Quotation Explorer - 'Images'

What makes people tick? Life can be a trap of ennui, but imagery may be a redemptive escape from dullness. The iconic power and exuberance of images generate an inexorable addiction that needs to be gratified without respite. Here and now! ("Give me more images") - Erik Pevernagie
All my images are self-portraits, even when I'm not in them. - Nuno Roque
Kind words produce their images on men's souls. - Blaise Pascal
Above all we have to go beyond words and images and concepts. No imaginative vision or conceptual framework is adequate to the great reality. - Bede Griffiths
No one can command over the images of your mind but an Author can and if you won't believe on me then read my book. - Prakhar Srivastav
When typography is on point, words become images. - Shawn Lukas
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened. - Albert Camus
It was a red-flannel chest-protector, one of those large quasi-hygienic objects that with pills and medicines take the place of beneficial relics and images among the Protestant peoples of Christendom. - H.G. Wells
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises in individual, when displayed ego and self portrayed images are not recognised by anyone. - Aditya Ajmera
Women’s status in society has become the standard by which humanity’s progress toward civility and peace can be measured.-Architects of Peace: Visions of Hope in Words and Images - Mahnaz Afkhami
As I watched the sky morph shades of amber and amethyst, of fiery orange and smoldering pink, I always wondered if colors and images like these once inspired the greats before us to construct their beauty and masterpieces. - Hubert Martin
The eye, like a shattered mirror, multiplies the images of sorrow. - Edgar Allan Poe
There are plenty of images of women in science fiction. There are hardly any women. - Joanna Russ
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society. - Alan W. Watts
Happiness is to capture the images of our dreams in the morning dew and the smile of the sun. - Subhan Zein
Words are more thoughts; the photographed images always ends up having a romantic gloss about it - no matter how I try to avoid it. - Robert Frank
The idea is to spin the wheel of metaphors and images until sparks of associations begin to fly for the reader. - Charles Simic
Though we may choose to view them symbolically, dreams are actually no more or less symbolic than everyday waking reality. When the images and events don't conform to our view of reality, we call them symbols. When they do, we call them facts. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Dead men make convenient heroes because they cannot rise to challenge the images we would fashion from their lives. And besides it’s easier to build a monument than to build a better world. - Rev. Dr. William Barber I
Create a guidebook of creative dreamsYou can use a blank book or just blank paper clipped together. Put photographs or scraps from magazines in that represent your creative dreams. Draw, scribble, or paint in between the images. Make a list of creative dreams you've thought of or admire in others. - S.A.R.K.
The mind loves the unknown. It loves images whose meaning is unknown, since the meaning of the mind itself is unknown. - Magritte
To dive in the darkness, I should dive in the truth, then in images of the world..., then facts, then in books, then listening, then in short stories... that's how I write the horror. It's very complicated. - Deyth Banger
Our self image is based on people comments, so most images are false. You aren't this and this, they made you, because they wanted! - Deyth Banger
This is the postmodern desert inhabited by people who are, in effect, consuming themselves in the form of images and abstractions through which their desires, sense of identity, and memories are replicated and then sold back to them as products - Larry McCaffrey
Evil possesses an instinct for theater, which is why, in an era of gaudy and gifted media, evil may vastly magnify its damage by the power of horrific images. - Lance Morrow
Images change everything, so think in images... This images one moment becom action! - Deyth Banger
Isn't it what life is about, after all? A series of images that pass us by like towns as you cross along a long road? Then suddenly, a scenario stands and we know that image, that moment and all the feelings connected to it will remain alive no matter what? - Angélica Calheiros - Nove dias para amar
The greatest mystery is not that we have been flung at random between the profusion of matter and of the stars, but that within this prison we can draw from ourselves images powerful enough to deny our nothingness. - Andre Malraux
In the same way mannequins resemble people, images resemble life. - Marty Rubin
I was so blinded by her talent that I didn't recognize the tremendous pain behind her work. She gave me hundreds of images, so many chances to see that she was in trouble. I failed her. - Nina LaCour
When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. - Ansel Adams
I closed my eyes, but that didn't blur the images his words had evoked. "Oh, God," I murmured. "God," he said, "had nothing to do with it at all. - Jeannette de Beauvoir
As the warm air blew in the car, simple snapshots of the life they'd lived together surfaced in his mind; but as always, those images led inexorably to their final day together. - Nicholas Sparks
There's no reality except the one contained within us. That's why so many people live an unreal life. They take images outside them for reality and never allow the world within them to assert itself. - Hermann Hesse
The knowledge of the past stays with us. To let go is simply to release any images and emotions. - Alan W. Watts
But I can't see anything any more: however much I search the past I can only retrieve scraps of images and I am not sure what they represent, nor whether they are remembered or invented. - Jean-Paul Sartre
Artist paint images unseen, musicians create sounds that emerge from silence, and authors write from a synthetic point of view about a world that can never exist. - Carl Henegan
This is a present from a small, distant world, a token of our sounds, our science, our images, our music, our thoughts and our feelings. We are attempting to survive our time so we may live into yours. - Jimmy Carter
By viewing images we cast onto outer reality as mirror reflections of inner reality, we come to know ourselves. - Sallie Nichols
Your equipment DOES NOT affect the quality of your image. The less time and effort you spend worrying about your equipment the more time and effort you can spend creating great images. The right equipment just makes it easier, faster or more convenient for you to get the results you need. - Ken Rockwell
