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Alexander Calder Quotes: The universe is real, but you can't see it. You have to imagine it.
         

The universe is real, but you can't see it. You have to imagine it.


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If you can imagine a thing, conjure it up in space then you can make it... The universe is real but you can't see it. You have to imagine it. Then you can be realistic about reproducing it.

If you can imagine a thing, conjure it up in space then you can make it... The universe is real but you can't see it. You have to imagine it. Then you can be realistic about reproducing it.



To most people who look at a mobile, it's no more than a series of flat objects that move. To a few, though, it may be poetry.

To most people who look at a mobile, it's no more than a series of flat objects that move. To a few, though, it may be poetry.



Just as one can compose colors, or forms, so one can compose motions.

Just as one can compose colors, or forms, so one can compose motions.



When everything goes right a mobile is a piece of poetry that dances with the joy of life and surprise!

When everything goes right a mobile is a piece of poetry that dances with the joy of life and surprise!



Above all, art should be fun.

Above all, art should be fun.



To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.

To an engineer, good enough means perfect. With an artist, there's no such thing as perfect.



My fan mail is enormous. Everyone is under six.

My fan mail is enormous. Everyone is under six.



About my method of work: first it’s the state of mind—Elation (joy).

About my method of work: first it’s the state of mind—Elation (joy).



My whole theory about art is the disparity that exists between form, masses and movement.

My whole theory about art is the disparity that exists between form, masses and movement.



When an artist explains what he is doing, he usually has to do one of two things: either scrap what he has explained, or make his work fit in with the explanation.

When an artist explains what he is doing, he usually has to do one of two things: either scrap what he has explained, or make his work fit in with the explanation.





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Your friends are a reflection of you.

Your friends are a reflection of you.



The best thing to learn from any government is that it does not get affacted by what other people talk or think about it.

The best thing to learn from any government is that it does not get affacted by what other people talk or think about it.



If you have a regulation that's going to save hundreds of thousands of lives annually and not cost very much, that sounds like a very good idea.

If you have a regulation that's going to save hundreds of thousands of lives annually and not cost very much, that sounds like a very good idea.



Bodhidharma who brought Zen from India to the Orient, taught a very pure Zen - in that it was pure Zen. He wanted to show that the way still existed and wanted to get back to its essence.

Bodhidharma who brought Zen from India to the Orient, taught a very pure Zen - in that it was pure Zen. He wanted to show that the way still existed and wanted to get back to its essence.



People ask me why I keep getting injured but I have just had to accept it is one of those things that happen.

People ask me why I keep getting injured but I have just had to accept it is one of those things that happen.



Your Majesty— Tugging my ear. Whenever.

Your Majesty— Tugging my ear. Whenever.



To a pure heart all hearts are pure.

To a pure heart all hearts are pure.



Sometimes people leave you Halfway through the wood Others may decieve you You decide what's good You decide alone But no one is alone

Sometimes people leave you Halfway through the wood Others may decieve you You decide what's good You decide alone But no one is alone



It is of far more important that a man shall play something himself, even if he plays it badly, than that he shall go with hundreds of companions to see someone else play well.

It is of far more important that a man shall play something himself, even if he plays it badly, than that he shall go with hundreds of companions to see someone else play well.



I have just joined the Board of the Population Institute because I am convinced that early stabilization of the world's population is important for the attainment of this objective.

I have just joined the Board of the Population Institute because I am convinced that early stabilization of the world's population is important for the attainment of this objective.




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