Quotation Explorer - 'Art'

It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors. - Oscar Wilde
When kings the sword of justice first lay down; They art no kings, though they posess the crown; Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings.
You can not teach art, it's not to be taught, but felt and lived, or else it is naught. - Sabina Nore
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 the sun. - Pablo Picasso
In writing, there is art. And in art there is craft ... - Susi Moore
We always search for the signature of God to prove His existence. And now I say unto you that Art is His very signature! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art; it arises in hypothesis and flows into achievement. - Will Durant
Abstraction allows man to see with his mind what he cannot see physically with his eyes....Abstract art enables the artist to perceive beyond the tangible, to extract the infinite out of the finite. It is the emancipation of the mind. It is an exploration into unknown areas. - Arshile Gorky
If a creative person steals your idea, he’s killing his creative ability, if he steals your art, he’s killing his art, if he makes it available to the world, it won,t create de impact you could have created, because it wasn’t from the right source. - Michael Bassey Johnson
All the arts we practice are apprenticeship. The big art is our life. - M. C. Richards
Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday living. - Pablo Picasso
You are magnificent and unique. Love yourself and stay unique and you will beautify this world with your unique art of life. - Debasish Mridha
Any good business person applies financial discipline to everything they do. The movie business is and should be no different; I don't believe you have to sacrifice creativity to have business success. To the contrary, great art requires discipline. - Paula Wagner
Imagination is tapping into the subconscious in a form of open play. That is why art or music therapy, which encourages a person to take up brushes and paint or an instrument, and just express themselves, is so powerful. - Phil 'Philosofree' Cheney
One should either be a work of art, or wear a work of art. - Oscar Wilde
Art is the indespensible medium for the communication of a moral idea. - Ayn Rand
Many artists and scholars have pointed out that ultimately art depends on human nature. - Steven Pinker
Sum of life's reflections projected by nature and through some forms of intimacy, conceived and appreciated by the soul-beigns - ...art! - Taiwo Abraham
In the art and act of mastering, a mistake is a common thing, but it must always shape something and it must always give a distinctive reason for action! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Please DO waste art materials. Use paper. Empty paint jars. Deplete pens. if it's teaching you stuff, it's not being wasted. - Danny Gregory
True writing is not an art or science but it's an anthem to preach own soul - Kunal Jajal
Having been an English literary graduate, I've been trying to avoid the idea of doing art ever since. I think the idea of art kills creativity. I think media are at their most interesting before anybody's thought of calling them art, when people still think they're just a load of junk. - Douglas Adams
Through art we can see the reflection of the inner world of an artist. - Debasish Mridha
A confident women is the most beautiful piece of art created by god;she doesn't need a man to glorify her. - Rajkeen
Children do not need half a dozen sports, music, art, or theater activities. Kids actually need more free playtime without adult instruction. - Laura Schlessinger
Our existence has always and everywhere been tragic, but man has converted these numberless tragedies into works of art. I know of nothing more astonishing or more wonderful than this transformation. - Maxim Gorky
I'm kind of hooked to the game of art and literature; my heroes are artists and writers. - Jim Morrison
Good bye, proud world! I'm going home; Thou art not my friend, and I'm not thine - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Art is a kind of innate drive that seizes a human being and makes him its instrument. To perform this difficult office it is sometimes necessary for him to sacrifice happiness and everything that makes life worth living for the ordinary human being. - C.G. Jung
The art of life is not controlling what happens to us, but using what happens to us - Gloria Steinem
Art washes away the dust of everyday life. - Pablo Picasso
Happiness is what matters, feeling alive-not art or knowledge or money. - Marty Rubin
In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool. - Philip Dormer Stanhope
Whoever thou art that, not content with a moderate condition, imaginest happiness in royal magnificence, and dreamest that command or riches can feed the appetite of novelty with perpetual gratifications, survey the Pyramids, and confess thy folly! - Samuel Johnson
Black literature is taught as sociology, as tolerance, not as a serious, rigorous art form. - Toni Morrison
Life is painful. It has thorns, like the stem of a rose. Culture and art are the roses that bloom on the stem. The flower is yourself, your humanity. Art is the liberation of the humanity inside yourself. - Daisaku Ikeda
A work of art which did not begin in emotion is not art. - Paul Cézanne
When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied. - Herophilus
Good heart does not produce science or even art, but knowledge does, intellect does and absolutely expertise does. - kambiz shabankareh
Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change it can not only move us, it makes us move. - Ossie Davis
I think comedy as an art involves the audience as a participant as much as is involves the artist. - Craig Ferguson
Surviving is a necessity. Living is an art. - Cathryn Louis
Like a groupie incognito posing as a real singer, life imitates art. - Lana Del Rey
The vitality of art is its capacity for infinite expansion. One form doesn't preclude another any more than the existence of Mozart makes the existence of Bach superfluous. - Lloyd Alexander
Much of our lives involves the word ‘no.’ In school we are mostly told, ‘Don’t do it this way. Do it that way.’ But art is the big yes. In art, you get a chance to make something where there was nothing. - Marvin Bell
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does, the better. - YourLeo
Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life. - Oscar Wilde
Truth in art is truth n circumstances. - Konstantin Stanislavsky
I would prefer to have one comfortable room well stocked with books to all you could give me in the way of decoration which the highest art could supply. - John Bright
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference. - Elie Wiesel
I will fasten on this sleeve of thine: thou art an elm, my husband, I a vine. - William Shakespeare
Old art offers just as good a criticism of new art as new art offers of old. - Jasper Johns
Cricket is an art. Like all arts it has a technical foundation. To enjoy it does not require technical knowledge, but analysis that is not technically based is mere impressionism. - C.L.R. James
I would suggest that the theater is the art form that most fully offers us an opportunity to reflect on the Incarnation because it is the presentation of one body to another. - Mother Dolores Hart
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. - Aristotle
Poetry is an art, and chief of the fine arts; the easiest to dabble in, the hardest to reach true perfection.
If there is no mystery, for the artist, to solve inside of his art, then there's no point in it. . . . for me, every act of art is the act of solving a mystery. - Truman Capote
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
My art is an act of creation and destruction, with all the sorrow and joy these engender as well as all the shadow and light these contain. - Kathryn V. White
Through the magic of art imaginary worlds become real. - Marty Rubin
Art finds her own perfection within, and not outside of, herself.She is not to be judged by any external standard of resemblance. - Oscar Wilde
There is an art of reading, as well as an art of thinking, and an art of writing. - Isaac Disraeli
If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. - John F. Kennedy
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go... And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over. - Gloria Naylor
The Bible states in Psalms 139:14 that you are fearfully and wonderfully made and that you are a wonderful work of art. That makes you uniquely special. It only makes sense for you to just be the special you that you were created to be period. - DeWayne Owens
Think, my friend, think millions of things! Thinking is the Art of God! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Books like Twilight are not art. They are mass-produced crap that is meant to be consumed by the widest possible audience, for the largest possible profit. - Oliver Gaspirtz
Poetry is more than a form of art. It's a vibration and a pulsing heart. Whether it's sour or whether it's sweet. It can give you strength no one can defeat - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Not only the artist watches his art with admiration but his art also watches his artist with admiration! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The art of life is to show your hand. There is no diplomacy like candor. You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do. Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception. - E. V. Lucas
Artificial Intelligence: the art of making computers that behave like the ones in movies
What would life be like without Music and Art? Dull, quiet, and sad. - Andrea L'Artiste
Information is nutrition, knowledge is nutrition, art is nutrition and they set us free. Internet is a great library, great library is a freedom within wisdom in this digital age - Baris Gencel
All the world is queer save thee and me, and even thou art a little queer. - Robert Owen
Our cultural obsession with death consumes energy that could be given to the art of loving. - bell hooks
You can kill people with sound. And if you can kill, then maybe there is also the sound that is opposite of killing. And the distance between these two points is very big. And you are free--you can choose. In art everything is possible, but everything is not necessary. - Arvo Pärt
DIPLOMACY, n. The patriotic art of lying for one's country. - Ambrose Bierce
In writing there is art - and in art there is craft ... - Susi Moore
Death is an endless night so awful to contemplate that it can make us love life and value it with such passion that it may be the ultimate cause of all joy and all art. - Paul Theroux
We all know that art is not the truth, art is a lie that makes us realize the truth. - Pablo Picasso
Everywhere you walk, every place you go is full of art, explicit or hidden! If you can see them, you will be the richest art collector and your memory will be the richest art gallery! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Perversion is a sleeping monster; art is a fanning mistress. Art serves the perversion that is deep and often dormant within human beings. - Thiruman Archunan
The artist can not serve his struggle for freedom unless he subjectively assimilates the social content, unless he feels in his very nerves its meaning and drama and freely seeks to give his own inner world incarnation in his art. - Leon Trotsky
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. - Albert Einstein
When you master the art of work, then your life becomes a work of art...and you're the artist and no one else paints your life for you. - Sotero M Lopez II
The Kafka paradox: art depends on truth, but truth, being indivisable, cannot know itself: to tell the truth is to lie. thus the writer is the truth, and yet when he speaks he lies. - Franz Kafka
art is when you listen the universe, magic is when the universe listens to you. - Nonymos
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... it has no survival value; rather is one of those things that give value to survival. - C. S. Lewis
A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual. - Vladimir Nabokov
Religion is the masterpiece of the art of animal training, for it trains people as to how they shall think. - Arthur Schopenhauer
All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique. All artists, if they are to survive, are forced, at last, to tell the whole story; to vomit the anguish up. - James Baldwin
The identification of fantasy is always an attempt to avoid one's own suffering: the identification of art is the sharing in the suffering of another. - W.H. Auden
No matter how different you are, your idea is, your art, your writing, your product, your concept, show it to the world. Just do it. Show who you are to the world. This is what you are here to do. - Eileen Anglin
The primary benefit of practicing any art, whether well or badly, is that it enables one's soul to grow. - Kurt Vonnegut
If an art form is marginalized it's because it's not speaking to people. - David Foster Wallace
Democracy is the art of running the circus from the monkey cage. - H. L. Mencken
Art is anything you can get away with. - Andy Warhol
Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.
In your opinion, where do private and political life, personal history and History meet? You know the answer, Maya. You say it unhesitatingly - in art and literature. - Abdourahman A. Waberi
God is not interested in your art but, your heart. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
To be scientifically illiterate is to remain essentially uncultured. And the chief virtue of a cultural activity--be it art, music, literature, or science--is the way it enriches our lives. - Lawrence M. Krauss
Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success. - Brian Adams
The art of living lies in a fine mingling of holding on and letting go. - Havelock Ellis
If women have failed to make universal art because we’re trapped within the personal, why not universalize the personal and make it the subject of our art? - Chris Kraus
Art is not about achievement, but rather a new perspective to look from. - Armin Houman
Art is my Life. - Olivia Sinaga
Science fiction is the art of the possible not the impossible. - Ray Bradbury
Whereas in art nothing worth doing can be done without genius, in science even a very moderate capacity can contribute to a supreme achievement. - Bertrand Russell
Fundamentalists are to Christianity what paint-by-numbers is to art.
Art is a selective re-creation of reality according to an artist's metaphysical value judgments. - Ayn Rand
Your life is your canvas. You are responsible for the beauty of your art. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practising every day while they live. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
End Of Men is a concoction of sex, outsider art, filmmaking and death including an Italian island - C. B. Murphy
Painting relates to both art and life. Neither can be made - I try to act in the gap. - Robert Rauschenberg
Art gives those unexpressed parts of ourselves permission to be felt and spoken. - Jaeda DeWalt
You can't live with literary characters no matter how much you might like to. You can have them as imaginary friends that you can call up when you need to. One of the tasks of art is to provide people with companions. - Henning Mankell
PROPHECY, n. The art and practice of selling one's credibility for future delivery. - Ambrose Bierce
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Good art is always dangerous, always open-ended. Once you put it out in the world you lose control of it; people will fit it into their minds in all sorts of different ways. - Greil Marcus
I gradually realized that I was seeing another example of creative ebb, another step by another art on the road that may indeed end in extinction. - Stephen King
The critic is to art what the limp penis is to sex. - Steve Maraboli
I have discovered the art of deceiving diplomats. I speak the truth, and they never believe me.
The whole art of politics consists in directing rationally the irrationalities of men. - Reinhold Niebuhr
The art of conversation lies in listening - Malcolm Forbes
Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can write a good book. If art doesn't make us better, then what on earth is it for. - Alice Walker
You don’t make art out of good intentions. - Gustave Flaubert
Practice and thought might gradually forge many an art. - Virgil
While I know that the beautiful, the spiritual, and the sublime are today suspect, I have begun to stop resisting the constant urge to deny that beauty has a valid right to exist in contemporary art.
