Evocative Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Evocative Quotes from famous persons: David Whyte, Susan Vreeland, Geddy Lee, Aleksa Palladino, Sophie Dahl. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Evocative Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

Regret is a short, evocative and achingly beautiful wor

Regret is a short, evocative and achingly beautiful word: an elegy to lost possibilities even in its brief annunciation.
‘Luncheon of the Boating Party,’ owned by The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., has served Americans as a symbol of France and French culture, both of which I love, and is as evocative and triumphant an image as that other emissary of France, the Statue of Liberty.
I am moved more by melodies, song structure, and evocative textures.
I think songs and visuals are so evocative of each other.
Aleksa Palladino
The most evocative food smell is American seaside food – tuna melts and cookie dough ice cream, or the British version, fish and chips and toffee apples.
When I first began writing, it was not in screenwriting but in poetry. That form was so evocative, all about the image and the emotion captured in a Polaroid-like smattering of words.
Television probably has become the most evocative, widely observed signpost we have.
Robert Adams
Smells are so powerful and evocative, sometimes stronger than visual cues.
Will Cotton
I’m not interested in writing overtly autobiographical songs. I would rather explore interesting stories. I like the idea of the songs being evocative and distinctive, so I have in my mind the atmosphere that a film could evoke. I like to think of them existing in their own little world.
The two sensibilities, the visual and the verbal, have always been linked for me – in fact, while reading a particularly evocative passage, I will imagine what the photograph I’d take of that scene would look like, even with burning and dodging notes. Maybe everyone does this.
Nothing speaks louder than an evocative photograph that stirs the imagination, tugs at the heart strings and engages the mind.
Mark Carwardine
By definition, comfort foods are rich and creamy or evocative of childhood pleasures.
What Bradbury had that most other science-fiction writers didn’t have at that time was a love for beautiful language, evocative description, and haunting phrases that would stick with the reader.
Pictures are as evocative to me as smells.
For me, fragrances are very – one of these beautiful art forms that bring about a whole host of things. It’s what you want to smell like, it’s memories that make you smile or are resonant of times in your life, it can remind you of music. If you’re a lover of scent, it’s a very kind of particular and evocative thing.
I think snow is so evocative and has such a powerful atmosphere.
The most evocative thing to me is probably when a writer and a group of performers can collectively put together something compelling that asks the really simple question: ‘How do we live?’
I love going to the Via Giulia, a beautiful old cobbled street, which has a bridge at one end behind the Palazzo Farnese. It has long creepers hanging from it, and is the most evocative, beautiful place to stand and enjoy the city.
Ed Stoppard
I don’t just buy a dress because it’s pretty – it has to be evocative of a mood, a character I want to take on.
The pomp, power, and military bombast of ‘La Marseillaise’ draws me into the history of France and my own. The surname I was born with was French: D’Orsay; perhaps an ancestor was amongst those troops that marched to this evocative anthem for the first time as they entered Paris 200 years ago!
In America, when you hear about the Underground Railroad, it’s so evocative. You think it’s a literal subway for a few minutes before your teacher goes on and describes where it actually was.
How do we describe the fact of human existence? At a certain point, perhaps, style fails us. Language, even and in particular at its most evocative, becomes less of an aid and more of a difficulty.
The written word can be powerful and beautiful – but films transport us to another place in a way that even the most evocative words never can.
I’ve had a very, very interesting view of the planet over the last 30 years, touring as excessively as I have. And music is the most evocative, transformative, connective force in humanity, man.
I grew up under the spell of London. Illustrator Kerry Lee‘s evocative 1950 wall map of the city hung above our breakfast table at home in Canada. Over my corn flakes, I traced the capital‘s high roads and medieval alleys.