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Landscape Quotes


"Landscape shapes culture" - Terry Tempest Williams

"Hands are the heart's landscape." - Pope John Paul Ii

"Democracy is an insecure landscape." - Terry Tempest Williams

"I get excited by landscape." - Adrienne Kennedy

"All gardening is landscape painting." - William Kent

"Landscape is history made visible." - J. B. Jackson

"Writing enlarges the landscape of the mind." - V S Pritchett

"Stop destroying the landscape with your outfit." - Rick Owens

"All forms of landscape are autobiographical," - Charles Wright

"Dance is the landscape of man's soul." - Martha Graham

"Each city has its own culinary landscape." - Padma Lakshmi

"You can't transmit a landscape, happily enough." - Jean-Luc Godard

"...teeth set out by a landscape gardener..." - Addison Mizner

"Horses make a landscape look beautiful." - Alice Walker

"I don't believe in the landscape." - Fernando Pessoa

"Enjoyment of the landscape is a thrill." - David Hockney

"We are a landscape of all we have seen." - Isamu Noguchi

"Touch is the landscape / of what is possible." - Kate Green

"The new social landscape is rich with emotion." - Brian Solis

"Digital Darinism is already changing the landscape of business." - Brian Solis

"Logic was to cognition as geometry was to landscape" - Kim Stanley

"The West to me is where the landscape is," - Lee Friedlander

"A temple is a landscape of the soul." - Joseph Campbell

"The Norfolk landscape sends a shiver through my soul...." - Raffaella Barker

"God' said the Ghost, glancing around the landscape." - C S Lewis

"...death seemed the most prevalent feature of the landscape." - Cormac Mccarthy

"How to paint the landscape: First you make your bow to the landscape. Then you wait, and if the landscape bows to you, then, and only then, can you paint the landscape." - John Marin

"All gardening is landscape painting,' said Alexander Pope." - Rebecca Solnit

"Space-as landscape, terrain, spectacle, experience-has vanished." - Rebecca Solnit

"The low'ring element Scowls o'er the darken'd landscape." - John Milton

"Selection is the invention of the landscape painter." - Henry Fuseli

"Any landscape is a condition of the spirit." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"In the landscape of extinction, precision is next to godliness." - Samuel Beckett

"Memory is the fourth dimension to any landscape." - Janet Fitch

"Landscape painting is the obvious resource of misanthropy." - William Hazlitt

"Man is always and everywhere a blight on the landscape." - John Muir

"I think landscape photography in general is somewhat undervalued." - Galen Rowell

"Landscape is a piece that is emotional and psychological." - Jim Hodges

"Just as storms change the landscape of the earth, our hardships change the landscape of the heart." - Yasmin Mogahed

"The difference between landscape and landscape is small, but there is a great difference in the beholders." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"When you are painting a landscape, assume the painting is real and the landscape is an illusion." - Walter Darby Bannard

"The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built." - Frank Lloyd Wright

"I had the landscape in my arms as I painted it. I had the landscape in my mind and shoulder and wrist." - Helen Frankenthaler

"I'll sue!" Ian sputtered. "I'll sue you AND the dog. And the country of South Korea. And...and..." "The landscape architect?" Natalie asked. "The landscape architect!" Ian shouted." - Peter Lerangis

"Men have dominated the field of landscape photography just as they have dominated the land itself. Thus shooting a virgin landscape has been man's work - hunting, not gardening." - Lucy R. Lippard

"I've always been interested in the idea of the artificial landscape. Reforming the landscape. Architecture being a method of reforming the earth's surface." - Lebbeus Woods

"Only the human figure exists; landscape is, and should be, no more than an accessory; the painter exclusively of landscape is nothing but a bore." - Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

"One ends up with a landscape one has never seen before but it is presumably the landscape you were feeling as you started the painting." - Sidney Nolan

"If the landscape changes, then I don't know who I am either. The landscape is a refracted autobiography. As it disappears you lose your sense of self." - Iain Sinclair

"Your landscape in a western is one of the most important characters the film has. The best westerns are about man against his own landscape." - Ridley Scott

"Improvising musicians are musical travelers, voyagers. There is a freedom to wander the musical landscape." - Gary Burton

"To plant is but a part of landscape composition; to co-ordinate is all." - Christopher Tunnard

"Designing a landscape is about connecting the body, soul and mind to the land itself." - Kathryn Gustafson

"You conquered the landscape with the soles of shoes, not the tires." - Georges Duhamel

"Love is a landscape the long mountains define but don't shut off from the unseeable distance." - Denise Levertov