Our creations MUST be shared to be art, and the easiest way to share our art is to sell it. - Laura Moncur
The first step - especially for young people with energy and drive and talent, but not money - the first step to controlling your world is to control your culture. To model and demonstrate the kind of world you demand to live in. To write the books. Make the music. Shoot the films. Paint the art. - Chuck Palahniuk
Art is the reflection of pure emotion and mind, the nature of sensation. An artist illustrates that. - Unarine Ramaru
I create beautiful art, so I can look back on the life my body fell short of in such a way that it brings me peace. - Nikki Rowe
Storytelling is a gift, but writing is a learned art. - Beem Weeks
Art is I; science is we. - Claude Bernard
All men are in some degree impressed by the face of the world; some men even to delight. This love of beauty is taste. Others have the same love in such success that, not content with admiring, they seek to embody it in new forms. The creation of beauty is art. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Only the very greatest art invigorates without consoling. - Iris Murdoch
If you fail to control your thought, your thought will never fail to control you! Master the art of controlling your thought better and your thought will control you better - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Architecture is the art of how to waste space. - Philip Johnson
The preparation of good food is merely another expression of art, one of the joys of civilized living… - Dione Lucas
I remember my own childhood vividly..I knew terrible things. But I knew I mustn't let adults know I knew. It would scare them. (In conversation with Art Spiegelman, The New Yorker, September 27, 1993) - Maurice Sendak
Vision is the art of seeing things invisible. - Jonathan Swift
Beauty is Suspect" declare numerous art aficionados and by so saying have dethroned beauty from its art pedestal. For that reason many people feel speechless and in need of art shrinks."When is art? - Erik Pevernagie
If it's bad art, it's bad religion, no matter how pious the subject. - Madeleine L'Engle
Politics is the art of persuasion. Good ideas die because due to a lack of charisma or character. - A.E. Samaan
History is conjecture raised to the level of an art. - Marty Rubin
FINANCE, n. The art or science of managing revenues and resources for the best advantage of the manager. The pronunciation of this word with the i long and the accent on the first syllable is one of America's most precious discoveries and possessions. - Ambrose Bierce
SARCOPHAGUS, n. Among the Greeks a coffin which being made of a certain kind of carnivorous stone, had the peculiar property of devouring the body placed in it. The sarcophagus known to modern obsequiographers is commonly a product of the carpenter's art. - Ambrose Bierce
I suppose no matter what I'm drawing, there will always be some sort of question in my mind about it. A work of art (even cartoon art)is never really finished; it is abandoned. - Brooke McEldowney
Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice. - Cyril Connolly
In art as in love, instinct is enough. - Anatole France
What a Christian portrays in his art is the totality of life. Art is not to be a vehicle for self-conscious evangelism. Christians ought not to be threatened by fantasy and imagination. The Christian is the really free man. He is free to have imagination. - Francis A. Schaeffer
Perfection in art is a crime against humanity. Perfect humanity in crime is art - Dean Cavanagh
Literature matters because it is how humanity, with all its losses and joys, can become a work of art. - Lisa C. Taylor
The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It's the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and science. Whoever does not know it can no longer wander, no longer marvel, is as good as dead, and his eyes are dimmed. - Albert Einstein
Rain is nature’s art; umbrella is man’s art. When you walk with your umbrella in a rainy day, you walk with a super art which is a combination of two different arts! - Mehmet Murat ildan
To me art means power to sway people not with my words but with a mere picture. Art means expression, not my own but of the subjects. Art means truth; because when you see a picture you see all that is real. Art is exposure, showing things in a way they haven’t been seen before. - CV
Language is the art of experience - N A PARNHAM
I think it's not particularly necessary to lead a religious life. People progress just as well in music, or art, or math or science or gardening or whatever. It all seems to work as well and the process is good. - Jim Henson
Art depicts life and life depicts art. - Bert McCoy
Drawing is the honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad. - Salvador Dali
Earth without art is just eh. - Mysterious Anonymous and Unknown
I am interested in art as a means of living a life; not as a means of making a living. - Robert Henri
This grandiose tragedy that we call modern art. - Salvador Dalí
We're not talking about historical accuracy, we're talking about art. I've set in motion a geometric inevitability. If I start chiseling there, chipping here, the whole form is compromised. - David Assael
A guilty conscience needs to confess. A work of art is a confession. - Albert Camus
Art is the reflection of an imaginative mind. - Debasish Mridha
This whole life is an art of knowing when to sit and when to stand up! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on. - Ulysses S. Grant
Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary. - Boris Pasternak
Art is nothing more than creating an emotion in your own form. - Shannon L. Alder
I believe that architecture is a pragmatic art. To become art it must be built on a foundation of necessity. - I. M. Pei
We possess art lest we perish of the truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Procrastination is the art of keeping up with yesterday. - Don Marquis
Engineering is the art of organizing and directing men and controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race. - Henry G. Stott
We work in the dark - we do what we can - we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion, and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art. - Henry James
Your dreams and your imagination are the keys to ART so capture all of yours in this notebook..... - TA Richards
Once art served to educate and edify, now it distracts and amuses. - James Rozoff
Art is, after all, only a trace like a footprint which shows that one has walked bravely and in great happiness. - Robert Henri
But thou art with us, with us in the past,The present, with us in the times to come.There is no grief, no sorrow, no despair,No languor, no dejection, no dismay,No absence scarcely can there be, for thoseWho love as we do. Speed thee well! - William Wordsworth
Art is the most creative result of the human mind. - Eraldo Banovac
Literature, art, science, and religion degenerate when polemical struggle supplants the independent creation of ideas. - Semen Frank
To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art. - François de La Rochefoucauld
Irrationality is the exclusive preserve of humans as among all creatures only we have the power to rationalise, that being the art of packaging patently irrational as apparently rational. - R.N. Prasher
Though the last glimpse of Erin with sorrow I see,Yet wherever thou art shall seem Erin to me;In exile thy bosom shall still be my home,And thine eyes make my climate wherever we roam. - Thomas Moore
There isn't much art to writing, you just feel; feel everything deeply and somehow transform your lessons into a magical piece of work that will help someone else's heartache. - Nikki Rowe
Practice any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, fiction, essays, reportage, no matter how well or badly, not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what’s inside you, to make your soul grow. - Kurt Vonnegut
Art expresses those unexplainable thoughts of our soul. - Debasish Mridha
Art is making something out of nothing and selling it. - Frank Zappa
Art is a lie that tells the truth. - Pablo Picasso
My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made. - Andy Goldsworthy
Art is a space in which freedom tests its wings. - Marty Rubin
The only valid rule for a work of art is that it be true to itself. - Marty Rubin
Art is not documentary. It may incidentally serve that function in its own way but its true effort is to open to us dimensions of the spirit of the self that normally lie smothered under the weight of living. - Jeanette Winterson
Everything is a drug. Family, art, causes, new shoes... We're all just tweaking our chem to avoid the void. - Joss Whedon
Philosophy does not promise to secure anything external for man, otherwise it would be admitting something that lies beyond its proper subject-matter. For as the material of the carpenter is wood, and that of statuary bronze, so the subject-matter of the art of living is each person's own life. - Epictetus
Art is a process, not a product. - MaryAnn F. Kohl
The only person we have the right or the power to forgive is ourselves. For everything else there is the Art of Acceptance. - Rebecca O'Dwyer - Centred Woman
We have nothing to lose, nothing to gain, nothing we desired anymore- except to make our lives into a work of art. - Lana Del Rey
I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot. - Steve Martin
When happiness rides on the wings of art, it transcends time. - R. N. Prasher
Well, the telling of jokes is an art of its own, and it always rises from some emotional threat. The best jokes are dangerous, and dangerous because they are in some way truthful. - Kurt Vonnegut
Art is a deception that creates real emotions - a lie that creates a truth. And when you give yourself over to that deception, it becomes magic. - Marco Tempest
We love the imperfect shapes in nature and in the works of art, look for an intentional error as a sign of the golden key and sincerity found in true mastery. - Dejan Stojanovic
Writing is an art and a skill that can be developed - Bernard Kelvin Clive
There are two kinds of truth; The truth that lights the way and the truth that warms the heart. The fist of these is science and the second is art. - Raymond Chandler
The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups. - Henry Hazlitt
To know how to suggest is the art of teaching. - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
Emotion resulting from a work of art is only of value when it is not obtained by sentimental blackmail. - Jean Cocteau
True art comes from the anonymous self. - Maria Riike
In the art of war, if you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the approaching battles. But if you know only yourself and not the enemy, for every victory, there will also be defeat. - Emily Thorne
Art is the most intense form of individualism that the world has known. - Oscar Wilde
The emotions that good hunters need to cultivate are love and service more than courage. The sentiments of the hunt then become translated into art. - James Swan
No man owns me. All man can do is practice the timeless, criminal art of threatening to separate my soul from her physical host. - Tiffany Madison
Some of the greatest masterpieces of art are created against the odds of reality.from the book: stuff i think about - Sondra Faye
Fiction is art and art is the triumph over chaos… to celebrate a world that lies spread out around us like a bewildering and stupendous dream. - John Cheever
An artist that makes art merely to meet a demand is a slave to what his patrons wants to see, or, hear. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The artist, and particularly the poet, is always an anarchist in the best sense of the word. He must heed only the call that arises within him from three strong voices: the voice of death, with all its foreboding, the voice of love and the voice of art. - Federico García Lorca
Art invites us to become explorers and excavators of our vast internal landscapes, discovering new terrain and digging deep into the past to unearth forgotten experiences and emotion. - Jaeda DeWalt
Art is Alchemy. - ELLE NICOLAI
Nature alone can lead to the understanding of art, just as art brings us back to nature with greater awarness. It is the source of all beauty, since it is the source of all life. - Eugène Carrière
Any form of art can be known only in deep silence, to be in silence is to be receptive - No sooner you become receptive, you become woman, it has nothing to do with gender, its a quality, which is why woman is epitome of Receptivity! - Ramana Pemmaraju
as if it were a point of honor—which, indeed, a point of art often is. - Vladimir Nabokov
All art is a form of vulnerability because at least part of the artist goes into the piece. - A.D. Posey
An artist must be passionately in love with her art. Obsessed or possessed go mad for what you believe in. - Charlotte Eriksson
A poet has to be a bit childlike at heart, and in that sense all the romantic stereotypes about poets being "eternal children", etc, are all accurate. They believe, whatever they may say, that art and words can change the world. - John Thomas Allen
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. - William James
Artists shouldn't wait until they are told what their art should be, they shouldn't follow trends or allow other people to influence their work, an artist should only create from the strongest emotions within their heart - Andrew James Pritchard
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies. - Groucho Marx
Art is the overflow of emotion into action. - Brian Raif
Strength of my heart, I need not fail,Not mind to fear but to obey,With such a Leader, who could quail?Thou art as Thou wert yesterday.Strength of my heart, I rest in Thee,Fulfil Thy purposes through me. - Amy Carmichael
after life has broken you open, perhaps you may create art - John Geddes
Works of art, in my opinion, are the only objects in the material universe to possess internal order, and that is why, though I don't believe that only art matters, I do believe in Art for Art's sake. - E.M. Forster
Science, like nothing else among the institutions of mankind, grows like a weed every year. Art is subject to arbitrary fashion, religion is inwardly focused and driven only to sustain itself, law shuttles between freeing us and enslaving us. - Kary Mullis
Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious. - Oscar Wilde
Art is an expression of inner perception as an outer reality. - Debasish Mridha
My art is largely made up of my pain; re-framed, redesigned and re-purposed. It's a mutually beneficial experience for both the creator and the beholder. Transformative healing is a beautiful process. - Jaeda DeWalt
And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. - Bible
One of the greatest creations of the human mind is the art of reviewing books without having read them. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Any great art work revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world - the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air. - Leonard Bernstein
But maybe that's how it is with art. You suffer, and in the end, everyone thinks it's cool. - Tom Dolby
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed. - Albert Einstein
Truly, art is embedded in nature; he who can extract it, has it. - Albrecht Dürer
If art is the bridge between what you see in your mind and what the world sees, then skill is how you build that bridge. - Twyla Tharp
The purpose of art is to add to our quality of life. - Marty Rubin
All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principle of equal partnership. - Ann Landers
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. - Anatole France
Nothing is really so poor and melancholy as art that is interested in itself and not in its subject. - George Santayana
Art is a sense of magic. - Stan Brakhage
You don't get great art by playing it safe. - Stewart Stafford
There is nothing at all that can be talked about adequately, and the whole art of poetry is to say what can't be said. - Alan W. Watts
Illusions are art, for the feeling person, and it is by art that you live, if you do. - Elizabeth Bowen
Make Theory Talk is an art which is rare in the world. - Umair Hassan
Hate is not the opposite of love but indifference. Art is beautiful; the opposite of it is indifference, not ugliness. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life it is indifference, not death. - Ane Krstevska
You dance inside my chest,where no one sees you,but sometimes I do, and thatsight becomes this art. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Be it art or hap, he hath spoken true. - William Shakespeare
Politics is a delicate art of saying what people want to hear and doing what people don't want to hear - Amit K Ghosh
In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Talent is an art of gaining admiration! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Civilization is the art of living in towns of such size the everyone does not know everyone else. - Julian Jaynes
A man cannot understand the art he is studying if he only looks for the end result without taking the time to delve deeply into the reasoning of the study. - Miyamoto Musashi
Art is an expression of inner beauty. - Debasish Mridha
Thou art but a feeble flower in the garden of the universe, yet thou hath a purpose much greater than thyself. - Raneem Kayyali
I think that is what film and art and music do; they can work as a map of sorts for your feelings. - Bruce Springsteen
Flying is not only the art of the birds, but it is also the art of the artists! - Mehmet Murat ildan
To me, literature is a calling, even a kind of salvation. It connects me with an enterprise that is over 2,000 years old. What do we have from the past? Art and thought. That’s what lasts. That’s what continues to feed people and give them an idea of something better. - Susan Sontag
Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art. - Susan Sontag
Sadness is the ambrosia of all art. - Frances Fong
Art thou a man? thy form cries out thou art: Thy tears are womanish; thy wild acts denote The unreasonable fury of a beast: Unseemly woman in a seeming man! Or ill-beseeming beast in seeming both! - William Shakespeare
When one can take an empty space and create something beautiful; It is not just Art, It's "magic". - Andrea L'Artiste
If you don’t think screenwriting is a work of art, good luck in your life without a soul. - A.D. Posey
Art is an imagination, projection, and reflection of the mind in a particular form that society can internalize and enjoy. - Debasish Mridha
I am one of those unhappy persons who inspire bores to the greatest flights of art.
In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it. - Ernst Fischer
But secretly I knew I had been transformed, moved by the revelation that human beings create art, that to be an artist was to see what others could not. - Patti Smith
For ages past the Genius of Literature and the Genius of Art have walked together hand in hand. For the Goddess of letters is blind, and only she of Art can lend her sight. - Howard Pyle
Comedy is the art of making people laugh without making them puke. - Steve Martin
You rewrote the art in my heart. - Timothy Joshua
Among the many answers I have found, I believe love is the most beautiful and simple art that reflects the beauty of life. - Mabel Iam
Dreams are what guide us, art is what defines us, math is what makes it all possible, and love is what lights our way. - Mike Norton
You might as well ask an artist to explain his art, or ask a poet to explain his poem. It defeats the purpose. The meaning is only clear thorough the search. - Rick Riordan
Spontaneity is a meticulously prepared art - Oscar Wilde
I love vast libraries; yet there is a doubt,If one be better with them or without,Unless he use them wisely, and, indeed,Knows the high art of what and how to read. - John Godfrey Saxe
My work is the art I paint on the canvas of my life. Hopefully I'm creating a masterpiece. - L.R.W. Lee
Art lives where absolute freedom is because when it is not, there can be no creativity. - Bruce Lee
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul. - George Bernard Shaw
Get to the next level by learning the art of investing in people. - -Shandel Slaten
The advantage of having an artistic tradition is that the younger artist could see an organic link between the real life of one's country and its art work which is a sublimation of that life. - Kuo Pao Kun
Thou art not for the fashion of these times, where none will sweat but for promotion. - William Shakespeare
Art builds upon art, builds upon art...nothing is purely original. We're all inspired by something...or someone. It's a never-ending chain of ideas...and it's magical. - Shannon Taylor Hodnett
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists in choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable. - John Kenneth Galbraith
Despite all our amazing ability, ingenuity, technology and industry humans are the one species who have not mastered the art of simplicity. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
In the world of art, all things are possible.--George from Paradise Kiss - Ai Yazawa
The art of writing involves making as many cups of tea as you can in the time available for writing. Then adding extra time for writing... - Alan Dapre
In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn't creak. - Tom Robbins
If living Life is an art, then Only You can be the artist to make it colorful. - Sagar Gosavi
Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them. - Paul Hawken
For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication. - Friedrich Nietzsche
There must always be two kinds of art: escape-art, for man needs escape as he needs food and deep sleep, and parable-art, that art which shall teach man to unlearn hatred and learn love. - W.H. Auden
But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents. - William Carlos Williams
Jesus said when you pray say "Our Father which art in heaven." He did not say "Our Judge which art in heaven". #grace #gospel - John Paul Warren
No art or science can penetrate that greatest of all mysteries: tomorrow. - Marty Rubin
Loneliness sometimes gives me a quantity of creativeness - you're drinking another glass of wine and you're feeling even worse. Art doesn't work without pain; art also exists for compensating pain. - Till Lindemann
The key to finding happiness in this life is realizing that the only way to overcome is to transcend; to find happiness in the simple pleasures, to master the art of just being. - Brianna Wiest
Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern. - Alfred North Whitehead
Art is my cure to all this madness, sadness and loss of belonging in the world & through it I'll walk myself home. - Nikki Rowe
Perfection exists no where, because we all live in fragments - mental, psychological, physical, spiritual. Being total is an art which takes many lives to master! - Ramana Pemmaraju
The novel is perhaps the highest art form because it so closely resembles life: it is about human relationships. It's technique, page by page, resembles our technique of living day by day--a way of relating. - Joyce Carol Oates
Ads are the cave art of the twentieth century. - Marshall McLuhan
As with all other aspects of the narrative art, you will improve with practice, but practice will never make you perfect. Why should it? What fun would that be? - Stephen King
Art does what reality cannot. - Jayme K.
