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Architecture is not about form
The formless cannot be based on the form. The form needs to be based on the formless.
Form is solidified energy; energy is an expression of mind; mind is the covered mirror of Eternity; and Eternity is Truth that has thrown off the mask of mind.
.....every form puts a limit on mystery
Without form, communication stops ... without form, you have everybody burbling on to themselves, whenever and however, things that no one else can understand and - rightly - no one else is interested in.
Form follows finances instead of function.
Film is not a form, it has forms
Something must have form to be seen but must make sense to be understood and used.
Form, which should be the clean-cut expression of mechanical excellence, has become sensuous and organic.
I think the story is my form.
Most disquieting reflection of all, was it not bad form to think about good form?
When people believe that the form is more important than the Truth, they will not find truth, but will stay with form.
Form and substance are one and the same. Form is the life expression and substance the living painting.
A form comes out of a combination of force and matter.
I'm as much interested in the form-making as well as getting you to think about what we're doing to the world around us.
Art is nothing without form.
Form is sometimes considered a mere spice added by the artist to the representation of objects in order to make it pleasurable.
Modification of form is admitted to be a matter of time.
Create form out of the nature of the task with the means of our time. This is our work.
When you start worrying about form, then you're not in the moment.
Form is, in a way, death. A novelist's obligation is to break free from the form, even though he knows that this will also be seen as artificial and distanced from life.
You imagine a reader and try to keep the reader interested. That's storytelling. You also hope to reward the reader with a sense of a completed design, that somebody is in charge, and that while life is pointless, the book isn't pointless. The author knows where he is going. That's form.
What do you write in those forms?" I asked.
"Nothing. I just do this to look threatening.
It may happen that we do not always want the most beautiful form, but one of our own designing.
Form is emptiness, emptiness is form states the Heart Sutra, one of the best known ancient Buddhist texts. The essence of all things is emptiness.
Questions about form seem as hopelessly inadequate as questions about content.
I love form, but I'm not interested in forms. I've never written a sonnet or villanelle or sestina or any of that. For me, it's a kind of line. It's a rhythm. It's something musical.
Form follows profit is the aesthetic principle of our times.
Simplicity is a most complex form
The form came out of the function because it is for the audience that already knows the show, while hoping to get a new audience, too.
I don't think of form as a kind of architecture. The architecture is the result of the forming. It is the kinesthetic and visual sense of position and wholeness that puts the thing into the realm of art.
As I already explaned, I don't have any form. I'm a conceptual metaphysical object.
We fill pre-existing forms and when we fill them change them and are changed.
I've come to believe in the primacy of form - the notion of art seducing you through your senses, through your eyeballs.
A good form strikes all eyes pleasantly, long before they have any science on the subject; and a beautiful face sets twenty hearts in palpitation, prior to all consideration of the mechanical proportions of the features and head.
Form and function are a unity, two sides of one coin. In order to enhance function, appropriate form must exist or be created.
In a regular class I don't focus on the form, but I think that focus is helpful for brainstorming and coming up with ideas quickly, especially with autobiographical material.
This is the sacrifice: the endless possibility that is offered up on the altar of the form ...
Death is the mother of forms.
Form as a goal always ends in formalism. For this striving is directed not towards an inside, but towards an outside. But only a living inside has a living outside.
If you have to choose between something that has form and something that doesn't, go for the one without form. That's my rule.
One mustn't let technique be the consciously important thing. It should be at the service of expressing the form.
appeared in any form. In it my purpose has been to present
It's only through form that we can realize emptiness
In our desire to impose form on the world and our lives we have lost the capacity to see the form that is already there; and in that lies not liberation but alienation, the cutting off from things as they really are.
The gaps between the forms worry me. I can never get these spaces right ...
The underlying sense of form in my work has been the system of the universe, or part thereof. For that is a rather large model to work from.
Forms which are in themselves quite ugly turn up fortuitously, without design, in such incredible surroundings that they sparkle with a sudden wondrous poetry.
Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water.
Forms have changed through the centuries in obedience to the external world to which all forms belong.
Without a need to constantly remain attached to ideas and beliefs, the clarity of your formless form recognizes the truth of itself - with nothing to confirm or ever deny.
