Japanese artist, singer-songwriter, and peace activist. Second wife and widow to John Lennon, singer-songwriter for the Beatles.
The next time you look into the mirror, just look at the way the ears rest next to the head; look at the way the hairline grows; think of all the little bones in your wrist. It is a miracle. And the dance is a celebration of that miracle.martha graham
Cyberspace is the funhouse mirror of our own society.Bruce Sterling
She left the web, she left the loom, She made three paces through the room, She saw the water-lily bloom, She saw the helmet and the plume, She looked down to Camelot. Out flew the web and floated wide; The mirror cracked from side to side; 'The curse is come upon me', cried The Lady of Shalott.Tennyson
The world is a mirror into which we look, and see our own image.john lancaster spalding
Each creature of the world Is as a book, a picture, and a mirror to us.Alan of Lille also known as 'Alanus de Insulis'
Remember, the prince is like a mirror exposed to the eyes of all his subjects who continually look to him as a pattern on which to model themselves, and who in consequence without much trouble discover his vices and virtues.Charles V
In them one can see the spontaneousand often aestheticexpressionof a peoplereflected, not ina gilt- framed drawing room mirror, but in an honest glass held up to the face of a nation.Winthrop Rockefeller
My mirror probes down to the heart. I write words on the forehead and around the corners of the mouth. My human faces are truer than the real ones.Paul Klee
He wrote with great care, and with a sharpness, vivacity, and variety of epithet that give immediate and continuing pleasure, but he was not in any serious sense a novelist or even a writer of fiction. His emotionally injured self is the sole character of his fictions, with everybody else seen through the haze of his paranoia, like figures in a fun-fair mirror.frederick rolfe
Days I enjoy are days when nothing happens,When I have no engagements written on my block,When no one comes to disturb my inward peace,When no one comes to take me away from myselfAnd turn me into a patchwork, a jig-saw puzzle,A broken mirror that once gave a whole reflection,Being so contrived that it takes too long a timeTo get myself back to myself when they have gone.vita sackville-west
The face forgives the mirror, the worm forgives the plough, the question begs the answer, can you forgive me somehow?tom waits
Giraldus mingles in the crowd, catches its accents, is borne along by its changing passions, and thus becomes a very mirror of that fighting, chaffering, praying age.gerald of wales
Self knowledge begins with the neighbor, the mirror, and just the same with true self-love; that goes from the mirror to the matter.johann georg hamann
Art is not a mirror held up to society, but a hammer with which to shape it.
With a bronze mirror, one can see whether he is properly attired; with history as a mirror, one can understand the rise and fall of a nation ; with men as a mirror, one can see whether he is right or wrong. Now I've lost my faithful mirror by the death of Weizheng.
Art is the magic mirror you make to reflect your invisible dreams in visible pictures. You use a glass mirror to see your face : you use works of art to see your soul.
The first idea was not our own. Adam In Eden was the father of Descartes And eve made air the mirror of herself, Of her sons and of her daughters.wallace stevens
We, the founders of Dada-movement try to give time its own reflection in the mirror.
One who reveals your faults to you like a mirror is your true friend, and one who flatters you and covers up your faults is your enemy.
Come you lost Atoms to your Centre draw, And be the Eternal mirror that you saw: Rays that have wander'd into Darkness wide Return and back into your Sun subside.
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