Applause Quotes and Quotations
When someone does something well, applaud I You will make two people happy.
He who praises another enriches himself far more than he does the one praised. To praise is an investment in happiness. The poorest human being has something to give that the richest could not buy.
The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement.
The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
Most people like praise . . . When it is really deserved, most people expand under it into richer and better selves.
The sweetest of all sounds is praise.
Down deep we really know our worth, but we don't have easy access to that knowledge. We need to hear praise coming from outside ourselves or we won't remember that we deserve it.
Find the good - and praise it.
Every day, tell at least one person something you like, admire, or appreciate about them.
Judicious praise is to children what the sun is to flowers. Christian Bovee A little praise Goes a great ways.
Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
Art is a staple, like bread or wine or a warm coat in winter. Man's spirit grows hungry for art in the same way his stomach growls for food.
The object of art is to give life a shape.
The artist has a special task and duty; the task of reminding men of their humanity and the promise of their creativity.
Each of us is an artist, capable of conceiving and creating a vision from the depths of our being.
All that is good in art is the expression of one soul talking to another; and is precious according to the greatness of the soul that utters it.
The artist alone sees spirits. But after he has told of their appearing to him, everybody sees them.
Artists are nearest God. Into their souls he breathes his life, and from their hands it comes in fair, articulate forms to bless the world.
A work of art has an author and yet, when it is perfect, it has something which is anonymous about it.
The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun.
Science and art have that in common that everyday things seem to them new and attractive.
Art arises when the secret vision of the artist and the manifestation of nature agree to find new shapes.
Learning to draw is really a matter of learning to see - to see correctly - and that means a good deal more than merely looking with the eye.
Drawing is the discipline by which I constantly rediscover the world. I have learned that what I have not drawn, I have never really seen, and that when I start drawing an ordinary thing, I realize how extraordinary it is, sheer miracle.
I shut my eyes in order to see.
Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.
The body says what words cannot.
Dancing is the body made poetic.
The trouble with nude dancing is that not everything stops when the music stops.
Let that day be lost to us on which we did not dance once I
If you can walk, you can dance. Zimbabwe saying Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Music is the child of prayer, the companion of religion.
Music is the art of the prophets, the only art that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul.
We are full of rhythms . . . our pulse, our gestures, our digestive tracts, the lunar and seasonal cycles.
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
The best, most beautiful, and most perfect way that we have of expressing a sweet concord of mind to each other is by music.
When words leave off, music begins.
After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is the universal language of mankind.
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief that does not find relief in music.
Without music, life is a journey through a desert.
I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.
God respects me when I work, but loves me when I sing.
We all have music inside us, and can learn how to get it out, one way or another.
Poetry ennobles the heart and the eyes, and unveils the meaning of all things upon which the heart and the eyes dwell. It discovers the secret rays of the universe, and restores to us forgotten paradises.
To read a poem in January is as lovely as to go for a walk in June.
Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.
The poem is a little myth of man's capacity of making his life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see - it is, rather, a light by which we may see - and what we see is life.
Poetry is the utterance of deep and heartfelt truth. The true poet is very near the oracle.
The poets are only the interpreters of the gods.
Poetry is simply the most beautiful, impressive, and widely effective mode of saying things.
When power narrows the area of man's concern, poetry reminds him of the richness and diversity of his existence.
When you read and understand a poem, comprehending its rich and formal meanings, then you master chaos a little.
There is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
The echo of a platitude.
Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
About the only person we ever heard of that wasn't spoiled by being lionized was a Jew named Daniel.