"Art is eternal for it reveals the inner landscape which is the soul of man." - Martha Graham

"Let your heart travel lightly. Because what you bring with you becomes part of the landscape." - Anne Bishop

"A novel is like a window, open to an infinite landscape." - Isabel Allende

"The horizon is more than a convention of landscape painting, less than truth." - Mason Cooley

"The mind is never more highly gratified than in contemplating a natural landscape." - Henry Home, Lord Kames

"When a shadow flits across the landscape of the soul where is the substance?" - Henry David Thoreau

"In every landscape should reside jewels of abstract art waiting to be discovered." - Melissa Brown

"If equations are trains threading the landscape of numbers, then no train stops at pi." - Richard Preston

"The body repeats the landscape. They are the source of each other and create each other." - Meridel Le Sueur

"The finest landscape in the world is improved by a good inn in the foreground." - Samuel Johnson

"Science is my territory, but science fiction is the landscape of my dreams." - Freeman Dyson

"Before I got glasses, I thought Monet was the world's only realist landscape painter." - Jo Walton

"The landscape belongs to the person who looks at it..." -Ralph Waldo Emerson" - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The mind is never more highly gratified than in contemplating a natural landscape." - Henry Home

"The older a people grows, the more it absorbs its own landscape and builds to it." - Pearl S Buck

"This is the gift of the landscape photograph, that the heart finds a place to stand." - Emmet Gowin

"What interests me most is neither still life nor landscape: it is the human figure." - Henri Matisse

"Onshore wind turbines are visually a very considerable intrusion on any landscape." - Tim Yeo

"Copyright law is a dinosaur, ill-suited for the landscape of today's media." - Kaskade

"The landscape should belong to the people who see it all the time." - Amiri Baraka

"We rely, I think, on landscape photography to make intelligible to us what we already know." - Robert Adams

"The landscape thinks itself in me and I am its consciousness." - Paul Cezanne

"Like many features of a landscape, knowledge looks different from different angles." - David Bloor

"Spring and autumn are inconsiderable events in a landscape compared with the shadows of a cloud." - Alice Meynell

"Each man, when he dies, sees the landscape of his own soul." - Martine Leavitt

"No one knows what cuases an outer landscape to become an inner one." - Margaret Atwood

"The landscape of my childhood was one of fierce occupation by trees." - Janisse Ray

"Ransack the language as he might, words failed him. He wanted another landscape, and another tongue." - Virginia Woolf

"It's hard to negotiate the present landscape with a brain and a female body" - Meryl Streep

"I will not rest until I have transformed the landscape of American politics." - Newt Gingrich

"The idea is to have no idea. Get lost. Get lost in the landscape." - Malcolm Morley

"The fake Zionist regime will disappear from the landscape of geography." - Ali Khamenei

"It's our landscape which defines our identity and it's what I'm most grateful for." - Mick Dodson

"To the landscape architect a rock garden... appears... the work of a lunatic." - Louise Wilder

"Music, art, landscape - these are all things I draw inspiration from." - Josh Mcdermitt

"In the American soul there is a lonely individual standing in a vast landscape." - Don Delillo

"I think hypochondria always plays a part in the healthcare landscape." - Carrie Brownstein

"The landscape is magic, the trip is far from being over." - Carlo Rovelli

"I see evidence of my own racist brainwashing when exploring the landscape of current foreign policy." - Margaret Cho

"Ever charming, ever new, When will the landscape tire the view?" - John Dyer

"We think in language. We think in words. Language is the landscape of thought." - George Carlin

"He is but a landscape-painter, And a village maiden she." - Alfred Tennyson

"Something unpronounceable followed by a long silence points out my life is becoming a landscape." - Mary Ruefle

"Sex, without society as its landscape, has never been of much interest to fiction." - Elizabeth Hardwick

"Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer - and often the supreme disappointment." - Ansel Adams

"The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration." - Jose Ortega Y Gasset

"I live in a landscape, which every single day of my life is enriching." - Daniel Daylewis

"Reading (...) is an act of resistance in a landscape of distraction." - David L. Ulin

"A path is a prior interpretation of the best way to traverse a landscape." - Rebecca Solnit

"People and things have edges, but where does a landscape stop?" - Myfanwy Pavelic

"The landscape you grow up in speaks to you in a way that nowhere else does." - Molly Parker

"Roots are not in landscape or a country, or a people, they are inside you." - Isabel Allende

"I don't divide architecture, landscape and gardening; to me they are one." - Luis Barragan

