Quotes on Art

A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.
~ Orson Welles
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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
~ Pablo Picasso
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Great art picks up where nature ends.
~ Marc Chagall
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If you could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.
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Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
~ Scott Adams
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If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
~ Orson Welles
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Abstract art is the product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
~ Al Capp
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Who speaks the truth stabs Falsehood to the heart.
~ James Russell Lowell
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
~ Pablo Picasso
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Every child is an artist; the problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
~ Pablo Picasso
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Morality, like art, consists in drawing a line somewhere.
~ G. K. Chesterton
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If art, all art, is concerned with truth, then a society in denial will not find much in use for it.
~ Jeanette Winterson
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Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
~ Pablo Picasso
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Cinema is a matter of what's in the frame and what's out.
~ Martin Scorsese
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I'm glad I finally took my dad's and mom's advice and got into it.
~ Jeff Bridges,
on acting
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The red carpet feels like a war zone, except you cannot fly or fight; you just have to stand there and take it.
~ Lupita Nyong'o,
on awards season
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Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.
~ D. W. Winnicott
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The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
~ Jane Austen
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I like dominating women as they are more competent.
~ Soumik Sen,
on whether Bengali women are dominating
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The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.
~ Orson Welles
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The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them.
~ Anton Chekhov
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Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable.
~ George Bernard Shaw
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Watching actors heartily applauding the Oscar winners you will see how good at acting they all are.
~ Kaushik Basu,
on the Oscars
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Good entertainment often is not artistic. Good art often is entertaining.
~ Oscar Wilde
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We are the clay, and thou art our potter.
~ The Bible,
Isaiah 64:8
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The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.
~ Jean Cocteau
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Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.
~ Oscar Wilde
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I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
~ Vincent van Gogh
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Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
~ Pablo Picasso
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Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
~ Thomas Merton
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Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.
~ Pablo Picasso
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Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.
~ William Wordsworth
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It's said in Hollywood that you should always forgive your enemies - because you never know when you'll have to work with them.
~ Lana Turner
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What garlic is to salad, insanity is to art.
~ Augustus Homer Saint-Gaudens
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If I had concentrated on just mass appeal, I would not have remained in the industry for more than 40 years.
~ Soumitra Chatterjee,
veteran thespian, on his acting career
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An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it.
~ Paul Valery
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Art is the only thing that can go on mattering once it has stopped hurting.
~ Elizabeth Bowen
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All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique.
~ James Arthur Baldwin
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The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
~ Tom Clancy
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Writing is thinking on paper.
~ William Zinsser
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Critics? I love every bone in their heads.
~ Eugene O`Neill
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I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
~ Carrie Fisher
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In Hollywood they say there's no business like show business. In the hood they say there's no business like ho' business.
~ 50 Cent
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It's a cliche to say it's an honor just to be nominated. But it's more than that. It's a lie.
~ Stephen Colbert
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The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.
~ Pablo Picasso
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A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth, and that is why we call what he writes fiction.
~ William Faulkner
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The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.
~ Anais Nin
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Personality is the most important thing to an actress's success.
~ Mae West
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Competition is the death of art.
~ Dana Gould
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Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected.
~ William Plomer
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There are no laws for the novel. There never have been, nor can there ever be.
~ Doris Lessing
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How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
~ Henry David Thoreau
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Books are a uniquely portable magic.
~ Stephen King
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Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you have got it made.
~ George Burns
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If you haven't had at least a slight poetic crack in the heart, you have been cheated by nature.
~ Phyllis Battelle
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It's funny to be a critic.
~ Leslie Fiedler
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Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
~ Leonardo da Vinci
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One learns to ignore criticism by first learning to ignore applause.
~ Robert Brault
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There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.
~ Maya Angelou
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To be an artist you have to give up everything, including the desire to be a good artist.
~ Jasper Johns
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Fame means millions of people have the wrong idea of who you are.
~ Erica Jong
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The writer is either a practicing recluse or a delinquent, guilt-ridden one - or both. Usually both.
~ Susan Sontag
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The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work.
~ Emile Zola
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Music is one of the ways we can achieve a kind of shorthand to understand each other.
~ Yo-Yo Ma
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O, how much simpler things would be, if eyes could paint or brush could see.
~ Robert Brault
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A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a love sickness. It is never a thought to begin with.
