Quote by Kathryn Bigelow
My dad used to draw these great cartoon figures. His dream was being a cartoonist, but he never achieved it, and it kind of broke my heart. I think part of my interest in art had to do with his yearning for something he could never have.
This quote speaks to the personal connection the speaker has with art and their motivation to pursue it. The speaker reminisces about their father's unfulfilled dream of becoming a cartoonist, which deeply affected them. The longing and unattainability of their father's goal had a significant impact on the speaker's own passion for art. This quote suggests that their interest in art stems from a desire to fulfill their father's dormant dreams, implying a sense of responsibility to make the most of their artistic talents out of respect and love for their father.
Are we aware of our obligations to a mob? It is the mob that labor in your fields and serve in your houses -- that man your navy, and recruit your army -- that have enabled you to defy the world, and can also defy you when neglect and calamity have driven them to despair. You may call the people a mob; but do not forget that a mob too often speaks the sentiments of the people.
Leon Theremin's original designs are elegant, ingenious and effective. As electronics goes, the theremin is very simple. But there are so many subtleties hidden in the details of the design. It's like a great sonnet, or a painting, or a speech, that is perfectly done on more than one level.