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M. C. Escher

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Biography - M. C. Escher:

Dutch graphic artist.
Born: 1898 - Died: 1972
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Netherlands
Netherlands

Quote

My work is a game, a very serious game.
M. C. Escher




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Mon travail est un jeu, un jeu très sérieux.”
M. C. Escher

German
Meine Arbeit ist ein Spiel, ein sehr ernstes Spiel.”
M. C. Escher




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Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil

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For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.”
Michel de Montaigne




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Quotes about work:


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Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
Confucius
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It's the job that's never started as takes longest to finish.”
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien - The Lord of the Rings
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Sowing is not so hard as reaping.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Life grants nothing to us mortals without hard work.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus
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The fruits of labor are the sweetest of all pleasures.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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When we work for material ends alone, we build ourselves our own prison.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Wind, Sand and Stars
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Quotes for: game:


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Politics is not a game. It is an earnest business.”
Winston Churchill
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Play is experimenting with chance.”
Novalis - Fragments
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A constant element of enjoyment must be mingled with our studies, so that we think of learning as a game rather than a form of drudgery, for no activity can be continued for long if it does not to some extent afford pleasure to the participant.”
Desiderius Erasmus
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This is the real secret of life: to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now, and instead of calling it "work," realize that this is play.”
Alan Watts
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M. C. Escher also said...


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We adore chaos because we love to produce order.”
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It is human nature to want to exchange ideas, and I believe that, at bottom, every artist wants no more than to tell the world what he has to say. I have sometimes heard painters say that they paint 'for themselves': but I think they would soon have painted their fill if they lived on a desert island. ”
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I could fill an entire second life with working on my prints.”
M. C. Escher
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He who wonders discovers that this is in itself a wonder.”
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I don't grow up. In me is the small child of my early days.”
M. C. Escher
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So let us then try to climb the mountain, not by stepping on what is below us, but to pull us up at what is above us, for my part at the stars; amen.”
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