Quotations that match 'surface'.

There are two sorts of curiosity - the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things. Robert Wilson Lynd
[ Amazing Appearance Attracted Beneath Concerned Consecutive Curiosity Flows Life Momentary Odd Permanent Sorts Surface Things Two]
I love mirrors. They let one pass through the surface of things. Claude Chabrol
[ Love Mirrors Pass Surface Things Through]
One of the things that made me persist in the Antarctic in the face of sickening discouragements was my determination to name a portion of the earth's surface after my father. Lincoln Ellsworth
[ After Determination Earth Face Father Made Name Persist Portion Sickening Surface Things]
Only around 2% of the earth's surface is cultivatable land. Susan George
[ Around Earth Land Only Surface]
A man may lack everything but tact and conviction and still be a forcible speaker; but without these nothing will avail... Fluency, grace, logical order, and the like, are merely the decorative surface of oratory. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Avail Conviction Decorative Everything Fluency Forcible Grace Lack Logical Man May Merely Nothing Oratory Order Speaker Still Surface Tact These Will Without]
Playing live for a good cause is something I like to do. I like the response of the Indian people, I like their depth and the way they look beyond the surface of things. Jeremy Spencer
[ Beyond Cause Depth Good Indian Live Look Playing Response Something Surface Their Things Way]
It must be born in mind that one does not see directly - as is the case in the exploration of the surface of the brain - where the electrodes are attacking. Walter Rudolf Hess
[ Attacking Born Brain Case Directly Does Exploration Mind Must See Surface Where]
The museum spreads its surfaces everywhere, and becomes an untitled collection of generalizations that mobilize the eye. Robert Smithson
[ Becomes Collection Everywhere Eye Generalizations Mobilize Museum Spreads Surfaces]
The more complete the despotism, the more smoothly all things move on the surface. Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Complete Despotism More Move Smoothly Surface Things]
Humanity has only scratched the surface of its real potential. Peace Pilgrim
[ Humanity Only Potential Real Scratched Surface]
Few people even scratch the surface, much less exhaust the contemplation of their own experience. Randolph Bourne Experience
[ Contemplation Even Exhaust Experience Few Less Much Own Scratch Surface Their]
There's no love more intense than the love we have for our kids - and where there is intense love, there is also intense fear lurking beneath the surface. Arianna Huffington
[ Also Beneath Fear Intense Kids Love Lurking More Our Surface Than Where]
Every artist undresses his subject, whether human or still life. It is his business to find essences in surfaces, and what more attractive and challenging surface than the skin around a soul? Richard Corliss
[ Around Artist Attractive Business Challenging Essences Every Find His Human Life More Skin Soul Still Subject Surface Surfaces Than Whether]
The digestive canal represents a tube passing through the entire organism and communicating with the external world, i.e. as it were the external surface of the body, but turned inwards and thus hidden in the organism. Ivan Pavlov
[ Body Canal Communicating Digestive Entire External Hidden Inwards Organism Passing Represents Surface Through Thus Tube Turned Were World]
It is important to remember that the Pacific Ocean covers a quarter of the world's surface and that each Pacific country has its own cultural, historical and ethnic identity. Jenny Shipley
[ Country Covers Cultural Each Ethnic Historical Identity Important Ocean Own Pacific Quarter Remember Surface World]
It's a brilliant surface in that sunlight. The horizon seems quite close to you because the curvature is so much more pronounced than here on earth. It's an interesting place to be. I recommend it. Neil Armstrong
[ Because Brilliant Close Earth Here Horizon Interesting More Much Place Pronounced Quite Recommend Seems Sunlight Surface Than]
Depth must be hidden. Where? On the surface. Hugo von Hofmannsthal
[ Depth Hidden Must Surface Where]
DeLillo never seems committed to me to what he is writing. Very nice surfaces, but he's got nothing underneath. Leslie Fiedler
[ Committed Got Never Nice Nothing Seems Surfaces Underneath Very Writing]
The removal of an electron from the surface of an atom - that is, the ionization of the atom - means a fundamental structural change in its surface layer. Johannes Stark
[ Atom Change Electron Fundamental Ionization Layer Means Removal Structural Surface]
Beauty is only skin deep. If you go after someone just because she's beautiful but don't have anything to talk about, it's going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person. Amanda Peet Beauty
[ After Anything Beautiful Beauty Because Beyond Boring Common Deep Fast Fun Get Go Going Just Look Only Person See She Skin Someone Surface Talk Want]
To what purpose is it to be artificially happy on the surface? Anne Parillaud
[ Artificially Happy Purpose Surface]