~ Robert Frost
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A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.
~ Dean Acheson
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At the end of the day, people buy people. So spending time on your personal brand will pay dividends for years to come.
~ Lesley Everett
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Music is the universal language of mankind.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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A person who irritates you always is the one who loves you very much but fails to express it.
Tom & Jerry
~ Jerry
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Never judge a book by its movie.
~ J.W. Eagan
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Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
~ Twyla Tharp
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Prose is architecture, not interior decoration.
~ Ernest Hemingway
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I feel most like myself when I am playing someone else.
~ Ingrid Bergman
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Art is always the replacement of indifference by attention.
~ Guy Davenport
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Sleep is an excellent way to listening to opera.
~ James Stephens
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In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows.
~ Woody Allen
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Some people cry at weddings, some at funerals. I cry at performances of Shakespeare's comedies.
~ Russ McDonald
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No one can change a person, but a person can be the reason someone changes.
SpongeBob
~ SpongeBob SquarePants
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Photography is not art. It's pressing buttons. People take it up because they can't draw.
~ Lord Snowdon
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Hollywood is full of genius. All it lacks is talent.
~ Henri Bernstein
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I rather think poetry has given me up, which is a great sorrow to me. But not an enormous crushing sorrow. It's a bit like going bald.
~ Philip Larkin
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Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
~ John Erskine
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In the theatre , the director is God; unfortunately, the actors are atheists.
~ Zarko Petan
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After God, Shakespeare has created most.
~ Alexandre Dumas
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While industrialists make products in the factory, many brands are created in the minds of PRs.
~ Dale Bhagwagar
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Critics are people who hated Mickey Mouse when they were children- if they ever were children.
~ Moss Hart
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I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream.
~ Vincent Van Gogh
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A critic is a man who expects miracles.
~ James Huneker
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The only thing that really hurts the movies today is the amount of time people spend on phones, and skypeing and tweeting and texting.
~ Steven Spielberg
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Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.
~ Vincent Van Gogh
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Pop changes week to week, month to month. But great music is like literature.
~ Pandit Ravi Shankar
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Writing is a socially acceptable form of getting naked in public.
~ Paulo Coelho
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I love the film industry. If I could drop dead on a film set at 80, that's how I'd want to go.
~ Daniel Radcliffe
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I never play characters that are like me because I'm a boring person.
~ Oscar winner, on her sudden rise to fame
~ Jennifer Lawrence
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Never work with any actor smaller than his Oscar.
~ on Dustin Hoffman
~ Larry Gelbart
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You guys are just standing up because you feel bad that I fell down.
~ at her acceptance speech as Best actor(F) at Oscars 2013.
~ Jennifer Lawrence
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Win or lose, I'll be drinking - that's the good news.
at Oscars 2013
~ George Clooney
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It doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life. It just matters that you get up.
After winning the Oscar for Best Director for his film 'Argo'.
~ Ben Affleck
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You can be happy or you can be unhappy. It's just according to the way you look at things.
~ Walt Disney
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You ain't goin' nowhere son. You ought to go back to drivin' a truck.
~ of the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville, firing Elvis Presley after his first performance
~ Jim Denny
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What can you do with a guy with ears like that?
~ While rejecting Clark Gable in 1930
~ Jack Warner
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Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.
~ Banksy
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I think he is the funniest guy I've ever known... He is also maybe the most insecure person I've ever known.
~ on rival Jay Leno
~ David Letterman
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To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong!
~ Kelly Osbourne
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The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
~ Aristotle
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The more I use computers the more I realise I am not writing poetry anymore. There was something more emotional about using a pen and paper.
~ Shekhar Kapur
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I don't want to play Mr. Bean anymore.I think someone in his 50s being childlike becomes sad.
Rowan Atkinson, actor/comedian, on playing Mr Bean
~ Rowan Atkinson
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I was asked to act when I couldn't act. I was asked to sing "Funny Face" when I couldn't sing, and dance with Fred Astaire when I couldn't dance - and do all kinds of things I wasn't prepared for. Then I tried like mad to cope with it.
~ Audrey Hepburn
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A true critic ought to dwell rather upon excellencies than imperfections.
~ Joseph Addison
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Foreign filmmakers will show what they want. But it is unfair to either show the darker side of or to glorify India.