If Art does not enlarge men’s sympathies, it does nothing morally. - George Eliot
my problem is that my body acts before my brain thinks... it sometimes brings me huge trouble, or also huge success. recently, my body and brain got come to an agreement. it may be far better to live this gambling life than living in boring average ...they at least make my art more interesting - Hiroko Sakai
If you take any activity, any art, any discipline, any skill, take it andpush it as far as it will go, push it beyond where it has ever been before,push it to the wildest edge of edges, then you force it into the realm ofmagic. - Tom Robbins
The Art of Love: knowing how to combine the temperment of a vampire with the discretion of an anemone.
Until I find a home in a human, art has my heart. - Nikki Rowe
Real poetry is art at its purest sense. It is never a commodity, but a breath of eternity. - Subhan Zein
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give values to survival. - Alice Duer Miller
Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art. - Austin O'Malley
Sunflowers hellos from gate to gate. The hour at the square. Candy, art, books, look. A warmth given. Beauties with rain forest hair Walk by the clock tower. Sunlight of neon, the keys inside their eyes. No storms. Traffic sounds, salt air. Salt that moves the thirst and destroys all the fears. - Gwen Calvo
Publishing is a business and writing is an art. The two have to be crammed together despite the clearly different motivations behind them. - Michelle M. Pillow
You know it's ART, when the check clears. - Andy Warhol
Diplomacy is the art of getting what you want without offending anyone too badly. - Christopher Nutall
Art requires imagination. It requires Creativity. Creativity requires experience and experience comes from your life. And your life is expressed in your art. - Bruce Lee
Leadership is the art of intentional living. - Farshad Asl
Human life is a sad show, undoubtedly; ugly, heavy and complex. Art has no other end, for people of feeling than to conjure away the burden and bitterness. - Gustave Flaubert
In my opinion, works of art should be viewed as gifts; something precious given from a point of empathy, where personal enrichment is vastly superior to the value of the gift, and the giver begs for nothing but for the gift to shine on its own. - Kevin Focke
One cannot remain the same. Art is a mirror which should show many reflections, and the artist should not always show the same face, or the face becomes a mask.
An art prodigy of the 21st century has yet to be crowned. Or have they? - Luhraw
Art is the writer not having control, but the subject having control of the writer. - Paula Vogel
Practice transforms a skill into an art - Siddharth Joshi
All types and levels of art are beautiful, because art is beautiful, creativity is gorgeous and the artist itself is a masterpiece already. - Kelly Palmen
In a republican nation, whose citizens are to be led by reason and persuasion and not by force, the art of reasoning becomes of first importance - Thomas Jefferson
Vulnerability is the essence of romance. It's the art of being uncalculated, the willingness to look foolish, the courage to say, 'This is me, and I'm interested in you enough to show you my flaws with the hope that you may embrace me for all that I am but, more important, all that I am not. - Ashton Kutcher
All art is erotic. - Gustav Klimt
Bad art has the power to deform a people just as good art generates new reflection, growth, vision, and hope. - Michel O'Brien
A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed; it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art. - Charles Rosen
She doesn't know any other way to express her love, it always flowed like a river inside her. Don't judge her for the way she love .Like an artist she carves each relation in her life wholeheartedly. Now its an art work , you might not like her art but don't doubt her love which created that. - Archna Mohan
Giving style to one’s character - a great and rare art! It is exercised by those who see all the strengths and weaknesses of their own natures and then comprehend them in an artistic plan until everything appears as art and reason and even weakness delights the eye. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions which have been hidden by the answers. - James Baldwin
Feeling sorry for myself was an art. - Benjamin Alire Sáenz
There are no rules. That is how art is born. - Helen Frankenthaler
Art is the beautiful way of doing things. Science is the effective way of doing things. Business is the economic way of doing things. - Elbert Hubbard
Finance is the art of passing money from hand to hand until it finally disappears. - Robert W. Sarnoff
The great art of giving consists in this: the gift should cost very little and yet be greatly coveted, so that it may be the more highly appreciated. - Baltasar Gracian
Art does not exist only to entertain, but also to challenge one to think, to provoke, even to disturb, in a constant search for truth. - Barbra Streisand
Rap is supposed to motivate, humours, address societal issues & personal feelings, and also liberate me through art, not insult our women. - Unarine Ramaru
[Abstract art is] a product of the untalented, sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered. - Al Capp
PHOTOGRAPH, n. A picture painted by the sun without instruction in art. It is a little better than the work of an Apache, but not quite so good as that of a Cheyenne. - Ambrose Bierce
We have art so that we shall not die of reality.
To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is."[The Title Always Comes Last; NEH 2003 Jefferson Lecturer interview profile] - David McCullough
Minority art, vernacular art, is marginal art. Only on the margins does growth occur. - Joanna Russ
I see a sacred beautiful art. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Creativity is the art and science of expressing inner beauty. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
I'd rather be eccentric and artistic, than be normal and have not one inch of art flowing through my heart. - Anthony Liccione
I think that at the bottom of all art lies the impulse to preserve. - Philip Larkin
For me, Art is the restoration of order. It may discuss all sort of terrible things, but there must be satisfaction at the end. A little bit of hunger, but also satisfaction. - Toni Morrison
A deliberate plan is not always necessary for the highest art; it emerges. - Paul Johnson
The most beautiful work of art that we can create is this life. - Kristi Bowman
Leadership is an art expressed by the demonstration of characters worthy of immitation, emulation and inspiration. It is neither a title nor a postion. - Israelmore Ayivor
Art has always been the raft onto which we climb to save our sanity. I don't see a different purpose for it now. - Dorothea Tanning
Seduction is the art of saying what you don't do in order to do what you don't say - Löis Lancaster
Child, to say the very thing you really mean, the whole of it, nothing more or less or other than what you really mean; that's the whole art and joy of words. - C.S. Lewis
Great fiction is the art of a soul. - Douglas Christiansen
Each body has its art... - Gwendolyn Brooks
Art should make you think and feel. It doesn't have to match your couch. - damali ayo
I want art that makes the world seem more unreal. I want fiction that can crumble the world and build it back into something new. - Lincoln Michel
No one presumes to teach an art that he has not first mastered through study. How foolish therefore for the inexperienced to assume pastoral authority when the care of souls is the art of arts. - St. Gregory Dialogos
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
We hold in our hands, the most precious gift of all: Freedom. The freedom to express our art. Our love. The freedom to be who we want to be. We are not going to give that freedom away and no one shall take it from us! - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
Practice makes better and prayer makes perfect. The more we do, the easier it gets, and all the while praying perfects us in the art. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Some selfish people rise because some kind people haven't learned the art of saying no to them. - Sanhita Baruah
If you judge art by its cover, then you efface the very essence of it - Evy Michaels
After a certain high level of technical skill is achieved, science and art tend to coalesce in esthetics, plasticity, and form. The greatest sceintists are always artists as well. - Albert Einstein
Teaching is not a lost art, but regard for teaching is a lost tradition. - Jacques Barzun
Art is to console those who are broken by life. - Vincent Van Gogh
Practicing art is a meditation; an artwork is an insight. - William Ash
Every science begins as philosophy and ends as art. - Will Durant
The urge to make art or contemplate philosophy does not go away when you are sick. Those urges just become transfigured by illness.
There is no art without contemplation. - Robert Henri
Leadership management is the art of making problems enjoyable and interesting to deal with, by allowing the team to have the power and accountability to resolve them. - Greg Weismantel
Writing and art are my lovers - Edna Stewart
The merging of characteristics between different species creates a very powerful language, one that I love to explore through my art, enabling me to tap into the unconscious. - Virginia Lee
Politics is the art of saying well that which may or may not be true. - Orrin Woodward
Through the power of art imaginary landscapes turn into real ones. - Marty Rubin
Art is about emotion; if art needs to be explained it is no longer art. - Pierre-Auguste Renoir
A work of art is never finished. It is merely abandoned. - E.M. Forster
REALISM, n. The art of depicting nature as it is seem by toads. The charm suffusing a landscape painted by a mole, or a story written by a measuring-worm. - Ambrose Bierce
The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children. - Elain Heffner
In order to be created, a work of art must first make use of the dark forces of the soul - Albert Camus
I may grow rich by an art I am compelled to follow; I may recover health by medicines I am compelled to take against my own judgment; but I cannot be saved by a worship I disbelieve and abhor. - Thomas Jefferson
Art has nothing to do with taste. Art is not there to be tasted - Max Ernst
No one cares about the art of the lie at this point. They insist on impressing with the truth. See me! Look at me! Look at who I am! Look at who I want you to think I am! - Leslie Pietrzyk
Any great work of art . . . revives and readapts time and space, and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you an inhabitant of that world -- the extent to which it invites you in and lets you breathe its strange, special air. - Leonard Bernstein
If you were in a burning house and there was a cat and a Rembrandt, what would you save? The cat...you would save the cat, because the cat is alive. The art is dead. It's just paint on a canvas, ink on a page. To live for art is to deny life. It's just to destroy life. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
For dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return. - Bible
Praise excites my ego; love touches my heart.I am in love with the universe and I praise nature’s art. - Debasish Mridha
Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea. - John Ciardi
Paris has history, it has art, it has wonderful architecture, it has literature, but much more important than all these, it has freedom! If a city cannot offer freedom to its dwellers, all its other beauties will be meaningless! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Writing is probably the only form of art, through which you can express, which you would otherwise wouldn't dare to say in person.... - Ramana Pemmaraju
When the reality looks magnificent, a real art of photography has only one choice: To capture this beauty magnificently! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Thou art God, and I am God and all that groks is God. - Robert Heinlein
the way to create art is to burn and destroyordinary concepts and to substitute themwith new truths that run down from the top of the headand out of the heart - Charles Bukowski
Time is an illusion, timing is an art. - Stefan Emunds
To me you are a work of art, and I would give you my heart - that's if I had one. - Morrissey
But if what interests you are stories of the fantastic, I must warn you that this kind of story demands more art and judgment than is ordinarily imagined. - Charles Nodier
My life is a work of art and nature is my temple! - Maurice Spees
Above all, we are coming to understand that the arts incarnate the creativity of a free people. When the creative impulse cannot flourish, when it cannot freely select its methods and objects, when it is deprived of spontaneity, then society severs the root of art.
Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which Nature herself is animated.
Art is creative for the sake of realization, not for amusement: for transfiguration, not for the sake of play. It is the quest of our self that drives us along the eternal and never-ending journey we must all make. - Max Beckmann
The insights given by a great professor are a privilege to receive. To be a teacher, by contrast, calls for more ingenuity and patience; it is the canny art of coaxing insights out of the students themselves. - Caitlin Keiper
Once you have hundreds of millions of dollars, it’s hard to know where to put it all. Art is transportable, unregulated, glamorous, arcane, beautiful, difficult. It is easier to store than oil, more esoteric than diamonds, more durable than political influence. - Nick Paumgarten
She gave life a meaning. She was art, dressed like a painters pallet, bright and unaware of how goddam beautiful she could be turned into; with the right touch, her smile was the brush and her story was the canvas. - Nikki Rowe
How important are the visual arts in our society? I feel strongly that the visual arts are of vast and incalculable importance. Of course I could be prejudiced. I am a visual art. - Kermit the Frog
I have never been against new art as such; some of it is good, much is crap, most is somewhere in between. - Robert Hughes
Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art. - Andy Warhol
Art speaks to the soul, not the mind. - Aidan Crowe
The faculty of art is to change events; the faculty of science is to foresee them. The phenomena with which we deal are controlled by art; they are predicted by science. - Henry Thomas Buckle
My personal philosophy is that you do art to experience emotion that you don't have the luxury of experiencing in real life. - Kinan Azmeh
Writing is the Art, re-writing the craft. - O'Brien Browne
Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art. - don Miguel Ruiz
Not what man knows but what man feels, concerns art. All else is science. - Bernard Berenson
There is no possible line of conduct which has art some time and place been condemned, and which has not at some other time and place been enjoined as a duty. - William Lecky
Life is a piece of art drawn by love on the canvas of hope with the colors of desires, wants, and needs. - Debasish Mridha
The recipe for great art has always been misery and a good bowel movement. - Don Roff
Thou art a Man, God is no more. Thy own humanity learn to adore. - William Blake
Art suffers the moment other people start paying for it. The more you need the money, the more people will tell you what to do. The less control you will have. The more bullshit you will have to swallow. The less joy it will bring. Know this and plan accordingly. - Hugh Macleod
Art does not reproduce what is visible, it makes things visible. - Paul Klee
In certain kinds of writing, particularly in art criticism and literary criticism, it is normal to come across long passages which are almost completely lacking in meaning. - George Orwell
I don't want my life to imitate art, I want my life to be art. - Carrie Fisher
Never be ashamed of your creativity. It simply shows everyone of how you can express your emotions through art - Ysabelle Nidea
Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible. - Paul Klee Foundation
I would no more quarrel with a man because of his religion than I would because of his art.
