Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic, and abstract beauty.
Not all doors open in the same direction and with the same effort!
I would put myself in the attitude to look in the eye an abstract truth, and I cannot. I blench and withdraw on this side and on that. I seem to know what he meant who said, No man can see God face to face and live.
Which do you think is more patient, an idea or a hope?
The truth is, almost every solid idea that comes from science is in some sense an abstraction rather than a 'real' thing.
Movement is expressive. I've never denied that. I don't think there's such a thing as abstract dance.
The universe is governed by science. But science tells us that we can't solve the equations, directly in the abstract.
We invoke the sacrifices of our fallen heroes in the abstract, but we seldom take time to thank them individually.
Some manufacturers illustrate their advertisements with abstract paintings. I would only do this if I wished to conceal from the reader what I was advertising.
Whitman was Emerson translated from the abstract into the concrete.
Just as pure abstract art is not dogmatic, neither is it decorative.
Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
We deliberately used elements from Brazilian music and from African and Asian music. Now people can hear that but then it sounded so abstract, they couldn't hear it.
My own physicality, not an abstract idea, makes me a choreographer.
There is no such thing as justice in the abstract; it is merely a compact between men.
Of course, it is the case that conservatism as I envisage it distances itself always from abstract conceptions and tries to find the concrete reality.
None of the abstract concepts comes closer to fulfilled utopia than that of eternal peace.
Americans tend to endorse the use of physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia when the question is abstract and hypothetical.
I wanted to be a painter, somewhere between Abstract Expressionism and Pop.
Yes, I did, I mean I painted er, in a kind of abstract expressionist way, because of course that was exciting.