Ang Lee, Filmmaker, on foreign-made films about India
~ Ang Lee
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Creativity is an act of courage. Avoid opinions.
~ Paulo Coelho
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Acting is the most minor of gifts. After all, Shirley Temple could do it when she was four.
~ Katharine Hepburn
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You don't see Indians in Hollywood films around which a story can revolve. As soon as we have a social presence in your society, I am sure there will be many actors from our part of the world that will be acting in Hollywood films.
~ Amitabh Bachchan
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Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
~ Scott Adams
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For a great performance, the performer and the audience become one.
~ Shekhar Kapur
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Every artist was first an amateur.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Art is never decoration, embellishment; instead, it is a work of enlightenment.
~ Bruce Lee
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The golden rule of writing is to write what you care about. If you care about your topic, you'll do your best writing
~ Jerry Spinelli
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Writing is a socially acceptable form of getting naked in public
~ Paulo Coelho
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I wanted to be a star, not a gallery mascot.
~ Jean-Michel Basquiat
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Moonlight is sculpture.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne
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I don't know if anybody wants to mix their politics with their entertainment
~ Fiona Apple
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I don't think it's about entertainment. I think it's about being ourselves.
~ Diane Sawyer
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I didn't get into entertainment until I was like 31. I didn't star in a movie until I was 46.
~ Paul Hogan
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Entertainment is in art like color in pictures
~ Martin Kippenberger
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I do not regard advertising as entertainment or an art form, but as a medium of information.
~ David Ogilvy
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I don't want to be someone's entertainment
~ Priscilla Presley
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Entertainment and art are not isolated.
~ Martin Kippenberger
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Media changes our world, shapes our dreams, tells our stories.
~ Mallika Chopra
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Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.
~ Pablo Picasso
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Imagination is more important than knowledge.
– Albert Einstein
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Every unique work of art is beautiful; just like when God created all living things, each are of individual designs, individual purposes, but still, all are beautiful.
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Simplicity is the greatest adornment of art.
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Art is a passion or it is nothing.
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Art is what you can get away with.
– Andy Warhol
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To see we must forget the name of the thing we are looking at.
– Claude Monet
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Art is not a democracy. People don’t get to vote on how it ends.
– George R.R. Martin
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True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
– Albert Einstein
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I shut my eyes in order to see.
– Paul Gauguin
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The moment you think you understand a great work of art, it’s dead for you.
– Oscar Wilde
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It is the creative potential itself in human beings that is the image of God.
– Mary Daly
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Art is never finished, only abandoned.
– Leonardo da Vinci
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A man paints with his brains and not with his hands.
– Michelangelo
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I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me.
– Henri Matisse
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Looking is a gift, but seeing is a power.
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The only rule in art is what works.
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Art will remain the most astonishing activity of mankind born out of struggle between wisdom and madness, between dream and reality in our mind.
– Magdalena Abakanowicz
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Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.
– Pablo Picasso
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Art is made to disturb. Science reassures. There is only one valuable thing in art: the thing you cannot explain.
– Georges Braque
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Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in.
– Amy Lowell
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Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one.
– Stella Adler
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The function of art is to free the spirit of man and to invigorate and enlarge his vision.
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There are two ways of disliking art. One is to dislike it. The other is to like it rationally.
– Oscar Wilde
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All art is an imitation of nature.
– Seneca
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All art is solitary and the studio is a torture area.
– Alexander Liberman
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There is no must in art because art is free.
– Wassily Kandinsky
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Art is a technique of communication. The image is the most complete technique of all communication.
– Claes Oldenburg
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Nothing is more the child of art than a garden.
– Sir Walter Scott
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It is terrifying to think of what a commodity art has become.
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Art is not about what you see but what you make others see.
– Edgar Degas
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God is the greatest artist I know.
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Art is an infusion of inner feelings and thoughts executed in an original style that defines the artist.
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Art isn’t about being the better artist it’s about being inspired, having fun, and having patience.
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To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong.
– Joseph Chilton Pearce
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Art enables us to find ourselves & lose ourselves at the same time.
– Thomas Merton
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A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
– Leonardo da Vinci
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Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
– Pablo Picasso
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A picture is worth a thousand words.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
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Reveal your colors! Free your soul. You are the art of a Great Creator!