Sex is natural, but enjoying it's an art. - Marty Rubin
In writing, there is art. And in art, there is craft ... - Susi Moore
politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other. - Oscar Ameringer
Criticism talks a good deal of nonsense, but even its nonsense is a useful force. It keeps the question of art before the world, insists upon its importance. - Henry James
Art is whatever makes you proud to be human. - LeRoi Jones
No...he lives to create art, but he loves to murder. - Mo'Dayvia La'Beija
Man screams from the depths of his soul; the whole era becomes a single, piercing shriek. Art also screams, into the deep darkness, screams for help, screams for the spirit. This is Expressionism. - Hermann Bahr
It’s not words, but years we should be editing. Remember: time spent on bad art is a form of redundancy, doing the same thing twice is a form of tautology, and wasting precious moments complaining about life is a form of pleonasm. We should all learn to live our lives concisely. - Anthony Marais
Writing is a form of art. Do not use New Times Roman or Arial because it's boring and hackneyed. - Natalya Vorobyova
Nothing else exists when art does. - Michael Patrick King
TODAY IS A GREAT DAY TO MAKE ART. - M. Kirin
Works of art create their own rules. - Marty Rubin
Vulnerability gives us freedom, power and connects us to a network of injured souls. It is through the art of being real that we can heal ourself and others. - Shannon L. Alder
A story is a really weird art object that should contain life but not be enslaved by the banality. - George Saunders
Against an oath; the truth thou art unsure. - William Shakespeare
Don't we all know that art is dangerous. You play it - then you live it. - Stefan Balint
Politics is the art of preventing people from taking part in affairs which properly concern them. - Paul Valery
In human life, art may arise from almost any activity, and once it does so, it is launched on a long road of exploration, invention, freedom to the limits of extravagance, interference to the point of frustration, finally discipline, controlling constant change and growth. - Susanne Langer
Thou art weighed in the balances, and art found wanting. - Bible
You read enough books in which people like you are disposable, or are dirt, or are silent, absent, or worthless, and it makes an impact on you. Because art makes the world, because it matters, because it makes us. Or breaks us. - Rebecca Solnit
Shut the F--- up and create your f---ing art. - Garrett Robinson
The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such. - Og Mandino
Do not justify art, once you do, it limits the feelings it is apt to inflict. Art with Boundaries shadows all its principles. - Unarine Ramaru
Works of art are of an infinite solitude, and no means of approach is so useless as criticism. Only love can touch and hold them and be fair to them. - Rainer Maria Rilke
The art of betrayal has not taught me to be bitter, but to not so easily misplace trust. - VaeEshia Ratcliff-Davis
I've found that busting your ass on a daily basis to make your art good, clear, and meaningful creates the most luck. - Don Roff
All literature and popular art contain themes that resonate with the audience. - Daniel Lambert
If you cannot please everyone with your deeds and your art, please a few. To please many is bad. - Friedrich Schiller
We have art in order not to die of the truth. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Be always adventurous in the creating and sharing of your art in any form. Take risks and do not settle for playing safe. If you hesitate you are restraining your creativity. Some will appreciate your creative work and others will not. Just be free in expressing the creative you! - Alison Blackmore
(speaking of Ann Radcliffe) A work of art worthy of the name is one which gives us back the freshness of the emotions of childhood. - André Breton
Art is what separates us from the animals. - Iimani David
By all account you are art. - Mark Baumann
What can be labeled, packaged, mass produced is neither truth nor art. - Marty Rubin
The scent of flowers is the glory of gardens and the scent of art is the glory of Paris! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A common defect of modern art study is that too many students do not know why they draw. - Robert Henri
Life is serious but art is fun! - John Irving
The beauty of any work of art is related to the pleasure it gives us when we know it well. - Mortimer J. Adler
Nobody should ever receive more money for a work of art than the artist who produced it. - Pansy Schneider-Horst
Every work of art tells a story. - A.D. Posey
It seems that the appetite for pictures showing bodies in pain is as keen, almost, as the desire for ones that show bodies naked. For many centuries, in Christian art, depictions of hell offered both of these elemental satisfactions. - Sontag, Susan
Our tragedy is their beauty. Our pain is their art. The beatific bereavement that is our life captured on a canvas for all the world to see. - Solange nicole
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well. - Aristotle
Morality, like art, means drawing a line someplace. - Oscar Wilde
What man seeks, to the point of anguish, in his gods, in his art, in his science, is meaning. He cannot bear the void. He pours meaning on events like salt on his food. - François Jacob
The object of art is to give life a light through which you can imagine and see the world. - Debasish Mridha
The art of letters will come to an end before A.D. 2000. I shall survive as a curiosity. - Ezra Pound
I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want. - Andy Warhol
One must give himself completely to his art and not hold back. Throw caution to the wind. Embrace the muse. Make love to your art. - Harley King
Your desire to make art -- beautiful or meaningful or emotive art -- is integral to your sense of who you are. - David Bayles and Ted Orland
Practice form, recognize forms, hone your natural gift, and let everything you experience teach you to never be a comparison. This is how art lasts, by pulling form first from the past. - James Emlund
If art serves any purpose at all it is to keep the spirit of freedom alive. - Marty Rubin
This art of resting the mind and the power of dismissing from it all care and worry is probably one of the secrets of energy in our great men. - Captain J. A. Hadfield
The greatest art is to shape the quality of the day. - Henry David Thoreau
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. - Thomas Merton
Art is made by the alone for the alone. - Luis Barragán
I do not know whether music knows how to despair over music, or marble over marble, but literature is an art which knows how to prophesize the time in which it might have fallen silent, how to attack its own virtue, and how to fall in love with its own dissolution and court its own end. - Jorge Luis Borges
Art is the expression of appreciation of beauty real or imagined. It's also an examination of what it means to be alive with all its varied things, emotions, and experiences. We are forever trying to explain ourselves to the world or the world to ourselves. - Jay Woodman
The gentle art of gastronomy is a friendly one. It hurdles the language barrier, makes friends among civilized people, and warms the heart. - Samuel V. Chamberlain
Art is the fulfillment of things dreamed - Gerald Mills
I like living, breathing better than working...my art is that of living. Each second, each breath is a work which is inscribed nowhere, which is neither visual nor cerebral, it's a sort of constant euphoria. - Marcel Duchamp
Well, art is art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water! And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now, uh... now you tell me what you know. - Groucho Marx
Your heart influences your art. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Photography is not a lens but eye, not a business but art - Farid F. Ibrahim
Engineering is the professional art of applying science to the optimum conversion of natural resources to the benefit of man. - Ralph J. Smith
If art serves any purpose at all, it is to keep alive the spirit of freedom. - Marty Rubin
Cookery means…English thoroughness, French art, and Arabian hospitality; it means the knowledge of all fruits and herbs and balms and spices; it means carefulness, inventiveness, and watchfulness. - John Ruskin
Only art acknowledges the individual. Science and history ignore him. - Marty Rubin
Art is one thing that can go on mattering once it has stopped hurting. - Elizabeth Bowen
I make art when I can't gather the words to say. - Nikki Rowe
A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened. - Albert Camus
Art is vice. You don't wed it, you rape it. - Edgar Degas
Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television. - Woody Allen
Art is a supplement to life, not a replacement. - Marty Rubin
Politics is not the art of the possible. It consists of choosing between the disastrous and the unpalatable.
The master of thinking is like a master of sword! He can easily win any fight with a high art and a great elegance! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If you fail at something, it means you have not mastered the art. With persistence practice, you will be master and eventually succeed. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The trees and shrubs rear white arms to the sky on every side; and where were walls and fences, we see forms stretching in frolic gambols across the dusky landscape, as if Nature had strewn her fresh designs over the fields by night as models for man's art. - Henry David Thoreau
It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy to me. I assure you, dear friend, no one has given so much care to the study of composition as I. There is scarcely a famous master in music whose works I have not frequently and diligently studied. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
It has taken me years of struggle, hard work, and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence. - Isadora Duncan
Swearing is like any other music...If it is not done well, if it is not done with a fine and discriminating art, and vitalized with gracious and heartborn feeling, it lacks beauty, it lacks charm, it lacks expression, it lacks nobleness, it lacks majesty...
Without enthusiasm nothing great can be effected in art. - Robert Schumann
Poetry is an art that uses words to paint vivid pictures of perceptions and emotions. - Debasish Mridha
I understand art and love, if only because I long for it with every fiber of my being - Moulin Rouge
Art is the child of nature in whom we trace the features of the mothers face. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I love deeply and admire the beauties of life and its expression in many different art forms. I am an aesthetic philosopher. - Debasish Mridha
All worthy work is open to interpretations the author did not intend. Art isn't your pet -- it's your kid. It grows up and talks back to you. - Joss Whedon
Basically there can be no categories such as 'religious' art and 'secular' art, because all true art is incarnational, and therefore 'religious. - Madeleine L'Engle
Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. - Cesar A. Cruz
Art is a relection of the mind and a vision of the heart. - Debasish Mridha
Art works to satisfy the instinct and the science works to satisfy the reason. - Thiruman Archunan
Unfortunately, the vast majority of mankind, prefers silence; forever trapped in the fine art of self poisoning. - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
Art is about going a little nuts and justifying the next sentence. - Young-Ha Kim
A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. - Ludwig Erhard
Don't flail against the world, use it. Flexibility is the operative principle in the art of war.
Art does not imitate life. Art is much more powerful than that. Art brings life back. And it does it by exposing the secrets we all carry inside.
Art is not like other culture because its success is not made by its audience. The public fill concert halls and cinemas every day, we read novels by the millions, and buy records by the billions. 'We the people'--affect the making and quality of most of our culture, but not our art. - Banksy
Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy. - Unknown
It is the great privilege of poverty to be happy and yet unenvied, to be healthy with physic, secure without a guard, and to obtain from the bounty of nature what the great and wealthy are compelled to procure by the help of art.
I do think that art that doesn't communicate is useless. - William Golding
The notes I can handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes-ah, that is where the art resides. - Artur Schnabel
The art of dining well is no slight art, the pleasure not a slight pleasure. - Michel de Montaigne
In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one part of the citizens to give to the other. - Voltaire
Any clod can have the facts, but having opinions is an art. - Charles McCabe
One of the most valuable things one of my art teachers said to me was, ‘Don’t get upset by criticism. Value the fact that at least someone noticed what you did. - Chris Ware
We can forgive a man for making a useful thing, as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless. - Oscar Wilde
You were born an original work of art. Stay original. - Suzy Kassem
This is the body's nurse; but since man's witFound the art of cookery, to delight his sense,More bodies are consumed and kill'd with itThan with the sword, famine, or pestilence. - John Davies of Hereford
Can one n/ever not think?...Meditation the Art of Non-Thinking - ijosephi lowly worm
Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression. - Arthur Erickson
Art is a lie which makes us realize the truth. - Pablo Picasso
Man has been bestowed with all the senses, Alas! What a drama, we are yet to know the art of using it! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Life is a mystery- mystery of beauty, bliss and divinity. Meditation is the art of unfolding that mystery. - Amit Ray
Art is a language which everyone understands in their own way. - Debasish Mridha
Diplomacy is the art of knowing what not to say. - Matthew Trump
The more minimal the art, the more maximum the explanation. - Hilton Kramer
Friendship is a magnificent art of life that is drawn by two hearts and two minds. - Debasish Mridha
DIVINATION, n. The art of nosing out the occult. Divination is of as many kinds as there are fruit-bearing varieties of the flowering dunce and the early fool. - Ambrose Bierce
Philosophy is the art of conscience. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Language is made out of concrete things. General expressions in non- concrete terms are a laziness, they are talk, not art, not creation. They are the reaction of things on the writer, not a creative act by the writer. - Ezra Pound
Art was the first casualty of the Socialist and Communist revolutions of the 20th Century. Socialists killed the independent thinkers first. - A.E. Samaan
The one great art is that of making a complete human being of oneself. - G.I. Gurdjieff
art is never finished, only abandoned - Leonardo da Vinci
Translation is the art of failure. - Umberto Eco
Each creature is a unique piece of art to be respected and believed in. once we realise this, equality follows. - Sameh Elsayed
The art of investing is not about figuring out what has already happened. It’s about anticipating the futureand creating the future that others will read about in The Wall Street Journal. - Joshua Rogers
Art is fire, science is light. - Marty Rubin
Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all. - Ray Bradbury
Without art the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable. - George Bernard Shaw
In the art of magic be quick of sleight and slow of climax. - Amit Kalantri
Art is essentially the affirmation, the blessing, and the deification of existence. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I wish to confound all these people, to create a work of art of a supernatural realism and of a spiritualist naturalism. I wish to prove... that nothing is explained in the mysteries which surround us. - Joris-Karl Huysmans
Great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world. - Edward Hopper
I knew I was different. I thought that I might be gay or something because I couldn't identify with any of the guys at all. None of them liked art or music. They just wanted to fight and get laid. It was many years ago but it gave me this real hatred for the average American macho male. - Kurt Cobain
Great art is always a way of concentrating, reinventing what is called fact, what we know of our existence- a reconcentration… tearing away the veils, the attitudes people acquire of their time and earlier time. Really good artists tear down those veils - Francis Bacon
All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual. - Honore De Balzac
It is probably true that business corrupts everything it touches. It corrupts politics, sports, literature, art, labor unions and so on. but business also corrupts and undermines monolithic totalitarianism. Capitalism is at its liberating best in a noncapitalist environment. - Eric Hoffer
The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions that have been hidden by the answers. - James Baldwin
All great art is a form of complaint - John Cage
The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. - Dorothy Nevill
To the accountants, a true work of art is an investment that hangs on the wall.
