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Eugene J. Martin

Data de nascimento: 24. Julho 1938
Data de falecimento: 1. Janeiro 2005

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Eugene James Martin foi um criativo pintor afro-americano.

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„The more fortunate people among us would surely think we are civilized, but the less fortunate among us are a reminder that we’re not“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: The more fortunate people among us would surely think we are civilized, but the less fortunate among us are a reminder that we’re not.

„Genius does not only require superior knowledge and skill, but also superior patience“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: Genius does not only require superior knowledge and skill, but also superior patience.

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„Having a sincere desire to want growth does not mean at that point you are committing yourself to growth“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: Having a sincere desire to want growth does not mean at that point you are committing yourself to growth.

„Most writers are successful in getting their readers’ attention, but fail at getting them to think. If you’re asked to explain anything philosophical to anyone, the chances are great their understanding will be superficial; it’s best they don’t understand than to think they do, so encourage them to grow into understanding and don’t hand them too much explanation“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: Most writers are successful in getting their readers’ attention, but fail at getting them to think. If you’re asked to explain anything philosophical to anyone, the chances are great their understanding will be superficial; it’s best they don’t understand than to think they do, so encourage them to grow into understanding and don’t hand them too much explanation.

„Americans are simple people with simple interests – The only time they sincerely ask “why” about anything is when they don’t receive their paychecks“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: Americans are simple people with simple interests – The only time they sincerely ask “why” about anything is when they don’t receive their paychecks.

„People fight not because they disagree,but because they don’t know they agree“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: People fight not because they disagree, but because they don’t know they agree.

„The words “human nature” can be the greatest obstacle to human growth“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: The words “human nature” can be the greatest obstacle to human growth.

„Technology has not advanced because people are starved for instruments to make a better civilization, but because they are starved for entertainment – technology is still mostly a toy factory for grown-ups“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: Technology has not advanced because people are starved for instruments to make a better civilization, but because they are starved for entertainment – technology is still mostly a toy factory for grown-ups.

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„There are opposing forces in all living things. My work reflects this and stirs up a contrast of emotions in the viewer... perception versus annoyance. To the viewer who has reached that level of awareness, my work is no longer abstract, but very real.“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: There are opposing forces in all living things. My work reflects this and stirs up a contrast of emotions in the viewer... perception versus annoyance. To the viewer who has reached that level of awareness, my work is no longer abstract, but very real. Direct Art Magazine, "In Memoriam - Eugene James Martin", Fall-Winter 2006,Vol. 13, p. 86, http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/yourgallery/artist/details.php?id=791 and http://afonline.artistsspace.org/view_artist.php?aid=3883

„People find it easy to justify their frustration in the struggle to manipulate others, but find it hard to justify the struggle for their own growth“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: People find it easy to justify their frustration in the struggle to manipulate others, but find it hard to justify the struggle for their own growth.

„There can be danger in stretching the body if it’s not done properly. The same is true with the imagination and the chemistry which may give the imagination elasticity, but the soul gives a direction“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: There can be danger in stretching the body if it’s not done properly. The same is true with the imagination and the chemistry which may give the imagination elasticity, but the soul gives a direction.

„Truth is so large OR people’s minds are so small that they’re only able to nibble on the edges – and when growth brings them to the area where they can feed on truth itself, as they move in and eat of the seed, there they become truth“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: Truth is so large OR people’s minds are so small that they’re only able to nibble on the edges – and when growth brings them to the area where they can feed on truth itself, as they move in and eat of the seed, there they become truth.

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„Truth rides best In that which looks ridiculous“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: Truth rides best In that which looks ridiculous.

„Things differ because of the time in which they exist. In time, things opposite will reverse themselves. Also, judging does the opposite of clearing it confuses. Now, if any of this you judged to be non-sense, then perhaps it’s not so obvious that judging is the worst escort perception can have“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: Things differ because of the time in which they exist. In time, things opposite will reverse themselves. Also, judging does the opposite of clearing it confuses. Now, if any of this you judged to be non-sense, then perhaps it’s not so obvious that judging is the worst escort perception can have.

„Defensive thinkers best defend themselves from knowing who they are“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: Defensive thinkers best defend themselves from knowing who they are.

„There are lesser people not for what they are, but for why they are“

—  Eugene J. Martin
Context: There are lesser people not for what they are, but for why they are.

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