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-The Way of Liberation...
If we do not live and manifest in our lives what we realize in our deepest moments of revelation, then we are living a split life. (Adyashanti)

The aim of art is a constant, and a continuous job to reveal visually the attitude of our mentality. And the less we disturb the influence of our mentality the more I believe we come close to the truth. (Josef Albers)

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy, the wine which inspires one to new generative processes. (Ludwig van Beethoven)

The final product becomes a passionate reflection of all that was revealed to me about my subjects during intense moments of personal clarity. (Michael Bell)

This is like deja vu, all over again. (Yogi Berra)

I got struck by enlightening during a brainstorm. (Swami Beyondananda)

I realized that one cannot reveal oneself without mannerism, without some evident trace of one's personality. But all the same one should not go too far in that direction... (Georges Braque)

There are no rules, no prerequisites. And when you learn your skills the right way, your desire will reveal wonderful uncharted worlds within you. (Harley Brown)

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation. (Eileen Caddy)

A real artist is the one who has learned to recognize and to render... the 'radiance' of all things as an epiphany or showing forth of the truth. (Joseph Campbell)

The computer is a tool akin to a telescope or a microscope; a tool that opens vast frontiers of possibilities and brings them to light; a tool that captures the elemental and animates or holds it still at will; a tool that captures the organic flow of the earth's crust or the wash of a wave, and creates an impossible symmetry, an elemental Rorshach pattern ripe for continued exploration, divulging a thousand revelations. (John Paul Caponigro)

-on J. Alden Weir...
The first painting by Weir I ever saw was a small picture of tea-roses, a few inches square, quite sketchy, an understanding of how blossoms should be painted, a revelation. (Emil Carlsen)

-on Monet's series of paintings of Rouen Cathedral...
One begins to realize that art... in setting out to express nature with ever growing accuracy, teaches us to look, to perceive, to feel. The stone itself becomes an organic substance, and one can feel it being transformed as one moment in its life succeeds another. (Georges Clemenceau)

Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh. (Leonard Cohen)

From the very beginning, I wrote to explain my own life to myself, and I invited any readers who chose to make the journey with me to join me on the high wire. (Pat Conroy)

Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making. (Salvador Dali)

- captivated by exposition of works by Paul Gauguin and friends, 1884...
What amazement, followed by what a revelation! In place of windows opening on nature, like the impressionists, these were surfaces which were solidly decorative, powerfully colorful, bordered with brutal strokes, partitioned. (Maurice Denis)

Achievements of life are momentary, but realizations are longer lasting. (Avtarjeet Dhanjal)

The external appearance of this our dwelling place, apart from its wondrous structure and functions that minister to our well-being, is fraught with lessons of high and holy meaning, only surpassed by the light of Revelation. (Asher B. Durand)

When you tell someone something bad about yourself, you're scared they won't love you anymore. But then you get surprised because not only do they still love you, they love you even more. (Eight-year-old)

I'm not really an autobiographical writer, though I use lots of stuff from my life to make my stories seem real. But when I actually write about myself, I get very confused. (Jeffrey Eugenides)

Reveal art; conceal the artist. (Gustave Flaubert)

When I do my collection, it is in a way my own story. (Jean Paul Gaultier)

Living in this manner - continually and stubbornly bringing forth the jewels that are hidden within you - is a fine art, in and of itself. (Elizabeth Gilbert)

Epiphany! Light poured in, my soul took flight, and I had encountered why I was put here, and who to thank for it! Each portrait represents a fresh journey, a voyage of disclosure, as I am privileged to explore the uniqueness of others. (David Goatley)

Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self. (Jean-Luc Godard)

- a conversation with Elfrieda Abbe, The Writer Magazine, 2006...
When I read old journals, I'm sometimes surprised or even appalled at how ferociously ambitious and self-doubting I was... Then, I have to say, 'But wait, you're still ferociously ambitious and self-doubting.' However, a hopeful thing is that keeping a journal eventually reveals to you your own besetting patterns and may lead to your altering them. (Gail Godwin)

Artists have to show us what is not going well within the person and within the society, not try to cover it up. (Thich Nhat Hanh)

Strokes carry a message whether you will it or not. The stroke is just like the artist at the time he makes it. All the certainties, all the uncertainties, all the bigness of his spirit and the littlenesses are in it. (Robert Henri)

An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual with the force of a revelation. (William James)

Everything shows me its face, its innermost being, its secret soul, which is more often silent than heard. (Wassily Kandinsky)

Today is the great day of one of the revelations of this world. The interrelationships of these individual realms were illumined as by a flash of lightning; they burst unexpected, frightening, and joyous out of the darkness. Never were they so strongly tied together and never so sharply divided... (Wassily Kandinsky)

