A Quote by Robert Grudin on imagination, elegance, grace, beauty, pleasure, love, and work

What liberates the imagination is the sense that work in its theory and practice holds aesthetic possibilities, that jobs can be elegantly conceived and gracefully done. This sense of beauty unlocks feelings of pleasure and love and breaks down the barrier between worker and work and commit to work not merely the "thinking" consciousness but the full resources of mind.

Robert Grudin

Source: The Grace of Great Things: Creativity and Innovation, Pages: 55

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery on perfection, design, simplicity, and elegance

In anything at all, perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.

Antoine de Saint-Exupery (1900 - 1944)

Source: Online Article

Contributed by: Richard

A Quote by Jose Ortega y Gasset on society, perfection, elegance, intensity, and moment

Imagine for a moment that each one of us takes only a little more care for each hour of his days, that he demands in it a little more of elegance and intensity; then, multiplying all these minute pressures toward the perfecting and deepening of each life by all the others, calculate for yourselves the gigantic enrichment, the fabulous ennobling which this process would create for human society.

Jose Ortega y Gasset (1883 - 1955)

Contributed by: Obi

Syndicate content