Empathy is at the heart of the actor's art. - Meryl Streep
The journey of life, creates my art!!! - Michael Judkins
Art serves to confront that which is outside order, to give form to the obscene. In the process, it opens it to transformations that can not only make it safe for public consumption, not a powerful vehicle through which to address the public imagination. - Jennifer Birkett
Knowledge was scattered treasure, education organized it into art, commerce and science. - Amit Kalantri
Art the one achievement of man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised - James Thurber
A film that is a true work of art transcends theatre and heartwarmingly changes lives. - A.D. Posey
Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day. - John Wooden
The most effective way of destroying art is the canonization of one given form. And one philosophy. - Yevgeny Zamyatin
Art is a song of the soul that is sung by the light of the heart with the color of emotion and appreciation. - Debasish Mridha
One thing I’ve learned about art is that, it’s not perfect. It doesn’t have to be a flawless masterpiece. I’m not perfect, we’re not perfect… but right here, right now… is perfect. It’s a masterpiece. - Jac Prescott
How do you write? You write, man, you write, that’s how…If you practice an art faithfully it will make you wise, and most writers can use a little wising up. - William Saroyan
Lo, thou, my Love, art fair;Myself have made thee so;Yea, thou art fair indeed,Wherefore thou shalt not needIn beauty to despair;For I accept thee so,For fair.[excerpt from "Christ to His Spouse"] - William Baldwin
Art makes murder into the supreme image of Beauty and in doing so sets free the vengeful God. (referring to Jean Lorrain's LE VICE ERRANT) - Jennifer Birkett
We are not just Art for Michelangelo to carve, he can't rewrite the agro of my furied heart- 10/22/10 - Lady Gaga
It is fatal to suppose the great writer was too wise or too profound for us ever to understand him; to think of art so is not to praise but to murder it, for the next step after that tribute will be neglect of the masterpiece. - John Erskine
However my mother had once said, ‘When you go to art school, you’ll find everybody sitting around practicing how to do their signature'; and sure enough, there they were, some of them doing just that. - Richard Williams
It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection. - Oscar Wilde
Art evokes the mystery without which the world would not exist - René Magritte
The art of civil conversation begins at birth. Then goes from the dinner table to the schoolroom, to interaction among friends, to the work place, and on to other places where all manner of social interactions are required. - Cindy Ann Peterson
O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo? - William Shakespeare
Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere. - G. K. Chesterton
Art might be beautiful even though the artist is not. - Debasish Mridha
The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity. - Walt Whitman
Everything is art and it's part of the painting. (To talk with somebody it's art, to understand a language is art, to understand a book is art, to understand somebody is art...) - Deyth Banger
Art may make a suit of clothes: but nature must produce a man. - David Hume
The history of the Victorian Age will never be written: we know too much about it. For ignorance is the first requisite of the historian - ignorance, which simplifies and clarifies, which selects and omits, with a placid perfection unattainable by the highest art. - Lytton Strachey
We can forgive a man for making a useful thing as long as he does not admire it. The only excuse for making a useless thing is that one admires it intensely. All art is quite useless. - Oscar Wilde
If you schlep a shit job everyday, keep and feed a little secret life--whether it's writing, art, running, music, your thoughts. It's yours. - Don Roff
I don't understand why people think everything has to have meaning. While painting the Mona Lisa did Leonardo Da Vinci intend for it to have greater meaning than a work of art that he made? - Devin J. Monroe
Science may be described as the art of systematic oversimplification. - Karl R. Popper
A good half of the art of living is resilience. - Alain de Botton
Drawing is the art of being able to leave an accurate record of the experience of what one isn't, of what one doesn't know. A great drawer is either confirming beautifully what is commonplaceor probing authoritatively the unknown.::: ::: - Brett Whiteley
Art is on the side of the oppressed. Think before you shudder at the simplistic dictum and its heretical definition of the freedom of art. For if art is freedom of the spirit, how can it exist within the oppressors? - Edith Wharton
The art of betrayal has not taught me to be bitter, but not so easily misplace trust. - VaeEshia Ratcliff-Davis
When we know how to be at peace, we find that art is a wonderful way to share our peacefulness. - Thich Nhat Hanh
Art is not about itself but the attention we bring to it. - Marcel Duchamp
Farewell! thou art too dear for my possessing. - William Shakespeare
You’ve got sadness in you, I’ve got sadness in me and my works of art are places where the two sadnesses can meet, and therefore both of us need to feel less sad. - Mark Rothko
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality. - Pablo Picasso
I once saw a small child go to an electric light switch as say, "Mamma, can I open the light?" She was using the age-old language of exploration, the language of art. It was a sort of metaphor, but she was not using it as ornamentation. - Ezra Pound
If art does not enlarge men's sympathies, it does nothing morally. - George Eliot
If Wagner lived today, he would probably work with film instead of music. He already knew back then that the Great Art Form would include a sort of fourth dimension; it was really film he was talking about. - Harmony Korine
Life imitates art more than art imitates life. - Oscar Wilde
Why should I buy expensive art when I can make my own. - Piero Milani
Art cannot be bought or sold. It can only be created or destroyed. - Iimani David
In art one idea is as good as another. - Willem De Kooning
As ages passed we the people, were all blinded and misled in their ventures, by the heralds of the past. In the art of suppression apartheid and slavery were born and raised. In the final stage we established our earth as a drain of fuel and the religion of money made his appearance. - Nynke Visser
Pregressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensity social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation - Angela Y. Davis
Breathtaking, splendid, wondrous, sublime, all those words describe you, exactly as you are. You are a work of art! Enjoy your beauty! - Amy Leigh Mercree
The universe was alive with staccato radio chatter and art and curiosity and wonder and change. - Exurb1a
I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright, Who art as black as hell, as dark as night. - William Shakespeare
Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls. - Ingmar Bergman
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of the mind for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards. - Anatole France
There is an art of which every man should be a master the art of reflection. If you are not a thinking man, to what purpose are you a man at all? - William Hart Coleridge
It is art that makes life, makes interest, makes importance, and I know of no substitute for the force and beauty of it's process. - Henry James
Beautiful is the man who leaves a legacy that of shared love and life. It is he who transfers meaning, assigns significance and conveys in his loving touch the fine art and gentle shaping of a life. This man shall be called, Father. - Stella Payton
If nothing else, believe in art - Anonymous
Woman with known intentintending to exploreWoman with her senses on the edgeedging for some more..."From my poem, "Known Intent" - The Poetic Art of Seduction - Volume 1©Clarissa O. Clemens - Clarissa Clemens
People, there's no such thing as, THE BEST CAMERA BRAND, but yes there will always be THE BEST CAMERA AT ANY GIVEN TIME. Technology will change, but not art. - Ashraf Saharudin
ONLY' having the Gift, people appreciate this madness as Art. Everybody wants to have Art in their lives, but no body wants to have what the Art came out from in their lives... - Hiroko Sakai
Those only are happy who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness: on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit followed not as a means, but as itself an ideal end. Aiming at something else, they find happiness by the way. - John Stuart Mill
Poetry is the art of using language to transcend language. - Laurence Overmire
Art exists because reality is neither real nor significant. - J.G. Ballard
Art is a house that tries to be haunted. - Emily Dickinson
Writing for children is an art in itself, and a most interesting one. - Enid Blyton
Cinema is the ultimate pervert art. It doesn't give you what you desire - it tells you how to desire. - Slavoj Žižek
Magic is the most interesting art because people not necessarily want to learn to paint after they see a great painting, but they want to learn magic after they see a great magic effect. - Amit Kalantri
Religiosity developed because successful religions made groups more efficient at turning resources into offspring." (including art, cathedrals, cities, earthworks, etc?) - Jonathan Haidt
An artist cannot speak about his art any more than a plant can discuss horticulture - Paulo Coelho
Art is nothing but the expression of our dream; the more we surrender to it the closer we get to the inner truth of things, our dream-life, the true life that scorns questions and does not see them. - Franz Marc
And remember whatever discipline you're in, whether you're a musician or a photographer, fine artist or a cartoonist, writer, a dancer, a singer, a designer... whatever you do, you have a thing that's unique. You have the ability to make art. - Neil Gaiman
I think that's what art is: art is communication made in the hope that interesting miscommunications will arise. - Misha Glouberman
Writing is magic, as much the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free. So drink. Drink and be filled up. - Stephen King
Admittedly, art is somewhat like spit. It does not repulse or even worry is while it is still inside of us, but once it exits our body, it becomes disgusting. - Ivan Brunetti
The enemy of art is the absence of limitations. - Orson Welles
Art can't hurt you.
MAGIC, n. An art of converting superstition into coin. There are other arts serving the same high purpose, but the discreet lexicographer does not name them. - Ambrose Bierce
The true masters of the art of living are already happy if they are not unhappy. - Jean Anouilh
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
Art and science have their meeting point in method. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
You came to me to learn the Pleasure of Life and the Pleasure of Art. Perhaps I am chosen to teach you something much more wonderful, the meaning of Sorrow and its beauty. - Oscar Wilde
The object of art is to enhance the beauty, imaginations and joy of life. - Debasish Mridha
The art of living... is neither careless drifting on the one hand nor fearful clinging to the past on the other. It consists in being sensitive to each moment, in regarding it as utterly new and unique, in having the mind open and wholly receptive. - Alan W. Watts
You know one thing that Mr. Powell taught me? He taught me that sometimes, art can make you forget everything else all around you. That's what are can do. - Gary D. Schmidt
What I am really concerned about is what art is supposed to be - and can become. - Bruce Nauman
Artists and intellectuals are not he same animal. This causes a great deal of confusion. Our schools teach educate us intellectually but not artistically. We learn to deconstruct art, not construct it. - Julia Cameron
Art is the essence of life in creative form. If you want to compete, run a damn race. If you truly want to create essence, you need to leave competition out of it. 2014 - Jenna Cornell
Should you care to write (and only the saints know why you should) you must needs have knowledge and art and magic - the knowledge of the music of words, the art of being artless, and the magic of loving your readers. - Kahil Gibran
In De Rerum Natura, Lucretius pointed out a very central truth concerning the examined life. That is, that the man of science who concerns himself solely with science, who cannot enjoy and be enriched by art, is a misshapen man. An incomplete man. - William Styron
Photography captures a moment in time. Art captures time in a moment. - Joyce Wycoff
Random thoughts that fly away. Where words has no place to stay. Let it be right where they are. Let the work of art preserve its life. - Diana Rose Morcilla
Just because we are capable of art didn't what lay in front of him could be dismissed as aberration, that we could take what we admired and fence that off as human, dismissing the rest as monstrous. The same hands committed both. Brains don't undermine the savagery. They made us better at it. - Michael Marshall
It is only an auctioneer who can equally and impartially admire all schools of art. - Oscar Wilde
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. - Albert Einstein
Our Father Who Art in Heaven gathered more meaning for me as my own father joined the Maker when I was still in school. - Andy Paula
Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art. - Susan Sontag
All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music. For while in all other kinds of art it is possible to distinguish the matter from the form, and the understanding can always make this distinction, yet it is the constant effort of art to obliterate it. - Walter Pater
Under the influence of art the walls expand, the roof rises, and it becomes a temple. - Robert Ingersoll
Art, like love, moves the heart in unexpected directions. - Marty Rubin
Not all are called to be artists in the specific sense of the term. Yet, as Genesis has it, all men and women are entrusted with the task of crafting their own life: in a certain sense, they are to make of it a work of art, a masterpiece. - Pope John Paul II
If someone says something about your art that makes you feel bad, disregard it and joyfully make more art. - Gayle Wray
I scanned her soul and found my mate. She is a word of art for the spirit of the eyes ... To see her photos are needless why’s... I see through her... I see my own smiles. - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Living is art.Breathing and heart beating is music.Seeing is painting the world with our eyes.Touching is sculpting the shape of everything.Life is the most intense art of all. - Jacob Nordby
Only in art will the lion lie down with the lamb, and the rose grow without thorn. - Martin Amis
Painting: The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic. - Ambrose Bierce
Time is, in fact, a cross to bear, it passes on inexorably and remorselessly, destroying everything in its wake, save art and works of the intellect. - Jack Schmitt
Life is art. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Art teaches something we all need to learn, especially about people who are different from ourselves: "To see things the way they truly are, sometimes you have to look more deeply. - Ron Hall
True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist - Albert Einstein
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes--ah, that is where the art resides! - Arthur Schnabel
Conversation. What is it? A Mystery! It's the art of never seeming bored, of touching everything with interest, of pleasing with trifles, of being fascinating with nothing at all. - Guy de Maupassant
life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one - Stella Adler
Art transcends its limitations only by staying within them. - Flannery O'Connor
How comes it, that thou art then estranged from thyself? - William Shakespeare
There is no better deliverance from the world than through art; and a man can form no surer bond with it than through art. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook. - William James
Thou art the Mars of malcontents. - William Shakespeare
Art becomes an honest expression once done for oneself. Failure of that results to empty and transparent art. - Unarine Ramaru
But, oh, when gloomy doubts prevail,I fear to call thee mine;The springs of comfort seem to fail,And all my hopes decline.Yet, gracious God, where shall I flee?Thou art my only trust;And still my soul would cleave to thee,Though prostrate in the dust. - Anne Steele
People want to be bowled over by something special. Nine times out of ten you might strike out, but that tenth time, that peak experience, is what people want. That's what can move the world. That's art. - Haruki Murakami
There really is no such thing as Art. There are only artists. - E.H. Gombrich
That which is static and repetitive is boring. That which is dynamic and random is confusing. In between lies art.
A prince should therefore have no other aim or thought, nor take up any other thing for his study but war and it organization and discipline, for that is the only art that is necessary to one who commands. - Niccolo Machiavelli
To talk well and eloquently is a very great art, but that an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Everything a writer learns about the art or craft of fiction takes just a little away from his need or desire to write at all. In the end he knows all of the tricks and has nothing to say. - Raymond Chandler
To abstract is to draw out the essence of a matter. To abstract in art is to separate certain fundamentals from irrelevant material which surrounds them. - Ben Shahn
The art of life is to live in the present moment and to make that moment as perfect as we can by the realization that we are the instruments and expression of God himself. - Emmet Fox
Art lovers ought to be crazy.That's how they see the fun side of everything. - Saru Singhal
To go and see one druidical temple is only to see that it is nothing, for there is neither art nor power in it; and seeing one is quite enough. - Samuel Johnson
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change. - Alfred North Whitehead
Literature is the art of writing something that will be read twice; journalism what will be read once. - Cyril Connolly
The object isn't to make art, it's to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable. - Robert Henri
Imitation is not inspiration, and inspiration only can give birth to a work of art. The least of man's original emanation is better than the best of borrowed thought. - Albert Pinkham Ryder
Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts. - Germaine de Staël
There is an art, or, rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. - Douglas Adams
Courage is the art of being the only one who knows you're scared to death. - Earl Wilson
All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their own peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their own peril. - Oscar Wilde
Indeed, the future is signalled in the past, but time has to pass to see it. Art is the witness.BLOG post-Perpetual Beginning-November 14 2011 - Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox
There are no mistakes in art. - Maria Renteria
Oh, thou art fairer than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars. - Christopher Marlowe
Some photographers could vomit on a piece of paper and call it art, you know... Hang it in the Guggenheim, or whatever. Sell a print for two hundred pounds? But I can't do that. I just-- Maybe I have too much respect for walls... or something. - Pansy Schneider-Horst
Art is science made clear. - Jean Cocteau
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all art and science. - Albert Einstein
The man who practices the prophet's art is a fool; for if he happens to give an adverse answer, he makes himself disliked by those for whom he takes the omens; while if he pities and deceives those who are consulting him, he wrongs the gods.