It is quite true - in fact, obvious on the surface - that the vast majority of dramatic shows and comedies, as well, advocate a liberal and humanistic and relativistic lifestyle and concept. Pat Boone
[ Advocate Comedies Concept Dramatic Fact Humanistic Liberal Lifestyle Majority Obvious Quite Shows Surface True Vast Well]
I'm lucky enough that directors sometimes seek me out for little projects that people don't even know about, that just surface later on. Laura Dern
[ Directors Enough Even Just Know Later Little Lucky Out Projects Seek Sometimes Surface]
There is no way to penetrate the surface of life but by attacking it earnestly at a particular point. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Attacking Earnestly Life Particular Penetrate Point Surface Way]
When I first skated here, I definitely felt small out there because it is such a big surface. Kristi Yamaguchi
[ Because Big Definitely Felt First Here Out Skated Small Such Surface]
The rocks, to a great extent, look swept clean. It's a much cleaner surface than what we had a right to hope for. Steven Squyres
[ Clean Cleaner Extent Great Had Hope Look Much Right Rocks Surface Swept Than]
The picture surface recedes just as much in the 20th century as it did in the 15th. The techniques of making pictures have hardly changed. Howard Hodgkin
[ Century Changed Did Hardly Just Making Much Picture Pictures Recedes Surface Techniques]
Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure. Ambrose Bierce
[ Considered Control Earth Eminently Foundation Land Modern Ownership Part Private Property Society Subject Superstructure Surface Theory Worthy]
We who in engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Action Alive Already Bring Creators Direct Engage Hidden Merely Nonviolent Surface Tension]
Bats drink on the wing, like swallows, by sipping the surface, as they play over pools and streams. Gilbert White Nature
[ Bats Drink Over Play Pools Sipping Streams Surface Swallows Wing]
I finally did work out a very good relationship with my father, but it was rough growing up. We had a lot of conflict, and I think it surfaced in many of my works. Ira Levin
[ Conflict Did Father Finally Good Growing Had Lot Many Out Relationship Rough Think Up Very Work Works]
At Adaptive Path, we've been doing our own work with Ajax over the last several months, and we're realizing we've only scratched the surface of the rich interaction and responsiveness that Ajax applications can provide. Jesse James Garrett
[ Adaptive Ajax Applications Been Doing Interaction Last Months Only Our Over Own Path Provide Realizing Responsiveness Rich Scratched Several Surface Work]
My book has a very simple surface, but there are layers of irony and paradox all the way through it. Mark Haddon
[ Book Irony Layers Paradox Simple Surface Through Very Way]
Depth must be hidden. Where? On the surface. Janos Arany
[ Depth Hidden Must Surface Where]
Whales only get harpooned when they come to the surface, and turtles can only move forward when they stick their neck out, but investors face risk no matter what they do. Charles A. Jaffe Business
[ Come Face Forward Get Investors Matter Move Neck Only Out Risk Stick Surface Their Turtles Whales]
Myself, I don't think you will ever get security in the Mideast until you have what on the surface appears to be fair to both sides. You have to have leaders committed to peace, on both sides. One side can't impose a solution. Bobby R. Inman
[ Appears Both Committed Ever Fair Get Impose Leaders Mideast Myself Peace Security Side Sides Solution Surface Think Until Will]
Painting is the most magical of mediums. The transcendence is truly amazing to me every time I go to a museum and I see how somebody figured another way to rub colored dirt on a flat surface and make space where there is no space or make you think of a life experience. Chuck Close
[ Amazing Another Colored Dirt Every Experience Figured Flat Go How Life Magical Make Mediums Most Museum Painting Rub See Somebody Space Surface Think Time Truly Way Where]
Drums all have their own particulars - each drum has a place where they sound the best - where they ring out and resonate the best, and the head surface isn't too loose or too tight, mainly so you get a good rebound off of the head. Chad Smith
[ Best Drum Drums Each Get Good Head Loose Mainly Off Out Own Particulars Place Rebound Resonate Ring Sound Surface Their Tight Too Where]
Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by its kind. William Ellery Channing
[ Covers Extent Influence Kind Measured Surface]
People recognize intellectual property the same way they recognize real estate. People understand what property is. But it's a new kind of property, and so the understanding uses new control surfaces. It uses a new way of defining the property. Michael Nesmith
[ Control Defining Estate Intellectual Kind New Property Real Recognize Same Surfaces Understand Understanding Uses Way]
Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath. Michael Caine
[ Always Calm Dickens Duck Paddling Surface Underneath]
Work is of two kinds: first, altering the position of matter at or near the earth's surface relative to other matter; second, telling other people to do so. Bertrand Russell
