Quotation Explorer - 'Shaping'

What do you think an artist is? ...he is a political being, constantly aware of the heart breaking, passionate, or delightful things that happen in the world, shaping himself completely in their image. Painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war. - Pablo Picasso
[O]urs is a culture of the perpetual present, one that deliberately severs itself from the past that created us as well as the future we are shaping with our actions. - Naomi Klein
People leave imprints on our lives, shaping who we become in much the same way that a symbol is pressed into the page of a book to tell you who it comes from. Dogs, however, leave paw prints on our lives and our souls, which are as unique as fingerprints in every way. - Ashly Lorenzana
In too many instances we have settled for a world of our own shaping that is shaping up to be in terrible shape. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Where there is little thinking, there is big shaping of the people! ~ - Mehmet Murat ildan
Every experience in life, everything with which we have come in contact in life, is a chisel which has been cutting away at our life statue, molding, modifying, shaping it. We are part of all we have met. Everything we have seen, heard, felt, or thought has had its hand in molding us, shaping us - Orison Swett Marden
I began to have an idea of my life, not as the slow shaping of achievement to fit my preconceived purposes, but as the gradual discovery and growth of a purpose which I did not know. - Joanna Field
Art is solving problems that cannot be formulated before they have been solved. The shaping of the question is part of the answer. - Piet Hein
Everything we encounter can have a positive influence in shaping our life when we adopt a lens of Gratitude. - Rob Martin
When I discovered music when I discovered the craft of shaping a song my being fell into place. - Charlotte Eriksson
Novelists and the literary world play an important part in shaping languages. The Swahili they write influence the readers and their languages. The literary obstacle in Tanzania is not that people do not read, but that they don’t read because there are no interesting writers. - Enock Maregesi
A true work of art is shaped by the hands of another, and if in shaping us that ‘other’ is anything other than God, the piece will never touch the remotest periphery of its potential. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Beautiful is the man who leaves a legacy that of shared love and life. It is he who transfers meaning, assigns significance and conveys in his loving touch the fine art and gentle shaping of a life. This man shall be called, Father. - Stella Payton
Life is made of the past, present and the future. We're shaped by our past, and we're shaping our future with our present. - Ibrahim Emile
Delicacy in shaping desires of any kind will help to reach excellence, but failure will bring disaster. - William Gomes
By shaping the menus we pick from, technology hijacks the way we perceive our choices and replaces them with new ones. But the closer we pay attention to the options we’re given, the more we’ll notice when they don’t actually align with our true needs. - Tristan Harris
Things will happen that you can’t prevent, things will fall apart that you can’t hold together, but ultimately you’re shaping yourself and that final product speaks volumes about who you really are, not what people see you as or what you want to be. - Erik Tomblin
I now see my life, not as a slow shaping of achievment to fit my preconceived purposes, but as the gradual discovery of a purpose which I did not know. - Joanna Field
Destiny waits in the hand of god, shaping the still unshapen.. - T.S. Eliot
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