The best Quotes by Steven K. Roberts

The best Quotes by Steven K. Roberts

Steven K. Roberts (born September 25, 1952) is an American journalist, writer, cyclist, archivist, and explorer. He first gained public attention as a pioneering digital nomad, before the term became widely used, when from 1983 to 1991 he rode his computerized bicycle, a modified Avatar 2000, pulling a trailer with solar panels and a laptop across the United States of America. His book, Computing Across America, documents his journey.

Art without engineering is dreaming; engineering without art is calculating.

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Philippe: "Tell me Driss, why do you think people are interested in art?"
Driss: "I don't know, it's a business?"
Philippe: "No. That's because it's the only thing one leaves behind."
Driss in Intouchables
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The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science. Whoever does not know it and can no longer wonder, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed.
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Artists use lies to tell the truth, while politicians use them to cover the truth up.
Evey Hammond in V for Vendetta
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Art is a way of survival.
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All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once you grow up.
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No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did, he would cease to be an artist.
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A picture means I know where I was every minute. That's why I take pictures. It's a visual diary.
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The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
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It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors.
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Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you're doing. If you're not going to be confident, you might as well not be doing it.
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I like that about art, that what you see is sometimes more about who you are than what’s on the wall. I look at this painting and think about how everyone has some secret inside, something sleeping like that yellow bird.
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An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.
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I am an artist... I am here to live out loud.
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The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
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What distinguishes modern art from the art of other ages is criticism.
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As I create art, it is like a love affair. My days go by loving what I do.
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An artist has no home in Europe except in Paris.
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The only thing they can't teach you at art school is art.
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Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
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What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real.
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I fear the day when the technology overlaps with our humanity. The world will only have a generation of idiots.
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Technology is fought with technology.
Palermo in Money Heist - Season 3 Episode 4
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[Sarif Ending - Pro Augmentation]
It's in our Nature to want to rise above our limits. Think about it. We were cold, so we harnessed fire. We were weak, so we invented tools. Every time we met an obstacle, we used creativity and ingenuity to overcome it. The cycle is inevitable... but will the outcome always be good? I guess that will depend on how we approach it.
Adam Jensen in Deus Ex - Human Revolution
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To avert disaster, we have not only to teach men to make things but to teach them to have complete moral control over what they make.
90% of what is considered "impossible" is, in fact, possible. The other 10% will become possible with the passage of time & technology.
It's not technology that makes history, but the people who invented it.
This is my generation: Generation Z. Every single one of us has the entire knowledge of humankind in their pocket. We can get famous with one click, or we can change the world from our bedrooms. Limitless technological possibilities. And what do we do with it? Face-Swap.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.
It's clear to us we're living in perhaps the most disruptive time in the history of technology.
Shantanu Narayen (Adobe CEO) - about Adobe CS6
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.
I tried phone sex - it gave me an ear infection.
During sex I fantasize that I'm someone else.
I like to read biographies of authors that I love, like Richard Yates. I also like to see what non-fiction authors are out there. My bible is Something Happened. It's one of the greatest books I've ever read. But if I don't read a Dostoevsky soon I'm going to kill myself.
For 45 years I've worked without an audience.

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