I love my style of writing. Nope, it's not the most poetic stuff you've ever read but you know, it can evoke emotions and images and smells and sensations, and that is what I set out to do. - Erin M. Truesdale
IMAGES : THEY EITHER GUIDE/MISGUIDE YOU . IT IS THE ORIENTATION / ALIGNMENT OF MIND THAT NEEDS TO BE TUNED TO FRAME THE TRUE IMAGES. - MITESH
One thing that became clear to me is that images of a divine mother are surprisingly important in the psychological wholeness of women, especially in the process of women taking up residence in their own authority. - Sue Monk Kidd
Mais, dans la mort d’un homme, un monde inconnu meurt, et je me demandais quelles étaient les images qui sombraient en lui. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
What happens when you shut your eyes? The images you have been accustomed to look at suddenly disappear. See through the images by closing your eyes and opening your heart. - J.R. Rim
We are therefore constantly on the road, straying from one mental image to the next, and identify with these images, and derive our identity from the images. - Frank Wanderer
Americans in any century can be too inclined to accept consultant-crafted images of flesh-and-blood people. - Larry J. Sabato
In times of turmoil, void or suffering, closely stays the images mirroring the lived, far seems the unknown to be; pick yourself a lens to see through, your eyes touch the distant mountains and the lived past disappears into ponzo illusions. - Pavitraa Parthasarathy
Even the models we see in magazines wish they could look like their own images. - Cheri K. Erdman
Realities disguised as symbols are, for me, new realities that are immeasurably preferable. I make an effort to take them at their word. To grasp, to carry out the diktat of images to the letter. - Claude Cahun
Be glad that I'm not a horror writer, some people write about it, other make images... but third just create it??? As for me, I have create it from horror up to nightmares! - Deyth Banger
Tattooing, when understood in its entirety, must be seen as a religious act. The human being brings forth images from the center of the self and communicates them to the world. Fantasy is embodied in reality and the person is made whole. - Spider Webb
Some inner images made you want to see beyond this world. - Jussi Adler- Oslen (The Absent One)
Positive thoughts multiply, They bring their own images of joy Which erase dark shadows, Bring happiness. - Balroop Singh
I had no choice but to accept these voices and images as my gift. My ability. Their energy engrossed my music. I played passionately for them. To set them free. They were part of my life now. I didn't chose them, they chose me."...Elizabeth (DESCENDANT– chapter 2) - L.J. Amodeo
You need to learn to see and compose. The more time you waste worrying about your equipment the less time you'll have to put into creating great images. Worry about your images, not your equipment. - Ken Rockwell
I was thinking about how disjointedly time seemed to flow, passing in a blur at times, with single images standing out more clearly than others. And then, at other times, every second was significant, etched in my mind. - Stephenie Meyer
We can feel the vibration that comes from the candle flame, burning it way into our innermind, no blurry images, clear as crystal, we enter into the highest consciousness, on our journey back home, we possess the eagle's eye, the eye that can see the invisible. - Michael Bassey Johnson
People think dreams aren't real just because they aren't made of matter, of particles. Dreams are real. But they are made of viewpoints, of images, of memories and puns and lost hopes. - Neil Gaiman
Language is fossil poetry. As the limestone of the continent consists of infinite masses of the shells of animalcules, so language is made up of images, or tropes, which now, in their secondary use, have long ceased to remind us of their poetic origin. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I'm sick of the images trapped in my headI'm sick of being preoccupied with the dead - Jessica-Lynn Barbour
Reality is symbolic. We build it using only the 26 symbols of the alphabet alongside images that speak to us on a linguistic level built from the 26 symbols of the alphabet. - Dean Cavanagh
Atheism and agnosticism signify the rejection of certain images and concepts of God or of truth, which are historically conditioned and therefore inadequate. Atheism is a challenge to religion to purifiy its images and concepts and come nearer to the truth of divine mystery. - Bede Griffiths
Sit and quiet yourself. Luxuriate in a certain memory and the details will come. Let the images flow. You'll be amazed at what will come out on paper. I'm still learning what it is about the past that I want to write. I don't worry about it. It will emerge. It will insist on being told. - Frank McCourt
The shutter of the photographer's camera makes that repeated mechanical sound. That unlocking and locking of the doors of light to send momentary images of the present into the light trap of the past. - Simon Mawer
Archetypes are the mirror images of our never to be seen self - Martijn Budel
Poems have ideas. The ideas of poems come out of their emotions and their emotions are carried on images. - E.L. Doctorow
Below the surface I lie dreaming,haunting images, in all colours and black.Sunlit sometimes there is no sun there.I keep the dream below the surface,the cracked mask absolute. - Wynand de Beer
It was curious what trying to speak English had done lately to his mind; it reminded him of studying poetry in college, words gaining and losing their meaning, overlapping with images, the curious echo of ideas behind the words people used. - Jess Walter
I have enormous respect for the reader. They are able to take symbols from a page that an author has invented, and turn them into images in their minds that create an enduring story. If that’s not artistry, I don’t know what is. - Lynette Willows
We tell ourselves stories in order to live. We live entirely by the impression of a narrative line upon disparate images, the shifting phantasmagoria, which is our actual experience. - Joan Didion
[About describing atomic models in the language of classical physics:]We must be clear that when it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry. The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts as with creating images and establishing mental connections. - Niels Bohr
You are being fashioned into one of two images, either God's or the worlds. Make a choice! - Jim George
The images of Myth are reflections of Spiritual and Depth potentialities of every one of us. Through contemplating those we evoke those powers in our own lives to operate through ourselves. - Joseph Campbell
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