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Human being creates and brings to existence just like God did but one thing he lacks is the art of immortality which reduces his art to a copy.
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Creative minds have been known to survive any sort of bad training.
– Anna Freud
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Art is the signature of civilizations.
– Beverly Sills
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Art does not reproduce what is visible; it makes things visible.
– Paul Klee
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Art is a human activity which has as its purpose the transmission to others of the highest and best feelings to which men have risen.
– Leo Tolstoy
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Art is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite – getting something down.
– Julia Cameron
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The Earth without “ART” is just “EH”.
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There are more valid facts and details in works of art than there are in history books.
– Charlie Chaplin
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Great art picks up where nature ends.
– Marc Chagall
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That moment when I hold my breath when painting some detail, and everything around me is frozen dry is when I realize how powerful art is, because at that moment the canvas is my world.
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The “earth” without “art” is just “eh”
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Art is how the heart can only show it’s true feelings. Yes, There is also the emotion love, but isn’t love one of those feelings? Art shows how no mankind can take away the essence and the freedom of what is being written, drawn, painted or played. No matter how smart the scientist is, no matter how much knowledge the smartest man has, all that “intelligence” is a waste if you don’t know what art is. It has no rules no steps no shortcuts. Only passion and emotion. No limits no boundaries.
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Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.
– Leonardo da Vinci
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I paint objects as I think them, not as I see them.
– Pablo Picasso
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Art is a Language Written by All, Understood By Some.
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Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
– Pablo Picasso
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Be suspicious of the art that you make, its ultimate goal is to replace you.
– Bozidar Brazda
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Love of beauty is Taste. The creation of beauty is Art.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The struggle has always been between the art world and the trash man. These two foes wage an epic battle and no one can predict the outcome. One seeks to elevate; the other seeks to incinerate. One wields a mighty belief forged by an ideal in spite of practicality; the other wields a mighty shovel forged by a factory and put to the service of practicality. Any object, no matter how pure, no matter how perfect, no matter how inspiring, can only be a potential work of art. Its true fate will remain in question until one of the two combatants claims ownership, and do not be mislead. The trash man’s pronouncements are as cruel and as final as those of the art world!.
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Creativity takes courage.
– Henri matisse
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Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep
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People say that I must have a lot of time on my hands to paint and sketch as much as I do… But they are wrong… I don’t have the time, I make the time… “You make time for your passions”
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Art is not a skill, it’s imagination.
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Art should comfort the disturbed & disturb the comfortable.
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Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
– Erich Fromm
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Artistic expression is the lifeline to true inner freedom.
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No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
– Ansel Adams
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To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.
– Kurt Vonnegut
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Art begins with imagination!
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The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard.
– William Hazlitt
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Art can’t be seen or drawn, we just can express it or feel it.
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Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
— Eleanor Roosevelt
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I would rather be an artist than a leader. Ironically, a leader has to follow the rules.
— Criss Jami
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You have to be odd to be number one.
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Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art.
– Will Durant
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The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!
– Albert Einstein
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To catch a husband is an art; to hold him is a job.
– Simone de Beauvoir
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Art isn’t a thing, it’s an expression.
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Every piece of art, which increase the value of its raw material, is a good work of art.
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Art is everywhere.
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Art is the language of imagination!
Art is the second name of imagination!
Art is the world of imagination!
Art is the source of imagination!
Basically, art is imagination!
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Good Artists Copy, Great Artists Steal.
– Steve Jobs
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Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artists metaphysical value judgments.
– Ayn Rand
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Art hath an enemy called ignorance.
– Ben Jonson
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Resources are limited, creativity is unlimited.
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Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
– Henry Ward Beecher
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When art critics get together they talk about Form and Structure and Meaning. When artists get together they talk about where you can buy cheap turpentine.
– Pablo Picasso
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The world doesn’t make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?
– Pablo Picasso
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There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
– Pablo Picasso
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Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
– Pablo Picasso
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There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun.
– Pablo Picasso
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In art, man reveals himself and not his objects.
– Rabindranath Tagore
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Great art is never perfect; perfect art is never great.
– Edward Abbey
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I don’t know anybody who needs a critic to find out what art is.
