involved in that form of expression, whether it was through music, or acting, or dancing, or painting, or writing.

- Alanis Morissette

Teacher Art

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

- Albert Einstein

Beauty First

The beauty of women was the first expression of my photography.

- Alberto Korda

Art Images

Movies become art after editing. Instead of just reproducing reality, they juxtapose images of it. That implies expression; that's art.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

New Next

Combining music, theater and comedy is a new and broader form of expression. In certain combinations you can make people laugh one moment, cry the next, and then be astounded by the beauty of the music.

- Aleksey Igudesman

Dress Your

The way you dress is an expression of your personality.

- Alessandro Michele

Song Feels

If you're writing anything decent, it's in you, it's your spirit coming out. If it's not an expression of how a person genuinely feels, then it's not a good song done with any conviction.

- Alex Chilton

Religious High

We are a nation built on principles of freedom, and high on the list of freedoms is freedom of religious expression.

- Alexander Acosta


Exaggerated sensitiveness is an expression of the feeling of inferiority.

- Alfred Adler

Art Goal

The goal of art was the vital expression of self.

- Alfred Stieglitz

Here Through

Because I express myself through the music, I want to be responsible in that expression and how it carries on well after I'm here. But that's just me.

- Ali Shaheed Muhammad


There is nothing wrong with fashion - it should be a beautiful expression of who we are.

- Amber Valletta

Mind My Own

I was intelligent enough to make up my own mind. I not only had freedom of choice, I had freedom of expression.

- Amy Tan

Mind Prove

If you can't prove it in words, it ain't gospel. Soul music is just an expression of the mind, but your spirit has to be made alive - that's the real part, the part that God speaks to.

- Andrae Crouch

Silly Nothing

Nothing is so silly as the expression of a man who is being complimented.

- Andre Gide

Direct Hating

Feminism is hated because women are hated. Anti-feminism is a direct expression of misogyny; it is the political defense of women hating.

- Andrea Dworkin

Pain Very

When you start suppressing feelings at an early age, it hurts you down the road. Full expression of anger and pain is very important.

- Andrew Shue

True Conveying

True artistic expression lies in conveying emotion.

- Angel Haze

Still Some

I swear by that old expression, 'One monkey don't stop no show!' The reality is, we still have some good men out there, and we should hail those men as the kings they are.

- Angie Stone

Love Itself

Love is itself an expression of strength.

- Ann Maxwell

Own Mile

Have you ever heard the expression: Walk a mile in my shoes, and then judge me? And write your own books.

- Ann Rule

Student See

I see myself first and foremost as a student of expression.

- Anna Deavere Smith

Self Me

To me, fashion is ceaselessly fascinating because it is an expression of self.

- Anna Wintour

Thought Over

I mean, every thought starts over, so every expression of a thought has to do the same. every accuracy has to be invented... I feel I am blundering in concepts too fine for me.

- Anne Carson


She claimed she loved the camera, its warmth, its familiarity. She responded to its naked glare, its slavish attention to every expression of her face and body, with the kind of immediacy a trusted lover could expect.

- Anne Edwards

Would Intellect

You know, I would say that songwriting is something about the expression of the heart, the intellect and the soul.

- Annie Lennox

Trust Voice

People trust my voice. And my expertise, honestly, is not political science. It's emotion and expression and sort of presence, you know?

- Anohni

Changes Will

When you experience the emotion of sadness, there will be changes in facial expression, and your body will be closed in, withdrawn. There are also changes in your heart, your guts: they slow down. And there are hormonal changes.

- Antonio Damasio

Will Capital

Jordan is Palestine. The capital of Palestine is Amman. If Palestinian Arabs want to find their political expression, they will have to do it in Amman.

- Ariel Sharon

Young Need

Young players need freedom of expression to develop as creative players... they should be encouraged to try skills without fear of failure.

- Arsene Wenger

Art May

Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression.

- Arthur Erickson

Mantra Very

Profit and bottom line, the contemporary mantra, eliminates the very source of architectural expression.

- Arthur Erickson

Like Constant

The outfits come and go but there is a constant that I like about the catwalk model: the snotty expression.

- Arthur Smith

Like Designers

With clothes, I like mixing what different designers do until it becomes a personal expression of how I'm feeling that day.

- ASAP Rocky

About Needed

Writing was my route to creative expression, and I needed to write about the things that interested me.

- Ashwin Sanghi

Thought Go

Democracies do not go to war. War is not our expression of thought.

- Asif Ali Zardari

Listening Some

Some say because music is as much about personal expression as listening pleasure, sharing is integral to why songs have value in the first place.

- Charles Duhigg

May Extent

Expression, to a great extent, is a matter of terms, and terms are anyone's. The meaning of 'God' may have a billion interpretations if there be that many souls in the world.

- Charles Ives

Old Column

For a while there, I was a stringer. The expression comes from the old habit of stringing together the column inches that you had written. They'd measure it and pay you 10 cents an inch for your printed copy.

- Charles Kuralt

Proud Been

In the final analysis, the incident is seen as originating from an emotional expression of the frustration and anger of the proud people of China who had been subject to ever increasing oppression from without and decadent corruption from within.

- Chen-Ning Yang

Gift Give

I really want women to appreciate their power. It was obvious to me that lots of people are comfortable with power, and they see what it can do, but women's expression of it was never as comprehensive as it could be. It seemed like an amazing gift that Oxygen could give.

- Cheryl Mills

Think Having

I'm not a great dancer. I'm a great advertisement for freedom of expression. I don't care what you think. I'm having a great time.

- Chris Martin


I really believe in the old expression that what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. It's through adversity that you find the strength you never knew you had.

- Christie Brinkley


Freedom of expression - in particular, freedom of the press - guarantees popular participation in the decisions and actions of government, and popular participation is the essence of our democracy.

- Corazon Aquino

Through Having

Having lived through the transition from totalitarianism, I am acutely mindful of the need to never take for granted the basic freedoms of thought, expression and belief that democracy brings.

- Daisaku Ikeda

Gender Often

A lot of kids are bullied because of their sexual identity or expression. It's often the effeminate boys and the masculine girls, the ones who violate gender norms and expectations, who get bullied.

- Dan Savage

Pretty Constant

I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.

- Dana Carvey

Love Canvas

I love to create, and to me, the ultimate freedom of expression is a blank canvas or a block of clay to capture whatever emotions your imagination gives it.

- Daniel Boulud

Politics Either

Every artistic expression is either influenced by or adds something to politics.

- Dario Fo

Song I Wish

I wish myself to be a prop, if anything, for my songs. I want to be the vehicle for my songs. I would like to colour the material with as much visual expression as is necessary for that song.

- David Bowie

Will Sure

Technology is us. There is no separation. It's a pure expression of human creative will. It doesn't exist anywhere else in the universe. I'm rather sure of that.

- David Cronenberg

Art Singing

Music is an expression of individuality; it's how you see the world. All art is, for that matter. You take how you experience the world, interpret it, and send it out there - express it - whether it's sculpture, dance or singing.

- David Sanborn

Music I Am

Music is just kind of an expression of who I am. It's what I do.

- David Sanborn

Love Deny

Love... Force it and it disappears. You cannot will love, nor even control it. You can only guide its expression. It comes or it goes according to those qualities in life that invite it or deny its presence.

- David Seabury

Harmony Asian

Asian cultures... place great value on avoiding open expression of disagreement and conflict because they emphasize harmony.

- Deborah Tannen

Purest Form

Color is for me the purest form of expression, the purest abstract reality.

- Jim Hodges

Freedom Big

I'm a big advocate of freedom: freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom of thought.

- Jimmy Wales

Over Which

So, my style has hopefully changed over the years and it is more relaxed, and I do tend to smile and have more than one expression these days hopefully - which I didn't at the beginning.

- Jo Brand


Online communities are an expression of loneliness.

- Joanne Harris

Love Means

In Italy, food is an expression of love. It is how you show those around you that you care for them. Having a love for food means you also have a love for those you are preparing it for and for yourself.

- Joe Bastianich

Father More

My father used to have an expression. He'd say, 'Joey, a job is about a lot more than a paycheck. It's about your dignity. It's about respect. It's about your place in your community.'