[ Altering Earth First Kinds Matter Near Other Position Relative Second Surface Telling Two Work]
I don't think you get to good writing unless you expose yourself and your feelings. Deep songs don't come from the surface; they come from the deep down. The poetry and the songs that you are suppose to write, I believe are in your heart. Judy Collins
[ Believe Come Deep Down Expose Feelings Get Good Heart Poetry Songs Suppose Surface Think Unless Write Writing Your Yourself]
In the shallow parts of many Swiss lakes, where there is a depth of no more than from 5 to 15 feet of water, ancient wooden piles are observed at the bottom sometimes worn down to the surface of the mud, sometimes projecting slightly above it. Charles Lyell
[ Above Ancient Bottom Depth Down Feet Lakes Many More Mud Observed Parts Piles Projecting Shallow Slightly Sometimes Surface Swiss Than Water Where Wooden Worn]
Though the artist must remain master of his craft, the surface, at times raised to the highest pitch of loveliness, should transmit to the beholder the sensation which possessed the artist. Alfred Sisley
[ Artist Beholder Craft Highest His Loveliness Master Must Pitch Possessed Raised Remain Sensation Should Surface Though Times Transmit Which]
Secondly, the nature of the revolutions which have altered the surface of the earth must have had a more decisive effect on the terrestrial quadrupeds than on the marine animals. George Cuvier
[ Altered Animals Decisive Earth Effect Had Marine More Must Nature Quadrupeds Revolutions Secondly Surface Terrestrial Than Which]
I never wanted to do political satire because it seems too surface to me. Tracey Ullman
[ Because Never Political Satire Seems Surface Too Wanted]
After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate. Mel Gibson
[ After Answer Between Chocolate Conversation Finally Lies Marriage Scratch Somewhere Starting Surface Think Want Women Years]
And a lesson in this movie is dig beneath the surface. And so with my words, with my character, I purposely created a character that was away from how you've known me thus far in my career. Shemar Moore
[ Away Beneath Career Character Created Dig Far How Known Lesson Movie Purposely Surface Thus Words]
As one looks across the barren stretches of the pack, it is sometimes difficult to realise what teeming life exists immediately beneath its surface. Robert Falcon Scott
[ Across Barren Beneath Difficult Exists Immediately Life Looks Pack Realise Sometimes Stretches Surface Teeming]
Just as the wave cannot exist for itself, but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean, so must I never live my life for itself, but always in the experience which is going on around me. Albert Schweitzer
[ Always Around Cannot Ever Exist Experience Going Itself Just Life Live Must Never Ocean Part Surface Wave Which]
People say I make strange choices, but they're not strange for me. My sickness is that I'm fascinated by human behavior, by what's underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people. Johnny Depp
[ Behavior Choices Fascinated Human Inside Make Say Sickness Strange Surface Underneath Worlds]
On the surface I look fragile and insecure; you have to know me very well. Anne Parillaud
[ Fragile Insecure Know Look Surface Very Well]
I admit that Post-it note sheets that adhere to virtually any surface are now my substitute of choice for retention. Candice Bergen
[ Adhere Admit Any Choice Note Now Retention Sheets Substitute Surface Virtually]
Although when Christianity appeared the total population of the planet was only a fraction of that of the twentieth century, most of the earth's surface was quite outside the Mediterranean world, Persia, India, and China. Kenneth Scott Latourette
[ Although Appeared Century China Christianity Earth Fraction India Mediterranean Most Only Outside Persia Planet Population Quite Surface Total Twentieth World]
I'm just starting to scratch the surface of what really makes me happy and it's taken me a while to admit that acting like a little child and being a jerk and a punk is fun. Leonardo DiCaprio
[ Acting Admit Being Child Fun Happy Jerk Just Little Makes Punk Really Scratch Starting Surface Taken While]
I have been watching and drawing the surface of Mars. It is wonderfully full of detail. There is certainly no question about there being mountains and large greatly elevated plateaus. Edward E. Barnard
[ Been Being Certainly Detail Drawing Elevated Full Greatly Large Mars Mountains Question Surface Watching Wonderfully]
Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession. Isaac Watts
[ Allow Always Appearances Circumstances Depth Especially Far Hover Into Matters Mere Nor Penetrate Profession Relate Suddenly Surface Take Things Those Time Up Which Your]
On the surface we all act like we all love each other and we're free and easy, and actually we're far more moralistic than any other society I've ever lived in. Kathy Acker
[ Act Actually Any Each Easy Ever Far Free Lived Love Moralistic More Other Society Surface Than]
