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Nothing is so powerful as an insight into human nature, what compulsions drive a man, what instincts dominate his action, if you know these things about a man you can touch him at the core of his being. - William 'Bill' Bernbach

If sex and creativity are often seen by dictators as subversive activities, it's because they lead to the knowledge that you own your own body (and with it your own voice), and that's the most revolutionary insight of all. - Erica Mann Jong

The worst part a man can suffer is to have insight into much and power over nothing. - Herodotus

Light half-believers of our casual creeds, who never deeply felt, nor clearly will'd, whose insight never has borne fruit in deeds, whose vague resolves never have been fulfilled. - Matthew Arnold

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding. - Marshall McLuhan

I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best in any book is translatable, any real insight or broad human sentiment. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The use of the term art medium is, to say the least, misleading, for it is the artist that creates a work of art not the medium. It is the artist in photography that gives form to content by a distillation of ideas, thought, experience, insight and understanding. - Edward Steichen

Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding. - Agnes Repplier