A poverty-stricken nation with a great art is a greater nation than a wealthy nation with a poverty-stricken art. - William Saroyan
Art creates high energy, high vibrations, high music, high feelings, high of everything! Without art, we leave highness and we meet lowness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A true artist removes his heart willingly, allows constructive criticism to stomp it, then puts it back—bruised and aching—as he continues to strive for excellence due to the all-consuming obsession and love for his art. - H.G. Mewis
When dreams come true creativity becomes art. - Martin Schuster
The art is not, to tell. The art is, not to tell. - Muhammad Zaki
The creative mind can turn chaos into a master piece and call it Art. - Nikki Rowe
To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation. - François de La Rochefoucauld
Politics [is] the art of achieving the maximum amount of freedom for individuals that is consistent with the maintenance of social order. - Barry Goldwater
Mist to mist, drops to drops. For water thou art, and unto water shalt thou return. - Kamand Kojouri
A piece of art is part of its creator, you cannot split them apart. You cannot like one and dislike another. - Sameh Elsayed
Thou art a manGod is no moreThy own humanityLearn to adore - William Blake
Art is a corner of creation seen through a temperament. - Émile Zola
‎All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. - Havelock Ellis
The Art of LivingIs in the Joy of GivingWith Love in your Heart - arthurite
Travel does what good novelists also do to the life of everyday, placing it like a picture in a frame or a gem in its setting, so that the intrinsic qualities are made more clear. Travel does this with the very stuff that everyday life is made of, giving to it the sharp contour and meaning of art. - Freya Stark
Art speaks to everyone but some people don't listen. - C Vallo
Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape. - bell hooks
Your art is so abstract that I can only see it through my mind’s eye and touch it through my heart. - Debasish Mridha
All art is abstract, because art is an abstraction of the truth. - Milford Zornes
We have truth in order not to die of art. - Steve Aylett
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle
Never judge a work of art by its defects - Washington Allston
The purpose of music as an art form, is to engage the audience. - Unarine Ramaru
What happens when you combine your passion, strength and value? This is the process of creating true art. - J.R. Rim
Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the divine. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life. - W. Somerset Maugham
Art is a positive "FORCE" that bring beings together for the common good. Only the people who had lost a piece of themselves can create the unimaginary. - Henry Johnson Jr
The best thing about Art is that the people who create it live forever. - Jonathan Heatt
Time eventually positions most photographs, even the most amateurish, at the level of art. - Susan Sontag
What the mass media offers is not popular art, but entertainment which is intended to be consumed like food, forgotten, and replaced by a new dish. - W. H. Auden
Severed and gone, so many years! And art thou still so dear to me, That throbbing heart and burning tears Can witness how I cling to thee? - Anne Brontë
Fall makes me think that if I fail horribly at this art thing, and then fail horribly with this writing thing, I'll go run a pumpkin patch. - Tyler Hojberg
Art is either a complaint or appeasement. - Jasper Johns
The art of effective leadership is about navigating the dynamics of growth and success… holding a vision and leading a team, but arriving at the same time. - Steve Maraboli
Art is my life and my life is art. - Yoko Ono
All art is quite useless. - Oscar Wilde
Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced. - Leo Tolstoy
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials. - Lin Yutang
The brain is full of lonely ideas, begging you to make some sense of them, to recognize them as interesting. The lazy brain just files them away in old pigeonholes, like a bureaucrat who wants an easy life. The lively brain picks and chooses and creates new works of art out of ideas. - Theodore Zeldin
Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it. - C. S. Lewis
Nothing is what one thinks it is. Cloth is stone and circus is an art. There are no certainties. - Walter Moers
A woman's beauty should not imitate art. - Lionel Suggs
Branding is the art of differentiation - David Brier
Art is bad when ‘you see the intent and get put off.’ (Goethe) In Tolstoy one is unaware of the intent, and sees only the thing itself. from the book, On Retranslating A Russian Classic Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy - Joel Carmichael
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. - Pablo Picasso
You must learn the art of disappearance to protect yourself from the stupid! This art will save your time and your energy and it will keep your mind’s purity. And what is this art? It is to isolate yourself for a particular period of time from the society! - Mehmet Murat ildan
My art, my greatest art, is the skill to live within me. - Alireza Salehi Nejad
Hope and Memory have one daughter and her name is Art, and she has built her dwelling far from the desperate field where men hang out their garments upon forked boughs to be banners of battle. O beloved daughter of Hope and Memory, be with me for a while. - W.B. Yeats
Art is great fun but it's not important. What's important is to be healthy and love. - Marty Rubin
Though some may think there should be a separation between art/music and politics, it should be reinforced that art can be a form of nonviolent protest. - Eddie Vedder
...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough? - Vincent Van Gogh
Great art is an escape from the agony of why. - Robert A. Kearse
I learned an important lesson in the art of debate. Present your argument clearly, arm yourself with cutting wit and of course, bob and weave!
The artist is always beginning. Any work of art which is not a beginning, an invention, a discovery is of little worth. - Ezra Pound
Art and life are subjective. Not everybody's gonna dig what I dig, but I reserve the right to dig it. - Whoopi Goldberg
I wondered why I hadn't realized before that art was hard because you had to recreate not merely the scene but the way it soared into your soul and changed you. - Edeet Ravel
Art is a picture of the spirit. - Marty Rubin
The art of government consists in taking as much money as possible from one class of the citizens to give to the other. - Voltaire
Muse’s creations are predominately lyrical often resulting in poetic sonnets and fairytale like art. - Earl M. Coleman
Academia is the death of cinema. It is the very opposite of passion. Film is not the art of scholars, but of illiterates. - Werner Herzog
Art is apotheosis; often, the complaint of beauty. - Dejan Stojanovic
Art is the reason I get up in the morning, but the definition ends there. It doesn't seem fair that I'm living for something I can't even define. - Ani DiFranco
Art is art. You can take it or leave it. Liking it or not liking it does not make you a better person, and who you like or dislike results in the same thing. - Trent Zelazny
Conquer thyself, till thou has done this, thou art but a slave; for it is almost as well to be subjected to another's appetite as to thine own. - Sir Richard Francis Burton
PAINTING, n. The art of protecting flat surfaces from the weather and exposing them to the critic. Formerly, painting and sculpture were combined in the same work: the ancients painted their statues. The only present alliance between the two arts is that the modern painter chisels his patrons. - Ambrose Bierce
Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain? - William Shakespeare
For what it's worth, I think perfect love stories have perfect disasters hidden somewhere. If a genuine relationship comes out of two people screwing before they saw the potential of the 'relationship'? Its perfect, beautiful, a work of art in fact.. Normal is overrated. - Nike Thaddeus
Art and commerce are not irreconciliable, they are inextricably intertwined. - Nicholas Meyer
Art needs no victory because it is already the victory of the meticulous mind! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Fine art and pizza delivery, what we do falls neatly in between! - David Letterman
While art should never become exclusionary and elitist, any culture which fails to support its artists is only contributing to its own impoverishment. (Beyond Religion, p. 122) - David N. Elkins
I had spent many years living with a plain piece of canvas just right on my face as a headboard for my bed. As the years passed by, I watched it slowly transforming into a work of art which still lives above my head. And that my friend, is truly living art. - Shawn Lukas
I am giving soul and functionality to art by implementing her in to daily objects by through out design - Baris Gencel
The art and craft of early childhood teaching is in making decisions about fun, play and work. And it is this crafting that distinguishes the professional from the baby-sitter, parent or child minder. - Susan Grieshaber and Felicity McArdle
Art is our endless desire to turn the mortal things into the immortal things! - Mehmet Murat ildan
To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams. - Giorgio de Chirico
Life is very nice, but it has no shape. The object of art is actually to give it some ..." Jean Anouilh, The Rehearsal - Kate Taylor
People say you have expensive tastes.My Humble reply : I appreciate fine art, and fine art is not cheap. - Pushkar Saraf
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. - Aristotle
Next to the Energy that emanates from the Sun, there is only one real magic; It lies within the Visual Artist. When one can take an empty space and create something beautiful, It is not just Art, It's "Magic". - Andrea L'Artiste
Architecture is one part science, one part craft and two parts art. - David Rutten
An authentic work of art must start an argument between the artist and his audience. - Rebecca West
Art is the refreshing source of existence. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
It's the pointless things that give your life meaning. Friendship, Compassion, Art, Love. All of them are pointless. But, they're what keeps life from being meaningless. - Tim Winton
Hard and dry, a chickpea is inedible.Hard and dry, a heart is unlovable.Presoak it in dance, music and art. - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
In Art canvases DRAW answers and withdraw the silence of hidden lamps, illumination. - Goitsemang Sandra Mvula
If this be magic, let it be an art lawful as eating. - William Shakespeare
What a major mistake, having rejected pretty much all of the great talented female artists that have lived throughout the ages, art history is left incomplete. The validity of the written art history is as absent as those women left out. - Siren Waroe
Blow, blow, thou winter wind Thou art not so unkind, As man's ingratitude. - William Shakespeare
Public speaking is the art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary. - Evan Esar
i am open + free to create in abundance. i am deserving of my own love + it comes in the form of art. - The Nyghtlie Poet
Even for women without children, trading hours that produce income for hours that produce only art seems like a foolish decision. What a loss for the world, though, to have women's voices silenced because art is our last priority. - Holly Robinson
Now art should never try to be popular. The public should try to make itself artistic. - Oscar Wilde
ELOQUENCE, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white. - Ambrose Bierce
Listening is the art of love and appreciation. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
What is fair in men, passes away, but not so in art - Leonardo da Vinci
Art is either revolution or plagiarism - Paul Gauguin
I don't believe in art. I believe in artists. - Marcel Duchamp
The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings. - Okakura Kakuzo
Works of art imitate and provoke other works of art, the process is the source of art itself. - Edward Hirsch
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. - Scott Adams
I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being. - Oscar Wilde
The mask of art is the means through which corruption is spread. The mask makes vice seem beautiful, turns squalor and nastiness into glamorous thrill, seduces the onlooker into the game and leaves him or her with the corpse on his hands. - Jennifer Birkett
Well, life isn't a cakewalk, is it?! Eighty-nine percent of the world's most valuable art was created by men living in rat-infested flats. You think Velásquez wore Adidas? You think he enjoyed the luxuries of central heating and twenty-four-hour pizza delivery?! - Marisha Pessl
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. - Pablo Picasso
You don't learn art from life, or life from art. - Marty Rubin
The art wouldn’t complain if we leave her alone. Losing a touch with art, however, is losing a touch with our imagination. - Pawan Mishra
Art symbolizes our perfect ability in the matter of enriching the reality! - Mehmet Murat ildan
What's the earth With all its art, verse, music, worth - Compared with love, found, gained, and kept? - Robert Browning
Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible to feelings as to sight? - William Shakespeare
Authors are but the instrument to be played. The art is inside them, but many people help create it. - Love The Stacks Bookstore
Artists, by their free expressions, encourage others to be free. This is the quality that makes works of art enduring. - Marty Rubin
Ideas matter—and philosophy is the art of thinking about them rigorously. In my view, that should be done in as public a forum as possible. - Sam Harris
Art is life. - A.D. Posey
When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss Art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss Money - Oscar Wilde
Live, share and learn the art of true deep listening. The main keys are honesty and humility.Cultivate good filters in the mind. Conquer and tame the ego. If words and actions pass from your lips, sights and tapping words in the keyboard, don't forget to ask first, "Is it true, necessary and kind? - Angelica Hopes
Art has simple founding principles: Less is more, more or less; fill in the blanks with no filler. - Kevin Focke
In life, we have common experiences; in art, uncommon ones. - Marty Rubin
Life is an unfinished art, few master it, most just bark. - Fakeer Ishavardas
The importance of an artist is to be measured by the quantity of new signs which he has introduced to the language of art. - Henri Matisse
No flower of art ever fully blossomed save it was nourished by tears of agony.
Yea, though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death, i will fear no evil, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me... Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me throughout the rest of my life and i will dwell in the house of the Lord forever. - Bible
Art has never been made while thinking of art. - Niko Stumpo
Art, in itself, is an attempt to bring order out of chaos. - Stephen Sondheim
I don’t want life to imitate art. I want life to be art. - Carrie Fisher
If you want to understand what's most important to a society, don't examine its art or literature, simply look at its biggest buildings. - Joseph Campbell
The art of taxation consists in so plucking the goose as to obtain the largest possible amount of feathers with the smallest amount of hissing.
Life is a work of art, and what you see depends on your perspective. - Rosemarie Osmun
There is something particularly fascinating about seeing places you know in a piece of art - be that in a film, or a photograph, or a painting. - Sara Sheridan
What was any art but a mold to imprison for a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself- life hurrying past us and running away, to strong to stop, too sweet to lose. - Willa Cather
Make art and live simply. - Shawn Lukas
Art is sort of an experimental station in which one tries out living - John Cage
I think the mystery of art lies in this, that artists’ relationship is essentially with their work not with power, not with profit, not with themselves, not even with their audience. - Ursula K. Le Guin
I like the confusion you get between science and religion that’s where belief lies and art as well. - Damien Hirst
We live in capitalism. Its power seems inescapable. So did the divine right of kings. Any human power can be resisted and changed by human beings. Resistance and change often begin in art, and very often in our art, the art of words. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Dream is like an Art.Faith is like a Color.Failure is like a Water.If u drop a water on a art,it will affect the art not the color.Never lose it.Life has to go on - Saravanan
So many Gods, so many creeds So many ways that wind and wind, While just the art of being kind is all this sad world needs. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing in the right place but to leave the unsaid the wrong thing thing at the tempting moment. - Dorothy Nevill
Sensitive people care when the world doesn't because we understand waiting to be rescued and no one shows up. We have rescued ourselves, so many times that we have become self taught in the art of compassion for those forgotten. - Shannon L. Alder
The attempt to develop a sense of humor and to see things in a humorous light is some kind of a trick learned while mastering the art of living. - Viktor E. Frankl
My art is that of the 35mm kind; my poetry is of the lead and ink kind; my happiness is of the product of both; and my legacy is of the story of my soul, that my life left behind - Jeremy Aldana
Don't just relish art, but also appreciate it. - Steven Chopade
There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring: Impatience and Laziness. - Franz Kafka
The passions are the seeds of vices as well as of virtues, from which either may spring, accordingly as they are nurtured. Unhappy they who have never been taught the art to govern them! - Ann Radcliffe
Making children happy is the best art. - Marty Rubin
The forms art takes keep changing, but the themes remain the same. - Marty Rubin
Art for art's sake, with no purpose, for any purpose perverts art. But art achieves a purpose which is not its own. (1804) - Benjamin Constant
Writing is an abstract art of drawing pictures of the conscious and subconscious mind with words. - Debasish Mridha
No art is silent! Because art is an original idea and every original idea speaks, every interesting thought screams, every art talks, every art screams! No art is silent! If it is silent, then it is not an art! - Mehmet Murat ildan
To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art. - E.M. Forster
Being content with what you have already is an art form that leads to a peace that can’t be replaced by anything else. - Elizabeth Gilbert
If you know the art of being happy with simple things, then you know the art of having maximum happiness with minimum effort! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I think that one's art is a growth inside one. I do not think one can explain growth. It is silent and subtle. One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows. - Emily Carr
The subject may be crude and repulsive. Its expression is artistically modulated and balanced. This is style. This is art. This is the only thing that really matters in books. - Vladimir Nabokov
The truth, the all moving magic, the single handed spark of it all wasI found art. And this saved my life. - Mia Hollow
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
A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.
Like sin itself, Satan appeals to the senses. He originated and perfected the art of disguising evil as good. - Charles R. Swindoll
There is beauty in the art, and a story in the words! spk - Susan Pace-Koch
Art is seldom the result of true genius; rather, it is the product of hard work and skills learned and tenaciously practiced by regular people. - Sally Mann
To talk of a modern work of art enduring is sillier than talking of the eternal values of Standard Oil. - Raoul Vaneigem
Let's be honest. Sometimes art is dangerous, though. And that's why governments sometimes get nervous about art. But one of the things I truly believe is if you try to suppress the arts, then I think you are suppressing the deepest dreams and aspirations of the people. - Barack Obama
Art is an other door to IMAGINATION. And without imagination nothing is possible. - MHQ
My art is the result of a deeply personal, infinitely complex, and still essentially mysterious, exploration of experience. No words will ever touch it. - George Brecht
Greed is the performance art of the 21st Century. - A.E. Samaan
The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire and before art is born, the artist must be ready to be consumed by the fire of his own creation.