I also think the relationship I have with my audience is a lot more complex than what Hitchcock seemed to want his to be - although I think he had more going on under the surface as well. David Cronenberg
[ Also Although Audience Complex Going Had His Hitchcock Lot More Relationship Seemed Surface Than Think Under Want Well]
In the surface of the paper there is only length and width-there is no such thing as thickness. John Clayton
[ Length Only Paper Such Surface Thickness Thing]
Brave men are all vertebrates; they have their softness on the surface and their toughness in the middle. Gilbert K. Chesterton
[ Brave Men Middle Softness Surface Their Toughness]
Something pretty... that's just the surface. People worry so much about aging, but you look younger if you don't worry about it. Jeanne Moreau
[ Aging Just Look Much Pretty Something Surface Worry Younger]
The man who cannot endure to have his errors and shortcomings brought to the surface and made known, but tries to hide them, is unfit to walk the highway of truth. James Allen
[ Brought Cannot Endure Errors Hide Highway His Known Made Man Shortcomings Surface Them Tries Truth Unfit Walk]
Vanity is but the surface. Blaise Pascal
[ Surface Vanity]
Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune. Carl Jung
[ Average Below Conscience Deceiving Deep Down Ever Ourselves Out Pride Says Small Something Still Surface Through Tune Us Voice]
No man but feels more of a man in the world if he have a bit of ground that he can call his own. However small it is on the surface, it is four thousand miles deep; and that is a very handsome property. Charles Dudley Warner
[ Bit Call Deep Feels Four Ground Handsome His However Man Miles More Own Property Small Surface Thousand Very World]
I've been taking my time now between projects looking for stuff that has a little bit more substance, that isn't surface. Some of the films that I've done in the past really were surface. Christian Slater
[ Been Between Bit Done Films Little Looking More Now Past Projects Really Some Stuff Substance Surface Taking Time Were]
From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free. Jacques Yves Cousteau
[ Beneath Birth Carries Earth Free Gravity His Man Only Shoulders Sink Surface Weight]
I became startled by the extraordinary difference between something whose surface is completely invisible which only makes itself present by virtue of what it reflects, and a window, which doesn't make itself apparent at all, in the ideal case. Jonathan Miller
[ Apparent Became Between Case Completely Difference Extraordinary Ideal Invisible Itself Make Makes Only Present Reflects Something Startled Surface Virtue Which Whose Window]
The sand stones had fragments of charcoal on some surfaces but found no recognisable fossils. George Mercer Dawson
[ Charcoal Fossils Found Fragments Had Recognisable Sand Some Stones Surfaces]
I love the sea's sounds and the way it reflects the sky. The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable. This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand, surprises me every time. John Dyer
[ Across Colour Colours Combined Every Love Over Reflects Sand Sea Sky Sounds Surface Surprises Time Unbelievable Water Way White]
If you direct your attention to the position of a bird with regard to the wave surface, it will speedily be noticed to be nearly always on the rising side or face of the wave and moving apparently at right angles to the wave's course, but really diagonal to it. Lawrence Hargrave
[ Always Angles Apparently Attention Bird Course Direct Face Moving Nearly Noticed Position Really Regard Right Rising Side Speedily Surface Wave Will Your]
The glacier was God's great plough set at work ages ago to grind, furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth. Louis Agassiz
[ Ages Ago Earth Glacier God Great Grind Over Plough Set Surface Were Work]
The storm came. Lives were washed away. Ancient pains resurfaced. Now it is time for a sea of change. Tavis Smiley
[ Ancient Away Came Change Lives Now Pains Sea Storm Time Washed Were]
After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared. Arthur Erickson
[ After Again Became Convincing Descent Design Disappeared Evidence Focus Heard Into Materialism Most Never Reference Space Surface]
In science there are no 'depths'; there is surface everywhere. Rudolf Carnap
[ Depths Everywhere Science Surface]
Today 80 percent of all the oil that comes out of the Gulf is from 1,000 feet or more and today almost a third of it is more than 5,000 feet below the surface. What hasn't happened is the safety and the ability to respond to a negative event such as this blowout, has been far outrun by the technology of drilling itself. We need to close that gap. Bob Graham
[ Ability Almost Been Below Close Comes Drilling Event Far Feet Gap Gulf Happened Hasn Itself More Need Negative Oil Out Outrun Percent Respond Safety Such Surface Technology Than Third Today]
Remember that a painting - before it is a battle horse, a nude model, or some anecdote - is essentially a flat surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order. Maurice Denis
[ Anecdote Assembled Battle Before Certain Colours Covered Essentially Flat Horse Model Nude Order Painting Remember Some Surface]
