Art quotes

Vision is the art of seeing things …Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.

Imagination Short

Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for …Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for directions.

Witty Humor People

Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one …Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art.... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.

Friendship Life Philosophy

Life imitates art far more than art imitates …Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.

Life Short

Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left …Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone

Short

Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do …Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.

Music Pleasure Human nature

Art is to console those who are broken by …Art is to console those who are broken by life.

Life Short

Art without emotion is like chocolate cake without sugar. It makes you …Art without emotion is like chocolate cake without sugar. It makes you gag.

Humor Emotions

It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and …It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.

Inspirational Knowledge

The chief enemy of creativity is good …The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.

Short Enemy

Yoga is the art of proper …Yoga is the art of proper action

Short Action Bhagavad gita

Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us …Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.

Beauty Happiness Heart Inspirational






Short + Art quotes

Short Quotes
Art is the lie that enables us to realize the …Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.

Short Truth

Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same …Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.

Short

The art of being wise is knowing what to …The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.

Short Wisdom Perspective

Painting is the silence of thought and the music of …Painting is the silence of thought and the music of sight.

Short

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the …Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.

Short Feeling

Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the …Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul.

Short Soul

All art is quite …All art is quite useless.

Short Humor Insult

You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your …You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.

Short Soul

The noblest pleasure is the joy of …The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.

Short Knowledge Joy Understanding

Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line …Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.

Short Simile

The painter has the Universe in his mind and …The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.

Short Universe

A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you …A picture is a secret about a secret, the more it tells you the less you know.

Short Secret

You don't take a photograph, you make …You don't take a photograph, you make it.

Short

Painting is just another way of keeping a …Painting is just another way of keeping a diary.

Short

The art of writing is the art of discovering what you …The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.

Short Writing

The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that …The world doesn't make sense, so why should I paint pictures that do?

Short World

Like any artist without an art form, she became …Like any artist without an art form, she became dangerous.

Short



Life + Art quotes

Life Quotes
Art is the proper task of …Art is the proper task of life.

Life Short

Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad …Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.

Life Humor

Every day one should at least hear one little song, read one good poem, see one fine painting and …Every day one should at least hear one little song, read one good poem, see one fine painting and -- if at all possible -- speak a few sensible words.

Life Music Poetry

Deliver me from writers who say the way they live doesn't matter. I'm not sure a bad person can …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.

Life Humor Writing

It is hard work and great art to make life not so …It is hard work and great art to make life not so serious.

Life Short Work

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday …Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Life Soul

I make art, sometimes I make true art, and sometimes it fills the empty places in my life. Some of …I make art, sometimes I make true art, and sometimes it fills the empty places in my life. Some of them. Not all.

Life

If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out …If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I, an artist, will answer you: I am here to live out loud.

Life

If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to …If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.

Life Music Poetry

I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever …I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want.

Life Nature

I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be …I don't want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.

Life Short

Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful …Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.

Life Short Humans

In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn't …In the haunted house of life, art is the only stair that doesn't creak.

Life Short



All art Quotes


When I was a child my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. If you …When I was a child my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. If you become a monk, you'll be the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso.

Success

Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than …Painting is poetry that is seen rather than felt, and poetry is painting that is felt rather than seen.

Poetry

You might as well ask an artist to explain his art, or ask a poet to explain his poem. It defeats …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.

Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an …Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art.

The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that …The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.

Philosophy Science Emotions Experience

The human body is the best work of …The human body is the best work of art.

Beauty

Fiction is art and art is the triumph over chaos... to celebrate a world that lies spread out …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.

Book

I dream my painting and I paint my …I dream my painting and I paint my dream.

Dreams

You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the …You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.

Experience

A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his …A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.

Beauty God Life Music

...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is …...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?

Nature Poetry

The beautiful is always …The beautiful is always bizarre.

Beauty Life Short

A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is …A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.

Feeling

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should …No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.

Freedom Emotions

For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain …For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.

In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of …In general, the art of government consists of taking as much money as possible from one class of citizens to give to another.

The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the …The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.

Nature

Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terror, great loneliness, great …Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terror, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them.

Loneliness

We work in the dark - we do what we can - we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion, and our …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.

Work

If I paint a wild horse, you might not see the horse... but surely you will see the …If I paint a wild horse, you might not see the horse... but surely you will see the wildness!

Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don't come up …Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don't come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they're having a piss.

Humor

I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art …I believe entertainment can aspire to be art, and can become art, but if you set out to make art you're an idiot.

Humor

Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon …Interpretation is the revenge of the intellectual upon art.

Humor

We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth, at least the truth …We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the 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.

Truth

It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be …It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure.

Science Wisdom

What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that's gone forever, impossible to …What i like about photographs is that they capture a moment that's gone forever, impossible to reproduce.

Memory

Art and love are the same thing: It's the process of seeing yourself in things that are not …Art and love are the same thing: It's the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.

Love

There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves …There is no time for cut-and-dried monotony. There is time for work. And time for love. That leaves no other time.

Love Time Work

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love …There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

Love Short

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and …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.

Imagination Science Emotions

When you make music or write or create, it's really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, …When you make music or write or create, it's really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you're writing about at the time.

Music Writing

Everything you can imagine is …Everything you can imagine is real.

Imagination Life Short

You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing …You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.

Nature is a haunted house--but Art--is a house that tries to be …Nature is a haunted house--but Art--is a house that tries to be haunted.

Nature Short

A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark …A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.

Nature Light

In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest …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.

Beauty Love

There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help …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

Imagination

The artist's job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of …The artist's job is not to succumb to despair but to find an antidote for the emptiness of existence.

Hope

i am a museum full of art but you had your eyes …i am a museum full of art but you had your eyes shut

Love Poetry

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward …The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.

Philosophy

Your mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid. You explore every avenue and …Your mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid. You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity.

Mind Thinking

Imagination governs the …Imagination governs the world.

Imagination Short

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall …When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.

Silence

The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the …The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!

Freedom History

Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, …Self-consciousness is the enemy of all art, be it acting, writing, painting, or living itself, which is the greatest art of all.

Enemy Writing

If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you …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.

Music

An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone …An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's.

Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why …Others have seen what is and asked why. I have seen what could be and asked why not.

Inspirational

All forms of madness, bizarre habits, awkwardness in society, general clumsiness, are justified in …All forms of madness, bizarre habits, awkwardness in society, general clumsiness, are justified in the person who creates good art.

Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never …Art is the only serious thing in the world. And the artist is the only person who is never serious.

Humor

Art never responds to the wish to make it democratic; it is not for everybody; it is only for those …Art never responds to the wish to make it democratic; it is not for everybody; it is only for those who are willing to undergo the effort needed to understand it.

Writing

And now, I'm just trying to change the world, one sequin at a …And now, I'm just trying to change the world, one sequin at a time.

Humor

A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or …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.

Heart Life

Many great works of art, poetry, and music are inspired by astral memories. The desire to do noble, …Many great works of art, poetry, and music are inspired by astral memories. The desire to do noble, beautiful things here on Earth is also often a carryover of astral experiences between a person's earth lives

Music Poetry

All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique. All artists, if they are to survive, are …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.

Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden …Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.