Contemporary Related Quotes



The greatest need of the contemporary international system is an agreed concept of order.

Henry A. Kissinger


“Surely, if ancient preachers were to come and listen to today's preaching, they'll be tempted to ask,"Is this Christianity?"”

Kimto Oche Emmanuel


Listen up, Nic," she said firmly, looking straight into his gray-blue eyes. "If you die on me out here, so help me I'll hold seances and pester you. I won't give you a moment's peace in the hereafter," she threatened in a fierce whisper. Gabrielle O'Hara, River of Dreams

Sharon K. Garner


Sometimes our balance has to be upset and our course reset in order to help us navigate to our final destination. This is my final destination and where I was meant to be.

Ella Dominguez


If contemporary artists sincerely seek to be original, unique, and new, they should begin by disregarding the notions of originality, individuality, and innovation: they are the cliches of our time.

Octavio Paz


My musical life started with hearing and being fascinated by contemporary music.

Elliott Carter


An obituary should be an exercise in contemporary history, not a funeral oration.

Peter Utley


Sometimes we just have to accept the fact we can't explain everything. Life happens, whether we want it to or not and we don't always have a reason why. Our job is to try and make some good come out of it.

Melissa Pearl


We need to remind ourselves that contemporary art is first of all a form of conceptual gymnastics, in which we learn to coexist with what we don't understand.

Massimiliano Gioni


I'm a contemporary artist and I show in art galleries and museums. I show a number of photographs and films, but I also make television programs, books and some appetizing, all with the same concept.

Alison Jackson