Sometimes I enjoy just photographing the surface because I think it can be as revealing as going to the heart of the matter. Annie Leibovitz
[ Because Enjoy Going Heart Just Matter Photographing Revealing Sometimes Surface Think]
What is real is not the external form, but the essence of things... it is impossible for anyone to express anything essentially real by imitating its exterior surface. Constantin Brancusi
[ Anyone Anything Essence Essentially Express Exterior External Form Imitating Impossible Real Surface Things]
We have learnt through experience that when an electrical ray strikes the surface of an atom, an electron, and in some circumstances a second and even a third electron, can be detached. Johannes Stark
[ Atom Circumstances Detached Electrical Electron Even Experience Learnt Ray Second Some Strikes Surface Third Through]
As with all my work, whether it's a leaf on a rock or ice on a rock, I'm trying to get beneath the surface appearance of things. Working the surface of a stone is an attempt to understand the internal energy of the stone. Andy Goldsworthy
[ Appearance Attempt Beneath Energy Get Ice Internal Leaf Rock Stone Surface Things Trying Understand Whether Work Working]
Just under the surface I shall be, all together at first, then separate and drift, through all the earth and perhaps in the end through a cliff into the sea, something of me. A ton of worms in an acre, that is a wonderful thought, a ton of worms, I believe it. Samuel Beckett
[ Acre Believe Cliff Drift Earth End First Into Just Perhaps Sea Separate Shall Something Surface Then Thought Through Together Ton Under Wonderful Worms]
We are like ignorant shepherds living on a site where great civilizations once flourished. The shepherds play with the fragments that pop up to the surface, having no notion of the beautiful structures of which they were once a part. Allan Bloom
[ Beautiful Civilizations Flourished Fragments Great Having Ignorant Living Notion Once Part Play Pop Shepherds Site Structures Surface Up Were Where Which]
When we speak the word "life," it must be understood we are not referring to life as we know it from its surface of fact, but to that fragile, fluctuating center which forms never reach. Antonin Artaud
[ Center Fact Forms Fragile Know Life Must Never Reach Referring Speak Surface Understood Which Word]
Women have the right to say: this is surface, this falsifies reality, this degrades. Tillie Olsen
[ Degrades Reality Right Say Surface Women]
Far from creating a new formalism, what these can yield is something far transcending surface values since they not only embody form as beauty, but also form in which intuitions or ideas or conjectures have taken visible substance. Max Bill
[ Also Beauty Conjectures Creating Embody Far Form Ideas Intuitions New Only Since Something Substance Surface Taken These Transcending Values Visible Which Yield]
That said, we don't approach these improvements as only a surface aesthetic. The producers and we think that these men are helped with their inner needs when they pay attention to their externals. Kyan Douglas
[ Aesthetic Approach Attention Externals Helped Improvements Inner Men Needs Only Pay Producers Said Surface Their These Think]
The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above. Cyril Connolly Art
[ Above Artist Dark Day Falls Flow Following Heard Hole Laughing May Moment Near Parties Picnic River Sometimes Surface Through Underground Which]
For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again. Paula Cole
[ Again Anger Back Become Bring Compassion Getting Humble Lose Luck Music Our Pain Spot Surface Tender Vehicle Where]
Well, actually I don't care what surface I'm playing on. Daniela Hantuchova
[ Actually Care Playing Surface Well]
Unfortunately, we haven't found many very old rocks on Earth because our planet's surface is constantly renewed by plate tectonics, coupled with erosion. Robert Duncan
[ Because Constantly Coupled Earth Erosion Found Haven Many Old Our Planet Plate Renewed Rocks Surface Unfortunately Very]
It's also ironic that in the old days of tape and tape hiss and vinyl records and surface noise, we were always trying to get records louder and louder to overcome that. T-Bone Burnett
[ Also Always Days Get Hiss Ironic Louder Noise Old Overcome Records Surface Tape Trying Vinyl Were]
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
[ Atomic Common Corresponding Different Effect Elements Expression Important Largely Least Most Nature Peculiarity Result Series Size Structure Surface Their Them]
I want to make as many people as possible feel like they are part of this adventure. We are going to give everybody a sense of what exploring the surface of another world is really like. Steven Squyres
[ Adventure Another Everybody Exploring Feel Give Going Make Many Part Possible Really Sense Surface Want World]
A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past. Vladimir Nabokov
[ Fully Home More Mortals Novelist Ooze Past Present Surface Than]