One of the aspects of form that I have been very interested in is stasis - the concept of form which is not so directional in time, not so much climactic form, but rather form which allows time, to stand still.
I believe in the human form; let me find something, some method, by which that form may achieve the utmost beauty.
In almost every task involving form, there are dozens, often hundreds of contradictory elements, which need to be forced to work in harmony by man's will. This harmony can be acheived only through art.
oldest of all forms
My forms are geometric, but they don't interact in a geometric sense. They're just forms that exist everywhere, even if you don't see them.
Drawing is the representation of form - the graphic expression of a visual experience.
Others form man; I tell of him, and portray a particular one, very ill-formed, whom I should really make very different from whathe is if I had to fashion him over again. But now it is done.
I am not so foolish as to declaim against forms. Forms are as essential as bodies; but to exalt particular forms, to adhere to oneform a moment after it is outgrown, is unreasonable, and it is alien to the spirit of Christ.
The form is always the measure of the obsession.
From the point of view of art, there are no concrete or abstract forms, but only forms which are more or less convincing lies.
True faith nor biddeth nor abideth form,
The bended knee, the eye uplift; is all
Which men need render; all which God can bear.
What to the faith are forms? A passing speck,
A crow upon the sky.
In order to make a visualization a reality in the world of form, you must be willing to do whatever it takes to make it happen.
Pay attention only to the form; emotion will come spontaneously to inhabit it. A perfect dwelling place always finds an inhabitant.
As a rule, one should never place form over content.
Become empty to become complete, for it is the void that defines the form.
In submission, I find control.
Jazz is not a 'form' but a collection of tags and tricks.
Without form, the sensitiveness vanishes.
The love of form is a love of endings.
When one has reached maturity in the art, one will have a formless form. It is like ice dissolving in water. When one has no form, one can be all forms; when one has no style, he can fit in with any style.
To me, form is not about scoring runs but how you feel about your game. Sometimes the runs are not there, but you know you are batting well, and that is good form for me.
As what you first are moves in the context of form, you have real reflection within that form, real reflection of what you are, what you are being and what you are doing. The movement in form enables you to comprehend what you are.
What I'm trying to do is bring certain of those engineering values into the design process, such that when you think about form you're already incorporating those performance criteria in the process of the generation of forms.
With greater completeness and abstraction, I have attained a form filtered to its essentials.
Reality is blocked by form and image.
Conception and form are bound together; finding and shaping the words is a matter of finding the appropriate...fit between conception and expression.
The designer must understand that form does not follow function nor does form follow a production process. For every use and for every production process there are innumerable equally attractive solutions.
If we had no bias, if we had no preconceptions, what kind of forms could we design?
course, but it was more for form than from
There are three kinds of forms in the human figure: Ovoid forms - egg, ball and barrel masses; Column forms - cylinder, cone; Spatulate forms - box, slab and wedge blocks.
Fragments are the only forms I trust.
The mystery form was very helpful for me as a beginning writer because mystery novels and suspense novels have a beginning, a middle and an end.
All of our thoughts have Form
In all great changes of established governments, forms ought to give way to substance
The conscious principle in this design has been to achieve forms that could create experiences, and that could at the same time welcome everyone's experiences with the serenity of an effortless development.
I prefer to call it reform. For reform implies form.
The forms have value only so far as they are expressions of the life within. If they have ceased to express life, crush them out without mercy.
An object should be judged by whether it has a form consistent with its use.
The more abstract is form, the more clear and direct its appeal.
I long for the imperishable quiet at the heart
I hate paperwork," announced Andy, looking up from his desk. "How is it that we have a form for 'you got a gingerbread house dropped on your head'? How do we have a job where that's something you'd need a form for?" "There's
Form and content must never apologize for each other.
Truth has no form.
Every form is a base for colour, every colour is the attribute of a form.
Form is the host; content is the virus.
There are no two things as important to us in life and in art as being threatened and being saved. What are ideals of form for if we aren't going to be made to fear for them? All our ingenuity is lavished on getting into danger legitimately so that we may be genuinely rescued.
There are forms that can only be seen when you are near a painting, others only appear when you are far away.
I found I am not an anarchistic form creator; I'm intuitive, and I'm trying to figure out a way to explore human fragility.
You don't have to pay more to have a great form.