– Ansel Adams
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What do you think an artist is? An imbecile who only has eyes, if he is a painter, or ears if he is a musician, or a lyre in every chamber of his heart if he is a poet, or even, if he is a boxer, just his muscles? Far from it: at the same time he is also a political being, constantly aware of the heartbreaking, passionate, or delightful things that happen in the world, shaping himself completely in their image. How could it be possible to feel no interest in other people, and with a cool indifference to detach yourself from the very life which they bring to you so abundantly? No, painting is not done to decorate apartments. It is an instrument of war.
– Pablo Picasso
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Why do two colors, put one next to the other, sing? Can one really explain this? no. Just as one can never learn how to paint.
– Pablo Picasso
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Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.
– Pablo Picasso
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The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider’s web.
– Pablo Picasso
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You don’t make art, you find it.
– Pablo Picasso
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We artists are indestructible; even in a prison, or in a concentration camp, I would be almighty in my own world of art, even if I had to paint my pictures with my wet tongue on the dusty floor of my cell.
– Pablo Picasso
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It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.
– Pablo Picasso
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God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
– Pablo Picasso
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The urge to destroy is also a creative urge.
– Pablo Picasso
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The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.
– Pablo Picasso
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Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.
– Pablo Picasso
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Some people are that much amazing that they just play with colors and become legends.
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If you hear a voice within you say “you cannot paint,” then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.
– Vincent van Gogh
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I can’t change the fact that my paintings don’t sell. But the time will come when people will recognize that they are worth more than the value of the paints used in the picture.
– Vincent van Gogh
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The only time I feel alive is when I’m painting.
– Vincent van Gogh
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Art is to console those who are broken by life.
– Vincent van Gogh
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The worst evil which can befall the artist is that his work should appear good in his own eyes.
– Leonardo da Vinci
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Creativity is just connecting things.
— Steve Jobs
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Art is the human disposition of sensible or intelligible matter for an esthetic end.
– James Joyce
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Skill and confidence are an unconquered army.
– George Herbert
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Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions, when it ceases to be dangerous you don’t want it.
– Anthony Burgess
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Nature is an outcry, unpolished truth; the art-a euphemism-tamed wilderness.
– Dejan Stojanovic
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Art is the daughter of freedom.
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The greatest art is to shape the quality of the day.
– Henry David Thoreau
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Nature is beautiful, art is even better.
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Use the creative process – singing, writing, art, dance, whatever – to get to know yourself better.
– Catie Curtis
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The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.
– Henry Ward Beecher
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God is not interested in your art but, your heart.
– Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
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Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…it has no survival value; rather, it is one of those things that give value to survival.
– C.S. Lewis
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Chess is the Art of Analysis.
– Champion Mikhail Botvinnik
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Chess is too difficult to be a game and not serious enough to be a science or an art.
– Napoleon Bonaparte
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Chess is everything – art, science, and sport.
– Karpov
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Entertainment is in art like color in pictures.
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Entertainment and art are not isolated.
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I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.
– Pablo Picasso
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To draw, you must close your eyes and sing.
– Pablo Picasso
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If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.
– Pablo Picasso
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Bad artists copy. Good artists steal.
– Pablo Picasso
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Art for art’s sake is an empty phrase. Art for the sake of truth, art for the sake of the good and the beautiful, that is the faith I am searching for.
– George Sand
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I put my heart and soul into my work, and I have lost my mind in the process.
– Vincent van Gogh
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There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
– Vincent van Gogh
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I dream my painting and I paint my dream.
– Vincent van Gogh
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It is good to love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is well done.
– Vincent van Gogh
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An idea is salvation by imagination.
– Frank Lloyd Wright
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Winners have the ability to step back from the canvas of their lives like an artist gaining perspective. They make their lives a work of art — an individual masterpiece.
– Denis Waitley
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To create is to relate. We trust in the artist in everybody to make his own connections, his own juxtapositions.
– Corita Kent
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Art does not come from thinking but from responding.
– Corita Kent
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Creativity belongs to the artist in each of us. To create means to relate. The root meaning of the word art is ‘to fit together’ and we all do this every day.
– Corita Kent
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Not all of us are painters but we are all artists. Each time we fit things together we are creating – whether it is to make a loaf of bread, a child, a day.
– Corita Kent
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Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke.
— Steve Martin
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Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.
– William Blake
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Art begins in imitation and ends in innovation.
– Mason Cooley
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The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.
– James Joyce
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