After all, we are not French and never can be, and any attempt to be so is to deny our inheritance and to try to impose upon ourselves a character that can be nothing but a veneer upon the surface. Edward Hopper
[ After Any Attempt Character Deny French Impose Inheritance Never Nothing Our Ourselves Surface Try Upon Veneer]
I've never seen a surface that I think is more seductive in image making. John Sexton
[ Image Making More Never Seductive Seen Surface Think]
My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made. Andy Goldsworthy
[ Appearance Art Attempt Beyond Built City Deeper Ground Growth Made Mean Nature Parks Reach See Stone Surface Time Understanding Upon Want Which Wood]
The surface of American society is covered with a layer of democratic paint, but from time to time one can see the old aristocratic colours breaking through. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ American Aristocratic Breaking Colours Covered Democratic Layer Old Paint See Society Surface Through Time]
I did a comparison of a school of architects known as the New York Five. I compared their articulation of wall surfaces, which I enjoyed very much. Parker Stevenson
[ Architects Articulation Compared Comparison Did Enjoyed Five Known Much New School Surfaces Their Very Wall Which York]
Let it them be put into any clean oven vessel of china or stoneware which should be wider at the top than at the bottom. so that there may be the largest surface above to favor the evaporation. James Lind
[ Above Any Bottom China Clean Favor Into Largest May Oven Put Should Surface Than Them Top Vessel Which Wider]
And learn that when you do make a mistake, you'll surface that mistake so you can get it corrected, rather than trying to hide it and bury it, and it becomes a much bigger mistake, and maybe a fatal mistake. Sanford I. Weill
[ Becomes Bigger Bury Corrected Fatal Get Hide Learn Make Maybe Mistake Much Rather Surface Than Trying]
If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There's nothing behind it. Andy Warhol
[ Am Andy Behind Films Just Know Look Nothing Paintings Surface Want Warhol]
From behind the Iron Curtain, there are signs that tyranny is in trouble and reminders that its structure is as brittle as its surface is hard. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Behind Curtain Hard Iron Reminders Signs Structure Surface Trouble Tyranny]
Behavior which appears superficially correct but is intrinsically corrupt always irritates those who see below the surface. James Bryant Conant
[ Always Appears Behavior Below Correct Corrupt Intrinsically Irritates See Superficially Surface Those Which]
If God creates a world of particles and waves, dancing in obedience to mathematical and physical laws, who are we to say that he cannot make use of those laws to cover the surface of a small planet with living creatures? Martin Gardner
[ Cannot Cover Creates Creatures Dancing God Laws Living Make Mathematical Obedience Particles Physical Planet Say Small Surface Those Use Waves World]
Yet, much of what lies beneath the ocean's surface remains a mystery, and our nation continues to rely on a confused, antiquated system of ocean governance. Tom Allen
[ Antiquated Beneath Confused Continues Governance Lies Much Mystery Nation Ocean Our Rely Remains Surface System Yet]
Something fundamental about the myth of the Jew has resurfaced. Steven T. Katz
[ Fundamental Jew Myth Something]
I have always wanted to know what's going on under the surface. Marcia Cross
[ Always Going Know Surface Under Wanted]
Height, width, and depth are the three phenomena which I must transfer into one plane to form the abstract surface of the picture, and thus to protect myself from the infinity of space. Max Beckmann
[ Abstract Depth Form Height Infinity Into Must Myself Phenomena Picture Plane Protect Space Surface Three Thus Transfer Which Width]
If a theme or idea is too near the surface, the novel becomes simply a tract illustrating an idea. Elizabeth Bowen
[ Becomes Idea Illustrating Near Novel Simply Surface Theme Too Tract]
One who hates is a man holding a magnifying-glass, and when he hates someone, he knows precisely that person's surface, from the soles of his feet all the way up to each hair on the hated head. Hermann Broch
[ Each Feet Hair Hated Hates Head His Holding Knows Man Person Precisely Soles Someone Surface Up Way]
I no longer worry whether a painting is about something or not. I am only concerned with the expectation, from a flat surface, of an illusion. William Scott
[ Am Concerned Expectation Flat Illusion Longer Only Painting Something Surface Whether Worry]
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling. Andre Gide
[ Belly Die Falling Fish Rise Surface Their Upward Way]
Puritanism, in whatever expression, is a poisonous germ. On the surface everything may look strong and vigorous; yet the poison works its way persistently, until the entire fabric is doomed. Emma Goldman
[ Doomed Entire Everything Expression Fabric Germ Look May Persistently Poison Poisonous Puritanism Strong Surface Until Vigorous Way Whatever Works Yet]
A work of art when placed in a gallery loses its charge, and becomes a portable object or surface disengaged from the outside world. Robert Smithson
