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    If oxen and lions had hands and could paint with their hands and produce works of art, as men do, horses would paint the forms of the gods likes horses and oxen like oxen. Each would represent them with bodies according to the bodies of each. So the Ethiopians make their gods black and snub-nosed; the Thracians give theirs red hair and blue eyes.
    — Xenophanes
    tags: men  work  body  eyes  god  black 
     
    I'm a big researcher. I love libraries and archives and I have a huge National Geographiccollection. I have a good amount of books and records, and I'm on the Internet. I think research yields a lot and can help you pull different discordant works that may not be harmonious. Through time and with patience and focus, you bring them all together.
    — Xaviera Simmons
    When people connect to my work, it makes me feel great. A lot of that stuff is really deep, and when I play something and people feel what I feel, and use it in important situations in their lives, like at weddings or funerals, that's so powerful. It means I can connect with them on an important level.
    — Xavier Rudd
    tags: people  work  live  powerful 
     
    You can spend your money on art works and sit down and look at them. Or you can use your money to help people.
    — Xavier Niel
    tags: people  work  help  money 
     
    The point of view foreigners will have of the film The Conquest isn't the same as the French public. What will interest American and international audiences is the love story between Nicolas and Cecelia that's a metaphor of today's occidental couple, namely the women in the shadows who carry their husbands into the spotlight, but the man is so absorbed with work so the woman leaves him for another man.
    — Xavier Durringer
    tags: men  work  women  metaphor  film  stories  american 
     
    I think anything is possible to anyone who dreams, dares, works and never gives up.
    — Xavier Dolan
    tags: work  dreams 
     
    But 18 years after the passage of the Civil Liberties Act, there still remains unfinished work to completely rectify and close this regrettable chapter in our Nations history.
    — Xavier Becerra
    tags: work  liberty  year 
     
    I left Real Madrid for the same reason Di Maria did. We work hard but only others get the praise.
    — Xabi Alonso
    tags: work  real  praise 
     
    My father used to tell us, 'You will have to work twice as hard to get what you want.
    — Wyomia Tyus
    tags: work  father 
     
    Art is a luxury. It's not necessary for you to - you can work your job and you can make some money and never know who Walt Whitman was, and never read a poem.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    tags: work  job  poem  read  money 
     
    Certain music, jazz in particular, has the ability to make you a better citizen of the world. It helps you expand your world view and gives you more confidence in your cultural achievements. Improvisational jazz teaches you about yourself while the swing in jazz teaches you how to work with others
    — Wynton Marsalis
    My pictures are never pre-visualized or planned. I feel strongly that pictures must come from contact with things at the time and place of taking. At such times, I rely on intuitive, perceptual responses to guide me, using reason only after the final print is made to accept or reject the results of my work.
    — Wynn Bullock
    tags: time  work 
     
    The first thing you must learn is to always treat a man and a woman with total respect and honor, 'cause if you do that, the legacy you will leave behind will be work.
    — Wyclef Jean
    tags: men  work  women  respect  learn  honor 
     
    It will be true work that the kids can follow, as opposed to a facade of you doin' something, and you're doin' nothing.
    — Wyclef Jean
    tags: work  true  kids 
     
    I know that the nice shines I have on is going to pass. The nice cars will pass. All that will stay is the music and the work. That's where I get the inspiration to help people out and work
    — Wyclef Jean
    tags: people  work  help  music 
     
    The chamber music repertoire is so vast that if one is genuinely curious about music, the art of listening, understanding and responding to a score, the elementary skills and requirements of chamber works are easily applicable to that of any solo playing.
    — Wu Han
    If you plagiarize others' techniques, you steal their emotions and tell your spectators a lie with your work. Works as such equal zero.
    — Wu Guanzhong
    tags: work  lies  emotion 
     
