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Emir Kusturica Quotes and Sayings
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That is a Medieval way of drawing history,
in which they do not respect the law and want the rest
of the world to respect the law.
That's not possible.
- Emir Kusturica

I will not cut my film because, because,
because, because of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
- Emir Kusturica

The notion that human life is sacred just because it
is human life is medieval.
- Peter Singer

The medieval hall house was very primitive when it
became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages.
- Stephen Gardiner

 

Medieval justice was a quaint thing.
- Frederick Pollock

It was then, I think, that I discovered that the best
way of bringing a medieval subject home to my generation
was not to be medieval in its treatment.
- Laurence Housman

The ultimate binding element in the medieval order
was subordination to the divine will and its earthly representatives,
notably the pope.
- Irving Babbitt

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Maimed but still magnificent...
Europe's mightiest medieval cathedral.
- R. W. Apple, Jr.

Every article on these islands has an almost personal character,
which gives this simple life, where all art is unknown,
something of the artistic beauty of medieval life.
- John Millington Synge

I'd like to do a story about the medieval ages where
in every scene you'd sort of feel that you were in the 12th century.
That would be great to get that feeling.
- Oliver Stone

But no, I don't think I'm particularly drawn to the
period roles or the medieval roles.
- Hugh Dancy

Our horizon is the creation of a noble society to which,
like the medieval builder of those glorious cathedrals,
you will have added your conception,
your artful piece of stone.
- Adrienne Clarkson

A school without football is in danger of deteriorating
into a medieval study hall.
- Vince Lombardi

Ancient metaphysics underwent many changes at the hands
of medieval thinkers who brought it in line with the
dominant religious and theological movements of their day.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

The medieval university looked backwards;
it professed to be a storehouse of old knowledge.
The modern university looks forward,
and is a factory of new knowledge.
- Thomas Huxley

The medieval Church believed that the resurrection
of Christ marked a new time for all of humanity.
- Timothy Radcliffe

Krakow is one of my favorite places on earth.
It is a medieval city full of young people.
A wonderful, striking combination.
- Jonathan Carroll

No student of Chinese history can say that the Chinese
are incapable of religious experience,
even when judged by the standards of medieval Europe or pious India.
- Hu Shih

Thank goodness we don't live in medieval times,
when people fought wars over ideas.
- Wojciech Jaruzelski

We can appreciate but not really understand the medieval town.
We cannot comprehend its compactness,
the contiguity of all its buildings as a single uninterrupted whole.
- Arthur Erickson

The rosary was said every evening.
I always liked that sentence about the medieval Churches,
that they were the Bibles of the poor.
The Church was my first book and I would think it is
still my most important book.
- John McGahern

In the West there has always been the attempt to try
make the religious building,
whether it's a Medieval or Renaissance church,
an eternal object for the celebration of God.
The material chosen, such as stone, brick,
or concrete, is meant to eternally preserve what is inside.
- Tadao Ando

My view is that climate changes have happened in the last 80 years,
that is, the world has got a little bit warmer,
although not as warm as it has been in Medieval times,
or the Bronze Age.
- Piers Corbyn

The feminist movement has helped open minds and kitchens
to the notion that men can be at home on the range.
- Rene Veaux

I am against the notion of style in itself.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

When I worked on 2001 - which was my first feature film -
I was deeply and permanently affected by the notion
that a movie could be like a first-person experience.
- Douglas Trumbull

The basic notion was the idea that the loudspeaker
should have a voice which was unique and not just an
instrument of reproduction,
but an instrument unto itself.
- David Tudor

Singing as a full-time job was not something I had
given a lot of thought to and I had no clear notion
of the money to be made in it.
- Charley Pride

Never underestimate the power of dreams and the influence of the human spirit.
We are all the same in this notion: The potential for
greatness lives within each of us.
- Wilma Rudolph

I try to be careful about wording.
One of the things I've tried to combat in my blog is
the notion that journalists are arrogant and unconcerned with the readership.
- Nicholas D. Kristof

The notion of looking on at life has always been hateful to me.
What am I if I am not a participant? In order to be,
I must participate.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Once you touch the biographies of human beings,
the notion that political beliefs are logically determined
collapses like a pricked balloon.
- Walter Lippmann

Freud published The Interpretation of Dreams in 1900.
It introduced the notion that there existed certain
predictable and identifiable processes by which dreams were formed.
- Henry Reed

I thought I knew Texas pretty well, but I had no notion
of its size until I campaigned it.
- Ann Richards

Many people believe that the current system must inevitably
end in total annihilation.
They reject, sometimes very emotionally,
any attempts to analyze this notion.
- Herman Kahn

The whole notion of land property rights in the Arab
world is different from that in Europe.
- William Odom

Religion is a strange, wonderful thing.
More crimes have been committed in the name of righteousness than any other notion.
- Tom T. Hall

I rejected the notion that my race or sex would bar my success in life.
- Constance Baker Motley

The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey
her husband has sent more women to the grave than to
the courts for a divorce.
- Lemuel K. Washburn

We never fully grasp the import of any true statement
until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
- William James

I don't have the notion that everybody has to write
in some single academic style.
- Clifford Geertz

Right now it's only a notion, but I think I can get
the money to make it into a concept,
and later turn it into an idea.
- Woody Allen

The notion of a universality of human experience is
a confidence trick and the notion of a universality
of female experience is a clever confidence trick.
- Angela Carter

Australians don't have a preconceived notion of what things have to be...
we can go on a fantastic journey.
- Yahoo Serious

Very often when I go in to meet for movies or pilots,
I'm put on videotape.
I hate the notion that that tape is going to sit on
a shelf and never get better.
- David Ogden Stiers

Look, freedom is an overwhelming American notion.
The idea that we want to see the world,
the peoples of the world free is something that all of us subscribe to.
- Joe Biden

The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that
which is sponsored by any creed.
- Joseph Brodsky

The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer,
and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that
I would never be fit for real work,
and that writing didn't require any.
- Russell Baker

It is impossible to see the angel unless you first have a notion of it.
- James Hillman

That's a very odd notion because it involves seeing
money up there on the screen -
if something cost $5 million to make,
they want to see that $5 million up there.
- Atom Egoyan

I believe in mythology.
I guess I share Joseph Campbell's notion that a culture
or society without mythology would die,
and we're close to that.
- Robert Redford

Sit down before fact as a little child,
be prepared to give up every conceived notion,
follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads,
or you will learn nothing.
- Thomas Huxley

In the euphoria after the Cold War, there was a misplaced
notion that the UN could solve every problem anywhere.
- Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family
as its center and ornament,
and this paradise is not secure until children appear
to animate and complete the picture.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

In an age where history is recorded on T-shirts,
the very notion of dwelling on the deep structure of
an experience has come to appear both arcane and archaic.
- Thomas Harrison

Facts are, insurance ratings are really dependent on
the notion that some people are higher risk than others.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

It is a widely accepted notion among painters that
it does not matter what one paints as long as it is well painted.
This is the essence of academicism.
- Mark Rothko

People have a preconceived notion about who I am and it's interesting.
It's like picking who you want to win for the Oscars
and not seeing the movie.
- Amanda Bynes

War is grounded in the notion of triumph and defeat.
It is zero-sum.
- Bruce Jackson

I'm not one of these guys who says, Now I'm on a really hot show,
better quit soon before I get labeled.
That's the most ridiculous notion I'd ever heard.
- Jeff Probst

And, in some ways I like traveling, in other ways I'm
sort of fed up by the whole notion.
- Joe Sacco

The notion of the world as a village is becoming a reality.
- James Wolfensohn

It is giving me a great satisfaction,
because I had the notion that we could make great wines
equal to the greatest wines in the world,
and everybody said it was impossible.
- Robert Mondavi

For some reason, it popped into my head the notion
that a lot of the Next Generation cast in the long
run of that show managed to step behind the camera.
- Michael Shanks

I don't know what women are attracted to.
I can't tell, but certainly I have no notion of having
sex appeal or being seductive in any way.
- Omar Sharif

What it missing, I think, is this notion of the common good.
- Susan George

The notion of the single man began in the 1950's.
The idea of the bachelor as a separate life was new and obscure.
- Hugh Hefner

I cannot express it: but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is,
or should be, an existence of yours beyond you.
- Emily Bronte

We must overcome the notion that we must be regular...
it robs you of the chance to be extraordinary and leads you to the mediocre.
- Uta Hagen

Some literary types subscribe to the notion that being
a writer like Salinger entitles a person to remain
free of the standards that might apply to mere mortals.
- Joyce Maynard

I had the notion that I wanted to write the great dirty American novel,
so I went to Roanoke College on the GI Bill.
- Tom T. Hall


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