[ Art Becomes Charge Gallery Loses Object Outside Placed Portable Surface Work World]
To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things. Ansel Adams
[ Beneath Effectively Humanity Latent Live Nature Photograph Qualities Record See Surfaces Things Truthfully Which]
The painting is not on a surface, but on a plane which is imagined. It moves in a mind. It is not there physically at all. It is an illusion, a piece of magic, so that what you see is not what you see. Philip Guston
[ Illusion Imagined Magic Mind Moves Painting Physically Piece Plane See Surface Which]
Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed. Indra Devi
[ Clearly Image Long Mind Mirror Only Reflect Relaxed Self Sky Surface Tranquil Trees True Undisturbed Water Which Wholly]
And that format was - we'd been using that format, I guess, since the late '70s, and it was starting to get very predictable. In other words, certain songs would surface in the same points in the set every so often; it was like rotation. Phil Lesh
[ Been Certain Every Format Get Guess Late Often Other Points Predictable Rotation Same Set Since Songs Starting Surface Using Very Words Would]
The subject matter of the stories on the surface... there seem to be a number of stories about travel. Kenneth Koch
[ Matter Number Seem Stories Subject Surface Travel]
You have to know how to use the accident, how to recognise it, how to control it, and ways to eliminate it so that the whole surface looks felt and born all at once. Helen Frankenthaler
[ Accident Born Control Eliminate Felt How Know Looks Once Recognise Surface Use Ways Whole]
I prefer neurotic people. I like to hear rumblings beneath the surface. Stephen Sondheim
[ Beneath Hear Neurotic Prefer Surface]
Painting, n.: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather, and exposing them to the critic. Ambrose Bierce Art
[ Art Critic Exposing Flat Painting Protecting Surfaces Them Weather]
Two-thirds of the Earth's surface is covered with water. The other third is covered with auditors from headquarters. Norman Ralph Augustine
[ Auditors Covered Earth Headquarters Other Surface Third Two-Thirds Water]
It may be said that poems are in one way like icebergs: only about a third of their bulk appears above the surface of the page. Howard Nemerov
[ Above Appears Bulk May Only Page Poems Said Surface Their Third Way]
The underlying process in Northern music tends to be slower and continuous, whatever's happening on the surface; in Southern music the underlying process is always faster. Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ Always Continuous Faster Happening Music Northern Process Slower Southern Surface Tends Underlying Whatever]
While you are experimenting, do not remain content with the surface of things. Ivan Pavlov
[ Content Experimenting Remain Surface Things While]
For years, I've been wondering what could happen to nuclear submarines when they dive and disappear from the surface of the earth for months, without a trace. No one really knows where they are. Guy Hamilton
[ Been Could Disappear Dive Earth Happen Knows Months Nuclear Really Submarines Surface Trace Where Without Wondering Years]
Language is froth on the surface of thought. John McCarthy
[ Froth Language Surface Thought]
You know how fighting fish do it? They blow bubbles and in each one of those bubbles is an egg and they float the egg up to the surface. They keep this whole heavy nest of eggs floating, and they're constantly repairing it. It's as if they live in both elements. Audre Lorde
[ Blow Both Bubbles Constantly Each Egg Eggs Elements Fighting Fish Float Floating Heavy How Keep Know Live Nest Repairing Surface Those Up Whole]
Because I actually find the next take after they've controlled it a little bit and repressed the laughter is actually a really interesting take, because that's still going on underneath the surface. That struggle to maintain composure becomes part of the joy of the scene. Jay Roach
[ Actually After Because Becomes Bit Composure Controlled Find Going Interesting Joy Laughter Little Maintain Next Part Really Repressed Scene Still Struggle Surface Take Underneath]
If we can make some kind of adjustments, maybe in the game, to make it interesting and slow down the surfaces, then it will be more fun and more interesting. Jana Novotna
[ Adjustments Down Fun Game Interesting Kind Make Maybe More Slow Some Surfaces Then Will]
Beauty, like ice, our footing does betray; Who can tread sure on the smooth, slippery way: Pleased with the surface, we glide swiftly on, And see the dangers that we cannot shun. John Dryden
[ Beauty Betray Cannot Dangers Does Footing Glide Ice Our Pleased See Shun Slippery Smooth Sure Surface Swiftly Tread Way]
Our present nuclear fusion reactors are classified by the methods used to support the nuclear fusion reaction, which takes place at a temperature much hotter than the surface of the Sun. Wilson Greatbatch
[ Classified Fusion Hotter Methods Much Nuclear Our Place Present Reaction Reactors Sun Support Surface Takes Temperature Than Used Which]
