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Thu Feb 13, 2014, 10:18 AM
Hey guys :wave:

Hope you could help me a little bit! I want to create a poster for my portfolio which should include a nice quote or saying. 

here are some examples: 

Do you know any good, inspiring, creative, awesome or fun saying/quote? I don't want to use any run-of-the-mill-quote ;P
And it also shouldn't be too long or too short. 

Every thought is very appreciated!

Hope you are doing fine :hug:


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:iconmanuelestheim:
manuelestheim Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Ich hab die selbe Aufgabe letztes Semester in einem Kurs bekommen und hab mich für "From the moment we are born, we begin to die." entschieden :)
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:iconnilanja:
auch sehr schön! aber irgendwie auch negativ belegt, nicht? ;)
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crytoy Feb 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
“Love said to me, there is nothing that is not me. Be silent.” 
“You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.” 
“If Light Is In Your Heart, You Will Find Your Way Home.” 
"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do"
“What you seek is seeking you.” 
“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?” 
“Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.” 
“Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames” 
“I know you're tired but come, this is the way.” 
“A mountain keeps an echo deep inside. That's how I hold your voice.” 
“Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.”
“Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of moon.” 
“The cure for pain is in the pain.” 
“Only from the heart can you touch the sky.” 
“What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.” 
“The moon stays bright when it doesn't avoid the night.” 
“Not only the thirsty seek the water, the water as well seeks the thirsty.” 
“Love comes with a knife, not some shy question, and not with fears for its reputation!” 
“Let silence take you to the core of life.” 
“The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart” 
“Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.” 
“I once had a thousand desires. But in my one desire to know you all else melted away.”
“I see my beauty in you.” 
“Dance until you shatter yourself.” 
“Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.” 

All quotes are by Rumi




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:icontoclimboutofhell:
Toclimboutofhell Feb 14, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Talents are best nurtured in solitude: character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world. -Goethe
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WilliamDallwitz Feb 13, 2014  Student General Artist
I guess one could find thousands of quotes, it all depends on what you personally like. I know you've most likealy already thought of this, but I think it would be much better if you were to write your own quote - in a phrase, explaining your prime goals and views. :)
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:iconnilanja:
you're right…I just thought there are so many, maybe some of you know a really cool one ;P

my own quote? phew… 
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:iconwilliamdallwitz:
WilliamDallwitz Feb 14, 2014  Student General Artist
I haven't read anything on photography I really, really found fascinating as of yet, but you might draw some inspiration from the following:

photography, from Greek
φωτογραφία
φως + γράφειν,
"light" + "to write".
writing with light.
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autogestion Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

the roman rule
the one who says it cannot be done should never interrupt the one who is doing it

 

today is the last day of your life so far

 

time
like a snowflake
disappears while you re trying to decide what to do with it

 

freedom is when language dictates a grammar book
slavery is when a grammar book dictates language

 

culture is the name we give to a majority insanity
if it weren t for culture
there would be only one reason to wear clothes on a hot day
pockets

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:iconnilanja:
thank you! 
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:icondahud:
Dahud Feb 13, 2014  Student Photographer
"Art is what makes life more interesting than art" from Robert Filliou is one of my favorite ;)
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