Words matter. These are the best Expressing Quotes from famous people such as Tayari Jones, Tahar Ben Jelloun, Eric Idle, Rebecca West, David Bryan, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I don’t mind expressing my opinions and speaking out against injustice. I would be doing this even if I wasn’t a writer. I grew up in a household that believed in social justice. I have always understood myself as having an obligation to stand on the side of the silenced, the oppressed, and the mistreated.
I don’t feel guilty about expressing myself in French; nor do I feel that I am continuing the work of the colonizers.
Talent is always more interesting – ambition is not interesting. If you have talent, you have to find ways of expressing it, but you may not be a success in the world’s terms.
Humanity is never more sphinxlike than when it is expressing itself.
In times of joy and sorrow, love or hate, peace and unrest, music has always been an important outlet for expressing our emotions individually and as a nation.
I love being able to express myself through what I wear – and for it to be a way of expressing uniqueness and individuality.
I speak English. I grew up speaking Bengali. This is the normal, the known, the obvious composition of who I am. Then there’s Italian, this strange, other component of me that I’ve just created. It was a creative process just to learn the language, never mind to start expressing myself in it.
I’m okay with anybody expressing their rights.
For me, music is about expressing the inexpressible, and as I get older, man, what I feel the need to express becomes less and less poignant to others.
I was absolutely astonished by an onslaught of comments expressing their absolute shock that IFLS is run by a woman.
Boxing was a way to express my anger. All of a sudden, I was expressing anger, and I was good at it. I was like a Jekyll and Hyde. Boxing helped me because I was fighting the anger out. I was knocking guys out.
The more comfortable I got onstage, the more comfortable I got expressing myself in a physical manner. And it almost shocked people – ‘Oh, is there something happening?’
And ultimately the people who produce my records, they know that they’re here to serve the purpose of me expressing who I am at this period of time and augmenting that or pulling it forward and I love that process.
The modern artist is working with space and time, and expressing his feelings rather than illustrating.
I grew up writing thank-you notes. Real, honest-to-goodness, pen-and-ink, stamped and posted letters. More than simple habit, it’s about what the commitment to expressing your thoughts and feelings in writing says about the character of the writer. About the joy such notes bring to the reader.
Acting is such a personal thing, which is weird because at the same time it’s not. It’s for the consumption of other people. But in terms of creative outlets and expressing yourself, it’s just the most extreme version of that that I’ve ever found. It’s like running, it’s exertion.
I consider that there are different degrees of civilization and there are many different ways of expressing it. But one is civilized or is not.
Expressing anger is a form of public littering.
It’s important to have strong images of women out there, women who aren’t afraid of expressing themselves, women who aren’t afraid of taking chances, women who aren’t afraid of their own power.
Being dyslexic, creativity was my way of expressing myself.
Knowing how to paint and to use one’s colors rightly has not any connection with originality. This originality consists in properly expressing your own impressions.
Very seldom do we receive any support for trusting ourselves, listening to our own sense of inner truth, and expressing ourselves in a direct and honest way.
Acting, for me, was therapeutic. It was a way of expressing yourself.
I care about being creative and expressing myself.
There is no official censorship in literature, but I feel a certain fear when I see that a kind of self-censorship is developing in Poland. Authors are somehow afraid of expressing what they really think or feel because they fear political consequences.
I remember seeing the performance Samantha Morton did in ‘Sweet and Low Down’ where she didn’t speak at all, and I loved it so much because she got to do so much work just by expressing herself in her body and her face. With expressions, it wasn’t necessary to speak. I find that appealing.
Acting is a very personal process. It has to do with expressing your own personality, and discovering the character you’re playing through your own experience – so we’re all different.
President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize.’ It is hard to imagine anyone other than Mr. Trump expressing that sentiment.
They place great stress on the clarity of our language for expressing nuances and showing subtleties.
I think we have great personalities in tennis, but I think they don’t dare anymore expressing their emotions and expressing who they are. It’s all about being politically correct all the time.
The most important parts of fashion to me are confidence and expressing who I am.
My parents are not shy, clearly publicly and otherwise, in expressing their hopes that they will soon be grandparents.
My parents were always supportive of me in terms of expressing myself artistically. Art, musical instruments, singing – whatever I did, they were just really supportive.
I had some great times doing competitions, but I have always been more into making movies because making movies is more about art and expressing yourself in a creative way.
Children are there to go to school and I absolutely support their rights to have views about the world and I absolutely support them expressing themselves, but not during school.
Some media outlets refer to ‘protesters’ and ‘militia members,’ not ‘terrorists,’ even though armed antigovernment extremists seizing federal property and expressing a desire to kill and die is a textbook description of domestic terrorism.
I never get to the end of mortifying sin because sin in my heart, where it’s still marauding even though it’s no longer dominant, sin in my heart is constantly expressing itself in new disorderly desires.
I think my playing has been orchestral throughout the years, and this is another way of expressing that. But I primarily see it as the ultimate accomplishment of a musician. Composing makes me feel like I’ve finally gotten all the way up the ladder as a musician.
A lot of people over the years have been doing yoga and I think even more these days are expressing an interest in it. So there are a lot of manifestations of spirituality here in town.
I am too conscious of being an American to accept public congratulation with good grace or to welcome it except as an occasion for expressing openly a shame which many Americans feel, day after day, helplessly and in silence.
I never had the time or luxury to think about inventing my own colour theory. When colour came, I was interested in expressing things that happened around me in time.
Empathy isn’t the same thing as expressing emotions. It’s not about sharing your feelings – it can be really uncomfortable if a parent cries or loses strength at the moment her daughter needs it most. The message sent is that you need to be taken care of, not the other way around.
There, in the chords and melodies, is everything I want to say. The words just jolly it along. It’s always been my way of expressing what, for me, is inexpressible by any other means.
I think the greatest of people in society carved niches that represented the unique expression of their combinations of talents, and if everyone had the luxury of expressing the unique combinations of talents in this world, our society would be transformed overnight.
One notable feature is that English doesn’t have much of a system for expressing relative social status.
I hope that by just being a competent member and expressing informed views on issues that aren’t related to issues of LGBT equality, Republicans see me as a general asset.
I wish more people felt that photography was an adventure the same as life itself and felt that their individual feelings were worth expressing. To me, that makes photography more exciting.
Because there is so little room for expression otherwise, a lot of people love cinema because they find it a way of expressing themselves.
Expressing myself is what I love most; not having enough time is what I hate about it… I keep to myself, though, when I am on tour, and focus on the tour.
We were just expressing stuff that happens in the ghetto, just being like reporters.
I always believe that expressing grief on social media isn’t enough, it is very important to take some action.
I submit that an individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
Dancing is one of the best ways of expressing yourself, and I definitely use it to release emotion.
Even relatively tolerant countries fine and jail people for expressing heterodox views. America uniquely protects speech.