Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.
Art can only be truly Art by presenting an adequate outward symbol of some fact in the interior life.
Every advertisement should be thought of as a contribution to the complex symbol which is the brand image.
Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.
Homo sapiens is the species that invents symbols in which to invest passion and authority, then forgets that symbols are inventions.
Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
In some South Pacific cultures, a speaker holds a conch shell as a symbol of temporary position of authority. Leaders must understand who holds the conch that is, who should be listened to and when.
The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives.
All that passes is raised to the dignity of expression; all that happens is raised to the dignity of meaning. Everything is either symbol or parable.
Mickey Mouse is, to me, a symbol of independence. He was a means to an end.
Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances.
The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
Being a sex symbol is a heavy load to carry, especially when one is tired, hurt and bewildered.
I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a guy nailed to two pieces of wood.
Vote: the instrument and symbol of a freeman's power to make a fool of himself and a wreck of his country.
I am hoping that I can be known as a great writer and actor some day, rather than a sex symbol.
I hate the whole reluctant sex-symbol thing. It's such bull. You see these dudes greased up, in their underwear, talking about how they don't want to be a sex symbol.
I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument. There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings and I've seen what the pigeons do to them.
When terrorists attacked the symbols of our national unity and strength, they failed to realize that they were just symbols of our strength. The real strength of our nation comes from our people - not our buildings.
Matter as matter rather than matter as symbol is a conscious political position, essentially Marxist.
Countries under foreign command quickly forget their history, their past, their tradition, their national symbols, their way of living, often their own literary language.
You have to be born a sex symbol. You don't become one. If you're born with it, you'll have it even when you're 100 years old.
A painting is a symbol for the universe. Inside it, each piece relates to the other. Each piece is only answerable to the rest of that little world. So, probably in the total universe, there is that kind of total harmony, but we get only little tastes of it.
For lack of a better term, they've labeled me a sex symbol. It's flattering and it should happen to every bald, overweight guy.
With the manipulation of abstract symbols, an artist can send you information without sound, change your feelings and,sometimes, even beliefs. Artists convey the unspeakable. Artists inspire.