Vivacity Quotes by Benjamin Disraeli, Joseph Addison, Napoleon Bonaparte, David Hume, William Hazlitt, Ambrose Bierce and many others.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
As Vivacity is the Gift of Women, Gravity is that of Men.
An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.
Apart from the representational content of an idea there is another component: its force and vivacity, its impetus.
A person who talks with equal vivacity on every subject, excites no interest in any. Repose is as necessary in conversation as in a picture.
PIG, n. An animal (“Porcus omnivorus”) closely allied to the human race by the splendor and vivacity of its appetite, which, however, is inferior in scope, for it sticks at pig.
Of metaphors, those generally conduce most to energy or vivacity of style which illustrate an intellectual by a sensible object.
Vivacity, leadership, must be had, and we are not allowed to be nice in choosing. We must fetch the pump with dirty water, if clean cannot be had.
It is by vivacity and wit that man shines in company; but trite jokes and loud laughter reduce him to a buffoon.
We prefer a person with vivacity and high spirits, though bordering upon insolence, to the timid and pusillanimous; we are fonder of wit joined to malice than of dullness without it.
Mrs. Ewing was a short woman who accepted the obligation borne by so many short women to make up in vivacity what they lack in number of inches from the ground.
To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
Their demeanor is invariably morose, sullen, clownish and repulsive. I should think there is not, on the face of the earth, a people so entirely destitute of humor, vivacity, or the capacity for enjoyment.
The delights of reading impart the vivacity of youth even to old age.
I don’t want to make pompous, serious films.
I beg of you always to dwell upon the necessity of a thorough understanding of principles, in order to stop the vivacity of his mind, and please do not forget to meditate upon the subject of our discussion.
Thinking should be done before and after, not during photographing. Success depends on the extent of one’s general culture. one’s set of values, one’s clarity of mind one’s vivacity. The thing to be feared most is the artificially contrived, the contrary to life.
The vivacity and brightness of colors in a landscape will never bear any comparison with a landscape in nature when it is illumined by the sun, unless the painting is placed in such a position that it will receive the same light from the sun as does the landscape.
Where the vivacity of the intellect and the strength of the passions exceed the development of the moral faculties the character is likely to be embittered or corrupted by extremes, either of adversity or prosperity.
I don’t want to make pompous, serious films; I like films that have a kind of vivacity about them.
Superstition is related to this life, religion to the next; superstition is allied to fatality, religion to virtue; it is by the vivacity of earthly desires that we become superstitious; it is, on the contrary, by the sacrifice of these desires that we become religious.
Vivacity is the health of the spirit.
There is a certain artificial polish, a commonplace vivacity acquired by perpetually mingling in the beau monde; which, in the commerce of world, supplies the place of natural suavity and good-humour, but is purchased at the expense of all original and sterling traits of character.
I always loved the verve and vivacity of pulp and I kind of merged it with my own interest in family stories.
In my portraits I try to avoid the fleeting expression and vivacity of a snapshot.
The vivacity that augments with years is not far from folly.