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#connoisseur

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I have known many true connoisseurs, with excellent tastes that range across the humanities and the culinary arts--and they never fail to have a fatal effect on my self-esteem. When I find myself sitting at dinner next to someone who knows just as much about novels as I do but has somehow also found the mental space to adore and be knowledgeable about the opera, have strong opinions about the relative rankings of Renaissance painters, an encyclopedic knowledge of the English civil war, of French wines--I feel an anxiety that nudges beyond the envious into the existential. How did she find the time?


Zadie Smith


#connoisseurs #envy #knowledge #self-esteem #art

Though the clown is often deadpan, he is a connoisseur of laughter.


Mel Gussow


#connoisseur #laughter #often #though

One of the main reasons I am so drawn to Hitchcock is that he planned his shots way in advance on story-boards, which he designed like classic paintings (he was an art connoisseur). It's why he found shooting on set boring - because he had already composed the film in his head.


Camille Paglia


#already #am #art #because #boring

I'm not a wine connoisseur, but I do like a glass or two at night.


Diane Keaton


#glass #i #i do #like #night

I had a connoisseur's... appreciation of fear.


Peter Straub


#connoisseur #fear #had #i

Unless you are a born connoisseur of art, you will not be able to judge by yourself why certain art is superior to other art.


David Elliott


#art #born #certain #connoisseur #judge

I'm an absolute connoisseur of cheeseburgers and like to think that I can detect even mere percentages of shift in fat content in ground meat in a burger and can actually name the temperature to which it was actually cooked to the degree if I'm, you know, really on my game.


Alton Brown


#actually #burger #cheeseburgers #connoisseur #content

I became a connoisseur of that nasty thud a manuscript makes when it comes through the letter box.


James Herriot


#box #comes #connoisseur #i #letter

Picasso said once when being interviewed that one should not be one's own connoisseur.


Kenneth Koch


#connoisseur #interviewed #once #own #picasso

You may choose your words like a connoisseur, And polish it up with art, But the word that sways, and stirs, and stays, Is the word that comes from the heart.


Ella Wheeler Wilcox


#choose #comes #connoisseur #heart #like






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