I believe it to be true that dreams are the true interpreters of our inclinations; but there is art required to sort and understand them. - Michel de Montaigne
I can't criticize what I don't understand. If you want to call this art, you've got the benefit of all my doubts. - Charles Rosin
Film is the ultimate canvas, the elixir of art, and the magic of life. - A.D. Posey
Original art emanates in the mind ... and lessons society's confusion from self indulgence, avarice and greed to trust, hope and love. - Louis Faurer
Act of giving something to others is an art of flowering your heart. - Vinayak
Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing. - Sir Ralph Richardson
Life isn't long enough for love and art. - W. Somerset Maugham
O Death the Healer, scorn thou not, I pray, To come to me: of cureless ills thou art The one physician. Pain lays not its touch Upon a corpse. - Aeschylus
Creation is always an act of affirmation, a lust for life or activity, a restlessness accompanied by art. That art is what pleases and invigorates and mystifies me. - Jean Moreau, Abbey of Kervennec, France
Art is the giving by each man of his evidence to the world. Those who wish to give, love to give, discover the pleasure of giving. Those who give are tremendously strong. - Robert Henri
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth. - Pablo Picasso
Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art. - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Sure he was great, but don't forget that Ginger Rogers did everything [Fred Astaire] did, .. backwards and in high heels."From: Frank and Ernest by , art by . - Bob Thaves
Talking about abstract things is important. Having big, wild conversations about concepts like art, music, time travel, and dreams makes it much easier when you’ll eventually need to talk about things like anger, sadness, pain, and love. - Tom Burns
Intentional living is the art of making our own choices before others' choices make us. - Richie Norton
To me, the body says what words cannot. I believe that dance was the first art. - Martha Graham
The art of conversation consist as much in listening politely, as in talking agreeably.
Men are the only animals that devote themselves, day in and day out, to making one another unhappy. It is an art like any other. Its virtuosi are called altruists. - H. L. Mencken
Don't just create art to make money. Make money so you can create more art. (Exchange any words you want for 'create art' and see if it fits). - Richie Norton
This is the only real concern of the artist, to recreate out of the disorder of life that order which is art. - James Baldwin
Politics: the art of using euphemisms, lies, emotionalism and fear-mongering to dupe average people into accepting--or even demanding--their own enslavement. - Larken Rose
Why shouldn’t art be pretty? There are enough unpleasant things in the world. - Pierre-Auguste Renoir
Frustration is one of the greatest things in art; satisfaction is nothing.
The world will know peace when the entrepreneur fully masters the art of starving the politician. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
It comforted him because it could not be called suffering if it was a sign of Art. - Hermann Bahr
Writing is the only art form where a good number of the artists make a slice of their living criticizing one another in print, in public. - Christian Bauman
Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions, there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that’s why it is so complicated. - Paul Rand
I was a poet. I had no expectations other than creating a world of art with words that would live on long after I was gone. - Jason E. Hodges
Another unsettling element in modern art is that common symptom of immaturity, the dread of doing what has been done before. - Edith Wharton
Only through art can we get outside of ourselves and know another's view of the universe. - Marcel Proust
Art is a manifestation of freedom. - Marty Rubin
Originality is the fine art of remembering what you hear but forgetting where you heard it. - Laurence J. Peter
Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness. - George Jean Nathan
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
You know what? I'm an artist. I'm an artist and I'm gonna make art, arty art art! - Andy Biersack
Criticism is like dissecting a dead frog," Caleb said when the book was published. "They're examining all the guts and shit and organs, when the thing that really matters, whatever it was that animated the body, has long since left. It does nothing for the art. - Kevin Wilson
Diplomacy is the art of letting someone else have your way. - American Proverb
Art requires philosophy, just as philosophy requires art. Otherwise, what would become of beauty? - Paul Gauguin
You don't have to make something that people call art. Living is an artistic activity, there is an art to getting through the day. - Viggo Mortensen
We need courage to take ourselves seriously, to look closely and without flinching, to regard the things that frighten us in life and art with wonder. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Prouder than a preschooler showin' refrigerator art! - K.D. Harp
A very fine artist can take something quite ordinary and, through sheer artistry and willpower, turn it into a work of art. - Truman Capote
Art is making something out of nothing, and selling it. - Frank Zappa
The artist is the only one qualified to criticize his art, because only the artist knows what he was trying to express and how satisfied he is with the attempt. - Ron Brackin
Death be not proud, though some have called theeMighty and dreadfull, for thou art not so,For, those, whom thou thinkst, thou dost overthrow, die not, poor death, nor yet canst thou kill me. - John Donne
We crafted everything that hurt us into art. - Jenim Dibie
If chaos is a masterpiece,Then you should see my heart.If battle scars are beautiful,Then I'm a work of art. - Kyra Jackson
For good-intentioned people making decisions, there's no such thing as a bad choice. So it doesn't matter what you choose. Choose something, then deliberately line up with the choice you make. This is the art of alignment and allowing. (paraphrased) - Abraham Hicks
To all you writers, artists, musicians, creative types who want to give up: It's okay to walk away for a bit. Get your second wind. But your writing, art, music will be there, lurking over your shoulder, and it will call to you, and you will answer. And come back even stronger. - Kathleen M. Rodgers
Listen within to find shining poetry and hear extraordinary music. You are a work of art. - Amy Leigh Mercree
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie' until you can find a rock. - Will Rogers
We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth. - John F. Kennedy
Meditation is the art of silencing the mind so that you may hear the inklings of the Soul. - Manprit Kaur
The acquisition of culture requires repose, sitting quietly in a room with a book, or alone with one's thoughts even any crowded concert or art museum. - Joseph Epstein
Without art, the crudeness of reality would make the world unbearable. - George Bernard Shaw
To paraphrase Muggeridge: Everything is a parable that God is speaking to us, the art of life is to get the message. - Chester Elijah Branch
Mankind will begin to recover the moment we take art as seriously as physics, chemistry, or money. - Ernst Levy
True art is thoughtful, emotional examination of how human themes impact the overall experience of existing. The rest is kitsch. - Tiffany Madison
Sound unbound by nature becomes bounded by art. - Dejan Stojanovic
Nothing is more difficult than the art of maneuvering for advantageous positions. - Sun-Tzu
Art does not exist only to entertain -- but also to challenge one to think, to provoke, even to disturb, in a constant search for the truth. - Barbra Streisand
I have been using art as a means to the emotions of life and reading into it the ideas of life. - Clive Bell
Simplicity is art. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Edsel is the artist in our family. Art is something I know nothing about. - Henry Ford
Learn about art, Captain. When you understand a species' art, you understand that species. - Grand Admiral Thrawn
I am my own experiment. I am my own work of art. - Madonna
Assassination is an art, milord, and I am the city’s most accomplished artist - Durzo Blint - Brent Weeks
The first mistake of art is to assume that it's serious. - Lester Bangs
In some ways, art is the most terrifying of human inventions. It preserves the right to undermine all the categories. The history of art is the history of iconoclasm, the history of some new voice saying that everything you know is wrong. - Richard Powers
I never drew a picture of anything that was before me but always from fancy, a sure sign of the absence of artistic eyesight; and I illustrated my lack of real feeling for art by a very early speech: 'Mama,' said I, 'I have drawed a man. Shall I draw his soul now? - Robert Louis Stevenson
Nature does not create works of art. It is we, and the faculty of interpretation peculiar to the human mind, that see art. - Man Ray
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease. - Voltaire
Art is the completion of what nature had always intended. - Robert Anthony
Explore Art without a campus, it is fulfilling in the unknown. - Unarine Ramaru
Life is, if anything, the art of combination. Of discrimination. Of freely picking one's own personal pattern out of a hundred choices. Not letting it be picked for you—either by the Establishment, or by the Rebels. Conformity of Hip is no better than Conformity of Square. - Sydney J. Harris
The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection. - Bertrand Russell
Here’s to freedom, cheers to art. Here’s to having an excellent adventure and may the stopping never start. - Jason Mraz
I'm an artist. I'm an artist and I'm going to make art! Art arty art art. - Andy Beirsack
If Christ were born in Bethlehem a thousand times and not in thee thyself; then art thou lost eternally. - Angelus Silesius
No art or science can penetrate that deepest of mysteries: what will happen tomorrow. - Marty Rubin
State of the Art is the frenetic and relentless pursuit of doing what its best at that time! - Da Anunciação Marco
My godfather sad that story was abut taking the chaotic jigsaw of life, making it into a picture and putting a frame around it so that we could look at it, have control over it. Story and art are the humanizing elements of us. - Emma Thompson
Without books no one can be a good teacher nor even a good student of this art. - Fiore Dei Liberi
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date. - William Shakespeare
Art is literacy of the heart. - Elliot Eisner
Art is not what you see, but what you make others see. - Edgar Degas
The following Discourse [on art, by Sir Joshua Reynolds] is particularly Interesting to Blockheads as it endeavours to prove that There is No such thing as Inspiration & that any Man of a plain Understanding may by Thieving from Others become a Mich Angelo. - William Blake
For me, meaning of design is to give soul to objects by Art. Art sometimes need to be in every part of daily life, not only in the galleries and museums - Baris Gencel
Diplomacy: The patriotic art of lying for one's country. - Ambrose Bierce
A piece of art, when completed, encapsulates its own reality. As its architect, the artist’s task is to craft it well enough that the reader believes in its existence and is willing to enter, explore, and engage based on the artist’s version of the truth, even if that truth is artifice. - Kate Kearns
Fashion is an art. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Evil is committed without effort, naturally, fatally; goodness is always the product of some art. - Charles Baudelaire
I am not a great cook, I am not a great artist, but I love art, and I love food, so I am the perfect traveller.
Militarism has been by far the commonest cause of the breakdown of civilizations. The single art of war makes progress at the expense of all the arts of peace. - Arnold Joseph Toynbee
Art is the proper task of life. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Art is what you can get away with. - Andy Warhol
Art forms that appeal to [leftists] tend to focus on ... defeat and despair ... as if there were no hope of accomplishing anything through rational calculation. - Theodore J. Kaczynski
my child, if you want to have a beautiful and happy life... 2 things you need... learn the art of love and practice it with your beloved one. - Carlos Barrios
The art of leading, in operations large or small, is the art of dealing with humanity, of working diligently on behalf of men, of being sympathetic with them, but equally, of insisting that they make a square facing toward their own problems.
When it rains it pours. Maybe the art of life is to convert tough times to great experiences: we can choose to hate the rain or dance in it. - Joan F. Marques
Whoever uses the spirit that isin him creatively is an artist. Tomake living itself an art, that isthe goal. - Henry Miller
Work your craft; until it becomes an art from. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Art can only progress towards its own self-annihilation. - Richard Appignanesi
There is nothing we can now call our own, for what we call so is the effect of art; crimes are made by decrees of the senate, or by the votes of the people; and as here-to-fore we are burdened by vices, so now we are oppressed by laws. - Blaise Pascal
I just do art because I’m ugly and there’s nothing else for me to do. - Andy Warhol
It’s not the art, it’s the heart. What [God] reads during our worship is the inner attitude. Worship is spiritual; it’s organic; it’s relational. - LaMar Boschman
Lying for lying's sake is the inspiration behind all great art - Marty Rubin
...I do not want art for a few; any more than education for a few; or freedom for a few... - William Morris
The writer's only responsibility is to his art. He will be completely ruthless if he is a good one... If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate; the Ode on a Grecian Urn is worth any number of old ladies. - William Faulkner
Art is a passion with great vision and cultural expression. - Debasish Mridha
The art of progress is to preserve order amid change and to preserve change amid order. - Alfred North Whitehead
If you wish to make good art, then you must believe you already do. Otherwise, you will never be good enough. - Luhraw
Can compromise be an art? Yes--but a minor art. - Joyce Carol Oates
diplomacy, n.: The patriotic art of lying for one's country. - Ambrose Bierce
Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature. - Cicero
Isn't it amazing how we always have to put our mark on things? And how, from the natural world, we find evidence over and over again that reminds us, not so much of the birds, but of our own stories and our own kinds of art? - Rosamond Purcell
The only honest art form is laughter, comedy. You can't fake it...try to fake three laughs in an hour -- ha ha ha ha ha -- they'll take you away, man. You can't. - Lenny Bruce
You cannot negotiate art. - Amit Kalantri
To live long and achieve happiness, cultivate the art of radiating happiness. - Malcolm Forbes
...A world is supported by four things...the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the righteous and the valor of the brave. But all of these are as nothing without a ruler who knows the art of ruling. - Frank Herberterbert
Entrepreneurship is an art, you do it because you love it. - Farshad Asl
The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution! - Albert Einstein
If it sells, it's art. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Creativity is contagious. And so is banality. Criticism is an art in itself. Don’t let the dullness around destroy the creativity within. T.S. Eliot said, honest criticism and sensitive appreciation is directed not upon the poet but upon the poetry. Good to remember… - Elif Shafak
Movement is knowledge. Art is perception - Armin Houman
LIVING your life and NOT acting it is the true art. - Mykyta Isagulov
If you criticize what you’re doing too early you’ll never write the first line.[Paris Review, interview with Jodi Daynard, The Art of Fiction No. 113, Winter II 1989] - Max Frisch
Lack of culture equals to parallel lives, however through art, oneness, sanity and sense of belonging is restored. - Unarine Ramaru
The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it... did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind. - Heinrich Heine
Reality is not enough for us, that’s why we have invented art to create different realities! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The only person we have the right or the power to forgive is ourselves. For everything else, there is the Art of Acceptance. - Rebecca O’Dwyer
Notre religion, notre morale, notre philosophie, en sont que des formes de decadence de l humanite, le contre mouvement: l art - Friedrich Nietzsche
Poetry is the scholar's art. - Wallace Stevens
Marketing is not the art of finding clever ways to dispose of what you make. It is the art of creating genuine customer value. - Philip Kotler
It is the greatest art of the devil to convince us he does not exist. - Charles Baudelaire
Art is a mirror of time, it must reflect a moment. - Unarine Ramaru
Compared to art, all other professions are but chores. - T.L. Rese
Bass players share a secret fellowship, a sort of gnosis peculiar to their breed, a kind of smart that is hard for others to recognize or understand: the art of the whole sound. Bass players actually believe in musical epistemology, they are practitioners of musical metaphysics. - Randall E. Auxier
Happiness is an art and the one who knows this art lives happily even if they don't have anything. - Raaz Ojha
Literature is the only art in which the audience performs the score. - Kurt Vonnegut
Of all the hardships and deprivations a people can suffer, I am not sure if the deprivations of art and culture are not the most devastating. As meat and rice are food for the body, art and culture are food for the soul. Starve the body and the person dies; starve the soul and the spirit dies. - Gerard de Marigny
Poetry is not an art, it's a symptom. - Michele Brenton
The perfection of art is to conceal art. - Quintilian
Art is a reflection of poetry and beauty of the heart and mind without the use of any words. - Debasish Mridha
Parameters are the things you bounce off to create art. - Neil Gaiman
We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince others of the truthfulness of his lies. - Pablo Picasso
Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition. - Jacques Barzun
Music is the art of thinking with sounds. - Jules Combarieu
I do believe in an everyday sort of magic -- the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we're alone. - Charles de Lint
For if my poems have always been about survival--and I believe they have been--then survival too keeps revealing itself as an art of the unexpected. - Jane Cooper
All real works of art look as though they were done in joy. - Robert Henri
If debugging is the art of removing bugs, then programming must be the art of inserting them. - Unknown
