Maybe he's only a little bit crazy, like painters, or composers, or some of those men in Washington.
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
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"
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
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 didn’t know that painters and writers retired. They’re like soldiers – they just fade away. - Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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