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Marbles Quotes

May you find comfort and joy in these encouraging quotes about Marbles.

I regard golf as an expensive way of playing marbles.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

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The Parthenon without the marbles is like a smile with a tooth missing.
- Neil Kinnock

Whether I played marbles, whether I played football or slam anything else,
I wanted to excel.
- Robert Mondavi

If every year is a marble, how many marbles do you
have left? How many sunrises,
how many opportunities to rise to the full stature of your being?
- Joy Page

 

There are no such things as the Elgin Marbles.
- Melina Mercouri

The more the marbles wastes, the more the statue grows.
- Michelangelo

I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.
- Michelangelo

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The sculptor produces the beautiful statue
by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed -
it is a process of elimination.
- Elbert Hubbard

I choose a block of marble and chop off whatever I don't need.
- Auguste Rodin

The court is like a palace of marble;
it's composed of people very hard and very polished.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Life comes before literature, as the material always comes before the work.
The hills are full of marble before the world blooms with statues.
- Phillips Brooks

A disaster where marble has been substituted for imagination.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

Yes, the work comes out more beautiful from a material
that resists the process,
verse, marble, onyx, or enamel.
- Theophile Gautier

Man cannot remake himself without suffering,
for he is both the marble and the sculptor.
- Alexis Carrel

The best of artists has no conception that the marble
alone does not contain within itself.
- Michelangelo

I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble.
- Augustus

The great doctors all got their education off dirt pavements and poverty -
not marble floors and foundations.
- Martin H. Fischer

Your work is carved out of agony as a statue is carved out of marble.
- Louise Bogan

Life is made up of marble and mud.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

I think the hardest part of writing is revising.
And by that I mean the following: A novelist has to
create the piece of marble and then chip away to find the figure in it.
- Chaim Potok

The marble not yet carved can hold the form of every
thought the greatest artist has.
- Michelangelo

A good character is the best tombstone.
Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember
you when forget-me-nots have withered.
Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
- Charles Spurgeon

What sculpture is to a block of marble,
education is to the soul.
- Joseph Addison

Every human being has within him an ideal man,
just as every piece of marble contains in a rough state
a statue as beautiful as the one that Praxiteles the
Greek made of the god Apollo.
- Jose Marti

You find me at work; excuse the dust on my blouse.
I sculpt my marble myself.
- Camille Claudel

A sculptor wields The chisel, and the stricken marble grows To beauty.
- William C. Bryant

The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell;
The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free
the figures slumbering in the stone.
- Michelangelo

Being the first woman speaker and breaking the marble
ceiling is pretty important.
Now it's time to move on.
- Nancy Pelosi

Marble is not alike in all countries.
- Marcus V. Pollio

Poets that lasting marble seek Must come in Latin or in Greek.
- Edmund Waller

The Earth reminded us of a Christmas tree ornament
hanging in the blackness of space.
As we got farther and farther away it diminished in size.
Finally it shrank to the size of a marble,
the most beautiful marble you can imagine.
- James Irwin

The greatest artist has no conception which a single
block of white marble does not potentially contain within its mass,
but only a hand obedient to the mind can penetrate to this image.
- Michelangelo

As I passed along the side walls of Westminster Abbey,
I hardly saw any thing but marble monuments of great admirals,
but which were all too much loaded with finery and ornaments,
to make on me at least, the intended impression.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore

And as he spoke of understanding,
I looked up and saw the rainbow leap
with flames of many colors over me.
- Black Elk

Take time to sharpen the saw.
- Steven Covey

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

I never saw a discontented tree.
They grip the ground as though they liked it,
and though fast rooted, they travel about as far as we do.
- John Muir

When I saw you I fell in love,
and you smiled because you knew.
- commonly but falsely attributed to William Shakespeare

My love of fine art increased - the more of it I saw,
the more of it I wanted to see.
- Paul Getty

It was so cold today that I saw a dog chasing a cat,
and the dog was walking.
- Mickey Rivers

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball,
most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
- Charles Barkley

Mommy smoked but she didn't want us to.
She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time,
so we got whipped.
- Loretta Lynn

I never saw a lawyer yet who would admit he was making money.
- Mary Roberts Rinehart

Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why.
- Bernard Baruch

I was obsessed with romance.
When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every
day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater.
- John Hughes

I came, I saw, I conquered.
- Julius Caesar

My mother says I didn't open my eyes for eight days after I was born,
but when I did, the first thing I saw was an engagement ring.
I was hooked.
- Elizabeth Taylor

I have no spy stories to tell, because I saw no spies.
Nor did I understand, at that time, any opposition
between American and Russian national interest.
- Elia Kazan

Student journeys which were important to me were Sicily,
Greece, and Egypt, where I really saw these buildings,
and that is where you're able to grasp what things mean.
- Ben Nicholson

Well, Rhoda was, I think, the last actress that we saw.
There had been so many wonderful actresses who were close,
really close.
But there was no magical epiphany.
- Mary Tyler Moore

We've gotten involved in cat rescue -
we take them in and find homes for them.
I've always loved cats.
I saw how homeless cats were living out there.
We take them in, put out flyers.
- Greg Ginn

With the art therapy, as soon as they saw the paper and crayons coming,
we couldn't get it out fast enough.
And we told them to draw about the tsunami.
- Connie Sellecca

I think I was the best baseball player I ever saw.
- Willie Mays

Basically, I viewed any work of art as an imposition
of another person's taste,
and saw the individual making this imposition as a kind of dictator.
- Henry Flynt

I saw a great many men die afterwards,
some suffering horribly, but I do not recall any death
that affected me quite so much as that of this first victim in my platoon.
- Fritz Kreisler

I regret what happened.
I saw no other possibility to achieve my goal.
It was not hooliganism.
- Mathias Rust

I like the Stooges.
You know what movie I saw that I sort of discovered
late was Jerry Lewis in 'The Nutty Professor'.
I really liked that.
- Mike Judge

During the 1960 election, I saw Richard Nixon as the winner.
- Jeane Dixon

I saw a boy of the crew purchasing javelins of them
with bits of platters and broken glass.
- Christopher Columbus

I saw that Meryl Streep said, I just want to do my job well.
And really, that's all I'm ever trying to do.
- Paul McCartney

I looked into that empty bottle and I saw myself.
- Grace Metalious

I did.
I did see Bigfoot when I was a kid and I still believe it to this day.
I saw a big furry man outside my window.
It's not funny!
It was real.
- Barry Watson

I never saw an ugly thing in my life:
for let the form of an object be what it may,
- light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.
- John Constable

First time I saw Elvis was at the Lubbock County fairgrounds in Lubbock,
Texas.
He was on the back end of a truck.
There was about 1500 screaming kids.
- Mac Davis

My first acting job happened by accident when I was really young.
I was in fifth grade and my teacher saw an ad in the
paper and took me to the audition after school and I got the part.
- Ajay Naidu

I eventually saw the satirical nature of caricaturing individuals.
- Jonathan Shapiro

When people tell you they saw your last picture -
well,
the way they say it sounds like they hope it was.
- Broderick Crawford

I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them
strings with a bottleneck.
My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn.
- Muddy Waters

I think they saw me as something like a deliverer,
a way out.
My means of expression, my music, was a way in which
a lot of people wished they could express themselves and couldn't.
- Little Richard


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