Masterpiece Quotes

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An anthology of quotations is a museum of utterances.  It collects and displays masterpieces of phrase and thought in a small space.

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The family is one of nature's masterpieces.


When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.


A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.


When you hug someone, you want it to be a masterpiece of connection.


Nature's great masterpiece, an Elephant,
The only harmless great thing.


The great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.

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Human life is but a series of footnotes to a vast obscure unfinished manuscript.
A masterpiece doesn't so much transcend its time as perpetuate it; it keeps its moment alive.
Respect the masterpiece—it is true reverence to man.  There is no quality so great, none so much needed now.
Everything great in the world comes from neurotics.  They alone have founded our religions and composed our masterpieces.
A hen's egg is, quite simply, a work of art, a masterpiece of design and construction with, it has to be said, brilliant packaging.


A masterpiece is...something said once and for all, stated, finished, so that it's there complete in the mind, if only at the back.
Great imaginations are apt to work from hints and suggestions and a single moment of emotion is sometimes sufficient to create a masterpiece.
To compose our character is our duty, not to compose books, and to win, not battles and provinces, but order and tranquility in our conduct.  Our great and glorious masterpiece is to live appropriately.
The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists' discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.

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One of the recognizable features of the authentic masterpiece is its capacity to renew itself, to endure the loss of some kinds of immediate relevance while still answering the most important questions men can ask including new ones they are just learning how to frame.