- Joe Biden

Nature Surface

The most common and most important result of them is that the nature and size of the effect on corresponding series of different elements are largely an expression of the peculiarity of their atomic structure - or, at least, of the structure of the surface.

- Johannes Stark

Music I Am

My music is the spiritual expression of what I am - my faith, my knowledge, my being.

- John Coltrane


Life is entirely unthinkable without any of the creative arts, and they're all a continuum - the force in question is creativity, not its mode of expression.

- John Darnielle

Form Vastness

Wrestling's a form of expression, and it expresses vastness.

- John Darnielle

Own Prompted

The musician - if he be a good one - finds his own perception prompted by the poet's perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music.

- John Drinkwater

Perfect Felt

The poet's perfect expression is the token of a perfect experience; what he says in the best possible way he has felt in the best possible way, that is, completely.

- John Drinkwater

New Will

A civilization that only looks inward will stagnate. We have to keep looking outward; we have to keep finding new avenues for human endeavor and human expression.

- John L. Phillips

Believe Prose

There are people who believe in an absolutely transparent prose; with every respect for clarity of expression, I don't.

- John M. Ford


Once citadels of free expression and occasional revolutionary ideas, today many American colleges have endorsed political correctness.

- John McLaughlin

Centuries Spent

People who believe in freedom of expression have spent several centuries fighting against censorship, in whatever form. We have to be certain the 'Net' doesn't become the site for technological book burning.

- John Ralston Saul

Pretty Constant

I pretty much try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.

- Johnny Depp

Know Adding

A joke is a joke. There's an expression - I don't know if you have it - that's 'adding insult to injury.'

- Jon Stewart

Prayer Natural

Prayer is as natural an expression of faith as breathing is of life.

- Jonathan Edwards

Prove Means

The aim of our studies is to prove that color is the most relative means of artistic expression, that we never really perceive what color is physically.

- Josef Albers


Entrepreneurial profit is the expression of the value of what the entrepreneur contributes to production.

- Joseph A. Schumpeter

Faith Charity

Charity can be the outward expression of faith and hope.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin

Strength Should

People should be respected for the strength of their convictions, and I also believe in freedom of expression.

- Joseph J. Lhota

Society Here

Only here, because of the illusion of intellectualism, our society separates the validity of human expression.

- Joseph Jarman


Poetry is the exquisite expression of exquisite expressions.

- Joseph Roux

Here Very

That this individual life of all of us is not something limited in its temporal expression to the life that now we experience, follows from the very fact that here nothing final or individual is found expressed.

- Josiah Royce

Dance Me

Dance, to me, is an expression of who we are.

- Josie Bissett

Use Ultimate

When you step back and watch people, you realize that we use every single body part. Movement, dance - I find it genius because it's ultimate expression, really.

- Jude Law

Emotions Your

Feelings or emotions are the universal language and are to be honored. They are the authentic expression of who you are at your deepest place.

- Judith Wright

Values Shared

The Pledge of Allegiance is an important expression of our shared values, and it should be preserved in its current form. I fully support the Pledge of Allegiance and urge my colleagues to do the same.

- Judy Biggert

Religious Other

I believe that the real expression of your religious beliefs is shown in the daily pattern of your life, in what you contribute to your surroundings and what you take away without infringing on the rights of other people.

- Judy Garland

Take Very

Acting is a very limited form of expression and those who take it seriously are very limited people. I take it seriously.

- Judy Holliday

Rage Fever

A fever is an expression of inner rage.

- Julia Roberts

True Whom

While your life is the true expression of your faith, whom can you fear?

- Julia Ward Howe

Art Dream

Art is an expression of who we are, what we believe, and what we dream about.

- Julianne Moore

Trying Things

There's an expression: Great is the enemy of the good. Sometimes in trying to be great, you make a mess of things.

- Julie Bowen

Point Of View

Agnes Varda changed my view of cinema; she directs from an artistic point of view, and a film is most of all the expression of an artistic director. I learnt to enter the world and the imagination of a director.

- Julie Gayet

Emotion Always

The best football is always about expression of emotion. Always.

- Jurgen Klopp