Confidence, like art, never comes from having all the answers; it comes from being open to all the questions. - Earl Gray Stevens
If your heart is broken, make art with the pieces."[Blueprint for a Breakthrough (2013)] - Shane L. Koyczan
Art as the single superior counter-force against all will to negation of life, art as the anti-Christian, anti-Buddhist, anti-Nihilist par excellence. - Friedrich Nietzsche
A man who makes a plate or a shirt or a loaf of bread or anything our great great ancestors called a work of art, has no need to try to be sincere; all he can do is practice his craft to the best of his ability. But once he starts making useless things, how can he not be sincere? - René Daumal
Art does not reproduce what we see. It makes us see. - Paul Klee
Unfortunately, fact checking has become a lost art - Gary Hopkins
Insomnia is the act of pushing through sleep to achieve the art of insane creativity. - Todd Stocker
Art has conveyed the passion of the soul into tangible , visual and audible matter - Romeo Liekens
Art is a deliberate recreation of a new and special reality that grows from your response to life. It cannot be copied; it must be created. - Anonymous
The creation of art is not the fulfillment of a need but the creation of a need. The world never needed Beethoven's Fifth Symphony until he created it. Now we could not live without it. - Louis I Kahn
Art (including literature) is the barometer of a culture. It reflects the sum of a society’s deepest philosophical values: not its professed notions and slogans, but its actual view of man and of existence. - Ayn Rand, The Romatic Manifesto
Art is inextricably tied to man's survival - not to his physical survival, but to that on which his physical survival depends: to the preservation and survival of his consciousness. - Ayn Rand
For me, writing isn't about money and fame. It's about passion, an art form that I want to share with the world, expand the horizons to new worlds, new experiences, and new adventures. - Jason W. Blair
Art does not reproduce the visible; it makes visible. - Paul Klee
Love me sweet With all thou art Feeling, thinking, seeing; Love me in the Lightest part, Love me in full Being. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Art is a marriage of the conscious and the unconscious. - Jean Cocteau
The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides. - Artur Schnabel
What I dream of is an art of balance. - Henri Matisse
God is not interested in your art, but your heart. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
The true art of memory, is the art of attention - Samuel Johnson
Art is a creative re-creation of an imaginative or real observation. - Debasish Mridha
Art is everywhere. - A.D. Posey
Let's be happy and forget all about art and politics! - Marty Rubin
Every season has its own art and the art of autumn is to bewitch the people! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries. - Jimmy Carter
When your life is stormy, take a refuge to a port: To music or to literature, in short, to art, to any kind of art! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art. - Izaak Walton
Art forms of the past were really considered elitist. Bach did not compose for the masses, neither did Beethoven. It was always for patrons, aristocrats, and royalty. Now we have a sort of democratic version of that, which is to say that the audience is so splintered in its interests. - David Cronenberg
Blow, blow, thou winter wind! Thou art not so unkind as Man's ingratitude. - William Shakespeare
Always suffer delusions of grandeur with your art. What you are unable to face will never hurt you - Ginnetta Correli
Maybe we're all ongoing stories, defined at various stages of life, or whenever people oblige us to declare ourselves. Fiction is marvelous for studying this, allowing the writer and reader to leap decades in a sentence. No other art lets you bend time as much. - Tom Rachman
The art of living easily as to money is to pitch your scale of living one degree below your means. - Sir Henry Taylor
REPLICA, n. A reproduction of a work of art, by the artist that made the original. It is so called to distinguish it from a "copy," which is made by another artist. When the two are mae with equal skill the replica is the more valuable, for it is supposed to be more beautiful than it looks. - Ambrose Bierce
The absence of limitations is the enemy of art. - Orson Welles
I became an artist because I wanted to be an active participant in the conversation about art. - Kamand Kojouri
Yet this thou art alive, but if ye soar,My poor frail heart will have beat out its cryAnd sadly miss thy sweet form all the moreWhile helplessly I stand and watch you die. - Timothy Salter
All art is an imitation of nature. - Seneca
Life is the art of drawing sufficient conclusions from insufficient premises. - Samuel Butler
Every piece of art is a mirror and serves the function of reflectivity to expose to you and reveal to you more of who you are. - Darryl Anka
It is a downright brilliant art to be ,successful quiet, in a bright noisy world. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
You know one thing that Mr. Powell taught me? He taught me that sometimes, art can make you forget everything else all around you. - Gary D. Schmidt
Let Art be your weapon, and you would never be defeated. - Bam Zakariya
Art is a journey of excellence not a goal of perfection. - Jacqueline Patricks
Communication is an art and a meaningful conversation is a masterpiece. - Jasz Gill
The art of leadership is saying no, not yes. It is very easy to say yes. - Tony Blair
Politics is the art of the possible, the attainable the art of the next best - Otto von Bismarck
Creation signifies, above all, emotion, and that not in literature or art alone. We all know the concentration and effort implied in scientific discovery. Genius has been defined as an infinite capacity for taking pains. - Henri Bergson
Treat a work of art like a prince: let it speak to you first. - Arthur Schopenhauer
What art seeks to disturb is monotony of type, slavery of custom, tyranny of habit, and the reduction of man to the level of a machine. - Oscar Wilde
Don't just create art to make money. Make money so you can create more art. - Richie Norton
Calligraphy is an art form that uses ink and a brush to express the very souls of words on paper. - Kaoru Akagawa
Art is a game of skill, not chance. - Marty Rubin
You can't make a fan of everyone. Stay true to your story, characters, music, art or whatever it is you do and fuck everyone else who doesn't like it. Life isn't perfect. - Ann Marie Frohoff
You want to fly? Find an art and watch it carefully! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The modern human has mastered the art of building toxic homes and cities. - Steven Magee
History has taught us that the idea of superpower is for a political maniac to design the art of control over other countries. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
The art of statemanship is to foresee the inevitable and to expedite its occurrence. - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord
He knows all about art, but he doesn't know what he likes. - James Thurber
She never looked nice.She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something. - Eleanor Park - Rainbow Rowell.
All art is propaganda. It is universally and inescabably propaganda; sometimes unconsciously, but often deliberately, propaganda. - Upton Sinclair
We are all born artists. The nature generally doesn’t discriminate among newborns with respect to art. Yet most of us try very hard as we grow, without knowing, to stop being artists. - Pawan Mishra
I honestly don't know how you live without having a cat inside your house. It's like having a little living piece of art that is also very warm and soft. - Hank Green
‎"I was born in the US and l have lived in Mexico since 1946. I believe that all these states of being have influenced my work and made it what you see today. I am inspired by Black people and Mexican people, my two peoples. My art speaks for both my peoples" ~ Elizabeth Catlett - Melanie Anne Herzog
If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it. - John Lennon
Magic is the stunning art of surprising your audience, so that nothing else surprises them. - Amit Kalantri
An artist's responsibility is simple: to say through his art what can't be said any other way. - Marty Rubin
True art is a remedy of curiousity and it rise above all expectations. - Unarine Ramaru
Art is a product of the intuitive—the most powerful instrument within us. The intuitive is the most accurate sense we have. - Louis I. Kahn
Art is either plagiarism or revolution. - Paul Gauguin
Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth. - Pablo Picasso
Treaty with Tripoli, Art. 11. As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion; - U.S. Congress
I am for an art that is political-erotical-mystical, that does something more than sit on its ass in a museum. - Claes Oldenburg
Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art. - Tom Stoppard
Thank God I have seen an orange sky with purple clouds. How easy it is to forget that we have the privilege of living in God's art gallery. - Erica Goros
When every piece falls into place, it's like a dance, a delicate but powerful balancing act. The art of holding on and letting go at the same time. - Kristin Bartley Lenz
Is love an art? Then it requires knowledge and effort. - Erich Fromm
I haven't the slightest idea what art is, but to be a painter is something of which you have to prove. - Wayne Thiebaud
It may be that The Great Gatsby is as perfect, word for word, just in terms of English; but Ulysses is deeper, richer, wider and is comic, whereas The Great Gatsby is a tragic novel. And I think all great art is comic art.() Stephen Fry - video
If thou art willing to suffer no adversity, how wilt thou be the friend of Christ? - Thomas à Kempis
The more minimal the art, the more maximum the explination. - Hilton Kramer
Art is a consciousness-provoking vessel. - ELLE NICOLAI
The depth of your art is subject to originality; Your own authentic style. - Unarine Ramaru
The need to be a great artist makes it hard to be an artist. The need to produce a great work of art makes it hard to produce any art at all. - Julia Cameron
Sensuality is beautiful, and dominance and submission in the right context is a passionate art. A muse which ignites the flame of femininity, enrapturing both partners in complete euphoria, magnifying both the masculine and the feminine in one tantalizing unit. - Sai Marie Johnson
We suffered for our art. You have to suffer for our art as well! - Terry Gilliam
Good composition is like a suspension bridge; each line adds strength and takes none away... Making lines run into each other is not composition. There must be motive for the connection. Get the art of controlling the observer that is composition. - Robert Henri
Jealousy is the art of injuring ourselves more than others. - Alexandre Dumas
Thou art all the comfort, The Gods will diet me with. - William Shakespeare
Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it. - Duke Ellington
Art has the ability to change minds. Passion is what changes the world. When both collide, it's as powerful as a bomb. Art isn't pretty and poised fluff. Art is brutal and snarling. Artists growl. This is the roar of change that beats within them. - 8/29/11 - A.H. Scott
Art is the truth of the imagination. - Marty Rubin
Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art of all. - Andy Warhol
The art of being yourself at your best is the art of unfolding your personality into the person you want to be. . . . Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.
The sweet and the sour: this is what makes great art. - Ward Jenkins
Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that's why it is so complicated. - Paul Rand
Art is the expression that the soul makes without having to explain itself, nor regard the criticism of others. - Reed Abbitt Moore
The only competition in art is the search for truth. No matter who gets there first, we all win. - Joe leigh-Corrigan
Life itself is an art form. - Tyree Guyton
The art of being wise is the art of knowing that solutions don’t come from individuals, but rather experiences. - Shannon L. Alder
Culture is local; art, universal. - Marty Rubin
A true work of art is shaped by the hands of another, and if in shaping us that ‘other’ is anything other than God, the piece will never touch the remotest periphery of its potential. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
The artist takes in the world, but instead of being oppressed by it, he reworks it in his own personality and recreates it in the work of art. - Ernest Becker
Seeing is an art; To become an artist, you need to feel. - Iman Ghavamabadi
Art is a passion or it is nothing - Robert Fry
An art is a poetry but only a few can read it. - Debasish Mridha
Lying is an art, if you can convince yourself with lie, then you are a master. - Nikhil Yadav
Art is solving problems that cannot be formulated before they have been solved. The shaping of the question is part of the answer. - Piet Hein
Politics is a man in conflict with other men. Art is a man in conflict with himself. - Marty Rubin
The art of being bored is lost. - Ted Klauber
One reassuring thing about modern art is that things can't be as bad as they are painted. - M. Walthall Jackson
Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better. - André Gide
Childhood is the time and children's books are the place for powerful emotions, powerful language, powerful art... There is no room for cutesy books, dull books, or books that talk down. Children are not inferior. They may be small in stature but not in what they feel, think, listen, and see. - Betsy Hearne
Without magic, there is no art. Without art, there is no idealism. Without idealism, there is no integrity. Without integrity, there is nothing but production. - Raymond Chandler
The locus of the human mystery is perception of this world. From it proceeds every thought, every art. - Marilynne Robinson
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it whether it exists or not, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying the wrong remedy. - Ernest Benn
Anything can be art: painting stairs, raising a child, or organising a trip to the end of the world. It's the way you live that makes you either an artist, or an art connoisseur, or an unsatisfied critic. - Mykyta Isagulov
Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world. - Martin Luther
The work of art is a stuffed crocodile. - Alfred Jarry
The human body is the best work of art. - Jess C. Scott
Fine art is the discipline of breaking rules. - M.B. Dallocchio
Art and science should serve humanity and not the other way around. - Marty Rubin
In trying to be perfect, He perfected the art of anonymity, Became imperceptible And arrived nowhere from nowhere. - Dejan Stojanovic
Art is not a thing; it is a way. - Elbert Hubbard
Are you educated in the art of medicine? Yeah, the art of Walgreens and Urgent Care. A bit, I hedged. - Lisa T Bergren
Open spaces sing to my heartof the art of nature and the nature of art. - Jay Woodman
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
Art is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite -- getting something down. - Julia Cameron
Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art. - Claude Debussy
Philosophy is the abstract art of thoughts and perceptions that form colors of words and languages that paint the canvas of our minds. - Debasish Mridha
Let each man exercise the art he knows. - Aristophanes
Art is something greater and higher than our own skill or knowledge or learning. That art is something which, though produced by human hands, is now wrought by hands alone, but wells up from a deeper source, from a man's soul. - Vincent van Gogh
Divinity is accident of nature, magic is the work of an art. - Amit Kalantri
There is a skill to learning. It is all about what is and what is not. While Science is knowing what is, Art is creating what is not. - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
The future belongs to us. I think that art is a force that can change the world. - Shahin Najafi
The suprematist must have a superior knowledge of understanding. With out that, their art is powerless - Luhraw
Gossip is the art of saying nothing in a way that leaves practically nothing unsaid. - Walter Winchell
Passion is univeral humanity. Without it religion, history, art, and romance would be useless. - Honore de Balzac
How lucky I am to lose sleep over such a work of art. - Taylor Patton
There is no art without artist, try to paint your future under God's control. - Bruce Mbanzabugabo
Finance is the art of passing currency from hand to hand until it finally disappears. - Robert W. Sarnoff
Politics is the art of the possible. - Otto Von Bismarck
I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.
Repetition is the death of art. - Robin Green
Art is the process of relationship. Through art we create and share ourselves. - Destiny Allison
Our senses and emotions are the great source of inspiration for creating compelling and interesting art pieces (books included). Each art piece, be it a book, a song, a painting, a photograph or a product should touch our senses and evoke emotions. Emotionless art lacks purpose and interest. - Serafima
Management: An art of handling conflicting Egos to meet a common objective, be it political, organisational or societal in nature. - Ramana Pemmaraju
Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it's all over. - Gloria Naylor
Art is the illusion of spontaneity. - Japanese Proverb
Sadness is a part of life; Love is the heart of life; But facing pain and to come out strong is the real art of life - Wrushank Sorte
Design is an art, creative artist must have a beautiful mind - Bhupesh B. Patil
Art tends toward balance, order, judgment of relative values, the laws of growth, the economy of living very good things for anyone to be interested in. - Robert Henri
True education does not consist merely in the acquiring of a few facts of science, history, literature, or art, but in the development of character. - David O. McKay
The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life. - Oscar Wilde
The true, prescriptive artist strives after artistic truth; the lawless artist, following blind instinct, after an appearance of naturalness. The one leads to the highest peaks of art, the other to its lowest depths. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Every successful work of art is a collaboration between the known and the unknown. - Marty Rubin
Great art ignites a passion for freedom. - Marty Rubin
Jealousy is the art of burning yourself inside out. - Debasish Mridha
Art is not an afterthought or a luxury. It is the creative expression of the human experience. - RC deWinter
Art is an expression of love, which you can see on the canvas. - Debasish Mridha
A Good Relationship is like a neat and defined nail art. It requires a lot of concentration, time devotion and patience, to take it to perfection! - Mehek Bassi
Lying, the telling of beautiful untrue things, is the proper aim of Art. - Oscar Wilde
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