The whole essence of good drawing - and of good thinking perhaps - is to work a subject down to the simplest form possible and still have it believable for what it is meant to be.
I don't mind a dirty girl. But what I find tragic is when we as women become not the subject of our own story but someone else's object.
All the information you could want is constantly streaming at you like a runaway truck - books newspaper stories Web sites apps how-to videos this article you're reading even entire magazines devoted to single subjects like charcuterie or wedding cakes or pickles.
The reason that war is such a fascinating subject for writers is because it's a revealer. Put a bunch of people in an adrenaline-fuelled life-or-death situation and their fundamental behaviours are exposed the scrim is taken away and the motivations behind each personality come out to play.
I shall proceed from the simple to the complex. But in war more than in any other subject we must begin by looking at the nature of the whole for here more than elsewhere the part and the whole must always be thought of together.
There is nothing so subject to the inconstancy of fortune as war.
Popular opinions on subjects not palpable to sense are often true but seldom or never the whole truth.
I am aware that a philosopher's ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things to the extent permitted to human reason by God.
Travel is very subjective. What one person loves another loathes. I would say a private paradise in the Caribbean. If you want culture and class I would say Tuscany. If you want exotic I would say Bangkok Thailand.
Travel is very subjective. What one person loves another loathes.
The subject matter of the stories on the surface... there seem to be a number of stories about travel.
My writing is a combination of three elements. The first is travel: not travel like a tourist but travel as exploration. The second is reading literature on the subject. The third is reflection.
Of all possible subjects travel is the most difficult for an artist as it is the easiest for a journalist.
I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality order and diligence without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time.
We are time's subjects and time bids be gone.
I have taught history on the high school and college levels and am or have been a lecturer at the Smithsonian The National Institutes of Health and numerous colleges and universities mostly on science fiction and technology subjects.
The teacher that I was for decades and that I still am in a certain way wondered what was meant by the word education. I was truly dumbfounded at the very thought of dealing with such an essential and extensive subject.
A teacher enlarges people in all sorts of ways besides just his subject matter.
You know a football coach is nothing more than a teacher. You teach them the same subject and you have a group of new guys every year.
My physics teacher Thomas Miner was particularly gifted. To this day I remember how he introduced the subject of physics. He told us we were going to learn how to deal with very simple questions such as how a body falls due to the acceleration of gravity.
Prior to being allowed to enter the profession prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about.
The most important thing you learn as a sports photographer is anticipation - not where the action is taking place but where it's going to take place. Not where the subject is now but where they're going to be.
I think Bob Costas is terrific. He's so knowledgeable. He can talk about any subject not just sports.
Land: A part of the earth's surface considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society and is eminently worthy of the superstructure.