Quotes with floor
On the dance floor half a dozen couples were throwing themselves around with the reckless abandon of a night watchman with arthritis.
In my prints I try to show that we live in a beautiful and orderly world and not in a chaos without norms, as we sometimes seem to. My subjects are also often playful. I cannot help mocking all our unwavering certainties. It is, for example, great fun deliberately to confuse two and three dimensions, the plane and space, or to poke fun at gravity. Are you sure that a floor cannot also be a ceiling? Are you absolutely certain that you go up when you walk up a staircase? Can you be definite that it is impossible to eat your cake and have it?
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man’s upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor.
The Poet at the Breakfast Table (1879)
They are so damn 'intellectual' and rotten that I can't stand them anymore....I [would] rather sit on the floor in the market of Toluca and sell tortillas, than have anything to do with those 'artistic' bitches of Paris.
About Andre Breton and the European surrealists
I've enjoyed my happiest moments when trailing a Mainbocher evening gown across the sawdust-covered floor of a saloon.