1 - Quotes
Actually I like the idea of being a Renaissance hack. If tombstones were still in style, I would want to have the two words chiseled right under my name.
But it has been a long process because I'm kind of a renaissance person.
Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.
E. O. Wilson
Every renaissance comes to the world with a cry, the cry of the human spirit to be free.
Anne Sullivan Macy
For example, I like using strong Greek and Roman Renaissance characters as part of my series.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
Historically, there had been many periods of Chinese Renaissance.
I am here before you tonight to dedicate this administration to bringing a new renaissance of neighborhood life and community spirit, a renewal of confidence in the future of our city and a revival of opportunity for all Chicago.
I feel, sometimes, as the renaissance man must have felt in finding new riches at every point and in the certainty that unexplored areas of knowledge and experience await at every turn.
I have not written in vain if I have heretofore done anything towards diminishing the reputation of the Renaissance landscape painting.
I went to a restaurant that serves "breakfast at any time". So I ordered French Toast during the Renaissance.
I'm very moved by Renaissance music, but I still love to play hard rock - though only if it's sophisticated and has some thought behind it.
In essence the Renaissance was simply the green end of one of civilization's hardest winters.
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.
It seems to me that a kind of thinking which is not technocratic has an opportunity for a renaissance in this country.
It was always something I knew I was capable of and from an early age my mother was involved in the film industry. She used to work at a production company. So I was exposed to a renaissance period of films in New Zealand back in the early 80's.
Marxism is like a classical building that followed the Renaissance; beautiful in its way, but incapable of growth.
Medical research in the twentieth century mostly takes place in the lab; in the Renaissance, though, researchers went first and foremost to the library to see what the ancients had said.
Peter Lewis Allen
New needs need new techniques. And the modern artists have found new ways and new means of making their statements... the modern painter cannot express this age, the airplane, the atom bomb, the radio, in the old forms of the Renaissance or of any other past culture.
No account of the Renaissance can be complete without some notice of the attempt made by certain Italian scholars of the fifteenth century to reconcile Christianity with the religion of ancient Greece.