Art Quotes

Samuel taylor coleridge - there is one art of which man should be master,...
The recognition that no knowledge can be complete, no metaphor entire, is itself humanizing. It counteracts fanaticism. It grants even to adversaries the possibility of partial truth, and to oneself the possibility of error.
Alvin Toffle

Robert s. mcnamara, former u. s. secretary of defense - brains, like hearts, go where they are...
Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.
Sir Winston Churchill
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, The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
Rachel Carson

Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it.... While it lies there, it needs no constitution, no law, no court to save it.
Learned Hand, jurist
Art washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday living.
Pablo Picasso
Money never starts an idea; it is the idea that starts the money.
W. J. Cameron
Visits always give pleasure, if not the arrival, the departure.
Portuguese Prove
Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
Alfred North Whitehead, Dialogues (1954)
The adoration of his heart had been to her only as the perfume of a wild flower, which she had carelessly crushed with her foot in passing.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In whatever one does, there must be a relationship between the eye and the heart. With the eye that is closed, one looks within, with the eye that is open, one looks without.
Henri Cartier - Bresson
Were I a nightingale, I would act the part of a nightingale were I a swan, the part of a swan.
Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art... It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.
C. S. Lewis
Equations are just the boring part of mathematics. I attempt to see things in terms of geometry.
Stephen Hawking
By taking this action, I hope that I will have hastened the start of the healing.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Every morning is a fresh beginning. Every day is the world made new. Today is a new day. Today is my world made new. I have lived all my life up to this moment, to come to this day. This moment - - This day - - Is as good as any moment in all eternity. I shall make of this day - - Each moment of this day - - A heaven on earth. This is my day of opportunity.
Dan Custe
Ignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom.
Hugo De Groot
Sex is a part of nature. I go along with nature.
Marilyn Monroe
Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons and daughters of the earth. We did not weave the web of life We are merely a strand in it. What we do with the web, we do to ourselves...
Chief Seattle
The earth was made round so we would not see too far down the road.
Karen Blixen
He that dies a martyr proves that he was not a knave, but by no means that he was not a fool.
Charles Caleb Colton
The Pig, if I am not mistaken, Supplies us sausage, ham, and Bacon. Let others say his heart is big, I think it stupid of the Pig.
Ogden Nash, "The Pig".
Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou, Romeo Deny thy father, and refuse thy name...
William Shakespeare
A wise man should have money in his head, but not in his heart.
Jonathan Swift
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.
William Hazlitt
I am still determined to be cheerful and happy, in whatever situation I may be for I have also learned from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.
Martha Washington
Do no dishonour to the earth least you dishonour the spirit of man.
Henry Beston
The person who is waiting for something to turn up might start with their shirt sleeves.
Garth Henrichs
Memory is the greatest of artists, and effaces from your mind what is unnecessary.
Maurice Baring
We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.
John F. Kennedy, October 26, 1963
Job dissatisfaction is the number one factor in whether you survive your first heart attack.
Anthony Robbins
My heart is pure as the driven slush.
Tallulah Bankhead
The human heart feels things the eyes cannot see, and knows what the mind cannot understand.
Robert Valett
Grant that I may not pray alone with the mouth help me that I may pray from the depths of my heart.
Martin Luthe
Repetition is the death of art.
Robin Green, Northern Exposure, Burning Down the House, 1992
The artist, depicting man disdainful of the storm and stress of life, is no less reconciling and healing than the poet who, while endowing Nature and Humanity, rejoices in its measureless superiority to human passions and human sorrows.
I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile.
Goldie Hawn
Bad mind, bad heart. Mals Mens, Malus Animus.
Anacharsis Cloots