Forget scientists. The next space launch we should send up painters, poets and musicians. I’d be more interested in what they discover than anything that takes place in a test tube. - James Rozoff
Modern art is what happens when painters stop looking at girls and persuade themselves that they have a better idea. - John Ciardi
Creativity without commercialism will result in unseen masterpieces by unknown painters. - Shriram Iyer
The artists are the most powerful ones, the creators, first are the painters, working without words, second are the music composers, and third are the writers. - Robert Black
Artists are dishonest creatures really. They foist their version of reality upon us while making it all up. Writers, painters, musicians, auteurs—they’re all the same. - Tom Gething from "Sabotage"
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
I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Virtually everyone needs motivation of some sort, but when you are in love - that is motivation enough, it turns many into poets and painters, it spurs the creativity in you. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
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
Degas is one of the very few painters who have given the floor its true importance. - Paul Valéry
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
Maybe he's only a little bit crazy, like painters, or composers, or some of those men in Washington.
I didn’t know that painters and writers retired. They’re like soldiers – they just fade away. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti