Quotations About / On: CONCRETE

Quotations About / On: CONCRETE
Jorge Luis Borges
Art always opts for the individual, the concrete; art is not Platonic.
Desmond Morris
The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.
Zeno Vendler
Experience and imagination must enter into the very constitution of our thoughts involving concrete individuals.
Franz Grillparzer
Love wants to be confirmed with concrete symbols, but recklessness loves instability.
Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Action is only coarsened thought—thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
Hanan Muzafar
Solitary confinement is an essential part for the growth of concrete ideology.
Hannah Arendt
Total loyalty is possible only when fidelity is emptied of all concrete content, from which changes of mind might naturally arise.
Salman Rushdie
Reality is a question of perspective; the further you get from the past, the more concrete and plausible it seems—but as you approach the present, it inevitably seems incredible.
Arthur Schopenhauer
Money is human happiness in the abstract: he, then, who is no longer capable of enjoying human happiness in the concrete devotes his heart entirely to money.
Noam Chomsky
We thus make a fundamental distinction between the competence (the speaker-hearer's knowledge of his language) and performance (the actual use of language in concrete situations).
AMADU KAMARA
When a Lion wants to meet with his subordinates, patience becomes the order of the day and not because he is the king of the jungle but because his words are concrete.
Anthony Liccione
There is a fine line we walk between unstable illusions and concrete illnesses, falling to either side in sheer blindness.
Madrason writer
Thoughts cannot be held by steel nor by concrete walls. M
Nathan Coppedge
'The existence of concrete guarantees concrete, just as substance (proven or consistent or represented sensation) is inevitably what is most empirical. In this sense, what is real is either between representation and interpretation, or falls to a deeper source which assumes interpretation already took place, whether or not the object is material.'
J.H Matthews
The Dada object reflected an ironic posture before the consecrated forms of art. The surrealist object differs significantly in this respect. It stands for a mysterious relationship with the outer world established by man's sensibility in a way that involves concrete forms in projecting the artist's inner model.
Sherry Turkle
The computer takes up where psychoanalysis left off. It takes the ideas of a decentered self and makes it more concrete by modeling mind as a multiprocessing machine.
Salvador Dali
We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.
Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
While the rich live in villas and mansions, protected by high fences of concrete walls and metals, we have children on the streets begging for water and food to satisfy the hunger in their tummy.
Elizabeth Padillo Olesen
Religion is dead without concrete expressions of love and compassion. Religion is dead when language of religion is limited to dogmas and creeds without the living language of God's living actions in one's own life.
Paul Amrod
Simplicity is concrete as complication brings retreat. Reflecting on a sensitive mode frees our passions, well bestowed.

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