Barriers are continually being made out of... new values which have overturned the barriers of the past. Thus one sees that it is not basically the new value that is of prime importance, but rather the spirit that is revealed in this value, as well as the freedom necessary for this revelation... (Wassily Kandinsky)

- The Subterraneans...
The details are the life of it, I insist, say everything on your mind, don't hold back, don't analyze or anything as you go along, say it out. (Jack Kerouac)

I want to work in revelations, not just spin silly tales for money. I want to fish as deep down as possible into my own subconscious in the belief that once that far down, everyone will understand because they are the same that far down. (Jack Kerouac)

I made my first trip west of the Hudson and it was a revelation. The naked musculature of the Rockies was overpowering and my painting responded. (Elaine de Kooning)

You know, I've sung a lot of emotional songs in my life, but when you're writing it yourself, it's very difficult to decide what to reveal. (Diana Krall)

A good friend who points out mistakes and imperfections... is to be respected as if he reveals the secret of some hidden treasure. (Dalai Lama)

I think the visual life, the truly visual life, must be a great illumination. (Dorothea Lange)

Nature is a revelation of God; Art a revelation of man. (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

Finding and understanding our secrets is getting out of the way in order to allow them to be revealed. (Kim Fancher Lordier)

Realisation is not acquisition of anything new, nor is it a new faculty. It is only removal of all camouflage. (Ramana Maharshi)

Yes, I am the 15 years old Egyptian girl who walked in streets searching for her dreams flowing her awaken dream with her brush... (Ashgan Makarem)

A true work of art can stand many seeings, revealing anew at each seeing. (John Marin)

If a man happens to find himself, he has a mansion which he can inhabit with dignity all the days of his life. (James A. Michener)

The fire of the diamond of true Identity is always there; it just needs the Master's crafting to reveal it. (Kenneth G. Mills)

That which is revealed when thoughts are absent is also here when thoughts are present. (Mooji)

The first hole made through a piece of stone is a revelation. (Henry Moore)

Part of my job is to read the paper, watch C-Span and show things that haven't been shown or were buried. (Michael Moore)

Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself. (Friedrich Nietzsche)

If I've done my work well, I vanish completely from the scene. I believe it is invasive of the work when you know too much about the writer. (Mary Oliver)

Whatever you have to say, leave the roots on, let them dangle. And the dirt, Just to make clear where they come from. (Charles Olson)

I believe that one of the most important properties of a work of art is an attempt to reconcile opposites, and in their fusion to achieve a 'wholeness' or 'oneness,' the experiencing of which should be revelatory - both for the artist and the spectator - something akin to the experience of enlightenment in terms of religion. (Douglas Portway)

I painted myself out of my painting. (Milton Resnick)

All finite things reveal infinitude. (Theodore Roethke)

It's human to have a secret, but it's just as human to reveal it sooner or later. (Philip Roth)

The picture must be... a revelation, an unexpected and unprecedented resolution of an eternally familiar need. (Mark Rothko)

You are the deep innerness of all things, the last word that can be spoken. To each of us you reveal yourselves differently: to the ship as coastline, to the shore as ship. (Rumi)

I'm not videotaping my life, but in a way I am trying to put certain things about myself on canvas. (Martin Scorsese)

-on E. J. Hughes...
His private revelation is of a kind to resist the wearing of time. (Doris Shadbolt)

The values that reside in art are anarchic, they are every man's loves and hates and his momentary divine revelation. (Ben Shahn)

If every day is an awakening; you will never grow old. You will just keep growing. (Gail Sheehy)

If you're really mind-full, and if you underline that aspect of fullness, wholeness, or wholeheartedness, it reveals the gift character of everything. (David Steindl-Rast)

We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own. (Ben Sweetland)

In Art, man reveals himself and not his objects. (Rabindranath Tagore)

Go not to the object; let the object come to you. (Henry David Thoreau)

Events don't make the man, they reveal him. (Author unknown)

An affair wants to spill, to share its glory with the world. No act is so private it does not seek applause. (John Updike)

A man's true secrets are more secret to himself than they are to others. (Paul Valery)

Painting is Poetry which is seen and not heard and Poetry is a painting which is heard and not seen. (Leonardo da Vinci)

We have to give our opinion; we have to say something, or we are a part of it. As an artist I am forced to say something. (Ai Weiwei)

The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves, they find their own order... the continuous thread of revelation. (Eudora Welty)

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. (Jessamyn West)

It is Art, and Art only, that reveals us to ourselves. (Oscar Wilde)

What I love in art is that it takes known combinations and reorders them in a way that sheds light on something that they have never seen before or allows to consider the world in a slightly different way. (Kehinde Wiley)

Whatever I write about, I make myself available. No hiding. (William K. Zinsser)