Quotation Explorer - 'Spectator'

The creative act is not performed by the artist alone; the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act. - Marcel Duchamp
To become a spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life. - Oscar Wilde
Both the grand and the intimate aspects of nature can be revealed in the expressive photograph. Both can stir enduring affirmations and discoveries, and can surely help the spectator in his search for identification with the vast world of natural beauty and wonder surrounding him. - Ansel Adams
MAGNIFICENT, adj. Having a grandeur or splendor superior to that to which the spectator is accustomed, as the ears of an ass, to a rabbit, or the glory of a glowworm, to a maggot. - Ambrose Bierce
The purpose of any healthy relationship is to find someone that will magnify your life's experiences, not tolerate it or become a spectator of it. - Shannon L. Alder
Life is not a spectator sport; it requires full pads and full participation. - Toni Sorenson
All in all, the creative act is not performed by the artist alone.. the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act. - Marcel Duchamp
I don't regard nature as a spectator sport. - Ed Zern
Either offend or represent, don’t be a spectator. - Pradeepa Pandiyan
A writer is a spectator, looking at everything with a highly critical eye. - Bernard Malamud
It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors. - Oscar Wilde
When you pursue your goals with passion, you will attract people who love you; but you’ll also attract haters. I’m okay with that; I welcome it. I don’t want to live life as a spectator. I’ve learned that if no one is cheering you on and/or booing you; it means you're not in the game. - Steve Maraboli
Humanity is a spectator sport. God is the spectator. - Forrest Carr
Beware of crossing your arms in the sterile attitude of the spectator, because life is not a spectacle, because a a sea of sorrows is not a proscenium, because a man who screams is not a dancing bear. - Aimé Césaire
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