"A book, like a landscape, is a state of consciousness varying with readers." - Ernest Dimnet

"Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the landscape!" - Henry David Thoreau

"Romance is one of the sacred temples that dot the landscape of life." - Marianne Williamson

"The clear French landscape is as pure as a verse of Racine." - Paul Cezanne

"Our engineering departments build freeways which destroy a city or a landscape, in the process." - Arthur Erickson

"There's nothing more interesting than the landscape of the human face." - Irvin Kershner

"I stress the uniqueness of the Australian landscape and its metaphysical and mythic content." - Arthur Boyd

"Whatever story you're telling in Louisiana, the landscape is going to become a character in it." - Nic Pizzolatto

"I live in a landscape, which every single day of my life is enriching." - Daniel Day-Lewis

"The percept is the landscape before man, in the absence of man." - Gilles Deleuze

"From the landscape: a sense of scale. From the dead: a sense of scale." - Richard Siken

"It's better to say, 'I'm suffering,' than to say, 'This landscape is ugly." - W H Auden

"The landscape with its violent, pure colours dazzled and blinded me. I was always uncertain..." - Paul Gauguin

"To be a landscape painter is to be a perverse individual." - Wolf Kahn

"Any athlete has massive reserves in their body and their emotional landscape." - Edoardo Ponti

"I like to think about machines and technology in relation to landscape and architecture." - Antoine Predock

"For me nature is not landscape, but the dynamism of visual forces." - Bridget Riley

"The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world." - Georges Simenon

"I have to try and change the landscape, whatever it is." - Robert Plant

"The American landscape has no foreground and the American mind no background." - Edith Wharton

"The landscape of Texas is in all my work. It's that light; it's that sky." - Robert Wilson

"I love to get into a landscape and paint my horses." - Ronnie Wood

"I really do believe that art changes the landscape of the world." - Marc Jacobs

"Uncertainty is a permanent part of the leadership landscape. It never goes away." - Andy Stanley

"We do not build speedways, but roads which correspond to the character of the German landscape." - Fritz Todt

"Of course you can still paint landscape - it's not been worn out." - David Hockney

"The Arab Awakening or Arab Spring has transformed the geopolitical landscape." - Ban Kimoon

"I always thought of the English landscape as being English gardens." - Robert Wilson

"In a happy marriage it is the wife who provides the climate, the husband the landscape." - Gerald Brenan

"The landscape of any farm is the owner's portrait of himself." - Aldo Leopold

"Landscape is to American painting what sex and psychoanalysis are to the American novel." - Robert Hughes

"Though we travel the world over to find beauty, we must carry it with us or we find it not . . . The difference between landscape and landscape is small, but there is a great difference in beholders." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I love Australia passionately. I love our landscape. It's influenced most of my work, really. Almost everything I've written is about the landscape. Trying to find, the sacred, the spiritual in it." - Peter Sculthorpe

"Overall, the anarchy was the most creative of all periods of Japanese culture for in it there appeared the greatest landscape painting, the culmination of the skill of landscape gardening and the arts of flower arrangement, and the No drama." - John Roberts

"Man is a singular creature. He has a set of gifts which make him unique among the animals, so that unlike them, he is not a figure in the landscape, he is the shaper of the landscape." - Jacob Bronowski

"It was wrong to allow Stalin to shape the European landscape of the 20th century. It would be even more wrong to let him shape the landscape of the 21st century" - Lawrence Summers

"The interior landscape responds to the character and subtlety of the exterior landscape; the shape of the individual mind is affected by the land as it is by genes." - Barry Lopez

"Antarctic symphony has a geometric relationship to the landscape. It's saying that this landscape and the minimal kind of, you know I'm talking like seeing ice, is visually kind of eerily minimal." - DJ Spooky

"Man is a singular creature. He has a set of gifts which make him unique among the animals: so that, unlike them, he is not a figure in the landscape - he is a shaper of the landscape." - Jacob Bronowski

"A lone peak of high point is a natural focal point in the landscape, something by which both travelers and local orient themselves. In the continuum of landscape, mountains are discontinuity - culminating in high points, natural barriers, unearthly earth." - Rebecca Solnit

"More varied than any landscape was the landscape in the sky, with islands of gold and silver, peninsulas of apricot and rose against a background of many shades of turquoise and azure." - Cecil Beaton

"Some golfers, we are told, enjoy the landscape; but properly, the landscape shrivels and compresses into the grim, surrealistically vivid patch of grass directly under the golfer's eyes as he morosely walks toward where he thinks his ball might be." - John Updike



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