    The Chinese side stands ready to work with Morocco to consolidate and deepen mutually beneficial cooperation and continuously push forward the development of Sino-Moroccan ties in the spirit of boosting understanding, broadening cooperation for common development.
    — Wu Bangguo
    My music has always been the same. It's the same kinda music but of a better quality. For me nothing really changes just the work rate. It's the work rate that changes more than the music.
    — Wretch 32
    tags: work  music  quality 
     
    I am out to sing songs that will prove to you that this is your world and that if it has hit you pretty hard and knocked you for a dozen loops, no matter what color, what size you are, how you are built, I am out to sing the songs that make you take pride in yourself and in your work. And the songs that I sing are made up for the most part by all sorts of folks just about like you.
    — Woody Guthrie
    tags: work  world  song  pride 
     
    A folk song is what's wrong and how to fix it or it could be who's hungry and where their mouth is or who's out of work and where the job is or who's broke and where the money is or who's carrying a gun and where the peace is.
    — Woody Guthrie
    tags: peace  work  job  wrong  song  money 
     
    Politicians who wish to succeed must be prepared to dissemble, at times to lie. All deceit is bad. In politics some deceit or moral dishonesty is the oil without which the machinery would not work.
    — Woodrow Wyatt
    tags: time  work  lies  wishes  bad  politics  morals 
     
    Let me... remind you that it is only by working with an energy which is almost superhuman and which looks to uninterested spectators like insanity that we can accomplish anything worth the achievement. Work is the keystone of a perfect life. Work and trust in God.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: work  human  service 
     
    Work is the keystone of a perfect life. Work and trust in God.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: work  trust  god 
     
    If you wish your children to be Christians you must really take the trouble to be Christian yourselves. Those are the only terms upon which the home will work the gracious miracle.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    No task, rightly done, is truly private. It is part of the world s work.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: work  world 
     
    Congress in session is Congress on public exhibition, whilst Congress in its committee-rooms is Congress at work.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: work  congress 
     
    The law that will work is merely the summing up in legislative form of the moral judgment that the community has already reached.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: work  law  community  morals 
     
    I want to re-echo my hope that we may all work together for a great peace as distinguished from a mean peace.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: peace  work  hope 
     
    America lives in the heart of every man everywhere who wishes to find a region where he will be free to work out his destiny as he chooses.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  work  heart  live  wishes  america 
     
    Prayer only works when the channels are open.
    — Woodrow M. Kroll
    tags: work  prayer 
     
    While the business of "collecting" lyrics and melodies happens all the time, when it's time to corral them all into something, I have to be in a good mood, ready and willing to work.
    — Wooden Wand
    tags: time  work  lyrics  business  mood 
     
    John R. told me you don't work for the radio station. You work for the people out there.
    — Wolfman Jack
    tags: people  work 
     
    This ongoing coexistence which makes life sensational. The eyes have this ability to flip around what they see from one second to another, to see something as an object, and then as a design. That's really liberating, and I try to convey that in my work, that your eyes are free and you are free to use them.
    — Wolfgang Tillmans
    tags: work  eyes 
     
    My staged work looks so real that people actually take it for documentary. But, in fact, that is my intention, to disguise the manufacturedness of it. Half of my work, or probably more than that, is staged.
    — Wolfgang Tillmans
    tags: people  work  real  facts 
     
    My work is aimed at creating a world in which I wish to live. Consequently, it is about creating ideals with the aid of realistic techniques. My most fundamental motivation is a desire for unity, fusion and sense of community.
    — Wolfgang Tillmans
    Books have this function that help me to understand the work I've done, to wrap it up. Once it's done, fortunately, it doesn't mean there's closure. Change in my work happens not in revolutions - it's more evolutionary.
    — Wolfgang Tillmans
    tags: work  help  revolution  book 
     
    I learn more from the one restaurant that didn't work than from all the ones that were successes.
    — Wolfgang Puck
    tags: work  learn  success 
     
    I left school when I was 14 to work in kitchens.
    — Wolfgang Puck
    tags: work  school 
     
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