Classical Related Quotes



Cities are about juxtaposition. In Florence, classical buildings sit against medieval buildings. It's that contrast we like. In Bordeaux, we built law courts right next door to what is effectively a listed historic building, and that makes it exciting.

Richard Rogers


Yes, I tried to change the classical style in a way that people who don't understand it can enjoy.

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan


There has been a seismic shift in the business world. The great classical business principles still hold true but they need to be fused with cutting edge internet technology.

Harvey Mackay


As artists give themselves to their models, and poets to their classical pursuits, so must we addict ourselves to prayer.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon


People get a lot of confusion, because they keep trying to think of quantum mechanics as classical mechanics

Sidney Coleman


With classical ballet you are literally injuring yourself.

Marina Abramovic


Poets writing in English have long learned to mourn from classical precedents. They have drawn on a tradition of pastoral elegies, which incorporate the dead into the cycles of nature, that runs from Theocritus' Idylls to John Milton's 'Lycidas' and Percy Shelley's 'Adonais.'

Susan Stewart


I went to the Performing Arts School and studied classical ballet. That attitude is something that's put into your head. You are never thin enough.

Carmen Electra


My landscapes are not only beautiful, or nostalgic, with a Romantic or classical suggestion of lost Paradises, but above all 'untruthful.' By 'untruthful,' I mean the glorifying way we look at Nature. Nature, which in all its forms is always against us, because it knows no meaning, no pity, no sympathy, because it knows nothing and is absolutely mindless, the total antithesis of ourselves.

Gerhard Richter


I played piano for a lot of my childhood and stupidly quit. I wish I hadn't - I could have been a great classical pianist!

Frankie Cosmos