If you're in a forest, the quality of the echo is very strange because echoes back off so many surfaces of all those trees that you get this strange, itchy ricochet effect. Brian Eno
[ Back Because Echo Echoes Effect Forest Get Itchy Many Off Quality Strange Surfaces Those Trees Very]
Beyond the beauty, the sex, the titillation, the surface, there is a human being. And that has to emerge. Jeanne Moreau
[ Beauty Being Beyond Emerge Human Sex Surface]
We expect to keep our writing sessions going until late spring, then to play some new material in a few secret club dates. The record will likely take a long time and may not surface until 1999! Adrian Belew
[ Club Dates Expect Few Going Keep Late Likely Long Material May New Our Play Record Secret Sessions Some Spring Surface Take Then Time Until Will Writing]
We regard it as a certainty that the earth, enclosed between poles, is bounded by a spherical surface. Nicolaus Copernicus
[ Between Bounded Certainty Earth Enclosed Poles Regard Spherical Surface]
It becomes a giant's task to compute the result when the effect of cross seas, wind at all angles and ever varying force, arched surfaces, head resistance, ratio of weight to area, and the intelligence of the guiding power crop up. Lawrence Hargrave
[ Angles Arched Area Becomes Compute Crop Cross Effect Ever Force Giant Guiding Head Intelligence Power Ratio Resistance Result Seas Surfaces Task Up Varying Weight Wind]
I wanted to translate from one flat surface to another. In fact, my learning disabilities controlled a lot of things. I don't recognize faces, so I'm sure it's what drove me to portraits in the first place. Chuck Close
[ Another Controlled Disabilities Drove Faces Fact First Flat Learning Lot Place Portraits Recognize Sure Surface Things Translate Wanted]
My aim in painting is to create pulsating, luminous, and open surfaces that emanate a mystic light, in accordance with my deepest insight into the experience of life and nature. Hans Hofmann
[ Accordance Aim Create Deepest Emanate Experience Insight Into Life Light Luminous Mystic Nature Open Painting Pulsating Surfaces]
The closer the bird is to the surface of the water, the firmer and more inelastic is the uplift of the rising air. The bird appears to almost feel the surface with the tip of its weather wing. Lawrence Hargrave
[ Air Almost Appears Bird Closer Feel Firmer More Rising Surface Tip Uplift Water Weather Wing]
However, the models also predict unambiguously that the atmosphere is warming faster than the surface of the earth; but all the available observational data unambiguously shows the opposite! David Douglass
[ Also Atmosphere Available Data Earth Faster However Models Observational Opposite Predict Shows Surface Than Unambiguously Warming]
Oh, the miraculous energy that flows between two people who care enough to get beyond surfaces and games, who are willing to take the risks of being totally open, of listening, of responding with the whole heart. How much we can do for each other. Alex Noble
[ Being Between Beyond Care Each Energy Enough Flows Games Get Heart How Listening Miraculous Much Oh Open Other Responding Risks Surfaces Take Totally Two Whole Willing]
One must be entirely sensitive to the structure of the material that one is handling. One must yield to it in tiny details of execution, perhaps the handling of the surface or grain, and one must master it as a whole. Barbara Hepworth
[ Details Entirely Execution Grain Handling Master Material Must Perhaps Sensitive Structure Surface Tiny Whole Yield]
We think too small, like the frog at the bottom of the well. He thinks the sky is only as big as the top of the well. If he surfaced, he would have an entirely different view. Mao Tse-Tung
[ Big Bottom Different Entirely Frog Only Sky Small Think Thinks Too Top View Well Would]
In the context of interfaith encounter, we need to bring to the surface how our actual beliefs shape what we do - not simply to agree that kindness is better than cruelty. Rowan D. Williams
[ Actual Agree Beliefs Better Bring Context Cruelty Encounter How Kindness Need Our Shape Simply Surface Than]
What was once underground is now coming to the surface. Gavin Bryars
[ Coming Now Once Surface Underground]
Let sovereignty be granted us over a portion of the earth's surface large enough to satisfy our rightful requirements as a nation. The rest we shall manage for ourselves. Theodor Herzl
[ Earth Enough Granted Large Manage Nation Our Ourselves Over Portion Requirements Rest Rightful Satisfy Shall Sovereignty Surface Us]
Analysts keep having to pick away at the scab that the patient tries to form between himself and the analyst to cover over his wounds. The analyst keeps the surface raw, so that the wound will heal properly. Janet Malcolm
[ Analyst Analysts Away Between Cover Form Having Heal Himself His Keep Keeps Over Patient Pick Properly Raw Surface Tries Will Wound Wounds]
Balls should be good for at least six sets, and for more for the average player. But if the rallies are long, they do not last as long as this. There is a fuzz on the surface that wears off on the hard court. Helen Wills Moody
[ Average Balls Court Good Hard Last Least Long More Off Player Rallies Sets Should Six Surface Wears]